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Movie Trivia 2023 — Best Movie Trivia Questions and Answers
Question: Which Steven Spielberg movie has various references in it to the greatest pop culture movies like The Iron Giant, Tron, The Shining, Back To The Future and Lord of The Rings?
Answer: The teaser for Metaverse. Yes, it’s Ready Player One.
Question: Which director is the only one with a completed trilogy on MCU?
Answer: Jon Wattson with the freshest Spider-Man trilogy.
Question: Which Don’t Look Up actor stated that the notion for the character was “What if Fyre Festival was a person?”?
Answer: Jonah Hill for the Josan Orlean.
Question: Which Tropic Thunder character was based on the combination of Russel Crowe, Daniel Day-Lewis and Colin Farrell?
Answer: Kirk Lazarus, the sensational character that was portrayed by Robert Downey Jr.
Question: Which Wes Anderson movie has been inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s movies?
Answer: Isle of Dogs.
Question: What is the song of the unforgettable generic scene of The Watchmen?
Answer: The Times They Are a-Changing” by Bob Dylan. In real life, it’s your call. But it is drastically changed in this movie.
Question: What is the name of one of the most acclaimed international directors that directed Snowpiercer, Okja and Paradise?
Answer: Bong Joon Ho.
Question: What is Jack-Jack’s real name in The Incredibles?
Answer: It’s John Jackson.
Question: In which movie the character awakens to a future where he’s the most intelligent person alive?
Question: Who is the voice of Alex, the Lion in Madagascar?
Answer: Ben Stiller.
Question: In which movie Michael Shannon and Ashley Judd portrays a couple that deals with the bug problem of a motel room?
Answer: William Friedkin’s Bug.
Question: Al Pacino plays the devil in Devil’s Advocate, but in which movie the devil is played by his ‘rival’, Robert De Niro?
Answer: Angel Heart.
Question: Which superstar of Charlie’s Angels was high-school friends with Snoop Dogg?
Answer: Cameron Diaz.
Question: Which comedian did not learn to swim before he was 55 although the pool that he has in his home?
Answer: Chris Rock.
Question: Which masterpiece of film-noir movie’s tagline is “From the moment they met it was murder.”?
Answer: Double Indemnity.
Question: Which famous actor said, “I’m sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.”?
Answer: He’s Keanu Reeves. Who else could it be to say so, right?
Question: What song Mr. Blonde was dancing to in the unforgettable torture scene in Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs?
Answer: “Stuck in the Middle with You” by Stealers Wheel.
Question: Which female artist has the most Academy award?
Answer: Edith Head has 8 Oscars for Costume Design.
Question: Who is one of the 6 directors that has won the Best Director Award with a debut movie?
Answer: Sam Mendes with American Beauty.
Question: Which movie has become the first film to cost $200 million and to earn more than $1 billion worldwide?
Answer: James Cameron’s Titanic. What else could it be?
Question: What is the name of the iconic Chuck Berry song that was used in the twist dance scene in Pulp Fiction?
Answer: “You Can Never Tell”. Take your shoes off while listening.
Question: Who is the youngest Best Actor Academy Award winner?
Answer: Adrien Brody with his astonishing performance at The Pianist. He was 29.
Question: Who is the director of Saw, Aquaman, and Furious 7?
Answer: James Wan.
Question: Who built the Jigsaw doll?
Answer: Director James Wan himself.
Question: Who played Van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate?
Answer: Willem Dafoe.
Question: Which movie’s tagline is “They’re young, they’re in love, and they kill people.”
Answer: Bonnie and Clyde.
Question: Which Christopher Nolan movie has a David Bowie song playing in it?
Answer: Mind-twisting Memento. “Something In The Air” is the song.
Question: Which modern horror classic’s Swahili language main theme song’s lyrics are translated into English as “Brother, Listen to the ancestors, Run!, You need to run far!”?
Answer: Get Out. They should have checked the lyrics of the songs they listen to, right?
Question: Which fruit is the news for something tragic is coming in The Godfather?
Answer: Oranges. How could these be that tragic? That’s what Coppola achieves.
Question: In which Star Wars movie has aliens from E.T.‘s home planet?
Answer: The Phantom Menace. Lucas and Spielberg have been best buddies for a long time, and they do have references to each other’s movies.
Question: Which movie’s script was first titled “American Bulls***” and went directly into the unproduced screenplays ranking list of “Hollywood’s 2010 Black Lists”?
Answer: American Hustle.
Question: What is the first film to be shot in 8K resolution?
Answer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It was shot with the Red Weapon 8K camera.
Question: In which movie, best boy -a technical assistant- credit is followed by a made-up credit as ‘worst boy’, and it’s Adolf Hitler?
Answer: Airplane! What else could it be, right?
Question: What is the name of the artist that has played the instructor in Whiplash and has received the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his outstanding performance?
Answer: J.K. Simmons. Is there anyone out there that wasn’t scared of him?
Question: Which color was Harvey Keitel in Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs?
Answer: Mr. White. But he was not that pure.
Question: What is the name of the trilogy that consists of Shaun of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End by one-of-a-kind director Edgar Wright?
Answer: ‘Cornetto’ trilogy. Aren’t they as delicious?
Question: In which movie the main character should defeat ‘all the ex-partners’ of Ramona to be her boyfriend?
Answer: Scott Pilgrim.
Question: Which male artist has the most Academy award?
Answer: Walt Disney has a pack of Oscar statues. It’s 22 with multiple nominations.
Question: What is the name of the Third-Eye Blind song that Jim Carrey sang during the suicide attempt of someone in Yes Man?
Answer: “Jumper”. Innocent spoiler: He saves the day!
Question: Who was the rapper that pronounced Rosie Perez’s name in one of his most popular songs?
Answer: Kanye West calls her name in “Good Morning”.
Movie Trivia: Part 2
Question: Which Martin Scorsese movie is actually an adaptation of a movie from South-Korean cinema?
Answer: The Departed.
Question: What is the first CGI lead character in a feature-length film?
Answer: It’s Casper. Isn’t it kind of a surprise?
Question: Who has the most Best Acting award record for Oscars?
Answer: Katharine Hepburn has 4 Best Actress Academy Awards.
Question: In which movie a flushing toilet was seen for the first time in Hollywood history?
Answer: Psycho, the classic thriller of Alfred Hitchcock. Because it had been banned before this one.
Question: What is the only international movie that has received the Best Picture Oscar?
Answer: Parasite in 2019.
Question: Which famous movie series actually is set one day after the previous movie’s day?
Answer: John Wick. Despite the years in production, the movies are just the next day.
Question: What is the name of the movie that Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio have starred in together?
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. It’s also the debut of already-legendary DiCaprio. With that performance, it was obvious, wasn’t it?
Question: Which movie’s production process is the subject of The Disaster Artist?
Answer: The Room. Is it really the worst movie ever? Or, is it ‘so bad that it’s good’? What do you think?
Question: What is the name of the fictional cigarette brand that Quentin Tarantino specifically made up for his smoking characters like Mia?
Answer: Red Apple.
Question: What is the first animated movie that was made entirely by CGI?
Answer: Toy Story. What a phase it has started…
Question: Which groundbreaking horror movie is notorious for ‘being cursed’, with the rumours about ‘using real skeletons instead of fake ones, because of the financial reasons’?
Answer: Poltergeist. A spin-off about the curse itself would be delightful to watch, right?
Question: Which movie was titled Scary Movie, before Scary Movie?
Answer: Scream. Which one would you prefer?
Question: Matrix code visuals come from food. Which food could that be?
Answer: It’s sushi.
Question: Which movie almost killed Isla Fisher?
Answer: Isla Fisher nearly drowned during shooting an underwater magic trick in Now You See Me.
Question: What is the most profitable movie of all time?
Answer: Paranormal Activity. Basically, a movie from security cameras. That’s what an idea looks like. Well done.
Question: How long did it take Paul Schrader to write Taxi Driver?
Answer: Just two weeks. A really short time for a huge movie…
Question: What inspired George Lucas for creating Chewbacca?
Answer: His dog. Makes sense.
Question: What is the main song that contributed enormously to the atmosphere of Apocalypse Now?
Answer: “The End” by The Doors. What a match, huh?
Question: Which movie was almost ‘deleted’ before its release?
Answer: Toy Story 2. What a shame it would be.
Question: Which country received the Best Foreign Film nomination most?
Answer: France with 40. French movies have won it 12 times.
Question: Which actor has an ‘H20’ tattoo?
Answer: Jennifer Lawrence. It reminds her to drink water. Don’t we all need one?
Question: Which Wachowskis movie is one of the most expensive independent films ever made?
Answer: Cloud Atlas. It surely deserved it.
Question: What is the controversial Lou Reed song’s name that was used in Trainspotting ironically?
Answer: “Perfect Day”.
Question: Which movie dared its viewers to watch the movie with the tagline “You’ll never go in the water again.”
Answer: Yes, it’s The Jaws.
Question: Which movie has Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Julia Roberts and Clive Owen in its cast?
Question: Who turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix?
Answer: Nicolas Cage. Well, his filmography would be kind of weirder than it already is.
Question: Who was dating Mike Tyson’s former wife, Robin Givens in 1989 and he was nearly beaten up by Tyson?
Answer: He is Brad Pitt.
Question: Which movie’s tagline is “A man went looking for America, and he couldn’t find it anywhere.”
Answer: Easy Rider.
Question: What is the first film ever released to be shot entirely with IMAX-certified digital cameras?
Answer: Suicide Squad. What about the result? Well, it’s up to you…
Question: In which movie you hear “Nobody’s perfect.” one of the most famous quotes of all time?
Answer: Some Like It Hot. If Marilyn Monroe says something, it’s already famous.
Question: Which was the movie that Elton John’s classic “Tiny Dancer” made the viewer feel like they were on the tour bus of the fictional band?
Answer: Almost Famous.
Question: Which movie states its pilot courageously with a word playing tagline: “The true story of a real fake.”?
Answer: Catch Me If You Can.
Question: Which animated movie has the first nomination for the Best Picture?
Answer: Beauty and The Beast.
Question: Why is Party Girl so important for movie history?
Answer: Well, maybe it’s not that famous, but it’s the first movie that premiered on the internet on June 3, 1995. Have we talked about ‘phases’?
Question: Which movie has the first computer-generated title sequence?
Answer: Superman: The Movie in 1978.
Question: What is Akira’s accomplishment in voice recording?
Answer: It’s one of the first anime films in Japan to have the voices of the characters recorded before they were animated. Unlike in the United States, where animation is created first, in Japan, animation is created first.
Question: Who played the main character in Joker?
Answer: Joaquin Phoenix. Unforgettable, right?
Question: Who is the most featured actor of all time in Hollywood?
Answer: It’s Samuel L. Jackson with 138. A long, and intense career.
Question: What is the longest movie ever made?
Answer: It’s Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo (The Innocence) with1260 minutes (21 hours). Wow.
Question: What is the worst film that features Leonardo Dicaprio according to IMDb?
Answer: It’s Model Culture: One + Night in Bangkok with a 3.2 rating.
Question: What is the record for portraying the most character count in a movie, and who has it?
Answer: Priyanka Chopra becomes the first actor to portray at least twelve characters in a film when she stars in What’s Your Raashee?.
Question: What is the first film financed entirely outside the United States and the United Kingdom to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
Answer: The Artist.
Question: Which movie has Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst in its cast?
Answer: Interview with The Vampire.
Question: Which comedy icon has never been nominated for an Oscar?
Answer: Jim Carrey. How come?
Question: Which actor claims that he hasn’t worn deodorant in 20 years?
Answer: Matthew McConaughey.
Question: Which character almost had a different name in the Toy Story movies?
Answer: It’s Buzz. Buzz Lightyear. He almost had the name ”Lunar Larry”. It is good that they didn’t change it. And you know what they say! “To infinity…and beyond!”
Question: What is the first film made with a $100 million budget?
Answer: True Lies by James Cameron.
Question: Why is the Venice Film Festival important for the history of the industry?
Answer: It’s the first film festival.
Question: Who is the famous NBA player that was a guest star in John Wick 3?
Answer: It is Boban Marjanovic. He is 2.24 m and plays for Dallas Mavericks.
Question: What is the most adapted story?
Answer: “A Christmas Carol”, the novella by Charles Dickens from 1843, has been adapted into a movie twenty-four times.
Movie Trivia: Part 3
Question: Who is the director of The Elephant Man, The Straight Story and Inland Empire?
Answer: David Lynch.
Question: What is the worst movie ever made according to IMDb?
Answer: It’s Disaster Movie with 2 points. An accomplishment?
Question: What is the best movie ever made according to IMDb?
Answer: It’s The Shawshank Redemption.
“She was beautiful. God, I loved her. I just didn’t know how to show it; that’s all. I killed her, Red. I didn’t pull the trigger, but I drove her away. And that’s why she died, because of me.”
Question: In which movie “Yo, Adrian!” is uttered many (actually countless) times?
Answer: The most obvious answer, maybe? The Rocky.
Question: “Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the war room!” This is one of the most famous and most ironic/satirical quotes of all time. What movie do you hear it from?
Answer: Dr. Strangelove.
Question: Which actor shocked Ray Liotta’s character in Goodfellas with the questions “I mean, funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you?”?
Answer: Joe Pesci. Haven’t you got scared too?
Question: Who is the director of the Indiana Jones series?
Answer: Steven Spielberg.
Question: Who is the director of The Dead Zone, Shivers and Scanners?
Answer: David Cronenberg.
Question: Who is the director of Big Eyes, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Dumbo?
Answer: It is Tim Burton.
Question: Who is ‘The Dude’ that ‘abides’?
Answer: Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski.
Question: Who is the director of Limelight, A King in New York, A Countess from Hong Kong?
Answer: Charlie Chaplin.
Question: Who would ‘have an old friend for dinner’?
Answer: It’s Hannibal Lecter from The Silence of The Lambs, obviously.
Question: In which movie of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling based the dementors on her battle with depression?
Answer: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Question: In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which character’s tattoos are borrowed from Russian prison gangs?
Answer: Sirius Black.
Question: Which iconic character’s mother says that ‘stupid is as stupid does,’?
Answer: Forrest Gump’s.
Question: Which movie has the famous quote “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist,”
Answer: Usual Suspects. If you know, you know.
Question: Who is the director of In the Heart of the Sea, Inferno, Solo: A Star Wars Story?
Answer: It’s Ron Howard.
Question: Who is the director of Biutiful, Birdman, The Revenant? And where is he from?
Answer: It’s Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu, and he is from Mexico.
Question: Which famous alien invasion movie actually was based on trading cards?
Answer: The Mars Attacks by Tim Burton.
Question: Who is the director of Alien 3, The Game, Se7en?
Answer: David Fincher. That’s what a start is looking like.
Question: Who is the director of Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto?
Answer: Mel Gibson.
Question: After this film’s release, pet rat sales increased by 50%. What is it?
Question: Who admitted not reading the full script of Spiderman: No Way Home to feel surprised?
Benedict Cumberbatch. It’s a rightful right for Doctor Strange.
Question: Which movie has 10,297 balloons in it?
Question: What is common for Hannibal Lecter, Norman Bates, and Leatherface?
Answer: They were all based on the same serial killer, Ed Gein.
Question: In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which real band members were the members of the fictional band The Weird Sisters?
Answer: Pulp and Radiohead.
Question: Which horror character has inspiration from Tom Cruise?
Answer: American Psycho.
Question: “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
Who feels like they are somewhere else than Kansas?
Answer: Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.
Question: In which movie the main character was struck by lightning?
Answer: In Passion of the Christ, Jim Caviezel was struck by lightning.