Here are the answers to our quiz from 7th August 2020 – how did you do?

  1. Born this week, who connects the films Atomic Blonde, Hancock, and The Devil’s Advocate? – Charlize Theron
  2. Backdraft is a drama about which emergency service? – Firefighting
  3. In which comedy does Jennifer Garner play Jenna Rink? – 13 Going On 30
  4. First seen in 1940, which animated duo were uncharacteristically chatty in their first feature-length film? – Tom and Jerry (in Tom & Jerry: The Movie)
  5. Complete the comic-book movie title: Valerian And The… City Of A Thousand Planets
  6. Which character’s first big-screen outing was billed as “The Ultimate Disaster Movie”? – Mr Bean (who was similarly chatty, all of a sudden)
  7. Who directed The Color Purple? – Steven Spielberg
  8. CIA agent Felix Leiter is a recurring character in which long-running film franchise? – James Bond (most prominently in 1989’s Licence To Kill, which was released in the UK this week in 1989)
  9. The Spirits Within is a spin-off from which video game series? – Final Fantasy
  10. Who is the only actor to play herself in a Pixar movie, voicing the Marine Life Institute PA system in Finding Dory? – Sigourney Weaver
  11. Which 2020 Netflix film stars Adam Sandler as gambling addict Howard Ratner? – Uncut Gems
  12. What mode of transport is the subject of the Tony Scott action film Unstoppable? – A freight train (“…the size of the Chrysler Building!”)
  13. Shot on an iPhone, which 2018 suspense thriller sees Claire Foy committed to a mental institution against her will? – Unsane
  14. Who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Jimmy Malone in The Untouchables? – Sean Connery
  15. What is David Dunn’s day job in Unbreakable? – A security guard
  16. Which western drama connects Gene Hackman, Richard Harris, and Morgan Freeman? – Unforgiven
  17. Which European capital city provides the setting for the Liam Neeson thriller Unknown? – Berlin
  18. Dark Web is the sequel to which other desktop horror movie of the 2010s? – Unfriended
  19. Which acting Oscar winner directed (but didn’t star in) the 2014 war drama Unbroken? – Angelina Jolie
  20. Which 2000 coming-of-age film has a director’s cut called Untitled? – Almost Famous
  21. What is the name of the dragon voiced by Eddie Murphy in 1998’s Mulan? – Mushu
  22. Who connects the films Hereditary, Knives Out, and The Sixth Sense? – Toni Collette
  23. Which romantic comedy features the classic punchline “I’ll have what she’s having”? – When Harry Met Sally
  24. Which Rat Pack star played the role of Danny Ocean in the 1960 version of Ocean’s 11? – Frank Sinatra
  25. Excluding documentaries, how many feature films have Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone acted in together to date? – 4 (Arnie appears in all three Expendables movies and they also teamed up for 2013’s Escape Plan)
  26. Which Hollywood studio’s logo is known as the Majestic Mountain? – Paramount Pictures
  27. Hoggle, Ludo, and Sir Didymus are all characters in which 1986 fantasy film? – Labyrinth
  28. Who plays Trinity in The Matrix and its sequels? – Carrie-Anne Moss
  29. Young Frankenstein was one of two classic Mel Brooks comedies released in 1974 – what was the other? – Blazing Saddles
  30. And finally, what colour connects Lexi Alexander’s Street, Jeremy Saulnier’s Room, and Peter Farrelly’s Book? – Green



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