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Oscars Film Questions

  1. Which two actors were presenting the Best Picture winner in 2017 when 'La La Land' instead of 'Moonlight' was announced incorrectly as the winner?
  2. Which American actor, comedian and voice artist hosted the 2016 Oscars?
  3. Which British film legend was presenting the award for Best Picture at the 1974 Ceremony when a male streaker ran onto the stage?
  4. Who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for her performance in Vicky Cristina Barcelona?

  5. Which composer won Best Original Dramatic Score for Jaws and Best Original Score for Schindler’s List?
  6. Which film received 12 nominations at the February 2016 Academy Awards Ceremony?
  7. Who won a Best Actor Oscar for playing Claus von Bulow in 1990's Reversal of Fortune?
  8. Which was the first British film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
  9. Who was the first black actor to win an Oscar?
  10. Who was the first person to win an Oscar for playing an Oscar winner?
  11. Who won the Best Actor Award in 1944 for his performance in Going My Way?
  12. Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman to win a Best Director Award in 2009 for which film?
  13. Meryl Streep won her first Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in which film?
  14. John Wayne won a Best Actor Oscar for his role in which film?
  15. Betty Davis won two Academy Awards for Best Actress; can you name both the films she won them in?
  16. Which European actress won the Best Actress Oscar in 1961 for her role in Two Women?
  17. Which 2008 film won director Danny Boyle an Oscar?
  18. Who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1987 for her role in Moonstruck?
  19. Who caused Oscar outrage by sending a Californian Apache called Sacheen Littlefeather to decline the Best Actor he’d just won?
  20. Ellen Burstyn was nominated for a Best Actress Award for which 1973 film, a year before she actually won it for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore?
  21. In 1969, which two actresses made Oscar history with a tie for the Best Actress award?
  22. In which film did Tom Hank's win his first Academy Award for Best Actor?
  23. Who wore a dress to the 1988 Oscars, designed by Bob Mackie, that was little more than a bra-top and sequins held together by see through fabric?
  24. Who said, ‘I guess this proves you like me, right now you really like me’ during her 1985 winner's acceptance speech?
  25. Who won the supporting actress award for Dreamgirls in 2007?
  26. Which actor has only acted in five feature films in his career, but all were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar?
  27. Who has won most acting Oscars: Peter O'Toole, Kirk Douglas, Peter Sellers or Edward G. Robinson?
  28. Michael Keaton was nominated for Best Actor, with Edward Norton and Emma Stone nominated in Best Supporting Acting categories, for which film?
  29. Frances McDormand won her second Academy Award for Best Actress in 2018, but for which film did she win her first Best Actress Oscar?
  30. Which recently nominated film is a coming-of-age story of a high-school senior called Ronan, and her turbulent relationship with her mother?


  1. Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty
  2. Chris Rock
  3. David Niven
  4. Penelope Cruz
  5. John Williams
  6. The Revenant
  7. Jeremy Irons
  8. Hamlet
  9. Sidney Poitier (1963 in Lilies of the Field)
  10. Cate Blanchett (played Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004))
  11. Bing Crosby
  12. The Hurt Locker
  13. Kramer vs Kramer
  14. True Grit
  15. Dangerous (1935) and Jezebel (1938)
  16. Sophia Loren
  17. Slumdog Millionaire
  18. Olympia Dukakis
  19. Marlon Brando
  20. The Exorcist
  21. Katharine Hepburn (The Lion In Winter) and Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl)
  22. Philadelphia
  23. Cher
  24. Sally Field
  25. Jennifer Hudson
  26. John Cazale
  27. None of them - they've all not won an Oscar!
  28. Birdman
  29. Fargo
  30. Lady Bird