90s Movies Quiz

By Claire

Dive into the nostalgia of the 1990s with our specially crafted film quiz, split into 2 rounds of 30 questions each. The first round takes you through the easier terrain of ’90s movies, while the second delves into the deeper cuts for a more formidable challenge.

Whether you’re a casual movie enthusiast or a dedicated cinephile, our ’90s movies quiz questions aim to test your recall of iconic moments and characters from this dynamic era. Ready to take on the challenge? Let the ’90s film quiz questions begin!

Easy ’90s Movies Quiz: Round 1

1. Which male star shot to fame in Four Weddings and Funeral?

Hugh Grant

2. In which film shot in Ireland did Australian Mel Gibson play a Scot?


3. Who had to Carry On 500 years after the discovery of America?


4. In which film did Robin Williams dress up as a Scottish nanny?

Mrs Doubtfire

5. What was the name of the Dustin Hoffman film about Peter Pan?


6. In which film did Whoppi Golberg first get into the habit?

Sister Act

7. Who joined Walter Matthau in the film Grumpy Old Men?

Jack Lemmon

8. What did Schindler draw up in the Spielberg film?


9. What is Beethoven in the 1992 film?

A dog

10. What is Casper?

A ghost

11. Who won an Oscar for Forrest Gump and Philadelphia?

Tom Hanks

12. Who starred with Demi Moore in Ghost?

Patrick Swayze

13. Who was Whitney Houston’s bodyguard?

Kevin Costner

14. In which film did Anthony Hopkins play the role of Hannibal Lecter?

The Silence of the Lambs

15. How was Macaulay Culkin left at home in 1990?


16. What did the cub Simba become in the 1994 Disney film?

The Lion King

17. What kind of proposal did Robert Redford make concerning Demi Moore?


18. What was Wrong in the Wallace and Gromit Oscar-winning film?


19. Who was the Pretty Woman in the 1990 film?

Julia Roberts

20. Whom did Harry meet in the film with Billy Crystal?


21. Which Park was the Spielberg film about dinosaurs?


22. Where was someone sleepless in the film with Meg Ryan?


23. Which Disney release told the story of an American Indian heroine?


24. In which series of films would you find Robin and the Joker?


25. Daniel Day-Lewis starred in the Last of the … what in 1992?


26. In which film was Robin Williams the voice of the genie?


27. Who was Nicole Kidman’s co-star in Far and Away whom she later married?

Tom Cruise

28. Which Judge does Sylvester Stallone play in the comic cult movie?


29. On which street was there a Miracle in the Xmas movie with Richard Attenborough?


30. What colour is the eye in the 007 film?


Harder ’90s Films Quiz: Round 2

90s film quiz questions and answers

31. Which Barry Levinson film was used to satirise the US presidency during the Lewinsky crisis?

Wag the Dog

32. Who is the subject of Love is the Devil?

Francis Bacon

33. Which tough guy directed Christmas in Connecticut?

Arnold Schwarzenegger

34. Who died during the filming of Dark Blood in 1993?

River Phoenix

35. Which was is depicted in Land and Freedom?

Spanish Civil War

36. Who was Lyon Gaultier in AWOL?

Jean-Claude Van Damme

37. In which film did Tom Hanks make his directorial debut?

That Thing You Do!

38. Which film’s initial title was “$3,000”?

Pretty Woman

39. Who or what is Andre in the film of the same name?


40. Who was Leonardo DiCaprio’s mother in This Boy’s Life?

Ellen Barkin

41. Who is Leslie Nielsen in the Naked Gun films?

Frank Drebin

42. What is Jim Carrey’s job before he finds the mask in the hit movie?


43. Who was Tinkerbell when Spielberg met JM Barrier?

Julia Roberts

44. Who was the butler in Princess Caraboo?

Kevin Kline

45. What was director Tony Richardson’s final film?

Blue Sky

46. Which US presidents does Gump meet in Forrest Gump?

Kennedy & Nixon

47. Who was the voice of Mufasa in The Lion King?

James Earl Jones

48. Muriel is a fan of which band in Muriel’s Wedding?


49. Whom did Woody Allen cast as his ex-wife in Deconstructing Harry?

Kirsty Alley

50. What was Hugh Grant’s first Hollywood movie?

Nine Months

51. Who was the Oscar-winning best screenwriter for Sense and Sensibility?

Emma Thompson

52. Who was John Goodman’s mother-in-law in The Flintstones?

Elizabeth Taylor

53. What is Macaulay Culkin’s full name in the Home Alone movies?

Kevin McCallister

54. Who designed The Riddler’s costume in Batman Forever?

Jim Carrey, who played The Riddler

55. Who directed White Men Can’t Jump?

Ron Shelton

56. In which film did Kate Winslet have her first nude secret?


57. Who played rat catcher Caesar in Mousehunt?

Christopher Walken

58. Who was the author in The Muppet Christmas Carol?


59. Which film was Gary Oldman’s directorial debut?

Nil by Mouth

60. In which comic did Sylvester Stallone’s ’95 futuristic police character appear?

2000 AD

As the final credits roll on our journey through the cinematic time capsule of the 1990s, we hope our two-round film quiz brought a wave of nostalgia and challenged your knowledge of this dynamic decade.

Whether you breezed through the easier terrain or tackled the deeper cuts, we trust this quiz sparked fond memories of iconic ’90s moments.

Keep the magic of ’90s cinema alive in your cinematic adventures, and feel free to revisit these classic films. Until our next quiz adventure, may the echoes of the 1990s continue to resonate in your love for film. Thank you for joining us on this nostalgic quest!

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