It’s quiz time!

Everyone likes a quiz, don’t they? The last one on first lines from novels seemed to go down well, so here’s another.


This one is film plots. See if you can work out which film they’re from. I’ve taken out any obvious identifiers. As usual answers are waaaaaaay down at the bottom.


  1. A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
  2. The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer and a gangster’s wife intertwine in tales of violence and redemption.
  3. In German-occupied Poland during World War II, a man becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
  4. An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a strange man and they form an underground club that evolves into something much, much more.
  5. An orphan joins a revolution trying to bring down a corrupt leader and rescues a friend being held captive.
  6. A computer hacker learns he’s part of a secret government experiment. With the help of others, he tries to escape but is hunted down by robots.
  7. A bookish young girl tries to escape the realities of war in an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
  8. Two detectives hunt a serial killer who uses the Bible as his inspiration for killing.
  9. A sole survivor tells of events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals met at a police station.
  10. A police officer must talk to a prisoner to get their help to catch a serial killer.
  11. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a depressed person by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
  12. After her family is murdered, an orphan girl is taken in by an assassin. She becomes his apprentice and seeks her revenge.
  13. When two male musicians witness a crime, they run away, hiding amongst an all-female band disguised as women, but then things get complicated.
  14. A banker steals $40,000 and goes on the run, checking into a remote motel run by a very strange young man.
  15. After a brilliant but anti-social mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a nightmarish turn.
  16. After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a homeless man to be his caregiver.
  17. A man juggles searching for his wife’s murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.
  18. During the war, a Captain is sent on a dangerous mission into enemy territory to assassinate a colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
  19. An undercover cop and a mole in the police try to identify each other while infiltrating a ruthless gang.
  20. A space ship receives a distress call and lands on what appears to be an empty space station. But after one of their crew is attacked and they head back to earth, they discover something has got onto their ship.

Got them?











here –

  1. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest
  2. Pulp Fiction
  3. Schindler’s List
  4. Fight Club
  5. Star Wars – A New Hope
  6. The Matrix
  7. Pan’s Labyrinthe
  8. Seven
  9. Usual Suspects
  10. Silence of the Lambs
  11. It’s a Wonderful Life
  12. Leon
  13. Some Like it Hot
  14. Psycho
  15. A Beautiful Mind
  16. The Intouchables
  17. Memento
  18. Apocalypse Now
  19. The Departed
  20. Alien




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