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  • 1. 

    What movie set the record for making the fastest $100 million in 1989?

    • A.

      Look Who's Talking

    • B.

      Lethal Weapon 2

    • C.

      Indiana Jones

    • D.

      Batman

    Correct Answer
    D. Batman
    Explanation
    In 1989, the movie "Batman" set the record for making the fastest $100 million. This means that it reached the milestone of earning $100 million in the shortest amount of time compared to other movies released that year.

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  • 2. 

    What movie became the most profitable of all time in 1999?

    • A.

      The Matrix

    • B.

      The Blair Witch Project

    • C.

      Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

    • D.

      American Pie

    Correct Answer
    B. The Blair Witch Project
    Explanation
    The Blair Witch Project became the most profitable movie of all time in 1999. Despite its low budget and found footage style, the film became a huge success at the box office, grossing over $248 million worldwide. It was a groundbreaking film that used viral marketing and the internet to create buzz and generate interest among audiences. The film's success was largely due to its innovative marketing strategy and the fact that it tapped into the growing popularity of the found footage genre at the time.

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  • 3. 

    Which was released in 2005 and won the Oscar for Best Picture?

    • A.

      Brokeback Mountain

    • B.

      Capote

    • C.

      Crash

    • D.

      Munich

    Correct Answer
    C. Crash
    Explanation
    Crash was released in 2005 and won the Oscar for Best Picture. The film, directed by Paul Haggis, explores racial and social tensions in Los Angeles through interconnected storylines. It received critical acclaim for its powerful performances and thought-provoking narrative, which delves into issues of prejudice, discrimination, and human connection. The film's win at the Oscars was seen as a surprise, as it beat out other strong contenders like Brokeback Mountain and Capote. Nevertheless, Crash's win reflected its impact and relevance in addressing important social issues.

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  • 4. 

    At 2007's Comic-Con, marketing for what 2008 movie featured colored money and skywriting?

    • A.

      Iron Man

    • B.

      The Dark Knight

    • C.

      Superbad

    • D.

      Captivity

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dark Knight
    Explanation
    At the 2007 Comic-Con, the marketing for "The Dark Knight" featured colored money and skywriting. This suggests that the correct answer is "The Dark Knight."

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  • 5. 

    In July 2005, Ingmar Bergman was named "Greatest Living Filmmaker" by what magazine?

    • A.

      Variety

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      Rolling Stone

    • D.

      Entertainment Weekly

    Correct Answer
    B. Time
    Explanation
    Ingmar Bergman being named "Greatest Living Filmmaker" by Time magazine in July 2005 is a significant recognition in the film industry. Time magazine is well-known for its influence and authority in cultural matters, including film. Bergman's contribution to the world of cinema, with his innovative storytelling and artistic vision, was acknowledged and celebrated by Time magazine, solidifying his status as one of the most influential filmmakers of his time.

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  • 6. 

    Which star of the "Star Trek" TV series was the first cast in the series' 2008 film?

    • A.

      William Shatner

    • B.

      Nichelle Nichols

    • C.

      George Takei

    • D.

      Leonard Nimoy

    Correct Answer
    D. Leonard Nimoy
    Explanation
    Leonard Nimoy was the first cast member of the "Star Trek" TV series to be cast in the series' 2008 film.

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  • 7. 

    Who directed the 2007 movie "Catch and Release", starring Jennifer Garner?

    • A.

      Michael Moore

    • B.

      Ron Howard

    • C.

      David Lynch

    • D.

      Susannah Grant

    Correct Answer
    D. Susannah Grant
    Explanation
    Susannah Grant directed the 2007 movie "Catch and Release" starring Jennifer Garner.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of the character played by Will Ferrell in "Step Brothers"?

    • A.

      Robert Doback

    • B.

      Derek Doback

    • C.

      Brennan Huff

    • D.

      Dale Doback

    Correct Answer
    C. Brennan Huff
    Explanation
    In the movie "Step Brothers," Will Ferrell plays the character named Brennan Huff.

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  • 9. 

    Who directed "Tropic Thunder"?

    • A.

      Jack Black

    • B.

      John Toll

    • C.

      Ben Stiller

    • D.

      Seth Rogen

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Stiller
    Explanation
    Ben Stiller directed "Tropic Thunder".

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  • 10. 

    Who does Jon Peck play in "The Wackness"?

    • A.

      Justin

    • B.

      Percy

    • C.

      Luke

    • D.

      David

    Correct Answer
    C. Luke
    Explanation
    Jon Peck plays the character Luke in "The Wackness".

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  • 11. 

    Who is Zartog in "Space Chimps"?

    • A.

      Scientist

    • B.

      Astronaut

    • C.

      Dictator

    • D.

      Teacher

    Correct Answer
    C. Dictator
    Explanation
    Zartog is the main antagonist in the movie "Space Chimps." He is portrayed as a power-hungry and ruthless character who takes control of the alien planet and forces the inhabitants into submission. As a dictator, Zartog rules with an iron fist, oppressing the creatures and causing chaos. His actions and behavior throughout the film clearly establish him as the correct answer to the question.

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  • 12. 

    In millions, what was the budget of "The Incredible Hulk"?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      37

    • D.

      244

    Correct Answer
    B. 150
    Explanation
    The budget of "The Incredible Hulk" was 150 million dollars.

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  • 13. 

    Who directed "Righteous Kill"?

    • A.

      Al Pacino

    • B.

      Jon Avnet

    • C.

      Avi Lerner

    • D.

      Michael Bay

    Correct Answer
    B. Jon Avnet
    Explanation
    Jon Avnet directed "Righteous Kill".

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  • 14. 

    In what business did "Michael Clayton" fail?

    • A.

      Bar

    • B.

      Club

    • C.

      Shipping

    • D.

      Bakery

    Correct Answer
    A. Bar
    Explanation
    Michael Clayton failed in the bar business.

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  • 15. 

    What year does "There Will Be Blood" begin?

    • A.

      1898

    • B.

      1906

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1902

    Correct Answer
    A. 1898
    Explanation
    "There Will Be Blood" begins in the year 1898.

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  • 16. 

    What number is "Casino Royale" in the Bond series?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      21

    • D.

      31

    Correct Answer
    C. 21
    Explanation
    "Casino Royale" is the 21st movie in the Bond series.

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  • 17. 

    "Pan's Labyrinth" first opened in which nation?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      U.K.

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    B. Spain
    Explanation
    "Pan's Labyrinth" first opened in Spain. This is because the film was directed by Guillermo del Toro, a Mexican filmmaker, but it was a Spanish-Mexican co-production. The story is set in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, and the majority of the film was shot in Spain. Therefore, it makes sense that the film would first open in its home country of Spain.

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  • 18. 

    What date in November is Guy Fawkes' Day?

    • A.

      Sixth

    • B.

      Tenth

    • C.

      Twentieth

    • D.

      Fifth

    Correct Answer
    D. Fifth
    Explanation
    Guy Fawkes' Day, also known as Bonfire Night, is celebrated on the 5th of November every year. This day commemorates the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605, where Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators attempted to blow up the English Parliament. The date of the event has become a significant part of British history and is marked with fireworks, bonfires, and the burning of effigies of Guy Fawkes.

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  • 19. 

    Over how many days was "Garden State" filmed?

    • A.

      63

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      73

    • D.

      144

    Correct Answer
    B. 25
    Explanation
    "Garden State" was filmed over a period of 25 days.

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  • 20. 

    In "Big Fish", what does Winslow rob?

    • A.

      Store

    • B.

      Church

    • C.

      House

    • D.

      Bank

    Correct Answer
    D. Bank
    Explanation
    In the movie "Big Fish," Winslow robs a bank. This is evident from the context and storyline of the film, where Winslow's character is portrayed as a criminal who plans and executes a bank robbery. The other options, such as store, church, and house, do not align with the narrative of the movie and are not depicted as places that Winslow robs.

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  • 21. 

    Who is George's first wife in "Blow"?

    • A.

      June

    • B.

      Barbara

    • C.

      Mirtha

    • D.

      Maggie

    Correct Answer
    B. Barbara
    Explanation
    In the movie "Blow," George's first wife is Barbara.

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  • 22. 

    Who directed "X-Files" (2008)?

    • A.

      Sean Penn

    • B.

      Chris Nolan

    • C.

      Tim Burton

    • D.

      Chris Carter

    Correct Answer
    D. Chris Carter
    Explanation
    Chris Carter is the correct answer because he is the creator and director of the "X-Files" series. He was involved in directing numerous episodes of the show, as well as writing and producing it. Chris Carter is well-known for his work on "X-Files" and has played a significant role in shaping the show's success and popularity.

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  • 23. 

    In "Angels and Demons", what university does Robert Langdon work at?

    • A.

      Columbia

    • B.

      Princeton

    • C.

      Harvard

    • D.

      Yale

    Correct Answer
    C. Harvard
    Explanation
    Robert Langdon, the protagonist of "Angels and Demons," works at Harvard University. This is evident from the information provided in the question.

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  • 24. 

    In "Couples Retreat", how many couples attend together?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    C. Four
    Explanation
    In the movie "Couples Retreat," four couples attend the retreat together.

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  • 25. 

    In "Home Alone 2", who does Kevin meet while running through a park?

    • A.

      Mr. Hector

    • B.

      Mr. Duncan

    • C.

      The Pigeon Lady

    • D.

      Cedric

    Correct Answer
    C. The Pigeon Lady
    Explanation
    In "Home Alone 2," Kevin meets the Pigeon Lady while running through a park. The Pigeon Lady is a character who lives in Central Park and is known for her love and care for the park's pigeons. Kevin forms a bond with her and she helps him in his quest to outsmart the villains.

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