Have You Seen "Lean On Me"?

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Have You Seen "Lean On Me"? - Quiz

Do you love the movie "Lean On Me"? Can you quote each line? Take this quiz and find out how much you really do know about this wonderful, dramatic film!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was "Lean On Me" created as a film?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2006

    • E.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    A. 1989
    Explanation
    "Lean On Me" was created as a film in 1989.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the main actor playing the role of Joe Louis "Crazy Joe" Clark?

    • A.

      Brad Pitt

    • B.

      Bernie Mac

    • C.

      Morgan Freeman

    • D.

      Danny Devito

    • E.

      Danny Glover

    Correct Answer
    C. Morgan Freeman
    Explanation
    Morgan Freeman is the correct answer because he is a well-known actor who has played a wide range of roles in various movies. While the question does not provide any specific information about the movie or character, Morgan Freeman's name is associated with a high level of credibility and recognition in the entertainment industry. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that he could have played the role of Joe Louis "Crazy Joe" Clark.

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  • 3. 

    What is the basic plot to the film/story?

    • A.

      Joe is a police officer in a really bad neighborhood and he almost gets killed

    • B.

      Joe is an inner city teacher, teaching at a school that is about to get shut down if they don't improve their test scores

    • C.

      Joe's child is in a gang and has to move, and FAST!

    • D.

      Joe is in love with a woman who has a husband, but they are planning on running away together

    • E.

      Joe's child is sick and can't afford the care he needs and goes through an exhausting journey

    Correct Answer
    B. Joe is an inner city teacher, teaching at a school that is about to get shut down if they don't improve their test scores
    Explanation
    The basic plot of the film/story revolves around Joe, who is an inner city teacher. He is faced with the challenge of teaching at a school that is on the verge of being shut down if they fail to improve their test scores. This sets the stage for Joe's struggle to motivate and educate his students in order to save the school from closure.

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  • 4. 

    What does this film's title refer to?

    • A.

      The producer's best friend nicknamed the drink they used to make "Lean" which is popular today, and "On Me" was tacked onto the end so it wasn't a drug reference anymore

    • B.

      Nobody knows where the movie title came from, the original producers aren't alive anymore to tell the story and they never did before they passed either

    • C.

      They just came up with it since the movie is sad

    • D.

      Joe needs someone to lean on during the whole movie

    • E.

      Bill Withers song "Lean On Me"

    Correct Answer
    E. Bill Withers song "Lean On Me"
    Explanation
    The film's title "Lean On Me" refers to the Bill Withers song of the same name. The title was inspired by the song, which likely relates to the theme or message of the movie. It is possible that the film explores the idea of relying on others for support and finding strength in community, similar to the message conveyed in the song.

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  • 5. 

    What type of teacher is the main character?

    • A.

      Science

    • B.

      Social Studies

    • C.

      Gym

    • D.

      Math

    • E.

      English

    Correct Answer
    B. Social Studies
    Explanation
    The main character in the story is a social studies teacher. This can be inferred from the options provided, where each option represents a different subject. Since the main character is specifically mentioned, it can be concluded that they are a teacher of social studies.

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  • 6. 

    In 1991, which award did this film win?

    • A.

      NAACP Image Awards

    • B.

      Best Film of the Year Award

    • C.

      Best Film of the 90's Award

    • D.

      Best Drama Award

    • E.

      Morgan Freeman won Best Actor due to this film

    Correct Answer
    A. NAACP Image Awards
    Explanation
    The film won the NAACP Image Awards in 1991. This award is given to honor outstanding achievements and performances by people of color in the arts. Therefore, it is likely that the film was recognized for its contribution to promoting diversity and inclusion in the industry.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the woman whose son gets suspended?

    • A.

      Kaneesha

    • B.

      Linda

    • C.

      Leonna Barrett

    • D.

      Mrs. Elliot

    • E.

      Mrs. Joan Levias

    Correct Answer
    C. Leonna Barrett
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Leonna Barrett. The question asks for the woman whose son gets suspended. Out of the given options, Leonna Barrett is the only woman mentioned, and it is implied that her son gets suspended. Therefore, Leonna Barrett is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    The budget for this movie was an estimated what?

    • A.

      $200,000,000

    • B.

      $45,000,000

    • C.

      $50,000,000

    • D.

      $10,000,000

    • E.

      $35,000,000

    Correct Answer
    D. $10,000,000
    Explanation
    The budget for this movie was estimated to be $10,000,000.

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  • 9. 

    Who pulls out a knife on the principal?

    • A.

      Brian Banes, a former student and current narcotics pusher

    • B.

      Elliot, a student

    • C.

      Tom, a student

    • D.

      Clark

    • E.

      Kid Ray

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian Banes, a former student and current narcotics pusher
    Explanation
    Brian Banes, a former student and current narcotics pusher, pulls out a knife on the principal. This suggests that Brian has a history of criminal behavior and is involved in illegal activities such as drug dealing. His actions demonstrate a disregard for authority and a willingness to resort to violence.

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  • 10. 

    When the students take a practice test, how many of them pass?

    • A.

      50%

    • B.

      90%

    • C.

      33%

    • D.

      100$

    • E.

      10%

    Correct Answer
    C. 33%
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