The Ultimate 80s Tv & Film Quiz

Think you know something about TV & Film in the 80s era? Think Film stars, beloved TV series’ and their actors, hit movies and 80s TV game shows for inspiration to ace our free 1980s TV & Film quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some nostalgic quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Who portrays Ren in the 1984 film footloose?

2 – Carol Burnett played which character in the 1982 film Annie?

3 – Who’s name must you not say 3 times in this 1988 film?

4 – Which 1981 film is based on the true story of two British athletes in the 1924 Olympics?

5 – Which 1988 film has a fortune-teller machine called Zoltar?

6 – In which 1984 film was the line “Don’t get ’em wet, keep away from bright light & NEVER feed them after midnight”?

7 – Name the three actors portraying the three men from the 1987 film “Three Men and a Baby?

8 – Which actress played young C.C bloom in the 1998 film Beaches?

9 – Tom Cruise stars alongside which actor in the 1988 film Rain Man?

10 – John McClane is a character from which 1988 film?

Round 2

1 – In which year did the ThunderCats series start?

2 – How many seasons did the 1982 series Fame have?

3 – Roy Skeggs created which British television series made in 1980?

4 – Which Australian soap opera started in 1988?

5 – Which actresses portrayed Michelle in the 1987 series ‘Full House’?

6 – Name the Actresses who played the 1985 ‘Golden Girls’?

7 – Who first hosted ‘Family Fortunes’ in 1980?

8 – Which 1985 British tv programme is based in ‘Albert Square, Walford’?

9 – Who portrayed Alex P. Keaton in the 1982 series ‘Family Ties’?

10 – What does the 1986 series ALF stand for?

Round 3

1 – What is the name of the villains in the 1985 film ‘The Goonies’?

2 – In the 1984 film ‘The Karate Kid’ what was the name of the martial arts teacher?

3 – Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton star in which 1980 film?

4 – What was the 1984 film ‘Ghostbusters’ original name?

5 – How many characters does Eddie Murphy portray in the 1988 film Coming to America?

6 – Which 1986 film is based on Stephen King’s 1982 novella The Body?

7 – Which actor portrayed ‘Gaff’ in the 1982 film Blade Runner?

8 – John Cusack & Ione Skye starred in which 1989 Rom-com?

9 – Robert MacNaughton plays which character in the 1982 film E.T?

10 – Matthew Brodrick made skipping school an event in which 1986 film?

Round 4

1 – Name the longest-running police procedural television series in the United Kingdom that first aired in 1983?

2 – In the 1982 sitcom ‘Cheers’ the bar owner used to be a relief pitcher for which team?

3 – Which British sitcom stars David Jason & Nicholas Lyndhurst?

4 – In the 1983 Blackadder series which actor portrays ‘Edmund Blackadder’?

5 – In the 1982 series Knight Rider Edward Mulhare portrays which character?

6 – What are the names of the Fox and Hound in Disney’s 1981 film?

7 – Which book does Biff steal in the 1989 film ‘Back to the Future II’?

8 – Name the two main characters from the 1980 film ‘Blue Lagoon’ played by Brooke Shields & Christopher Atkins?

9 – The 1980 British sitcom Hi-de-Hi! was set in which fictional seaside town?

10 – Zack Morris & Lisa Turtle are characters from which 1989 TV series?

Round 5

1 – “Hey You Guys” is a quote from which 80s film?

2 – “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” is a quote from which 80s film?

3 – “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” is a quote from which 80s film?

4 – “Say hello to my little friend.” is a quote from which 80s film?

5 – “I feel the need – the need for speed.” is a quote from which 80s film?

6 – “Phone Home” is a quote from which 80s film?

7 – “Don’t mess with the bull young man, you’ll get the horns.” is a quote from which 80s film?

8 – “I’ll be back” is a quote from which 80s film?

9 – “Here’s Johnny!” is a quote from which 80s film?

10 -“Goblin King! Goblin King! Wherever you may take this child of mine far away from me!” is a quote from which 80s film?




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