html page creator

MOVIE TRIVIA VI

51) In The Wolf of Wall Street, what did the actors snort in scenes that involved cocaine?


In scenes that involved cocaine, the actors snorted crushed B vitamins.

52) What famous film character says: "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse"?


In one of the best-known scenes from The Godfather, Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) is visited by his godson, the famous singer Johnny Fontane (a character widely believed to be based on Frank Sinatra). Fontane asks for Vito's help to secure a film role that will boost his fading career. The head of the film studio, has previously refused to give Fontane the part, but Don Corleone promises to make him an offer he can't refuse. The studio head later wakes to find the severed head of his expensive racehorse in his bed, and Fontane is subsequently given the part.

53) Who was the first person to accrue ten Academy Award nominations for acting?


Bette Davis won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, was the first person to accrue ten Academy Award nominations for acting, and was the first woman to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute.

54) In what movie does Gloria Swanson say, "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up"?


Sunset Boulevard stars Swanson as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star who dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen.

55) What movie won Humphrey Bogart his only Oscar?


In The African Queen, Bogart earned himself an Oscar playing the rough-and-ready Canadian boat captain Charlie Allnut.

56) What movie features Jack Nicholson screaming, "You can't handle the truth"?


The role of Colonel Nathan R. Jessup in A Few Good Men earned Jack Nicholson an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

57) In Batman vs. Superman what poster can be seen in the background as the Waynes are walking out of a movie theater before their mugging?


As Thomas and Martha Wayne walk out of a movie theater with their son Bruce, a poster of The Mark of Zorro (1940) can be seen in the background. Most versions of the Batman origin story have the Waynes leaving a screening of the film. This trend is said to have originated because Batman was largely based on the character of Zorro.

58) Some of the musical compositions for The Hateful Eight are unused scores from what movie?


According to Quentin Tarantino, some of Ennio Morricone's compositions for The Hateful Eight are actually unused scores from The Thing (1982).

59) In what movie does Tom Hanks say, "There's no crying in baseball"?


A League of Their Own tells the story of the Rockford Peaches, an All-American Girls Professional Baseball team managed by Jimmy Dugan (Hanks), a former marquee Cubs slugger who initially treats the whole thing as a joke.

60) What was the first movie Sidney Poitier directed?


After two decades appearing in front of the camera, Poitier made his first foray behind it in 1972 with the western Buck and the Preacher. Poitier's production was one of the first features to be directed by a person of color in America, and co-starred its director and another groundbreaking star, singer and actor Harry Belafonte.


SHARE THIS PAGE!