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  Ghostly On Screen Encounters   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This mixture of newer and classic movies has one thing in common, they all contains ghosts. I'll describe the ghostly encounter, and you tell me the name of the movie.
Easier, 15 Qns, skunkee, Aug 16 21
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Aug 16 21
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No Door Needed We Pass Through Walls
  No Door Needed; We Pass Through Walls editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Not all ghost stories are horror films. Here we have some comedies, dramas, and fantasies that featured ghosts. The pictures are related to the films or are clues to the films' titles, but it might take a bit of thinking to connect the dots.
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Oct 25 22
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Oct 25 22
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  Boo! Don't Give Up the Ghost!   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You'll need to match the actor/actress to the correct movie about ghosts or ghostly entities.
Easier, 10 Qns, ramonesrule, Jul 12 21
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Jul 12 21
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  Dark, Spooky Movies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Welcome to my quiz about movies featuring ghosts, poltergeists and paranormal activity, which is part of my Adventures in Authoring. I hope that you will enjoy playing it.
Easier, 10 Qns, mcsurfie, Feb 24 13
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  The Ghouls And Ghosts Of Cinema   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I will describe a ghostly movie. All you have to do is guess which one I'm describing. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, gracem86, Dec 07 22
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Dec 07 22
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  Ghosts In Movies    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to my spooktacular quiz. Some of my favourite movies have appearances from beyond the grave. Can you identify the ghosts in the movies?
Average, 10 Qns, Lagunathemoron, Sep 14 07
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  Crossing Over   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I hope you enjoy my first quiz, about movies involving ghosts, angels, and life after death.
Tough, 10 Qns, OutlookDude, Jul 05 13
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  Ghosts At The Movies    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ghost stories have always inspired movie makers, let's visit some of them...
Difficult, 10 Qns, gywalgi, Jan 24 03
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Ghosts in Movies Trivia Questions

1. (1978) When Joe Pendleton has a fatal crash with an automobile while bicycling, he is justifiably upset. It seems it wasn't his time to die. Who played the part of the escort who snatched him from his body prematurely?

From Quiz
Crossing Over

Answer: Buck Henry

Buck Henry played the part of the angelic escort trying to save Rams quarterback Joe Pendleton from a painful death in the 1978 movie "Heaven Can Wait". James Mason also starred as Mr. Jordan. Warren Beatty was Joe in a cast that included Julie Christie, Jack Warden, Charles Grodin, and Dyan Cannon. Henry's most recognized work was probably the television series "Get Smart", in which he shared the writing and creator credits with Mel Brooks. He has screenplay writing credits for several well known movies including "The Graduate" and "Catch-22", in each of which he also makes an appearance on screen. He has been a frequent host of "Saturday Night Live", the first time in the tenth episode of the first season, January 17th, 1976. In 1978, Peter Sellers was seen in "Revenge of the Pink Panther" and Dudley Moore shared the credits with Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn in the romantic comedy "Foul Play".

2. "The Sixth Sense" tells a story about a boy named Cole Sear. He seeks the help of a child psychologist. However, the psychologist he talks to about ghosts is actually a ghost. What is the name of the ghost?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Malcome Crowe

Malcome Crowe was celebrating being a successful psychologist, when one of his patients shot him in a rage. The movie later shows Malcome helping Cole through his ordeal of seeing ghosts. Malcome learns that he is a ghost and talks to his wife one last time before going to Heaven. For those who have the DVD, there is a sad deleted scene of Malcome on video.

3. In 1961, Deborah Kerr played Miss Giddens in a superb adaptation of Henry James's novel 'The Turn Of The Screw'. What was the title given to the movie?

From Quiz Ghosts At The Movies

Answer: The Innocents

Kerr played in all these movies. 'The Naked Edge' (1961) was Gary Cooper's last film.

4. The only clue to this question is "If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, Who ya gonna call?". What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: Ghostbusters

Released in 1984, "Ghostbusters" starred Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd as a team of parapsychologists who try to clean up the ghosts haunting New York City. However, it turns out the outbreak of ghosts was the prelude to an evil spirit called Gozer arriving, intent on bringing destruction to the world.

5. (1951) There are many ghosts in this Christmas classic, who all come to visit a selfish, grumpy old man and teach him the meaning of Christmas. There have been many versions of this beloved story, but this 1951 version is my personal favourite.

From Quiz Ghostly On Screen Encounters

Answer: A Christmas Carol

Brian Desmond Hurst directed Alistair Sim, in the most delightful portrayal of Scrooge that I have ever seen. Mervyn Johns was subservient enough as Bob Crachitt, and a young Patrick Macnee played a young Jacob Marley. The movie is also known as "Scrooge."

6. Nicole Kidman gave an unforgettable performance in 'The Others' (2001) a very original ghost story. Who wrote it?

From Quiz Ghosts At The Movies

Answer: Alejandro Amenabar

Born in Santiago, Chile, Amenabar's family moved to Spain when he was one year old. He directed, wrote and composed the original score of 'The Others'. 'Vanilla Sky' is a remake of his movie 'Abre Los Ojos'.

7. This dialogue came from what 1991 movie about the afterlife? Comedian: Well, there's a nice looking man over there. Hi, how'd ya die? Daniel Miller: On stage, like you.

From Quiz Crossing Over

Answer: Defending Your Life

"Defending Your Life" is an Albert Brooks film starring Brooks as Daniel Miller and also featuring Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, and Buck Henry. In this film the recently deceased attend a familiar looking court and are given the task of proving their courage in life, in order to determine if they will move on or be sent back for another reincarnation. This exchange takes place in a Judgment City nightclub. Daniel jokes that he cannot leave early because the comedian is his father. Interestingly, Albert Brook's father, Harry Parke, was a comedian who literally died on stage at the Friar's Club. With a theme that involves reincarnation, it is no surprise to see a guest appearance by Shirley MacLaine as herself. Who else would you expect to run into at The Past Lives Pavilion?

8. Released in 1979, this supernatural horror film tells the story of the Lutz family who move in to a house where the family that had previously live there had been massacred by a family member. What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: The Amityville Horror

"The Amityville Horror" is based upon a book written by Jay Hanson. It was the first in a series of four films that included a prequel to the first film. The film and book are allegedly based on true events, which the Lutz family experienced when living in the house.

9. Released in 1999, this film tells the story of three film students who vanished without trace. All that was found was video footage that they had filmed. What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: The Blair Witch Project

A surprise low budget box office hit, "The Blair Witch Project" was a psychological horror film where you never saw what was pursuing the three film students. The events leading up to their disappearance were pieced together from the film footage the students made, giving the film an almost documentary feel to it, rather than an out and out horror film.

10. Which character from "Jeepers Creepers" returned in the sequel to warn the students on the bus about the Creeper?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Darry

Darry was the Creeper's main target in the first movie. The Creeper decides who he wants to kill by detecting their fear, and he chooses the part of their body he wants to eat and absorb. He kills Darry at the end of the movie and takes his eyes. Darry appears in the movie twice as a ghost, once on the roadside and another time in a field, talking to one of the cheerleaders about the Creeper.

11. Released in 1982, this film tells the story of Carla Moran, a young mother assaulted by an unseen force, causing her and her family to flee their home when the attacks began to escalate. What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: The Entity

Another film allegedly base on true events, and starring Barbara Hershey as Carla Moran, "The Entity" had graphic scenes where Barbara's character found herself sexually assaulted by an unseen entity. Whilst the doctor treating Carla suspects she was injuring herself, a friend who witnessed Carla being assaulted recommended that Carla seek help from a group of parapsychologists. This leads to a dramatic finale where the team of parapsychologists recreate Carla's home in an attempt to capture the entity with liquid helium, despite Carla's doctor trying to intervene.

12. Which character rises from Hell in "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut"?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Kenny

Kenny was killed after setting himself on fire. He was rushed in to hospital and had his heart replaced by a baked potato. He went to Hell and met Satan and Saddam Hussein. He later contributed to stopping a war between America and Canada, and went to Heaven.

13. Not all ghosts are scary; some are friendly, like the title character of this film. What film released in 1995 had the tagline "Get an afterlife."?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: Casper

When released, "Casper" received mixed reviews from film critics, though at the time it contained what was then cutting edge CGI graphics. The film tells the tale of the ghost of a young boy who haunts a mansion with his three obnoxious uncles. When Casper sees a paranormal therapist named Dr. James Harvey on television, he decides to trick the new owner of the mansion into hiring Dr Harvey to help him move on.

14. In the 1948 version of "Macbeth" starring Orson Welles, which character's ghost haunted Macbeth during a feast?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Banquo

Macbeth was thought to be going mad when he was speaking to the ghost of his old friend. Banquo is killed by Macbeth and his men because Macbeth was told Banquo's children will one day have the Scottish throne. Macbeth's greed caused him to kill many people so he could keep his title as King.

15. Ghosts are not always evil as we can see in this 1995 movie starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman. What is its title?

From Quiz Ghosts At The Movies

Answer: Casper

I particularly enjoyed the Halloween party. Directed by Brad Silberling, it's a cute movie for children and adults alike.

16. Released in 2009, this next film contains allegedly "real footage" of the haunting of a young couple's house. What is this film's name?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: Paranormal Activity

Using a similar style to that of "The Blair Witch Project", "Paranormal Activity" uses so-called real footage to depict the haunting of the home of a young couple - based on real life instances of recorded paranormal activity. Although initially an independent film, Paramount has turned "Paranormal Activity" into a successful film franchise.

17. In "Scream 3" the killer tried scaring a character with the ghost of his/her mother. Which character was he trying to catch off guard?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Sidney

Most of the story took place in a film studio. Sidney's brother was the killer in this movie and he kept impersonating the ghost of their dead mother. At one point, Sidney was confused and actually thought her mother was alive.

18. Released in 1999, this film stars Bruce Willis as a child psychologist, who tries to help a young boy who claims he can see dead people. What is the title of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: The Sixth Sense

When released, "The Sixth Sense" was critically well received. Starring Bruce Willis as Dr Malcolm Crowe, the film starts with Crowe being shot. The film then moves on as Crowe tries to help a young boy who he believes is hallucinating, with the boy claiming, "I can see dead people". It is only near the end of the film that the truth comes out that Crowe himself died the night he was shot.

19. In Anthony Minghella's 'Truly Madly Deeply', Alan Rickman plays a ghost who comes back to help his wife cope with his departure. What music instrument does he play?

From Quiz Ghosts At The Movies

Answer: Cello

Rickman really played the cello in the movie. Juliet Stevenson (the wife), Alan Rickman and Anthony Minghella won a multitude of awards for their work on this terrific movie.

20. Adapted from a play by Noël Coward, an author seeking information regarding research into a new book hires a medium to assist him. However he find himself confronted by the spirit of his late wife. What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: Blithe Spirit

Released in 1945, "Blithe Spirit" was directed by David Lean, with Coward as the producer. The plot tells the story of a writer who is seeking information for his next book. When he hires a medium to assist him, he finds himself haunted by the ghost of his first wife who wants revenge.

21. In "Pirates of the Carribean", a group of pirates became cursed and turned in to ghost pirates. The reason they were turned in to ghosts is because they stole some Aztec gold. Which character turned in to a ghost pirate in the final battle?

From Quiz Ghosts In Movies

Answer: Jack Sparrow

The cursed chest contained many Aztec gold coins. Pirates who were greedy enough to take some coins were cursed. The curse is only noticeable when they are exposed to moonlight. Jack took a coin from the chest and was cursed, but he only took the coin so he could time his plan just right to kill Barbossa.

22. This film was released in 1973, and helped launch the career of Linda Blair, who portrayed a child possessed by a demonic spirit. What is the name of this film?

From Quiz Dark, Spooky Movies

Answer: The Exorcist

"The Exorcist" tells the story of a young girl possessed by an evil spirit named Pazuzu and the attempts of a priest to exorcise the demon. When released, "The Exorcist" was one of the most shocking horror films ever made, making some movie goers feeling sick watching it, whilst it caused outrage amongst others being listed as a "Video Nasty" in the UK. After its launch, "The Exorcist" led to two sequels as well as a prequel film, which never really matched the success of the original.

23. During his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must not only deal with an accused murderer that has targeted him, but must also battle dementors, hooded ghouls that suck out a person's soul through their mouth.

From Quiz The Ghouls And Ghosts Of Cinema

Answer: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson star in the third installment of the series by J.K. Rowling.

24. In 'The Shining' (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick, what is the name of the ghost who, while he was alive, killed his two daughters and his wife?

From Quiz Ghosts At The Movies

Answer: Grady

Halloran, played by Scatman Crothers, is the man who explains to the young Danny what is the 'Shining', Ullman (Barry Nelson) is Nicholson's employer and Torrance is the name of Nicholson's character.

25. (1981) Fifty years ago Ricky, John, Edward and Sears were all involved with the accidental death of a woman that they hadn't treated very well. Now it seems she's back, and she wants revenge.

From Quiz Ghostly On Screen Encounters

Answer: Ghost Story

John Irwin directed this film based on a novel by Peter Straub. It starred Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, and John Houseman.

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