Popular Movies Trivia Quiz

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1. In the film 'Fight Club' what ingredient is being used to make Meat Loaf's 'fat suit' more realistic?
Birdseed.
To ensure that Meat Loaf’s breasts and love handles hung correctly, his suit was filled with birdseed, so that it would ‘spill’ over his pants and give the impression of sagging flesh.
2. Who was the first choice of Denis Villeneuve for the role of Niander Wallace in 'Blade Runner 2049'?
David Bowie.
Writer and performer David Bowie was considered to be an accomplished actor and was considered as a first option for the role of Niander in the movie. Unfortunately he died before ever receiving the role.
3. Which sort story was an influence for the film 'Blade Runner 2049'?
The Long Tomorrow' by Jean Giraud (Moebius).
Jean Giraud was actually referenced in the movie in the form of Agent K’s apartment building being Mobius 21! This was to say what an inspiration this graphic short story was on the look of Blade Runner.
4. Which fruit is used to foreshadow death in the movie 'The Godfather'?
Oranges.
Whenever oranges are seen in the film, they are used to foreshadow death or near-death involving the Corleone family!
5. Which cast member of the movie 'The Godfather' used his connections with organized crime to secure a role?
Gianni Russo.
He used his connections to secure the role of Carlo Rizzi, going so far as to get a camera crew to film his audition and send it to the producers. Marlon Brando was initially opposed to having Russo in the film since he had never acted before.
6. Why was the nickname 'Uruk-Low' being used in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'?
Short Uruk-Hais.
While the Uruk-Hai are generally 6 feet tall, the producers couldn’t find enough men that were 6 feet tall, so they allowed men that were 5 feet or higher to be cast as well. These men were affectionately nickname Uruk-Lows because they were shorter than the rest of the Uruk-Hai.
7. Where did Andy Serkis base his performance of Gollum in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'?
The withdrawal of heroin addicts.
Andy Serkis based the Gollum’s cravings and desperation to receive ‘his precious’ on the withdrawal symptoms of heroin addicts.
8. Which member of the Avengers cast hid away snacks to the set and can be found eating them in plenty of scenes from the movies?
Robert Downey Jr.
Eccentric millionaire playboy Tony Stark could not ask for a better actor to portray him than RDJ since he has given a whole new twist to the role. He would often improvise scenes from the movies to make them better and also hid snacks in the set and ate them during the scenes, while also offering some to the rest of the cast.
9. In which universe did Thanos first appear in?
Iron Man.
Thanos is considered Iron Man’s antithesis and personal archenemy due to his original appearance as an Iron man villain back in 1973.
10. What is used to visually separate scenes in the real world with the ones shot in The Matrix?
Blue vs. Green tint.
Scenes shot in the real world have a blue tint, whereas scenes shot in the Matrix have a green tint as if watching them through a computer monitor. Blue was also used at a minimum in the Matrix scenes since the directors thought blue was more of a real-world color. The fight between Morpheus and Neo, which is neither in the real world nor in the Matrix is tinted yellow.
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11. Which scene in the original Matrix film caused the alteration of a law in South Wales?
The helicopter scene.
The filming of this scene nearly caused the film to be shut down because they flew through restricted Sydney airspace. Subsequently, laws in South Wales were altered to allow filming to proceed.
12. Which battle from the movie 'Saving Private Ryan' never took place in real life?
The battle of Ramelle.
Both the battle, as well as the city of Ramelle are fictional and were based after a German counterattack over the causeway at La Fiere by the 1-57th Grenadier Regiment and light tanks of the 100th Panzer Replacement Battalion.
13. Which member of the cast from the 'Suicide Squad' had to spend time with the Navy Seals to get acquainted with parts of his role?
Will Smith.
Will Smith is the actor that portrays Deadshot. In order to prepare for the role he completely shaved off his hair and spent time with the Navy S.E.A.Ls and Army Ranger, practicing firing a Glock 9mm handgun and an AR-15 rifle. Will turned out to be a quick learner and easily got acquainted with the firearms.
14. What is the inspiration of the Spider-Lair in 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'?
The Batcave from the DC Animated Universe.
It is no secret that animators draw inspiration from each other’s work to model their own. The spider-lair from ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ was modeled after Batman’s secret hideout, down to the display array of multiple costumes with blue lighting illuminating them.
15. In the movie 'The Terminator,' how many Sarah Connors were in the phonebook?
Three.
There was our heroine Sarah J Connor, alongside Sarah Louise Connor and Sarah Ann Connor which ended up dying by the Terminator in his quest to kill Sarah.
16. How did the producers prepare Jack Nicholson in the mood for his role in 'The Shining'?
Cheese Sandwiches.
To get Jack in the right agitated mood, he was only fed cheese sandwiches for two weeks, which he hates.
17. How many doors were used for the infamous 'Here's Johnny!' scene?
Sixty.
Here’s Johnny’ is one of the most famous scenes in all cult movie history. According to Shelley Duvall, the scene took three days and sixty doors to shoot right.
18. What was the inspiration behind the primary colors of the movie 'Amélie.'
The paintings of Juarez Machado.
Juarez Machado is a Brazilian artist, art director and writer born in 1941. He studied fine arts in Curitiba and greatly influenced the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who is the director of the film.
19. Which famously misquoted line comes from the movie 'The Silence of the Lambs'?
Hello, Clarice'.
Similarly to Star Wars, this movie has a misquoted line of its own, with many fans mistaking ‘Good evening, Clarice’ as ‘Hello, Clarice.’ This line would also appear in Hannibal as an inside joke between the producers.
20. What is the one line used in all five Die Hard movies?
Yippie-ki-yay, motherf*cker!'
In the PG-13 cut of ‘Live Free or Die Hard’ a gunshot is being used to cover the ‘f*cker’ part, although it can be heard in the uncut version. It was voted as the #96 of the top 100 greatest movie lines by Premiere in 2007.
21. How many times is the word 'f*ck' used in 'Pulp Fiction'?
Two-hundred and sixty-five times.
No stranger to profanity, mostly due to the lines of its main characters, Pulp Fiction was definitely not a movie intended for children!

 

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