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1. Those Pirates, why, they're just a band of:
Death Merchants
2. When Snow White wasn't being played by Kristen "14:59" Stewart on screen this year, she was being protrayed by the daughter of this classic rock music star:
Phil Collins
Mick Jagger
Tom Petty
Paul McCartney
3. John Carter went *kablooey* at the box office, which wouldn't have happened if this bitchin' place name hadn't been removed from its title:
the Moon
4. Who plays My Boy in That's My Boy?
James Franco
Seth Rogen
Jason Sudeikis
Andy Samberg
5. 2012 was the year of needless sequels. Which continent figured into the title of the - what, 12th? - installment of Madagascar?
Africa, naturally
6. Where does Jeff live?
In Maine
At home
With his mistress
In a van down by the river
7. Many, many, many films were released during the year. A few of them did not feature a Hemsworth in its cast. Of the films listed, the only one that did not include brother Liam or brother Chris is:
Snow White and the Huntsman
The Expendables 2
Red Dawn
Alex Cross
8. Chris Tucker, made a rare, non-Jackie Chan-related appearance in a movie this year. What was the film?
The Dark Knight Rises
The Expendables 2
The Hunger Games
Silver Linings Playbook
9. This cinematic offering was largely an afterthought, save for the fact that it was the final screen appearance by a recently-deceased singer:
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Red Tails
Joyful Noise
10. Nature filmmakers stumbled over an incredible story of survival when they documented the trials of little Oscar, this title animal:
Lion cub
11. Argo is set against the backdrop of which recent-ish event, which a good part of our audience might not even have lived through (wait, that can't be right.....)
The Iranian hostage crisis
The Falkland Islands war
The first Gulf War
The Kennedy Assassination
12. Tom Hardy aka Bane and Chris Pine aka James Tiberius Kirk both fight over the same woman in a 2012 film. Who is she?
Anne Hathaway
Kate Beckinsale
Rachel McAdams
Reese Witherspoon
13. We bet you know there was a new Underworld movie this year. We bet you don’t know its subtitle. What is it?
Blood Feud
14. In Trouble With the Curve, Clint Eastwood plays a baseball scout/struggling father. Match the correct baseball team and the actress portraying his daughter:
Atlanta Braves/Amy Adams
LA Dodgers/Jessica Chastain
San Diego Padres/Emma Stone
St. Louis Cardinals/Isla Fisher
15. Joyful Noise featured the least likely co-stars in recent memory. Who were they?
Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman
Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah
Martin Lawrence and Gina Carano
Rihanna and Colin Firth
16. We miss Harry Potter questions: What was Emma Watson's first starring role after Harry Potter?
Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook
17. The family manor is the setting for the climactic events of this film:
The Amazing Spider-Man
The Dark Knight Rises
18. If you're in Yemen, Hollywood suggests that you:
Avoid Psychopaths
Film Argo
Fish for salmon
Call Chandler Bing
19. Jay Moriarty surfs huge waves in:
The Bay
Chasing Mavericks
Piranha 3DD
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
20. A dream sequence (or is it a prophecy?) comprises the climactic battle in this film:
The Dark Knight Rises
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
Wreck-It Ralph
21. Tim Burton did not have a good year, at least in terms of box office. He did, however, create a big screen version of his famous short film. What is the title?
Dark Shadows
Hotel Transylvania
22. Sometimes movies sit on the shelf for a long time. Excellent proof was this 2012 horror film, which featured an actress who will never work in this sort of role again. Name Jennifer Lawrence's horror flick:
The Apparition
House at the End of the Street
Piranha 3DD
The Silent House
23. Billionaire Philip Anschutz feels so strongly about the subject of school vouchers that he financed a 2012 release regarding the subject. What is the name of the film?
Crooked Arrows
Friends With Kids
A Thousand Words
Won't Back Down
24. Not exactly people who act rashly, Tom Solomon and Violet Barnes subject themselves to a Five Year:
25. Our demands? Still not met. So, in closing:

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