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 was the third film in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions?

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Goldfinger (1964) is the third film in the James Bond series and the third to star Sean Connery as James Bond. Honor Blackman plays the Bond girl Pussy Galore and Shirley Eaton plays Jill Masterson who is painted in gold paint.

# 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: Who plays the title role as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird?

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American film directed by Robert Mulligan. Gregory Peck plays the role as Atticus Finch, who is appointed to defend a black man against an accusation of rape of a white teenaged girl. Mary Badham plays the role as Jean Louise 'Scout' Finch. Robert Duvall makes his film debut as Arthur 'Boo' Radley.

The film is based on a novel by Harper Lee published in 1960. The book was an immediate success, winning the Pulitzer Prize, and is today a classic of modern American literature. It was adapted to film by Horton Foote.

# 4: Who plays the leading character Frank Bullitt in Bullitt (1968)?

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Bullitt is a 1968 American action film. The leading character Frank Bullitt is played by Steve McQueen. Some of the other characters are played by Robert Duvall, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset.

The film (Frank P. Keller) won an Academy Award for Best Film Editing.

# 5: 2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science-fiction film directed by:

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2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science-fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.

# 6: Who plays the Bond girl Domino Derval in Thunderball (1965)?

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For the 1965 film adaptation of Thunderball, Dominetta Vitali, known simply as Domino, became Dominique Derval. She was portrayed by French actress Claudine Auger. In the 1983 film adaptation Never Say Never Again, the character was renamed once again to Domino Petachi.

# 7: Which of the following classic movies from the sixties did NOT win an Academy Award for Best Picture?

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Easy Rider is a 1969 American film written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern. It was produced by Peter Fonda and directed by Dennis Hopper. Hopper and Fonda also play the leading roles. Jack Nicholson also appears in the film. At the 42nd Academy Awards, Jack Nicholson was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and the film was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay. It was, however, not nominated for Best Picture.

Midnight Cowboy, The Sound of Music, and In the Heat of the Night all won an Award for Best Picture.

# 8: Katharine Ross plays a role in which of these movies?

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969) stars Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, and Robert Blake. The film won 2 BAFTA Film Awards.

# 9: 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.

# 10: Professor Henry Higgins is a main character in which 1960s movie?

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My Fair Lady is a 1964 film adapted from a stage musical based on the 1913 stage play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. The film stars Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison as Henry Higgins.

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