10 most difficult movie riddlesMovie quiz
Which film director was a leading figure in the Italian Neorealism movement?
Vittorio De Sica
Italian Neorealist films mostly contend with moral conditions and the difficult economic situation of post-World War II Italy. De Sica's films reflect the changes in the Italian psyche and conditions of everyday life, including oppression, injustice, desperation and poverty. Vittorio De Sica has received the Palme D'Or in Cannes, Golden Bear in Berlin and 3 Academy Awards in Hollywood.
What does the term MacGuffin mean?
a type of thriller in the US
The camera used in stunts
the weapon used in "Pulp fiction"
object that drives the plot of the film
MacGuffin is a concept introduced by Alfred Hitchcock. The specific nature of a MacGuffin is typically unimportant to the overall plot. Examples for MacGuffins are suitcase in the movie "Pulp Fiction", Krytron in "Frantic" and the Maltese Falcon.
Which cinema movement does the movie "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" (1920) represent?
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror film, directed by Robert Wiene and is onsidered the quintessential work of German Expressionist cinema. It tells the story of an insane hypnotist (Werner Krauss) who uses a somnambulist (Conrad Veidt) to commit murders.
Brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre won the Palme d'Or twice for Rosetta and The Child. What is their last name?
Brothers Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne are a Belgian filmmaking duo. They write, produce and direct their films together.
In which category did Clint Eastwood never win an Academy Award?
he won all of the above
Although Clint Eastwood is a very successful actor, he never won an Academy Award for Best Actor. Out of four that he won, two were for Best Director and another two for Best Picture.
Which actress received a record four Academy Awards for Best Actress?
Katharine Hepburn was nominated for a total of 12 Academy Awards for Best Actress and won four, the record number of wins for any male of female performer.
Which film contains the scene in which Marilyn Monroe's white dress is blown upwards by a passing train?
All About Eve
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
The Seven Year Itch
Some Like It Hot
The Seven Year Itch is a 1955 American romantic comedy film in which Marilyn Monroe starred as a woman who becomes the object of her married neighbor's sexual fantasies. The scene became one of the most famous of her career. The shoot lasted for several hours and attracted a crowd of nearly 2,000 spectators, including professional photographers.
Which Greek island was the main filming location of the 2008 film Mamma Mia!?
Most of the outdoor scenes were filmed on location at the small Greek island of Skopelos, and the seaside hamlet of Damouchari in the Pelion area of Greece. Kastani beach on the south west coast was the film's main location site. The producers built a beach bar and jetty along the beach, but removed both set pieces after production wrapped.
How many stars are there in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
As of July 27, 2012, the Walk consists of 2,474 stars. These are spaced at 6-foot (1.8 m) intervals, and the whole Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles (2.1 km). About twenty new stars are added to the Walk each year.
Who wrote the novel Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film under the same name?
the book was never finished
Winston Groom is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. He is best known for his book Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film by Robert Zemeckis in 1994. The film became a cultural phenomenon, and won six Academy Awards.