The Department of Nerdly Affairs
The Department of Nerdly Affairs
DNA Podcast 108 - 80s Action Movies with Chad

In this episode, Don and Rob are again joined by their friend Chad for a dangerous mission back in time to the 1980s where tough guys ruled the screen and one-liners flew thick and fast. Along the way, the three discuss what makes an 80s action hero, how these movies reflected the times they were made, and their top three 80s action films. All this, and why Miami Connection is the greatest 80s action movie you’ve never heard of (but not in a good way), is waiting for you in this episode of The Department of Nerdly Affairs.

Closing Music:
Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt

Things Discussed:

Rambo: First Blood Part 2
The Terminator
Red Dawn
The Karate Kid
The Last Action Hero
Die Hard
Commando Mall Scene
Escape from New York
Damnation Alley
Dead Heat
No Retreat No Surrender
Corey Yuen
The Street Fighter (Sonny Chiba)
Sukeban Deka
Robo Attempted Rape Scene
Robocop Trivia Page on IMDB
Future Kill
Lady Battlecop
Metal Hero Japanese Superhero TV Series
The Running Man
Total Recall
Miami Connection
YOR: Hunter From the Future
The Killer (John Woo)
A Better Tomorrow
Police Story
Police Story Opening Sequence
Death Wish III
Invasion USA