Ready Player One Challenge 2017


OK.... so, the last attempt to watch every film on the Ready Player One challenge list failed somewhat.  But never one to be put off, I'm giving it another go.  The Ready Player One movie is scheduled for release on the 30th March 2018, so I have until then to cross as many films as I can off this list.  I'll be live tweeting my viewings, and we'll be talking about each film on the show; so make sure you stay tuned to our Twitter for details.

The Complete(ish) List of Films Referenced in Ready Player One:

Ghostbusters  28th January 2017  
Star Wars (IV, V & VI)  4th May 2017
Star Trek (I, II, III, V)  


The Last Starfighter  
Monty Python and the Holy Grail  
Terminator 2: Judgement Day    
Sixteen Candles    
Pretty in Pink    
Some Kind of Wonderful

 8th July 2017

The Breakfast Club 18th February 2017  
Weird Science

18th February 2017

Ferris Beuller’s Day Off    
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor    
Howard the Duck    
Krull  6th Feruary 2017  
Highlander II    
The Goonies    
Superman: The Movie    
Fantastic Voyage    
The Matrix    
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade    
Back to the Future    
Real Genius    
Better off Dead    
Revenge of the Nerds    
Lord of the Rings (Full Trilogy)  
Mad Max    
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom    
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark  
Daikaiju Gamera    
Hawk the Slayer    
The Beastmaster    
Mad Max II: The Road Warrior    
Rain Man    
Conan the Barbarian    
2001: A Space Odyssey    
Risky Business    
The Dark Crystal    
The Wizard of Oz    
The Pink Panther    
The Silence of the Lambs    
The Addams Family


Evil Dead    
Fight Club  
Rocky Horror Picture Show    
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension    
Say Anything  
The Fly    
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory    
Blade Runner  
Hard Boiled    
The Killers    
The Iron Giant    
Big Trouble in Little China


Short Circuit  
Red Dawn    
A Clockwork Orange
(Thanks @CherryBomb1618 for pointing out that reference)

Seven down, loads more to go..
If you haven't read Ready Player One yet, then I throroughly recommend you check it out.

Submitted by Bren on Wed, 07/06/2017 - 15:54

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