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Movie Quiz-COEP Quiz Week

  1. MOVIE QUIZ QM -Aman Shaikh and Akshay Parale
  2. RULES • Written quiz • Last names will do, unless specified otherwise • QMs decision will be final and binding • No googling Good Luck!!
  3. Q1. X has been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot" and "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure". In 1989, he was proclaimed "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine and in 1999, at age 69, he was voted "Sexiest Man of the Century" .He was the first person to play the titular character of a famous and iconic franchise which is currently one of the highest grossing film franchises of all time. He stated in interviews that he was offered a role in The Lord of the Rings series , declining it due to "not understanding the script." Who is X?
  4. ANS1: Sean Connery
  5. Q2. The film became famous even before its release when X was critically injured on 26 July 1982 in the intestines while filming a fight scene with co-star Puneet Issar which almost cost him his life. The crew was filming the shot at University Campus in Bangalore. His accident received world wide coverage and hit the headlines in the UK, something unheard of at the time, and many Indians prayed in temples or offered to sacrifice their own limbs to save him. He resumed shooting and remarkably in the final cut of the film, the fight scene during which he is injured is frozen and a message appears marking this as the scene in which he was injured. Name the film and the actor.
  6. FILM: COOLIE Amitabh Bachchan ANS2:
  7. Q3. Given the poster try to identify the movie.
  9. Q4. It was only the third film, the other two being It Happened One Night and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, to win Academy Awards in all the top five categories: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Adapted Screenplay. It is also the first Best Picture winner widely considered to be a horror film, and only the second such film to be nominated in the category, after The Exorcist in 1973. Which film?
  10. The Silence Of The Lambs(1991) ANS 4:
  11. Q5. Kurukshetra and "Coffee Ani Barach Kahi" are Marathi films released in 2013. These movies featured a debutant in movies, who had previously acted in several Marathi daily soaps, one of them under the direction of Mahesh Manjrekar. Give me the actor, and why am I asking this question.
  12. These films star Vaibhav Tatwawdi, COEP alumnus ANS 5:
  13. Q6. Made on a budget of $22 million it is the most expensive black and white film ever made.It was released in 1993 and starred Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes in the lead.Considered one of the best films ever made,and the best historical drama of all time.Which film I am talking about?
  14. Schindler's list ANS 6:
  15. *Q7. Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 film starring Dustin Hoffman and Joe Voight. It tells the tale of two men living NYC in the 60s trying to make their living, one as a hustler, the other as a male prostitute. This film was critically acclaimed and is regarded as one of the best movies of all time. However it holds a particular distinction. What?
  16. Only X-rated film to win the Oscar *ANS 7:
  17. Q8. A Ray-Ban dealer said, "I am getting a lot of enquiries for aviator glasses but the sales have not proportionately shot up as they are priced well above Rs. 4000. Raghuram Singh, manager, Eye Sense Opticians, says," We have brands like Ray-Ban, Dior, Armani which are well above the target markets price range. Even the local makes cost over Rs 500. The targeted market is such that local makes becomes a necessity." Connect to a movie.
  18. A8. Dabanng
  19. Q9. According to the 100 Heroes and Villains list by the American Film Institute(AFI) featuring the best on-screen characters, the actor X for his role as Atticus Finch in the movie Y is at the top of that list as the most cherished character. Identify X and Y.
  20. A9. Gregory Peck in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
  21. Q10. He was an Indian actor, best known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films in the period 1983 to 1999.He received the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role in 1991 for Sadak — the first time the award was instituted. He also lent his support to the Anna Hazare movement in 2011 and was quite active in engaging citizens during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections by holding several discussions to make voters aware of their rights. He died on 3 November 2014, 64 years old. Identify.
  22. Sadashiv Amrapurkar ANS 10:
  23. *Q11. A particular fictional character from a 1984 steven spielberg movie had the following set of rules to be followed if it was intended to keep it as a pet.1)Never expose it to bright light(especially sunlight which will kill it ).2)never get it wet(which will make it multiply).3)never ever feed it after midnight. What movie bearing the same name as the aforementioned characters?
  24. Ans. 11 Gremlins
  25. Q12. An actress ,singer and model, X is regarded as a cultural and pop icon whose 'Dumb Blonde' persona greatly influenced Cinema. She received a Golden Globe for 'Some like it hot'(1960).She died early under mysterious circumstances later claimed as an overdose of barbiturates. Michelle Williams received various accolades for her portrayal of X in a 2011 film My Week with X. Identify X.
  26. Marilyn Monroe ANS 12:
  27. Q13. Zeeshan Quadri, one of the actors in X and possibly one of the last surviving characters in this cult crime film, was the reason X was made. Born in Y, he incorporated his personal experiences into the script lending it that air of authenticity. He won several awards for the movie including the IIFA for best dialogue. He is "definitely" a talented actor and writer and also wrote the script for the Kangana Ranaut starrer, Revolver Rani. Give X.
  28. A13. Gangs of Wasseypur. He plays the role of Definite
  29. Q14. • This 1961 Disney movie starring Hayley Mills and Maureen O'Hara, told the story of two twins separated at birth. It was remade, with the same name, in 1998 and starred Lindsay Lohan. Which movie?
  30. A14. The Parent Trap
  31. Q15. This 'little birdie" is a character in a well known film series. He is known for his badass leadership and smart, shrewd outlook. He belongs to the cold regions of the world but has travelled all over the world with his little crew. Quite recently, he got an entire movie dedicated to him and his crew. Identify.
  32. A15. Skipper
  33. *Q16. Identify the movie from the minimalist poster
  34. *A16. Gunda
  35. Q17. "My uncle was killed by a _____. We were taught that _______ are cowards." This tweet by Michael Moore came shortly after the release of a critically acclaimed movie based on the book by Chris Kyle. Which movie?
  36. A17. American Sniper
  37. Q18. Infernal Affairs (2002) is a 2002 Hong Kong crime thriller movie, that achieved widespread success, and received rave reviews from critics. It told the story of a police officer with the Hong Kong police force who infiltrates into the Triads while simultaneously a Triad member infiltrates into the police force, and the resulting dynamics that come into play. This movie was adapted into a Hollywood movie, which went on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Which movie?
  38. A18. The Departed
  39. Q19. X was an Indian actor, film editor, producer and director in the Hindi film industry. For his flamboyant style, with cowboy-ish swagger and cigar toting persona which revolutionized the style quotient of the otherwise conventional filmy hero, he is known as the Clint Eastwood of the East and a style icon in the industry. Who is X?
  40. Feroz Khan ANS 19:
  41. Q20. The first commercial use of the smiley face came about in 1963 when Harvey Ball was employed by the State Mutual Life Assurance Company to create a happy face and raise morale of the employees. His design was simplistic was printed on 50 million buttons all over the world and hence became familiar all over the world. The reason for this funda is that this smiley achieved somewhat of a cult status amongst comic book fans after the release of X in 1986. Its movie adaptation was released in 2009 and starred Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Jackie Earle Haley. Give X.
  42. A20. Watchmen
  43. *Q21. Identify the movie from the minimalist poster.
  44. *A21. Reservoir Dogs
  45. Q22. This town in Maharashtra is well noted for its spoof industry creating parodies of popular Hollywood and Bollywood movies like Superman, James Bond and Sholay. Often made on a shoestring budget, almost never exceeding more than a lakh, the industry is well noted for its ingenious production techniques, from using bicycles for tracking shots, to toy helicopters. These movies are made in the local dialect of Urdu, and often have an over the top, comedic take on the originals, while retaining some moral or social message. Stalwart's from the industry include Nasir Shaikh, Shafique Shaikh etc. In 2010, Nasir Shaikh brought the industry to the silver screen with _____ ka Chintu, Shaikh's rendering of Mr Bean. Identify the town.
  46. A22. Malegaon
  47. Q23. In the movie X, the stars of Y, playing themselves discuss the idea of creating a sequel to Y. They end up making a makeshift sequel with a few friends on a camcorder, while they are high on weed and alcohol. You might know this duo from their continued association, often creating works surrounded by controversy. Give X and Y.
  48. A23. X-This is The End Y-The Pineapple Express
  49. *Q24. This list features several notable movies such as Boyhood, Sleeping Beauty and Avatar. However topping this list is a movie considered an animation classic, The Thief and the Cobbler, followed by a German movie, Tiefland. What's this list?
  50. *A24. Longest production times
  51. Q25. ________ is an upcoming Bollywood neo-noir movie directed by Anurag Kashyap and featuring Ranbir Kapoor,Karan Johar and Anoushka Sharma in lead roles. Kashyap was inspired to make this movie after reading the L.A. Quartet-a sequence of four crime novels by James Ellroy set in the 1940s through the late 1950s in Los Angeles. The novels inspired him to "dig into the dark trenches of the history of Bombay", where he "found a treasure trove that was never-ending".
  52. A25. Bombay Velvet
  53. Q26. 1."Show me the money!" 2."You complete me" 3."Help me help you" 4."The key to this business is personal relationships" 5."You had me at 'hello' ". Connect the quotes and identify this movie.
  54. Jerry Maguire ANS 26:
  55. *Q27. Macbeth-1 Hamlet-1 Othello-1 A Comedy of Errors-2 A Midsummer's Night Dream-1 Romeo and Juliet-6 What is this list all about?
  56. *A27. These are the Hindi film adaptations of Shakespearian plays, with the number corresponding to number of movies based on the play.
  57. Q28. X's death prompted wide reaction from celebrities both in and out of the entertainment industry. U.S. President Barack Obama wrote, "X was the movies ... [he could capture] the unique power of the movies to take us somewhere magical ... The movies won't be the same without X". Robert Redford called X "one of the great champions of freedom of artistic expression" and said "His personal passion for cinema was boundless, and that is sure to be his legacy for generations to come." Oprah Winfrey called X's death the "end of an era", as did Steven Spielberg, who also said that his "reviews went far deeper than simply thumbs up or thumbs down. He wrote with passion through a real knowledge of film and film history, and in doing so, helped many movies find their audiences... [he] put television criticism on the map". This person was the first film critic to receive a star on Hollywood walk of fame and also the first person to receive a Pulitzer for criticism. Identify him.
  58. A28. Roger Ebert
  59. Q29. Known for his distinctive Cockney accent,______________ is one of UK's most recognisable actors. He is one of the only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every decade from the 1960s to 2000s (the other one being Jack Nicholson).In recognition to his contribution to cinema he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000. Who is he?
  60. Michael Caine ANS 29:
  61. *Q30. Connect:
  62. *A30. Actors who have played the role of Gandhi
  63. Q31. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! is an upcoming Indian crime thriller film directed by ________and produced by_______ and Aditya Chopra. The film is based on the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi created by the Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The film stars Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari and Swastika Mukherjee in principal roles. The film is scheduled for release on April 3, 2015. FITB.
  64. A31. Dibakar Bannerjee
  65. Q32. Bend it like Beckham is a 2002 British Comedy Drama film starring Parminder Nagra,Keira Knightley,Jonathan Rhys Meyers and _____. ______ is an acclaimed Indian actor who has held the post of Chairman for the Censor Board as well as the National School of Drama. He is a recipient of 8 Filmfare awards in 5 different categories and has the most wins as the Best Comedian.
  66. A32. Anupam Kher
  67. Q33. In March 2014, Royal Mail issued a set of 10 stamps commemorating remarkable lives. These included poet Dylan Thomas, molecular biologist Max Perutz. From the film and acting fraternity, X and Kenneth More were chosen. X is much remembered for his role in The Bridge on River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia. However, he is most famously known for a major role in what is know considered a cult series. ID X
  68. A33. Sir Alec Guinness aka Obi-Wan Kenobi from the Star Wars Trilogy
  69. Q34. Dil Se was a Mani Ratnam movie starring Shahrukh Khan and Manisha Koirala. Its music is considered one of the finest works of AR Rehman, giving us hits like Chhaiyaan Chhaiyaan and Satrangi. What particular distinction does the title track of the movie hold?
  70. A34. Guy Pratt, the bassist for Pink Floyd gave the bass for the song Dil Se Re.
  71. *Q35. Connect: Barry Nelson, David Niven, Daniel Craig (exhaustive)
  72. *A35. They’ve played James Bond in Casino Royale.
  73. Q36. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a popular tourist attraction in LA, with roughly 2500 stars, bearing the names of leading contributors to the entertainment industry. It is maintained by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Hollywood Historic Trust. What feature inspired by the above was created and financed by UTV India and features Bollywood celebrities such as Kareena Kapoor, Anupam Kher and Dev Anand?
  74. A36. Walk of The Stars at Bandra
  75. Q37. "I Saw The Devil" is a Korean psychological thriller film starring Lee Byung-Hun and Choi Min-Sik. Why is this movie of particular interest to Balaji Motion Pictures and Mohit Suri?
  76. A37. It is the inspiration for Ek Villain
  77. Q38. Connect:
  78. A38. Movies directed by Tony Scott
  79. *Q39. 1. Just a rather very intelligent system 2. Heuristically programmed algorithmic computer 3. Samantha 4. Marvin 5. Sonny This is a non exhaustive list of what?
  80. *A39. Artificial intelligence systems in movies
  81. Q40. X was widely considered to be a jinxed project after two deaths during the filming. The first was the death of Y, the lead actor, in 1964, after which production stopped for several years. The film was recast and Z was cast in place of Y. However B, the producer and director of the film died in 1971, once again leaving the film incomplete. The direction was completed by the AD, Mohammed Mehdi Rizvi, but the film is still considered incomplete as the director never released a final cut. It was only after Z's death in 1985, did B's widow release this incomplete film. Give X, Y, Z, B. #punestylz
  82. A40. X- Love and God Y- Guru Dutt Z- Sanjeev Kumar B- K. Asif