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Quiz about One Name Title Movies of the Nineties
Quiz about One Name Title Movies of the Nineties

One Name Title Movies of the Nineties Quiz


This is a quiz concerning movies released in the nineties with only one word in the title.

A multiple-choice quiz by shanteyman. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
shanteyman
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
303,466
Updated
Mar 18 24
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
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Top 10% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. There were several Walt Disney films released in the nineties. Which movie is NOT a Walt Disney release? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which Oscar-winning movie was based on the life of an actual person? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which movie featured Robert De Niro as a patient and Robin Williams portraying a doctor? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Robin Williams was featured in several movies during the nineties. Which Robin Williams film was based on a book of the same name that involved a magical board game? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Which movie was a 1992 award-winning Western genre film? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which film was NOT an animated movie, but a live action film released in the nineties? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which 1996 action film starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as a U.S. Marshal? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which film featuring Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire was filmed in color with sections remade in black and white? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which film did NOT feature an animal as a featured character or integral aspect of the plot of the movie? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Which 1993 movie was based on characters from a "Saturday Night Live" (1975) skit? Hint



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1. There were several Walt Disney films released in the nineties. Which movie is NOT a Walt Disney release?

Answer: Anastasia

"Anastasia" was a musical film done by Fox Animation Studios. Don Bluth and Gary Goldman produced and directed the film. The setting was Russia in the early twentieth century and involved Anastasia and a look-alike named Anya. A reward was being offered for the return of kidnapped Anastasia and crooks groomed Anya to pass for Anastasia so they could collect the reward. Twentieth Century Fox distributed the film, which was based on a 1956 movie released by Fox by the same name. Meg Ryan starred as Anastasia/Anya and the cast also included Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer and John Cusack. "Mulan" was released by Walt Disney Pictures in 1998. "Aladdin" was a 1992 Walt Disney film and Disney released "Pocahontas" in 1995.
2. Which Oscar-winning movie was based on the life of an actual person?

Answer: Braveheart

"Braveheart" was a historical film based on the life of a Scottish commoner named William Wallace who led the opposition against Edward I of England in the late thirteenth century. Mel Gibson was featured in the lead role and Patrick McGoohan played Edward I. "Braveheart" earned a Best Picture Oscar and a Best Director Oscar. Gibson directed and co-produced the movie.

The film chronicled Wallace's efforts to oppose the king which ultimately resulted in his gruesome death. His execution inspired his successor, Robert the Bruce, to challenge the English again. "Lionheart" was an action drama released in 1990 featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme. "Dragonheart" was a 1996 movie featuring a knight and a dragon who joined forces to defeat an evil monarch. Among the actors cast in the film were Pete Postlethwaite, Dennis Quaid, Dina Meyer and Sean Connery as the voice of Draco. Danny DeVito directed the 1996 film, "Matilda", about a gifted girl and her challenges at home and at school.
3. Which movie featured Robert De Niro as a patient and Robin Williams portraying a doctor?

Answer: Awakenings

In the 1990 release, "Awakening", Robin Williams portrayed a doctor named Malcolm Sayer. The character was based on an actual physician named Oliver Sacks who became aware of the beneficial aspects of a certain drug in treating catatonic patients. De Niro portrayed a patient named Leonard Lowe who was forced to deal with the changes in society after years of relative inactivity. Penny Marshall directed the film. "Alive" was a 1993 film based on Piers Paul Read's book "Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors". "Flatliners" was a 1990 movie featuring medical students who experimented with bringing themselves near death. "Fearless" was a 1993 film based on a book of the same name about a man who survived a plane crash.
4. Robin Williams was featured in several movies during the nineties. Which Robin Williams film was based on a book of the same name that involved a magical board game?

Answer: Jumanji

Industrial Light & Magic created the many effects and graphics required for "Jumanji". The film was set in New Hampshire and the town square scenes were actually filmed in Keene, New Hampshire. In the film a boy came across a magic board game in a trunk that caused animals to appear and created other havoc when the dice were rolled. Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst, Bebe Neuwirth and Bonnie Hunt starred with Williams. Williams played Peter, a man freed from the game after over a quarter century when the dice are rolled. Hunt played his former girlfriend, Sarah. The 1992 release, "Kazaam" was released in 1996 and starred Shaquille O'Neal as a genie released from a boom box that granted a boy the proverbial three wishes. "Twister" (1996) starred Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as tornado researchers. "Ringu" was a Japanese horror movie about videos that had the ability to kill people who watch them.
5. Which movie was a 1992 award-winning Western genre film?

Answer: Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood surrounded himself with a great cast and briefly revived the Western genre in "Unforgiven". The film's plot involved a former gunfighter who had become a farmer and was recruited to hunt down villains who had maimed a local girl. Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Frances Fisher and Richard Harris augmented the cast.

The film concluded with a climactic and suspenseful shootout in a saloon. "Assassins" was a 1996 film that starred Sylvester Stallone as an assassin trying to leave the business. "Bulletproof" was a 1996 crime drama involving a police officer and a drug dealer. "Texasville" was a 1990 film set in a Texas oil town circa 1984. "Posse" (1993) was a one-name-title nineties Western starring Mario Van Peebles.
6. Which film was NOT an animated movie, but a live action film released in the nineties?

Answer: Sarafina

"Sarafina" was a movie featuring Whoopi Goldberg released in 1992 based on a South African musical about students in the Soweto riots. The Broadway show, "Sarafina", premiered on January 28, 1988, and ran until mid-1989. The movie was shot on location in Johannesburg and Soweto in South Africa.

The plot involved Sarafina feeling shame because her mother was a servant in a white household so she encouraged students to rise up in protest of racial inequality. Whoopi Goldberg portrayed Sarafina's teacher, Mary Masombuka, who ended up in prison. "Antz" was a 1998 animated film produced by Dream Works. Among the many recognizable voices in the cast were Sylvester Stallone, Bancroft, Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. "Tarzan" (1999) and "Hercules" (1997) were Disney animated movies.
7. Which 1996 action film starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as a U.S. Marshal?

Answer: Eraser

Arnold played John "Eraser" Kruger, an agent for the U.S. Marshal's Witness Protection Unit. Vanessa Williams played a doctor working as a scientist on a weapons project who got kidnapped. After John Kruger rescued the scientist he arranged to "erase" the people responsible in a train accident.

The movie was filmed in various locales in New York and utilized special effects as well as a scene where Arnold's character escaped from a plane going 250MPH. Robert De Niro was the first choice to play Schwarzenegger's character. "Cliffhanger" was a 1993 action film that starred Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow.

The 1996 release, "Fear", was a thriller with Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg. "Homicide" was an inner-city police drama released in 1991 starring Joe Mantegna, Ving Rhame and William H. Macy.
8. Which film featuring Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire was filmed in color with sections remade in black and white?

Answer: Pleasantville

Don Knotts starred as a TV repairman who gave Tobey Maguire's character a remote with the power to transport him and his twin sister, played by Reese Witherspoon, into the black and white world of a fictional fifties television sitcom called Pleasantville. During the flashback to Pleasantville the movie was done in black and white.

As the movie progresses various characters became colorized. "Rushmore" was a 1998 film centered on an unusual teenager at the Rushmore Academy. "Clueless" starred Alicia Silverstone and was a 1995 comedy film based on "Emma", by Jane Austen.

It was set at a Beverly Hills high school. "Jawbreaker" was also set in a high school and revolved around girls in an elite group. It was released in 1999 and starred Rebecca Gayheart, Rose McGowan, Julie Benz, and Judy Greer as the girls in the clique.
9. Which film did NOT feature an animal as a featured character or integral aspect of the plot of the movie?

Answer: Panther

Mario Van Peebles directed "Panther", a 1995 film chronicling the The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. The movie was set in Oakland, California, between 1966 and 1968 and occasionally featured actual newsreel footage from the era. The movie incorporated the Black Panther Party, police informants and drug use to develop a semi-historical account of the movement. "Anaconda" was released in 1997 and was about a group of researchers looking for a lost tribe in South America who ended up assisting a man (Jon Voight) locate a killer anaconda. "Wolf" (1994) centered around a man bitten by a wolf and subsequent characters who became lupine and "Congo" (1995) involved gorilla-like creatures called "grays" who were extremely aggressive.
10. Which 1993 movie was based on characters from a "Saturday Night Live" (1975) skit?

Answer: Coneheads

Dan Aykroyd reprized his role as as Beldar Conehead, Jane Curtin as his wife Prymaat and Michelle Burke handled the role originally done by Laraine Newman as their daughter, Connie. The movie centered around immigration authority agents trying to determine the status of the unusual characters from the planet Remulak.

In the end the INS allowed them to stay. Among the actors making guest cameos in the film were Tom Arnold, Ellen DeGeneres, Drew Carey and Dave Thomas. "Delicatessen" (1991) was a French release that featured a post-apocalyptic world with food shortages.

The 1991 release, "Airheads" focused on a group of hapless musicians played by Steve Buscemi, Brendan Fraser and Adam Sandler who took a radio station hostage to get their music played. "Hackers" was a 1995 film that involved the misadventures of young computer hackers.
Source: Author shanteyman

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