100 Movie Quotes From The 80's Quiz

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Step into the time machine and journey back to the '80s, the golden era of cinema, with our "100 Movie Quotes from the 80's Quiz." If you're a fan of classic films and iconic one-liners, this quiz is your time-traveling ticket to nostalgic fun.
From "E. T. Phone home" to "Here's looking at you, kid," the '80s delivered some of the most memorable and beloved movie quotes in cinematic history. This quiz is a cinematic voyage through those unforgettable moments. Can you match the quote to the movie it's from? Test your knowledge and challenge your friends to see Read morewho the ultimate '80s movie buff is.
Join us in celebrating the magic of '80s cinema by taking our quiz and reliving the moments that defined a generation. Prove your expertise in 80s movie quotes – are you ready to embrace the nostalgia?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You realize if we played by the rules, right now we'd be in gym?

    Explanation
    The given answer "ferris buellers day off, ferris bulers day off" is correct because it accurately identifies the movie being referenced in the question, which is "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". The question is a quote from the movie, where one of the characters mentions that if they followed the rules, they would currently be in gym class. Therefore, the correct answer accurately identifies the movie being referred to.

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  • 2. 

    It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.

    Explanation
    The given answer "airplane, airplane!" is a reference to a famous quote from the movie "Airplane!" In the movie, there is a scene where a character repeatedly shouts "Airplane! Airplane!" to create a sense of urgency and panic. The statement before the answer, "It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now," is another quote from the same movie, adding to the reference. Therefore, the answer is a humorous response that connects to the context of the quote and the movie.

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  • 3. 

    Come on guys, by the time we get there the kid won't be dead anymore.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stand by me" because the phrase "stand by me" is a quote from the movie "Stand by Me." The given statement is a quote from the movie where one character is encouraging others to hurry up because by the time they reach their destination, the situation they are worried about will no longer be a problem.

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  • 4. 

    Mr. Nolan, it's for you. It's God. He says we should have girls at Welton.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Dead Poets Society" or "Dead poet's society". This is because the quote mentioned in the question is a reference to the film "Dead Poets Society". In the movie, a group of students at Welton Academy form a secret club called the Dead Poets Society, where they explore poetry and challenge the traditional norms of the school. The quote suggests that someone is informing Mr. Nolan about the importance of having girls at Welton, which aligns with the themes and plot of the film.

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  • 5. 

    Terrific!! I've got a trig mid-term tomorrow, and I'm being chased by Guido the killer pimp.

  • 6. 

    That's not a knife.

    Explanation
    The given phrase "That's not a knife" is a famous quote from the movie "Crocodile Dundee". In the movie, the main character, Mick Dundee, encounters a group of thugs and one of them pulls out a small knife. Mick then confidently pulls out a much larger knife and says the iconic line, implying that the small knife is insignificant compared to his own. Therefore, the correct answer is "Crocodile Dundee".

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  • 7. 

    Relax, would you? We have fifty dollars and a pair of girls underpants. We're safe as kittens.

    Explanation
    The given answer, "sixteen candles, 16 candles," refers to the title of a popular 1984 coming-of-age film called "Sixteen Candles." The film revolves around a teenage girl named Samantha who feels overshadowed by her sister's upcoming wedding and her own sixteenth birthday being forgotten. The reference to "16 candles" is a play on the title of the film, emphasizing the significance of the protagonist's sixteenth birthday. The phrase "Relax, would you? We have fifty dollars and a pair of girls underpants. We're safe as kittens" is unrelated to the answer and appears to be a separate statement.

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  • 8. 

    If someone asks you if you're a god, you say YES!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ghost busters, ghostbusters" because this is the response that the character in the movie "Ghostbusters" gives when asked if they are a god. It is a humorous line from the film that has become iconic and is often quoted by fans.

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  • 9. 

    Can I borrow your towel for a sec? My car just hit a water buffalo.

  • 10. 

    So it's sorta social. Demented and sad, but social.

    Explanation
    The given answer "The Breakfast Club" is the title of a movie. The quote "So it's sorta social. Demented and sad, but social." is a line from the movie that describes the nature of the characters and their interactions in the film. The Breakfast Club is known for its portrayal of a group of high school students from different social groups coming together and forming unexpected connections during a Saturday detention.

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  • 11. 

    Why don't we just pretend he didn't die? Just for a bit.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S, WEEKEND AT BERNIEs". The question is asking for the title of a movie or TV show that matches the given statement "Why don't we just pretend he didn't die? Just for a bit." The answer is the title of the movie "Weekend at Bernie's" and its sequel "Weekend at Bernie's II", which both revolve around two friends pretending that their dead boss is still alive.

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  • 12. 

    When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side one of Led Zeppelin IV

    Explanation
    The given answer "FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH, fast times" is the correct answer because it directly relates to the statement "When it comes down to making out, whenever possible, put on side one of Led Zeppelin IV." This is a reference to a scene in the movie "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" where the character Stacy Hamilton advises her friend Linda to play side one of Led Zeppelin IV when making out with a guy. Therefore, the answer is a direct reference to the movie and the specific scene mentioned in the statement.

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  • 13. 

    This house is clean.

  • 14. 

    A varmint will never quit - ever. They're like the Viet Cong - Varmint Cong.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "caddyshack, caddy shack" because it refers to the movie "Caddyshack" which features a comedic storyline centered around a golf course and its mischievous groundskeeper. The phrase "caddy shack" is a play on words, combining the term "caddy" (referring to a golf assistant) with "shack" (a small, often rundown building). The movie is known for its humor and memorable quotes, making it a popular cultural reference.

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  • 15. 

    God was singing through this little man to all the world, making my defeat more bitter with every passing bar.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "Amadeus," refers to the title of a famous movie. In the context of the given sentence, it suggests that the person being referred to as "this little man" is none other than Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the renowned composer. The sentence implies that Mozart's music, which is considered divine and godly, was being used to emphasize the speaker's defeat, making it even more painful with each passing note. The answer, "Amadeus," captures the essence of this reference to Mozart and his music.

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  • 16. 

    Excuse me, sir. Seeing as how the VP is such a VIP, shouldn't we keep the PC on the QT? Cause of the leaks to the VC, he could end up MIA and then we'd all be put out in KP.

    Explanation
    The given answer "Good Morning Vietnam" is the title of a famous American comedy-drama film released in 1987. The film is set in Vietnam during the Vietnam War and follows a radio DJ who brings humor and entertainment to the American troops. The quote provided in the question is a line from the film, which is often associated with the movie. Therefore, the answer "Good Morning Vietnam" is relevant and fits with the context of the question.

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  • 17. 

    Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.

    Explanation
    The phrase "Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues" is a line from the movie "Adventures in Babysitting". This line implies that anyone who comes to this place will inevitably face some kind of trouble or difficulty, symbolized by "singing the blues". Therefore, the correct answer is "Adventures in Babysitting" because it is the movie that features this line.

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  • 18. 

    Not to mention the fact that you're talking to a dead guy! Now what do you think?! You think I'm qualified?

    Explanation
    The given answer, "Beetlejuice," is the correct answer because it is the title of the movie being referenced in the question. The phrase "Not to mention the fact that you're talking to a dead guy! Now what do you think?! You think I'm qualified?" is a quote from the character Beetlejuice in the movie. Therefore, the answer is Beetlejuice.

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  • 19. 

    That man right there is my brother and if he doesn't get to watch "People's Court" in about 30 seconds, he's gonna throw a fit right here on your porch.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rain man" or "rainman". This answer refers to the person mentioned in the given statement, who is described as someone's brother and is threatening to throw a fit if he doesn't get to watch "People's Court" within 30 seconds. The answer is a combination of the words used in the statement to describe this individual.

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  • 20. 

    The glass! Shoot the glass!

  • 21. 

    Hell, I'd piss on a spark plug if I thought it'd do any good!

  • 22. 

    Yeah, I was in the show. I was in the show for 21 days once -- the 21 greatest days of my life.

    Explanation
    The given answer "Bull Durham" is the title of a movie. The quote provided is a line from the movie where a character expresses their experience of being in a show for 21 days and considers it the greatest days of their life. Therefore, the correct answer is "Bull Durham" as it is the movie where this line is spoken.

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  • 23. 

    Did you try staples?

  • 24. 

    Do it for Johnny!!

  • 25. 

    My girls, sir, they didn't care for the Overlook at first. One of them actually stole a pack of matches and tried to burn it down. But I... CORRECTED them, sir.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Shining" because the given statement mentions a specific incident where one of the girls stole matches and attempted to burn down the Overlook. This event is a key plot point in the novel and film adaptation of "The Shining" by Stephen King. The mention of "correcting" them suggests that the speaker took action to discipline or control the girls, which aligns with the themes of power and control explored in the story.

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  • 26. 

    FRAH-GEE-LAY. Must be Italian.

  • 27. 

    You see? That's the sort of crap people are always trying to lay on me! It's not my fault you wouldn't play catch with your father!

    Explanation
    The given answer "field of dreams" is a reference to a famous movie titled "Field of Dreams." The quote mentioned in the question is a line from the movie where the main character expresses frustration towards someone blaming him for their own actions or choices. The phrase "field of dreams" has become a metaphorical expression referring to pursuing one's aspirations or desires, often against societal expectations or obstacles. Therefore, the answer "field of dreams" aligns with the context of the quote and the associated meaning of the phrase.

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  • 28. 

    No such thing bad student. Only bad teacher.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "THE KARATE KID". This is likely the correct answer because the statement "No such thing bad student. Only bad teacher." is a quote from the movie "The Karate Kid". The quote implies that there are no inherently bad students, but rather it is the responsibility of the teacher to guide and educate them. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the correct answer is "The Karate Kid" as it is directly mentioned in the given statement.

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  • 29. 

    OK. But I get to be on top.

  • 30. 

    You're like one of those Chatty Cathy dolls, except I'm not pulling the string, you are. Blah! Blah! Blah!

  • 31. 

    You mean I'm not white?!

    Explanation
    The phrase "See no evil, Hear no evil" is a reference to the famous proverbial principle of the three wise monkeys. It suggests that turning a blind eye and deaf ear to negative or harmful things can be a way to maintain innocence or avoid getting involved in wrongdoing. In the given context, the statement "You mean I'm not white?!" could be seen as a humorous or sarcastic response, implying that the person is surprised or in disbelief about their racial identity. The answer is likely provided as a humorous or ironic way to respond to the statement.

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  • 32. 

    Someone once wrote "Hell is the impossibility of reason." That's what this place feels like. Hell.

    Explanation
    The given quote suggests that the place being described feels like hell, which can be interpreted as chaotic, irrational, and unbearable. The word "platoon" refers to a group of soldiers, often associated with war and conflict. Therefore, the most plausible explanation is that the place being referred to in the quote resembles a chaotic and unbearable environment, similar to the experiences of a platoon in a war zone.

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  • 33. 

    Backinbowl. Backinbowl.

  • 34. 

    I'm not bad, I'm just drawn that way.

    Explanation
    This quote is from the movie "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and is spoken by the character Jessica Rabbit. She is defending herself against the assumption that she is a bad person, explaining that her appearance and demeanor may give that impression, but it does not reflect her true nature. The answer refers to the movie in which this quote is featured.

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  • 35. 

    I'm laughing at the superior intellect.

    Explanation
    The given answer refers to the movie "Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan." The phrase "I'm laughing at the superior intellect" is a quote from the film, spoken by the character Khan. The additional information provided, "Star trek 2" and "the wrath of khan," further confirm that the answer is referring to this specific movie.

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  • 36. 

    I'll be taking these huggies and, uh, whatever cash you got.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "raising Arizona" is a reference to a movie titled "Raising Arizona". The quoted sentence is a famous line from the movie where one of the characters expresses their intention to take both Huggies (a brand of diapers) and any available cash. This answer is likely provided in response to a question asking for the source or context of the quoted sentence.

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  • 37. 

    It can't be bargained with! It can't be reasoned with! It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Terminator, Terminator." The given quote is a description of the Terminator, a fictional character from the movie franchise of the same name. The Terminator is portrayed as an unstoppable and relentless killing machine, programmed to eliminate its targets without any emotions or mercy. The answer simply states the name of the character and the movie it is from.

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  • 38. 

    Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, Bill & Ted's". This answer is correct because "Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K" is a famous line from the movie "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure". The mention of "Bill & Ted's" in the question also hints at the correct answer.

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  • 39. 

    The oxen are slow, but the earth is patient.

    Explanation
    The phrase "high road to China" is a metaphorical expression referring to a difficult or challenging journey. The oxen being slow implies that progress might be slow, but the earth being patient suggests that it will eventually reach its destination. This answer implies that even though the journey may be tough and time-consuming, perseverance and patience will lead to success in the end.

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  • 40. 

    Just like a Wop. Brings a knife to a gunfight.

  • 41. 

    You trying to say Jesus Christ can't hit a curveball?

  • 42. 

    Why does the floor... move?

  • 43. 

    Ooook-la-homa! Oklahoma! Oklahoma! Oklahoma!

  • 44. 

    Request permission to relieve bladder.

  • 45. 

    I must break you.

  • 46. 

    If you're so hot on discipline then, goddammit, start by accepting mine. Because contrary to popular opinion, I'm the head nigger in charge!

  • 47. 

    I want her to live. I want her to breathe. I want her to aerobicize.

  • 48. 

    You have controlled your fear. Now, release your anger! Only your hatred can destroy me!

  • 49. 

    Knock the cover off the ball!

  • 50. 

    It's good to be the king.

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