The World War II Movies Quiz
by Staff
Are you ready to battle with history? Take this quiz to see if you can conquer our quiz on World War II movies.

Which actress plays leading lady Ilsa Lund in the World War II film "Casablanca"?

  • Katherine Hepburn
  • Ingrid Bergman
  • Lauren Bacall

Which World War II movie tells the story of American volunteer pilots fighting Japanese armed forces in China?

  • "Flyboys"
  • "The Tuskegee Airmen"
  • "Flying Tigers"

True or false: World War II began with the German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939.

  • true
  • false

Which World War II movie stars Spencer Tracy as Lt. Col. James Doolittle?

  • "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo"
  • "Doolittle's Raiders"
  • "The Tokyo Raid"

In the World War II movie "Sands of Iwo Jima," which actor plays Sgt. John Stryker?

  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Montgomery Clift
  • John Wayne

Which World War II movie features a famous beach scene starring Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr?

  • "Run Silent, Run Deep"
  • "From Here to Eternity"
  • "Submarine Command"

Which actor plays Capt. Queeg in the World War II film "The Caine Mutiny"?

  • Fred MacMurray
  • Jose Ferrer
  • Humphrey Bogart

Which World War II movie is loosely based on the true story of British prisoners of war?

  • "The Bridge on the River Kwai"
  • "The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel"
  • "Stalag 17"

Which World War II film stars Millie Perkins as the title character?

  • "Odette"
  • "The Diary of Anne Frank
  • "Mrs. Miniver"

The all-star cast of this 1961 World War II movie included Anthony Quinn, David Niven and Gregory Peck.

  • "The Longest Day"
  • "Halls of Montezuma"
  • "The Guns of Navarone"

In the World War II film "Judgment at Nuremberg," which actor plays the Chief Judge Dan Haywood?

  • Spencer Tracy
  • Jimmy Stewart
  • Cary Grant

Which future U.S. president does the actor Cliff Robertson portray in the World War II movie "PT 109"?

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Harry S. Truman
  • John F. Kennedy

Which World War II film stars Steve McQueen as the character Virgil "The Cooler King" Hilts?

  • "Kelly's Heroes"
  • "The Great Escape"
  • "The Dirty Dozen"

When was the World War II movie "Father Goose" released?

  • 1964
  • 1966
  • 1968

Which World War II movie is based on Germany's last major offensive in the European theater?

  • "Midway"
  • "The Battle of the Bulge"
  • "Okinawa"

True or false: The United States entered World War II on Dec. 7, 1940.

  • true
  • false

Which actor co-stars with John Wayne in the 1965 World War II movie "In Harm's Way"?

  • James Coburn
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Charles Bronson

Which World War II film features Maj. John Reisman?

  • "The Dirty Dozen"
  • "Hell in the Pacific"
  • "Shout at the Devil"

When was the World War II movie "Patton" released?

  • 1966
  • 1970
  • 1974

The World War II movie "Tora! Tora! Tora!" depicts the Japanese attack on which U.S. naval base?

  • Iwo Jima
  • Midway
  • Pearl Harbor

Which 1976 World War II movie stars Charlton Heston as the character Capt. Matt Garth?

  • "Midway"
  • "Two-Minute Warning"
  • "The Last Hard Men"

Which American bomber is featured in the movie "Memphis Belle"?

  • B-29 Superfortress
  • B-24 Liberator
  • B-17 Flying Fortress

Which 1993 World War II film did Steven Spielberg direct?

  • "Schindler's List"
  • "The Pianist"
  • "Life is Beautiful"

Which actor plays the character Hannibal Lee in "The Tuskegee Airmen"?

  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner

In "Saving Private Ryan," the character Capt. Miller is a teacher of which subject?

  • algebra
  • U.S. History
  • English composition

Which Russian city is being defended in the World War II movie "Enemy at the Gates"?

  • Stalingrad
  • Leningrad
  • Sevastopol

Which 2001 World War II movie did Michael Bay direct?

  • "Flags of Our Fathers"
  • "Pearl Harbor"
  • "Inglourious Basterds"

True or false: World War II ended with the surrender of Japan on Sept. 2, 1945.

  • true
  • false

Which movie depicts an attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler?

  • "Defiance"
  • "Saints and Soldiers"
  • "Valkyrie"

Which British actor plays King George VI in "The King's Speech"?

  • Hugh Grant
  • Colin Firth
  • Benedict Cumberbatch