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9 out of 10 Movie Buffs Can’t Name These Films Just From Their Backgrounds

Films have so much that go into their creation that it is oftentimes pretty easy to overlook simple details. Such as a setting or tone of a film. The area in which the film takes place has a large impact on the film itself. This quiz goes through the less recognized backgrounds of films – can we name them all? 

What film is this background from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Lord of the Rings”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Harry Potter”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Robin Hood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ironclad”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Lord of the Rings featured an area known as the Shire. This is where the Hobbits live, inside small hills in smaller houses.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film does this background come from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Lord of the Rings”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Star Trek”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Star Wars”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”2001: A Space Odyssey”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The planet Tatooine was a common setting in the Star Wars universe as it was the birthplace of Luke Skywalker.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film showed the destruction of the Millenium Bridge?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”X-Men 2″,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Spiderman: Homecoming”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Millenium Bridge is located in London England and was used as a setting in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What is this iconic firehouse from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Zombieland”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Limitless”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Caddyshack”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ghostbusters”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” The Ghostbusters firehouse was the HQ of the Ghostbusters in the original films. Since then the firehouse has become a popular tourist spot.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film was this car prominently featured in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Breakfast Club”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ferris Beuller’s Day Off”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Drive”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Fight Club”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” This car in a windowed garage is famous for being the car that Ferris in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off drives throughout the film and eventually crashes.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film had this type of setting?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Sopranoes”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Goodfellas”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Irishman”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Godfather”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” The Godfather took place in a Sicilian styled setting to replicate that of the mob.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film was this shanty town prominently featured in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Big Fish”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Sweeney Todd”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Patriot”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Lincoln”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” This shantytown was featured in Tim Burton’s Big Fish and is located in Spectre Alabama. “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this famous house from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”IT”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Home Alone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Goonies”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”A Christmas Story”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” This house was prominently featured in A Christmas Story and has since become a popular tourist spot in Cleveland.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film featured the Eastern State Penitentiary? 

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”12 Monkeys”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Prisoners”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Enemy”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” 12 Monkeys featured the infamous Eastern State Penitentiary which is located in Philidelphia and is rumored to be extremely haunted.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this house from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”American Hustle”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Parasite”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Knives Out”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Death Proof”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The director of Parasite designed the house to be specifically made for the film so a lot of the house doesn’t actually exist. For example, this is a 3D render of the house the director made.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film does this scene take place in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Truman Show”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Yes Man”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Mask”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Truman Show is a film about a man stuck inside a fake world that is actually just a TV show. This scene is when he starts to piece together that his life was a lie.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film took place mostly in this cabin?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Django: Unchained”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Hateful Eight”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Jackie Brown”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Hateful Eight had a large runtime and the film took place mostly in a small cabin in the middle of a snowy tundra.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Where did Spiderman: Far From Home take place?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Europe”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Australia”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Japan”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Canada”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Spiderman: Far From Home takes place across Europe due to the main character taking a class trip there.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What city did the film Detective Pikachu take place in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”New York City”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Tokyo”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Beijing”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ryme”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” While the city in the film does take inspiration from real-life cities, the film takes place in the fictional city of Ryme.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film features these stairs in a famous scene?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Rocky”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Creed”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Lincoln Lawyer”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Fight Club”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” These stairs are the stairs Sylvester Stallone ran up playing Rocky during a workout montage that has become a popular thing to parody.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this spaceship from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Star Wars”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Star Trek”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”2001: A Space Odyssey”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Gravity”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” 2001: A Space Odyssey took place mostly in space and it showed the exterior of the spaceships a few times showing unique designs like this one.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this chocolaty scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Mask”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ace Ventura”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” In the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka takes kids on a tour of a candy factory and this is one of the opening scenes.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this church from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Getaway”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Lincoln”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”There Will Be Blood”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” The film There Will Be Blood features many unique scenes such as at an oil rig site but also features undertones like in this church scene.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What city did the Dark Knight take place in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”New York City”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Gotham”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Los Angelos”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Philidelphia”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Batman universe typically takes place in the fictional city known as Gotham.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film was this boat featured in?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Sharknado”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Jaws”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”The Meg”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Deep-Sea”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Jaws is a movie about a large shark attacking a group of fishermen on a boat. Their boat plays a crucial role in their survival against Jaws.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film had this setting?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Dustbowl”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Drive”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Mad Max: Fury Road”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Speed Racer”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Mad Max: Fury Road takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where water is the hot commodity and the desert is the only thing people know.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What superhero film had a more western setting?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”X-Men”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Avengers: Endgame”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Spiderman: Homecoming”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Logan”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Logan was a superhero film that gave a nod to old westerns while also creating a unique world of its own.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What island do the King Kong films take place on?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Kong Island”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Skull Island”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Death Island”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Cursed Island”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Skull Island is the home of King Kong and is often featured as the main setting in King Kong films.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this landmark from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Lord of the Rings”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Signs”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Patriot”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Brave Heart”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” These ruins were featured prominently in the Mel Gibson film The Patriot.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What is the name of the waterfall the characters adventure to in Disney’s Up?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Paradise Falls”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Perfect Falls”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Giant Falls”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Opportunity Falls”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Paradise Falls from the film Up is based on a real place called Angel Falls in Venezuela. “,”answerImage”:””}

What film featured this flooded planet?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”2001: A Space Odyssey”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Star Wars”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Star Trek”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Interstellar”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Interstellar was a film about space travel and featured a planet that was flooded.  “,”answerImage”:””}

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Shining”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Saving Private Ryan”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Green Mile”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Shawshank Redemption”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Green Mile was filmed inside of a famous prison in Tennessee which has since been destroyed by a tornado.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this set from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Jaws”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Titanic”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”The Meg”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Survival”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Titanic featured a set on and inside the boat itself. However, most of the film took place on the outside of the boat.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this setting from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Brother Bear”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”My Neighbor Totoro”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Ancient Temple”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Spirited Away”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Studio Ghibli has a unique style that is special to them. This scene is an iconic setting from the film Spirited Away.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film took place in this setting?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Jungle Book”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Finding Nemo”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Lion King”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Inside Out”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Lion King takes place in the savanna where lions can roam freely.  “,”answerImage”:””}


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