60s Movie Quiz – 10 Random Questions

 

Ultimate 60s Movie Quiz

1960s Movie Quiz Questions

This 1960s movie trivia quiz has 10 random questions about famous films, actors, actresses, directors, film awards and much more!

Each set of movie trivia questions is random. If you take the quiz a second time, you may get different questions.

# 1: Which actress was awarded two Academy Awards in the category Best Actress in a leading role during the 60s?

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Katharine Hepburn also won two awards in category Best Actress during the sixties: 1968 for her role as Christina Drayton in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) and 1969 for her role as Eleanor of Aquitaine in The Lion in Winter (1968). Hepburn's award 1969 was shared with Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl).

Elizabeth Taylor was also awarded two Academy Awards during the sixties.

She won her first Academy Award for her role as Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8. At the 39th Academy Awards in 1967, Taylor won her second Award for her role as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Audrey Hepburn was nominated twice (1962 and 1968), but did not win. Shirley MacLaine was also nominated twice without winning (1961 and 1964).

Anne Bancroft had three nominations and won one Award during the sixties.

# 2: Who directed the 1960 American film Psycho?

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Psycho was released in 1960. It is directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh.

# 3: The following films were all nominated for Best Picture at the 39th Academy Awards (1967). Which film won the Award?

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A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British film directed by Fred Zinnemann. The film is based on Robert Bolt's play about Sir Thomas More. It stars Paul Scofield as Sir Thomas More and Wendy Hiller as Alice More. Orson Welles has a role as Cardinal Wolsey.

The film dominated the 39th Academy Awards and won the Award for Best Picture. Paul Scofield won the Award for Best Actor.

# 4: Audrey Hepburn stars in which of these films?

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The Unforgiven is a 1960 American western film. It was Audrey Hepburn's only Western film.

The film was directed by John Huston. Besides Audrey Hepburn, it stars Burt Lancaster, Audie Murphy, Charles Bickford, and Lillian Gish.

The film is perhaps most notable for its behind-the-scenes problems. Filming was suspended for several months, after Hepburn fell off a horse during rehearsals and broke her back.

# 5: Marilyn Monroe stars in which of these films?

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The Misfits is a 1961 American film directed by John Huston. The screenplay is by Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe's husband at the time. Shortly before the film's premiere in 1961, the pair divorced. Besides Monroe, the film stars Clark Gable, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter and Eli Wallach.

The Misfits would be the last film of both Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe. Gable died November 16, 1960, soon after filming was completed. Monroe did not complete any more movies and died the following year.

# 6: Who plays the role as Holly Golightly in the 1961 American film Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

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Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American film by Blake Edwards. It stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly (Lula Mae Barnes) and George Peppard as Paul Varjak (Fred). Mickey Rooney appears in the film as the neighbor I.Y. Yunioshi.

The film is loosely based on a novella by Truman Capote.

Henry Mancini won an Academy Award for Best Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture. Together with Johnny Mercer, he also won the Award for Best Original Song (Moon River). Audrey Hepburn was nominated for an Award in the category Best Actress in a Leading Role, but did not win.

# 7: Rosa Klebb is a fictional character in which James Bond film?

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Colonel Rosa Klebb is a fictional character and the main antagonist from the James Bond film and novel From Russia with Love. She was played by Lotte Lenya in the film version.

# 8: The Oscar winning song Chim Chim Cher-ee is featured in which film?

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Chim Chim Cher-ee is a song from Mary Poppins, the 1964 musical motion picture. The song is written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman. In the film, the song is sung by Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews. It won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Original Song.

# 9: The 1962 version of the movie Lolita was directed by:

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Lolita is a 1962 film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film revolves around a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a teenage girl. It stars James Mason and Sue Lyon. Sue Lyon was only 14 at the time of filming. The film was very controversial in the early 60s, but a commercial success.

Vladimir Nabokov won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

# 10: The Longest Day is a 1962 film about what?

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The Longest Day is a 1962 war film about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. The film stars John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Richard Burton, Sean Connery, Henry Fonda, Rod Steiger, Robert Wagner, and many more.

The film received two Academy Awards: Best Cinematography and Best Special Effects.

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