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Movie trivia contest — Dec. 13

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Cate Blanchett was the last person to receive an Oscar nomination for playing the same character in different films. (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, Dale Krambier of Suwanee.

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

Name the last time two performers received Oscar nominations for playing the same character in the same film.

A: “Iris” (2001) — the title character was played by both Judi Dench and Kate Winslet

Name the last person to receive an Oscar nomination for playing the same character in different films.

A: Cate Blanchett as Elizabeth I in “Elizabeth” (1998) and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007)

What movie has won the most Oscars without receiving one for Best Picture?

A: “Cabaret” with eight in 1972

Name a non-fictional character played by Johnny Depp in a film who is still living.

A: George Jung in “Blow” and Joe Pistone in “Donnie Brasco”

What performer appeared in the most films directed by Alfred Hitchcock?

A: Alfred Hitchcock, who appeared in cameos in 36 of his films

Now, for this week’s questions:

  1. Name two actors who received Oscar nominations for playing the same U.S. president.

  2. Name the last time five or more people were nominated for acting Oscars in the same film.

  3. Name the last person to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy award.

  4. What piece of gymnastic equipment did the Tom Hanks character have in his apartment in “Big?”

  5. Name the two U.S. states where “Thelma & Louise” opened and closed.

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.