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Movie Name Game

Here is another Dementia Cafe Quiz, this time about movies and movie characters.

Start the session by discussing ...

Who likes going to the cinema?

What was the first movie you saw at the cinema?

What is your favourite genre of movie, rom com, sci fi, thriller, horror, western, war etc

What is your favourite ever movie?

What are members' favourite things to eat and drink while watching a movie?

Who remembers the ice cream lady during the interval, the usher showing you to your seat with a torch and the box office?

How much were tickets back in the day?

Was anyone a member of the 'ABC Minors Club'?

Here is the song we heard every Saturday morning -

What did the initials 'C.F.F' stand for? - 'Children's Film Foundation'


Here are some well known phrases associated with the cinema to complete together ...




Steal the SHOW

Holly WOOD

On the edge of your SEAT

Glorious Techi COLOUR

Saturday night at the MOVIES

Lights, camera, ACTION

Action HERO

One hit WONDER

Thrust into the lime LIGHT

In the public EYE

Fifteen minutes of FAME

Household NAME


Academy AWARD

And here are some movie directors ...







David LEAN

Ridley SCOTT



Movie Quiz

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Final round. Match the songs to the above movies ...

Last song ...

Here is your Spotify playlist ...

Forrest Gump - 'Forrest Gump', 1994 (Tom Hanks)

Nurse Mildred Ratched - 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest', 1975 (Louise Fletcher)

Indiana Jones - 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark', 1981 (Harrison Ford)

Hannibal Lecter - 'Silence Of The Lambs', 1991 (Anthony Hopkins)

James Bond - 'Goldfinger', 1964 (Sean Connery)

Harry Potter - 'Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stones', 2001 (Daniel Radcliffe)

Vito Corleone ' 'The Godfather', 1972 (Marlon Brando)

Marty McFly - 'Back To The Future', 1985 (Michael J Fox)

Norman Bates - 'Psycho', 1960 (Anthony Perkins)

Frodo Baggins - 'Lord Of The Rings; Fellowship Of The Rings', 2001 (Elijah Wood)

Atticus Finch - 'To Kill A Mockingbird', 1962 (Gregory Peck)

Sandy Olsson - 'Grease', 1978 (Olivia Newton-John)

'Notting Hill', 1999 (Hugh Grant & Julia Roberts)

'Sleepless In Seattle', 1993 (Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan)

'Gone With The Wind', 1939 (Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh)

'Love Story', 1970 (Ryan O'Neal & Ali MacGraw)

'Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid', 1969 (Robert Redford & Paul Newman)

'Some Like It Hot', 1959 (Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon)

'South Pacific', 1958 (Mitzi Gaynor & Emile De Becque)

'Wizard Of Oz', 1939 (Judy Garland & Toto)

Eliza Doolittle - 'My Fair Lady', 1964 (Audrey Hepburn)

Rick Blain - 'Casablanca', 1942 (Humphry Bogart)

Luke Skywalker - 'Star Wars', 1977 (Mark Hamill)

Maximus Decimus Meridius - 'Gladiator', 2000 (Russell Crowe)

Tootsie / Michael Dorsey - 'Tootsie', 1982 (Dustin Hoffman)

Inspector Clouseau - 'The Pink Panther', 1963 (Peter Sellers)

Frank Drebin - 'The Naked Gun', 1988 (Leslie Nielsen)

Robin Hood - Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves', 1991 (Kevin Costner)

Eva Peron - 'Evita', 1996 (Madonna)

Tony Manero - 'Saturday Night Fever', 1977 (John Travolta)

Pete Mitchell - 'Top Gun', 1986 (Tom Cruise)

Calamity Jane - 'Calamity Jane', 1953 (Doris Day)

'Singing In The Rain', 1952 (Debbie Reynolds & Gene Kelly)

'Titanic', 1997 (Leonardo DiCaprio & Kate Winslet)

'Breakfast At Tiffany's', 1961 (Audrey Hepburn & George Peppard)

'The Sound Of Music', 1965 (Julie Andrews & Christopher Plummer)

'Jurassic Park', 1993 (Tyrannosaurus Rex)

'The Bodyguard', 1992 (Whitney Houston & Kevin Costner)

'Bridget Jones's Diary', 2001 (Renee Zellweger & Colin Firth)

'Ghost', 1990 (Demi Moore & Patrick Swayze)

'Moon River' - 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

'Edelweiss' - 'The Sound Of Music'

'My Heart Will Go On' - 'Titanic'

'I Will Always Love You' - 'The Bodyguard

'Unchained Melody' - 'Ghost'

'As Time Goes By' - 'Casablanca'

'Night Fever' - 'Saturday Night Fever'

'Goldfinger' - 'Goldfinger'

'The Power Of Love' - 'Back To The Future'

'You're The One That I Want' - 'Grease'

'Everything I Do I Do It For You' - 'Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves'

'Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head' - 'Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid'

'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' - 'Evita'

'Take My Breath Away' - 'Top Gun'

'May It Be' - 'Lord Of The Rings'

'She' - 'Notting Hill' (Though Elvis Costello sang a cover version)

'I Wanna Be Loved By You' - 'Some Like It Hot'

'Some Enchanted Evening' - 'South Pacific'

'Wouldn't It Be Loverly' - 'My Fair Lady'

'It Might Be You' - 'Tootsie'

'All By Myself' - 'Bridget Jones's Diary' (Though Jamie O'Neal sang a cover version)


Julie Armstrong
Jan 22

This is brilliant but I cannot open on my work laptop

Simon O'Donovan
Simon O'Donovan
Jan 22
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Maybe speak with your IT guys?


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