Quiz about D Movies
Quiz about D Movies

D Movies Trivia Quiz


Ten well known movies that begin with the letter 'D'.

A multiple-choice quiz by jondalah. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
jondalah
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
289,524
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Plays
4420
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
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1. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon star as two fallen angels trying to get back into Heaven in which 1999 movie? Hint

Days of Thunder
Dogma
Dead Again
Double Jeopardy

2. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a disturbed teenager who talks to a six-foot-tall rabbit and ponders time travel in which 2001 movie? Hint

Disturbia
Donnie Darko
Drop Dead Fred
Dangerous Minds

3. In which 1987 movie does Frances "Baby" Houseman fall in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle? Hint

Dangerous Liaisons
Desperately Seeking Susan
Dirty Dancing
Duets

4. A group of underdogs enter a sporting competition to save their beloved local gym from being taken over in which movie from 2004? Hint

Desperado
Dodgeball
Dog Eat Dog
Down and Out in Beverly Hills

5. In which 1989 movie does English professor John Keating encourage his students to "seize the day"? Hint

Deep Impact
Drive Me Crazy
Dead Poets Society
Dragonheart

6. The difficult choices faced by Sister Helen Prejean after she befriends convicted murderer Matthew Poncelet are portrayed in which 1995 movie?

Hint

Dial M for Murder
Dead Man Walking
Dark City
Dawn of the Dead

7. Which 1988 movie starring Bruce Willis was the first of a successful film franchise? Hint

Daredevil
Die Hard
Duel
Doom

8. Two simple roommates set off on a road trip across America to return a suitcase full of money to a stranger in which 1994 movie starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels? Hint

Dirty Deeds
Dude, Where's My Car
Driving Miss Daisy
Dumb and Dumber

9. Lt. John Dunbar, posted to a deserted fort, finds himself drawn to his Sioux neighbours in which 1990 movie? Hint

Dances with Wolves
Deadly Force
Dance With Me
Deception

10. In which 1993 movie does a well-meaning man impersonate the President of the United States of America, who is secretly in a coma? Hint

Dave
Don't Tell Her It's Me
Dead Ringer
Diplomatic Immunity


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon star as two fallen angels trying to get back into Heaven in which 1999 movie?

Answer: Dogma

Bartleby (Affleck) and Loki (Damon), banished from Heaven and now living in Wisconsin, find a loophole that will allow them to return to Heaven. If they accomplish this feat, however, they will prove that God is fallible and will undo all of creation.

Jason Lee, who plays Azreal in "Dogma", went on to find fame on television playing Earl Hickey in "My Name is Earl".
2. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a disturbed teenager who talks to a six-foot-tall rabbit and ponders time travel in which 2001 movie?

Answer: Donnie Darko

After an airplane engine crashes into Donnie Darko's (Gyllenhaal) bedroom, he begins to speak with an imaginary man sized rabbit called Frank. Frank gives him clues about his future and predicts that the world will end in 28 days, sending Donnie on his inevitable path.

Jake Gyllenhaal is a nobleman by birth, being a descendant of the Swedish noble Gyllenhaal family.
3. In which 1987 movie does Frances "Baby" Houseman fall in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle?

Answer: Dirty Dancing

On a summer vacation with her family, Baby (Jennifer Grey) learns about life, love, family, class and justice after entering the world of working class dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze).

Although acting since the 1950s, Jerry Orbach, who plays Baby's father Dr. Jake Houseman in "Dirty Dancing", is probably best remembered for playing Detective Lennie Briscoe in the successful "Law & Order" television series.
4. A group of underdogs enter a sporting competition to save their beloved local gym from being taken over in which movie from 2004?

Answer: Dodgeball

Peter LaFleur (Vince Vaughn) must raise $50,000 to keep the mortgage on his gym from being foreclosed, and the establishment being taken over by the Globo-Gym chain owned by nasty White Goodman (Ben Stiller). Coincidentally, there is a dodgeball competition being held in Las Vegas which awards $50,000 to the winner. Peter and a group of his regular clientèle enter the competition and undergo grueling training by former dodgeball hero Patches O'Houlihan (Rip Torn).

Although frequently shortened to "Dodgeball" the full title of this movie is "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story".
5. In which 1989 movie does English professor John Keating encourage his students to "seize the day"?

Answer: Dead Poets Society

John Keating (Robin Williams) is an unconventional new teacher in a very conventional boys school. While he inspires his young charges to challenge authority and look at the world in a new light, his teaching methods are not well received by the leaders of the school or the boys' parents.

While Robin Williams based his performance in part on his own history teacher, the late John C. Campbell, the inspiration for his character, came from University of Connecticut's English professor Samuel Pickering.
6. The difficult choices faced by Sister Helen Prejean after she befriends convicted murderer Matthew Poncelet are portrayed in which 1995 movie?

Answer: Dead Man Walking

When Sister Helen Prejean agrees to become spiritual adviser to a man on death row, she must deal with the conflict of empathising with both the victim's families and the killer.

The movie is based on an autobiographical book by the same title, and Sister Helen Prejean continues to campaign for the abolition of capital punishment in the USA.
7. Which 1988 movie starring Bruce Willis was the first of a successful film franchise?

Answer: Die Hard

After his estranged wife is taken hostage on Christmas Eve, John McLane (Bruce Willis) is the only man who can save her and the other hostages from terrorists.

"Die Hard" spawned not only a number of sequels, but also several video games.
8. Two simple roommates set off on a road trip across America to return a suitcase full of money to a stranger in which 1994 movie starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels?

Answer: Dumb and Dumber

After inadvertently picking up a suitcase full of ransom money, Lloyd Christmas (Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Daniels) bumble their way to Aspen - via Nebraska - to return the suitcase to Mary (Lauren Holly), the woman of Lloyd's dreams. Things only get worse when the are pursued by the kidnappers of Mary's husband, and Mary starts to fall for Harry, not Lloyd.

Jeff Daniels has been married to his high school sweetheart Kathleen Treado since 1979.
9. Lt. John Dunbar, posted to a deserted fort, finds himself drawn to his Sioux neighbours in which 1990 movie?

Answer: Dances with Wolves

With the help of white woman Stands With A Fist (Mary McDonnell), John Dunbar (Kevin Costner) learns the ways of a local Sioux tribe, and is accepted into their family. When the army reoccupy Fort Sedgwick, however, Dunbar is branded a deserter, and the lives of all those he holds dear are threatened.

"Dances with Wolves" won seven Academy Awards for Best Picture, Direction, Original Music Score, Sound, Editing, Cinematography and Writing Adapted Screenplay.
10. In which 1993 movie does a well-meaning man impersonate the President of the United States of America, who is secretly in a coma?

Answer: Dave

Dave Kovic (Kevin Kline) is persuaded to impersonate the President of the USA for security reasons by his corrupt Chief of Staff Bob Alexander (Frank Langella). What Bob didn't count on is the effect that Dave would have on the people of America, and the policies he would introduce.

"Dave" is not the only film in which Kevin Kline has played two different characters. He also had dual roles in "Wild Wild West" and "Fierce Creatures".
Source: Author jondalah

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