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150+ Movie Trivia Questions & Answers for Film Fanatics [2020]

Consider yourself a movie buff? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Grab some snacks and some friends and gather around to put your smarts to the test with these trivia questions. Test your general knowledge of film with our best movie trivia questions and answers.

Trivia Question: What animal was framed in the unfinished paint-by-number in Rizzo’s room in Grease?
Answer: A horse

Trivia Question: What was the name of the boat in Jaws?
Answer: Orca

Trivia Question: What are the names of the stepsisters from Disney’s Cinderella?
Answer: Anastasia & Drizella

Trivia Question: Which six films are the only horror movies to ever compete for an Oscar?
Answer: The Exorcist (1974), Jaws (1976), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), The Sixth Sense (1999), Black Swan (2010) and Get Out (2017).

Trivia Question: Who was the first African American to win the Academy Award for best actor?
Answer: Sidney Poitier

Trivia Question: What is a nickname for the Academy Awards?
Answer: The Oscars

Trivia Question: Which James Bond movie was the first for Pierce Brosnan as 007?
Answer: GoldenEye

Trivia Question: What year did Sean Connery star in the James Bond movie Dr. No?
Answer: 1962

Trivia Question: Which film written, directed, and produced by James Cameron went on to become the highest grossing film of its time?
Answer: Titanic

Trivia Question: Who directed the movie Schindler’s List?
Answer: Steven Spielberg

Trivia Question: How many Oscars did the film Schindler’s List win?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: For which films did Tom Hanks receive an Academy Award for Best Actor?
Answer: Philadelphia (1994) & Forrest Gump (1995)

Trivia Question: Which Disney movie was the first full-length, animated feature to be produced in the United States?
Answer: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Trivia Question: What popular Disney character makes an appearance as a stuffed animal in the film Frozen?
Answer: Mickey Mouse

Trivia Question: In the Disney film The Little Mermaid, what does Ariel call the fork in her collection of human objects?
Answer: Dinglehopper

Trivia Question: Which Disney princess dresses up as a man to save her father?
Answer: Mulan

Trivia Question: Who was the only non Jedi in the original Star Wars trilogy to use a lightsaber?
Answer: Han Solo

Trivia Question: Approximately how many languages can C-3PO speak in Star Wars?
Answer: 6 million

Trivia Question: In Rogue One, what is the Empire removing from the holy city on Jedha?
Answer: Kyber Crystals

Trivia Question: What was the name of the character Jack Nicholson played in the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?
Answer: Randle Patrick McMurphy

Trivia Question: Who was the first actress to ever win an Academy Award?
Answer: Janet Gaynor

Trivia Question: Which actress has the longest TV career spanning over 80 years?
Answer: Betty White

Trivia Question: Which actress has won the most Academy Awards in history?
Answer: Katherine Hepburn with 4 Academy Awards

Trivia Question: What is the current highest grossing film of all time?
Answer: Avenger: Endgame

Trivia Question: Who played the voice of Dory in the film Finding Dory?
Answer: Ellen DeGeneres

Trivia Question: What is the highest grossing animated film in history?
Answer: Frozen 2

Trivia Question: Which actress won an Oscar for her first film role in Mary Poppins?
Answer: Julie Andrews

Trivia Question: Which plant was actress Uma Turman named after in the film Batman & Robin?
Answer: Ivy

Trivia Question: Which 1994 film won an Oscar for Best Costume Design?
Answer: The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Trivia Question: What is Indiana Jones’ weapon of choice?
Answer: A whip

Trivia Question: Which Indiana Jones film sparked the controversy that led to the creation of the PG-13 rating?
Answer: Temple of Doom

Trivia Question: How old was Indiana Jones when his mother died?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: How many hours did it originally take to get Jim Carrey to look like the Grinch for the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas?
Answer: 8.5 hours

Trivia Question: In what year was Jim Carrey’s first film released?
Answer: 1984

Trivia Question: Which movie is the first non-English language film to win an Oscar for Best Picture?
Answer: Parasite

Trivia Question: Who was the first solo female host of the Oscars?
Answer: Whoopi Goldberg

Trivia Question: Which actor starred in the 1961 movie The Hustler?
Answer: Paul Newman

Trivia Question: In which year were the Academy Awards first presented?
Answer: 1929

Trivia Question: How many times was actor Leonard DiCaprio nominated for an Oscar before finally winning Best Actor in 2016?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: How many times has the movie A Star is Born been remade?
Answer: Four times

Trivia Question: Who starred in the original version of the film A Star is Born?
Answer: Janet Gaynor & Fredric March

Trivia Question: How many Academy Awards has actress Meryl Streep been nominated for and how many has she won?
Answer: She has been nominated 21 times and won 3 Oscars

Trivia Question: What is the name of Repunzal’s chameleon in Disney’s movie Tangled?
Answer: Pascal

Trivia Question: Which actor danced his way to fame in the original version of Footloose?
Answer: Kevin Bacon

Trivia Question: What is Stephen King’s top-grossing movie?
Answer: The Shining

Trivia Question: How many Nicholas Sparks books have been adapted into films?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: What year did Noah and Ally meet in the film The Notebook?
Answer: 1940

Trivia Question: In the film Rocky, what are Rocky’s pet turtles’ names?
Answer: Cuff & Link

Trivia Question: What kind of flower was enchanted and dying in the movie Beauty and the Beast?
Answer: A rose

Trivia Question: In The Fellowship of the Ring, what is the name of the ferry the hobbits use to escape the black riders?
Answer: Bucklebury Ferry

Trivia Question: Where was the entire trilogy of Lord of the Rings filmed?
Answer: New Zealand

Trivia Question: How old was the actress Kate Hudson in the film Almost Famous?
Answer: 20

Trivia Question: What is the symbolism of the crow crowing three times in the Godfather movies?
Answer: Death

Trivia Question: What is the first song you hear in Disney’s The Lion King?
Answer: “The Circle of Life”

Trivia Question: What was Burt’s profession in Mary Poppins?
Answer: Chimney Sweeper

Trivia Question: What is the very first animal seen in Disney’s The Lion King?
Answer: Rhinoceros

Trivia Question: In what year was the film Good Will Hunting released?
Answer: 1997

Trivia Question: How many movies are in the Jurassic Park series?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: Who played Keyser Soze in the film The Usual Suspects?
Answer: Kevin Spacey

Trivia Question: What were the children’s names in Mary Poppins?
Answer: Jane & Michael Banks

Trivia Question: In the movie The Usual Suspects, what is the greatest trick the devil ever pulled?
Answer: Convincing the world he didn’t exist

Trivia Question: What animal is the handle of Mary Poppins’ umbrella?
Answer: A parrot

Trivia Question: Who starred as Private Ryan in the movie Saving Private Ryan?
Answer: Matt Damon

Trivia Question: During which war is Saving Private Ryan set?
Answer: WWII

Trivia Question: How many Oscars was the film Saving Private Ryan nominated for?
Answer: 11

Trivia Question: Who played Celie in the movie The Color Purple?
Answer: Whoopi Goldberg

Trivia Question: In the film Titanic, where was Jack Dawson from?
Answer: Chippewa Falls, Wisocnsin

Trivia Question: What was the treasure hunter team searching for in the ruins of the Titanic in the film Titanic?
Answer: “The Heart of the Ocean”, a necklace

Trivia Question: In The Matrix, on what level do Neo and Trinity stop the elevator after the lobby shootout?
Answer: 41

Trivia Question: Who directed the horror film Psycho?
Answer: Alfred Hitchcock

Trivia Question: Who was the first character to die in the horror film Psycho 3?
Answer: A nun

Trivia Question: In which American city does the film Psycho begin?
Answer: Phoenix, Arizona

Trivia Question: What is the name of Edward Norton’s character in Fight Club?
Answer: He does not have a name

Trivia Question: What is the name of the possessed hotel in the horror film The Shining?
Answer: The Overlook Hotel

Trivia Question: What does “red rum” stand for in The Shining?
Answer: It is murder spelled backwards

Trivia Question: Who is the director of When Harry Met Sally?
Answer: Rob Reiner

Trivia Question: Where were Harry and Sally driving to when they first met in  When Harry Met Sally?
Answer: New York

Trivia Question: In which year was Ferris Beuller’s Day Off released?
Answer: 1986

Trivia Question: In which American city does Ferris Beuller’s Day Off take place?
Answer: Chicago

Trivia Question: How many children did Miss Celie have in The Color Purple?
Answer:  Two

Trivia Question: What was Celie’s husband’s name in The Color Purple?
Answer: Albert

Trivia Question: In the movie The Breakfast Club, why is Bender in detention?
Answer: He pulled a false fire alarm

Trivia Question: Who opens the door to the ballroom when Maria is dancing around in The Sound of Music?
Answer: Captain von Trapp

Trivia Question: What is the name of the youngest child in the von Trapp family in the film The Sound of Music?
Answer: Gretl

Trivia Question: How many children are in the von Trapp family in The Sound of Music?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: Whose liver did Hannibal Lector eat aside fava beans and a nice chianti in the film The Silence of the Lambs?
Answer: A census taker

Trivia Question: What is the name of the psychiatrist at the prison where Hannibal Lector lives in The Silence of the Lambs?
Answer: Dr. Chilton

Trivia Question: What dress size was Catherine Martin in The Silence of the Lambs?
Answer: 14

Trivia Question: What is Scarlett O’Hara’s first name in Gone With the Wind?
Answer: Katie

Trivia Question: In the movie Gone With the Wind, which Oscar-winning actress played Mammy?
Answer: Hattie McDaniel

Trivia Question: How did Scarlett and Rhett’s daughter die in Gone With the Wind?
Answer: She fell off her pony

Trivia Question: What was Scarlett and Rhett’s daughter’s name in the film Gone With the Wind?
Answer: Bonnie

Trivia Question: What were the last words Rhett ever said to Scarlett in the film Gone With the Wind?
Answer: “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Trivia Question: What was the name of the plantation where Scarlett lived in the film Gone With the Wind?
Answer: Tara

Trivia Question: In what year was the film Forrest Gump released?
Answer: 1994

Trivia Question: How long did Forrest run in the film Forrest Gump?
Answer: 3 years, 2 months, 14 days, & 16 hours

Trivia Question: In what year did Jenny die in the film Forrest Gump?
Answer: 1982

Trivia Question: What is Forrest’s hometown in the film Forrest Gump?
Answer: Greenbow, Alabama

Trivia Question: What is Bubba’s name in Forrest Gump?
Answer: Benjamin Buford Blue

Trivia Question: Who starred as Lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump?
Answer: Gary Sinise

Trivia Question: What was Jenny and Forrest’s sons name in Forrest Gump?
Answer: Forrest Jr.

Trivia Question: At the beginning of Back to the Future (Part 1), how many minutes slow is Doc’s clock?
Answer: 25

Trivia Question: In Back to the Future, what type of car is the time machine?
Answer: DeLorean

Trivia Question: In what year was the film The Shawshank Redemption released?
Answer: 1994

Trivia Question: What is the total number of women who speak in the film The Shawshank Redemption?
Answer: Two

Trivia Question: What are the last two words in the film The Shawshank Redemption?
Answer: I hope

Trivia Question: What is Red’s full name in the film The Shawshank Redemption?
Answer: Ellis Boyd Redding

Trivia Question: What is the name of the group that assaulted Andy in the prison in the film The Shawshank Redemption?
Answer: The Sisters

Trivia Question: Which actor stars as Deadpool in Marvel’s Deadpool?
Answer: Ryan Reynolds

Trivia Question: Which actor received an Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker?
Answer: Joaquin Phoenix

Trivia Question: The film, The Proposal, takes place in which part of Alaska?
Answer: Sitka

Trivia Question: In which movie would you find the quote: “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands. They just don’t.”?
Answer: Legally Blonde

Trivia Question: In which Mission Impossible film did Tom Cruise train himself to do 6.5 minute breath holds?
Answer: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Trivia Question: Which 2018 film features the actor John Krasinski starring alongside his real life wife, Emily Blunt?
Answer: A Quiet Place

Trivia Question: How much weight did actress Anne Hathaway have to drop to portray Fantine in the 2012 film Les Misérables?
Answer: 25 lbs.

Trivia Question: In which movie from the Underworld series do we see Selene and Michael’s hybrid daughter?
Answer: Underworld: Awakening

Trivia Question: In the animated movie Rio, which rapper voices Pedro, the cardinal?
Answer: Will.i.am

Trivia Question: Where is “Brokeback Mountain” in the film Brokeback Mountain?
Answer: Wyoming

Trivia Question: Which actor stars as Ennis Del Mar in the film Brokeback Mountain?
Answer: Heath Ledger

Trivia Question: In the movie Superbad, what kin dof lunchbox does young Seth keep his taboo drawings in?
Answer: A Ghostbusters lunchbox

Trivia Question: Attempting to explain himself to Donkey, Shrek compares himself to what?
Answer: Onions

Trivia Question: In the animated film Cars, what is the name of Lightning McQueen’s friend who is a tow truck?
Answer: Mater

Trivia Question: In Kung Fu Panda, Poe’s adopted father Mr. Ping is a what?
Answer: A goose

Trivia Question: Who directed the film Get Out?
Answer: Jordan Peele

Trivia Question: From which movie comes the quote, “I felt it. Perfect. I was perfect.”?
Answer: Black Swan

Trivia Question: Which social network is the film The Social Network based off of?
Answer: Facebook

Trivia Question: Who played the voice of the genie in Disney’s Aladdin?
Answer: Robin Williams

Trivia Question: In Finding Nemo, who says, “Fish are friends, not food.”?
Answer: Bruce, the shark

Trivia Question: How many tribes originally settled in Wakanda, the land from the film Black Panther?
Answer: Five

Trivia Question: What is T’Challa’s suit able to store in the film Black Panther?
Answer: Kinetic Energy

Trivia Question: How many fingers do they hold up as a salute in the Hunger Games Trilogy?
Answer: Three

Trivia Question: In the Hunger Games Trilogy, what is the name of the day the tributes are chosen?
Answer: The Reaping Day

Trivia Question: In the film The Hunger Games, what berry are Katniss and Peeta going to eat when they discover they both cannot win?
Answer:
Nightlock

Trivia Question: What are the titles of the movies within the superhero trilogy created by director M. Night Shyamalan?
Answer: Unbreakable, Split, & Glass

Trivia Question: What is the number on the roof of the bus in the film Speed?
Answer: 2525

Trivia Question: What is the first sports film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture
Answer: Rocky

Trivia Question: What was the name of the young girl in the film Jurassic Park?
Answer: Lex Murphy

Trivia Question: What war movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2009?
Answer: The Hurt Locker

Trivia Question: What is the name of the kingdom where the 2013 animated movie Frozen is set?
Answer: Arendelle

Trivia Question: Which English actor won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Actor in the film The Theory of Everything?
Answer: Eddie Redmayne

Trivia Question: What was the name of Bella and Edwards daughter in the film Twilight: Breaking Dawn (Part 1)?
Answer: Renesmee

Trivia Question: What is the last name of Edward and his family in the Twilight series?
Answer: Cullen

Trivia Question: In which film did actor Brad Pitt star as David Mills?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: What are the four houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter series?
Answer: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, & Hufflepuff

Trivia Question: In The Lord of the Rings, what is the name of the elf that takes part in the fellowship of the ring?
Answer: Legolas

Trivia Question: The film Pulp Fiction was released in which year?
Answer: 1994

Trivia Question: Who wrote the book that The Godfather is based on?
Answer: Mario Puzo

Trivia Question: How long does Red spend in prison before being paroled in the film The Shawshank Redemption?
Answer: 40

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