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  • 1. 

    What film starring Steve Martin as Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. was released in 1986?

    • A.

      Little Shop Of Horrors

    • B.

      The Fifth Element

    • C.

      The Rock

    • D.

      L.A. Story

    Correct Answer
    A. Little Shop Of Horrors
    Explanation
    "Little Shop Of Horrors" is the correct answer because it is a film released in 1986 that stars Steve Martin as a character named Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. The other options, "The Fifth Element," "The Rock," and "L.A. Story," do not fit the given criteria of the question.

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  • 2. 

    What film starring Kevin Bacon as Jefferson "Jake" Edward Briggs was released in 1988?

    • A.

      She's Having A Baby

    • B.

      Boomerang

    • C.

      G.I. Jane

    • D.

      Shrek

    Correct Answer
    A. She's Having A Baby
    Explanation
    In the film "She's Having A Baby," Kevin Bacon portrays the character Jefferson "Jake" Edward Briggs. The movie was released in 1988.

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  • 3. 

    Which film is an adaptation of a John Grisham novel?

    • A.

      Where The Heart Is

    • B.

      Saving Private Ryan

    • C.

      A Time To Kill

    • D.

      Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    Correct Answer
    C. A Time To Kill
    Explanation
    "A Time To Kill" is the correct answer because it is a film adaptation of a John Grisham novel. John Grisham is a well-known author who has written numerous legal thrillers, and "A Time To Kill" is one of his popular novels that was later adapted into a film. The story revolves around a young lawyer defending a black man who is accused of murdering two white men who raped his daughter.

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  • 4. 

    What was the brief about in the movie "The Pelican Brief"?

    • A.

      Plot To Kill The President

    • B.

      War Plans

    • C.

      Theft Of Top Secret Documents

    • D.

      Murders Of Supreme Court Justices

    Correct Answer
    D. Murders Of Supreme Court Justices
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Pelican Brief," the brief refers to a document that reveals a conspiracy involving the murders of Supreme Court justices. The protagonist, a law student, uncovers this information and becomes a target herself as she tries to expose the truth. The brief serves as the central plot device, driving the suspense and action in the film.

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  • 5. 

    The 1981 Academy Award for Best Actress went to Katharine Hepburn for her performance in what film?

    • A.

      Boys Don't Cry

    • B.

      On Golden Pond

    • C.

      Coming Home

    • D.

      Moonstruck

    Correct Answer
    B. On Golden Pond
    Explanation
    Katharine Hepburn won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film "On Golden Pond".

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  • 6. 

    The 1966 Academy Award for Best Actress went to Elizabeth Taylor for her performance in what film?

    • A.

      The Divorcee

    • B.

      Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    • C.

      The Song Of Bernadette

    • D.

      The Rose Tattoo

    Correct Answer
    B. Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Taylor won the 1966 Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?". This film, directed by Mike Nichols, is a drama based on the play by Edward Albee. Taylor's portrayal of Martha, a volatile and complex character, earned her critical acclaim and recognition from the Academy. The film explores themes of marriage, disillusionment, and the breakdown of relationships, showcasing Taylor's exceptional talent and range as an actress.

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  • 7. 

    What movie is the line "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse" from?

    • A.

      The Godfather II

    • B.

      The Godfather III

    • C.

      The Godfather

    • D.

      Goodfellas

    Correct Answer
    C. The Godfather
    Explanation
    The line "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse" is from the movie The Godfather. This iconic quote is spoken by the character Don Vito Corleone, played by Marlon Brando, in the first installment of The Godfather trilogy. It has become one of the most famous lines in film history and is often associated with the character and the movie itself.

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  • 8. 

    Who played the first lady in the movie "Dave"?

    • A.

      Kim Delaney

    • B.

      Sigourney Weaver

    • C.

      Helen Hunt

    • D.

      Bonnie Hunt

    Correct Answer
    B. Sigourney Weaver
    Explanation
    Sigourney Weaver played the first lady in the movie "Dave".

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  • 9. 

    Who played Demi Moore's husband in "Indecent Proposal"?

    • A.

      Bruce Willis

    • B.

      Woody Harrelson

    • C.

      Kevin Kline

    • D.

      Robert Redford

    Correct Answer
    B. Woody Harrelson
    Explanation
    Woody Harrelson played Demi Moore's husband in "Indecent Proposal." In the film, he portrays the character of David Murphy, who along with his wife, played by Demi Moore, faces a difficult decision when offered a million dollars by a wealthy businessman, played by Robert Redford, to spend a night with Moore's character. Harrelson's portrayal of David showcases the emotional turmoil and strain that the proposal puts on their relationship.

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  • 10. 

    Who directed the movie "Phone Booth"?

    • A.

      Joel Schumacher

    • B.

      Jon Amiel

    • C.

      Scott Hicks

    • D.

      Todd Haynes

    Correct Answer
    A. Joel Schumacher
    Explanation
    Joel Schumacher is the correct answer because he directed the movie "Phone Booth".

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  • 11. 

    Frank Farmer and Crash Davis were both characters played by whom?

    • A.

      Joe Pesci

    • B.

      Edward Norton

    • C.

      Kevin Costner

    • D.

      James Caan

    Correct Answer
    C. Kevin Costner
    Explanation
    Frank Farmer and Crash Davis were both characters played by Kevin Costner.

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  • 12. 

    What movie introduced the character Sonny Corleone?

    • A.

      Magnolia

    • B.

      The Godfather

    • C.

      Reds

    • D.

      The Color Of Money

    Correct Answer
    B. The Godfather
    Explanation
    "The Godfather" is the correct answer because it is the movie that introduced the character Sonny Corleone. Sonny Corleone is a prominent character in "The Godfather" and is portrayed as the hot-headed and impulsive eldest son of Vito Corleone, the head of a powerful mafia family. Sonny's character plays a significant role in the storyline, making this movie the introduction of this iconic character.

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  • 13. 

    What Oliver Stone directed the movie told the story of Jim Morrison?

    • A.

      Romeo + Juliet

    • B.

      The Doors

    • C.

      Good Will Hunting

    • D.

      Wag The Dog

    Correct Answer
    B. The Doors
    Explanation
    Oliver Stone directed the movie "The Doors" which tells the story of Jim Morrison.

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  • 14. 

    Who starred in the films "A Civil Action" and "Titanic"?

    • A.

      Julia Roberts

    • B.

      Meryl Streep

    • C.

      Kathy Bates

    • D.

      Sissy Spacek

    Correct Answer
    C. Kathy Bates
    Explanation
    Kathy Bates starred in the films "A Civil Action" and "Titanic".

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  • 15. 

    What film tells the story of a boy with a deformity and his biker mom's attempts at a normal life?

    • A.

      Mask

    • B.

      The Hunger

    • C.

      Terms Of Endearment

    • D.

      The Fabulous Baker Boys

    Correct Answer
    A. Mask
    Explanation
    The film "Mask" tells the story of a boy with a deformity and his biker mom's attempts at a normal life. This film explores themes of acceptance, love, and the challenges faced by individuals with physical differences. It portrays the struggles and triumphs of the main characters as they navigate societal prejudices and strive to find happiness and fulfillment.

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  • 16. 

    Who played Patrick Swayze's love interest in "Ghost"?

    • A.

      Demi Moore

    • B.

      Whoopi Goldberg

    • C.

      Emma Thompson

    • D.

      Cher

    Correct Answer
    A. Demi Moore
    Explanation
    Demi Moore played Patrick Swayze's love interest in the movie "Ghost".

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  • 17. 

    Who starred in "Matchstick Men" as a con artist with many phobias?

    • A.

      Nicolas Cage

    • B.

      Bill Murray

    • C.

      Johnny Depp

    • D.

      Ridley Scott

    Correct Answer
    A. Nicolas Cage
    Explanation
    Nicolas Cage starred in "Matchstick Men" as a con artist with many phobias.

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  • 18. 

    What 2003 film directed by Clint Eastwood stars Sean Penn?

    • A.

      Blood Work

    • B.

      Unforgiven

    • C.

      Mystic River

    • D.

      Space Cowboys

    Correct Answer
    C. Mystic River
    Explanation
    "Mystic River" is the correct answer because it is a 2003 film directed by Clint Eastwood that stars Sean Penn. The film is a crime drama based on the novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane. It follows the story of three childhood friends who are reunited after one of their daughters goes missing. Sean Penn delivers a powerful performance in the film, which received critical acclaim and several Academy Award nominations.

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  • 19. 

    What film is about the relationship that forms between a boy and a neighbor whom he discovers are a Nazi?

    • A.

      And The Band Played On

    • B.

      Apt Pupil

    • C.

      The Usual Suspects

    • D.

      Gods And Monsters

    Correct Answer
    B. Apt Pupil
    Explanation
    Apt Pupil is the correct answer because it is a film that revolves around the relationship between a boy and his neighbor who is revealed to be a Nazi. The movie explores the psychological manipulation and power dynamics between the two characters as the boy becomes obsessed with the dark secrets of his neighbor's past. The film delves into themes of morality, guilt, and the corrupting influence of evil.

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  • 20. 

    What movie is about an out-of-work nightclub singer looking for someone to ride with her to L.A.?

    • A.

      Boys On The Side

    • B.

      Welcome To The Dollhouse

    • C.

      Emma

    • D.

      Girl, Interrupted

    Correct Answer
    A. Boys On The Side
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Boys On The Side". This movie follows the story of an out-of-work nightclub singer who is in search of someone to accompany her on a journey to Los Angeles.

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  • 21. 

    Which film is about the scenes from an author's best-selling books coming back to haunt him?

    • A.

      Deconstructing Harry

    • B.

      Little Women

    • C.

      Heavenly Creatures

    • D.

      Boys On The Side

    Correct Answer
    A. Deconstructing Harry
    Explanation
    "Deconstructing Harry" is the correct answer because the film revolves around an author who is haunted by the characters and scenes from his own best-selling books. The protagonist, Harry, is struggling with writer's block and his personal life, and the characters from his books start appearing in his real life, causing chaos and confusion. The film explores the blurred lines between reality and fiction, and the consequences of an author's creations coming back to haunt him.

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  • 22. 

    Which film describes an encounter between Anais Nin and Henry Miller and his wife in Paris in 1931?

    • A.

      Henry & June

    • B.

      Backdraft

    • C.

      Little Women

    • D.

      Buena Vista Social Club

    Correct Answer
    A. Henry & June
    Explanation
    The film "Henry & June" describes an encounter between Anais Nin and Henry Miller and his wife in Paris in 1931.

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  • 23. 

    What movie is about the lives of two African American boys who struggle to become college basketball players?

    • A.

      The Age Of Innocence

    • B.

      Edward Scissorhands

    • C.

      Welcome To The Dollhouse

    • D.

      Hoop Dreams

    Correct Answer
    D. Hoop Dreams
    Explanation
    "Hoop Dreams" is the correct answer because it is a documentary film that follows the lives of two African American boys who aspire to become college basketball players. The film showcases their struggles, dreams, and the challenges they face in pursuing their goals. It provides an in-depth look at their journey, highlighting the social and economic obstacles they encounter along the way.

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  • 24. 

    Which film is the story of a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder and the people who helped him?

    • A.

      Affliction

    • B.

      The Hurricane

    • C.

      Little Women

    • D.

      In The Name Of The Father

    Correct Answer
    B. The Hurricane
    Explanation
    "The Hurricane" is the correct answer because it is a film that tells the story of a boxer who is wrongly convicted of murder and the individuals who support him in his fight for justice. The film is based on the true story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a professional boxer who was wrongfully imprisoned for almost 20 years before his conviction was overturned. Throughout the film, we witness the perseverance of Carter and the people who believe in his innocence, as they work together to prove his wrongful conviction and secure his release.

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  • 25. 

    The movie, "The Insider", was about what industry?

    • A.

      Military

    • B.

      Cars

    • C.

      Oil

    • D.

      Tobacco

    Correct Answer
    D. Tobacco
    Explanation
    "The Insider" is a movie that revolves around the tobacco industry. The film tells the story of a whistleblower who exposes the unethical practices of a major tobacco company. It sheds light on the manipulation and deception employed by the industry to hide the harmful effects of tobacco products. The movie highlights the conflict between corporate interests and public health, making tobacco the central industry explored in the film.

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  • 26. 

    Who directed and starred in "The Horse Whisperer"?

    • A.

      Clint Eastwood

    • B.

      Robert Redford

    • C.

      Paul Newman

    • D.

      Albert Brooks

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Redford
    Explanation
    Robert Redford directed and starred in "The Horse Whisperer". He is known for his work as both an actor and a director in the film industry. In this particular film, Redford took on the dual role of directing the movie and playing the lead character. His involvement in the film showcases his talent and versatility in both behind-the-scenes and on-screen roles.

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  • 27. 

    Who played Peter Pan in the 1991 movie "Hook"?

    • A.

      Dustin Hoffman

    • B.

      Charlie Sheen

    • C.

      Robin Williams

    • D.

      David Spade

    Correct Answer
    C. Robin Williams
    Explanation
    Robin Williams played Peter Pan in the 1991 movie "Hook". He portrayed the character with his signature humor and charm, bringing a unique and memorable interpretation to the role. Williams' performance as Peter Pan showcased his versatility as an actor, as he seamlessly transitioned between the playful and mischievous nature of the character, as well as the more serious and emotional moments in the film. His portrayal of Peter Pan in "Hook" remains one of his iconic roles in his illustrious career.

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  • 28. 

    Who played Tinkerbelle in the 1991 movie "Hook"?

    • A.

      Helen Hunt

    • B.

      Drew Barrymore

    • C.

      Julia Roberts

    • D.

      Jennifer Lopez

    Correct Answer
    C. Julia Roberts
    Explanation
    Julia Roberts played Tinkerbelle in the 1991 movie "Hook".

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