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Answers:

1. Disturbia was a Shia LeBeouf-enhanced updating of which Hitchcock classic?
Psycho
Rear Window
Rope
Vertigo
 
2. Which of the following had the longest running time, by far?
Zodiac
Bridge to Terabithia
Fracture
Perfect Stranger
 
3. A promotional gimmick for the DVD release of which summer film included fake Hawaii drivers licenses?
Hot Rod
Superbad
The Nanny Diaries
Mr. Woodcock
 
4. Which film did not concern vampires?
Rise: Blood Hunter
30 Days of Night
Day Watch
28 Weeks Later
 
5. The song "Falling Slowly" was the signature tune from which film?
Alpha Dog
Amazing Grace
300
Once
 
6. Who bared all in a gruesome knife fight set in a steam bath?
Casey Affleck in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Josh Brolin in No Country for Old Men
Viggo Mortensen in Eastern Promises
Paul Giamatti in Shoot 'em Up
 
7. Mock trailers for horror-movies ran in between the features in Grindhouse. Eli Roth directed one such trailer for a splatter-fest based on which holiday?
Thanksgiving
4th of July
Easter
New Year's
 
8. Three of the below correctly match a 2007 film with a TV series which shared the same star. Which of the pairings does not follow this convention?
Knocked Up - Grey's Anatomy
The Office - Evan Almighty
Waitress - Heroes
Underdog - My Name is Earl
 
9. For which film's soundtrack did Eddie Vedder provide the songs?
The Brave One
Rescue Dawn
Gracie
Into the Wild
 
10. What did Charles Farmer build on his ranch in Texas?
A massive graveyard
A rocket
A robot that could turn into a car
The world's largest snowman
 
11. In The Darjeeling Limited, what was The Darjeeling Limited?
A book
A tea set
A train
A baseball pitch
 
12. Which rock star was not the subject of a biopic or documentary released in 2007?
Joe Strummer
Bob Dylan
Keith Richards
Ian Curtis
 
13. In Smokin' Aces, ("Wait," you say, "Smokin' Aces came out this year?" We share your astonishment, but yes, yes it did...) what was the name of Jeremy Piven's much plotted-against sleazebag/magician?
Johnny Pockets
Chance Maxwell
Buddy Israel
Lefty Wright
 
14. What, or rather, who do these movies have in common: Surf's Up; The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford; Bridge to Terabithia?
Casey Affleck
Zooey Deschanel
Shia LeBeouf
Mary Stuart Masterson
 
15. We didn't see Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium either, but did we ever see that trailer a lot! Who is Mr. Magorium's pet, who he affectionately calls "stupid" in the trailer?
Zebra
Meerkat
T-Rex
Walrus
 
16. Three of the following contain a pair of place names that were each part of a film name released in 2007. Which is the odd set out?
Yuma & Plains
Denver & The Bronx
Paris & Darfur
Georgia & California
 
17. The hero of which film frequently munched on carrots?
Meet the Robinsons
Freedom Writers
Shoot 'Em Up
Charlie Wilson's War
 
18. Richard Roeper commented: "When Paula Abdul found out she wasn't going to have a role to play in this movie, she wailed 'where's God when you need him?' I wailed that when I was forced to watch this dreck." To which film was he referring?
License to Wed
Sydney White
Who's Your Caddy?
BRATZ
 
19. What was the name of Lars', um, date in Lars and the Real Girl?
Bianca
Briony
Bridget
Brandi
 
20. Well, who knew? An actor who played one of the X-Men sang and danced his way through two movies in 2007. Which mutant was hiding some fabulous powers?
Pyro
Cyclops
Magneto
Sabretooth
 
21. Shot all the way back in early 2001, the Jennifer Love Hewitt/Alec Baldwin film originally titled The Devil and Daniel Webster was finally released in July with what name?
You Kill Me
Shortcut to Happiness
The Devil
Evening
 
22. Real life couple Will Arnett and Amy Poehler played a pair of possibly incestuous siblings in which comedy?
Balls of Fury
Walk Hard
Blades of Glory
Alvin and the Chipmunks
 
23. Running in front of Transformers during its opening weekend, the trailer for Cloverfield created huge buzz. However, for a long time we didn't know the actual name of the film. Which of the following wasn't a rumored title for Cloverfield?
Monstrous
Cheese
Slusho
Chimera
 
24. Year of the Dog slipped under the radar a little, but featured a decent dramatic performance from which comic actress?
Molly Shannon
Cheri Oteri
Tina Fey
Sarah Silverman
 
25. What the heck is The King of Kong about?
A yearly competition to see who knows the most about 1933's King Kong
A documentary about Peter Jackson
Two men competing to topple the highest score in Donkey Kong
Found footage shot by Charles Grodin on the set of 1976's King Kong remake
 
26. Mary Elizabeth Winstead updated a role originally played by Taylor Fry more than 15 years earlier in what film?
Halloween
Live Free or Die Hard
Ocean's Thirteen
Sunshine
 
27. What was the endlessly pun-nable last name of Al Pacino's casino owner in Ocean's Thirteen?
Cash
Lucre
Bank
Slot
 
28. What were the highest-grossing films of 2007, domestic and worldwide respectively?
Shrek the Third; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Spider-Man 3; Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Transformers; Shrek the Third
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End; Spider-Man 3
 
29. Math! Consider the following titles:
X Weeks Later
Y Days of Night
The Number Z
4 Months, Q Weeks and 2 Days.

Now, solve: (X+Y+Z)/Q:
18
20
25
27
 
30. You survived the math question, so let's downshift a little to finish this quiz up. An excellent line from the Meet the Robinsons trailer went as follows: "I have a big _________ and little __________."
Ego/follow-through
Dreams/money in the bank
Head/arms
Ship/time
 




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