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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
c. Once Upon a Time in America
Robocop - The film was produced for $13 million.
Which of the following films was not released during the
a. Men in Black
c. Back to the Future
d. The Breakfast Club
Men in Black - Men in Black was released in 1997.
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
Chariots of Fire - The athletes depicted in the film were Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams.
Directed by Jim Henson, which 1987 film stars David Bowie as
Jareth and Jennifer Connelly as Sarah?
b. The Goonies
c. Blade Runner
Labyrinth - It was the last film Henson directed before his death in 1990.
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
c. Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - Released in 1983, Star Wars Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
grossed $309 million.
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
Pope Gregory X - The series aired in 1982.
In which film is Ms. Kawalski wooed by a C.D. Bailes?
a. The Jerk
Roxanne - Released in 1987, the movie starred Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah.
Which actress starred in the 1984 film "Sixteen Candles"?
a. Alyssa Milano
b. Mary Stuart Masterson
c. Pheobe Cates
d. Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald - Ringwald currently plays Anne Juergens on the show 'The Secret Life of the American
Released in 1985, who directed the science fiction fantasy
a. Terry Giliam
b. Hans Zimmer
c. Oliver Stone
d. Eric Idle
Terry Giliam - Now a cult film, it was unsuccessful on its initial North America release.
Which bar was frequented in the 1986 comedy-drama film "About
Mother's - Mother's was located in the Chicago Gold Coast.
The Pointer Sisters song "Neutron Dance" was featured in which
a. Saturday Night Fever
b. Beverly Hills Cop
c. Dirty Dancing
Beverly Hills Cop - Released in 1984, Beverly Hills Cop starred Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley.
Of the following, who did not appear in the 1982 hit movie
a. Teri Garr
b. Mary Steenburgen
c. Bill Murray
d. Geena Davis
Mary Steenburgen - Jessica Lange won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance
as Julie Nichols.
Which film was the Coen Brothers' directorial debut?
a. Miller's Crossing
b. Evil Dead
c. Raising Arizona
d. Blood Simple
Blood Simple - Blood Simple was released in 1984.
In the 1987 movie "Spaceballs", who played Dark Helmet?
a. James Earl Jones
b. Mel Brooks
c. Dick Van Patten
d. Rick Moranis
Rick Moranis - The movie starred Bill Pullman, John Candy, Mel Brooks and Rick Moranis.
Where was the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" filmed?
a. Dyersville, Iowa
b. Lincoln, Nebraska
c. Peekskill, New York
d. Moline, Illinois
Dyersville, Iowa - The movie was adapted from W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe.
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