Dedications Vibhav Singh Chauhan for introducing the movie tradition at iRunway Mahesh Dumpala for being my partner in discussing IMDB Top 250 movies while criticizing “No Entry” – the greatest comedy movie ever made in Bollywood GeneliaD’Souza – The reason why Hindi speaking males watch loads of Tamil and Telugu movies
Rules Infinite Bounce +10 for complete answer (unless otherwise indicated by a *) +5 for partial answer In case of partial answer, infinite bounce will continue after the team which gave the final answer Quizmaster’s decision is final in all cases
How do we better know him? Birth Name: Vito Andolini Spouse: Carmela Children: Sonny, Fredo, Michael, Connie, Tom Hagen (adopted), Johnny Fontane (godson) Competitors: The Tattaglias Area of operation: Manhattan (New York) Death: Heart attack while playing with his grandson Anthony in his garden
According to Motion Picture Association of America, these highly condensed series of movie shots cannot exceed 2.5 minutes, usually start with a green or a red bandand include rating cards. The name comes from the fact that they were originally shown at the end of a feature film screening. What term are we talking about?
Answer Film titles are all songs from the movie Karz
This scene belongs to a movie which has been the inspiration between one of the super-hit Bollywood movies of 1998. Name this movie as well as its Bollywood remake. Additional 10 points if you name the famous female singer of the title song of the Bollywood version. Video showing Meg Ryan sitting in a plane and being nervous as she fears flying
Answer French Kiss / Pyar To Hona Hi Tha / JaspinderNarula
La vita è bella tells the story of a Jewish Italian, Guido Orefice, who must employ his fertile imagination to help his family during their internment in a Nazi concentration camp. The lead actor of this movie who also happened to direct the movie was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor as well as Best Director, though he only won the latter. How do we know this movie in English?
First movie: A low-budget movie, at roughly $6.5 million, which turned out to be a box-office hit, earning $38,371,200 domestically and more than $78 million worldwide. Second movie: The film’s visual effects include many breakthroughs in computer-generated effects, marking the first computer-generated main character. Never ever has the sequel to a movie overshadowed the original movie, as this one has. Third movie: It was not spared by the critics, one of who said that it was “essentially a B movie, content to be loud, dumb and obvious”. It closed with a total worldwide gross of $433 million, a financial success but still falling significantly short of its predecessors’ gross. Fourth movie: Features Christian Bale and Sam Worthington (of Avatar fame) Hint:Cyberdyne Systems Which movie franchise am I talking about?
"I want the entire country to see this movie. One never knows... There might be someone who has met my son, seen him somewhere... The movie will have Azhar's photograph and our cell phone number so that people can contact us” – RoopaMody in an interview with TOI Which movie is this?
This film takes its title from one of Kabir’sDohes. “Pothipad pad jag moha, panditbhayanakoye, ---- ------ ---- -- pade, so pandithoye.” The sub-title, “Love is the only inspiration” echoes Kabeer's sentiments that without love life is meaningless. Fill in the blanks. This is the first time the lead pair of this film came together in a movie. Name the pair
X is a character in a series of horror novels and their popular film adaptions. He is as a brilliant psychiatrist who is incarcerated after having been revealed to be a a serial killer. The fourth movie explores his childhood and how he was irreparably traumatized as a child in Lithuania in 1944 when he witnessed the murder and cannibalism of his beloved younger sister, Mischa, by Lithuanian Hilfswillige. Who is X?
When this movie was released Filmfare said that the film was an unsuccessful mincing of Western style with Indian milieu, making it a "...imitation western—neither here nor there”. The movie won only oneFilmfare award: film editor M. S. Shinde won for editing. Which movie is this ?
Name the four characters featured in this clip (two in the video portion, and two in the audio portion) 5 points for naming 1, 2 or 3 characters 10 points if you answer them all Video clip featuring Lawrence Fishburn / Keanu Reaves fighting (scene from Matrix) with voiceover from Kung Fu Panda regarding Dragon Scroll
What was inspired from this? Video Link of Robbin Williams saying “Good Morning Vietnam”
Answer Good Morning Mumbai (LageRahoMunnabhai)
In his second Oscar-nominated turn, Cruise plays a sports agent with a conscience, seen bonding with his love interest's son, Ray, an adorable imp who had him at hello. Name the movie and the “love interest”
Family tree (+5 for each answer) A is an American actor who featured as the NASA administrator in the Hollywood blockbuster Armageddon B is the Oscar winning ex-wife of A and is an UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador E is the father of B and is himself an Academy Award Winner. C is the current husband of B and together they form one of the most powerful celebrity couples in the USA D is the ex-wife of C. Her character in one of the famous sitcom to date, also resulted in a famous hairstyle which is still very popular amongst women
Answer Billy Bob Thornton Angelina Jolie John Voight Brad Pitt Jennifer Aniston
Sana Saeed will be playing playing the role of the protagonist’s younger sister in Sony Entertainment television’s new serial “Babul Ka AangannChootey Na” . Since her debut, she has also acted in Fox Kids, KachchePapadPakkePapad, and the Bobby DeolRaniMukherji starrer Badaal. Name her debut film.
Answer KuchKuchHotaHai (She is the young girl who played Anjali)
It is interesting to note that the working title of this film before it went on the floors was actually ‘ The Outsider’ , for almost two years. The script was written in English and every time there was any untoward incident on the sets, the lead actor would say just trust me . When Abbas started translating the dialogues, there was this line kept coming up in the place of ‘ just trust me’ . When the producer told his brother that the title of his film would be _________________he told him that it sounded like a SudhirMishra film . Karan Johar said that _______________was a horrible title while , the lead actor said bahutkharab title hai. . However the producer insisted on the title and his gamble paid off and every one agreed that _______________was the apt title after he went ahead and recorded the title song. What is the title of the film?
This Martin Scorsese superhit from 1990 is a semi-fictional crime film featuring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Ray Liotta. Ray Liotta played a American mobster Henry Hill who chose to become an informant to avoid a possible execution by the Mafia or going to prison for his crimes.
Clue 1: A filmgoer who saw the movie in 1974 during its original release fainted and broke his jaw on the seat in front of him. He then sued Warner Brothers and the filmmakers, claiming that the use of subliminal imagery in the film had caused him to pass out. The studio settled out of court for an undisclosed sum. Clue 2: If adjusted for inflation, this would be the top grossing R-rated film of all time. Clue 3 (Tagline): Somewhere between science and superstition, there is another world. The world of darkness. Clue 4 (Dialogue): “Father Dyer? I thought you’d like to keep this.” Clue 5: Christian evangelist Billy Graham claimed an actual demon was living in the celluloid reels of this movie. Identify this famous movie.
This famous song was the soundtrack of one of the most famous Hollywood sports movies of all time. Name this movie Additional 10 points if you name the band who played this song LINK TO EYE OF THE TIGER
This dialogue is one of the most remembered ones in Hindi cinema. Name the movie which featured this Dialogue. Additional 5 points if you name the actor who plays this character in the remake. AUDIO CLIP FEATURING VIJAY DINANATH CHAUHAN, BAAK KA NAAM DINANATH CHAUHAN
Connect A) Bawarchi B) Liar Liar C) Hitch D) My Cousin Vinny E) The 40 year old virgin F) Strangers on a train
Answer Govinda has acted in remake of these movies Hero No. 1, Kyunki Mei JhootNahiBolta, Partner, Banda YehBindaasHai, Naughty@40, ChaloIshqLadaye
Several camera techniques and special effects have evolved to portray this movie making technique – the most common ones being the edges of the picture may be deliberately blurred, photography may be jarring or choppy, or unusual coloration or sepia tone, or monochrome when most of the story is in full color. This movie making technique is often used to create a suspense in the story or to develop a character. Which technique is being talked about?
The Elements trilogy is a trilogy of films dealing with controversial issues of social reform on the Indian subcontinent. A) The first release in 1996, dealt with issues of arranged marriage and homosexuality in the patriarchal culture of India. B) The second movie released in 1998, dealt with the religious strife associated with the partition of India and formation of Pakistan in the mid-20th century. C) The third, released in 2005, was the most critically successful of the three, and dealt with suicide, misogyny, and the mistreatment of widows in rural India. Name the three movies
Many of you know almost every dialogue of this movie by heart. So I am making this question a bit tough. Clue 1: Sets from the film Dark City (1998), including rooftops, buildings and others exteriors sets, were used in this film, especially during the very first scene. Clue 2: The name of the company for which the main protagonist works, “Metacortex”, literally translates to "transcending the boundaries of the brain," which is precisely what he proceeds to do. Clue 3 (Dialogue): ”It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn on your television. You can feel it when you go to work... when you go to church... when you pay your taxes.” Identify this mega-hit movie.
Shown is a mugshot of D-company gangster Maya Dolas. It was crossed with an “X” after his death in a gunbattle between his gang and members of Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad. This “first daylight encounter” of India is the basis for which Bollywood movie?
Identify this IMDB Top 250 movie. Clue 1: A Polaroid 690 is very prominently shown throughout the movie. Clue 2: Alec Baldwin, Aaron Eckhart, Brad Pitt and Thomas Jane were all considered for the role before Guy Pearce got it. Clue 3: You have all seen it as well as it’s Hindi adaptation Now guess it!
Born as Anakin Skywalker, this movie character was one of the main antagonists in the original trilogy and the main protagonist in the prequel trilogy. Falling to the dark side, he ultimately redeems himself by sacrificing himself to save his son Luke. Name this character which was the inspiration behind ‘Kala Saya’, the main villain in the hit television series ‘Captain Vyom’. Additional 5 points if you can name the actress who played his wife
Clue 1: ”Geology is the study of pressure and time. That’s all it takes really, pressure, and time. That, and a big god-damned poster”. Clue 2: Rock Hammer Clue 3: Rita Hayworth Clue 4: Warden Samuel Norton Identify this movie.
In cinematography, X refers to each filmed version of a particular shot. X of each shot is generally numbered. A Y occurs when the entire scene is shot satisfactorily the first time, whether by necessity (as with certain expensive special effects) or by happy accident. Film Xsare often designated with the aid of a clapperboard. It is also referred to as the slate. What are X and Y?
This famous movie character resides on an island modeled after the island of Dr. No which is a self contained colony, having advanced communications, weapons, and laboratories to build various high-tech devices. All his subordinates salute him in a manner typical of a “Heil Hitler” style gesture. One of this character’s lines which he recites when he is pleased has become synonymous with the actor who played the role. Name the character.
Originally known as X, he was later named Y after his habit of making "a horrible swallowing noise in his throat". His life was extended far beyond its natural limits by the effects of possessing the Z, which he called ________ and "my birthday present". It enslaved him to the point that he pursued it for the rest of his life after losing it. Under Z's influence, he developed a kind of split personality: X still vaguely remembered things like friendship and love, while Y was a slave to Z who knew only treachery and violence. What are X,Y,Z? Also fill in the blanks. 5 marks for each answer
Family Tree (+5 for each answer) A is an Indian actress, director and producer as well as a Bharatnatyam dance choreographer. B is the husband of A and is often referred to as the “Action King” of Hindi cinema featuring in one of the most famous all-time blockbuster movies. C is the son of B and made his debut in the movie Barsaat. D is the cousin of C and featured as one of the three main actors in one of this year’s blockbuster movies. E is the half sister of C who is also an acclaimed (or may be not) Indian actress and is elder of the two siblings. F is the sister of E, who is rumored to soon give Bollywood a try.
Answer HemaMalini Dharmendra Bobby Deol AbhayDeol EshaDeol AhanaDeol