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Movie Trivia

Updated on August 19, 2014

Movie Trivia & Quizzes

Movie Trivia Questions, movie quizzes, fun facts and other information that is of interest to the movie trivia lover. Are you a movie buff or just a wannabe?

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Interesting Movie Trivia Facts - Facts you may not have known!Movie Trivia Game - Are you really a movie buff or just a wannabe?Movie Star Trivia - Can you name these movie stars?Movie Title Jumbles - Can you unscramble these current box office hits?Movie Trivia - Given a still frame, can you name the movie?Classic Movie Trivia Game - Do you know your classics? Find out here.Printable Movie Trivia Quiz - Movie questions and answers.Printable Movie Trivia Quiz II - Movie questions and answers.Movie Trivia Questions & Quizzes - Links to printable Movie trivia quizzesMovie Trivia Video Free trivia game on video.More Movie Trivia Facts - More facts you may not have known!Trivia Links - My favorite trivia links.Guest Book - Take a minute and say hello!

Interesting Movie Trivia Facts

For the movie the Wizard of Oz, Judy Garland was paid $35 a week while Toto received $125 a week!

The producers of the movie Gone With The Wind were fined 5,000 dollars for allowing the word "damn" to be heard within the movie's dialog.

Brooke Shields spent a lot of time during the filming of Blue Lagoon standing/walking in a trench beside Chris Atkins so that she wouldn't be taller than him in the scenes that they had together.

The Blues Brothers once held the record for crashing the most police cars in a movie at approximately 30. The record was eventually broken by Blues Brothers 2000.

During filming of the chariot race scene in the movie Ben-Hur, one of the cameras was completely ruined when a chariot ran over it. The footage right up to the camera's obliteration was used in the final film.

Near the beginning of the movie Back To The Future there's a scene where they show all of the clocks at Doc's house. If you look closely there is one clock with a little man hanging from the minute hand.

In Carrie, the slow motion scene at the end of the movie was filmed in reverse to simulate ghostlike movement effects. If watched vigilantly, cars can be seen driving backwards in the upper left hand corner of the screen.

Bogart never said "Play it again Sam" in the movie Casablanca. What Bogart did say was "Play it Sam".

Orson Welles was only 21 years old when here starred in & directed in the movie Citizen Kane.

When the Mother-Ship passes over the Devil's Tower near the end of Spielberg's movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, R2-D2 can be seen hanging from the bottom of the ship.

In the movie E.T. there is a scene where the young boy lures the extraterrestrial with some Reese's pieces. Originally Spielberg was going to use M+M's, but he could not get the rights. Reese's pieces were the replacement.

The Godfather was the first movie in over twenty years in which Marlon Brando was required to audition.

"Halloween" was originally going to be titled "The Babysitter Murders".

The Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie were named after the cop and the taxi driver from the movie "It's a Wonderful Life".

The mechanical shark used in the movie Jaws was nicknamed Bruce, named after Spielberg's lawyer.

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Printable Movie Trivia Quiz

Movie Trivia Questions and Answers - Use link below to print.

QUESTIONS

1> In what picture did Mickey Mouse make his film debut?

2> What is the name of the character played by Drew Barrymore in "E.T."?

3> Which of the witches was killed when Dorothy's house landed in Oz?

4> What was the heroine's name in "Gone With the Wind"?

5> Which American actor set the record for the most kisses in a single film?

6> Which American actress starred in the lead role of the 1988 motion picture, "Working Girl"?

7> In what movie was Jim Carrey's character named Lloyd Christmas?

8> In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, what musician played Eddie?

9> What rock superstar joins Mel Gibson in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome?

10> What kind of animal does Jasmine have for a pet, in the Disney movie "Aladdin"?

ANSWERS

1.Steamboat Willie 2.Gertie 3.Witch of the East 4.Scarlett O'Hara 5.Lionel Barrymore 6.Melanie Griffith 7.Dumb and Dumber 8.Meatloaf 9.Tina Turner 10. Tiger

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Printable Movie Trivia Quiz II

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QUESTIONS

1> Who played Desi Arnaz in the movie "Lucy" which was based on Lucille Ball's life?

2> Who was Hayden Panettiere's character in the movie "Raising Helen"?

3> In the movie "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", what is the name of Hermione's cat?

4> In Lord of the Rings, how many members are in the fellowship?

5> In the movie "Ella Enchanted", what does Ella's dad sell?

6> Who directed the movie "Princess Bride"?

7> In "The Princess Diaries", who's brother does Mia end up with in the end?

8> In "Charlie's Angels" movie, what are the names of Charlie's three girls?

9> In "The Incredibles" movie, what are Violet's powers?

10> In the movie "The Mask", what actor/actress makes his/her first appearance in a major film?

ANSWERS

1.Danny Pino 2.Audrey Davis 3.Crookshanks 4.Nine 5.Watches 6.Rob Reiner 7.Lily 8.Natalie, Alex, Dylan 9.Invisibility and force fields 10.Cameron Diaz

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More Movie Trivia Facts

When the Mother-Ship passes over the Devil's Tower near the end of Spielberg's movie, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, R2-D2 can be seen hanging from the bottom of the ship.

In the movie E.T. there is a scene where the young boy lures the extraterrestrial with some Reese's pieces. Originally Spielberg was going to use M+M's, but he could not get the rights. Reese's pieces were the replacement.

The Godfather was the first movie in over twenty years in which Marlon Brando was required to audition.

"Halloween" was originally going to be titled "The Babysitter Murders".

The Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie were named after the cop and the taxi driver from the movie “It's a Wonderful Life”.

The mechanical shark used in the movie Jaws was nicknamed Bruce, named after Spielberg's lawyer.

When the T-Rex devours the traffic light in San Diego within the movie “The Lost Word: Jurassic Park“, there is a sign close by that reads "No Dinosaurs".

After reading the script for Men in Black, Will Smith did not want any part of the movie. It was wife Jada that persuaded him to take the part.

Midnight Cowboy was the first non-pornographic movie to receive a X rating.

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      OUTFOXprevention1 3 years ago

      Fun lens!

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      aaxiaa lm 3 years ago

      Love this one

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I like movie trivia, cool lens

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      OUTFOXprevention1 3 years ago

      Thanks!

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      Baddew Fibes 3 years ago

      Lots of ideas for the local pub quiz - thanks!

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      chrisilouwho 3 years ago

      fun! thanks!

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      SavioC 4 years ago

      I had total fun going through this lens. Most of the trivia I heard for the first time and yes I took part in the quizzes but never made it to the top and I thought I was a movie buff :( . All said and done I enjoyed this lens more than anything . Cheers .

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      Cynthia Haltom 4 years ago from Diamondhead

      Great info I love trivia

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      RaksTheBlogger 4 years ago

      Cool lens

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      racingdatabase 4 years ago

      Great lens - I loved the movie trivia facts! :-)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

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      xtianfriborg13 4 years ago

      Cool! I'm surprised Comedy ranked #1 on the poll. I love Drama, Romance and Musicals :)

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      Rankography 5 years ago

      Really cool lens. I loved the movie trivia info at the beginning of the lens! Blessed.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I actually have a question. What is the name of the movie where the main character went into the hospital for a routine surgery, but his friends told him about hospital-acquired infections (nosocomial) and he wouldn't wake up after the surgery because he'd been so afraid of these infections. In his comatose state he dreamed the hospital was full of scarythings and he eventaully died as a result of this fear?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      nice lens keep sharing

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      dragonlildragon 5 years ago

      Fun and informative.

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      maryLuu 5 years ago

      Nice lens!

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Such a fun lens.

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      Onemargaret LM 5 years ago

      Wonderful lens!

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      VspaBotanicals 5 years ago

      Love it

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      siobhanryan 5 years ago

      Enjoyed-can't believe Judy Garland's wage in comparison to Toto

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Love it!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      fun lens

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      BowWowBear 5 years ago

      Lots of neat stuff. Thanks for making it!

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      Bartukas 5 years ago

      Great lenses thank you all it is very informative :))

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      IncredibleArtWorld 5 years ago

      Fun Lens! :)

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      JohnGcorner 5 years ago

      Great lense, thx for stealing my focus. xD

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      Starwrangler LM 5 years ago

      My girlfriend writes pub quizzes, she would love all the info on this lens.

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      Stephen Bush 5 years ago from Ohio

      SquidAngel blessings for a great trivia lens!

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      biggking lm 5 years ago

      don't see a lense like this all the time!

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      RachelWriting 5 years ago

      Fab

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      RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

      Very nice trivia information. Thanks!

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      Spiderlily321 5 years ago

      Nice lens. Thank you for sharing!

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      Leah J. Hileman 5 years ago from East Berlin, PA, USA

      I knew more than I thought I did! Yay for me :) Good lens!

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      MargaretJeffreys 5 years ago

      As a huge movie geek I really enjoyed this lens

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      PennyHowe 5 years ago

      Another great lens. Great work and interesting information. Thanks.

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      hexadtraining 5 years ago

      Nice lens!!!

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      RetroMom 5 years ago

      I had fun reading this lens.

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      thesuccess2 5 years ago

      Fascinated by Movie Trivia oh and a little Stardust for this Lens

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I enjoyed your lens. Not only was Midnight Cowboy the first non-pornographic move to receive an "X" rating, it was also the only X-rated film to win the Oscar for Best Picture.

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      Ben Reed 5 years ago from Redcar

      I thoroughly enjoyed my visit - off now to look again at the film "The Lost World - Jurassic Park" - and that "No Dinosaurs" sign...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Another really well done lens and I love the way that your site is set up. I still can't believe that Toto got paid more and some of the other things like the cars going backwards in Carrie, I will have to have a look at.

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      manchester lm 5 years ago

      Fab lens :) I'm sure some of this stuff will come up in pub quizzes!

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Great lens, I've always enjoyed a good round of trivia because even if I get it wrong I'm still learning something new.

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      Hypersapien2 5 years ago from U.S.

      I'm a movie and trivia fan, so lenses like this make my day!

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      southridgefarmsinc 5 years ago

      Thanks for coming by our lens and giving us a like!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      nice lens

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      nice lens

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      jadehorseshoe 5 years ago

      Fun Lens! Thanks!

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      nyclittleitaly 5 years ago

      enjoyable lens

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      EileenSmith LM 5 years ago

      Alas, I haven't seen enough movies to know the answers to even most of the trivia! Still, an interesting lens, and I'm sure trivia fans will be simply drooling.

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      Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Fun movie trivia, I added this to my Movie Riddles lens which has the clues to a number of movies written in rhyme. Nicely done, blessed.

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      dvdmoviereviews 5 years ago

      really enjoyed your lens. Thanks

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      love4randomness1 5 years ago

      Great lens! :) Very entertaining. Squid-liked. Hugs

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      enjoyed my visit on your lens tonight, great tribute to movies in general! squidliked it!

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      Johanna Eisler 5 years ago

      My mom's favorite movie trivia joke:

      Q: In the movie "North to Alaska," what two French things did John Wayne lose?

      A: His toupee and his chapeau!

      (In the big mud fight scene, watch carefully. John Wayne *briefly* loses his hat and his hairpiece! *grin*)

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      Cheslov_Rex 5 years ago

      I'm a Western movie fan, and noticed something tonight while watching the 1959 film Rio Bravo w/ John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson and Walter Pigeon. I noticed John Wayne carrying what I believe to be a Winchester 73, with an extended lever loop. Chuck Connors in the Rifleman series also carried a Winchester 73 with an extended lever loop. Does anyone know perchance if it was the same rifle used in both shows?

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      Rhonda Albom 5 years ago from New Zealand

      I love movies. Didn't do as well on some of your trivia as I would have thought. Great lens. Blessed. :)

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      squidshe 5 years ago

      Great lens!

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      PhillipConte 5 years ago

      I enjoyed reading your lens. There are a lot of interesting facts to learn about the movies. More than I thought I knew.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Hey great lens! I enjoyed it. One big squid thumbs up vote left for this lens!

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      squidshe 5 years ago

      Very nice lens! I love trivia

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      JoyfulReviewer 6 years ago

      Thanks for all the great trivia resources!

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      Sunflower Susan 6 years ago

      One of my favorite things to do is watch for the mistakes in movies. I enjoy them the first time as it is meant to be seen, then I have fun with them and watch for the stuff that went wrong. It's also a great way to help kids understand how unreal movies are.

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      flappytab 6 years ago

      Love this lens :-)

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      sastronegoro 6 years ago

      Your lens is amazing... the trivias are awesome

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      adamfrench 6 years ago

      Thumbs up, great lens

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      alltoglory 6 years ago

      This is such a fun lens! I love taking quizzes!

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      satewas 6 years ago

      Interesting lens liked it a lot

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      chidchan 6 years ago

      Great lens in my mind.

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      punkgrinder 6 years ago

      Great facts and i must look out for R2D2 in Close Encounters, excellent Lens.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I have a line from an old science fiction movie in my head & I can't remember what the movie was! Does anyone remember? In the movie the movie, they called Hoboken, New Jersey "the artificial insemination capital of the world." What was the movie???

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      bames24 lm 6 years ago

      great lens... very enjoyable :)

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      jeremyh1 6 years ago

      This is the good interactive way to start a discussion.

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      little_diddle 6 years ago

      I love love love movie trivia! Great lens!! Do you know which actress from Grease had to be sewn into her pants?

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      ellagis 6 years ago

      funny lens!

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 6 years ago from Ljubljana

      Great resource of trivia.Thanks!

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      ben186422 6 years ago

      Interesting lens.

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      dellgirl 6 years ago

      Great lens you have here, it is very interesting! I like it a lot. 5 stars and thumbs up, Iâm joining your fan club.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great lens

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      OrganicMom247 6 years ago

      Another great trivia lens, nice job.

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      pheonix76 6 years ago from WNY

      Nice lens!

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      garyrh1 6 years ago

      Comedy is by far my favorite. But when I'm in the right mood, westerns and dramas are excellent.

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      mccartjm82 6 years ago

      Fun lens!! I knew about half.

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      Pete Schultz 6 years ago

      I know a lot less than I thought, but I had fun visiting this lens...I will check more of your quizzes.

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      rewards4life info 6 years ago

      Brilliant lens, some of them are trickier than I thought. I love films so this was a real pleasure to find. A lot of fun for those who think they know a lot about films.

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      dryder 6 years ago

      Cool lens, a lot of stuff I didn't know!

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      jackieb99 6 years ago

      I really enjoyed your site, thank you.

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      awakeningwellness 6 years ago

      I learned some very interesting facts here and had fun doing it!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      You have some fun trivia lenses, I really like them.

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      chrisqw 6 years ago

      Lots to chew on here. I didn't realise I knew so little!

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      Fox Music 6 years ago

      very interesting

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      glenanail 6 years ago

      great stuff really i enjoyed it a lot

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      brendonb lm 6 years ago

      @scar4: Great Lens..

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      brendonb lm 6 years ago

      Exceptional lens about movie trivia....http://www.squidoo.com/the-10-most-underrated-horr... might like mine too!

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      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      Interesting!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Was Rocky Horror Picture Show created with audience partisapation planed?

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      scar4 6 years ago

      Recently, I seldom have spare time to watch films, I love both the action and comedy film.

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      Joy Neasley 6 years ago from Nashville, TN

      Great lens. I really enjoyed it.