Cinema City Film Quiz #189

[07 May 2017]


Winning Team:
Matilda Romancing Hercules Junior
Genre – A super-powered love story

Runners Up:
La Dolce DeVito… With Sexy Results
Genre – Danny DeVito leads a solo mission to a distant galaxy in search of the sweet life
Romancing Danny’s Jewels
Genre – Arnold Schwarzenegger sends Kathleen Turner a map of DeVito’s erogenous zones – they lead her to the desert where she romances his jewels
Would You Rather Fight One Wiener Dog Sized Penguin Or 100 Penguin Sized Wiener Dogs?
Genre – Good questions to ask at parties


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “If you’ve got a taste for terror, take Carrie to the prom”?
CARRIE
2. Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz first co-starred in which film?
THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY
3. The aliens in 1953’s War Of The Worlds are from which planet?
MARS
4. In Miss Congeniality, Gracie Hart works for which US governmental agency?
FBI
5. In film coding and categorisation what does B/W stand for?
BLACK & WHITE
6. Who directed Young Frankenstein?
MEL BROOKS
7. Which actor plays the lead role of Val in Tremors?
KEVIN BACON
8. Western Tombstone, starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer was released in which year?
1993
9. What is the full title of the South Park movie?
SOUTH PARK: BIGGER, LONGER & UNCUT
10. How many men make up the tank unit in Fury?
FIVE (Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LeBeouf, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal)


ROUND II: Filming [Danny DeVito Special]
1. DeVito played which Batman villain? Scarecrow? Joker? Penguin?
PENGUIN
2. DeVito starred in Twins alongside which actor? Sylvester Stallone? Arnold Schwarzenegger? Dolph Lundgren?
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
3. How many years passed between the release of Romancing The Stone and The Jewel Of The Nile? 1? 3? 7?
ONE (1984/1985)
4. What is the name of the basketball team in Space Jam? All-Stars? Tune Squad? Team Looney?
TUNE SQUAD
5. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest was produced by Saul Zaentz and which actor? Danny DeVito? Michael Douglas? Henry Fonda?
MICHAEL DOUGLAS
6. How many films has Danny DeVito directed? 6? 7? 8?
SIX (Throw Momma From The Train, The War Of The Roses, Hoffa, Matilda, Death To Smoochy, Duplex)
7. Ed Exley, Jack Vincennes and Bud White are characters in which film? Man On The Moon? LA Confidential? Big Fish?
LA CONFIDENTIAL
8. Jack Nicholson plays the role of Garrett Breedlove in Terms Of Endearment, what was his profession? Retired astronaut? Retired drug dealer? Retired playwright?
RETIRED ASTRONAUT
9. Who plays Tommy Athens, Chili Palmer’s friend who is executed by the Russian mob at the start of Be Cool? James Woods? Vince Vaughn? Dwayne Johnson?
JAMES WOODS
10. Danny DeVito’s voice is featured in the 1986 release My Little Pony: The Movie. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which John Wayne film is the story of an American returning to Ireland to claim his family’s farm?
THE QUIET MAN
2. What is Boris’ two word catchphrase in Goldeneye?
I’M INVINCIBLE
3. In Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone, Ron sacrifices his piece during a game of wizard’s chess. Which chess piece does he represent?
KNIGHT
4. What is the name of the colonial marine’s ship in Aliens?
USS SULACO
5. What colour was the Scarecrow’s hat in The Wizard Of Oz?
BLACK
6. Which film stars Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Naomi Harris and Christopher Eccleston?
28 DAYS LATER
7. Does The Godfather Part II open on Michael or Vito Corleone?
MICHAEL CORLEONE (few shots before the execution of Vito Andolini’s family in Sicily)
8. Which actor appeared in Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd, Alice In Wonderland and Terminator Salvation?
HELENA BONHAM CARTER
9. The following quote is from which film, “An extinct animal brought back to life has no rights. It exists because we made it. We patented it. We own it.”?
THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK
10. Which two actors play the lead roles of the 1983 John Landis film, Trading Places? (one point per correct answer)
DAN AYKROYD / EDDIE MURPHY


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not star in the 1989 war film Fat Man And Little Boy? Paul Newman? John Cusack? Matthew Modine?
MATTHEW MODINE
2. Who directed A Dangerous Method? Darren Aronofsky? David Lynch? David Cronenberg?
DAVID CRONENBERG
3. What was the title of the only film to star both Bette Davis and Joan Crawford? Now, Voyager? What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? Grand Hotel?
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?
4. The figurehead of the Argo in Jason And The Argonauts is the head of which deity? Persephone? Hera? Ares?
HERA
5. What is the name of Richard O’Brien’s character in The Rocky Horror Picture Show? Riff Raff? Eddie? Malbert?
RIFF RAFF
6. What type of pet does Puyi have in The Last Emperor? Falcon? Monkey? Cricket?
CRICKET
7. Waltz With Bashir depicts the director’s experiences as a soldier in which conflict? 1982 Lebanon War? 1980 Iran-Iraq War? 1973 Yom-Kippur War?
1982 LEBANON WAR
8. What was Jet Li’s first English speaking role? Lethal Weapon 4? Kiss Of The Dragon? Romeo Must Die?
LETHAL WEAPON 4 (also his first time playing a villain)
9. In 1998’s The Man In The Iron Mask, which actor played the musketeer Porthos? Gerard Depardieu? John Malkovich? Jeremy Irons?
GERARD DEPARDIEU
10. Natalie Portman was originally cast as Juliet in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet but then fired because she looked too young alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Curse Of The Black Pearl / The Terminal / Star Trek Into Darkness / Avatar
Poster: Crossroads
Actor: Zoe Saldana