Keep yourselves entertained this Valentine’s weekend with a fresh film quiz, featuring 30 questions ranging from romance to robots.


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Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, there’s not going to be much doing in terms of going out this year anyway. Thank goodness you’ve got a film quiz to pass the time, with an extra-special gooey filling of screen romance to make this week’s 30 questions extra-sweet. Just remember, it’s all for fun and we take no responsibility for any rows that erupt as a result of trying this quiz.

After you’ve completed all three rounds, you’ll find a link to a separate post with the correct answers at the bottom of this post. Please let us know how you did in the comments (scores out of 30 as usual this week) and give us any other lovely feedback.

Altogether now – I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toooes…


ROUND ONE – This Week In Movie History

This round is about new UK cinema releases and general film history from this week in years past – we’ve given you the year at the start of each question to help out!

  1. 1989 – Which film trilogy is a spin-off from the US TV series Police Squad?
  2. 2016 – Wade Wilson is the alter-ego of which comic book movie character?
  3. 1993 – In Free Willy, what kind of animal is Willy?
  4. 2010 – Which Universal horror remake connects Benicio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, and Emily Blunt?
  5. 1940 – Which duo made their screen debut in the cartoon short Puss Gets The Boot?
  6. 1971 – Released 50 years ago this week, which British crime drama stars Richard Attenborough as serial killer John Christie?
  7. 1980 – Born this week, who connects the films Addams Family Values, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, and Sleepy Hollow?
  8. 2008 – Daniel Plainview is the main character in which Oscar-winning 2007 drama?
  9. 2019 – Which historical figure does Kenneth Branagh play in All Is True?
  10. 1990 – In which animated film does Burt Reynolds voice a dog called Charlie B. Barkin?


ROUND TWO – In The Mood For Romance

Love is in the air in this round – here are 10 questions about romance in the movies, covering a wide range of on-screen flirtations, love stories, and hey – even an actual marriage…

  1. Which screen couple connects the films The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, and Blended?
  2. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return” is a line from which 2001 jukebox musical?
  3. Which of Bridget’s love interests appears in all three Bridget Jones movies – Colin Firth or Hugh Grant?
  4. Which 2018 romcom centres around a closeted gay high school student played by Nick Robinson?
  5. In Say Anything, which Peter Gabriel song does Lloyd famously play on a boombox outside Diane’s window?
  6. Who connects the romantic comedies Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Seven Year Itch, and Some Like It Hot?
  7. In which country is Portrait Of A Lady On Fire set?
  8. Burns and Albright are the surnames of which 1989 romcom’s title characters?
  9. Who plays Shaun’s girlfriend Liz in Shaun Of The Dead?
  10. Which movie star has claimed that she married Keanu Reeves for real while they were filming a wedding scene for Bram Stoker’s Dracula?



Let’s finish with a random selection of pot luck movie questions – these could come from any era, any genre, or any level of difficulty. Enjoy!

  1. What is the name of the VW Beetle that first appeared in 1968’s The Love Bug?
  2. Who directed the films Lost In Translation, The Bling Ring, and On The Rocks?
  3. Tim and Lex Murphy are key characters in which 1990s blockbuster?
  4. What is the full title of the most recent movie in the Alien franchise, released in 2017?
  5. Which Hollywood movie studio is named after the female personification of the USA?
  6. Who plays the cable guy in 1996’s The Cable Guy?
  7. Complete the title of the 1975 political thriller – Three Days Of The
  8. How many Bourne films has Paul Greengrass directed to date?
  9. What is the name of the robot played by Sharlto Copley in a 2015 Neill Blomkamp film?
  10. And finally, in which action movie does the number 2525 have to be above 50?

Ready for the answers?

That’s the end of this week’s quiz – when you’re ready to check your answers, click here to get them (it’ll take you to another page). We’ll have another quiz for you next Friday, but until then, let us know your scores in the comments below!


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