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Do you love Charlie Chaplin silents or black and white mysteries? Do the early talkies thrill you, or Busby Berkeley showstoppers make you swoon? This is the place for you!   

There are 144 quizzes and 1,440 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Classic Movie Match

Nothing complicated about this quiz! Just match these movies from the 1950s or earlier with the actor who appeared in a starring role.
Easy (10 qns)
daver852
Aug 11 16
741 plays
2
Black and White Classics!

I love the classics, and now I have a chance to give back. Here are some questions about some of my favorite classic movies, all films in black and white!
Tough (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Aug 06 07
9153 plays
3
Classic Movies Every Child Should See

The following is a list of movies made for 'grown-ups' from the 1920s to the 1950s that every child above the age of eight (with adult supervision) should be allowed to watch. There are more possibilities, of course, but here are ten recommendations.
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Nov 02 05
15846 plays
4
All-Time Great Films!

There are so many great old movie classics, one could 'catch up' with watching them forever. This quiz is dedicated to films of the distant past.
Average (10 qns)
thejazzkickazz
Aug 07 07
16329 plays
5
Classic Trivia from Classic Films

"A quiz warning I give so you know/ It ain't just 'bout the silver screen show/ Furthermore you can bet it's/ Not just about credits/ But broad-based - so give it a go." A quiz based on classic films released between 1948 up to 1968.
Average (10 qns)
casey317
Sep 10 09
5553 plays
6
Turner Classic Movies: "The Essentials" 2001

In April 2001, Rob Reiner debuted as the host of "The Essentials", a weekly presentation and discussion of classic films on the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable channel. These are ten of the films showcased that first season.
Easy (10 qns)
PDAZ
Sep 27 15
687 plays
7
Film Noir: All-Time Great Crime Dramas

Perhaps you remember seeing one of these films in a theater, or on television. The tough hero, the sultry heroine, a murder or two...all in glorious black and white. See if you can identify these terrific films from the clues I've given.
Average (10 qns)
robbieh
Mar 25 06
5508 plays
8
What Katharine Hepburn Didn't

In 1968, at the 40th Academy Awards, George Cukor accepted the Oscar for best actress on behalf of Katharine Hepburn, who didn't attend the ceremony. Let's see what else she didn't...
Average (10 qns)
beergirllaura
Mar 15 13
891 plays
9
More Classic Movies - Name the Co-Star

These are films that have made many lists of all-time greats. This time you'll be looking for co-stars, who are all famous actors. I'll supply some information about the film, you name the actor. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
robbieh
Nov 29 06
9153 plays
10
Child Movie Stars Of Long Ago

Here is a fun quiz that will bring back memories of those old movies we watch late at night. Can you name the child star? Well, give it a try and have fun!
Average (25 qns)
califredrose
Sep 21 00
15684 plays
11
Classic Trivia from Classic Films Part 2

Appreciating the positive feedback I received from my first 'Classic Trivia' quiz, let's go to the movies again. Warning! Not every question is about the actual film, cast or script. Period 1949-1968.
Average (10 qns)
casey317
Aug 11 11
2034 plays
12
Can You Name These Classic Movies?

This quiz is about classic, all-time great films. They all show up on anyone's top 100 movie list. If you haven't seen any of these wonderful movies, I recommend them highly. I'll supply a brief plot summary, and you select the correct title.
Very Easy (10 qns)
robbieh
Feb 16 06
20052 plays
13
Mr Movies Presents

In September 2013 Bill Collins celebrated his 50th anniversary of presenting movies on Australian television. Over six nights he presented his ten favourite films - join the countdown of movie classics, all originally released between 1939 and 1958.
Easy (10 qns)
looney_tunes
Apr 11 15
759 plays
14
National Film Registry: Part 1

Created in 1989, the National Film Registry of the U.S. inducts 25 films each year for preservation. I've got one question about each of the first 25 films inducted.
Average (15 qns)
Caseena
May 22 12
1410 plays
15
Classic Comedies

The Silent Era through to the 1940s is generally considered to be a Golden Age of American comedy. Test your knowledge of these classic films.
Average (10 qns)
Coriolanus
Jul 30 13
852 plays
16
Classic British Movies

There have been many British movies, from various studios, that could be called 'classics'. These questions will test your memory of just a few of them.
Difficult (10 qns)
romeomikegolf
May 11 08
2622 plays
17
Film Noir

Film noir, a term coined by the French, for a style of American movies that first evolved in the late 1930s, became prominent in the post-war era and lasted until about 1960.
Average (10 qns)
barina
Aug 17 04
3036 plays
18
Classics from the '20s: Actors and Films

The quiz will require knowledge about the Oscars and of unaccredited actors. Enjoy and have fun.
Average (10 qns)
chipperaaron54
Mar 13 13
534 plays
19
In Glorious Black and White

This selection is by no means a definitive top 10 list. It's just a list of films that have made a lasting impression on me and all are in black and white.
Easy (10 qns)
gme24
Sep 29 15
702 plays
20
National Film Registry: Part 2

Part two of my quiz on the first 25 films to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the United States.
Average (10 qns)
Caseena
May 29 12
927 plays
21
Classic Film Noir

Film Noir is one of my favourite film genres. I'll give you some facts about a classic film noir - you tell me which one it is.
Average (10 qns)
Coriolanus
Jul 24 13
687 plays
22
Classic Mystery Thrillers

This a collection of famous classic mystery and suspense movies. I will tell you what they are about but I will not reveal the ending, just in case you have not watched them (please, do so, they are wonderful)!
Average (10 qns)
Babilonia
Sep 17 13
726 plays
23
Totally Epic

The definition for what makes a film epic is inherently subjective. This quiz will test your knowledge of films I find totally epic. Thank you to pent2go for the quiz title. Best of luck!
Average (10 qns)
Triviaballer
Mar 10 15
765 plays
24
Classic Movies 1920-1950

If you enjoy classic movies filmed between 1920 and 1950, welcome to the Sizziloon team quiz on the subject! But I must warn you, though. There may be some spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
Squidwarddd
Feb 15 11
1605 plays
25
Odd One Out Part 2

As with my previous Odd One Out quiz, I'll give you the name of a director or star, and you tell me which of the four alternatives they didn't appear in or direct. All four films are linked, but not by the person named in the question.
Tough (10 qns)
Coriolanus
Aug 13 13
555 plays
26
National Film Registry: Part 3

The National Film Registry of the U.S. was created in 1989 to preserve "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" American films. This quiz covers some of the 25 films inducted in 1990.
Average (10 qns)
Caseena
Sep 11 15
462 plays
27
Classic Films That Are Actually Remakes

Think that the movie industry has run out of new ideas? Do you yearn for the innovative films of days gone-by? Well sorry, prepare for more disappointment, because in this quiz we find out that many beloved classic films are themselves remakes.
Average (10 qns)
adam36
Oct 06 15
795 plays
28
Odd One Out

I'll give you the name of a director or star, and you give me the name of the film they did not direct or appear in. All of the choices will have a common link, but it won't necessarily be the star or director named in the question.
Tough (10 qns)
Coriolanus
Jul 18 13
576 plays
29
Classic Movies - U.S. and U.K.

This is a multiple choice quiz about classic movies, created by paulmallon and mnbates.
Tough (10 qns)
mnbates
May 28 13
1026 plays
30
The Comique Films

From 1917 to 1920, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle made films at his Comique studio with Buster Keaton, Al St. John, and Luke the Dog. Can you identify the movies from the clues?
Average (15 qns)
ubermom
Dec 23 09
396 plays
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