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1. In which of these films does Mel Gibson not play a father?
The Patriot
2. Having gone full-on psycho, The Shining's axe-wielding father and husband Jack Torrence quoted a slogan from this TV show as he hacked his way through the Overlook Hotel:
60 Minutes
Leave It to Beaver
Father Knows Best
The Tonight Show
3. In Beauty and the Beast, Belle's father Maurice excelled (well, sorta) at:
Herding goats
Running a pub
4. Gerard Depardieu played the "father" in My Father the Hero. Which actress, later to find fame on TV, played the "my"?
Kaley Cuoco
Katherine Heigl
Cobie Smulders
Elisha Cuthbert
5. "If anything happens to my daughter I have a 45 and shovel, I doubt anybody will miss you." This excellent paternal threat was made by the father to an apparent suitor of which teen movie main character?
Kat in Ten Things I Hate About You
Diane in Say Anything...
Cady in Mean Girls
Cher in Clueless
6. The father in this film has named himself Penderghast Family Member of the Week every week:
Sixteen Candles
Cheaper by the Dozen
Easy A
The Princess Diaries
7. Who has played father to characters played by Alyssa Milano, Jake Lloyd and Eliza Dushku?
Kevin Spacey
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Russell Crowe
John Ashton
By way of explanation.....
In Commando, Jingle All the Way and True Lies
8. Marc-Ange Draco became James Bond's father-in-law - albeit - albeit for a very short time - in which film?
On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Dr. No
Diamonds Are Forever
9. Marlon found Nemo in Finding Nemo, but only after braving an oceanful of perils. Which of the following was not a sea-dwelling creature that Marlon encountered in his quest?
Electric eel
Angler fish
10. ...and then your Mommy said, "Just do it already!" which was very confusing to Daddy, so I took the most literal translation. But between you and me, it was the smartest thing I ever did, 'cause now you're here. Which unlikely movie father explained the miracle of life to his newborn child?
George McFly in Back to the Future
John Kinsella in Field of Dreams
Ben Stone in Knocked Up
Clifford Worley in True Romance
11. John Hickman, father to Homer, one of the "rocket boys" in October Sky, worked in this hazardous profession:
Coal mining
Fire fighting
Prize fighting
Underwater demolition
12. The murder of Frank Ross is avenged by his daughter in:
True Grit
Romancing the Stone
Prizzi's Honor
The Long Kiss Goodnight
13. Paulie Bleeker, the father to Juno MacGuff's baby daddy in Juno, pursued this athletic endeavor:
14. In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Henry Jones, Sr. reveals that his son's nickname came from:
A book
His nanny
A family pet
The boy's birthplace
15. This time-travel film ultimately reveals that one of the main characters is actually the father of one of the men in the film:
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Hot Tub Time Machine
The Time Traveller's Wife
16. About to rain down hellfire on those who kidnapped his daughter, Bryan Mills issued the warning: "But what I do have are a very particular _____________...."
Aresenal of weapons
Lack of morals
Array of bloodlust
Set of skills
17. The Old Man in A Christmas Story mistook a common word on the side of a box, thereby thinking that the contents of the package were:
By way of explanation.....
"Fra-gee-lay. That must be Italian."
18. The Princess and the Frog's Tiana works day and night towards a goal she shared with her father before he died. What is it?
to be the richest person in New Orleans
to own a restaurant
to work in a mansion
to be a real estate mogul
19. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me includes a scene in which Scott and Dr. Evil try to hash things out on which daytime show?
Jerry Springer
The People's Court
20. Which of these films features a real-life father and son portraying a father and son on screen?
Oridnary People
Sling Blade
The Pursuit of Happyness
John Q

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