Here are the answers to our quiz from 21st May 2021 – how did you do?

1. What is the full title of Star Wars Episode II?

Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones

2. Who plays Rob Roy in Rob Roy?

Liam Neeson

3. What title connects a Rutger Hauer thriller and a 2007 remake starring Sean Bean?

The Hitcher

4. Who directed The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio?

Baz Luhrmann

5. Which classic World War II film dramatizes the RAF’s Operation Chastise?

The Dam Busters

6. Battle Of The Smithsonian is the second film in which family movie series?

Night At The Museum

7. Born this week, who plays heavyweight challenger Clubber Lang in Rocky III?

Mr T

8. Which British horror film stars Carl Boehm as a voyeuristic serial killer?

Peeping Tom

9. What is the name of Charlize Theron’s character in Mad Max: Fury Road?

Furiosa

10. “Always bet on black” is a quote from which 1992 Wesley Snipes action film?

Passenger 57

11. In which romantic comedy does Hugh Grant wear his prescription swimming goggles to the cinema?

Notting Hill

12. Who plays the star of the Jack Slater series in Last Action Hero?

Arnold Schwarzenegger

13. In the 1988 movie of the same name, which Sicilian picturehouse has projectionists called Alfredo and Salvatore?

The Cinema Paradiso, in Cinema Paradiso

14. In Gremlins 2: The New Batch, which wrestler makes a memorable cameo in the fourth-wall-busting cinema scene?

Hulk Hogan

15. What is the name of the true-crime horror franchise within a franchise in the Scream sequels?

Stab

16. Which Disney film is screened for author PL Travers at the end of 2013’s Saving Mr Banks?

Mary Poppins

17. Le Gamaar Cinema is the setting for the explosive climax of which 2009 war movie?

Inglourious Basterds

18. Complete the title of the romantic fantasy comedy – The Purple Rose of… where?

… Cairo

19. Who plays the egomaniacal Cannes contender Carson Clay in Mr Bean’s Holiday?

Willem Dafoe – here’s his character’s vanity project.

20. Which critically panned 1990 comedy does Robert De Niro loudly enjoy in a memorable cinema scene in 1991’s Cape Fear?

Problem Child

21. Which Muppet movie stars the late, great Charles Grodin as jewel thief Nicky Holiday?

The Great Muppet Caper

22. Which comic-book villain does Michael Clarke Duncan play in 2003’s Daredevil?

The Kingpin (Wilson Fisk)

23. Which sci-fi film connects Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn?

The Abyss

24. Which city is the setting for the films Showgirls, Ocean’s Thirteen, and this week’s new release Army Of The Dead?

Las Vegas

25. Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov is the real name of which Oscar winner?

Helen Mirren

26. Which production company uses E.T.’s image of a bike crossing the moon as its logo?

Amblin Entertainment

27. 1972’s Dougal And The Blue Cat is a film spin-off of which stop-motion animated TV series?

The Magic Roundabout

28. Which English monarch has Judi Dench played twice on film, in 1997 and 2017?

Queen Victoria (in Mrs Brown – not that one – and Victoria & Abdul)

29. Apollo 13, Forrest Gump, and The Green Mile are connected by Tom Hanks and which other actor?

Gary Sinise

30. And finally, who comes next in this alphabetical sequence – Ash, Bishop, Call…?

David – these are the androids in successive Alien films, going up to Michael Fassbender’s character in Prometheus (his double in the sequel is called Walter, after the other series producer, which breaks the pattern)

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