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Wheels On The Reels: 20 Awesome Vanity License Plates From Film (Quiz)

Typically employed as a comedic sight gag or visual accent for character development, the vanity license plate has a long and rich history in film. Compiled below are 20 examples of the form, along with a simple but challenging quiz.

How many of these ego-fueling alphanumerical strings can you identify?

1. ECTO-1

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A. Ghost In The Machine
B. Ghostbusters
C. Ghost

2. NRVOUS

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A. Home Alone
B. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
C. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

3. BAN ONE

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A. Drive
B. The Cannonball Run
C. Smokey And The Bandit

4. PSY WGN

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A. Kill Bill: Vol 1.
B. Death Proof
C. The Fast And The Furious

5. OUTATIME

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A. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
B. Back To The Future
C. Hot Tub Time Machine

6. AZZ KIKR

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A. Armageddon
B. Transformers
C. Con-Air

7. SO COOL

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A. Adventures In Babysitting
B. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
C. Planes, Trains and Automobiles

8. MY PRSHE

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A. Office Space
B. Idiocracy
C. Pineapple Express

9. SOUTHPAW

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A. Raging Bull
B. Rocky IV
C. Rocky II

10. AWSOM 50

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A. The Good Life
B. Driven
C. Cobra

11. LUV ME

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A. National Lampoon’s Vacation
B. Gone In 60 Seconds
C. Christine

12. MUF DVR

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A. Dazed & Confused
B. Dude, Where’s My Car?
C. Up In Smoke

13. UZI 4U

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A. Raising Arizona
B. Zero Dark Thirty
C. Tremors

14. DEV IL

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A. 101 Dalmatians
B. The Aristocats
C. The Devil Wears Prada

15. THX 138

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A. Star Wars: A New Hope
B. Swingers
C. American Graffiti

(Less a vanity plate and more of a directorial Easter Egg-cum-calling card.)

16. FCK IT

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A. Friday
B. Boyz N The Hood
C. Training Day

17. STARK 33

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A. Iron Man
B. Iron Man 2
C. The Avengers

18. BENNY

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A. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
B. Cars
C. Hop

19. D-FENS

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A. The War Of The Roses
B. Falling Down
C. Romancing The Stone

20. SPOIL’D ROTT’N I

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A. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
B. Spaceballs
C. The Last Starfighter

ANSWERS

1. B 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. B 6. C 7. A 8. A 9. B 10. C 11. A 12. C 13. C 14. A 15. C 16. A. 17. C 18. A 19. B 20. B

YOUR SCORE

0-4: Unsafe at any speed.

5-8: License suspended pending remedial actions.

9-12: Provisional driving privileges hereby granted.

13-16: More machine than man, more Autobot than Decepticon.

17-20: Do you write for Jalopnik?

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