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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of the orangutan in the Clint Eastwood film "Every Which Way But Loose"?

    • A.

      Clem

    • B.

      Mr. Smith

    • C.

      Bobo

    • D.

      Clyde

    Correct Answer
    D. Clyde
    Explanation
    In the Clint Eastwood film "Every Which Way But Loose," the name of the orangutan is Clyde.

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  • 2. 

    Which was his first film since 1969 where Clint Eastwood did not get top billing?

    • A.

      Firefox

    • B.

      A Perfect World

    • C.

      Honkytonk Man

    • D.

      Tightrope

    Correct Answer
    B. A Perfect World
    Explanation
    In the film "A Perfect World," Clint Eastwood did not receive top billing. This means that there was another actor who was credited above him in the cast list.

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  • 3. 

    From which Clint Eastwood film was this quote: "Smith and Wesson and me"?

    • A.

      Eiger Sanction

    • B.

      Deadpool

    • C.

      Sudden Impact

    • D.

      Bird

    Correct Answer
    C. Sudden Impact
    Explanation
    The quote "Smith and Wesson and me" is from the Clint Eastwood film "Sudden Impact." This film is part of the "Dirty Harry" franchise, in which Eastwood plays the iconic character of Harry Callahan. The quote is a reference to the weapons that Harry Callahan uses, highlighting his tough and no-nonsense approach to law enforcement.

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  • 4. 

    In what Clint Eastwood movie did Meryl Streep play the role of Francesca Johnson?

    • A.

      Absolute Power

    • B.

      Sudden Impact

    • C.

      The Bridges Of Madison County

    • D.

      A Perfect World

    Correct Answer
    C. The Bridges Of Madison County
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Bridges Of Madison County," Meryl Streep played the role of Francesca Johnson. This film, directed by Clint Eastwood, is a romantic drama based on the novel of the same name. Streep's portrayal of Francesca Johnson garnered critical acclaim and showcased her exceptional acting skills. The movie tells the story of an Italian war bride who falls in love with a National Geographic photographer while her family is away. The Bridges Of Madison County is a poignant and emotional film that showcases the chemistry between Eastwood and Streep.

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  • 5. 

    How many Clint Eastwood movies have also starred an orangutan?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Two. This means that there are two Clint Eastwood movies that have also starred an orangutan.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these movies has Clint Eastwood not appeared in?

    • A.

      The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    • B.

      Pale Rider

    • C.

      High Plains Drifter

    • D.

      The Searchers

    Correct Answer
    D. The Searchers
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood did not appear in the movie "The Searchers". Although he is known for his roles in Western films, "The Searchers" was directed by John Ford and starred John Wayne, not Clint Eastwood.

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  • 7. 

    In what movie did Tyne Daly co-star with Clint Eastwood?

    • A.

      Any Which Way You Can

    • B.

      Play Misty For Me

    • C.

      She Never Was In A Movie With Him

    • D.

      The Enforcer

    Correct Answer
    D. The Enforcer
    Explanation
    Tyne Daly co-starred with Clint Eastwood in the movie "The Enforcer".

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following was not a Clint Eastwood western?

    • A.

      Unforgiven

    • B.

      High Plains Drifter

    • C.

      Pale Rider

    • D.

      The Wild Bunch

    Correct Answer
    D. The Wild Bunch
    Explanation
    The Wild Bunch was not a Clint Eastwood western. Clint Eastwood is known for his roles in western movies such as Unforgiven, High Plains Drifter, and Pale Rider. However, The Wild Bunch is a western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and does not feature Clint Eastwood in the cast.

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  • 9. 

    Who directed the 1993 action, "A Perfect World"?

    • A.

      Clint Eastwood

    • B.

      Abel Ferrara

    • C.

      George P. Cosmatos

    • D.

      Steve Hichner & Brenda Chapman

    Correct Answer
    A. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood directed the 1993 action film "A Perfect World".

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  • 10. 

    Who directed the 1997 thriller, "Absolute Power"?

    • A.

      Clint Eastwood

    • B.

      James Orr

    • C.

      Wolfgang Petersen

    • D.

      Philip Kaufman

    Correct Answer
    A. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood is the correct answer because he directed the 1997 thriller "Absolute Power". Clint Eastwood is a renowned actor and director, known for his work in both genres. In "Absolute Power," Eastwood not only directed but also starred in the film as the main character. His directorial style often focuses on intense storytelling and compelling performances, making him a suitable choice for a thriller like "Absolute Power."

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  • 11. 

    Who directed the 1983 drama, "Sudden Impact"?

    • A.

      John Carpenter

    • B.

      Clint Eastwood

    • C.

      Phillip Noyce

    • D.

      David Carson

    Correct Answer
    B. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood directed the 1983 drama, "Sudden Impact." Clint Eastwood is a renowned actor and filmmaker known for his work in both directing and acting. He has directed numerous successful films throughout his career, and "Sudden Impact" is one of them. Eastwood's directorial style often focuses on gritty and intense storytelling, which is evident in "Sudden Impact." His expertise and experience in the industry make him a suitable choice for directing this drama.

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  • 12. 

    The movie, "The Outlaw Josey Wales", was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Peter Jackson

    • B.

      Vondie Curtis-Hall

    • C.

      Clint Eastwood

    • D.

      Russell Mulcahy

    Correct Answer
    C. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood directed the movie "The Outlaw Josey Wales".

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  • 13. 

    The 1990 movie "The Rookie" was directed by whom?

    • A.

      Clint Eastwood

    • B.

      Todd Field

    • C.

      Peter Docter

    • D.

      Jon Amiel

    Correct Answer
    A. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood directed the 1990 movie "The Rookie".

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  • 14. 

    Who directed the 1992 western, "Unforgiven"?

    • A.

      Brett Ratner

    • B.

      John Landis

    • C.

      Sofia Coppola

    • D.

      Clint Eastwood

    Correct Answer
    D. Clint Eastwood
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood is the correct answer because he directed the 1992 western film "Unforgiven". Clint Eastwood is a renowned actor and director, known for his work in the western genre. In "Unforgiven", Eastwood not only directed but also starred in the film, showcasing his talent both behind and in front of the camera. The film was critically acclaimed and won several awards, including four Academy Awards, further solidifying Eastwood's reputation as a skilled filmmaker.

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  • 15. 

    What film starring Clint Eastwood as Luther Whitney was released in 1997?

    • A.

      Absolute Power

    • B.

      Raising Arizona

    • C.

      Driving Miss Daisy

    • D.

      Erin Brockovich

    Correct Answer
    A. Absolute Power
    Explanation
    "Absolute Power" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1997 that stars Clint Eastwood as Luther Whitney. The film follows Luther, a professional thief, who witnesses a murder committed by the President of the United States and becomes entangled in a web of political corruption. Clint Eastwood's portrayal of Luther Whitney in "Absolute Power" received critical acclaim and the film was a commercial success.

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  • 16. 

    What movie directed by Buddy Van Horn starred Clint Eastwood and Geoffrey Lewis?

    • A.

      Any Which Way You Can

    • B.

      Rob Roy

    • C.

      The Serpent And The Rainbow

    • D.

      With Honors

    Correct Answer
    A. Any Which Way You Can
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Any Which Way You Can." This movie was directed by Buddy Van Horn and starred Clint Eastwood and Geoffrey Lewis.

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  • 17. 

    What movie directed by Clint Eastwood starred Clint Eastwood and Warren Clarke?

    • A.

      Firefox

    • B.

      Swimming With Sharks

    • C.

      Slap Shot

    • D.

      Network

    Correct Answer
    A. Firefox
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood directed the movie "Firefox" which also starred Clint Eastwood and Warren Clarke.

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  • 18. 

    What film starring Clint Eastwood as "Dirty Harry" Callahan was released in 1983?

    • A.

      Play Misty For Me

    • B.

      Sudden Impact

    • C.

      Unforgiven

    • D.

      The Dead Pool

    Correct Answer
    B. Sudden Impact
    Explanation
    "Sudden Impact" is the correct answer because it is a film starring Clint Eastwood as "Dirty Harry" Callahan that was released in 1983. The film is the fourth installment in the "Dirty Harry" film series and follows Callahan as he investigates a series of murders in San Francisco. The film is known for popularizing the iconic catchphrase "Go ahead, make my day," which has become synonymous with Eastwood's character.

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  • 19. 

    What movie directed by Clint Eastwood starred Clint Eastwood and Bill McKinney?

    • A.

      The Cell

    • B.

      The Outlaw Josey Wales

    • C.

      The Mummy Returns

    • D.

      Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

    Correct Answer
    B. The Outlaw Josey Wales
    Explanation
    "The Outlaw Josey Wales" is the correct answer because it is a movie directed by Clint Eastwood and it stars Clint Eastwood and Bill McKinney. This film, released in 1976, is a Western and tells the story of a Missouri farmer who joins a group of pro-Confederate guerrillas after his family is murdered during the Civil War. Clint Eastwood not only directed the film but also played the lead role of Josey Wales, while Bill McKinney portrayed one of the antagonists, Captain "Red Legs" Terrill.

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  • 20. 

    What film starring Clint Eastwood as William Munny was released in 1992?

    • A.

      Unforgiven

    • B.

      Hercules

    • C.

      Blind Fury

    • D.

      Scary Movie

    Correct Answer
    A. Unforgiven
    Explanation
    "Unforgiven" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1992 that stars Clint Eastwood as William Munny. The film is a Western drama that follows the story of Munny, a retired gunslinger who takes on one last job. Directed by Clint Eastwood himself, "Unforgiven" received critical acclaim and won several Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. It is considered a classic in the Western genre and is known for its gritty portrayal of the Old West.

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  • 21. 

    What does Clint Eastwood play in the movie "In the Line of Fire"?

    • A.

      FBI

    • B.

      Secret Service Agent

    • C.

      Policeman

    • D.

      Doctor

    Correct Answer
    B. Secret Service Agent
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood plays the role of a Secret Service Agent in the movie "In the Line of Fire". The Secret Service is responsible for protecting the President and other high-ranking government officials. In the movie, Eastwood's character is tasked with stopping an assassin who is targeting the President. As a Secret Service Agent, he is trained in firearms, surveillance, and close protection techniques, which are crucial skills needed to ensure the safety of the President.

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  • 22. 

    What 1980 film starring Clint Eastwood was the story of a small traveling Wild West show owner?

    • A.

      The Outlaw Josey Wales

    • B.

      Pale Rider

    • C.

      Bronco Billy

    • D.

      Unforgiven

    Correct Answer
    C. Bronco Billy
    Explanation
    Bronco Billy is the correct answer because it is a 1980 film starring Clint Eastwood that tells the story of a small traveling Wild West show owner. The film follows the character of Bronco Billy, played by Clint Eastwood, as he struggles to keep his show afloat and find success. The film explores themes of identity, family, and the American dream, making it a memorable and beloved film in Eastwood's career.

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  • 23. 

    Which movie featuring Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman was released in 1992?

    • A.

      Pulp Fiction

    • B.

      Breathless

    • C.

      Unforgiven

    • D.

      The Big Chill

    Correct Answer
    C. Unforgiven
    Explanation
    "Unforgiven" is the correct answer because it is a movie released in 1992 that features both Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman. The film is a Western drama directed by Clint Eastwood himself, where he also stars as the main protagonist alongside Gene Hackman. The movie received critical acclaim and won several awards, including four Academy Awards, further solidifying its significance in cinema history.

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  • 24. 

    Which best describes Clint Eastwood?

    • A.

      French Actor In "Killing Zoe"

    • B.

      "Pulp Fiction" Star

    • C.

      "St. Elsewhere" Star

    • D.

      Played Dirty Harry Callahan

    Correct Answer
    D. Played Dirty Harry Callahan
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood is best described as the actor who played Dirty Harry Callahan. This iconic role in the "Dirty Harry" film series, which includes movies like "Dirty Harry" and "Magnum Force," is one of Eastwood's most well-known and memorable performances. He portrayed the tough and no-nonsense San Francisco police inspector, Dirty Harry Callahan, who became a cultural icon for his catchphrase "Do you feel lucky, punk?" Eastwood's portrayal of this character solidified his status as an action movie star and contributed to his long and successful career in the film industry.

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  • 25. 

    In which of these films did Clint Eastwood not ride a motorcycle?

    • A.

      The Gauntlet

    • B.

      Where Eagles Dare

    • C.

      Coogan's Bluff

    • D.

      High Plains Drifter

    Correct Answer
    D. High Plains Drifter
    Explanation
    Clint Eastwood did not ride a motorcycle in the film "High Plains Drifter". The film is a western and Eastwood's character primarily travels on horseback throughout the movie. While Eastwood is known for his affinity for motorcycles in many of his films, "High Plains Drifter" does not feature any motorcycle riding scenes.

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  • 26. 

    What Clint Eastwood movie featured his daughter, Alison?

    • A.

      Unforgiven

    • B.

      The Bridges Of Madison County

    • C.

      Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil

    • D.

      Absolute Power

    Correct Answer
    C. Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil
    Explanation
    In the movie "Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil," Clint Eastwood's daughter, Alison Eastwood, had a role.

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  • 27. 

    What was the year and location for the setting of the Clint Eastwood movie "Pale Rider"?

    • A.

      Texas, Summer Of 1836

    • B.

      Northern California, Summer Of 1850

    • C.

      Southern California, Summer Of 1845

    • D.

      Nevada, Summer Of 1848

    Correct Answer
    B. Northern California, Summer Of 1850
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Northern California, Summer Of 1850. "Pale Rider" is a Clint Eastwood movie set in the year 1850 in Northern California during the summer.

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  • 28. 

    What deed first made Josey an outlaw in "The Outlaw Josey Wales"?

    • A.

      Avenged His Family's Brutal Murder

    • B.

      Shot A Lawman Who Was After Him

    • C.

      Caught In A Gunfight

    • D.

      Killed A Man Stealing His Horse

    Correct Answer
    A. Avenged His Family's Brutal Murder
    Explanation
    Josey became an outlaw in "The Outlaw Josey Wales" after avenging his family's brutal murder. This act of seeking revenge for the killing of his loved ones led him to be on the wrong side of the law, forcing him to live as an outlaw.

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  • 29. 

    Which Clint Eastwood film could be summed up by "big trouble coming to Big Whiskey"?

    • A.

      The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    • B.

      Unforgiven

    • C.

      Pale Rider

    • D.

      The Outlaw Josey Wales

    Correct Answer
    B. Unforgiven
    Explanation
    "Big trouble coming to Big Whiskey" is a phrase that accurately describes the plot of the film Unforgiven. The movie revolves around a group of prostitutes seeking revenge on two cowboys who assaulted one of their own in the town of Big Whiskey. This leads to a chain of events involving a retired gunslinger, played by Clint Eastwood, who reluctantly takes up arms again to bring justice to the town. The phrase suggests that the film involves a significant conflict or threat that will impact the town of Big Whiskey, aligning perfectly with the storyline of Unforgiven.

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  • 30. 

    Which two movies featured the death of Clint Eastwood's character?

    • A.

      Coogan's Bluff, Play Misty For Me

    • B.

      Thunderbolt & Lightfoot, Joe Kidd

    • C.

      The Beguiled, Honky Tonk Man

    • D.

      Where Eagles Dare, Tightrope

    Correct Answer
    C. The Beguiled, Honky Tonk Man
    Explanation
    The Beguiled and Honky Tonk Man are the two movies that featured the death of Clint Eastwood's character.

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