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1980s Films (Part 1)

Name the main actors or actresses. Their characters names or professions, or a connection to the film. 30 Questions.

 
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1

Which actor played Steve McCroskey in 'Airplane' (1980)?

  • Leslie Neilson
  • Lloyd Bridges
  • Peter Graves
  • Chevy Chase

2

Who was the 'love interest' (nurse Alex Price) in 'An American Werewolf in London'?

  • Isabella Rossellini
  • Jenny Agutter
  • Victoria Principal
  • Angela Bassett

3

Who played the title role in 1981 version of 'Arthur'?

  • Rodney Dangerfield
  • Robin Williams
  • James Belushi
  • Dudley Moore

4

Who was allegedly first choice to play Marti McFly in the 'Back to the Future' Trilogy?

  • Eric Stoltz
  • Sean Penn
  • Scott Baio
  • Ralph Macchio

5

Who was the Villain in Michael Keaton 'Batman' in 1989?

  • Mr Freeze
  • Penguin
  • Joker
  • Riddler

6

Who played the mother Barbara Maitland in 'Beetlejuice'?

  • Glenn Close
  • Geena Davis
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Catherine Bach

7

Who wanted to be 'Big' in 1988?

  • Tom Hanks
  • Gary Cole
  • Mel Gibson
  • Bob Saget

8

Who played Axel in 'Beverly Hills Cop'?

  • Wesley Snipes
  • Danny Glover
  • Damon Wayans
  • Eddie Murphy

9

What was the mode of transport used to travel throughout time in 'Bill and Ted Excellent Adventure'?

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10

What sport was the 1980 film Caddyshack all about?

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11

What Olympic Games were Chariots of Fire depicting in a true story about Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell in 1981?

  • 1920 - Antwerp
  • 1924 - Paris
  • 1928 - London
  • 1932 - Los Angeles

12

What was Tom Cruise character Brian Flanagan studying in Cocktail before he 'changed' careers?

  • Medical
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Business

13

In the 1985 film Cocoon who played Jack Bonner?

  • Ben Stiller
  • Steve Guttenburg
  • Paul Reiser
  • Tommy Lee Jones

14

The Colour of Money was a sequel to which 1959 film?

  • The Swindle
  • The Sting
  • The Cincinnati Kid
  • The Hustler

15

What was the surname (M.............) of the character Arnold Schwarzenegger played in Commando (1985)

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16

Which actress played Daisy in 'Driving Miss Daisy? (2 words J.T.)

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17

In 1981 film staring Kurt Russell - Escape From New York who played the president?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • Jack Palance
  • Donald Pleasance
  • Bill Pullman

18

In 1980 film of Flash Gordon (Sam Jones) which team did he play for?

  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Miami Dolphins
  • New York Jets

19

What was the sequel to 48 Hours called which both stared Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte?

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20

Which big Scottish Hollywood star played Indiana Jones father in 1984 sequel Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ?

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21

Which musisian stared as the villain (Jareth) in 1986 film Labyrinth?

  • Saul Hudson (Slash)
  • Gordon Sumner (Sting)
  • David Jones (Bowie)
  • Richard Starkey (Ringo)

22

What character did Mel Gibson play in Lethal Weapon?(1987)

  • Dutch
  • Folley
  • Riggs
  • Matthews

23

What were the 'Lost Boys' in 1987 film with Keither Sutherland?

  • Werewolves
  • Aliens
  • Vampires
  • Undead

24

The 1986 film Manhunter was a prequel to which film?

  • Silence of the Lambs
  • The Omen
  • Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Dumb and Dumber

25

Which big Hollywood star appeared in Nightmare on Elm Street as a teenage victim of Freddy?

  • Christian Bale
  • Elijah Wood
  • Johnny Depp
  • Chris Evans

26

Finnish the title of this film with Steve Martin and John Candy. Plains, Trains and .....................?

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27

What name did the mermaid give herself in 1984 film Splash with Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah?

  • Maddison
  • Coral
  • Selena
  • Astrid

28

What was Tom Cruise call sign in 'Top Gun'?

  • Maverick
  • Meteor
  • Matador
  • Magenta

29

What sort of people had 'The Right Stuff' in 1983?

  • Army Cadets
  • Convicts
  • Astronaughts
  • Mercenaries

30

What job did Alexandra Owens do in 1983 film 'Flashdance'?

  • Mechanic
  • Builder
  • Bouncer
  • Welder

 

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