The Ultimate Leonardo DiCaprio Quiz


When was Leonardo DiCaprio born?

DiCaprio was born November 11, 1974 in Los Angeles, California.

In 1994, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for what movie?

When he was just 19, DiCaprio was nominated for the Academy Award for his role as 17-year-old mentally handicapped Arnie in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?"

In 2002, what two films did Leonardo DiCaprio star in, marking the first of his many collaborations with famed director Martin Scorsese?

In 2002, DiCaprio played the leading roles in "Gangs of New York" and "Catch Me If You Can." "Gangs" was directed by Martin Scorsese.

In 1997, Leonardo DiCaprio starred in the blockbuster movie "Titanic" with Kate Winslet. What other movie did they star in together?

In 2008, Winslet and DiCaprio starred in "Revolutionary Road," a film about a 1950s couple living in Connecticut struggling to come to terms with their personal problems while raising two children.

What did Leonardo DiCaprio's first agent want to call him to be more "American friendly?"

DiCaprio's first agent wanted him to go by the stage name Lenny Williams. He refused.

Which Leonardo DiCaprio movie is it? An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

If you chose "The Departed," you're correct. DiCaprio won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role as Billy.

How many films have Leonardo DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese collaborated on?

DiCaprio and Scorsese have worked together on five different films: "Gangs of New York" in 2002, "The Aviator" in 2004, "The Departed" in 2006, "Shutter Island" in 2010 and "The Wolf of Wall Street" in 2013.

What is the name of Leonardo DiCaprio's production company?

DiCaprio's own production company is Appian Way.

Leonardo DiCaprio wrote what environmental documentary?

DiCaprio wrote, produced and narrated the acclaimed environmentally themed documentary "The 11th Hour."

In 1998, Leonard DiCaprio established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to do what?

DiCaprio established his foundation with the mission of protecting the world’s last wild places. The foundation implements solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants.

How much grant money has the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation awarded since 1998?

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded more than $30 million in grants to 65 different organizations since 1998.

Who said it? "The year I turned 26, I made $49 million, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week."

That was Leonardo DiCaprio's character Jordan Belfort in "The Wolf of Wall Street."

In January 2016, Leonardo DiCaprio attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to receive what prestigious award?

DiCaprio attended the World Economic Forum to receive the Crystal Award, which is given to artists and cultural leaders helping address the world’s humanitarian and environmental challenges.

Leonardo DiCaprio's latest movie, "The Revenant" was nominated for how many Academy Awards?

"The Revenant" was nominated for 12 Academy Awards. It won three: Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Actor for DiCaprio.

How many awards was Leonardo DiCaprio's film "The Wolf of Wall Street" nominated for?

The Wolf of Wall Street was nominated for 133 different awards, including five Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Director for Martin Scorsese, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Jonah Hill and Best Adapted Screenplay for Terence Winter).

How many awards and nominations has Leonardo DiCaprio received for his films to date?

DiCaprio has received more than 200 awards and nominations for his movies.

Who said it? "I knew it was a great mistake for a man like me to fall in love."

That was of course Jay Gatsby from "The Great Gatsby."

Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for his work on this film directed by Clint Eastwood.

DiCaprio played the title role in "J. Edgar," earning numerous award nominations for his work in the film.

Which Leonardo DiCaprio movie is it? A U.S Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

If you chose "Shutter Island", you're correct. It was one of the many collaborations between DiCaprio and director Martin Scorsese.

This 2002 film Leonardo DiCaprio starred in with Daniel Day-Lewis was nominated for 10 Oscars.

"Gangs of New York" was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. It didn't win any, however.

True or false? "Titanic," which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, is the top-grossing film in North America.

False. But it's still a box-office sensation. When you account for inflation, "Gone With the Wind" is the highest-grossing film in history with $1.7 billion in ticket sales, followed by "Star Wars," with $1.5 billion, and "The Sound of Music," "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Titanic" round out the top 5. Not too shabby for a story about a sinking ship.

"Titanic" won all 14 Oscars it was nominated for.

False. The movie tied "All About Eve" for the most Oscar nominations at 14, and took home 11, tying "Ben-Hur" for the most Oscars won by a single film.

"Titanic" remained the highest-grossing film of all time until what movie eventually surpassed it?

Titanic was the highest-grossing film from 1997 to 2009 when another James Cameron film, Avatar, surpassed it in 2010.

What other major film milestone was "Titanic" the first to reach?

With an initial worldwide gross of more than $1.84 billion, "Titanic" was the first film to reach $1 billion in ticket sales. After a 3D version of the film was released on April 4, 2012 to commemorate the centennial of the sinking, "Titanic" became the second film to gross more than $2 billion worldwide (after "Avatar").

A video of Leo's reaction to this blonde bombshell shoving his arm out of the way as she walked up to receive her statue at the 2016 Golden Globes immediately went viral.

Lady Gaga won her first Golden Globe for Best Performance By an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture for her work in American Horror Story: Hotel. And, well, if you're one of the few that hasn't seen it already, you just have to watch the video for Leo's facial expression as she walks by.

Who did Leonardo DiCaprio thank in his 2016 Golden Globe acceptance speech for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for his role in "The Revenant."

DiCaprio said he wanted to share the award "with all the first nations people represented in this film, and all the indigenous communities around the world."

How many Golden Globes has Leonardo DiCaprio been nominated for?

DiCaprio has 11 Golden Globe nominations, and three wins for his roles in "The Aviator," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "The Revenant."

How many Academy Awards has Leonardo DiCaprio been nominated for?

His 2016 Best Actor in a Leading Role nomination for Hugh Glass in "The Revenant" was his sixth. He's also received two nominations for "The Wolf of Wall Street," and nominations for "Blood Diamond," "The Aviator" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape."

Cate Blanchett won the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for portraying Katharine Hepburn opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in what film?

Cate Blanchett played opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Aviator."

"Django Unchained" was Leonardo DiCaprio's first film working with what acclaimed writer and director?

Quentin Tarantino directed "Django Unchained," which was nominated for five Academy Awards, and won two, including Best Writing and Original Screenplay for Tarantino.

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