About This Quiz
People love movies and film has thrilled, romanced, seduced, and captivated us for over a century. Although the internet and television attempt to steal us away, movies are the true love that we return to. A decent film captures the imagination, yet a great film becomes a part of your soul.
“Every great film should seem new every time you watch it,” famed film critic Roger Ebert has said. Those unforgettable and perennially news films are what we’ve put together for this quiz. Below is a large spectrum of films from cult classics, to blockbuster hits, and audience favorites. We’ve put together a quiz for all types of cinephiles. The movies are the most popular ever made, and in no way is this a complete list as we’re certain we’ve skipped a favorite or two.
It’s time to pick a seat, get the popcorn ready, and challenge yourself in this popular movie quiz. Can you guess the most popular movies of all time from the plotlines?
In this satirical take on Westerns, crafty railroad worker Bart (Cleavon Little) becomes the first black sheriff of Rock Ridge, a frontier town about to be destroyed in order to make way for a new railroad.
Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a tough prison. However, only Andy knows he didn't commit the crimes. While there, he forms a friendship with Red (Morgan Freeman), experiences brutality of prison life, adapts, helps the warden, etc., all in 19 years.
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco. The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriate who runs a nightclub in Morocco during the early stages of WWII.
A small-time boxer who lives in an apartment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his career has so far not gotten off the canvas. He earns a living by collecting debts for a loan shark named Gazzo, but Gazzo doesn't think he has the viciousness it takes to beat up deadbeats.
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world. After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott.
An epic tale in which an intrepid archaeologist tries to beat a band of Nazis to a unique religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination. Battling against a snake phobia and a vengeful ex-girlfriend, Indiana Jones is in constant peril, making hair's-breadth escapes at every turn in this celebration of the innocent adventure movies of an earlier era.
Marty McFly, a typical American teenager of the Eighties, is accidentally sent back to 1955 in a plutonium-powered DeLorean "time machine" invented by a slightly mad scientist.
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. Scarlett is a woman who can deal with a nation at war, Atlanta burning, the Union Army carrying off everything from her beloved Tara, the carpetbaggers who arrive after the war.
Follows the story of several World War II soldiers who are on a quest to find one man who is fighting somewhere else in Europe. ... Once they finally find Private James Ryan, Ryan is shocked by the news that all three of his brothers are dead. He then refuses to return home with Miller and his crew.
The movie is centered on the life of a man and the incidences that occur during his life, but during each period in his lifetime he thinks back of Jenny and how important she is to him. ... His giant heart and never fading love for his lifelong friend Jenny take him on a journey where he learns what his destiny is.
A love story doomed by the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Rose Calvert, now 101 reminiscences her experience and her emotional connection with another passenger, Jack. Jack was an American starving artist who won a trip home on the Ship of Dreams to a lucky hand in poker.
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down. ... When new Sheriff Martin Brody discovers the remains of a shark attack victim, his first inclination is to close the beaches to swimmers.
She tells an engrossing story of growing up poor in Wisconsin and losing her young husband Eddie in the South Pacific during World War II. Moved, Margo quickly befriends Eve, takes her into her home, and hires her as her assistant, leaving Birdie, who instinctively dislikes Eve, feeling put out.
Three odd-ball scientists get kicked out of their cushy positions at a university in New York City where they studied the occult. They decide to set up shop in an old firehouse and trap pesky ghosts, spirits, haunts, and poltergeists for money.
Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent Vega (John Travolta) are two hit men who are out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames). Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia (Uma Thurman) out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town.
Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the filthy city.
A psychopath known as "Buffalo Bill" (Ted Levine) is kidnapping and murdering young women across the Midwest. Believing it takes one to know one, the F.B.I. sends trainee Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) to interview a demented prisoner who may provide psychological insight and clues to the killer's actions.
When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz.
In 1930's Austria, a young woman named Maria (Dame Julie Andrews) is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When Navy Captain Georg Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous children, Maria is given the job.
When young Regan (Linda Blair) starts acting odd -- levitating, speaking in tongues -- her worried mother (Ellen Burstyn) seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest (Jason Miller), however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil.
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