How Much Do You Know About The Brat Pack?

The Brat Pack was a group of young adult actors who starred in a string of movies throughout the q980s and early 1990s. The group included everyone from Demi Moore to Emilio Estevez and they starred in films like Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club. These celebrities were some of Hollywood’s elite and some of them are still extremely popular to this day.

So how well do you remember these famous faces? Would you be able to correctly answer questions about this group even though thirty years have passed? Let’s take a trip down memory lane to find out!

The Brat Pack was a group of young adult actors who starred in a string of movies throughout the q980s and early 1990s. The group included everyone from Demi Moore to Emilio Estevez and they starred in films like Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club. These celebrities were some of Hollywood’s elite and some of them are still extremely popular to this day.

So how well do you remember these famous faces? Would you be able to correctly answer questions about this group even though thirty years have passed? Let’s take a trip down memory lane to find out!

What publication first coined the term “Brat Pack”?

  • Good Housekeeping
  • New York Magazine
  • People
  • Vogue

The nickname “Brat Pack” was first mentioned in a 1985 article by New York Magazine by David Blum. It was a play on a group of entertainers called “The Rat Pack”.

The nickname “Brat Pack” was first mentioned in a 1985 article by New York Magazine by David Blum. It was a play on a group of entertainers called “The Rat Pack”.

In the article, who was listed as the unofficial president of the Brat Pack?

  • Emilio Estevez
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Robe Lowe
  • Judd Nelson

The same article that coined Brat Pack, was the same article that listed Emilio Estevez as its “unofficial president”.

The same article that coined Brat Pack, was the same article that listed Emilio Estevez as its “unofficial president”.

What two movies are called the “hallmark” of the Brat Pack?

  • Pretty In Pink and The Outsiders
  • Fresh Horses and Class
  • Weird Science and The Pick-Up Artist
  • The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire

The two defining movies of the Brat Pack are The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo Street as most of the actors have starred in both films.

The two defining movies of the Brat Pack are The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo Street as most of the actors have starred in both films.

How many people are in the Brat Pack?

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10

Although the number tends to vary, the core Brat Pack members include Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy.

Although the number tends to vary, the core Brat Pack members include Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy.

What kind of films did the Brat Pack star in?

  • Action
  • Horror
  • Science Fiction
  • Coming-of-age

Coming-of-age is a genre of teen films that focuses on the growth of a character from youth to adulthood. Many, if not all of the Brat Pack films are in this category.

Coming-of-age is a genre of teen films that focuses on the growth of a character from youth to adulthood. Many, if not all of the Brat Pack films are in this category.

In which American city were most of the Brat Pack movies filmed?

  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles
  • Orlando

Many of the Brat Pack films were filmed and set in the suburbs in and around Chicago.

Many of the Brat Pack films were filmed and set in the suburbs in and around Chicago.

What film had the most members of the Brat Pack?

  • Some Kind of Wonderful
  • Sixteen Candles
  • St. Elmo's Fire
  • Mannequin

Six of eight members of the Brat Pack were in St. Elmo’s Street. The missing two members were Anthony Michael Hall and Molly Ringwald.

Six of eight members of the Brat Pack were in St. Elmo’s Street. The missing two members were Anthony Michael Hall and Molly Ringwald.

How long did it take John Hughes to write Sixteen Candles?

  • One month
  • One weekend
  • One year
  • One day

In an interview, it was revealed by Molly Ringwald that not only did Hughes write Sixteen Candles in a weekend, but he was also inspired by a headshot of Molly Ringwald.

In an interview, it was revealed by Molly Ringwald that not only did Hughes write Sixteen Candles in a weekend, but he was also inspired by a headshot of Molly Ringwald.

Which of the following John Hughes films is not a Brat Pack film?

  • Back to the Future
  • Oxford Blues
  • About Last Night
  • Blue City

The Brat Pack films include Weird Science, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, About Last Night, Betsy’s Wedding and a few other films. Back to the Future is not one of those films.

The Brat Pack films include Weird Science, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, About Last Night, Betsy’s Wedding and a few other films. Back to the Future is not one of those films.

In what movie were there five members of the Brat Pack in detention?

  • Bad Boys
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Youngblood
  • Betsy's Wedding

The only film that stars five members of the Brat Pack is The Breakfast Club. It is one of very few movies to have five or more members.

The only film that stars five members of the Brat Pack is The Breakfast Club. It is one of very few movies to have five or more members.

What movies stars Emilio Estevez as Two-Bit and Rob Lowe as Sodapop?

  • War Games
  • Taps
  • The Outsiders
  • Wisdom

The Outsiders is a 1983 Francis Ford Coppola film about rivals gangs. It stars Emilio Estevez as Keith “Two-Bit” Mathews and Rob Lowe as Sodapop Patrick Curtis.

The Outsiders is a 1983 Francis Ford Coppola film about rivals gangs. It stars Emilio Estevez as Keith “Two-Bit” Mathews and Rob Lowe as Sodapop Patrick Curtis.

Which actor played the role of the ‘lovable goofball’ Duckie, in love with Andie Walsh in Pretty in Pink?

  • Andrew McCarthy
  • James Spader
  • Jon Cryer
  • Harry Dean Stanton

Jonathan Cryer starred in several films, his breakthrough role being Duckie in John Hughes’ Pretty in Pink. He went on to star in Two and a Half Men and Superman IV.

Jonathan Cryer starred in several films, his breakthrough role being Duckie in John Hughes’ Pretty in Pink. He went on to star in Two and a Half Men and Superman IV.

Who are the main characters in Weird Science?

  • Bert and Ernie
  • Elliot and Christopher
  • Wyatt and Gary
  • Jerry and George

Weird Science is a 1985 film starring Anthony Michael Hall as Gary Wallace, Ilan Mitchell-Smith as Wyatt Donnelly and Kelly LeBrock as Lisa.

Weird Science is a 1985 film starring Anthony Michael Hall as Gary Wallace, Ilan Mitchell-Smith as Wyatt Donnelly and Kelly LeBrock as Lisa.

Which of the following Brat Packer was not in St. Elmo’s Fire?

  • Emilio Estevez
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Ally Sheedy
  • Judd Nelson

The only two members of the Brat Pack who were absent from St. Elmo’s Fire are Anthony Michael Hall and Molly Ringwald.

The only two members of the Brat Pack who were absent from St. Elmo’s Fire are Anthony Michael Hall and Molly Ringwald.

Who does Claire kiss at the end of The Breakfast Club?

  • Andrew Clark
  • Brian Johnson
  • Richard Vernon
  • John Bender

Even though Claire sees herself as “too good” for the boys at her school, she is attracted to the school’s bad boy, John Bender. She gives him a kiss at the end of the film.

Even though Claire sees herself as “too good” for the boys at her school, she is attracted to the school’s bad boy, John Bender. She gives him a kiss at the end of the film.

What are the names of the two competing groups in The Outsiders?

  • Docs and Greasers
  • Warriors and T-Birds
  • Wolverines and Goonies
  • Natives and Dillingers

The Outsiders is a 1983 drama film that was adapted from a 1967 novel with the same name. It follows the story of competing groups the Greasers and the Socs.

The Outsiders is a 1983 drama film that was adapted from a 1967 novel with the same name. It follows the story of competing groups the Greasers and the Socs.

Which of these Brat Pack films does not star Rob Lowe?

  • Kansas
  • The Breakfast Club
  • One Crazy Summer
  • Wisdom

Rob Lowe, a member of the Brat Pack, has starred in all of the following films, The Outsiders, Class, Oxford Blues, St. Elmo’s Fire, and About Last Night…

Rob Lowe, a member of the Brat Pack, has starred in all of the following films, The Outsiders, Class, Oxford Blues, St. Elmo’s Fire, and About Last Night…

Which member of the Brat Pack did not star in at least 5 films?

  • Judd Nelson
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Ally Sheedy
  • Demi Moore

All of the following actors have starred in at least five Brat Pack films except Demi Moore, who starred in three.

All of the following actors have starred in at least five Brat Pack films except Demi Moore, who starred in three.

What did Ferris Bueller get for his birthday?

  • A car
  • A cat
  • A computer
  • Nothing

Despite wanting and asking for a car, he was given a computer for his birthday, which he whines about throughout the movie.

Despite wanting and asking for a car, he was given a computer for his birthday, which he whines about throughout the movie.

Whose Brat Pack roles included Allison Reynolds, Leslie Hunter and Annie Rayford?

  • Ally Sheedy
  • Kelly Preston
  • Demi Moore
  • Molly Ringwald

Ally Sheedy starred in several Brat Pack films including Rona in Oxford Blues, Allison Reynolds in The Breakfast Club, Leslie Hunter in St. Elmo’s Street and Annie Rayford in Blue City.

Ally Sheedy starred in several Brat Pack films including Rona in Oxford Blues, Allison Reynolds in The Breakfast Club, Leslie Hunter in St. Elmo’s Street and Annie Rayford in Blue City.

What was the last Brat Pack movie with at least two members of the group?

  • Some Kind of Wonderful
  • Blue City
  • Youngbloods
  • Betsy's Wedding

Most of the Brat Pack films were created in the 1980s with a few in the early 1990s. The last film to have two core members (Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy) is Betsy’s Wedding.

Most of the Brat Pack films were created in the 1980s with a few in the early 1990s. The last film to have two core members (Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy) is Betsy’s Wedding.

Which member of the Brat Pack played the role of Jules Van Patten in St. Elmo’s Fire?

  • Winona Ryder
  • Molly Ringwald
  • Demi Moore
  • Lea Thompson

Brat Packer Demi Moore took on the role of Julianna “Jules” Van Patten in the 1985 film St. Elmo’s Fire.

Brat Packer Demi Moore took on the role of Julianna “Jules” Van Patten in the 1985 film St. Elmo’s Fire.

On what did Jake and Samantha sit with her birthday cake in Sixteen Candles?

  • On a bed
  • On a dining table
  • On the floor
  • On the kitchen counter

Sixteen Candles tells the story of high school sophomore Samantha whose birthday is forgotten by her family. At the end of the movie, Sam and Jake sit on a birthday table while she blows out the candle.

Sixteen Candles tells the story of high school sophomore Samantha whose birthday is forgotten by her family. At the end of the movie, Sam and Jake sit on a birthday table while she blows out the candle.

Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy from Pretty in Pink reunited in which film?

  • Fresh Horses
  • Red Dawn
  • We're No Angels
  • Heaven Help

Two years after starring in Pretty in Pink Together, Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy reunited in Fresh Horses as Jewel and Matt. The film is based on a 1986 play by Larry Ketron.

Two years after starring in Pretty in Pink Together, Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy reunited in Fresh Horses as Jewel and Matt. The film is based on a 1986 play by Larry Ketron.

Which member of the Brat Pack became a regular on Saturday Night Live?

  • Rob Lowe
  • Emilio Estevez
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Ally Sheedy

After starring in several John Hughes movies, he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live during the show’s 1985-86 season.

After starring in several John Hughes movies, he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live during the show’s 1985-86 season.

What device is Lisa from Weird Science named after?

  • Apple Lisa
  • Lisa Frank
  • Lisa Marie Presley
  • Lisa Lopes

Lisa from Weird Science is named after Apple Lisa which made its debut in 1983. A little-known fact is that Apple Lisa was named after Steve Job’s daughter.

Lisa from Weird Science is named after Apple Lisa which made its debut in 1983. A little-known fact is that Apple Lisa was named after Steve Job’s daughter.

What movie was filmed in the same high school as Pretty in Pink?

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Grease
  • Back to the Future
  • Ghostbusters

The high school in Pretty in Pink is the same school seen in Grease. The John Marshall High School also happens to. Be the original set of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

The high school in Pretty in Pink is the same school seen in Grease. The John Marshall High School also happens to. Be the original set of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Which Brat Pack member had an album at the age of six?

  • Demi Moore
  • Rob Lowe
  • Judd Nelson
  • Molly Ringwald

Molly Ringwald is the daughter of a jazz pianist and a chef and by the age of six, she recorded an entire jazz album.

Molly Ringwald is the daughter of a jazz pianist and a chef and by the age of six, she recorded an entire jazz album.

What film did Rob Lowe and Ally Sheedy star in?

  • Oxford Blues
  • St. Elmo's Fire
  • Hail Caesar
  • Class

The only Brat Pack film featuring both Rob Lowe and Ally Sheedy is Oxford Blues. The film is a remake of the 1938 film A Yank at Oxford.

The only Brat Pack film featuring both Rob Lowe and Ally Sheedy is Oxford Blues. The film is a remake of the 1938 film A Yank at Oxford.

Which of these Avengers had a supporting role in Weird Science?

  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Chris Evans
  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Jeremy Renner

Robert Downey Jr. played the role of senior jock and bully Ian. Because of his performance, it was believed that he was a member of the Brat Pack.

Robert Downey Jr. played the role of senior jock and bully Ian. Because of his performance, it was believed that he was a member of the Brat Pack.

Which member of the Brat Pack is brothers with Charlie Sheen?

  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Rob Lowe
  • Andrew McCarthy
  • Emilio Estevez

Emilio Esteves is an actor and director who is the son of actor, Martin Sheen. He is the older brother of Charlie Sheen, Ramon Estevez and Renée Estevez.

Emilio Esteves is an actor and director who is the son of actor, Martin Sheen. He is the older brother of Charlie Sheen, Ramon Estevez and Renée Estevez.

Which Brat Packer actress starred in Ghost in 1990?

  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Demi Moore
  • Ally Sheedy
  • Molly Ringwald

Despite starring in several Brat Pack films, it wasn’t until Demi Moore starred in Ghost that she was considered one of the greats.

Despite starring in several Brat Pack films, it wasn’t until Demi Moore starred in Ghost that she was considered one of the greats.

What member of the Brat Pack wrote a memoir called Stories I Only Tell My Friends?

  • Andrew McCarthy
  • Emilio Estevez
  • Judd Nelson
  • Rob Lowe

Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography is Rob Lowe’s memoir. It goes into detail about being a celebrity teenager, being in the Brat Pack and his misfortunes.

Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography is Rob Lowe’s memoir. It goes into detail about being a celebrity teenager, being in the Brat Pack and his misfortunes.

Which two members of the Brat Pack were once engaged?

  • Demi Moore and Emilio Estevez
  • Molly Ringwald and Rob Lowe
  • Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson
  • Demi Moore and Anthony Michael Hall

Emilio and Demi met on the set of St. Elmo’s Fire and after six months of dating, they were engaged. Shortly after mailing out the wedding invitations, the wedding was called off by Demi.

Emilio and Demi met on the set of St. Elmo’s Fire and after six months of dating, they were engaged. Shortly after mailing out the wedding invitations, the wedding was called off by Demi.

Which member of the Brat Pack turned down roles in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Pretty in Pink?

  • Rob Lowe
  • Judd Nelson
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Andrew McCarthy

Before Broderick was cast as the title character in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the role was reportedly offered to Anthony Michael Hall which he turned down. He did the same to Pretty in Pink to avoid being typecast.

Before Broderick was cast as the title character in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the role was reportedly offered to Anthony Michael Hall which he turned down. He did the same to Pretty in Pink to avoid being typecast.

What was Rob Lowe’s first on-screen appearance after his very public career fallout in 1988?

  • The Young and the Restless
  • The West Wing
  • General Hospital
  • Coronation Street

After a scandal in 1988, Rob Lowe’s public image significantly declined. He played Sam Seaborn in The West Wing from 1999 to 2003.

After a scandal in 1988, Rob Lowe’s public image significantly declined. He played Sam Seaborn in The West Wing from 1999 to 2003.

Which Brat Packer has directed a few episodes of Orange is the New Black?

  • Rob Lowe
  • Andrew McCarthy
  • Judd Nelson
  • Ally Sheedy

Andrew Thomas McCarthy is an actor, writer and director whose body of work includes directing fourteen episodes of Orange is the New Black.

Andrew Thomas McCarthy is an actor, writer and director whose body of work includes directing fourteen episodes of Orange is the New Black.

Who was ranked number one on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars?

  • Molly Ringwald
  • Emilio Estevez
  • Anthony Michael Hall
  • Demi Moore

Molly Ringwald was one of the most well-known members of the Brat Pack. In 2011, VH1 ranked her as number one on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

Molly Ringwald was one of the most well-known members of the Brat Pack. In 2011, VH1 ranked her as number one on VH1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

Who gave the Brat Pack the Silver Bucket of Excellence Award in 2005?

  • Emmys
  • Grammys
  • BET
  • MTV

In 2005, the Brat Pack won the Silver Bucket of Excellence Award at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards. Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy and Paul Gleason were there to accept it.

In 2005, the Brat Pack won the Silver Bucket of Excellence Award at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards. Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy and Paul Gleason were there to accept it.

Pretty in Pink is named after a song by which artist?

  • Foreigners
  • Aerosmith
  • Psychedelic Furs
  • Def Leppard

The movie Pretty in Pink is named after a song by the Psychedelic Furs, which is also included in the film’s soundtrack.

The movie Pretty in Pink is named after a song by the Psychedelic Furs, which is also included in the film’s soundtrack.

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