55 film questions and answers for your virtual home pub quiz

Forgot to write a round for your Zoom pub quiz tonight? Here's all the film questions you need!

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With the nation still in the midst of its third lockdown, many have turned to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Sky and other film services throughout this period for all their blockbuster needs.

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Thankfully, all that time indoors has come in handy as we’ve put together a list of questions for your next Zoom pub quiz (if you’re not all quizzed out already).

From Bridget Jones and Toy Story, to Pulp Fiction and James Bond, there’s film trivia for everyone in these 55 questions so you can get zooming!

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Questions

  1. What is the name of the actor who plays the new 007 in the upcoming Bond film No Time To Die?
  2. How many Steven Spielberg films has Tom Hanks starred in?
  3. In 2013, Lupita Nyong’o became the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Academy Award – which film did she win it for?
  4. The Dig – the 2021 Netflix film starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes – is about the real-life excavation of which Suffolk-based estate?
  5. Inigo Montoya is a character from which 1987 Rob Reiner film?
  6. What year was the first Toy Story film released in cinemas?
  7. Who directed Titanic, Avatar and The Terminator?
  8. Which three films make up what is known as the Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy?
  9. Who directed Parasite – the first foreign-language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
  10. Which Oscar-winning actress is the voice of Helen Parr (Elastigirl) in The Incredibles?
  11. Name the 2015 film spinoff to the Rocky series starring Michael B. Jordan.
  12. Meryl Streep won a Best Actress BAFTA for which 2011 political drama?
  13. BD Wong voices Captain Li Shang in the animated musical Mulan, but which 70’s teen heartthrob provided the character’s singing voice?
  14. Which actor broke two toes whilst filming The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers?
  15.  Name the three movies in which Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have starred together.
  16. What is the highest-grossing box office film of all time?
  17. Russell Crowe turned down the role of which character in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy?
  18. How many films have Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio starred in together?
  19. Name the film which boasts the famous line: “You can’t handle the truth!”
  20. What is the first word spoken in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back?
  21. Who has won the most Oscars for acting in the history of the Academy Awards?
  22. Which 1995 submarine drama featured uncredited additional dialogue courtesy of Quentin Tarantino?
  23. Who played the lead role in the 2001 film Lara Croft: Tomb Raider?
  24. Who was the director of 1996 action thriller The Rock?
  25. What is the name of Tom Hanks’ directorial debut which charts the rise and fall of a one-hit-wonder band in the 1960s?
  26. In 1994 romcom Four Weddings and a Funeral, whose funeral does the group attend?
  27. Who plays the titular role in 2018 superhero film Black Panther?
  28. Which US comedian wrote and directed Get Out and Us?
  29. What is the name of Wes Anderson’s upcoming comedy-drama starring Benicio del Toro, Tilda Swinton and Timothée Chalamet?
  30. What is the name of the second James Bond film?
  31. 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?
  32. What happens to Chihiro’s parents in the 2001 Japanese film Spirited Away?
  33. In ‘90s romcom Clueless, who plays Josh Lucas – Cher Horowitz’s ex-step-brother?
  34. How many Academy Awards has Leonardo DiCaprio won?
  35. Which actor got his big break playing a lonely schoolboy in About A Boy?
  36. For which film did Sandra Bullock win her Oscar?
  37. Cool Runnings is the story of which country entering a bobsleigh team into the Winter Olympics?
  38. ‘Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn’ is an iconic line from which classic film?
  39. 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?
  40. Who replaced Richard Harris as Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films?
  41. What does Tom Hanks compare life to in Forest Gump?
  42. Which movie features an iconic dance scene between Uma Thurman and John Travolta?
  43. In which Austin Powers film does Beyoncé make her movie debut?
  44. Who does Will Ferrell play in Anchorman?
  45. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which Star Wars character gets a namecheck?
  46. What is the name of Humphrey Bogart’s character in Casablanca?
  47. Who is Alan Smithee?
  48. What was Orlando Bloom’s first film role?
  49. Which Shakespearean actor directed the first Thor movie?
  50. How many films have Al Pacino and Robert De Niro starred in together?
  51. The Magnificent Seven is a remake of which iconic Japanese film?
  52. What are the names of the twins played by Lindsay Lohan in the 1998 film The Parent Trap?
  53. Which Alfred Hitchcock film starred Grace Kelly as Lisa Carol Fremont?
  54. Who became the first woman to win a Best Director Oscar in 2010?
  55. Who starred as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man?
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Answers

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