Awesome 80s Alphabet Poster

Check out this awesome 80s “alphabet poster” that’s been making the rounds. Created by Stephen Wildish, each letter represents a movie that starts with that same letter. How many of the 26 can you name without cheating? I am proud to say I got 22, myself.


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Rob O'Hara

I'm into old video games, old arcade games, old computer games, writing, photography, computer/network security, and of course, the 1980s!

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14 thoughts on “Awesome 80s Alphabet Poster

  1. BANE says:

    Actually I am going with M as Mannequin. DidnĀ“t Kim Catrell wear that hat in the movie?

  2. And the answers are …

    Back to the Future
    Coming to America
    Dirty Dancing
    Flight of the Navigator
    Honey I Shrunk the kids
    Indiana Jones
    Jumpin Jack Flash
    Karate Kid
    Nightmare on Elm street
    Princess Bride
    Q: The Winged Serpent
    Short Circuit
    Teen Wolf
    Vice Versa
    Weird Science

    I did almost exactly the same as Doug, missing M, U, Y, and Z. I have never heard of nor seen Y or Z, and have never seen U. I just watched the video for “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” the other day, and should have got M from that. And the only reason I got “Q” was because, years ago when I was first working on, I had the reviews sorted by letter and had nothing under Q, so I rented that movie. The sad part is, I don’t think I ever got around to reviewing it.

  3. Q & V were the only ones which stumped me. The rest I got through pretty quickly. (Admittedly, I’ve never seen Xanadu or Zelig, but they were the only “X” and “Z” titles which seemed to fit the icons.)

  4. Also, for what it’s worth, the splotches on “Vice Versa” threw me. Thinking they were blood/gore, I was trying to come up with zombie or horror movies. :P

  5. phillymjs says:

    IMDB lists an alternate title of “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark,” and the longer title would make it fit in with the titles of the sequels, so it squeaks by as acceptable on a technicality.

    Having said that, I know that movie was always just called Raiders of the Lost Ark back then, just as surely as I know that Han shot first and FBI agents brandish guns and not walkie-talkies.

  6. fergojisan says:

    I’ll hand in my nerd card now, I missed B. But that looks like a scarf, not a life vest. :P

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