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  Movies, By Number   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
Start with the movie title having the lowest number and then arrange the titles in ascending order.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 29 23
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Dec 29 23
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  Films That Made a Splash   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Water-related titles, plots or settings
Dive right in to this quiz about water-related movies, the water's fine!.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Nov 13 23
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Nov 13 23
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  Masterful Movies with Titles in the Title   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Whether it be royal or professional titles, there are many excellent films with titles in the title. Take this quiz and find out if you are a master, king or queen of this knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Dec 17 23
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Dec 17 23
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  Movies That Do a Great Job   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about some great movies with a job in the title.
Easier, 10 Qns, andshar, Oct 17 23
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Oct 17 23
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  "B" Movies That Get an A    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about movies with a "B" word in the title.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Jan 29 24
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Jan 29 24
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  The Best YEARS in the Movies   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Movies with "year" in the title
Each question will be about a movie with "year" in the title. I hope you enjoy this quiz annually.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Oct 14 23
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Oct 14 23
576 plays
  The Best DAYS at the Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Movies with "Day" in the Title
Try answering these questions about movies with "Day" in the title. I hope it makes your day.
Easier, 15 Qns, andshar, Sep 23 23
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Sep 23 23
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  The Great BIG Movie Quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Trivia about movies with "big" in the title
Some of my biggest favorites from the movies have "big" in the title. I hope you'll join the trivia community at large and take this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Sep 11 23
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Sep 11 23
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  This Movie Quiz Is for the Birds   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Movies with "Bird" in the Title
There has been a flock of movies with "bird" in the title. Try this lofty quiz about them that spans the ages of movies from the 1960s on.
Average, 10 Qns, andshar, Aug 30 23
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Aug 30 23
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  Movies with "Little" in the Title! editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have done "Big", now let's try "Little". I will give you a description of a movie that has "Little" in the title and you choose the correct film. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, jlp937, Feb 16 14
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trivia question Quick Question
In which 2001 movie does Colin Firth play a character named Mr. Darcy for the second time in his career?

From Quiz "B Movies"

Great Movies In One Word
  Great Movies In One Word editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Use the photos to find some great one word movie titles.
Easier, 10 Qns, 480154st, Sep 10 18
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Is That the Truth
  Is That the Truth?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
All of the movies in this quiz have the word "truth" or "true" in the title. Use the photo clues to help answer the questions, remembering that the hints might be oblique.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 25 19
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Sep 25 19
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Welcome to the Film Jungle
  Welcome to the Film Jungle   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
These films have some reference to the term "jungle" in the title or content. It may be in the title or it may represent the location.
Easier, 10 Qns, christopherm, May 21 13
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  Bringing Up Baby   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
"Bringing Up Baby" is but one of many great movies with "Baby" in the title. Your job is to match the synopsis to the title. Good Luck!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Apr 04 20
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Apr 04 20
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  'American' Movies   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many great films have come out over the years that somehow contain the word 'American' in the title. This quiz covers this diverse set of films in one fell swoop. Play and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 05 17
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  'The' Quiz To Take   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The what? Exactly! Answer questions about movies whose titles are all two-word titles beginning with 'The'.
Average, 10 Qns, Polaris101, Nov 15 04
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  Empedocles Enjoys High Cinematography   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Empedocles thought everything consists of water, fire, earth and air (or wind). Match these "airy" movies to their description.
Easier, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 22 22
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Nov 22 22
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  G Movies   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten well-known movies that begin with the letter 'G'.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jondalah, Jun 24 20
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Jun 24 20
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  C Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten well-known movies that begin with the letter 'C'.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jondalah, May 25 08
Very Easy
4869 plays
  Royalty in the Movies   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In this quiz, you will be asked questions about movies that have some form of royalty (king, empress, etc.) or royal domain (empire, etc.) in their titles. Put on your purple robe and play along...good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Dec 18 12
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  F Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten well-known movies that begin with the letter 'F'.
Easier, 10 Qns, jondalah, Jan 18 16
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  B Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten well-known movies that begin with the letter 'B'.
Easier, 10 Qns, jondalah, May 20 08
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  P Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are ten well-known movies that begin with the letter 'P'.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jondalah, Jun 10 22
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Jun 10 22
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  D Movies   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten well known movies that begin with the letter 'D'.
Easier, 10 Qns, jondalah, Jan 04 17
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  You Want It When?   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
In this quiz, try and identify when each of these movies takes place and match the descriptions up to their date-themed titles. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jan 28 19
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Jan 28 19
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  'The' Quiz - Take 2   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer various questions on movies that have two-word titles beginning with 'The'.
Average, 10 Qns, Polaris101, Dec 11 07
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  Country Time   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Pick the correct country which completes the movie title.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 22 22
Very Easy
Feb 22 22
1194 plays
  Shhh. You'll Miss Part of the Movie!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
While you were talking someone took a "S" and a "H" word out of our movie titles. See if you can track down the correct word.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Mar 14 20
Very Easy
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Mar 14 20
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  "American" Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
IMDB lists 80 movies with "American" in the title. Luckily, you must know only ten of them. First nine answers are two word movie titles with "American" as the first word. Number ten puts America first. You get a hint concerning plot and/or actors.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, Dec 06 16
Very Easy
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  A Passion for Movie Connections   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For each question can you correctly identify the word that the three given movies (identified simply by the year of release and one of the actors or actresses) share in their titles?
Easier, 10 Qns, ClarkyB, Mar 21 17
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Common Movie Titles Trivia Questions

1. The first splashy movie in this quiz has to be "Splash" (1984). It tells the familiar tale of a mermaid and a terrestrial who fall in love. Which member of the cast had their first starring cinematic film role in the movie?

From Quiz
Films That Made a Splash

Answer: Tom Hanks

Hanks made his film debut with a minor role in the low-budget slasher movie "He Knows You're Alone" (1980). He gained a lead role in the television sitcom "Bosom Buddies" (1980-82) and appeared on "Happy Days" (1974-84) where he met the writers for "Splash" as well as Ron Howard, who directed the film. They entrusted him with his first cinematic lead role. The film was a significant financial success earning nearly $70 million at the box office and received a 91% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Daryl Hannah first starred in "Summer Lovers" (1982) and she had a substantial role in "Blade Runner" (1982) although she is not listed as one of the stars. Eugene Levy first starred in the comedy horror movie "Cannibal Girls" (1973) (I'm sure his mother was proud). John Candy first starred in "It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time" (1975).

2. "Braveheart" (1995) stars Mel Gibson in the lead role, portraying which Scottish rebel leader?

From Quiz "B" Movies That Get an A

Answer: William Wallace

William Wallace was the 13th century warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. Gibson not only starred in but also directed and co-produced the film. The film was highly successful, winning five Oscars, including Best Picture and Director. It also inspired a substantial increase in tourism and interest in Scottish history. Robert the Bruce was a contemporary of Wallace, who participated in the war and became King of the Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329. William the Hardy, Lord of Douglas was the first noble to support Wallace in 1297. Rob Roy McGregor lived from 1671-1734 and was a Scottish outlaw, who later became a folk hero.

3. Perhaps the best known movie with "bird" in the title is "The Birds" by Alfred Hitchcock. Can you pluck out the pair who starred in the lead roles in the movie?

From Quiz This Movie Quiz Is for the Birds

Answer: Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor

"The Birds" (1963) was Tippi Hedren's first movie. She had been a model and was on the cover of several magazines including "Life" and "Glamour". Hitchcock discovered her when he saw her in a TV commercial. Rod Taylor was from Australia and appeared in over 50 movies. His first leading role in a feature film was in "The Time Machine" (1960). Eva Marie Saint and Cary Grant starred in "North by Northwest". Kim Novak and James Stewart starred in "Vertigo". Vera Miles and Henry Fonda starred in "The Wrong Man".

4. The first "great" film list is the Best Picture of 1936, in which William Powell played which "Great" entertainer?

From Quiz Great Films

Answer: Florenz Ziegfeld

Powell was "The Great Zielgfeld" (1936), a film which won three Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress (Luise Rainer). Powell was not nominated for the Academy Award, but did receive a Screen Actors Guild Award. "The Great Ziegfeld" follows the career of Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld from 1893 until his death in 1932. For several decades, Ziegfeld was one of the most successful figures in American entertainment, with his Follies. His last major production was "Show Boat" (1932). The film was one of the most successful of 1932, earning over $4 million at the box office, double its budget. It is one of the more notable achievements of MGM during the 1930s. There are several films starring and about Al Jolson. James Cagney won an Academy Award as Broadway showman George M Cohan in "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942).

5. What is the movie released in 1957, directed by David Lean and featuring actors Alec Guiness and William Holden?

From Quiz Watching Over the Bridge

Answer: The Bridge on the River Kwai

The film "The Bridge on the River Kwai" was released in 1957 and is based on the 1952 novel written by the Frenchman Pierre Boulle, which tells the saga of Allied POWs forced by the Japanese to work on the construction of a railway called the Japanese Thailand-Burma-Link-Railway. "The Bridge on the River Kwai", a co-production between companies in Britain and in the United States, was set in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), directed by David Lean and starred among others by William Holden, Alec Guinness and Jack Hawkins. The film won seven awards at the 30th Academy Awards and was considered a public and box office success.

6. "Fire" (1996) tells about the burning love between two women whose husbands have neglected them. Director was Deepa Mehta. Where was the movie filmed?

From Quiz Movies on Fire

Answer: India

Although filmed in India, "Fire" was not recorded in Mumbai - the heart of the Indian movie industry. The interior scenes were filmed in New Delhi, and some outdoor scenes have been recorded in Agra, with the Taj Mahal as background. The movie was spoken in English and Hindi, but apparently did not have a Hindi title. The protagonists are Radha and Sita, two sisters-in-law. Sita's marriage to Jatin was arranged, but Jatin still is in love with Julie. Meanwhile Radha's husband has become one of the most avid followers of the ascetic preacher Swamiji. When Radha and Sita consoled each other with the state of affairs, true love was kindled. But of course their husbands found out, and Sita eloped. Radha tried to talk things over with Ashok, but during this conversation her gown caught fire and she had to flee with serious burns. The main actresses were Shabana Azmi as Radha and Nandita Das in the role of Sita. The Indian Central Board of Certification did allow the movie to be shown all over India (with an "adult" rating), but insisted that the character Sita was renamed Nita. The name Sita reminded them too much of the mythical Sita, the wife of the epic national hero Rama. The movie sparked several incidents in India with religious conservatives who objected to the theme of lesbian love. Deepa Mehta was born in Amritsar in 1950. Her movie "Fire" was the first in a trilogy, followed by "Earth" (1998) and "Water" (2005).

7. "The Right Stuff", a 1983 historical drama directed by Philip Kaufman, featured the members of which profession?

From Quiz It Will Be All Right on the Night

Answer: Test pilots / Astronauts

The all-star cast of "The Right Stuff" featured Fred Ward, Dennis Quaid, Ed Harris, Scott Glenn and Sam Shepard. The movie also included archive footage of Lyndon Johnson, John F Kennedy, Yuri Gagarin and Nikita Khrushchev. It followed the true story of the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots working at Edwards Air Force Base from the breaking of the Sound Barrier through to the Mercury Space Program.

8. This movie released in 1990, and starred Julia Roberts, and Richard Gere. It was originally titled "3,000", but was changed to this before its release.

From Quiz I'll Think of Another Title Tomorrow

Answer: Pretty Woman

"3,000" was the original title for this film, which was based on the amount of money that Edward and Vivian agreed on for payment. It was changed to "Pretty Woman" when the Roy Orbison track of the same name was placed into the film.

9. What is the missing word that completes this 2005 George Lucas movie title? "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the ___"

From Quiz Shhh. You'll Miss Part of the Movie!

Answer: Sith

Anakin (Hayden Christensen) and Obi-Wan Kanobi (Ewan McGregor) join the forces of the Republic in an effort to free Chancellor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid). Anakin is in two minds about how to tell everyone he is secretly married to Padmé Amidala (Natalie Portman), and Palpatine feeds his uncertainty by sowing seeds of doubt about the Jedis. This leads to treachery; he's in fact working for both sides and things go badly wrong.

10. Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones play the protagonists in which movie by Guillermo del Toro?

From Quiz Empedocles Goes to the Movies and Gets Wet

Answer: The Shape of Water

"The Shape of Water" (2017) won an Oscar for Best Picture and for Best Director. Sally Hawkins played Elisa Esposito, a mute cleaning woman working in a top-secret military base in 1962. She discovers an amphibian humanoid (role by Doug Jones) and gradually they develop a close relationship. The base is run by Colonel Strickland (played by Michael Shannon), who fixes a date for killing the creature and performing a vivisection. As Elisa finds out Strickland's intentions, she sets up a rescue plot. Del Toro also directed "Pacific Rim" (2013). In this movie, Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi play the fighter pilots who must save the world from sea monsters. "Submarine" (2010) starred Craig Roberts and Sally Hawkins, and was directed by Richard Aoyade. Despite the title, the movie does not play at sea but in and around a high school college. Craig Roberts played a college student and Sally Hawkins played his mother. "Lady in the Water" (2006) was directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starred Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard, with a minor role for Doug Jones. It tells about an apartment janitor meeting a fairy lady swimming in the pool of the apartment building.

11. Although aged 27 at the time, which musician voiced the part of Tip Tucci, a teenage girl in the 2015 DreamWorks movie "Home"?

From Quiz Home Movies

Answer: Rihanna

"Home" was based on the children's book, "The True Meaning of Smekday" (2007) by Adam Rex and although it performed well at cinemas, critics did say that the plot, concerning the friendship between an oddball alien and a lonely teenage girl was predictable, even for children. The movie also starred the voices of Steve Martin, Jim Parsons and Jennifer Lopez, who played Rihanna's mother.

12. Which movie has Travolta as a dog? Well, really he just does the dialogue.

From Quiz Hurry, Will You?

Answer: Bolt

"Bolt" (2008) is an animated feature about a dog by that name (voiced by John Travolta) who believes he has superpowers, because he plays a superhero on television. During a cross-country adventure with a cat and a hamster as companions, he finds out the truth about himself. The rest of the cast includes Miley Cyrus as Bolt's co-star Penny, Malcolm McDowell and Greg Germann. Bolt, in its guise as a synonym for 'hurry' brings to mind a runaway horse who bolts at the sound of a gun, or the extremely fast runner, Usain Bolt.

13. In the 2006 movie "Night at the Museum", Ben Stiller starred as a night watchman at which museum?

From Quiz Movie Night

Answer: American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is in New York, while the National is in Washington D.C. "Night at the Museum" also starred Dick van Dyke and Mickey Rooney as well as Robin Williams playing Teddy Roosevelt. It spawned two sequels, " Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" and "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb".

14. What movie tells the story of a young mechanic and a woman, who runs a small shop, falling in love, only to be separated by war?

From Quiz Unforgettable 'U' Movies

Answer: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Released in 1964, "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" starred Catherine Deneuve as Geneviève Emery and Nino Castelnuovo as Guy Foucher. Geneviève worked in her mother's umbrella shop, while Guy worked as a mechanic early in the movie. Told in four parts, it moves on to tell of their life together, apart, and back together. The movie was nominated for five Oscars, but won none. -Shadowmyst2004

15. Name the 1989 cop buddy movie starring Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell: "___ and Cash".

From Quiz A Melting Pot of Movies: The Mystery Awaits

Answer: Tango

Stallone played Raymond Tango and Russell played Gabriel Cash. They are framed by a crime lord (played by Jack Palance) for the murder of an undercover FBI agent and must escape prison to prove their innocence. Although Stallone offered Russell a role in his "The Expendables" franchise, Russell turned him down. They were, however, reunited in 2017 in "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". Stallone played Stakar Ogord and Russell was Ego. This question was created by Phoenix Rising member tazman6619.

16. Made in 1978 this animated movie is about a group of rabbits who seek a new home when faced with the destruction of their warren. The movie's name is "________ Down".

From Quiz Let's Go Down to the Movies

Answer: Watership

Featuring the voices of John Hurt (Hazel) and Richard Briers (Fiver), "Watership Down" is the epic struggle of a group of rabbits fleeing to a new home. Although it is animated and rated PG, it contains quite a high level of violence.

17. Which bird connects a 1950 movie starring Richard Greene, a 1991 movie starring Bruce Willis, and a 2001 movie starring Josh Hartnett?

From Quiz A Passion for Movie Connections

Answer: Hawk

Richard Greene starred as Omar, aka The Desert Hawk, in the 1950 action adventure "The Desert Hawk", which also starred Jackie Gleason as Aladdin, and Rock Hudson as Captain Ras. Bruce Willis starred as Hudson Hawk in the 1991 action adventure comedy "Hudson Hawk", which was a bit of a "hit" at the 1992 Razzie Awards, winning the award for Worst Picture, Worst Director, and Worst Screenplay, as well as receiving nominations for Worst Actor, Worst Supporting Actor, and Worst Supporting Actress. Josh Hartnett starred as Staff Sergeant Matt Eversmann in the 2001 war film "Black Hawk Down". The movie is based on the best-selling 1999 book by journalist Mark Bowden that documents the true story of the 1993 mission involving 120 Delta Force Commandos and Army Rangers to capture terrorist Mohammed Farrah Aidid on October 3rd 1993, and the ensuing battle in Magadishu.

18. What two word title names a quintessentially American movie which won the Oscar for best film of 1999 as it explored complex themes of beauty, love, sexuality and middle class values?

From Quiz "American" Movies

Answer: American Beauty

A wonderful, poignant, heart-wrenching, multi-faceted and, at times, painful to watch film, "American Beauty" is at once depressing, uplifting and confounding. Unflinchingly, it explores and unravels some of the most troubling and intriguing American myths and conventions. The movie is a tour de force for lead actor Kevin Spacey, who won the best acting Oscar for his role as Lester Burham, despite the initial reluctance of the Dreamworks studio to give him the part. Briefly, a middle-aged suburban father, whose wife holds him in contempt and whose daughter loathes him, realizes the emptiness of his life and decides to make some changes. This leads him on a roller coaster ride of self-discovery. He discovers his wife's affair. He becomes infatuated with his daughter's best friend. He quits the advertising job he hates, then gets a job at a fast food joint. He develops an understanding with his neighbor's alienated son, realizes the ex-military neighbor is gay, and ultimately figures out what really matters after it might be too late. All that only begins to describe the complex and surprising turns of the plot. The movie also won best original screenplay (Alan Ball) and best director (Sam Mendes). See this film if you haven't already done so.

19. What film, starring Jason Cairns, is about the trials faced by two young men who try to continually reinvent themselves?

From Quiz One

Answer: One

Cairns wrote the script and starred in the film. The movie was released in the U.S. in 1998, with next to no fanfare, earning less than $200,000 at the U.S. Box Office. In the film Cairns played Charlie O'Conell, while Kane Picoy played the co-lead of Nick Raczca. The two men have been best friends for years, almost to the point of being thought of as one person. The film explored the bonds of their friendship through a series of vignettes proving how unbreakable their bond is.

20. Name the film that stars Harrison Ford and Anne Heche as two castaways on a desert island.

From Quiz A Night at the Pictures

Answer: Six Days and Seven Nights

This 1998 film was directed by Ivan Reitman and filmed in location in Kauai, Hawaii. The film stars Harrison Ford and Anne Heche as reluctant castaways who crash land on a desert island after encountering a tropical storm. Harrison Ford is a qualified pilot and did all his own flying in the film.

21. In which country is the target of the bombing raid featured in the film "633 Squadron"?

From Quiz What Number was that Film?

Answer: Norway

Starring Cliff Robertson, George Chakiris, Harry Andrews and Donald Houston, "633 Squadron" tells the story of an RAF squadron, equipped with the iconic and ultra-manoeuvrable wooden Mosquito, tasked to bomb a rocket fuel factory in an almost impregnable fjord in Nazi-occupied Norway.

22. What was the subject of the 1983 film "The Right Stuff"?

From Quiz Movies Doing it "Right"

Answer: Aeronautics

The movie was based on Tom Wolfe's book about test pilots at Edwards Air Force Base and the seven astronauts selected to be part of Project Mercury. The movie was nominated for eight Oscars and won four. United Artists was originally supposed to finance the film in 1980, but pulled out after the disaster "Heaven's Gate."

23. American Civil War veteran Ethan Edwards spends years tracking down the survivors of a Comanche massacre, his nieces Lucy and Debbie. Which 1956 film, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, am I talking about?

From Quiz What's in a Title? Revenge in Films

Answer: The Searchers

The title obviously refers to the quest to find the two girls which Ethan (Wayne) embarks upon. The massacre takes place at Ethan's brother's homestead and is probably motivated by revenge. His brother, sister-in-law (with whom Ethan has a very strong bond), and nephew are all slaughtered, but his two nieces, Debbie and her older sister Lucy, are abducted. At first the search party is a posse which includes some Texan Rangers, Lucy's fiancé, and Debbie and Lucy's adopted brother, Martin Pawley. By the time they actually find Debbie, it's just Ethan and Martin. Many things drive the men, not least revenge. Ford biographer and renowned film critic Peter Bogdanovich has said of "The Searchers" that although on its release it wasn't a huge success critically, "time is the best critic and The Searchers has grown in esteem because it's undeniable, it's so powerful, an American epic about a loner, a racist, about a way of life, the reverberations of which we are still living with."

24. "Breakfast of Champions" is a film based on which Science Fiction author's novel?

From Quiz Movies That Have "Breakfast" in Their Titles

Answer: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

"Breakfast of Champions" was written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr in 1973. He wrote during the same time period as these other authors: Ray Bradbury wrote "The Martian Chronicles" published in 1950. Robert Heinlein wrote "Starship Troopers" published in 1959. Anthony Burgess wrote "A Clockwork Orange" published in 1962. All three of these became movies as well.

25. What was the name of the house which featured in the 1940 film, "Rebecca"?

From Quiz That's My Girl!

Answer: Manderley

"Rebecca" was a novel written by Daphne du Maurier that was first published in 1938. It featured the famous opening line, "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again", quoted about the house, which featured so prominently during the story. The main characters in the book were the jealous housekeeper Mrs Danvers, the house owner Maxim de Winter, his deceased first wife Rebecca, and his new second wife Mrs de Winter, who also narrated the story. The 1940 film version featured Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine.

26. The 1962 movie "Girls! Girls! Girls!" was a vehicle for what popular singer?

From Quiz Girly Movies

Answer: Elvis Presley

Elvis rocketed to fame in the early 1950s when his upbeat style became popular with teens. This led to roles in 31 feature films like "King Creole", "Jailhouse Rock" and "Kid Galahad". In this movie, the plot involved Presley as a poor fishing guide whot wants to start his own business. Meanwhile, he is involved in a love triangle with two women played by Stella Stevens and Laurel Goodwin. Elvis gets to sing "A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You" and "Return To Sender" amongst other songs in this tuneful musical.

27. Which 2007 movie was loosely based on the lives of Frank Lucas, New York drug dealer, and Richie Roberts, the police officer who arrested him and brought an end to widespread corruption within the New York Police Department?

From Quiz America-Centricity

Answer: American Gangster

The movie tells the story of Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), former driver and successor of his mentor, mob boss Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson (Clarence Williams III). Lucas starts smuggling Blue Magic, a potent brand of heroin, directly into the USA from Vietnam during the Vietnam War, cutting out the middleman. He builds a drug empire without chance of being arrested because of the widespread corruption within the New York Police Department. Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) is an incorruptible police officer, unpopular with his colleagues for his honesty. Roberts is assigned with tracking down the suppliers of Blue Magic and arresting them. Ruby Dee, who played Mama Lucas, won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

28. In 1934, director Alfred Hitchcock made the movie "The Man Who Knew Too Much" that starred Leslie Banks and Edna Best. It was re-made by Hitchcock in 1956 starring which well-known American actors in these parts?

From Quiz "Manly" Movies

Answer: James Stewart and Doris Day

The plot revolves around a couple on vacation who inadvertently become embroiled in international intrigue and have their child kidnapped in order to keep them quiet. In the 1956 version, Doris Day sang the Academy Award-winning song "Que Sera, Sera".

29. Which 'Secret' film, based on a book by Frances Hodgson Burnett and released in 1993, featured the characters Mary, Dickon and Colin?

From Quiz Secret

Answer: The Secret Garden

'The Secret Garden' tells the story of Mary Lennox (played by Kate Maberly), a little girl who has to move to Yorkshire to live with her uncle Archibald Craven, after her parents are killed in an earthquake (they die of cholera in the book). Mary is unhappy at first, but gradually learns to love the place she lives in after Martha, a servant, tells Mary about how Mrs Craven loved growing roses in her garden, and how Mr Craven locked the garden and hid the key after she died. Dickon Sowerby (played by Andrew Knott) is Martha's brother, who befriends Mary and gives her gardening tools after Mary finds the key to the garden. Colin Craven (played by Heydon Prowse) is Mary's ill cousin, who gradually becomes stronger after spending time in the garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett also wrote 'A Little Princess' and 'Little Lord Fauntleroy'.

30. This movie, starring Richard Arlen as Dick Manning and Andy Devine as Andy McCoy, is about two American adventurers who leave their jobs on a ship and disembark in the Middle East, in the middle of a civil war. Which movie am I talking about?

From Quiz "Raiders" In Movie Titles

Answer: Raiders of the Desert

"Raiders of the Desert" was directed by John Rawlins, and written by Victor McLeod and Maurice Tombragel. It was released by Universal Studios in 1941. The film also starred Linda Hayes, American singer and actress who died in 1995.

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