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1. Let's start where it all started for most of us when we met Alan Rickman in Die Hard.

Of course you know he played Hans Gruber but do you remember the name he gives Bruce Willis when pretending to be an American hostage?
Bill Clay
Bobby Clinton
Clay Williams
Will Raymond
2. Just to make sure you remember, Hans Gruber wasn't a terrorist...he was an "exceptional thief." How much money was Rickman's character trying to steal in Die Hard?
$50 million
$100 millon
$250 million
$600 million
By way of explanation.....
"Well, when you steal $600, you can just disappear. When you steal 600 million, they will find you, unless they think you're already dead."
3. Before we move on from the Gruber family, Rickman's Hans' climatic plummet was shown as a flashback and his character was a recurring plot point in which of these Die Hard sequels?
Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Die Hard with a Vengeance
Live Free or Die Hard
Good Day to Die Hard
By way of explanation.....
Jeremy Irons portrayed Hans' brother Simon.
4. Did you remember that Rickman followed up the role of Gruber with another villain turn this time opposite Tom Selleck in which film?
Her Alibi
Quigley Down Under
High Road to China
An Innocent Man
5. Complete the adverb-rich title of the film where Rickman played the ghost of a deceased boyfriend: Truly, _____, Deeply
6. His Sheriff of Nottingham is easily the highlight of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and only Rickman could deliver such memorable lines. Finish this quote: "I'll cut your heart out with a ______."
7. How about another classic Sheriff line. In a rage he declares that all of these things shall be canceled, except:
Kitchen scraps for orphans
Free burials for lepers
Merciful beheadings
8. Rickman was a frequent costar/collaborator of friend Emma Thompson. Which film was their first together?
Sense and Sensibility
Bob Roberts
Closet Land
Love Actually
9. Sense and Sensibility was their first time to share the screen but the Jane Austen period piece also marked the first film that Rickman was in the cast with which of his other future Love Actually co-stars?
Liam Nesson
Tom Wilkinson
Hugh Grant
Bill Nighy
10. Speaking of Nesson (who was not in Sense and Sensiblity, by the way), in which film did Rickman play the antagonist opposite Liam?
Michael Collins
Rob Roy
Les Miserables
11. Skipping over to TV for a brief stop, his captivating portrayal of this controversial historical figure earned Rickman a Golden Globe and Emmy in 1996.
Marques de Sade
King George III
Sir Francis Drake
12. For Kevin Smith's Dogma, Rickman appeared as the physical embodiment of the voice of God. What was his unique (and obviously, Transformer-esque) name?
13. Aw, Galaxy Quest. Underrated, brilliant Galaxy Quest. As one-time respected thespian Alexander Dane, Rickman's character is stuck doing the sci-if convention circuit and spout off his character's catchphrase: "By Grabthar's ______, you shall be avenged."
14. Let's move onto platform 9 3/4 and head to Hogwarts. Rickman's Severus Snape was introduced in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as the Professor of _______.
Defense against the Dark Arts
15. In the multi-layered narrative of Love Actually, Alan Rickman's Harry is married to which of these ladies?
Helen Mirren
Martine McCutcheon
Emma Thompson
Laura Linney
16. In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Rickman supplied the voice of Marvin the robot but which of his Love Actually co-stars played the lead Arthur Dent?
Martin Freeman
Rowan Atkinson
Hugh Grant
Colin Firth
17. Returning to his evil ways, Rickman becomes the villainous Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Which of these Potter alum appeared with him in the film?
Sasha Baron Cohen
Helena Bonham Carter
Gary Oldman
Michael Gough
18. In which of the Harry Potter films does Rickman's Snape serve as Hogwarts headmaster?
...Goblet of Fire
...Prisoner of Azkaban
...Deathly Hallows, Part 1
...Order of the Phoenix
19. Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland brought so many of his Sweeney Todd troop back, including Depp as the Mad Hatter, Carter as the Queen of Hearts and Rickman as _________.
Cheshire Cat
White Rabbit
Blue Caterpillar
20. Finally, Lee Daniels' The Butler showed Rickman bringing which US president to life?

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