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  • 1. 

    What movie released in the 1990's featured both Dustin Hoffman and Donald Sutherland?

    • A.

      The Talented Mr. Ripley

    • B.

      Outbreak

    • C.

      Quiz Show

    • D.

      A River Runs Through It

    Correct Answer
    B. Outbreak
    Explanation
    Outbreak is the correct answer because it is a movie released in the 1990s that features both Dustin Hoffman and Donald Sutherland. The film is a thriller about a deadly virus outbreak and Hoffman plays the role of a military virologist while Sutherland portrays a government official. Their performances in the movie contribute to the overall tension and suspense of the story.

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  • 2. 

    What movie is about a troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death?

    • A.

      Welcome To The Dollhouse

    • B.

      Affliction

    • C.

      Air Force One

    • D.

      Scent Of A Woman

    Correct Answer
    B. Affliction
    Explanation
    "Affliction" is the correct answer because it is a movie that revolves around a troubled small town cop who investigates a suspicious hunting death. The film explores the psychological and emotional turmoil faced by the cop as he delves deeper into the investigation, uncovering dark secrets and facing personal demons. The plot focuses on the themes of family dysfunction, violence, and the impact of trauma on individuals.

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  • 3. 

    Which film is the story of romance between the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher?

    • A.

      Buena Vista Social Club

    • B.

      Backdraft

    • C.

      Anna And The King

    • D.

      Emma

    Correct Answer
    C. Anna And The King
    Explanation
    "Anna And The King" is the correct answer because it is a film that tells the story of a romance between the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher. The film explores the cultural differences and challenges they face in their relationship, making it a story of romance set in a unique and historical context.

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  • 4. 

    Which film is the story of a cross dressing youth who preferred life in her male identity?

    • A.

      In The Name Of The Father

    • B.

      A Simple Plan

    • C.

      Fried Green Tomatoes

    • D.

      Boys Don't Cry

    Correct Answer
    D. Boys Don't Cry
    Explanation
    "Boys Don't Cry" is the correct answer because it is a film that tells the story of a cross-dressing youth who identifies as male. The film is based on the true story of Brandon Teena, a transgender man who faced discrimination and violence due to his gender identity. The film explores themes of identity, gender expression, and the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

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  • 5. 

    Which film is the story of a group of childhood friends growing up in Los Angeles?

    • A.

      Boyz N The Hood

    • B.

      Barton Fink

    • C.

      Four Weddings And A Funeral

    • D.

      Deconstructing Harry

    Correct Answer
    A. Boyz N The Hood
    Explanation
    "Boyz N The Hood" is the correct answer because it is a film that tells the story of a group of childhood friends growing up in Los Angeles. The movie explores the challenges and experiences faced by these friends as they navigate life in a tough neighborhood, highlighting themes of race, violence, and social inequality. The film is known for its powerful portrayal of urban life and received critical acclaim for its authentic depiction of the characters' struggles and aspirations.

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  • 6. 

    What movie is about a group of legendary Cuban musicians?

    • A.

      Emma

    • B.

      Fried Green Tomatoes

    • C.

      Buena Vista Social Club

    • D.

      Mr. Holland's Opus

    Correct Answer
    C. Buena Vista Social Club
    Explanation
    Buena Vista Social Club is a documentary film directed by Wim Wenders that tells the story of a group of legendary Cuban musicians who were brought together to record an album. The film showcases their talent, passion, and the rich cultural heritage of Cuban music. It provides an intimate and captivating look into the lives of these musicians, their music, and the impact they have had on the world.

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  • 7. 

    What movie is about a British soldier kidnaped by IRA terrorists befriends a captor?

    • A.

      Phenomenon

    • B.

      What Dreams May Come

    • C.

      Scent Of A Woman

    • D.

      The Crying Game

    Correct Answer
    D. The Crying Game
    Explanation
    "The Crying Game" is a movie that revolves around a British soldier who is kidnapped by IRA terrorists and forms an unexpected bond with one of his captors. The film explores themes of identity, loyalty, and love in the midst of a politically charged and emotionally complex situation.

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  • 8. 

    What movie is about a journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas?

    • A.

      Primal Fear

    • B.

      Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

    • C.

      Outbreak

    • D.

      Thelma & Louise

    Correct Answer
    B. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas
    Explanation
    "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is the correct answer because it is a movie that revolves around a journalist and his psychopathic lawyer traveling to Las Vegas. The film is based on Hunter S. Thompson's novel of the same name and follows the wild and drug-fueled journey of the main characters as they immerse themselves in the chaotic and surreal atmosphere of Las Vegas.

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  • 9. 

    What movie is about a man and his father falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub?

    • A.

      In The Name Of The Father

    • B.

      Edward Scissorhands

    • C.

      Fried Green Tomatoes

    • D.

      The Hurricane

    Correct Answer
    A. In The Name Of The Father
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In The Name Of The Father." This movie revolves around a man and his father who are wrongly accused of being involved in an IRA bombing of a pub. It explores their fight for justice and their struggle to prove their innocence.

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  • 10. 

    What movie is about sisters who live in post-Civil War America?

    • A.

      Little Women

    • B.

      Boys On The Side

    • C.

      Donnie Brasco

    • D.

      Boyz N The Hood

    Correct Answer
    A. Little Women
    Explanation
    Little Women is a movie that revolves around the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, who live in post-Civil War America. The film explores their journey from childhood to womanhood, their dreams, aspirations, and the challenges they face in a society that restricts women's opportunities. It highlights the bond between the sisters and their individual struggles and triumphs, making it a poignant portrayal of sisterhood in the backdrop of a changing America.

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  • 11. 

    Which film is the story of two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister?

    • A.

      The Hurricane

    • B.

      Out Of Sight

    • C.

      A River Runs Through It

    • D.

      Postcards From The Edge

    Correct Answer
    C. A River Runs Through It
    Explanation
    "A River Runs Through It" is the correct answer because it is a film that tells the story of two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister. The movie follows the lives of the two brothers as they navigate their relationships, personal struggles, and their shared passion for fly-fishing. The film explores themes of family, nature, and the complexities of human relationships.

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  • 12. 

    What movie is about a composer who finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher?

    • A.

      A Simple Plan

    • B.

      Phenomenon

    • C.

      A River Runs Through It

    • D.

      Mr. Holland's Opus

    Correct Answer
    D. Mr. Holland's Opus
    Explanation
    Mr. Holland's Opus is the correct answer because it is a movie about a composer who becomes a high school music teacher and finds fulfillment in his role as an educator. The film follows the journey of Glenn Holland, a talented musician who takes a teaching job to support his family, but ends up discovering his true passion for teaching and inspiring young musicians. The movie explores themes of following one's dreams, the power of music, and the impact of a dedicated teacher on the lives of his students.

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  • 13. 

    Which film's plot concerns the fixing of game shows in the 1950's?

    • A.

      The Talented Mr. Ripley

    • B.

      The End Of The Affair

    • C.

      Quiz Show

    • D.

      A Simple Plan

    Correct Answer
    C. Quiz Show
    Explanation
    "Quiz Show" is the correct answer because it is a film that revolves around the fixing of game shows in the 1950s. The movie is based on the real-life scandal of the quiz show "Twenty-One" where contestants were given the answers in advance. The film explores the ethical and moral implications of the scandal and the impact it had on the contestants and the television industry.

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  • 14. 

    What movie is about two brothers finding a bag of money which leads to problems?

    • A.

      The Hurricane

    • B.

      A Simple Plan

    • C.

      Last Seduction

    • D.

      Primal Fear

    Correct Answer
    B. A Simple Plan
    Explanation
    "A Simple Plan" is the correct answer because it accurately describes a movie about two brothers who find a bag of money, which ultimately leads to various problems. The film follows the brothers as they make a plan to keep the money for themselves, but their actions have severe consequences and cause a series of escalating conflicts. This explanation aligns with the premise of the movie, making it the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 15. 

    Which film is the story of man dies in a car accident and goes to heaven?

    • A.

      Boyz N The Hood

    • B.

      Girl, Interrupted

    • C.

      What Dreams May Come

    • D.

      Backdraft

    Correct Answer
    C. What Dreams May Come
    Explanation
    The film "What Dreams May Come" is the story of a man who dies in a car accident and goes to heaven. The protagonist, played by Robin Williams, navigates through the afterlife to find his wife who committed suicide and is trapped in her own personal hell. The film explores themes of love, loss, and the power of the human spirit.

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  • 16. 

    What was Dustin Hoffman fighting in the movie "Outbreak"?

    • A.

      Ghosts

    • B.

      Aliens

    • C.

      Airborne Viruses

    • D.

      Serial Killers

    Correct Answer
    C. Airborne Viruses
    Explanation
    In the movie "Outbreak," Dustin Hoffman's character was fighting against airborne viruses. The film revolves around a deadly virus that spreads rapidly and threatens to cause a global pandemic. Hoffman's character, a virologist, works tirelessly to contain and find a cure for the virus, battling against the invisible threat of airborne transmission. The answer "Airborne Viruses" accurately reflects the central conflict of the movie.

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  • 17. 

    What movie is the Eminem song "Lose Yourself" from?

    • A.

      Chicago

    • B.

      Road To Perdition

    • C.

      Frida

    • D.

      8 Mile

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 Mile
    Explanation
    The Eminem song "Lose Yourself" is from the movie 8 Mile.

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  • 18. 

    What 1986 film starring Jeff Daniels is about a free-spirited woman who kidnaps a yuppie?

    • A.

      Rain Man

    • B.

      Something Wild

    • C.

      All The Right Moves

    • D.

      The Silence Of The Lambs

    Correct Answer
    B. Something Wild
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Something Wild." This 1986 film stars Jeff Daniels and is about a free-spirited woman who kidnaps a yuppie.

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  • 19. 

    Which of these films was about the lives of prison guards and a wrongly accused man?

    • A.

      Memento

    • B.

      The Green Mile

    • C.

      The Pianist

    • D.

      Assassins

    Correct Answer
    B. The Green Mile
    Explanation
    "The Green Mile" is the correct answer because it is a film that revolves around the lives of prison guards and a wrongly accused man. The story follows a death row corrections officer who forms a bond with a gentle giant inmate who possesses supernatural healing powers. The film explores themes of justice, redemption, and the impact of power dynamics within the prison system.

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  • 20. 

    Which movie featuring Edward Norton and Edward Furlong was released in 1998?

    • A.

      Bad Boys

    • B.

      Brubaker

    • C.

      American Beauty

    • D.

      American History X

    Correct Answer
    D. American History X
    Explanation
    American History X is the correct answer because it is a movie that was released in 1998 and features both Edward Norton and Edward Furlong. This film is a powerful drama that explores themes of racism, redemption, and the consequences of hate. Edward Norton delivers a standout performance as Derek Vinyard, a former neo-Nazi leader who seeks to prevent his younger brother from following the same path. Edward Furlong plays the role of Danny Vinyard, Derek's brother, who narrates the story through his writing. The film received critical acclaim for its performances and thought-provoking storyline.

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  • 21. 

    Robin Williams won an Oscar for playing a psychiatrist, Sean Maguire, in what movie?

    • A.

      Good Will Hunting

    • B.

      Crimes Of The Heart

    • C.

      Courage Under Fire

    • D.

      The Bodyguard

    Correct Answer
    A. Good Will Hunting
    Explanation
    Robin Williams won an Oscar for playing the role of Sean Maguire, a psychiatrist, in the movie "Good Will Hunting." In the film, Williams delivered a powerful and heartfelt performance as a mentor and therapist to a troubled young genius. His portrayal of Maguire was widely praised for its depth and emotional resonance, showcasing Williams' immense talent as both a comedian and a dramatic actor. This role ultimately earned him the recognition and accolades of the Academy, solidifying his status as one of the greatest actors of his generation.

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  • 22. 

    Kevin Spacey played Eugene Simonet in which movie?

    • A.

      Courage Under Fire

    • B.

      Pay It Forward

    • C.

      Michael

    • D.

      Wag The Dog

    Correct Answer
    B. Pay It Forward
    Explanation
    In the movie "Pay It Forward," Kevin Spacey played the character Eugene Simonet. This film tells the story of a young boy who creates a movement based on the concept of performing random acts of kindness. Kevin Spacey's portrayal of Eugene Simonet, a social studies teacher with a facial disfigurement, earned critical acclaim for his performance.

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  • 23. 

    Who played the barmaid Violet in "Coyote Ugly"?

    • A.

      Lee Marvin

    • B.

      Chazz Palminteri

    • C.

      Piper Perabo

    • D.

      Mekhi Phifer

    Correct Answer
    C. Piper Perabo
    Explanation
    Piper Perabo played the barmaid Violet in "Coyote Ugly".

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  • 24. 

    Who is the German actor starring in "Das Boot"?

    • A.

      Ricky Mabe

    • B.

      Jurgen Prochnow

    • C.

      Colin Mochrie

    • D.

      Frances McDormand

    Correct Answer
    B. Jurgen Prochnow
    Explanation
    Jurgen Prochnow is the correct answer because he is a German actor who starred in the film "Das Boot". The film is a German war movie directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and Prochnow played the lead role of Captain-Lieutenant Henrich Lehmann-Willenbrock. His performance in the film was highly praised, and it is one of his most well-known roles.

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  • 25. 

    Who starred in "Dragonheart" and "The Big Easy"?

    • A.

      Dennis Quaid

    • B.

      Marne Patterson

    • C.

      Christopher Meloni

    • D.

      Danica McKellar

    Correct Answer
    A. Dennis Quaid
    Explanation
    Dennis Quaid starred in both "Dragonheart" and "The Big Easy."

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  • 26. 

    What film includes Sir James Matthew Barrie and Mrs. Emma du Maurier as characters?

    • A.

      Shark Tale

    • B.

      Finding Neverland

    • C.

      Shall We Dance

    • D.

      Bringing Down The House

    Correct Answer
    B. Finding Neverland
    Explanation
    Finding Neverland is the correct answer because the film is a biographical drama about the life of Sir James Matthew Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, and Mrs. Emma du Maurier, who was Barrie's close friend and the mother of the boys who inspired the story. The film explores the relationship between Barrie and du Maurier and how their interactions influenced the creation of the beloved children's play.

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  • 27. 

    What movie is about a lawyer who takes ballroom dancing lessons?

    • A.

      You Got Served

    • B.

      Bringing Down The House

    • C.

      Shall We Dance

    • D.

      Flashdance

    Correct Answer
    C. Shall We Dance
    Explanation
    "Shall We Dance" is the correct answer because the movie revolves around a lawyer who decides to take ballroom dancing lessons. The protagonist, played by Richard Gere, is bored with his monotonous life and finds excitement and passion through dancing. The film explores themes of self-discovery, love, and the transformative power of dance.

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  • 28. 

    What movie is about a day in the life of a Chicago barbershop?

    • A.

      Bringing Down The House

    • B.

      Agent Cody Banks

    • C.

      Barbershop

    • D.

      Meet The Fockers

    Correct Answer
    C. Barbershop
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Barbershop." This movie is about a day in the life of a Chicago barbershop, where the barbers and their customers engage in humorous and insightful conversations about various topics. The film explores themes of community, family, and the importance of small businesses in urban neighborhoods. It features a talented ensemble cast and is known for its witty dialogue and authentic portrayal of barbershop culture.

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  • 29. 

    What movie is the character Lt. Jordan O'Neil from?

    • A.

      G.I. Jane

    • B.

      The Sweetest Thing

    • C.

      Save The Last Dance

    • D.

      Batman & Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. G.I. Jane
    Explanation
    Lt. Jordan O'Neil is a character from the movie "G.I. Jane." The other options, "The Sweetest Thing," "Save The Last Dance," and "Batman & Robin," do not feature a character named Lt. Jordan O'Neil. Therefore, the correct answer is "G.I. Jane."

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  • 30. 

    Why did Ken Carter lock up the basketball court in the 2005 movie "Coach Carter"?

    • A.

      Poor Grades Of Team Players

    • B.

      Player's Death

    • C.

      He Quit Being A Coach

    • D.

      Termite Infestation

    Correct Answer
    A. Poor Grades Of Team Players
    Explanation
    In the 2005 movie "Coach Carter," Ken Carter locked up the basketball court because of the poor grades of the team players. As a coach, Carter believed that academics were just as important as sports and wanted to teach his players the value of education. By locking up the court, he imposed a consequence on the players for not meeting their academic responsibilities, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing their studies.

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  • 31. 

    Who played Tom Jones in the movie "Tom Jones"?

    • A.

      Hugh Grant

    • B.

      Albert Finney

    • C.

      Tom Jones

    • D.

      Michael Caine

    Correct Answer
    B. Albert Finney
    Explanation
    Albert Finney played the character of Tom Jones in the movie "Tom Jones".

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  • 32. 

    Which 1962 film was based on the life of Helen Keller?

    • A.

      The Miracle Worker

    • B.

      The Story Of Helen

    • C.

      Butterflies Are Free

    • D.

      Helen

    Correct Answer
    A. The Miracle Worker
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Miracle Worker." This film is based on the life of Helen Keller, a deaf and blind woman who overcame her disabilities with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan. The movie depicts their journey together as Sullivan teaches Keller how to communicate and understand the world around her.

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  • 33. 

    What film was based on Gore Vidal's novel on transsexuality?

    • A.

      Mary-Ann Pringle

    • B.

      Myra Breckinridge

    • C.

      The Deviants

    • D.

      Myron

    Correct Answer
    B. Myra Breckinridge
    Explanation
    Myra Breckinridge is the correct answer because it is a film based on Gore Vidal's novel on transsexuality. The other options, Mary-Ann Pringle, The Deviants, and Myron, do not correspond to any known films based on Gore Vidal's novel.

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  • 34. 

    Which film was promoted with the line "They came home to bury mom... and her killer"?

    • A.

      Fantastic Four

    • B.

      The Great Raid

    • C.

      Four Brothers

    • D.

      Hustle & Flow

    Correct Answer
    C. Four Brothers
    Explanation
    "Four Brothers" is the correct answer because this film was promoted with the line "They came home to bury mom... and her killer." This line suggests that the movie revolves around four brothers who return home to seek justice for their mother's murder.

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  • 35. 

    What was the title of the 2005 adventure film about two writers of fairy tales?

    • A.

      Amazing Grace

    • B.

      Blood Brothers

    • C.

      The Brothers Grimm

    • D.

      Finding Nemo

    Correct Answer
    C. The Brothers Grimm
    Explanation
    "The Brothers Grimm" is the correct answer because it accurately identifies the title of the 2005 adventure film that revolves around two writers of fairy tales. The film follows the fictionalized lives of the famous German brothers, Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, as they encounter supernatural creatures and battle evil forces in order to protect a town from a curse. The title directly references the protagonists of the film, making it the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 36. 

    Who are characters from the 2005 film "Coach Carter"?

    • A.

      Jose And Jimmy

    • B.

      Bobby Mercer And Angel Mercer

    • C.

      Ken Carter And Kenyon Stone

    • D.

      Andy Stitzer And David

    Correct Answer
    C. Ken Carter And Kenyon Stone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ken Carter and Kenyon Stone because they are the main characters in the 2005 film "Coach Carter". The film is based on the true story of Ken Carter, a high school basketball coach, and his player Kenyon Stone. The movie follows their journey as they face various challenges both on and off the court, highlighting the importance of discipline, education, and teamwork.

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  • 37. 

    Which dramatic movie is about a high school basketball coach benching his undefeated team due to their poor academic record?

    • A.

      Old School

    • B.

      Coach Carter

    • C.

      Benched

    • D.

      Benchwarmers

    Correct Answer
    B. Coach Carter
    Explanation
    "Coach Carter" is the correct answer because it is a dramatic movie that revolves around a high school basketball coach who decides to bench his undefeated team because of their poor academic performance. The movie explores the coach's determination to teach his players discipline and the importance of education, even at the expense of their athletic success.

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  • 38. 

    What was the name of Kevin Bacon's character in "Footloose"?

    • A.

      Willy Samenuk

    • B.

      Roy Hall

    • C.

      AJ Gurdner

    • D.

      Ren McCormack

    Correct Answer
    D. Ren McCormack
    Explanation
    Ren McCormack is the correct answer because it is the name of Kevin Bacon's character in the movie "Footloose." In the film, Ren McCormack is a teenager who moves to a small town where dancing and rock music are banned, and he becomes determined to challenge the strict rules and bring back the joy of dancing to the community.

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  • 39. 

    Which of these actors starred in the 1978 film "The Buddy Holly Story"?

    • A.

      Gary Busey

    • B.

      Timothy Hutton

    • C.

      Michael Pare

    • D.

      Jim Belushi

    Correct Answer
    A. Gary Busey
    Explanation
    Gary Busey starred in the 1978 film "The Buddy Holly Story."

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  • 40. 

    Which of these movies features Bob Dylan?

    • A.

      Wind Tunnel

    • B.

      In The Wind

    • C.

      Streets Of Fire

    • D.

      Hearts Of Fire

    Correct Answer
    D. Hearts Of Fire
    Explanation
    The movie "Hearts Of Fire" features Bob Dylan.

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  • 41. 

    The 1979 movie that was a tribute to The Who was called what?

    • A.

      The Kids Are Alright

    • B.

      Pinball Wizards

    • C.

      My Generation

    • D.

      Who Are You

    Correct Answer
    A. The Kids Are Alright
    Explanation
    "The Kids Are Alright" is the correct answer because it is a 1979 movie that served as a tribute to the British rock band, The Who. The film features live performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage of the band, showcasing their energetic and iconic performances. The title of the movie is also a reference to one of The Who's popular songs, further solidifying its connection to the band.

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