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23 Significant Directors

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This is a difficult quiz on some notable directors.

Question 1:


"Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Poltergeist" are some of this director's best known movies.
Gordon Parks
John Carpenter
Ed Wood
Tobe Hooper

Question 2:


This director, who made 1986's "Down and Out in America" and 1976's "The Stronger", was blacklisted in 1951 by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Gore Verbinski
Ed Wood
Lee Grant
Paul Greengrass

Question 3:


He made a name as a director of very fine documentary movies. His first significant film was "Titicut Follies," a documentary that showed the problems at Massachusetts Correctional Institution.
Keith Gordon
Frederick Wiseman
DonSiegel
Gordon Parks

Question 4:


He was the first African-American to produce and direct a full-length feature film.
Gordon Parks
Keith Gordon
Oscar Micheaux
Paul Greengrass

Question 5:


"Resurrected", "The Bourne Supremacy" and "United 93" are probably the best known movies by this British-born director.
Sike Jonze
Paul Greengrass
Oscar Micheaux
Don Siegel

Question 6:


"The Matrix", "Bound" and "Speed Racer" are directed by two brothers who are also motion picture writers and producers. What is their last name?
Parks
Wachowski
Coen
Grant

Question 7:


He directed the movie "Bubble" which starred unprofessional actors.
Lee Grant
Sike Jonze
Paul Greengrass
Steven Soderbergh

Question 8:


Who directed "Traffic", "Ocean's11" and "Erin Brockovich"?
Paul Greengrass
Don Siegel
Steve Soderbergh
George Clooney

Question 9:


Prior to becoming a famous director, he was a member of one of the top comedy duos of the 1960's. His first big movie "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (1966) was followed by "The Graduate" (1967).
Mike Nichols
Don Siegel
Sike Jonze
Paul Greengrass

Question 10:


He began as a top notch still photographer, specializing in black and white photojournalism. He is best known for his photo essays for "Life" magazine and for his 1971 film "Shaft".
Spike Jonze
Spike Lee
Gordon Parks
Lee Grant

Question 11:


She was often called "The female Ed Wood."
Nikki Leder
Nora Ephron
Susan Seidelman
Doris Wishman

Question 12:


She directed "Desperately Seeking Susan" as well as some episodes of "Sex and The City" and "Now and Again". Her mother wrote "The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club".
Ida Lupino
Susan Seidelman
Nora Ephron
Lee Grant

Question 13:


Clint Eastwood considered this director his teacher and dedicated his movie "Unforgiven" to him.
Michael Gondry
Sam Peckinpah
Gore Verbinski
Don Siegel

Question 14:


Name the director of the successful "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies.
Spike Jonze
Gore Verbinski
Nora Ephron
Don Siegel

Question 15:


This director's movies usually have Gothic elements in them. He directed "Ed Wood," "Edward Scissorhands," "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure," and "Beetlejuice."
Spike Jonze
Michael Gondry
Tim Burton
Gore Verbinski

Question 16:


This director, who has played drums for Kanye West, directed "The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Human Nature" and "Be Kind Rewind."
Gore Verbinski
Michael Gondry
Don Siegel
Tim Burton

Question 17:


After directing many music videos, this director made the wonderful movie "Being John Malkovich" and 2002's "Adaptation".
Spike Jonze
Tim Burton
Gore Verbinski
Michael Gondry

Question 18:


Name the Atlanta-born director of "She Hate Me," "Crooklyn," "Malcolm X," "Jungle fever," "She's Gotta Have It," "School Daze" and"Do the RightThing".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 19:


This director/writer/producer/actress was married to writer Dan Greenburgand and journalist Carl Bernstein. In 1987 she married her third husband, Nicholas Pileggi.
Melanie Mayron
Lee Grant
Nora Ephron
Betty Kaplan

Question 20:


This comedienne/actress/writer was an up and coming director until she made the great flop "Ishtar".
Elaine May
Sarah Jacobson
Lee Grant
Nora Ephron

Question 21:


Who is the New Zealand-born director of the Academy Award-nominated movie "North Country"?
Nikki Caro
Marleen Gorris
Josee Dayan
Julie Dash

Question 22:


Who is the director of the award-winning films "Antonia's Line", "The Luzhin Defense," and "Mrs. Dalloway"?
Julie dash
Marleen Gorris
Josee Dayan
Nikki Caro

Question 23:


Who is the Mexican-born director of the Golden Globe-winning movie "Babel"?
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Maria Elaidia
Alfonso Cuaron
Guillermo Del Toro

 


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