Quiz: Can You Name All These 80s Movies By Just A 5-Word Plot Summary?

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Are you an '80s fanatic?

See if you can play the game that is taking Twitter by storm—name these 80s movies just by their five word plots!

 Mar 29, 2020

1 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Pretended to be her boss.
Working Girl
Pretty In Pink
Heathers

2 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Kid lies to skip school.
Risky Business
Ferris Buller's Day Off
Some Kind Of Wonderful

3 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Guys fight ghosts in city.
The Shining
Nightmare On Elm Street
Ghostbusters

4 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Georgetown graduates' lives after college.
Real Genius
St. Elmo's Fire
Top Gun

5 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Steel worker wants to dance.
Footloose
Flashdance
Fame

6 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Shy girl learns to dance.
Newsies
Dirty Dancing
Over the Edge

7 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Two geeks make a woman.
Weird Science
Real Genius
16 Candles

8 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Five students meet in detention.
Fast TimesAt Ridgemont High
Pretty In Pink
The Breakfast Club

9 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

A family forgets girl's birthday.
The Last American Virgin
Sixteen Candles
Stand By Me

10 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Alien wants to call home.
WALL-E
E.T.,The Extra-Terrestrial
Alien

11 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Friends look for dead body.
Goonies
Stand By Me
The Lost Boys

12 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Attractive archeologist finds priceless artifacts.
The Empire Strikes Back
Witness
Raiders of the Lost Ark

13 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Family forgets kid at home.
Newsies
Mac and Me
Home Alone

14 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Dudes time travel for grades.
Terminator
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Back To The Future

15 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Ghosts haunt family from television.
Ghost Story
Poltergeist
Friday the 13th

16 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Widow falls for younger brother.
Working Girl
Steel Magnolias
Moonstruck

17 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Tomboy loves her best friend.
Pretty In Pink
Some Kind Of Wonderful
16 Candles

18 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Don't ever get them wet.
Gremlins
Goonies
Critters

19 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Dancing, music outlawed in town.
Footloose
The Breakfast Club
Fame

20 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Cyborg time travels to kill.
Short Circuit
WALL-E
The Terminator

21 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Playing baseball in the country.
Field Of Dreams
Bull Durham
Major League

22 of 22Name The 80s Movie:

Brothers need money for orphanage.
Goonies
The Blues Brothers
Annie
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Top Gun. The Empire Strikes Back. Sixteen Candles. Flashdance. Fast Times At Ridgemont High. The Breakfast Club. Dirty Dancing. A Christmas Story. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Ferris Bueller's Day Off—the list of 80s classics is a long one. And if you are an 80s fanatic, you've probably seen most of them! But do you think you would know the movie it was described in just five words? Take this quiz to find out!

Recently, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences asked its Twitter followers to describe the plot of their favorite movie using only five words, Boy, did they deliver! Now it's your turn! See if you can spot your favorite 80s films with our five-word clues. Believe us—it's harder than you think!

f you know the answers to any of these questions, then this quiz is just the quiz for you! Show how much you know about your favorite 80s classics and guess which movie ended with these 18 famous lines! So, sit back, relax, throw on your favorite 80s classics and flex your muscles to ace this difficult, but fun, quiz! And when you're done, check out more quizzes on Women.com tailored specifically to your tastes! From sewing to religion, from books to movies, and music to cars, we have a quiz for every subject you can think up! Are you ready to take a chance and see how well you do? Grab some popcorn, put on your thinking cap and let's go to the movies!