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1. Hollywood keeps on sequel-ing. Which film did not see a sequel get released in the first half of 2016?
Ride Along
Fifty Shades of Grey
Kung Fu Panda
2. Break out your Secret Soldiers of Benghazi countin' fingers: This number of hours figure into the title of Michael Bay's 2016 film:
3. One of the more pleasant surprises from the first half of the year was Eddie the Eagle, which told of Michael Edwards' pursuit of Olympic glory in this winter sport:
Speed skating
Ski jumping
Downhill skiing
4. However many years ago, the White House fell in Olympus Has Fallen. In 2016, the "Has Fallen" plague hit this international city in the second film of the franchise:
5. From the Off to the Races file, this studio enjoyed a blistering start to the year, setting the record for the fastest to ever rake in $1 billion at the US box office. Reaching that mark on the 128th day of 2016 was:
6. More box office records, hell yeah! Finding Dory took the animated movie opening weekend record to the woodshed upon its release. Which film's record did it shatter?
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Shrek the Third
Monsters, Inc.
Toy Story 3
7. In The Boss, Melissa McCarthy's Michelle Darnell becomes the boss of a:
Dog-walking business
Scout troop
Babysitting club
8. So, there you have it. Entertainment icon Garry Marshall's final directorial effort was the entirely forgettable Mother's Day. She played one of the mothers:
Meryl Streep
Julia Roberts
Meg Ryan
Emma Stone
9. This director led a team that did rather remarkable CGI in digitally rendering an incredible world of vegetation, landscapes and animals in The Jungle Book:
Kenneth Branagh
Guy Ritchie
David Yates
Jon Favreau
10. The Angry Birds movie featured more voice actors than you could catapult a stone at. Of those listed, which one voiced one of the villainous pigs?
Bill Hader
Danny McBride
Peter Dinklage
Josh Gad
11. For a long time, we were eagerly waiting for Pop Star: Never Stop Never Stopping. All too soon after its release, the Never Stopping had already stopped. Nonethless, please identify the name of the film's main character
12. The Warrens were back for more of their wacky hijinx in this 2016 sequel:
Now You See Me 2
Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Independence Day: Resurgence
The Conjuring 2
13. More about sequels? OK. The rather disastrous Independence Day 2 went kablooey at the box office perhaps, in part, because of the absence of this actor from the original film:
Bill Pullman
Will Smith
Brent Spiner
Jeff Goldblum
14. Most of this film takes place in a cozy underground bunker:
How to Be Single
10 Cloverfield Lane
Hardcore Henry
15. This film's tag line contains the wonderful pun "A Little Hart and a Big Johnson":
Ride Along 2
Me Before You
Central Intelligence
16. The original title of the project that eventually became __________________ was, ironically, In the Deep:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
The Shallows
Finding Dory
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
17. The failure of Winter's War, the follow-up to 2012's Snow White and the Huntsman, to do much business can't be blamed on the attractiveness of its cast. The following Rather Good Looking People all starred in the film, except for:
Charlize Theron
Emily Blunt
Anne Hathaway
Jessica Chastain
18. Things go very, very wrong for members of a ______________ in the horror thriller Green Room:
Punk rock band
Circus troupe
Improv troupe
Family of singers
19. One of the final versions of the trailer for Captain America: Civil War let audiences in on the fact that the Marvelicious film would include Spider-Man. Name the actor who played your friendly neighborhood webslinger:
Max Martini
Tom Holland
Jamie Bell
Jeremy Slate
20. The undead crossed paths with ye olde literary characters in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an update a classic from this author:
Charlotte Bronte
Jane Austen
Thomas Hardy
Samuel Butler
21. The Finest Hours chronicled some of the finest hours performed by this organization
The Secret Service
The US Coast Guard
The US Marines
22. And speaking of the finest, the hero of Zootopia is one of that city's finest, an officer named Judy. Judy is a:
23. Think back. No, farther. Wait, that's too far. February's Oscars ceremony brought an acting Academy Award to the talent behind each of the following characters, except for:
Hugh Glass
Joy Newsome
Rudolf Abel
Daisy Domergue
By way of explanation.....
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson and Mark Rylance all won; also winning was Alicia Vikander for her role as Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl
24. If you emerged from a theater enjoying a film that concerned the kidnapping of a movie star, then you just took in this film:
Hail, Caesar!
Florence Foster Jenkins
Midnight Special
Dirty Grandpa
25. The film Race is centered around a trailblazing athlete in this sport:
Track and field

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