[02 June 2019]
Ghidorah The Explorer Vs Rodan The Accuser
Genre – A Nickelodeon, MCU, kaiju mashup
Kaiju! All Monsters Sneeze
Genre – Monster movie
Genre – The studio regrets giving the franchise to Werner Herzog
Street Shiter XI
Genre – Action
I Have 2 “Cats”
Genre – Inappropriate teen comedy
ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the 1980 comedy about an airplane out of control due to mass food poisoning?
2. What type of animal is King Kong?
3. What was the full title of the Robin Hood film starring Kevin Costner?
ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES
4. Who plays the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy?
5. Who directed Hook?
6. In The Rock, Nicolas Cage and Sean Connery break into which prison?
7. How many Evil Dead films have been made to date?
8. Which two actors played the lead roles in Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas? (one point per correct answer)
JOHNNY DEPP / BENICIO DEL TORO
9. What was the name of Brendan Fraser’s character’s name in The Mummy films?
10. Who composed the score for Escape From New York?
ROUND II: Filming [Godzilla]
**10,000th question asked at the Cinema City Film Quiz!!**
1. The word Gojira is a portmanteau of the Japanese names for which two animals? Elephant & Shark? Lion & Octopus ? Gorilla & Whale?
GORILLA & WHALE (gorira and kujira)
2. How many forms does Godzilla take in Shin Godzilla? 2? 4? 6?
FOUR (tail, eel, bipedal, fully formed, 5th form incomplete)
3. In Godzilla: Planet Of The Monsters, despite millennia passing on Earth, how long has the Aratrum been in space? 10 years? 20 years? 30 years?
4. Which of the following monsters did Godzilla battle first? King Ghidorah? Mothra? King Kong?
5. The 32 Japanese releases to date are grouped by how many periods? 4? 5? 6? [bonus points for naming any of them]
FOUR (Showa, Heisei, Millennium, Reiwa)
6. What type of kaiju is Ebirah? A giant crustacean? A giant tortoise? A giant bird?
A GIANT CRUSTACEAN
7. Roland Emmerich’s Godzilla, dubbed Zilla, appeared in which Japanese Godzilla film? All Monsters Attack? Final Wars? The Return Of Godzilla?
8. What is the name of the eye-patch wearing scientist who creates the oxygen destroyer in the original Godzilla? Daisuke Serizawa? Hideto Ogata? Kyohei Yamane?
9. The music during the HALO jump sequence in 2014’s Godzilla is Gyorgy Ligeti’s Requiem. This was famously used in which other film? The Exorcist? 2001: A Space Odyssey? Suspiria?
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (specifically during the monolith scene)
10. Mechagodzilla was built by aliens as part of an invasion plan. True or False?
ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the respective titles of the three 1992 movies Robin Williams appeared in? (one point per correct answer)
FERNGULLY / ALADDIN / TOYS
2. The Bad Boys films are set in which US city?
3. What were the two titles for the fourth Die Hard film? (one point per correct answer)
LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD / DIE HARD 4.0
4. The following quote is from which 1996 film, “I know you’ll come carry me out of the Palace of Winds. That’s what I’ve wanted, to walk in such a place with you. With friends on an earth without maps. The lamp has gone out and I’m writing in the darkness”?
THE ENGLISH PATIENT
5. Steve Guttenberg played the role of Officer Mahoney in how many Police Academy films?
6. What is served for dessert in Pankot Palace in Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom?
CHILLED MONKEY BRAINS
7. Captain Marvel, Enemy At The Gates, Road To Perdition and The Aviator featured which actor?
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “He’s dying to become a chef”?
9. In The Little Mermaid, what does Scuttle describe as a banded bulbous snarfblatt?
10. Ben Affleck has portrayed three superheroes. Name them. (one point per correct answer)
DAREDEVIL / SUPERMAN / BATMAN
ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt. Whoever opens this box will be turned into brimstone and ashes”? The Maltese Falcon? Kiss Me Deadly? Touch Of Evil?
KISS ME DEADLY
2. Molly Brown, Thomas Andrews, J Bruce Ismay and Cal Hockley are characters in which film? Legends Of The Fall? The Prestige? Titanic?
3. What is the name of the school in 1978’s Grease? Rydell High? North Shore High? Bayside High?
4. Jacob’s Ladder was released in which year? 1987? 1990? 1994?
5. What colour is the dark crystal in the film of the same name? Green? Purple? Orange?
6. What is the name of the card cut-out of a little girl that Jay shoots during his interview for the Men In Black in the film of the same name? Tiffany? Britney? Sandy?
7. Which of the following countries does not feature in World War Z? Ireland? Israel? South Korea?
8. Who directed Man On The Moon, Amadeus and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest? Andrei Tarkovsky? Milos Forman? Oliver Stone?
9. What does Tom do for a living in (500) Days Of Summer? Designs corporate logos? Play tests video games? Writes greetings cards?
WRITES GREETINGS CARDS
10. Mike Wazowski’s eye in Monsters Inc was originally green as well but was made brown to match Billy Crystal’s. True or False?
FALSE (it’s green)
BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Super 8 / King Kong / First Man / The Wolf Of Wall Street
Poster: Broken City
Actor: Kyle Chandler