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Robocop - The film was produced for $13 million.What 1987 movie tells the story of Alex Murphy, a police officer who is murdered and subsequently revived by the mega-corporation OCP?

a. Back to the Future
b. WarGames
c. Once Upon a Time in America
d. Robocop

Men in Black - Men in Black was released in 1997.Which of the following films was not released during the eighties?

a. Men in Black
b. Ghostbusters
c. Back to the Future
d. The Breakfast Club

Chariots of Fire - The athletes depicted in the film were Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams.Released in 1981, which historical drama movie tells the story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics?

a. Once Upon a Time in America
b. Out of Africa
c. Chariots of Fire
d. Amadeus

Labyrinth - It was the last film Henson directed before his death in 1990.Directed by Jim Henson, which 1987 film stars David Bowie as Jareth and Jennifer Connelly as Sarah?

a. Gremlins
b. The Goonies
c. Blade Runner
d. Labyrinth

Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - Released in 1983, Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi grossed $309 million.The top grossing movie of the eighties was "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" at $435 million. What was the second top grossing movie of the decade?

a. Raiders of the Lost Ark
b. Batman
c. Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
d. Ghostbusters

Pope Gregory X - The series aired in 1982.Movie great Burt Lancaster played what character in the TV mini-series "Marco Polo"?

a. Pope Gregory X
b. Pablo Polo
c. Marco Polo
d. The Merchant of Venice

Roxanne - Released in 1987, the movie starred Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah.In which film is Ms. Kawalski wooed by a C.D. Bailes?

a. The Jerk
b. Housesitter
c. Splash
d. Roxanne

Molly Ringwald - Ringwald currently plays Anne Juergens on the show 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager' (2013).Which actress starred in the 1984 film "Sixteen Candles"?

a. Alyssa Milano
b. Mary Stuart Masterson
c. Pheobe Cates
d. Molly Ringwald

Terry Giliam - Now a cult film, it was unsuccessful on its initial North America release.Released in 1985, who directed the science fiction fantasy movie "Brazil"?

a. Terry Giliam
b. Hans Zimmer
c. Oliver Stone
d. Eric Idle

Mother's - Mother's was located in the Chicago Gold Coast.Which bar was frequented in the 1986 comedy-drama film "About Last Night"?

a. O'Brian's
b. Mother's
c. Gamekeepers
d. Flannigan's

Beverly Hills Cop - Released in 1984, Beverly Hills Cop starred Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley.The Pointer Sisters song "Neutron Dance" was featured in which movie?

a. Saturday Night Fever
b. Beverly Hills Cop
c. Dirty Dancing
d. Footloose

Mary Steenburgen - Jessica Lange won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Julie Nichols.Of the following, who did not appear in the 1982 hit movie "Tootsie"?

a. Teri Garr
b. Mary Steenburgen
c. Bill Murray
d. Geena Davis

Blood Simple - Blood Simple was released in 1984.Which film was the Coen Brothers' directorial debut?

a. Miller's Crossing
b. Evil Dead
c. Raising Arizona
d. Blood Simple

Rick Moranis - The movie starred Bill Pullman, John Candy, Mel Brooks and Rick Moranis.In the 1987 movie "Spaceballs", who played Dark Helmet?

a. James Earl Jones
b. Mel Brooks
c. Dick Van Patten
d. Rick Moranis

Dyersville, Iowa - The movie was adapted from W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe.Where was the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" filmed?

a. Dyersville, Iowa
b. Lincoln, Nebraska
c. Peekskill, New York
d. Moline, Illinois

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