What Your Favorite 80s Movie Says About Your Dating Persona

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – No sex on the first date.

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi – No handjobs on the first date.

Blade Runner – No lubricated handjobs on the first date.

Dangerous Liaisons – No self-esteem on the first date.

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Tootsie – No pants on the first date.

Dark Crystal – You’ve canceled a date to stay in and build leggo.

The Last Unicorn – You’ve canceled a date to write leggo fan-fic.

The Man From Snowy River – You don’t mind a good whipping.

The Karate Kid – You wax off, whack off.

The Neverending Story – You’re going to marry a beloved childhood friend. In a skimpy suede vest and chaps.

BMX Bandits – You’re not afraid to get down and dirty, or rock a perm.

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Field of Dreams – You’re not afraid to wear mom jeans.

Dirty Dancing – You’re not afraid of a man in a leotard.

Driving Miss Daisy – You’re not afraid of old man butt.

Labyrinth – Find your way to the codpiece by midnight, or lose your baby brother forever.

My Little Pony: The Movie – You have a ConAir vibrator.

The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland – Rainbows are fun to slide down.

The Land Before Time – The last time you had sex, people were still cracking floppy disc jokes.

Sixteen Candles – Statutory rape is funny until it gets you banned from Cinnabon nationwide.

Ghostbusters – Men in uniforms get your ectoplasm hot.

Annie – You’ll find “the one” tomorrow.


The Goonies – The treasure lies just beyond your awkward teenage years.

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Better Off Dead – You like to French.

Twins – You’re a hopeless romantic who believes there’s a Danny Devito doppleganger out there for everyone.

Uncle Buck – The morning after, you like to get PANCAKES.

Honey I Shrunk the Kids – Size doesn’t matter, it’s what you do with your Moranis that counts.

E.T. The Extra Terrestrial – You’re not worried about interplanetary/venereal contagion.

Raiders of the Lost Ark – To the ends of the Earth, you’ll find the G-spot.

Amadeus – You’ve been a dating pro since you were five.


Blade Runner – You’re not on a date, your neurons are just being commandeered by someone tall, dark and

Blue Velvet – You’re pretty weird, even without the mask.

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The Elephant Man – You’re not a human being! You are are an animal. In bed.

The Shining – Your speak dirty in the third person.

The Terminator – You like apocalypse sex because everyone gets a second coming.

Die Hard – If he has a nicer apartment than you, you’re not leaving the building.

The Princess Bride – If he’s “handy with a sword,” you’re not leaving the building.

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The Big Chill – If he’s into charity sex, you’re not leaving the building.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High – Your dream date takes place in the back of an orange sedan.

Scarface – You always tell the truth. Even when you lie in bed.

This Is Spinal Tap – Don’t be afraid to crank things up past 10.

Back to the Future – Beware of accidentally dating your mom.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? – You can get out of a bad date, but only if it’s funny.

When Harry Met Sally – You will never want … that wagon wheel coffee table.

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Chariots of Fire – You’re all about the chase.

A Nightmare on Elm Street – You’ve been running through my mind all day. Screaming.

Broadcast News – You’re all shoulder pad and no pleat.

Hoosiers – Your practices aren’t designed for people’s enjoyment.

The Breakfast Club – You like being “detained.”

Big – You’re looking for someone with a good job, bunk beds and a trampoline.

The Little Mermaid – You’re a princess who is never satisfied, no matter how good the blowout.

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Strange Brew – You’re looking for–jelly donut!–you’re easily distracted.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – You can do it forwards and backwards.

Stand By Me – You’d cross state lines for the right body.

Superman II – When you fake it, they can tell, because your hair is hardly moving.

Caddyshack – You’re looking for someone who likes to swing.