Here are the answers to our quiz from 12th June 2020 – how did you do?

  1. Famously born on the 6th day of the 6th month at 6:00 a.m., Damian Thorn is the antagonist in which horror movie series? – The Omen
  2. Released in the UK this week, The Wedding Singer is set in which decade? – The 1980s
  3. Which Star Trek actor directed the series’ fifth big-screen outing, The Final Frontier? – William Shatner
  4. In the news this week, which 2017 musical became the first ever film to surpass a million digital download sales in the UK? – The Greatest Showman
  5. Born this week, who plays Jay to Kevin Smith’s Silent Bob? – Jason Mewes
  6. Which action comedy marked the first collaboration between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? – Mr & Mrs Smith
  7. Starring Elizabeth Taylor, which historical epic’s famously expensive sets were later borrowed wholesale by the producers of its Carry On parody? – Cleopatra
  8. Who plays Barbara Wilson, aka Batgirl, in Batman & Robin? – Alicia Silverstone
  9. Which Eddie Murphy comedy’s mind-boggling finale revolves around the future of frozen concentrated orange juice? – Trading Places
  10. What kind of animal is Lord Shen, the villain in Kung Fu Panda 2? – He’s a peacock
  11. “I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?” (1986) – Stand By Me
  12. “Say friend, ya got any more of that good sarsaparilla?” (1998) – The Big Lebowski
  13. “Eliza? Where the devil are my slippers?” (1964) – My Fair Lady
  14. “One more thing, Sofie… is she aware her daughter is still alive?” (2003) – Kill Bill: Volume 1
  15. “Well, I know what I’ve got here. Come on. I’ll buy you a drink. You know, a drink?” (1981) – Raiders Of The Lost Ark
  16. “Kevin, what have you done to my room?” (1990) – Home Alone
  17. “What about the person we show it to? What happens to them?” (2002) – The Ring
  18. “What are you thinking? How are you feeling? What have we done to each other? What will we do?” (2014) – Gone Girl
  19. “Now, where was I?” (2000) – Memento
  20. “It’s too bad she won’t live – but then again, who does?” (1982) – Blade Runner (cuts may vary)

For a cheeky bonus point, which 2011 movie closes with the typewritten bit pictured above? – Elementary, dear readers! Holmes cheekily question-marks Watson’s eulogy in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows.

  1. Since statues are in the news this week, which Singin’ In The Rain star is immortalised in statue form for Leicester Square’s 2020 Scenes In The Square exhibition? – Gene Kelly
  2. Which Oscar winner provided the voice of Draco, the last dragon, in 1996’s Dragonheart? – Sean Connery
  3. Starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, This Is 40 is a spin-off from which 2007 comedy? – Knocked Up
  4. Which Disney film features the songs “Shiny”, “We Know The Way”, and “You’re Welcome”? – Moana
  5. Including crossovers, how many Predator movies have been released to date? – 6 (Predator, Predator 2, Alien Vs Predator, AVP: Requiem, Predators and The Predator)
  6. On which fictional New England island is Jaws largely set? – Amity Island
  7. Who plays Withnail in Withnail & I? – Richard E. Grant
  8. What three-word phrase does Westley repeat to Princess Buttercup throughout The Princess Bride? – “As you wish.”
  9. Who connects the films Be Cool, The Producers, and My Super Ex-Girlfriend? – Uma Thurman
  10. And finally, what is the name of Bill and Ted’s band, whose music will one day teach the world to be excellent to each other? – Wyld Stallyns! (frenzied air guitar licks)

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