Can You Guess the '80s Star From Three of Their Movies?



By: Becky

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Do you consider the 1980s the best decade for movies? Do you think you watched all of them? If we give you three films, would you be able to identify the '80s movie star? Let's find out.

The '80s were a decade of awesome movies. After all, the '80s brought us the "Alien" movies, "Die Hard;" and several Steven Spielberg classics such as "The Blues Brothers," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "E.T.," "Poltergeist," "Gremlins," "Back to the Future," "The Color Purple," and many, many more. For some actors and actresses, the 1980s were their best decade. Take the Brat Pack, for instance.

The Brat Pack were a group of actors prevalent in the 1980s who starred together in several movies, much like the Rat Pack of the 1950s and 1960s did. The Rat Pack consisted of such greats as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, and Dean Martin. 

Although some were offended by the comparison of the Brat Pack to the iconic actors of the Rat Pack, the Brat Pack consisted of Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Demi Moore (who was married to another '80s movie star, Bruce Willis), Ally Sheedy, Andrew McCarthy, Rob Lowe, and Anthony Michael Hall.

Think you can name each of these '80s movie stars? Let's get started to find out.

Wall Street, Basic Instinct, Fatal Attraction.

Michael Douglas starred in Wall Street, Basic Instinct and Fatal Attraction. Douglas is married to Catherine Zeta Jones.


Raging Bull, Cape Fear, Meet the Parents.

Robert De Niro starred in Raging Bull, Cape Fear and Meet the Parents. De Niro is considered one of the greatest actors of all time.


Aliens, Ghostbusters, Working Girl.

Sigourney Weaver starred in Aliens, Ghostbusters and Working Girl. Weaver was born was born Susan Alexandra Weaver.


The Deer Hunter, Dogs of War, The Dead Zone.

Christopher Walken starred in The Deer Hunter, Dogs of War and The Dead Zone. Walken won an Oscar for his work in The Deer Hunter.


Diner, Body Heat, 9 1/2 Weeks.

Mickey Rourke starred in Diner, Body Heat and 9 1/2 Weeks. Kim Basinger was his costar in 9 1/2 Weeks.


Pretty Woman, An Officer and a Gentleman, The Cotton Club.

Richard Gere starred in Pretty Woman, An Officer and a Gentleman and The Cotton Club. Gere was once married to supermodel Cindy Crawford.


Mystic Pizza, Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman.

Julia Roberts starred in Mystic Pizza, Steel Magnolias and Pretty Woman. Roberts was once married to country crooner Lyle Lovett.


Raiders of the Lost Ark, Witness, Star Wars.

Harrison Ford starred in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Witness and Star Wars. Ford is married to actress Calista Flockhart.


The Postman, Robin Hood, Dances with Wolves.

Kevin Costner starred in The Postman, Robin Hood and Dances with Wolves. Costner sang in the church choir as a teen.


Scarface, The Godfather, Sea of Love.

Al Pacino starred in Scarface, The Godfather and Sea of Love. Pacino earned $35,000 for his 1972 role in the original Godfather movie.


Star Wars, Frankenstein, Hannah and her Sisters.

Carrie Fisher starred in Star Wars, Frankenstein and Hannah and her Sisters. Fisher was the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.


The Bounty, Silence of the Lambs, The Elephant Man.

Anthony Hopkins starred in The Bounty, Silence of the Lambs and The Elephant Man. Hopkins was mentored by Lawrence Olivier.


The Shining, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Witches of Eastwick.

Jack Nicholson starred in The Shining, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Witches of Eastwick. Nicholson has won three Academy Awards.


Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, The World According to Garp.

Robin Williams starred in Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society and The World According to Garp. Williams passed away on Aug. 11, 2014 .


Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Last Unicorn.

Jeff Bridges starred in Starman, The Fabulous Baker Boys and The Last Unicorn. He is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges.


Gandhi, Without a Clue, Betrayal.

Ben Kingsley starred in Gandhi, Without a Clue and Betrayal. Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji.


Private Benjamin, Overboard, Swing Shift.

Goldie Hawn starred in Private Benjamin, Overboard and Swing Shift. Hawn worked with her partner, Kurt Russell, in Overboard.


The Goodbye Girl, Jaws, Stand by Me.

Richard Dreyfus starred in The Goodbye Girl, Jaws and Stand by Me. Dreyfus was born in Brooklyn, New York.


Altered States, Body Heat, Children of a Lesser God.

William Hurt starred in Altered States, Body Heat and Children of a Lesser God. Hurt trained at The Juilliard School.


Thelma and Louise, The Witches of Eastwick, The January Man.

Susan Sarandon starred in Thelma and Louise, The Witches of Eastwick and The January Man. Sarandon was a former Ford model, and is also famous for The Rocky Horror Picture Show.


Look Who's Talking, Shoot to Kill, She's Having a Baby.

Kirstie Alley starred in Look Who's Talking, Shoot to Kill and She's Having a Baby. Alley's Look Who's Talking costar was John Travolta.


Mad Max, The Bounty, Lethal Weapon.

Mel Gibson starred in Mad Max, The Bounty and Lethal Weapon. Gibson was born Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.


Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, 1969.

Winona Ryder starred in Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and 1969. Ryder currently stars in Stranger Things.


Mississippi Burning, The French Connection, Reds.

Gene Hackman starred in Mississippi Burning, The French Connection and Reds. Hackman's first name is actually Eugene.


Dangerous Liaisons, The Killing Fields, The Glass Menagerie.

John Malkovich starred in Dangerous Liaisons, The Killing Fields and The Glass Menagerie. Malkovich is known for playing villains.


Apocalypse Now, Colors, The Natural.

Robert Duvall starred in Apocalypse Now, Colors and The Natural. Duvall studied in New York City with Dustin Hoffman.


The Onion Field, Against All Odds, Once Upon A Time in America.

James Woods starred in The Onion Field, Against All Odds and Once Upon A Time in America. The high school in Family Guy was named after him.


Dressed to Kill, The Island, Deathtrap.

Michael Caine starred in Dressed to Kill, The Island and Deathtrap. Caine was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000.


Never Say Never Again, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Highlander.

Sean Connery starred in Never Say Never Again, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Highlander. Connery has played James Bond in seven films.


St. Elmo's Fire, The Seventh Sign, About Last Night.

Demi Moore starred in St. Elmo's Fire, The Seventh Sign and About Last Night. Moore was once married to actor Bruce Willis.


Risky Business, Top Gun, Cocktail.

Tom Cruise starred in Risky Business, Top Gun and Cocktail. Cruise was once married to actress Nicole Kidman.


Platoon, The Last Temptation of Christ, Mississippi Burning.

Willem Dafoe starred in Platoon, The Last Temptation of Christ and Mississippi Burning. Dafoe's actual first name is William; Willem is a high-school nickname.


Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink

Molly Ringwald starred in Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink. Ringwald released a vocals album when she was six.


The Cotton Club, The Big Town, Streets of Fire.

Diane Lane starred in The Cotton Club, The Big Town and Streets of Fire. Lane began acting at the age of six.


Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Red Dawn.

Jennifer Grey starred in Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Red Dawn. Dirty Dancing was not the first time Grey worked with Patrick Swayze.


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