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  O Solo Leo   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
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Match the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio to the role he played in each.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jun 26 19
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  Leo D. Based On a True Story   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Leonardo DiCaprio has built quite a resume in movies, and he seems to have a penchant for movies based on true stories. Can you name them? Good luck!
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  Match the DiCaprio Films    
Match Quiz
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Your task is to marry up the film title with the relevant description. All are films which starred American actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
Easier, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 26 19
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  Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies    
Multiple Choice
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In this quiz, you will be asked ten questions on different movies that starred Leonardo DiCaprio. Enjoy!
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trivia question Quick Question
In 2002, Leo starred in "Gangs of New York". Who was the famed director of this film, someone with whom Leo has worked multiple times?

From Quiz "Leo D. Based On a True Story"

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Leonardo DiCaprio Trivia Questions

1. In 1993, Leo starred as a boy suspicious of his future stepfather. Can you name the film? Its title may sound familiar to scouts.

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Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: This Boy's Life

"This Boy's Life" was based on the memoir written by American author Tobias Wolff. When Tobias's parents divorced, his brother and father moved to the east coast, and Tobias and his mother moved to the west. She married a man who turned out to be abusive. Despite this difficult upbringing, Tobias went on to success as a writer, eventually joining Stanford as an English professor. In the movie version of the story, the stepfather was played by Robert De Niro and the mother by Ellen Barkin. The movie was filmed largely in the same Washington town where Tobias and his mother had lived. "Boy's Life" is the name of the official magazine of the Boy Scouts; it began production in 1911.

2. What sport took center stage in a film Leonardo starred in, in 1995, playing the character of Jim Carroll?

From Quiz Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies

Answer: Basketball

The film was called "The Basketball Diaries". Leo played a basketball player in high school, who dreamed of the day that he would become a basketball star. Jim (Leo) got brought into the world of drugs and crime. Jim's mother kicked him out of her house and Jim then robbed, stole and killed to get drug money so that he and his friends could survive the streets of New York.

3. Leo narrated in which film from 2007?

From Quiz Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies

Answer: The 11th Hour

The was a documentary film that targeted the serious subject of the natural environment. Over fifty of the world's activists and thinkers commented in the film. Global warming, deforestation and mass species extinction were just some of the topics discussed in this documented film. In its first week at the Box Office and premiering at only four locations, this film generated $60,853.

4. "Total Eclipse" portrays the lives of two French poets in the 1800s. Leo starred as one of them. Can you name the other star, who is probably better known for his role as Remus Lupin in the "Harry Potter" films?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: David Thewlis

David Thewlis was born in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1963 and built a solid acting career before joining the cast of the "Harry Potter" movies. In "Total Eclipse", he played the part of the real poet Paul Verlaine. The movie was about his stormy affair with Arthur Rimbaud, played by Leo. The movie did not receive very good reviews from critics.

5. James Cameron's "Titanic" was a gigantic hit, and was based loosely on events around the downing of the real ship. Do you remember the name of Leo's character?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: Jack Dawson

Although the movie "Titanic" did portray some real-life passengers from the ill-fated luxury ship, Leo's Jack Dawson was a figment of the screenwriter's imagination, as was his love interest, Rose DeWitt Bukater, played by Kate Winslet. Real people portrayed in the movie included Molly Brown, played by Kathy Bates, and Captain Edward John Smith, played by Bernard Hill. The film broke all sorts of records, won many awards, and earned Leo a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Drama.

6. In 1991, Leo starred in his first film as Josh. What was this film's name?

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Answer: Critters

New Line Cinema distributed this film. In interviews that Leo appeared in, after this film was finished, he said that he was ashamed of being in this movie. Leo played the stepson of the evil landlord. The Critters laid eggs and wreaked havoc on an unsuspecting family who went on a vacation. Josh (DiCaprio) fell in love with Annie, the daughter of the vacationing urban family.

7. "Catch Me If You Can" was based on the life of a con man who pretended to be a licensed pilot. Do you remember the name of this impostor?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: Frank Abagnale, Jr.

Frank Abagnale, Jr., the real life person and the movie character, managed to impersonate a doctor, a lawyer, and a pilot successfully, while a determined FBI agent was closing in on him. Leo was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama.

8. In 2002, Leo starred in "Gangs of New York". Who was the famed director of this film, someone with whom Leo has worked multiple times?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese is one of this era's most important and accomplished directors. The screenplay of "Gangs of New York" was based on a nonfiction book of the same name published in 1927. The story followed Irish organized crime bosses in Manhattan and dealt with themes of loyalty, jealousy, and revenge. Leo played Amsterdam Vallon who is focused on avenging the death of a loved one. Scorsese won a Golden Globe for Best Director and earned other accolades and nominations.

9. For which film did Leo receive his first Academy Award nomination?

From Quiz Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies

Answer: What's Eating Gilbert Grape

He played Arnie Grape in this 1993 film. Johnny Depp played the title role of Gilbert Grape and Endora, Iowa was the setting for this movie. As he cared for his mentally challenged brother Arnie (DiCaprio), Gilbert (Depp) was challenged in many ways. Among the challenges he was forced to face were a blossoming romance with Becky (Juliette Lewis) and the sudden death of his obese mother (Darlene Cates).

10. Which eccentric American did Leo portray in the 2004 movie "The Aviator"?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes was born in 1905 to a prominent Texas family; intelligent and determined, Howard was involved in engineering, filmmaking, Las Vegas real estate, and aviation. The movie, and the biography is was based on, covered the era of his career when he was simultaneously succeeding in business and destabilizing in private. Leo was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award.

11. What character did Leo play in the 2000 film "The Beach"?

From Quiz Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies

Answer: Richard

For this movie, Leo was nominated for a Razzie Award for Worst Actor. This film was based on a novel. The majority of this film was set in the Asian country of Thailand. Although most people would say that this film was one of DiCaprio's worst, the scenery was definitely worth checking out. After traveling to Bangkok, Thailand, Richard (DiCaprio) met Daffy (played by Robert Carlyle). Daffy told Richard about a beautiful beach paradise located in Southern Thailand. Richard set off to find the beach with a French couple, with whom he shared the information of the beach paradise.

12. In 2011, Clint Eastwood directed Leo in a film about a real-life FBI director. What was the name of that director?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: J. Edgar Hoover

"J. Edgar" covered the life of J. Edgar Hoover, the 1st director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations. Hoover was powerful, so powerful than even the whiff of scandal didn't dislodge him from the office, which he held under one title or another from 1924 to 1972, under nine different presidents. Leo was nominated for several awards for his portrayal of Hoover.

13. Which actor played the role of Jack Barnes in Leo's film "Catch Me If You Can"?

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Answer: James Brolin

Leo played Frank William Abagnale, Jr. and Christopher Walken played Leo's father. This film took place in the year 1969 at a French prison. Through flashbacks, the film showed Frank Sr. six years before, as he conned a woman out of a nice suit for Frank Jr. so that he could take part in a fraud with his father. As the film progressed, Frank Jr. had to handle his parents shocking divorce and ended up stealing 2.8 million dollars by forging payroll checks from Pan Am Airways.

14. What was the name of the film from 1998 that starred Leo as Brandon Darrow?

From Quiz Leonardo DiCaprio's Movies

Answer: Celebrity

Leo played the character of Brandon Darrow in the film "Celebrity". Hopeful writer and journalist Lee Simon attempted to use his celebrity contacts to make it big in the industry after a divorce from his wife, Robin. Other actors and actresses who appeared in this movie included Charlize Theron, Bebe Neuwirth, Melanie Griffith, Allison Janney, Kenneth Branagh, Joe Mantegna, Adrian Grenier, Sam Rockwell, Winona Ryder, Hank Azaria, Frederique van der Wal, Judy Davis, Debra Messing, Famke Janssen and Isaac Mizrahi. Donald Trump also had a cameo.

15. Leo won a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of 19th century frontiersman Hugh Glass in what 2015 movie?

From Quiz Leo D. Based On a True Story

Answer: The Revenant

In 2002, Michael Punke published a book based on a frontiersman named Hugh Glass, and in 2015 Leo starred in a movie based on that book of the same name, "The Revenant". In this story, Glass was attacked by a bear and left for dead, and it only went downhill from there. In interviews, Leo indicated it was the hardest shoot he'd ever been on, forcing him to act in freezing and outdoor conditions. His hard work paid off, though; he won Best Actor awards from several different film organizations.

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