You might remember the protagonists, but can you remember their side kicks and love interests?
Though the protagonists were the major stars of the biggest and most popular movies of the 1980s, fans also fondly remember the minor characters in these movies. These were the characters who supported the main characters, who fell in love with them, who made their lives difficult and who had their own funny personalities and engaging stories. Some of the biggest movies of the 80s who had some particularly memorable characters include “Back to the Future”, “Coming to America”, “Stand by Me”, “Dirty Dancing”, “The Goonies”, “National Lampoon’s Family Vacation”, “The Little Mermaid”, “Teen Wolf”, “Ferris Bueller's Day Off!”, “Sixteen Candles”, “One Crazy Summer”, “The Karate Kid”, “The Breakfast Club”, “The Princess Bride”, “Die Hard”, “Twins”, “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”, “Nightmare on Elm Street”, “Pretty in Pink”, “Top Gun”, “The Shining”, “Rocky III & Rocky IV”, “Blade Runner”, “Platoon”, “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, “Beverly Hills Cop”, “Scarface”, Caddyshack”, “Beetlejuice”, “The Never Ending Story”, “Planes, Trains & Automobiles and “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. Some of the minor characters who feature in some of the most popular films of the 1980s include characters like Lisa McDowell, Vincent Benedict, Cousin Eddie, Doc Brown and Jennifer, George McFly, Wendy Torrance and even little Gertie from “E.T the Extra-Terrestrial”. Take this quiz to find out how many of these minor characters you remember! You’ll be surprised how easy it is to forget some of the minor characters, and how good it feels when you actually remember them, since in many cases, they made the movie.