I did a post a while ago listing The Top 10 Douchebag Villains from 80s Teen Movies and as I was looking back on that list I came to the realization that a lot of times the villains were pretty justified in their awful behavior based on the supposed “hero” of the movies they were featured in. Some of those 80s teen movie heroes were absolutely terrible people who deserved to have their girlfriends stolen, hearts broken or be smacked around a bit. So with that in mind I put together a list of the Top 5 Douchebag Heroes from 80s Teen Movies.
Do you recognize William Zabka up there? If you’re a devotee of 80’s teen movies then you do even if you don’t realize it.
The staple of the teen-centric films of the 1980s was the role of the bullying douche. These guys always seemed to be good looking or rich or with the prettiest girl or popular or sometimes all of the above. And despite being blessed with so much they all were totally horrible human beings whose only goals in life were to make the already crappy existences of the social misfits in their circle suffer even more than they already were. So let’s take a look at the 10 douchebags who made it on my list.