Quiz Answers: May 5th 2023 (Bringing Home The Bacon)

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Here are the answers to our quiz from 5th May 2023 – how did you do?

1. HAL 9000 is a character in which classic sci-fi movie?

2001: A Space Odyssey

2. Who plays Joel Barish in Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind?

Jim Carrey

3. Which US president’s actions are the subject of All The President’s Men?

Richard Nixon

4. Born this week, who connects the films No Time To Die, Knives Out, and Blade Runner 2049?

Ana de Armas

5. What vessel takes John Cusack and friends back to the 1980s in the time-travel comedy of the same name?

A hot tub time machine, in Hot Tub Time Machine

6. Who plays “Rita” White in Educating Rita?

Julie Walters

7. Which cyber-crime movie connects Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, and Mathew Lillard?


8. Also born this week, who plays Sallah in the Indiana Jones movies?

John Rhys-Davies

9. Now streaming! Which British animation studio created the short film I Am Your Mother for the new season of Star Wars: Visions?


10. “He’s coming to town with a few days to kill” is the tagline to which sci-fi action sequel?

Predator 2

11. Which 1978 college comedy marked Kevin Bacon’s film acting debut?

National Lampoon’s Animal House

12. Which singer had a 1984 hit with “Footloose”, the title track from Footloose?

Kenny Loggins

13. Graboids feature prominently in which 1990 monster movie?


14. In which 2000 sci-fi horror does Bacon play invisible scientist Sebastian Caine?

Hollow Man

15. Which animated canine is voiced by Bacon in a 1995 movie of the same name?

Balto, in Balto

16. In which decade is 2011’s X-Men: First Class set?

The 1960s

17. 2007’s Death Sentence adapted from the sequel novel to which other vigilante action movie?

Death Wish (it’s an unrelated adaptation)

18. Who directed 2003’s Mystic River?

Clint Eastwood

19. Complete the title of the 2011 romantic comedy – Crazy, Stupid…?

… Love

20. What first name connects Bacon’s characters in Friday The 13th, A Few Good Men, and Apollo 13?

They’re all called Jack (Burrell, Ross, and Swigert, respectively)

21. Which Oscar winner plays the woman king in 2022’s The Woman King?

Viola Davis

22. In which comedy franchise does Chevy Chase play Clark Griswold?


23. Whose characters include Selina Kyle, Elvira Hancock, and Velma Von Tussle?

Michelle Pfieffer, in Batman Returns, Scarface, and Hairspray, respectively

24. Mark Watney is the title character in which 2015 sci-fi movie?

The Martian

25. Mel Kaminsky is the real name of which actor, comedian, and filmmaker?

Mel Brooks

26. In the news! The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes is an upcoming prequel to which action franchise?

The Hunger Games

27. Which movie title goes after Escape, Green, and Panic to make the names of three other movies?

Room, as in Escape Room, Green Room, and Panic Room

28. Who was born first – Jerry Stiller or Ben Stiller?

Jerry Stiller is Ben’s dad

29. What is the full title of the 2006 sequel to the Russian thriller Night Watch?

Day Watch

30. And finally, which Disney animated film features a raccoon called Meeko, a tree called Grandmother Willow, and a dog called Percy?

Pocahontas has this Guardians-alike line-up of characters

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