Quiz: The Dance Films of the '80s Quiz
The Dance Films of the '80s Quiz
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About This Quiz

The '80s could be called the glory days of dance movies. "Footloose," "Flashdance," "Dirty Dancing" … what more could you ask for? This quiz will test your knowledge of the slick moves and plot twists of '80s dance movies.

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Who's the main character in "Footloose"?
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What's the name of the small town where Ren moves with his family in "Footloose"?
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Who plays Ariel's strict preacher father in "Footloose"?
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Who performs the "Footloose" theme song?
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What's Baby's real name in "Dirty Dancing"?
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What's the name of the resort where Baby and her family stay in "Dirty Dancing"?
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What's the opening song in "Dirty Dancing"?
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This song, which hit No. 1 in 1961, plays in "Dirty Dancing" as Baby and Johnny practice in the woods.
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Which rapper made his film debut in the 1984 film "Breakin'"?
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Kelly is the main female character in "Breakin'." What is Kelly's break-dancing name?
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The two main break-dancers in "Breakin'" are Ozone and ______.
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What's the name of Ozone and Turbo's rival dance gang in "Breakin'"?
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Just nine months after the original "Breakin'" was released, "Breakin' 2" came out. What is its subtitle?
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Who's the main character in "Flashdance"?
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What's Alex's day job?
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What's Alex's dream job?
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Irene Cara performed the theme song to "Fame" and also starred in it. Which role did she play?
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Which "Fame" character won a spot in the school even though he didn't officially audition?
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What's the 1985 dance movie that stars Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines?
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Two big songs came out of "White Nights." One was this hit by Lionel Richie.
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The other song that came out of "White Nights" was "Separate Lives," a duet by Marilyn Martin and this major '80s pop star.
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Where does the climactic dance performance in "White Nights" take place?
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What's the "Saturday Night Fever" sequel that came out in 1983?
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Which actress performs in "Staying Alive," "Flashdance" and "Dirty Dancing"?
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Who wrote and directed "Staying Alive"?
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In "Staying Alive," what's the name of the Broadway show Tony stars in?
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This 1989 movie paid homage to a classic Southern dance.
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