Movie trivia contest — Aug. 9


In "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," Steve Carell's character screamed the name of Kelly Clarkson while having his chest waxed. (Special Photo)

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, Stephan Roberts of Lawrenceville.

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

In “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” the Steve Carell character screamed the name of what singer while having his chest waxed?

A: Kelly Clarkson

What is the common bond shared by Anthony Hopkins, John Cusack, Rich Little, Bob Gunton, Beau Bridges and Philip Baker Hall?

A: All played Richard M. Nixon

In “Caddyshack,” what song is heard when the Rodney Dangerfield character turns on the stereo located in his golf bag?

A: “Any Way You Want It” by Journey

Name four movies where Robert Redford’s character rides a horse.

A: “Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid,” “The Electric Horseman,” “The Horse Whisperer,” “Jeramiah Johnson,” “Tell Them Willie Boy is Here,” “An Unfinished Life”

Name the last movie to win the Best Picture Oscar that was set and filmed in Georgia.

A: “Forrest Gump” ( the last film totally set and filmed in Georgia was “Driving Miss Daisy”)

Now, for this week’s questions:

  1. What is the first song heard in “The Departed”?

  2. How many siblings did the title character claim to have in “Good Will Hunting”?

  3. What Clint Eastwood-directed movie was set either fully or partially in South Africa?

  4. What nonfictional writer did Heath Ledger play in a movie?

  5. What is the common bond of the first four questions in this week’s trvia contest?

The first person to respond with all the correct answers receives a prize package of movie-related goodies, which could include promotional T-shirts, hats, posters, DVDs, video games and more. The winner also 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.