Monday, September 17, 2012

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Musical Biopics


Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place-  Pjazzy: 50 pts... a perfect score, superb job!!
2nd place-  Dina and David B.: 42 pts each
3rd place- Ann: 39 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium and thanks to everyone who played.
In parentheses, after the performer being depicted in the movie, is the name of the person who portrayed them followed by the name of the film.

1. 2 pts- Ray Charles (Jamie Foxx, Ray)   According to the film, this performer would feel what part of a woman's body to determine if she was attractive?  3 bonus pts- Wrist
2. 2 pts- Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix, Walk the Line)
3. 2 pts- Tina Turner (Angela Bassett, What's Love Got to Do with It)
4. 2 pts- Jim Morrison (Val Kilmer, The Doors)
5. 2 pts- Selena (Jennifer Lopez, Selena)


6. 3 pts- Patsy Cline (Jessica Lange, Sweet Dreams)
7. 2 pts- Buddy Holly (Gary Busey, The Buddy Holly Story)
8. 2 pts- Billie Holiday (Diana Ross, Lady Sings the Blues) What legendary comedian portrayed the character known as "Piano Man" in this film? 3 bonus pts- Richard Pryor
9. 2 pts-  Loretta Lynn (Sissy Spacek, Coal Miner's Daughter)
10. 4 pts- Stu Sutcliffe (Stephen Dorff, Backbeat)


11. 3 pts- Bobby Darin (Kevin Spacey, Beyond the Sea) The RRHOF inductee depicted in this photo was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in what film? 4 bonus pts- Bobby received an Oscar nod for his performance in the 1964 film Captain Newman M.D.
12. 4 pts-  Charlie Parker (Forest Whitaker, Bird)- Best Intentionally Funny Answer goes to Dina who said, Sax Machine
13. 2 pts- Ritchie Valens (Lou Diamond Phillips, La Bamba)
14. 2 pts- Elvis Presley (a pre- Miami Vice Don Johnson, the 1981 TV movie Elvis & the Beauty Queen)
15. 6 pts- Barbara Mandrell (Maureen McCormick, the 1997 TV movie Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story)

1 comment:

Janet said...

hahaha I totally didn't completely read the directions, did I ;-)

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