TV & Films

Quiz Round 01

  1. Which Disney film made a staggering $200m loss at the box office in 2012?
  2. John Carter

  3. Which Hollywood director made a cameo appearance as the clerk who received Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi’s money at the end of the Blues Brothers?
  4. Steven Spielberg

  5. What was the name of the bear in Rainbow?
  6. Bungle

  7. For what does BAFTA stand?
  8. British Academy of Film and Television Arts

  9. Who was the commander of Stingray?
  10. Troy Tempest

  11. What was the name of the lioness in Born Free?
  12. Elsa

  13. Which of the Wombles takes his name from a city in Siberia?
  14. Tomsk

  15. What was the family surname in the TV series Roseanne?
  16. Conner

  17. What was the name of Boyce’s wife in Only Fools & Horses?
  18. Marlene

  19. Mary Alice Young is a fictional character who narrates what TV series?
  20. Desperate Housewives

Quiz Round 02

  1. Which is the only one of the seven dwarfs without a beard?
  2. Dopey

  3. Whose death underpins the TV series Desperate Housewives?
  4. Mary Alice Young

  5. Who starred opposite Dustin Hoffman in Kramer vs. Kramer?
  6. Meryl Streep

  7. Who did Elizabeth Hurley play in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery?
  8. Vanessa Kensington

  9. For which film did Paul Newman win an Oscar of best actor in 1986?
  10. The Color of Money

  11. What are the names of Thomas the Tank Engine’s two carriages?
  12. Annie and Clarabel

  13. Who won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 1996 for the film Shine?
  14. Geoffrey Rush

  15. What vehicle did Penelope Pitstop drive in Wacky Races?
  16. The Compact Pussycat

  17. Rydell High is the featured school in which film?
  18. Grease

  19. In which fictitious prison was Porridge set?
  20. Slade

Quiz Round 03

  1. Who was the voice behind the cat in Shrek 2?
  2. Antonio Banderas

  3. In 1999 what film became Tom Hanks’ first sequel?
  4. Toy Story 2

  5. In which Bond film did Britt Ekland play the character Mary Goodnight?
  6. The Man with the Golden Gun

  7. Heather, Joshua and Michael were the three main characters in which 1999 film?
  8. The Blair Witch Project

  9. The children’s TV character Prince Adam of Eternia is better known by what name?
  10. He-Man

  11. Who played the role of Tom Hanks’ lover in the film ‘Philadelphia’?
  12. Antonio Banderas

  13. What 1980 comedy features the character Ted Striker?
  14. Airplane

  15. Who provides the voice of Sideshow Bob in ‘The Simpsons’
  16. Kelsey Grammer

  17. What is the name of Dr Evil’s cat in the Austin Powers films?
  18. Mr Bigglesworth

  19. What species of creature is Gizmo in the film Gremlins?
  20. Mogwai

Quiz Round 04

  1. Who hosted A Question of Sport before Sue Ryder?
  2. David Coleman

  3. Which actor was the first to play Doctor Who?
  4. William Hartnell

  5. The original ‘Back to the Future’ film was set in 1985. Throughout the film trilogy Marty McFly visits 3 other years. Name 2 of them?
  6. 1885, 1955, 2015

  7. For which film did Kate Winslet finally win an Oscar for best actress in 2008?
  8. The Reader

  9. In the 2000 film ‘Castaway’, what company does Tom Hanks work for before his plane crashes and he is washed up on a desert island?
  10. FedEx

  11. What does Mork (Mork & Mindy) do through his finger after having a drink?
  12. Belch

  13. Who played Commander Kurtz in Apocalypse Now?
  14. Marlon Brando

  15. To the nearest million, how much money did Delboy & Rodney get for selling the antique maritime watch they found in a garage? (18th Century Harrison marine watch)
  16. £6.2m

  17. In the (Daniel Craig) James Bond film ‘Casino Royale’ what is the character name of his main love interest?
  18. Vespa Lynn

  19. In the Wizard of Oz, what is Dorothy’s surname?
  20. Dorothy Gale

Quiz Round 05

  1. What was the full title of Police Academy 7?
  2. Police Academy 7:  Mission to Moscow

  3. What is Chandler’s middle name in Friends?
  4. Muriel

  5. Angelina Jolie won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for which 1999 film?
  6. Girl, Interrupted

  7. Who directed Four Weddings and a Funeral?
  8. Mike Newall

  9. What is Michael Douglas’s character name in the 1987 Academy Award winning film Wall Street?
  10. Gordon Gekko

  11. Who portrayed Ray Charles in the 2004 film Ray?
  12. Jamie Foxx

  13. Who portrayed Charlie Chaplin in the 1992 file Chaplin?
  14. Robert Downey Jnr

  15. How many episodes of Fawlty Towers were made?
  16. 12

  17. In the TV series ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’ which character is played by Tim McInnerny?
  18. Captain Darling

  19. Name the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  20. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello

Quiz Round 06

  • What are the names of the doormen in Phoenix Nights?
  • Max and Paddy

  • Who is married to the actress Melanie Griffiths?
  • Antonio Banderas

  • Who wrote the novel upon which the 1973 film Westworld is based?
  • Michael Crichton

  • James Dean only made three films, name 2 of them.
  • Giant, Rebel without a Cause, East of Eden

  • Michael Kitchen plays a detective in which TV series set in Hastings around 1940?
  • Foyle’s War

  • In the 1997 film ‘The Fifth Element’, Bruce Willis is drawn into a search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep evil at bay.  What is his profession in the film?
  • Taxi driver

  • Andy Millman is the main character in what UK TV series?
  • Extras

  • In the 1974 big screen adaption of F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, who played Gatsby?
  • Robert Redford

  • What ‘high-flying’ fictional character has the middle name Tiberius?
  • Captain James T Kirk

  • How many different colour blue peter badges are there?
  • 6 (Blue, Silver, Green, Orange, Gold, Purple)

    Quiz Round 07

    1. What character does Ricky Gervais play in the TV series Extras?
    2. Andy Millman

    3. What is the name of the quizmaster on the TV show ‘Fifteen to One’?
    4. William G Stewart

    5. Which 1980’s film was based on Philip Dick’s 1968 novel ‘Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep’?
    6. Bladerunner

    7. When Walt Disney’s seven dwarfs went off to work in the mines, what were they mining?
    8. Diamonds

    9. For what does the ‘T’ stand in James T Kirk?
    10. Tiberius

    11. What was the name of Tom Cruise’s character in the film Top Gun?
    12. Maverick

    13. In the TV series “The Vicar of Dibley”, what is the vicar’s name?
    14. Geraldine Granger

    15. The TV series “Knot’s Landing” was a spin-off from which other American TV series?
    16. Dallas

    17. Marlon Brando was paid $4 million for just ten minutes screen time on which 1978 sci-fi movie?
    18. Superman

    19. What film gave Jack Nicholson his first Oscar in 1975?
    20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    Quiz Round 08

    1. What character does Alison Hannigan play in the TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
    2. Willow

    3. In what decade did BBC2 begin?
    4. 1960s (1964)

    5. Which actor has appeared in the most James Bond films?
    6. Desmond Llewelyn

    7. Which actor portrayed the character Jor-El (or Superman’s father) in the 1978 film Superman – a role which earned him $4m for just 10 minutes screen time?
    8. Marlon Brando

    9. Which film centres on the hunt for pirate ‘One Eyed Willy’s’ treasure?
    10. The Goonies

    11. Which TV Sitcom featured the neighbours the Leadbetters and the Goods?
    12. The Good Life

    13. Who did Stephen Spielberg’s originally cast as Indiana Jones, but who was forced to pull-out due to contractual obligations elsewhere?
    14. Tom Selleck

    15. In which 1949 film did Alec Guinness play no less than eight different characters?
    16. Kind Hearts & Coronets

    17. Which actor played Victor Drazen in the final 5 episodes of the first season of 24?
    18. Dennis Hopper

    19. Who played Officer Stacy Sheridan in the 1980s TV series ‘TJ Hooker’?
    20. Heather Locklear

    Quiz Round 09

    1. Which character provided the ‘love interest’ for Mr Rigsby (aka Leonard Rossiter) in the 1970s TV sitcom ‘Rising Damp’?
    2. Miss Jones

    3. In the Cliff Richard film ‘Summer Holiday’, to where were they all heading aboard a London bus?
    4. Greece (Athens)

    5. Which name is missing from the five brothers from the TV puppet series ‘Thunderbirds’ – Alan, John, Scott and Vigil?
    6. Gordon

    7. Which actress provided the voice of Jessica Rabbit in the 1988 film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    8. Kathleen Turner

    9. In the TV series, what was the name of Starsky & Hutch’s boss?
    10. Captain Dobey

    11. What is the name of the fictional village pub on the TV soap opera Emmerdale?
    12. The Woolpack

    13. In the 1987 film the Witches of Eastwick, which three leading ladies played the witches?
    14. Susan Sarandon, Cher and Michelle Pfeiffer

    15. In the 2004 film Passion of Christ, who played Mary of Magdalene?
    16. Monica Belucci

    17. Which Danny Boyle film won Best Picture at the 2009 Academy Awards?
    18. Slumdog Millionaire

    19. What was the name of the rabbit in the TV series The Magic Roundabout?
    20. Dylan

    Quiz Round 10

    1. Who played the Butler Hobson in the 1981 film Arthur?

    Sir John Gielgud

  • What is the name of Phoebe’s twin sister in Friends?
  • Ursula

  • At the Cannes film festival, which award is given to the best film?
  • Palme d’Or

  • What is the name of Doctor Who’s home planet?
  • Gallifrey

  • Which two James Bond films featured the character Jaws, played by Richard Kiel?
  • The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker

  • In the 1980s TV sitcom The Young Ones, who played the part of landlord Jerry Balowski?
  • Alexei Sayle

  • As whom do we better know the fictional Princess Diana, daughter of the Amazonian Queen, Hippolyta?
  • Wonder Woman (her secret identity being Diana Prince)

  • The 1922 film Nosferatu focuses on which fictional character?
  • Count Dracula

  • Who is the dog in Tom & Jerry?
  • Spike

  • Who played Ross’s second wife in the TV series Friends?
  • Helen Baxendale

    Quiz Round 11

    1. Now a Hollywood star, who first made her name in a TV series based on novels by H E Bates?
    2. Catherine Zeta Jones

    3. In the A-Team, what does BA stand for in BA Barracus?
    4. Bad Attitude

    5. Who won the very first series of the UK version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire
    6. Judith Keppell

    7. Name three of the Von Trapp children from the Sound of Music?
    8. Liesl, Friedrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta and Gretl

    9. What were Starsky and Hutch’s first names?
    10. Dave & Ken

    11. How did Victor Meldrew die in the last episode of ‘One Foot in the Grave’?
    12. Hit by a car

    13. Who provided the voice of the baby in the film ‘Look who’s talking’?
    14. Bruce Willis

    15. Which two films, that each won best picture Oscar’s in the 1990s, have animals in their titles?
    16. Dances with Wolves and Silence of the Lambs

    17. Which famous actor’s first name means ‘cool breeze over the mountains’ in the Hawaiian language?
    18. Keanu Reeves

    19. Which cartoon character had an arch enemy called Baron Silas Greenback?
    20. Danger Mouse

    Quiz Round 12

    1. In what film did Roger Moore play James Bond for the first time?
    2. Live & Let Die

    3. Name one of Cinderella’s step sisters
    4. Anastasia and Drizella

    5. Members of which pop group starred in the film ‘Honest’?
    6. All Saints

    7. Which pirate’s treasure are the children searching for in the 1985 film The Goonies?
    8. One Eyed Willy

    9. Who was the first man ever seen on Channel 4?
    10. Richard Whiteley

    11. The word ‘zorro’ is the Spanish word for what animal?
    12. Fox

    13. Which South American country provides the setting for the climax of the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?
    14. Bolivia

    15. What song does the main character wake up to every morning in Groundhog Day?
    16. I got you babe (Sonny & Cher)

    17. Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart are the protagonists of which Oscar winning movie?
    18. Chicago

    19. Name one of the three films that have won all five major Oscars – being Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay?
    20. It Happened One Night (1934), One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nest (1975) and Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Quiz Round 13

    1. Which star of Happy Days has gone on to become a successful film director?
    2. Ron Howard

    3. From which film did the Madonna hit Beautiful Stranger come?
    4. Austin Powers – The Spy Who Shagged Me

    5. Which female co-presented SM:TV Live, with Ant & Dec?
    6. Cat Deeley

    7. From March 2009, how many films are nominated each year for a Best Picture Academy Award?
    8. 10

    9. To win the top prize, how many questions do you have to get right on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (hint: the format changed in 2007)?
    10. 12 (500, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 75, 100, 250, 500, 1000)

    11. Which actor is famous for portraying the character Freddy Kruger in the Nightmare on Elm Street films?
    12. Robert Englund

    13. Is the name of the cinema chain ODEON a) an acronym, b) the surname of the founder c) named after a dog?
    14. a) Acronym – Oscar Deutsch Entertains Our Nation

    15. What cult 1960s show featured TV’s first inter-racial kiss?
    16. Star Trek

    17. What is the name of the bespectacled, intelligent, plain girl in Scooby Doo?
    18. Velma

    19. What was the name of the Ewing’s ranch in Dallas?
    20. Southfork

    Quiz Round 14

    1. Who composed the music for such blockbusters as Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Superman?
    2. John Williams

    3. Name one of the two adult dalmatians in 101 Dalmatians?
    4. Pongo & Perdita

    5. What TV character had catch-phrases including “Drink!”, “Feck!”, “Arse!” and “Girls!”?
    6. Father Jack

    7. Which actor, later quiz game show host, portrayed the character of James Bond in a radio production of Moonraker in 1956 – some 11 years before David Niven appeared on screen in the spoof version of Casino Royale?
    8. Bob Holness

    9. Complete the opening line to each episode of the children’s TV show Charlie & Lola.  “I have this little sister Lola, she is small and ……..”
    10. Very funny

    11. Which actor replaced David Tennant as the Doctor in Doctor Who?
    12. Matt Smith

    13. Which 1979 film was advertised with the tagline “In space, no one can here you scream”?
    14. Alien

    15. Anthony Stark is the alter-ego of which super-hero?
    16. Iron Man

    17. How many boxes are used in the UK version of Deal or No Deal?
    18. 22

    19. What war was the TV series M*A*S*H centred around?
    20. Korean War

    Quiz Round 15

    1. In which city are the Dirty Harry films set?
    2. San Francisco

    3. How many series of the TV Series Friends were there?
    4. 10 (236 episodes)

    5. Who played the Prince Regent in Blackadder the Third?
    6. Hugh Lawrie

    7. What is Postman Pat’s surname (Clue: Also the name of a Bristol suburb?)
    8. Clifton

    9. In the film ‘The Great Escape’ what were the code names of the 3 tunnels?
    10. Tom, Dick and Harry

    11. Which actor plays the majority of D’Ascoyne characters in the 1949 black comedy Kind Hearts & Coronets?
    12. Alec Guinness

    13. Which actor was a member of both the Dirty Dozen and The Magnificent Seven?
    14. Charles Bronson

    15. On TV, what is Father Ted’s Surname?
    16. Crilly

    17. In which film did the wind from the subway blow up Marilyn Monroe’s dress?
    18. The Seven Year Itch

    19. In The Simpsons, what is the name of the supermarket run by Apu?
    20. Kwik-E-Mart

    Quiz Round 16

    1. What programme topped the British TV ratings every year from 1979 to 1989?
    2. Queen’s speech

    3. What type of creature is Danger Mouse’s trusty sidekick, Penfold?
    4. Hamster

    5. What is the name of the Heartbeat spin-off series set in a hospital?
    6. The Royal

    7. Who played Janet in the rock horror picture show?
    8. Susan Sarandon

    9. Name the 1983 film about a teenager computer whiz who triggers a nuclear confrontation
    10. War Games

    11. Which of the Muppets did a stand-up comedy routine which tended not to be particularly good?
    12. Fozzie Bear

    13. Which television series is set in the fictional William McKinley High School, Lima, Ohio?
    14. Glee

    15. David Dickinson is a television expert on which subject?
    16. Antiques

    17. Who was the very first winner of Big Brother in the UK?
    18. Craig Phillips

    19. What item is picked out in red in the otherwise black and white Schindler’s List?
    20. A coat

    Quiz Round 17

    1. Who is the only person to have appeared in more than 30 Alfred Hitchcock films?
    2. Alfred Hitchcock

    3. In the chick flick Dirty Dancing, what is Baby’s real name?
    4. Frances

    5. What pseudonym did TV/film makers often use when they didn’t want their names to appear in the credits of a film (i.e. they wanted to disown a project)? Used between 1968 and 2000 was it a) David Jobson b) Nigel Otmine c) Alan Smithee
    6. c) Alan Smithee (used in c.24 films and many TV series)

    7. What is the only film to have won all 11 Academy Awards in the 11 categories for which it was nominated?
    8. Return of the King (Lord of the Rings part 3)

    9. Which three actors played the Three Amigos in the 1986 film?
    10. Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short

    11. In the film Reservoir Dogs, which of Mr Orange, Mr Blue, Mr Pink and Mr Blonde is not killed?
    12. Mr Pink

    13. Who plays Charles Xavier in the film X-Men: First Class?
    14. James McAvoy

    15. Which TV sitcom centred on the fictional company Wernham Hogg Paper Company?
    16. The Office

    17. Who shot to fame in the 1980s TV show 21 Jump Street?
    18. Jonny Depp

    19. Gene Rodenberry created which cult TV series?
    20. Star Trek