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1. Which was not an adaptation/re-imagining of a TV show that received a theatrical release in 2005?
The Dukes of Hazzard
Bewitched
The Honeymooners
I Dream of Jeannie
 
2. Tara Reid made time in her busy debauchery-and-bad-plastic surgery schedule to appear in which early 2005 release from director Uwe Boll?
Alone in the Dark
The Amityville Horror
Pride and Prejudice
Blade: Trinity
 
3. February 27th was Million Dollar Baby's big night at the Academy Awards. For which award was the film nominated, but did not win?
Directing
Actress in a Leading Role
Actor in a Leading Role
Actor in a Supporting Role
 
4. What film franchise released a straight-to-video installment in December?
A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Godfather
American Pie
Die Hard
 
5. What is the correct spelling of the name of the star of The 40 Year Old Virgin?
Steve Carrell
Steve Carel
Steve Carrel
Steve Carell
 
6. What film star slapped a CBS assistant producer in the face on the red carpet at a premiere for the actor's film?
Billy Bob Thornton
Burt Reynolds
Russel Crowe
Tom Cruise
 
7. Which film is not correctly matched with its MPAA rating?
White Noise: PG-13
Monster-in-Law: PG-13
Bewitched: PG-13
Old Boy: PG-13
 
8. Terrence Howard was one of the big up-and-comers of 2005. In which of the below did he not appear?
Hustle & Flow
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Four Brothers
Roll Bounce
 
9. Which of the following July 2005 openers had the lowest total US box office take?
The Island
The Wedding Crashers
Fantastic Four
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
 
10. The beginning of what film is narrated by a character named The Salesman?
The Ring Two
Sin City
War of the Worlds
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
 
11. Which of the following had the best Fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes?
Good Night, and Good Luck
Crash
Cinderella Man
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
 
12. 2005 saw Jennifer Aniston continue to make the successful transition from TV star to movie star. Which of the following former Friends did not appear in a film released in 2005?
Courtney Cox
David Schwimmer
Lisa Kudrow
Matthew Perry
 
13. What was true of each of Paris Hilton, Dennis Hopper and Elisabeth Shue in 2005?
They were presenters at the 2005 Golden Globes
They received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
They played characters who died during horror movies
They appeared in movies which featured Rachel McAdams
 
14. Both members of three of the below pairs of siblings appeared in a film in 2005. Which pair did not see a screen appearance by both members?
Julia & Eric Roberts
Hilary & Haylie Duff
Luke & Owen Wilson
Jessica & Ashlee Simpson
 
15. Which film won Best Movie at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards?
Spider-Man 2
Mean Girls
Garden State
Napoleon Dynamite
 
16. Through its opening weekend in the US, King Kong grossed approximately how much money?
$25 million
$65 million
$125 million
$155 million
 
17. What star of the TV show The O.C. appeared in an Independent Spirit-nominated film?
Mischa Barton
Peter Gallagher
Bejamin McKenzie
Rachel Bilson
 
18. This image is a screen shot from what award-nominated film?
Transamerica
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Junebug
You and Me and Everyone We Know
 
19. Mr. and Mrs. Smith got a lot of free publicity because it starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who are a couple in real life. Which of these other 2005 releases also co-starred a real-life couple?
Brokeback Mountain
The Constant Gardener
Just Like Heaven
War of the Worlds
 
20. Catwoman won the 2005 Razzie for Worst Picture. Which of the following was not a nominee in that category?
Alexander
SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2
The Chronicles of Riddick
White Chicks
 
21. Which European-born actress said the following about living in the US:

"I could never live there. They are obsessed with youth and beauty even more than us. There is this thing in America where actresses reach 40 and go mad. The film industry wants all these young people."
Monica Bellucci
Penelope Cruz
Kate Winslet
Sophie Marceau
 
22. This actor's 2005 films made him the domestic box office champ of the year:
Liam Neeson
Morgan Freeman
Ewan McGregor
Vince Vaughn
 
23. During the year, Paul Weitz was attached to direct which film?
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
Pillowcase Fever
Bleacher Burns
The True Story of Max Bonzai, Professional Botanist
 
24. March of the Penguins was a breakout box office hit, grossing over $77 million at the US boxoffice. What was the second-highest grossing documentary of 2005?
The Aristocrats
Grizzly Man
Mad Hot Ballroom
Murderball
 
25. All of these films featured at least four former Oscar nominees in their cast except for which film?
Aeon Flux
Batman Begins
Dark Water
The Interpreter
 




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