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Movies Based on Real Events Quiz

Just Name The Movie From The Description Given. 10 Questions.

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Which 1935 movie was the first Hollywood film telling of an insurrection-at-sea with Gable & Laughton?

  • The Battleship Potemkin
  • The Caine Mutiny
  • Mutiny on the Bounty
  • Crimson Tide

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Which 1939 movie has the future President (Henry Fonda) finding success as a lawyer & then finds himself a wife?

  • Young Mr. Washington
  • Young Mr. Lincoln
  • Young Mr. Jefferson
  • Young Mr. Adams

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What 1980 Story of Joseph Merrick was directed by David Lynch?

  • The Elephant Man
  • Raging Bull
  • Day of the Jackal.
  • The Desert Rats

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Which 1981 movie has Joan Crawford's adopted daughter opening up Joan's closet to expose the wire hangers therein?

  • Throw Momma from the Train
  • The Mummy
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • Mommie Dearest

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Which 1988 Alan Parker movie was based on an FBI investigation following the 1964 slayings of three political activists?

  • Mississippi Burning
  • Florida Burning
  • Ohio Burning
  • Georgia Burning

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Which movie is based on the story of Christy Brown, a disabled Irish writer who could type only with the toes on one foot?

  • My Right Foot
  • My Brilliant Career
  • My Left Foot
  • My Own Private Idaho

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Which 1990 movie (directed by Martin Scorsese) was the true story of Gangster Henry Hill?

  • Reservoir Dogs
  • GoodFellas
  • Casino
  • Mean Streets

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Which 1993 movie was based on a Thomas Keneally book about a man & his actions to save over 1,000 Jews from the Holocaust?

  • Judgment at Nuremberg
  • Triumph of the Spirit
  • The Devil's Arithmetic
  • Schindler's List

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Which 1993 movie was based on the true story of the first Jamacian bobsled team trying to make it to the winter olympics?

  • Cool Runnings
  • Cold Runnings
  • Ice Runnings
  • Snow Runnings

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Which 1998 Steven Spielberg movie was based on the story of the Niland Brothers during World War II?

  • Biloxi Blues
  • Memphis Belle
  • The Big Red One
  • Saving Private Ryan