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No Duh! The 1980s Movie Music Quiz

The ‘80s were a golden time for teen movies — Pretty in Pink, Heathers, Say Anything — and it was arguably the music, more than the stars, that helped make these films into bona fide classics. Plenty of New Wave and punk bands contributed to the timeless feel of these blockbusters with songs that conjure up images of Judd Nelson pumping his fist at the end of The Breakfast Club or Phoebe Cates emerging from a swimming pool in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. So how well do you remember your ‘80s soundtracks? Go ahead. Take a shot and see what memories these lyrics bring back.

Test Your 80s Movie Music Smarts

-Cindy Grogan

Photo Credit: Public domain images of posters for Less Than Zero, Pretty in Pink, and Beverly Hills Cop.

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Cindy Grogan is a longtime freelance writer, having worked in a ton of different industries, writing a ton of different things. Her background in radio is a natural fit for her love of music – anything from the Beatles to Hank Williams, Sr. to Prokofiev. A rabid consumer of pop culture and politics, Cindy finds the smartass tendencies that once got her grounded now serve her well in Facebook arguments. Oh, and she also loves cats.

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