Movie Director Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Movie Director Quiz! Trivia Questions

Do you know anything about movie directors? Could you pass this quiz? Film directing is an essential element in the movie-making industry. How it is done significantly effects the outcome and achievement of the film. Not only are directors engaged in the artistic conceptualizing of films, but they perform several essential roles that contribute to the film’s success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What character did director Kevin Smith portray in "Clerks", "Mallrats" and "Dogma"?
    • A. 

      Silent Bob

    • B. 

      Dante Hicks

    • C. 

      Brodie Bruce

    • D. 

      Randal Graves

  • 2. 
    Which American film director played Mr. Brown in 1992's "Reservoir Dogs"?
    • A. 

      Quentin Tarantino

    • B. 

      George Lucas

    • C. 

      Brett Ratner

    • D. 

      Michael Bay

  • 3. 
    Which director named his pets after characters from his films "Transformers" and "Armageddon"?
    • A. 

      Michael Bay

    • B. 

      Brett Ratner

    • C. 

      Quentin Tarantino

    • D. 

      Wes Anderson

  • 4. 
    A huge fan, Bryan Singer had a cameo appearance in what 2002 "Star Trek" film?
    • A. 

      The Wrath Of Khan

    • B. 

      Nemesis

    • C. 

      The Search For Spock

    • D. 

      First Contact

  • 5. 
    David Fincher turned down "8MM" in order to direct what 1999 film?
    • A. 

      Fight Club

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      Sin City

    • D. 

      American Beauty

  • 6. 
    David Fincher directed the videos "Express Yourself", "Oh, Father" and "Vogue" for what pop icon?
    • A. 

      Cher

    • B. 

      Madonna

    • C. 

      George Michael

    • D. 

      Prince

  • 7. 
    Robert Rodriguez was an uncredited director on which 1994 Quentin Tarantino film?
    • A. 

      Hostel

    • B. 

      Pulp Fiction

    • C. 

      Jackie Brown

    • D. 

      Kill Bill

  • 8. 
    Wes Craven was the director behind which of the following horror franchises?
    • A. 

      Hostel

    • B. 

      Saw

    • C. 

      A Nightmare On Elm Street

    • D. 

      Jeepers Creepers

  • 9. 
    In 1993, John Singleton directed what pop icon's "Remember the Time" music video?
    • A. 

      Michael Jackson

    • B. 

      Sting

    • C. 

      Luther Vandross

    • D. 

      Bobby Brown

  • 10. 
    Director Cameron Crowe started writing at the age of 15, penning articles for what music magazine?
    • A. 

      Spin

    • B. 

      Rolling Stone

    • C. 

      Mojo

    • D. 

      Entertainment Weekly

  • 11. 
    Whom did John McCain call a "disingenuous filmmaker" during the 2004 Republican National Convention?
    • A. 

      Quentin Tarantino

    • B. 

      Oliver Stone

    • C. 

      Orson Welles

    • D. 

      Michael Moore

  • 12. 
    George Lucas gave up his director's salary for 40% of the box office and merchandising on what film?
    • A. 

      ET

    • B. 

      Jaws

    • C. 

      Star Wars

    • D. 

      Grease

  • 13. 
    Which director released remakes of "Planet of the Apes" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"?
    • A. 

      Orson Welles

    • B. 

      Steven Soderbergh

    • C. 

      Tim Burton

    • D. 

      Richard Attenborough

  • 14. 
    Francis Ford Coppola was a three-time Best Director Oscar nominee for what film trilogy?
    • A. 

      Star Wars

    • B. 

      The Godfather

    • C. 

      Halloween

    • D. 

      Lord Of The Rings

  • 15. 
    Legal problems led which Oscar-winning director to flee the United States in 1978?
    • A. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B. 

      Wes Anderson

    • C. 

      Judd Apatow

    • D. 

      Roman Polanski

  • 16. 
    Which Vietnam veteran directed 1989's "Born on the Fourth of July" and 1986's "Platoon"?
    • A. 

      Chris Columbus

    • B. 

      Sydney Pollack

    • C. 

      Oliver Stone

    • D. 

      John Hughes

  • 17. 
    Steven Soderbergh directed Brad Pitt, George Clooney, and Matt Damon in what 2001 film?
    • A. 

      Snatch

    • B. 

      The Departed

    • C. 

      Ocean's Eleven

    • D. 

      Traffic

  • 18. 
    Which director founded both Skywalker Sound and Industrial Light & Magic?
    • A. 

      Steven Spielberg

    • B. 

      Oliver Stone

    • C. 

      George Lucas

    • D. 

      Ridley Scott

  • 19. 
    While in college, what did the director born Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan adopt as his middle name?
    • A. 

      Marshall

    • B. 

      Night

    • C. 

      Yattu

    • D. 

      Nelly

  • 20. 
    Who was the director behind the film classics "Psycho", "Vertigo" and "The Birds"?
    • A. 

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B. 

      Woody Allen

    • C. 

      Ridley Scott

    • D. 

      Robert Zemeckis

  • 21. 
    Which director, an avid comic book collector, was chosen to direct 2002's "Spider-Man"?
    • A. 

      Sam Raimi

    • B. 

      Kevin Smith

    • C. 

      Michael Mann

    • D. 

      Quentin Tarantino

  • 22. 
    For what film did Martin Scorsese win his first Best Director Oscar?
    • A. 

      The Aviator

    • B. 

      Goodfellas

    • C. 

      The Departed

    • D. 

      Taxi Driver

  • 23. 
    What is the name of director Spike Lee's production company?
    • A. 

      Spike's Joint

    • B. 

      Wife And Kids

    • C. 

      Filmz By Spike

    • D. 

      40 Acres And A Mule

  • 24. 
    Which director's debut film was shot in the convenience store in which he once worked?
    • A. 

      Woody Allen

    • B. 

      Kevin Smith

    • C. 

      Bryan Singer

    • D. 

      Spike Lee

  • 25. 
    What is the English title of Ang Lee's 2000 blockbuster martial arts epic, "Wo Hu Cang Long"?
    • A. 

      The Matrix

    • B. 

      Memoirs Of A Geisha

    • C. 

      Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    • D. 

      The Legend Of Drunken Master