Film Quizzes

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Re: Film Quizzes

#76 Post by Shrew » Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:45 am

30/32, missing
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Stone and Howard, both of whom I totally forgot about.

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Re: Film Quizzes

#77 Post by swo17 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:51 am

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Ron Howard, who has apparently cast his dad and brother at least 18 times each. I wasn't aware he had even made that many films!

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#78 Post by ianthemovie » Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:02 pm

I got 31. I don't think I've ever actually seen a film by
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Tony Scott
, so I don't feel bad about missing that one.

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#79 Post by Ashirg » Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:02 pm

30/32 - missed
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Sayles and Coppola. Also had to look up spelling for Soderbergh....

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#80 Post by Shrew » Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:10 pm

Swo, I had a similar thought process. I had no idea who those people were, but figured that since they had appeared in so many films, it must have been some director who bridged the studio and modern eras.

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#81 Post by MaxCastle » Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:43 pm

32/32. The most troublesome one was
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Oliver Stone.
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#82 Post by RobertAltman » Thu Mar 12, 2015 12:54 pm

32/32, with 06:55 to go. I almost gave up on
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Guest and Capra
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Re: Film Quizzes

#83 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:29 pm

32/32 in 2mins 34 seconds

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#84 Post by colinr0380 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:40 pm

29 out of 32 here. I'm kicking myself on the ones I missed:
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Christopher Guest (I just saw Eugene Levy's name and it somehow prevented me from thinking of anything but the American Pie movies, the director of which I couldn't remember anyway!), Howard Hawks (I really need to brush up on my classic directors!) and Francis Ford Coppola (that was the one I'm really kicking myself about as the Nicolas Cage thing should have helped, but didn't!)
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#85 Post by mteller » Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:46 pm

28. Missed
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Stone, Sayles, Coppola and Scott

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#86 Post by domino harvey » Thu Mar 12, 2015 1:54 pm

It's interesting which stars "gave away" the director
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Like, I should have gotten Coppola because of Robert Duvall, but honestly it was Diane Lane, mainly because I could think of no other director worth remembering who cast her more than once. Others I remember getting from only looking at one of the stars: Benigni for Jarmusch, Woods for Stone, Kristopherson for Sayles, Grace Kelly for Hitchcock. The only one that made me think for even two seconds was Tony Scott, because I guessed Michael Mann first but Scott was the natural second guess. Also I lost about thirty seconds because unlike the other quizzes, I couldn't just enter answers whenever regardless of order, and it took me a little bit before realizing that (I kept thinking, "Wait, is that not Soderbergh?")

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#87 Post by swo17 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 2:20 pm

domino harvey wrote:
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I guessed Michael Mann first but Scott was the natural second guess.
Ditto!

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#88 Post by domino harvey » Thu Mar 12, 2015 3:23 pm

PfR73 wrote:All 32 in less than 3 minutes.
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The only one that gave me any trouble at all was Capra. I didn't know he had worked with Stanwyck so much, so I was just running through all the directors I could think of who had worked with Jimmy Stewart and weren't already on the list: Mann, Cukor, Koster...
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If you're interested, TCM put out a boxed set of early Capra films that's 4/5 Stanwyck flicks (the other collab not included being Meet John Doe)

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#89 Post by JamesF » Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:22 pm

31 in nearly seven minutes, the majority of which was spent dithering over the one I didn't get
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(Hawks)
before giving up.

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#90 Post by movielocke » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:48 pm

27/32

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mamet, sayles, altnan, van sant, and jarmusch.

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#91 Post by zedz » Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:38 pm

Got all of those with half the time left to run. Considering I'm no big fan of Hollywood (and there was precious little else on the list, depressingly), this suggests it was way too easy. There were several answers I could guess just from the first name on the list (and accurately predicting the bias of the whole quiz - like, the likelihood of the answer to any list with Isaac de Bankole on it being Claire Denis was zilch).

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#92 Post by jindianajonz » Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:47 pm

29/32
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Missed Mamet, Sayles, and Waters

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#93 Post by Feego » Thu Mar 12, 2015 8:27 pm

30/32, missed:
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Sayles and Scott

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#94 Post by PfR73 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:31 pm

DarkImbecile wrote:If you think Sporcle takes up way too much of your time, don't clink this link: http://hugequiz.com/quizzes/movies/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

This guy used to post some of the largest quizzes on Sporcle before he started his own site.
Thank you for this! It let me find my favorite Oscar quiz which used to be on Sporcle & mysteriously disappeared.

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#95 Post by kidc85 » Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:24 am

27 / 32.
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Not too bothered about the ones I missed. Probably should have guessed Sant and Guest, but I never had a chance for Mamet, Stone or Lee. Turturro being in 9 Spike Lee joints was the most surprising: I had no idea.

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#96 Post by scubadonc » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:21 am

30/32
The two I missed made me ashamed of my brain's ability to seize up.

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#97 Post by thirtyframesasecond » Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:56 am

TMDaines wrote:Part IV:

I expect this quiz to get a couple of full marks: Directors by Actors.

I got 20/32, including 6 out of the least well-known 8 - and I haven't heard of the other two.
32/32 with 8.51 remaining

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#98 Post by movielocke » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:54 pm

18/77 on the golden bear. Apparently I don't know how to spell flynt or it would have been 19

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#99 Post by DarkImbecile » Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:47 pm

Directors by Films: 72/100... really disappointed in this score, but my synapses just could not pull down some of these names

Criterion 1st 100: 55/100... about what I expected

Golden Bear: 20/100... So strange that I did relatively well on this one, of all quizzes

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#100 Post by Murdoch » Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:31 pm

Got 27
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Sayles was a pretty obscure one to throw in there, at least it seemed to me. I missed him, Lee, Scott, Stone and Leigh.

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