“You! Are! A! TOY!” This week’s film quiz covers the Toy Story quartet and a whole lot of other movies too – let’s play.
Would you believe we’ve already done an Elvis-themed movie quiz, all the way back in the second week of Film Quiz Friday? Well, somewhere between Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis being Tom Hanks’ latest and last week’s Lightyear still playing in cinemas, we’ve landed upon the theme of Pixar’s Toy Story movies this week instead, and Woody, Buzz, and the gang are well represented in this week’s 30-question selection.
Once you’ve finished all three rounds, 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. To infinity and… well, you know the rest.
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!
- 1963 – In which decade is The Great Escape set?
- 2009 – What is the full title of the second live-action Transformers film?
- 1967 – Born this week, who connects the 2010s films Aquaman, Bombshell, and Paddington?
- 1987 – Which star of Throw Momma From The Train also directed the film – Billy Crystal or Danny DeVito?
- 2001 – Which sci-fi comedy connects Julianne Moore, David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, and Seann William Scott?
- 1947 – Also born this week, who plays Alex Murphy in 1987’s RoboCop?
- 2021 – Complete the title of the Lin Manuel Miranda musical adaptation – In The…
- 1998 – Which Nicolas Cage fantasy film reimagines Wim Wenders’ Wings Of Desire in 1990s Los Angeles?
- 2015 – Who plays an elderly Sherlock Holmes in Mr Holmes?
- 1989 – Which hip hop group contributed “Fight The Power” to the soundtrack of Do The Right Thing?
ROUND TWO – The Toy Story Round
It’s hard out there for a toy, but how tough are these Toy Story teasers, covering the four feature films in Pixar’s flagship franchise?
- First seen in Toy Story, which fictional restaurant’s delivery van appears as an Easter egg in various Pixar movies?
- Which toy is voiced by Jim Varney in the first two films and Blake Clark from Toy Story 3 onwards?
- Which galactic emperor is Buzz Lightyear’s nemesis (and possibly his dad too)?
- Who provides the voice of Canadian stuntman Duke Kaboom in Toy Story 4?
- What’s the name of the boy who lives next door to Andy in Toy Story?
- Which singer-songwriter composed the soundtracks for all four Toy Story movies, including songs such as “You’ve Got A Friend In Me”?
- Which character is voiced by Tony Hale in Toy Story 4 – Forky or Spoony?
- Which James Bond actor voices Mr Pricklepants the hedgehog in Toy Story 3 and 4?
- In Toy Story 2, Woody, Jessie, Bullseye, and Stinky Pete are all characters from which 1950s TV show?
- How many eyes does each Little Green Man alien toy have?
ROUND THREE – Pot Luck
Let’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!
- Which comedy sequel connects directors Ben Stiller, Barbra Streisand, and Robert De Niro?
- In which fictional US city are the Superman movies predominantly set?
- Who plays trainee narcotics detective Jake Hoyt in 2001’s Training Day?
- Which Baz Luhrmann film connects the films Mad Max, Muriel’s Wedding, and Mr Nice Guy?
- Sheriff Will Kane is the main character in which 1952 Western?
- Who directed 1998’s Lock Stock And Two Smoking Barrels?
- England, Emmanuelle, and Columbus are the three most recent features in which 31-film franchise?
- Who won an Oscar for her role as Velma Kelly in 2002’s Chicago?
- What is Indiana Jones’ real first name?
- And finally, what specifically connects 2017’s The Big Sick, 1997’s Private Parts, and 1977’s The Greatest?
Ready for the answers?
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