The 1980s was a heady time for film. "Star Wars"! "Star Trek"! Those alone would make the 80s a fantastic time to grow up a sci fi lover, but there are tons more science fiction movies out there featuring aliens, things, predators and cyborgs.
What sci-fi(ish) film was the top-grossing film of the 1980s?
"Return of the Jedi"
"Back to the Future"
Another touching tale of a human and alien becoming pals is the 1985 film:
"Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome"
Which is a real name of a British 80s sci fi film?
"Galactic Geeks Get the Girls"
"Morons From Outer Space"
"It Never Rains On Uranus"
But wasn't Emilio Estevez in another '80s sci fi "classic?"
What is Khan's full name in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan?"
Khan D. Perfunct
Khan Noonien Singh
Which Mad Max film came out in 1981?
"The Road Warrior"
What is Kevin Flynn's (Jeff Bridges) job in "Tron"?
Who is "The Terminator" sent to kill?
his (human) self, from the past
What day does Marty travel to in "Back To the Future?"
July 4, 1955
October 31, 2015
November 5, 1955
What high-brow writer penned the critical and box-office bomb "Saturn 3?"
What kind of (modified) transportation did Banzai drive in "The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the 8th Dimension?"
Who wrote the screenplay for "Ghostbusters?"
Bill Murray and Harold Ramis
Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis
In the 1984 film "Gremlins," what are the mogwai rules that mustn't be broken?
don't let the mogwai see bright light, don't let it get wet and don't feed it after midnight
don't eat it and don't wear it as a hat
don't pet it or name it
1988's "My Stepmother Is An Alien" features what actress, now widely known for TV work?
The sequel to "Alien" was called:
What is NOT a name of a character in "The Fly?"
What famous director was in front of the camera for his '80s sci-fi feature film debut?
"Predator" takes place:
on a distant, unnamed planet
in the Great Lakes region
in a jungle
Where did Bill and Ted call home in "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure?"
San Diego, California
San Dimas, California
In Wes Craven's 1982 film, how is the "Swamp Thing" created?
A scientist is mutated.
A scientist creates the Swamp Thing.
The Swamp Thing is made when a Sasquatch breeds with an alligator.
How many characters does Lily Tomlin play in "The Incredible Shrinking Woman?"
What is the test used in "Blade Runner" to determine if someone is human or replicant?
Who directed "The Empire Strikes Back?"
Who directed "Return of the Jedi?"
1980's "Superman II" was directed by:
Who directed 1983's "Superman III?"
Sidney J. Furie
Who directed "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home?"
What does "The Thing" do in John Carpenter's 1982 film?
It eats brains.
It invades your mind and makes you crave human flesh.
It shape-shifts and "assimilates" other species.