How Well Do You Remember Movie Quotes from the '80s and '90s?

Heather Cahill

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About This Quiz

"Back to the Future," "The Karate Kid," and "Apollo 13" are just some of the movies that were released in the '80s and '90s. These famous movies were filled with quotes that you may have even heard in your everyday life. Some quotes are timeless, while others can be a representation of the decade. What quote do you remember best?

Can you quote every line from "Scream"? What about the most memorable lines from "Full Metal Jacket"? Maybe you can even recite the best quotes from "Ghostbusters"? There is a variety of different genres on this quiz, so make sure that you know them all!

Are more of a '90s movie expert? Or do you know more about the '80s? No matter which decade you're more familiar with, you'll definitely be able to identify these quotes.

Do you know what inspired Dan Akroyd to write the "Ghostbusters" script? His family members were fascinated by ghosts and the supernatural.

The movies of the '80s and '90s brought comedy, horror and even mystery into our homes. The quotes have become so memorable that you might even catch them in conversation every now and then. So, if you believe that you are a true movie expert, what are you waiting for? Take the quiz and see how well you score!

Which movie is this quote from? "I'm off like a dirty shirt."

This quote is from "Pretty in Pink." Duckie said this. Since its release, the movie has had mostly positive reviews and continues to be a favorite.

Which quote is from "Braveheart"?

"Every man dies, not every man really lives," is from "Braveheart." William Wallace said this. Mel Gibson played the role of William Wallace.

Which quote is from "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"?

"Hey, Elliot, where's your goblin?" is from "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial." Tyler said this. Tyler was played by C. Thomas Howell.

Which movie is this quote from? "Hold on, Sugar. Daddy's got a sweet tooth tonight!"

This quote is from "The Mask." Jim Carrey stars in the movie as Stanley Ipkiss. "The Mask" in the movie is a representation of the god, Loki.

Which movie is this quote from? "She's not your friend. She's just someone you use to feel better about yourself."

This quote is from "American Beauty." Ricky says this. The film was highly praised after its release for many aspects, such as acting and its non-conformity.

Which quote is from "Groundhog Day"?

"I'd like to say a prayer and drink to world peace," is a quote from "Groundhog Day." Phil said this. The film stars Bill Murray, who plays the role of Phil.

Which quote is from "Fargo"?

"So, uh, you married old Norm son-of-a-Gunderson?" is a quote from "Fargo." Mike Yanagita said this. John Carroll Lynch played Norm in the movie.

Which quote is from "The Princess Bride"?

"You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles," is a quote from "The Princess Bride." Miracle Max said this. Billy Crystal played the role of Miracle Max.

Which movie is this quote from? "I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way."

This quote is from "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" Jessica Rabbit said this. The movie was revolutionary in the cartoons genre, especially for Disney.

Which movie is this quote from? "Sir, he shot Kennedy, sir!"

This quote is from "Full Metal Jacket." Private Snowball said this. The movie has won many awards and has been positively reviewed by many critics.

Which quote is from "The Goonies"?

"I hit the wrong note. I'm not Liberace, you know!" is from "The Goonies." Andy said this. Andy was played by Kerri Green.

Which movie is this quote from? "Raymond, wouldn't you feel more relaxed in your favorite K-Mart clothes?"

This quote is from "Rain Man." Dr. Bruner said this. Dr. Bruner was played by Jerry Molen and the film starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman.

Which movie is this quote from? "My mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get.'"

This quote is from "Forrest Gump." Forrest said this. The film is known for its scenes throughout history that were achieved through special effects and CGI.

Which quote is from "Trainspotting"?

"Living like this is a full-time business," is from "Trainspotting." Mark Renton said this. The movie dealt with difficult subject matter and was praised for the impact that it had.

Which movie is this quote from? "It happens sometimes. Friends come in and out of our lives like busboys in a restaurant."

This quote is from "Stand By Me." This is a quote from The Writer. The Writer was the adult version of the character, Gordie.

Which quote is from the movie "Ghostbusters"?

"I collect spores, mold, and fungus." is a quote from "Ghostbusters." Egon Spengler said this. The movie had lots of success.

Which movie is this quote from? "Wake up! Time to die!"

This quote is from "Blade Runner." Leon said this. The movie starred Harrison Ford and was nominated for countless awards.

Which movie is this quote from? "Remember, boys, no points for second place!"

This quote is from "Top Gun." Slider said this. The movie was nominated for several awards and won many of them.

Which quote is from "GoodFellas"?

"Never rat on your friends and keep your mouth shut," is a quote from "GoodFellas." Jimmy Conway said this. The movie was directed by Martin Scorsese.

Which movie is this quote from? "Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads!"

This quote is from "Back to the Future." Dr. Emmett Brown said this to Marty. Did you know that Ronald Reagan loved this movie?

Which quote is from "The Karate Kid"?

"Learn how to punch after you learn how to keep dry," is a quote from "The Karate Kid." Mr. Miyagi said this. Pat Morita played the role of Mr. Miyagi.

Which movie is this quote from? "When you give up your dream, you die."

This quote is from "Flashdance." Nick said this. The movie was not praised by critics but it was later adapted into a musical.

Which movie is this quote from? "You want to talk to God? Let's go see Him together, I've got nothing better to do."

This quote is from "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Harrison Ford starred as Indiana Jones in the movie. It was released in 1981.

Which movie is this quote from? "Yeah, well, you know, that's just your opinion, man."

This quote is from "The Big Lebowski." The Dude said this. The Dude was played by Jeff Bridges, and his character's real name is Jefferey Lebowski.

Which movie is this quote from? "Many times I felt alone, but until this afternoon I'd never felt completely lonely."

This quote is from "Dances With Wolves." Kevin Costner starred as Lieutenant John J. Dunbar. He also directed the movie.

Which quote is from "10 Things I Hate About You"?

"Where did you come from? Planet Loser?" is a quote from "10 Things I Hate About You." Bianca said this. Bianca is played by Larisa Oleynik.

Which movie is this quote from? "Carpe dentum. Seize the teeth."

This quote is from "Mrs. Doubtfire." Mrs. Doubtfire said this. The movie almost had a sequel, but eventually, it was scrapped.

Which movie is this quote from? "If my answers frighten you, then you should cease from asking scary questions."

This quote is from "Pulp Fiction." Jules said this in the movie. Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed the movie and won many awards for it.

Which quote is from "Independence Day"?

"I picked a hell of a day to quit drinking" is from "Independence Day." Russell Casse said this. Russell was played by Randy Quaid who was also in many of the "National Lampoon" movies.

Which quote is from "The Breakfast Club"?

"Eat my shorts" is from "The Breakfast Club." John Bender said this. John was played by Judd Nelson. The movie was highly praised by critics.

Which quote is from "Scream"?

"No, please don't kill me Mr. Ghostface. I wanna be in the sequel!" is from "Scream." Tatum said this. Wes Craven directed the movie and it was released in 1996.

Which movie is this quote from? "Let me get this straight. You know her. She knows you. But she wants to eat him. And everybody is OK with this?"

This quote is from "The Lion King." Timon said this. The movie was been made into a musical and will soon have a CGI sequel.

Which movie is this quote from? "I'm the king of the world!"

This quote is from Titanic." Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet starred in the movie as Jack and Rose. The movie is based on the real-life sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

Which movie is this quote from? "Houston, I think we have a problem."

This quote is from "Apollo 13." Tom Hanks played the role of Jim Lovell in the film. The movie won several awards and was nominated for many more.

Which movie is this quote from? "Not for a guy in the second grade. You can get beat up for wearing something like that. "

This quote is from "Home Alone." Kevin said this to Marley in the movie. There have been multiple sequels to the movie, but most have a different cast.

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