Your Movie Preferences Will Reveal Which Decade You Belong In

Brian Whitney

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About This Quiz

Hollywood has been a big thing in all of our lives for over a century now. What started as a bunch of silent movies has turned into big-budget blockbusters filled with CGI and all sorts of expensive special effects. 

Although some would say that some of the big budgets ruined movies as we know it, why bother having a great script and great acting if you can just spend tens of millions of dollars to make things look super cool?

What about you? We think that your taste in music is a pretty good indication of what decade you were meant to belong to. Are the kind of person that is all about movies like "Titanic," "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Pulp Fiction"? If so, the '90s are probably where you belong. 

Or are you into classics like "Jaws," "Grease" and "The Exorcist"?  Then maybe you out to break out your bellbottoms, feather your hair, and live life like it was the '70s all over again. Or who knows, maybe you would be more comfortable in the '40s, the days of "Citizen Kane" and "Casablanca," or it just might be possible that you belong right where you are, living in the present where movies are full of cutting-edge technology and excess.  Take this quiz, and we will let you know what decade you belong it, based on your movie preferences.

Did you get into "Her"?

How cool was the original "King Kong"?

Did you like "A Clockwork Orange"?

Did you love "Snow White"?

Do you remember "It Happened One Night"?

How many times have you checked out "The Wizard of Oz"?

Are you a fan of "Chinatown"?

Were you scared by "The Exorcist"?

Are you a big fan of "The Big Lebowski"?

Were you amazed by "Captain America, Civil War"?

How intense was that mirror scene in "Taxi Driver'?

How many times did you see "Titanic"?

How good was John Travolta in "Pulp Fiction"?

How charming was "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?"

Remember how huge "Home Alone" was?

Did you really like "Guardians of the Galaxy"?

Do you remember Danny DeVito in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'?

Were you drawn into "Apocalypse Now"?

Do you agree that "The Hunger Games" was a great movie?

Do you like anti-heroes like "Deadpool"?

How funny was "Bridesmaids"?

Is there any argument that "Gone With the Wind" was one of the best movies ever made?

How many times have you seen the first "Star Wars"?

Was "Groundhog Day" your favorite Bill Murray movie?

Did you really get what was going on in "Fight Club"?

How cute was Alicia Silverstone in "Clueless"?

How long did it take you to swim in the ocean again after you saw "Jaws"?

How into CGI are you?

Do you like to dance to the songs in "Saturday Night Fever"?

What did you think about "Silence of the Lambs?"

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