Top 10 Movies That Ruined Childhoods in the 80s

Movies from the 1980's decade (1980-1989) that most likely ruined childhoods in the 80s.

The Top Ten

1 The Dark Crystal
2 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

It's a movie about a bunch of hideously deformed kids called the garbage pail kids who cause mischief, steal cars, pull out knives on people and there character designs are just enough to make you vomit, not for kids not for anyone. - egnomac

They're practically ripoffs of TMNT.

3 Poltergeist

There are plenty of scary moments in this movie but the one moment that most likely ruined kids childhoods is the creepy clown scene after it attacks the kid and drags him under the bed. - egnomac

4 The Neverending Story
5 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

Two words "LARGE MARGE" - egnomac

6 Return to Oz

We're defiantly not in Kansas anymore, between Dorothy undergoing shock therapy, creepy rock monsters, creepy clown like people called the wheelers, and lets not forget Princess Mombi who keeps live heads for fashion purposes there's plenty of stuff to scare the living daylights our of children. - egnomac

7 The Black Cauldron

This movie sucked, actually. - clusium

8 Stand by Me

Despite not being a kids movie the reason why this movie is likely to ruin your childhood is the message in the end of as you get older you'll eventually start to grow apart from your friends until they as Gordie puts it "Just become faces in the hall, It happens sometimes friends come in and out of your life like busboys at a restaurant". - egnomac

9 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

A movie made before the PG 13 rating with several sequences that are likely to give kids nightmares like the opening of the Ark and the people's faces getting melted off. - egnomac

10 The Fox and the Hound

Like a lot of Disney movies it starts of innocent enough as both Todd and Copper form an unlikely friendship until they grow up and are forced to become enemies and are pitted against each other. - egnomac


The Contenders

11 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
12 The Land Before Time

Littlefoot's mom. That's all I got to say.

13 The Adventures of Mark Twain
14 The Last Unicorn
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