Quiz: Movies of the Colosseum Quiz
Movies of the Colosseum Quiz
By: Nathan Chandler
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About This Quiz

The Roman Colosseum has inspired violence and romance for centuries. How much do you know about movies that use the Colosseum as a backdrop?

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The Colosseum is also known as what?
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In what year did the original "Ben-Hur" movie hit theaters?
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What was the budget of "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ"?
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Who starred in 2010's "When in Rome"?
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In what year was the first non-silent version of "Ben-Hur" released?
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How many extras were needed to film 1959's "Ben-Hur"?
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Which actor did NOT appear in "When in Rome"?
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Who directed "To Rome With Love"?
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Most of "Roman Holiday" was actually shot in Los Angeles.
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Where did the crew for 2000's "Gladiator" shoot the fight scenes set at the Colosseum?
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How much did it cost to build the replica of the Colosseum for "Gladiator"?
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What was the budget for the 2016 version of "Ben-Hur"?
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Who did NOT star in 1953's "Roman Holiday"?
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Who does Bruce Lee fight at the Colosseum in "Way of the Dragon"?
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How many Academy Awards did 1960's "Spartacus" win?
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How was the Colosseum built for 2000's "Gladiator"?
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Why was the crew of 2016's "Ben-Hur" prohibited from filming a race scene at the Circus Maximus, which is near the Colosseum?
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How many live extras were there inside the fake Colosseum for "Gladiator"?
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What sort of creature makes an appearance in "20 Million Miles to Earth," climbing parts of the Roman ruins?
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For "Gladiator," set builders actually built parts of the bowels of the Colosseum, including an elevator system to lift the fighters to the arena.
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Why was there a riot before the filming of the famous chariot race scene for "Ben-Hur"?
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In 2003's "The Core," how is the Colosseum wrecked?
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In 2006, the crew of "Jumper" was granted filming access inside the Colosseum for how many days?
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After being publicly announced, how long did it take to make "Ben-Hur"?
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Who wrote a sequel to "Gladiator"?
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When was the action flick "Double Team" filmed?
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"Double Team" used a location meant to look like the Colosseum, but it wasn't. Where were those scenes filmed?
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How many filming locations were required for "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ"?
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How is the Colosseum destroyed in "Megiddo: The Omega Code 2"?
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Where was 1954's "Demetrius and the Gladiators" filmed?
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