Classic Film Quiz
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Classic Film Quiz

How well do you know your films?

Question 1:   Upon which famous tycoons life is the film Citizen Kane based?
John Paul Getty
John D. Rockefeller
William Gates
William Randolph Hearst

Question 2:   Who plays the title role in the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia?
Peter O'Toole
Richard Burton
Laurence Olivier
Alec Guiness

Question 3:   Who directed The Third Man?
Orson Welles
Alfred Hitchcock
Carol Reed
John Huston

Question 4:   What is the original Japanese title of the Akira Kurosawa film The Seven Samurai?
Kakushi toride no san akunin
Hachigatsu no rapusodî
Sugata Sanshiro
Shichinin no samurai

Question 5:   Who played Col. E. Kurtz in the Farncis Ford Coppola film Apocalypse Now?
Robert Duvall
Martin Sheen
Dennis Hopper
Marlon Brando

Question 6:   Upon whose book is the film Goodfellas based?
Mario Puzo
Nicolas Pileggi
Frankie Carbone
Frank Albanese

Question 7:   What song is sung by the members of the British army prior to the final battle scene of the film Zulu (1964)?
Bread of Heaven
All Through The Night
Men of Harlech

Question 8:   Who plays Victor Laszlo in Casablanca (1942)?
Peter Lorre
Sydney Greenstreet
Claude Rains
Paul Henreid
Conrad Veidt

Question 9:   In which film does Charlie Chaplin act out his now famous 'boot-eating' scene?
The Gold Rush
City Lights
Modern Times
The Immigrant
The Tramp

Question 10:   What is the name of Robert de Niro's character in Taxi Driver?
Travis Mickle
Travis Bickle
Travis Nickel
Travis Hickel

Question 11:   Which of the following films does not feature Toshiro Mifune as an actor?
Gojuman-nin no isan

Question 12:   Which film famously begins with a shot of an eye being sliced open?
A Clockwork Orange
L'Age d'or
Un Chien Andalou

Question 13:   What is the name of Alec Guiness' character in Bridge on the River Kwai?
Colonel Nicholson
Major Warden
Major Clipton
Colonel Green

Question 14:   Who wrote the book upon which 2001: A Space Odyssey was based?
Arthur Miller
Douglas Adams
H. G. Wells
Arthur C. Clarke

Question 15:   Which of the following films does not feature music by Leonard Bernstein?
On the Waterfront
Rear Window
West Side Story
An American in Paris

Question 16:   Who directed The Deer Hunter?
Milos Forman
Michael Curtiz
Michael Cimino

Question 17:   How many academy awards did Ben Hur receive?

Question 18:   Which of the following is the title of a film by Federico Fellini?
8 1/3
9 1/2
7 1/4
8 1/2
8 3/4

Question 19:   In what year was Gone With the Wind released?

Question 20:   Who plays the title role in the film Patton?
John Wayne
Robert Mitchum
Lee Marvin
George C. Scott
Burt Lancaster

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