Top 5 ’80s Cartoons That May Never Get the Hollywood Treatment — But Should

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Eighties Goodness

If you grew up watching cartoons during the eighties then you’ve no doubt noticed how some of that period’s most beloved shows are now being turned into Hollywood blockbusters. What with the sequel to the Transformers movie and GI Joe coming to theaters soon, and Thundercats and Voltron just looming over the horizon, those of us who’re wetting our pants in anticipation will have more than enough to aid in our reversion to childhood. So then how about those other shows that were on during that same timeframe? You know, all the derivative copycat cartoons that jumped on the bandwagon of existing for the sole purpose of selling toys?

Not ringing any bells? Maybe this list will jog your memory then…

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Author: Basil Murad

  • John Taylor

    Reboot would be good either live action or animated.

  • Michael F.

    You missed Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers.

  • anthony

    how about megas xl ? super heros from jersey. you dig giant robots ,chicks dig giants robots, we dig giant robots ,nice!

    • Kal-El-1983

      not from the 80’s

  • Snarf!!!

    Silverhawks should get Hollywood treatment but what about Thundercats!! lol!

  • Julius Thornton

    What no TIGERSHARKS!!!

  • Fay

    Centurions, BraveStar, Biker Mice From Mars and a better remake of GI JOE!!

  • Steve Freeman

    Fuck yes about silverhawks (just leave out the country singing guy…and the kid).

  • Jo Riv Z

    oh yeah centurions was awesome. you forgot to mention the wilykit/wilykat equivalent.
    also the silverhawks toys were pretty solid and nice.

  • matt

    I still say Thundercats has a chance at getting on the big screen!

  • Derak

    Exo Squad needs to be a movie before any of these.