Film Quiz Friday: Black Adam Goes Forth

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Can you smell what this week’s film quiz is cooking? Here are some questions about animated duos, TV Doctors, and the movies of Dwayne Johnson.


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DC’s Black Adam is out in cinemas next week, which means the hierarchy of power in Film Quiz Friday is about to change. That’s why this can’t wait ‘til next week – the hierarchy will already have changed. And if anyone knows what that means… well, please send your answers on a postcard. In the meantime, have three rounds of movie trivia, including a Dwayne Johnson round.

Once you’ve completed all 30 questions, you’ll find a link to a separate post with the correct answers at the bottom of this post. As always, this is just for fun, but please let us know how you did in the comments (scores out of 30 this week!) and give us any other lovely feedback. Dress for questions about movies set in the jungle, cos there’ll be lots of those…


ROUND ONE – This Week In Movie History

This round is about new UK cinema releases and general film history from this week in years past – we’ve given you the year at the start of each question to help out!

  1. 2005 – Complete the title of the Wallace and Gromit film – The Curse Of The
  2. 1980 – “We’re on a mission from God” is a quote from which musical comedy?
  3. 1963 – Born this week, who connects the 1990s films Point Break, Free Willy, and Tank Girl?
  4. 1992 – Which sport features prominently in White Men Can’t Jump?
  5. 2011 – What title connects a 1980s teen movie starring Kevin Bacon and a remake starring Kenny Wormald?
  6. 1986 – What is the name of the Great Mouse Detective in the Disney animated film of the same name?
  7. 1994 – In which country is The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert set?
  8. 1965 – Also born this week, which actor’s real-life characters include Tony Wilson, Paul Raymond, and Stan Laurel?
  9. 1991 – In which comedy does Rik Mayall play Phoebe Cates’ imaginary friend?
  10. 2019 – Which actor keeps hitting himself in the sci-fi actioner Gemini Man?


ROUND TWO – The Dwayne Johnson Round

Dwayne JohnsonNext, 10 questions on the movies of actor, wrestler, tequila dealer, and probable future President of the United States, Dwayne Johnson…

  1. In which 2001 sequel does Dwayne Johnson make his acting debut as Mathayus, the Scorpion King?
  2. What type of natural disaster occurs in the 2015 disaster movie San Andreas?
  3. Who stars opposite Johnson as Dr Lily Houghton in 2021’s Jungle Cruise?
  4. What type of animal is George in the 2018 video-game adaptation Rampage?
  5. Going by UK releases, which Guns N’ Roses song lends its name to two different Johnson movies?
  6. In which Disney film does Johnson sing the song “You’re Welcome”?
  7. On which planet is the video-game adaptation Doom set?
  8. What is the full title of the 2006 sequel to Get Shorty?
  9. What is Hobbs’ first name in the Fast & Furious franchise?
  10. Johnson featured on the cover of a 2019 issue of Film Stories Magazine, for which Stephen Merchant-directed biopic?



Doctor Who: Paul McGannLet’s finish with a random selection of pot luck movie questions – these could come from any era, any genre, or any level of difficulty. Enjoy!

  1. What colour goes before Cadillac, Flamingos, and Panther to make the titles of three different films?
  2. Who plays Detective “Popeye” Doyle in The French Connection and its sequel?
  3. Back in cinemas this week! Which 1987 vampire movie is set in the fictional town of Santa Carla, California?
  4. Who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for playing Anton Chigurh in No Country For Old Men?
  5. The Marked Ones and The Ghost Dimension are both sequels to which 2007 horror film?
  6. Also in cinemas this week! Doctor Who Am I is a documentary about the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, starring which actor as the Eighth Doctor?
  7. Which Pitch Perfect actor directed Pitch Perfect 2?
  8. Which fictional detective does the late, great Angela Lansbury play in the 1980 film The Mirror Crack’d?
  9. Who is older – Brendan Gleeson or Domhnall Gleeson?
  10. And finally, in which 1990 sci-fi sequel does Tom Noonan play the title character?

Ready for the answers?

That’s the end of this week’s quiz! When you’re ready to check your answers, click here to get them (it’ll take you to another page) and let us know your scores did in the comments below.

We’ll be back next Friday with another quiz, but until then, check out our new film quiz podcast, The Film Quiz Podcast. In this week’s Season 1 finale, you can hear Nick Helm and Huge Davies quiz Ed Byrne, Sunil Patel, and Tiff Stevenson at last month’s London Podcast Festival – what could be finer?


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