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A simple quiz with random questions from random movies to see if know actors, plots, and other things from films that you might not know about. If you score 50 or above, you're awesome.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the film "A Goofy Movie", Max and his father, Goofy, embark on an epic journey to see a rock show and impress Roxanne, Max's crush. What was the name of the Chuckie Cheese takeoff portrayed on the journey that Max and Goofy stopped at?

    • A.

      Micky's Monkey Jamboree

    • B.

      Jimbo's Rodent Extravaganza

    • C.

      Rusty's Piggie Park

    • D.

      Billy's Racoon Roundup

    • E.

      Lester's Possum Park

    Correct Answer
    E. Lester's Possum Park
    Explanation
    Lester's Possum Park is the correct answer because it is the name of the Chuckie Cheese takeoff portrayed in the film "A Goofy Movie" that Max and Goofy stopped at during their journey.

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  • 2. 

    In the Indiana Jones Series, who played Indiana Jones' father?

    • A.

      Sean Connery

    • B.

      Jimmy Stewart

    • C.

      Kevin Costner

    • D.

      Peter O'Toole

    • E.

      Gregory Peck

    Correct Answer
    A. Sean Connery
    Explanation
    Sean Connery played Indiana Jones' father in the Indiana Jones series. He portrayed the character of Henry Jones Sr., a renowned archaeologist and the father of the protagonist, Indiana Jones. Connery's portrayal of the character added depth and charm to the relationship between father and son in the films. His performance was well-received by audiences and contributed to the overall success of the franchise.

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  • 3. 

    In the Christmas Film "Jingle All the Way", Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad chase each other through New York and battle for a coveted Xmas toy. That toy was named what?

    • A.

      The Bolt

    • B.

      Spider Man

    • C.

      Turbo Man

    • D.

      Total Man

    • E.

      Super Man

    Correct Answer
    C. Turbo Man
    Explanation
    In the Christmas film "Jingle All the Way," Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad chase each other through New York in a battle to obtain a coveted Xmas toy. The toy they are after is called Turbo Man.

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  • 4. 

    The Classic Film "Fargo" won two academy awards in 1995. One was for best adated screenplay. The other was for what?

    • A.

      Best Picture

    • B.

      Best Actress

    • C.

      Best Supporting Actor

    • D.

      Best Actor

    • E.

      Best Director

    Correct Answer
    B. Best Actress
    Explanation
    Best Actress- Frances McDormand

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  • 5. 

    Johnny Depp has done many films with Tim Burton. Name the film that he was in directed by Burton following "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

    • A.

      Edward Scissor Hands

    • B.

      Sleepy Hollow

    • C.

      Secret Window

    • D.

      Corpse Bride

    • E.

      Sweeney Todd

    Correct Answer
    D. Corpse Bride
    Explanation
    Following "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Johnny Depp starred in the film "Corpse Bride," which was directed by Tim Burton. This film is a stop-motion animated musical fantasy that tells the story of a young man who accidentally marries a deceased woman while practicing his wedding vows. Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have collaborated on numerous films throughout their careers, including "Edward Scissorhands," "Sleepy Hollow," and "Sweeney Todd," among others. However, "Corpse Bride" is the film that Johnny Depp was in directed by Tim Burton after "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

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  • 6. 

    Seth Rogan has become increasingly popular in the comedy genre of films. Name the film among these that was his earliest break.

    • A.

      Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    • B.

      Knocked Up

    • C.

      The 40 Year Old

    • D.

      Old School

    • E.

      Superbad

    Correct Answer
    A. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
    Explanation
    Seth Rogan's earliest break in the comedy genre of films was "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." This film marked his entry into the comedy scene and helped establish his career in the industry.

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  • 7. 

    "Casablanca" may be one of the most well known classic films of all time. Name the leading actress.

    • A.

      Audrey Hepburn

    • B.

      Ingrid Bergman

    • C.

      Dorothy Lamour

    • D.

      Rita Hayworth

    • E.

      Lana Turner

    Correct Answer
    B. Ingrid Bergman
    Explanation
    Ingrid Bergman is the correct answer because she was the leading actress in the classic film "Casablanca." She played the role of Ilsa Lund, opposite Humphrey Bogart's character, Rick Blaine. Bergman's performance in the film is widely recognized and praised, making her one of the most iconic leading actresses in cinema history.

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  • 8. 

    The film "Gettysburg" later had a prequal made that was much less successful than it's counterpart. Name that film.

    • A.

      Glory

    • B.

      Andersonville

    • C.

      Gods and Generals

    • D.

      Cold Mountain

    • E.

      The Legend of Stonewall

    Correct Answer
    C. Gods and Generals
    Explanation
    "Gods and Generals" is the correct answer because it is the prequel to the film "Gettysburg" and it was not as successful as its counterpart.

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  • 9. 

    The film "The Matrix" was a popular Sci Fi epic that hit the scene less than a decade ago. That same year, a film very similar to the matrix came out called Equilibrium. Name the leading Actor

    • A.

      Christian Bale

    • B.

      Bruce Willis

    • C.

      Angus McFadden

    • D.

      Nicolas Cage

    • E.

      Jude Law

    Correct Answer
    A. Christian Bale
    Explanation
    Christian Bale is the correct answer because he was the leading actor in the film "Equilibrium," which came out the same year as "The Matrix." Both films are popular sci-fi epics and have similar themes, making them comparable in terms of their release and genre.

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  • 10. 

    Robert De Niro is known for many films, name the one Baseball Film he has been in

    • A.

      The Natural

    • B.

      A league of their own

    • C.

      Bang the Drum Slowly

    • D.

      Carry the Big Stick

    • E.

      A man on a mission

    Correct Answer
    C. Bang the Drum Slowly
    Explanation
    "Bang the Drum Slowly" is the correct answer because it is a baseball film that Robert De Niro has been in.

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  • 11. 

    The Blues Brothers is a classic Comedy starring John Belushi and Dan Akroyd. In the film, John Belushi and Dan Akroyd rush to get to the tax collection office. What obscure actor is behind the desk when they turn it in?

    • A.

      Billy Zane

    • B.

      Frank Oz

    • C.

      Rodney Dangerfield

    • D.

      Bill Murray

    • E.

      Steven Spielberg

    Correct Answer
    E. Steven Spielberg
    Explanation
    Spielberg played the desk clerk that took the money from them

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  • 12. 

    The year Braveheart came out, a movie with a similar film was overshadowed by it called Rob Roy. Who starred in this film?

    • A.

      Liam Neeson

    • B.

      Tom Hanks

    • C.

      Christian Slater

    • D.

      Robert Duvall

    • E.

      Michael Caine

    Correct Answer
    A. Liam Neeson
    Explanation
    Liam Neeson starred in the film Rob Roy, which was overshadowed by Braveheart when it was released.

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  • 13. 

    Ghostbusters was a popular 80's film about a group of men that catch ghosts for cash when all else fails in their lives. Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, and Harold Ramis played 3 of the 4 ghostbusters. Who played the fourth?

    • A.

      Rick Moranis

    • B.

      Eddie Murphy

    • C.

      David Margulies

    • D.

      Ernie Hudson

    • E.

      William Atherton

    Correct Answer
    D. Ernie Hudson
    Explanation
    Ernie Hudson played the fourth Ghostbuster in the popular 80's film Ghostbusters. The question asks for the actor who played the fourth member of the group, and Ernie Hudson is the correct answer.

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  • 14. 

    Along those same lines, Alec Guinness played Obi-Wan-Kenobi in the original Star Wars. What film did he star in prior to Star Wars that won the coveted Best Picture award?

    • A.

      Doctor Zhivago

    • B.

      Lawrence of Arabia

    • C.

      Hotel Paradiso

    • D.

      The Fall of the Roman Emperor

    • E.

      Tunes of Glory

    Correct Answer
    B. Lawrence of Arabia
    Explanation
    Although nominated for Best picture, Dr Zhivago did not win the award, Lawrence of Arabia did

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  • 15. 

    Adrian Brody has been in only one movie directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Name that film.

    • A.

      The Sixth Sense

    • B.

      Lady in the Water

    • C.

      The Village

    • D.

      The Happening

    • E.

      Signs

    Correct Answer
    C. The Village
    Explanation
    Adrian Brody has only appeared in one film directed by M. Night Shyamalan, which is "The Village".

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  • 16. 

    Which one of these actors did NOT in their careers play the role of Batman?

    • A.

      Michael Keaton

    • B.

      Val Kilmer

    • C.

      Kevin Conroy

    • D.

      Chris O'Donnell

    • E.

      George Clooney

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris O'Donnell
    Explanation
    Kevin Conroy played the Voice of Batman in the animated series "Batman Beyond", Chris O'Donnell played another role in Batman Forever

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following actors was not in ANY of the Lord of the Rings Films...

    • A.

      Sean Astin

    • B.

      Sean Bean

    • C.

      Billy Boyd

    • D.

      Ian Holm

    • E.

      Robert Carlyle

    Correct Answer
    E. Robert Carlyle
    Explanation
    Carlyle was in Eragon

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  • 18. 

    Charlie Sheen has been in notable films such as Platoon and Major League. Name the animated film Sheen did a voice for in the mid 1990's

    • A.

      All Dogs Go to Heaven 2

    • B.

      Watership Down

    • C.

      Brother Bear

    • D.

      Aladdin

    • E.

      The Lion King

    Correct Answer
    A. All Dogs Go to Heaven 2
    Explanation
    Charlie Sheen provided the voice for a character in the animated film "All Dogs Go to Heaven 2" in the mid 1990's.

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  • 19. 

    Unbeknownst to many people, the Italian Job, starring Mark Wahlberg, is actually a remake. Who starred in the original which was made in 1969?

    • A.

      Gregory Peck

    • B.

      Steve McQueen

    • C.

      Michael Caine

    • D.

      Noel Coward

    • E.

      Donald Sutherland

    Correct Answer
    C. Michael Caine
    Explanation
    Michael Caine starred in the original version of The Italian Job, which was made in 1969. The question is asking for the actor who appeared in the original film, not the remake.

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  • 20. 

    Name the film that one of the Coen Brothers did NOT have a hand in.

    • A.

      The Big Lebowski

    • B.

      Lost in Translation

    • C.

      The Ladykillers

    • D.

      Madagascar 2

    • E.

      Raising Arizona

    Correct Answer
    B. Lost in Translation
    Explanation
    Ethan Coen was one of the writers for Madagascar 2, Joel Coen edited the ladykillers

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  • 21. 

    Tom Hanks in "Big" played a child who made a wish to be an adult. The actress who plays opposite him, Elizabeth Perkins, is in all these films except one. Which one

    • A.

      A League of their Own

    • B.

      Finding Nemo

    • C.

      Cats and Dogs

    • D.

      Miracle on 34th Street

    • E.

      Must Love Dogs

    Correct Answer
    A. A League of their Own
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Perkins is not in the film "A League of their Own."

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  • 22. 

    Last one...all of these filims that Steven Spielberg had a hand in have won academy awards except one. Which one hasn't won an award?

    • A.

      Letters from Iwo Jima

    • B.

      Memoirs of a Geisha

    • C.

      Artificial Intelligence

    • D.

      Jurassic Park

    • E.

      Saving Private Ryan

    Correct Answer
    C. Artificial Intelligence
    Explanation
    AI was nominated for 2 but did not win, Jurassic Park won Best Sound

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