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Films of 2011 Round-up Quiz

The good, the bad and the ugly of 2011's cinema releases. 20 Questions.

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Duncan Jones followed up his excellent directorial debut 'Moon' with 'Source Code' early in the year. But who is Jones's famous musican Father?

  • David Bowie
  • Roger Daltry
  • Tom Jones
  • Michael Bolton

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2011 was the year of the sequels, with more than ever before on release. Which of these films that had a follow up out this year has had more than one sequel?

  • Cars
  • Spy Kids
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Happy Feet

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Which of the following British films was directed by Richard Ayoade, better known as 'Moss' in the TV show 'The I.T. Crowd'?

  • Tyrannosaur
  • NEDS
  • Killing Bono
  • Submarine

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Nicolas Cage, on form, can be a fantastic screen presence. He also manages to star in an amazing number of dreadful movies. Which of these stinkers was he NOT involved in?

  • Season of the Witch
  • Abduction
  • Drive Angry 3D
  • Justice


All these films were Oscar nominated for 'best picture' back in Febuary, just match the film to the director.

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  • The Kings Speech
  • Black Swan
  • The Fighter
  • True Grit


  • David O. Russell
  • Darren Aronofsky
  • Tom Hooper
  • The Coen Brothers

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Tomas Alfredson directed the mighty 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' this year but which horror film of 2008 did he also direct?

  • The Uninvited
  • Eden Lake
  • Let the Right One In
  • Day of the Dead

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Guy Pearce has appeared in several releases this year. Which of these films did he NOT appear in?

  • Justice
  • The Devil's Double
  • The King's Speech
  • Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

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Director Kevin Smith went some way to make up for last years terrible 'Cop Out' with 'Red State' this year. Which film marked his debut as a director?

  • Empire Records
  • Clerks
  • Slackers
  • Singles

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Which comedy character duo have a Christmas themed 3D film due out this December?

  • Bill and Ted
  • Harold and Kumar
  • Jay and Silent Bob
  • Zoolander and Hansel

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Better known for his TV roles in 'Malcolm in the Middle' and 'Breaking Bad', Bryan Cranston has quietly been stealing scenes in quite a few of this years movies. Which did he NOT appear in this year?

  • Drive
  • Horrible Bosses
  • Contagion
  • Larry Crowne

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As well as marking his directorial debut with the excellent 'Attack the Block' this year, Joe Cornish also recieved a writing credit on which major blockbuster?

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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This years summer releases 'Thor' and 'Captain America' will be amongst the superheroes in next years 'The Avengers', but which Marvel hero is not scheduled to be in the film?

  • The Incredible Hulk
  • Hawkeye
  • Black Widow
  • Wolverine

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These films all had a 2011 remake but can you put them in date order from when the originals first came out (earliest first, latest last)?

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  • Fright Night
  • Straw Dogs
  • Brighton Rock
  • I Spit On Your Grave

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Which director has a guest voice cameo in the Simon Pegg/Nick Frost starrer 'Paul'?

  • Peter Jackson
  • Stephen Spielberg
  • Edgar Wright
  • Kenneth Branagh

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Brendan Gleeson gives one of the best performances of the year in 'The Guard'. Which of the following films from past years did he NOT star in?

  • Gangs of New York
  • Lake Placid
  • Con Air
  • The Village

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Which of these 2011 films was set in Norway?

  • The Debt
  • Troll Hunter
  • Hanna
  • Norwegian Wood

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The son of which screen legend plays villain 'Professor Moriarty' in December's release of 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'?

  • Laurence Olivier
  • Cary Grant
  • Richard Harris
  • Gregory Peck

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Which UK comedian makes a brief appearance in this years mediocre Owen Wilson comedy movie 'Hall Pass' and walks away with the film?

  • Eddie Izzard
  • Steve Coogan
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Stephen Merchant

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In this years outstanding 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes', what is the name of the leading Ape revolutionary?

  • Caeser
  • Buck
  • Maurice
  • Rocket

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Which 'X-Men:First Class' star also starred in 'Shame' and 'Jane Eyre' this year?

  • James McAvoy
  • Nicholas Hoult
  • Jason Flemyng
  • Michael Fassbender