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Quiz # 13

1. What was the only major Vietnam war feature film to be made by Hollywood and released during the tumultuous war years when US combat troops fought there?

  • Coming Home
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Go Tell the Spartans
  • The Green Berets

2. What was the name of the fictional school in National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002), an R-rated comedy about a perennial college slacker?

  • Coolidge College
  • Faber College
  • Grand Lakes University
  • Harrison University

3. In the screwball comedy farce Big Business (1988), which actress played opposite Bette Midler - portraying two pairs of star-crossed, identical female twins?

  • Barbra Streisand
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Shelley Long

4. What was the unique hobby of main character Norman Bates in Hitchcock's Psycho (1960)?

  • Lapidary
  • Puppetry
  • Spelunking
  • Taxidermy

5. Which 1990s film was inspired by a 60 Minutes TV show controversy?

  • The Insider (1999)
  • Quiz Show (1994)
  • Virtuosity (1995)
  • Wag the Dog (1997)

6. John Dunbar was a central character in which Oscar-winning western?

  • Cimarron (1930/31)
  • Dances With Wolves (1990)
  • Red River (1948)
  • Unforgiven (1992)

7. What was the highest-grossing (domestic) R-rated film of all time?

  • Deadpool (2016)
  • Joker (2019)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • The Passion of the Christ (2004)

8. "Dueling Banjos" was prominently featured in which film?

  • Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
  • Deliverance (1972)
  • Honkytonk Man (1982)
  • Nashville (1975)

9. What has generally been acknowledged as the first commercially-made, full-length feature film (over 60 minutes long)?

  • The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)
  • Oliver Twist (1912)
  • Les Miserables (1909)
  • Richard III (1912)

10. What was the last feature film of actress Ingrid Bergman?

  • Autumn Sonata
  • A Walk in the Spring Rain
  • A Matter of Time
  • Murder on the Orient Express

11. What was the highest-grossing (domestic) film of all time that never ranked #1 at the box-office?

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel
  • Alvin And The Chipmunks
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • Sing

12. In the B-horror film C.H.U.D. (1984), where were the cannibalistic, deformed creatures coming from?

  • An Alien Planet
  • An Evil Cult
  • The Lost City of Atlantis
  • Underground Sewers

13. What did James Cagney (as murderous gangster Tom Powers) angrily shove into the face of moll girlfriend Kitty (Mae Clarke) in The Public Enemy (1931)?

  • Half a Grapefuit
  • A Left-Over Pizza Slice
  • An Omelette
  • A Piece of Pie

14. What is the highest-grossing (domestic), G-rated animated film of all time?

  • Toy Story 3
  • The Lion King
  • Finding Nemo
  • Toy Story 4

15. What was the most successful (top-grossing domestic) movie adapted from a video game?

  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Pokémon Detective Pikachu
  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
  • The Angry Birds Movie

16. According to, what was the most popular (or top-grossing) film genre from 1995 to 2009?

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Drama

17. Which film is the record-holder for the most Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Award total 'wins' in a single year?

  • Battlefield Earth (2000)
  • Showgirls (1995)
  • I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
  • Jack and Jill (2011)

18. What was Marvel Studios' first self-financed and self-produced comic-book film - the first in its Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)?

  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Iron Man
  • The Incredible Hulk
  • Thor

Quiz # 13: Answers

1. Answer: The Green Berets
Although there were a few documentaries released during the war (Basic Training (1971), and Hearts & Minds (1974)), the hawkish, heavy-handed, propagandistic The Green Berets (1968) starring John Wayne, was the only one released during the actual war years (1965-1975).

2. Answer: Coolidge College
Van Wilder was filmed almost entirely at UCLA, although it was called Coolidge College. Other fictional colleges in film include Harrison University in Old School (2003), Faber College in Animal House (1978), and Grand Lakes Univ. in Rodney Dangerfield's Back to School (1986).

3. Answer: Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin and Bette Midler starred as the Ratliff and the Shelton twins, one wealthy and the other poor.

4. Answer: Taxidermy
The side hobby of Bates Hotel manager Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) was taxidermy, mounting and displaying dead animals.

5. Answer: The Insider (1999)
The Insider (1999) starred Al Pacino as Lowell Bergman, a producer on CBS's top-rated 60 Minutes TV show, who told veteran reporter Mike Wallace (Christopher Plummer) and the show's executive producer Don Hewitt (Philip Baker Hall) that recently fired cigarette company research scientist Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe) was ready to be a whistle-blower on his former employers.

6. Answer: Dances With Wolves (1990)
Actor/director Kevin Costner starred as exiled Union Army Lieut. John Dunbar during the Civil War in the acclaimed western Dances With Wolves (1990).

7. Answer: The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Mel Gibson's highly-controversial, blood-soaked and brutal The Passion of the Christ (2004) is the highest-grossing R-rated (and independent film) of all time.

8. Answer: Deliverance (1972)
The instrumental song "Dueling Banjos" was spontaneously played in a guitar/banjo jam session between gifted but retarded mountain boy Lonnie (Billy Redden) and white-water river adventurist Drew Ballinger (Ronny Cox in his film debut) in John Boorman's film Deliverance (1972).

9. Answer: The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)
Charles Tait's The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906, Australia), a biopic of a notorious bushranger named Ned Kelly, has been regarded as the first feature film. Oliver Twist (1912) was the first British feature film, while Vitagraph's four-reel version of Les Miserables (1909) was the first feature film produced in the US. Richard III (1912) was the earliest surviving American feature film.

10. Answer: Autumn Sonata
Ingrid Bergman's final performance on the big screen was in director Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata (1978) for which she received her 7th Academy Award nomination (and 6th Best Actress nomination).

11. Answer: Sing
The animated musical comedy Sing (2016) from Universal, with total box office of $270 million (but never made it to # 1) featured the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, and John C. Reilly. It was about a group of anthropomorphic animals that entered an American Idol-styled singing competition, hosted by a koala hoping to save his theater. The runner-up was independently-produced 'ugly duckling' romantic comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) that made a record $241 million at the box-office (without reaching # 1).

12. Answer: Underground Sewers
C.H.U.D., an acronym for Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers, signified that the creatures were originally homeless humans, but mutated by toxic nuclear waste into flesh-eating monsters that lived in the sewers and other underground areas beneath the city.

13. Answer: Half a Grapefuit
In the breakfast scene after Tom was provoked by Kitty, he made a nasty grimace at her and then impulsively picked up a grapefruit half from his plate and contemptuously pushed it into her face to end their relationship.

14. Answer: Toy Story 4
Toy Story 4 (2019) became the highest-grossing G-rated animation of all time at $434 million. Second was The Lion King (1994) at $422.8 million, third was Toy Story 3 (2010) at $415 million, and fourth Finding Nemo (2003) (at $340 million).
The highest-grossing PG rated animation of all time is Incredibles 2 (2018) at $608.6 million.

15. Answer: Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) became the # 1 highest-grossing domestic film adapted from a video game, followed by Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) - a film that held the record for many years, and The Angry Birds Movie (2016).

16. Answer: Comedy
The most popular (top-grossing) film genre from 1995 to 2009 was Comedy (24%), followed by Adventure (20%), Drama (19%), and Action (17%).

17. Answer: Jack and Jill (2011)
The only film to sweep every category of a single Razzies ceremony (with 10 wins) was Adam Sandler’s comedy Jack and Jill (2011) with Sandler playing a pair of opposite-gender twins.

18. Answer: Iron Man
Iron Man (2008) was Marvel Studios' first self-financed and produced movie, followed by The Incredible Hulk (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010).