Donald Clarke's Weekly Movie Quiz


1 Which actor spawned a dynasty including Jane, Peter and Bridget?

2 Whose long directorial career began with Play Misty for Me?

3 The film company Eon deals almost entirely on which franchise?

4 Who’s that playing a vicar (pictured)?

5 Which films begins with tourists not being welcomed in the Slaughtered Lamb pub?

6 Who links Greta Garbo, Vivien Leigh, Sophie Marceau and, shortly, Keira Knightley?

7 Name the three Pixar films that have failed to win best animated feature at he Oscar since that award was inaugurated.

8 Residents of the Chattooga River in the southern US are, perhaps surprisingly, gearing up to celebrate the 40th anniversary of which disturbing picture?

9 What comes after The Birthday Party, The Night They Raided Minsky’sand The Boys in the Band?

10 What links a Bernie Higgins hit from 1981, a New Order song from the same year, and a Jimmy Cliff with the label that brought us Donna Summer and The Village People?


1. Henry Fonda

2. Clint Eastwood

3. James Bond

4. Alec Guinness in Kind Hearts and Coronets(1950)

5. An American Werewolf in London

6. Anna Karenina

7. Monsters Inc, Cars, Cars 2

8. Deliverance

9. The French Connection

10. They were all named after Humphrey Bogart films ( Key Largo, In a Lonely Place, Casablanca).