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  • 1. 

    Which 1938 movie starring Cary Grant was considered the first screwball comedy?

    • A.

      Bringing Up Baby

    • B.

      His Girl Friday

    • C.

      She Done Him Wrong

    • D.

      The Philadelphia Story

    Correct Answer
    A. Bringing Up Baby
    Explanation
    "Bringing Up Baby" is considered the first screwball comedy because it was released in 1938 and starred Cary Grant, who became synonymous with the genre. The film follows the misadventures of a paleontologist who gets caught up in a series of chaotic events involving a leopard and a free-spirited woman. It embodies the characteristics of screwball comedy, such as fast-paced dialogue, witty banter, and absurd situations. The movie's success paved the way for future screwball comedies and solidified its place in film history.

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  • 2. 

    Which movie did not feature Anthony Michael Hall?

    • A.

      Sixteen Candles

    • B.

      Johnny Be Good

    • C.

      St. Elmo's Fire

    • D.

      Breakfast Club

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Elmo's Fire
    Explanation
    Anthony Michael Hall did not feature in the movie "St. Elmo's Fire".

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  • 3. 

    Which actor supplied the voice of young Copper in "The Fox and the Hound"?

    • A.

      Andrew McCarthy

    • B.

      Corey Haim

    • C.

      Corey Feldman

    • D.

      Anthony Michael Hall

    Correct Answer
    C. Corey Feldman
    Explanation
    Corey Feldman supplied the voice of young Copper in "The Fox and the Hound".

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  • 4. 

    Which Corey Haim movie did Winona Ryder have a supporting role in?

    • A.

      Lucas

    • B.

      Dream A Little Dream

    • C.

      License To Drive

    • D.

      The Lost Boys

    Correct Answer
    A. Lucas
    Explanation
    Winona Ryder had a supporting role in the Corey Haim movie "Lucas".

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  • 5. 

    Who thought she was going mad in "Gaslight"?

    • A.

      Olivia De Havilland

    • B.

      Ingrid Bergman

    • C.

      Gene Tierney

    • D.

      Miriam Hopkins

    Correct Answer
    B. Ingrid Bergman
    Explanation
    In the film "Gaslight," Ingrid Bergman's character, Paula, believed that she was going mad. Her husband manipulates her surroundings and convinces her that she is losing her sanity, leading her to question her own perception of reality. This psychological manipulation is the central plot of the movie, causing Paula to doubt herself and her own sanity.

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  • 6. 

    In "The Santa Clause", what was the name of the elf who gave Scott Calvin (Santa) a pair of pajamas?

    • A.

      Judy

    • B.

      Julie

    • C.

      Meghan

    • D.

      Sarah

    Correct Answer
    A. Judy
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Santa Clause," Judy is the name of the elf who gives Scott Calvin (Santa) a pair of pajamas.

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  • 7. 

    What did Ronald Miller plan to spend his $1000 salary on in "Can't Buy Me Love"?

    • A.

      Lawnmower

    • B.

      A Car

    • C.

      Microscope

    • D.

      Telescope

    Correct Answer
    D. Telescope
    Explanation
    In the movie "Can't Buy Me Love," Ronald Miller planned to spend his $1000 salary on a telescope. This indicates that he had an interest in astronomy or stargazing and wanted to invest in a high-quality telescope to pursue his passion.

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  • 8. 

    Which two fictional characters, in different movies, do we hear speak this line: "Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning"?

    • A.

      Simba And Darwin

    • B.

      Captain James T. Kirk And Peter Pan

    • C.

      Captain James T. Kirk And Captain Picard

    • D.

      Simba And Peter Pan

    Correct Answer
    B. Captain James T. Kirk And Peter Pan
    Explanation
    In the movie "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country," Captain James T. Kirk says the line "Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning" as a reference to Peter Pan. In the Disney animated film "Peter Pan," Peter Pan himself also speaks this line. Therefore, the correct answer is Captain James T. Kirk and Peter Pan.

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  • 9. 

    Which actress has not won an Academy Award for a performance in a Woody Allen movie?

    • A.

      Diane Weist

    • B.

      Mia Farrow

    • C.

      Mira Sorvino

    • D.

      Diane Keaton

    Correct Answer
    B. Mia Farrow
    Explanation
    Mia Farrow has not won an Academy Award for a performance in a Woody Allen movie. This means that the other three actresses, Diane Weist, Mira Sorvino, and Diane Keaton, have all won an Academy Award for their performances in Woody Allen movies.

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  • 10. 

    In which film did both Bill Murray and Steve Martin appear?

    • A.

      My Blue Heaven

    • B.

      Three Amigos

    • C.

      Quick Change

    • D.

      Little Shop Of Horrors

    Correct Answer
    D. Little Shop Of Horrors
    Explanation
    Both Bill Murray and Steve Martin appeared in the film "Little Shop Of Horrors".

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  • 11. 

    Which Elvis movie was the only one that Vernon and Gladys Presley appeared in?

    • A.

      Roustabout

    • B.

      Loving You

    • C.

      Kissing Cousins

    • D.

      G.I. Blues

    Correct Answer
    B. Loving You
    Explanation
    Vernon and Gladys Presley appeared in the movie "Loving You."

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  • 12. 

    Which President's daughter had a small role in the movie "Kissin Cousins"?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      Ronald Reagan

    • C.

      Richard Nixon

    • D.

      George Bush

    Correct Answer
    B. Ronald Reagan
    Explanation
    Ronald Reagan's daughter, Maureen Reagan, had a small role in the movie "Kissin Cousins."

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  • 13. 

    Bong Soo Han was known for training the star of what 1970's hit film?

    • A.

      Enter The Dragon

    • B.

      Billy Jack

    • C.

      Shaft

    • D.

      The Ninja Master

    Correct Answer
    B. Billy Jack
    Explanation
    Bong Soo Han was known for training the star of the 1970's hit film "Billy Jack."

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  • 14. 

    In which of these movies did Jackie Chan not appear?

    • A.

      The Cannonball Run

    • B.

      The Hunted

    • C.

      The Drunken Master

    • D.

      Rumble In The Bronx

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hunted
    Explanation
    Jackie Chan did not appear in the movie "The Hunted".

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  • 15. 

    Who starred opposite Bing Crosby in the film "High Society"?

    • A.

      Maureen O'Sullivan

    • B.

      Leslie Caron

    • C.

      Audrey Hepburn

    • D.

      Grace Kelly

    Correct Answer
    D. Grace Kelly
    Explanation
    Grace Kelly starred opposite Bing Crosby in the film "High Society".

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  • 16. 

    Who won back-to-back Best Actress Oscars in the 60's?

    • A.

      Julie Andrews

    • B.

      Anne Bancroft

    • C.

      Katherine Hepburn

    • D.

      Liz Taylor

    Correct Answer
    C. Katherine Hepburn
    Explanation
    Katherine Hepburn won back-to-back Best Actress Oscars in the 60's. She was a highly talented and acclaimed actress known for her strong and independent roles. Her first Oscar win came in 1967 for her performance in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," and she followed it up with another win in 1968 for "The Lion in Winter." Hepburn's consecutive wins in the 60's solidified her status as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history.

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  • 17. 

    Which silent film star was called "The It Girl"?

    • A.

      Mae West

    • B.

      Greta Garbo

    • C.

      Mary Pickford

    • D.

      Clara Bow

    Correct Answer
    D. Clara Bow
    Explanation
    Clara Bow was called "The It Girl" because she embodied the concept of "It," which referred to a charismatic and magnetic personality. She became a popular silent film star in the 1920s, known for her energetic and vivacious performances. Her on-screen presence and natural charm made her a symbol of the flapper era and a cultural icon. Mae West, Greta Garbo, and Mary Pickford were all notable silent film stars, but Clara Bow specifically earned the nickname "The It Girl."

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  • 18. 

    Who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1994?

    • A.

      Mira Sorvino

    • B.

      Jessica Lange

    • C.

      Diane Wiest

    • D.

      Jennifer Tilly

    Correct Answer
    C. Diane Wiest
    Explanation
    Diane Wiest won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1994.

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  • 19. 

    Who starred as Eddie Wilson in "Eddie and the Cruisers"?

    • A.

      Michael Pare

    • B.

      John Travolta

    • C.

      Eric Roberts

    • D.

      Tom Berenger

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Pare
    Explanation
    Michael Pare starred as Eddie Wilson in "Eddie and the Cruisers".

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  • 20. 

    Who starred as a gymnast training for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the film "American Anthem"?

    • A.

      Eric Roberts

    • B.

      Rob Lowe

    • C.

      Eric Stoltz

    • D.

      Mitch Gaylord

    Correct Answer
    D. Mitch Gaylord
    Explanation
    Mitch Gaylord starred as a gymnast training for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the film "American Anthem".

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  • 21. 

    What character was never played by Bela Lugosi?

    • A.

      The Mummy

    • B.

      Ygor

    • C.

      Mad Scientist

    • D.

      Frankenstein's Monster

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mummy
    Explanation
    Bela Lugosi never played the character of The Mummy.

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  • 22. 

    What movie did Latin-pop sensation Marc Anthony star in with Tom Berenger?

    • A.

      Mallrats

    • B.

      High School High

    • C.

      The Substitute

    • D.

      Lean On Me

    Correct Answer
    C. The Substitute
  • 23. 

    Who was the first to refuse a Best Actor Oscar?

    • A.

      George C. Scott

    • B.

      Dustin Hoffman

    • C.

      Lionel Barrymore

    • D.

      Marlon Brando

    Correct Answer
    A. George C. Scott
    Explanation
    George C. Scott was the first actor to refuse a Best Actor Oscar. He declined the award for his performance in the film "Patton" in 1970. Scott believed that the Oscars had become a popularity contest and did not want to participate in the ceremony. He had previously criticized the Academy Awards and did not want to be part of what he considered to be a superficial event. Scott's refusal set a precedent for other actors who have declined awards in the future.

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  • 24. 

    Who was not in the film "Parenthood"?

    • A.

      Keanu Reeves

    • B.

      Tom Hulce

    • C.

      Rick Moranis

    • D.

      Ron Howard

    Correct Answer
    D. Ron Howard
    Explanation
    Ron Howard was not in the film "Parenthood". The other three options, Keanu Reeves, Tom Hulce, and Rick Moranis, were all part of the cast. Ron Howard is a well-known director and actor, but he did not appear in this particular film.

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  • 25. 

    What was Mike Meyers mask made from?

    • A.

      An Old Horror Movie Ghost Mask

    • B.

      A Super Starched Bed Sheet

    • C.

      Plaster Of Paris

    • D.

      A Captain Kirk Mask Painted White

    Correct Answer
    D. A Captain Kirk Mask Painted White
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A Captain Kirk Mask Painted White." This refers to the iconic mask used in the Halloween movie franchise, which was originally a Captain Kirk mask from Star Trek painted white. The mask became synonymous with the character of Michael Myers in the movies, and is a well-known symbol of the horror genre.

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  • 26. 

    1981's "The Burning" featured which two actors?

    • A.

      Michael Richards And Meg Ryan

    • B.

      Jim Belushi And Linda Hamilton

    • C.

      Fred Savage And Jennifer Connelly

    • D.

      Jason Alexander And Holly Hunter

    Correct Answer
    D. Jason Alexander And Holly Hunter
    Explanation
    "The Burning" is a 1981 horror film that featured Jason Alexander and Holly Hunter as actors.

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  • 27. 

    Alicia Silverstone made her debut in which film?

    • A.

      The Babysitter

    • B.

      True Crime

    • C.

      Clueless

    • D.

      The Crush

    Correct Answer
    D. The Crush
    Explanation
    Alicia Silverstone made her debut in the film "The Crush."

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  • 28. 

    How many films did Marilyn Monroe appear in?

    • A.

      64

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      29

    Correct Answer
    D. 29
    Explanation
    Marilyn Monroe appeared in 29 films.

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  • 29. 

    In which movie did Shirley Temple sing "Animal Crackers In My Soup"?

    • A.

      Heidi

    • B.

      Captain January

    • C.

      Curly Top

    • D.

      Dimples

    Correct Answer
    C. Curly Top
    Explanation
    In the movie "Curly Top," Shirley Temple sang the song "Animal Crackers In My Soup."

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  • 30. 

    Which movie launched Jean Harlow on her career in 1930?

    • A.

      Carpet Burns

    • B.

      You'll Never Tie Me Down

    • C.

      Hell's Angels

    • D.

      Madge Macghee

    Correct Answer
    C. Hell's Angels
    Explanation
    "Hell's Angels" launched Jean Harlow's career in 1930. This movie, directed by Howard Hughes, was a war film that showcased Harlow's beauty and talent, making her a rising star in Hollywood. The film's success led to Harlow receiving more prominent roles and solidifying her status as a leading actress in the 1930s.

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  • 31. 

    Who played the suffering, matronly female in most of The Marx Brothers movies?

    • A.

      Fay Bainter

    • B.

      Margaret Dumont

    • C.

      Margaret Howard

    • D.

      Edna Purviance

    Correct Answer
    B. Margaret Dumont
    Explanation
    Margaret Dumont played the suffering, matronly female in most of The Marx Brothers movies. She was known for her comedic timing and ability to play the straight woman to the Marx Brothers' zany antics. Her character often served as the target of their jokes and pranks, adding to the humor of the films. Margaret Dumont's portrayal of the suffering, matronly female became iconic in the Marx Brothers' movies, making her the correct answer to this question.

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  • 32. 

    Which 1950's actress was a former school teacher?

    • A.

      Kim Novak

    • B.

      Grace Moore

    • C.

      Jean Simmons

    • D.

      Jean Peters

    Correct Answer
    D. Jean Peters
    Explanation
    Jean Peters is the correct answer because she was a former school teacher before pursuing a career in acting. She began her teaching career in Texas but eventually moved to California to pursue her passion for acting. She went on to have a successful career in Hollywood during the 1950s, starring in films such as "Viva Zapata!" and "Pickup on South Street."

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