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Watch: Cool 'Take Me Home Tonight' Music Video Full of 80's Films

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February 11, 2011
Source: Cinematical

Dan Fogler and Toper Grace

For whatever reason, I just recently saw the first trailer for the 80's romp that is Take Me Home Tonight. Complete with the titular song by Eddie Money and a fantastic comedic cast featuring Topher Grace, Dan Fogler, Anna Faris and the always stunning Teresa Palmer, the trailer immediately sold me on this wild looking 80's party flick. Now the band Atomic Tom has made things interesting with a cover of The Human League's hit Don't You Want Me and a music video featuring the stars of of the film re-enacting great movies from the 80's like Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and more. Check it!

Here's the awesome music video which Cinematical brought to our attention:

There's also a red band trailer that makes this look like a great raunchy time machine back to the 80's, but an even better nostalgic trip comes from this video. I love seeing the vacuum cleaners used as proton packs, Dan Fogler pulling some serious moves as The Karate Kid, and one hell of a Michael J. Fox impression from Topher Grace for a reenactment of Back to the Future. All the fun in this music video and the trailers make me think this will be a great 80's fueled flick that could rival Animal House as a straight-up, chaotic party comedy. And if not, you'll have fun trying to name all the 80's movies from the music video. Enjoy?

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Reader Feedback - 23 Comments

1

This is so awesome. Sadly because i was born in the 90's i only got like half:/ Someone make a list from first to last? anyways this got me psyched to see this movie:D

Zach on Feb 11, 2011

2

same here lol

A5J4DX on Nov 13, 2018

3

same here lol

A5J4DX on Nov 13, 2018

4

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Thefinallink on Mar 1, 2011

5

The movie looked promising, but I saw it at a screening this week and boy oh boy, it's an embarrassing disaster. It's really low-brow humor and the 80's aesthetic and soundtrack is irrelevant to the movie. It's simply there to jump on the 80's revival bandwagon. The story tries to be 'real' and intimate, with job, marriage, 'what is my future?' anxieties, but each attempt is really poorly handled and doesn't feel like anything true. It's a massive fraud, full of phoned in 'thrills' like car thefts, cocaine, party fights, and the ever annoying Dan Fogler yucking it up. It does have some laughs in it, but man does it misfire a lot. Simply having Michael Biehn in a role, or throwing a DeLorean in the background does not mean '80's gold.' The movie does nothing with it. I could see some people calling it 'ok' but that's about it. Sidenote: if it really wanted to be an 80's movie, they would have shown Teresa Palmer half nude when the opportunity clearly presents itself. Instead, they cut to the next scene. Sure I would have liked some nudity, but it's not about that. It's the fact that a true 80's flick would have gone for it, ie Fast Times. Instead the only nudity we get is of a cougar in a raunchy, over blown scene... which reeks of 2000's teenage comedy. Still a fan of Topher Grace and Anna Faris... just wish they weren't in stuff as eye roll inducing as this.

lane on Feb 11, 2011

6

and I really liked Hot Tub Time Machine

lane on Feb 11, 2011

7

This video makes me not want to see this movie....even more.

Anonymous on Feb 11, 2011

8

I was already super excited for this movie, but this really puts it over-the-top. I seriously can't wait. Even if it's a disaster like lane says, I still know I'm going to enjoy it. Based off what I've seen here and the other trailers it really looks like the cast had a blast making it, and that goes a long way towards my enjoyment.

Rops on Feb 11, 2011

9

Fun stuff. Marty impersonation was tight.

Johnny Neat on Feb 11, 2011

10

Weekend At Bernie's!

Lauren Intong on Feb 11, 2011

11

As a child of the 80's I really wanna see this movie, but this video made me wanna club a baby seal. With another baby seal. It wasn't even the video itself but the horrible way the song was sung. I couldn't tell if the singer was about to cry or if he jerked off with that annoying gasping whine he added to every other word. /rage

Anonymous on Feb 11, 2011

12

Ha ha ha. How many hipsters do you need in one place? It was quite terrible, but so was the 80's. 80's films were fine, but the 1980's itself was crap, but films can make people nostalgic to the point of being retarded about thing so I guess it's fine.

Crapola on Feb 11, 2011

13

this years hot tub time machine

Dpramroop on Feb 12, 2011

14

Michael Biehn solidified this video as pure awesome!

Anonymous on Feb 12, 2011

15

Definitely the highlight of the video

Awtan90 on Feb 13, 2011

16

I got every one of them. Man, I feel old.

Typhoon on Feb 12, 2011

17

Alright, if you got them all - then tell me, what movie is she doing when she shows the Union sign? It's the only one I can't figure.

Timber on May 30, 2011

18

demetri martin is the dj!

Christof Dowgos on Feb 14, 2011

19

Found more exclusive clips of "Take Me Home Tonight" enjoy =) : http://bit.ly/gJJ0SG

Wayne Martin on Feb 16, 2011

20

Topher Grace is in it!

K* on Mar 1, 2011

21

dear friend, i would like to introduce my self as Mr Phira chuon founder and creator of we are blessed and under universal law i am writing with great compassion and full sincerity on this subject mental illness as you may not know but 1 in 5 people suffers from a mental disorder of some kind within there lives. That in reality is a shocking statistic knowing your sons daughters or friend will develop this illness that's why i am trying to lower the number through spirituality this may sound crazy but 4 people have been getting better with my website i started it because im the 1 in 5 i suffer from an illness to but found that the mental health system just drugs you up and kicks you out the door offering little or no help whatsoever this is where i step in and take people that suffers from mental illness spend time with them take them to sky high and have coffee but unfortunately my own funds is being drained i have one sponsor atm a medical company that just goes to show how much they believe this will work and at the moment i have 47 members not a lot to get attention but i really don't care my heart is with helping these people who gets judged and neglected but the sponsor ship is only limited and only with website hosting not funds or real donations as i have done all of this on my own with no help exept for god i hope you will be my next sponsor and look forward to hearing from you god bless you and may you find peace and prosperity here is the link to the website http://www.weareblessedandunderuniversallaw.com so you can look at the blogs be sure to join free and add me as friends to see the whole website god bless mr phira chuon.

Thefinallink on Mar 1, 2011

22

The only one I could not place was the one with the girl holding up the "union" sign. Any help?

djqsrv on Mar 23, 2011

23

yes me too.  Unless its the Movie Norma Rae with Sally Fields but that went out in 1979. That is more than likely the least populat in the bunc.

Rspring5225 on Aug 22, 2011

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