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1) What is the longest movie ever made?


The Cure for Insomnia (1987) is the longest movie ever made at a total running time of 85 hours (5,220 min). It premiered in its entirety at The School Of The Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois from January 31 to February 3, 1987, in one continuous showing.

2) What movie, starring Al Jolson, is generally considered to be the first talking picture?


The Jazz Singer, starring Al Jolson, is generally considered the first talking picture ever made. Jolson's prophetic opening line, "Wait a minute! Wait a minute! You ain't heard nothin' yet!" were the first words spoken on a widely distributed film by a movie actor.

3) What character in Monty Python and the Holy Grail insists that "It's just a flesh wound"?


After literally disarming the Black Knight, Arthur assumes the fight is over and kneels to offer a prayer of thanks. The Black Knight interrupts Arthur's prayer by kicking him in the side of the head and accusing him of cowardice. When Arthur points out the Black Knight's injuries, the Knight insists "It's just a flesh wound!"

4) What was the first movie by Pixar to receive a rating higher than G in the United States?


The Incredibles was the first movie by Pixar to receive a rating higher than G in the United States. It received a PG rating for action violence.

5) What was the first movie for which the cost of obtaining rights to the soundtrack outweighed all other production costs?


The cost of obtaining the rights to the soundtrack (approx. US$27,000) for Kevin Smith's Clerks outweighed the entire production costs for this film (approx. US$26,800) -- a first in motion picture history.

6) What film features a fight scene in which Bruce Lee breaks Jackie Chan's neck?


Jackie Chan makes a brief (uncredited) cameo appearance towards the end of Enter the Dragon in the big fight scene in the cave. Bruce Lee grabs his hair for a moment before breaking his neck.

7) What actor played the school principal in E.T., only to have his scene cut when Spielberg decided that his presence would be too distracting?


Harrison Ford played the school principal in E.T., but his only scene was cut because Spielberg decided his presence would be too distracting. Ford's then-wife Melissa Mathison wrote the screenplay.

8) Why was Jennifer Grey hesitant to accept the role of Baby in Dirty Dancing?


Patrick Swayze had to personally convince Jennifer Grey to co-star with him in Dirty Dancing (1987) because she had disliked him so much while filming Red Dawn (1984).

9) Who is the only Top Gun actor who didn't vomit while in the fighter jets?


Anthony Edwards, who plays goose, is the only actor who didn't vomit while in the fighter jets.

10) In what movie did Sidney Poitier say, "They call me Mister Tibbs"?


In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 film about Virgil Tibbs, a black police detective from Philadelphia who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a small racist town in Mississippi.


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