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What superhero ditched patriotism for a leather jacket in a new
a. Captain America
b. Red Tornado
c. Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman - The outfit didn't last long.
What movie prop, the stuff that dreams are made of, was stolen
from John's Grill in San Francisco in 2007?
a. The Robe
b. The Bells of St Mary's
c. The Maltese Falcon
d. Top Hat
The Maltese Falcon - It was a replica made for promo purposes. Of the falcons used in the movie, one
that Bogie damaged is in the Warner Brothers museum.
According to Rolling Stone's top 100 Beatles' song list, what
song is the greatest Beatles' song of all time?
b. A Day in the Life
c. I Wanna Hold Your Hand
d. Strawberry Fields Forever
A Day in the Life - Elvis Costello compiled the list.
In Stand by Me, who plays Ace, who terrorizes the child actor
versions of Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell?
a. John Cusack
b. Charlie Sheen
c. Kiefer Sutherland
d. Patrick Swayze
Kiefer Sutherland - To stay in character, Sutherland would pick on the kids off screen as well.
Legendary director Roger Corman often cameos in the movies of
the people he's mentored. Which of these is not one of those roles?
a. A royal prince in George Lucas's Logan's Run
b. A senator in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, Part II
c. A studio executive in Wes Craven's Scream 3
d. A congressman in Ron Howard's Apollo 13
A royal prince in George Lucas's Logan's Run - He was also in four Jonathan Demme films, including The
Silence of the Lambs as the FBI director.
Which of the following Elton John songs is the second biggest
selling song of all time with over 33 million copies sold?
a. Candle in the Wind 1997
b. Pinball Wizard
c. Rocket Man
d. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Candle in the Wind 1997 - 'Candle in the Wind 1997' is a re-written version of Elton John's 1973 hit
'Candle in the Wind'.
What movie killed off Hicks, Bishop and Newt, right in the
opening credits, despite the fact that saving Newt was the whole point of the previous film?
a. Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
b. Star Trek - Generations
c. Alien 3
d. Superman Returns
Alien 3 - The girl who played Newt had aged six years, even though only moments had passed since the
last movie. The movie itself was a mash of four scripts.
When he was much thinner, what comedian was the lead singer in
a 80s UK synth band called Seona Dancing?
a. Chris Farley
b. Drew Carey
c. John Candy
d. Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais - Gervais and Bill Macrae formed the band in 1982. Their best-known single, More to Lose,
was released in 1983
What member of Monty Python has crossed every line of latitude
and every line of longitude?
a. Michael Palin
b. Terry Gilliam
c. John Cleese
d. Graham Chapman
Michael Palin - He did so in two TV series - Around the World in 80 Days and Pole to Pole.
On Entourage, what was Salvatore Assante's testudine nickname?
Turtle - Played by Jerry Ferrara, his name appears under the box lid of the Nike Air Force Ones that
Fukiyama custom made for him.
What cosmetics entrepreneur appeared as a prince on the ninth
season of The Bachelor?
a. Andrew Romanov
b. Lorenzo Borghese
c. Frederic Prinz von Anhalt
d. Pavros Oldenburg
Lorenzo Borghese - Part of the House of Borghese, he was on the edition filmed in Rome.
What web comic created havoc on Wikipedia by claiming it had an
article on the fake word "malamanteau"?
b. Too Much Coffee Man
c. Dinosaur Comics
d. This Modern World
xkcd - It was defined as 'a portmanteau created by incorrectly combining a malapropism with a
neologism'. Wikipedia editors fought over whether the stunt was noteworthy enough to be worth an actual
Which of these aging TV stars did not star alongside Betty
White in Hot in Cleveland?
a. Jane Leeves
b. Wendie Malick
c. Justine Bateman
d. Valerie Bertinelli
Justine Bateman - It was TV Land's first original scripted series.
What sentient planet is not only a member of the Green Lantern
Corps, but is able to create the Green Lantern emblem in foliage visible from space?
Mogo - Mogo happily volunteers as the site of Corp training and R and R.
What is the second most popular YouTube video of all time? (As
of July 2013).
a. Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris
b. PSY - GANGNAM Style
c. Shakira - Waka Waka
d. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris - The video has over 875 million views. PSY - GANGNAM Style is at
number one with well over a billion views.
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