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Science In Movies

written by: Eve
 
How well do you know these movies which feature scientists or scientific facts?

Question 1:


This movie is a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, which resulted in John T. Scopes's conviction for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution to a high school science class.
Inherit the Wind
Twelve Monkeys
An Inconvenient Truth
Blade Runner

Question 2:


Based on the book "Rocket Boys," this biographical movie tells the story of a coal miner's son who was inspired by the launch of Sputnik 1 to take up rocketry.
Solaris
October Sky
Forbidden Planet
The Right Stuff

Question 3:


Who directed the movie Apollo 13, which tells the story of the aborted 1970 lunar mission?
Peter Weir
Terry Gilliam
Ron Howard
Andrew Niccol

Question 4:


What movie depicts a future society driven by eugenics where potential children are conceived through genetic manipulation to select the best possible hereditary traits?
The Truman Show
The Abyss
Gattaca
District 9

Question 5:


The movie A Beautiful Mind follows John Nash who won the Nobel Prize in economics for his foundational contributions to which theory?
social choice theory
value theory
business cycle theory
game theory

Question 6:


Who portrays a doctor seeking a cure for cancer in the Amazon rain forest in the movie Medicine Man?
Harrison Ford
Brendan Fraser
Sean Connery
Robert Redford

Question 7:


What movie depicts a series of extreme weather events that lead to global cooling and result in a new ice age?
Armageddon
Day After Tomorrow
The Perfect Storm
Deep Impact

Question 8:


This medical drama film focuses on parents who struggle to develop a drug to save the lives of their two children suffering from Pompe disease.
Awakenings
Medicine Man
Infinity
Extraordinary Measures

Question 9:


In this movie, based on the memoir of neurologist Oliver Sacks, a doctor uses a new drug to revive a catatonic patient played by Robert De Niro.
Life Story
Something the Lord Made
Awakenings
Mindwalk

Question 10:


Which of the following movies tells the story of a real life scientist?
Something the Lord Made
The Theory of Everything
All of these
Gorillas in the Mist

 


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