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Super Movie Trivia Quizzes

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Quiz # 25

1. Which film featured the final film role of horror icon Vincent Price?

  • The Abominable Mr. Phibes
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Theater of Blood
  • The Whales of August

2. What musical biopic film about singer Bobby Darin was directed, written, produced and starred Kevin Spacey?

  • Beyond the Sea (2004)
  • De-Lovely (2004)
  • Sweet Dreams (1985)
  • Walk the Line (2005)

3. What early talkie gangster film was notable as having the first voice-over narration in an American film?

  • City Streets (1931)
  • Little Caesar (1930)
  • Public Enemy (1931)
  • Smart Money (1931)

4. For which of the following films was George Clooney director, star, and screenwriter?

  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
  • The Good German (2006)
  • Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
  • Solaris (2002)

5. Who played the uncredited role of the narrator in Alive (1993), the true-life adventure of Uruguayan rugby team survivors in an Andes plane crash who had to resort to cannibalism?

  • Peter Coyote
  • Ethan Hawke
  • John Malkovich
  • Kevin Spacey

6. In which of the following Kevin Smith-directed films have the fictional characters of Jay and Silent Bob appeared?

  • Clerks II (2006)
  • Cop Out (2010)
  • Jersey Girl (2004)
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

7. Who was the mysterious masked Man in Black who pursued Buttercup (Robin Wright) and her captors in The Princess Bride (1987)?

  • Fezzik
  • Inigo Montoya
  • Prince Humperdinck
  • Westley

8. Which of the following was NOT nominated for an Oscar for the film Cold Mountain (2003)?

  • Nicole Kidman
  • Jude Law
  • Sting
  • Renee Zellweger

9. Which 80s pop star directed Under the Cherry Moon (1986)?

  • Bon Jovi
  • Madonna
  • Michael Jackson
  • Prince

10. Which film contained Greta Garbo's first speaking role?

  • Anna Christie
  • Camille
  • Mata Hari
  • Romance

11. What was the first feature film directed by actor Clint Eastwood?

  • Breezy
  • The Eiger Sanction
  • High Plains Drifter
  • Play Misty For Me

12. In Pulp Fiction (1994), what was the prized souvenir "birthright" that Vietnam veteran Captain Koons (Christopher Walken) presented to young Butch (Chandler Lindauer)?

  • Cash
  • Flag
  • Gold-Watch
  • Gun

13. What kind of animal was Alex's (Malcolm McDowell) pet Basil in A Clockwork Orange (1971)?

  • Bird
  • Cat
  • Dog
  • Snake

14. In the comedy Miss Congeniality (2000), undercover agent Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) was competing in the Miss US Beauty Pageant representing which state?

  • California
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas

15. Who was the actor to first play the feature film role of serial killer Hannibal Lecter?

  • Brian Cox
  • Anthony Hopkins
  • Christopher Shyer
  • Gaspard Ulliel

16. What was the last film that Alan Ladd appeared in before his tragic and untimely death at age 50?

  • The Blue Dahlia
  • The Carpetbaggers
  • The Proud Rebel
  • 13 West Street

17. The silent film The Sheik (1921) was the breakthrough film role for which screen actor, catapulting him to stardom?

  • John Barrymore
  • Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
  • Wallace Reid
  • Rudolph Valentino

18. In the sports film Field of Dreams (1989), who does the HE refer to in the popular quote: "If you build it, HE will come"?

  • Dr. Archibald 'Moonlight' Graham (Burt Lancaster)
  • Terence Mann (James Earl Jones)
  • John Kinsella (Dwier Brown)
  • Shoeless Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta)

19. In the German silent film Pandora's Box (1929), what was the fate of the main character, a prostitute named Lulu (Louise Brooks)?

  • Imprisoned for life
  • Died from syphilis
  • Sold into slavery
  • Stabbed by Jack the Ripper

20. Writer/director Woody Allen's musical Everyone Says I Love You (1996) was set in all the following locales except which one?

  • London
  • Manhattan
  • Paris
  • Venice

21. Which Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney musical also featured bandleader Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra?

  • Babes on Broadway (1941)
  • Girl Crazy (1943)
  • Strike Up the Band (1940)
  • Words and Music (1948)

Quiz # 25: Answers

1. Answer: Edward Scissorhands
Experienced veteran of horror films, Vincent Price's last role was in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990), as the Inventor, the creator of Edward (Johnny Depp) who died before he was able to give him hands.

2. Answer: Beyond the Sea (2004)
Spacey portrayed the life of "Mack the Knife" and "Splish Splash" pop singer Bobby Darin, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Kate Bosworth) in the mid-20th century.

3. Answer: City Streets (1931)
Director Rouben Mamoulian's film was the first American film to have a voice-over, during a close-up of the tear-stained face of Nan Cooley (Sylvia Sidney), the stepdaughter of mobster Pop Cooley (Guy Kibbee), as she recalled the past during a flashback.

4. Answer: Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)
Clooney played the part of CBS-TV producer Fred Friendly in the Oscar-nominated film set during the McCarthy Era of the 1950s.

5. Answer: John Malkovich
In the interview-style prologue, John Malkovich played the narrator role of survivor Old Carlitos who recalled the horrifying incident, experienced in the film by his younger self Carlitos (Bruce Ramsay).

6. Answer: Clerks II (2006)
The duo, portrayed by Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith himself, usually appeared as drug-sellers in front of the convenience store in the Clerks films (1994 and 2006).

7. Answer: Westley
The Man in Black was Westley (Cary Elwes), her beloved whom she thought was dead, known for saying, "As you wish."

8. Answer: Nicole Kidman
Main cast members Jude Law and Renee Zellweger were nominated as was Sting for Best Original Song, but Nicole Kidman was overlooked as prim Southerner Ada. Zellweger won Best Supporting Actress, her first Oscar win.

9. Answer: Prince
Prince (aka The Artist Formerly Known as Prince) also starred as lead actor in his second film. His first feature film appearance was in Purple Rain (1984).

10. Answer: Anna Christie
Garbo's first talkie or sound film was Anna Christie (1930), advertised with the tagline: "GARBO TALKS!" Her first spoken words were when she ordered a drink with a throaty and heavily-accented: "Gimme a whiskey, ginger ale on the side, and don't be stingy, baby!"

11. Answer: Play Misty For Me
Eastwood directed and also starred in Play Misty For Me (1971) as DJ Dave Garver, stalked by a frightening psychotic fan named Evelyn (Jessica Walter) who was obsessed with the song 'Misty.'

12. Answer: Gold-Watch
In a memorable monologue, Koons explained how the gold-watch had been passed down through generations, hidden over seven years (in two rectums) in Vietnamese POW camps so that it could be delivered safely.

13. Answer: Snake
Director Kubrick introduced the snake (named Basil) into the film when he discovered that lead actor Malcolm McDowell was fearful of reptiles.

14. Answer: New Jersey
FBI agent Gracie Hart went undercover as an ungraceful beauty pageant contestant, Miss New Jersey, replacing a contestant who was disqualified for participating in a porno film, to flush out a serial bomber targeting the show.

15. Answer: Brian Cox
In Michael Mann's Manhunter (1986) before the Hannibal series of films beginning with The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Brian Cox played the character Dr. Hannibal Lecktor.

16. Answer: The Carpetbaggers
In 1964, Ladd was found dead, the result of an accidental drug overdose, following his final film The Carpetbaggers (1962) in which he played washed-up western star Nevada Smith.

17. Answer: Rudolph Valentino
The film was a tremendous box-office success, mostly for female moviegoers who swooned over Italian actor Rudolph Valentino's role as an Arab sheik romancing his co-star Agnes Ayres.

18. Answer: John Kinsella (Dwier Brown)
In the film's conclusion, Iowa corn farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) played baseball catch with his father John.

19. Answer: Stabbed by Jack the Ripper
In the film's conclusion, prostitute Lulu was stabbed on Christmas Eve by London's Jack the Ripper.

20. Answer: London
Allen's musical romantic comedy sent its characters from NY to Paris and Venice to fall in love, but not to London.

21. Answer: Girl Crazy (1943)
In the ninth of ten films Garland and Rooney made together, Girl Crazy (1943) featured many Gershwin tunes ("I Got Rhythm," "Embraceable You") and Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra playing at the rodeo.