The average American will watch more than five thousand movies over the course of their lifetime. Many of these films will make a lasting impression, effect their life, and help form their personality. The impact of these films is reflected in our memories of the contents.

How many of the films you have seen and how much do you remember about them? Our article contains movie trivia from a variety of categories. We begin with Christmas movie trivia, then more holiday fun with horror movie trivia perfect for Halloween. If you have kids, you will probably excel in the Disney trivia movie category. Of course, we have a whole section on Harry Potter, the favorite of many. We also have two sections of movie trivia from the 80s and 90s. At the end of the article, we test your movie trivia knowledge with movie trivia questions and answers. Once you have determined how strong your own knowledge of film is, test your friends. Enjoy!

Christmas Movie Trivia

Christmas Movie Trivia

One of the most enjoyable holiday activities is sitting down to watch those favorite, classic, Christmas movies. Our Christmas movie trivia will disclose just how much you, your family, and your friends actually know about Christmas movies. How many will you and your friends get right?

  • What is the name of Rudolph’s dad?
  • What was the name of the rabbit in the magic hat in Frosty the Snowman?
  • What was the reason the Grinch so nasty? 
  • Who provided the voice of Ebenezer Scrooge in the 2009 animated Christmas movie A Christmas Carol?
  • Who starred as Kevin McCallister in Home Alone?
  • In the movie A Christmas Story, what is the only gift Ralphie Parker wants for Christmas?
  • In It’s A Wonderful Life, what is the name of George Bailey’s guardian angel?
  • Which 2003 dark comedy features Billy Bob Thornton as a thief who disguises himself as a department store Santa Claus?
  • Edmund Gwenn played Kris Kringle in this 1947 Christmas movie, a role reprised by Richard Attenborough in 1994.
  • In which Christmas movie does Jim Carrey’s character try to ruin the holiday for the people of Whoville?
  • In which Christmas movie does Buddy travel from the North Pole to New York to find his father Walter Hobbs?
  • In the movie Home Alone, what was the name of Kevin’s neighbor played by Roberts Blossom?
  • Which Cheers actor provided the narration for the Disney movie, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas?
  • In which 2003 Christmas romantic comedy does the character Natalie fall in love with the British prime minister, played by Hugh Grant?
  • Which animated Christmas movie tells the adventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s pumpkin king?
  • Which Hollywood actor played six roles in the Christmas movie The Polar Express, including Santa Claus, the Conductor, and the Narrator?
  • Which American comedian played the role of Papa Elf in the movie Elf?
  • Tim Allen played the part of Scott Calvin, an ordinary guy who has to take Santa’s place, in which film?
  • In which Christmas comedy film is Clark Griswold’s boss Frank Shirley kidnapped and brought to the Griswold’s house?
  • Which Ghostbusters star played Frank Cross in the 1988 Christmas comedy Scrooged?
  • Which Christmas movie features Arnold Schwarzenegger desperately trying to get an action figure on Christmas Eve as a gift for his son?

Horror Movie Trivia

Horror Movie Trivia

Horror movies are not for everyone. Either a movie fan loves scary movies, or hates them. Either way, horror movies – their contents and stars – are part of our lives, either from watching them or hearing about them. How much do horror movie trivia do you know? You may be surprised how much you know!

  • How many people does Jason kill in the first Friday the 13th?
  • How many people associated with The Exorcist died during production?
  • In Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, how does Jason come back to life?
  • In The Birds, what California town do the birds attack?
  • What color is Freddy Krueger’s sweater?
  • What happened to Dewey in the Scream horror film series after he was stabbed?
  • What horror film was the first movie to show a woman in just a bra and slip?
  • What is the name of the hotel in the movie, The Shining?
  • Which Friends star appeared in the movie Scream?
  • Which band appears in the 1983 movie The Hunger performing their classic “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”?
  • Which film featured a woman being decapitated in a car?
  • Which film is about a new evil lurking 6 months after the incidents with a video?
  • Which film is the story of two cops going after a serial killer?
  • In Carrie, what do the other students dump on Carrie at prom?
  • In Poltergeist, what grabs Robbie Freeling through his bedroom window?
  • What happens to Damien’s first nanny in The Omen?
  • What horror movie features a serial killer wearing a mask inspired by an Edvard Munch painting?
  • What is Norman’s hobby in Psycho?
  • What is the name of the apartment building Guy and Rosemary move into in Rosemary’s Baby?
  • What is unusual about the videotape in The Ring?
  • In The Silence of the Lambs, which city is Dr. Lecter imprisoned in?
  • In George Romero’s Day of The Dead, who was the zombie tamed by Dr. Frankenstein?
  • In the movie Tremors II: Aftershocks, what were the underground creatures called?
  • Which famous slasher has killed the most people throughout his film franchise?

Disney Movie Trivia

Disney Movie Trivia

You do not have to be a parent to excel at Disney movie trivia, but it probably helps. We have questions not only on the earliest Disney productions, but also the most recent, and both live action and animated. The Disney movie trivia category is one your children may be familiar enough with to beat you at on a family night trivia game. Pop some popcorn, play a movie trivia game, and let the winner pick a film to watch together.

  • In Peter Pan, in order to fly, all you need is a little faith, trust, and what else according to Peter?
  • In Finding Nemo, Dory suffers from what?
  • Duchess is a mother to how many kittens in The Aristocats?
  • Emperor Kuzco turns into what animal in The Emperor’s New Groove?
  • How many brothers does Prince Hans of the Southern Isles have in Frozen?
  • How many fingers does Mickey Mouse have?
  • In Monster’s, Inc., there’s nothing more toxic or deadly than what?
  • Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness guide whose emotions in Inside Out?
  • Julie Andrews made her feature film debut in which Disney movie?
  • Mowgli was raised by what kind of animals in The Jungle Book?
  • The dalmatians Pongo and Perdita originally had how many puppies in 101 Dalmatians?
  • What is the name of Princess Jasmine’s tiger in Aladdin?
  • What is the name of Rapunzel’s chameleon in Tangled?
  • Russell belongs to which scouting organization in Up?
  • The Princess and the Frog is set in what city?
  • The Queen of Hearts wants her roses painted what color in Alice in Wonderland?
  • What are the names of Cinderella’s stepsisters?
  • What are the names of the little fox and the hound from Disney’s 1981’s The Fox and the Hound?
  • What are the names of the seven dwarfs in Snow White?
  • What name does Mulan pick for herself while pretending to be a man?
  • What was the first animated film to earn a Best Picture nomination?
  • What was the first Pixar movie?
  • In Toy Story 2, which character tells Buzz that he’s his father?
  • Which classic movie is Wall-E a fan of?
  • Which Disney character sings “How Far I’ll Go”?
  • Which Disney character in The Little Mermaid sings “Kiss the Girl”?
  • Which Disney Princess sings “Once Upon a Dream”?
  • Which Grammy winner composed the songs on the Tarzan soundtrack?
  • Which planet do guests visit in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge?
  • Who is Miguel’s idol in Coco?
  • Who is Mufasa’s trusted advisor in The Lion King?
  • Who said: “Fish are friends not food” in Finding Nemo?
  • In The Lion King, who said, “The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it”?
  • Who sang “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” in Mulan?
  • Who serves a Pinocchio’s conscience?
  • Who was Experiment 626?
  • Who was Geppetto’s pet in Pinocchio?
  • Who was the first cartoon character to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Harry Potter Movie Trivia

Harry Potter Movie Trivia

The eight Harry Potter films have amassed more money than any other franchise, making close to a billion dollars worldwide for each movie. Whichever movie is your favorite, our list of Harry Potter movie trivia will challenge your memory and that of your friends and family. We have even included some quotes from the films test even the most fervent Harry Potter fan. Good luck answering!

  • In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, what was the monster that resided in the chamber?
  • Who is Harry Potter’s godfather?
  • Who says, “The ones who love us never really leave us,” and in which movie?
  • Which future Batman actor played Triwizard Tournament entrant Cedric Diggory?
  • Who did Ron compliment awkwardly, “You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant… but scary”?
  • Who was Minister for Magic during the first five films?
  • In which movie did the bewitched Ford Anglia play a large role?
  • What object must be caught in order to end a Quidditch match?
  • Which two characters are being referred to: “You both realize, of course, that in the past few hours you have broken perhaps a dozen school rules.”?
  • What was the name of the Hippogriff Harry and Hermione save from execution?
  • On which floor of Hogwarts was the forbidden corridor in The Philosopher’s Stone?
  • What type of broom does Malfoy give to all the Slytherin players in order to make the team?
  • Who said, “Even in the wizarding world, hearing voices isn’t a good sign,” and which movie is this quote from?
  • What is the name of Voldermort’s pet snake?
  • In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Professor McGonagall teaches the second years a spell to turn animals into water goblets with what incantation?
  • What flavour are Bertie Bott’s beans?
  • Which future Doctor Who played Barty Crouch Jr. in The Goblet of Fire?
  • What color is Tonks’s hair in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix when she is first introduced?
  • In which movie do Fred and George Weasley fight each other, rolling around on the floor as they sprout long beards?
  • What animal represents Hufflepuff house?
  • What is the name of Harry’s mother?
  • Which actor replaced Richard Harris as Dumbledore from the Prisoner of Azkaban onwards?
  • In the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor, Lupin played music on what?
  • Who said, “The world isn’t split in two: good people and Death Eaters. We all have light and dark inside us,” and which movie?
  • Which Weasley brother gets married in the Deathly Hallows Part 1?
  • Which class has a different teacher every year?
  • In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, why did Lord Voldemort want the stone so badly?
  • Who did Game of Thrones actress Natalia Tena play in the Harry Potter films?

80s Movie Trivia

80s Movie Trivia

If the 80s was your favorite decade for movies, you’ll do great on our list of movies released during those ten years. We have also included some movie quotes to see just how much you actually remember.

  • From which movie is the quote, “Life moves pretty fast. You don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it,” and what character said it?
  • Hoosiers is about a high school basketball team in which state?
  • In Pretty in Pink, where does Molly Ringwald’s character work?
  • In Sixteen Candles, what kind of car does Jake Ryan’s father drive?
  • From which movie is the quote, “Don’t mess with the bull, young man. You’ll get the horns!” and what character said it?
  • In Stand by Me, what were River Phoenix and his friends searching for?
  • What was the name of the main female character in The Terminator?
  • Which 1980s theme song inspired its own separate film?
  • What artist sang the 1986 song “Danger Zone” from Top Gun?
  • What is Baby’s last name in Dirty Dancing?
  • From which movie is the quote, “We came. We saw. We kicked its ass!” and what character said it?
  • What is the name of the lead character in The Secret of NIMH?
  • What is the name of the main character from All Dogs Go to Heaven?
  • What is the name of the speakeasy where Eddie Murphy’s character works in Harlem Nights?
  • From which movie is the quote, “Carpe Diem boys. Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary,” and what character said it?
  • What is the nickname of Prince’s character in Purple Rain?
  • What song does John Cusack’s character play on his boombox at the end of Say Anything?
  • What type of dinosaur is Littlefoot from The Land Before Time?
  • From which movie is the quote, “I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley,” and what character said it?
  • What was E.T.’s favorite candy?
  • What was the name of the pirate whose treasure Mikey and his friends were searching for in The Goonies?
  • Where does Ferris Bueller go to school in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?
  • From which movie is the quote, “Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” and what character said it?
  • Which 1980s theme song was entirely instrumental and reached No. 1 in multiple countries due to a remix?
  • Which 1980s theme song was inspired by a commercial jingle?
  • Which 1980s theme song was recorded in just 3 hours?
  • Which 80’s movie was the first to become a hit largely due to MTV?
  • From which movie is the quote, “I could disappear forever and it wouldn’t make any difference,” and what character said it?
  • Which 80s animated movie is the song “There Are No Cats in America” from?
  • Which 80s animated movie’s tagline was, “Beyond good. Beyond evil. Beyond your wildest imagination”?
  • Which 80s movie spawned 6 sequels and a T.V. series?
  • Which 80s movie was the highest grossing film of the decade?
  • From which movie is the quote, “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!” and what character said it?
  • Which actor played the jock in The Breakfast Club?
  • Which two Footloose songs were nominated for Academy Awards for Best Original song in 1984?

90s Movie Trivia

90s Movie Trivia

If you grew up in the 90’s, our list of 90s movie trivia will bring back many memories. Maybe you will remember a first movie date, a night out with friends, or celebrating a special day watching movies with your family. Let’s see just how much attention you actually paid to some of those films. After you test yourself, try this list on your family and friends.

  • James Woods was the voice for which 1997 animated movie hero?
  • Child star Macaulay Culkin was paid $1 million, the first child star ever earning that much, for what film?
  • What country banned Power Rangers until 2011?
  • What 90’s movie was the first and only animated film to receive a Special Achievement Academy Award?
  • What actor starred in two of the top 10 highest grossing films of the 1990s and what were the films?
  • What are the names of the two mice from The Rescuers Down Under?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “Keep the change, ya filthy animal.”?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “What’s in the box?”?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “Molly, you in danger girl.”?
  • What movie was Robin Williams’ first animated film?
  • What star was going to play Two-Face in a canceled third Tim Burton Batman film?
  • What two actors were the voices of Simba in the original animated Lion King?
  • What was the first animated feature film to nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “I’m the king of the world.”?
  • What were the three songs the band Aerosmith sang for the 1998 movie Armageddon?
  • What year was Forrest Gump released?
  • What year was the song “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic released?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “I see dead people.”?
  • Which 1997 film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich?
  • Which 90’s animated film was Disney’s first ever DVD?
  • Which actor was the voice of Moses in The Prince of Egypt?
  • Which actor was one of the first approached to play Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story?
  • Which artists sang the hit “Unchained Melody” from the film Ghost?
  • What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?”?
  • What year was The Lion King released?
  • Which artist sang the song “Oh, Pretty Woman” from the film Pretty Woman?
  • Who is Keyser Soze in the film The Usual Suspects?

Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

Now that you have read through the previous movie trivia categories, lets test your ability to remember movies from all of our listed categories. The movie trivia questions and answers are new ones, but if you did well on the previous article sections, you should know the answers to these. See how many you can get right!

Questions:

  1. In which horror movie does the protagonist write a book that contains only the line, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,” repeated over and over and over?
  2. What was the first horror film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar?
  3. Who speaks to Isaac in Children of the Corn?
  4. What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “You had me at hello.”
  5. Clueless was loosely based on what Jane Austen novel?
  6. How many people were killed in the 1996 film Scream?
  7. Which 90’s movie featured the Looney Tunes on its soundtrack?
  8. Which 90’s movie featured the songs “My Guy (My God)” and “I Will Follow Him”?
  9. Which 90’s movie soundtrack is the best-selling soundtrack of all time?
  10. What are the names of the Three Good Fairies in Sleeping Beauty?
  11. What does Hakuna Matata mean?
  12. What is the name of Andy’s neighbor in Toy Story?
  13. What was the title of the 1995 classic Audrey Hepburn film?
  14. Where does Friday the 13th take place?
  15. Which horror movie was filmed in just 7 days?
  16. What is the name of Will Smith’s character in Independence Day?
  17. What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “There’s no crying in baseball.”?
  18. What movie did this quote come from and which character or actor said it, “You can’t handle the truth!”?
  19. What is the name of Belle’s father in Beauty and the Beast?
  20. What is the name of the Italian restaurant where Lady and the Tramp share spaghetti?
  21. What is the name of the toy store in Toy Story 2?
  22. What is the name of the dog in Peter Pan?
  23. What kind of insect is Flik in A Bug’s Life?
  24. Who says, “Yes, there can be no light without a dark, and so it is with magic. As for myself, I always strive to live within the light,” and in which movie?
  25. What was the name of the tree Harry and Ron crashed their car into?
  26. Who delivers baby Harry to Dumbledore in Privet Drive at the start of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone?
  27. What village can Hogwarts students visit from their third year?
  28. Who was Hermione’s date at the Yule Ball? 

There you have it; our comprehensive list of movie trivia. Use it for trivia games at parties and game nights with family and friends, or to test your own movie knowledge. In the future, when you add to your list of favorite and most-watched movies, try to remember songs, characters, and memorable quotes so your knowledge of movie trivia and facts keeps growing. So, pop some popcorn or grab your favorite movie snack and start watching the latest films. Enjoy!