Movie Quiz: Off-Screen

This movie quiz contains questions and answers about special events that occurred off the movie screen. Hence the category is named "off-screen".


Questions in this Quiz

What is the real name of Erin Brockovich, portrayed in the 2000 film of the same name?

Which of the following famous Spaniards was a film director who worked in Hollywood and Mexico, amongst other locations?

Which personalised style is the Spanish film director Luis Buñuel known for?

Which film technique is the film theoretic Sergei Eisenstein said to be the father of?

Which American actor born in 1965 is known for films such as 'Reality Bites' and 'Tropic Thunder'?

I was born in 1958, appeared in Mars Attacks!" and am married to the actor Warren Beatty. Who am I?

Which American actor born in 1963 broke through with - and received his first Academy Award nomination for - the film "As Good as It Gets" from 1997?

Which actor was born in 1958 and is, amongst others, known for his roles in "A History of Violence" and "Eastern Promises"?

Which band is the actress Zooey Deschanel one part of?

Who wrote the script for the 2010 film "The Social Network"?

Which famous actress is the daughter of Jon Voight?

Where does the actor Geoffrey Rush come from?

Who wrote the novel based on which Akiva Goldsman wrote the screenplay for "The Da Vincy Code"?

Who wrote the screenplay for "I am Legend" (2007)?

Which of the folllowing actors war originally sceduled to be aboard the United 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania on 11 September 2001?

How many films has the director Terrence Malick directed between 1973 and 2012?

From which country does the film director Pedro Almodóvar hail?

Which actor was originally cast for the role as Arargorn in the "Lord Of The Rings" triology, but was replaced the day before sthooting started by Viggo Mortensen?

Adam Sandler can be seen in the 2007 film "Reign Over Me". The title is taken from a song by a famous rock band. Which band?

Robert Redford established the film festival Sundance. In which American state does this even take place every year?

Which natonality was David Lean?

In which city was the Hollywood actor Eric Bana born?

Who wrote the original novel that Oliver Stone's "Born on the Fourth of July" was based on?

Who wrote the screenplay of Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"?

For which movie did Russell Crowe win his first Oscar?

Who wrote the original novel "The Phantom of the Opera", which has been adapted for the screen innumerable times?

Which film company does Tom Cruise co-own?

How many times was Charles Chaplin married?

Tim Burton often uses his wife as an actress in his films. What is her name?

Tom Cruise broke through as a pilot in the film 'Top Gun' from 1986. He is himself an eager pilot and flies his own WWII plane. Which one?

Calista Flockhart is an American actress. Her name comes from the Greek 'kallisto'. What does it mean?

Which of the following actresses has Brad Pitt not dated?

What is Nicolas Cage's uncle called?

The actor and singer Jon Bon Jovi's mother is called Carol Sharkey. What was she one of the very first of?

In 1973, this actor was the biggest taxpayer in the Us. Who is he?

Peter Jackson directed the film 'King Kong' in 2005. He lost something during the filming, however. What?

Bruce Willis is known for his roles as a cop, assasin and military man, but also plays an instrument. Which one?

Dustin Lee Hoffman is a famous American actor, but what did he also work as for a while?

Which actress was also known for a (supposed) affair with President Kennedy?