Movie Trivia of the Seventies

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  • What major law was violated in the movie Smokey and the Bandit?
    Smuggling Coors beer east of the Mississippi.

  • What was Rizzo's real name in Grease?

  • Which relative of John Travolta's made a cameo appearance in Saturday Night Fever? What role did the relative play?
    John Travolta's mother made the cameo appearance in the very beginning of the movie. She played the female customer to whom John Travolta gives a discount on paint in the paint store.

  • In Blazing Saddles, what is the last name of everybody in the town of Rock Ridge?

  • In Holloween, Michael Meyers wore a Halloween mask of what famous character?
    He wore a Captain Kirk(Star Trek)mask that was painted white

  • Name the two movies that Michael Crichton made (before Jurrasic Park )about a theme park out of control.
    "West World" and "Future World"

  • Who was the star of the post appocolyptic sci-fi film A boy and his Dog?
    Don Johnson

  • In Soylent Green, what was the last resort used for riot control?
    The "scoups" (earth moving vehicles)

  • What was the name of the monster that attacked Luke in the trash compactor in Star Wars?
    A dianoga.

  • In Texas Chainsaw Massacre, there was a guy in a wheelchair. What was his name?

  • What other relative of Travolta's made a cameo in Saturday Night Fever
    His sister. She is the lady selling Tony pizza in the very beginning, when he's walking down the street.

  • In Halloween, what is Michael Myers' middle name?
    Michael Audrey Myers

  • In Animal House, what was Bluto's grade point average?

  • Who was the set dresser for Brian DePalma's Phantom of the Paradise?
    Sissy Spacek

  • In Jaws, who is the Amity point-light station master who speaks to Quint on the Orca's radio?
    Stephen Speilburg!

  • In Grease, what is a 'hickie from Kineckie' like?
    It's like a Hallmark Greeting card.

  • In Grease, what does Vi say that Frenchie's hair looks like?
    An easter egg.

  • In the film "Young Frankenstein", what was the real-life name of the young medical student who persisted on pronouncing 'Frankensteen' as 'Frankenstein' ?
    Jeff Bezos, founder and present CEO of

  • What charactor did Harrison Ford play in Star Wars?
    Hans Solo

  • What was the names of Rocky's turtles in the first Rocky movie?
    The turtles were named Cuff and Link.

  • In the 1972 cult classic, Harold and Maude, what is the name of the second computer date and what did she do?
    Edith Fern - she was a file clerk for Henderson Feed & Grain.

  • Who was originally supposed to play Indiana Jones in "Raiders Of The Lost Ark"?
    Tom Selleck

  • Who was originally supposed to play Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars"?
    Grant Goodeve, who couldn't because he was too busy with "Eight is Enough".

  • Which fighter was initially supposed to fight Apallo Creed in Rocky?
    Mack Lee Green

  • In Martin Scorsese's film Taxi Driver, DeNiro's character takes his love interest to what kind of movie?
    A porno flick

  • In Superman, what did Jimmy Olsen drop into the Hoover Dam?
    His camera.

  • In Superman, where does Miss Teschmacher's mother live?

  • In Harold & Maude, roughly how many "suicides" had Harold staged?

  • Who played the witch in the film "Monty Python & The Holy Grail"?
    Connie Booth

  • What famous quote did William Shatner say in 'The Twilight Zone'?
    "There is something out there..."

  • Was the Rocky Horror Picture Show a success when it was released?
    No. It only became the ultimate cult film when someone suggested to a local theater that they only show it at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Soon after, people would line up in full drag, armed with toilet paper and toast and ready to throw out lines.

  • What was the famous line said by Peter in Dawn Of The Dead?
    When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth.

  • In Grease, who did Sonny call he and Frenchie at the dance?
    Fred and Ginger

  • In Magic, what name did Fats give Ben Greene?
    Gang Greene.

  • In the movie "The Out-Of-Towners", what animal did hungry Jack Lemmon chase? What kind of snack did he chase the animal for?
    Jack Lemmon chased a dog for a box of Cracker Jacks.

  • In Dawn Of The Dead, what was the nickname of the guy who had his girlfriend with him in the mall?

  • What singer/songwriter appeared in the film Two Lane Blacktop?
    James Taylor

  • What was the only movie in which the author, Michael Crichton had a cameo appearance? In which scene?
    Andromeda Strain. It is a non-speaking role during the scene where Dr. Hall is told to break scrub because he has to report to Wildfire.

  • What was the dog's name in Smokey And The Bandit?

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