Cinema City Film Quiz #190

[21 May 2017]


Winning Team:
I’m A Celebrity: Get Me Out Of St Louis!
Genre – Four brides attempt to escape St Louis to reach their New York weddings

Runners Up:
Every Which Way But Lewis… With Sexy Results
Genre – Clint Eastwood and his orangutan Clyde go on a road trip in a racist talking car named Grandad Torino
Pun About Lewis
Genre – Insert pun here
Deep Inside Lewis Davis… With Even Sexier Results
Genre – A homage to the quiz team featuring Lewis. A struggling guitar player’s g-string goes in too deep and his friends’ pussy goes missing
Alice Cooper In Wonderland
Genre – High school rock musical with rabbits
All Work And No Play Makes Lewis A Dull Boy
Genre – All work and no play makes Lewis a dull boy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the flight codename that Bodhi improvises in Rogue One?
ROGUE ONE
2. How many fairies raise Aurora in secret in Sleeping Beauty?
THREE
3. The main bobsleigh team in Cool Runnings represent which country?
JAMAICA
4. What is the full title of the Ali G movie?
ALI G INDAHOUSE
5. Who directed Full Metal Jacket?
STANLEY KUBRICK
6. The following is a quote from which film, “Now Werner, I’m gonna ask you one last goddamn time, if you still respectfully refuse, I’m calling the Bear Jew over. He’s gonna take that big old bat of his and he’s gonna beat your ass to death with it”?
INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS
7. Who played the lead roles of Seth and Richie in From Dusk Til Dawn? (one point per correct answer)
GEORGE CLOONEY / QUENTIN TARANTINO
8. In Forrest Gump, Forrest operates a successful fishing company specialising in what type of seafood?
SHRIMP
9. When You Wish Upon A Star is from which Disney animated film?
PINOCCHIO
10. Species was released in which year?
1995


ROUND II: Filming [Characters named Lewis Special]
1. Who played the title role in Teen Wolf? Charlie Sheen? Robert Downey Jnr? Michael J Fox?
MICHAEL J FOX
2. Robocop is set in which US city? Los Angeles? Detroit? Chicago?
DETROIT
3. Meet The Robinsons was an animation produced by which studio? Dreamworks? Sony Animation? Disney?
DISNEY
4. The Nanny Diaries, starring Scarlett Johansson, was released in which year? 2001? 2005? 2007?
2007
5. The following quote is from which film, “What you did was very spiteful but it was also very brave and very honest and I respect you for doing that. But the content of what you said has made me hate you.”? Manhattan? Get Him To The Greek? The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou?
GET HIM TO THE GREEK
6. Which of the following did not appear in The Lookout? Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Paul Dano? Jeff Daniels?
PAUL DANO
7. 2008’s Rambo was also released under which other title? John Rambo? Rambo Legacy? Rambo: New Blood?
JOHN RAMBO
8. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “What did happen on the Cahulawassee River?” The Mission? Without A Paddle? Deliverance?
DELIVERANCE
9. What is the name of the cult leader who designed Dana’s apartment building in Ghostbusters? Bre Miktay? Ivo Shandor? Vin Hisslop?
IVO SHANDOR
10. The actors playing the servants in Gosford Park did not wear any makeup (aside from lipstick) to set them apart from the main cast. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What is Sid’s dog’s name in Toy Story?
SCUD
2. Who directed Man On Fire?
TONY SCOTT
3. The following actors appeared in which film: Ray Winstone, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Stellan Skarsgard, Ray Stevenson, Joel Edgerton and Clive Owen?
KING ARTHUR
4. Bryan Ferry’s Is Your Love Strong Enough was written for which film? [bonus point for naming the film Trent Reznor covered it for]
LEGEND [THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO]
5. The following quote is from which film, “Who the fuck are you” “I’m the guy who does his job, you must be the other guy”?
THE DEPARTED
6. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “For three men, the Civil War wasn’t hell. It was practice.”?
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY
7. A Fish Called Wanda was released in which year?
1988
8. Who starred in The Other Boleyn Girl, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and The Island?
SCARLETT JOHANSSON
9. What is the name of the main villain in Mad Max Fury Road, played by Hugh Keays-Byrne?
IMMORTAN JOE
10. Who played the lead actors in Christopher McQuarrie’s 2000 film, The Way Of The Gun? (one point per correct answer)
RYAN PHILLIPPE / BENICIO DEL TORO


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. How many people are in Dutch’s squad in Predator (including Dutch but excluding Dillon)? 5? 6? 9?
SIX (Dutch, Mac, Poncho, Blain, Billy, Hawkins)
2. Who directed American Psycho? Mary Harron? Antonia Bird? Jennifer Kent?
MARY HARRON
3. Upon his return from captivity, in Iron Man, Tony Stark says he wants an American cheeseburger. Where does he get this from? Burger King? Jack In A Box? McDonalds?
BURGER KING
4. Roxanne, starring Steve Martin and Daryl Hannah was released in which year? 1980? 1983? 1987?
1987
5. Who starred in Gandhi, The Bounty and The Crucible? Jeffrey Jones? Robert Duvall? Daniel Day Lewis?
DANIEL DAY LEWIS
6. The following quote is from which film, “Gretchen I’m sorry I laughed at you that time you got diarrhoea at Barnes & Noble. And I’m sorry for telling everyone about it. And I’m sorry for repeating it now.”? Easy A? Superbad? Mean Girls?
MEAN GIRLS
7. Mike Nichol’s Closer was nominated for how many Oscars (all for acting)? 2? 3? 4?
TWO
8. In 1989’s Heathers, starring alongside Winona Ryder and Christian Slater as the titular characters were Kim Walker, Lisanne Falk and which other actor? Tiffany Amber Thiessen? Shannen Doherty? Neve Campbell?
SHANNEN DOHERTY
9. What is The Breakfast Club’s runtime? 97mins? 110mins? 135mins?
97 MINUTES
10. Clueless is an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma but was originally heavily inspired by Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Good Morning Vietnam / The Fisher King / Jumanji / One Hour Photo
Poster: Death To Smoochy
Actor: Robin Williams


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


Cinema City Film Quiz #188

[09 April 2017]


Winning Team:
Fantastic Beasts In The Temple Of Prometheus
Genre – Elizabeth, Newt and Indy team up to stop Mola Ram and Weyland crossbreeding Newt’s beasts with the xenomorphs

Runners Up:
The Phantom Penis …With Sexy Results
Genre – Jake Lloyd finds a double ended lightsaber and kills Jar Jar Binks with it
The Phantom Menace To Society
Genre – Two down on their luck Jedi break down in the outer rim. After their lightsabers are stolen they must use their wits to survive
We Want Our 4th Spoon In A Row
Genre – Losing
First Among Prequels
Genre – Drama


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. Kenneth Branagh plays which role in 1996’s Hamlet?
PRINCE HAMLET
2. What colour is Jasmine’s dress in Disney’s Aladdin?
BLUE (admittedly red for Jafar slave outfit)
3. Which actor played the titular role in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice?
MICHAEL KEATON
4. What is the name of the alien planet in Avatar?
PANDORA
5. King Ghidorah, Mothra, Rodan and Gigan are adversaries for which cinematic monster?
GODZILLA
6. List the five Guardians Of The Galaxy in the film of the same name. (one point per correct answer)
PETER QUILL / GAMORA / DRAX / ROCKET RACOON / GROOT
7. Who directed the motion capture animated film, Beowulf?
ROBERT ZEMECKIS
8. What did Pixar release in between Inside Out and Finding Dory?
THE GOOD DINOSAUR
9. Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne and Maya Rudolph appeared in which Paul Feig film?
BRIDESMAIDS
10. 2012 was released in which year?
2009


ROUND II: Filming [Prequels Special]
**8000th question asked!**
1. Monsters University is a prequel to which film? Hotel Transylvania? Monster House? Monsters Inc?
MONSTERS INC
2. Who directed Oz The Great And Powerful? Tim Burton? Sam Raimi? Jon Favreau?
SAM RAIMI
3. Butch And Sundance: The Early Days was released in which year? 1971? 1979? 1983?
1979 (ten years after the original)
4. What is the title of the Underworld prequel (and third film in the series)? Rise Of The Lycans? The Bloodthirst? Awakens?
RISE OF THE LYCANS
5. Which of the following made the least money at the box office? Dumb And Dumber? Dumb And Dumberer? Dumb And Dumber To?
DUMB AND DUMBERER ($39.3mil, Dumb and Dumber $247mil, Dumb and Dumber To $169.8mil)
6. Zulu Dawn was released how many years after Zulu? 5? 10? 15?
FIFTEEN (1964 / 1979)
7. 2011’s The Thing is set in which year? 1978? 1980? 1982?
1982
8. What is the name of the planet in Prometheus? LV-223? LV-422? LV-102?
LV-223
9. How many racers take part in the Boonta Eve pod race in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace? 15? 19? 23?
19
10. In The Scorpion King, the scene in which Dwayne Johnson and Michael Clarke Duncan duel, the prop swords break in a single clash. This was not planned but was kept in. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “But sir, nobody worries about upsetting a droid”
STAR WARS
2. Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy appeared together in which film?
THE PAGEMASTER
3. What kind of eatery does Nino (played by Ron Perlman) run in Drive?
PIZZERIA
4. What colour do the natives wear in the opening battle in Gangs Of New York?
BLUE
5. Who voiced the role of Dr Nefario in Despicable Me?
RUSSELL BRAND
6. The following is the poster tagline for which Wes Anderson film, “A tormenting and surprising story of children and adults during the stormy days of the summer of 1965″?
MOONRISE KINGDOM
7. Where The Wild Things Are was released in which year?
2009
8. What is the name of the character played by Michael York in the Austin Powers films?
BASIL EXPOSITION
9. What is the title of Ron Howard’s film about F1 racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda?
RUSH
10. What is the title of Star Trek 7?
STAR TREK GENERATIONS


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following does not appear in Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion? Mark Wahlberg? Jude Law? Bryan Cranston?
MARK WAHLBERG
2. The following songs appear on the soundtrack for which film: You Can’t Do That, Burnin’ In The Third Degree, Pictures Of You and Intimacy? Fast & Furious 6? Runaway Bride? The Terminator?
THE TERMINATOR
3. Around The World In 80 Days, starring David Niven, was released in which year? 1949? 1956? 1962?
1956
4. Who composed the score for Sicario? Johann Johannsson? Abel Korzeniowski? James Newton Howard?
JOHANN JOHANNSSON
5. What is the name of the town in Unforgiven? Blackwater? Big Whiskey? Escalera?
BIG WHISKEY
6. What was the budget on 2013 drama, The Place Beyond The Pines? $15 million? $50 million? £83 million?
FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS
7. Who directed To Kill A Mockingbird? Arthur Penn? Frank Perry? Robert Mulligan?
ROBERT MULLIGAN
8. Which of the following Guy Ritchie films was released first? RocknRolla? Swept Away? Revolver?
SWEPT AWAY (SA 2002, Revolver 2005, RocknRolla 2008)
9. What is the name of the novel that Slumdog Millionaire is adapted from? Mumbai Millionaire? Q&A? The Game Show?
Q&A
10. The scene in Oldboy where Dae-su Oh eats a live octopus was filmed four times, meaning Min-sik Choi had to eat four live octopi. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Wall Street / Ant-Man / The Game / Traffic
Poster: Romancing The Stone
Actor: Michael Douglas


Cinema City Film Quiz #187

[26 March 2017]


Winning Team:
Easy Envelopes
Genre – Emma Stone educates accountants on erroneous envelopes

Runners Up:
East Is East Anglia …With Sex-E Results
Genre – The trials and tribulations of a Norfolk family as they try to “do different”
Easy? Eh?
Genre – Renowned slut, Emma Stone, dons a wimple emblazoned with the letter E to feign virginity
Dial E For Eggs
Genre – Or we’ll dial M for Murder because.. give us the eggs! We wants the eggs!
Edward Quizzerhands
Genre – Dramedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the lead character played by Ellen Page in Juno?
JUNO
2. The songs Summer Nights and You’re The One That I Want are from which film?
GREASE
3. What is the title of the Facebook film directed by David Fincher?
THE SOCIAL NETWORK
4. Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid is a parody of which genre?
FILM NOIR
5. Which two actors starred in the lead roles in Unbreakable? (one point per correct answer)
BRUCE WILLIS / SAMUEL L JACKSON
6. Wesley Snipes featured in which Marvel franchise?
BLADE
7. Which animal is the bard in Disney’s Robin Hood?
COCKEREL / ROOSTER
8. Who directed Bananas, Manhattan and Annie Hall?
WOODY ALLEN
9. Moonraker, Star Trek: The Motion Picture and Alien were all released in which year?
1979
10. Will Smith played Detective Del Spooner in which film?
I, ROBOT


ROUND II: Filming [Bill Paxton Special]
1. Which film starred Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayanes and Jim Carrey? Easy Does It? All Too Easy? Earth Girls Are Easy?
EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY
2. What colour outfit does Elektra wear in the film of the same name? Yellow? Red? Blue?
RED
3. Empire Of The Sun predominantly takes place in which World War II setting? A Japanese prisoner of war camp? A US army base? A ship docked at Pearl Harbour?
A JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR CAMP
4. Which of the following actors did not appear in Edward Scissorhands? Alan Arkin? Diane Keaton? Anthony Michael Hall?
DIANE KEATON
5. Who directed Erik The Viking? Terry Jones? Terry Gilliam? John Cleese?
TERRY JONES
6. What is the name of the city in Equilibrium? Caprica? Libria? Sagitaria?
LIBRIA
7. What is the name of the crime-lord who runs the martial arts tournament on his private island in Enter The Dragon? Han? Wu? Yung?
HAN
8. How many people reside in Nathan’s compound in Ex Machina? 2? 5? 7?
TWO (Caleb and Nathan, Ava and Kyoko are androids)
9. What is the original Mandarin title for The Eye? Pang Yin? Jian Gui? Kar jur?
JIAN GUI
10. A prison scene was shot for Escape From LA which established plot details that would come back in a planned sequel, Escape From Earth. True or False?
FALSE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “Necessary? Is it necessary for me to drink my own urine? No but I do it anyway because it’s sterile and I like the taste”?
DODGEBALL
2. Who directed Chicago?
ROB MARSHALL
3. According to The Purge, the 21st/22nd of which month is a 12 hour period where all crime is legal?
MARCH
4. Which Martin Scorsese film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was produced by Brad Pitt?
THE DEPARTED
5. What is the name of the secret order of magicians in the Now You See Me franchise?
THE EYE
6. The original Japanese version of The Ring (Ringu) was released in which year?
1998
7. Who ends up with the diamond at the end of Snatch?
DOUG THE HEAD (the diamond dealer played by Mike Reid)
8. Cabin In The Woods in the woods was written by Drew Goddard and which other director?
JOSS WHEDON
9. What colour is The Grand Budapest Hotel while Monsieur Gustave H works there, in the film of the same name?
PINK
10. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Heads will roll”?
SLEEPY HOLLOW


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. John Huston’s adaptation of The Maltese Falcon was released in which year? 1939? 1941? 1946?
1941
2. What did Jonathan Lynn direct before My Cousin Vinny? Coneheads? Howard The Duck? Nuns On The Run?
NUNS ON THE RUN
3. What events kick off the start of 1933’s Duck Soup? Mrs Teasdale demands Rufus is put in charge of Freedonia? Trentino is pelted with fruit while locked in stocks? Roland declares war?
MRS TEASDALE DEMANDS RUFUS IS PUT IN CHARGE OF FREEDONIA
4. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “They dropped everything for a good cause”? Mrs Henderson Presents? The Full Monty? Calendar Girls?
CALENDAR GIRLS
5. Philip Seymour Hoffman played the role of Lancaster Dodd in which film? The Master? Synecdoche, New York? Doubt?
THE MASTER
6. Which of the following is not part of Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy? Before Sunset? Before Dawn? Before Midnight?
BEFORE DAWN
7. What was the budget for Superbad? $10 million? $20 million? $50 million?
TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS
8. Match Point was nominated for one Oscar in which category? Best Writing, Original Screenplay? Best Supporting Actress? Best Editing?
BEST WRITING, ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
9. The following quote is from which Shane Black film, “I peed on the corpse. Can they do, like, ID from that”? Lethal Weapon? Kiss Kiss Bang Bang? The Nice Guys?
KISS KISS BANG BANG
10. Samuel L Jackson worked on Sphere during the week and Jackie Brown on the weekends. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Anaconda / Out Of Sight / Maid In Manhattan / The Cell
Poster: Jack
Actor: Jennifer Lopez


Cinema City Film Quiz #186

[12 March 2017]


Winning Team:
How Do I Get Out Of This Chicken Shit Quiz?
Genre – With just two hours until the end of the quiz, unforeseen events cause a lack of shit to be secured

Runners Up:
We Both Love Soup!
Genre – A struggling team lose their minds trying to think of a funny name
Hudson On The Bay LV426
Genre – Will he ever get out of this chicken shit outfit?
Aliens Vs Predator Vs Terminator
Genre – Conceptually awful but hey, at least Bill Paxton would be in it
The Friendly Ghosts
Genre – Comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of supernatural killer in the 1931 film Dracula?
DRACULA
2. Jack Sparrow debuted in which film?
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
3. What household item is Chip in Beauty And The Beast?
TEACUP
4. Which actor appeared in Mrs Doubtfire, Aladdin and The Fisher King?
ROBIN WILLIAMS
5. Julia Roberts and Richard Gere first appeared together in which film?
PRETTY WOMAN
6. What is the name of the planet ruled over by Queen Amidala in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace?
NABOO
7. Zoolander was released in which year?
2001
8. Which film starred Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes and Sandra Bullock?
DEMOLITION MAN
9. In Disney’s Pocahontas, what type of animal is Flit?
HUMMINGBIRD
10. Henry Jones III, played by Shia LaBeouf, goes by what alias in Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull?
MUTT


ROUND II: Filming [Bill Paxton Special]
1. In Aliens, Gorman mistakes Hudson for which other marine? Vasquez? Drake? Hicks?
HICKS
2. Near Dark was released in which year? 1985? 1987? 1989?
1987
3. How many Earp brothers are depicted in Tombstone? 3? 4? 5?
THREE (Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan)
4. Finish the following True Lies quote, “I gotta keep up the waiter bit, these stakeouts can be a little tricky, you know. You never know if things can explode to a life or death situation, just stay low and I’ll contact you later. Maybe you should give me your telephone number.” Did you think you could elude us forever Carlos? Game’s over Carlos, your career as an international terrorist is well documented? So we meet again Carlos?
SO WE MEET AGAIN CARLOS
5. Which cinematographer directed Twister? Jan de Bont? Adrian Biddle? Don Burgess?
JAN DE BONT
6. What was the title of Paxton’s directorial debut? Frailty? The Greatest Game Ever Played? Vertical Limit?
FRAILTY
7. What is the name of the Japanese novel that Edge Of Tomorrow is based on? Mobile Armoured Riot Force? All You Need Is Kill? Live Die Repeat?
ALL YOU NEED IS KILL
8. What is the name of Bill Paxton’s character in The Terminator? Punk leader? Thug #2? Billy?
PUNK LEADER
9. What is the name of the ship foraging through the Titanic wreckage in 1997’s Titanic? Qin Zhameh? BIO Hesperides? Akademick Mstislav Keldysh?
AKADEMICK MSTISLAV KELDYSH
10. Weird Science is based on a comic. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Who played the lead role in 2004’s The Assassination Of Richard Nixon?
SEAN PENN
2. What is Holly McClane’s maiden name in Die Hard?
GENNARO
3. What is the name of the supercomputer in The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy? [bonus point for naming who voiced the character]
DEEP THOUGHT [Helen Mirren]
4. Cera, Ducky, Petrie, Littlefoot and Sharptooth are characters in which film?
THE LAND BEFORE TIME
5. Who directed Anchor Man, Taladega Nights, Step Brothers and The Big Short?
ADAM MCKAY
6. The following quote is from which film, “I have one rule, everyone fights, no one quits. You don’t do your job I’ll shoot you myself”
STARSHIP TROOPERS
7. During the scorpion attack in Honey I Shrunk The Kids, the titular kids are hiding in what children’s toy?
LEGO BRICK
8. How does Lester die in American Beauty?
SHOT BY HIS NEIGHBOUR
9. My Girl was released in which year?
1991
10. How many different type of dinosaur does Kong wrestle in the 1933 original King Kong
THREE (Tyrannosaurus Rex, Elasmosaurus, Pteranodon – the venture crew fight a Stegosaurus and Diplodocus)


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. K-9, starring Jim Bellushi was released in which year? 1987? 1989? 1991?
1989
2. Which of the following did not appear in 2000’s Charlie’s Angels? Melissa McCarthy? Matt LeBlanc? Amy Adams?
AMY ADAMS
3. What is the name of the king of Naboombu in Bedknobs & Broomsticks? Leonardo? Leodor? Leonidas?
LEONIDAS
4. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Fed up with the system, ticked off at the establishment and mad about each other”? The Full Monty? Brassed Off? The Boat That Rocked?
BRASSED OFF
5. Who plays the head fairy in 2010’s The Tooth Fairy? Betty White? Julie Andrews? Judi Dench?
JULIE ANDREWS
6. How many years passed between the release of The Boondock Saints and The Boondock Saints 2: All Saints Day? 4? 9? 13?
NINE (2000/2009)
7. What is the title of the Alan Parker film about an early 1900s sanitarium run by Dr John Harvey Kellogg, played by Anthony Hopkins? The Spa? The Road To Wellville? Kellogg’s Cure?
THE ROAD TO WELLVILLE
8. How many actors played the titular role (Bennington Austin Cotwell IV) in Baby’s Day Out? 1? 2? 3?
TWO (Adam and Jacob Worton)
9. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “The real world and the animated world collide”? Roger Rabbit? Mary Poppins? Enchanted?
ENCHANTED
10. Whoopi Goldberg appeared in a dinosaur buddy cop film called Theodore Rex. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: American Pie / Legally Blonde / A Series Of Unfortunate Events / Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans
Poster: Igor
Actor: Jennifer Coolidge


Cinema City Film Quiz #185

[26 February 2017]


Winning Team:
Multiplex Mayhem
Genre – An exceptionally clever play on words.. just not funny

Runners Up:
Back To The Future Part IV: For Flux Sake
Genre – Science ficiton
Can We Please Have The Twixes.. With Sexy Results?
Genre – Four people’s quest to win a packet of chocolate
Quiz 2: The Quiz Within A Quiz
Genre – Question: Which two actors connect The Terminator and Aliens?


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the sequel to Sex And The City?
SEX AND THE CITY 2
2. Who played the lead role in The Cable Guy?
JIM CARREY
3. Chocolat is set in which country?
FRANCE
4. Who directed Zodiac, The Game and The Social Network?
DAVID FINCHER
5. What is the title of the 2000 film starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg about a fishing vessel lost at sea?
THE PERFECT STORM
6. The Road Warrior, Thunderdome and Fury Road are subtitles of films in which franchise?
MAD MAX
7. Which X-Men film was released in 2006?
X-MEN: THE LAST STAND
8. Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy and Dan Aykroyd starred in which best picture winning film?
DRIVING MISS DAISY
9. Excluding Alien Covenant what are the titles of the Alien saga films directed by Ridley Scott? (one point per correct answer)
ALIEN / PROMETHEUS
10. Go Big Or Go Extinct was the poster tagline for which film?
PACIFIC RIM


ROUND II: Filming [Films in Films Special]
1. Public Enemies was released in which year? 2009? 2011? 2013?
2009
2. What is the name of the lead character in Last Action Hero? Danny? Kit? Tim?
DANNY
3. In Saving Mr Banks, PL Travers is originally from which country? Australia? Ireland? Germany?
AUSTRALIA
4. Who directed the 1991 remake of Cape Fear? Martin Scorsese? Brian De Palma? Luc Besson?
MARTIN SCORSESE
5. Which of the following did not appear in True Romance? Dennis Hopper? Christopher Walken? Jon Voight?
JON VOIGHT
6. In A Nightmare On Elm Street, which film does Tina watch to try and stay awake? The Shining? Psycho? The Evil Dead?
THE EVIL DEAD
7. What is the name of the newspaper Tim Messenger writes for in Hot Fuzz? Sandford Gazette? Sandford Times? Sandford Citizen?
SANDFORD CITIZEN
8. The following quote is from which film, “I hate my neighbours; the constant cacophony of stupidity that pours from their apartment in absolutely soul crushing.”? 25th Hour? Kick Ass? God Bless America?
GOD BLESS AMERICA
9. How old is Michael Myers when he kills his sister in the opening sequence of Halloween? 4? 6? 8?
SIX
10. Woody Harrelson’s character’s puppy in the flashbacks in Zombieland belonged to co-star Abigail Breslin. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. The following quote is from which film, “How did you ever manage to fit into those smashing tights again?”?
HOOK
2. In The Lego Movie, what is Wyldstyle’s real name?
LUCY
3. Which film is the follow up to Baraka?
SAMSARA
4. Ethan Hawke, Ian Holm, Donald Sutherland and Jared Leto all appeared in which film?
LORD OF WAR
5. How many Crocodile Dundee films have been made to date?
THREE
6. What did Richard Kelly direct after Donnie Darko?
SOUTHLAND TALES
7. Megan Fox played the role of Jennifer Check in which film?
JENNIFER’S BODY
8. Who wrote the script for Swingers?
JON FAVREAU
9. Be Kind Rewind was released in which year?
2008
10. Dom, Arthur, Robert, Eames and Ariadne are characters in which film?
INCEPTION


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of the school in Kindergarten Cop? Sherman Elementary? Greenville Elementary? Astoria Elementary?
ASTORIA ELEMENTARY
2. William Rodman, Caroline Aranha, John Landon and Steven Jacobs are the lead characters in which film? Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes? Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes? Beneath The Planet Of The Apes?
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
3. Chevy Chase comedy Fletch was released in which year? 1980? 1982? 1985?
1985
4. Which of the Dirty Dozen is a former member of the Chicago mob convicted of robbing and killing an elderly man? John Cassavetes? Charles Bronson? Telly Savalas?
JOHN CASSAVETES
5. What is the name of Ofelia’s step-father’s housekeeper in Pan’s Labyrinth? Carmen? Ivana? Mercedes?
MERCEDES
6. Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean appeared together in which film? East Of Eden? The Sandpiper? Giant?
GIANT
7. Who directed Cocoon? Joel Schumacher? Ron Howard? Rob Reiner?
RON HOWARD
8. Tom Hollander plays Simon Foster in In The Loop, what is his job in government? Minister For International Development? Minister For Foreign Relations? Minister For Interventionism?
MINISTER FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
9. Who composed the score for The Untouchables? Ennio Morricone? Maurice Jarre? Eric Weissberg?
ENNIO MORRICONE
10. To minimise costs on Deliverance, nothing was insured and the actors did their own stunts. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Dracula / Spectre / The Passion Of The Christ / The Matrix Revolutions
Poster: Tears Of The Sun
Actor: Monica Bellucci


Cinema City Film Quiz #184

[12 February 2017]


Winning Team:
The Day Of The Yakult
Genre – The French President is threatened by a toxic yoghurt drink

Runners Up:
The Jive Funky Krew
Genre – Because assassinations aren’t just for kicks
Clear, Unpleasant Danger.. With Sexy Results
Genre – An assassination attempt on Harrison Ford by a door
Ass Of Nations
Genre – Alec Baldwin stars as the ass of nations who butt-fucks the world until he is assassinated by the United Nations
Bourne To Quiz
Genre – Thriller


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is the name of the car in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
2. In which film does Kevin Costner play a gilled mutant fighting an eye-patch wearing Dennis Hopper at sea?
WATERWORLD
3. Masters Of The Universe is based on which cartoon series?
HE-MAN
4. In which film did Reese Witherspoon play Elle Woods, a fashion student studying law at Harvard to prove to her ex-boyfriend that she can be taken seriously?
LEGALLY BLONDE
5. Name the lead actor in The Naked Gun franchise.
LESLEY NIELSEN
6. What is the title of the 2007 comedy about teen pregnancy starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera?
JUNO
7. Which Bond film was released in between You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever?
ON HER MAJESTY’S SECRET SERVICE
8. Which wrestler played the lead role in Mr Nanny?
HULK HOGAN
9. What is the name of Indiana Jones’ father?
HENRY JONES
10. What type of animal is Chief Bogo in Zootropolis?
BUFFALO


ROUND II: Filming [Tom Hanks Special]
1. What is the name of the young girl that Leon trains in Leon: The Professional? Madeline? Mathilda? Margueritte?
MATHILDA
2. The American, starring George Clooney, takes place in which country? Italy? France? Greece?
ITALY
3. Who starred in the lead role in 1972’s The Mechanic? Gene Hackman? Roy Scheider? Charles Bronson?
CHARLES BRONSON
4. What is the name of the assassin in Grosse Point Blank, played by John Cusack? Vincent Blank? John Blank? Martin Blank?
MARTIN BLANK
5. What is the name of the hitman played by Chow Yun Fat in The Killer? Ah Jong? Li Ying? Fung Sei?
AH JONG
6. The Day Of The Jackal was released in which year? 1966? 1973? 1981?
1973
7. How much does Vincent offer Max to drive him around LA for the entire night in Collateral (excluding the additional money offered as a tip)? $600? $1000? $3500?
SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS
8. How many times is the word fuck (and it’s various derivatives) said in In Bruges? 126? 431? 1185?
126
9. JFK ends with a title card explaining that classified records relating to the assassination will be made public in which year? 2020? 2029? 2033?
2029
10. Zhang Yimou’s Hero is the story of the attempted assassination of China’s first emperor. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. What was the title of the first Coen brothers film to feature George Clooney?
O, BROTHER WHERE ART THOU?
2. What do JJ Abrams’ initials stand for? (one point per correct answer)
JEFFREY JACOB
3. Emily Blunt and Amy Adams star in which film about two sisters setting up a crime-scene cleaning company?
SUNSHINE CLEANING
4. Rocky, Adam, Billy, Kimberley, Tommy and Aisha are the names of the lead characters in which film?
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: THE MOVIE
5. Flight Of The Navigator was released in which year?
1986
6. What are the respective titles in Sergio Leone’s Dollar trilogy? (one point per correct answer)
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS / FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE / THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY
7. Which film starred Selma Blair, Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillippe, Tara Reid and Sarah Michelle Gellar?
CRUEL INTENTIONS
8. What was the title of Steven Spielberg’s first feature-length theatrical release?
AMBLIN’
9. The following quote is from which film, “Can you count suckers? I say the future is ours, if you can count”?
THE WARRIORS
10. Baba Yaga is the nickname for which character played by Keanu Reeves?
JOHN WICK


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Which of the following films is not a Jackie Chan release? Armour Of God II: Operation Condor? City Hunter? Hard Target?
HARD TARGET
2. How many weddings has Professor Brainard missed at the start of Flubber? 2? 3? 4?
TWO
3. What is the name of the footstool in Beauty And The Beast? Frouf? Sultan? Spot?
SULTAN
4. Jaguar Paw, Middle Eye, Zero Wolf and Flint Sky are characters in which film? Dances With Wolves? Apocalypto? The Lone Ranger?
APOCALYPTO
5. Under The Skin is set in which country? Scotland? Ireland? Wales?
SCOTLAND
6. What weapon is finally used to defeat Godzilla in the 1954 film Gojira? A 30 metre wall of electrified fences? A device which disintegrates oxygen atoms? A hydrogen-powered laser?
A DEVICE WHICH DISINTEGRATES OXYGEN ATOMS
7. How many crew members serve on the Icarus II in Sunshine? 8? 10? 12?
EIGHT (Capa, Mace, Cassie, Corazon, Searle, Harvey, Kaneda, Trey)
8. Which film is referenced in the opening titles of 1978’s Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes? Bride Of Frankenstein? The Island Of Doctor Moreau? The Birds?
THE BIRDS
9. How many of its eleven Oscar nominations did Oliver! win? 1? 6? 10?
SIX
10. Garth’s drum solo scene in Wayne’s World is faked as Dana Carvey can’t play the drums. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Star Trek Beyond / Green Room / Terminator Salvation / The Smurfs
Poster: The Beaver
Actor: Anton Yelchin


Cinema City Film Quiz #183

[29 January 2017]


Winning Team:
Anaconda, Mon Amour
Genre – A tale of forbidden passion between one man and his ophidian lover

Runners Up:
The Wrong Trouser Snake
Genre – Wallace & Grommit’s most erotic case of mistaken identity yet
Ereptile Dysfunctions: This Time It’s Personal
Genre – German scheisse porn
We Don’t Like Fudge Minis
Genre – We want different chocolate
The Curious Case Of Benjamin Fuckface
Genre – Medical thriller


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What was the title of the sequel to Robocop?
ROBOCOP 2
2. Who directed The Birds, Psycho and Vertigo?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
3. What type of extinct animal features in The Land Before Time series?
DINOSAURS
4. What is the name of Orlando Bloom’s character in Pirates Of The Caribbean?
WILL TURNER
5. In which film did Tom Hanks play Captain John Miller?
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
6. What colour is the alien Oh in the film Home?
PURPLE
7. The following quote is from which film, “We have a hulk”?
THE AVENGERS
8. Kings Leonidas and Xerxes are the lead characters in which 2007 film?
300
9. Shakespeare In Love was released in which year?
1998
10. Which film studio produced classic horror films The Mummy, Dracula, Frankenstein and The Wolf Man?
UNIVERSAL


ROUND II: Filming [Tom Hanks Special]
1. Who played the lead role in Snakes On A Plane? Charlton Heston? Jackie Chan? Samuel L Jackson?
SAMUEL L JACKSON
2. What is the name of the wolf pack leader in The Jungle Book? Rama? Akela? Hathi?
AKELA
3. When Robin Hood attends the archery contest, in Disney’s Robin Hood, he disguises himself as what animal? Chicken? Stork? Flamingo?
STORK
4. How many Anaconda films have been made to date (excluding the Lake Placid Vs Anaconda crossover)? 4? 5? 6?
FOUR
5. What is the name of Conan’s god in Conan The Barbarian? Dronat? Crom? Balthazar?
CROM
6. Sarah, Nancy, Bonnie and Rochelle are the lead characters in which film? Steel Magnolias? Spring Breakers? The Craft?
THE CRAFT
7. Which actress plays the role of Helena Ravenclaw in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part II? Kelly MacDonald? Kate Winslet? Felicity Jones?
KELLY MACDONALD
8. Who directed 2000’s Road Trip? Adam McKay? Jerry Zucker? Todd Phillips?
TODD PHILLIPS
9. In Raiders Of The Lost Ark we learn that Henry Jones teaches at Marshall College. Which US state is Marshall College in? Connecticut? Maryland? Vermont?
CONNECTICUT
10. Fifteen thousand girls auditioned for the role of Mattie Ross in the 2010 remake of True Grit. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. How many Studio Ghibli films (to date) have not been directed by Hayao Miyazaki?
TWELVE (20 in total excluding Nausicaa as it was released before the studio was founded)
2. What was the subtitle of the sequel to The Woman In Black?
ANGEL OF DEATH
3. The Bourne Identity was released in which year?
2002
4. Free And Clear, Hope and Seize The Day are support groups in which film?
FIGHT CLUB
5. What did Ben Wheatley direct before High-Rise?
A FIELD IN ENGLAND
6. What is the name of the 1950 Henry Koster film starring James Stewart as Elwood P Dowd?
HARVEY
7. What was the title of the supernatural thriller starring Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer?
WHAT LIES BENEATH
8. The 1981 film Escape From New York is set in which year?
1997
9. The following characters have all been portrayed by which actor: Joel Goodson, Charlie Babbitt, Daniel Kaffee, Claus Von Stauffenberg and Les Grossman?
TOM CRUISE
10. What event is chosen for the suicide bombing in Four Lions?
THE LONDON MARATHON


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. What is the name of the fabled sword in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Jade Princess? Green Destiny? Golden Curse?
GREEN DESTINY
2. Which of the following actors did not appear in Lawless? Jessica Chastain? Gary Oldman? Sienna Miller?
SIENNA MILLER
3. Tod and Copper are the names of the lead characters in which Disney animated film? The Three Caballeros? The Fox And The Hound? The Black Cauldron?
THE FOX AND THE HOUND
4. Which of the following sketches was not present in Monty Python’s And Now For Something Completely Different? Live Organ Transplants? Marriage Guidance Counsellor? Kilimanjaro Expedition?
LIVE ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
5. Which of the following films was not directed by Kathryn Bigelow? Point Break? Hamburger Hill? Near Dark?
HAMBURGER HILL
6. Who composed the score for Mulan? Jerry Goldsmith? Hans Zimmer? Howard Shore?
JERRY GOLDSMITH
7. What colour are Sayuri’s eyes in Memoirs Of A Geisha? Green? Blue? Yellow?
BLUE
8. Flight Of The Phoenix, starring James Stewart, Ernest Borgnine and Richard Attenborough was released in which year? 1957? 1965? 1971?
1965
9. What is the name of Demi Moore’s character in G.I. Jane? Jessica Royce? Jordan O’Neil? Jane Hayes?
JORDAN O’NEIL
10. Daryl Hannah discovered she was allergic to shellfish during a lobster eating scene in Splash. The only take they could get made it into the final cut. True or False?
FALSE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Trainspotting / Ravenous / 28 Weeks Later / The Full Monty
Poster: Plunkett & Macleane
Actor: Robert Carlyle


Cinema City Film Quiz #182

[15 January 2017]


Winning Team:
Glorious Legitimate Children
Genre – The up-jump of the Hitler Youth

Runners Up:
Adolf-In-Tale… With Sexy Results
Genre – Hitler tries to recruit a master race of dolphins. Drew Barrymore tries to stop him
The Price Is Reich
Genre – Terrifying documentary following Katie Price’s attempt to annexe Poland
Shitler!
Genre – Musical in the style of Oliver!


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. What is Ace’s profession in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective?
PET DETECTIVE
2. What is the title of the sequel to Monsters Inc.?
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
3. What are the respective titles of the three most recent Star Trek films? (one point per correct answer)
STAR TREK / STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS / STAR TREK BEYOND
4. What colour is Cinderella’s gown in the Disney animated film of the same name?
BLUE
5. Who played the title role in 2012’s Lincoln?
DANIEL DAY LEWIS
6. Ben Stiller and Robin Williams play the roles of Larry Daley and President Theodore Roosevelt in which franchise?
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
7. The following quote is from which film, “Malcolm was right, life finds a way”?
JURASSIC PARK
8. Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara are the lead characters in which classic film?
GONE WITH THE WIND
9. Which actor played the role of Bronson in the 2008 film of the same name?
TOM HARDY
10. Roy Scheider appeared as Martin Brody in how many Jaws films?
TWO


ROUND II: Filming [Tom Hanks Special]
1. While in enemy territory the eponymous Inglourious Basterds are tasked to scalp Nazis. How many scalps per solider are required? 50? 100? 500?
ONE HUNDRED
2. Which of the following did not appear in Bryan Singer’s Valkyrie? Tom Wilkinson? Bill Nye? Jim Broadbent?
JIM BROADBENT
3. What is the title of Hitler’s song in the musical Springtime For Hitler in The Producers? The Far Right Stuff? Heil Myself? Do You Reich Me?
HEIL MYSELF
4. When Steve Rogers is first sent to Europe in Captain America: The First Avenger, which country is he sent to? The Netherlands? France? Italy?
ITALY
5. Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier and James Mason starred in which film about clones of Hitler? The Plot To Kill Hitler? The Winds Of War? The Boys From Brazil?
THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL
6. According to Professor Broom in Hellboy, Hitler didn’t die until which year? 1946? 1958? 1987?
1958
7. What was the title of the direct-to-DVD sequel to Timecop about travelling back to kill Hitler? Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision? Timecop 2: Operation Hitler? Timecop 2: The Final Solution?
TIMECOP 2: THE BERLIN DECISION
8. 2002’s Max, starring John Cusack and Noah Taylor, was a production funded by which three countries? Ireland, Germany, Austria? Britain, Hungary, Canada? Australia, France, Denmark?
BRITAIN, HUNGARY, CANADA
9. What is The Downfall’s full original title? Voraus? Herunter Fallen? Der Untergang?
DER UNTERGANG
10. The train at the start of Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade has Doctor Fantasy’s Magical Caboose. This was a reference to the name producer Frank Marshall used to practice magic under. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. How many historical figures do Bill and Ted recruit for their history report in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure?
EIGHT (Napoleon, Billy the Kid, Socrates, Sigmund Freud, Genghis Khan, Joan of Arc, Abraham Lincoln, Ludwig Van Beethoven)
2. What was Oddjob’s nationality in Goldfinger?
KOERAN
3. Which actress played Sarah Conner in The Terminator and T2: Judgement Day?
LINDA HAMILTON
4. The following quote is from which film, “Yeah, that’s perfectly clear, Mickey. Just give me one minute to confer with my colleague. Did you understand a single word of what he just said”?
SNATCH
5. How many people made up the speaking cast of stop-motion film Anomalisa?
THREE (David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan)
6. What did Ron Howard direct in between The Paper and Ransom?
APOLLO 13
7. In 2007’s Waitress, Jenna (played by Keri Russell) works at a diner creating unusually titled desserts inspired by events in her life. What type of desserts does she make?
PIES
8. Which actor plays the role of Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows?
JARED HARRIS
9. How many slave-owners hold the lease on Solomon Northup in 12 Years A Slave?
TWO (William Ford / Edwin Epps)
10. Which actor appeared in The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, The Social Network and The Amazing Spider-Man 2?
ANDREW GARFIELD


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. Bravo 14 was the fake/working title for which film? Monuments Men? Suicide Squad? Zombieland?
SUICIDE SQUAD
2. As a retirement prank, in Falling Down, Sergeant Prendergast’s colleagues fill the desks of his draw with what? Sand? Cement? Fish?
SAND
3. Paul Newman and Kris Kristofferson have both played which role? Billy The Kid? Douglas MacArthur? Robert E Lee?
BILLY THE KID (The Left Handed Gun and Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid)
4. What was the name of Walt Disney’s first studio which was founded in 1921 and filed for bankruptcy in 1923? Laugh-O-Gram? Walt’s Dream Machine? Side Splittas?
LAUGH-O-GRAM
5. Which of the following films was not directed by the Coen brothers? Blood Simple? Welcome To Collinwood? The Hudsucker Proxy?
WELCOME TO COLLINWOOD
6. Drive was released in which year? 2009? 2011? 2012?
2011
7. The following quote is from which film, “I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down and I have done it all for you. I am exhausted from living up to your expectations”? Alice Through The Looking Glass? Blade Runner? Labyrinth?
LABYRINTH
8. Robert Zemeckis directed how many motion capture releases? 2? 3? 4?
THREE (The Polar Express, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol)
9. Edward Norton and Naomi Watts appeared in which romantic drama, set in 1920’s China? The Painted Veil? The Lotus And The Lilly? Tears Of The Swan?
THE PAINTED VEIL
10. Jimmy Stewart’s middle name was Maitland. True or False?
TRUE


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: Guardians Of The Galaxy / American Hustle / 10 Cloverfield Lane / The Hangover Part II
Poster: The Place Beyond The Pines
Actor: Bradley Cooper


Cinema City Film Quiz #181

[18 December 2016]


Winning Team:
The Beautiful French Romance
Genre – Romantic niceness

Runners Up:
Brogue One
Genre – A man’s search for comfortable shoes
Derriere Exports: A Christmas Tail
Genre – C’est un histoire des Francais culs
Maintenant J’Avoir Une Pistole Gun Oui-Oui-Oui
Genre – Surreal Belgian comedy


ROUND I: Pre-Production
1. The Polar Express is the name of a train in which film?
THE POLAR EXPRESS
2. The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe is an instalment in which franchise?
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA
3. Who played the lead role in It’s A Wonderful Life?
JAMES STEWART
4. Ron Howard directed Jim Carrey in which Christmas film?
THE GRINCH
5. The Mandarin is the villain in which Marvel film?
IRON MAN THREE
6. Reece Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn starred in which Christmas film?
FOUR CHRISTMASES
7. What two colours make up Buddy’s outfit in Elf? (one point per correct answer)
GREEN / YELLOW
8. Who plays Father Christmas in Fred Claus?
PAUL GIAMATTI
9. What is the name of Jack Skellington’s dog, in The Nightmare Before Christmas?
ZERO
10. The Muppet Christmas Carol was released in which year?
1992


ROUND II: Filming [French Films Special]
1. What is Amelie’s surname in the film of the same name? Renoir? Poulain? Lafitte?
POULAIN
2. La Haine was released in which year? 1992? 1995? 1998?
1995
3. Who played the lead role in My Afternoons With Marguerite? Omar Sy? Jean Dujardin? Gerard Depardieu?
GERARD DEPARDIEU
4. Who directed The 400 Blows? Francois Truffaut? Jean-Luc Godard? Bertrand Blier?
FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT
5. Which character has blue hair in Blue Is The Warmest Colour? Emma? Lise? Adele?
EMMA
6. What was the title of the 1993 remake of Nikita starring Bridget Fonda? Deadly Impact? Female Assassin? Point Of No Return?
POINT OF NO RETURN
7. Why do the police refuse to assist the Laurent family with the surveillance tapes that turn up in Cache? There are too many tapes being sent out for them all to be processed? They do not contain a clear threat? Georges Laurent’s wrote an editorial about police corruption?
THEY DO NOT CONTAIN A CLEAR THREAT
8. 1928’s The Passion Of Joan Of Arc was radical for its unconventional camera angles, close-ups and lighting. What else did director Carl Theodor Dreyer insist on? The actors were not allowed to wear make-up? The concrete set be built on a wheel to rotate as the sun moved across the sky? The French actors playing the judges were told to speak in English, despite being a silent film?
THE ACTORS WERE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR MAKE-UP
9. La Voyage Dans La Lune was filmed in 1902 but a surviving hand-coloured version of the film wasn’t discovered until which year? 1955? 1993? 2010?
1993
10. For one scene from L’année dernière à Marienbad, shadows were painted on the ground to give a surreal impression of lighting. True or False?
TRUE


ROUND III: Post-Production
1. Which film featured the following quote, “What are you doing creeping around a cow shed at two o’clock in the morning? That doesn’t sound very wise to me”
MONTY PYTHON’S LIFE OF BRIAN
2. How many rules are there for caring for Mogwai in Gremlins?
THREE (Never expose it to bright light, never get it wet, never feed it after midnight)
3. Sam Lowry is the lead character in which film?
BRAZIL
4. Which Christmas film featured Viggo Mortenson, Vincent Cassel and Naomi Watts?
EASTERN PROMISES
5. The following is the poster tagline for which film, “Five saints, two boys and millions of pounds”?
MILLIONS
6. Home Alone was produced by which studio?
20TH CENTURY FOX
7. How many of In Bruges‘ cast feature in the Harry Potter series?
FIVE
8. Who directed Scrooged?
RICHARD DONNER
9. In Rise Of The Guardians, what is the name of the Father Christmas character?
NORTH
10. In Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, what mystery Christmas gift does Harry receive?
CLOAK OF INVISIBILITY


ROUND IV: Promotion & Release
1. The animatronic snowman in Jack Frost was modelled to resemble the lead actor. Due to scheduling conflicts, said actor was replaced by Michael Keaton. Who was the original lead? George Clooney? Robin Williams? Will Smith?
GEORGE CLOONEY
2. The following quote is from which film, “Watch your mouth. It’s Christmastime, so let’s act like it”? Rare Exports? Ghostbusters II? Bad Santa?
RARE EXPORTS
3. How many Lethal Weapon films are set at Christmas? 1? 3? 4?
ONE
4. What was the title of the novel Die Hard was adapted from? The Spectre? Nothing Lasts Forever? The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time?
NOTHING LASTS FOREVER
5. Which of the following is not set at Christmas? The Proposition? The Iron Giant? Edward Scissorhands?
THE IRON GIANT
6. The Thin Man was released in which year? 1934? 1958? 1987?
1934
7. Which of the following did not feature in LA Confidential? David Strathairn? James Cromwell? Stanley Tucci?
STANLEY TUCCI
8. What is the name of Turbo Man’s sidekick in Jingle All The Way? Rocketeer? Booster? Jet?
BOOSTER
9. The director of the 1974 horror Black Christmas also directed which other Christmas film? The Santa Clause? A Christmas Story? Sleepless In Seattle?
A CHRISTMAS STORY
10. Despite not being set at Christmas Die Hard: With A Vengeance contains three references to Christmas. True or False?
TRUE (Simon mockingly describes one of his ‘pigeons’ as Santa Claus, kid caught stealing says “It’s Christmas you could steal City Hall” and McClane poses as aqueduct security looking for a guy with eight reindeer)


BOUNS IMAGE ROUND
Screenshots: A Christmas Carol / Love, Actually / Deck The Halls / Just Friends
Poster: The Holiday
Actor: Chevy Chase