100 Movie Trivia Team Names

100 Movie Trivia Team Names

In the world of pub trivia, choosing the perfect team name is one of the most important things you can do. But great names don’t grow on trees, so it always helps to have some inspiration to draw from. And it turns out that movies can be an excellent source of material.

Below you’ll find a list of the American Film Institute’s list of 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition. These are what they consider to be the 100 greatest movies of all time. Using these films, we’ve put together a list of movie trivia team names – one name inspired by each film.

Fair warning: some films and franchises naturally lend themselves to good content. There are countless Disney Trivia Team Names or Star Wars Trivia Team Names, for example. Team names for Schindler’s List or Platoon or Saving Private Ryan have the strong potential to border on being insensitive, and would be hard to do right. But even serious films have actors or actresses that could lend themselves to a punny or witty team name. So even if your favorite film is The Deer Hunter, you could still make a Christopher Walken or Robert De Niro name pun.

On that note, here is our list of 100 movie trivia team names.

100 Movie Trivia Team Names

1. Citizen Kane – Orson Welles, Welles, Welles

2. The Godfather – Luca Brasi Sleeps with the Quizzes

3. Casablanca – Of All the Trivia Shows in All the Towns in All the World, She Walks into Mine

4. Raging Bull – Raging Bull? You Mean Sparring Partner?

5. Singin’ in the Rain – Quizzin’ in the Rain

6. Gone with the Wind – Not a Single Damn was Given that Day

7. Lawrence of Arabia – Nothing Is Written

8. Schindler’s List – Helium Neeson

9. Vertigo – Verti-Go-Get-Me-Another-Drink

10. The Wizard of Oz – The Quizard of Oz

11. City Lights – Charlie Chaplin’s Angels: Silent but Deadly

12. The Searchers – Put Up Your Dukes

13. Star Wars – My Wookie Steak Is Chewie

14. Psycho – A Boy’s Best Friend is His Trivia Host

15. 2001: A Space Odyssey – The Shallow Hal’s

16. Sunset Blvd. – We’re Ready For Our Close-Up

17. The Graduate – To the Team in Back, You’re Trying to Seduce Me. Aren’t you?

18. The General – We Have Loco Motives

19. On the Waterfront – I Coulda Been a Contender…If I Knew More Answers

20. It’s a Wonderful Life – It’s a Punderful Life

21. Chinatown – Forget it, Jake. It’s Pub Trivia

22. Some Like It Hot – The Fuzzy End of the Lollipop is Yummy

23. The Grapes of Wrath – The Movie Was Better

24. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – E.T.’s Phone Bill is Out of this World

25. To Kill A Mockingbird – Tequila Mockingbird

26. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington – We Will Not Yield!

27. High Noon – Beer O’ Clock

28. All About Eve – It’s Going to be a Bumpy Night

29. Double Indemnity – A Thorn in Noir Side

30. Apocalypse Now  – Apocalypse Meow

31. The Maltese Falcon – The Stuff That Trivia Is Made Of

32. The Godfather: Part II – We Know it Was you Fredo

33. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – We’ll Take Our Medication Orally

34. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Whistle While You Twerk

35. Annie Hall – La-dee-da, La-dee-da

36. The Bridge on the River Kwai – The Quiz on the River Kwai

37. The Best Years of Our Lives – The Best Years of our Lives Were Spent in Dank Bars Playing Pub Trivia

38. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre – We Ain’t Got No Badges!

39. Dr. Strangelove – or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Trivia

40. The Sound of Music – It’s A von Trrap!

41. King Kong – The Larry King Kongs

42. Bonnie and Clyde – We Rob Banks!

43. Midnight Cowboy – HEY! I’m Quizzin’ Here!

44. The Philadelphia Story – Tom Dranks

45. Shane – The Low-Down Yankee Liars

46. It Happened One Night – Classic Cool

47. A Streetcar Named Desire – A Streetcar Named Streetcar McStreetcar Face

48. Rear Window – Dwayne “The Alfred Hitchcock” Johnson

49. Intolerance – Quiet on the Set

50. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Drinking Is a Nasty Hobbit of Mine

51. West Side Story – Snapping is a Legit Form of Gang Violence

52. Taxi Driver – Robert De Niro, De Faro, Wherever You Aro

53. The Deer Hunter – Christopher Walken on Sunshine

54. M*A*S*H – M*A*S*H Hysteria

55. North by Northwest – North by Northwasted

56. Jaws – The Shark Side of the Moon

57. Rocky – Ain’t Gonna Be No Rematch

58. The Gold Rush – Charlie’s Chums

59. Nashville – The Damnedest Team You Ever Saw!

60. Duck Soup – Freedonia’s Finest

61. Sullivan’s Travels – Where Is This Train Going?

62. American Graffiti – Pinky’s Pizza

63. Cabaret – Divine Decadence Darling

64. Network – I’m as Mad as Hell, and I’m Not Going to Take This Anymore!

65. The African Queen – Bogart’s Buddies

66. Raiders of the Lost Ark – It’s Not a Man Purse, It’s a Satchel!

67. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – We’re Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf

68. Unforgiven – Clint Westwood

69. Tootsie – Bill You Murray Me?

70. A Clockwork Orange – My Three Droogs

71. Saving Private Ryan – America Wastes Billions Retrieving Matt Damon Characters

72. The Shawshank Redemption – Get Busy Quizzin’

73. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Quiz

74. The Silence of the Lambs – We Ate our Buffalo Wings with Some Fava Beans

75. In the Heat of the Night – They Call Me Mister Quiz!

76. Forrest Gump – I’m Not a Smart Man

77. All the President’s Men – We’d Wiretap That

78. Modern Times – The Little Tramps

79. The Wild Bunch – Marky Mark and the Wild Bunch

80. The Apartment – The Junior Executive Model

81. Spartacus – I am Smarticus

82. Sunrise – Shhh…We’re Trying to Watch a Silent FIlm

83. Titanic – There Was Room For Jack

84. Easy Rider – Queasy Rider

85. A Night at the Opera – The Groucho Marxists

86. Platoon – You Had Me at Dafoe

87. 12 Angry Men – 12 Intoxicated Men

88. Bringing Up Baby – Cary Grant Me One Wish

89. The Sixth Sense – I See Dumb People

90. Swing Time – Stop Fred Astaire-ing at Me

91. Sophie’s Choice – Streep Smarts

92. Goodfellas – Ray Liotta’s Laugh

93. The French Connection – Doyle Fights Dirty

94. Pulp Fiction – Check Out the Big Brain on Brad

95. The Last Picture Show – Jeff Golden Gate Bridges

96. Do the Right Thing – Do the Right Thing and Let us Win

97. Blade Runner – Blade Runner Puns are Hard to Replicate

98. Yankee Doodle Dandy – The Yankee Doodle Dandiest

99. Toy Story – We’re A Little Buzzed

100. Ben-Hur – Ben-Hur An Hour and Still No Drinks


Can you think of any better names for any of these movies? Let us know in the comments below and they might get added to the post!

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