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: 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.

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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.

# 4: 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.

# 5: 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.

# 6: 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.

# 7: Who plays the role as Mrs. Robinson in the 1967 movie The Graduate?

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The Graduate is a 1967 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The role as the older woman, Mrs. Robinson, is played by Anne Bancroft.

# 8: 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.

# 9: 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.

# 10: 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.

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