The 80s Movie Club For Tough Guys - 5 DVDs - Wall Street, Rain Man, Platoon, Die Hard & The Terminator
Next best - £15 at DVD Source then £25 at Tesco - so seems a good deal
Die Hard: High above the city of L.A. a team of terrorists have seized a building and taken hostages. But one man has managed to escape detection... an off-duty cop who's alone, tired and the only chance anyone has. Bruce Willis stars as NYC Detective John McClane. Armed with only a service revolver and his wits, McClane launches a one-man war against the terrorist leader, Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman). A cracking thriller from beginning to end, Die Hard explodes with heart-stopping suspense.
Platoon: Winner of 4 Academy Awards and based upon the first hand experience of director Oliver Stone, Platoon is powerful, intense and starkly brutal. Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) is a young American who upon his arrival in Vietnam, quickly discovers that he must do battle not only with the Viet Cong but with the fear, exhaustion and anger growing within him.
Rain Man: In his Oscar Winning role Dustin Hoffman joins Tom Cruise in a funny and moving tale of brotherly love. Heartless Charlie expects a vast inheritance when his estranged father dies. But Raymond, his institutionalised older brother, someone Charlie has been totally unaware of, is willed the entire fortune instead. When Charlie kidnaps Raymond, the crazy cross-country drive back to L.A. teaches them both a few lessons in life.
The Terminator: Schwarzenegger is perfectly cast as the fiercest and most relentless killing machine ever to threaten the survival of mankind. In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet, hell-bent on exterminating the human race. They send a cyborg - a terminator - back in time to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), the woman who's unborn son will become mankind's only hope.
Wall Street: In his riveting behind-the-scenes look at big business in the 1980s, an ambitious young broker (Charlie Sheen) is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gecko (Michael Douglas in his Best Actor Oscar-Winning performance), Wall Street is a gripping morality tale about the American dream gone wrong.