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Quiz about My Favorite Movies of 1996
Quiz about My Favorite Movies of 1996

My Favorite Movies of 1996 Trivia Quiz


The year 1996 was, in my opinion, another great year for movies. I had a hard time narrowing my list down to just these fifteen films. See if you agree with me in these movies!

A matching quiz by Reamar42. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Reamar42
Time
4 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
413,347
Updated
Aug 03 23
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
13 / 15
Plays
721
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 47 (15/15), Guest 174 (2/15), Guest 136 (8/15).
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1. This film, an homage to 1950s-era science fiction movies, portrays an invasion of the Earth by little green men.  
  Kingpin
2. A pregnant North Dakota police chief investigating a triple murder stumbles on to a kidnapping.  
  From Dusk til Dawn
3. An American rock and roll band rides a song to the top, then abruptly breaks up while recording new material.  
  Mars Attacks!
4. A man that can see spirits battle a mass murderer whose ghost has come back to claim more victims.  
  The Crucible
5. A high-profile Chicago attorney takes on the case of a homeless man accused of murdering a Catholic archbishop.  
  Mother Night
6. A gay nightclub owner's son announces that he is marrying the daughter of a prominent conservative politician.  
  The Birdcage
7. A white, Arkansas man finds out that his birth mother was a black woman, and that he has another family of which he knew nothing about.  
  The People vs. Larry Flynt
8. A one-handed former champion bowler talks an Amish man into entering a tournament in Las Vegas.  
  Ghosts of Mississippi
9. This biopic tells the story of the role played by an Irish revolutionary in the fight against English rule in the early 20th century.  
  A Time to Kill
10. In a small New England town in 1692, accusations of witchcraft divide the residents.  
  Michael Collins
11. In a small Mississippi town, a white lawyer defends a black man who killed two white men who raped his daughter.  
  A Family Thing
12. A family's recreational vehicle is hijacked by a pair of criminal brothers who are fleeing to Mexico.  
  That Thing You Do!
13. A publisher of a pornographic magazine has troubles with the law.  
  The Frighteners
14. During World War II, an American expatriate secretly works for the U.S. government while broadcasting Nazi propaganda.   
  Fargo
15. A Mississippi family finally gets justice for the murder of the father, a leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.  
  Primal Fear





Select each answer

1. This film, an homage to 1950s-era science fiction movies, portrays an invasion of the Earth by little green men.
2. A pregnant North Dakota police chief investigating a triple murder stumbles on to a kidnapping.
3. An American rock and roll band rides a song to the top, then abruptly breaks up while recording new material.
4. A man that can see spirits battle a mass murderer whose ghost has come back to claim more victims.
5. A high-profile Chicago attorney takes on the case of a homeless man accused of murdering a Catholic archbishop.
6. A gay nightclub owner's son announces that he is marrying the daughter of a prominent conservative politician.
7. A white, Arkansas man finds out that his birth mother was a black woman, and that he has another family of which he knew nothing about.
8. A one-handed former champion bowler talks an Amish man into entering a tournament in Las Vegas.
9. This biopic tells the story of the role played by an Irish revolutionary in the fight against English rule in the early 20th century.
10. In a small New England town in 1692, accusations of witchcraft divide the residents.
11. In a small Mississippi town, a white lawyer defends a black man who killed two white men who raped his daughter.
12. A family's recreational vehicle is hijacked by a pair of criminal brothers who are fleeing to Mexico.
13. A publisher of a pornographic magazine has troubles with the law.
14. During World War II, an American expatriate secretly works for the U.S. government while broadcasting Nazi propaganda.
15. A Mississippi family finally gets justice for the murder of the father, a leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

Most Recent Scores
Apr 07 2024 : Guest 47: 15/15
Apr 05 2024 : Guest 174: 2/15
Apr 04 2024 : Guest 136: 8/15
Apr 03 2024 : Guest 136: 12/15
Apr 02 2024 : Guest 24: 11/15
Mar 31 2024 : Guest 78: 13/15
Mar 30 2024 : Guest 69: 10/15
Mar 26 2024 : Guest 163: 13/15
Mar 24 2024 : ellevenus57: 10/15

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This film, an homage to 1950s-era science fiction movies, portrays an invasion of the Earth by little green men.

Answer: Mars Attacks!

Boasting an all-star cast, director Tim Burton presents a comical invasion of the world by Martians. The enemy has superior weapons, but they are mortal, and particularly vulnerable to a certain kind of Earth music.
2. A pregnant North Dakota police chief investigating a triple murder stumbles on to a kidnapping.

Answer: Fargo

Crooked car dealer Jerry Lundegaard, desperate for money, arranges to have his wife kidnapped so her rich father will pay the ransom, which Jerry will keep most of. The job is botched from the start, and heavily pregnant North Dakota police chief, Marge Gunderson, figures things out in time to catch one the kidnappers as he is disposing of his partner's corpse.
3. An American rock and roll band rides a song to the top, then abruptly breaks up while recording new material.

Answer: That Thing You Do!

An early 60s rock band from Erie, Pennsylvania has a popular song, goes out on a tour, makes a beach movie, and appears on a national television show before breaking up and going their separate ways.
4. A man that can see spirits battle a mass murderer whose ghost has come back to claim more victims.

Answer: The Frighteners

Five years after surviving a car accident in which his wife was killed, Frank Bannister (Michael J.Fox) makes a living "exorcising" spirits, who are played by his ghostly cohorts. When people in town begin dying mysteriously, Frank discovers that a dead serial killer has returned, and he and a new town doctor must send the killer and his living girlfriend to Hell.
5. A high-profile Chicago attorney takes on the case of a homeless man accused of murdering a Catholic archbishop.

Answer: Primal Fear

When a Chicago archbishop is brutally murdered, a famous defense attorney (Richard Gere) defends the suspect, Aaron Stampler (Edward Norton), a homeless Kentucky altar boy with many secrets.
6. A gay nightclub owner's son announces that he is marrying the daughter of a prominent conservative politician.

Answer: The Birdcage

Val Goldman's father, Armand (Robin Williams) and his partner Albert (Nathan Lane) are a gay couple who own a Florida drag club. When Val becomes engaged to a conservative politician's daughter, Armand and his friends, along with Val's mother, try to create a "normal" environment to meet the prospective in-laws.
7. A white, Arkansas man finds out that his birth mother was a black woman, and that he has another family of which he knew nothing about.

Answer: A Family Thing

When his mother dies, white Arkansas shop owner Earl Pilcher (Robert Duvall) learns that his real birth mother was a black woman whom his father impregnated. Earl goes north to Chicago to find his half-brother Ray Murdock (James Earl Jones), who always blamed Earl's father for his mother's death. Grudgingly, the two men bond as brothers, with a big push from their mother's sister, Aunt Ti.
8. A one-handed former champion bowler talks an Amish man into entering a tournament in Las Vegas.

Answer: Kingpin

Roy Munson, an amateur champion bowler in 1979, has his right hand amputated by a group of men that he was cheating, along with Big Ernie McCracken, who escapes. Years later, Munson talks an Amish man into entering a lucrative tournament, and they hook up with a gorgeous woman and scam their way to Las Vegas, where Munson and McCracken vie for the grand prize.
9. This biopic tells the story of the role played by an Irish revolutionary in the fight against English rule in the early 20th century.

Answer: Michael Collins

Liam Neeson stars as Michael Collins, the man whose tactics are credited with bringing the British government to the bargaining table and winning autonomy for Ireland in 1922. Dissent over the treaty within the Irish ranks leads to civil war and pits Collins against his former colleagues.
10. In a small New England town in 1692, accusations of witchcraft divide the residents.

Answer: The Crucible

Based on Arthur Miller's play, "The Crucible" is a dramatization of the events of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts, where accusations of witchcraft by children led to the deaths of twenty people.
11. In a small Mississippi town, a white lawyer defends a black man who killed two white men who raped his daughter.

Answer: A Time to Kill

Racial tensions explode into violence when a black man (Samuel L. Jackson) is tried for killing the two white men who raped his young daughter and is ably defended by a local white lawyer.
12. A family's recreational vehicle is hijacked by a pair of criminal brothers who are fleeing to Mexico.

Answer: From Dusk til Dawn

Bank robbing brothers Seth and Richie Gecko, on the run after a Texas crime spree, kidnap a father and his two teenage children to get them over the border into Mexico. The group waits at a strip club for the Gecko's contact, but the bar employees and the strippers turn out to be vampires, and the group must fight for their lives.
13. A publisher of a pornographic magazine has troubles with the law.

Answer: The People vs. Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson) publisher of "Hustler" magazine, runs afoul of the religious right and is prosecuted for obscenity. He is shot and paralyzed by a fanatical bigot, and finally wins a famous libel case before the Supreme Court.
14. During World War II, an American expatriate secretly works for the U.S. government while broadcasting Nazi propaganda.

Answer: Mother Night

Howard Campbell, an American playwright who has lived in Germany since he was a teenager, agrees to broadcast propaganda for the Nazis during World War II. Campbell is secretly working for the O.S.S., sending coded information out with every speech. After the war, the O.S.S. disowns him, and out of guilt, he turns himself in to the Israeli government to stand trial.
15. A Mississippi family finally gets justice for the murder of the father, a leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

Answer: Ghosts of Mississippi

In 1994, Mississippi district attorney, Bobby DeLaughter, believes that he has enough evidence to retry the case of Medgar Evers, a civil rights activist who was murdered in his own driveway in 1963. Facing great difficulties and alienating a large segment of the community, as well as his own family, DeLaughter takes the case to trial after promising Evers' widow that he would do all he could to seek justice.
Source: Author Reamar42

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