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How Well Do You Know: 2014: The Year in Movies, Part 1
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1. It your 2014 moviegoing introduced you to a delightful fellow Baymax ("hairrrrry baby!"), then you wisely decided to pony up for tickets to:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Book of Life
Big Hero Six
2. If anyone tries to tell you that the following is a Guardian of the Galaxy, then they are a big fat liar:
Raven Darkholme
Drax the Destroyer
3. The best thing that we can say about Blended was that its release was not responsible for Russian incursion into Ukraine. Oh, and also that it reunited the stars of this earlier hit:
Never Been Kissed
The Wedding Singer
Charlie's Angels
Billy Madison
4. The Green Lantern, Abraham Lincoln, Lando Calrissian and a 1980-something space guy named Benny all appear in:
The Imitation Game
The Lego Movie
Exodus: Gods and Kings
The Theory of Everything
5. Let's check the Movies Where They Don't Belong file:

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones broke with franchise pattern of Halloween release dates, instead opened closest to which holiday?
New Year's Day
Labor Day
Valentine's Day
By way of explanation.....
PA5 opened on January 3
6. Meanwhile, Pierce Brosnan's The November Man opened with a thud upon its release not in November - nay! - but in this month:
7. Depending on the extent to which she was paying attention during shooting, Megan Fox may or may not be able to tell you that he is not one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:
8. The vividly animated The Book of Life is heavily influenced by the culture of this country:
9. He played The Equalizer in The Equalizer:
Denzel Washington
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Laurence Fishburne
Zach Galifianakis
10. He played the "I" in I, Frankenstein (for that matter, we guess he also played the "Frankenstein" in I, Frankenstein):
Mark Ruffalo
Jake Gyllenhaal
Johnny Depp
Aaron Eckhart
11. They both played Hercules in a title role in 2014:
Kit Harrington and Alex Pettyfer
Dwayne Johnson and Kellan Lutz
Dwayne Johnson and Kit Harrington
Alex Pettyfer and Kellan Lutz
12. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb will be remembered as the final film appearance of both Robin Williams and this star, both of whom died in 2014:
Dick van Dyke
Alan Arkin
Mickey Rooney
Carl Reiner
13. When the curtain falls on When Marnie Was There, we might have seen the very last film for this studio, which probably ceased production during 2014:
Sony Pictures Classic
Studio Ghibli
14. Eva Green, who we are told is mildly attractive, is what kind of dame in the Sin City sequel?
A Dame to Kill For
The Last True Dame
Stark Raving Dame
A Dame to Die For
15. Get on Up told audiences the story of this righteous music star:
Little Richard
Jimi Hendrix
Mick Jagger
James Brown
16. The third installment of The Expendables includes in its cast this kick-ass female:
Ronda Rousey
Michelle Rodriguez
Danica Patrick
Gina Carano
17. Viewers returned to scenic Berk in this sequel:
Transformers: Age of Extinction
X-Men: Days of Future Past
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Rio 2
18. We'd ask you who played Maleficent in Maleficent, but this would be waaaayyyy to easy. (It was Charlize Theron Angelina Jolie). Instead, we'll ask you who played Princess Aurora:
Chloe Grace Moretz
Saoirse Ronan
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Elle Fanning
19. If you always thought that this book of the Bible deserved its very own movie, well then, 2014 was your year!
20. Now at age 105, Clint Eastwood works harder than men three times his junior. In 2014, Eastwood directed a movie about this singer:
Ricky Nelson
Frankie Valli
Bobby Darin
Bobby Vinton
21. Holy smokes. As of December 1, of the top 10 movies in worldwide box office for 2014, this many are Marvel properties:
By way of explanation.....
Let's count: Guardians of the Galaxy (#2, $770m); X-Men: Days of Future Past (#4, $746m); Captain America: The Winter Soldier (#5, $714m); The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (#6, $708m)
22. Who or what the heck is this?
It's Echo
It's a Boxtroll
It's Annabelle
It's the Babadook
23. And who or what the heck is this?
It's Echo
It's a Boxtroll
It's Annabelle
It's the Babadook
24. ...which of course means that this

A Boxtroll
The Babadook
25. ....and therefore, by process of elimination, we're looking here at:
A Boxtroll
The Babdook

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