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  • 1. 

    In the 1981 movie "So Fine", Lois de Banzie plays a waitress in what chain restaurant?

    • A.

      House Of Pancakes

    • B.

      Papa Gino's

    • C.

      House Of Toast

    • D.

      Red Robin

    Correct Answer
    A. House Of Pancakes
    Explanation
    In the 1981 movie "So Fine", Lois de Banzie plays a waitress in the House Of Pancakes.

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  • 2. 

    Who directed the vampire movie "Dracula 2000"?

    • A.

      M. Night Shyamalan

    • B.

      Clive Barker

    • C.

      Bram Stoker

    • D.

      Patrick Lussier

    Correct Answer
    D. Patrick Lussier
    Explanation
    Patrick Lussier is the correct answer because he is the director of the vampire movie "Dracula 2000". M. Night Shyamalan, Clive Barker, and Bram Stoker are not associated with directing this movie.

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  • 3. 

    Who plays the gay bodyguard in the 1982 movie "Victor/Victoria"?

    • A.

      Rin Tin Tin

    • B.

      James Garner

    • C.

      Julie Andrews

    • D.

      Alex Karras

    Correct Answer
    D. Alex Karras
    Explanation
    Alex Karras plays the gay bodyguard in the 1982 movie "Victor/Victoria".

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  • 4. 

    What nobleman does Victoria Grant pose as in the movie "Victor/Victoria"?

    • A.

      Count Victor Grezinski

    • B.

      Baron Igor Mountbatten

    • C.

      Count Aberforth

    • D.

      Baron Munchausen

    Correct Answer
    A. Count Victor Grezinski
    Explanation
    In the movie "Victor/Victoria," Victoria Grant poses as Count Victor Grezinski.

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  • 5. 

    What 1987 film is set mainly in the fictional country of Florin?

    • A.

      Beauty And The Beast

    • B.

      The Princess Bride

    • C.

      Generic Princess Story

    • D.

      Ella Enchanted

    Correct Answer
    B. The Princess Bride
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Princess Bride. The film is set mainly in the fictional country of Florin. The story follows a young woman named Buttercup who is engaged to marry Prince Humperdinck, but is kidnapped by a trio of outlaws. The film is known for its mix of comedy, romance, and adventure, and has become a beloved cult classic since its release in 1987.

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  • 6. 

    In what movie does Richard Dreyfuss play Jack Noah?

    • A.

      Silent Fall

    • B.

      Moon Over Parador

    • C.

      The Story Of Noah's Ark

    • D.

      The Dead Pool

    Correct Answer
    B. Moon Over Parador
    Explanation
    Richard Dreyfuss plays the character Jack Noah in the movie "Moon Over Parador."

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  • 7. 

    In the movie "Blazing Saddles", Jim says he "must have killed more men than" who?

    • A.

      Hannibal

    • B.

      Shirley Temple

    • C.

      Cecil B. DeMille

    • D.

      Shakespeare

    Correct Answer
    C. Cecil B. DeMille
    Explanation
    In the movie "Blazing Saddles", Jim says he "must have killed more men than" Cecil B. DeMille. This is a humorous reference to the fact that Cecil B. DeMille, a famous American filmmaker, was not known for his involvement in violent activities or killing people. By comparing himself to DeMille, Jim is highlighting the absurdity of his own claim and adding a comedic element to the scene.

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  • 8. 

    What is the superweapon in the movie "Escape from L.A." called?

    • A.

      Fluffy Bunny Gun

    • B.

      Big Bertha

    • C.

      Hammer Of God

    • D.

      Sword Of Damocles

    Correct Answer
    D. Sword Of Damocles
    Explanation
    In the movie "Escape from L.A.", the superweapon is called the Sword of Damocles. This name suggests that the weapon is extremely powerful and potentially destructive, as the Sword of Damocles is a metaphor for imminent danger or a looming threat. The choice of this name implies that the superweapon in the movie poses a significant risk and plays a crucial role in the plot.

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  • 9. 

    What's the last balloon creation Stanley Ipkiss makes in the movie "The Mask"?

    • A.

      Tommy Gun

    • B.

      Geodesic Dome

    • C.

      Poodle

    • D.

      Giraffe

    Correct Answer
    A. Tommy Gun
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Mask," the last balloon creation that Stanley Ipkiss makes is a Tommy Gun. This is evident from the context of the film and the fact that Stanley's character often creates balloon sculptures throughout the movie. The Tommy Gun balloon creation is significant as it represents the transformation of Stanley into a more confident and assertive character, mirroring the persona of the Mask itself.

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  • 10. 

    What's the name of Stanley's dog in the 1994 movie "The Mask"?

    • A.

      Ruff

    • B.

      Milo

    • C.

      Kitty

    • D.

      Benji

    Correct Answer
    B. Milo
    Explanation
    In the 1994 movie "The Mask," Stanley's dog is named Milo. This information is given in the movie and is a key element in the storyline. Milo is a Jack Russell Terrier who becomes involved in the chaos caused by the magical mask worn by Stanley. The name Milo is mentioned multiple times throughout the film, making it the correct answer to this question.

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  • 11. 

    What's the name on the side of the dog-grooming van in 1994's "Dumb and Dumber"?

    • A.

      Mutt Cutts

    • B.

      Rover Makeover

    • C.

      Nervous Ticks

    • D.

      Pooch Primps

    Correct Answer
    A. Mutt Cutts
    Explanation
    In the 1994 film "Dumb and Dumber," the name on the side of the dog-grooming van is Mutt Cutts.

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  • 12. 

    In the 1997 movie "Liar Liar", what does Max wish on to make his father stop lying?

    • A.

      Birthday Cake

    • B.

      Lamp

    • C.

      Smelly Sneaker

    • D.

      Falling Star

    Correct Answer
    A. Birthday Cake
    Explanation
    In the movie "Liar Liar", Max wishes on a birthday cake to make his father stop lying. This wish is significant because it is Max's way of expressing his frustration with his father's constant lying and wanting him to change his behavior. The birthday cake symbolizes a special occasion and represents a heartfelt desire for honesty and authenticity in their relationship. Max's wish ultimately leads to a series of comedic and chaotic events as his father, played by Jim Carrey, is suddenly unable to tell a lie.

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  • 13. 

    What 1988 film version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" starred Bill Murray?

    • A.

      A Christmas Rap

    • B.

      Cratchit's Revenge

    • C.

      Scrooged

    • D.

      The Tiny Tim Terror

    Correct Answer
    C. Scrooged
    Explanation
    "Scrooged" is the correct answer because it is the 1988 film version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" that starred Bill Murray. The film follows the story of a cynical television executive who is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, guiding him towards redemption and a change of heart. The film is a modern retelling of the classic tale, with Murray's comedic performance adding a unique twist to the character of Ebenezer Scrooge.

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  • 14. 

    Robert Mitchum, Max Cady in the 1962 film "Cape Fear", had what role in the 1991 version?

    • A.

      Lieutenant Elgart

    • B.

      Danielle Bowden

    • C.

      Claude Kersek

    • D.

      Sam Bowden

    Correct Answer
    A. Lieutenant Elgart
    Explanation
    In the 1991 version of the film "Cape Fear", Robert Mitchum, who played Max Cady in the 1962 version, had the role of Lieutenant Elgart.

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  • 15. 

    The stalker in the movie "Play Misty for Me" wants the disc jockey to play a song by whom?

    • A.

      Erroll Garner

    • B.

      Tiny Tim

    • C.

      Frank Sinatra

    • D.

      Patsy Cline

    Correct Answer
    A. Erroll Garner
    Explanation
    In the movie "Play Misty for Me," the stalker wants the disc jockey to play a song by Erroll Garner.

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  • 16. 

    Who played Mrs. Gogarty in the 1938 film "Bringing Up Baby"?

    • A.

      Leona Roberts

    • B.

      Katharine Hepburn

    • C.

      Julia Roberts

    • D.

      Joanna Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Leona Roberts
    Explanation
    Leona Roberts played the role of Mrs. Gogarty in the 1938 film "Bringing Up Baby".

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  • 17. 

    In the 1938 film "Bringing Up Baby", the paleontologist needs a bone from what dinosaur?

    • A.

      Tyrannosaurus Rex

    • B.

      Feetaresaurus

    • C.

      Diplodocus

    • D.

      Brontosaurus

    Correct Answer
    D. Brontosaurus
    Explanation
    In the 1938 film "Bringing Up Baby", the paleontologist needs a bone from the Brontosaurus. This answer is correct because the Brontosaurus is a well-known dinosaur species, and it is plausible that a paleontologist would be interested in obtaining a bone from this dinosaur for research purposes.

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  • 18. 

    Robert De Niro won his second Oscar and first Golden Globe for what film?

    • A.

      Cape Fear

    • B.

      The Teletubbies Movie

    • C.

      The Godfather: Part II

    • D.

      Raging Bull

    Correct Answer
    D. Raging Bull
    Explanation
    Robert De Niro won his second Oscar and first Golden Globe for the film "Raging Bull." In this critically acclaimed film directed by Martin Scorsese, De Niro delivered a powerful performance as the troubled boxer Jake LaMotta. His portrayal of LaMotta's emotional and physical struggles earned him widespread praise and recognition, leading to his well-deserved accolades. "Raging Bull" is considered one of De Niro's finest performances and remains a significant milestone in his career.

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  • 19. 

    What's the name of the cat in the 2000 movie "Meet the Parents"?

    • A.

      Puddle

    • B.

      Aloysius

    • C.

      Jinx

    • D.

      Shnookums Sweetiepants

    Correct Answer
    C. Jinx
    Explanation
    In the 2000 movie "Meet the Parents," the name of the cat is Jinx.

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  • 20. 

    In what film does Christian Slater play a character named Adso?

    • A.

      Windtalkers

    • B.

      Gleaming The Cube

    • C.

      Heathers II: Zombie Heathers

    • D.

      The Name Of The Rose

    Correct Answer
    D. The Name Of The Rose
    Explanation
    In the film "The Name Of The Rose," Christian Slater plays a character named Adso.

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  • 21. 

    In the 1989 film "Heathers", what band has the hit song "Teenage Suicide(Don't Do It)"?

    • A.

      Big Fun

    • B.

      Big Kicks

    • C.

      Big Flop

    • D.

      Happy Times

    Correct Answer
    A. Big Fun
    Explanation
    In the 1989 film "Heathers," the hit song "Teenage Suicide (Don't Do It)" is performed by the band Big Fun.

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  • 22. 

    What famous pair of comedians play Nelson and Randolph van Sloane in 1989's "Speed Zone"?

    • A.

      Penn And Teller

    • B.

      Laurel And Hardy

    • C.

      Father Brothers

    • D.

      Smothers Brothers

    Correct Answer
    D. Smothers Brothers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Smothers Brothers. The Smothers Brothers, Tom and Dick Smothers, are a famous pair of comedians who played the characters Nelson and Randolph van Sloane in the 1989 film "Speed Zone". They are known for their comedic musical performances and their television show "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour".

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  • 23. 

    What group of three captures Santa in the 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?

    • A.

      Good, Bad And Ugly

    • B.

      One, Two, And Seven

    • C.

      Lock, Shock And Barrel

    • D.

      Pongo, Perdy And Cruella

    Correct Answer
    C. Lock, Shock And Barrel
    Explanation
    In the 1993 movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Santa is captured by a group of three characters named Lock, Shock, and Barrel. These characters are mischievous trick-or-treaters who work for the main antagonist, Oogie Boogie. They are tasked with kidnapping Santa Claus and bringing him to Oogie Boogie's lair. Therefore, the correct answer is Lock, Shock, and Barrel.

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  • 24. 

    In the Marx Brothers film "Duck Soup", what country is Freedonia at war with?

    • A.

      Kenmore

    • B.

      Grand Fenwick

    • C.

      Sylvania

    • D.

      Balkanopolis

    Correct Answer
    C. Sylvania
    Explanation
    In the Marx Brothers film "Duck Soup," the country of Freedonia is at war with Sylvania. This is evident from the plot of the movie, where the main conflict revolves around the political turmoil between the two nations. The film satirizes war and politics, using humor to highlight the absurdity and futility of such conflicts. Therefore, Sylvania is the correct answer as the country that Freedonia is at war with in the film.

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  • 25. 

    What sort of dinosaur kills Dennis Nedry in the 1993 film "Jurassic Park"?

    • A.

      Cankersaurus

    • B.

      Dilophosaurus

    • C.

      Velociraptor

    • D.

      Brachiosaurus

    Correct Answer
    B. Dilophosaurus
    Explanation
    In the 1993 film "Jurassic Park," Dennis Nedry is killed by a Dilophosaurus. This dinosaur is known for its unique features, including a frill around its neck and the ability to spit venom. In the movie, the Dilophosaurus attacks Nedry after he becomes lost in the park and tries to escape with stolen dinosaur embryos. The Dilophosaurus ambushes him, spits venom in his face, and then proceeds to attack and kill him.

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  • 26. 

    DNA from what animal was used to splice together dinosaur DNA in the film "Jurassic Park"?

    • A.

      Newt

    • B.

      Pig

    • C.

      Ostrich

    • D.

      Frog

    Correct Answer
    D. Frog
    Explanation
    In the film "Jurassic Park," DNA from a frog was used to splice together dinosaur DNA. This is because frogs are known to have similar genetic sequences and characteristics to dinosaurs. By using frog DNA, scientists in the film were able to fill in the gaps in the dinosaur DNA and create the genetically engineered dinosaurs that were featured in the park.

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  • 27. 

    What's the name of Nathan Arizona's furniture store in the 1987 movie "Raising Arizona"?

    • A.

      Finish It Up

    • B.

      Slabs Of Wood

    • C.

      Unfinished Arizona

    • D.

      Unfurniture

    Correct Answer
    C. Unfinished Arizona
    Explanation
    Nathan Arizona's furniture store in the 1987 movie "Raising Arizona" is called Unfinished Arizona.

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  • 28. 

    What was the first movie Marlee Matlin appeared in?

    • A.

      Children Of A Lesser God

    • B.

      The Terror Of Tiny Town

    • C.

      It's My Party

    • D.

      Askari

    Correct Answer
    A. Children Of A Lesser God
    Explanation
    Marlee Matlin's first movie appearance was in "Children Of A Lesser God."

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  • 29. 

    Who played the ship's captain in the 1972 movie "The Poseidon Adventure"?

    • A.

      Liam Neeson

    • B.

      Leslie Nielson

    • C.

      Shep Cinque

    • D.

      Burt Lancaster

    Correct Answer
    B. Leslie Nielson
    Explanation
    Leslie Nielson played the ship's captain in the 1972 movie "The Poseidon Adventure".

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  • 30. 

    Who plays the Glass Tower's head of security in the 1974 movie "The Towering Inferno"?

    • A.

      Steve McQueen

    • B.

      Faye Dunaway

    • C.

      O.J. Simpson

    • D.

      I.M. Secure

    Correct Answer
    C. O.J. Simpson
    Explanation
    O.J. Simpson plays the Glass Tower's head of security in the 1974 movie "The Towering Inferno".

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