Quiz On Movie Remakes! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Who starred in the 2010 remake of "The Karate Kid"?

    • A.

      Chris Tucker

    • B.

      Jackie Chan

    • C.

      Seth Green

    • D.

      Jet Li

    Correct Answer
    B. Jackie Chan
    Explanation
    Jackie Chan starred in the 2010 remake of "The Karate Kid". He is a renowned actor and martial artist known for his impressive stunts and comedic timing. In the movie, Chan played the role of Mr. Han, the mentor and martial arts teacher to the main character. His performance was well-received, and he brought his own charm and expertise to the iconic role originally played by Pat Morita in the original 1984 film.

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  • 2. 

    Who was in the John Waters directed version of "Hairspray"?

    • A.

      Zac Efron

    • B.

      Ricki Lake

    • C.

      Brittany Snow

    • D.

      Christopher Walken

    Correct Answer
    B. Ricki Lake
    Explanation
    Ricki Lake was in the John Waters directed version of "Hairspray".

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  • 3. 

    What 2003 comedy remake starred Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks?

    • A.

      Mr. Deeds

    • B.

      The Shaggy Dog

    • C.

      The Longest Yard

    • D.

      The In-Laws

    Correct Answer
    D. The In-Laws
    Explanation
    "The In-Laws" is the correct answer because it is a 2003 comedy remake that starred Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks.

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  • 4. 

    "The Birdcage" starring Robin Williams is a remake of which film?

    • A.

      Breathless

    • B.

      The Big Bounce

    • C.

      The Teacher's Pet

    • D.

      La Cage Aux Folles

    Correct Answer
    D. La Cage Aux Folles
    Explanation
    "The Birdcage" starring Robin Williams is a remake of the film "La Cage Aux Folles".

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  • 5. 

    2010's "Clash of the Titans" is a remake of a film of the same name from what year?

    • A.

      1999

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1981

    • D.

      1955

    Correct Answer
    C. 1981
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1981 because the question asks for the year in which the original film "Clash of the Titans" was released, and the 1981 version is a remake of that original film.

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  • 6. 

    Who starred in the 2001 version of "Ocean's 11"?

    • A.

      Dean Martin

    • B.

      Regis Philbin

    • C.

      George Clooney

    • D.

      Joey Bishop

    Correct Answer
    C. George Clooney
    Explanation
    George Clooney starred in the 2001 version of "Ocean's 11". He played the lead role of Danny Ocean, a charismatic and cunning thief who assembles a team of skilled criminals to pull off a major heist in Las Vegas. Clooney's portrayal of Danny Ocean was widely praised for his charm, wit, and screen presence, contributing to the success of the film.

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  • 7. 

    Which crime drama is a remake of a 1932 film?

    • A.

      Goodfellas

    • B.

      Casino

    • C.

      The Godfather

    • D.

      Scarface

    Correct Answer
    D. Scarface
    Explanation
    Scarface is a crime drama that is a remake of a 1932 film of the same name. The 1932 version was directed by Howard Hawks and starred Paul Muni, while the 1983 remake was directed by Brian De Palma and starred Al Pacino. Both films tell the story of an ambitious and ruthless gangster who rises to power in the criminal underworld. The 1983 version is particularly well-known for its gritty portrayal of the drug trade in 1980s Miami.

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  • 8. 

    Who starred in the 1991 remake "Cape Fear"?

    • A.

      Robert De Niro

    • B.

      Mel Gibson

    • C.

      Johnny Depp

    • D.

      Tom Hanks

    Correct Answer
    A. Robert De Niro
    Explanation
    Robert De Niro starred in the 1991 remake of "Cape Fear."

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  • 9. 

    What movie remake starred Mark Wahlberg in 2001?

    • A.

      The Longest Yard

    • B.

      Public Enemy

    • C.

      The Natural

    • D.

      Planet Of The Apes

    Correct Answer
    D. Planet Of The Apes
    Explanation
    Mark Wahlberg starred in the 2001 movie remake of "Planet Of The Apes."

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  • 10. 

    Whose original role did Adam Sandler take in the remake of "The Longest Yard"?

    • A.

      Al Pacino

    • B.

      Burt Reynolds

    • C.

      Abe Vigoda

    • D.

      Robert Duvall

    Correct Answer
    B. Burt Reynolds
    Explanation
    Adam Sandler took on the original role of Burt Reynolds in the remake of "The Longest Yard."

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  • 11. 

    "Psycho" was remade in 1998, who directed the original?

    • A.

      Martin Scorsese

    • B.

      John Ford

    • C.

      Alfred Hitchcock

    • D.

      Otto Preminger

    Correct Answer
    C. Alfred Hitchcock
    Explanation
    Alfred Hitchcock directed the original film "Psycho".

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  • 12. 

    What year was the original "Around the World in 80 Days" released?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1929

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1956

    Correct Answer
    D. 1956
    Explanation
    In 1956, the original "Around the World in 80 Days" was released.

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  • 13. 

    The 1958 film "The Reluctant Debutante" was remade in 2003, a name that movie?

    • A.

      Love Affair

    • B.

      Princess Bride

    • C.

      What A Girl Wants

    • D.

      Fun With Dick And Jane

    Correct Answer
    C. What A Girl Wants
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What A Girl Wants." The question asks for the name of the movie that is a remake of "The Reluctant Debutante" from 1958. "What A Girl Wants" is a 2003 film that is indeed a remake of "The Reluctant Debutante."

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