Movies Quiz / Cryptic Movie Title Meanings III

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Quiz Updated May 8, 2014

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Meaning Title % Correct
From a wish-list of things the movie's elderly main characters wish to do before they dieThe Bucket List
94.2%
This animated character/movie takes its name from 'Waste Allocation Load Lifter – Earth Class'WALL-E
90.6%
Many death rows are called 'the last mile,' but the film's one was the color of 'tired old limes'The Green Mile
77.3%
This title refers not to the ceremony of removing the evil spirit, but to the person who does itThe Exorcist
73.6%
We discover late in this thriller that the heroine still wakes up from nightmares of dying sheep, and if she can save a young woman maybe she'll experience the...The Silence of the Lambs
61.3%
Contributed by Steinbeck's wife; an allusion both to the fruit the desperate Okies are picking, and the second line of the Battle Hymn of the RepublicThe Grapes of Wrath
59.1%
This hugely successful ghost story's title comes from ESP, the so-called...The Sixth Sense
55.8%
The first line of Yeats' 'Sailing to Byzantium' provides the title to this Coen Brothers modern western and Best Picture winnerNo Country for Old Men
49.8%
From a poem by Edward Dowson, and the romantic idea that the antebellum South is...Gone with the Wind
49.8%
This title refers not to glamour and respect but to the final act of a magic trick, from the latin for 'illusion'The Prestige
48.2%
Meaning Title % Correct
No connection to the film at all: the title refers to a scene in the original book where two of the heroin addicts meet 'an auld drunkard' in the Leith Central railway stationTrainspotting
48.2%
After Timothy Dalton's Bond almost kills a woman, he mutters 'Whoever she was, I must have scared ____________ out of her.'The Living Daylights
46.6%
This Halle Berry drama's title comes from a medieval English custom in which the night before a condemned man's execution he received a farewell feast known as a...Monsters Ball
46.1%
The latin word for 'unconquerable,' specifically in reference to an 1888 poem that gave strength and hope to the movie's long-imprisoned hero as he tried to unite his country Invictus
44%
In this political thriller the Red Chinese are controlling a US presidential election, hence...The Manchurian Candidate
40.6%
The title of this Watergate thriller alludes to both the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme and Robert Penn Warren's similarly-titled novel about Huey LongAll The President's Men
37.5%
It was called Mad Max 2 in Australia, but since the original was largely unknown in the U.S. it was retitled...The Road Warrior
29.2%
It's never clear what Bruce Willis meant by this title, but he only did Die Hard 4 if they would allow him to use its original subtitle (this) for his own Africa-set actionerTears of the Sun
12.4%
Peckinpah's home invasion thriller's title comes from Chinese ceremonial objects. Fom Lao Tzu: Heaven and Earth are not humane, and regard the people as...Straw Dogs
12.4%
This early Ealing Studios comedy about a man who murders everyone between him and a Dukedom takes its title from a line in Tennyson's 1842 poem 'Lady Clara Vere de Vere'Kind Hearts and Coronets
6.8%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
1.6%
18-19
5.2%
16-17
9.8%
14-15
11.8%
12-13
12.5%
10-11
12.9%
8-9
11.2%
6-7
9.4%
4-5
8.6%
2-3
13.2%
1-1
3.8%

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