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BIG England Film Quiz – 50 Questions & Answers

Who’s up for some English Movies Trivia for today’s lockdown quiz?

This is THE quiz for you if your misspent youth was at the cinema. I’ll confess, I’m not the biggest cinephile in the world, but, I know that English films are some of the best. In fact, I’d much rather watch an English movie than an American one. Something about that grittiness just pulls me in.

If you’re the same, have a go at this English film quiz and see if your score is worthy of an Oscar, or should I say… Bafta Award.

We’ve chosen a good range of British films, so good luck. The BIG England Film Quiz has 50 questions and answers, in 5 rounds. Great if you’re looking for unusual England film quiz questions!

So, lights, camera, action – let’s get started!

BIG England Film Quiz

Gather your friends, or have a go at this English film quiz on your own. Either way, let us know how many points you manage to get at the end!

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Round 1: English film general knowledge multiple choice

How well do you know these English films?

1. Which of these is NOT a quote from Withnail and I?
a) As a youth I used to weep in fishmongers
b) Jesus Christ! Why have you drugged their onions?
c) Look at my tongue, it’s wearing a yellow sock
d) I demand to have some booze!

2. Which one of these is NOT a character in Monty Python’s Life of Brian?
a) Deadly Dirk b) Bill Tanner c) Mr. Big Nose d) Bigus Dickus

3. Judi Dench won an Oscar for her supporting role in Shakespeare in Love. For how many minutes was
she on screen?
a) Fourteen minutes b) Thirteen minutes c) Ten minutes d) Eight minutes

4. In which English city was The Full Monty filmed?
a) London b) Manchester c) Birmingham d) Sheffield

5. Who played The Queen in the 2006 film about Her Royal Majesty?
a) Mary-Louise b) Helen Mirren c) Judi Dench d) Sasha Luss

6. How many Bridget Jones films are there?
a) 2 b) 3 c) 4 d) 8

7. The famous adaptation of Price & Prejudice starred who as Elizabeth Bennett?

8. Who played Carrie in Four Weddings and a Funeral?
a) Andie MacDowell b) Julianne Moore c) Salma Hayek d) Halle Berry

9. Which was the first British film to win best picture at the Academy Awards?
a) The Private Life of Henry VIII (1931)
b) Henry V (1945)
c) Hamlet (1948)
d) Great Expectations (1946)

10. Which is the highest-grossing British film in The UK?
a) Skyfall
b) The Full Monty
c) Star Wars: The Force Awakens
d) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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English film quiz round 2: James Bond and Rom Coms round

Next up, James Bond and Rom Com English film trivia.

11. How many James Bond films have there been?

a) 16 b) 26 c) 36 d) 56

12. In which film does Hugh Grant pretend to have an imaginary son?

13. What is the name of the second James Bond film

a) From Russia With Love b) Gold finger c) Thunder ball d) Live and Let Die

14. Which rom com kickstarted Kiera Knightley’s career?

15. What does the acronym “SPECTRE” stand for?

16. Which famous rom com is partially set in a little village in the Cotswolds?

17. Which Bond film has won the most Academy Awards?

18. What’s the name of the film that’s set in two parallel universes involving a London Underground train?

19. How many actors have played M in the official James Bond film series?

20. Which film centres around a character living in a world where the Beatles never existed?

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British film quiz round 3: Name that actor / actress / author

Can you name that star in the next round of the English film quiz?

21. Which of the following actors did not appear in the 1982 film Gandhi?
a) Liam Neeson b) Candice Bergen c) Martin Sheen d) Ben Kingsley

22. What’s the name of the beloved British animation specialist who directed Early Man in 2018?
a) Oliver Postgate b) Gerry Anderson c) Nick Park d) Terry Gilliam

23. Which British actresses starred as the practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins in 1964 and 2018?
a) Julie Andrews and Emily Blunt
b) Julie Walters and Helen Mirren
c) Emma Thompson and Emily Blunt
d) Julie Andrews and Judi Dench

24. The Constant Gardener is the story of Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a British diplomat in Kenya, as
he tries to solve the murder of his wife Tessa. Which celebrated British author wrote the book on
which the film is based?
a) Agatha Christie b) Ngaio Marsh c) John Le Carré d) PD James

25. Under The Skin, starring Scarlett Johannsson, was an adaptation of an eerie, surreal book by Michel
Faber. What part does Johannsson play in the film?
a) A private tutor b) A Russian assassin c) An alien d) A stuntwoman

26. Which British actor played Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter movies?
a) David Thewlis b) Harry Melling c) John Cleese d) Ian Hurt

27. Which silent screen star is known for such movies as The Gold Rush and City Lights?
a) Albert Austin b) Henry Bergman c) John Rand d) Charlie Chaplin

28. Ben Kingsley appeared as Don Logan in which 2001 crime film?
a) Shutter Island b) Sexy Beast c) Schindler’s List d) Lock Stock

12. Which Bond actor has played the famous agent the most times?
a) Sean Connery b) Daniel Craig c) Roger Moore d) Timothy Dalton

30. Who played King George VI in The King’s Speech?
a) Colin Firth
b) Colin Farrell
c) Jake Gyllenhall
d) John Cleese

England film quiz round 4: picture round

And the next round in this British film quiz, is to name that film!

English film quiz

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England film quiz round 5: classic film quotes

Which great English films feature the following quotes?

40. Which classic British film ends with the line: ‘Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea’.

41. Which film director said: “What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out?”
a) Mike Leigh b) David Lean c) Stanley Kubrick d)Alfred Hitchcock

42. Which film features the line: “By the power of Greyskull”

43. Which film features the line: “The weekend has landed, all exists now is clubs, pubs, drugs and parties.”

44. Which film features the line: “Just because I like ballet doesn’t mean I’m a poof, you know.”

45. Which film features the line: “You can praise God by peeling a spud if you peel it to perfection”

46. Which film features the line: “When I’m home everything seems to be right, When I’m home feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeah.”

47. Which film features the line: “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

48. Which film features the line: “Can everyone stop getting shot.”

49. Which film features the line: “I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”

50. Which film features the line: “Aren’t you a bit young to be in love?” 

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All the answers to the BIG English Film Quiz!

Round 1: English film general knowledge multiple choice

1. Which of these is NOT a quote from Withnail and I?
a) As a youth I used to weep in fishmongers

It’s butchers, not fishmongers

2. Which one of these is NOT a character in Monty Python’s Life of Brian?
b) Bill Tanner

3. Judi Dench won an Oscar for her supporting role in Shakespeare in Love. For how many minutes was
she on screen?
d) Eight minutes

4. In which English city was The Full Monty filmed?
d) Sheffield

5. Who played The Queen in the 2006 film about Her Royal Majesty?
b) Helen Mirren

6. How many Bridget Jones films are there?
b) 3

7. The famous adaptation of Price & Prejudice starred who as Elizabeth Bennett?
Keira Knightly

8. Who played Carrie in Four Weddings and a Funeral?
a) Andie MacDowell

9. Which was the first British film to win best picture at the Academy Awards?
c) Hamlet (1948)

10. Which is the highest-grossing British film in The UK?
c) Star Wars: The Force Awakens

English film quiz round 2: James Bond and Rom Coms round

11. How many James Bond films have there been?

b) 26

12. In which film does Hugh Grant pretend to have an imaginary son?

About a Boy

13. What is the name of the second James Bond film

a) From Russia With Love

14. Which rom com kickstarted Kiera Knightley’s career?

Bend it Like Beckham

15. What does the acronym “SPECTRE” stand for?

SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, Extortion.

16. Which famous rom com is partially set in a little village in the Cotswolds?

The Holiday

17. Which Bond film has won the most Academy Awards?

Skyfall (it won five Oscars in 2012)

18. What’s the name of the film that’s set in two parallel universes involving a London Underground train?

Sliding Doors

19. How many actors have played M in the official James Bond film series?

Four (Bernard Lee, Robert Brown, Judi Dench and Ralph Fiennes)

20. Which film centres around a character living in a world where the Beatles never existed?

Yesterday

British film quiz round 3: Name that actor / actress / author

21. Which of the following actors did not appear in the 1982 film Gandhi?
a) Liam Neeson

22. What’s the name of the beloved British animation specialist who directed Early Man in 2018?
c) Nick Park

23. Which British actresses starred as the practically perfect nanny Mary Poppins in 1964 and 2018?
a) Julie Andrews and Emily Blunt

24. The Constant Gardener is the story of Justin Quayle (Ralph Fiennes), a British diplomat in Kenya, as
he tries to solve the murder of his wife Tessa. Which celebrated British author wrote the book on
which the film is based?
c) John Le Carré

25. Under The Skin, starring Scarlett Johannsson, was an adaptation of an eerie, surreal book by Michel
Faber. What part does Johannsson play in the film?
c) An alien

26. Which British actor played Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter movies?
a) David Thewlis

27. Which silent screen star is known for such movies as The Gold Rush and City Lights?
d) Charlie Chaplin

28. Ben Kingsley appeared as Don Logan in which 2001 crime film?
b) Sexy Beast

12. Which Bond actor has played the famous agent the most times?
a) Sean Connery

30. Who played King George VI in The King’s Speech?
a) Colin Firth

England film quiz round 4: picture round

And the next round in this British film quiz, is to name that film!

English film quiz

31. 28 Days Later

32. Brighton Rock

33. Four Weddings and a Funeral

34. Dracula

35. Clockwork Orange

36. Wicker Man

37. Sweeney Todd

38. Pride and Prejudice

39. Kes


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England film quiz round 5: classic film quotes

40. Which classic British film ends with the line: ‘Hang on a minute lads, I’ve got a great idea’.
The Italian Job

41. Which film director said: “What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out?”
d) Alfred Hitchcock

42. Which film features the line: “By the power of Greyskull”

Hot Fuzz

43. Which film features the line: “The weekend has landed, all exists now is clubs, pubs, drugs and parties.”

Human Traffic, Jip

44. Which film features the line: “Just because I like ballet doesn’t mean I’m a poof, you know.”

Billy Elliott

45. Which film features the line: “You can praise God by peeling a spud if you peel it to perfection”

Chariots of Fire

46. Which film features the line: “When I’m home everything seems to be right, When I’m home feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeah.”

Hard Day’s Night

47. Which film features the line: “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

Wuthering Heights

48. Which film features the line: “Can everyone stop getting shot.”

Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

49. Which film features the line: “I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”

Notting Hill

50. Which film features the line: “Aren’t you a bit young to be in love?” 

Love Actually

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