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Trivia quiz: Movies

Round 7 at the Old Pequliar on May 5, 2009

1) What 2003 Best Picture nominee featured scenes shot at Kentucky’s Keeneland Race Track and New York’s Saratoga Race Track?

2) In 2003, Madonna won Razzies for Worst Supporting Actress for Die Another Day and for full-on Worst Actress in what remake directed by her husband?

3) Members of The State created what 2001 parody of summer camp films, which featured SkyLab and a talking can of mixed vegetables?

4) What 2002 comedy/drama was based on an autobiography with the subtitle The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit?

5) Kevin Spacey threatens to shut down Christmas because he didn’t get a Superman cape when he was a kid in what 2007 comedy?

6) What 2006 invasion-from-space film features Jenna Fischer in a small role because her husband, the director, knew she’d always wanted to play a zombie?

7) What 2008 comedy was the second-biggest bomb of Eddie Murphy’s career after The Adventures of Pluto Nash?

8) As a screenplay, what 2008 comedy was called Big Brothers, then Little Big Men, before its final title was selected?

9) A group of employees at SmartTech uncover a surprising secret about one of their coworkers in what 2005 comedy?

10) Who appeared in all nine of these movies?

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Quiz: Zombies

Round 5 at the Old Pequliar on August 12, 2008
Average score: 6.55/10 (11 teams)

1) According to a chatty zombie in Return of the Living Dead, what’s the only thing that gets rid of the pain of being dead?
2) The classic 1943 film I Walked With a Zombie was partly inspired by what classic 1847 Gothic novel?
3) What 2006 comic book by Robert Kirkman features brain-craving undead versions of Hulk, Spider-Man, Captain America, Wolverine, and more?
4) There are many recipes for the zombie cocktail, but they all involve what liquor?
5) In 1994, what Irish band asked “What’s in your head?” in their international hit song “Zombie”?
6) George Romero’s Land of the Dead features cameos by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, the creators of what zombie spoof released the year before?
7) British pop group The Zombies landed three singles in the US Billboard top 40 between 1964 and 1969. Name any one of them for one point.
8) What music video begins with this disclaimer from the artist: “Due to my strong personal convictions, I wish to stress that this film in no way endorses a belief in theoccult”?
9) The phrase “klaatu barada nikto” turned off Gort in The Day the Earth Stood Still. In what 1992 horror sequel does a mangled version of the phrase raise a legion of hostile zombies?
10) The hilariously gory 1985 film Re-Animator, which brought a whole new meaning to the term “giving head,” was based on the story “Herbert West: Reanimator” by what American horror author?

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