Film Quizzes – Ireland

I’m off to Dublin for a few days to go to a friend’s wedding. I’ve never been to Ireland before so really looking forward to seeing more of the Emerald Isle. I’ll be making sure I take loads of photographs and seeing the local sites while I’m there. I also thought a themed quiz would be nice. Have you been to Ireland? Are there any other Irish films you really like?

Film Quizzes - Ireland Film 1 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Ireland Film 2 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Ireland Film 3 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Ireland Film 4 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Ireland Film 5 (1990s)

Leap Year (2010 +)

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Film Quizzes: Christmas

Tis the season to be jolly. It really is such a wonderful time of the year. Only apt then, to do a Christmas themed quiz. And because it is such a fun season, I’ll give the year it was released, not just the decade. See how well you do and as always feel free to volunteer your score.

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 1 (1946)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 2 (1953)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 3  (1988)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 4 (1990)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 5 (1999)

Film Quizzes - Christmas Film 6 (2004)

 

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Film Quizzes: Alfred Hitchcock part 3

He made such an astonishing repertoire that there just had to be three quizzes for Leytonstone’s finest, Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. Can you equal or improve your previous scores?

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 1 Film 1

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 2 Film 2

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 3 Film 3

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 4 Film 4

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 5 Film 5

Film Quizzes - Hitchcock Part 3 Film 6 Film 6

Answers

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1. To Catch a Thief  (1955)

2. The Man who Knew too Much  (1956)

3. The Wrong Man  (1956)

4. Psycho  (1960)

5. The Birds  (1963)

6. Frenzy  (1972)

Film Quizzes: LA films – Part 2

We’ve already done one quiz for LA, but you just can’t keep a good town down, so have one more. I want to mix it up a bit, so no 90s films like last time, but one each to cover six decades. Who’s up for it? 

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 1 (1940s)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 2 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 3 (1960s)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 4 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 5 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles Part 2 Film 6 (2000+)

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1. Double Indemnity  (1944)

2. Rebel without a Cause  (1955)

3. The Graduate  (1967)

4. Chinatown  (1974)

5. Bladerunner  (1982)

6. 500 Days of Summer  (2009)

Film Quizzes: Los Angeles 1990s

With the riots, the American Football team moving back to Oakland and its incredible rap and hip hop scene, LA was in the headlines even more than usual in the 1990s. I like to mix things up a bit, so rather than list the decade as a clue within the quiz, this time i’m giving you the year it was released. All the six films below were set in LA. See how well you can do.

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Films (1990)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Film 2 (1991)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Film 3 (1995)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Film 4 (1997)

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Films 5 (1998)

 

Film Quizzes - Los Angeles 90s Film 6 (1998)

 

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1. Pretty Woman

2. Boyz n the Hood

3. Clueless

4. LA Confidential

5. American History X

6. Rush Hour

 

 

 

 

Film Quizzes- Cross-dressing

Cross-dressing has been used in Hollywood films from the comedic to the dramatic for decades. See if you can get all six in this quirkier quiz. Answers below.

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 1 (1950s)

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 2 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 5 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Cross-dressing Film 6 (2000+)

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Film Quizzes – Aquatic

‘Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water…’ Jaws 2 may not be one of the films below, but it’s good advice when there are some nasty things in the water. Don’t worry, there are some nicer things in there too. See if you can work them out. Answers below.

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 1 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 4 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Aquatic Film 6 (2000+)

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1. Jaws  (1975)

2. Free Willy  (1993)

3. Lake Placid  (1999)

4. Whale Rider  (2002)

5.  Open Water  (2003)

6.  Shark Tale  (2004)

Film Quizzes – Period Drama

When it comes to period drama, the art of cinema is capable of adapting a fine text to a film that is a joy to the senses.  The challenges of a film being set in the past brought out the best in the six films below. A big round of applause if you can name all six correctly.

Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 1 (1980s)Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 2 (1990s)Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 3 (1990s)Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 4 (2000+)Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 5 (2000+)Film Quizzes - Period drama Film 6 (2000+)

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1. Amadeus  (1984)

2. The Remains of the Day  (1993)

3. Sense and Sensibility  (1995)

4. Gosford Park  (2001)

5. Atonement  (2007)

6. The King’s Speech  (2010)

Film Quizzes: London-set

As Benjamin Disraeli once said, London is a “modern Babylon”, full of innovative fashion, culture and architectural design. So it’s about time that it got its own quiz.  Just how well do you know one of the world’s great cities, and its relationship with films? Here are a nice mix of films from the past 35 years. Scroll carefully for the answers below.

 

Film Quizzes - London-set Film 1 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - London-set Film 2 (1980s)

Film Quizzes - London-set  Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - London-set Film 4 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - London-set Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - London-set Film 6 (2000+)

 

Answers:

1. An American Werewolf in London (1981)

2, Withnail and I (1987)

3. Lock, Stock and two Smoking Barrels (1998)

4. Notting Hill (1999)

5. 28 Days Later (2002)

6. The Prestige (2006)