Donald Clarke's Weekly Movie Quiz


This week's movie quiz


1 Which film ends to the lugubrious strains of My Heart Will Go On?

2 Whose first directing credits were What’s Up Tiger Lily? and Take the Money and Run?

3 Who’s that dancing with Madonna (below)?

4 Which film features, among its subsidiary characters, Bobbi Flekman, Jeanine Pettibone, Sir Denis Eaton-Hogg, John ‘Stumpy’ Pepys and Artie Fufkin?

5 “So we’ll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he’s not our hero. He’s a silent guardian, a watchful protector.”Nearly the last line of which smash?

6 Why might a star of New Jack City and a star of Boyz N the Hood make you think of a successful prehistoric franchise?

7 The voices of Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, Jim Carrey (again) and, shortly, Danny DeVito. Which literary genius?

8 Spalding Gray. Killer epidemic. A fight in the Shelbourne. Stripping. Whose most recent?

9 Which film is the only picture to accrue four female acting nominations at the Oscars?

10 Who was born as Margarita Carmen Cansino in 1918?


1 Titanic

2 Woody Allen

3 Al Pacino (in a promotional snap for Dick Tracy)

4 This Is Spinal Tap

5 The Dark Knight (The very last line is, of course, “The dark knight”)

6 Ice T and Ice Cube should make you think of Ice Age

7 Dr Seuss (title characters of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who and The Lorax)

8 Steven Soderbergh (And Everything Is Going Fine, Contagion, Haywire, Magic Mike)

9 All About Eve (Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm and Thelma Ritter)

10 Rita Hayworth