Quiz: Can You Guess The 80s Movie Based On A Bad Synopsis?

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True 80s movies experts will prevail, all posers will fail!

Correctly identify these 80s movies including favorites like "The Goonies", "The Breakfast Club", and "Sixteen Candles"!

 Apr 18, 2018

1 of 20Name The Movie!

A high school student plays hooky and goes to hang out in Chicago which makes his sister go crazy.
The Breakfast Club
Ferris Bueller's Day Off

2 of 20Name The Movie!

An alien comes to Earth and becomes friends with a boy while trying to contact his own planet.
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
Do the Right Thing
Raging Bull

3 of 20Name The Movie!

A cynical NYPD officer tries to save his estranged wife and her colleagues from terrorists who drop in on their office Christmas party.
Blue Velvet
The Shining
Die Hard

4 of 20Name The Movie!

A boy goes back in time to try and change his future and his mom almost falls in love with.
The Thing
Stand By Me
Back to the Future

5 of 20Name The Movie!

A retired detective is on a mission to apprehend a bunch of fugitives.
The Terminator
Blade Runner

6 of 20Name The Movie!

A man's journey from being a soft-batch nobody to defending the world and facing his evil dad.
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

7 of 20Name The Movie!

A man stumbles upon a Nazi plot to use the supernatural Ark of the Covenant to form an immortal army and take over the world.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

8 of 20Name The Movie!

A group of everyday high school kids are locked up in detention together and use the situation to explore the psychology of teenagers both the popular and socially ostracized.
Dirty Dancing
The Breakfast Club

9 of 20Name The Movie!

A bunch of kids venture to find a lost treasure and cross paths with a criminal family.
The Goonies
Back to the Future Part II

10 of 20Name The Movie!

A teenager befriends the creepy new guy at school who starts to kill people and make their deaths look like suicides.
The Breakfast Club
Pretty in Pink

11 of 20Name The Movie!

Young geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a high-powered laser for a university project that their professor intends to turn into a military weapon.
Real Genius
Weird Science

12 of 20Name The Movie!

A girl's "sweet" sixteen birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
The Untouchables
Sixteen Candles
Raising Arizona

13 of 20Name The Movie!

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be much more than that.
Weekend at Bernie's
Adventures in Babysitting
Weird Science

14 of 20Name The Movie!

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.
Sixteen Candles
Some Kind of Wonderful
Pretty In Pink

15 of 20Name The Movie!

A girl falls in love with a dance instructor at a summer resort and breaks her out of her shell.
Dirty Dancing

16 of 20Name The Movie!

A grandpa reads a love story to his sick grandson who thinks will be boring but he ends up liking it.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The Princess Bride
Top Gun

17 of 20Name The Movie!

A seemingly indestructible human-like cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress.
Top Gun
The Terminator

18 of 20Name The Movie!

A toon-hating detective is an animated rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence after he is falsely accused of murder.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The Karate Kid
Adventures in Babysitting

19 of 20Name The Movie!

Two friends embark on a cross country drive and chance encounters over 12 years and at one point the girl faked an orgasm at a restaurant.
Desperately Seeking Susan
Pretty in Pink
When Harry Met Sally...

20 of 20Name The Movie!

Two dumb teenagers somehow get access to a time machine.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
The Lost Boys
The Goonies
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