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  • 1. 

    What major movie actor's first role was in "A Nightmare On Elm Street"?

    • A.

      Al Pacino

    • B.

      Ben Stiller

    • C.

      Johnny Depp

    • D.

      Owen Wilson

    Correct Answer
    C. Johnny Depp
    Explanation
    Johnny Depp's first role was in the movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street". He played the character Glen Lantz in the film, which was released in 1984. Depp's performance in this horror movie helped launch his career in the film industry, and he went on to become a major movie actor, known for his versatile roles in various genres.

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  • 2. 

    What actress won her first Oscar for "Kramer vs. Kramer"?

    • A.

      Jane Fonda

    • B.

      Angelina Jolie

    • C.

      Meryl Streep

    • D.

      Bette Davis

    Correct Answer
    C. Meryl Streep
    Explanation
    Meryl Streep won her first Oscar for her role in "Kramer vs. Kramer." This film, released in 1979, tells the story of a couple going through a bitter divorce and their custody battle over their young son. Meryl Streep's portrayal of Joanna Kramer, the mother fighting for custody, was highly acclaimed and earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. This win marked the beginning of Streep's long and successful career, during which she would go on to win two more Oscars and become one of the most respected actresses in Hollywood.

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  • 3. 

    Who made her debut as a writer and a co-star in "Mean Girls"?

    • A.

      Amy Poehler

    • B.

      Tina Fey

    • C.

      Jennifer Garner

    • D.

      Jennifer Lopez

    Correct Answer
    B. Tina Fey
    Explanation
    Tina Fey made her debut as a writer and a co-star in "Mean Girls." She not only acted in the film but also wrote the screenplay, showcasing her talent in both areas. Fey's performance in "Mean Girls" was widely praised, and the film became a cult classic, solidifying her status as a talented writer and actress in the industry.

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  • 4. 

    Whose first leading role was in "A River Runs Through It"?

    • A.

      George Clooney

    • B.

      Heath Ledger

    • C.

      Brad Pitt

    • D.

      John Malkovich

    Correct Answer
    C. Brad Pitt
    Explanation
    Brad Pitt's first leading role was in the film "A River Runs Through It." This film, directed by Robert Redford, was released in 1992 and helped establish Pitt as a leading actor in Hollywood. In the film, Pitt plays the character of Paul Maclean, a young man who struggles with his relationship with his family and his love for fly fishing. This role showcased Pitt's talent and charisma, paving the way for his successful career in the film industry.

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  • 5. 

    What funny guy first appeared with his father in "Hot Pursuit"?

    • A.

      Chris Rock

    • B.

      Will Farrel

    • C.

      Jim Carrey

    • D.

      Ben Stiller

    Correct Answer
    D. Ben Stiller
    Explanation
    Ben Stiller is the correct answer because he first appeared with his father, Jerry Stiller, in the film "Hot Pursuit." Ben Stiller is known for his comedic roles and has appeared in numerous funny movies throughout his career. He has a distinctive style of humor and is widely recognized for his comedic talent. Overall, Ben Stiller is a well-known funny guy in the film industry, making him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 6. 

    What was Harrison Ford's first credited feature film?

    • A.

      Witness

    • B.

      Blade Runner

    • C.

      A Time For Killing

    • D.

      The Frisco Kid

    Correct Answer
    C. A Time For Killing
    Explanation
    Harrison Ford's first credited feature film was "A Time For Killing."

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  • 7. 

    What was Matt Damon's first film?

    • A.

      Good Will Hunting

    • B.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • C.

      Mystic Pizza

    • D.

      Chasing Amy

    Correct Answer
    C. Mystic Pizza
    Explanation
    Matt Damon's first film was "Mystic Pizza". This film, released in 1988, was one of his earliest acting roles. Although he had a smaller supporting role in the film, it marked the beginning of his successful acting career.

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  • 8. 

    Whose first leading role was in "She's All That"?

    • A.

      Ben Affleck

    • B.

      Angelina Jolie

    • C.

      Sarah Michelle Gellar

    • D.

      Freddie Prinze Jr

    Correct Answer
    D. Freddie Prinze Jr
    Explanation
    Freddie Prinze Jr's first leading role was in the movie "She's All That".

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  • 9. 

    "He Knows You're Alone" features the first role for what Oscar winner?

    • A.

      Tom Hanks

    • B.

      Jane Fonda

    • C.

      Meryl Streep

    • D.

      Al Pacino

    Correct Answer
    A. Tom Hanks
    Explanation
    "He Knows You're Alone" marked the first role for Tom Hanks, who later went on to win multiple Oscars for his outstanding performances in various films.

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  • 10. 

    Whose first leading credited movie role was opposite Kim Bassinger in "Blind Date"?

    • A.

      Bruce Willis

    • B.

      Nicolas Cage

    • C.

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • D.

      Patrick Swayze

    Correct Answer
    A. Bruce Willis
    Explanation
    Bruce Willis' first leading credited movie role was opposite Kim Bassinger in "Blind Date".

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  • 11. 

    Whose film debut was in 1979's "Skatetown, U.S.A."?

    • A.

      Patrick Swayze

    • B.

      Hugh Grant

    • C.

      Mel Gibson

    • D.

      Tom Cruise

    Correct Answer
    A. Patrick Swayze
    Explanation
    Patrick Swayze made his film debut in 1979's "Skatetown, U.S.A." This means that his first appearance in a film was in this particular movie.

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