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90% of Film Buffs Can’t Pass This Western Quiz


The western genre in film is a very important one and had a popular boom throughout the past century. While westerns aren’t as common today, when they are released they are typically refined. That is thanks to the many older westerns that paved their way for these new westerns. But how many of these movies do we actually know? Let’s find out! 

Who is this famous western actor?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Scott Eastwood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Gary Cooper”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Clint Walker”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Clint Eastwood is one of the most well-known actors to come out of the western era of films. He most famously starred in “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What was the first western film ever made?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Outlaw”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Great Train Robbery”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”The Great Getaway”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Great Train Robbery came out in 1903 and is considered to be the first-ever western film. The runtime was a little under 12 minutes.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Name this famous western actor.

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Charles Bronson”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Steve McQueen”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Roy Rogers”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Charles Bronson was known for his roles in films like The Magnificent Seven and Death Wish.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”True Grit”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Broken Arrow”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Searchers”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Bravados”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” True Grit starred John Wayne and the film was later remade in 2010 under the same title.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Who was the main actor in High Noon?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Randolph Scott”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”John Wayne”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Gary Cooper”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:””,”answerImage”:””}

What is another name westerns were called?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Wests”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Cowboy Flicks”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Spaghetti Westerns”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Western Flicks”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The term Spaghetti Westerns was coined in the 60s and referred to the fact most westerns were filmed in Italy due to cost restraints.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Which one of these films wasn’t in the Man with No Name trilogy of films?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”A Fistful of Dollars”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”For a Few Dollars More”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”True Grit”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” This western trilogy all starring Clint Eastwood is known as the “Dollars Trilogy”.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Name this Western actress. 

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Vivien Leigh”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Natalie Wood”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Jane Wyman”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Jane Russell”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Natalie played in The Searchers across from famous western actor John Wayne.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”True Grit”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Red River”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Wild Bunch”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Broken Arrow”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Wild Bunch was a film made to rival the success of another popular western movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. “,”answerImage”:””}

Who directed “Fistful of Dollars”?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Anthony Mann”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Sergio Leone”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Delmer Daves”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Sergio Leone is also responsible for the 2 other films in the Dollar Trilogy starring Clint Eastwood.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Who starred in The Magnificent Seven?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Steve McQueen”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”James Stewart”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Gary Cooper”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Roy Rogers”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Although the cast of The Magnificent Seven had many notable actors, Steve McQueen is the only one from this lot that starred in the film.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What Academy Award did Stagecoach win?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Best Actress”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Best Costume”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Best Direction”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Best Supporting Actor”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Thomas Mitchell won for best-supporting actor for his portrayal of Doc Boone.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What was the popular path used in Red River?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Mississippi Trail”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Cherokee Trail”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Arrow Trail”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Chisholm Trail”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” The film Red River shows the beginning of a cattle trail from Texas to Kansas and featured the Chisholm Trail as the main path they used.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”One Eye Jacks”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Wild Bunch”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”True Grit”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Bad Day at Black Rock”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Bad Day at Black Rock had a large cast that included Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Lee Marvin, and Walter Brennan. “,”answerImage”:””}

Who was “They Died with Their Boots” On based on?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Buffalo Bill”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Billy the Kid”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”George Custer”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Sitting Bull”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” They Died with Their Boots On is a movie adaptation of the actions of George Custer. “,”answerImage”:””}

What year did “Tombstone” come out?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”1980″,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”1991″,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”1993″,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”1978″,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Tombstone released in 1993 and has since made its way to the top of many people’s favorite westerns list.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What was John Wayne’s first stage name?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Tim Wayne”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Dale Wayne”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Duke Morrison”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Drew Wayne”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” In the first film, John Wayne was credited in he was credited under the nickname “Duke Morrison”.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What Quentin Tarantino film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Jackie Brown”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Hateful Eight”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Reservoir Dogs”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Django Unchained”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Django: Unchained was Quentin Tarantino’s first real leap into the genre of westerns.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film was based on a time after the civil war?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Union”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Open Range”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Culpepper Cattle Co. “,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Unforgiven”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Culpepper Cattle Co. is as real a representation of the post-civil war era. A time of reconstruction and dark times.   “,”answerImage”:””}

What real-life person inspired countless western films?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Jesse James”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Bill Pickett”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Butch Cassidy”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Billy the Kid”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” Although there are some famous names that have been portrayed in numerous western films, Billy the Kid has the most adaptations.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Hateful Eight”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Lone Ranger”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Open Range”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Lone Ranger featured a famous duo and would later be remade into a Disney film in 2013. “,”answerImage”:””}

Who is this western actor?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”John Wayne”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Gary Cooper”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Kurt Russell”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Kurt Russell quickly became a household name in the western genre after his performance in Tombstone.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Who directed “The Hateful Eight”?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Quentin Tarantino”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Christopher Nolan”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Edgar Wright”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The Hateful Eight is Quentin Tarantino’s delve into the western genre, this time with an all-star cast.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Who stars in “There Will Be Blood”?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Kurt Russell”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Daniel Craig”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Daniel Day-Lewis”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Clint Eastwood”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Although “There Will Be Blood” is a long film it hardly feels like it due to Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance in the film.  “,”answerImage”:””}

When did the True Grit remake come out?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”2001″,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”2010″,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”1989″,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”1999″,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” The remake of True Grit came out in 2010 and starred Jeff Bridges.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What were western films made in the Soviet Union called?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Red Westerns”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Spaghetti Westerns”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Blue Westerns”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Green Westerns”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” During the Soviet Union, there were many films being made that portrayed and copied the western film style of other countries. These were some of Joseph Stalin’s favorite films.  “,”answerImage”:””}

Which film was John Wayne’s final film?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”The Shootist”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”The Searchers”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”True Grit”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Rio Bravo”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:””,”answerImage”:””}

What scene is this film from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Shootist”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Bone Tomahawk”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”Hateful Eight”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:””,”answerImage”:””}

What superhero film took inspiration from western films?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Logan”,”correct”:true},{“answer”:”The Wolverine”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”X-Men”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Avengers”,”correct”:false}],”answerText”:” Logan begins as a somber film set in a western setting. The film soon turns into a half superhero film half western film.  “,”answerImage”:””}

What film is this scene from?

{“answers”:[{“answer”:”Forsaken”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”The Hateful Eight”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”Tombstone”,”correct”:false},{“answer”:”No Country For Old Men”,”correct”:true}],”answerText”:” No Country For Old Men may not be considered a western to some, but it has all the elements that a modern-day western should have.  “,”answerImage”:””}

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