Film Quizzes – Our bank of ready-made pub quizzes on the topic of films.

Film Villains Quiz

Quiz 158 – Round 6 – Film Villains

Film Villains Quiz – In which films did the following villains (first) appear? Some appeared first in books but we would like the name of the first film in which they appeared (where different).

1. Nurse Ratched

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

2. Annie Wilkes

Misery (1990)

3. Hans Gruber 

Die Hard (1988)

4. Leatherface

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

5. Patrick Bateman

American Psycho (2000)

6. Alex Forrest

Fatal Attraction (1987)

7. Miranda Priestly

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

8. Ernst Stavro Blofeld 

From Russia with Love (1963)

9. Alex DeLarge

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

10. Travis Bickle

Taxi Driver (1976)


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Johnny English Quiz

Quiz 156 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Johnny English Quiz – This picture round is a selection of ten actors who have appeared in the ‘Johnny English’ films. To download your PDF picture quiz please click on the link below:




1. Rowan Atkinson

By Eva Rinaldi – Rowan Atkinson, CC BY-SA 2.0,

2. Gillian Anderson

By Martin Kraft – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

3. Dominic West

By Simon Kisner from london, england (Dominic West) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Rosamund Pike

By Justin Hoch from Astoria, NY, USAJustin Hoch photographing for Hudson Union Society – Rosamund Pike, CC BY 2.0,

5. Ben Miller

By Martin [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons

6. Greg Wise

By Garry Knight from London, England (Last Chance Harvey: Greg Wise) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

7. John Malkovich

By Petr Novák – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

8. Emma Thompson

By Justin Harris (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Natalie Imbruglia

Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], from Wikimedia Commons

10. Kevin McNally

Kevin McNally‘ by Gage Skidmore, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license, via


Carry On Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 6 – Film

This is a Carry On quiz, all about the titles of ‘Carry On’ films. We will give you only the first letter of each word in a ‘Carry On’ film title, you need to name the film. To download the printable version of this quiz please scroll down to the green ‘Print Friendly’ button which is underneath the quiz round, alongside the social sharing buttons.


Carry On at Your Convenience

2. COB

Carry On Behind


Carry on Up the Jungle

4. COL

Carry On Loving

5. COJ

Carry On Jack


Carry On… Up the Khyber


Carry On Again Doctor

8. CO – DLYH

Carry On – Don’t Lose Your Head

9. COT

Carry On Teacher

10. CO – FTC

Carry On – Follow That Camel


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Film Characters Quiz

Quiz 144 – Round 2 – Film

Film characters quiz – Who played these iconic film characters?

1. Ellen Ripley in the ‘Alien’ series.

Sigourney Weaver

2. ‘Doc’ Emmett Brown in the ‘Back to the Future’ series.

Christopher Lloyd

3. John McClane in the ‘Die Hard’ series.

Bruce Willis

4. Katniss Everdeen in ‘The Hunger Games’ series.

Jennifer Lawrence

5. Michael Corleone in the ‘Godfather’ series.

Al Pacino

6. Rick Blaine in ‘Casablanca’ (1942)

Humphrey Bogart

7. Princess Leia in the original ‘Star Wars’ series.

Carrie Fisher

8. Jeffrey ‘The Dude’ Lebowski in ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998)

Jeff Bridges

9. Peter Venkman in ‘Ghostbusters’ (1984)

Bill Murray

10. Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ (1962)

Gregory Peck


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Actresses Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Actresses Quiz – This week’s picture round is a selection of British film actresses. Can your contestants identify them?

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1. Gemma Arterton

By Tabercil (Gemma Arterton) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Carey Mulligan

Eva Rinaldi [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Tilda Swinton

By Manfred Werner – Tsui – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

4. Imelda Staunton

By Imelda_Staunton.jpg: Manon PRESNE derivative work: Old Moonraker (Imelda_Staunton.jpg) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Glenda Jackson

By Studio Publicity – ebay, Public Domain,

6. Celia Imrie

“The Bells of St John” by ‘Doctor Who Spoilers’ [CC BY 2.0 (], via

7. Charlotte Rampling

Georges Biard [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Naomie Harris

By Liam Mendes – Naomie Harris, CC BY-SA 2.0,

9. Thandie Newton

Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Angela Lansbury

By photo by Alan Light, CC BY 2.0,


Film Directors Pub Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 4 – Film Directors

Film directors pub quiz questions – Below are some of the most famous films of all time, but can you tell us who directed them?

1. Jaws (1975)

Steven Spielberg

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Victor Fleming

3. Titanic (1997)

James Cameron

4. Star Wars (1977)

George Lucas

5. The Exorcist (1973)

William Friedkin

6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

Chris Columbus

7. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

David Lean

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese

9. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino

10. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Stanley Kubrick


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Father Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quiz 5 – Round 6 – Film

Father Christmas Quiz – Who played or voiced Father Christmas in the following films?

1. The Santa Clause

Tim Allen

2. Bad Santa

Billy Bob Thornton

3. Santa Claus: The Movie

David Huddleston

4. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Richard Attenborough

5. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Edmund Gwenn

6. Elf

Ed Asner

7. The Polar Express

Tom Hanks

8. Santa Who?

Leslie Nielsen

9. Arthur Christmas

Jim Broadbent

10. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

James Cosmo


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Witches in Film

Halloween Quiz 3 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This Halloween picture round is a selection of ten actresses who have played witches in film. Can your contestants identify the actresses? You could also give bonus points for identifying the films they appeared in as witches. In a couple of cases there are different possibilities.

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1. Anjelica Huston (The Witches – Grand High Witch)

By Popperipopp – Own work, Public Domain,

2. Michelle Pfeiffer (The Witches of Eastwick – Suki Ridgemont and also Stardust – Lamia)

By Jeremiah Christopher – cropped from, CC BY 2.0,

3. Nicole Kidman (Bewitched – Samantha and also Practical Magic – Gillian Owens)

By Rita Molnár, cropped by Machocarioca – crop from Image:Nicole kidman3.jpg, CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0,

4. Tilda Swinton (The Chronicles of Narnia – The White Witch)

By Photo by Al from Edinburgh, Scotland; editing by Mangostar – Cropped from Image:Tilda Swinton, Edinburgh, August 2007.jpg, irritating background logos removed, CC BY-SA 2.0,

5. Margaret Hamilton (The Wizard of Oz – Wicked Witch of the West)

By Press-materials are presumed to have been authored by the producers of the Broadway production of Goldilocks. – eBay item photo front photo back, Public Domain,

6. Meryl Streep (Into the Woods – Witch)

By usbotschaftberlin –, Public Domain,

7. Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus – Winifred ‘Winnie’ Sanderson)

By photo by Alan Light, CC BY 2.0,

8. Neve Campbell (The Craft – Bonnie)

“Neve Campbell 04” by GabboT [CC BY 2.0 (], via

9. Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter films – Madame Hooch)

By Ed Enayat (RIGHTSIDE Zoe Wanamaker, Actress) [CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Michelle Williams (Oz the Great and Powerful – Glinda)

By Michelle_Williams_Berlinale_2010.jpg: Siebbiderivative work: César (talk) – This file was derived fromMichelle Williams Berlinale 2010.jpg:, CC BY 3.0,





Harry Potter Quiz

Halloween Quiz 3 – Round 5 – Harry Potter

Harry Potter Quiz – This round is all about the famous wizard.

1. What is the street address of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, Harry’s uncle and aunt?

4 Privet Drive

2. How many balls are used in total in a game of Quidditch?

Four (A Quaffle, two Bludgers and a Golden Snitch)

3. What type of potion did Harry and Ron use in ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ to allow them to turn into Crabbe and Goyle and gain access to the Slytherin common room?

Polyjuice potion

4. What type of creature is Aragog?

Acromantula (A species related to the spider – accept spider)

5. Which actress played Dolores Umbridge in the films?

Imelda Staunton

6. What is the name for an object in which a Dark wizard or witch has hidden a fragment of their soul in order to gain immortality?


7. Which animal is the mascot of Hufflepuff house?


8. What is the name of the mirror which reflects the deepest desires of whoever looks in it?

The Mirror of Erised

9. What type of tree do Ron and Harry crash Arthur Weasley’s magical, flying Ford Anglia into when they steal it and fly it to Hogwarts?

Whomping Willow

10. What is the name of the character played by Helena Bonham Carter in the films?

Bellatrix Lestrange


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Blockbuster Film Quiz

Quiz 126 – Round 2 – Film

Blockbuster Film Quiz – In this quiz, we give you only the first letter in each word of the title of a well-known film. We have also included the year the film was made in brackets. Which famous blockbuster films are these the first initials of?


1. TSOM (1965)

The Sound of Music

2. CEOTTK (1977)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

3. TGSOE (1952)

The Greatest Show on Earth

4. POTC:DMC (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

5. IJATTOD (1984)

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

6. HPATGOF (2005)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

7. SWATSD (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

8. TRHPS (1975)

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

9. ROTJ (1983)

Return of the Jedi

10. LOA (1962)

Lawrence of Arabia


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Disney Film Quotes

Quiz 119 – Round 6 – Disney Film Quotes

Disney film quotes quiz. In which Disney film would you find each of the following quotes?

1. “In every job that must be done there is an element of fun.”

Mary Poppins

2. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.”


3. “Want to know a secret? Promise not to tell?”

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

4. “Second star to the right and straight on till morning.”

Peter Pan

5. “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothin’ at all.”


6. “Here is a baby with eyes of blue, straight from heaven, right to you.”


7. “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.”

The Lion King

8. “Some people are worth melting for.”


9. “A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re fast asleep.”


10. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”



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Film Quotes Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 6 – Film Quotes

Film quotes quiz – From which film are the following quotes taken?

1. “What if Andy gets another dinosaur? A mean one? I just don’t think I can take that kind of rejection!”

Toy Story (1995)

2. “Story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.”

Some Like It Hot (1959)

3. ” I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

4. “All you need is love. John Lennon. Smart man. Shot in the back, very sad.”

Independence Day (1996)

5. “Peachy keen, Jelly Bean.”

Grease (1978)

6. “Close your mouth, please, Michael. We are not a codfish.”

Mary Poppins (1964)

7. “Hammond, after some consideration, I’ve decided not to endorse your park.”

Jurassic Park (1993)

8. “You’re pirates. Hang the code and hang the rules. They’re more like guidelines anyway.”

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

9. “Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That’s good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.”

Ben-Hur (1959)

10. “Allow myself to introduce… myself.”

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)


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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 102 – Round 5 – Film

Can you identify the film from the tag line?

1. “Check in. Relax. Unpack. Take a shower.”


2. “One man’s struggle to take it easy.”

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

3. “The longer you wait, the harder it gets.”

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

4. “Escape or die frying.”

Chicken Run

5. “Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.”

The Shawshank Redemption

6. “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.”

Jaws 2

7. “On the air. Unaware.”

The Truman show

8. “Earth. It was fun while it lasted.”


9. “One Dream. Four Jamaicans. Twenty Below Zero.”

Cool Runnings

10. “Reality is a thing of the past.”

The Matrix





Christmas Films

Christmas Quiz 3 – Round 2 – Christmas Films

We will give you the names of four actors and a year. You must tell us which Christmas films they starred in that year.

1. Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black (2006)

The Holiday

2. Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen (1954)

White Christmas

3. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe and John Glover (1988)


4. Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Brett Kelly and Lauren Graham (2003)

Bad Santa

5. Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison, George Cole and Michael Hordern (1951)

A Christmas Carol

6. Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor and Leon Ames (1944)

Meet Me in St. Louis

7. Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki and Beverly D’Angelo (1989)

(National Lampoon’s) Christmas Vacation

8. Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds and Virginia Dale (1942)

Holiday Inn

9. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Catherine O’Hara and John Candy (1990)

Home Alone

10. John Goodman, Diana Keaton, Amanda Seyfried and Marisa Tomei (2015)

Christmas with the Coopers





Christmas Film Quiz

Christmas Quiz 2 – Round 2 – Christmas Films

Christmas Film Quiz – We will give you the name of three actors. In which Christmas film did they star together?

 1. Will Ferrell, James Caan and Zooey Deschanel.


2. Martin Freeman, Ashley Jensen and Pam Ferris.


3. Albert Finney, Edith Evans and David Collings.

Scrooge (1970)

4. Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi and Sinbad.

Jingle All the Way

5. Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon and Sissy Spacek.

Four Christmases

6. Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen and Christine Baranski.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

7. Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry and Brenda Fricker.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

8. Bill Nighy, Colin Firth and Liam Neeson.

Love Actually

9. Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins and Jane Leeves.

Miracle on 34th Street

10. James Stewart, Donna Reed and Henry Travers.

It’s A Wonderful Life


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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 43 – Round 6 – TV and Film

Famous film quotes – can you name the movie?

1. “Here’s looking at you, kid.”

Casablanca (1942)

2. “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!”

White Heat (1949)

3. “I’ll have what she’s having.”

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

4. “I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too!”

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

5. “Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real?”

The Matrix (1999)

6. “Surely you can’t be serious?”

     “I am serious…and don’t call me Shirley!”

Airplane! (1980)

7. “Sometimes I wish my wife had Goldfield Syndrome. That way she wouldn’t remember last night when I called her mother a loud, obnoxious drunk with a face like J. Edgar Hoover’s ass.”

50 First Dates (2004)

8. “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.”

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

9. “Hiya kids. Here is an important message from your Uncle Bill. Don’t buy drugs. Become a pop star and they give you them for free!”

Love Actually (2003)

10. “I have a head for business and a bod for sin. Is there anything wrong with that?”

Working Girl (1988)





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 31 – Round 2 – TV and Film

The following are film sequels – can you name the original film in the series?

1. For a Few Dollars More

A Fistful of Dollars

2. The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek – The Motion Picture

3. The Dark Knight

Batman Begins

4. Meet the Fockers

Meet the Parents

5. Magnum Force

Dirty Harry

6. Aliens


7. The Bourne Supremacy

The Bourne Identity

8. Before Sunset

Before Sunrise

9. The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars (Later called Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

10. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective





TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 27 – Round 4 – Film

This film round is all about famous quotes. We will give you a quote from a film, you need to give us the film it came from.

1. “Lawrence, we’re going to need considerably bigger buns.”

Calendar Girls (2003)

2. “It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again”

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

3. “I’m the king of the world!”

Titanic (1997)

4. “You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.”

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

5. “Sucking the marrow out of life doesn’t mean choking on the bone.”

Dead Poets Society (1989)

6. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

Jaws (1975)

7. “Face it, girls, I’m older and I have more insurance.”

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (1991)

8. “Even though you’ve been raised as a human, you are not one of them. You have great powers, only some of which you have as yet discovered.”

Superman (1978)

9. “Number 5 is alive.”

Short Circuit (1986)

10. “You’re incredible! You’re a prodigy! A doodle prodigy!”

The Holiday (2006)





Christmas Films Quiz

Christmas Quiz – Round 2 – Christmas Films


Christmas Films Quiz – How well do you know your Christmas films?

1. Tim Allen has starred in 4 famous Christmas films; can you name one?

‘Christmas With The Kranks’, ‘The Santa Clause’, ‘The Santa Clause 2’ and ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause’

2. In which 1947 Christmas film does Maureen O’Hara play the events director at Macy’s department store?

Miracle on 34th Street

3. Which green Dr. Seuss character ‘stole Christmas’, according to the 2000 Jim Carrey film?

The Grinch

4. In the 1946 film ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’, what was the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel?

Clarence Odbody

5. Which 1993 film, based on a Tim Burton story, tells the tale of Jack Skellington, Pumpkin King of Halloween Town?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

6. ‘Santa Clause: The Movie’ tells the tale of a renegade elf called Patch, who teams up with an evil toy manufacturer and tries to eliminate Santa – but who played Patch?

Dudley Moore

7. Which 1998 Bill Murray film is an adaptation of  Dickens’s ‘A Christmas Carol’?


8. Who played the two burglars in the ‘Home Alone’ films?

Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern

9. Bing Crosby sang ‘White Christmas’ in two films; can you name them?

‘Holiday Inn’ and ‘White Christmas’

10. Contrary to popular belief, Aled Jones did not sing ‘Walking in the Air’ for the film version of ‘The Snowman’, and only for the subsequent single release. Do you know the name of the St Paul’s cathedral choirboy who sang it in the film?

Peter Auty


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TV and Film quiz questions

Quiz 14 – Round 6 – Film

Can you work out the film from the famous quote?

1. “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

Back To The Future (End of film 1 and also at beginning of film 2)

2. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Gone With The Wind

3. “Here’s Johnny!”

The Shining

4 “I feel the need – the need for speed!”

Top Gun

5. “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.”

Forrest Gump

6. “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small!”

Sunset Boulevard

7. “You talkin’ to me?”

Taxi Driver

8. “Every man dies; not every man really lives.”


9. “Somebody help me, I’m being spontaneous!”

The Truman Show

10. “How old is Mae West?”

The 39 Steps