Mastermind Club

Quiz 2023

Numer 12

Subject Film

Set by Mel Kinsey


1/ Name the three movies in which Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have starred together.

Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) Sleepless in Seattle ( 1993) You’ve got Mail (1998)

2/ How many Steven Spielberg films has Tom hanks starred in? 

Five – Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can,

The Terminal, Bridge of Spies & The Post.

3/ In 2013, Lupita Nyongo’o became the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Acadamy Award- whichfilm did she win it for?

12 Years a Slave 

4/ The Dig – the 2021 Netflix film starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes – is about the real life excavation of which Suffolk based estate? 

Sutton Hoo

5/ Inigo Montoya is a character from which 1987 Rob Reiner film?

The Princess Bride

6/ Which three films make up what is known as the Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy?

Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz & The Worlds End

7/ Who directed Parasite, the first foreign language film to win the Acadamy Award for best picture? 

Bong Joon-Ho

8/ Which Oscar winning actress is the voice of Helen Parr (Elastagirl) in The Incredibles?

Holly Hunter 

9/  Which 2015 film, a spin off from the Rocky series, starred Michael B Jordan?


10/ Meryl Streep won the Best Actress BAFTA for which 2011 political drama?

The Iron lady

11/ BD Wong voices Captain Li Shang in the animated musical Mulan, but which 70’s teen heartthrob provided the singing voice?

Donny Osmond

12/ Russell Crowe turned down the role of which character in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy?


13/ Name the film which boasts the famous line: “You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men

14/ Who has won the most Oscars for acting in the history of the Acadamy Awards?

Katherine Hepburn – 4 Morning Glory (1933)

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

The Lion in Winter (1968)

On Golden Pond (1981)


15/ Which 1995 submarine drama featured uncredited additional dialogue courtesy of Quentin Tatantino?

Crimson Tide

16/ Who played the lead role in the 2001 film Lara Croft:Tomb Raider?

Angelina Jolie

17/ Who was the director of the1996 action thriller :The Rock?

Michael Bay

18/ What was the name of Tom Hanks’ directorial debut which charts the rise and fall of a one-hit -wonder band in the 1960’s

That Thing You Do

19/ In the 1994 romcom Four Weddings and a Funeral, whose funeral does the group attend?

The funeral of Gareth (played by Simon callow)

20/ Who plays the titular role in the 2018 superhero film Black Panther?

Chadwick Boseman

21/ Which US comedian wrote and directed the 2017 horror film Get Out and US?

Jordan Peele

22/ What is the name of Wes Andersons 2021 comedy-drama starring Benicio del Toro, Tilda Swinton and Timothee Chalamet?

The French Dispatch

23/ What is the name of the second James Bond film starring Sean Connery?

From Russia With Love

24/ What is the name of the spell used by Ron and Hermonie in Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone to make their feathers fly?

Wingdarium Leviosa

25/ In the 1990’s romcom Clueless, who plays Josh Lucas – Cher Horowitz’s ex step brother?

Paul Rudd

26/ How many Academy Awards has Leonardo DiCaprio won? 

1- For The Revenant in 2016

27/ Which actor got his big break playing a lonely schoolboy in About a Boy?

Nicholas Hoult

28/ For which film did Sandra Bullock win her Oscar for best actress?

The Blind Side

29/ Cool Runnings is the story of which country entering a bobsleigh team into the Winter Olympics?


30/ Emma Thompson made the nation cry in Love Actually- she thought her husband had bought her a necklace, but instead she received an album by which artist?

Joni Mitchell

31/ Who replaced Richard Harris as Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films?

Michael Gambon

32/ Which film features an iconic dance scene between Uma Thurman and John Travolta?

Pulp Fiction

33/ In which Austin Powers film did Beyonce make her movie debut?


34/ In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which Star Wars character gets a namecheck?

Obi-Wan Kenobi

 ( the club at the start of the film is called Club Obi-Wan

35/ What is the name of Humphry Bogart’s character in Casablanca?

Rick Blaine

36/ What was Orlando Bloom’s first film role?

He played a young prostitute in the Oscar Wilde biopic Wilde. 

37/ Which Shakespearean actor directed the first Thor movie?

Sir Kenneth Branagh

38/ Which Alfred Hitchcock film starred Grace Kelly as Lisa Carol Fremont?

Rear Window

39/ Who became the first woman to win a Best Director Oscar in 2010?

Kathryn Bigelow

40/ Who starred as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s biopic First Man?

Ryan Gosling