Quiz: How much do you know about Overboard, the Goldie Hawn classic?
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How much do you know about Overboard, the Goldie Hawn classic?
By: Staff Writer
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About This Quiz

No certified romantic comedy lover is worth their cinematic salt if they don't know the 80s movie, "Overboard." The film has a cult following, which should be reason enough to watch. While it might not be one of the best-known comedies of the 1980s, don't let it slip under the radar.

Released back in 1987, the movie was helmed by Garry Marshall, the late, great director of other Hollywood rom-coms such as, "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries," as well as TV shows such as, "Happy Days" and "Mork and Mindy."

"Overboard" leads us through a series of absurd events involving a yacht, an employee out for revenge and a case of amnesia. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn work their theatrical, comedic charm in this film while the chemistry of the real-life and reel-life couple oozes from every single frame.

The film was so beloved that it was remade in 2018 and starred Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris.

So, have we jogged your memory enough to take this quiz? Hey, don't go overboard! Just enjoy the quiz ride!



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What kind of ship does Goldie Hawn's character, Joanna, fall from?
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What trade is Kurt Russell's character, Dean, employed in?
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"Overboard" was directed by which acclaimed director?
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When Dean first meets Joanna on the boat, what is she wearing?
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In what state is Dean's modest cabin home?
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What did Joanna leave on the deck of the boat that caused her to fall overboard?
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How much money did Joanna pay Dean to fix her closet on the yacht?
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After her amnesia, what is Joanna told that her name is?
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How many boys does Dean have?
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What's Dean's favorite hangout with the boys?
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When Joanna refuses to sleep with him at their first night at his house in the woods, what does he reply?
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When Joanna has a dream at night about her wealthy past, what is she doing in the dream?
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In a rush to get the boys off to school, what kind of sandwich does Joanna make for them?
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When Joanna uses a chainsaw in the yard, she manages to take the head off of what?
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What pet do the boys have that disgusts Joanna?
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In the movie, where does Joanna's mother have a luxurious apartment?
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The boys get sent home from school with what medical problem?
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What foreign language does Joanna start speaking out of the blue, surprising​ even herself?
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Dean's best friend, Billy, wants the miniature golf course to be called,"Sink 'Em and Drink 'Em," but Joanna suggests what theme instead?
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When Dean lies and says that he's out bowling, where else does she catch him?
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When she is teaching the youngest boy to read, what gift does he give to Joanna?
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What do Joanna and Dean toast with on her fake birthday?
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Dean tells the story of two fictional lovers who are reunited at sea. What are the names of the pair?
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When Joanna asks Dean how old she is, he lies and tells her she's 29, but how old was Goldie Hawn when she made this movie?
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What does Joanna find in the glove compartment of Dean's car, which makes her think he's cheating?
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"Overboard" takes place in the fictitious town of Elk Cove, OR, but where was the film actually shot?
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After Joanna rediscovers who she is and returns to the yacht, what bachelor meal does Dean make for dinner?
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When Dean decides to get Joanna back, what does he use to get out to her yacht?
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When Joanna returns to her true husband, Grant, what does he say he was doing in her absence?
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What iconic garment is Joanna wearing when she jumps off the boat to reunite with Dean?
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