"Flashdance" didn't exactly receive a warm reception from the critics back in the day, but it became a cult classic and survived as a fabulous relic of '80s dance and fashion. How much do you know about "Flashdance"? Take this quiz to find out.
What year did "Flashdance" come out?
Who directed "Flashdance"?
- Adrian Lyne
- Paul Verhoeven
- Joel Schumacher
This is NOT one of the other movies that Adrian Lyne directed in the '80s.
- "Fatal Attraction"
- "9 1/2 Weeks"
- "Angel Heart"
"Flashdance" was the first collaboration for the famed production team of Don Simpson and _______.
- Samuel Goldwyn
- Brian Grazer
- Jerry Bruckheimer
True or false: The song "Maniac" was originally written for the movie "Maniac."
The "Flashdance" theme ("What a Feeling") and this song from the soundtrack both topped the charts in 1983.
- "(I've Had) The Time of My Life"
Irene Cara, who sang "What a Feeling," also sang the theme to this other '80s film.
- "Dirty Dancing"
Who's the main character in "Flashdance"?
- Chris Martin
- Alex Owens
- Debbie Grant
What's Alex's day job?
What's Alex's night job?
- dance teacher
- convenience store cashier
- exotic dancer
What's her dream job?
- fashion designer
Where does "Flashdance" take place?
What is Alex's dog's name?
What's the name of the club where Alex dances?
Who's Alex's best friend at Mawby's?
And what is Jeanie's dream job?
- makeup artist
- hair stylist
- figure skater
Who is Alex's boyfriend?
Who is Nick Hurley?
- Alex's neighbor
- Alex's dance teacher
- Alex's boss
How much older is Nick than Alex?
- 10 years
- 18 years
- 26 years
Who is Alex's mentor?
What's the name of the strip club that the evil Johnny C. owns?
Why does Alex throw a rock through Nick's window?
- She thinks he's with another woman.
- She thinks he stole money from her.
- She thinks he's spreading rumors about her.
Does Alex finally become a ballerina?
Who was one of the finalists for the role of Alex?
- Kim Basinger
- Demi Moore
Which rock star was in the running to play Nick?
- Gene Simmons
- Mick Jagger
- David Bowie
How many body doubles did Jennifer Beals have during filming?
How many of them were female?
True or false: "Flashdance" received generally positive reviews from critics when it was released.
The "Flashdance" screenwriter paid a construction worker/dancer in Toronto named Maureen Marder for her life story. How much?
In 2003, Maureen Marder unsuccessfully sued this singer over her "Flashdance"-inspired video.
- Christina Aguilera
- Britney Spears
- Jennifer Lopez