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Last Updated on December 19, 2022

Movies offer trivia lovers a smorgasbord of interesting tidbits. Not only can you learn more about your favorite films but this hobby also offers fun challenges for you and your friends. If you are hunting for new questions to add to your next trivia night, then you are in the right place! We have collected some of the best movie trivia just for you.

Questions About Characters

Question: Which Tropic Thunder character was based on the combination of Russel Crowe, Daniel Day-Lewis and Colin Farrell?

Answer: Kirk Lazarus, the sensational character that was portrayed by Robert Downey Jr.


Question: What is Jack-Jack’s real name in The Incredibles?

Answer: It’s John Jackson.


Question: Which character almost had a different name in the Toy Story movies?

Answer: Buzz Lightyear. He almost had the name ”Lunar Larry”.


Question: Who would ‘have an old friend for dinner?

Answer:  It’s Hannibal Lecter from The Silence of The Lambs.


Question: In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which character’s tattoos are borrowed from Russian prison gangs? 

Answer: Sirius Black.


Question: What popular Disney character makes an appearance as a stuffed animal in the film Frozen?

Answer: Mickey Mouse.


Question: Which iconic character’s mother says that ‘stupid is as stupid does,’?

Answer: Forrest Gump.


Question: Which horror character has inspiration from Tom Cruise? 

Answer: American Psycho.

Questions About Directors

Question: Which director is the only one with a completed trilogy on MCU? 

Answer: Jon Wattson with the freshest Spider-Man trilogy.


Question: What is the name of one of the most acclaimed international directors that directed Snowpiercer, Okja and Paradise?

Answer: Bong Joon Ho.


Question: Who is one of the 6 directors that has won the Best Director Award with a debut movie?

Answer: Sam Mendes with American Beauty.


Question: Who is the director of Saw, Aquaman, and Furious 7? 

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Answer: James Wan.


Question: Who built the Jigsaw doll? 

Answer: Director James Wan himself.


Question: What inspired George Lucas for creating Chewbacca? 

Answer: His dog.


Question: What infamous 1980 box-office bomb ruined the career of The Deer Hunter director Michael Cimino?

Answer: Heaven’s Gate.

Questions About Actors

Question: Who is the voice of Alex, the Lion in Madagascar?

Answer: Ben Stiller.


Question: Which superstar of Charlie’s Angels was high-school friends with Snoop Dogg?

Answer: Cameron Diaz.


Question: Which comedian did not learn to swim before he was 55 although the pool that he has in his home? 

Answer: Chris Rock.


Question: Which famous actor said, “I’m sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.”?

Answer: Keanu Reeves. 


Question: Who is the youngest Best Actor Academy Award winner?

Answer: Adrien Brody with his astonishing performance at The Pianist. He was 29.


Question: Who played Van Gogh in At Eternity’s Gate?

Answer: Willem Dafoe.


Question: Who has the most Best Acting award record for Oscars?

Answer: Katharine Hepburn has 4 Best Actress Academy Awards.


Question: Who turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix? 

Answer: Nicolas Cage.


Question: Who is the most featured actor of all time in Hollywood?

Answer: It’s Samuel L. Jackson with 138 roles.


Question: Which actor claims that he hasn’t worn deodorant in 20 years? 

Answer: Matthew McConaughey.


Question: Who played Juror Number 8 in 12 Angry Men?

Answer: Henry Fonda.


Question: What Hollywood movie star plays himself in Zombieland?

Answer: Bill Murray.

Guess The Movie

Question: Which Wes Anderson movie has been inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s movies? 

Answer: Isle of Dogs.


Question: In which movie does the character awaken to a future where he’s the most intelligent person alive?

Answer: Idiocracy.


Question: In which movie Michael Shannon and Ashley Judd portrays a couple that deals with the bug problem of a motel room? 

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Answer: William Friedkin’s Bug.


Question: Which movie has become the first film to cost $200 million and to earn more than $1 billion worldwide?

Answer: James Cameron’s Titanic. 


Question: Which movie’s tagline is “They’re young, they’re in love, and they kill people.” 

Answer: Bonnie and Clyde.


Question: In which Star Wars movie has aliens from E.T.‘s home planet? 

Answer: The Phantom Menace.


Question: In which movie a flushing toilet was seen for the first time in Hollywood history?

Answer: Psycho.


Question: Which movie was titled Scary Movie, before Scary Movie?

Answer: Scream.


Question: What is the worst movie ever made according to IMDb?

Answer: Disaster Movie with 2 points.


Question: Which movie has the famous quote “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist,”

Answer: Usual Suspects.


Question: What 1927 musical was the first “talkie”?

Answer: The Jazz Singer.


Question: What is the highest-grossing foreign-language film at the U.S. box office?

Answer: The Passion of the Christ.


Question: In what 1969 James Bond thriller does the famous spy fall in love and get married?

Answer: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service


Question: Which movie holds the record for the most F-bombs?

Answer: The Wolf of Wall Street.

Movie Trivia

Question: Which fruit is the news for something tragic is coming in The Godfather? 

Answer: Oranges.


Question: What is the first CGI lead character in a feature-length film?

Answer: It’s Casper the Friendly Ghost.


Question: Matrix code visuals come from food. Which food could that be? 

Answer: It’s sushi.


Question: What is common for Hannibal Lecter, Norman Bates, and Leatherface?

Answer: They were all based on the same serial killer, Ed Gein.


Question: In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which real band members were the members of the fictional band The Weird Sisters? 

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Answer: Pulp and Radiohead.


Question: What are the dying words of Charles Foster Kane in Citizen Kane?

Answer: “Rosebud.”


Question: What’s the name of the skyscraper in Die Hard?

Answer: Nakatomi Plaza.


Question: What flavor of Pop-Tarts does Buddy the Elf use in his spaghetti in Elf? 

Answer: Chocolate


Question: What famous L.A. landmark is heavily featured in Rebel Without a Cause?

Answer: Griffith Observatory.


Question: In Apocalypse Now, Robert Duvall says, “I love the smell of _____ in the morning.”

Answer: Napalm.


Question: What is the name of Quint’s shark-hunting boat in Jaws?

Answer: The Orca.


Question: What is the model of revolver made famous by Clint Eastwood’s “Dirty” Harry Callahan?

Answer: Smith & Wesson Model 29 .44 Magnum.


Question: In the action thriller Speed, why is Annie (Sandra Bullock)’s driver’s license suspended?

Answer: She was speeding.


Question: How many suns does Luke’s home planet of Tatooine have in Star Wars?

Answer: Two.


Question: What is the name of the spaceship in Alien?

Answer: USCSS Nostromo.


Question: What animal was framed in the unfinished paint-by-number in Rizzo’s room in Grease?

Answer: A horse.


Question: What are the names of the stepsisters from Disney’s Cinderella?

Answer: Anastasia & Drizella.


Question: How many hours did it originally take to get Jim Carrey to look like the Grinch for the film How the Grinch Stole Christmas?

Answer: 8.5 hours.


Question: In the Disney film The Little Mermaid, what does Ariel call the fork in her collection of human objects?

Answer: Dinglehopper.


Question: Approximately how many languages can C-3PO speak in Star Wars?

Answer: 6 million.


Question: What is Indiana Jones’ weapon of choice?

Answer: A whip.


Question: How old was Indiana Jones when his mother died?

Answer: 12.