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Quiz about Memorable Big Screen Couples
Quiz about Memorable Big Screen Couples

Memorable Big Screen Couples Trivia Quiz


How well do you know your classic movies? Remember all those great screen pairings - Tracy and Hepburn, Bogart and Bacall, Gable and Leigh? Think you can remember who starred with who in which movie? Take a few minutes and try this quiz.
This is a renovated/adopted version of an old quiz by author jesseg

A matching quiz by bwfc10. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
bwfc10
Time
3 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
25,072
Updated
May 04 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
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(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
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1. Who starred opposite Fred MacMurray in "Double Indemnity" (1944)?  
  Warren Beatty
2. Who starred opposite Peter O'Toole in "The Lion in Winter" (1968)?  
  Katharine Hepburn
3. Who starred opposite Natalie Wood in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961)?  
  Deborah Kerr
4. Who starred opposite Burt Lancaster in "From Here to Eternity" (1953)?  
  Edward Albert
5. Who starred opposite Doris Day in "Pillow Talk" (1959)?  
  Grace Kelly
6. Who starred opposite Michael J. Fox in "Doc Hollywood" (1991)?  
  Ali McGraw
7. Who starred opposite Cary Grant in "To Catch a Thief" (1955)?  
  George Peppard
8. Who starred opposite Goldie Hawn in "Butterflies Are Free" (1972)?  
  Rock Hudson
9. Who starred opposite Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)?  
  Barbara Stanwyck
10. Who starred opposite Steve McQueen in "The Getaway" (1972)?  
  Julie Warner





Select each answer

1. Who starred opposite Fred MacMurray in "Double Indemnity" (1944)?
2. Who starred opposite Peter O'Toole in "The Lion in Winter" (1968)?
3. Who starred opposite Natalie Wood in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961)?
4. Who starred opposite Burt Lancaster in "From Here to Eternity" (1953)?
5. Who starred opposite Doris Day in "Pillow Talk" (1959)?
6. Who starred opposite Michael J. Fox in "Doc Hollywood" (1991)?
7. Who starred opposite Cary Grant in "To Catch a Thief" (1955)?
8. Who starred opposite Goldie Hawn in "Butterflies Are Free" (1972)?
9. Who starred opposite Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)?
10. Who starred opposite Steve McQueen in "The Getaway" (1972)?

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who starred opposite Fred MacMurray in "Double Indemnity" (1944)?

Answer: Barbara Stanwyck

"Double Indemnity" is a 1944 film noir directed by Billy Wilder and starred Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck.
It was nominated for Academy Awards but lost in each category, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director.
The movie was based on the novel by James M. Cain, which in turn was based on the true story of Ruth Snyder, the subject of a notorious 1920's murder trial.
Fred MacMurry 's reputation at the time was for playing nice guys, so he didn't feel he was up to the challenge of this role but Wilder convinced him to play the part.
"Double Indemnity" is considered one of Barbara Stanwyck's best movies although she is also known for her TV work in "The Big Valley" and "The Colbys".
2. Who starred opposite Peter O'Toole in "The Lion in Winter" (1968)?

Answer: Katharine Hepburn

"The Lion in Winter" is a historical drama concerning the lives of King Henry II, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine and their family. Katharine Hepburn won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (1968) tying with Barbra Streisand for "Funny Girl". Hepburn became the first performer to win three awards for lead roles.
This was the second time Peter O'Toole played Henry II. He first played him in the 1964 film "Becket".
3. Who starred opposite Natalie Wood in "Splendor in the Grass" (1961)?

Answer: Warren Beatty

"Splendor in the Grass" is a 1961 period drama directed by Elia Kazan and starred Warren Beatty (his film debut) and Natalie Wood.
Natalie Wood was nominated for an Academy Award (Best Actress in a Leading Role) but lost to Sophia Loren in "Two Women".
Warren Beatty's only Academy Award win was for Best Director for the movie "Reds" (1981) although he has been nominated on many occasions.
Natalie Wood has been nominated three times for an Academy Award but never won.
4. Who starred opposite Burt Lancaster in "From Here to Eternity" (1953)?

Answer: Deborah Kerr

"From Here to Eternity" is a 1953 drama/romance/war film directed by Fred Zinnemann about U.S. soldiers stationed in Hawaii, just before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The iconic scene between Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr kissing in the rushing water on the beach was initially not written to take place there but Zinnemann had other ideas.
The film won eight Academy Awards and was nominated for thirteen. It earned Frank Sinatra his only Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr appeared in three movies together - "From Here to Eternity"(1953), "Separate Tables" (1958) and "The Gypsy Moths (1969).
5. Who starred opposite Doris Day in "Pillow Talk" (1959)?

Answer: Rock Hudson

"Pillow Talk" is a 1959 romantic comedy directed by Michael Gordon and starred Rock Hudson and Doris Day.
Doris Day was nominated for an Academy Award (Best Actress in a Leading Role) but lost to Simone Signoret in "Room at the Top". It was Day's only Academy Award nomination.
The film did win the Academy Award for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen.
They appeared together in three movies - 'Pillow Talk"(1959), "Lover Come Back" (1961) and "Send Me No Flowers" (1964).
6. Who starred opposite Michael J. Fox in "Doc Hollywood" (1991)?

Answer: Julie Warner

"Doc Hollywood" is a 1991 romantic comedy directed by Michael Caton-Jones and starred Michael J. Fox and Julie Warner (who did her only nude scene in her career in the movie).
Symptoms of Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's disease started to manifest during the filming of the movie.
He is best known for his role of Marty McFly in the "Back to the Future" trilogy and the voice of Stuart Little in the "Stuart Litle" movies.
As well as movies, Julie Warner has appeared in various TV series such as "Family Law", "Nip/Tuck" and "Crash".
7. Who starred opposite Cary Grant in "To Catch a Thief" (1955)?

Answer: Grace Kelly

"To Catch a Thief" is a 1955 romantic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starred Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
The film won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color and was nominated for two other awards (Best Costume Design, Color & Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color).
While working on this film in the French Riviera, Grace Kelly met Prince Rainier of Monaco which led to their marriage in 1956. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role - " The Country Girl" (1954).
Cary Grant was nominated for two Academy Awards and also received an Honorary Award by the Academy in 1970.
8. Who starred opposite Goldie Hawn in "Butterflies Are Free" (1972)?

Answer: Edward Albert

"Butterflies Are Free" is a 1972 comedy/drama movie based on the play by Leonard Gershe and starring Goldie Hawn and Edward Albert. It is about a blind man (Edward Albert) trying to escape his protective mother and falling for an aspiring actress.
Eileen Heckart won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress role as the mother of her blind son.
Goldie Hawn was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in "Private Benjamin" (1980) and won the award for "Cactus Flower" (1969) - Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Edward Albert starred in over 130 movies and TV series in his career which was cut short by his death at age 55.
9. Who starred opposite Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)?

Answer: George Peppard

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" is a 1961 romantic comedy directed by Blake Edwards and starred Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard.
The film won two Academy Awards for Henry Mancini (Best Music, Original Song & Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture). He wrote the song "Moon River" especially for Audrey Hepburn.
She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role but lost to Sophia Loren in "Two Women".
George Peppard is best known for the TV series "The A-Team", "Banacek" and "Doctor's Hospital".
10. Who starred opposite Steve McQueen in "The Getaway" (1972)?

Answer: Ali McGraw

"The Getaway" was a 1972 action thriller directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw. It was based on the 1958 novel by Jim Thompson.
The film was remade in 1984 with Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger in the title roles.
It seems incredulous that out of all the great movies that Steve McQueen appeared in (i.e., "The Great Escape", The Magnificent Seven" and "Papillon"), he was only nominated for one Academy Award - "The Sand Pebbles" (1966).
Ali McGraw and Steve McQueen were married from 1973-1978. She has only been nominated for one Academy Award -"Love Story" (1970).
Source: Author bwfc10

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