We'll Give You 3 Characters, You Give Us The 80's Movie Name!

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Michele Tescher

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How well do you know movies from 1980s? We will give you 3 of the main characters from these well-known movies and ask you to identify which movie they were in.

Can you identify which movie the characters Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and C-3PO are from?

The Empire Strikes Back was the last movie for the partnership of Gary Kurtz and George Lucas'.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Doc Brown, Biff Tannen and Marty McFly are from?

The Hoverboards didn't really fly. The actor used hanging wire suspended from a crane to create this allusions.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Antonio Salieri, Constanze Mozart and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are from?

Mozart's nickname was "Wolfie" and Rockstar Eddi Van Halen named his son"Wolfgang van Halen" in honor of Mozart.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Princess Leia?

The "Ewoks" were named after the Native American tribe the Miwoks, who originally resided in Northern California.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Dr. Bruner, Raymond Babbitt and Charlie Babbit are from?

Dustin Hoffman, who played Rainman (Raymond Babbitt), spent a year working with autistic men and their families so that he could understand the complex relationships.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Ursula, Ariel and Sebastian are from?

Disney's Little Mermaid went from screen to stage and opened on Broadway on Nov 3, 2007.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Marion Ravenwood, Dr. Rene Belloq and Indy are from?

The original set of Raiders of the Lost Ark had 2,000 snakes at their disposal for the "Well of Souls" scene. Spielberg felt they needed more snakes to give the scene the right feel. Producers raided all the pet shops in London and elsewhere in Europe to get enough snakes for the scene.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Sloane Peterson, Ferris and Cameron Frye are from?

Right before the movie's release date, Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey (who played Jeanie, Ferris's sister) announced their engagement.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Judge Elihu Smails, Carl Spackler and Danny Noonan are from?

Ted Knight became frustrated with what he considered irresponsible behavior (Arriving late, parting and going off script).

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Can you identify which movie the characters Hans Gruber, John McClane and Karl are from?

The Nakatomi Tower in the movie is actually 20th Century Fox's headquarters. The studio charged themselves rent to film there.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Raymond Stantz and Dana Barrett are from?

The original trailer for Ghostbusters featured a 1-800 number that received 1,000 calls per hour, 24 hours a day, for 6 weeks.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Margaret Bourke-White, General Dyer and Mahatma Gandhi are from?

Mahatma Gandhi never received the Nobel Peace Prize but was nominated for it 5 times, it is not given post-humously. His funeral procession was 8 kilometers (almost 5 miles) long.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Celie, Nettie and Harpo are from?

Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey both made their acting debuts in the movie The Color Purple and both won Oscars for their performances.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Ponyboy Curtis, Dallas Winston and Johnny Cade are from?

S.E. (Susan Eleanor)Hinton, author of The Outsiders, has a cameo role in the movie as the nurse tending to Dallas after the fire.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Terence Mann, Ray Kinsella and Shoeless Joe Jackson are from?

Field of Dreams was based on the book Shoeless Joe by W.P Kinsella. The baseball diamond was built in a cornfield in Drersville, Iowa.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Pu Yi, Wan Jung and Reginald Johnston are from?

The Last Emperor was the first feature film to be granted permission by the Chinese government to film in the 250-acre Forbidden City built in the early 15th century.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Mikey, Brand and Chunk are from?

Sloth was played by the late Oakland Raiders player John "The Tootz" Matuszak.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Eliot Ness, Al Capone and Jimmy Malone are from?

One of the last surviving real-life Untouchables, Albert H. Wolff, was a consultant on the film. Eliot Ness's role in bringing down Al Capone was almost completely forgotten . His notoriety began posthumously after the publications of the book he co-wrote with Oscar Fraley entitled Untouchables.

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Can you identify which movie the characters James Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth and Bruce Wayne are from?

Jack Nicholson had a schedule stipulation in his contract. He would not arrive until 10 a.m. at the earliest and then it would take the make up team up to 2 hours to change him into the Joker.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Nancy Thompson, Glen Lantz and Freddy Krueger are from?

The movie a Nightmare on Elm Street saved New Line Cinema from bankruptcy.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Michael, Sam and Lucy are from?

The merry-go-round sequence shows the order in which the Lost Boys will die in the movie, Marko, Paul, Dwayne and David.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Hoke Colburn, Boolie Werthan and Idella are from?

Jessica Tandy, who won an Oscar for the Film Driving Miss Daisy, was the oldest person to win an Oscar

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Can you identify which movie the characters Jake La Motta, Joey and Salvy are from?

Raging Bull was Martin Scorsese's first nomination for Best Director. Robert De Niro won an Oscar for Best Actor.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Billy, MacMillan and Older and Young Josh are from?

In preparation to play old Josh, Tom Hanks studied video tapes of David Moscow to see how he behaved and spoke. David Moscow was encouraged to just be himself.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Crash Davis, Annie Savoy and Eddy Calvin"Nuke" LaLoosh are from?

Ron Shelton was a minor league second baseman with the Baltimore Orioles' farm team. The film was based on Shelton's former manager Joe Altobelli and pitcher Steve Dalkowski.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Andrew Clark, Claire Standish and John Bender are from?

Carl, the janitor, was Shermer High's "Man of the Year" as a student. The students are actually smoking oregano during the scene where they smoke marijuana. Allison's dandruff that is sprinkled to "make snow" was made of Parmesan cheese.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Kyle Reese, Terminator and Sarah Conner are from?

Orion Films originally wanted Arnold Schwarzenegger to play Kyle Reese, the human fighter who is sent back in time. After James Cameron and Arnold met he wanted Schwarzenegger to play the Terminator.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Apollonia, Morris and The Kid are from?

Prince Rogers Nelson became the first artist to ever have the top album, movie and single at the same time. Purple Rain was not on the list of songs originally considered for the movie.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Jeff Spicoli, Mark "Rat" Ratner and Stacey Hamilton are from?

Fast Times at Ridgemont High was the acting debut for both Forest Whitaker (enraged football player) and Nicolas Cage who played "Brad's Bud" and was listed under the credits as "Nicolas Coppola," the name he used before changing it to Nicolas Cage.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Tony Montana, Manny Ribera and Elvira Hancock are from?

The original 1932 movie Scarface was loosely based on the 1929 novel of the same name by Maurice Coons and loosely based on the rise to power of Al Capone. It was Al Pacino idea to remake and update the 1932 film.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Shooter, Coach Norman Dale and Jimmy Malone are from?

The movie was based on Milan High School with an enrollment of 161 kids who won the 1954 Indiana state basketball championship.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Berkeley Cole, Karen Blixen and Denys are from?

Much of the movie was filmed on location at Maasai Mara National Preserve outside of Nairobi, Kenya.

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Can you identify which movie the characters John Merrick, Frederick Treves and Mrs. Kendal are from?

Many in the movie industry were disappointed that the Academy Awards did not honor the Elephant Man for its make-up effects. A year later, an award for best make-up was created.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Ellen Ripley, Bishop and Rebecca "Newt" Jordan are from?

The aliens were covered in lubricant to give them their slimy look and their screams are actually baboon shrieks that were altered in post-production.

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Can you identify which movie the characters Jack Torrance, Wendy Torrance and Danny are from?

The opening credits for The Shining were shot over Glacier National Park in Montana. The outside of Timberline Lodge on the south side of Mount Hood in Oregon was used as the outside of the hotel.

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