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Professor Moriaty is the criminal mastermind found in which series of detective books and movies?
a. Hercule Poirot
b. Sherlock Holmes
c. Miss Marple
d. Ellery Queen
Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock describes Professor Moriaty as the 'Napoleon of crime'.
Modeled after Robert the Doll, "Chucky" is the villain of which film series?
a. Demonic Toys
b. Dolly Dearest
c. Child's Play
d. Fright Night
Child's Play - The Child's Play series consists of six slasher films.
Appearing in comic books published by DC Comics and in the movies, the "Riddler" is the enemy of which superhero?
b. Captain America
Batman - The Riddler first appeared in Detective Comics #140 in 1948.
A dragon, "Smaug" is the main antagonist in what movie series that was based on a popular novel from 1937?
c. The Hobbit
The Hobbit - Smaug invaded the Dwarf kingdom of Erebor 150 years prior to the events described in the novel.
Released by Disney, "Judge Doom" is the villain found in what 1988 fantasy film?
a. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
c. Beauty and the Beast
d. The Rescuers Down Under
Who Framed Roger Rabbit - Who Framed Roger Rabbit is based on the 1981 novel 'Who Censored Roger Rabbit?' by Gary K. Wolf.
"Commodus" is the main antagonist in which 2000 British-American epic film that was directed by Ridley Scott?
b. Kingdom of Heaven
d. 1492 - Conquest of Paradise
Gladiator - Gladiator won five Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Portrayed in many movies, "The Sheriff of Nottingham" is the main villain to which heroic outlaw?
a. The Shadow
b. Robin Hood
d. Green Arrow
Robin Hood - According to legend, Robin Hood was a highly skilled archer and swordsman.
Making his debut in 1974, "Leatherface" is the main antagonist in which horror-film series and its spin-offs?
b. Friday the 13th
c. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
d. House of 1000 Corpses
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Leatherface wears masks made from human skin.
"Jafar" is the main antagonist of which 1992 Disney animated feature film?
a. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
b. Toy Story
d. Atlantis - The Lost Empire
Aladdin - Aladdin is based on the folktale of Aladdin and the magic lamp from One Thousand and One Nights.
Played by Anthony Hopkins, Dr. Hannibal Lecter made his debut as the villain in which film?
b. Primal Fear
c. Dirty Harry
d. The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs - Released in 1991, The Silence of the Lambs won five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.
Voiced by Douglas Rain, "HAL 9000" is the main antagonist of which 1968 science fiction film?
a. 2001 - A Space Odyssey
b. Star Trek - The Motion Picture
c. Lost in Space
2001 - A Space Odyssey - 2001 - A Space Odyssey was named the greatest film of all time by The Moving Arts Film Journal in 2010.
Played by Alan Rickman, the villain "Hans Gruber" was featured in which American action film?
a. Die Hard
b. True Lies
d. Lethal Weapon
Die Hard - Released in 1988, Die Hard is based on Roderick Thorp's 1979 novel 'Nothing Lasts Forever'.
Also known as Anakin Skywalker, "Darth Vader" is one of the main antagonists in which film series?
a. Star Trek
b. Battlestar Galactica
c. Star Wars
d. Starship Troopers
Star Wars - The American Film Institute listed Darth Vader as the third greatest movie villain in cinema history.
Played by Kathy Bates, "Annie Wilkes" is the antagonist in which Stephen King psychological horror film?
a. Stand By Me
c. The Dark Half
Misery - Misery was based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name.
The "Evil Queen Grimhilde" is the primary villain in which of the following Disney films?
b. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
d. The Little Mermaid
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Originally released in 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was re-released to theaters in 1952, 1958, 1967, 1975, 1983, 1987 and 1993.
Based on a novel by Peter Benchley, what movie features a killer shark named "Bruce" (by the movie crew)?
a. The Reef
b. Great White
d. Shark Attack
Jaws - Jaws was followed by three sequels.
Starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher, which film's main antagonist is "Nurse Ratched"?
a. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
b. Shutter Island
d. The Hospital
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Released in 1975, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest won five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.
Played by Margaret Hamilton, "The Wicked Witch of the West" is the primary villain in what American fantasy film?
a. Teen Witch
b. The Chronicles of Narnia
d. The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz - Released in 1939, The Wizard of Oz is based on a 1900 novel of the same name by L. Frank Baum.
Anthony Perkin's role of the villain "Norman Bates" was featured in which classic film series?
a. American Psycho
Psycho - First released in 1960, Psycho is based on a 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch.
Voice by Betty Lou Gerson, "Cruella De Vil" is which Disney film's main antagonist?
a. One Hundred and One Dalmatians
b. The Rescuers
c. The Aristocats
d. Oliver and Company
One Hundred and One Dalmatians - Originally released in 1961, One Hundred and One Dalmatians was the tenth highest grossing film of the year.
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