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A chase is a pursuit of a suspect character which is usually carried out by law enforcement. This quiz is about movies containing characters who are being chased.

A multiple-choice quiz by workisboring. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
workisboring
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
360,695
Updated
Nov 30 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. Enos Burdette convinced two truck drivers to illegally transport beer from Texas to Georgia. Snowman drove the beer truck while Bandit drove a black Pontiac Trans Am to deflect attention away from the beer truck. Once Bandit picked up an extra passenger, they became the targets of local law enforcement and are chased by the police for the rest of their trip. What 1977 film was this? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. A wealthy French criminal named Alain Charnier wanted to smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs into the United States. New York City police detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo were informed of the drug shipment which led the two policeman on an exciting chase of Charnier through the city, ending in a shootout in an old warehouse. What 1971 film was this? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Two brothers decided to raise money for an orphanage. But they were pulled over by the police for running a red light, which led the brothers to resist arrest, causing a wild car chase through a local mall. That weekend the brothers also interrupted an Illinois Nazi Party rally and stole a country band's gig which caused another car chase at the end of the movie. Which movie from 1980 was this? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Two female friends decided to take a two-day vacation in the mountains. But then one of the females killed a man and the two friends fled the crime scene to travel to Mexico. As law enforcement chased them on their way to Mexico, the friends were robbed, they resisted arrest and they blew up a tanker truck. Once they were caught by the cops, they drove off the edge of the Grand Canyon. What 1991 film was this? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. A teenager from New York performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as an airline pilot, a doctor in Georgia, a Louisiana parish prosecutor and a United States Secret Service agent. The teenager was chased by a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and was eventually arrested in France and charged with forging checks over Europe. Which 2002 film was this? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Two outlaws from the Wild West decided to move to Bolivia because they were chased by the law after a train robbery and because they were in search of a more successful criminal career abroad. Which 1969 film was this? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. A group of rebels stole secret military plans from the government. Two droids were sent by the rebels to deliver these military plans to a retired knight who was living in exile. The government chased these two droids because they wanted to find these stolen military plans so they could thwart the rebellion and end the threat of furthering the civil war. Which 1977 film was this? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. A bounty hunter, played by Robert De Niro, was enlisted by a Los Angeles bail bondsman to track down a wimpy accountant called The Duke and bring him from New York to Los Angeles. The Duke skipped bail as well as embezzled money from a Las Vegas gangster. The gangster, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a rival bounty hunter were all chasing after The Duke. What 1988 film was this? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. During the Great Depression, two love-birds and their gang traveled around small towns on a crime spree. Law enforcement started chasing this gang as their criminal exploits became bigger. The father of one of the gang members betrayed the group and revealed their location to the law enforcement, causing a wild ambush and the shootings of the two love-birds. What 1967 film was this? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. This 1993 movie was about a surgeon named Richard Kimble who was wrongfully convicted of first degree murder of his wife. On his way to death row aboard a bus, Kimble and his fellow prisoners escaped the bus. The United States Marshals searched to apprehend the escaped convicts which led to a long chase for escapee Richard Kimble. What movie was this? Hint



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1. Enos Burdette convinced two truck drivers to illegally transport beer from Texas to Georgia. Snowman drove the beer truck while Bandit drove a black Pontiac Trans Am to deflect attention away from the beer truck. Once Bandit picked up an extra passenger, they became the targets of local law enforcement and are chased by the police for the rest of their trip. What 1977 film was this?

Answer: Smokey and the Bandit

"Smokey and the Bandit" was a 1977 film starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jackie Gleason. Two truck drivers, Cledus "Snowman" Snow and Bo Bandit Darville, hauled a truck of Coors beer from Texas to Georgia. Bo "Bandit" Darville picked up the runaway bride of a Texas Sheriff named Buford T. Justice, which caused a big high-speed chase to pursue Bandit for the rest of the film.
2. A wealthy French criminal named Alain Charnier wanted to smuggle millions of dollars worth of drugs into the United States. New York City police detectives Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo were informed of the drug shipment which led the two policeman on an exciting chase of Charnier through the city, ending in a shootout in an old warehouse. What 1971 film was this?

Answer: The French Connection

"The French Connection" was a 1971 film starring Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey and Roy Scheider. "The French Connection" won the 1971 Academy Award for Best Picture while Gene Hackman won the Academy Award for Best Actor. The movie was adapted from a non-fiction book written by Robin Moore in 1969 named "The French Connection: A True Account of Cops, Narcotics, and International Conspiracy".
3. Two brothers decided to raise money for an orphanage. But they were pulled over by the police for running a red light, which led the brothers to resist arrest, causing a wild car chase through a local mall. That weekend the brothers also interrupted an Illinois Nazi Party rally and stole a country band's gig which caused another car chase at the end of the movie. Which movie from 1980 was this?

Answer: The Blues Brothers

"The Blues Brothers" was a 1980 film starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd. The two main characters, bothers Jake and Elwood Blues, got their rhythm and blues band back together to raise money to pay the tax debt of an orphanage. The two brothers managed to cause much mischief during movie, which led to a wild car chase at the end of the movie, when many of the movie's characters were trying to get revenge on the brothers.
4. Two female friends decided to take a two-day vacation in the mountains. But then one of the females killed a man and the two friends fled the crime scene to travel to Mexico. As law enforcement chased them on their way to Mexico, the friends were robbed, they resisted arrest and they blew up a tanker truck. Once they were caught by the cops, they drove off the edge of the Grand Canyon. What 1991 film was this?

Answer: Thelma & Louise

"Thelma & Louise" was an 1991 film starring Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise. The movie became a critical and commercial success. The film won the 1991 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay while Davis and Sarandon were each nominated for the 1991 Academy Award for Best Actress.
5. A teenager from New York performed cons worth millions of dollars by posing as an airline pilot, a doctor in Georgia, a Louisiana parish prosecutor and a United States Secret Service agent. The teenager was chased by a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and was eventually arrested in France and charged with forging checks over Europe. Which 2002 film was this?

Answer: Catch Me If You Can

"Catch Me If You Can" was a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks and Christopher Walken. The film was based on the life of con artist Frank Abagnale. After being arrested for pulling several con jobs and forging checks, Abagnale was convinced to complete his prison term by helping the Federal Bureau of Investigation working for the bank fraud department.
6. Two outlaws from the Wild West decided to move to Bolivia because they were chased by the law after a train robbery and because they were in search of a more successful criminal career abroad. Which 1969 film was this?

Answer: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" was an 1969 film starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford and was the top grossing film of the year in the United States. This movie was loosely based on the story of outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, known as Butch Cassidy and Harry Longabaugh, known as the Sundance Kid.
7. A group of rebels stole secret military plans from the government. Two droids were sent by the rebels to deliver these military plans to a retired knight who was living in exile. The government chased these two droids because they wanted to find these stolen military plans so they could thwart the rebellion and end the threat of furthering the civil war. Which 1977 film was this?

Answer: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

"Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" was a science fiction film released in 1977. This movie told the story of a group of freedom fighters, known as the Rebel Alliance, as they plotted to destroy the powerful Death Star space station, a powerful weapon created by the ruling Galactic Empire.

The Rebel Alliance captured the technical plans of the Death Star from the Galactic Empire and sent two droids to deliver these plans to Obi-Wan Kenobi, a retired Jedi Knight who was living as an old hermit on the desert planet Tatooine. Obi-Wan Kenobi was asked to deliver these plans to members of the Rebel Alliance on the planet of of Alderaan.

The Galactic Empire used their resources to track down these plans and used their Death Star to destroy Alderaan and attack the Rebel Alliance hidden base on Yavin IV.
8. A bounty hunter, played by Robert De Niro, was enlisted by a Los Angeles bail bondsman to track down a wimpy accountant called The Duke and bring him from New York to Los Angeles. The Duke skipped bail as well as embezzled money from a Las Vegas gangster. The gangster, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a rival bounty hunter were all chasing after The Duke. What 1988 film was this?

Answer: Midnight Run

"Midnight Run" was a 1988 film starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grodin. A bounty hunter was hired to locate and transport a wanted accountant from New York to Los Angeles. The accountant was wanted by a Las Vegas gangster, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a rival bounty hunter.

The bounty hunter and accountant drove from New York to Los Angeles because the accountant was afraid of flying. The bounty hunter and accountant became good friends during this trip.
9. During the Great Depression, two love-birds and their gang traveled around small towns on a crime spree. Law enforcement started chasing this gang as their criminal exploits became bigger. The father of one of the gang members betrayed the group and revealed their location to the law enforcement, causing a wild ambush and the shootings of the two love-birds. What 1967 film was this?

Answer: Bonnie and Clyde

"Bonnie and Clyde" was a 1967 film starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway as the title characters. The movie was based on the lives of criminals from the Great Depression era, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker.
10. This 1993 movie was about a surgeon named Richard Kimble who was wrongfully convicted of first degree murder of his wife. On his way to death row aboard a bus, Kimble and his fellow prisoners escaped the bus. The United States Marshals searched to apprehend the escaped convicts which led to a long chase for escapee Richard Kimble. What movie was this?

Answer: The Fugitive

"The Fugitive" was a 1993 film starring Harrison Ford as Doctor Richard Kimble and Tommy Lee Jones as Deputy Samuel Gerard. This movie was based on a 1960's television series of the same name. The movie spawned a sequel, the 1998 movie "U.S. Marshals".
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