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Famous Films of the 1960s Quiz

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What famous Sixties movie featured the massive subtitle, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb"?
Burning Down the House
The Shining
El Dorado
Dr. Strangelove

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The 1963 film To Kill a Mockingbird saw Gregory Peck give a career-defining role as what literary lawyer?
Harper Derry
Atticus Finch
Perry Mason
Howard Kail

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What iconic musical from the Sixties saw Julie Andrews play a nanny and tutor who taught young children to sing amid the backdrop of the Nazi takeover of Austria?
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Carousel
The Sound of Music
Singin' in the Rain
Top Hat

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What is the name of the Sixties Hitchcock thriller where characters had to survive an avian onslaught?
The Birds
Birdemic
Eagle
Beaks

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What Sixties political thriller told the famous tale of a veteran who was brainwashed to become a political assassin upon his return home to the United States?
The X Files
The Manchurian Candidate
The Boys from Brazil
The Deer Hunter

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What 1960s prison flick starred Paul Newman as its titular rebellious outlaw who got into all sorts of trouble by refusing to adapt to prison life?
Cool Hand Luke
Scarface
Angel Eyes
Barry Lyndon

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What is the name of the famous Sergio Leone western movie about three criminals who race against one another to find a lost treasure?
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
The City of Gold
Hang 'Em High
Masters of the Plains

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What 1960 Stanley Kubrick historical drama told the story of a legendary Roman freedom fighter?
Caesar
Draco
Leonidas
Spartacus

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The Sixties musical West Side Story told the tale of the famous rivalry between what two gangs?
The Buzzsaws and the Scalpers
The Flames and the Scrappers
The Hawks and the Falcons
The Sharks and the Jets

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What 60s drama film saw Dustin Hoffman play a young adult experiencing listlessness as he decides what to do with his life?
The Graduate
Go West Young Man
Edge of Seventeen
Mr. Moonlight

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What comedy film known for its massive ensemble cast told of many different characters as they raced about in search of a stashed fortune?
Movers and Shakers
Stop the Bus! I Want Off!
Move Over, Regina
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

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Complete the title of this famous Sixties western. Butch Cassidy and . . .?
Billy the Kid
The Sundance Kid
Kid Twist
The Minnesota Kid

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Dr. No was a Sixties movie that kickstarted what film series?
The Star Wars series
The James Bond series
The Matrix series
The Indiana Jones series

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The James Bond film franchise rocketed in popularity with the release of what 1964 thriller about thwarting a raid on Fort Knox?
Diamonds Are Forever
Never Say Die
Goldfinger
Live and Let Die

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What major horror flick from the Sixties told the story of a young mother who gave birth to a demonic child?
The Taking of Deborah Logan
Saw
Child's Play
Rosemary's Baby

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John Wayne and Robert Mitchum starred in what major western flick from 1966 about a pair of gunslingers that try to stop the theft of valuable water in the desert?
El Dorado
Hang 'Em High
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
The Gunfighter

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In The Great Escape, the main character called "The Cooler King" was played by what famous American actor?
Paul Newman
Cary Grant
Robert Redford
Steve McQueen

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Complete the title of this famous Kubrick-directed science fiction film from the Sixties. (Blank): A Space Odyssey.
Marigold
2001
Star Trek
Stargate

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What tangled crime drama directed by Akira Kurosawa told a story where the son of a rich man's driver was kidnapped and ransomed after being mistaken for the rich man's son?
Call Them Down
Ikura
King of Beasts
High and Low

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What Sixties horror classic directed by George Romero introduced much of the world to the concept of a zombie?
Dawn of the Dead
Night of the Living Dead
Day of the Dead
Twilight of the Dead

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What Julie Andres musical produced by Disney told the tale of a magical nanny who tries to fix the Banks family with "a spoonful of sugar"?
Bednobs and Broomsticks
Mary Poppins
Double Bubble
Singin' in the Rain

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What 1969 western starring Ernest Borgnine and William Holden told of an outlaw group planning one final heist as the Wild West disappears around them?
The Wild Bunch
You and Me
Dances with Wolves
The Warriors

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The 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia told a fictional account of the life and deeds of what famous soldiers?
Lawrence Alexander
T. E. Lawrence
Alexander Lawrence Fine
George Lawrein Fiers

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The primary setting of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho was what famous fictional motel?
Bates Motel
The Lucky Leaf
Arrow Ridge Hotel
Hackmann and Pine

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What Best Picture Oscar winner was infamous for its X-rating?
After Hours
Midnight Cowboy
Blurred Lines
Closer

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What absurdist comedy by director Jacque Tati saw his character Monsieur Hulot wander lost around a modern city as unlikely but silly events befell him?
The Importance of Being Earnest
Lessons Learned
Playtime
Wonderland

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What is the name of Sergio Leone's western epic which showed Charles Bronson play a lone gunslinger simply called Harmonica?
The Cavalry's Comin'
The Sting
Once Upon a Time in the West
For a Fistful of Dollars

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What science fiction classic starred Charlton Heston as he crashed onto a mysterious world?
Planet of the Apes
Forbidden Planet
The Fantastic Voyage
Lost in Space

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Breakfast at Tiffany's was a comedic drama film that starred what famous actress as its romantic lead?
Brigitte Bardot
Elizabeth Taylor
Gina Davis
Audrey Hepburn

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What "ultraviolent" crime thriller told of the forced rehabilitation of criminal Alex by the Ludovico Technique?
A Clockwork Orange
Suspiria
Apocalypse Now
Live and Let Die

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