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Quiz about Films Shot in Thailand
Quiz about Films Shot in Thailand

Films Shot in Thailand Trivia Quiz


The beautiful country of Thailand is a place numerous hit movies were shot in. How well do you know them?

A multiple-choice quiz by angikar. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
angikar
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
391,506
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
333
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Question 1 of 10
1. 'The Man with the Golden Gun' was the ninth 'James Bond' film made, and a significant portion of it was shot in Bangkok and Thailand. This film was the second film in which this actor played the role of James Bond. Name the actor. Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The 1990 action film 'Air America' was mostly shot in Thailand. Which of these issues was a major theme of the film? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. The film 'The Beach', released in 2000, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was about the adventure of three people on a pristine island in the Gulf of Thailand. Who was the director of the movie, who won a Best Director Oscar for a different movie? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. The fourth instalment to the 'Rambo' film series had its first portion shot in Thailand. However the film is majorly set in a different country, with the crux of the film being how Rambo rescues some Christian missionaries from a brutal military regime of this country. Which country is this? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. 'Revenge of the Sith', belonging to the Star Wars film series, used the location of Krabi province, Thailand, to represent Kaashyyk, the place where the Wookiees lived. Although being the sixth Star Wars film to be released, what was its episode number? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. The second 'James Bond' movie shot in Thailand was 'Tomorrow Never Dies', starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. However, the film was not set in Thailand. Which city was Bangkok used to represent? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. This 2003 film starring Jackie Chan and Lee Evans, partly shot in Thailand, had Jackie Chan playing the role of a Hong Kong police officer trying to capture a crime lord known as Snakehead. Name the film. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. A part of the 2007 film 'American Gangster' was shot in Thailand. This biographical crime film depicted the criminal life of Frank Lucas. Who played the role of Frank Lucas? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. The second film in the 'Bridget Jones' film series had some of its scenes shot in Thailand. Which film was this? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. The second instalment in 'The Hangover' series was shot a large part in Bangkok. Which of these actors acted in the film? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. 'The Man with the Golden Gun' was the ninth 'James Bond' film made, and a significant portion of it was shot in Bangkok and Thailand. This film was the second film in which this actor played the role of James Bond. Name the actor.

Answer: Roger Moore

The film, released in 1974, was about the search of James Bond for a device called the Solex Agitator, which could harness solar energy. His nemesis in this film was the assassin Francisco Scaramanga, played by Christopher Lee. The golden gun referred to in the name was a weapon used by Scaramanga. The film was also shot in Macau and Hong Kong apart from Thailand.

Roger Moore played the role of Bond in movies from 1973 to 1985, his debut 'Bond' film being 'Live and Let Die' and his final 'Bond' film being 'A View to a Kill'. He was made an UNICEF Goodwill ambassador in 1991 and was knighted in 2003. He also played the role of Simon Templar in the TV show 'The Saint'.
2. The 1990 action film 'Air America' was mostly shot in Thailand. Which of these issues was a major theme of the film?

Answer: Heroin smuggling

This film starred Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. in its leading roles as pilots flying missions for Air America. Set during the Vietnam War, it depicts the events after it was discovered that Air America was being used to transport heroin. A lot of the film was set in Laos, and the film starred Lane Smith and Art LaFleur in supporting roles.

The film was adapted from a non-fiction book of the same name written by Christopher Robbins.
3. The film 'The Beach', released in 2000, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was about the adventure of three people on a pristine island in the Gulf of Thailand. Who was the director of the movie, who won a Best Director Oscar for a different movie?

Answer: Danny Boyle

The movie was filmed on the Thai island Koh Phi Phi. Leonardo DiCaprio starred as the protagonist Richard, and the film had a supporting cast including Virginie Ledoyen and Guillaume Canet. Several environmentalists had sued the film for charges of permanently damaging the natural beach of Maya Bay, by clearing much of the vegetation during film production. Danny Boyle won the Best Director Oscar for 'Slumdog Millionaire'.
4. The fourth instalment to the 'Rambo' film series had its first portion shot in Thailand. However the film is majorly set in a different country, with the crux of the film being how Rambo rescues some Christian missionaries from a brutal military regime of this country. Which country is this?

Answer: Myanmar

The first portion of this film showed John Rambo, played by Sylvester Stallone, living as a snake catcher and providing boat rides. This film was released in 2008, twenty years after the previous film of the series. The main antagonist of the film is Major Pa Tee Tint, belonging to the SPDC, whose soldiers commit numerous atrocities.

The film was banned in Burma (Myanmar) for the poor portrayal of the State Peace and Development Council of that country.
5. 'Revenge of the Sith', belonging to the Star Wars film series, used the location of Krabi province, Thailand, to represent Kaashyyk, the place where the Wookiees lived. Although being the sixth Star Wars film to be released, what was its episode number?

Answer: III

This film, directed by George Lucas, released in 2005 and was the final film in the 'Star Wars' prequel series ('Episodes I-III'). After this film, 'The Force Awakens', directed by J.J. Abrams was released in 2015, starting the sequel trilogy. 'Revenge of the Sith' continued the story of the Jedi and the Sith, with the Jedi Knights fighting against the Separatists.

The scenes shot in Thailand had many visual effects added.
6. The second 'James Bond' movie shot in Thailand was 'Tomorrow Never Dies', starring Pierce Brosnan as James Bond. However, the film was not set in Thailand. Which city was Bangkok used to represent?

Answer: Ho Chi Minh City

This film, released in 1997, used Phang Nga Bay to film several shots actually set in Ha Long Bay. The film was about Bond's mission to stop the antagonist Elliot Carver from instigating the Third World War by initiating a war between the United Kingdom and China. The film starred Jonathan Pryce as Carver, and Michelle Yeoh and Terri Hatcher in supporting roles.
7. This 2003 film starring Jackie Chan and Lee Evans, partly shot in Thailand, had Jackie Chan playing the role of a Hong Kong police officer trying to capture a crime lord known as Snakehead. Name the film.

Answer: The Medallion

The film was shot in Thailand under the name 'Highbinders'. The film was about the attempt by Snakehead to kidnap Jai, a boy with special powers who was chosen to bind the two halves of a medallion. Jackie Chan's character teamed up with Interpol in his mission to capture Snakehead.

The film had many supernatural elements, yet had the typical action as in other Jackie Chan movies. The film also starred Claire Forlani, Alex Bao and Julia Sands.
8. A part of the 2007 film 'American Gangster' was shot in Thailand. This biographical crime film depicted the criminal life of Frank Lucas. Who played the role of Frank Lucas?

Answer: Denzel Washington

The film was nominated for two Academy Awards. Frank Lucas was convicted of smuggling heroin to the USA in planes returning from the Vietnam War. The film depicted his rise from a henchman to a notorious gangster controlling a drug empire, and finally his arrest and sentence. The film also starred Russell Crowe, playing the role of a detective, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Denzel Washington is a highly acclaimed actor, and and won a Best Supporting Actor for the film 'Glory'. He also received the Best Actor in a Leading Role Oscar for his role in the film 'Training Day'. He is critically acclaimed for portraying roles of real-life people.
9. The second film in the 'Bridget Jones' film series had some of its scenes shot in Thailand. Which film was this?

Answer: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

The second film in the series released in 2004 and was based on the novel of the same name by Helen Fielding. The film was a romantic comedy, and like its sequel, described the life of the protagonist Bridget Jones, and about her romantic relationships. The scenes depicting the trip of Bridget and Daniel to Thailand after she broke up with Mark, were shot in Thailand. The film starred Renée Zellweger as Bridget Jones, and had a supporting cast including Colin Firth and Hugh Grant.
10. The second instalment in 'The Hangover' series was shot a large part in Bangkok. Which of these actors acted in the film?

Answer: Bradley Cooper

The film, released in 2011, described the events that happened to a group of friends after a bad hangover, after which they had no memory of what happened the previous night. Bradley Cooper starred as Philip Wenneck, along with the actors Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha. The third film of the franchise was released in 2013.
Source: Author angikar

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