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How well do you know your movie initials? This week’s movie quiz separates the MIB from the CODA…


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As The Suicide SquadCaptain Boomerang once said, “All names are letters,” but this is Movie Quiz Friday, or FQF as the cool kids call it, and the middle part of this week is about initials, which he whether it’s a movie title or an actor. Last name. Basically, this quiz got more letters than the 1922 Committee. (Topical!)

Once you have answered all 30 questions, you will find a link to a separate article with the correct answers at the bottom of this article. As always, it’s just for fun, but please let us know how you did in the comments (scores out of 30 this week!) and give us your feedback. Keep track of your answers along the way, there will be a test at the end…

FIRST ROUND – This Week in Film History

This series is about new UK cinema releases and this week’s general film history over the years – we’ve given you the year at the start of each question to help you out!

  1. 1958 – Born This Week, who plays Aragorn in the The Lord of the Rings trilogy?
  2. 1984 – What is the full title of the 1982 sequel Conan the Barbarian?
  3. 1978 – Art Garfunkel’s ‘Bright Eyes’ originally appeared on the soundtrack of which animated film?
  4. 1996 – Who provides the voice of Draco, the last dragon of dragon heart?
  5. 2012 – Room 237 is a documentary about the meaning of which 1980s horror film?
  6. 1991 – Jack Palance wins an Oscar for his role as Curly Washburn in Which Comedy Western?
  7. 1988 – In which comedy do Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia duet on a traveling piano?
  8. 2007 – Who plays fallen star Yvaine in Stardust?
  9. 1993 – Who wrote the screenplay true romance?
  10. 2010 – What kind of animals are the main characters in Zack Snyder’s animated epic, Legend of the Guardians?

SECOND ROUND – Quebec Uniform India Zulu

Next, a round who’s the GOAT, LOL – 10 questions on the topic of movie initials and acronyms, ASAP!

  1. “Here come the MIBs” is a lyric where did the theme song for the 1997 blockbuster come from?
  2. What Oliver Stone-directed drama connects Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones?
  3. In this year’s Best Picture Oscar, what do the initials CODA stand for?
  4. In which comic book movie are Bruce Willis, John Malkovich and Morgan Freeman referred to as “retired, extremely dangerous”?
  5. Jonathan Kimble are the first names of which Oscar-winning actor?
  6. What does the PG film certificate mean?
  7. What 1997 sci-fi drama connects Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law?
  8. Which country is the epic action drama of 2022 in? RRR Position?
  9. What 2000s sci-fi action franchise is stylized as AVP in its marketing?
  10. What does the L stand for in Samuel L. Jackson’s name?


Channing Tatum and his dogLet’s finish with a random selection of lucky movie questions – these can be from any era, any genre, or any difficulty level. Enjoy!

  1. What 2022 drama marked Channing Tatum’s feature directorial debut?
  2. Who plays “Fast” Eddie Felson in the 1961s the scammer and 1986 The color of money?
  3. Complete the Trilogy – Blade, Blade II
  4. Back to the cinema this week! The Freeling family are the main characters in which 1982 horror film?
  5. Who connects the movies of the 1990s Nuns on the run, the pope must die, and golden eye?
  6. In the news! What name connects a board game, a popsicle, and the second-highest-grossing movie of 1996?
  7. Jamie Lee Curtis is the daughter of Janet Leigh and which Hollywood legend?
  8. How much Ace Ventura films in which Jim Carrey has acted to date?
  9. What 2014 comedy-drama follows the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners movement in 1980s Britain?
  10. And finally, which main character of the family film is described by adding the answers to questions 7, 14 and 21?

Ready for the answers?

That’s the end of this week’s quiz! When you are ready to check your answers, click here to get them (this will take you to another page) and let us know your scores in the comments below.

We’ll be back next Friday with a special Halloween-themed quiz, but until then catch up on season 1 of our movie quiz podcast, The Movie Quiz Podcastwhere Nick Helm and Huge Davies pose FQF-type questions to movie-mad comedians.


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