Film Quiz Friday: Who’s The Batman?

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Riddle me this – how well do you know the big-screen adventures of Batman? This week’s film quiz covers the Dark Knight’s cinematic outings to date.


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In the future, every Batman movie will be touted as “the best since The Dark Knight” for 15 minutes and this week, it seems to be Matt Reeves’ The Batman. Just like Robert Pattinson donning the Batsuit to fight the Riddler, you’ve honed your mind and body to peak condition with week after week of Film Quiz Fridays to tackle a quiz about that most serious of subjects – films with Batman in them – as well as various other movie-related teasers.

Once you’ve completed all three rounds, you’ll find a link to a separate post with the correct answers at the bottom of this post. This is just for fun, but please let us know how you did in the comments (scores out of 31 this week!) and send any other lovely feedback. POW! BIFF! QUIZ!


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. 1999 – John Coffey is a character in which prison drama?
  2. 1972 – What type of vessel is the Poseidon in The Poseidon Adventure?
  3. 2011 – Which Oscar-winning animated western features Johnny Depp as the titular chameleon?
  4. 1968 – Born this week, whose characters include Red Rackham, Joe Bang, and Benoit Blanc?
  5. 2004 – Which movie duo got the munchies in the UK but went to White Castle in the USA?
  6. 1996 – Which sci-fi comedy stars Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, and Natalie Portman as the First Family of the United States?
  7. 1992 – Who plays Chief Petty Officer and ship’s cook Casey Ryback in Under Siege?
  8. 1985 – In which Oscar-winning weepie does Meryl Streep play Baroness Karen von Blixen?
  9. 2017 – In Logan, who plays the killer clone X-24?
  10. 2006 – What title connects a 1950 comedy starring Alec Guinness and a remake starring Queen Latifah?


ROUND TWO: The Batman Movie Round

Are you the World’s Greatest Detective, or did you not even know Superman’s mother’s name until he was nearly dead? Here are 10 questions about Batman on the big screen…

  1. Complete the trilogy – Batman Begins, The Dark Knight
  2. Who plays Batman in 1966’s Batman: The Movie?
  3. Dr Pamela Isley is the alter-ego of which villain?
  4. In Batman V Superman, what fictional material does Batman use to make gas grenades and a spear?
  5. Who are the only two actors to appear in all four Batman movies released between 1989 and 1997? (2 points)
  6. Complete the title of the 1993 animated feature – Batman: Mask Of The
  7. Who plays Harvey Dent in 1989’s Batman?
  8. Led by Ra’s al Ghul, what is the name of the secret criminal collective that trains Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins?
  9. Who reprises their role from 2017’s The LEGO Batman Movie in 2022’s The Batman?
  10. “Never leave the cave without it.” According to Batman & Robin, what is the expiry date on Batman’s Bat-credit card?



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. Who connects the 1980s films 9 To 5, Rhinestone, and Steel Magnolias?
  2. Chihiro, Yubaba, and No-Face are all characters in which animated fantasy film?
  3. Who directed 1989’s The Abyss?
  4. Now streaming on Netflix! Played by Brendan O’Carroll, which BBC sitcom character has a cameo in the 2022 comedy sequel A Madea Homecoming?
  5. What word goes after Angel, Brave, and Crazy to make three different movie titles?
  6. “You Can Fly!” is a song from which Disney animated classic?
  7. Which 2011 horror movie is presented as found footage from a classified moon mission gone wrong?
  8. Now playing in cinemas nationwide! Who plays taxi driver Kempton Bunton in 2022’s The Duke?
  9. Which Devo song shares its name with a roller derby film directed by Drew Barrymore?
  10. And finally, who connects the films Gone Baby Gone, The Town, and Live By Night?

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 have another quiz for you next Friday, same Bat-time, same Bat-channel! Until then, let us know your scores in the comments below.

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