Do you remember what year these movies are set in?

Step into our time machine and take a look at your favorite films!

 

If you were lucky enough to live through the decades of yesteryear, congratulations. For the rest of you who were forced to live those times vicariously through film, this quiz is for you. We're giving you a movie with a setting that takes place in the past, but it's your job to tell us exactly when! Remember, we're not quizzing you on when the movie was released, but rather, when the movie takes place!

  1. Released in 2000, what decade is the film Almost Famous set in?
  2. What year is the Tom Hanks film That Thing You Do! set in?
  3. Although Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused was released in 1993, it takes place on the last day of school in what year?
  4. Grease premiered in 1978, but the actual film takes place in which year?
  5. The film Boogie Nights begins in what decade?
  6. Released in 1973, when does American Graffiti take place?
  7. In the Rob Reiner film Stand By Me, an adult Gordon in the 1980s recalls a childhood experience in what year?
  8. In what decade does the film The Godfather end?
  9. What year does the 2009 film Adventureland, directed by Greg Mottola, take place?
  10. Although released in 2017, what decade does It: Chapter One take place in?

Do you remember what year these movies are set in?

Your Result...

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45 Comments

TammyMeador 13 days ago
You got 6 out of 10
Looks like you almost crushed it, but couldn't seal the deal!
csonka71 16 days ago
You got 8 out of 10
No confusion about it, you really know your movies!
Chrissypoo 16 days ago
Always thought American Graffiti was the summer of 63 - last summer before JFK was assassinated
Crisco 19 days ago
You got 7 out of 10
No confusion about it, you really know your movies!
Peter_Falk_Fan 19 days ago
8/10 I guessed on half of them (the ones I haven't seen).
JayBurd 20 days ago
You got 8 out of 10
No confusion about it, you really know your movies!
dazeofwine 20 days ago
Wow 10/10. I guessed on the last two but I guessed correctly.
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