Donald Clarke's Weekly Movie Quiz


1 Which power couple have finally confirmed that that they are about to get married?

2 Which current hit was based on a game originally played with pen and paper?

3 How were Cher, Susan Sarandon and Michelle Pfeiffer known in 1987?

4 What film, 15 years after its release, just passed $2 billion at the world box office?

5 What began with 12 Angry Menand ended with Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead?

6 Name the classic film pictured.

7 Directors Richard Donner, Bryan Singer and Zack Snyder have all tackled (or are about to tackle) which benign alien?

8 What connects Marion Ravenwood, Willie Scott and Elsa Schneider?

9 “Ernest Hemingway once wrote, ‘The world is a fine place and worth fighting for’. I agree with the second part.” The last line from which thriller?

10 Ridley Scott, John Madden, Rob Marshall and Paul Haggis are the last directors to achieve which unwanted feat at the Oscars?


1. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

2. Battleship

3. The Witches of Eastwick

4. Titanic

5. The directing career of Sidney Lumet

6. The Conversation

7. Superman

8. They are the names of the lead female characters in the first three Indiana Jones films

9. Se7en

10. Directed films that won best picture without winning best director ( Gladiator, Shakespeare in Love, Chicago, Crash)