Quiz Answers: 12th August 2021 (Loose Connections)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 12th August 2021 – how did you do?

1. “Mrs Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me” is a famous quote from which film?

The Graduate

2. What is the full title of the second Gremlins movie?

Gremlins 2: The New Batch

3. What is the name of Dwayne Johnson’s character in the Fast & Furious series – Hobbs or Shaw?

Hobbs (I suppose we must also accept “IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT HIS NAME IS”)

4. Born this week, who plays the Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Sebastian Stan

5. Collision Course is a big-screen spin-off of which TV nature documentary series?

The Crocodile Hunter

6. Which disaster movie connects Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman?


7. Which British football comedy had an American-language remake, released in the UK as The Perfect Catch?

Fever Pitch

8. Who plays hitman Martin Blank in Grosse Pointe Blank?

John Cusack

9. Doctor Gravity and Mother Russia are characters in which comic-book movie sequel?

Kick-Ass 2

10. Which movie musical’s iconic poster features the lips of Playboy model Lorelei Shark and the tagline “A different set of jaws”?

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

11. Which 2017 horror film has the tagline “Just because you’re invited, doesn’t mean you’re welcome”?

Get Out

12. In which 2021 action movie does Bob Odenkirk play auditor Hutch Mansell?


13. What title connects 31 British comedy films released between 1958 and 1992?

Carry On

14. Which 2010 drama connects Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, and Andrew Garfield?

Never Let Me Go

15. Which 1979 comedy sees filmmaker Albert Brooks direct a documentary about the Yeager family?

Real Life

16. Which M. Night Shyamalan-produced horror film is largely set inside a broken-down elevator?


17. In 2001’s Vanilla Sky, Penélope Cruz reprises her role from which Spanish-language film?

Open Your Eyes (or Abre Los Ojos)

18. In which film series does Colin Firth play Harry Bright?

Mamma Mia!

19. Which 1985 college comedy gave Kevin Costner his first starring role?


20. Which 2018 movie connects all nine films from Q11 to Q19?

Bohemian Rhapsody – all nine titles feature in the lyrics to the title song. Hey, Brian May’s having trouble coming up with a second round too…!

21. In the news – which British actor will provide the voice of Knuckles the echidna in Sonic The Hedgehog 2?

Idris Elba

22. In what decade is 1997’s LA Confidential set?

The 1950s

23. Who plays Mrs Brown in the Paddington movies?

Sally Hawkins

24. How many Steps make up the title of a 1935 Alfred Hitchcock thriller?

39, as in The 39 Steps

25. Which member of the Beatles has been portrayed on screen by Robert Carlyle, Aaron-Taylor Johnson, and Paul Rudd?

John Lennon (in Yesterday, Nowhere Boy, and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, respectively)

26. The Losers Club are major characters in which horror movie series?


27. Who directed 1993’s Sleepless In Seattle?

Nora Ephron

28. Which 2016 sci-fi film connects Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, and Andy Garcia?


29. Who plays Jeanine Stifler in the American Pie movies?

Jennifer Coolidge

30. And finally, complete the title of the 2021 comedy – Barb And Star Go To

Vista Del Mar

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