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  • 1. 

    In what film did John Glover play Daniel Clamp, President Clamp Enterprises?

    • A.

      Bad Boys

    • B.

      The Hidden

    • C.

      Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    • D.

      Young Guns II

    Correct Answer
    C. Gremlins 2: The New Batch
    Explanation
    John Glover played the character of Daniel Clamp in the film "Gremlins 2: The New Batch."

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  • 2. 

    What film, starring Daryl Hannah as Melanie Gustafson, was released in 1995?

    • A.

      The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

    • B.

      Grumpier Old Men

    • C.

      Primal Fear

    • D.

      Empire Records

    Correct Answer
    B. Grumpier Old Men
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Grumpier Old Men." This film, released in 1995, features Daryl Hannah in the role of Melanie Gustafson.

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  • 3. 

    What film starring Donald Pleasence as Dr. Samuel "Sam" Loomis was released in 1988?

    • A.

      Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers

    • B.

      Shoot To Kill

    • C.

      Sliding Doors

    • D.

      Fletch

    Correct Answer
    A. Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers
    Explanation
    Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers is the correct answer because it is the only film on the list that stars Donald Pleasence as Dr. Samuel "Sam" Loomis and was released in 1988. The other films listed do not feature Donald Pleasence in the role of Dr. Loomis and/or were not released in 1988.

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  • 4. 

    What film starring Matt McCoy as Michael Bartel was released in 1992?

    • A.

      Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

    • B.

      The Verdict

    • C.

      From Dusk Till Dawn

    • D.

      Hand That Rocks The Cradle

    Correct Answer
    D. Hand That Rocks The Cradle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hand That Rocks The Cradle." Released in 1992, this film stars Matt McCoy as the character Michael Bartel.

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  • 5. 

    What 1997 film starred Henry Rollins as Guard Henry?

    • A.

      Lost Highway

    • B.

      Field Of Dreams

    • C.

      Cousins

    • D.

      O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    Correct Answer
    A. Lost Highway
    Explanation
    In the 1997 film "Lost Highway," Henry Rollins portrayed the character of Guard Henry. The film is a psychological thriller directed by David Lynch, known for his surreal and mysterious storytelling style. "Lost Highway" follows the story of a jazz musician who becomes the prime suspect in his wife's murder. Henry Rollins' character, Guard Henry, likely plays a role in the investigation or incarceration of the protagonist.

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  • 6. 

    What film starring Michael Murphy as Yale was released in 1979?

    • A.

      Nothing To Lose

    • B.

      Manhattan

    • C.

      The Hard Way

    • D.

      Born On The Fourth Of July

    Correct Answer
    B. Manhattan
    Explanation
    "Manhattan" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1979 that stars Michael Murphy as the character named Yale.

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  • 7. 

    What film starring Dean Stockwell as Tony "The Tiger" Russo was released in 1988?

    • A.

      Married To The Mob

    • B.

      Madonna: Truth Or Dare

    • C.

      The Rookie

    • D.

      Mars Attacks!

    Correct Answer
    A. Married To The Mob
    Explanation
    Married To The Mob is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1988 that stars Dean Stockwell as Tony "The Tiger" Russo.

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  • 8. 

    In what film did Michael J. Fox play Jason Stone?

    • A.

      Wild Things

    • B.

      Mars Attacks!

    • C.

      Diabolique

    • D.

      The Amityville Horror

    Correct Answer
    B. Mars Attacks!
    Explanation
    Michael J. Fox played the character Jason Stone in the film "Mars Attacks!".

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  • 9. 

    In what film did Danny DeVito play Narrator/Harry Wormwood?

    • A.

      The Insider

    • B.

      Stigmata

    • C.

      The Sweet Hereafter

    • D.

      Matilda

    Correct Answer
    D. Matilda
    Explanation
    Danny DeVito played the role of Narrator/Harry Wormwood in the film Matilda.

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  • 10. 

    What film starring Chris Cooper as Lt. Gerke, Massena PD was released in 2000?

    • A.

      Glory

    • B.

      Me, Myself & Irene

    • C.

      Other People's Money

    • D.

      My Own Private Idaho

    Correct Answer
    B. Me, Myself & Irene
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Me, Myself & Irene." This film, released in 2000, stars Chris Cooper as Lt. Gerke from Massena PD.

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  • 11. 

    What film starring Miko Hughes as Simon Lynch was released in 1998?

    • A.

      The Hard Way

    • B.

      Nuts

    • C.

      Mercury Rising

    • D.

      The Contender

    Correct Answer
    C. Mercury Rising
    Explanation
    Mercury Rising is the correct answer because it is the only film listed that was released in 1998 and stars Miko Hughes as Simon Lynch. The other films listed, The Hard Way, Nuts, and The Contender, either do not fit the given criteria or do not feature Miko Hughes in the role of Simon Lynch.

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  • 12. 

    In what film did Andie MacDowell play Dorothy Winters?

    • A.

      Internal Affairs

    • B.

      Michael

    • C.

      Metropolitan

    • D.

      Valmont

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael
    Explanation
    Andie MacDowell played the character Dorothy Winters in the film "Michael."

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  • 13. 

    In what film did Yaphet Kotto play Alonzo Mosely?

    • A.

      The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen

    • B.

      Ghostbusters

    • C.

      Midnight Run

    • D.

      The Curse Of The Jade Scorpion

    Correct Answer
    C. Midnight Run
    Explanation
    Yaphet Kotto played the character of Alonzo Mosely in the film "Midnight Run".

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  • 14. 

    In what film did Raul Julia play Roberto Strausmann, Secretary of the Interior/Chief of Secret Police?

    • A.

      Above The Law

    • B.

      Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

    • C.

      Hope And Glory

    • D.

      Moon Over Parador

    Correct Answer
    D. Moon Over Parador
    Explanation
    In the film "Moon Over Parador," Raul Julia played the character of Roberto Strausmann, who held the positions of Secretary of the Interior and Chief of Secret Police. This film revolves around a Hollywood actor who is hired to impersonate the deceased dictator of a fictional Latin American country. Raul Julia's portrayal of Roberto Strausmann adds depth to the story as his character holds significant power and influence within the government.

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  • 15. 

    In what film did Lynn "Red" Williams play Jax Briggs?

    • A.

      Wolf

    • B.

      Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

    • C.

      Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

    • D.

      Jaws: The Revenge

    Correct Answer
    C. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
    Explanation
    Lynn "Red" Williams played the character Jax Briggs in the film Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.

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  • 16. 

    In what film did Harris Yulin play Dr. Leeds?

    • A.

      Behind Enemy Lines

    • B.

      Wayne's World 2

    • C.

      Multiplicity

    • D.

      Stand And Deliver

    Correct Answer
    C. Multiplicity
    Explanation
    Harris Yulin played the character of Dr. Leeds in the film "Multiplicity".

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  • 17. 

    What film starring Rupert Everett as George Downes was released in 1997?

    • A.

      Pi

    • B.

      Slackers

    • C.

      Delicatessen

    • D.

      My Best Friend's Wedding

    Correct Answer
    D. My Best Friend's Wedding
    Explanation
    In 1997, the film "My Best Friend's Wedding" was released, starring Rupert Everett as George Downes. The film follows the story of Julianne, played by Julia Roberts, who realizes she is in love with her best friend Michael, played by Dermot Mulroney, just as he announces his engagement to another woman. Rupert Everett's character, George Downes, plays Julianne's gay best friend who agrees to pretend to be her fiancé to help her win Michael back. The film is a romantic comedy that explores themes of friendship, love, and the complexities of relationships.

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  • 18. 

    In what film did Rick Moranis play Barney Coopersmith?

    • A.

      Leviathan

    • B.

      Pulp Fiction

    • C.

      My Blue Heaven

    • D.

      Dragonheart

    Correct Answer
    C. My Blue Heaven
    Explanation
    Rick Moranis played the character Barney Coopersmith in the film "My Blue Heaven".

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  • 19. 

    In which film did Robert Downey Jr. play Wayne Gale?

    • A.

      As Good As It Gets

    • B.

      Natural Born Killers

    • C.

      Varsity Blues

    • D.

      Kingpin

    Correct Answer
    B. Natural Born Killers
    Explanation
    In the film "Natural Born Killers," Robert Downey Jr. played the character Wayne Gale. This film, directed by Oliver Stone, is a satirical crime film that follows the story of a young couple who go on a killing spree and become media sensations. Wayne Gale is a tabloid journalist who becomes obsessed with the couple and their story. Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Wayne Gale received critical acclaim for his intense and eccentric performance.

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  • 20. 

    What film starring Chris Rock as Pookie was released in 1991?

    • A.

      New Jack City

    • B.

      Bat*21

    • C.

      Kids

    • D.

      Untamed Heart

    Correct Answer
    A. New Jack City
    Explanation
    The correct answer is New Jack City. In this film, Chris Rock portrays the character of Pookie. It was released in 1991.

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  • 21. 

    In what film did Tom Arnold play Martin "Marty" Dwyer?

    • A.

      The Count Of Monte Cristo

    • B.

      Nine Months

    • C.

      Murder In The First

    • D.

      Sliding Doors

    Correct Answer
    B. Nine Months
    Explanation
    In the film "Nine Months," Tom Arnold played the character Martin "Marty" Dwyer.

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  • 22. 

    In what film did Paul Newman play Donald "Sully" Sullivan?

    • A.

      The Cable Guy

    • B.

      E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

    • C.

      Nothing But Trouble

    • D.

      Nobody's Fool

    Correct Answer
    D. Nobody's Fool
    Explanation
    In the film "Nobody's Fool," Paul Newman played the character Donald "Sully" Sullivan.

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  • 23. 

    What film starring Eric Idle as Brian Hope/Sister Inviolata was released in 1990?

    • A.

      Blow

    • B.

      Nuns On The Run

    • C.

      The Bone Collector

    • D.

      The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

    Correct Answer
    B. Nuns On The Run
    Explanation
    "Nuns On The Run" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1990 that stars Eric Idle as Brian Hope/Sister Inviolata. The film follows two small-time crooks who dress up as nuns to escape from the mob.

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  • 24. 

    What film starring Tim Blake Nelson as Delmar O'Donnell was released in 2000?

    • A.

      O Brother, Where Art Thou

    • B.

      Terms Of Endearment

    • C.

      3000 Miles To Graceland

    • D.

      Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

    Correct Answer
    A. O Brother, Where Art Thou
    Explanation
    In the film "O Brother, Where Art Thou," Tim Blake Nelson portrays the character Delmar O'Donnell. This film was released in 2000.

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  • 25. 

    In what film did Joseph Kairau play Huata Heke?

    • A.

      Once Were Warriors

    • B.

      The Perfect Storm

    • C.

      Ravenous

    • D.

      The Sandlot

    Correct Answer
    A. Once Were Warriors
    Explanation
    Joseph Kairau played the character Huata Heke in the film "Once Were Warriors".

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  • 26. 

    In what film did John Candy play Danny?

    • A.

      Ghosts Of Mars

    • B.

      Only The Lonely

    • C.

      Carrie

    • D.

      Earth Girls Are Easy

    Correct Answer
    B. Only The Lonely
    Explanation
    John Candy played the character of Danny Muldoon in the film "Only The Lonely". This romantic comedy was released in 1991 and tells the story of a shy Chicago cop who falls in love with a funeral home worker. John Candy's portrayal of Danny earned him critical acclaim for his comedic talent and heartfelt performance in this film.

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  • 27. 

    What film starring Trey Parker as Joe Young/Orgazmo/T-Rex was released in 1997?

    • A.

      *Batteries Not Included

    • B.

      Primal Fear

    • C.

      Orgazmo

    • D.

      Fletch

    Correct Answer
    C. Orgazmo
    Explanation
    "Orgazmo" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1997 that stars Trey Parker as Joe Young/Orgazmo/T-Rex. The other options, "Batteries Not Included," "Primal Fear," and "Fletch," are not relevant to the question and do not match the given criteria.

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  • 28. 

    What film starring David Mendenhall as Michael Cutler was released in 1987?

    • A.

      White Men Can't Jump

    • B.

      Richie Rich

    • C.

      Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

    • D.

      Over The Top

    Correct Answer
    D. Over The Top
    Explanation
    Over The Top is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1987 that stars David Mendenhall as Michael Cutler.

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  • 29. 

    What film starring Jason Robards as Frank was released in 1989?

    • A.

      Caddyshack II

    • B.

      Freddy Got Fingered

    • C.

      Parenthood

    • D.

      K-9

    Correct Answer
    C. Parenthood
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Parenthood. This film, released in 1989, starred Jason Robards as Frank. It is a comedy-drama that follows the lives of four different families as they navigate the ups and downs of parenthood. The film explores various themes related to family dynamics, parenting challenges, and the different ways people approach raising their children. Jason Robards delivers a memorable performance as Frank, adding depth and humor to the character.

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  • 30. 

    What film starring J.T. Walsh as Big Bob was released in 1998?

    • A.

      Point Break

    • B.

      Pleasantville

    • C.

      Alive

    • D.

      Some Kind Of Wonderful

    Correct Answer
    B. Pleasantville
    Explanation
    In the film Pleasantville, J.T. Walsh portrays the character Big Bob. The movie was released in 1998.

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