Chicago Films: A Pop Quiz

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Chicago Quizzes & Trivia

Trivia questions for movie buffs about famous movies filmed in the Windy City.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     In North by Northwest (1959), the scene at the Ambassador East hotel, what room does Cary Grant meet Eva Marie Saint in?
    • A. 

      Room 418

    • B. 

      Room 463

    • C. 

      Room 512

    • D. 

      Room 513

    • E. 

      Room 563

  • 2. 
    How much was Cary Grant paid to star in North by Northwest (1959), which was unheard of at the time:
    • A. 

      $1 million

    • B. 

      $200,000

    • C. 

      $450,000

    • D. 

      $700,000

    • E. 

      $150,000

  • 3. 
    Paul Newman is the only actor to ever be Oscar nominated twice for playing the same role (The Hustler and The Color of Money):
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The famous Chicago restaurant O'Briens is called what in The Color of Money (1986)?
    • A. 

      Sizzling Steakhouse

    • B. 

      Savory Chophouse

    • C. 

      Star Steakhouse

    • D. 

      Sirloin Steakhouse

  • 5. 
    Who was originally going to play the lead in While You Were Sleeping (1995), which Sandra Bullock eventually landed?
    • A. 

      Demi Moore

    • B. 

      Nicole Kidman

    • C. 

      Julia Roberts

    • D. 

      Renee Zellweger

  • 6. 
    The film Public Enemies (2009) is based on the life of famous Chicago bank robber John Dillinger. Where was Dillinger shot and killed?
    • A. 

      Inside Biograph theater

    • B. 

      An alley outside Biograph theater

    • C. 

      Right outside of Rivera theater

    • D. 

      Inside of The Green Mill Jazz Lounge

  • 7. 
    What character did Vince Vaughan’s real dad play in The Break Up (2006)?
    • A. 

      His father

    • B. 

      Jennifer Aniston's father

    • C. 

      His boss

    • D. 

      Jennifer Aniston's boss

  • 8. 
     In The Break Up (2006), Vince Vaughan and Jennifer Aniston meet at a Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field, but the Cubs aren’t actually playing the White Sox. What team are they playing?
    • A. 

      San Diego Padres

    • B. 

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • C. 

      Anaheim Angels

    • D. 

      New York Yankees

  • 9. 
    Who won Best Actor in 1974 for a Chicago film?
    • A. 

      Al Pacino (The Godfather Part II)

    • B. 

      Jack Nicholson (Chinatown)

    • C. 

      Robert De Niro (The Godfather Part II)

    • D. 

      Art Carney (Harry and Tanto)

  • 10. 
    1)      In The Fury (1978), there is a scene filmed at North Ave. beach with a famous actor as an uncredited extra in his first film role. Who is it?
    • A. 

      Chevy Chase

    • B. 

      Dana Carvey

    • C. 

      Jim Belushi

    • D. 

      Dan Aykroyd

  • 11. 
    Which Chicago film served as the debut film for both Rob Lowe and Andrew McCarthy?
    • A. 

      St. Elmo's Fire

    • B. 

      Class

    • C. 

      Pretty in Pink

    • D. 

      Sixteen Candles

  • 12. 
    Which Chicago film won Best Picture in 1980?
    • A. 

      Coal Miner's Daughter

    • B. 

      Raging Bull

    • C. 

      Ordinary People

    • D. 

      The Elephant Man

  • 13. 
    In The Dark Knight (2008), Bruce Wayne resided on which floor of Hotel 71?
    • A. 

      39th floor

    • B. 

      40th floor

    • C. 

      52 floor

    • D. 

      37th floor

  • 14. 
    How much does the Batmobile, used in Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) cost?
    • A. 

      $1 million

    • B. 

      $750,000

    • C. 

      $500,000

    • D. 

      $2 million

  • 15. 
     Chucky the Doll from Child’s Play (1988) was born in a toy store on Michigan Avenue. His name is Charles Lee Ray, named after three predominant American killers. What three killers?
    • A. 

      Charles Manson, Henry Lee Lucas, James Earl Ray

    • B. 

      Charles Manson, Lee Harvey Oswald, Ray Copeland

    • C. 

      Charles Manson, Lee Harvey Oswald, James Earl Ray

    • D. 

      Charles Cullen, Lee Harvey Oswald, Ray Copeland

  • 16. 
    In The Untouchables (1987), the Conrad Hotel is a stand-in for which hotel that Al Capone lived in?
    • A. 

      The Drake Hotel

    • B. 

      The Plaza

    • C. 

      The Waldorf-Astoria

    • D. 

      The Lexington Hotel

  • 17. 
    Tommy Lee Jones won best supporting actor for which Chicago film?
    • A. 

      Men in Black

    • B. 

      The Fugitive

    • C. 

      U.S. Marshals

    • D. 

      Backdraft

  • 18. 
     All of these films are set in Chicago, but only one was actually filmed in Chicago, which one?
    • A. 

      My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Primal Fear

    • D. 

      Cadillac Records

  • 19. 
    Chicago's famous Emmit's Pub is called what in Uncle Buck (1989)?
    • A. 

      O'Sheas

    • B. 

      McGees

    • C. 

      O'Sullivans

    • D. 

      Pattys Pub

  • 20. 
    What university did Drew Barrymore’s character attend in Never Been Kissed (1999)?
    • A. 

      DePaul

    • B. 

      Loyola Chicago

    • C. 

      University of Chicago

    • D. 

      Northwestern

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