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Cheesy Movies of 1981

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Cheesy Movies of 1981 game quiz
"Ouch! As if 10 cheesy movies from 1980 weren't bad enough, now I'm back with 10 more lumps of processed and pasteurized American film cheesefood. View this quiz, if you dare!"

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1. Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Roger Moore, Jackie Chan, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Bianca Jagger, Jimmy 'The Greek' and Dom Deluise as Victor Prinzim, aka Captain Chaos...all engaged in a cross country race with practically no rules, and even less taste? What unbelievably tacky adventure comedy is described here?
    The Cannonball Run
    Take the Money and Run
    It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

2. Classic comedy films can also be cheesy! Case in point, 1981's 'Arthur', a veritable celebration of the pleasures of inebriation. Who starred in the title role of this film, and was nominated for an Oscar to boot?
    Bud Cort
    Michael Douglas
    Donald Sutherland
    Dudley Moore

3. Right on the cusp of so many miraculous advances in special effects came the 1981 film 'Clash of the Titans'. Replete with cheesy stop action special effects that some filmgoers actually long for (as opposed to the endless CGI graphics of modern sci-fi extravaganzas), the film also featured the acting of all but which of the following master thespians?
    Harry Hamlin
    Charles Grodin
    Ursula Andress
    Laurence Olivier

4. Of all the cheesy films in the early 1980s, this one may take the cake. Yes, I refer to 'Mommie Dearest', starring the wire hanger-wielding Faye Dunaway in her brilliant portrayal (or crucifixion, if you prefer) of what classic Hollywood star?
    Bette Davis
    Joan Crawford
    Vivien Leigh
    Katharine Hepburn

5. Just when you think we couldn't stoop any lower, I present to you 'Tarzan, the Ape Man'. Featuring Bo Derek at her acting finest, this entry into the 'Tarzan' film catalog was brought to the world by none other than what film 'director'?
    John Derek
    Russ Meyer
    John Waters
    Aaron Spelling

6. What member of the Beatles solidified his career as a professional actor by performing nobly as Atouk, a revenge-seeking caveman who leads a tribe of prehistoric misfits in the 1981 film 'Caveman'?
    Ringo Starr
    John Lennon
    Paul McCartney
    George Harrison

7. Which of these adjectives is the most useful in describing the George Hamilton character as that well-tanned actor took his turn playing the legendary 'Zorro' character in a 1981 film?

8. In one of my personal favorites from the cheesy 80s, what comedic actress makes up for her increasingly diminutive stature in the film 'The Incredible Shrinking Woman' with an ever more hilarious acting performance?
    Shelley Duvall
    Lily Tomlin
    Phyllis Diller
    Cloris Leachman

9. Okay, now we're getting down to the nitty-gritty of cheesiness. What is the name of the 1981 film that featured Barbara Carrera as a Soviet spy, Oliver Reed as an evil, comic book-style villain and Michael Crawford as a comic book illustrator-cum-winged super hero working for the CIA?

10. Two high school kids fall in love, but are pulled apart by parents that are dead set against them, with tragic results...that phrase alone should give you pause! What 1981 Franco Zeffirelli abomination starring Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt is roughly described in the prior sentence?
    The Blue Lagoon
    Endless Love
    Wanda Nevada

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Compiled Jun 28 12