Donald Clarke's Weekly Movie Quiz


1Which letter denoted an over-18 cert when letters still denoted such things?

2Name the actor in unconvincing drag (below).

3What links Tommy, Daredevil, Zatoichi and Wait Until Dark?

4Which comedy team is idolised by the Sons of the Desert?

5“His story will touch you, even though he can’t.” The rather literal-minded tagline to which 1990 hit?

6Bale, Blanchett, Frankin, Gere, Ledger and Whishaw were all – according to the relevant film’s poster – whom?

7Which Hollywood stalwart was credited on Midnight Express, Scarface, Year of the Dragon and Evita?

8Which studio’s first film was titled Luxo Jr?

9Combine the makers of desert boots with the wall beneath a roof to create a cinema legend.

10Sarah Marshall. Mrs Ryan Reynolds. The Roommate’s roommate. Leighton Meester. Harriet the Spy. What's the connection?



2.Cary Grant in I was a Male War Bride (1949)

3.All feature blind protagonists.

4.Laurel and Hardy

5.Edward Scissorhands

6.Bob Dylan (in I’m Not Here)

7.Oliver Stone (as writer in each case)


9.Clark Gable

10.All played by regular actors from the TV series Gossip Girl (Kristen Bell, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Michelle Trachtenberg)