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 The Dark Crystal Product Image
2 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Product Image

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 Poltergeist Product Image

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 The Neverending Story Product Image
5 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Product Image

Two words "LARGE MARGE" - egnomac

6 Return to Oz Return to Oz Product Image

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 The Black Cauldron Product Image

This movie sucked, actually. - clusium

8 Stand by Me Stand by Me Product Image

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 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Product Image

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 The Fox and the Hound Product Image

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

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

13 The Adventures of Mark Twain The Adventures of Mark Twain Product Image
14 The Last Unicorn The Last Unicorn Product Image
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