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Summer Movie Quiz

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Posted: Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:00 am

The 1980 Academy Award for Best Picture went to a long-shot fan favorite that beat out the heavily favored Warren Beatty epic, Reds. Name the film.

What is the name of Tim Robbins’ character in The Shawshank Redemption?

In the 1995 movie Casino, what was the name of the casino managed by Sam Rothstein (Robert De Niro)?

What is the name of Elle’s (Reese Witherspoon) dog in Legally Blonde? Ripley’s (Sigourney Weaver) cat?

At the end of National Lampoon’s Animal House, a subtitle tells you what became of each character. Who became a U.S. Senator? A Beverly Hills gynecologist?

In Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion, the girls, embarrassed by their current career status, tell their classmates they invented what office product?

In the 1993 thriller The Firm, with what crime does Tom Cruise’s character Mitch McDeere end up nailing his corrupt partners?

In the 1982 film Diner, what do the boys watch the character Earl do in the next booth?

In the 1997 comedy In & Out, what actor makes a cameo appearance as one of Howard Brackett’s (Kevin Kline) former acting students accepting an Academy Award?

In The Silence of the Lambs, what is the last thing Hannibal Lecter says to the senator while lending his expertise in the case of her kidnapped daughter?

In Beverly Hills Cop, what item does Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) put in the tailpipe of the police car following him?

Sandra Bullock won the 2009 Academy Award for her performance in The Blind Side. What 1992 film has her playing an unlucky-in-love scientist opposite Tate Donovan?

In Fatal Attraction Alex Forrest (Glenn Close) commits at least five felonies in the course of stalking Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas). Name two.

What musical number do Dr. Frankenstein and the monster perform in Young Frankenstein?

What is the last line of Apocalypse Now?

How many big screen Batman movies have there been (so far)?

Who has played James Bond the most?

How does Truman Burbank greet his neighbors in the Truman Show?

What is the sequel to Terms of Endearment?


Answers:

Chariots of Fire

Andy Dufresne

The Tangiers

Bruiser, Jonsey

Bluto (John Belushi), Eric Stratton (Tim Matheson)

Post-It Notes

Mail fraud

Eat the entire left side of the menu

Matt Dillon

“Love your suit.”

A banana

Love Potion No. 9

Breaking and entering/attempted murder/cruelty to animals (bunny boiling)/child abduction/vandalism (acid on the car)

Puttin’ on the Ritz

“The horror, the horror.”

Six: Batman, Batman Returns, Batman and Robin, Batman Forever, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight

Sean Connery and Roger Moore are tied with seven.

“Good morning, and in case I don’t see you, good afternoon, good evening and good night.”

The Evening Star

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