Oscars Films Quiz (Round 1)

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Which 1961 movie, based on a Broadway musical of the same name, focuses on the tension between two gangs, the Jets and the Sharks?

West Side Story


Sam Gamgee, Faramir and Legolas are characters from which Oscar winning film franchise?

Lord of the Rings


Which 2008 film starring Jeremy Renner and directed by Kathryn Bigelow is about an explosive dispostal team during the Iraq War?

The Hurt Locker


Set in India, which Oscar winning film is a loosely based on the novel Q&A by Indian novelist Vikas Swarup?

Slumdog Millionaire


Which 1996 film directed by Anthony Minghella picked up nine academy awards including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Juliette Binoche?

The English Patient


Which 1990 film sees Kevin Costner play First Lieutenant John J. Dunbar who travels to meet with a Sioux tribe?

Dances with Wolves


'Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get.' was the tagline for which 1994 film starring Tom Hanks?

Forest Gump


Vivien Leigh won the 1939 Best Actress award and Hattie McDaniel won the Best Supporting Actress for their roles in which historical romance?

Gone with the Wind