Cinema City Film Quiz #216

[01 July 2018]


Winning Team:
Asses Of Fire 2: Ass Flame Zarathustra
Genre – Philosophical fart flames of pretension

Runners Up:
You’re Fired
Genre – Political drama
Elmo’s Fire
Genre – After Oscar the Grouch is murdered and his bin set on fire, alcoholic detective Elmo returns to the bario to crack the case. Noteworthy for the infamous Big Bird water-boarding scene
Backdraft 2: Firefarter
Genre – The crew learn the real meaning of a draft from the back.. side, as they face off against a flatulent arsonist


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah tells the story of which biblical character?
NOAH
2. Who directed Jaws?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet first appeared together in which film?
TITANIC
4. What is the name of Orlando Bloom’s character in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise?
WILL TURNER
5. Who played the lead role in Chinatown?
JACK NICHOLSON
6. Which Kevin Costner film is set in a dystopian future where the polar ice caps melted and covered the earth in water?
WATERWORLD
7. What is the title of the cold war submarine action thriller starring Alec Baldwin and Sean Connery?
THE HUNT FOR THE RED OCTOBER
8. Troy is an adaptation of which classic poem?
THE ILIAD
9. The Perfect Storm, starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg, was released in which year?
2000
10. What is the full title of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove?
DR STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB


ROUND II: Filming [Fire Special]
1. What is the title of the sequel to Pixar’s Planes? Planes: Supersonic? Planes: Air Police? Planes: Fire And Rescue?
PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE
2. Which X-Men film opened with a scene featuring Nightcrawler? Logan? X-Men: Apocalypse? X2?
X2
3. The Towering Inferno was released in which year? 1974? 1979? 1983?
1974
4. Man On Fire is set in which country? USA? Mexico? Brazil?
MEXICO
5. Who directed 2017’s Free Fire? Martin McDonagh? Edgar Wright? Ben Wheatley?
BEN WHEATLEY
6. Who plays the role of Kurt Russell’s character’s father in flashback in Backdraft? Robert De Niro? Donald Sutherland? Kurt Russell?
KURT RUSSELL
7. The following quote is from which film, “I have come to love that little tap of the fingernail against the syringe. Tap, tap, tap.”? Trainspotting? Hannibal? The English Patient?
THE ENGLISH PATIENT
8. The majority of Reign Of Fire is set in which year? 2018? 2020? 2023?
2020
9. Which of the following did not appear in 1987’s Roxanne? Shelley Duvall? Damon Wayans? Lance Henriksen?
LANCE HENRIKSEN
10. Christopher Lee appeared in The Wicker Man for free. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth was released in which year?
1959 (ignoring the 1988 and 2008 versions)
2. Bruce Willis played the role of Harry S Stamper in which film?
ARMAGEDDON
3. What did Steven Spielberg direct in 1977?
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND
4. Which Roger Donaldson directed disaster film came out in 1997 in direct competition with Volcano?
DANTE’S PEAK
5. Who played the lead role in The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill And Came Down A Mountain?
HUGH GRANT
6. The following quote is from which film, “Oh here he comes. Well, here I come. Hello John. Say hello.”?
JURASSIC PARK
7. What is Lawrence Of Arabia’s runtime?
222 MINUTES (3hrs 42mins)
8. Which film depicts a series of earthquakes hitting California, interrupting a LA fire rescue pilot’s holiday with his daughter to San Francisco?
SAN ANDREAS
9. Tremors was released in which year?
1990
10. In which film does Ryan Reynolds play Paul Conroy, a kidnapped American truck driver working in Iraq?
BURIED


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which character does Dorothy meet first in The Wizard Of Oz? The Tin Man? The Scarecrow? The Cowardly Lion?
THE SCARECROW
2. Flight Of The Phoenix is set in which North African country? Libya? Morocco? Algeria?
LIBYA
3. What is the name of Woody’s horse in Toy Story 2? Silver? Bullseye? Sandy?
BULLSEYE
4. At the start of The Wind That Shakes The Barley, Damien O’Donovan is set to leave Ireland to work as what? Doctor? Sailor? Barrister?
DOCTOR
5. The following quote is from which film, “In a severe lightning storm, you want to grab your ankles and stick your butt in the air”? Twister? Flubber? Geostorm?
TWISTER
6. Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises was released in Japan in 2013. What year was it released in the west? 2014? 2016? 2017?
2014
7. 1981’s Gallipoli follows young soldiers fighting for which nation during World War I? Australia? Canada? Great Britain?
AUSTRALIA
8. Which of the following appeared in Rear Window? Ingrid Bergman? Tippi Hedren? Grace Kelly?
GRACE KELLY
9. Who directed Blow, Life and Beautiful Girls? Mathieu Kassovitz? Ted Demme? David Dobkin?
TED DEMME
10. The first teaser trailer for Star Wars was voiced by William Shatner. True or False?
FALSE (although it does sound a lot like him)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Social Network / Batman v Superman / Now You See Me 2 / The Double
Poster: Rio
Actor: Jesse Eisenberg


Cinema City Film Quiz #215

[17 June 2018]


Winning Team:
Benedictus Cunninglingus
Genre – An actor’s tongue knows no limits

Runners Up:
Jeremy Irons… His Pants
Genre – Jeremy Irons plays an ancient Japanese vocal coach who teaches Keira Knightley to speak proper via a series of menial household chores
Je N’Ais Pas Un Quiz Nom
Genre – Lingual art-house


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Lone Wolf And Cub films are based on which manga series?
LONE WOLF AND CUB
2. In Liar Liar, what is Jim Carrey’s character incapable of doing, thanks to his son’s birthday wish?
LIE
3. What is the title of the sequel to Finding Nemo?
FINDING DORY
4. How many Godfather films have been released to date?
THREE
5. Who directed Invictus, Mystic River and The Outlaw Josey Wales?
CLINT EASTWOOD
6. Who played the lead role in Father Of The Bride?
STEVE MARTIN
7. Jack Nicholson played the role of Jack Torrence in which horror adaptation?
THE SHINING
8. Unbreakable was released in which year?
2000
9. What is the name of Sean Connery’s character in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade?
HENRY JONES SNR
10. In which film does Jon Voight play a male prostitute, living with a con man played by Dustin Hoffman?
MIDNIGHT COWBOY


ROUND II: Filming [British Actors Doing Non-British Accents Special]
1. [Alan Rickman] What is the name of Alan Rickman’s character in Die Hard? Colonel Stuart? Simon Gruber? Hans Gruber?
HANS GRUBER
2. [Benedict Cumberbatch] Which Avenger cameos in the mid-credits sequence at the end of Doctor Strange? Steve Rogers? Thor Odinson? Bruce Banner?
3. [Idris Elba] What is the subtitle to the 2013 biopic, Mandela? Long Walk To Freedom? No Easy Walk To Freedom? Dare Not Linger?
LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
4. [Daniel Day Lewis] Which of the following did not appear in Lincoln? Adam Driver? Andrew Garfield? Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
ANDREW GARFIELD
5. [David Oyelowo] Who directed The Last King Of Scotland? Kevin Macdonald? Neil Marshall? Tony Gilroy?
6. [Daniel Kaluuya] What is Chris’ profession in Get Out? Architect? Waiter? Photographer?
PHOTOGRAPHER
7. [Anthony Hopkins] The Silence Of The Lambs was released in which year? 1990? 1991? 1992?
1991
8. [John Boyega] What is the name of the salt-covered planet with an abandoned rebel base in Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Crait? Dathomir? Jakku?
CRAIT
9. [Kate Winslet] Which director did not act as producer on Stephen Daldry’s The Reader? Anthony Minghella? Sydney Pollack? Neil Jordan?
NEIL JORDAN
10. [Daniel Craig] The lead character in the 1998 comic Road To Perdition was drawn with the likeness of Tom Hanks, who was coincidentally cast in the lead role in the 2002 film of the same name. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Toni Collette, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear and Steve Carell?
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
2. The 1948 classic Bicycle Thieves is set in which country?
ITALY
3. The following quote is from which film, “You have forgotten who you are and so have forgotten me. Look inside yourself, you are more than what you have become”?
THE LION KING
4. What did Wes Anderson direct in between Rushmore and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou?
THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS
5. The Pursuit Of Happyness is set in which decade?
NINETEEN EIGHTIES
6. Viggo Mortensen appeared in which John Hillcoat adaptation of a Cormac McCarthy novel?
THE ROAD
7. Which universal classic horror film did James Whale direct in 1931?
FRANKENSTEIN
8. Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal played the co-leads in which 2013 film?
PRISONERS
9. Who directed The Tree Of Life?
TERRENCE MALICK
10. Which child actress/singer appeared in Tim Burton’s 2003 film Big Fish credited under her birth name of Destiny?
MILEY CYRUS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the title of the Sofia Coppola film about an actor suffering an existential crisis starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning? Nowhere? Everywhere? Somewhere?
SOMEWHERE
2. Which Pixar film doesn’t feature the Pizza Planet delivery truck? Monsters Inc? Finding Nemo? The Incredibles?
THE INCREDIBLES
3. Which of the following did not star Audrey Hepburn? Send Me No Flowers? Sabrina? Paris When It Sizzles?
SEND ME NO FLOWERS
4. Who played the lead role in To Kill A Mockingbird? Gregory Peck? Rock Hudson? Cary Grant?
GREGORY PECK
5. The following quote is from which film, “Let me understand. They’d put up all the money, I’d do all the work. But what, if you don’t mind my asking, would you do”? The Wolf Of Wall Street? The Big Lebowski? Schindler’s List?
SCHINDLER’S LIST
6. Starred Up predominantly takes place in what kind of building? Factory? Shopping mall? Prison?
PRISON
7. What was the title of Yasujiro’s Ozu’s final film, released in 1962? An Autumn Afternoon? Good Morning? Tokyo Twilight?
AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON
8. 1994’s Legends Of The Fall, starring Anthony Hopkins and Brad Pitt was originally going to be a starring vehicle for which two actors? Tom Skerritt and Johnny Depp? Sam Elliott and Ben Affleck? Sean Connery and Tom Cruise?
SEAN CONNERY AND TOM CRUISE
9. Which of the following songs was not covered in the 2015 film Pan? Smells Like Teen Spirit? London Calling? Blitzkrieg Bop?
LONDON CALLING
10. To maintain an authentic performance in Life Is Beautiful, Roberto Benigni insisted that the young Giorgio Cantarini would not be told by the cast or crew that the events taking place weren’t real. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: From Dusk Til Dawn / Frida / Puss In Boots / Across The Universe
Poster: Desperado
Actor: Salma Hayek


Cinema City Film Quiz #214

[03 June 2018]


Winning Team:
Dial V For Vagina
Genre – Hitchcockian thriller starring Vin Diesel, Val Kilmer and Vanessa Redgrave abusing touch tone phones

Runners Up:
V For Vertical Vertigo Valerian Root Limit
Genre – James Stewart cures insomnia with valerian root from Everest
Victorious Vengeance Of A Veritable Variety Of Vicious Virgin Vixens On A Vacation In Vancouver
Genre – Documentary
Tommy Quizzo
Genre – “It’s our first time, please be our friends”
Just Ronin (From Dinosaurs)
Genre – Japanese lapsed Samurai/prehistoric action mash-up
Dr Strangeglover
Genre – Haberdashery comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the feature-length Simpsons movie?
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
2. Who directed Saving Private Ryan?
STEVEN SPIELBERG
3. Who plays the role of Doc Brown in Back To The Future?
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
4. The second Die Hard is set in what kind of building?
AIRPORT
5. How many emotions are working the controls in Riley’s head in Inside Out?
FIVE
6. What is the subtitle of the sequel to Speed?
CRUISE CONTROL
7. Which Star Wars film first featured the character Darth Maul?
STAR WARS: EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE
8. What is the name of Will Smith’s character in Men In Black?
J
9. What was the name of the film adaptation of the TV series Firefly, directed by Joss Whedon?
SERENITY
10. Which actor has played the roles of Reggie Kray, Max Rockatansky and Bane?
TOM HARDY


ROUND II: Filming [Films Beginning With V Special]
1. V For Vendetta is set in which city? New York? Paris? London?
LONDON
2. Which of the following characters does Van Helsing not fight in the 2004 action film Van Helsing? Mr Hyde? The Wolf Man? The Mummy?
THE MUMMY
3. Which of the following films is a remake? Vanilla Sky? Valentine’s Day? Vacancy?
VANILLA SKY
4. A Very Long Engagement is set during which military conflict? US Civil War? World War I? World War II?
WORLD WAR I
5. Varsity Blues, the high school football comedy drama starring James Van Der Beek, Paul Walker and Jon Voight, was released in which year? 1993? 1996? 1999?
1999
6. Which of the following does not appear in M Night Shyamalan’s The Village? Jesse Eisenberg? Brendan Gleeson? James McAvoy?
JAMES MCAVOY
7. What is John Ferguson’s (played by Jimmy Stewart) nickname in Vertigo? Scottie? Randy? Alfie?
SCOTTIE
8. Who directed Vera Drake? Ken Loach? Anthony Minghella? Mike Leigh?
MIKE LEIGH
9. What was the poster tagline for the 1960 film Village Of The Damned? Beware the stare that will paralyse the will of the world? Run, hide, you cannot escape the might and power of these cursed children? Dare you visit?
BEWARE THE STARE THAT WILL PARALYSE THE WILL OF THE WORLD
10. Luc Besson wrote a six hundred page book on the two hundred different alien races created for Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets and asked actors to read it so they would know who or what they were interacting with. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Name all the crew members of the Jupiter II in Lost In Space (one point per correct answer)
JOHN ROBINSON / MAUREEN R / JUDY R / PENNY R / WILL R / DON WEST / ZACHARY SMITH
2. How many Species films have been cinematically released to date?
TWO (Species III and The Awakening were made-for-TV)
3. The following quote is from which film, “I have a microphone and you don’t so you will listen to ever damn word I have to say”?
THE WEDDING SINGER
4. What was the title of the 2006 remake of The Poseidon Adventure?
POSEIDON
5. How many casinos are being simultaneously robbed in Ocean’s 11?
THREE
6. Who played the lead roles in 1998’s Practical Magic? (one point per correct answer)
SANDRA BULLOCK / NICOLE KIDMAN
7. What is the name of Liam Neeson’s gang in Gangs Of New York?
DEAD RABBITS
8. Who voiced the role of Ozone, a sphynx cat in The Secret Life Of Pets?
STEVE COOGAN
9. Who appeared in The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, The Aviator and How To Train Your Dragon 2?
CATE BLANCHETT
10. Gravity was released in which year?
2013


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following films was not entirely shot on 70mm film? Hamlet (1996)? The Master (2012)? Dunkirk (2017)?
DUNKIRK (which was shot on 65mm large film stock)
2. Which Planet Of The Apes prequels features the repairing of a hydroelectric dam? Rise Of The POTA? Dawn Of The POTA? War For The POTA?
DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
3. Platoon was released in which year? 1981? 1986? 1990?
1986
4. The following quote is from which film, “Now you listen to me; we all have a destiny. Things don’t just happen, it’s all part of a plan”? High Plains Drifter? Forrest Gump? Selma?
FORREST GUMP
5. In Muppets Treasure Island, the role of Benjamin Gunn is portrayed by which Muppet? Fozzie Bear? Sam Eagle? Miss Piggy?
MISS PIGGY
6. Which of the following accolades was not presented to Les Miserables? Golden Globe for Best Picture – Musical or Comedy? American Film Institute Top 10 Films Of The Year? Academy Award for Best Picture?
ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST PICTURE
7. Which of the main cast on Bram Stoker’s Dracula doesn’t play multiple roles? Richard E Grant? Anthony Hopkins? Winona Ryder?
RICHARD E GRANT
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Mischief. Mayhem. Soap”? Mean Machine? Fight Club? Flushed Away?
FIGHT CLUB
9. What is the title of the Carry On film parodying westerns? Carry On Cowboy? Carry On Partner? Carry On Ma’am?
CARRY ON COWBOY
10. Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Dalton starred in a film about Agatha Christie’s missing days. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: You’ve Got Mail / Stuart Little / Dallas Buyers Club / War For The Planet Of The Apes
Poster: Sahara
Actor: Steve Zahn


Cinema City Film Quiz #213

[20 May 2018]


Winning Team:
The Frozen Thing That Came In From The Cold
Genre – A lonely alien seeks warm hugs from a friendly snowman

Runners Up:
Winters Boner… With Sexy Results
Genre – J-Law has to row to the middle of a frozen lake to saw off her dead father’s penis in order to prove he is in fact dead
Chilly Willy Bang Bang
Genre – Arnold Schwarzenegger revisits his role as Mr Freeze in this drama where his cock has frozen and the only to thaw it out is to fly around in a magic car shouting ice-based puns until laughter unfreezes it.. or something
Let’s Kick Some Ice
Genre – Pun-based action comedy
Cold Finger
Genre – Spy comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the U-boat that Lt Andrew Tyler commandeers in U-571?
U-571
2. How many National Treasure films (starring Nicolas Cage) have been released to date?
TWO
3. What is Thor’s weapon of choice in the MCU films?
HAMMER / MJOLNIR
4. Rey, Kylo Ren and Han Solo are characters in which film?
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII – THE FORCE AWAKENS
5. What is the name of the future leader of the resistance in the Terminator franchise?
JOHN CONNOR
6. What was the title of Daniel Craig’s first James Bond film?
CASINO ROYALE
7. Which film followed Jurassic Park III in the Jurassic Park franchise?
JURASSIC WORLD
8. Who played the title role in Laurence Of Arabia?
PETER O’TOOLE
9. What is the name of Bill and Ted’s band in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
WYLD STALLYNS
10. Who directed Rear Window?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK


ROUND II: Filming [Freezing Cold Special]
***9000th Question Asked!!***:
1. Manny, Sid and Diego are the main characters in which animated franchise? Shrek? The Smurfs? Ice Age?
ICE AGE
2. What is the title of the Liam Neeson film about oil workers suffering a plane crash and hunted by wolves? The Night? The Hunt? The Grey?
THE GREY
3. The Day After Tomorrow was released in which year? 2002? 2004? 2006?
2004
4. What is the name of Frances McDormand’s character in Fargo? Molly Solverson? Marge Gunderson? Peggy Blumquist?
MARGE GUNDERSON
5. Which of the following did not appear in Alive? Christian Slater? Ethan Hawke? John Malkovich?
CHRISTIAN SLATER
6. Who directed Doctor Zhivago? Richard Attenborough? David Lean? Robert Wise?
DAVID LEAN
7. The following quote is from which film, “I’m the kind of man who likes to know who’s buying their drinks”? Groundhog Day? Mystery, Alaska? The Shining?
THE SHINING
8. Which Charlie Chaplin film predominantly takes place in a cabin during a blizzard? Limelight? The Gold Rush? The Circus?
THE GOLD RUSH
9. Who directed Dersu Uzala, a 1975 film about Russian wilderness explorer Vladimir Arsenyev? Alfred Hitchcock? Ingmar Bergman? Akira Kurosawa?
AKIRA KUROSAWA
10. In China, Disney’s Frozen is called Mo Syut Kei Yun, which translates from Cantonese to Enchanted Snow Tales. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured Demi Moore, Keifer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Kevin Pollack and Jack Nicholson?
A FEW GOOD MEN
2. Which Disney animated feature was released in 1997?
HERCULES
3. What is the number printed on Herbie’s bonnet in The Love Bug?
FIFTY THREE
4. Jim Carrey played the role of Stanley Ipkiss in which film?
THE MASK
5. 13 Going On 30, starring Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo was released in which year?
2004
6. Which Mission: Impossible film features a scene that takes place in the Kremlin?
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL
7. What is the name of Wade Wilson’s girlfriend in Deadpool?
VANESSA CARLYSLE
8. Who worked as producer on E.T., Arachnophobia, Jurassic Park and Rogue One?
KATHLEEN KENNEDY
9. What did Christopher Nolan direct in 2000?
MEMENTO
10. Who appeared in Chaplin, Nixon, Contact, John Carpenter’s Vampires and Scary Movie 2?
JAMES WOODS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Complete the lyrics for this Jungle Book song, “By the ranks or single file, over every jungle mile, oh we stomp and crush through the underbrush…” Of this there can be no denial? In a military style? Using our cunning and guile?
IN A MILITARY STYLE
2. What was the title of James Gunn’s directorial debut? Slimmer? Super? Slither?
SLITHER
3. Henry Hill, Karen Hill, James Conway and Tommy DeVito are the lead characters in which film? Scarface? Once Upon A Time In America? Goodfellas?
GOODFELLAS
4. Which of the following films did not feature Robert Downey Jnr? Weird Science? Richard III? Ant-Man?
ANT-MAN
5. Who directed The Three Amigos? Harold Ramis? John Landis? Mel Brooks?
JOHN LANDIS
6. Which of the following has never played a king? Colin Farrell? Steve Coogan? John Goodman?
STEVE COOGAN (Colin Farrell – Alexander The Great / John Goodman – King Ralph)
7. What is the name of Tom Cruise’s character in Top Gun? Nick Bradshaw? Pete Mitchell? Sam Wells?
PETE “MAVERICK” MITCHELL
8. The following quote is from which film, “Most of the miseries of the world were caused by wars and when they were over, no one ever knew what they were about”? The Hurt Locker? Spartacus? Gone With The Wind?
GONE WITH THE WIND
9. Which instalment of The Godfather trilogy made the most at the box office? The Godfather? The Godfather Part II? The Godfather Part III?
THE GODFATHER (The Godfather $245mil / The Godfather Part II $193mil / The Godfather Part III $136mil)
10. In Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, there was a scene which depicted Johnny Depp’s character shaving William H Macy’s head. However it was not in the final film because the footage was lost in transit and there wasn’t adequate time for Macy’s hair to grow back for a reshoot. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Cape Fear / Hulk / Tropic Thunder / Noah
Poster: 48 Hrs
Actor: Nick Nolte


Cinema City Film Quiz #212

[06 May 2018]


Winning Team:
X-Men: The Last Stand-Up
Genre – Lovely Hugh Jackman stabs Brett Ratner before he can tell any more obnoxious sexist jokes

Runners Up:
What Andy Kaufman Did On Father’s Day
Genre – Andy visits his father and learns the value of banana skins
The Last Stand Up
Genre – Action comedy
Truth Or Dare (To Win This Quiz)
Genre – Horror(bly bad at quizzes)
Bring Me The Head Of Michael Macintyre
Genre – Both a gritty drama and an actual request
Dumb, Dumber & Even Dumber
Genre – Comedy horror
The Punvengers: Comedy War
Genre – The world’s greatest stand-up comedians fight to end bad puns and sarcasm, the lowest form of wit and source of all evil


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Saying what word three times conjures Michael Keaton’s character in Beetlejuice?
BETELGEUSE / BEETLEJUICE
2. What is the title of the sequel to Now You See Me?
NOW YOU SEE ME 2
3. The animated feature, Anastasia, is set in which country?
RUSSIA
4. What colour is Alice’s dress in Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland?
BLUE
5. Heath Ledger played William Thatcher in which medieval action film?
A KNIGHT’S TALE
6. Who played the respective lead roles in The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur and Planet Of The Apes?
CHARLTON HESTON
7. Which animal stalks Black Lake in 1999’s Lake Placid?
CROCODILE
8. Guy Ritchie directed Armie Hammer and Henry Cavill in which adaptation of a 1960s TV show?
THE MAN FROM UNCLE
9. Name the two lead actors in 2013’s R.I.P.D. (one point per correct answer)
RYAN REYNOLDS / JEFF BRIDGES
10. How many Cloverfield films have been released to date?
THREE


ROUND II: Filming [Films With Stand Up Comedians Special]
1. [Jerry Seinfeld] What was the name of the animated film starring and written by Jerry Seinfeld? Antz? A Bug’s Life? Bee Movie?
BEE MOVIE
2. [Richard Pryor] Which Superman film features the villain Ross Webster? Superman III? Superman IV: The Quest For Peace? Superman Returns?
SUPERMAN III
3. [Rodney Dangerfield] Who directed Caddyshack? Ivan Reitman? Harold Ramis? James L Brooks?
HAROLD RAMIS
4. [Whoopi Goldberg] Ghost was released in which year? 1988? 1990? 1992?
1990
5. [Eddie Izzard] Which of the following actors did not appear in Valkyrie? Joseph Fiennes? Bill Nighy? Kenneth Branagh?
JOSEPH FIENNES
6. [Steve Martin] Steve Martin’s first lead feature role was in which film? The Jerk? The Man With Two Brains? Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid?
THE JERK
7. [George Carlin] How many films feature in the Cars cinematic franchise? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE (Cars / Cars 2 / Cars 3 / Planes / Planes: Fire And Rescue)
8. [Robin Williams] The following quote is from which film, “Listen, I’d love to chat but I gotta climb a drainpipe right now”? Mrs Doubtfire? Flubber? Hook?
HOOK
9. [Eddie Murphy] In Coming To America, Eddie Murphy plays Akeem, the crown prince of which fictional African nation? Nibia? Zamunda? Nambutu?
ZAMUNDA (Nibia – Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls / Nambutu – Casino Royale)
10. [Lee Evans] In The Fifth Element, the voice of Finger, Korben Dallas’ old army buddy, was voiced by Vin Diesel. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film starred Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Chris Pratt and James Gandolfini?
ZERO DARK THIRTY
2. Who directed the 1986 film, She’s Gotta Have It?
SPIKE LEE
3. My Big Fat Greek Wedding was released in which year?
2002
4. The following quote is from which film, “This house is clean”?
POLTERGEIST
5. Which country (federal constitutional monarchy) is Chuck flying to when the plane goes down in Cast Away?
MALAYSIA
6. Name the two lead actors in 1973’s The Sting (one point per correct answer)
PAUL NEWMAN / ROBERT REDFORD
7. In which film do Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Jamie Bell and George MacKay play brothers?
DEFIANCE
8. What did Christian Bale appear in in between A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Shaft?
AMERICAN PSYCHO
9. What is the title of the pseudo-sequel to Knocked Up?
THIS IS 40
10. Who played the lead role in David Fincher’s The Game?
MICHAEL DOUGLAS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who played the antagonist, Pascal Edward Sauvage in Johnny English? Dominic West? John Malkovich? Jean Reno?
JOHN MALKOVICH
2. Which Fast And Furious film features a heist scene with a giant vault being dragged through the streets of Rio de Janeiro? 2 Fast 2 Furious? Fast Five? Furious 7?
FAST FIVE
3. What did Tony Scott direct in between Spy Game and Domino? Man On Fire? Deja Vu? Out Of Time?
MAN ON FIRE
4. Which of the following did not appear in 2014 comedy Say When (or Laggies) starring Keira Knightly? Chloe Grace Moretz? Sam Rockwell? Cillian Murphy?
CILLIAN MURPHY
5. What is the name of Damien’s nanny in The Omen? Miss Frye? Mrs Baylock? Mrs Drake?
MRS BAYLOCK
6. The following quote is from which film, “You’re nothing, you’re nobody, you’re a stupid dream. Well all dreams come to an end”? Vanilla Sky? Mulholland Drive? Total Recall?
TOTAL RECALL
7. Which studio produced/distributed Jaws? 20th Century Fox? Universal? Paramount?
UNIVERSAL
8. The Angry Birds Movie was made on a budget of $73 million dollars. How much did it make at the box office? $75mil? 350mil? $700mil?
$350mil ($352.3 million)
9. A Fistful Of Dollars was released in which year? 1960? 1964? 1968?
1964
10. The scenes set in Denmark, in Out Of Africa, were filmed in Norfolk. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: War For The Planet Of The Apes / Anger Management / No Country For Old Men / The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster: Natural Born Killers
Actor: Woody Harrelson


Cinema City Film Quiz #211

[08 April 2018]


Winning Team:
Batman Treasured
Genre – Bruce Wayne discovers the knights templar’s treasure and Nicolas Cage flips out as usual
We Don’t Want The Haribo
Genre – Comedy
A Noisy Place
Genre – Unwatchably annoying horro where the entire cast bang pots and scream constantly to ward off an alien attack
Four Skin Jobs
Genre – A Jewish comedy about four moyels

Runners Up:
Isle Of Lads (Lads Lads)
Genre – Horror


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Last Of The Mohicans is an adaptation of which book?
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
2. Which sport is the central focus of Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal?
BOXING
3. Who composed score for Interstellar, The Lion King and Driving Miss Daisy?
HANS ZIMMER
4. Who played the lead role in Breakfast At Tiffany’s?
AUDREY HEPBURN
5. Which two Batman films featured Michael Keaton (one point per correct answer)
BATMAN / BATMAN RETURNS
6. What is the title of the sequel to An American Werewolf In London?
AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
7. What are the two subtitles of the fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean film? (one point per correct answer)
SALAZAR’S REVENGE / DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
8. The 2014 film, ’71, starring Jack O’Connell is predominantly set in which country?
NORTHERN IRELAND
9. What is the name of Roger Rabbit’s wife in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
JESSICA RABBIT
10. What was the title of the Josh Trank directed film about students who gain superpowers, starring Dane DeHaan, Michael B Jordan and Alex Russell?
CHRONICLE


ROUND II: Filming [Two Word Title Special]
1. What is the title of the fourth Bourne film starring Matt Damon? Bourne Again? Becoming Bourne? Jason Bourne?
JASON BOURNE
2. Who directed Gone Girl? David Fincher? Tyler Perry? Ben Affleck?
3. How many team members make up Team America in the film of the same name? 5? 6? 7?
FIVE (Lisa, Joe, Sarah, Chris and Carson/Gary who are in the same post)
4. Why do the Russians (led by Iosef) attack John Wick in the film of the same name? John interfered with a gas station robbery? John refused to sell his car? John was sitting in their usual booth in a diner?
REFUSED TO SELL HIS CAR
5. What is the name of Fay Wray’s character in King Kong? Dawn Prescott? Ann Darrow? Eve Watts?
ANN DARROW
6. What was the title of the 1975 sequel to True Grit? Rooster Cogburn? Fortitude? Black For Death?
ROOSTER COGBURN
7. Which faction of The Others make up the group known as the Night Watch in the 2004 Russian film Nochnoi Dozor? The neutral judges? Forces of darkness? Forces of light?
FORCES OF LIGHT
8. In Rogue One, Jyn Erso meets up with her father on which system? Bothawui? Rodia? Eadu?
EADU
9. Who directed The Machinist? Terry George? Brad Anderson? Rob Bowman?
BRAD ANDERSON
10. Laura, whose son Simon goes missing in El Orfanato, wears a necklace with a St Anthony medal – the patron saint of lost items. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What are the names of the two angels in Dogma, played by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon? (one point per correct answer)
BARTLEBY / LOKI
2. Which film starred Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Terence Howard?
ST VINCENT
3. Who directed American Sniper?
CLINT EASTWOOD
4. Quantico Virginia, Memphis Tennessee and the Baltimore State Hospital For The Criminally Insane are all locations in which film?
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS
5. What is the title of the 1982 Werner Herzog film about a rubber baron taking a steamship over land through the Amazon?
FITZCARRALDO
6. Who plays the lead antagonist, Carnegie in Book Of Eli?
GARY OLDMAN
7. In Titanic, according to Rose, how many years have passed since the sinking of the ship and Brock Lovett’s expedition?
84 YEARS
8. What did Taika Waititi direct in between What We Do In The Shadows and Thor Ragnarok?
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE
9. The following quote is from which film, “We’re here to preserve democracy, not to practice it”?
CRIMSON TIDE
10. Which actor has played Lord Wessex, Johannes Vermeer and King George VI?
COLIN FIRTH


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Who directed Audition, Ichi The Killer and Ace Attorney? Takeshi Kitano? Takashi Miike? Hideaki Anno?
TAKASHI MIIKE
2. What is the title of the film in which Steve Martin plays a faith healer named Jonas Nightengale? Healed? Nightingale’s Song? Leap Of Faith?
LEAP OF FAITH
3. Which of the following didn’t appear in Sergio Leone’s Once Upon A Time In America? Peter Weller? James Woods? Joe Pesci?
PETER WELLER
4. A Most Violent Year is set in which decade? 1970s? 1980s? 1990s?
EIGHTIES
5. In Collateral Beauty, Will Smith’s character copes with the death of his daughter by writing letters to Time, Death and Love. Which one is played by Helen Mirren? Time? Death? Love?
DEATH
6. Who played the lead role in 2014’s Testament Of Youth? Alicia Vikander? Margot Robbie? Sally Hawkins?
ALICIA VIKANDER
7. The following quote is from which film, “For God’s sake, Chris, the whole world is watching. We can’t just let him die in front of a live audience”? The Truman Show? The Killing Fields? Network?
THE TRUMAN SHOW
8. What did Tim Burton direct in between Frankenweenie and Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children? Alice Through The Looking Glass? Big Eyes? Lullaby?
BIG EYES
9. Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton play brothers in which film? Last Man Standing? Warrior? Pride?
WARRIOR
10. Reign Of Fire was filmed in the Wicklow mountains in Ireland on the condition that the production in no way damaged the landscape. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Congo / Love Actually / Dave / The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
Poster: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows
Actor: Laura Linney


Cinema City Film Quiz #210

[25 March 2018]


Winning Team:
The Belchdel Test
Genre – A documentary about women’s burping

Runners Up:
The Seven Year Bitch
Genre – Marilyn Monroe and Evelyn Keyes spend seven years lamenting Eurocentric western beauty standards (story told in real time)
The Béchamel Test
Genre – Obscure cinematic thought-experiment that is only passed if two characters wrestle in cheese sauce


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the title of the sequel to Ghostbusters?
GHOSTBUSTERS 2
2. How many Sherlock Holmes films has Guy Ritchie directed to date?
TWO
3. The Founder, starring Michael Keaton, is the story of which fast food chain?
MCDONALD’S
4. Who played the title role in the 2016 biopic Jackie?
NATALIE PORTMAN
5. Who directed The Passion Of The Christ?
MEL GIBSON
6. What was the title of the first feature length Wallace & Gromit film?
WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT
7. What We Do In The Shadows is set in which country?
NEW ZEALAND
8. What is the name of the prince in Sleeping Beauty?
PHILLIP
9. What is the title of the first film in Edgar Wright’s Cornetto trilogy?
SHAUN OF THE DEAD
10. In James And The Giant Peach, how many creatures are on the peach with James?
SIX (Grasshopper, centipede, ladybird, spider, earthworm, glow-worm)


ROUND II: Filming [Bechdel Test Special]
1. What is the title of the sequel to Guardians Of The Galaxy? Guardians Of The Galaxy 2? Guardians Of The Galaxy Part 2? Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2?
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2
2. What is the name of the lead character in Starship Troopers? Patrick Muldoon? Carl Jenkins? Johnny Rico?
JOHNNY RICO
3. Who directed Thelma & Louise? Tim Robbins? Kathryn Bigelow? Ridley Scott?
RIDLEY SCOTT
4. Who plays the role of Thomas’ former prima ballerina in Black Swan? Winona Ryder? Jennifer Connelly? Evan Rachel Wood?
WINONA RYDER
5. The following quote is from which film, “Paulie might’ve moved slow but it was only because Paulie didn’t have to move for anybody”? Donnie Brasco? Black Mass? Goodfellas?
GOODFELLAS
6. Who directed Melancholia? Nicolas Winding Refn? Lars Von Trier? Michael Haneke?
LARS VON TRIER
7. Pan’s Labyrinth is set in which year? 1936? 1944? 1952?
1944
8. Todd Haynes’ Carol is an adaptation of which Patricia Highsmith novel? Deep Water? The Cry Of The Owl? The Price Of Salt?
THE PRICE OF SALT
9. Which of the following statements did not appear on the poster for 1953’s How To Marry A Millionaire (starring Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable and Lauren Bacall)? The most glamourous entertainment of your lifetime? You see it without glasses? Who knew these three would get along?
WHO KNEW THESE THREE WOULD GET ALONG
10. Persepolis is entirely animated in black and white except for scenes set in the present. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The story of Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role, takes place over how many launch events?
THREE
2. What is the title of the 1987 adaptation of Cyrano De Bergerac starring Steve Martin?
ROXANNE
3. Ace Ventura is based in which US state?
FLORIDA
4. What is Matilda’s surname in the 1996 film Matilda?
WORMWOOD
5. What is the title of Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the biblical story of Moses?
EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS
6. Which football team is the central focus in Lexi Alexander’s Green Street?
WEST HAM
7. Why does Travis take a job driving a taxi in Taxi Driver?
TO COUNTER HIS INSOMNIA
8. What were the respective titles of the two films about Truman Capote released in 2006? (one point per correct answer)
CAPOTE / INFAMOUS
9. Who directed American Hustle?
DAVID O RUSSELL
10. Creed was released in which year?
2015


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. In the 1991 film The Hard Way, why is Michael J Fox partnered with James Woods? Fox is an actor researching a role and pulls strings to follow an active case? Fox is an Internal Affairs agent going undercover exposing a crooked cop played by Woods? Fox and Woods are detectives who are partnered up when they learn they are step-siblings?
FOX IS AN ACTOR RESEARCHING A ROLE AND PULLS STRINGS TO FOLLOW AN ACTIVE CASE
2. Who plays Mike and Marcus’ captain in Bad Boys? Alfred Molina? Robert Davi? Joe Pantoliano?
JOE PANTOLIANO
3. What did Jon Favreau direct in between Cowboys & Aliens and The Jungle Book? Chef? The Judge? The Soloist?
CHEF
4. Which of the following did not appear in the 2008 period drama, The Duchess? Dominic Cooper? Ralph Fiennes? Paul Bettany?
PAUL BETTANY
5. What is the title of the Australian Western starring Tom Selleck and Alan Rickman? The Outback? Guns And Kangaroos? Quigley Down Under?
QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER
6. The Blues Brothers was released in which year? 1975? 1980? 1985?
1980
7. Who directed Cars? Andrew Stanton? Brad Bird? John Lasseter?
JOHN LASSETER
8. Which of the following is not a Transformers subtitle? Age Of Extinction? Rise Of The Fallen? Dark Of The Moon?
RISE OF THE FALLEN
9. 2015’s Room was co-produced by US, UK and which two other countries? Canada and Ireland? New Zealand and France? South Africa and Poland?
CANADA AND IRELAND
10. Gods Of Egypt features no Egyptian cast members. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Oliver & Company / Hocus Pocus / Get Shorty / Fantasia 2000
Poster: The Women
Actor: Bette Midler


Cinema City Film Quiz #209

[11 March 2018]


Winning Team:
The Boogie Knights
Genre – Who, with deft skill, whip their blades of glory through the competition, resulting in the swift kicking of their roller balls

Runners Up:
Rolled Finger
Genre – Spy movie where James Bond and his accomplice Ovya Lation hunt mysterious villain, Edmund Rolled-Finger
The Skateful Eight
Genre – Rollerblade western
Reels On Wheels
Genre – Something clever about Jackie Chan and film stock.. maybe boobs
Call Us By Your Team Name
Genre – A heart-warming romance between quiz show host Sandi Toksvig and Peaches Geldof (RIP)
The Funky Monkey Rollerboyz
Genre – Apes get skates
Xanadon’t
Genre – John Travolta thinks about going roller skating, decides not to. Roll credits


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Which character did Robin Williams play in the live-action adaption of Popeye?
POPEYE
2. In The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s character is attacked by which animal?
BEAR
3. Who played the lead role in Seven Years In Tibet?
BRAD PITT
4. The following songs feature in which film: I dreamed a dream, Look down and Stars?
LES MISERABLES
5. Which monster/character runs the eponymous hotel in Hotel Transylvania?
COUNT DRACULA
6. Horrible Bosses was released in which year?
2011
7. Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber and Michael Keaton appeared in which film?
SPOTLIGHT
8. Rain Man was released in which year?
1988
9. Mel Gibson voiced the role of Rocky Rhodes in which film?
CHICKEN RUN
10. Who played the title role in Robin Hood: Men In Tights?
CAREY ELWES


ROUND II: Filming [Roller Skating Special]
1. What is the name of Heather Graham’s character in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights? Amber Waves? Becky Banana? Rollergirl?
ROLLERGIRL
2. Which of the cast of Whip It also served as its director? Kristen Wiig? Drew Barrymore? Marcia Gay Harden?
DREW BARRYMORE
3. Rollerball (starring James Caan) was released in which year? 1970? 1975? 1980? [bonus point for naming the year of the remake starring Chris Klein, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and LL Cool J]
1975 [2002]
4. Which of the following did not appear in American Graffiti? Richard Dreyfuss? John Belushi? Harrison Ford?
JOHN BELUSHI
5. Which of the following animated films features two characters going on a date with pizza and roller-skating? Trolls? The Emoji Movie? Despicable Me 2?
TROLLS
6. In The Thing, how long does Norris estimate the spaceship has been buried? 10,000 years? 100,000 years? 1,000,000?
ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND YEARS
7. Where does the Tramp work at the start of Modern Times? A bar? A florist? A factory?
A FACTORY
8. What is the name of the 1980 feature about a roller-disco nightclub starring Olivia Newton John? Koyaanisqatsi? Xanadu? Zardoz?
XANADU
9. Which Gene Kelly directed film suffered at the box office for being an unconventional “cynical musical”? Guys And Dolls? An American In Paris? It’s Always Fair Weather?
IT’S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER
10. Seeing people picketing outside a screening for Dogma, director Kevin Smith made signs and joined the protest, claiming it was blasphemous. True or False?
TRUE (he was interviewed by News 12 New Jersey he denied his identity)


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. To date, how many Oscars has John Williams been nominated for?
FIFTY ONE
2. In Approaching The Unknown, Mark Strong plays an astronaut on a solo mission to which planet?
MARS
3. Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska all appeared in which film?
CRIMSON PEAK
4. In 50/50, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in which part of his body?
SPINE
5. Who directed The Nice Guys?
SHANE BLACK
6. Gone Baby Gone is set in which US city?
BOSTON
7. The remake of Annie, starring Quvenzhane Wallis and Jamie Foxx, was released in which year?
2014
8. The following quote is from which film, “Hitler’s a nut on the subject, he’s crazy. He’s obsessed with the occult. And right now, apparently, there’s some kind of German archaeological dig going on in the desert outside of Cairo”?
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
9. What is the name of the character that dumps the pig’s blood on Carrie in the film of the same name? [bonus point for naming the actress who portrays her]
CHRIS HARGENSEN [Nancy Allen]
10. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “No shield, no armour, no problem”?
ANT-MAN


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following did not appear in Selma? Oprah Winfrey? Cuba Gooding Jr? Danny Glover?
DANNY GLOVER
2. In which country does Lili undertake her gender reassignment surgery, in The Danish Girl? France? Germany? Austria?
GERMANY
3. What is the name of Will Ferrell’s character in Stranger Than Fiction? Harold Crick? Jonathan Barker? Bill Dapple?
HAROLD CRICK
4. Richard Burton appeared in The Spy Who Came In From The Cold in which year? 1965? 1971? 1980?
1965
5. Who played the lead role in 1988’s Married To The Mob? Bette Midler? Diane Keaton? Michelle Pfeiffer?
MICHELLE PFEIFFER
6. Remains Of The Day was released in which year? 1990? 1993? 1995?
1993
7. What is Anthony Belrose’s (played by Hugo Weaving) drag pseudonym in The Adventures Of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert? Ophelia Dujour? Mitzi Del Bra? Trixi Van Lash?
MITZI DEL BRA
8. Which of the following films made the most at the box office? The Borrowers (1997)? Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)? Innerspace (1987)?
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS (Honey $222.7mil / Borrowers $54mil / Innerspace $25mil)
9. What is the name of the La Cage Aux Folles remake starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest and Nathan Lane? Birds Of A Feather? The Bird House? The Birdcage?
THE BIRDCAGE
10. Seeing the first rough cut of The Thomas Crown Affair was five hours long, composer Michel Legrand wrote 90 minute of music which the film was then recut to. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Animal House / Flatliners / Mystic River / Frost/Nixon
Poster: Friday The 13th
Actor: Kevin Bacon


Cinema City Film Quiz #208

[25 February 2018]


Winning Team:
Ice Babe: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apeosaurs
Genre – Babe, Sid, Manfred, Diego and Scrat go to a dimension of ape/dinosaur hybrids, where Scrat establishes an acorn colony

Runners Up:
Anthea Turner Does Hooch
Genre – Ex TV presenter gets pissed on alcopops
Bambi Shot First
Genre – Disney’s new live-action classic, where Bambi shoots the hunter in this George Lucas special edition
Babezilla
Genre – Nuclear weapon testing creates Godzilla’s ultimate foe; Babe
Ladies And The Tramps; Socialite Soup Kitchen
Genre – Documentary


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. 2004’s Flight Of The Phoenix is a remake of which 1965 film?
FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX
2. How many Mission: Impossible films have been made to date (including the upcoming Fallout)
SIX
3. Norman Bates and Marion Crane are the lead characters in which film?
PSYCHO
4. Who played the lead roles in Face/Off? (one point per correct answer)
JOHN TRAVOLTA / NICOLAS CAGE
5. The planet Jakku features heavily in which science fiction film?
STAR WARS: EPISODE VII – THE FORCE AWAKENS
6. Sonny is a blue-eyed sentient robot accused of murder in which film?
I, ROBOT
7. The roles of Jim Lovell, Andrew Beckett, Captain John Miller, Robert Langdon and Santa Claus were all played by which actor? [bonus points for naming the films the characters appear in]
TOM HANKS [Apollo 13 / Philadelphia / Saving Private Ryan / The Da Vinci Code / The Polar Express]
8. Jim Carrey and Morgan Freeman appeared together in which film?
BRUCE ALMIGHTY
9. Planet Of The Apes was released in which year?
1968
10. What is the name of the high school based adaptation of Taming Of The Shrew starring Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt?
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU


ROUND II: Filming [Animal Leads Special]
1. What type of animals are the centre focus of Happy Feet? Velociraptors? Kangaroos? Penguins?
PENGUINS
2. Finding Nemo was released in which year? 2000? 2003? 2006?
2003
3. Who voiced the role of Charlotte in 2006’s Charlotte’s Web? Sandra Bullock? Julia Roberts? Cate Blanchett?
JULIA ROBERTS
4. How many Madagascar films (including spin-offs) have been made to date? 3? 4? 5?
FOUR
5. Who co-wrote the script for Beethoven with Amy Holden Jones? John Hughes? Harold Ramis? George Lucas?
JOHN HUGHES
6. Which of the following has not appeared in a King Kong film? Jeff Bridges? Christopher Plummer? Colin Hanks?
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER
7. Who is Old Blue’s owner at the start of Air Bud? A test pilot? An alcoholic clown? A blind geologist?
AN ALCOHOLIC CLOWN
8. Which Disney film had the two poster taglines of “The famous book of the month becomes the picture of the year” and “A great love story in multiplane technicolour”? Robin Hood? The Fox And The Hound? Bambi?
BAMBI
9. Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Glen Shadix and Paul Reubens appeared in which film? Flipper? Dunston Checks In? Andre?
DUNSTON CHECKS IN
10. Babe was nominated for Best Picture at the 1996 Oscars. True or False?
TRUE (along with best director, best adapted screenplay, best actor, best art direction, best editing and best visual effects [which it won])


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Thomas Gabriel is the name of the villain in which Die Hard film?
DIE HARD 4.0 / LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD
2. Who directed The Lovely Bones?
PETER JACKSON
3. The following is a quote from which film, “What, we’ll have a coupon day or something”?
JURASSIC PARK
4. Which film won Best Picture at the 72nd Academy Awards (held in 2000)?
AMERICAN BEAUTY
5. How many children does Miles Dyson have in Terminator 2?
ONE (Danny)
6. What animal does Al McWhiggin dress as in the advert for Al’s Toy Barn in Toy Story 2?
CHICKEN
7. Which Middle Earth film made the most at the box office (unadjusted worldwide gross)?
LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING ($1.1 billion dollars) [H1 $1b / H2 $958m / H3 $956m / L2 £923m / L1 $869m]
8. Which superhero does Bill talk about when describing Beatrix in Kill Bill Vol. 2?
SUPERMAN
9. What two colours are the VW van in Little Miss Sunshine? (point only awarded if both colours identified)
YELLOW / WHITE
10. While not said in the film, what is the name of Paul McGann’s character in Withnail & I?
MARWOOD


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following is not a character in 2001’s Zoolander? Maury Ballstein? Nigel Kipling? Jacobim Mugatu?
NIGEL KIPLING
2. The following is a quote from which film, “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship”? The Great Escape? Oliver! The Musical? Casablanca?
CASABLANCA
3. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The man, the music, the madness, the murder, the motion picture”? All Eyez On Me? Chapter 27? Amadeus?
AMADEUS
4. Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In was release in which year? 2005? 2011? 2016?
2011
5. Which 2008 British film is based on the allegedly true story of MI5 contracting criminals to recover risqué photos? Sleeping Dogs? The Getaway? The Bank Job?
THE BANK JOB
6. The following quote is from which film, “I grew up in a tough neighbourhood. We used to say, you can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word”? The Departed? The Untouchables? Carlito’s Way?
THE UNTOUCHABLES
7. In Amelie, what event causes Amelie to discover the old metal box hidden behind a tile in her flat? The 1996 Paris Metro bombing? The death of Princess Diana? The hijacking of Air France Flight 8969?
THE DEATH OF PRINCESS DIANA
8. What was the budget for 1978’s Grease? $500 thousand? $2 million? $6 million?
SIX MILLION DOLLARS
9. Brazil was nominated for two Oscars, which of the following was not one of them? Best Editing? Best Art Direction? Best Writing?
BEST EDITING
10. Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey was originally titled Bill & Ted’s Excellent Afterlife. True or False?
FALSE (it was originally titled Bill & Ted’s Go To Hell)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Piano / Sunshine / The Fountain / Training Day
Poster: Bringing Out The Dead
Actor: Cliff Curtis


Cinema City Film Quiz #207

[11 February 2018]


Winning Team:
Atomic Dragon Calls Me It
Genre – Francis Dollarhyde dresses as a clown in Berlin

Runners Up:
Let The Right Ones Win… With Sexy Results
Genre – In 1980s Sweden a film quiz team begin communicating with the team next to them using Morse code
Nobody Puts The 80s In The Corner
Genre – Parody
PERManent Monstrosity
Genre – A hairdresser’s nightmare
My One Regret Is Having Boneitis
Genre – Finance / horror / coming of age


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. 1995’s Tank Girl was an adaptation of which comic series?
TANK GIRL
2. What resource is harvested to power Monstropolis in Monsters Inc?
SCREAMS
3. How many solo MCU Captain America have been released to date?
THREE
4. Who played the lead role in A Beautiful Mind?
RUSSELL CROWE
5. Four Weddings And A Funeral was released in which year?
1994
6. David Fincher directed Ed Norton, Brad Pitt and Helena Bonham Carter in which film?
FIGHT CLUB
7. Amy Adams plays Princess Giselle in which Disney film?
ENCHANTED
8. The poster for Heat is predominantly what colour (other than black)?
BLUE
9. Who played the title role in 1997’s The Fifth Element?
MILLA JOVOVICH
10. In which film does Robert Mitchum play a tattooed preacher?
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER


ROUND II: Filming [80s Films Not Shot In The 80s Special]
1. Which of the following did not appear in Dallas Buyers Club? Matthew McConaughey? Jared Leto? Christian Bale?
CHRISTIAN BALE
2. What is the Red October in The Hunt For Red October? A journal? A submarine? The concept of equality through extremist socialism?
A SUBMARINE
3. What is the name of Adam Sandler’s character in The Wedding Singer? Robbie Hart? Barry Egan? Sonny Koufax?
ROBBIE HART
4. When Frank first appears, in Donnie Darko, when does he say the world will end (roughly)? 14 days? 28 days? 42 days?
TWENTY EIGHT DAYS
5. Which of the following weapons is not used by Anton Chigur in No Country For Old Men? A gas-powered bolt gun? Liquid poison delivered on a silk thread? A silenced shotgun?
SILK POISON DELIVERED ON A SILK THREAD
6. Who composed the score for Fargo? Clint Mansell? Peter Nashel? Carter Burwell?
CARTER BURWELL
7. Who plays the role of Detective Donald Kimball in American Psycho? Willem Dafoe? William Hurt? William Fichtner?
WILLEM DAFOE
8. What is the name of the company that Jordan Belfort sets up in The Wolf Of Wall Street? Newitt Greenleaf? Chapman & Lambert? Stratton Oakmont?
STRATTON OAKMONT
9. What was the budget for 2010’s Submarine? $150,000? $1.5 million? $15 million?
1.5 MILLION DOLLARS
10. All the listening and recording devices used in Das Leben Der Anderen (The Lives Of Others) were actual Stasi equipment on loan from museums and collectors. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “Do they understand the concept of the tooth fairy”?
THE RUNDOWN / WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE
2. Which actors play the three lead roles in Million Dollar Baby? (one point per correct answer)
CLINT EASTWOOD / HILARY SWANK / MORGAN FREEMAN
3. Who directed The Kid, The Gold Rush and City Lights?
CHARLIE CHAPLIN
4. How many faces feature on the main theatrical release poster for The Grand Budapest Hotel?
SEVENTEEN (and a key)
5. MacReady, Blair, Childs, Nauls, Bennings, Clark and Norris are characters in which film?
THE THING
6. Which John Woo film tells the story of the Navajo language being used as code during World War II? [bonus points for naming the two lead actors]
WINDTALKERS [Nicolas Cage / Adam Beach]
7. What was the title of Denis Villeneuve’s first English language feature?
PRISONERS
8. Which character delivers the narration in Trainspotting?
MARK “RENT BOY” RENTON
9. Who is the first to arrive at the warehouse in Reservoir Dogs? (one point per correct answer)
WHITE / ORANGE
10. Dog Soldiers was released in which year?
2002


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The following quote is from which film, “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world”? Zero Dark Thirty? Dead Poets Society? All The President’s Men?
DEAD POETS SOCIETY
2. The Help was released in which year? 2011? 2013? 2016?
2011
3. The Maltese Falcon is set in which city? San Francisco? New York? Chicago?
SAN FRANCISCO
4. How long is 1959’s Ben-Hur? 152 mins? 212 mins? 302 mins?
212 MINS
5. What is Don Lockwood’s (played by Gene Kelly) job in Singin’ In The Rain? Silent Film Actor? Race Car Driver? Commercial Airline Pilot?
SILENT FILM ACTOR
6. Who directed 1981’s Blow Out, starring John Travolta and John Lithgow? Francis Ford Coppola? Brian De Palma? Sidney Lumet?
BRIAN DE PALMA
7. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The rare film story of a father who must expose his children to a small town’s outraged passions”? Mississippi Burning? Intolerance? To Kill A Mockingbird?
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
8. What did David Lean direct in between The Bridge On The River Kwai and Doctor Zhivago? Lawrence Of Arabia? A Passage To India? Hobson’s Choice?
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
9. How many characters can see Death in The Seventh Seal? 2? 4? 9?
TWO (Block and Jof)
10. Grace Kelly refused to smoke on film and was subsequently never seen with a cigarette. True or False?
FALSE (the statement is true other than she made an exception for Rear Window)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: The Legend Of Tarzan / The Big Short / Focus / Suicide Squad
Poster: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Actor: Margot Robbie