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One of the top rated movies of all time, what film told the story of Andy Dufresne's time in
b. Escape from Alcatraz
c. Birdman of Alcatraz
d. The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption - The movie was adapted from the Stephen King novella entitled Rita Hayworth
and Shawshank Redemption.
In 1978, Brad Davis played the student Bill Hayes who got struck in a Turkish prison. Name the
a. The Big Bird Cage
b. Caged Heat
c. The Longest Yard
d. Midnight Express
Midnight Express - Billy Hayes was caught with 2kg of hashish blocks strapped to his chest.
What 1989 movie featured Tom Cruise as the anti-war activist Ron Kovic?
a. Risky Business
b. Born on the Fourth of July
c. Jerry Maguire
Born on the Fourth of July - The film earned Tom his first Academy Award nomination.
What classic 1941 movie had actor Gary Cooper playing the role of the most decorated US
soldier in WWI?
a. Yankee Doodle Dandy
b. They Were Expendable
c. Sergeant York
d. The Pride of the Yankees
Sergeant York - Sergeant York was the highest-grossing film of the year.
Released in 2001, what movie saw Di Caprio playing the role of conman Frank Abagnale?
a. Stealing Your Life
b. Conman Frank
c. Seeds of Evil
d. Catch Me if You Can
Catch Me if You Can - Based on Frank Abagnale Jr.'s autobiographical book of the same name.
Starring Sissy Spacek, this biographical film from 1980 tells the story of country music
artist Loretta Lynn.
a. The Rose
b. Coal Miner's Daughter
c. The Straight Story
d. Walk the Line
Coal Miner's Daughter - Sissy Spacek earned an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role of Loretta
Starring Patty Duke, what 1962 movie was about Helen Keller?
a. The Miracle Worker
b. Don't Bother to Knock
c. The Turning Point
d. Agnes of God
The Miracle Worker - The movie used The Story of My Life, the 1902 autobiography of Helen Keller as its
Featuring Barbra Streisand, what 1968 movie was loosely based on the life and career of Fanny
a. Funny Lady
b. Funny Girl
c. The Way We Were
d. A Star Is Born
Funny Girl - For her role of Fanny Brice, Barbra Streisand won an Academy Award for Best Actress.
Robert De Niro plays the role of boxer Jake La Motta in this 1980 film.
a. Raging Bull
c. When We Were Kings
d. The Fighter
Raging Bull - Roger Ebert regards it as one of the greatest films ever made.
What 1970 movie featured actor George C. Scott portraying a famous U.S. general?
a. The Conversation
c. Tora! Tora! Tora!
d. The Longest Day
Patton - The film was a huge success and has become an American classic.
Released in 1990, this movie tells the story of gangster Henry Hill.
a. The Godfather
b. The Departed
d. Pulp Fiction
Goodfellas - Goodfellas was directed by Martin Scorsese.
What 1972 biographical film tells the story of jazz singer Billie Holiday?
b. Lady Sings the Blues
c. What's Love Got to Do with It
d. The Rose
Lady Sings the Blues - The movie was based loosely on Holiday's 1956 autobiography of the same name.
Played by Charlize Theron, what 2003 film was about the life of female serial killer Aileen
a. The Burning Plain
c. The Devil's Advocate
d. 2 Days in the Valley
Monster - Charlize Theron won an Academy Award for Actress in a Leading Role.
In 2001, Johnny Depp acted the role of cocaine importer George Jung. What movie?
b. Deep Cover
c. Brain Candy
d. 28 Days
Blow - Blow was directed by Ted Demme.
What 2001 movie saw Will Smith say "I am the greatest!"?
c. Million Dollar Baby
Ali - The story of Muhammad Ali.
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