Film Quizzes: One Word Films Part 2

I put up a quiz recently on one word films, ranging from 1927 to 2014. But that wasn’t enough. There really are so many really impressive ones that I just had to add an extra part. Will you do better than last time? Do you have a favourite of the 15 below?

Film Quiz one word films 1. (1950s)

Psycho 2. (1960s)

Badlands 3. (1970s)

Airplane film shirley 4. (1980s)

Fargo film Marge 5. (1990s)

Swingers 6. (1990s)

Film Quiz one word films 7. (1990s)

Gladiator 8. (2000s)

Serendipity airport scene 9. (2000s)

frostnixon 10. (2000s)

Tangled 11. (2010+)

Rush 12. (2010+)

Rene russo nightcrawler 13. (2010+)

Deadpool and girlfriend 14. (2010+)

Arrival quote 15. (2010+)

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Line(s) of the Day #GroundhogDay

Groundhog Day

Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.

Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the fantasy-comedy Groundhog Day (1993). Though coolly received by critics at the time, the story of a weatherman in a small town who keeps living the same day has gone on to be a much loved film. The term Groundhog Day has also become a common phrase, with the film itself entering the prestigious United States Film Registry in 2006.

Film Quizzes: World War 2 Films

After seeing the superb Dunkirk last week, it got me thinking about what other depictions there had been of World War 2. There are some pretty famous ones I’ve left out, which you’re more than welcome to mention in the comments section. I wanted a wide range  that covered different aspects of the war. Fighting on the ground, being under attack under water, aerial warfare, resistance fighters and the struggle within concentration camps among them. See how many you can get. A bonus point if you can guess my favourite among them.

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 1 1. (1940s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 2 2. (1940s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 3 3. (1950s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 4 4. (1950s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 16 5. (1950s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 5 6. (1960s)

WHERE EAGLES DARE 7. (1960s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 7 8. (1970s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 8 9. (1980s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 9 10. (1990s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 10 11. (1990s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 11 12. (1990s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 14 13. (2000s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 15 14. (2000s)

Film Quiz - World War 2 Film 12 15. (2000s)

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Film Quizzes: Bank Robberies

Yesterday I watched Baby Driver, about a getaway driver who listens to music all the time to drown out his severe tinnitus. It got me thinking about bank robberies conveyed in film. The dangers, carefully planning, adrenalin rush and huge rewards on offer has long appealed to Hollywood. This one might be tougher than usual, but I’m still curious as to how you do. Answers as always below, with your comments welcome.

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies 1. (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 2 2. (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 3 3 (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 4 4. (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 5 5. (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 6 6. (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 7 7. (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 8 8. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 9 9. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 10 10. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 11 11. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 12 12. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 13 13. (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 14 14. (2010+)

Film Quizzes - Bank Robberies Film 15 15. (2010+)

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Film Quizzes: Rivals

I’m a big tennis fan so have been loving the French Open, which seems to have more storylines than ever. My post on Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova’s rivalry got me thinking about what examples there are in films. Below is a mixture of friends, families, industry competitors, students and athletes fighting for a myriad of reasons. Do you have a favourite? How many can you work out?

Film quiz - Rivals Film 1 1. (1950s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 2 2. (1960s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 3 3. (1980s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 4 4. (1980s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 5 5. (1980s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 6 6. (1980s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 7 7. (1990s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 8 8. (1990s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 9 9. (1990s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 10 10. (2000s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 11 11. (2000s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 12 12. (2000s)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 13 13. (2010+)

MANHATTAN 14. (2010+)

Film quiz - Rivals Film 15 15. (2010+)

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Line(s) of the Day #TheDevilWearsPrada

devil-wears-prada

Miranda Priestly (Merryl Streep) and Andy Sachs (Anne Hathaway) in the biting comedy drama The Devil Wears Prada (2006). The film tells of an intern who goes to work as the co-assistant of a highly influential fashion magazine, with Priestly largely believed to be based on Anna Wintour.

Film Quizzes: Bears

I’ll be seeing The Revenant this weekend, which as we all know prominently features Leonardo di Caprio, Tom Hardy and a rather aggressive bear. What a perfect time then to celebrate the funny, friendly and fierce brown and grizzly bears that have featured in Hollywood films.  Are you a fan of them? How many can you work out?

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 1  (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 2  (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 3  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 4  (2000s)

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 5  (2010+)

Film Quizzes - Bears Film 6  (2010+)

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Film Quizzes: 2015 Films

It’s been a fun year for films, with long awaited remakes, reboots and sequels, exciting new adaptations and original talents coming to the fore. Not that there weren’t disappointing efforts along the way of course.  How well do you remember the film year just going? Are there any that stood out either for positive or negative reasons? Below is a super-size quiz on a random mix of films released in the UK within the past 12 months.

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 1 Film 1

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 2 Film 2

Jake Gyllenhaal and Oona Laurence star in SOUTHPAW. Film 3

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 4 Film 4

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 6 Film 5

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 5 Film 6

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 7 Film 7

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 8 Film 8

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 9 Film 9

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 10 Film 10

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 11 Film 11

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 12 Film 12

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 13 Film 13

Film Quizzes- 2016 Film 14 Film 14

MO_D09_01671.NEF Film 15

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Line(s) of the Day #Jaws

Jaws bigger boat close up

You’re gonna need a bigger boat.

Police Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) in Jaws (1975), considered the first summer blockbuster. Despite a troubled shoot featuring technical problems and missed deadlines, it was a huge success and launched the career of director Steven Spielberg into Hollywood’s elite.