90s Movie Trivia Quiz Questions

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From cult classics to massive disaster movies, the 90s provided us with a plethora of amazing movies to choose from. 

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90s Movie Trivia Quiz Questions

90s Horror Movies Questions

1. Misery is a 90s classic horror movie based on the book by which author?

  • Alice Sebold
  • Mary Shelley
  • Stephen King
  • Stephen Spielberg

2. Who plays the female lead in the late 90s movie Sleepy Hollow?

  • Christina Ricci
  • Sigorney Weaver
  • Vanessa Paradis
  • Lisa Marie

3. Which city is Candyman set in?

  • New York
  • Miami
  • Portland
  • Chicago

4. In the Devil’s Advocate, what is the profession of the main character?

  • Doctor
  • Lawyer
  • Advertising Executive
  • Funeral Director

5. What is the big twist at the end of The Sixth Sense?

  • The main character is his dad
  • The main character is dead
  • It was all a dream
  • He made it all up

90s Comedy Movies Questions

1. What is the name of the talking guinea pig in Dr Dolittle?

  • Raymond
  • Ruddy
  • Rodney
  • Rufus

2. What color is the mask in the 1994 classic The Mask starring Jim Carrey?

  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Green

3. Who stars in the classic film Toys?

  • Robin Williams
  • Tom Cruise
  • Jim Carrey
  • Christopher Scott

4. In Pleasantville, David and his sister are accidentally transported into what?

  • A 1940s horror movie
  • A 1950s TV show
  • A 1940s war zone
  • A 1950s army camp

5. Which 90s cult classic movie did RuPaul’s Drag Race star Jinkx Monsoon cite as their inspiration to become a drag queen?

  • Death Becomes Her
  • Gremlins 2
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Casper

Biggest Movies of the 90s Questions

1. What was the highest grossing film of 1996?

  • Jurassic Park
  • Twister
  • Titanic
  • Independence Day

2. What is the name of the island that houses Jurassic Park?

  • Ailsa Craig
  • Isla Craig
  • Isla Nublar
  • Nublar Craig

3. Who directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

  • James Cameron
  • Stephen Speilberg
  • Ridley Scott
  • Martin Scorsese

4. Who wrote the music for the Disney classic The Lion King?

  • Michael Jackson
  • John Williams
  • Ridley Scott
  • Elton John

5. Which famous rock star stays at Forrest Gump’s mum’s guest house?

  • Johnny Cash
  • Elvis
  • John Lennon
  • Roy Orbison

90s Movie Villains Questions

1. What is the name of the clown in Stephen King’s IT?

  • Pennywise
  • Joker
  • Pennywhistle
  • Clerk

2. How many minutes does Hannibal Lecter appear on screen in The Silence of the Lambs?

  • 2 minutes
  • 24 minutes
  • 4 minutes
  • 44 minutes

3. Dr Evil from Austin Powers has an evil plan to attach lasers to which animals to help him take over the world?

  • Dogs
  • Sharks
  • Cats
  • Lions

4. What does The Penguin in Batman Returns plan to steal from the city of Gotham?

  • Money
  • Cars
  • Babies
  • Dogs

5. What model of Terminator is the bad guy in Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

  • T-1001
  • T-101
  • T-1000
  • T-888

90s Christmas Movie Questions

1. Where are Kevin’s family travelling to when they accidentally leave him Home Alone?

  • Paris
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Miami

2. Who stars as Susan’s daughter in Miracle on 34th Street?

  • Amanda Bynes
  • Ashley Olson
  • Mary-Kate Olsen
  • Mara Wilson

3. Why is Die Hard 2 considered a Christmas film? 

  • The main character loves Christmas
  • It was released on Christmas Day
  • It is set on Christmas Eve
  • It’s not, it’s a myth

4. Where are Kevin’s family travelling to in Home Alone 2 when he accidentally ends up in New York City?

  • Miami
  • London
  • Paris
  • New Orleans

5. Which actress voices the character of Sally, Jack’s love interest in The Nightmare Before Christmas?

  • Alicia Silverstone
  • Tori Amos
  • Catherine O’Hara
  • Christy Turlington

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90s Movie Trivia Quiz Answers

90s Horror Movies Answers

1. Misery is a 90s classic horror movie based on the book by which author?

  • Alice Sebold
  • Mary Shelley
  • Stephen King
  • Stephen Speilberg

2. Who plays the female lead in the late 90s movie Sleepy Hollow?

  • Christina Ricci
  • Sigorney Weaver
  • Vanessa Paradis
  • Lisa Marie

3. Which city is Candyman set in?

  • New York
  • Miami
  • Portland
  • Chicago

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4. In the Devil’s Advocate, what is the profession of the main character?

  • Doctor
  • Lawyer
  • Advertising Executive
  • Funeral Director

5. What is the big twist at the end of The Sixth Sense?

  • The main character is his dad
  • The main character is dead
  • It was all a dream
  • He made it all up

90s Comedy Movies Answers

1. What is the name of the talking guinea pig in Dr Dolittle?

  • Raymond
  • Ruddy
  • Rodney
  • Rufus

2. What color is the mask in the 1994 classic The Mask starring Jim Carrey?

  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Green

3. Who stars in the classic film Toys?

  • Robin Williams
  • Tom Cruise
  • Jim Carrey
  • Christopher Scott

4. In Pleasantville, David and his sister are accidentally transported into what?

  • A 1940s horror movie
  • A 1950s TV show
  • A 1940s war zone
  • A 1950s army camp

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5. Which 90s cult classic movie did RuPaul’s Drag Race star Jinkx Monsoon cite as their inspiration to become a drag queen?

  • Death Becomes Her
  • Gremlins 2
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Casper

Like RuPaul’s Drag Race? Then you’ll love our RuPaul’s Drag Race Quiz!

Biggest Movies of the 90s Answers

1. What was the highest grossing film of 1996?

  • Jurassic Park
  • Twister
  • Titanic
  • Independence Day

2. What is the name of the island that houses Jurassic Park?

  • Ailsa Craig
  • Isla Craig
  • Isla Nublar
  • Nublar Craig

3. Who directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

  • James Cameron
  • Stephen Speilberg
  • Ridley Scott
  • Martin Scorsese

4. Who wrote the music for the Disney classic The Lion King?

  • Michael Jackson
  • John Williams
  • Ridley Scott
  • Elton John

Elton John was massive in the 70s – find out more in our 70s Music Quiz

5. Which famous rock star stays at Forrest Gump’s mum’s guest house?

  • Johnny Cash
  • Elvis
  • John Lennon
  • Roy Orbison

90s Movie Villains Answers

1. What is the name of the clown in Stephen King’s IT?

  • Pennywise
  • Joker
  • Pennywhistle
  • Clerk

2. How many minutes does Hannibal Lecter appear on screen in The Silence of the Lambs?

  • 2 minutes
  • 24 minutes
  • 4 minutes
  • 44 minutes

3. Dr Evil from Austin Powers has an evil plan to attach lasers to which animals to help him take over the world?

  • Dogs
  • Sharks
  • Cats
  • Lions

4. What does The Penguin in Batman Returns plan to steal from the city of Gotham?

  • Money
  • Cars
  • Babies
  • Dogs

5. What model of Terminator is the bad guy in Terminator 2: Judgement Day?

  • T-1001
  • T-101
  • T-1000
  • T-888

90s Christmas Movie Answers

1. Where are Kevin’s family travelling to when they accidentally leave him Home Alone?

  • Paris
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Miami

2. Who stars as Susan’s daughter in Miracle on 34th Street?

  • Amanda Bynes
  • Ashley Olson
  • Mary-Kate Olsen
  • Mara Wilson

3. Why is Die Hard 2 considered a Christmas film? 

  • The main character loves Christmas
  • It was released on Christmas Day
  • It is set on Christmas Eve
  • It’s not, it’s a myth

4. Where are Kevin’s family travelling to in Home Alone 2 when he accidentally ends up in New York City?

  • Miami
  • London
  • Paris
  • New Orleans

5. Which actress voices the character of Sally, Jack’s love interest in The Nightmare Before Christmas?

  • Alicia Silverstone
  • Tori Amos
  • Catherine O’Hara
  • Christy Turlington

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