Movie Title Characters by helitzur

Champion(s):

Neil


Runner(s)-Up:

FroggattJ


Quiz Description

This quiz covers title characters from a range of different movies--old, recent, foreign, silent. Aside from character names, the titles in this quiz can also be phrases referencing a character (e.g. The Artist), things/concepts involving the main character (Ferris Bueller's Day Off), or collective nouns, either direct or indirect references to a group (The Avengers, Reservoir Dogs).

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Questions:

The full name of the character described by the title of this 1934 mystery was Clyde Wynant, the murder victim in the story. The movie was followed by five sequels, all of which continued the branding of the first film by repeating its title within theirs. Name the first movie, also the phrase by which the overall series became known.

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THE THIN MAN

Anne Hathaway received her first Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a character struggling with drug addiction in this movie, where she did NOT play the character who appeared in the film's title, but rather that character's sister. Name the movie.

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RACHEL GETTING MARRIED

Name the title character referred to in this dialogue:

"What kind of a name is that? That ain't no Kraut name is it, Stainesey?"

"He changed it when he became a citizen. Used to be Merkw├╝rdigliebe."

"Well, a Kraut by any other name, uh Stainesey?"

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DR. STRANGELOVE

Name the only Best Picture Oscar winner with a title corresponding to a character's MIDDLE name.

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AMADEUS

Name the only actor who played members of the titular groups in both THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (1960) and THE DIRTY DOZEN (1967).

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CHARLES BRONSON

Name the title character seen in this famous death-defying silent film stunt.

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STEAMBOAT BILL JR.

French director Luc Besson made three different films in the 1990s that starred his wife at the time of the movie's release as the title character. Name any TWO of those three movies (which starred two different women--Besson is now on his fourth marriage).

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LA FEMME NIKITA, THE FIFTH ELEMENT, THE MESSENGER: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC

Fill in the blank at the beginning of this quote with the title of the Alfred Hitchcock movie it comes from:

MR. MEMORY: _____ is an organization of spies collecting information on behalf of the foreign office of...

[interrupted by gunshot, collapses]

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THE 39 STEPS

This 1966 international spaghetti western hit spawned numerous "sequels" over the next two decades, although all but one were unconnected to the original. More recently, the star of the original made a cameo appearance in a movie where he takes part in a conversation on the pronunciation of the title character's name. Identify this title character.

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DJANGO

In the opening sequence of this seminal 1946 film noir, the title characters exact deadly retribution on a broken-down former boxer who had ditched his criminal co-conspirators. This opening sequence was a largely faithful adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway short story of the same title. Name the movie.

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THE KILLERS

The title character in this star-studded 1940s Western was played by Cathy Downs, a young actress being groomed for fame, but who never reached the same height of notoriety in any of her subsequent roles. Name this movie, widely considered one of the best (albeit highly fictionalized) cinematic narratives of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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MY DARLING CLEMENTINE

Pedro Almodovar's breakthrough international hit was this 1988 dark comedy, where the title collectively describes characters including a depressed TV actress, a bored soon-to-be-housewife, an unwitting harborer of terrorists, and a homicidal mental patient.

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WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN