Can You Name Some of the Most Popular 80’s Movies Based on Their IMDb Summaries?

Movies in the 1980’s were ‘totally tubular, dude.’ Are you a big enough 80’s movie fan to name all the classics based on their IMDb descriptions? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

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A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.
Annie
The Little Mermaid
Footloose
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Question 2/12

moontrug.com
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
Pretty in Pink
The Princess Bride
The NeverEnding Story
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Question 3/12

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A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Batman
Back to the Future
National Lampoon's Vacation
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Question 4/12

reelbrief.com
As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Top Gun
The Lost Boys
Coming to America
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Question 5/12

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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Aliens
Raiders of the Lost Ark
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Question 6/12

fanpop.com
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
Ghostbusters
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Amadeus
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Question 7/12

filmcaptures.com
After arriving in India, the main character is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Gremlins
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
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Question 8/12

fanpop.com
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
The Shining
Scrooged
Labyrinth
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Question 9/12

admitonedrinkinggames.com
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Once Upon a Time in America
The Breakfast Club
Dead Poets Society
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Question 10/12

mentalfloss.com
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Uncle Buck
Die Hard
The Blues Brothers
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Question 11/12

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In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.
Scarface
Full Metal Jacket
The Outsiders
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Question 12/12

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After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.
Aliens
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Result
Ouch! You didn’t do so well with this quiz, but ‘take a chill pill’ – it’s just an excuse for a 1980’s movie marathon!

80's Movie Amateur

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Right!
You’ve obviously watched lots of 80’s movies, ‘no duh.’ You may have missed a few, but now you know you’ve got lots of great movies to add on your ‘need-to-watch’ list!

Intermedieate 80's Movies Fan

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Radical, dude! You must be a child of the 80’s. If not, you totally should have been born in the most righteous decade ever. Congratulations!

80's Movie Expert

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1
A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her.
Annie
The Little Mermaid
Footloose
2
A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).
Pretty in Pink
The Princess Bride
The NeverEnding Story
3
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Batman
Back to the Future
National Lampoon's Vacation
4
As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Top Gun
The Lost Boys
Coming to America
5
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Aliens
Raiders of the Lost Ark
6
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.
Ghostbusters
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Amadeus
7
After arriving in India, the main character is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Gremlins
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
8
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
The Shining
Scrooged
Labyrinth
9
Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Once Upon a Time in America
The Breakfast Club
Dead Poets Society
10
John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Uncle Buck
Die Hard
The Blues Brothers
11
In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel while succumbing to greed.
Scarface
Full Metal Jacket
The Outsiders
12
After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.
Aliens
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back