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Oscars of the '90s

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Oscars of the 90s game quiz
"The following is a quiz that looks back at the last ten years of Academy Award winners and nominees. (NOTE: This quiz defines 'films of the '90s' as all films released between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 1999.)"

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1. By the year 2001, Miramax Films has an unbroken, nine-year run of Best Picture nominations. What film started this streak?
    My Left Foot
    The Crying Game
    The Piano
    The English Patient


2. Who is the most-nominated actor of the 1990s?
    Tom Hanks
    Denzel Washington
    Al Pacino
    Anthony Hopkins


3. In the 1990s, the most nominations any non-Best Picture nominee had received was seven. This dubious record is held by two films, both gangster stories. One was 'Dick Tracy'. What was the other?
    The Godfather Part III
    The Untouchables
    Miller's Crossing
    Bullets Over Broadway


4. The Best Musical or Comedy Score category lasted for four years, from 1995 to 1998 (who knows, it may come back). It was created, in part, to keep the popular Disney musicals from competing with (and beating) more 'serious' dramatic fare. But what is the only Disney film to actually win this award in those four years?
    The Lion King
    Pocahontas
    Mulan
    Tarzan


5. What is the only Best Picture winner of the 1990s to also win Best Makeup?
    Braveheart
    The English Patient
    Shakespeare in Love
    Titanic


6. Martin Scorsese was nominated for two films in the 1990s. One was 'GoodFellas'. What was the other?
    The Age of Innocence
    Kundun
    Casino
    The Last Temptation of Christ


7. Nick Park has won the Best Animated Short Oscar an impressive three times: in 1990, 1993 and 1995. Which of the following shorts did he NOT win for?
    A Close Shave
    A Grand Day Out
    Creature Comforts
    The Wrong Trousers


8. What is the only Best Adapted Screenplay winner of the 1990s NOT to have been based on a book?
    Shadowlands
    Sling Blade
    Gods and Monsters
    The Madness of King George


9. Which of the following films was awarded its Best Visual Effects Oscar as a Special Achievement Award (in other words, not in a competitive category)?
    Babe
    Total Recall
    Jurassic Park
    Toy Story


10. Besides Picture and Director, EVERY Best Picture winner of the 1990s was nominated in what category?
    Art Direction
    Sound Design
    Cinematography
    Film Editing


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Compiled Jun 28 12