Are you a Movies Person?

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15 Questions - Developed by: Jenn - Developed on: - 4.552 taken

You are going to hate this quiz! You know why? Because you think you're a movies person. You thought wrong.

  • 1
    The Shawshank Redemption is now remembered as one of the best movies ever made. But...
    It won Best Picture, but then never did well once it was released on video.
    It never won Best Picture. It lost to Forrest Gump.
    It never won Best Picture. It lost to Unforgiven.
    It won Best Picture, having done very poorly in the box office.
    It was never up for Best Picture.
  • 2
    A Clockwork Orange...
    Is a drama, not a horror film, and was originally rated X for its extreme violence and sexual content.
    Won Best Picture
    Was a movie made in the eighties, and is so shocking that many people don't even want to see it.
    Was the first all-American film to sweep the Academy Awards; it won a total of 9 awards
    Was the first of the slasher films of the seventies, and began such thrillers as Halloween and Friday the 13th.
  • 3
    Which movies set many modern standards of the romantic movies of today?
    The Seven Year Itch & Father of the Bride
    Sea of Love & Heartbreakers
    Pretty Woman & Some Like it Hot
    An Affair to Remember & Pretty Woman
    The Apartment & Big
  • 4
    Al Pacino has been in all of the following except...
    Good Fellows
    Scar Face
    The Godfather
    Sea of Love
  • 5
    All of the following is true of Lonesome Dove except...
    It is overall remembered as being wonderful today.
    It was one of the most popular videos of its kind in the 90's.
    It was a tale based its predecessor of old-western movies, the Sting, and it was hotly debated as to whether or not it qualified as a possible Academy Award winner.
    It featured the romanticized the Wild West, but also offered up criticisms.
    It was on Old-Western TV series made into movies.
  • 6
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest was...
    An original screenplay about a mental hospital.
    The story of a man's struggle to maintain the sanity of society.
    An adapted screenplay about a mental hospital.
    The story of a man's struggle to maintain his own sanity.
    Jack Nicholson's last great film.
  • 7
    Mission Impossible, featuring Tom Cruise, did the following:
    Revolutionized the action movies of the nineties; countless spin-offs were made.
    Literally created Morgan Freeman as the actor we know him to be today
    Failed to sell in Box office because it was beaten by "A View to Kill," the James Bond Movie
    Broke the ice for a new genre entirely
    Broke records in the box office but failed to sell once it was released to movie
  • 8
    Which of the following won Best Picture?
    the Birds
    None of these
    The Omen
    Rosemary's Baby
  • 9
    Which movie was redone with added effects and scenes twenty years after it was made?
    the Killing Fields
    Top Gun
    the Believer
    the Star Wars Series
    Apocalypse Now
  • 10
    Which of the following is about the ups and downs of following "the band"
    Almost Famous
    the Music Man
    the Commitments
    She's all That
  • 11
    Bruce Springsteen wrote a song for this movie:
    the Verdict
    Road to Perdition
    the Green Mile
  • 12
    Which statement is false about music and movies?
    the Beatles did a series of movies in the sixties featuring their records
    Grease was a movie about the fifities, and it was filmed in the seventies
    Tony Bennet sang the theme song "Speak Softly, Love" for the Godfather
    Pink Floyd turned their album, the Wall, into a movie
    Sheryl Crow has done a James Bond theme song.
  • 13
    Which kids' tv series was never made into a movie?
    Powerpuff Girls
    Power Rangers
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    Courage the Cowardly Dog
    Scooby Doo
  • 14
    Which pop star has not tried their chance on the silver screen (thank goodness)?
    Mandy Moore
    Kelly Clarkson
    Lance Bass
    Oh My Goodness; they all have!
    Britney Spears
  • 15
    Which movie, still well-remembered, has nonetheless become lost in time due to how dated its information has been proven to be?
    Bridge over the River Kwai
    Nixon (1995)
    Apocalypse Now
    All the President's men

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