Quiz Answers: 15th March 2024 (Coens Off)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 15th March 2024 – how did you do?

1. Back in cinemas now! In Fight Club, what is the first rule of Fight Club?

“You do not talk about Fight Club.”

2. Born this week, who directed the 1980s films Scanners, Videodrome, and The Dead Zone?

David Cronenberg

3. 2016 – What address was the title of a Cloverfield sequel starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman?

10 Cloverfield Lane

4. In which film does Tom Cruise play high-school student Joel Goodsen?

Risky Business

5. Which Valiant Comics character did Vin Diesel play in a superhero movie of the same name?

Bloodshot (a.k.a. Ray Garrison) in Bloodshot

6. Devils Tower in Wyoming is a pivotal location in which Steven Spielberg film?

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

7. In which film does Will Smith play “date doctor” Alex Hitchens?


8. Also born this week, who connects the 2020s films Free Guy, The Last Duel, and The End We Start From?

Jodie Comer

9. What type of animal is Rango, in the animated western Rango?

He’s a chameleon

10. Twins stars Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger “both tried to kill Batman”, but which movie connects their respective co-stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Uma Thurman?

They both star in Dangerous Liaisons

11. In which film does Javier Bardem play serial killer Anton Chigurh?

No Country For Old Men

12. Complete the title of the Coens’ Netflix western: The Ballad Of…?

Buster Scruggs

13. Which Coens remake earned its star a Best Actor Oscar nomination: The Ladykillers or True Grit?

True Grit (Jeff Bridges was nominated in 2011)

14. Who plays Llewyn Davis in 2014’s Inside Llewyn Davis?

Oscar Isaac

15. In The Big Lebowski, what first name connects the Dude and Mr Lebowski?


16. Who plays a “trilogy of idiots” in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Intolerable Cruelty, and Burn After Reading?

George Clooney

17. … and in which 2016 film did he play yet another idiot, Baird Whitlock?

Hail, Caesar!

18. “And I guess that was your accomplice in the woodchipper.” Which movie features this quote?


19. In Raising Arizona, how many children do Mr and Mrs Arizona have?


20. Drive-Away Dolls is Ethan’s movie, but which Shakespeare play inspired a solo directorial outing for Joel in 2021?

Macbeth, as in The Tragedy Of Macbeth

21. Also in the news! Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer are reuniting for a sequel to which 1984 comedy?

This Is Spinal Tap (read more here)

22. Which elephant connects a 1941 animated movie and a 2019 live-action remake?

Dumbo, in Dumbo and also Dumbo

23. Who was born earliest: Bruce Campbell or Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis (by three years)

24. What word goes before Creek, Girls, and Streets to make the titles of at least three different movies?

Mean, as in Mean Creek, Mean Girls, and Mean Streets

25. Which star of 1995’s Dangerous Minds appears in the music video for its lead soundtrack single, “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio?

Michelle Pfeiffer (her again!)

26. Also in the news! How many National Treasure feature films have been released to date?

2 – and according to Nicolas Cage, that’s your lot (read more here)

27. Which actor-turned-director plays Mary Corleone in The Godfather Part III?

Sofia Coppola

28. “On every street in every city, there’s a nobody who dreams of being a somebody.” Which 1976 movie has this tagline: Rocky or Taxi Driver?

Taxi Driver

29. Who plays the Phantom in 1996’s The Phantom?

Billy Zane

30. And finally, what name connects a 2021 crime drama starring Matt Damon and a fictional rock band in 2000’s Almost Famous?


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