Thursday, February 21, 2013

"Millionaire" 2/21

Amanda officially goes home a $100K winner after facing the following:

$250K (Numbers in Movies): How many times in "Casablanca" did Rick say to Ilsa "Here's looking at you, kid"- two, three, four or five?
A: Four (she would've guessed half)

Nick Montalbano hails from Toledo, OH.

TT: Flying Films, Car Auctions, First Name Basis, Fortelling Fruit, Party Time, Acting Debuts, Scary Soundtracks, Sounds of the Wild, Bring Home the Gold & Anonymous Role

1. What Disney sidekick's the star of the '12 animated film "Secret of the Wings"?

A: Pumbaa
B: Tinker Bell
C: Baloo

D: Tigger

FA: Tinker Bell- $3K

2. Last yr., a '79 Porsche 928 was auctioned for over $40K because it was prominently featured in what classic Tom Cruise film?

A: "Top Gun"

B: "Cocktail"
C: "Risky Business"
D: "Rain Man"


A: 23%
B: 1%
C: 62%

D: 14%

FA: "Risky Business"- x6

3. If the title of the film "Thelma and Louise" were replaced w/ the names of the two lead actresses, what would it be called?

A: "Julia & Jodie"

B: "Drew & Winona"
C: "Geena & Susan"
D: "Jennifer & Meg"

FA: "Geena & Susan"- $25K ($43K)

His wife's Diana & they had a popcorn-themed wedding cake.

4. It's commonly noted that in the "Godfather" films, a character's misfortune was often preceded by the presence of what fruit?

A: Grapes
B: Oranges
C: Bananas
D: Blueberries

JUMP (A: Oranges)- $10K

5. Where nominees go to either celebrate or drown their sorrows, the official OSCARS after-party goes by what exclusive name?

A: Governors Ball
B: Senators Ball
C: Presidents Ball
D: Representatives Ball

NO MORE HELPS (A: Governors Ball, which he would've said)- $100

6. In "Saturday Night Fever", who played a woman who asked John Travolta's character "Are you as good in bed as you are on that dance floor"?

A: Kirstie Alley
B: Kim Cattrall
C: Fran Drescher
D: Ellen Barkin

STOPS W/ $21.5K (A: Drescher- Alley was sticking out at him)

Trying to advance to the finale of this week's Tonia Moore from Silver Spring, MD.

Scared in Space, Famous Paperwork, Cast List, Rumor Mill, Tear Jerkers, Borrowed & Blue, Character Roles, Sing-Along Songs, Similar But Different & Infamous Opal

1. Mainly set on a spacecraft in the year 2455, "Jason X", introduced a sci-fi component to what Horror movie franchise?

A: "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
B: "Halloween"
C: "Friday the 13th"

D: "Scream"


A & D: 5% each
B: 18%

C: 72%

FA: "Friday the 13th"- $15K

2. Which of these cult comedies featured a running gag about an annoying kind of paperwork called "TPS Reports"?

A: "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"

B: "Swingers"
C: "This Is Spinal Tap"
D: "Office Space"

FA: "Office Space"- $3K ($18K)

3. The '12 film "The Expendables 2" featured the lead actors from all but which of the following classic Action movies?

A: "Die Hard"
B: "Rambo"

C: "The Terminator"
D: "Braveheart"

FA: "Braveheart"- $100 ($18,100)

Q of the Day: The first motion picture studio was built in the early 1890s by Thomas Edison in what U.S. state?



To Come Back Fri.: Though rumored to be the inspiration for one of his film titles, what director later denied he lost his virginity at 8 1/2?

A: Ingmar Bergman
B: Jean-Luc Godard
C: Federico Fellini

D: Akira Kurosawa

JUMPED (A: Fellini)- $2K

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