Friday Funny - Top Ten Cities That Need Statues from 80's Movies

While Philadelphia has a real-life statue of the famous underdog Rocky Balboa, an online campaign in Detroit wants a similar RoboCop statue put up. TIME Magazine has other must-have icons from the 80s era it thinks cities should adopt in stone.

From Ferris Bueller in Chicago to the Karate Kid in Los Angeles, statues inspired by iconic 1980's cinema could potentially reignite a civic arts project throughout the country the likes of which no one has ever seen!

A triumphant Rocky Balboa from "Rocky III":
Rocky Statue in Philadelphia!

Full Story: Top 10 Cities That Need Statues from '80s Movies

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