Answers to 70s movie quiz

  1. 1971 saw the release of the first of five James Bond movies released and the last for Sean Connery in the role. What was this film? Diamonds Are Forever

  2. What 1975 comedy classic would we find the Knights who say Ni? Monty Python and the Holy Grail

  3. 1977 saw the release of Star Wars, but George Lucas had another great 70s film that didn’t take place “A Long Long Time Ago” and starred Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard and an at the time newcomer Harrison Ford. What was this film? American Graffiti

  4. Jackie Gleeson played Sheriff Buford T. Justice of Portague County in this movie about a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines. What is it? Smokey and the Bandit

  5. What was the title of the 1978 Christopher Reeve film that had the tagline “You will believe a man can fly”? Superman

  6. In the 1975 musical cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show who played “girl next door” Janet who with her boyfriend Brad (Barry Bostwick) meets the dangerous Dr Frank-N-Futer (Tim Curry)? Susan Sarandon

  7. The Godfather from 1972 has some of the most quotable lines in movie history. See if you can finish this line from Don Corleone (Marlon Brando): “Some day, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do a service for me. But until that day, consider this justice a gift on …” “my daughter’s wedding day.”

  8. When the film Grease is discussed everyone always talks about it’s beautiful leads John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, but what comedy icon played gridiron Coach Calhoun? Sid Caesar

  9. In what 1979 film does Robert Duvall claim to love “the smell of napalm in the morning”? Apocalypse Now

  10. Who wins the big fight between Rocky and Apollo Creed in the closing moments of Sly Stallone’s 1976 Rocky? Apollo Creed by split decision

  11. What is the name of the 1978 comedy classic in which John Belushi plays troublemaker John “Bluto” Blutarsky? Animal House

  12. What actress plays the title character in Annie Hall opposite neurotic comedian Woody Allen? Diane Keaton

  13. In Roman Polanski’s 1974 crime classic Chinatown, Jack Nicholson finds out that Evelyn Mulwray is Faye Dunaway character’s what? Her Mother AND her sister

  14. Clint Eastwood appeared in two films in the 70s as hard-nosed cop Harry Callahan. Can you name both of these films? Dirty Harry (1971) and Magnum Force (1973)

  15. Featuring a blazing soundtrack this movie from 1977 had the synopsis of “A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.”  Name the film. Saturday Night Fever

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