Full On YouTube – Vision Quest

Did you know you can see some of the best movies from our childhoods on YouTube in their entirety? They are

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I just watched Vision Quest for the first time last week, but I have been influenced by it or movies like it all my life. What a perfect representation of the 80s bittersweet/forbidden/impossible/unrequited love genre. It was made even more influential by Madonna’s “Crazy For You”, which I understand was written and recorded for the film. The movie was even called Crazy For You in some countries. Some people have panned this movie, but I found Louden to be just about everything I was back then: smart yet goofy, socially-ackward and prone to embarassment but driven by strong, genuine emotions. There are two copies of the movie on YouTube. I’ll link both here in case one disappears. Do yourself a favor and watch one of them.

Doug

Doug is a child of the 80s who was raised in Ohio and is now living the life of oblivion in the bay area of California.

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4 thoughts on “Full On YouTube – Vision Quest

  1. Doug this is a awesome post, I watched this movie over and over.I think I was in 5th or 6th grade when this came on HBO and I have to say that Linda Fiorentino was my first movie crush back then & she still looks as good now.Grrrrr

  2. Grrrr indeed. I didn’t think she was that hot in Gotcha, but she was jaw-dropping beautiful here. She was also a problem for me in the 80s, though. I had seen the Crazy For You video and thought she just looked too old. I guess I was more used to the Alisa Milano type. Today, though, I can appreciate the more mature beauty.

  3. @Doug I also ws a huge fan of A Milano, posters on the wall & all the magazines. As far as far as Linda goes well, have you ever seen The Last Seduction? double grrrr

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