Are You a Movie Nerd?

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# 1: In Casablanca (1942), Humphrey Bogart plays against which actress?

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Casablanca is a 1942 film directed by Michael Curtiz. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid.

# 2: Johnny Weissmuller played Tarzan in several films. He also won five Olympic gold medals. In which sport?

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Weissmuller was one of the world's fastest swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals for swimming and one bronze medal for water polo.

# 3: Quentin Tarantino has directed all these films, except:

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Django Unchained, Pulp Fiction, and Reservoir Dogs are all directed by Quentin Tarantino. Unforgiven is produced and directed by Clint Eastwood.

# 4: Norma Jean Mortensen is better known by which stage name?

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Norma Jean Mortensen is better known as Marilyn Monroe.

# 5: To Kill a Mockingbird is set in a fictional town where?

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The story takes place during the early 1930s in the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama.

# 6: Who plays the leading role as Maria Bennett in the disaster film The Impossible (2012)?

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For her leading role as Maria Bennett in the disaster film The Impossible (2012), Naomi Watts received second nominations for the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress, and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

# 7: Who plays the leading role as Peter Parker in the movie Spider-Man (2002)?

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Spider-Man is a 2002 film directed by Sam Raimi. The film stars Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, a high school student living in New York, who turns to crime fighting after developing spider-like super powers.

# 8: Which year was the film The Godfather, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, released?

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The Godfather is a 1972 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel. It stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. It was first release on March 15, 1972.

# 9: In Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, the criminals used aliases based on:

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Six of them use aliases: Mr. Blonde, Mr. Blue, Mr. Brown, Mr. Orange, Mr. Pink, and Mr. White.

# 10: How many Academy Awards did Katharine Hepburn win during her career?

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Katharine Hepburn won four Academy Awards, the record number for a performer, and a total of 12 Oscar nominations for Best Actress. This number of nominations is surpassed only by Meryl Streep. Hepburn also holds the record for the longest time span between first and last Oscar nominations, at 48 years

# 11: What is the meaning of the phrase Hakuna Matata used in the film the Lion King?

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Hakuna matata is a Swahili phrase that can be translated literally as no worries. The phrase was popularized by its use in The Lion King and Timon & Pumbaa (TV series).

# 12: What is the nickname of Jame Gumb, the serial killer in The Silence of the Lambs?

Jame Gumb is the killer in Thomas Harris's 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs and its 1991 film adaptation, in which he is played by Ted Levine. His nickname was Buffalo Bill.

# 13: The Hunger Games film series are based on the novels by which writer?

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The Hunger Games film series are four adventure films based on The Hunger Games trilogy of novels, by the American author Suzanne Collins.

# 14: Who plays the main character, Vincent Vega, in Pulp Fiction (1994)?

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Pulp Fiction (1994) stars John Travolta as Vincent Vega.

# 15: What is the name of the main character in Die Hard?

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Die Hard is a 1988 film directed by John McTiernan. It stars Bruce Willis as off-duty New York City Police Department officer John McClane.

# 16: Who plays the main character in the 1994 film Forrest Gump?

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Forrest Gump is a 1994 film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It stars Tom Hanks and Sally Field.

# 17: Who plays Abraham Lincoln in the film Lincoln (2012)?

Lincoln is a 2012 film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln.

# 18: The Third Man is a 1949 British film, directed by Carol Reed and starring:

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The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard.

# 19: Sophia Loren is born in which country?

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Sophia Loren is an Italian film actress. She was born September 1934 in Rome, Italy.   She got an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1962 for her role in Two Women, which made her the first actress to win an Oscar for a foreign-language performance.

# 20: From which film is the following quote: You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?

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Dirty Harry is a 1971 film produced and directed by Don Siegel. It stars Clint Eastwood.

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Tough Questions for the Real Movie Nerd!

This challenge takes you back to some of the most influential films of our time. It’s a tough set of questions for the real movie nerd.

A Quick Guide to Winning Movie Quizzes

If you want to win a movie quiz, one of the best things you could do to prepare is to watch as many films as you can. Obviously. Learn to summarize the plot, look for classic lines used by the main characters. Read reviews. Check for recognition, like nominations and awards. The more buzz a film created, the more likely it is to find its way into a film quiz or trivia challenge. Getting into the habit of connecting actors, main characters and films will help you get a structure to your movie knowledge.

Pay special attention to the small obscure things that could catch a quiz master’s eye. Information is always more memorable if it is unusual and fun. Fictional countries in films, as an example, are an endless resource for quiz makers. So are film characters based on real persons or plots based on real events.

Modern quizzes also tend to include the kind of associative or relationship thinking that computers aren’t very good at. Instead of just rattle off facts, you should learn to see interesting connections that make a good quiz question.

In other words, the kind of connections or cryptic definitions you won’t find by just searching online. Remember, quiz makers, especially the ones creating pub quizzes, try hard to make it hard for you to simply look up the answer with your cell phone. Quizzes should pick one’s brains, not Google’s or Wikipedia’s.