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Quiz about Popular Movies of 2001
Quiz about Popular Movies of 2001

Popular Movies of 2001 Trivia Quiz


This quiz is about the popular movies of the year 2001. I will give you some information about the movie and you select the correct answer. Good luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by Velvet_Rain. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Velvet_Rain
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
348,389
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Plays
1994
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 174 (10/10), Carraigs (10/10), Guest 50 (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001) is the first in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It tells the story of a young hobbit named Frodo and the journey he takes with his friends to Mount Doom. His quest is to destroy the 'One Ring'. Name the actor who plays Frodo. Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. This movie is the true story of the genius mathematician John Nash. It follows his life as a student then as a professor and explores how his life is turned upside down by schizophrenia. Name the movie. Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. "Zoolander" (2001) is a comedy about a fashion model called Derek Zoolander who, after being surpassed by new model Hansel, retires from modelling. Soon after he is recruited by a fashion mogul and brain washed into assassinating the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Name the actor who plays Derek Zoolander. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. An ogre and a donkey go on a journey to rescue a princess. The ogre is grumpy, the donkey very excitable and the princess has a big secret. Name this fun animated movie. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) tells the story of Danny Ocean and his team stealing from three casinos in one night. All casinos are owned by his nemesis, Terry Benedict, played by Andy Garcia. Name the actor who plays Danny Ocean. Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Police detective Alonzo Harris is a narcotics officer who has unorthodox ways of getting results. In this movie we see Alonzo evaluating a rookie called Jake. The movie is set over a 24 hour period and shows Jake having doubts as to whether Alonzo's methods are within the law. Name this movie. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. "Legally Blonde" (2001) follows the story of Elle Woods, a bubbly blonde who gets dumped by her boyfriend Warner. He leaves for law school and gets back with his ex girlfriend. To try and win him back Elle follows him into law school and realises that she is more than just a blonde sorority queen! Name the actress who plays Elle Woods. Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. A car crash leaves a woman without her memory and, together with an aspiring actress, she goes in search of answers. Life becomes increasingly unreal for them where mystery and intrigue are around every corner. Name this movie starring Naomi Watts and Laura Harring. Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Bridget Jones is in a crisis; she is battling with her weight, is not getting on very well in her job and she hasn't got a man! She decides to make changes in her life and keeps a diary to track her progress. Name the actress who plays Bridget Jones in the movie "Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001). Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. A man claims to be an alien and says his name is Prot. He is committed to a psychiatric unit where psychiatrist Mark Powell tries to understand the reasons behind his delusions. Prot continues to insist he is not of this world so the doctors try hypnosis which reveals an unexpected twist. Name the movie starring Kevin Spacey. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001) is the first in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It tells the story of a young hobbit named Frodo and the journey he takes with his friends to Mount Doom. His quest is to destroy the 'One Ring'. Name the actor who plays Frodo.

Answer: Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood was born in Iowa, USA in 1981. His first movie role was a minor part in "Back To The Future 2" (1989) but it was his role in "Avalon" (1990) that captured the attention of the movie industry. Some of his movie roles include "The Adventures of Huck Finn" (1993), "Deep Impact" (1998) and the voice of Mumble in "Happy Feet" (2006).
2. This movie is the true story of the genius mathematician John Nash. It follows his life as a student then as a professor and explores how his life is turned upside down by schizophrenia. Name the movie.

Answer: A Beautiful Mind

"A Beautiful Mind" (2001) stars Russell Crowe as mathematician John Nash. It starts off in the late 1940s when he is a student. When he becomes a professor his schizophrenia worsens and we see how he loses connection with reality until he is finally institutionalised.
"A Beautiful Mind" (2001) won four Oscars and two BAFTA's.
3. "Zoolander" (2001) is a comedy about a fashion model called Derek Zoolander who, after being surpassed by new model Hansel, retires from modelling. Soon after he is recruited by a fashion mogul and brain washed into assassinating the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Name the actor who plays Derek Zoolander.

Answer: Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller was born in New York, USA in 1965. Both of his parents, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, are comedians and actors. He started off in the theatre and then progressed to film. In 1987 he had a small role in the movie "Empire Of The Sun". Since then he has has enormous success in the film industry with movies such as "There's Something About Mary" (1998), "Meet the Parents" (2000) and "Night at the Museum" (2004).
4. An ogre and a donkey go on a journey to rescue a princess. The ogre is grumpy, the donkey very excitable and the princess has a big secret. Name this fun animated movie.

Answer: Shrek

"Shrek" (2001) features the voices of Mike Myers as Shrek the ogre, Eddie Murphy as Donkey and Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona. It won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
5. "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) tells the story of Danny Ocean and his team stealing from three casinos in one night. All casinos are owned by his nemesis, Terry Benedict, played by Andy Garcia. Name the actor who plays Danny Ocean.

Answer: George Clooney

George Clooney was born in Kentucky, USA in 1961. Although he had a few small roles, his big break came when he played Dr Doug Ross in the popular television series "ER" (1994). In 2005 he won an Oscar for his role in the movie "Syriana". Some of George Clooney's movies include "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996), "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000) and "The Descendants" (2011).
6. Police detective Alonzo Harris is a narcotics officer who has unorthodox ways of getting results. In this movie we see Alonzo evaluating a rookie called Jake. The movie is set over a 24 hour period and shows Jake having doubts as to whether Alonzo's methods are within the law. Name this movie.

Answer: Training Day

"Training Day" (2001) stars Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris and Ethan Hawke as Jake. It was written by David Ayer and directed by Antoine Fuqua. Denzel Washington won an Oscar for his role as Alonzo.
7. "Legally Blonde" (2001) follows the story of Elle Woods, a bubbly blonde who gets dumped by her boyfriend Warner. He leaves for law school and gets back with his ex girlfriend. To try and win him back Elle follows him into law school and realises that she is more than just a blonde sorority queen! Name the actress who plays Elle Woods.

Answer: Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon was born in Louisiana, USA in 1976. She started modelling at the age of seven and later entered talent contests. Her first film role was in "The Man in the Moon" (1991). Since then she has become a very popular actress, starring in high profile movies such as "American Psycho" (2000), "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002) and "Walk the Line" (2005).
8. A car crash leaves a woman without her memory and, together with an aspiring actress, she goes in search of answers. Life becomes increasingly unreal for them where mystery and intrigue are around every corner. Name this movie starring Naomi Watts and Laura Harring.

Answer: Mulholland Drive

"Mulholland Drive" (2001) is a psychological thriller written and directed by David Lynch. It is in a similar vein to his other films like "Blue Velvet" (1986), where the world is surreal and dream like. It was nominated for an Oscar and won a BAFTA.
9. Bridget Jones is in a crisis; she is battling with her weight, is not getting on very well in her job and she hasn't got a man! She decides to make changes in her life and keeps a diary to track her progress. Name the actress who plays Bridget Jones in the movie "Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001).

Answer: Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger was born in Texas, USA in 1969. She was interested in acting at high school and took drama classes. In 1992 she got her first role in the television movie "A Taste for Killing". Some of her more famous movies include "Jerry Maguire" (1996), "Cold Mountain" (2003) and "Miss Potter" (2006).
10. A man claims to be an alien and says his name is Prot. He is committed to a psychiatric unit where psychiatrist Mark Powell tries to understand the reasons behind his delusions. Prot continues to insist he is not of this world so the doctors try hypnosis which reveals an unexpected twist. Name the movie starring Kevin Spacey.

Answer: K-PAX

"K-PAX" (2001) stars Kevin Spacey as Prot and Jeff Bridges as Dr. Mark Powell. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Gene Brewer and directed by Iain Softley.
Source: Author Velvet_Rain

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