You think you know your 1980s movies? Take our quiz and find out!
“They ______ not me.” John Rambo
A fifth Rambo film is in development.
“_______puts Baby in a corner.” – Johnny, Dirty Dancing
Today, people use the phrase to describe someone being prevented from fulfilling their potential.
“There can be only ____.” – MacLeod, Highlander
Today, people use the saying in the online gaming community where the last-man-standing approach to gaming is still popular among players.
“Gizmo ____!” – Gremlins
The language between the gremlins is never quite explained or translated, so it is impossible to know what it means.
“He _____ me.” – Dr. Peter Venkman, Ghostbusters
A new Ghostbusters is in development, set to ignore the failed 2016 reboot.
“_____! Why’d it have to be ____?” – Indiana Jones
The quote has become a trope in and of itself, with many people using it in modern day speech.
“Have you ever danced with _____ by the pale moonlight?” – The Joker, Batman
Tim Burton’s 1989 production was a welcomed change from the campy Adam West production audiences were used to.
“Wax on, _______ off.” – Miyagi, The Karate Kid
There was a remake in 2010 which failed to capture the heart of the 1984 original.
“______ Johnny!” – Jack Torrance, The Shining
Younger audiences may not recognize the expression from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
“_____? Where we’re going we don’t need _____.” – Doc Brown, Back to the Future
Young people may be used to seeing flying cars on screens, but back in 1985, it was something to marvel at.
“Say hello to my little _______!” – Tony Montana, Scarface
Although receiving negative reviews upon its release, the film is now a cult classic.
“They’re _____!” – Carol Anne, Poltergeist
This 1982 original supernatural thriller was part of the ‘Spielberg Summer’ since it was released so close to E.T.
“Go ahead, make my _____.” – Harry Callahan, Sudden Impact
The quote was referenced by then-President Regan and even helped lay legal groundwork for new laws.
“I’ll have what _____________.” – Random Woman, When Harry Met Sally
This scene became one of the most famous parts of the film and most memorable moments in film history.
“I’m not bad. I’m just _____that way.” – Jessica Rabbit, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
When this hit our screens, audiences couldn’t believe how realistic the merge of human and cartoon had become.
“You can be my _____ anytime.” – Iceman, Top Gun
The movie is unabashedly pro-America, pro-masculinity, and doesn’t shy away from lavish chase and action scenes.
“No, I am your _____.” – Darth Vader, The Empire Strikes Back
This movie twist was such a secret that voice actor James Earl Jones never actually said it – it was edited in post-production.
“E.T. _________.” – E.T
Today, E.T. is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made.
“I’ll be _____.” – The Terminator
The catchphrase has appeared in every Terminator film and even appeared in some of Schwarzenegger’s other films.
“Yippee-ki-yay, _____________!” – John McClane, Die Hard
There is often debate on whether this is a Christmas film – what do you think?
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