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  • 1. 

    Who owned the "Keystone Company" studio that cranked out hundreds of slapstick comedies starting in 1912?

    • A.

      Charlie Chaplin

    • B.

      Harold Lloyd

    • C.

      Fatty Arbuckle

    • D.

      Mack Sennett

    Correct Answer
    D. Mack Sennett
    Explanation
    Mack Sennett owned the "Keystone Company" studio that produced numerous slapstick comedies from 1912 onwards. Sennett was a prominent figure in the early days of silent cinema and is often credited with popularizing the genre of slapstick comedy. He discovered and launched the careers of many famous comedians, including Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Fatty Arbuckle. Sennett's studio was known for its fast-paced, physical comedy and its innovative use of visual gags, making it a significant contributor to the development of early film comedy.

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  • 2. 

    What's the top prize at the Venice Film Festival?

    • A.

      Golden Lion

    • B.

      Golden Palm

    • C.

      Golden Bear

    • D.

      Golden Goose

    Correct Answer
    A. Golden Lion
    Explanation
    The top prize at the Venice Film Festival is the Golden Lion. This prestigious award is given to the best film in the competition. It is considered one of the highest honors in the film industry and has been awarded since the festival's inception in 1932. The Golden Lion symbolizes excellence and recognizes outstanding artistic achievement in filmmaking.

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  • 3. 

    After editing "Basic Instinct" nine times to get an R rating, which director convinced the studio to release "Showgirls" as an NC-17?

    • A.

      Chuck Vincent

    • B.

      Roger Corman

    • C.

      Robert Zemekis

    • D.

      Paul Verhoeven

    Correct Answer
    D. Paul Verhoeven
    Explanation
    Paul Verhoeven convinced the studio to release "Showgirls" as an NC-17 rating after editing "Basic Instinct" nine times to get an R rating.

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  • 4. 

    What movie did Quentin Tarantino write but not direct?

    • A.

      Four Rooms

    • B.

      True Romance

    • C.

      Killing Zoe

    • D.

      Pulp Fiction

    Correct Answer
    B. True Romance
    Explanation
    Quentin Tarantino wrote the movie "True Romance" but did not direct it. Although he is well-known for directing many of his own screenplays, "True Romance" was directed by Tony Scott. Tarantino's distinct writing style and storytelling techniques can still be seen in the film, as he wrote the screenplay, which is known for its nonlinear narrative and darkly comedic elements.

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  • 5. 

    Who played the role of Leatherface in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"?

    • A.

      Bruce Campbell

    • B.

      Richard Frankes

    • C.

      Gunnar Hansen

    • D.

      Jeffrey Combs

    Correct Answer
    C. Gunnar Hansen
    Explanation
    Gunnar Hansen played the role of Leatherface in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre".

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  • 6. 

    Who played a starlet in Carrie Fisher's "Postcards From The Edge"?

    • A.

      Sarah Jessica Parker

    • B.

      Helen Hunt

    • C.

      Annette Bening

    • D.

      Sela Ward

    Correct Answer
    C. Annette Bening
    Explanation
    Annette Bening played a starlet in Carrie Fisher's "Postcards From The Edge".

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  • 7. 

    In "Oklahoma", what is the second song sung by Curly?

    • A.

      People Will Say We're In Love

    • B.

      Poor Judd Is Dead

    • C.

      Surrey With The Fringe On Top

    • D.

      Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'

    Correct Answer
    C. Surrey With The Fringe On Top
    Explanation
    The second song sung by Curly in "Oklahoma" is "Surrey With The Fringe On Top".

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  • 8. 

    Which rock star appears in "Blue Iguana"?

    • A.

      Tom Petty

    • B.

      Eddie Vedder

    • C.

      Roger Daltrey

    • D.

      Flea

    Correct Answer
    D. Flea
    Explanation
    Flea is the correct answer because he appears in the movie "Blue Iguana." Flea, whose real name is Michael Peter Balzary, is best known as the bassist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also made appearances in various films and TV shows throughout his career, including "Back to the Future Part II," "The Big Lebowski," and "Baby Driver."

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  • 9. 

    David Fincher directed which two movies?

    • A.

      "Seven" And "Alien 3"

    • B.

      "Pay It Forward" And "Top Gun"

    • C.

      "Independence Day" And "Eraser"

    • D.

      "Clockers" And "The Rock"

    Correct Answer
    A. "Seven" And "Alien 3"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Seven" and "Alien 3". David Fincher is known for directing these two movies. "Seven" is a psychological crime thriller that follows two detectives as they hunt down a serial killer. "Alien 3" is a science fiction horror film and the third installment in the "Alien" franchise. Both movies showcase Fincher's distinct style and storytelling abilities.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following movies was not directed by James Cameron?

    • A.

      The Abyss

    • B.

      The Terminator

    • C.

      True Lies

    • D.

      Predator

    Correct Answer
    D. Predator
    Explanation
    Predator was not directed by James Cameron. James Cameron is known for directing movies such as The Abyss, The Terminator, and True Lies. However, Predator was directed by John McTiernan, not James Cameron.

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  • 11. 

    Who directed the "Evil Dead" films?

    • A.

      Joel Coen

    • B.

      Bruce Campbell

    • C.

      Robert Tapert

    • D.

      Sam Raimi

    Correct Answer
    D. Sam Raimi
    Explanation
    Sam Raimi directed the "Evil Dead" films. He is known for his work in the horror genre and is credited with creating a cult classic with the "Evil Dead" series. Raimi's unique style, including his use of practical effects and dark humor, has made him a respected figure in the horror film industry.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of writer-director John Sayles' most called-upon actor in his films?

    • A.

      John Sayles Himself

    • B.

      Rod Steiger

    • C.

      Chris Cooper

    • D.

      Tommy Lee Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Cooper
    Explanation
    Chris Cooper is the correct answer because he has appeared in several of John Sayles' films, making him the most called-upon actor by the writer-director. This suggests that Cooper and Sayles have a strong working relationship and that Sayles frequently chooses Cooper to be a part of his projects.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following films did Joe Dante not direct?

    • A.

      The Howling

    • B.

      Monster Squad

    • C.

      Gremlins

    • D.

      Explorers

    Correct Answer
    B. Monster Squad
    Explanation
    Joe Dante did not direct the film "Monster Squad." He is known for directing films such as "The Howling," "Gremlins," and "Explorers." "Monster Squad" was directed by Fred Dekker.

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  • 14. 

    James Dean attended the premiere of which of his movies?

    • A.

      Rebel Without A Cause

    • B.

      Both "East Of Eden" And "Giant"

    • C.

      East Of Eden

    • D.

      Giant

    Correct Answer
    C. East Of Eden
    Explanation
    James Dean attended the premiere of "East Of Eden."

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  • 15. 

    In "Addams Family Values", what is the last name of blond Amanda at Camp Chippewa?

    • A.

      Borstein

    • B.

      Da Vinci

    • C.

      Miller

    • D.

      Buckman

    Correct Answer
    D. Buckman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Buckman. In the movie "Addams Family Values", the last name of the blond Amanda at Camp Chippewa is Buckman.

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  • 16. 

    What item did the Dwarfs fight over after Snow White went to bed?

    • A.

      A Blanket

    • B.

      A Pillow

    • C.

      The Last Piece Of Pie

    • D.

      A Place To Sleep

    Correct Answer
    B. A Pillow
    Explanation
    After Snow White went to bed, the Dwarfs fought over a pillow. This suggests that they were in need of a comfortable place to rest their heads and the pillow was a valuable item in their limited sleeping arrangements. The fight over the pillow highlights the scarcity of resources and the importance of finding a comfortable spot to sleep.

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  • 17. 

    Which movie starred ex-Anthrax front man Joey Belladonna?

    • A.

      Prom Night

    • B.

      Hell Night

    • C.

      Pledge Night

    • D.

      Fright Night

    Correct Answer
    C. Pledge Night
    Explanation
    Joey Belladonna, the ex-Anthrax front man, starred in the movie "Pledge Night".

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  • 18. 

    Who directed the original "Dracula" in 1931?

    • A.

      Lon Chaney

    • B.

      Tod Browning

    • C.

      Hal Roach

    • D.

      Herbert Lom

    Correct Answer
    B. Tod Browning
    Explanation
    Tod Browning directed the original "Dracula" in 1931.

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  • 19. 

    "Night of the Lonesome October" concerns which of the following events?

    • A.

      Death Of A Princess

    • B.

      The Civil War

    • C.

      Fight Between Good And Evil

    • D.

      Horse Racing

    Correct Answer
    C. Fight Between Good And Evil
    Explanation
    "Night of the Lonesome October" concerns a fight between good and evil. This suggests that the events in the story revolve around a conflict between forces representing good and forces representing evil. The story likely explores themes of morality, redemption, and the battle between light and darkness. The fight between good and evil may be depicted through the actions and choices of the characters, as they navigate through challenges and obstacles in their quest for righteousness.

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  • 20. 

    What is the name of the main road at the Disney MGM Studios?

    • A.

      Vine Street

    • B.

      Pooh Corner

    • C.

      Hollywood Blvd

    • D.

      Mickey Blvd

    Correct Answer
    C. Hollywood Blvd
    Explanation
    Hollywood Blvd is the correct answer because it is the main road at the Disney MGM Studios. This road is named after the famous Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, which is known for its association with the entertainment industry. The Disney MGM Studios, now known as Disney's Hollywood Studios, is a theme park that celebrates the magic of movies and Hollywood, making Hollywood Blvd an appropriate name for the main road within the park.

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  • 21. 

    In the attraction, "The Haunted Mansion", how many happy haunts are there?

    • A.

      1000

    • B.

      99

    • C.

      49

    • D.

      999

    Correct Answer
    D. 999
    Explanation
    In the attraction "The Haunted Mansion," there are a total of 999 happy haunts. This is a well-known fact among fans of the ride. The number 999 is significant because it is often associated with ghosts and the afterlife. It is also a clever play on words, as the phrase "999 happy haunts" sounds similar to "999 happy haunts." This answer is supported by the lore and history of the attraction, making it the correct choice.

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  • 22. 

    By 2006, what actor had won three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor?

    • A.

      Walter Brennan

    • B.

      Anthony Quinn

    • C.

      Jason Robards

    • D.

      Robert De Niro

    Correct Answer
    A. Walter Brennan
    Explanation
    Walter Brennan is the correct answer because by 2006, he had won three Oscars for Best Supporting Actor.

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  • 23. 

    What was actor Tyrone Power's last film?

    • A.

      King Of The Khyber Rifles

    • B.

      Witness For The Prosecution

    • C.

      The Sun Also Rises

    • D.

      Blood And Sand

    Correct Answer
    B. Witness For The Prosecution
    Explanation
    Tyrone Power's last film was "Witness For The Prosecution".

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  • 24. 

    Who was the first person shown in the back of Beldar's cab in "Coneheads"?

    • A.

      Dennis Rodman

    • B.

      Drew Carey

    • C.

      Sinbad

    • D.

      John Goodman

    Correct Answer
    B. Drew Carey
    Explanation
    In the movie "Coneheads," the first person shown in the back of Beldar's cab is Drew Carey.

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  • 25. 

    What is the intended relationship between the man and the woman in "American Gothic"?

    • A.

      Father And Daughter

    • B.

      Husband And Wife

    • C.

      Brother And Sister

    • D.

      Uncle And Niece

    Correct Answer
    A. Father And Daughter
    Explanation
    In "American Gothic," the intended relationship between the man and the woman is that of father and daughter. This can be inferred from their physical resemblance, as well as the age difference between them. The man appears older and more authoritative, while the woman appears younger and submissive, suggesting a paternal figure. Additionally, the title "American Gothic" refers to the iconic painting by Grant Wood, which depicts a farmer and his daughter, further supporting the interpretation of a father-daughter relationship.

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  • 26. 

    What kind of bird plays Paulie in the movie "Paulie"?

    • A.

      Cockatoo

    • B.

      Blue Crown Conure

    • C.

      Love Bird

    • D.

      Lory

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue Crown Conure
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Blue Crown Conure. In the movie "Paulie," a Blue Crown Conure is portrayed as the character Paulie. This bird species is known for its vibrant blue crown and playful personality, making it a suitable choice for the role. Cockatoos, Love Birds, and Lories are also popular pet bird species, but they are not the specific bird that plays Paulie in the movie.

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  • 27. 

    What is the phone number of the Bates Motel?

    • A.

      555-6523

    • B.

      555-Kill

    • C.

      555-9130

    • D.

      555-5555

    Correct Answer
    C. 555-9130
  • 28. 

    What weapon does Natalya use in "Goldeneye"?

    • A.

      Pp7

    • B.

      Magnum

    • C.

      D5k Deushe

    • D.

      Dd44

    Correct Answer
    B. Magnum
    Explanation
    Natalya uses a Magnum as her weapon in "Goldeneye".

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