Movies. They’re the best! They’re used as a type of entertainment, a medium for storytelling by combining rapidly switching still images and recorded audio. Basically, you can see stuff and there are sounds. Pretty simple, really. Let’s see how much you really know about the film industry by taking these 41 trivia Movies Quiz Questions and Answers that will make you say, “whoa!”
Movies Quiz Questions and Answers
1. What is the title of the film believed to be the oldest in existence?
A. “Roundhay Garden Scene”
B. “The Jazz Singer”
C. “Come Along, Do!”
2. What invention made it possible to introduce noise in otherwise soundless films?
A. Musical instruments
B. Digital cameras
C. Electronic sound recording
3. The reason that film previews are called “trailers” is because…
A. they were originally shown after the film they accompany
B. they are produced after the film they preview
C. they are released a few months before the film
4. The first animated hand-drawn film that was made was called _____ and was released in _____
A. “Fantasmagorie” / 1908
B. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” / 1937
C. “The Sinking of the Lusitania” / 1918
5. Whose star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was the first to be officially completed?
A. Stanley Kramer
B. Joanne Woodward
C. Ernest Torrence
6. From 1995-2002, Pierce Brosnan was contractually forbidden from _____ in any non-James Bond movie
A. wearing a full tuxedo
B. being a main character
C. killing a maximum of 50 characters
7. Which of these was one of the films that was presented an Academy Award during the first Awards ceremony?
A. “Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans”
B. “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”
C. “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
8. The first actor/actress to win an Oscar / Academy Award is…
A. Frank Lloyd
B. George Bancroft
C. Charlie Chaplin
9. The film actor with the highest net worth is…
A. Jerry Seinfeld
B. Adam Sandler
C. Mel Gibson
10. Who is the first person to ever portray James Bond in a film?
A. Pierce Brosnan
B. Sean Connery
C. George Lazenby
11. Which two people were the youngest to have their own stars in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
B. Britney Spears and Scarlett Johansson
C. Emma Watson and Emma Stone
12. The Michael Myers face mask in the movie “Halloween” is actually a revamped _____ mask
A. Castor Troy
B. Captain Kirk
C. Austin Powers
13. Who is the only person to have stars in all five categories on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
A. Nicolas Cage
B. Gene Autry
C. Sean Connery
14. What is the first film to show a flushing toilet?
B. “It Takes Two”
C. “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”
15. How many times is the word “mafia” actually said in “The Godfather?”
C. One Hundred and Forty-Four
16. Which of these is the country in which the most films are produced?
17. What is the best US state for filmmaking?
18. Currently, the highest-grossing film director is…
A. Michael Bay
B. James Cameron
C. Steven Spielberg
19. Which of these is not a film that has a 0% rating on Rotten Tomatoes?
A. Jaws: The Revenge
B. Gone in 60 Seconds
C. Max Steel
20. What is the longest film ever?
B. “Modern Times Forever”
C. “Beijing 2003”
21. Adjusted for inflation, what is the highest-grossing film of all time?
C. “Gone with the Wind”
22. Who is the oldest live working Hollywood film actor/actress?
A. Charlie Chaplin
B. Julie Gibson
C. Norman Lloyd
23. Who is the youngest actor/actress to win an Academy Award?
A. Tatum O’Neal
B. Macaulay Culkin
C. Shirley Temple
24. Which actor has won at least one Academy Award?
A. Tom Cruise
B. Hugh Jackman
C. Nicolas Cage
25. Which of these actors has died in the most films?
A. Sean Bean
C. Christopher Lee
26. Which movie has the highest death-count on-screen?
A. “Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (Extended Version)”
B. “Troy (Extended Version)”
27. The highest paid movie role is __________,
A. Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”
B. Agent J in “Men in Black III”
C. Neo in “The Matrix: Reloaded”
28. What was the title of the first 3D film released worldwide?
A. “Forbidden Lover”
B. “The Power of Love”
C. “House of Wax”
29. What was the title of the movie that was filmed in the shortest amount of time?
A. “The Little Shop of Horrors”
B. “Russian Ark”
C. “Run Lola Run”
30. Which of these is a company that Disney doesn’t own?
A. Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
B. American Broadcasting Company
C. Metro Goldwyn Mayer
31. Which of these esteemed filmmakers did not go to film school?
A. Steven Spielberg
B. Terry Gilliam
C. George Lucas
32. What is the title of the first film to utilize CGI?
B. “Universal Soldier”
33. Which of these is not the title of a real US-based motion picture award?
A. Saturn Award
B. Cinematography Award
C. Young Artist Award
34. What is the name of an early film theater projector?
35. Who was the last Beatles member to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A. Ringo Starr
B. George Harrison
C. Paul McCartney
36. Which character did John Travolta play in the movie “Pulp Fiction”?
A. Vincent Vega
B. Jules Winnfield
C. Butch Coolidge
37. Bollywood refers to the movie industry in which country?
38. The word “cinema” is short for which word?
39. Dolby Laboratories is an American company specialising in which field of the movie industry?
C. Visual effects
40. The Golden Bear is the highest prize at which film festival?
A. Cannes Film Festival
B. Berlin Film Festival
C. Venice Film Festival
41. Which movie streaming service was founded in 1999 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph?
C. HBO Max
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