115 Action Movie Trivia Questions For True Movie Buffs

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We all love movies, but how much do you know about your favorite action films? Well, ready or not, it’s time to test your knowledge with these action movie trivia questions and answers!

From summer blockbuster movies to classic action-packed films from decades past, this set of action movie trivia questions will really put your movie memory and knowledge to the test.

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115 Action Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

What are the names of the Star Wars films released in the ’80s?

Answer: The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

Who is the director of the Indiana Jones series?

Answer: Steven Spielberg.

Which pet of John Wick’s do the gangsters kill?

Answer: His dog.

In which 2012 movie does plantation owner Calvin Candie, who doesn’t know a word of French, insist on being called “Monsieur”?

Answer: Django Unchained.

What country is the scene of the high-stakes card game in the 2006 film Casino Royale?

Answer: Montenegro.

What film was Leonardo DiCaprio’s first—and only—Oscar for Best Actor (Motion Picture Drama) at the 2016 Academy Awards for?

Answer: The Revenant.

Which movie’s tagline is “They’re young, they’re in love, and they kill people.”

Answer: Bonnie and Clyde.

In what 2012 time-travel thriller, starring Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, are mob targets disposed of 30 years in the past?

Answer: Looper.

What 2014 blockbuster begins ten years after the Simian Flu wiped out most humans?

Answer: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

What computer program caused the end of the world in Terminator?

Answer: Skynet.

What role did Margot Robbie play in Batman?

Answer: Harley Quinn.

What X-Men character did Halle Berry play?

Answer: Storm.

Who directed Kill Bill?

Answer: Quentin Tarantino.

What 1986 movie is this quote from: “I feel the need… the need for speed!”

Answer: Top Gun.

What futuristic desert thriller, rebooted in 2015 after 30 years, is the first in the franchise to not star Mel Gibson in the role of the title character?

Answer: Mad Max: Fury Road (Tom Hardy is the lead role).

In which post-apocalyptic 2009 film does Woody Harrelson play a man on a mission to find a Twinkie?

Answer: Zombieland.

In which 2012 film was James Bond believed to have died while trying to retrieve a stolen disc containing the identity of MI6 agents?

Answer: Skyfall.

Who is the actor that plays Aquaman?

Answer: Jason Momoa.

The villains in the 2007 version of the movie Transformers are known as what?

Answer: Decepticons.

What is the name of the alien invaders in the 2014 film Edge of Tomorrow?

Answer: Mimics.

In which “Batman” film did Jim Carrey star as the Riddler?

Answer: Batman Forever.

In what movie is American black ops agent James Silva, played by Mark Wahlberg, a character?

Answer: Mile 22.

In the movie Blade Runner, what is the lifespan of the Nexus-6 models?

Answer: Four years.

In which 2010 psychological thriller does Leonardo DiCaprio hack into people’s minds to steal secrets and plant ideas?

Answer: Inception

What is The Rock’s name in Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw?

Answer: Luke Hobbs.

On the rating of a movie, the ‘R’ stands for what?

Answer: Restricted.

What type of metal are Wolverine’s claws made of?

Answer: Adamantium.

What is the material used in making Captain America’s shield?

Answer: Vibranium.

What role did John Cena play in Suicide Squad?

Answer: Peacemaker.

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This movie, the immediate prequel to Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), is set a week before Star Wars. The plot follows a group of rebels who band together to steal plans of the Death Star, the ultimate weapon of the Galactic Empire. What movie is this?

Answer: Rogue One.

What movie is this famous quote from: “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.”

Answer: The Godfather Part II, 1974.

What movie is this famous quote from: “I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.”

Answer: Taken.

What movie is this famous quote from: “A martini. Shaken, not stirred.”

Answer: Goldfinger, 1964

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is based on whose story idea?

Answer: George Lucas.

Who played the lead female role in Thor: Love And Thunder?

Answer: Natalie Portman.

Who is the director of Saw, Aquaman, and Furious 7?

Answer: James Wan.

What R&B musician created the title track for the movie Ghostbusters?

Answer: Ray Parker Jr.

Which actor did Steven Spielberg originally want for the role of Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park?

Answer: Harrison Ford.

What is the name of one of the most acclaimed international directors that directed Snowpiercer, Okja and Parasite?

Answer: Bong Joon Ho.

Name the actor that’s appeared in all of the following movies: Collateral, White House Down, Miami Vice, and Jarhead.

Answer: Jamie Foxx.

The marketing intrigue of this 2019 box office hit which won best cinematography at the 92nd Academy Awards, was that the film appears to be shot as a single continuous take. What is this movie?

Answer: 1917.

What political landmark is under threat in Olympus Has Fallen?

Answer: The White House.

What is the title of the 1997 movie featuring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich as costars?

Answer: Con Air.

This adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk’s book by director David Fincher quickly became a cult classic. What is this movie?

Answer: Fight Club.

Action Movie Questions And Answers

In Thor: Love and Thunder, what is the name of Thor’s new axe called?

Answer: Stormbreaker.

In The Matrix, which character says “Neo, no one has ever done anything like this”?

Answer: Trinity.

What 2007 British movie about two cops in the quaint, bloodthirsty village of Sanford reunites the stars of Shaun of the Dead?

Answer: Hot Fuzz (starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost).

In Speed, how fast does the bus have to keep going to prevent it from blowing up?

Answer: 50 mph.

Dr. Ian Malcolm, the gifted mathematician who specializes in chaos theory in Jurassic Park, is played by which actor?

Answer: Jeff Goldblum.

What is the title of the 2017 action film based on the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, which revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents that is being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989?

Answer: Atomic Blonde.

What has Jason Bourne lost at the start of the 2007 action flick, The Bourne Ultimatum?

Answer: His memory.

Which famous Chinese actor’s original name is Chan Kong-sang?

Answer: Jackie Chan.

What horror film with fast-running zombies that are able to ladder on top of each other to climb walls is based on a book by Max Brooks?

Answer: World War Z.

What multi-part Quentin Tarantino saga features characters with the code names Black Mamba, Cottonmouth, Copperhead, and Sidewinder?

Answer: Kill Bill.

Elle Brody, who is Ford’s wife and a nurse, was portrayed by which actress in the 2014 film Godzilla?

Answer: Elizabeth Olsen

“Goose,” “Jester,” “Hollywood,” and “Wolfman” are nicknames of some military guys in what 1986 movie?

Answer: Top Gun.

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What building is terrorized in the 1988 movie Die Hard?

Answer: Nakatomi Plaza

What Marvel character was introduced to MCU audiences and played by Simu Liu in a 2021 film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton?

Answer: Shang-Chi.

This quote is said by who, and in what movie? “You’re a disease, and I’m the cure.”

Answer: Sylvester Stallone in Cobra.

Which Tropic Thunder character was based on the combination of Russel Crowe, Daniel Day-Lewis and Colin Farrell?

Answer: Kirk Lazarus, who was portrayed by Robert Downey Jr.

Who played the lead role in the first installment of Indiana Jones?

Answer: Harrison Ford.

What Pulp Fiction actor was George Lucas’ second choice to play Han Solo and would have taken the role had Harrison Ford declined it?

Answer: Christopher Walken.

In Vantage Point, the president is shot twice while traveling in what country?

Answer: Spain.

Cobb, Eames, Saito, Ariadne, and Arther are all characters of what Christopher Nolan movie?

Answer: Inception.

What is the name of the company Neo works for in The Matrix?

Answer: Metacortex.

Quantum of Solace is the direct sequel to which Bond film?

Answer: Casino Royale.

Deadpool - Action Movie Trivia Questions

In which movie did Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds, first appear?

Answer: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).

What Vin Diesel film did David Twohy direct?

Answer: The Chronicles Of Riddick.

In which 2001 movie did Jet Li play the character Liu Jian?

Answer: Kiss Of The Dragon.

Liam Neeson is famous for his role in Taken, where he travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to _____.

Answer: Paris.

Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, and David Wenham all star in this movie where King Leonidas of Sparta and a large group of men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C. What movie is this?

Answer: 300.

From what government department is Jason Bourne on the run in The Bourne Ultimatum?

Answer: The CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).

Who is Lyutsifer Safin played by in No Time to Die, the 2021 007 film?

Answer: Rami Malek.

Who is the main antagonist in the 2022 action-adventure flick, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever?

Answer: Namor.

What infamous prison is the setting of The Rock?

Answer: Alcatraz.

Eddie Brock serves as the host to which character from Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, who made a cameo appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during a post-credit scene in 2021?

Answer: Venom.

Who plays Maximus and Commodus in Gladiator?

Answer: Russell Crowe as Maximus and Joaquin Phoenix as Commodus.

What training program was Jason Bourne a part of before it got demolished?

Answer: Operation Treadstone.

Dr. No was a villain in what movie series–James Bond, Austin Powers, Deadpool, or X-Men?

Answer: James Bond.

The movie The Longest Day is centered around what famous battle? Gettysburg, Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, or Waterloo?

Answer: Normandy.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is a 2016 American biographical action thriller film, based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s 2014 book of the same name, which was directed and produced by who?

Answer: Michael Bay.

Which action-comedy stars Dwayne Johnson as a bounty hunter searching for a valuable artifact in the Amazon?

Answer: “The Rundown” (2003)

In which dystopian action film does Christian Bale play a “Grammaton Cleric” who rebels against a regime suppressing emotions?

Answer: “Equilibrium” (2002)

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Which 2021 action movie features Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Natasha Romanoff?

Answer: “Black Widow”

In the action-thriller “Nobody,” Bob Odenkirk stars as a seemingly ordinary man with a hidden past. What was his former profession?

Answer: Assassin

“The Suicide Squad” (2021) is a follow-up to a 2016 film. What team of antiheroes and villains does the movie focus on?

Answer: Task Force X (also known as Suicide Squad)

Liam Neeson stars as a hitman protecting his estranged son from mobsters in which action thriller?

Answer: “Run All Night” (2015)

Which thriller features Dan Stevens as a mysterious guest who brings trouble to a family’s home?

Answer: “The Guest” (2014)

Shot entirely from a first-person perspective, what action film follows a man’s quest for vengeance and survival after being resurrected as a cyborg?

Answer: “Hardcore Henry” (2015)

Who portrays a black-ops operative seeking justice in the action-packed film “Haywire” (2011)?

Answer: Gina Carano

In which film adaptation of a comic book series does Karl Urban play the titular law enforcer tasked with maintaining order in a dystopian city?

Answer: “Dredd” (2012)

What action-thriller revolves around a man who regains mobility after receiving an experimental implant, enabling him to seek revenge?

Answer: “Upgrade” (2018)

The 2010 film “The A-Team” is based on a popular TV series from the 1980s. What does “A” stand for in the team’s name?

Answer: Alpha

Who stars alongside Josh Hartnett as a samurai warrior in the stylized action film “Bunraku” (2010)?

Answer: Gackt

In which action-comedy does Henry Cavill play a CIA agent partnering with a KGB operative to prevent a nuclear catastrophe?

Answer: “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (2015)

Which 2008 action film is a remake of the 1975 cult classic, featuring inmates racing modified cars for freedom?

Answer: “Death Race”

In which action movie does Jason Statham play a skilled driver who takes on a job transporting a package, only to discover it’s a kidnapped girl?

Answer: “The Transporter” (2002)

Nicolas Cage stars as a treasure hunter in search of a legendary Templar treasure in which adventure film?

Answer: “National Treasure” (2004)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a helicopter rescue pilot trying to save his daughter during a massive earthquake in which disaster film?

Answer: “San Andreas” (2015)

“Smokin’ Aces” (2006) follows hitmen vying to eliminate a magician turned mob informant. Who portrays the magician?

Answer: Jeremy Piven

Jason Statham stars as a professional thief seeking revenge on his former crew in which action film?

Answer: “Parker” (2013)

In “Shoot ‘Em Up” (2007), what unusual item does Clive Owen’s character often use as a weapon?

Answer: Carrots

“Safe” (2012) features Jason Statham as a former elite operative protecting a young girl. What secret does the girl possess?

Answer: A valuable code

In “Gamer” (2009), what technology allows players to control real people in a violent video game?

Answer: Nanotechnology

In “Crank” (2006), what must the protagonist keep doing to prevent the lethal effects of a poison in his body?

Answer: Stay adrenaline-fueled

“The Losers” (2010) is an adaptation of a comic book series. What is the team’s primary mission in the film?

Answer: To clear their names and seek revenge

In which action-comedy does Jason Statham join forces with Dwayne Johnson’s character in a franchise spin-off?

Answer: “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” (2019)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as a security consultant who must rescue his family from a burning skyscraper in which film?

Answer: “Skyscraper” (2018)

Liam Neeson stars as a skilled air marshal who must identify and stop a mysterious passenger threatening a flight in which thriller?

Answer: “Non-Stop” (2014)

Jason Statham plays a retired hitman seeking vengeance against a sadistic gangster in which high-octane action film?

Answer: “Crank” (2006)

In which action-thriller does Nicolas Cage play a man who must protect his wife and daughter from a group of home invaders?

Answer: “Trespass” (2011)

In “The Way of the Gun” (2000), what do the two protagonists kidnap?

Answer: A surrogate mother

Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force in which action-thriller set in the world of drug cartels?

Answer: “Sabotage” (2014)

Which South Korean action film involves a North Korean sniper attempting to assassinate a North Korean defector?

Answer: “Assassination” (2015)

“The Last Boy Scout” (1991) follows a private detective investigating corruption in professional football. Who stars as the detective?

Answer: Bruce Willis

In “16 Blocks” (2006), who plays a cop tasked with transporting a witness to a courthouse?

Answer: Bruce Willis

John Cena stars as a Marine who must rescue his wife from a gang of criminals in which action film?

Answer: “The Marine” (2006)

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Elle Liang

Elle is a travel blogger and entertainment publisher by day and a trivia fanatic by night. Her favorite hobbies include hiking mountains, traveling anywhere in the world, watching documentaries, playing bingo, and brushing up on world knowledge through games like Trivial Pursuit.

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