It's a Good Life (1983)

1983 | USA | Twilight Zone | Joe Dante | ★★★★★

Based on Rod Serling's 1961 episode, Joe Dante's It's a Good Life is a visually stunning, mind-blowingly brilliant Twilight Zone movie segment that proves as joyously demented as just about any Looney Tunes or Fleischer Studios cartoon.


"Helen Foley, traveling to a new job, visits a rural bar for directions. While talking to the owner, she witnesses Anthony—a young boy playing an arcade game—being harassed by a local. Helen comes to the boy's defense. As Helen leaves the bar, she backs into Anthony with her car in the parking lot, damaging his bicycle. Helen offers Anthony a ride home..." Wikipedia

See also:
Stotty's 1980s Favourites
The Twilight Zone