Famous Movie Settings Trivia Quiz
Locations that swept us away
For many favorite big-screen tales, the setting is as memorable as the characters – blending seamlessly into the story or capturing our attention with breathtaking beauty, creative futuristic concepts or bleak images that scream a thousand words. See which settings you recall in this famous movie settings trivia quiz and crossword puzzle.
By BOOMER Staff
- Match the movie with its iconic filming location.
|a. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest||i. Mansfield Reformatory, Ohio|
|b. What’s Up, Doc?||ii. Philadelphia Art Museum|
|c. Rocky||iii. Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia|
|d. Shawshank Redemption||iv. Oregon State Mental Hospital|
|f. Sirens||v. San Francisco|
- What major landmark do these movies – Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember, Love Affair (1939 and 1994), King Kong and The Producers – have in common? ___________________
- True or false: The scene on Omaha Beach in Saving Private Ryan was filmed in Ireland.
- Which of the following movies was filmed largely in the same location as where the story was set?
b. The Wizard of Oz
d. The Sound of Music
e. Gone with the Wind
- Filming locations included stadiums in Indiana, Wrigley Field in Chicago and Cooperstown, New York. Unscramble the answer:
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Link to answers below, after crossword puzzle
By Myles Mellor
1 Miniseries about an American West explorer filmed partly in Virginia
7 The NCAA’s Buckeyes
8 Capital city where Lincoln was filmed
11 Shark movie filmed in large part at Martha’s Vineyard
12 Talk loudly
14 Last word in the title of a Bill Murray comedy, filmed in Illinois
16 Back ___, area for filming at the back of a studio
17 Miniseries about a president filmed in Richmond
18 Actress, Longoria
20 Stage stealer
22 Paul Newman film that was set in part in Chicago, The ___
24 Lifesaving acute-care system, for short
25 Runaway ___, based on a John Grisham book, filmed primarily in New Orleans
26 Tom Cruise movie included scenes filmed at Miramar in San Diego
1 ____ Dancing, filmed in part at Virginia’s Mountain Lake Resort
2 And so forth (abbr.)
3 Common tattoo word
4 Many months of Sundays
5 Head ___ head
6 ___ Boulevard, filmed in Los Angeles
9 ___ whim, two words
10 Dance and music MC
13 The Pink ____, 1963 comedy set and filmed largely in Rome
14 Field of ___ revolves around a farm in Iowa
15 Word of cheer
16 2016 historical drama based in Virginia
17 The Karate ___ found his balance on a CA reservoir
18 Film about an alien, set in several CA cities, abbr.
19 “A” variation
21 One of Alcott’s “Little Women”
22 Canals between Huron and Superior
23 Action movie prop
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