Printable Trivia Questions – Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

If you are looking for some quick entertainment for a party or need to pass time while traveling, trivia is a great choice.  Often when I am choosing trivia for such an occasion I stick with topics that are general enough that all can enjoy. Movie trivia is a good choice since it is likely that most of your friends and family are familiar with many movies.

Below I have put together fifty movie questions that entail everything from the latest blockbusters to some of the better-known classics. You can print these questions out and use them for your next gathering or simply test yourself to see how much you remember about the movies you have seen.  Have fun!

1. Who plays Joe Pendleton in the movie Heaven Can Wait?
A: Warren Beatty

2. What war film stars Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson?
A: Rules of Engagement

3. What kind of dog was Milo in the movie The Mask?
A: A Jack Russell Terrier

4. What is the name of the character played by Patrick Swayze in the blockbuster Dirty Dancing?
A: Johnny Castle

5. What movie features three unemployed professors setting up an agency to catch ghosts?
A: Ghost Busters

6. Who stars as Doctor Doolittle in the 1998 version of the movie?
A: Eddie Murphy

7. In which movie does Kevin Costner play a character named Roy McAvoy?
A: Tin Cup

8. Which movie pairs up Kristy Alley and John Travolta?
A: Look Who’s Talking

9. Who stars as the president in the movie The American President?
A: Michael Douglas

10. What is the name of the film that has Goldie Hawn joining the army?
A: Private Benjamin

11. Who plays Greg Focker in the movie Meet the Fockers?
A: Ben Stiller

12. In the film Poseidon who plays the character Robert Ramsey?
A: Kurt Russell

13. Who does Robin Williams play in the film A Night at the Museum?
A: Teddy Roosevelt14. What is the name of the movie where actor Sharon Stone plays a gunfighter?
A: The Quick and the Dead

15. In the film Gladiator who does Russell Crowe play?
A: Maximus

16. In which film does Robert De Niro play a homosexual pirate?
A: Stardust, he plays the role of Captain Shakespeare.17. Who directed the Oscar winning movie Dances with Wolves?
A: Kevin Costner. Dances with Wolves came out in 1990.

18. Who plays the main detective in the film Basic Instinct?
A: Michael Douglas

19. In which movie does Justin Timberlake play a character named Ronnie?
A: Black Snake Moan

20. In which film does Robin Williams play a character named John Keating?
A: Dead Poets Society

21. “A business on the line. A friendship on the edge. A woman caught in the middle.” This is the tagline from the film Tequila Sunrise. Who plays the woman in the middle?
A: Michelle Pfeiffer

22. In the movie License to Wed who plays the role of Rev. Frank?
A: Robin Williams

23. In the movie Batman who wrote and performed all the songs?
A: Prince

24. In the movie Willow, Willow is not a hobbit, elf or a dwarf. What kind of being is he?
A: He is a Nelwyn.

25. In the movie Splash what kind of mythical creature does Daryl Hannah play?
A: Mermaid

26. Will Smith plays a character called James Edwards in what movie?
A: Men in Black

27. In the movie Ladyhawke, the lady turns into a hawk. What animal does the man change into?
A: Wolf

28. In the movie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which member of Charlie’s family goes on the tour of the chocolate factory with him?
A: Grandpa Joe

29. Who does the voice of Marvin in the 2005 film A Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?
A: Alan Rickman

30. Which Monty Python member played Robin Hood in the film Time Bandits?
A: John Cleese

31. Who plays the role of the boy who “sees dead people” in the movie The Sixth Sense?
A: Haley Joel Osment

32. Who played Khan in the Star Trek movie the Wrath of Khan?
A: Ricardo Montalban

33. Who directed the movie Willow in 1988?
A: Ron Howard

34. Who plays test pilot Daniel McCormick in the film Forever Young?
A: Mel Gibson

35. In which children’s movie does Kurt Russell do the voice of a hound dog?
A: The Fox and the Hound

36. Who played the role of the Princess in the movie the Princess Bride?
A: Robin Wright

37. Which actor starred as the Count in the movie Love at First Bite?
A: George Hamilton

38. What song did Malcolm McDowell sing in the movie a Clockwork Orange?
A: Singing in the Rain

39. The movie, Superman starred Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando and Christopher Reeve. Who got top billing?
A: Marlon Brando

40. In the Star Wars Trilogy, who does Hans Solo acquire the Millennium Falcon from?
A: Lando Calrissian

 41. In the movie Alien, what is the name of the computer?
A: Mother

42. Which movie uses the tagline “A hero should never have to stand alone”?
A: Rules of Engagement

43. Who plays Captain Jack Aubrey in the movie Master and Commander?
A: Russell Crowe

44. Who plays Greg Focker’s mother in the movie Meet the Fockers?
A: Barbra Streisand

45. In the film Nanny McPhee, who plays the nanny?
A: Emma Thompson

46. What movie stars Kurt Russell, playing a carpenter, and Goldie Hawn?
A: Overboard

47. Gene Wilder played Willy Wonka in the original movie Charlie and the Chocolate factory. Who plays that character in the 2005 version?
A: Jonny Depp

48. In the movie Junior, who plays Dr. Diana Reddin?
A: Emma Thompson

49. Samuel L. Jackson plays Lazarus in the film Black Snake Moan. Who plays Rae?
A: Christina Ricci

50. Who does Arnold Schwarzenegger play in the film Total Recall?
A: Douglas Quaid or Hauser

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