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Insanely Difficult Movie Trivia Challenge for 11/16

Here’s the second Insanely Difficult, Damn-Near-Impossible Movie Trivia Challenge for November 16th. But first…

… since I never posted the answers for last week’s quiz, I’m going to get those out of the way:

M = Attack of the Killer Tomatoes; O = Halloween; V = Convoy; I = The Wiz; E = Up In Smoke

From here on out, I’ll give you the quiz answers in Friday’s post. So, be sure to check back then!

Remember, if you want to post your guesses in the comments section and help each other out, you are more than welcome to do so. However, only those who submit all the correct answers to me via email before Thursday (11/18) at 8 PM will be entered into the prize drawing taking place on 11/30.

You can play every week. And every time you win, you’ll get your name entered into the drawing. I’ll only be drawing one name, so you’ll want to get your name in there as many times as possible to increase your chances of winning! And speaking of the prize drawing, I’m creating more of a “prize pack” consisting of at least two or three movie-related items. I’ll announce exactly what the prizes are on the day of the drawing (11/30).

This week’s trivia word, Marion, is courtesy of Mr. Dale Lloyd over at (@VivaVHS on Twitter). For extra credit, can you guess why he chose the word “Marion,” (and its significance to cinema history)? Did I just say extra credit? Yep, like the credit of knowing you’re a freakin’ awesome, walking, talking encyclopedia of trivia!

Finally, here’s a reminder of the rules:

  1. I post a new movie trivia challenge word every Tuesday.
  2. The word is spelled out using letters from the VHS box art of several different movies.
  3. You study the letters and see if you can identify each movie based on the letter representing it.
  4. Once you think you know all the answers, email them to me ( by 8 PM on Thursday (11/18).
  5. Everyone who emails me all the correct answers by the deadline gets entered into a drawing for a prize. The drawing will take place on 11/30!
  6. I’ll announce the quiz answers in Friday’s post and post the names of everyone who got them all correct. If you’re first, you’ll be this week’s Trivia (Beast)Master!

And remember, a flick is only forgotten if you’re not talking about it!

Good luck!

Movie Trivia Word: MARION


31 comments for “Insanely Difficult Movie Trivia Challenge for 11/16

  1. November 16, 2010 at 5:50 am

    I know the article icon is “Mario”. Hehe…Now down to business with this week’s quiz. “I think I can, I think I can…” πŸ™‚

    • November 16, 2010 at 6:12 am

      Nice catch on the “?” icon Kimster! And good luck!

  2. KyloDarf
    November 16, 2010 at 7:42 am

    The only thing that comes to my mind when I hear Marion is Psycho

    • November 16, 2010 at 7:56 am

      Hey Kylodarf! Nice guess. But nope, that ain’t it. πŸ™‚

  3. Peter Nielsen
    November 16, 2010 at 8:38 am

    Marion was John Wayne’s real first name, but EVERYONE knows THAT! Right?

    • November 16, 2010 at 5:51 pm

      Give the man a prize! You got it Peter! Total bragging rights are yours! πŸ™‚

      • Peter Nielsen
        November 17, 2010 at 2:47 am

        You’re kidding? I got it?? Cool!

  4. KyloDarf
    November 16, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Oh my goodness I’ve been looking at this forever and all I have been able to figure out is the “i”

    • November 16, 2010 at 5:51 pm

      Gets to you, don’t it? πŸ˜‰

  5. KyloDarf
    November 16, 2010 at 9:20 am

    Woohoo I just got the “M”

  6. November 16, 2010 at 5:53 pm

    UPDATE: I’m going to retweet this message, but just to clarify: the letters aren’t necessarily the FIRST letter of the movie title. They could be any letter in the title!

  7. November 16, 2010 at 10:42 pm

    At a quick glance all I know off-hand is the I. Argh. No matter how frustrating they might be, these are ultra-fun.

    • November 17, 2010 at 6:22 am

      I’m glad you’re having fun with it Will! Just don’t blow a blood vessel. πŸ˜‰

    November 16, 2010 at 11:57 pm

    as a help for others M is the first letter in the title I is the second to last letter in the title and both of those are on the box covers

    • November 17, 2010 at 6:23 am

      Thanks Kylodarf! Keep at it!

  9. Peter Nielsen
    November 17, 2010 at 11:46 am

    Not so sure I’ll get them all this week. I know them, but I can’t quite get the pics to match in my head. We’ll see…

    • November 17, 2010 at 9:07 pm

      Don’t give up Peter! You still have 23 hours and counting… πŸ™‚

  10. KyloDarf
    November 18, 2010 at 5:12 am

    I found an A for a movie and the font matches yet I am certain its the wrong film

    • November 18, 2010 at 5:21 am

      Kylodarf, submit it anyway. Even if it’s not correct, you can always resubmit your answers until the deadline if you find the right one. Just make sure you submit answers/guesses to all the possible movie titles. In fact, if you want to submit them. I’d even be willing to tell you (and anyone else) which ones you still need to get right so you can focus on those.

      Props definitely go to Dale on making this one “Insanely Difficult”, right? πŸ™‚

  11. KyloDarf
    November 18, 2010 at 5:35 am

    My love for movies says props but my fried brain says eff you

  12. November 18, 2010 at 5:45 am

    πŸ™‚ You know who loves fried brains? Southern zombies!

  13. KyloDarf
    November 18, 2010 at 5:47 am

    I would submit my guesses but I’m sure my A and R guesses are wrong and I know my M and I are right and have nothing for O or N I’m throwing in the towel

  14. November 18, 2010 at 8:01 am

    Okay. I said I wasn’t going to give hints… but as we get closer to the deadline (and I haven’t had anyone get the answers right yet). I think the time has come to give a little help. So, here you go:

    All titles are films from the 1970s

    “M” is a comedy for the intellectual in all of us.

    “A” is a comedy (and is definitely the hardest one), It has a connection to the classic 60s film “The Apartment”.

    “R” is an action/thriller. Baseball bats not included.

    “I” is a horror classic with a foreign twist; well, foreign unless you live on the boot.

    “O” is like the “Cutting Edge”, without the blades. And its lead is really “possessed”.

    “N” is a revenge thriller mentioned before. It’s also one of Tarantino’s faves.

    Hopefully, that will help those who are close, but not 100%! Remember to get me all your answers (even if they’re only guesses) by 8 PM tonight!

  15. Peter Nielsen
    November 18, 2010 at 8:45 am

    The only one I didn’t have was the O… It’s really bugging me, but the clue might help. The games’ not over yet…

  16. KyloDarf
    November 18, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Peter Nielsen I think I can help you with the O if you want to trade for a little R action

    • Peter Nielsen
      November 18, 2010 at 9:35 am

      KyloDarf No problem! The R is from The Warriors.

      • KyloDarf
        November 18, 2010 at 9:39 am

        Thanks a million The O is Roller Boogie with miss Linda Blair as far as I can tell

        • Peter Nielsen
          November 18, 2010 at 9:43 am

          YES!! You are so right! Thank you very much.

          • KyloDarf
            November 18, 2010 at 9:55 am

            You’re welcome. I could kick myself for not getting warriors.

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