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Quiz # 5

1. Which actress in an Indiana Jones film became the future wife of director Steven Spielberg?

  • Karen Allen
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Kate Capshaw
  • Alison Doody

2. Which actor had his major feature film debut in the first Indiana Jones film, and later starred as the superhero's main villain in Spider-Man 2?

  • Thomas Haden Church
  • Willem Dafoe
  • James Franco
  • Alfred Molina

3. What was the first film in the US to receive an X-rating under the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) system of classification?

  • The Killing of Sister George
  • Midnight Cowboy
  • Medium Cool
  • Greetings

4. Two big-budget space disaster sci-fi action films involving giant meteors, comets or asteroids (on a collision course with Earth) were released by Hollywood in 1998 - one was Armageddon, what was the other?

  • Deep Impact
  • Meteor
  • Night of the Comet
  • When Worlds Collide

5. What was the first film to use Dolby (Stereo) Digital technology when it premiered?

  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Clear and Present Danger (1994)
  • Star Wars - Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  • True Lies (1994)

6. What was the name of the bear-like monster in Pixar's fourth animated feature film Monsters, Inc. (2001) whose fur was bluish-green with large purple polka-dots?

  • Boo
  • Mike
  • Randall Boggs
  • Sulley

7. In Jean-Luc Godard's classic film Breathless (1960, Fr.) (aka A Bout de Souffle), which American film star was the lead character Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) obsessed with?

  • James Dean
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Marlon Brando
  • Paul Newman

8. Which classic horror film series featured a serial killer who wore a mask (of William Shatner's Captain Kirk)?

  • Friday the 13th
  • Halloween
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

9. Which Star Wars film was the first in which the character of Yoda was completely computer-generated?

  • Star Wars - Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
  • Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars - Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars - Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

10. What was the last animated feature film personally overseen by Walt Disney himself?

  • The Jungle Book
  • The Sword in the Stone
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  • The Aristocats

11. How many total Academy Award Oscars were won by the entire fantasy epic The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003)?

  • Eleven
  • Thirteen
  • Fifteen
  • Seventeen

12. Who was the third different actor to portray James Bond in the official canon of Bond films?

  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Timothy Dalton
  • George Lazenby
  • Roger Moore

13. Which of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather films won the most Academy Awards Oscars?

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather, Part II
  • The Godfather, Part III
  • Parts I and II had the same number of Oscar wins

14. Which Disney animated feature film included six classic Elvis Presley songs on its vintage rock soundtrack?

  • Happy Feet (2006)
  • Lilo & Stitch (2002)
  • Shark Tale (2004)
  • Treasure Planet (2002)

15. Which film cost more to license the songs on its soundtrack (composed of alternative rock songs) than the cost of the film's entire production - a first in modern cinematic history?

  • The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  • Clerks (1994)
  • Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
  • This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

16. What movie was the Hollywood feature film debut of actor William Shatner?

  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • The Intruder
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture

17. What was future President and actor Ronald Reagan's last feature film appearance?

  • Bedtime for Bonzo
  • Cattle Queen of Montana
  • Hellcats of the Navy
  • The Killers

18. What was Disney's first film to be released by its new label Touchstone Pictures (or Films)?

  • Country (1984)
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
  • My Science Project (1985)
  • Splash (1984)

19. What was the last film that actress Natalie Wood appeared in before her untimely death?

  • Brainstorm
  • The Last Married Couple in America
  • Meteor
  • Willie & Phil

20. What was the first Disney animated feature film to be rated PG?

  • Aladdin (1992)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  • The Black Cauldron (1985)
  • The Black Hole (1979)

21. What was the only John Carpenter film to receive an Academy Award nomination?

  • Halloween (1978)
  • Escape from New York (1981)
  • Starman (1984)
  • The Thing (1982)

22. What was Warner Bros' first 3-D film that effectively launched the horror film career of Vincent Price?

  • Bwana Devil (1952)
  • House of Wax (1953)
  • It Came From Outer Space (1953)
  • Robot Monster (1953)

23. In which Star Trek film did Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy) sacrificially die to save the starship USS Enterprise and its crew?

  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

Quiz # 5: Answers

1. Answer: Kate Capshaw
Kate Capshaw in the role of American nightclub singer Wilhelmina "Willie" Scott in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) eventually married her director Steven Spielberg in 1991.

2. Answer: Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina portrayed traitorous Peruvian guide/thief Satipo in the opening sequence of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and later portrayed villainous Doctor Octopus (or Otto Octavius or "Doc Ock") in Spider-Man 2 (2004).

3. Answer: Greetings
The first film in the US to receive an X-rating by the MPAA was Brian DePalma's episodic comedy Greetings (1968), starring Robert DeNiro.

4. Answer: Deep Impact
A second space meteor disaster film from 1998 was Deep Impact.

5. Answer: Batman Returns (1992)
Director Tim Burton's Batman Returns (1992) was the first film to use Dolby (Stereo) Digital technology.

6. Answer: Sulley
The top-scarer in Monstropolis was gentle giant monster James P. Sullivan (or "Sulley") with bluish-green fur, while his assistant co-worker was one-eyed spherical Mike with spindly legs, and Boo was a human girl. Randall Boggs was a diabolical, slimy purple chameleon, Sulley's nemesis.

7. Answer: Humphrey Bogart
In Breathless (1960, Fr.), car thief Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) modeled himself after the American film star Humphrey Bogart - rubbing his lips with his thumb (Bogie's trademark expression), letting a cigarette dangle from his mouth, muttering the word: "Bogie", and gazing at a lobby card of his idol.

8. Answer: Halloween
Halloween (1978) featured Michael Myers, a mask-obsessed serial killer. The low-budget film's props department selected a Captain Kirk (William Shatner) mask that was spray-painted white for the killer.

9. Answer: Star Wars - Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Star Wars - Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) introduced a new, completely CGI-created version of the character Yoda (voice of Frank Oz).

10. Answer: The Jungle Book
During the production of The Jungle Book (1967), Walt Disney died on December 15, 1966.

11. Answer: Seventeen
The Lord of the Rings trilogy won a total of 17 Oscars from its 30 nominations. The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) had four Oscar wins (from 13 nominations), The Two Towers (2002) had two Oscar wins (from 6 nominations), and The Return of the King (2003) had eleven Oscar wins (from 11 nominations).

12. Answer: Roger Moore
Roger Moore was the third James Bond actor in the official canon of Bond films. In order, the six Bond actors were: (1) Sean Connery (1962-1967 and 1971), (2) George Lazenby (1969), (3) Roger Moore (1973-1985), (4) Timothy Dalton (1987-1989), (5) Pierce Brosnan (1995-2002), (6) Daniel Craig (2006 and after).

13. Answer: The Godfather, Part II
The Godfather, Part II (1974) won six Oscars (from eleven nominations), the most of all the films in the trilogy. The Godfather (1972) won three Oscars (from ten nominations), while The Godfather, Part III (1990) didn't win a single Oscar (from seven nominations).

14. Answer: Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Lilo & Stitch (2002) contained six Elvis Presley songs (sung by the "King" himself), including "Heartbreak Hotel," "Stuck on You," "Suspicious Minds," "Blue Hawaii," "(You're the) Devil in Disguise," and "Hound Dog".

15. Answer: Clerks (1994)
The cost of obtaining the rights to the soundtrack for director Kevin Smith's low-budget comedy Clerks (1994) was greater than the production costs for the entire film (approx $27K).

16. Answer: The Brothers Karamazov
Although most notable for his Star Trek appearances and various other TV show roles, William Shatner's debut Hollywood feature film was The Brothers Karamazov (1958) in the role of Alexi Karamazov, opposite lead star Yul Brynner as his brother Dmitri Karamazov.

17. Answer: The Killers
Ronald Reagan's last film appearance was in director Don Siegel's post-noir crime thriller The Killers (1964), in which he played 'heavy' or bad-guy crime boss Jack Browning - the first time he had ever played a villain.

18. Answer: Splash (1984)
Ron Howard's Splash (1984), a romantic comedy with Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, was Disney's first film released under "Touchstone Pictures" - its first entry into more mature themes (and content) in films.

19. Answer: Brainstorm
The science-fiction film Brainstorm (1983) was not entirely completed when 43 year-old Natalie Wood died of drowning in late November 1981. The film was finished by changing its ending and using a stand-in, and then released posthumously - dedicated to her memory.

20. Answer: The Black Cauldron (1985)
The studio's first PG-rated animated theatrical feature film was The Black Cauldron (1985), due to some of its scary images. The Black Hole (1979) was Disney's first PG-rated, non-animated feature film.

21. Answer: Starman (1984)
John Carpenter's Starman (1984) received an Academy Award Best Actor nomination for Jeff Bridges in the title role as an alien extra-terrestrial. Remarkably, Bridges' Oscar nomination was the only such nomination ever given to any of John Carpenter's films.

22. Answer: House of Wax (1953)
The horror classic House of Wax (1953) by director Andre De Toth, was Warner Bros' first 3-D film, and also the first 3-D film released with a stereo soundtrack. It also effectively launched the horror film career of Vincent Price, who portrayed horribly disfigured sculptor Prof. Henry Jarrod.

23. Answer: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy) exposed himself to deadly radiation to repair the starship USS Enterprise's warp drive engines and save the doomed vessel from a deadly explosion of the Genesis Device, set off by vengeful Khan (Ricardo Montalban).