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Movie trivia contest -- Aug. 10

So, you think you're good at movie trivia? Every week, we give readers the opportunity to flex their movie muscles by answering five trivia questions from our movie critic, Michael Clark.

Congratulations to last week's winner, Mary Pat Ruprecht of Suwanee.

Here are last week's questions again and the answers:

• Name the last movie to win the Best Picture Oscar that had the name of a non-fictional location in the title.

A: "Chicago"

• Name two bands that had two or more of their songs covered in "Rock of Ages?"

A: Def Leppard, Journey, Foreigner and Twisted Sister

• Name two movies starring Robert De Niro that were about or featured professional baseball.

A: "Bang the Drum Slowly" and "The Fan"

• What non-fictional convicted felon was the subject of three made-for-TV movies that were all released within a 12-month period in the early '90s?

A: Amy Fisher

• What rating did the current "PG" replace?

A: GP

Now, for this week's questions:

  1. Which studio won the first ever Academy Award for Best Animated Picture?

  2. What is the common bond shared by these movies: "From Hell," "Sin City," "Road to Perdition," "Kick-Ass," "V for Vendetta," "300," "Red" and "A History of Violence"?

  3. What is the longest movie to ever win the Best Picture Oscar?

  4. Name an actress who played Tom Hanks' character's mother in one film and his love interest in another.

  5. Who was the last person to win an acting Oscar for playing a non-fictional monarch?

The first person to respond with all the correct answers receives a prize package and gets their name published in the next Weekend section. Please email your answers, along with your name to clarkwriter@mindspring.com.

Include "Gwinnett Daily Post Trivia Contest" in the subject line. In the event no one answers all of the questions correctly, the person with the most correct answers submitted by 6 p.m. the Monday after the contest is posted will be the winner. Only one winner per household is eligible each 30-day period.