It’s time for your final film quiz of the year and it covers a whole bunch of 2021 movies, whether in cinemas or streaming.


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Whatever else has gone on in 2021, there’s been lots of movies to enjoy both at home and in cinemas. So, for our last regular film quiz until January, we’re looking back at the year in movies, from its big news stories to its various new releases. As always, there are no prizes, but we hope you enjoy these questions until Film Quiz Friday returns in 2022.

There are 21 questions about the year in film, plus an extra-special bonus round. Once you’ve had a go, you’ll find a link to a separate post with the correct answers at the bottom of this page. Please do get in touch in the comments and let us know how you did (scores out of 31, this time!) and give us any other lovely feedback. Time to send the year off in style…


ROUND ONE – 2021 & Over…

Here’s one last quiz for this year, covering everything from new cinema releases to streaming originals, as well as the occasional morsel of movie news…

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1. Whose director’s cut of 2017’s Justice League was released digitally in March?

2.Which film comes next in this sequence? Fargo > Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri > …

3. The third Conjuring film was released in May – what is its full title?

4. Who connects the 2021 films Dune and The French Dispatch, both released in UK cinemas on the same day in October?

5. Which US city shares its name with a time-loop romcom starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti?

6. Complete the title of the Netflix original animated film – The Mitchells Vs

7. What decade connects The Courier, Judas And The Black Messiah, and Last Night In Soho?

8. In Freaky, which comic actor plays the serial killer who swaps bodies with Kathryn Newton’s high-schooler?

9. Which musical features the songs “Breathe”, “96,000”, and “Carnaval del Barrio”?

10. Which British comedian and actor plays ill-fated scientist Dr Hardy in the James Bond film No Time To Die?


11. “Hello, cruel world” is the tagline to which Disney film?

12. Which director reunited with Tom Hanks for the western drama News Of The World, released on Netflix in February?

13. Which crime thriller spin-off was billed as “From The Book Of Saw”?

14. In the news! Which 2009 film topped the list of the all-time highest-grossing movies at the worldwide box office for a second time in March this year?

15. Space Jam: A New Legacy features characters from It, A Clockwork Orange, and The Devils, but which Looney Tunes character was omitted due to his problematic personality?

16. Complete the title of the Prime Video musical adaptation – Everybody’s Talking About

17. Which Netflix horror trilogy connects the years 1994, 1978, and 1666?

18. Ridley Scott had two films out in 2021, but which has performed better at the worldwide box office – The Last Duel or House Of Gucci?

19. Which country promises Gerard Butler and his family sanctuary from a planet-killing comet in the disaster thriller of the same name?

20. Lucky, Podcast, and Trevor are all characters in which 1980s franchise sequel?

21. And finally, which axe-wielding Film Stories Magazine cover star connects the 2021 films In The Earth and Venom: Let There Be Carnage?


BONUS ROUND – The Top Five

Finally, there are up to 10 bonus points available in our bonus round, which the biggest hits of the year at the UK box office…

Can you name any five of the top ten highest-grossing 2021 releases at the UK cinema box office this year? Please note, these are all films released in the UK from 1st January 2021 onwards, not that we had much crossover between late 2020 releases this year with cinemas closed until April. All answers are correct as of 22nd December 2021.

Rules and scoring, then – you can pick up to five films and have 1 point for each correct answer that appears anywhere in the top ten, and that’ll get you up to 5 points. However, if your five answers match the top five films, in any order, treat yourself to an additional 5 bonus points as well. You’ll find out how many points you’ve got by clicking through to the answers below…

Ready for the answers?

That’s the end of this week’s quiz – thank you to everyone who has played along this year and we look forward to bringing you more Film Quiz Fridays in the New Year. When you’re ready to check your answers, click here to get them (it’ll take you to another page) and let us know your scores in the comments below!


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