Quiz Answers: 17th May 2024 (Title Bout)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 17th May 2024 – how did you do?

1. In which romantic comedy does Julia Roberts play Vivian Ward?

Pretty Woman

2. Which Pokémon turns Detective in a 2019 mystery comedy of the same name?

Pikachu, in Detective Pikachu

3. Complete the title of the Michael Powell-directed horror film: Peeping… what?


4. Born this week, Danny Trejo plays Machete Cortez in the Machete films and which other, more family-friendly franchise?

Spy Kids

5. Which Joe Dante-directed horror film revolves around a countryside resort for werewolves?

The Howling

6. Who plays Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby?

Leonardo DiCaprio

7. Which horror franchise billed its 3D third instalment as “A New Dimension in Terror”: A Nightmare On Elm Street or Friday The 13th?

Friday The 13th

8. In which Oscar-winning drama does Riz Ahmed play a drummer who loses his hearing?

Sound Of Metal

9. Also born this week, Paige Turco is best known for playing April O’Neil in which 1990s film franchise?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

10. Brick is the directorial debut by which American filmmaker?

Rian Johnson

11. A survival horror with an icy grip (2010) and a Disney film with “Let It Go” (2013)


12. A biopic about Tina Turner’s marriage (1993) and the making of a documentary about arranged marriage (2022)

What’s Love Got To Do With It

13. Ralph Macchio goes from karate to music (1986) and Britney Spears goes from music to movies (2002)


14. Telly Savalas hunts for Nazi gold (1975) and Amy Poehler hunts for golden memories (2015)

Inside Out

15. Stephen Sommers’ directorial debut (1989) and Steven Spielberg’s second movie that year (2002)

Catch Me If You Can

16. Rajendra Prasad becomes the title character (1993) and Joaquin Phoenix lives in a society (2019)


17. College graduates rage against adulthood (1995) and Will Ferrell coaches a junior football team (2006)

Kicking And Screaming

18. Michael Caine and son fight pirates (1980) and Michael Bay directs a dystopian organ farm (2005)

The Island

19. Hitchcock’s domestic terrorist thriller (1936) and Schwarzenegger’s beastie-boys neo-noir (2014)


20. Jaclyn Smith may have been here before (1985) and Denzel Washington has definitely been here before (2006)

Déjà Vu

21. Who was born earliest: John Goodman or John Malkovich?

John Goodman, by one year

22. Which country’s national film award is called the Goya Award?


23. Which actor has been played on screen by Misty Rowe, Michelle Williams, and Ana de Armas?

Marilyn Monroe

24. Which animated movie has a 2022 sequel subtitled The Last Wish?

Puss In Boots

25. In the news! Who will reprise his role as Spider-Man Noir in a forthcoming live-action Prime Video series?

Nicolas Cage (read more on that here!)

26. Who plays Louise in Thelma & Louise: Geena Davis or Susan Sarandon?

Susan Sarandon

27. In which 1995 film does Alicia Silverstone play Cher Horowitz?


28. Which 1970s thriller connects Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, and Ned Beatty?


29. In which Italian city is 1960’s La Dolce Vita set?


30. And finally, which imaginary friend was played by Rik Mayall in a 1993 comedy of the same name?

Drop Dead Fred, in Drop Dead Fred

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