Film Quiz Friday: Welcome To Jurassic Park

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See those ripples in your glass of water? That’s this week’s film quiz, coming your way with questions on the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies.


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We’ve only had one week off, but here’s a film quiz 65 million years in the making – with Jurassic World: Dominion lumbering into cinemas this week, (read Simon’s review here) this week’s quiz looks back over the whole of “the Jurassic era”, as no one else is calling it. As well as a round on Jurassic Park and its sequels and spin-offs, there are two rounds of trivia about movies that don’t have dinosaurs in them and are thus inferior (or you’d think so anyway!)

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. That’s enough chuffa for now – must go faster…!


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. 1988 – Which horror movie features the first appearance of Chucky the killer doll?
  2. 2017 – Diana Prince is the alter-ego of which superhero?
  3. 1965 – Born this week, who plays Vanessa Kensington in the Austin Powers films?
  4. 1998 – In which decade is The Wedding Singer is set?
  5. 2004 – “Where will you be?” is the tagline for which disaster movie?
  6. 1969 – What title connects a British caper starring Michael Caine and a 2003 American remake starring Mark Wahlberg?
  7. 2021 – Who directed A Quiet Place Part II?
  8. 1983 – Which James Bond film features the theme song “All-Time High” by Rita Coolidge?
  9. 1994 – Brandon Lee made his final film appearance as the title character of which 1990s comic book movie?
  10. 2005 – Which BBC sketch show’s creators and characters met their Apocalypse in the TV-to-film spin-off of the same name?


ROUND TWO – “With Extra Dinosaurs”

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Next, we thought so much about whether or not we could, we never considered if we should – here’s 10 questions about Jurassic Park and its assorted sequels and spin-offs.

  1. Who plays park creator John Hammond in Jurassic Park and The Lost World?
  2. What is the full title of the second Jurassic World film, released in 2018?
  3. “That is one big pile of shit” is a memorable quote about what type of dinosaur’s manure?
  4. In Jurassic World, Owen’s four velociraptors are named Charlie, Delta, Echo, and… what?
  5. Which island is the setting for Jurassic Park III – Isla Nublar or Isla Sorna?
  6. Which Jurassic Park actor delivers the memorable quote “Hold onto your butts”?
  7. Complete the title of the kid-centric animated Netflix spin-off series – Jurassic World: Camp
  8. Which Californian city is visited by a T-Rex in the finale of The Lost World?
  9. In Jurassic Park, which classic monster movie does Dr Ian Malcolm reference upon his first sight of the park gates?
  10. How many different directors have made Jurassic Park/World feature films to date?




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!

  1. Fat Sam, Tallulah, and Dandy Dan are all characters in which 1976 musical?
  2. Who plays Begbie in Trainspotting and its sequel?
  3. In the news! Which pop star is set to direct Blonde Ambition, a biopic of herself starring Julia Garner?
  4. Who connects the 1990s films Cop Land, Goodfellas, and Muppets From Space?
  5. Who is older – John Cusack or Joan Cusack?
  6. In cinemas now! Which horror film goes after Mystery, Matchstick, and Monuments to make the titles of three other movies?
  7. Which fictional detective does Peter Ustinov play in 1982’s Evil Under The Sun?
  8. Also in the news! “Poopies and the snake” won this year’s coveted MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, for which 2022 comedy sequel?
  9. Which fictional swordsman connects 29 Japanese movies released between 1962 and 2010?
  10. And finally, which animated franchise features characters called Littlefoot, Cera, and Petrie?

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). We’ll be back next Friday with another quiz, but until then, share your scores in the comments below!

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