Quiz Answers: 9th June 2023 (From The Mind Of Stephen King)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 9th June 2023 – how did you do?

1. Which neo-noir comedy stars Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling as its title characters?

The Nice Guys

2. Born this week, who plays Dr “Bones” McCoy in 2009’s Star Trek and its sequels?

Karl Urban

3. What is the full title of the third Harry Potter film?

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

4. Tracy Turnblad is a character in which comedy, back in cinemas this week for its 35th anniversary?


5. “They’re not 21 anymore” is the tagline to which comedy sequel?

22 Jump Street

6. Who plays former US Army Ranger Cameron Poe in Con Air?

Nicolas Cage

7. Complete the title – Transformers: Rise Of The… what?


8. Clint Eastwood directed the classic western A Fistful Of Dollars – true or false?

False – Sergio Leone directed, Clint only starred in it

9. Also born this week, Natalie Hershlag is the real name of which Oscar winner?

Natalie Portman

10. What type of vehicle teeters over a cliff edge in the literal cliffhanger ending of The Italian Job?

It’s a bus/coach

11. What is the name of the demonic clown in the It movies?


12. Which director connects The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, and The Mist?

Frank Darabont directed all three

13. Which Stephen King title connects a 1984 film starring Drew Barrymore and a 2022 remake starring Ryan Kiera Armstrong?


14. Who plays Ben Richards in 1987’s The Running Man?

Arnold Schwarzenegger

15. Rob Reiner’s production company Castle Rock is named after the fictional town in which 1986 coming-of-age film?

Stand By Me

16. Who plays gunslinger Roland Deschain in 2017’s The Dark Tower?

Idris Elba

17. “Sometimes, dead is better” is a quote from both the 1989 and 2019 adaptations of which King story?

Pet Sematary

18. Who plays Wendy Torrance in 1980’s The Shining?

Shelley Duvall

19. Urban Harvest, The Gathering, and Fields Of Terror are all direct-to-video film sequels to which King adaptation?

Children Of The Corn

20. Which year of the 1980s saw the King adaptations Christine, Cujo, and The Dead Zone released in US cinemas?

They were all released in 1983

21. What comes next in this sequence: The Dark World > Ragnarok > …?

Love & Thunder – these are all Thor sequels

22. Who plays Tony Montana in 1983’s Scarface?

Al Pacino

23. Which 2007 teen comedy has main characters named after screenwriters Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg?


24. What profession connects the main characters in Blow Dry, Shampoo, and You Don’t Mess With The Zohan?

They’re all hairdressers

25. Who was born earliest – Kevin Smith or Will Smith (no relation)?

Will Smith (by 2 years)

26. What word goes before Crime, Identity, and Romance to make the names of three different 1990s movies?

True, as in True Crime, True Identity, and True Romance

27. Who plays Alfred Hitchcock in the 2012 biopic Hitchcock?

Anthony Hopkins

28. Which 2022 horror movie connects Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård, and Justin Long?


29. In which US city does Ferris Bueller enjoy a day off in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?


30. And finally, which pop-culture retail chain takes its name from a 1956 sci-fi film “starring” Robby the Robot?

Forbidden Planet, as in Forbidden Planet

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