Movie trivia contest — Aug. 16

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, Dale Grambier of Suwanee.

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

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

A: “Gimme Shelter” by the Rolling Stones

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

A: 12

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

A: “Invictus”

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

A: Jacob Grimm (“The Brothers Grimm”) and Giacomo Casanova (“Casanova”) (Note: technically his character Robbie in “I’m Not There” was Bob Dylan but is never clearly identified as Dylan)

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

A: The movies included in the questions and/or the answers all starred Matt Damon.

Now, for this week’s questions:

1. What 2003 film was based on the nonfictional multiple murders of drug dealers at one location in Los Angeles in the early ’80s?

2. What actor decided to change his name because there was already another actor named Michael Douglas?

3. Name the person that has been nominated for Oscars in the most categories.

4. At various points before it was produced, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Ewan McGregor were all offered the leading role in what 2000 film?

5. What is the common thread connecting the first four questions and/or correct answers in this week’s trivia contest?

The first person to respond with all the correct answers receives a prize package. 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.