55 film questions and answers for your virtual home pub quiz

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Questions

  1. What year was the first Toy Story film released in cinemas?
  2. Who directed Titanic, Avatar and The Terminator?
  3. Which three films make up what is known as the Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy?
  4. Who directed Parasite – the first foreign-language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
  5. Which Oscar-winning actress is the voice of Helen Parr (Elastigirl) in The Incredibles?
  6. Name the 2015 film spinoff to the Rocky series starring Michael B. Jordan.
  7. Meryl Streep won a Best Actress BAFTA for which 2011 political drama?
  8. BD Wong voices Captain Li Shang in the animated musical Mulan, but which 70’s teen heartthrob provided the character’s singing voice?
  9. Which actor broke two toes whilst filming The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers?
  10.  Name the three movies in which Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have starred together.
  11. What is the highest-grossing box office film of all time?
  12. Russell Crowe turned down the role of which character in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy?
  13. How many films have Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio starred in together?
  14. Name the film which boasts the famous line: “You can’t handle the truth!”
  15. What is the first word spoken in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back?
  16. Who has won the most Oscars for acting in the history of the Academy Awards?
  17. Which 1995 submarine drama featured uncredited additional dialogue courtesy of Quentin Tarantino?
  18. Who played the lead role in the 2001 film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider?
  19. Who was the director of 1996 action thriller The Rock?
  20. What is the name of Tom Hanks’ directorial debut which charts the rise and fall of a one-hit-wonder band in the 1960s?
  21. In 1994 romcom Four Weddings and a Funeral, whose funeral does the group attend?
  22. Who plays the titular role in 2018 superhero film Black Panther?
  23. Which US comedian wrote and directed Get Out and Us?
  24. What is the name of Wes Anderson’s upcoming comedy-drama starring Benicio del Toro, Tilda Swinton and Timothée Chalamet?
  25. What is the name of the second James Bond film?
  26. What is the name of the spell used by Ron and Hermoine in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to make their feathers fly?
  27. What happens to Chihiro’s parents in the 2001 Japanese film Spirited Away?
  28. In ‘90s romcom Clueless, who plays Josh Lucas – Cher Horowitz’s ex-step-brother?
  29. How many Academy Awards has Leonardo DiCaprio won?
  30. Which actor got his big break playing a lonely schoolboy in About A Boy?
  31. For which film did Sandra Bullock win her Oscar?
  32. Cool Runnings is the story of which country entering a bobsleigh team into the Winter Olympics?
  33. ‘Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn’ is an iconic line from which classic film?
  34. Emma Thompson made the nation cry in Love Actually – she thought her husband had bought her a necklace, but instead she received an album by which artist?
  35. Who replaced Richard Harris as Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films?
  36. What does Tom Hanks compare life to in Forest Gump?
  37. Which movie features an iconic dance scene between Uma Thurman and John Travolta?
  38. In which Austin Powers film does Beyoncé make her movie debut?
  39. Who does Will Ferrell play in Anchorman?
  40. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which Star Wars character gets a namecheck?
  41. What is the name of Humphrey Bogart’s character in Casablanca?
  42. Who is Alan Smithee?
  43. What was Orlando Bloom’s first film role?
  44. Which Shakespearean actor directed the first Thor movie?
  45. How many films have Al Pacino and Robert De Niro starred in together?
  46. The Magnificent Seven is a remake of which iconic Japanese film?
  47. What are the names of the twins played by Lindsay Lohan in the 1998 film The Parent Trap?
  48. Which Alfred Hitchcock film starred Grace Kelly as Lisa Carol Fremont?
  49. Who became the first woman to win a Best Director Oscar in 2010?
  50. Who starred as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man?
  51. What is the name of the accident-prone ant who is the main character in A Bug’s Life?
  52. In the Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski – what cocktail is the favourite of The Dude?
  53. What Italian word is used to denote the genre of horror and mystery films made by directors including Dario Argento?
  54. The Imitation Game is a biopic based on which twentieth century figure?
  55. Which song is used to soundtrack a famous scene of an ear being cut off in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs?
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Answers

  1. 1995
  2. James Cameron
  3. Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End
  4. Bong Joon-ho
  5. Holly Hunter
  6. Creed
  7. The Iron Lady
  8. Donny Osmond
  9. Viggo Mortensen, whilst kicking a helmet.
  10. Joe Versus the Volcano (1990), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and You’ve Got Mail (1998)
  11. Avengers: Endgame
  12. Aragorn
  13. Two (Titanic, Revolutionary Road)
  14. A Few Good Men
  15. Echo
  16. Katherine Hepburn – 4, Morning Glory (1933) Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) The Lion in Winter (1968) On Golden Pond (1981)
  17. Crimson Tide
  18. Angelina Jolie
  19. Michael Bay
  20. That Thing You Do
  21. The funeral of Gareth (played by Simon Callow)
  22. Chadwick Boseman
  23. Jordan Peele
  24. The French Dispatch
  25. From Russia With Love
  26. Wingardium Leviosa
  27. They are transformed into pigs
  28. Paul Rudd
  29. Despite being nominated 6 times, he has only won once – in 2016 for The Revenant
  30. Nicholas Hoult
  31. The Blind Side
  32. Jamaica
  33. Gone with the Wind
  34. Joni Mitchell
  35. Michael Gambon
  36. A box of chocolates
  37. Pulp Fiction
  38. Goldmember
  39. Ron Burgundy
  40. Obi-Wan Kenobi – the club at the start of the film is called Club Obi-Wan
  41. Rick Blaine
  42. Alan Smithee is an official pseudonym used by directors when they want to disown a film – in other words, Alan Smithee is credited as director
  43. He played a young prostitute in Oscar Wilde biopic Wilde
  44. Sir Kenneth Branagh
  45. Four (The Godfather: Part 2, Heat, Righteous Kill, The Irishman)
  46. Seven Samurai
  47. Hallie and Annie
  48. Rear Window
  49. Kathryn Bigelow
  50. Ryan Gosling
  51. Flik
  52. A White Russian
  53. Giallo
  54. Alan Turing
  55. Stuck in the Middle with You by Stealers Wheel