Movies That Were Books First Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The 1993 film "The Joy Luck Club" focused on which relationships?
    • A. 

      Siblings

    • B. 

      Husbands and wives

    • C. 

      Fathers and sons

    • D. 

      Mothers and daughters

  • 2. 
    Which character is played by Kathy Bates in the 1991 film "Fried Green Tomatoes"?
    • A. 

      Evelyn Couch

    • B. 

      Idgie Threadgoode

    • C. 

      Ninny Threadgoode

    • D. 

      Ruth Jamison

  • 3. 
    Which actor played a Hollywood producer in the 1997 film "Wag the Dog"?
    • A. 

      Denis Leary

    • B. 

      William H. Macy

    • C. 

      Robert De Nero

    • D. 

      Dustin Hoffman

  • 4. 
    What type of animal was Templeton in the 2006 film "Charlotte's Web"?
    • A. 

      A sheep

    • B. 

      A rat

    • C. 

      A horse

    • D. 

      A crow

  • 5. 
    The 2004 film "Friday Night Lights" is set in which state?
    • A. 

      Colorado

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 6. 
    Who played the titular role in the 2005 film "Capote"?
    • A. 

      Craig Archibald

    • B. 

      Philip Seymour Hoffman

    • C. 

      Michael J. Burg

    • D. 

      David Wilson Barnes

  • 7. 
    In which European city was the 1996 film "Trainspotting" set?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Edinburgh

    • C. 

      Dublin

    • D. 

      London

  • 8. 
    The 1989 film "Drugstore Cowboy" stars which actor in the role of Bob?
    • A. 

      Leonardo DeCaprio

    • B. 

      Matt Dillon

    • C. 

      Tom Cruise

    • D. 

      Matt Damon

  • 9. 
    The 1981 film "Ragtime" is set in which city?
    • A. 

      Memphis

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 10. 
    Which of the following jobs did Forrest have in the 1994 film "Forrest Gump"?
    • A. 

      Wrestler

    • B. 

      Boat captain

    • C. 

      Actor

    • D. 

      Astronaut

  • 11. 
    The 1993 film "The Firm" is based on a novel by which writer?
    • A. 

      David Mamet

    • B. 

      Barry Reed

    • C. 

      John Grisham

    • D. 

      Sidney Lumet

  • 12. 
    The 1982 film "Blade Runner" starred which actor as Rick Deckard?
    • A. 

      Harrison Ford

    • B. 

      Tom Cruise

    • C. 

      Tom Selleck

    • D. 

      Rutger Hauer

  • 13. 
    The 1992 film "A River Runs Though It" focuses on which activity?
    • A. 

      Fly fishing

    • B. 

      Canoeing

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Farming

  • 14. 
    Who directed the 2005 film "Munich", which was based on the events of the 1972 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Eric Roth

    • B. 

      Martin Scorsese

    • C. 

      George Jonas

    • D. 

      Steven Spielberg

  • 15. 
    The 1983 film "Terms of Endearment" starred which actress as Aurora Greenway?
    • A. 

      Debra Winger

    • B. 

      Shirley MacLaine

    • C. 

      Julia Roberts

    • D. 

      Kathy Bates

  • 16. 
    The 1999 film "Girl, Interrupted" takes place at which location?
    • A. 

      A convent

    • B. 

      A mental hospital

    • C. 

      A high school

    • D. 

      A youth detention center

  • 17. 
    Who directed the 1985 film "The Color Purple"?
    • A. 

      George Lucas

    • B. 

      Steven Spielberg

    • C. 

      Steven Soderbergh

    • D. 

      Oprah Winfrey

  • 18. 
    Which actor portrayed Hannibal Lecter in the 1991 film "Silence of the Lambs"?
    • A. 

      Ralph Fiennes

    • B. 

      Anthony Hopkins

    • C. 

      Robert Englund

    • D. 

      Anthony Perkins

  • 19. 
    Leonard, the main character in the 2000 film "Memento", suffers from which affliction?
    • A. 

      A stutter

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Short-term memory loss

    • D. 

      Lung cancer

  • 20. 
    Who directed and won an Academy Award for the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind"?
    • A. 

      Robert Redford

    • B. 

      Steven Spielberg

    • C. 

      Martin Scorsese

    • D. 

      Ron Howard