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Question This movie, an Oscar winner for best picture in the 1970s, originally centered around a murder mystery. This element of the plot however was dropped, altering the focus of the film to a romantic comedy.
Answer Annie Hall DVD 1511
Question What was the first movie released by Walt Disney Pictures to have a rating higher than PG ?
Answer Pirates Of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl DVD 3020
Question The final shots of the theatrical release of the film Blade Runner is unused footage from the opening of what film?
Answer The Shining The Shining DVD 534 Blade Runner DVD 5654
Question Outside of The Star Wars franchise, R2-D2 has made several on screen appearances. In what two movies directed by Steven Spielberg can R2-D2 be spotted ?
Answer An in-jokeappearanceof R2-D2 can be found in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. R2-D2 appears as a hieroglyph in the Well of Souls in Raiders of the Lost Ark. In Close Encounters of the Third Kind, R2-D2 can be seen hanging upside-down on the mothershipas it hovers over Devils Tower. Star Wars DVD 3871 Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark DVD 5031 Close Encounters of the Third Kind DVD 2181
Question What three films from director Akira Kurosawa are loosely based on Shakespearean plays?
Answer Throne of Blood (Macbeth) DVD 2210 The Bad Sleep Well (Hamlet) DVD 4704 Ran (King Lear) DVD 4690
Question Which Saturday Night Live star portrayed characters such as brash Roseanne Roseannadanna, elderly Emily Litella, ubernerd Lisa Loopner, and punk rocker Candy Slice? ? Rosanne Roeannadanna on Weekend Update
Answer Gilda Radner Saturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda RadnerDVD 4670 SNL: The Complete First Season DVD 6690
Question At ten years old Tatum O’Neal won a “Best Supporting Actress” Academy Award for a role, her acting debut, in what film?
Answer Paper Moon DVD 2521
Question What is the highest grossing film of all time when adjusted for inflation ?
Answer Gone With the Wind DVD 6612
Question A 1968 game between heretofore undefeated rivals Harvard and Yale, back dropped by the cultural revolutions of the 1960s, is the focus of the documentary Harvard Beats Yale 29-29. What football player from Harvard , interviewed in the film, went on to become a famous actor?
Answer Tommy Lee Jones Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 DVD 6744
Question During breaks on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Steven Spielberg came up with the ideas for which two movies?
Question ET and Poltergeist. Both movies are in dialogue with each other; one about suburban dreams and the other about suburban nightmares. The original idea for ET was of a hostile alien terrorizing a family. When ET was changed to a benevolent alien, Spielberg's original idea of a hostile creature praying upon a family was reused as Poltergeist. E.T. DVD 1541 Poltergeist DVD 467
Question The Green Mountain State Vermont is often synonymous with the quaint pastoral New England small town. How many feature films can you name that were shot within the state? (We found 19 in our collection.)
Answer What Lies Beneath (Addison, Burlington, Waterbury, Charlotte) DVD 3243 Me Myself and Irene (Addison, Burlington) DVD 3245 Cider House Rules (Dummerston, Bellows Falls) DVD 1614 A Stranger in the Kingdom (Chelsea, Guildhall) DVD 1063 Funny Farm (Grafton, Townshend) DVD 3262 BeetleJuice (East Corinth) DVD 93 Vermont is for Lovers (Chelsea, Tunbridge) DVD 6046 Man with a Plan (Tunbridge, Stafford, Chelsea) DVD 6045 Nosey Parker (Tunbridge) DVD 2878
Answer Where the River Flows North (Peacham, St. Johnsbury) DVD 7 Prancer (Bristol) DVD 3267 Something Wicked this Way Comes (Jeffersonville, East Montpelier, Morrisville, Waterville) DVD 3268 Spitfire Grill (Peacham, St. Johnsbury) DVD 1810 Way Down East (White River Junction, Hartland) DVD 586 Ghost Story (Woodstock) DVD 3263 Baby Boom (Peru, Manchester, Weston) DVD 3260 A Return to Salem’s Lot (Peacham, Newbury) DVD 8254 Trouble with Harry (St. Johnsbury, Craftsbury) DVD 8256 Ethan Frome (Peacham, North East Kingdom) DVD 8255