Guess the '80s movie from an emoji sequence!

Ana Todorovic

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Let's mix the old with the new and see if you can name these classic '80s movies from a modern emoji sequence. If you're up for the challenge, pull out your phone and emoji away!

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In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure in The Goonies!

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Stand By Me is a classic coming-of-age movie that we really hope you've seen already, and if you haven't ever seen it, we are judging you. The movie, released in 1986, takes place in 1959 and is based on the novella by Stephen King called "The Body."

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The Princess Bride is one the most beloved romantic comedies of the '80s. It has the perfect amount of humor and romance. If you haven't watched this movie 100 times already you are missing out!

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The Breakfast Club has to be the most well known '80s movie of all time. The Brat Pack stars in this famous film about 5 teens who learn about their peers' lives in one afternoon stuck in detention.

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If there's something strange in youy neighborhood, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!!!

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In Batman, the Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

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Back to the Future was turned down by over 40 major movie networks. When it finally got picked up, many edits were made and one suggestion was changing the title to "Spaceman from Pluto." Thankfully, that one didn't go through.

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In The Shining, a family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific visions from the past and of the future.

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Another classic '80s comedy starring Elizabeth Shue with the timeless line, "Don't &%^# with the babysitter."

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A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible in Sixteen Candles.

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Jake Blues, just out of prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised in The Blues Brothers.

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Oliver Stone wrote Scarface while battling an addiction to cocaine. You'll get the reference when you see the movie.

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A war movie directed by the great Stanley Kubrick, Matthew Modine stars as Private Joker and Vincent D'Onofrio as Private Leonard "Gomer Pyle" Lawrence.

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Director Ridley Scott achieved the famous "shining eyes" effect by using a technique known as the "Schüfftan Process" where light is bounced into the actors' eyes off a piece of half mirrored glass mounted at a 45-degree angle to the camera.

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It's no Citizen Kane, but nothing will beat Top Gun for great visuals, a terrific soundtrack and snappy quotable lines.

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Ferris knows how to have fun. Whether it be cutting class or hanging out with his friends, he always knows how to make the most of every situation.

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1986's Aliens is the sequel to the 1979 blockbuster Alien, both starring Sigourney Weaver as Officer Ripley.

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In Die Hard, John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others who were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

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This charming story about a boy who escapes to a magic world within an old book. A must-see for people of all ages.

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Tim Burton guides a stellar cast including Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Winona Ryder through a comedy where a couple of ghosts have their home taken over by trendy yuppies.

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Causing quite a bit of controversy when it was first released in 1980, Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins star as shipwrecked teens learning about love.

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Road House is the stuff that B-movie legends are made of. Patrick Swayze's Dalton is perhaps the only Mercedes-driving, philosophy-majoring bouncer at a rowdy Southern bar in history.

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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, won numerous awards and was nominated for 4 Oscars, including best effects and art direction.

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The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other in The Outsiders.

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E.T. phone home ... E.T. has grossed over $400,000,000 since it was released in 1982.

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This slapstick comedy starred Leslie Nielsen and a host of others. Nielsen actually began his career as a buff action hero!

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Disney bought the rights to Star Wars franchise back in 2012 along with Lucasfilm for a staggering $4.05 billion. This installment is many fans' favorite.

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In Dead Poets Society, English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective.

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"Come with me if you want to live...." This movie inspired several sequels and countless ripoffs.

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Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, in this hit 80's film.

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This movie featured Schwarzenegger battling an alien hunter who was after humans. Of course, Arnie won!

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If I was Michael and Sam, I would convince my family to move as far away from California as possible. There are vampires there.

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In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams up with a dark sociopath in a plot to kill the cool kids in Heathers.

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Could you imagine living in a world without computers and civilized society? I can't ... glad we are not living in a post-apocalyptic world.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark alone has grossed over $200 million since its release in 1981. Fun fact: In the famous scene where the Arab with the swords confronts Indy, he was supposed to disarm the man with his whip. Harrison Ford had the flu, so he resorted to his pistol.

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Do you think you would have what it takes to protect an entire community in a post apocalyptic world? Mel Gibson's Max does just that.

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Director John Carpenter created an excessively gory masterpiece of suspenseful storytelling in The Thing. It's a remake that outdoes the original.

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He who controls the spice controls the universe! Who wouldn't want to ride a sandworm?

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"Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off. Don't forget to breathe, very important." Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) is an iconic character.

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A prince from Africa goes to America to find his future wife since he does not want to marry the brainwashed woman his parents picked for him.

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Lane, an emotional teenager, decides it's better to commit suicide than to face another day feeling rejected by his ex-girlfriend. Thankfully, he gives up the attempt and decides to become a better man than the guy she fell for.

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I'm your boyfriend now, Nancy.... Freddie Krueger was one of the greatest characters in horror history.

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Would you go left or right? Well, we wouldn't go either in this tale of a 16-year-old girl who is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother from the Goblin King.

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Bruce Campbell, the B-movie legend, stars in this one and its two sequels. Be sure to also see him in "Bubba Ho-Tep!"

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With an all-star cast including Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Phoebe Cates, Judge Reinhold and Ray Walston, Fast Times at Ridgemont High also debuts future stars including Nicholas Cage, Eric Stoltz and Anthony Edwards.

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"You'll be carrying the stink of the streets with you for the rest of your life!" I like the stink of the streets. It makes me feel good. And I like the smell of it, it opens up my lungs."

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An iconic buddy cop movie that spawned three sequels, Lethal Weapon is a cut above the standard action movie. It's now a TV series.

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Another classic from director John Hughes, Weird Science is basically what happens if Frankenstein were to take place in the 1980s. Legend has it that Hughes wrote this film in only two days.

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The Indiana Jones franchise is estimated to be worth over a billion dollars. In this one, Ford stars opposite Sean Connery as his father.

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