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The World War I Movies Quiz
by Staff
There's no shortage of movies about the Great War. If you're a film buff and a history know-it-all, then this is the perfect quiz for you.

Charlie Chaplin played the lead role in this 1918 short about World War I.

  • "The Service Star"
  • "Shoulder Arms"
  • "Hearts of the World"

Which World War I movie was the actor Rudolph Valentino's first leading role?

  • "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"
  • "The Lost Battalion
  • "The Big Parade"

True or false: World War I was fought from 1914 to 1918.

  • true
  • false

Who directed the 1928 World War I movie "Four Sons"?

  • Frank Capra
  • Tod Browning
  • John Ford

Which World War I movie is an American film that follows young German recruits into battle?

  • "The Lost Patrol"
  • "All Quiet on the Western Front"
  • "Journey's End"

This World War I movie follows character Dick Courtney through the difficulties of commanding British fighter pilots.

  • "The Last Patrol"
  • "The Lost Patrol"
  • "The Dawn Patrol"

Which World War I film did the millionaire Howard Hughes direct?

  • "Hell's Angels"
  • "Journey's End"
  • "Mamba"

What was the average life expectancy of World War I fighter pilots?

  • days
  • weeks
  • months

This World War I movie was based on an Ernest Hemingway novel of the same title.

  • "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  • "The Sun Also Rises"
  • "A Farewell to Arms"

Which World War I film starred Lionel Barrymore ?

  • "Grand Illusion"
  • "The Road to Glory"
  • "Forty Thousand Horsemen"

Which actor played Jerry Plunkett in the World War I movie "The Fighting 69th"?

  • James Cagney
  • Clark Gable
  • Jimmy Stewart

Gary Cooper won an Oscar for this World War I movie.

  • "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp"
  • "Sergeant York"
  • "Wilson"

Which World War I film features a hard-drinking riverboat captain and an unlikely passenger?

  • "What Price Glory"
  • "Father Goose"
  • "The African Queen"

Which actress was the leading lady in the World War I film "The African Queen"?

  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Grace Kelly
  • Audrey Hepburn

Which actor plays riverboat Capt. Charlie Allnut in "The African Queen"?

  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Gary Cooper
  • Cary Grant

Which World War I movie starred Peter O'Toole as a British officer leading an army against the Turks?

  • "King and Country"
  • "Lawrence of Arabia"
  • "The Great War"

True or false: The movie "Lawrence of Arabia" was nominated for an Academy Award in 1963 but did not win.

  • true
  • false

Which Oscar-winning actress starred in the World War I film "Darling Lili"?

  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Julie Andrews
  • Anne Bancroft

This 1971 World War I movie is about a quadruple amputee who struggles with his injuries.

  • "Johnny Got His Gun"
  • "Zeppelin"
  • "Von Richthofen and Brown"

How many aircraft did a World War I pilot need to shoot down to be considered an ace?

  • three
  • five
  • seven

Which World War I film, released in 1976, features Malcolm McDowell?

  • "Zeppelin"
  • "Break of Day"
  • "Aces High"

Which Australian actor stars in the World War I film "Gallipoli"?

  • Mel Gibson
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Russell Crowe

Which movie is a World War I tale of three brothers from Montana?

  • "A River Runs Through It"
  • "Legends of the Fall"
  • "The Devil's Own"

Which Ludlow brother does the actor Brad Pitt play in the movie "Legends of the Fall"?

  • Tristan
  • Alfred
  • Samuel

"In Love and War" is based on the real-life experiences of which American author?

  • John Steinbeck
  • William Faulkner
  • Ernest Hemingway

Which actor played the role of Ernest Hemingway in the World War I movie "In Love and War"?

  • Christian Slater
  • Ethan Hawke
  • Chris O'Donnell

Which feature film stars James Franco as World War I fighter pilot Blaine Rawlings?

  • "The Red Baron"
  • "Flyboys"
  • "Aces High"

True or false: The movie "Flyboys" is based on a real unit of American volunteer pilots in the French military.

  • true
  • false

Who directed the 2011 World War I movie "War Horse"?

  • Ron Howard
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Ridley Scott

Which British actor played the "War Horse" character Maj. Jamie Stewart?

  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Jude Law
  • Benedict Cumberbatch