Quiz 054: Cinema Quiz 03

Questions

01.) Bruce Lee is a martial arts legend whose untimely demise remains a mystery even today. His son Brandon Lee also faced the same fate of dying at a young age when he was shot and killed while filming a movie. What was this movie?

02.) Starring Julie Andrews, It became the highest-grossing film of 1964 and, at the time of its release, was Disney’s highest-grossing film ever. What is this film?

03.) Evita’ is a musical which was first staged in London’s West End in 1978, and on Broadway in New York the following year. In 1996, film of the musical was made. The story of Evita is based on the life of a former first lady of Argentina Eva Peron. Name the actress who’s portrayed   her?

04.) It is a 1955 American romantic comedy film that starred Marilyn Monroe. It contains one of the most notable images of the 20th century – Monroe standing on a subway grate as her white dress is blown upwards by a passing train. What is the name of this film?

05.) Only two movies in the history of cinema have won both the best picture Oscar and the Palme d’Or, the highest award to competing films at the Cannes Film Festival in France. The Lost Weekend won both these in 1945. What is the other movie that won both grand prizes in 1955?

06.) Produced and directed by Mehboob Khan. It was India’s first technicolour film, as it was shot in 16mm Gevacolour and was blown up in Technicolor.What is the name of it?

07.) The Golden Raspberry Awards, also known as the ‘Razzies’, are annually given to what is deemed as the worst performances in Hollywood movies.Who is the only US actress to have won the Razzie for ‘worst actress’ and the Oscar for best actress in the same year, going from worst to best in just two days?

08.) Behind the Candelabra is a 2013 American biographical drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It dramatizes the last ten years in the life of a famous pianist and the relationship that he had with Scott Thorson. Name this pianist?

09.) This Hollywood actor played his first lead role in “The Big Trail” in 1930 and went on to star in 142 films and had more lead roles than any other actor. Name this legendary actor?  

10.) He is one of the best film directors in making teen adventures films. He directed Home Alone (1990), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) and its sequel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002),and many more. Name this film director?

Answers

01.) The Crow

02.) Mary Poppins

03.) Madonna

04.) The Seven Year Itch

05.) Marty

06.) Aan

07.) Sandra Bullock

08.) Liberace

09.) John Wayne

10.) Chris Columbus

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