Can You Match These Movies to Their Posters?

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If you consider yourself a movie nerd, cinema freak, film geek, or pop-culture perfectionist, then this quiz was made for you. Put your knowledge to the test and see how many movies you can identify just by seeing the film poster...

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Jurassic Park made dinosaurs popular and placed them at the forefront of Hollywood. The Toronto Raptors were named that way because of the pop-culture influence of Jurassic Park.

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Jurassic Park made dinosaurs popular and placed them at the forefront of Hollywood. The Toronto Raptors were named that way because of the pop-culture influence of Jurassic Park.

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Originally, Beetlejuice was supposed to be a straightforward horror movie. After careful consideration, Michael McDowell agreed to alter the script to be a bit more accessible. 

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Originally, Beetlejuice was supposed to be a straightforward horror movie. After careful consideration, Michael McDowell agreed to alter the script to be a bit more accessible. 

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Bruce Willis stars as John McClane, a former cop who's wife was abducted by terrorists. This movie did so well that it spawned five sequels. 

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Bruce Willis stars as John McClane, a former cop who's wife was abducted by terrorists. This movie did so well that it spawned five sequels. 

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Nobody thought that John Woo was going to be able to get this movie off the ground. But, when he got Nicolas Cage and John Travolta to get on board, the movie became a cult classic. 

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Nobody thought that John Woo was going to be able to get this movie off the ground. But, when he got Nicolas Cage and John Travolta to get on board, the movie became a cult classic. 

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The Matrix was intentionally stylized to make the movie appear like it was being projected on an old CRT television. However, the crew changed the color correction when they entered the "real world" to show the distinction between that and the Matrix. 

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The Matrix was intentionally stylized to make the movie appear like it was being projected on an old CRT television. However, the crew changed the color correction when they entered the "real world" to show the distinction between that and the Matrix. 

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Mia Farrow was an instant star in the 1968 psychological horror film, Rosemary's Baby, written by Roman Polanski. 

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Mia Farrow was an instant star in the 1968 psychological horror film, Rosemary's Baby, written by Roman Polanski. 

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Avatar was previously the highest-grossing movie of all time (recently, it was usurped by Avengers: Endgame) that virtually nobody knows about. Seriously. Try to remember a single character from Avatar, even though you know for a fact that you've seen the movie at least once. 

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Avatar was previously the highest-grossing movie of all time (recently, it was usurped by Avengers: Endgame) that virtually nobody knows about. Seriously. Try to remember a single character from Avatar, even though you know for a fact that you've seen the movie at least once. 

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Top Gun was the highest-grossing film of 1986, pulling in roughly $356 million from around the world. 

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Top Gun was the highest-grossing film of 1986, pulling in roughly $356 million from around the world. 

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Did you know that the original ending of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure had Bill and Ted dying and going to hell? For marketing purposes, this was changed. 

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Did you know that the original ending of Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure had Bill and Ted dying and going to hell? For marketing purposes, this was changed. 

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This classic is the 1975 thriller, Jaws! In the film, directed by Steven Spielberg, a man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers at a summer resort town.

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This classic is the 1975 thriller, Jaws! In the film, directed by Steven Spielberg, a man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers at a summer resort town.

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Gladiator was a movie that didn't have much promise on paper, but when Russell Crowe took the drama into his own hands, the movie became a smash hit. It even received the Best Picture award at the 73rd Academy Awards. 

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Gladiator was a movie that didn't have much promise on paper, but when Russell Crowe took the drama into his own hands, the movie became a smash hit. It even received the Best Picture award at the 73rd Academy Awards. 

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This one should come as a no-brainer. That graphic is literally more recognizable than the Taco Bell logo within groups of people born around 1975. 

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This one should come as a no-brainer. That graphic is literally more recognizable than the Taco Bell logo within groups of people born around 1975. 

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The original 21 Jump Street show came out in 1980 and starred Johnny Depp as a serious cop who went undercover in a high school. In the modern incantation, This movie riffed on the idea and turned the narrative into an absurdist comedy. 

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The original 21 Jump Street show came out in 1980 and starred Johnny Depp as a serious cop who went undercover in a high school. In the modern incantation, This movie riffed on the idea and turned the narrative into an absurdist comedy. 

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Mel Gibson and Danny Glover became international sensations because of this buddy cop film. However, this movie received massive backlash because of its racist themes and is highly criticized nowadays. 

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Mel Gibson and Danny Glover became international sensations because of this buddy cop film. However, this movie received massive backlash because of its racist themes and is highly criticized nowadays. 

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Before Arnold Schwarzenegger got cast to be the Terminator, O.J. Simpson was the top candidate. He was denied because the producers thought that Simpson didn't seem threatening enough. Several years later, O.J. was convicted of murder. 

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Before Arnold Schwarzenegger got cast to be the Terminator, O.J. Simpson was the top candidate. He was denied because the producers thought that Simpson didn't seem threatening enough. Several years later, O.J. was convicted of murder. 

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While wearing the RoboCop suit, Peter Weller lost roughly three pounds every single day. Most of the weight loss was from dehydration, but by the end of the production cycle of the film, Weller looked like a ghost of a man. 

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While wearing the RoboCop suit, Peter Weller lost roughly three pounds every single day. Most of the weight loss was from dehydration, but by the end of the production cycle of the film, Weller looked like a ghost of a man. 

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This screengrab actually comes from Kill Bill: Vol 1, while Uma Thurman slays an entire faction of the Yakuza gang. She then faced Gogo Yubari and won. 

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This screengrab actually comes from Kill Bill: Vol 1, while Uma Thurman slays an entire faction of the Yakuza gang. She then faced Gogo Yubari and won. 

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Not only was Poltergeist a genre-defining movie, but it was also plagued with unusual accidents leading to the deaths of crew members and actors. Dominique Dunne and Heather O'Rourke died shortly after Poltergeist was released. 

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Not only was Poltergeist a genre-defining movie, but it was also plagued with unusual accidents leading to the deaths of crew members and actors. Dominique Dunne and Heather O'Rourke died shortly after Poltergeist was released. 

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Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey got engaged right before Ferris Bueller's Day Off hit the theaters. Their time on the set of this movie together helped build a momentary romance that fell apart post premier. The wedding never happened, but at least the movie was great. 

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Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Grey got engaged right before Ferris Bueller's Day Off hit the theaters. Their time on the set of this movie together helped build a momentary romance that fell apart post premier. The wedding never happened, but at least the movie was great. 

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District 9 became a cult classic as audiences started to pick up on it after its unsuccessful theater run. Believe it or not, this movie is based on the apartheid of Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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District 9 became a cult classic as audiences started to pick up on it after its unsuccessful theater run. Believe it or not, this movie is based on the apartheid of Johannesburg, South Africa. 

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Luc Besson wrote the original script for The Fifth Element when he was only in high school. It wasn't until he was 38 years old that he finally got the movie sanctioned. By the time it was released, The Fifth Element was the most expensive European movie ever made. 

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Luc Besson wrote the original script for The Fifth Element when he was only in high school. It wasn't until he was 38 years old that he finally got the movie sanctioned. By the time it was released, The Fifth Element was the most expensive European movie ever made. 

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Every single night, Close Encounters of the Third Kind gets projected onto the wall of Devil's Tower (where the aliens landed in the movie). Because of this, Close Encounters of the Third Kind is the most-screened movie of all time. 

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Every single night, Close Encounters of the Third Kind gets projected onto the wall of Devil's Tower (where the aliens landed in the movie). Because of this, Close Encounters of the Third Kind is the most-screened movie of all time. 

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Universal Pictures picked up this script out of pity because Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale were denied four times before reaching the U.P. office. As it turns out, they ended up really liking it, and Back to the Future became a global phenomenon. 

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Universal Pictures picked up this script out of pity because Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale were denied four times before reaching the U.P. office. As it turns out, they ended up really liking it, and Back to the Future became a global phenomenon. 

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This film is the 1991 American psychological horror, the Silence of the Lambs. This horror classic was directed by Jonathan Demme and starred Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, 

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This film is the 1991 American psychological horror, the Silence of the Lambs. This horror classic was directed by Jonathan Demme and starred Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, 

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Did you know that the same artist who designed E.T. also designed the xenomorph from "Alien" and the visitors from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind?" There you go! You've learned something today!

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Did you know that the same artist who designed E.T. also designed the xenomorph from "Alien" and the visitors from "Close Encounters of the Third Kind?" There you go! You've learned something today!

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Ray-Ban glasses used to be extremely affordable before they started getting popular in Hollywood. When Men in Black was released, Ray-Ban sales increased 300% because Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones wear them for the duration of the film. 

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Ray-Ban glasses used to be extremely affordable before they started getting popular in Hollywood. When Men in Black was released, Ray-Ban sales increased 300% because Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones wear them for the duration of the film. 

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Independence Day is another important Will Smith movie from the 90s that helped shape modern blockbuster cinema. The production value behind Independence day was actually lower than it displayed itself to be. Fortunately, this movie was guided by highly skilled professionals that were capable of absolutely nailing every action scene with as little gear and cash as they could. 

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Independence Day is another important Will Smith movie from the 90s that helped shape modern blockbuster cinema. The production value behind Independence day was actually lower than it displayed itself to be. Fortunately, this movie was guided by highly skilled professionals that were capable of absolutely nailing every action scene with as little gear and cash as they could. 

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Paul Walker and Vin Diesel made this movie as popular as it became. There have been 12 sequels following the original Fast and the Furious, some incorporating new characters and plot lines that are completely disconnected from all of the other ones. 

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Paul Walker and Vin Diesel made this movie as popular as it became. There have been 12 sequels following the original Fast and the Furious, some incorporating new characters and plot lines that are completely disconnected from all of the other ones. 

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Disney Pixar's WALL-E mashed the distant future with the near past of Earthly society. A large portion of WALL-E focuses on the damages of pollution and the inevitable climate change crisis that is not being addressed on Earth. 

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Disney Pixar's WALL-E mashed the distant future with the near past of Earthly society. A large portion of WALL-E focuses on the damages of pollution and the inevitable climate change crisis that is not being addressed on Earth. 

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The Shawshank Redemption was released on October 14th, 1994. It was written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. 

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The Shawshank Redemption was released on October 14th, 1994. It was written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. 

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Believe it or not, Mickey Rourke was the original consideration for the role of Alex Foley in Beverly Hills Cop. But, Rourke ended up walking away from the production and Eddie Murphey became the perfect replacement. 

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Believe it or not, Mickey Rourke was the original consideration for the role of Alex Foley in Beverly Hills Cop. But, Rourke ended up walking away from the production and Eddie Murphey became the perfect replacement. 

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After 30 years of inactivity, the Australian franchise got revived in an outrageous way. Tom Hardy took over Mel Gibson's character, Mad Max, and this movie became a blockbuster sensation. 

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After 30 years of inactivity, the Australian franchise got revived in an outrageous way. Tom Hardy took over Mel Gibson's character, Mad Max, and this movie became a blockbuster sensation. 

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Speilberg consulted an entire team of futurists to create the reality of Minority Report in 2002. In fact, those same futurists stand by their assumptions about what is going to theoretically happen in the technological future. 

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Speilberg consulted an entire team of futurists to create the reality of Minority Report in 2002. In fact, those same futurists stand by their assumptions about what is going to theoretically happen in the technological future. 

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This film is The Exorcist—this 1973 American supernatural horror film was directed by William Friedkin and produced and written for the screen by William Peter Blatty, based on the 1971 novel of the same name.

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This film is The Exorcist—this 1973 American supernatural horror film was directed by William Friedkin and produced and written for the screen by William Peter Blatty, based on the 1971 novel of the same name.

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Have you ever seen the meme of Liam Neeson saying "I will find you, and I will kill you?" That meme was taken from Taken, which is a movie that you really should watch.

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Have you ever seen the meme of Liam Neeson saying "I will find you, and I will kill you?" That meme was taken from Taken, which is a movie that you really should watch.

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Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray, and director Harold Ramis all worked at the same private golf club together in their teens. Caddyshack is loosely based on their experiences as caddys for that brief period of time in their lives.

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Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray, and director Harold Ramis all worked at the same private golf club together in their teens. Caddyshack is loosely based on their experiences as caddys for that brief period of time in their lives.

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This Bond movie drops our British spy hero into a high-stakes poker game against terrorists. This was the first Bond film that featured Daniel Craig as 007, launching him into a multi-movie contract as everyone's favorite spy. 

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This Bond movie drops our British spy hero into a high-stakes poker game against terrorists. This was the first Bond film that featured Daniel Craig as 007, launching him into a multi-movie contract as everyone's favorite spy. 

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Total Recall is based on a short story titled "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The only thing the filmmakers changed about the story was the name of the main character. They changed his name from Quail to Quaid, in order to avoid confusion because the vice president at the time was Dan Quayle.

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Total Recall is based on a short story titled "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The only thing the filmmakers changed about the story was the name of the main character. They changed his name from Quail to Quaid, in order to avoid confusion because the vice president at the time was Dan Quayle.

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Jessica Tandy became the oldest Best Actress Oscar recipient because of her role in Driving Miss Daisy. The movie also won Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Makeup.

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Jessica Tandy became the oldest Best Actress Oscar recipient because of her role in Driving Miss Daisy. The movie also won Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Makeup.

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Guardians of the Galaxy became famous for a multitude of reasons. However, award-winning acting aside, the soundtrack of the film actually received the most critical acclaim. 

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Guardians of the Galaxy became famous for a multitude of reasons. However, award-winning acting aside, the soundtrack of the film actually received the most critical acclaim. 

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Rogue One is one of the newest Star Wars movies that did surprisingly well, given Disney's history of creating successful spinoffs. Lots of Star Wars purists talk smack about this film, but most viewers loved the flick. 

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Rogue One is one of the newest Star Wars movies that did surprisingly well, given Disney's history of creating successful spinoffs. Lots of Star Wars purists talk smack about this film, but most viewers loved the flick. 

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Inception, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was an important movie for the use of modern practical effects. Christopher Nolan took extreme care to make sure that he used as many physical effects as possible, contrary to modern moviemaking philosophies that incorporate thousands of digital effects to save cash.

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Inception, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was an important movie for the use of modern practical effects. Christopher Nolan took extreme care to make sure that he used as many physical effects as possible, contrary to modern moviemaking philosophies that incorporate thousands of digital effects to save cash.

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I, Robot was based on the three common laws of robotics proposed by science fiction legend Issac Asimov. According to these laws, robots must not harm a human, they must obey any and all orders, and they must prevent humans from coming under harm in any way. 

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I, Robot was based on the three common laws of robotics proposed by science fiction legend Issac Asimov. According to these laws, robots must not harm a human, they must obey any and all orders, and they must prevent humans from coming under harm in any way. 

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Dustin Hoffman and Liam Neeson fought over the position of English teacher John Keating, but that role ultimately went to Robin Williams. 

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Dustin Hoffman and Liam Neeson fought over the position of English teacher John Keating, but that role ultimately went to Robin Williams. 

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Stargate was a defining movie in the 1990s, and its success brought multiple television spinoffs to fruition. 

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Stargate was a defining movie in the 1990s, and its success brought multiple television spinoffs to fruition. 

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