Tick Off All the Movies You've Seen and We'll Guess If You're in Your Teens, 20s, or 30s

By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

Cinema changes with the times, or it dies. Studios like RKO had their day, but when you blow your annual budget on flops, the competition will eat you up real quick. Film is the defining cultural art form of our age, and with its various permutations such as TV and streaming gaining ground, we still define much of our cultural experiences by the major motion pictures we see, even if we end up seeing them on Amazon or Netflix.

When one hears the words "movie star," an image comes to mind. Who pops into your head? Is it a current celluloid heartthrob or someone from another era? Assuming you aren't a film student, it's very likely that the person you think of at those words is someone famous from your formative years.

The movies you absorb define who you are, how you speak, and the cultural references that allow you to get a handhold on a conversation at dinner parties. The movies you see say a lot about you, your priorities, your tastes, and even your positions on generationally defining cultural issues. By saying which movies you've seen, you allow us to pinpoint when you were born, and thus how old you are. Care to give us a try?

Do you have any idea what the point of "Inception" was?

Are you willing to admit that you cried when you saw "Toy Story 3?"

Did you see "12 Years a Slave?"

Did you think "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was grand?

How many times did you see "The Avengers?"

Which "Mad Max" movie was the best one?

Did you think "Black Swan" deserved awards?

Was "Guardians of The Galaxy" a great movie, or the greatest movie?

Was "Django Unchained" a breakthrough western?

Could you make any sense of "Interstellar?"

How original was "The Wolf of Wall Street?"

With whom did you see "Inside Out?"

Did "The Social Network" remind you that you still use a .edu email?

Did you see "La La Land" at all?

Did you see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens?"

How many times have you seen "Casablanca?"

Who or what is Rosebud?

What was the twist in "The Crying Game?"

Which of the "Man Without a Name" movies was the best one?

Which was the first "Die Hard" movie you saw?

Have you seen "The Exorcist?"

Were you terrified by "Jaws?"

Which "Godfather" movie do you think was the best?

Which "Alien" movie did you see first?

Who is the star of "A Star Is Born?"

Can you enjoy watching "Annie Hall?"

Have you found "Deliverance?"

Who was your Superman?

Do you find yourself getting a visit from Dr. Strangelove when you watch the news?

How far would you have to go to get to 8 1/2?

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