Film Quiz Friday: Quizness As Usual

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Put your thinking cap and your quizzing trousers back on for another helping of Friday film trivia, including a whole bunch of ‘un’-titled movies.

We’re back with another batch of 30 film-related questions, ranging from films released this week in history to a big old mix of general knowledge questions. As always, there are no prizes here – this is all for fun and, of course, bragging rights if you know more than your friends and family.

Once you’ve completed all three rounds, you’ll find a link to a separate post with the correct answers at the bottom of this post. Please do get in touch in the comments and let us know how you did (scores out of 30 this week!) and give us any other lovely feedback. Let’s do this…


ROUND ONE – This Week in Movie History

This round is around about new releases and general film history from this week in years past – we’ve given you the year at the start of each question to help out!

  1. 1975 – Born this week, who connects the films Atomic Blonde, Hancock, and The Devil’s Advocate?
  2. 1991 – Backdraft is a drama about which emergency service?
  3. 2004 – In which comedy does Jennifer Garner play Jenna Rink?
  4. 1993 – First seen in 1940, which animated duo were uncharacteristically chatty in their first feature-length film?
  5. 2017 – Complete the comic-book movie title: Valerian And The…
  6. 1997 – Which character’s first big-screen outing was billed as “The Ultimate Disaster Movie”?
  7. 1986 – Who directed The Color Purple?
  8. 1989 – CIA agent Felix Leiter is a recurring character in which long-running film franchise?
  9. 2001 – The Spirits Within is a spin-off from which video game series?
  10. 2016 – Who is the only actor to play herself in a Pixar movie, voicing the Marine Life Institute PA system in Finding Dory?


ROUND TWO – “Un”-Titled Movies

As Unhinged arrives in UK cinemas, here are 10 questions about other movies whose titles start with an “un”. Not you, Uncle Buck, Underworld, or Universal Soldier – we’re gettin’ all antithetical up in here…

  1. Which 2020 Netflix film stars Adam Sandler as gambling addict Howard Ratner?
  2. What mode of transport is the subject of the Tony Scott action film Unstoppable?
  3. Shot on an iPhone, which 2018 suspense thriller sees Claire Foy committed to a mental institution against her will?
  4. Who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Jimmy Malone in The Untouchables?
  5. What is David Dunn’s day job in Unbreakable?
  6. Which western drama connects Gene Hackman, Richard Harris, and Morgan Freeman?
  7. Which European capital city provides the setting for the Liam Neeson thriller Unknown?
  8. Dark Web is the sequel to which other desktop horror movie of the 2010s?
  9. Which acting Oscar winner directed (but didn’t star in) the 2014 war drama Unbroken?
  10. Which 2000 coming-of-age film has a director’s cut called Untitled?



Let’s finish with a random selection of pot luck movie questions – these could come from any era, any genre, or any level of difficulty. Enjoy!

  1. What is the name of the dragon voiced by Eddie Murphy in 1998’s Mulan? (now streaming for free on Disney+!)
  2. Who connects the films Hereditary, Knives Out, and The Sixth Sense?
  3. Which romantic comedy features the classic punchline “I’ll have what she’s having”?
  4. Which Rat Pack star played the role of Danny Ocean in the 1960 version of Ocean’s 11?
  5. Excluding documentaries, how many feature films have Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone acted in together to date?
  6. Which Hollywood studio’s logo is known as the Majestic Mountain?
  7. Hoggle, Ludo, and Sir Didymus are all characters in which 1986 fantasy film?
  8. Who plays Trinity in The Matrix and its sequels?
  9. Young Frankenstein was one of two classic Mel Brooks comedies released in 1974 – what was the other?
  10. And finally, what colour connects Lexi Alexander’s Street, Jeremy Saulnier’s Room, and Peter Farrelly’s Book?

Ready for the answers?

That’s the end of this week’s quiz – 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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