22 Formative Reasons 80s Movies Made Us Who We Are Today

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Life lessons can be found anywhere, but the 80's was formative to our upbringing. All hail 80s movies.

1. Teen angst (and desperation) breed creativity

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2. and the underdog can win

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3. We learned that dancing alone is something everyone does

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4. and that social status really doesn't trump your true feelings

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5. Because life moves pretty fast and if you don't stop and look around, you might miss it

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6. and that marshmallows are always better toasted

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7. We learned that changing the past, won't make the future better

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8. and that we're not alone

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9. That archeology is very, very sexy

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10. and that pirates and treasure are a legit possibility

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11. That you shouldn't mess with the empire

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12. unless you foresee the Jedi returning

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13. Don't underestimate uninvited guests

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14. and that train tracks are very dangerous

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15. We learned that "as you wish" is basically the most romantic phrase ever

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16. and that taking the first step (carrying a watermelon) can led to amazing accomplishments

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17. Basically that dancing is the best activity ever

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18. We learned that wishing to be something else, won't be all it's cracked up to be

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19. and that weird strangers are not to be trusted with children

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20. That coming to america is harder than you'd think

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21. and that country clubs are most likely snob and gopher-infested

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22. We learned that being led by your ego has grave consequences

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23. and, lastly, to stay true to your colors

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