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1. Let's start off easy: What 2006 film starring Scarlett Johansson could also be called "Batman v. Wolverine"?
The Illusionist
The Other Boleyn Girl
The Black Dahlia
The Prestige
By way of explanation.....
Johansson's co-stars in The Prestige were Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman.
2. The Avengers cast is filled to the brim with award nominees. Which of these has NOT been nominated for an Oscar though?
Scarlett Johansson
Samuel L. Jackson
Robert Downey Jr.
Mark Ruffalo
By way of explanation.....
Johansson has four Golden Globe nominations but not a single Oscar nom.
3. Surely, Samuel L. Jackson is only one nominated for an Oscar more than once, right. Right?
Wrong, Ruffalo has been nominated twice to Jackson’s one.
Wrong, both Renner and Downey have two nominations to Jackson’s one.
Wrong, Downey is the only double nominee in the cast.
By way of explanation.....
Jackson was nominated for Pulp Fiction. Renner was nominated for The Town and The Hurt Locker and Downey was nominated for Chaplin and Tropic Thunder.
4. Chronologically in the films, Captain America is probably the oldest (since we don't have a viable timeline for Thor's age) but which of these actors, portraying one of the lead heroes, is the oldest?
By way of explanation.....
Downey was born in 1965, Evans was born in 1981, Ruffalo was born in 1967, and Hemsworth, the baby of the bunch, was born in 1983.
5. The future Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) co-starred in what 2007 crime film?
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
The Shaggy Dog
6. Which of his Avengers co-stars joined Samuel L. Jackson in another comic book adaptation – The Spirit?
Scarlett Johansson
Cobie Smulders
Chris Evans
Chris Hemsworth
7. In 2004's In Good Company, Johansson is dating the boss of her dad (Dennis Quaid). Said (lucky) boss was played by the same fellow who portrayed which Spider-Man 3 character?
Eddie Brock
Flint Marko
Harry Osborn
Peter Parker
By way of explanation.....
Topher Grace was the guy in question.
8. Well before The Hurt Locker, Jeremy Renner was a supporting player in what Samuel L. Jackson action film?
The Negotiator
Snakes on a Plane
Lakeview Terrace
9. 2011 was a big year for Tom Hiddleston. Not only did he embody Loki in ‘Thor,’ he appeared in two Best Picture Oscar nominated films. Which two?
Midnight in Paris and Hugo
War Horse and Midnight in Paris
Tree of Life and War Horse
Hugo and Tree of Life
10. You are on your way to a ‘perfect score’, if you can remember which two Avengers co-stars appeared in the 2004 SAT heist film “The Perfect Score”.
Chris Evans & Clark Gregg
Chris Evans & Cobie Smulders
Cobie Smulders & Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans
11. Three years later, Johansson and Evans appeared together in the same movie again…albeit briefly. Complete the film title:The Nanny ______
12. Which of these Chris Evans films is not an adaptation of a comic book/graphic novel?
The Losers
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Fantastic Four
13. The ever-present Clark Gregg has played Agent Coulson several times now but he also had a highly memorable and pivotal role in the series finale of what Aaron Sorkin television series?
The West Wing
Sports Night
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
By way of explanation.....
Gregg played "The Stranger" later revealed to be wealthy businessman Calvin Trager.
14. Johansson and Ruffalo have both appeared onscreen with acting legend Robert Redford in "The Horse Whisperer" and "The Last Castle" respectively. For which of these films did Redford also serve as director to a future Avenger?
The Horse Whisperer
The Last Castle
Both of them
Neither of them
By way of explanation.....
Ron Lurie directed The Last Castle.
15. The Avengers is also a reunion of Gwyneth Paltrow and Mark Ruffalo who co-starred in this forgettable comedy about flight attendants.
Mile High
First Class Life
View from the Top
16. Cruisin' for another common co-star...look no further than Tom Cruise. Which of these actors has yet to appear in the same film as Mr. Top Gun?
Robert Downey Jr.
Mark Ruffalo
Jeremy Renner
Chris Evans
By way of explanation.....
Downey and Cruise were in Tropic Thunder. Ruffalo and Cruise were in Collateral. Renner and Cruise were in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.
17. Several years before becoming Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. appeared alongside the future Spider-Man Tobey Maguire in what 2000 film?
Wonder Boys
The Singing Detective
The Cider House Rules
18. Hemsworth's resume is rather short (especially compared to veterans Downey and Jackson) but he did appear in what exotic travel thriller in 2009?
A Perfect Getaway
Into the Blue
The Beach
19. Johansson co-starred in The Other Boleyn Girl with one-time Hulk Eric Bana and this actress that appeared in a pre-Avengers Marvel movie?
Iron Man's Gwyneth Paltrow
Iron Man 2's Leslie Bibb
Thor's Natalie Portman
Captain America's Hayley Atwell
20. Let's connect the co-star dots one last time. In Captain America: The First Avenger, Tommy Lee Jones played Colonel Phillips who trains Cap himself. In ________, Jones is pursuing a pre-Iron Man Robert Downey Jr.
The Missing
Double Jeopardy
U.S. Marshals

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