LivePolls 80's movie trivia questions

Top 20 most intriguing 80's movie trivia questions to ask using LivePolls

Welcome to 80's Movie Trivia! Are you ready to test your knowledge on the memorable films that defined the best of the Reagan era? In this quiz, we'll take a look at some of the most popular and iconic movies of the 1980s. From sci-fi blockbusters to family-friendly comedies, we'll explore some of the best films ever made. So grab some popcorn and let's get started as we go on a journey back in time to the magical decade of the 80's!

1) Who played the lead role in the 1986 classic, Top Gun?

  • Tom Cruise
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Tom Hanks

2) What 1980s band's song Footloose was featured on the soundtrack of the 1984 movie with the same name?

  • Bon Jovi
  • AC/DC
  • Van Halen
  • REO Speedwagon

3) What was the title of the 1980 disaster movie starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman?

  • The Towering Inferno
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • Earthquake
  • Deepwater Horizon

4) Who directed the iconic science-fiction movie, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, in 1982?

  • James Cameron
  • Steven Spielberg
  • David Fincher
  • Martin Scorsese

5) What year was the fantasy movie Ghostbusters released?

  • 1982
  • 1984
  • 1986
  • 1988

6) Who starred as the titular character in the 1987 movie The Princess Bride?

  • Robin Williams
  • Cary Elwes
  • Tom Hanks
  • Harrison Ford

7) What was the name of the animated character created by Don Bluth who starred in the 1984 movie, The Land Before Time?

  • Littlefoot
  • Fozzie Bear
  • Woody
  • Mickey Mouse

8) Who played the title character in the 1985 comedy Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension?

  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • John Candy
  • Bill Murray

9) What character does Bill Murray play in the 1988 comedy movie, Scrooged?

  • Ebenezer Scrooge
  • Tiny Tim
  • Jacob Marley
  • Bob Cratchit

10) What was the name of the hotel featured in the 1980 horror movie, The Shining?

  • Overlook Hotel
  • Bates Motel
  • St. Francis Hotel
  • Rosebud Hotel

11) Who plays the titular character in the 1989 movie, Batman?

  • Christian Bale
  • Michael Keaton
  • Val Kilmer
  • George Clooney

12) Who starred as the titular Private Detective in the 1980 film, The Private Eyes?

  • Chris Pratt
  • Tim Allen
  • Don Knotts
  • Steve Martin

13) What genre of movie was Flash Gordon released as in 1980?

  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • Science-Fiction
  • Horror

14) Who starred as the titular character in the 1982 movie, Blade Runner?

  • Harrison Ford
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Robert De Niro

15) What year was the cult classic comedy movie, Airplane released?

  • 1979
  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1982

16) What cult classic horror movie followed a group of teens who accidentally unleash an evil force in a small town in 1989?

  • The Blob
  • Frankenstein
  • Pet Sematary
  • Poltergeist

17) What was the name of the 1985 black comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme?

  • Pitch Perfect
  • Mean Girls
  • Heathers
  • Clueless

18) Who starred as the lead in the 1986 John Hughes directed coming-of-age comedy classic, Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

  • Matthew Broderick
  • John Hughes
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Molly Ringwald

19) What is the title of the 1983 cult classic children's movie directed by Jim Henson?

  • Labyrinth
  • The Dark Crystal
  • The NeverEnding Story
  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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