Test Your Movie and Music Trivia Knowledge

Movie Madness Quiz
WCRB Movie Madness Quiz

WCRB Movie Madness Quiz

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Just in time for the Academy Awards on March 2nd, we have searched through movie history and created this film and music trivia quiz. Play below, then listen to 99.5 WCRB to hear the pieces mentioned, as well as clues and answers throughout the week. Keep listening and try to improve your score.

1. moulin rouge
What piece of music is heard in the 2001 Baz Luhrmann Oscar-winner Moulin Rouge?

2. kings speech
Which Beethoven Symphony accompanies Colin Firth, as King George, as he gives his speech in The King’s Speech?

3. truman showWhat piece appears in The Truman Show?

What piece is used as the theme for the 1986 film Platoon?

5. A scene from from what opera appears in the 1978 film, Foul Play, starring Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase?

The opening sequence of Woody Allen’s Manhattan is underscored by what piece of music?

The theme from Raging Bull, starring Robert DeNiro, was originally what piece of music?

What piece is played while a bicycle races a truck in Peter Yates’ Breaking Away?

Which of Mozart’s compositions is playing in the 1984 film Amadeus when Antonio Salieri first encounters Mozart?
What piano concerto appears in the 1967 Swedish film Elvira Madigan?
Which of these pieces appears in Kramer vs. Kramer?

The second movement of which piece is used as one of the central musical themes of Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon?

In what 1980 movie is Ravel’s Bolero used for a steamy love scene?

"Winter" from which composer’s The Four Seasons was used in the 1981 film The Four Seasons?
Which piece plays during the opening sequence of 2001 – A Space Odyssey?

16. In the 1973 film Soylent Green, what music plays when Charlton Heston and Edward G. Robinson declare their love for each other as horses and sheep are being shown on a large screen behind them?

In the opening credits of (and then throughout) what movie does “The Aquarium” from Saint Saens’ The Carnival of the Animals play?

What piece is being performed in the opera scene from Pretty Woman?

What opera is used in Moonstruck?

Which composer wrote the soundtrack to Our Town?

What is played during the helicopter scene in Apocalypse Now?

What famous aria is performed in the 1981 film Diva?

Pachelbel’s Canon is sung in the opening scene of what movie?

In Mr. Holland’s Opus, the title character demonstrates that Bach’s music is jazzy using which piece?
What family movie uses the theme from Saint Saens’ Organ Symphony as its main theme?

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