Fun 90s movie trivia questions and answers.
What "Tale as Old as Time" was the first animated film nominated
for a Best Picture Oscar?
A: Beauty and the Beast.
What director cast his goddaughter Gwyneth Paltrow in her first
role as Wendy, in Hook?
A: Steven Spielberg.
Who ran Saturday night bingo games in Flint, Michigan t finance
his film Roger & Me?
A: Michael Moore.
Who won the Best Screenplay Oscar in 1997 for a movie he also
starred in and directed?
A: Billy Bob Thornton.
What Herman's Hermits tune does a spirited Sam, in the movie
Ghost, keep singing to Oda Mae Brown until she agrees to cooperate?
A: I'm Henry VIII, I Am.
What Will Smith film was hyped: "Protecting the Earth from the
Scum of the Universe"?
A: Men in Black.
What 1991 movie sequel hired Linda Hamilton's twin sister Leslie
for scenes requiring two of Linda's character?
A: Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
What film did director James Cameron often refer to as his "$190
million chick flick"?
What movie sees Arnold Schwarzenegger with a wet towel on his
head, wondering: "If I am not me, then who the hell am I"?
A: Total Recall.
What 1990 film had the working title $3000, the going rate for a
A: Pretty Woman.
What movie gave Kathy Bates a chance to bash her car into a
Volkswagen Beetle yelling "Towanda"?
A: Fried Green Tomatoes.
What was the first movie to gross more than $1 billion at the box
Who played Murphy Brown's son Avery before appearing in The Sixth
A: Haley Joel Osment.
What child star of The Professional was discovered by a Revlon
agent in a New York pizza parlor?
A: Natalie Portman.
Who became Frances Bean Cobain's godmother the same year she
headlined in the film Poison Ivy?
A: Drew Barrymore.
What John Hughes movie was hyped as "A family comedy without the
A: Home Alone.
What Tommy Lee Jones film did TV Guide hail as "Ghostbusters
meets The X-Files"?
A: Men in Black.
What Oscar-winning western did Clint Eastwood dedicate to
directors Sergio Leone and Don Seigel?
Who landed roles in Hairspray and Airplane II: The Sequel before
winning a seat in the U.S. Congress?
A: Sonny Bono.
What Arnold Schwarzenegger blockbuster boasts a three-breasted
stripper on Mars?
A: Total Recall.
Who played White House chief of staff in the movie In The Line Of
Fire, one year before being elected to the U.S. Senate?
A: Fred Thompson.
What film suspended production for a year so Tom Hanks could let
his hair grow and lose 50 pounds?
A: Cast Away.
What director cast himself as a talk-show guest in two of his
projects, Dave and Wild Palms?
A: Oliver Stone.
What Ang Lee movie showed what Christina Ricci looked like
wearing a Richard Nixon mask?
A: The Ice Storm.
What movie has Billy Crystal say of tough guy Jack Palance; "Did
you see how leathery he was?
A: He was like a saddlebag with eyes"?
What Richard Linklater film about stoners was hyped as " A movie
for everybody who id inhale"?
A: Dazed and Confused.
What was the original name of the heroine in Romeo and Juliet,
according to the movie Shakespeare in Love?
Almost to the end of the movie trivia questions and answers page, at least this page.
What real Seattle band was featured as the rockers Citizen Dick
in Cameron Crowe's film singles?
A: Pearl Jam.
What Spike Jonze movie was originally slated to end with a
rendition of the song Put Your Hand Inside the Puppethead?
A: Being John Malkovich.
What last-minute replacement subbed for Winona Ryder as Mary
Corleone in The Godfather III?
A: Sofia Coppola.