TRIVIAL Waste of Time

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  1. In this 1988 movie, William Hurt plays an author of travel books, whose 'Armchair Traveller' series lets you travel as if you never left home.
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  2. In a 1994 film he played the title role of Ace Ventura, Pet Detective
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  3. They played Mortitia and Gomez in the 1991 film version of The Addams Family.
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  4. This 1984 movie starring Rachel Ward, James Woods, and Jeff Bridges is perhaps best known for the title track by Phil Collins.
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  5. In this 1976 film, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman play Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, two Washington Post reporters who uncover the implications of the Watergate break-in.
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  6. In a 1990 movie he is Almost an Angel.
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  7. In this 1980 film based on a novel by Paddy Cheyevsky, Blair Brown's husband, played by William Hurt, discovers that there's more to sensory deprivation than meets the eye.
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  8. They starred in Love Story.
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  9. He played Mad Max in several movies about a bleak speculative future in Australia.
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  10. In Spike Lee's Malcom X, he played the title role.
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  11. In this 1975 epic film based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling, Sean Connery and Michael Caine play British adventurers who find Xanadu.
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  12. He was Dr. Hfuhruhurr in The Man with Two Brains.
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  13. In what year did Rober Altman's M*A*S*H debut in theaters? Who played Hawkeye and Trapper John?
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  14. She was in Moonstruck, Mask, Mermaids, Silkwood, and The Witches of Eastwyck.
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  15. This second film of his carreer, which George Lucas wrote and directed, revolves around a group of high school students and their hot rods in the 1950's.
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  16. This 1979 film by Francis Ford Coppola starring Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando was based on Joseph Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness, but set against the Vietnam War, instead of the African ivory trade.
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  17. John Goodman plays a determined Exterminator in this 1990 film about the fear of Spiders.
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  18. He was Dudley Moore's butler in Arthur.
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  19. Robin Williams and Robert DeNiro play doctor and patient in this screen adaptation of neurologist Oliver Sacks studies on the effects of treating Parkinson's disease with L-Dopa.
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  20. Ron Howard's 1991 drama about firefighters battling arson became a theme-park ride.
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  21. In a 1986 movie this commedian goes Back to School.
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  22. In this movie trilogy Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and Dr. Emmet Brown (Christopher Lloyd) discover the ins and outs of time travel.
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  23. This surrealistic movie by Ethan and Joel Coen about the dangers of Writer's Block and starring John Turturo and John Goodman, won the Palm d'Or at the Cannes film festival for best picture, director, and actor.
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  24. In this Penny Marshall movie, Tom Hanls plays a 13-year-old trapped in the body of a 30-year-old because of a wish made at a seaside carnival.
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  25. He directed an excellent ensemble cast in The Big Chill, but left Kevin Kostner on the cutting-room floor.
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  26. This cult movie by Ridley Scott stars Harrison Ford as a futuristic L.A. detective chasing after fugitive androids in the screen version of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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  27. In this outlandishly expensive John Landis film, Saturday Night alumni John Belushi and Dan Akroyd starred as blues singing brothers "on a mission from god".
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  28. Tim Robbins directed and starred as the title character in this 1992 film about a never-quite-sincere self-made millionaire campaigning for a seat in the senate.
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  29. In this Lawrence Kasdan film Kevin Cosner plays the title role protecting rock singer Whitney Houston, who won a zillion music awards for the soundtrack.
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  30. This 1989 Oliver Stone film starring Tom Cruise is based on the biography of Vietnam War vetran Ron Kovic.
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  31. This movie by Terry Gilliam provides his version of an Orwellian future society.
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  32. John Hughes directed this 1985 movie about high school students who become friends after sharing a Saturday morning detention in the school library.
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  33. She played Sally Bowles in the 1972 Bob Fosse musical Cabaret.
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  34. This 1980 comedy directed by Harold Ramis featured Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Chevy Chase, and Ted Knight, a gopher, and a hit single by Kenny Loggins.
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  35. Sissy Spacek played the title role in this 1976 Brian DePalma high school horror movie based on a Stephen King novel.
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  36. This award-winning film chronicles the progress of the British track team preparing for the 1924 Paris Olympics, with an inspirational sound track by Vangelis Papathanassiou.
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  37. He starred as whistle-blowing nuclear engineer Jack Godell in The China Syndrome.
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  38. She starred opposite Jack Nicholson in Roman Polanski's Chinatown.
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  39. The title character in this John Carpenter film based on a Stephen King novel is a 1958 Plymouty Fury.
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  40. All Ralphie wanted was a Red Ryder BB Gun in this 1983 holiday film, set in 1940.
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  41. He Played an investigative reporter, always afraid but still willing to pursue unnatural happenings in The Night Stalker television series.
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  42. Three buddies escape their worries by spending two weeks on a cattle drive in this 1991 movie starring Billy Crystal and Jack Palance.
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  43. He starred as electric utility worker Roy Nearey in Stephen Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
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  44. The 1980 spoof of the Airport disaster movies started a long trend of absurd parodies, placing traditional character actors in comedy roles.
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  45. This 1992 Disney animated movie starred the voice of Robin Williams as a genie from a magic lamp.
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  46. Sissy Spacek starred as country musician Loretta Lynn in this biographical 1980 film.
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  47. Paul Newman and Tom Cruise starred in this not-quite-a-sequel to The Hustler.
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  48. Whoopi Goldberg played Celie, Danny Glover played Mister, and Oprah Winfrey played Sofia in this Spielberg screen adaptation of the Alice Walker novel.
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  49. In this medical drama based on a Michael Creighton novel, Genevive Bujold discovers that the hospital is losing patients on purpose to supply lucrative body parts for transplant operations.
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  50. Arnold Schwarznegger plays the title role in this film, battling snake cult mogul Thulsa Doom, played by James Earl Jones.
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  51. These two Saturday Night Live alumni played Beldar and Prymaat in a 1993 film about alien invaders trapped on earth. Name the actor, actress, and movie.
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  52. She plays a naturalist studying the habits of bald eagles, and he plays a Chicago reporter laying low, sent on on assignment to interview her in Continental Divide. Name the actress and actor.
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  53. This 1993 film was the result of Disney meets the Jamaican Bobsled Team.
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  54. Spike Lee made this 1994 movie about growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970's.
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  55. Amy Irving's granmother hires a marriage broker who sets Amy up with a pickle man, played by Peter Riegert.
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  56. He died on the set while filming The Crow, and his missing scenes were later filled-in by computer animation.
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  57. He directed and starred as Lieutenant Dunbar in this film which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1990, the first Western made in Hollywood in a long, long time. Name the actor/director and the movie.
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  58. Kevin Kline played an employment agent who was a dead ringer for the President and Sigourney Weaver played the real first lady in this 1993 film.
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  59. Tom Cruise played a stock car driver, Robert Duvall played the Racing Team leader, and Nicole Kidman played a doctor in this 1990 movie which also became an amusement park ride.
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  60. In this 1989 movie Robin Williams plays English professor John Keating who strives to teach his students more than just poetry.
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  61. In this movie based on a Stephen King novel, Christopher Walken stars as high school teacher who wakes from a five year coma with psychic gifts which put him on an eventual collision course with political candidate Martin Sheen.
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  62. Name the two rather friendly actors who conspire to 'scare' Dyan Canon to death in 1982's Deathtrap.
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  63. What game do Robert DeNiro and Christopher Walken play to escape from their Vietnamese captives, and in Michael Cimino's The Deer Hunter?
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  64. He wrote, directed, and starred opposite Meryl Streep in the 1991 movie Defending Your Life.
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  65. He made a good Mr Wilson in the 1993 version of Dennis the Menace.
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  66. This 1971 James Bond movie starred Jimmy Dean (of 'Pure Pork Sausage' fame) as Willard Whyte, Jill St. John as Tiffany Case, Charles Grey as Blofeld, and Sean Connery as Bond.
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  67. Bruce Willis and Bonnie Bedilia are policeman John and captive Holly McClane in this 1988 story about financially motivated terrorists who take over the Nakatomi Corporation's office building.
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  68. This Clint Eastwood movie made "do you feel lucky?" part of the national vocabulary.
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  69. A wrong turn lands this recent med school graduate in Grady, South Carolina, instead of Los Angeles, in the 1991 movie Doc Hollywood.
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  70. A not-quite-successful bank robber becomes a folk hero of sorts in this 1975 Al Pacino movie.
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  71. Nick Nolte was 'adopted' by this couple who played Dave and Barbara Whiteman in Paul Mazursky's Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
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  72. In The Dresser, he plays an ageing Shakespearean actor in wartime England, catered to and pampered by Tom Courtenay.
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  73. She won an academy award for playing Miss Daisy opposite Morgan Feeman and Dan Aykroyd.
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  74. Michael Caine and Julie Waters revisit the themes of My Fair Lady with some twists on the original in this 1983 film.
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  75. Who played Eddie in the 1975 cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show?
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  76. In this 1992 Mark Joffe film set in Australia in the 1960's, Anthony Hopkins plays a consultant hired to investigate the Balls moccasin factory, and figure out how to improve it's financial picture.
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  77. His movies include Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Edward Scissorhands, Batman, and Beetlejuice.
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  78. He was Edward in Edward Scissorhands, and she was the Avon lady's daughter.
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  79. Her movies include Heathers, Beetlejuice, Little Women, and Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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  80. In this 1987 Steven Speilberg film, Christian Bale plays a young English boy trapped in a Japanese prison camp in China during World War II.
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  81. In this 1973 William Friedkin film, written and produced by William Peter Blatty, and underscored by a haunting theme by Michael Oldfield, Max von Sydow plays a Jesuit priest who battles to free a girl from demonic possession in a movie not for the faint of heart or those seeking 'light entertainment'.
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  82. The New York High School for the Performing Arts sets the backdrop for a 1980 movie about a dozen students and their experiences over a four year period. The movie's one word title was also the name of it's hit song. The cast included Irene Cara.
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  83. His many films include The Seventh Seal, Cries and Whispers, and Fanny and Alexander.
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  84. He plays Raymond Chandler's detective character Philip Marlowe perfectly in the 1975 film Farewell, My Lovely.
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  85. In this haunting movie written and directed by John Milius, Nick Nolte plays a man who becomes head of a New Guinea tribe after washing ashore in a lifeboat during World War II, who tries to protect his people from the viscousness of the Japanese and the betrayal of the British.
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  86. This movie made lawyer Michael Douglas and unfaithful husbands everywhere fearful of actress Glen Close.
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  87. Who starred as Brad and Jane in The Rocky Horror Picture Show?
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  88. Jeff Bridges and Rosie Perez walsk away from a tragic airplane crash in this 1993 film by Peter Weir.
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  89. In this film a mystical voice in the cornfields tells Iowa farmer Kevin Costner "If you build it, he will come".
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  90. His movies include The Firm, Havanna, and Out of Africa.
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  91. His films include Crooklyn, Jungle Fever, and Do the Right Thing.
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  92. John Cleese is an english barrister who tries to rob his own house, Jamie Lee Curtis loves anyone who speaks in foreign tongues, Kevin Kline says "Don't call me stupid!", and Michael Palin steamrolls his tormenter in this 1988 comedy.
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  93. He played the movie version of author Gregory McDonald's detective hero I.M. Fletcher.
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  94. Kevin Bacon plays a Chicago teenager who moves into a small midwestern town and decides what they need is a Dance. The pop title track by Kenny Loggins did very well.
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  95. This 1994 movie by Robert Zemeckis re-introduced "have a nice day" and "shit happens" to popular culture, along with memorable lines like "stupid is as stupid does" and "life is like a box of chocolates".
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  96. She played Jenny Curran opposite Tom Hank's Forrest Gump.
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  97. Andie McDowell and Hugh Grant starred in this 1994 movie focused around five significant events.
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  98. In this 1991 film Al Pacino played a short order cook and Michelle Pfeifer played a waitress, set in a New York City Greek restaurant.
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  99. A 1993 movie about a boy and a whale.
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  100. In this movie, Jessica Tandy a masterful storyteller, tells in retrospect the lives of Idgie and Ruth and their freinds in Whistle Stop, Georgia, to Kathy Bates.
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