Film Quizzes: #SportingUnderdogs

At Wimbledon earlier this year, world number 772 tennis play Marcus Willis shocked the tennis world by winning three pre-qualifying matches and then 3 qualifying matches to make the main draw. His unexpected rise continued when he beat Ricardis Berankis, the 53rd best player, in the first round. Though he lost to 7-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the second round, the part-time tennis coach had increased his earnings that year from £258 after deciding not to give up on the game

As Willis plays in Tie Break Tens tonight, a special $250,000 tie break event in Vienna featuring some of the biggest names in the sport, I thought I’d do a sporting underdog quiz in his honour. Do you have a favourite one, real or fictional? How have you done this time around?

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-1 1. (1970s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-2 2. (1980s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-3 3. (1990s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-4 4. (1990s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-5 5. (1990s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-6 6. (2000s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-10 7. (2000s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-7 8. (2000s)

MCDWIMB EC018 9. (2000s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film-9 10. (2000s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film11 11. (2000s)

film-quiz-sporting-underdogs-film12 12. (2000s)

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Film Quizzes: American Football

With the release of the latest Kevin Costner film The Draft, it seemed the ideal time to do a themed quiz on Hollywood’s love for American Football. Even if you’re not a fan of the sport, you might still get a couple so definitely give it a go.

Film Quizzes - American football Film 1 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - American football Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - American football Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - American football Film4 (2000s)

Film Quizzes - American football Film5 (2000s)

Film Quizzes - American football Film6 (2000s)

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Film Quizzes: Feel-good Part 1

I’m struggling with a pesky cold and nagging cough, so anything that puts me in a good mood is always welcome. Below are six films that are the very definition of a feel-good flick.  Confident of getting them all? Feel free to share how you did beneath the answers below.

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 1 (1970s)

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 2(1990s)

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 4 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Feel-good Film 6 (2000+)

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