Irish Film Trivia - click "Comments" to answer or to view answer
1 - Nicknamed "Leprechaun", this actor has credited roles as Dr. Archie Morris in ER, Malarky in Band of Brothers and Will Scarlet in the 2010 film Robin Hood.
2 - This is the movie with the most uses of the word "fuck" and its derivatives (237) to win the Best Picture Oscar (2007)
3 - Director Ron Howard wasn't happy with Nicole Kidman's facial reaction during the shooting of the scene where her character lifts the bowl covering Joseph's (her husband Tom Cruise's) crotch. Without telling Kidman, he asked Cruise to remove his underwear. Howard got the reaction he wanted, and it appears in the film.
4 - Whose first film was the female lead in the 1993 horror film Leprechaun?
5 - An Irish recruit among Wallace's army, he endears himself to Wallace with his humor, which may or may not be insanity. He professes to be the most wanted man on "his" island, and claims to speak to God personally. He becomes Wallace's protector, saving his life several times. (first name will suffice)
6 - 2002 historical film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of New York City.
7 - Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson play hitmen holed up in Belgium.
8 - At 3'6", who has played a leprechaun in 7 films?
9 - Irish American fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become vigilantes after killing two members of the Russian Mafia in self-defense
10 - Who is the "Irish" James Bond?
Here are sniplets of song lyrics....name the song and the artist
1 - "Listen to the music of the moment people, dance and sing
We're just one big family"
2 - "Brenda and Eddie were the popular steadies And the king and the queen of the prom"
3 - "What you're doing to me this MTV is not for free It's so PC it's killing me"
4 - "Mama looked down and spit on the ground ever time her name gets mentioned"
5 - "He grew a beard as soon as a he could to cover the scars on his face And always urged his men on"
6 - "Maybe she thinks I know something Maybe maybe she thinks its fine"
7 - We're feeling alright headin out tonight maybe off to a dark driveway
I say now, some feel bored, and some are looking for more, but we all just decide to stay"
8 - "I am still dreaming of your face...Hungry and hollow for all the things you took away"
9 - "We call them strong Those who can face this world alone"
10 - "He looked to be sixty, and maybe I was ten"
Here is some general trivia with a hidden message. Click "COMMENTS" to guess or to view answers.
1 - In 1979, it became a top-grossing Australian film and has been credited for further opening up the global market to Australian New Wave films.
2 - In preparation for his role, Robin Williams trained for two and a half days at a photo developing training facility in Southern California.
3 - Casting Duane Jones as the hero was, in 1968, potentially controversial. At that time, it was not typical for an African American man to be the hero of a film when the rest of the cast was composed entirely of white actors and actresses.
4 - This film features the mythical Skull Island
5 - The top three billing actors in this 1998 film are Will Smith, Gene Hackman, and Jon Voight.
6 - This animated film is the fourth of five theatrical movies that feature The Beatles.
7 - The title (and title character) of this film is Yiddish for "monster" and is derived from a German word which means "terror" or "fright".
8 - This 1998 dark comedy was ranked at #5 on Entertainment Weekly's 50 Best High School Movies in 2006. HINT? : The title is one plural word.
9 - This classic film's last line is "Atta boy, Clarence." before the singing of Auld Land Syne.
10 - One quote from this movie is "You can't really dust for vomit."
I give a brief description of the film....you name the film. Click on "Comments" below to answer or to view answers.
These movies are bananas!!
1 The travels of a bare-knuckle boxer (Clint Eastwood) and his traveling companion, an orangutan named Clyde.
2 Gorillas in the Mist (1988) has Sigourney Weaver starring as who, in this true story about her study of gorillas, and her efforts to stop the decimation of the endangered apes.
3 In The Jungle Book (1967), monkeys kidnap young Mowgli and carry him off to King Louie, an orangutan who wants to learn the secret of making what.
4 The sequel to number 1
5 In Raiders of the Lost Ark, a monkey died of eating a poisenous what?
6 This movie features a gorilla named Amy that communicates with humans using an electronic device that translates sign language motions into voice.
7 This tarzan movie was Christopher Lambert's first English speaking role
8 Tagline: According to science, Bigfoot doesn't exist. When you can't believe your eyes, trust your heart.
9 What island did King Kong hail from?
10 What was the name of the chimp in 'Being John Malkovich'?
These are all films with road trips as a major element of the film. Click "Comments" to answer or to view answers.
This is one of my favorite concepts....Complete the connection by naming the two actor/actresses in each movie still along with the film name. What is number 11?
Name the stars, name the film, complete the connection
These are all real people that had characters based on them. Character Name, Production, Real Name, Actor Portrayal.
1 - Before the characters Jame Gumb aka Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs and Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, there was this character in what film from 1960 film what was based on Ed Gein, who was an American murderer and grave robber that would fashion trophies from his victoms bones and skin.
2 - James "Whitey" Bulger was a wanted fugitive and leader of an Irish-American crime family from Boston. He was on the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list from August 19, 1999 until he was arrested in Santa Monica, California on June 22, 2011 and is the basis for this character in this oscar winning film.
3 - He is one of the main characters from this video game series and was modeled after Jean-Claude Van Damme.
4 - This television character was loosely based on Larry David's former neighbor that lived across the hall from him.
5 - Jimmie Foxx was a former baseball Hall of Famer with a drinking problem that precluded him from being able to manage a men's major league franchise. He was the basis of what character from what movie?
6 - The character of this television series is loosely based on co-producer Eric Stough, whom Matt Stone and Trey Parker regard as a "goody-goody" because of his reluctance to offend.
7 - Meyer Lansky was a Jewish-American organized crime frigure that was the influence for this 1974 character played by Lee Strasberg.
8 - Kim Peek was an American savant with poor social skills resulting from a developmental disability related to brain abnormalitlies. He is the basis for this film character with autism.
9 - Chuck Wepner was an unknown club fighter that got his big shot in 1975 to fight Muhammad Ali. It was not regarded as a serious fight until in the 9th round, Wepner knocked down Ali with a blow to the chest. The fight continued until Wepner was finally knocked out in the final 15th round (almost "going the distance"). This fight was the inspiration for both this character and its movie.
10 - Mehran Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles D Gaulle Airport from Aug 1988-July 2006. What movie and character was based on his experiences?
EXPLANATION: He was expelled from Iran in 1977 for ptotests against the Shah. He was awarded refugee status by the UN for refugees in Belgium. This permitted residence in any European country. En route to the UK in 1988, his briefcase containing his papers were stolen in Paris. He boarded the plane for Londan but was returned to France when he failed to present a passport. His entry to the airport was legal, but he had no country of origin to be returned to; thus began his residency at Terminal 1.
These are scenes from films where drugs, in some form, are a major plot to the film....name the film
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