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This category is dedicated to mixture quizzes organized around specific themes. That can be an actor, director, subject, style. If you're looking for quizzes on baseball movies, Julia Roberts movies, or horse movies, this is the place.

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Editors: spanishliz, skunkee, jmorrow, LadyCaitriona Quiz Search:
1 Home
There's no place like home and the film industry sure knows it. This quiz will look at a number of films, spanning many decades, that all contain a major theme of, or minor reference to, getting home. Warning: may contain spoilers.
Average
10 Q
Aussiedrongo
Apr 18 11
4182 plays
2 Would Jesus Wear a Rolex?
An anachronism is an object misplaced in time. In movies especially, it is distracting to see an object in a movie that has not been invented yet. For example a gladiator wearing a watch. This quiz is about movie anachronisms.
Tough
10 Q
1nn1
Nov 30 14
252 plays
3 Pre-Code Blockbusters
Pre-code films are films made before The Motion Picture Production Code, more commonly known as the Hays Code, was enforced in 1934. The Hays Code was created in 1930 to eliminate sexual situations and innuendo in film, but wasn't enforced until 1934.
Easy
10 Q
Tigerlily2kx
Nov 26 14
315 plays
4 Feeling Sick in the Movies
Inspired by a bout with the 'flu, I decided it was time to make a quiz about people struggling with illness within the movies. Come help me put names to these, *cough*, less than healthy films!
Easy
10 Q
skunkee
Feb 04 06
7560 plays
5 Teens in the 80s
Remember the teen-related flicks from the 80s, the ones that didn't rely on constant jokes about flatulence and other bodily functions, but dealt with real life problems? This quiz is about them...enjoy!
Easy
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Mar 10 06
12594 plays
6 What's in a Title? Film Noir
I'll give a bit of the plot, the director, and the year of ten film noirs, you just pick the title. They are in chronological order (1940 - 1950), and the red herrings were released the same year.
Average
10 Q
thula2
Jan 10 14
510 plays
7 Lobsters in Film
In this Author Challenge quiz, see how much you know about films in which lobsters make an appearance. There are more than you might think!
Average
10 Q
stedman
Dec 03 11
507 plays
8 Ten Seconds to Detonation
Tick, tick, tick. The bomb's about to go off- the timer's counting down. Identify these ten films about bombs or timed devices and make sure to cut the right wire! Good luck!
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jun 12 10
7011 plays
9 This Quiz is a Real Slap in the Face
These questions are about movies which contain scenes where someone is, you guessed it, slapped in the face. When this quiz was born it was so ugly, the doctor slapped its mother. :)
Average
10 Q
Polaris101
Apr 25 09
1674 plays
10 How on Earth Did That Get in Here!
Anachronism, the appearance in movie scenes of objects that could not have been present at that time and place, are often the subject of 'blooper spotting'. Do you recall these examples?
Average
10 Q
looney_tunes
Dec 11 12
924 plays
11 Gimmicks in the Movies
Many movies use gimmicks or special techniques to create a mood or emphasize a point. In "Pleasantville" people changed from black and white to colour, after interacting with the main characters. All these films use some such similar gimmick
Easy
10 Q
skunkee
Jan 06 06
5085 plays
12 Hollywood's Super Blockbusters
In the US, in the twentieth century, twenty-three films earned more than billion dollars (adjusted for inflation). This quiz explores how and by whom these super blockbusters were made.
Average
15 Q
uglybird
Jul 06 06
3189 plays
13 Just What the Actors Ordered
A number of actors have moved from acting in front of the camera to calling the shots from behind the camera as directors or producers. While some of them have excelled in their new roles, others floundered.
Easy
10 Q
zorba_scank
Nov 28 10
1758 plays
14 Big, Big, Big! Film Epics
Some films (or film series) are so vast in scope, so full of legendary heroes and ominously evil villains, that the only word to aptly describe them is 'epic'. This quiz takes a look at a few such films...good luck!
Average
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Dec 10 05
11004 plays
15 Buddy Movies I
These movies all contain a 'buddy' duo, friends who, by whatever circumstance, join together in a common cause. Be my buddy and try this quiz!
Easy
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Dec 09 05
10170 plays
16 It Never Made the Cut
This quiz, an Author Challenge, covers scenes and script concepts from the '70s and '80s that, for one reason or other, never made the final cut of the film. Knowledge outside of the films, although helpful, isn't essential. Warning: Spoilers Ahead!
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10 Q
jmorrow
Sep 11 09
1113 plays
17 Movies for Sadists II: Electric Boogaloo
If you only hurt the ones you love, the people behind these movies must have loved audiences a lot. Proceed at your own risk; they don't make decontamination sprays for your brains.
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10 Q
Correspondguy
Jan 24 10
453 plays
18 We Rob Banks
"We rob banks." So said Clyde Barrow in "Bonnie and Clyde", uttering a quote that would become one of the AFI's top 100. Here we will look at some other movie characters who also robbed banks.
Tough
10 Q
spanishliz
Sep 30 13
534 plays
19 Knockout
Team quiz by Pi in the Sky
Where would the movies be without a good fight scene every now and then. Here are ten to identify.
Average
10 Q
Christinap
Feb 12 12
4383 plays
20 Water Under the Bridge
Now that you've come to the bridge, why not cross it and answer questions on movies which had bridges play a small, or large, part in them. Enjoy this response to kyleisalive's quiz challenge!
Average
10 Q
Polaris101
Jul 16 09
657 plays
21 Movies About Fire
Each of these movies is in some way linked with fire, and that fire is pivotal to the plot. I'll describe the movie, and you tell me the name.
Easy
10 Q
skunkee
Mar 04 04
8895 plays
22 A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
According to the song in Walt Disney's "Cinderella", 'A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes'. Let's explore the dream references in some other movies.
Average
10 Q
looney_tunes
May 02 10
672 plays
23 Here There Be Treasure
And where there's treasure, there's usually someone searching for it. Answer questions about movies where a treasure of some kind was being sought.
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10 Q
Polaris101
Mar 10 08
1944 plays
24 Stoner Dude
Every stoner comedy has to have a stoner dude. With the dudes in mind, can you name these ten films? Good luck!
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Sep 09 14
381 plays
25 "Soylent Green is People!"
Okay, sorry about that. If you wish to continue, be warned that this quiz will contain spoilers for ten more films. This quiz is brought to you by the Inter-Continental Ballistic Sheep!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Oct 27 13
399 plays
26 "That Movie Blows Up Well"
When "Terminator: Salvation" was released in 2009, one critic simply said the movie wasn't good, but that it "blows up well". Let's see what other movies are explosion-inclined...maybe even a bit too much. Good luck!
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10 Q
kyleisalive
Nov 30 09
774 plays
27 A Guilden Movie Marathon
The Guild is off to the movies and members have decided to sit through a monster marathon of films featuring gold, riches or even treasure. Grab your popcorn and join this crazy bunch of movie goers.
Average
15 Q
Nannanut
Jun 19 08
1263 plays
28 Product Placement in the Movies
Having their product displayed in the movies can be a real shot in the arm for some companies, and many pay big bucks for the privilege. All of these films have provided wonderful advertising venues for the products and companies used therein.
Easy
10 Q
skunkee
Apr 04 06
2763 plays
29 Buddy Can You Spare An Answer
This quiz is about 'buddies' in movies. By the end of 10 questions, you should see something else they have in common.
Average
10 Q
suzi_greer
Jan 03 11
930 plays
30 O Father, Where Art Thou?
This quiz has one common link - fathers!
Average
10 Q
Plodd
Aug 29 10
543 plays
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* Who played the the big-time mobster who was the victim of the elaborate con game in 'The Sting'?
* Steve McQueen played the title role in 'The Cincinnati Kid', but who played the older poker player, known as 'The Man'?
* Who starred with her dad as a couple of Bible-selling con artists in 'Paper Moon'?
* Who was the 'Flim Flam Man', in the 1967 film of the same name?
* What hand does 'the little lady' hold in the 1966 film 'A Big Hand for the Little Lady'?


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