How Many 80s Movies Can You Name?

Can you name all of these 80s movies?

Introduction

Movies have a special way of sucking us into their narratives and characters. A lot of movies we used to watch now have a strong nostalgic factor for us. Maybe the very first movie you ever saw in theaters was several decades ago, and the mere thought of the film brings back fond memories. Maybe the mention of a favorite title takes you all the way back to the time when you laughed your heart out with your friends in the cinema, with your mouth full of popcorn. Some movies just can’t help but make us think, “Man, those were the days!”

Films in the 80s, in particular, helped shape the movie industry. Some of the most iconic movie characters are from the 80s, like Ferris Bueller or Sarah Connor. Some films from this decade have sequels while others have been remade entirely. From The Karate Kid to Batman, we just can’t let go of these films.

Let’s see if you remember the lines from your favorite movies in the 80s; hopefully this quiz will evoke some fun memories. No matter your generation, this quiz is the perfect way to check if you are indeed a tried-and-true 80s flick fan. Let's see if you can score 100% on this quiz. Ready? Let the nostalgia begin!

Description

Movies have a special way of sucking us into their narratives and characters. A lot of movies we used to watch now have a strong nostalgic factor for us. Maybe the very first movie you ever saw in theaters was several decades ago, and the mere thought of the film brings back fond memories. Maybe the mention of a favorite title takes you all the way back to the time when you laughed your heart out with your friends in the cinema, with your mouth full of popcorn. Some movies just can’t help but make us think, “Man, those were the days!”

Films in the 80s, in particular, helped shape the movie industry. Some of the most iconic movie characters are from the 80s, like Ferris Bueller or Sarah Connor. Some films from this decade have sequels while others have been remade entirely. From The Karate Kid to Batman, we just can’t let go of these films.

Let’s see if you remember the lines from your favorite movies in the 80s; hopefully this quiz will evoke some fun memories. No matter your generation, this quiz is the perfect way to check if you are indeed a tried-and-true 80s flick fan. Let's see if you can score 100% on this quiz. Ready? Let the nostalgia begin!

Short Description

No matter your generation, this quiz is the perfect way to check if you are indeed a tried-and-true 80s flick fan! Let's see if you can score 100% on this quiz. Ready? Let the nostalgia begin!


About Quizhook

Welcome to QuizHook, your #1 site for quizzes, brain teasers, and knowledge-testing exercises and your #12 site for fishing-related puns. Our mission is to make education fun! Try your hand at a few quizzes, and you’ll be hooked. Whether you’re studying for a state capitals test, or brushing up on your knowledge of cat breeds for your next trivia night, QuizHook can provide all the right questions and answers to help you flex that brain muscle of yours. And if you just thought, “Hey! The brain is an organ, not a muscle,” then you’ve passed your first quiz already. So go explore our site—we guarantee you'll have a reel-y great time!


Let's Play!

1. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Which movie is this quote from?


1. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don

1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

2. Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

3. The Terminator

4. 16 Candles

The correct answer is Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Did you know that the scene in which Grace, the secretary, pretends to be Ed Rooney (during the phone call from Cameron) was actually improvised?



2. "Alright, alright, Mickey's a mouse, Donald's a duck, Pluto's a dog. What's Goofy?" Which movie is this quote from?


2. "Alright, alright, Mickey

1. The Lost Boys

2. Stand By Me

3. Raising Arizona

4. Roxanne

The correct answer is Stand By Me. It is based on the novella "The Body" by Stephen King.



3. "These two great gentlemen are dedicated to a proposition which was true in my time, just as it's true today. Be excellent to each other, and party on dudes!" Which movie is this quote from?


3. "These two great gentlemen are dedicated to a proposition which was true in my time, just as it

1. The Right Stuff

2. Flashdance

3. Wall Street

4. Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

The correct answer is Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. Did you know that there are seventy uses of "dude" throughout the movie, as well as thirty of "excellent"?



4. "I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that." Which movie is this quote from?


4. "I don

1. Risky Business

2. Withnail and I

3. Say Anything

4. Some Kind of Wonderful

The correct answer is Say Anything. Did you know that Robert Downey Jr. turned down the lead role?



5. "Sometimes you gotta say, 'What the f**k.'" Which movie is this quote from?


5. "Sometimes you gotta say,

1. Risky Business

2. Sudden Impact

3. Terms of Endearment

4. Bull Durham

The correct answer is Risky Business. Did you know that the opening dream sequence was shot in eighteen hours?



6. "Wax on, wax off." Which movie is this quote from?


6. "Wax on, wax off." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Coming to America

2. Die Hard

3. Sudden Impact

4. The Karate Kid

The correct answer is The Karate Kid. Did you know that this movie was the top rental video of 1985?



7. "Would you guys please hurry up, I'm breaking like 30 major laws here." Which movie is this quote from?


7. "Would you guys please hurry up, I

1. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

2. 16 Candles

3. Trading Places

4. Terms of Endearment

The correct answer is 16 Candles. Did you know that after the film's success, the houses used have become tourist attractions?



8. "If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits eighty-eight miles an hour, you're going to see some serious shit." Which movie is this quote from?


8. "If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits eighty-eight miles an hour, you

1. A Fish Called Wanda

2. Vacation

3. Back To The Future

4. Rain Man

The correct answer is Back To The Future. Did you know that the script was rejected forty-four times before it was given the green light?



9. "I am serious. And don't call me Shirley." Which movie is this quote from?


9. "I am serious. And don

1. Rain Man

2. Airplane!

3. Blame It On Rio

4. Valley Girl

Airplane! is the correct answer. Did you know that the first two days of the film's gross covered its entire production budget? Impressive.



10. "I am your father." Which movie is this quote from?


10. "I am your father." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back

2. The Terminator

3. Crimes of Passion

4. Who Framed Roger Rabbit

The correct answer is Empire Strikes Back. Did you know that Mark Hamill had to bang his head 16 times on the ceiling of Yoda's hut before Irvin Kershner was satisfied?



11. "Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?" Which movie is this quote from?


11. "Snakes. Why

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark

2. They Live

3. Dune

4. Crimes of Passion

The correct answer is Raiders of the Lost Ark. Did you know that most of the body blow sound effects heard in the movie were made by striking a pile of leather jackets with a bat?



12. "We came. We saw. We kicked its as*." Which movie is this quote from?


12. "We came. We saw. We kicked its as*." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Batman

2. Christmas Vacation

3. Johnny Dangerously

4. Ghostbusters

The correct answer is Ghostbusters. Did you know that the demonic voice of Dana (while she is possessed by Zuul) was actually performed by director Ivan Reitman?



13. "Don't mess with the bull, young man, you'll get the horns." Which movie is this quote from?


13. "Don

1. The Karate Kid

2. Breakfast Club

3. 16 Candles

4. The Terminator

The correct answer is Breakfast Club. Remember the dandruff that Allison shakes onto her drawing, trying to make it look like snow? It was actually Parmesan cheese.



14. "I feel the need... The need for speed." Which movie is this quote from?


14. "I feel the need... The need for speed." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Dead Poets Society

2. Crimes and Misdemeanor

3. Top Gun

4. This is Spinal Tap

The correct answer is Top Gun. Did you know that actor Anthony Edwards is the only one who didn't get sick while flying in the fighter jets?



15. "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." Which movie is this quote from?


15. "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." Which movie is this quote from?

1. The Breakfast Club

2. Do the Right Thing

3. Dirty Dancing

4. Out of Africa

The correct answer is Dirty Dancing. It became the first film to sell over a million copies in home videos.



16. "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!" Which movie is this quote from?


16. "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!" Which movie is this quote from?

1. Field of Dreams

2. Driving Miss Daisy

3. Lost in America

4. The Princess Bride

The correct answer is The Princess Bride. Did you know that Director Rob Reiner had to leave the set during Billy Crystal's scenes because he would laugh so hard that he would feel nauseated?



17. "Carpe Diem boys. Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary." Which movie is this quote from?


17. "Carpe Diem boys. Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Dead Poets Society

2. Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

3. Pee-wee's Big Adventure

4. Major League

The correct answer is Dead Poets Society. Did you know that the boy in the movie who says the line, "The cat sat on a mat," was an actual student of the St. Andrew's school at the time, and he actually made more money than his own teachers in that year?



18. "I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen." Which movie is this quote from?


18. "I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen." Which movie is this quote from?

1. The War of the Roses

2. A View to a Kill

3. Say Anything

4. When Harry Met Sally

The correct answer is Say Anything. Did you know that the dojo featured in this film was the same one that was used in The Karate Kid?



19. "Son, you got a panty on your head." Which movie is this quote from?


19. "Son, you got a panty on your head." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Raising Arizona

2. Aliens

3. Blue Velvet

4. Dead Poets Society

The correct answer is Raising Arizona. Did you know that this film was shot in just ten weeks?



20. "Excuse me, is that your nose, or did a bus park on your face?" Which movie is this quote from?


20. "Excuse me, is that your nose, or did a bus park on your face?" Which movie is this quote from?

1. Blue Velvet

2. 8 Millions Ways to Die

3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off

4. Roxanne

The correct answer is Roxanne. It is a retelling of the play Cyrano de Bergerac.



21. "'Oh fudge!' Only I didn't say fudge. I said THE word. The big one. The queen mother of dirty words. The F-dash-dash-dash word." Which movie is this quote from?


21. "

1. The Fly

2. A Christmas Story

3. Airplane!

4. Atlantic City

The correct answer is A Christmas Story. Did you know that the film's setting is supposed to be a town in Indiana, but in reality, it was filmed in Cleveland, Ohio?



22. "I had a dream. In fact, it was the night I met you. In the dream, there was our world and the world was dark because there weren't any robins, and the robins represented love." Which movie is this quote from?


22. "I had a dream. In fact, it was the night I met you. In the dream, there was our world and the world was dark because there weren

1. Hannah and Her Sisters

2. The Blues Brothers

3. Blue Velvet

4. Heartbreak Ridge

The correct answer is Blue Velvet. It is considered one of the best films of the 1980s.



23. "You're the worst kind. You're high maintenance, but you think you're low maintenance." Which movie is this quote from?


23. "You

1. Highlander

2. Little Shop of Horrors

3. When Harry Met Sally

4. Platoon

The correct answer is When Harry Met Sally. Did you know that the scene in which all four of the main characters are talking to each other individually on separate telephones took sixty takes to film correctly?



24. "Now look. I've got a firm policy on gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be the person controlling it." Which movie is this quote from?


24. "Now look. I

1. Caddyshack

2. Platoon

3. Stand By Me

4. Pink Cadillac

The correct answer is Pink Cadillac. Did you know that the length of time that Jim Carrey was seen in the movie was actually just ten seconds?



25. "He was always a rather stupidly optimistic man. And I mean, I'm afraid it came as a great shock to him when he died." Which movie is this quote from?


25. "He was always a rather stupidly optimistic man. And I mean, I

1. Clue

2. Top Gun

3. Empire Strikes Back

4. Nine to Five

The correct answer is Clue. Did you know that each character's vehicle color is the same color as their playing piece in the game?



26. "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads." Which movie is this quote from?


26. "Roads? Where we

1. Dirty Dancing

2. Back to the Future

3. Dragnet

4. The Shining

The correct answer is Back to the Future. Did you know that this movie was the top-grossing film release of 1985?



27. "Show business is, is dog-eat-dog. It's worse than dog-eat-dog. It's dog-doesn't-return-other-dog's-phone-calls." Which movie is this quote from?


27. "Show business is, is dog-eat-dog. It

1. Arthur

2. Fatal Attraction

3. Crimes and Misdemeanors

4. History of the World

The correct answer is Crimes and Misdemeanors. Did you know that Woody Allen felt that he had been too nice to the characters in the ending of the movie Hannah and Her Sisters? He wrote the script for this film in response to those feelings.



28. "I'll be back." Which movie is this quote from?


28. "I

1. The Terminator

2. Mommie Dearest

3. Full Metal Jacket

4. On Golden Pond

The correct answer is The Terminator. Did you know that the first draft of the movie's script was sold to James Cameron's wife, Gale Anne Hurd, for just a dollar?



29. "I have given a name to my pain, and it is [the movie's title]." Which movie is this quote from?


29. "I have given a name to my pain, and it is [the movie

1. Batman

2. Moonstruck

3. Lethal Weapon

4. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

The correct answer is Batman. Did you know that the movie was released in the year 1989, which was also the 50th anniversary of the character?



30. "Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!" Which movie is this quote from?


30. "Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!" Which movie is this quote from?

1. Blade Runner

2. Conan the Barbarian

3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

4. Ghostbusters

The correct answer is Ghostbusters. Did you know that almost none of the scenes were filmed the way they were written in the script? This movie is full of ad-libs!



31. "Oh, Mama, that's the first time I stopped hugging first. I like that." Which movie is this quote from?


31. "Oh, Mama, that

1. An Officer and a Gentleman

2. Terms of Endearment

3. The Princess Bride

4. Predator

The correct answer is Terms of Endearment. Did you know that, in the novel, Flap and Patsy have an affair?



32. "No bucks, no Buck Rogers." Which movie is this quote from?


32. "No bucks, no Buck Rogers." Which movie is this quote from?

1. Poltergeist

2. Rocky III

3. The Right Stuff

4. The Princess Bride

The correct answer is The Right Stuff. Did you know that Beeman's is thought to be the lucky gum of pilots, due to its antacid delivering properties?




You Did It!

Great job! You got 100% because you're a bot and I have all the asnwered laid out for you!


Awesome!

You're an 80s kid - in age and at heart!