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Movies & Entertainment - fun, facts and trivia

What member of the Monkees, a holdout for nearly three decades, rejoined the other geezers  for a 1996 album?
A: Mike Nesmith.

What Francis Ford Coppola movie sees Marlon Brando blather: "Horror has a face, and you must make a friend of horror"?
A: Apocalypse Now.

What David Lynch movie did a few filmgoers attend expecting to see Bobby Vinton's life story?
A: Blue Velvet.

What rap star got his name from the observation "Ladies Love Cool James"/
A: L.L.Cool J.

What Mayberry resident once hijacked a bull when he'd had too much to drink?
A: Otis Campbell.

Whose guitar version of The Star-Spangled Banner was featured in a 1996 Aiwa TV ad?
A: Jimi Hendrix's.

Who was the first feline featured  in Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous?
A: Morris the Cat.

Fun entertainment trivia questions and answers.

What 1961 movie has Audrey Hepburn note: "Personally, I think it's a bit tacky to wear diamonds before I'm 40"?
A: Breakfast at Tiffany's.

What Sinatra signature tune became Elvis Presley's best-selling posthumous hit?
A: My Way.

Who played Sid Vicious, Lee Harvey Oswald, Count Dracula and Beethoven in movies?
A: Gary Oldman.

What video, the first to cost over $150,000, helped Michael Jackson's Thriller soar?
A: Beat It.

Who is the most voluptuous female in Toontown?
A: Jessica Rabbit.

What was the first Arnold Schwarzenegger movie to win four Academy Awards?
A: Terminator 2.

What actor did author Anne Rice first denounce, then praise in the role of her beloved Lestat?
A: Tom Cruise.

Who sang "Things Go Better With Coke" in 1969 before switching to Pepsi in the 1980's?
A: Ray Charles.

What movie earned Tom Hanks his third straight Oscar nomination, in 1996?
A: Apollo 13.

What Marx Brother's name spelled backwards is the name of a daytime talk show host?
A: Harpo's.

What Stephen Foster tune encourages racing enthusiasts to "bet on de bay"?
A: Camptown Races.

What James Hilton effort became the first Pocket Book, in 1939?
A: Lost Horizon.

What martial artist warbles the theme song for Walker, Texas Ranger?
A: Chuck Norris.

Who  was the voice behind Woody, the cowboy doll in Toy Story?
A: Tom Hanks.

What jazz musician got his aristocratic nickname in high school for his neat attire and fastidious manners?
A: "Duke" Ellington.

What talk show hostess gave her guests the fewest opportunities to speak, according to a 1996 MSU survey?
A: Oprah Winfrey.

Where do "bluebirds fly", according to a song from the Wizard of Oz?
A: Somewhere over the rainbow.

What enduring daytime soap featured Kevin Kline, Don Knotts and Susan Sarandon?
A: Search for Tomorrow.

What book did E.B. White base on personal experiences at his farm in Maine?
A: Charlotte's Web.

What three words preceded "Land that I love" in a 1938 Irving Berlin tune?
A: "God Bless America".

What Oliver Stone movie did the Washington Post dub "Dallas in Wonderland"?

What infomercial diet guru penned the monster bestseller "Never Say Diet"?
A: Richard Simmons.

Who was the first solo female host of the Academy Awards Ceremony?
A: Whoopi Goldberg.

What happy homemaker chirps on TV: "It's a good thing"?
A: Martha Stewart.

What screen character i the world's fastest ice sculptor and topiary artist?
A: Edward Scissorhands.

Who died last - Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley or Vivian Vance?
A: Lucille Ball.

What Briton had two f the three number one singles issued posthumously in the U.S.?
A: John Lennon.

Who saw his Mazurkas described by a Berlin critic in 1833 as "repugnant" and "tortuous"?
A: Fredric Chopin.

How many former Beatles had chart-topping singles from 1973 to 1974?
A: Four.

What role in The Godfather did Robert De Niro test for?
A: Sonny Corleone.

What's the first word of the most pop song titles?
A: I.

What 1995 movie's lead character tells the motel clerk he's there to drink himself to death?
A: Leaving Las Vegas.  Fun trivia questions answers and facts.

What 1989 movie has Dan Aykroyd note: "Cars don't misbehave"?
A: Driving Miss Daisy.

What critter is the "Iggy" short for in Iggy Pop?
A: The iguana


What director earned a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart during his tour of duty in Vietnam?
A: Oliver Stone.

What theme is central to the movies The Lost Weekend, The Morning After and My Name Is Bill W.?
A: Alcoholism.

What NBC sitcom once saw two if its neurotics try to pitch NBC on a sitcom about nothing?
A: Seinfeld.

What three Godfather cast members were all up for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar?
A: James Caan, Robert Duvall, AL Pacino.

Who's the adopted son of Vito Corleone?
A: Tom Hagen.

Who's the TV FBI agent with a penchant for the paranormal?
A: Fox Mulder.

What movie sees Danny Devito tell Michelle Pfeiffer: "You lousy minx, I ought to have you spayed"?
A: Batman Returns.

What Saturday Night Live cast member left in 1994 after being in a record 153 shows?
A: Phil Hartman.

What 1982 movie had critic Janet Maslin carp: "The Oscar seemed to have been mistaken for the Nobel Peace Prize"?
A: Gandhi.

What crooner's new line of neckwear did David Letterman suggest be named "Alleged Mob Ties"?
A: Frank Sinatra's.

What song-writing duo's hits made it to Broadway i the show "Smokey Joe's Cafe"?
A: Leiber and Stoller's.

Who's known in Colorado Springs as Dr. Mike?
A: Dr. Michaela Quinn.

What movie pairs Tom Hanks and Antonio Banderas as lovers?
A: Philadelphia.

Who'd begun work on a 10th symphony when he died during a thunderstorm in 1827?
A: Ludwig van Beethoven.

What famed 1936 war novel mentions the Tarleton twins in its first line?
A: Gone With the Wind.

Who was the first living person to become a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame?
A: Roy Acuff.

What song was heard 250 different ways in a 1994 Ken Burns documentary?
A: Take Me Out to the Ballgame.

What zip code was mentioned 301 times in the first five years of Entertainment Weekly?
A: 90210.

What jazz style did Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie help invent?
A: Bebop.

What was late SCTV star sighed: "I'm the one who has to look in the mirror, and after a while it begins to eat at you?
A: John Candy.

What singer did Michael Bolton neglect to thank while accepting a Grammy for "When a Man Loves a Woman"?
A: Percy Sledge.

What hipster said in 1948: We're a beat generation"?
A: Jack Kerouac.

What veteran British rock star explained: "I smash guitars because I like them"?
A: Peter Townsend.

What 1975 blockbuster sees Roy Scheider utter: "We need a bigger boat"?
A: Jaws.

What screen character has played opposite Maud Adams, Claudine Anger, Kim Basinger, Britt Eklund and Ursula Andress?
A: James Bond.

What Adam Sandler comedy featured Bob Barker's screen debut?
A: Happy Gilmore.

Whose earnings increased from $150,000 for Pulp Fiction to $3.5 million for Get Shorty to $7 million for Broken Arrow?
A: John Travolta's.

What statuesque actress earned a living by standing still in department store windows prior to her film debut in Tootsie?
A: Geena Davis.

What movie's first victim was played by a skinny-dipping actress named Susan Backlinie?
A: Jaws.

Who was the first female to direct a movie that raked in over $100 million?
A: Penny Marshall.

What movie has Bob Hoskins seething: "A toon killed my brother"?
A: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

What movie gave Julie Andrews the chance to portray a man?
A: Victor/Victoria.

What 1996 movie was hyped with the line: "It Will Blow Audiences Right Out of the Theater"?
A: Twister.

What movie did Mel Brooks say he wishes he'd never made, as he then became overly concerned with filling theater seats?
A: Blazing Saddles.

What Pulp Fiction star once served as Bill Cosby's stand-in on The Cosby Show?
A: Samuel L. Jackson.

What one city must a movie play in to be eligible for an Oscar?
A: Los Angeles.

What model appeared topless on the self-penned 1993 novel Pirate?
A: Fabio.

What movie has Anjelica Huston coo to Raul Julia: "You frightened me. Do it again"?
A: The Addams Family.

Who shared a room and bed with Eli Wallach while filming The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?
A: Clint Eastwood.

What two-word term does The Cynic's Dictionary call: "A movie seen about 50 times by about that many people"?
A: Cult film.

What 1995 blockbuster movie was created by the computer animation company Pixar?
A: Tory Story:

What did the shortstop become in Abbott and Costello's "Who's On First" routine when censors objected to "I don't give a damn"?
A: "I don't care".

What movie theme was Barbra Streisand's first chart-topping single?
A: They Way We Were.

What actor sighed: "If I had known Michael was going to be so successful, I would have been much nicer to him when he was young"?
A: Kirk Douglas.

What title role in a 1995 Oscar-winning movie was played by more than 40 cast members?
A: Babe.

What Caddyshack star spent two years as an assistant greens supervisor?
A: Bill Murray.

What Oscar-winning actress made lher final appearance in the movie Nobody's Fool?
A: Jessica Tandy.

Who had a thick-gummed best friend named Bubba Blue?
A: Forrest Gump.

How many hubcaps does Steve McQueen's car lose in the famed chase scene from Bullitt?
A: Six.

What director cast himself as the voice of God in 1956's The Ten Commandments?
A: Cecil B. De Mille.

What Beatles movie was untitled until John remembered a line Ringo uttered after an all night recording sessions?
A: A Hard Day's Night.

What Michael Cimino box office bomb did one critic describe as "Gone With the Wind -- without the wind"?
A: Heaven's Gate.

What movie's signature line was: "I'll be back"?
A: The Terminatior's.

Who got an Oscar for incessantly exclaiming "Hoo-ah"?
A Al Pacino.

What comic twosome split in 1956, ten years after teaming up in Atlantic City?
A: Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

What Jerry Lewis movie was a twisted take on the Jekyll and Hyde story?
A: The Nutty Professor.

What's the first word uttered in Citizen Kane?
A: Rosebud.

Who has starred in movies by Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, Sergio Leone and Martin Scorsese?
A: Robert De Niro.

What brand of underwear does Marty McFly wear in Back to the Future?
A: Calvin Klien.

What movie pairs Tom Hanks and Antonio Banderas as lovers?
A: Philadelphia.

How many Grammy nominations were totaled by the classic LPs Tommy, Layla, What's Goin' On and Blonde on Blonde?
A: Zero.

What three-word line is indispensable to Cary Grant impersonators?
A: "Judy, Judy, Judy".

Who was the voice behind Woody, the cowboy doll in Toy Story?
A: Tom Hanks.

What screen character learned to say "la-dee-dah" growing up in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin?
A: Annie Hall.

What 1970 movie has Ali MacGraw emote: "I want you to be a merry widower"?
A: Love Story.

What screen character did Peter Sellers begin playing after Peter Ustinov declined the job?
A: Inspector Clouseau.

What actress scored a record 12 Oscar nominations, winning first for the year 1933 and last for 1981?
A: Katharine Hepburn.

What George Lucas film, made for $750,000 is considered the most profitable movie in Hollywood history?
A: American Graffiti.

What movie sees Mike Myers claim: "Led Zeppelin didn't write songs everyone liked.  They left that to the Bee Gees"?
A :Wayne's World.

What movie has Jack Nicholson yell at Tom Cruise: "You can't handle the truth"?
A: A Few Good Men.

What director earned a bronze Star and a purple Heart during his tour of duty in Vietnam?
A Oliver Stone.

What twosome starred in Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Casino?
A : Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci.

What jungle hero said: "I want you. I am yours. You are mine"?
A: Tarzan.

Who was the first to take home a Best Actor Oscar for a musical, in 1943?
A: James  Cagney.

Who wrote the line: "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse"?
A: Mario Puzo.

What Spike Lee movie was marketed with baseball caps bearing just one letter?
A: Malcom X.

Who did Burt Reynolds develop a hankerin' for on the set of Smokey and the Bandit?
A: Sally Field.

What movie has Anthony Perkins explain: "Understand, I don't hate her.  I hate what she's become. I hate her illness"?
A: Psycho.

What Clint Eastwood screen role was originally offered to Jjohn Wayne, Frank Sinatra and Paul Newman?
A: Dirty Harry.

What ladies' man was the first person since Orson Welles to be up for four Oscars in a single year, in 1982?
A: Warren Beatty.

What was the first Arnold Schwarzenegger movie to win four Academy Awards?
A: Terminator 2.

What movie earned Tom Hanks his third straight Oscar nomination, in 1996?
A: Apollo 13.

What screen character is the world's fastest ice sculptor and topiary artist?
A: Edward Scissorhands.

What movie sees Tom Hanks utter: "All my life I've been waiting for someone, and when I find her she's a fish"?
A: Splash.

What movie sees Elvis Presley sent to the slammer for manslaughter?
A: Jailhouse Rock.

What was the 1993 sequel to the 1979 thriller When a Stranger Calls?
A: When a Stranger Calls Back.

What 1994 movie hit featured cameos by JFK, LBJ and George Wallace?
A: Forrest Gump.

Whose will left $10,000 for care and upkeep of the dummy Charlie McCarthy?
A: Edgar Bergen's.

What Michael Douglas movie was hyped: "A brutal murder. A brilliant killer.  A cop who couldn't resist the danger"?
A: Basic Instinct.

What Sylvester Stallone movie was hyped: "His whole life was a million-to-one shot"?
A: Rocky.

What sci-fi thriller set attendance records during the Fourth of July weekend in 1996?
A: Independence Day.

Who played Sid Vicious, Lee Harvey Oswald, Count Dracula and Beethoven in movies?
A: Gary Oldman.

What nickname did Spencer Tracy give to Humphrey Bogart?
A: Bogie.

Who's been praised for doing everything Fred Astaire did "backward and in high heel"?
A: Ginger Rogers.

What 1982 movie had critic Janet Maslin carp: "The Oscar seemed to have been mistaken for the Nobel Peace Prize"?
A: Gandi.

What movie classic has James Stewart sigh: "I suppose it'd been better if I'd never been born at all"?
A: It's a Wonderful Life.

What movie made the word "babelicious" famous?
A: Wayne's World.

What blond sex symbol of the 1990s claims to have an IQ of 154?
A: Sharon Stone.

What 1991 Disney animated feature was hyped as "the most beautiful love story ever told"?
A: Beauty and the Beast.

What Michelle Pfeiffer movie got a boost from the Coolio song Gangsta's Paradise?
A: Dangerous Minds.

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