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Take a dive into the captivating world of cinema with our "GK Questions on Movies Quiz." This quiz is tailor-made for film enthusiasts, testing your knowledge across a spectrum of movie genres, iconic directors, memorable quotes, and cinematic history. From classic films to contemporary blockbusters, challenge yourself with questions that span the diverse landscape of the film industry. Whether you're a cinephile seeking to showcase your expertise or a casual moviegoer looking to expand your knowledge, this quiz offers an engaging exploration of general knowledge in the realm of movies. Immerse yourself in trivia that covers the silver screen's rich Read moretapestry, and test your awareness of the cultural impact and nuances of the film world. Let the cinematic quiz begin as you embark on a journey through the fascinating and diverse universe of movies!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who directed the movie "Dust Devil"?

    • A.

      Stephen King

    • B.

      Renny Harlin

    • C.

      Wes Craven

    • D.

      Richard Stanley

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard Stanley
    Explanation
    Richard Stanley directed the movie "Dust Devil".

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  • 2. 

    The director of "The Frighteners" also directed which of these movies?

    • A.

      Swordfish

    • B.

      Day Of The Dead

    • C.

      Jason X

    • D.

      Lord Of The Rings

    Correct Answer
    D. Lord Of The Rings
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lord Of The Rings because the director of "The Frighteners", Peter Jackson, also directed the critically acclaimed and highly successful Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

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  • 3. 

    Which actor was in the movie "Lair of the White Worm"?

    • A.

      Ben Affleck

    • B.

      Brad Pitt

    • C.

      Hugh Grant

    • D.

      Matt Damon

    Correct Answer
    C. Hugh Grant
    Explanation
    Hugh Grant was in the movie "Lair of the White Worm".

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  • 4. 

    Who directed the first 3 Phantasm movies?

    • A.

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • B.

      Don Coscarelli

    • C.

      Stephen King

    • D.

      John Carpenter

    Correct Answer
    B. Don Coscarelli
    Explanation
    Don Coscarelli directed the first three Phantasm movies. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the director of the first three movies specifically. Alfred Hitchcock, Stephen King, and John Carpenter are not associated with directing the Phantasm movies.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the Psycho movies did Anthony Perkins direct?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
  • 6. 

    What Wes Craven movie starred Bill Pullman?

    • A.

      Serpent And The Rainbow

    • B.

      Nightmare On Elm Street

    • C.

      The Believers

    • D.

      Independence Day

    Correct Answer
    A. Serpent And The Rainbow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Serpent And The Rainbow." This movie, directed by Wes Craven, stars Bill Pullman. It is a horror film based on the book of the same name by Wade Davis, which explores the themes of voodoo and zombies in Haiti. Bill Pullman plays the role of an anthropologist who travels to Haiti to investigate the existence of a drug that can turn people into zombies.

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  • 7. 

    The indie film "Lawn Dogs" featured which TV actress in the nude?

    • A.

      Kelly Ripa

    • B.

      Stephanie March

    • C.

      Jennifer Garner

    • D.

      Angie Harmon

    Correct Answer
    D. Angie Harmon
    Explanation
    Angie Harmon was featured in the nude in the indie film "Lawn Dogs".

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  • 8. 

    Which of these film series has been directed by women only?

    • A.

      Slumber Party Massacre

    • B.

      Return Of The Living Dead

    • C.

      Silent Night, Deadly Night

    • D.

      Leprechaun

    Correct Answer
    A. Slumber Party Massacre
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Slumber Party Massacre. This film series has been directed exclusively by women.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these movies did David Cronenburg not direct?

    • A.

      Carrie

    • B.

      The Brood

    • C.

      Shivers

    • D.

      The Dead Zone

    Correct Answer
    A. Carrie
    Explanation
    David Cronenburg did not direct the movie "Carrie."

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  • 10. 

    Which of these movies was not directed by Lucio Fulci?

    • A.

      Zombie

    • B.

      The Beyond

    • C.

      I, Zombie

    • D.

      None Of These Choices

    Correct Answer
    C. I, Zombie
    Explanation
    Lucio Fulci is a renowned Italian film director known for his work in the horror genre. "Zombie" and "The Beyond" are both movies directed by Lucio Fulci. However, "I, Zombie" was not directed by him.

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  • 11. 

    In Mulan, what does she pick up at the Mountain Pass to the Royal City?

    • A.

      A Dirty Doll

    • B.

      A Blanket

    • C.

      A Sword

    • D.

      A Helmet

    Correct Answer
    A. A Dirty Doll
    Explanation
    In the movie Mulan, she picks up a dirty doll at the Mountain Pass to the Royal City. This moment is significant because it represents Mulan's compassionate and selfless nature. She finds the doll left behind by a little girl and decides to take it with her, showing her empathy and willingness to help others even in the midst of her own mission.

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  • 12. 

    "Varan the Unbelievable" can walk, swim, and what?

    • A.

      Flip Backwards

    • B.

      Shoot Fiery Breath

    • C.

      Fly

    • D.

      Sneeze

    Correct Answer
    C. Fly
    Explanation
    In the given question, "Varan the Unbelievable" is mentioned as a subject. The question asks about the abilities of Varan, specifically mentioning walking and swimming. The correct answer is "Fly," which implies that Varan has the ability to fly in addition to walking and swimming. The other options, such as flipping backwards, shooting fiery breath, and sneezing, are not mentioned in the question and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 13. 

    Whose autobiography is titled "Step In Time"?

    • A.

      Mickey Mantle

    • B.

      Halle Berry

    • C.

      Fred Astaire

    • D.

      Ginger Rodgers

    Correct Answer
    C. Fred Astaire
    Explanation
    The autobiography titled "Step In Time" belongs to Fred Astaire. Fred Astaire was a renowned American dancer, singer, and actor known for his smooth style and tap dancing skills. The title "Step In Time" is a reference to the famous song and dance number from the musical film "Mary Poppins."

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  • 14. 

    Who played the U.S. President in the 1998 movie "Deep Impact"?

    • A.

      Jack Nicholson

    • B.

      Jeff Bridges

    • C.

      Morgan Freeman

    • D.

      Bill Pullman

    Correct Answer
    C. Morgan Freeman
    Explanation
    Morgan Freeman played the U.S. President in the 1998 movie "Deep Impact". This information can be verified by checking the cast list or watching the movie.

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  • 15. 

    Who played the U.S. President in the 1996 movie "Mars Attacks!"?

    • A.

      Jack Nicholson

    • B.

      John Ritter

    • C.

      Roy Scheider

    • D.

      Kevin Kline

    Correct Answer
    A. Jack Nicholson
    Explanation
    Jack Nicholson played the U.S. President in the 1996 movie "Mars Attacks!"

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  • 16. 

    Which was the best selling video in 1990?

    • A.

      New Kids On The Block: Hangin' Tough Live

    • B.

      Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    • C.

      Bambi

    • D.

      Batman

    Correct Answer
    C. Bambi
    Explanation
    In 1990, the best selling video was "Bambi." This could be attributed to the enduring popularity of Disney animated films, as "Bambi" is a beloved classic. The film tells the story of a young deer and his journey through the forest, resonating with audiences of all ages. The animation, memorable characters, and heartwarming storyline likely contributed to its success as the top-selling video of that year.

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  • 17. 

    What was the best selling video in 1993?

    • A.

      Cindy Crawford, "Shape Your Body Workout"

    • B.

      Sister Act

    • C.

      Pinocchio

    • D.

      Beauty And The Beast

    Correct Answer
    D. Beauty And The Beast
    Explanation
    In 1993, the best-selling video was "Beauty And The Beast." This can be attributed to the immense popularity and success of the Disney animated film, which was released in 1991. The movie received critical acclaim and was loved by audiences of all ages, leading to a high demand for the video release. The captivating story, memorable characters, and enchanting music contributed to its widespread appeal and made it a top-selling video in 1993.

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  • 18. 

    Of these 1972 movie releases, which one had the biggest box office that year?

    • A.

      The Poseidon Adventure

    • B.

      The Godfather

    • C.

      Jeremiah Johnson

    • D.

      Deliverance

    Correct Answer
    B. The Godfather
    Explanation
    The Godfather had the biggest box office in 1972 because it was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful film. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, it is considered one of the greatest movies of all time and was a major hit upon its release. The film received multiple Academy Award nominations and won three, including Best Picture. Its compelling story, stellar performances, and iconic scenes contributed to its massive success at the box office, making it the highest-grossing film of 1972.

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  • 19. 

    Of these 1996 releases, which movie had the biggest box office earnings in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Jerry Maguire

    • B.

      Mission: Impossible

    • C.

      Independence Day

    • D.

      Twister

    Correct Answer
    C. Independence Day
    Explanation
    Independence Day had the biggest box office earnings in the U.S. out of the 1996 releases.

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  • 20. 

    In 1981, United Artists was sold to which company?

    • A.

      Coca-Cola

    • B.

      MGM

    • C.

      Fox

    • D.

      Sony

    Correct Answer
    B. MGM
    Explanation
    In 1981, United Artists was sold to MGM. This acquisition allowed MGM to expand its film library and distribution capabilities. United Artists, originally founded by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith, had a long history in the film industry and had produced many successful films. The sale to MGM was seen as a strategic move to strengthen both companies' positions in the competitive film market.

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  • 21. 

    The 1931 movie "M" was based on which serial killer?

    • A.

      Fritz Haarman

    • B.

      Jack The Ripper

    • C.

      Peter Kurten

    • D.

      Gilles De Rais

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter Kurten
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Peter Kurten. "M", a 1931 movie, was based on the story of Peter Kurten, a German serial killer who terrorized the city of Düsseldorf in the early 20th century. Known as the "Vampire of Düsseldorf," Kurten committed a series of gruesome murders, including the killings of children. The movie explores the psychological aspects of the character and the manhunt to capture him.

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  • 22. 

    Who played "Hunter S. Thompson" in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"?

    • A.

      Johnny Depp

    • B.

      Bill Murray

    • C.

      Christian Slater

    • D.

      Tom Cruise

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnny Depp
    Explanation
    Johnny Depp played the character "Hunter S. Thompson" in the film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." Depp's portrayal of Thompson was praised for capturing the eccentric and chaotic nature of the character, which was based on the real-life journalist and author. Depp's performance was highly regarded by both critics and fans of the film, solidifying his reputation as a versatile and talented actor.

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  • 23. 

    In the movies, who played a private dick who was a sex machine to all the chicks?

    • A.

      Jim Brown

    • B.

      Richard Pryor

    • C.

      Fred Williamson

    • D.

      Richard Roundtree

    Correct Answer
    D. Richard Roundtree
    Explanation
    Richard Roundtree is the correct answer because he is known for playing the iconic character of John Shaft in the 1971 film "Shaft." Shaft is a private detective, often referred to as a "private dick," who is known for his charm and attractiveness to women, hence the phrase "a sex machine to all the chicks." Jim Brown, Richard Pryor, and Fred Williamson are also well-known actors, but they did not portray the character of John Shaft in the movies.

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  • 24. 

    Which former MTV VJ played a crook in "Dumb and Dumber"?

    • A.

      Martha Quinn

    • B.

      Karen Duffy

    • C.

      Kennedy

    • D.

      Julie Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. Karen Duffy
    Explanation
    Karen Duffy, a former MTV VJ, played a crook in "Dumb and Dumber".

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  • 25. 

    In the movie "Tango and Cash", who played Sylvester Stallone's sister?

    • A.

      Madeline Stowe

    • B.

      Carla Gugino

    • C.

      Charlize Theron

    • D.

      Teri Hatcher

    Correct Answer
    D. Teri Hatcher
    Explanation
    Teri Hatcher played Sylvester Stallone's sister in the movie "Tango and Cash".

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  • 26. 

    Who played Freddy Heflin in the movie "Cop Land"?

    • A.

      Robert De Niro

    • B.

      Sylvester Stallone

    • C.

      Ray Liotta

    • D.

      Robert Patrick

    Correct Answer
    B. Sylvester Stallone
    Explanation
    Sylvester Stallone played the character of Freddy Heflin in the movie "Cop Land".

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  • 27. 

    Who played Ritchie Valens' older brother Bob in "La Bamba"?

    • A.

      Antonio Banderas

    • B.

      Raul Julia

    • C.

      Steven Bauer

    • D.

      Esai Morales

    Correct Answer
    D. Esai Morales
    Explanation
    Esai Morales played Ritchie Valens' older brother Bob in "La Bamba". This can be inferred from the fact that the question asks for the actor who portrayed Bob in the movie, and Esai Morales is the only option provided that matches this description. Antonio Banderas, Raul Julia, and Steven Bauer are not associated with the role of Bob in "La Bamba".

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  • 28. 

    Who directed "Black Rain", "Blade Runner", and "G.I. Jane"?

    • A.

      Ridley Scott

    • B.

      Ted Demme

    • C.

      Steven Spielberg

    • D.

      Ron Howard

    Correct Answer
    A. Ridley Scott
    Explanation
    Ridley Scott directed "Black Rain", "Blade Runner", and "G.I. Jane".

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  • 29. 

    Which of these movies was directed by Ron Howard?

    • A.

      Independence Day

    • B.

      Alien

    • C.

      Willow

    • D.

      Starman

    Correct Answer
    C. Willow
    Explanation
    Willow is the correct answer because it is the only movie in the given options that was directed by Ron Howard. Independence Day was directed by Roland Emmerich, Alien was directed by Ridley Scott, and Starman was directed by John Carpenter.

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