Rushmore of the genre is practically a given, no matter the decade.
An ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord has kidnapped a beautiful green-eyed woman, who is the fiancee to Jack's best friend.
Eddie Murphy is Axel Foley, a Detroit police officer who, after his friend is killed, heads to Beverly Hills to track down the perpetrator.
It was not written as a sex manual.
Dating, especially, was pretty impossible.
There's just no hiding me.
Image via Universal Pictures Director: John Milius Writer: John Milius, Oliver Stone Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman, Mako Look no further for the genesis of Arnold Schwarzenegger as an action star than Conan the Barbarian.
If you enjoy Carpenter's work, Big Trouble in Little China is a no brainer.