How Well Do You Know The Films That Changed Filmmaking?

The films that changed filmmaking in history are as iconic as they are beloved. Do you think you know the films that changed the industry better than anyone else? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What 1960 flick inspired the modern slasher movie genre?
Psycho
Cape Fear
The Birds
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How long was the 1903 film "The Great Train Robbery?"
90 minutes
58 minutes
11 minutes
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True or false: "The Jazz Singer" was the first film to have sound.
True
False
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Which of these films won the Oscar for best picture in 1940?
Gone With the Wind
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
The Wizard of Oz
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True or false: More people have seen "The Wizard of Oz" than any other film.
True
False
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What 1941 film routinely ranks among the best movies of all time?
Gaslight
Casablanca
Citizen Kane
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What year was "2001: A Space Odyssey" released?
1980
1968
1978
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True or false: "Jaws" managed to break box-office records despite being shown in only a handful of theaters.
True
False
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How many Academy award nominations did "Star Wars" earn in 1977?
6
10
4
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What year was "Jurassic Park" released?
1988
1993
1998
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What was the first full-length feature film made entirely using computer animation?
Toy Story
James and the Giant Peach
The Nightmare Before Christmas
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"After all, tomorrow is another day!" was the last line in which Oscar-winning Best Picture?
Gone With the Wind
Casablanca
The Green Mile
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally film fun! While you might not know every film that changed the filmmaking industry you know enough to get by. Our advice? Study up by binging on some classics. Pop the corn, get the candy, and settle in for a long night of "education!"

C+, Film Fun

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are film fantastic! What's the difference between you and the average American? You know your cinema history! The films that changed filmmaking have played a big role in your life and in the history of cinema. We commend you for a job well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are the cinema master! When it comes to the most iconic films in history, you know your stuff! From Casablanca to Citizen Kane you're well versed on the classics. Keeping these films alive is important to the history of cinema, something you're well aware of! Well done!

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1
What 1960 flick inspired the modern slasher movie genre?
Psycho
Cape Fear
The Birds
2
How long was the 1903 film "The Great Train Robbery?"
90 minutes
58 minutes
11 minutes
3
True or false: "The Jazz Singer" was the first film to have sound.
True
False
4
Which of these films won the Oscar for best picture in 1940?
Gone With the Wind
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
The Wizard of Oz
5
True or false: More people have seen "The Wizard of Oz" than any other film.
True
False
6
What 1941 film routinely ranks among the best movies of all time?
Gaslight
Casablanca
Citizen Kane
7
What year was "2001: A Space Odyssey" released?
1980
1968
1978
8
True or false: "Jaws" managed to break box-office records despite being shown in only a handful of theaters.
True
False
9
How many Academy award nominations did "Star Wars" earn in 1977?
6
10
4
10
What year was "Jurassic Park" released?
1988
1993
1998
11
What was the first full-length feature film made entirely using computer animation?
Toy Story
James and the Giant Peach
The Nightmare Before Christmas
12
"After all, tomorrow is another day!" was the last line in which Oscar-winning Best Picture?
Gone With the Wind
Casablanca
The Green Mile