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  • 1. 

    Who directed the classic movie "Night of the Hunter"?

    • A.

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B.

      Robert Rossen

    • C.

      Charles Laughton

    • D.

      John Ford

    Correct Answer
    C. Charles Laughton
    Explanation
    Charles Laughton directed the classic movie "Night of the Hunter." He is known for his acting career, but this film marked his only directorial effort. Laughton's direction in "Night of the Hunter" is widely praised for its atmospheric and suspenseful style, making it a standout film in the thriller genre.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following movies did Woody Allen direct?

    • A.

      Play It Again, Sam

    • B.

      September

    • C.

      What's New, Pussycat?

    • D.

      The Front

    Correct Answer
    B. September
    Explanation
    Woody Allen directed the movie "September."

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  • 3. 

    "Henry Fool" is the work of what writer-director?

    • A.

      Mike Leigh

    • B.

      Kevin Smith

    • C.

      Jim Jarmusch

    • D.

      Hal Hartley

    Correct Answer
    D. Hal Hartley
    Explanation
    "Henry Fool" is a film directed by Hal Hartley.

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  • 4. 

    Who directed the Robin Williams movie "Club Paradise"?

    • A.

      James L. Brooks

    • B.

      Harold Ramis

    • C.

      Ivan Reitman

    • D.

      Carl Reiner

    Correct Answer
    B. Harold Ramis
    Explanation
    Harold Ramis directed the Robin Williams movie "Club Paradise."

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  • 5. 

    Well-respected director John Sayles' first film was what?

    • A.

      Lianna

    • B.

      Lone Star

    • C.

      City Of Hope

    • D.

      Return Of The Secaucus Seven

    Correct Answer
    D. Return Of The Secaucus Seven
    Explanation
    John Sayles' first film was "Return of the Secaucus Seven." This film, released in 1980, is a low-budget independent drama that follows a group of friends who reunite for a weekend in New Hampshire, reflecting on their lives and relationships. Sayles wrote, directed, and edited the film, showcasing his talent and establishing his reputation as a skilled filmmaker. "Return of the Secaucus Seven" received critical acclaim and paved the way for Sayles' successful career in the film industry.

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  • 6. 

    Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall shared the screen in all but which film?

    • A.

      The Big Sleep

    • B.

      Dark Passage

    • C.

      The Maltese Falcon

    • D.

      To Have And Have Not

    Correct Answer
    C. The Maltese Falcon
    Explanation
    Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall starred together in three films: "The Big Sleep," "Dark Passage," and "To Have and Have Not." Therefore, "The Maltese Falcon" is the correct answer because they did not appear together in that film.

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  • 7. 

    In what did Alfred Hitchcock appear in his traditional cameo shot in "Dial M for Murder"?

    • A.

      Newspaper Ad For Weight Loss

    • B.

      Framed Photo Hanging On A Wall

    • C.

      Poster At A Bus Stop

    • D.

      Billboard Outside A Window

    Correct Answer
    B. Framed Photo Hanging On A Wall
    Explanation
    Alfred Hitchcock appeared in his traditional cameo shot in "Dial M for Murder" as a framed photo hanging on a wall. This means that his image was displayed as a photograph that was hung on a wall within the movie.

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  • 8. 

    Tom Waits appeared in which Sylvester Stallone film?

    • A.

      The Lords Of Flatbush

    • B.

      Over The Top

    • C.

      F.I.S.T.

    • D.

      Paradise Alley

    Correct Answer
    D. Paradise Alley
    Explanation
    Tom Waits appeared in the Sylvester Stallone film "Paradise Alley."

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  • 9. 

    Who played Vincent Van Gogh in Akira Kurosawa's "Dreams"?

    • A.

      Martin Scorsese

    • B.

      Tim Roth

    • C.

      David Bowie

    • D.

      Kirk Douglas

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Scorsese
    Explanation
    Martin Scorsese did not play Vincent Van Gogh in Akira Kurosawa's "Dreams". He is a renowned filmmaker, not an actor. The correct answer is not Martin Scorsese.

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  • 10. 

    Richard Attenborough directed all but which of these films?

    • A.

      Gandhi

    • B.

      Chaplin

    • C.

      Sophie's Choice

    • D.

      A Chorus Line

    Correct Answer
    C. Sophie's Choice
    Explanation
    Richard Attenborough directed films such as Gandhi, Chaplin, and A Chorus Line. However, he did not direct Sophie's Choice.

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  • 11. 

    Who played Hugh Hefner in the film "Star 80"?

    • A.

      Robert Culp

    • B.

      Hugh Hefner Himself

    • C.

      Cliff Robertson

    • D.

      Danny Aiello

    Correct Answer
    C. Cliff Robertson
    Explanation
    Cliff Robertson played Hugh Hefner in the film "Star 80".

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  • 12. 

    What was the name of Barbra Streisand's working girl character in "The Owl And The Pussycat"?

    • A.

      Dolly

    • B.

      Dorothy

    • C.

      Doris

    • D.

      Daisy

    Correct Answer
    C. Doris
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Owl And The Pussycat," Barbra Streisand played a working girl character named Doris.

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  • 13. 

    Who directed the movie "Cujo"?

    • A.

      Christopher Stone

    • B.

      Ed Lauter

    • C.

      Lewis Teague

    • D.

      Daniel Blatt

    Correct Answer
    C. Lewis Teague
    Explanation
    Lewis Teague is the correct answer because he directed the movie "Cujo." Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter, and Daniel Blatt are not associated with directing this film.

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  • 14. 

    In Brian DePalma's "The Fury", what is Amy Irving's character's name?

    • A.

      Gillian

    • B.

      Sue

    • C.

      Rosemarie

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. Gillian
    Explanation
    In Brian DePalma's "The Fury", Amy Irving's character's name is Gillian.

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  • 15. 

    Which movie was also directed by Hal Hartley, director of "Amateur"?

    • A.

      Wings Of Desire

    • B.

      Gosford Park

    • C.

      The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

    • D.

      Trust

    Correct Answer
    D. Trust
    Explanation
    Trust is the correct answer because Hal Hartley directed both "Amateur" and "Trust." Trust is a 1990 American dark romantic comedy-drama film that explores themes of love, trust, and family relationships. Hal Hartley is known for his unique storytelling style and his ability to create complex characters and compelling narratives. Both "Amateur" and "Trust" showcase Hartley's distinct directorial vision and his talent for creating thought-provoking and emotionally resonant films.

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  • 16. 

    "Love is the Devil" is a 1998 movie about which artist?

    • A.

      Francis Bacon

    • B.

      Oskar Kokoschca

    • C.

      Vincent Van Gogh

    • D.

      Andy Warhol

    Correct Answer
    A. Francis Bacon
    Explanation
    "Love is the Devil" is a 1998 movie that revolves around the life of the artist Francis Bacon. The film explores Bacon's tumultuous relationship with his lover George Dyer and delves into the artist's dark and complex psyche. The movie provides an intimate and artistic portrayal of Francis Bacon's life, making him the subject of the film.

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  • 17. 

    What city were most of "Silence of the Lambs" filmed in?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh, PA

    • B.

      New Castle, DE

    • C.

      Philadelphia, PA

    • D.

      Richmond, VA

    Correct Answer
    A. Pittsburgh, PA
    Explanation
    The majority of "Silence of the Lambs" was filmed in Pittsburgh, PA. This city provided the backdrop for many iconic scenes in the movie, such as the FBI Academy and the home of Buffalo Bill. The unique architecture and atmosphere of Pittsburgh perfectly suited the dark and suspenseful tone of the film.

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  • 18. 

    In what type of institution does the movie "Suspiria" take place?

    • A.

      A Mental Institution

    • B.

      A Maternity Hospital

    • C.

      A Finishing School

    • D.

      A Dance School

    Correct Answer
    D. A Dance School
    Explanation
    The movie "Suspiria" takes place in a dance school. This can be inferred from the title of the movie and the fact that dance schools are commonly depicted in films. The setting of a dance school also aligns with the themes and plot elements typically associated with the movie genre.

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  • 19. 

    Which Stephen King film was not directed by Mick Garris?

    • A.

      The Stand

    • B.

      The Shining (Mini-Series)

    • C.

      Sleepwalkers

    • D.

      Sometimes They Come Back

    Correct Answer
    D. Sometimes They Come Back
    Explanation
    Sometimes They Come Back is a Stephen King film that was not directed by Mick Garris. The Stand, The Shining (Mini-Series), and Sleepwalkers were all directed by Mick Garris, but Sometimes They Come Back was not.

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  • 20. 

    Who played Donna in the film version of "Twin Peaks"?

    • A.

      Sheryl Lee

    • B.

      Sherilyn Fenn

    • C.

      Moira Kelly

    • D.

      Lara Flynn Boyle

    Correct Answer
    C. Moira Kelly
    Explanation
    Moira Kelly did not play Donna in the film version of "Twin Peaks". Sheryl Lee played the role of Donna in the film version. Sherilyn Fenn played the character Audrey Horne, Moira Kelly played the character Donna in the television series, and Lara Flynn Boyle played the character Donna in the television series as well.

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  • 21. 

    The film short-titled "Strange Brew" is an adaptation of which Shakespearean play?

    • A.

      Hamlet

    • B.

      Macbeth

    • C.

      The Tempest

    • D.

      Titus Andronicus

    Correct Answer
    A. Hamlet
    Explanation
    The film short-titled "Strange Brew" is an adaptation of Hamlet.

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  • 22. 

    What year was the movie "A Christmas Carol" starring George C. Scott released?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      Never, He Wasn't In It

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    A. 1984
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1984. This is the year when the movie "A Christmas Carol" starring George C. Scott was released.

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  • 23. 

    Who directed Gary Cooper in "The Fountainhead"?

    • A.

      John Ford

    • B.

      King Vidor

    • C.

      Frank Capra

    • D.

      Billy Wilder

    Correct Answer
    B. King Vidor
    Explanation
    King Vidor directed Gary Cooper in "The Fountainhead."

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  • 24. 

    What alias do movie directors use when they do not want their name associated with a film?

    • A.

      Charles Smith

    • B.

      Alan Smithee

    • C.

      John Smith

    • D.

      Charles Alan

    Correct Answer
    B. Alan Smithee
    Explanation
    Alan Smithee is a pseudonym commonly used by movie directors when they do not want their name associated with a film. This alias allows directors to disassociate themselves from a project if they are unhappy with the final product or have creative differences with the studio. The use of Alan Smithee as a pseudonym became popular in the film industry, particularly in the 1960s to 1990s, and it has been used in various films over the years.

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  • 25. 

    What was the first movie to win Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director all in the same year?

    • A.

      The Sound Of Music

    • B.

      From Here To Eternity

    • C.

      It Happened One Night

    • D.

      Gone With The Wind

    Correct Answer
    C. It Happened One Night
    Explanation
    "It Happened One Night" is the correct answer because it was the first movie to win Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director all in the same year. Released in 1934, this romantic comedy directed by Frank Capra starred Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, who both won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards respectively. The film also won the Best Picture and Best Director awards, making it the first to achieve this prestigious feat in Oscar history.

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  • 26. 

    In "First Blood", what city does John Rambo say he is headed to when asked by the sheriff?

    • A.

      Springfield

    • B.

      Seattle

    • C.

      Portland

    • D.

      Vancouver

    Correct Answer
    C. Portland
    Explanation
    In the movie "First Blood", when asked by the sheriff, John Rambo says he is headed to Portland.

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  • 27. 

    What was Johnny Depp's directorial debut?

    • A.

      The Nick Of Time

    • B.

      Boys

    • C.

      The Rock

    • D.

      The Brave

    Correct Answer
    D. The Brave
    Explanation
    Johnny Depp's directorial debut was "The Brave".

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  • 28. 

    Who directed "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari"?

    • A.

      Robert Weine

    • B.

      Fritz Lang

    • C.

      Conrad Veidt

    • D.

      James Whale

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert Weine
    Explanation
    Robert Wiene is the correct answer because he directed "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari." Released in 1920, this German expressionist film is considered a classic of the silent era. Wiene's direction, along with the atmospheric sets and distorted visual style, helped create a sense of unease and psychological tension, making it a landmark in the horror genre.

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  • 29. 

    In the 1995 film "Full Throttle", Ben and Maureen enter the destruction derby under what names?

    • A.

      Hoagie And Laverne

    • B.

      Unknown Avenger, Doreen Schmorley

    • C.

      They Didn't Enter The Derby

    • D.

      Ben And Maureen

    Correct Answer
    B. Unknown Avenger, Doreen Schmorley
    Explanation
    In the 1995 film "Full Throttle", Ben and Maureen enter the destruction derby under the names Unknown Avenger and Doreen Schmorley.

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  • 30. 

    What is the time machine in "Day of the Tentacle" referred to as?

    • A.

      The Timecan

    • B.

      The Chron-O-John

    • C.

      The Machine

    • D.

      The Time Box

    Correct Answer
    B. The Chron-O-John
    Explanation
    In the game "Day of the Tentacle," the time machine is referred to as the Chron-O-John. This name suggests that the machine is a device used for time travel, as "chrono" is derived from the Greek word for time. The addition of "John" could be a play on words, possibly referencing a common name and adding a humorous element to the machine's designation. Overall, the name "Chron-O-John" effectively conveys the purpose of the machine within the game's context.

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  • 31. 

    What was the last film Alfred Hitchcock's directed?

    • A.

      Frenzy

    • B.

      Family Plot

    • C.

      Torn Curtain

    • D.

      Topaz

    Correct Answer
    B. Family Plot
    Explanation
    Alfred Hitchcock's last directed film was "Family Plot".

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  • 32. 

    In "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", what is the 5th item in the trade?

    • A.

      Poacher's Saw

    • B.

      Odd Potion

    • C.

      Cojiro

    • D.

      Eyeball Frog

    Correct Answer
    B. Odd Potion
    Explanation
    In "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", the 5th item in the trade is the Odd Potion. This can be inferred from the order in which the items are listed, with the Odd Potion being the third option.

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