Here are the answers to our quiz from 11th June 2021 – how did you do?

1. Who won this year’s Best Actor Oscar for playing the title role in The Father?

Anthony Hopkins

2. In which infamously rubbish sci-fi film does John Travolta play Psychlo security chief Terl?

Battlefield Earth

3. Born this week, who connects the films Peter’s Friends, Stuart Little, and The Personal History Of David Copperfield?

Hugh Laurie

4. Who directed The Fifth Element?

Luc Besson

5. Which Oscar-winning Rachel plays the title character in My Cousin Rachel?

Rachel Weisz

6. In which romantic comedy does Goldie Hawn play amnesiac heiress Joanna Stayton?

Overboard

7. Who plays Adam Sandler’s anger management therapist in Anger Management?

Jack Nicholson

8. Released in UK cinemas this week, which Sergio Leone western marked Clint Eastwood’s first leading role in a film?

A Fistful Of Dollars

9. What is the full title of the second Jurassic World film?

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

10. In which James Bond film does Maud Adams play the title character?

She plays Octopussy, in Octopussy

11. Which British football film connects Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, and Juliet Stevenson?

Bend It Like Beckham

12. Who plays football manager Brian Clough in The Damned United?

Michael Sheen

13. In which home nation is the British coming-of-age film Gregory’s Girl set?

Scotland

14. Which 2001 Hong Kong comedy sees kung fu masters trying to promote martial arts to the masses by playing football?

Shaolin Soccer

15. Which British sports trilogy follows Kuno Becker as Newcastle United footballer Santiago Munez?

Goal!

16. Dug, Goona, and Asbo are footballers in which animated comedy?

Early Man

17. Who plays England manager Mike Bassett in 2001’s Mike Bassett: England Manager?

Ricky Tomlinson

18. Which mutant does footballer-turned-actor Vinnie Jones play in X-Men: The Last Stand?

Juggernaut

19. Which Argentine footballer was the subject of a 2019 Asif Kapadia documentary of the same name?

Diego Maradona, in Diego Maradona

20. For a point each, what two animals play in goal in Bedknobs & Broomsticks’ animated football match on the island of Naboombu?

An elephant and a gorilla

21. Who plays Fester Addams in The Addams Family and Addams Family Values?

Christopher Lloyd

22. What title connects a 1963 comedy starring Jerry Lewis and a 1996 remake starring Eddie Murphy?

The Nutty Professor

23. Complete the title of the 2000 film – Crouching Tiger

Hidden Dragon

24. Which UK city connects the films The Golden Compass, The Riot Club, and Shadowlands?

Oxford

25. John Cleese’s character in A Fish Called Wanda is named Archibald Leach, after the real name of which transatlantic movie star?

Cary Grant

26. Irene Cara had a chart-topping, Oscar-winning hit with the theme song from which 1980 movie?

Fame

27. Mumble is the main character in which animated film franchise?

Happy Feet

28. Who plays Oscar Grant in the 2014 drama Fruitvale Station?

Michael B. Jordan

29. In which 1980s family film does David Bowie perform the song “Magic Dance”?

Labyrinth

30. And finally, what name connects movie characters played by Alan Cumming, Matt Damon, and Jake Gyllenhaal?

Like Tom Hiddleston, they’ve all played a Loki, in Son Of The Mask, Dogma, (and Thor: Ragnarok!) and Prisoners, respectively.

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