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1. In The One, Jet Li starred as the one who was The One, but also as several other ones that weren't The One. Or something like that. Which other cast member of The Expendables appeared in the film?
Mickey Rourke
Jason Statham
Bruce Willis
Dolph Lundgren
2. Stallone and Lundgren faced off in which installment of the Rocky franchise?
Rocky II
Rocky III
Rocky IV
Rocky V
3. The role in the film eventually filled by Lundgren was originally offered to this movie tough guy, who declined, telling Stallone that he "should be trying to save people in South Central."
Chuck Norris
John Cena
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Jeff Speakman, The Perfect Weapon
4. In this Schwarzenegger film, Arnold mocks the appearance of Stallone on a Rambo movie poster:
The Last Action Hero
5. He has played Terry, Chev, Frank and Rob:
Mickey Rourke
Bruce Willis
Jet Li
Jason Statham
6. Terry Crews spent several years on TV's ________ in a decidedly non-action role.
House of Payne
Everybody Hates Chris
Sesame Street
By way of explanation.....
He played Chris Rock's father on the series during its entire run.
7. Which Expendables cast member has had the pleasure of serving up a thorough beatdown to fellow (former) action star Mel Gibson on film?
Jason Statham
Jet Li
Sylvester Stallone
Bruce Willis
8. Which does not correctly match the Expendables cast member with the country of his birth?
Statham - England
Couture - United States
Lundgren - Denmark
Li - China
By way of explanation.....
Dolph was born in Sweden, not Denmark
9. Despite this being the first time on screen together, Jason Statham recently starred in Death Race, which was a remake (of sorts) of Death Race 2000, starring Sylvester Stallone. What was Sly's character name?
Machine Gun Joe
Nero the Hero
10. For Rocky, Stallone was nominated for both acting and writing in the same year. At the time, the only other people to achieve this feat are Charlie Chaplin and ______.
Orson Welles
Buster Keaton
John Wayne
Humphrey Bogart
By way of explanation.....
Chaplin's nominations were for The Great Dictator and Welles' nominations were for Citizen Kane.
11. On the other end of the acclaim spectrum, which of these Razzie categories has Stallone NOT 'won' an award?
Worst Actor of the Century
Worst Screen Couple
Worst Supporting Actor
Worst Razzie Loser of Our First 25 Years
By way of explanation.....
The "Worst Razzie Loser" actually was awarded to Schwarzenegger for not winning 8 times.
12. It's franchise math time: Solve this action formula. (# of Die Hards * # of Transporters) + # of Rockys = ________.
By way of explanation.....
(4 Die Hards times 3 Transporters) plus 6 Rockys equals 18
13. MMA star Randy Couture made his big screen debut in which film starring an Expendables castmate?
Jet Li's Cradle 2 the Grave
Steve Austin's The Condemned
Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa
Jason Statham's Crank
By way of explanation.....
Incidentally, Terry Crews made his debut in Schwarzenegger's The 6th Day.
14. Who made his feature film debut in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill?
Dolph Lundgren
Jet Li
Jason Statham
Mickey Rourke
15. Which of the following films starred two cast members of The Expendables?
Universal Soldier
Live Free or Die Hard
Transporter 2
Sin City
By way of explanation.....
Sin City featured both Willis and Rourke
16. Which of these non-acting tough guy occupations is NOT a correct match?
Mickey Rourke / Boxer
Terry Crews / NFL player
Dolph Lundgren / Bodyguard
Jason Statham / MMA fighter
By way of explanation.....
According to IMDb, Statham was an Olympic Diver and finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. Also, Lundgren was bodyguard for Arnold's Conan the Destroyer co-star Grace Jones.
17. Jet Li showed a softer side between butt-kickings in Romeo Must Die when he was romancing R&B singer ______ in the film.
Christina Millian
18. Action movies need action and one-liners. Which of these is NOT a correct match from a Expendable cast member's resume?
Commando - "Let off some steam, Bennett."
Rambo - "You're the disease, and I'm the cure."
Rocky IV - "He's not human. He's like a piece of iron."
Die Hard - "Welcome to the party, pal."
By way of explanation.....
"You're the disease, and I'm the cure." is actually from Stallone's Cobra
19. A deadly (can we say deadly? sure!) combination of brains and brawn is which this cast member offers, thanks to his master's degree in chemical engineering. Who is it?
Terry Crews
Jason Statham
Mickey Rourke
Dolph Lundgren
20. You know that award-winner (and box office sure thing) James Cameron created Schwarzenegger's iconic Terminator role. But what other Expendables cast member film listed below was written by Cameron?
Rocky III
Die Hard 2
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Ghosts of Mars
By way of explanation.....
So Cameron penned this perfectly apt exchange: When asked, "Why did they pick you? Because you like to fight?" Rambo replies, "I'm expendable."
21. During the 2008-09 movie awards season, we learned about Mickey Rourke's relationship with his beloved chihuahua. What was the name of the dog, which died days before the Oscars?
22. Aside from this summer's Iron Man 2 featuring Mickey Rourke, which of these comic book-based movie with an Expendables alumni is the highest grossing domestically?
Sin City with Bruce Willis and Mickey Rourke
Judge Dredd with Sylvester Stallone
Batman and Robin with Arnold Schwarzenegger
The Punisher with Dolph Lundgren
By way of explanation.....
Sin City ($74mil), Judge Dredd ($35mil), Batman and Robin ($107mil), and The Punisher (was not released in the US)
23. Sly Stallone directed each of the following pictures, except for:
Rocky Balboa
Staying Alive
24. Before the role of Hale Caesar ultimately went to Terry Crews, it was offered to this rap star:
Dr. Dre
Ice Cube
50 Cent
By way of explanation.....
Prior to 50 Cent, the role was also offered to Wesley Snipes and Forest Whitaker
25. Which cast member of The Expendables has been featured in one of the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movies?
Eric Roberts
Jet Li
Randy Couture
Bruce Willis
By way of explanation.....
The Dark Knight featured Roberts as Maroni

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