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101 Comedy Movie Trivia Questions That Will Crack You Up

Can you quote every comedy movie ever made? Take this comedy movie quiz to prove you are no clown. Whether you’re a fan of screwball, dark comedies, rom-coms, slapstick, or satire, you’re not short on laughs. The history of comedic film spans across genres, from buddy-cop movies to raunchy teen comedies, and we’ve got questions for all of ‘em!

From Eddy Murphy to Adam Sandler to John Cleese, famous jokes have become part of our everyday vocabulary. To top it off, comedy movies have been proven to lower stress hormones and decrease blood pressure! These comedy movie trivia questions and answers will create a direct line to your funny bone, and challenge your inner Chaplin to get them all right. 

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The movie ‘Silver Streak’ takes place on what mode of transportation?

Plane

Cruise Ship

Train

Bus

Who starred in the classic silent film ‘The Gold Rush’?

Harold Lloyd

Buster Keaton

Laurel And Hardy

Charlie Chaplin

Who was considered to voice Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors?

Eddie Murphy

Tom Cruise

Tom Selleck

Ernest Borgnine

Who played a paranormal investigator and eliminator in ‘Ghostbusters’?

Bill Murray

Chevy Chase

John Belushi

John Candy

Who won an Academy Award for their performance in ‘City Slickers’?

Billy Crystal

Jack Palance

Bruno Kirby

Daniel Stern

Who or what do the Canadians bomb to start war with America in ‘South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut’?

The White House

The Casa Bonita

The Batcave

The Baldwins

What Vermont serves as the showdown between the local police and the troopers in ‘Super Troopers’?

Stanville

Spurbury

Spansive

Shanks

Who played the Comedian in Watchmen?

Stephen McHattie

Rob LaBelle

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Matthew Goode

Which actor is famous for playing Inspector Clouseau in the 1963 movie, ‘The Pink Panther’?

Richard Harris

Burt Kwouk

Herbert Lom

Peter Sellers

What young caddy messes around with Judge Smails’ daughter in ‘Caddyshack’?

Tony D’Annunzio

Lacey Underall

Danny Noonan

Lou Loomis

Who are dressed as firefighters while waiting for an out of control plane to land in ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’?

The Marx Brothers

Laurel And Hardy

The Three Stooges

The Ritz Brothers

What mean dog does Clark accidentally kill in ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’?

Dinky

Dog

Sparky

Speck

In what drama comedy does Will Ferrell play an alcoholic who tries to start over after losing everything?

Semi-Pro

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Everything Must Go

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Where do Hedley Lamarr and Sheriff Bart have a final showdown in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

The Grand Canyon

Grauman’s Chinese Theater

The Studio Commissary

The Film Editing Offices

Nicholas Angel was stabbed by a man dressed as whom in ‘Hot Fuzz’?

Santa Claus

RoboCop

The Easter Bunny

Mr. Spock

What stand-up comedian helped write the script for ‘Blazing Saddles’?

George Carlin

Eddie Murphy

Robert Klein

Richard Pryor

What is Lloyd’s last name in ‘Dumb & Dumber’?

Lastname

Christmas

Lemon

Godzilla

Who keeps experiencing the same day over and over in ‘Groundhog Day’?

Chevy Chase

Bill Murray

Ben Stiller

Martin Short

Who pretends to be an old British nanny in ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’?

Jim Carrey

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Steve Martin

Robin Williams

What item did John Candy’s character sell in ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’?

Shaving Foam Cups

Phone Receiver Cords

Cigarette Cases

Shower Curtain Rings

I did absolutely nothing and it was everything I thought it could be’, is a line from which famous comedy?

Office Space

Airplane

Anchorman

Dodgeball

Who played a wacky afternoon radio DJ in ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’?

Eddie Murphy

Joe Piscopo

Robin Williams

Billy Crystal

What western town is in peril in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

Rock Ridge

Cactus Gulch

Tumbleweed

Hill Valley

What theme park are the Griswolds trying to get to in ‘National Lampoon’s Vacation’?

Wiggy World

Looney Land

Lappy Land

Walley World

What stand-up comedian played Al Czervik in ‘Caddyshack’?

Bob Hope

George Carlin

Richard Pryor

Rodney Dangerfield

Who directed Blazing Saddles?

Kevin Smith

Barry Levinson

Mel Brooks

Billy Wilder

Bill Murray does battle with what kind of rodent in ‘Caddyshack’?

Rat

Beaver

Gopher

Ferret

The Dude has a picture of what president bowling over his bar in ‘The Big Lebowski’?

George Bush

John F. Kennedy

Jimmy Carter

Richard Nixon

In the Monty Python’s Flying Circus sketch, what happened to everyone that read Ernest Scribbler’s joke?

They laughed so hard they peed their pants

They didn’t laugh

They just smiled

They died laughing

Who first played ‘The Nutty Professor’ on film?

Bob Hope

Danny Kaye

Bing Crosby

Jerry Lewis

What is Rita’s drink of choice in ‘Groundhog Day’?

Harvey Wallbanger

Vanilla Vodka

Dry Gin

Sweet Vermouth

The movie ‘Bull Durham’ is about what sport?

Baseball

Soccer

Basketball

Football

What city is overrun with ghosts in ‘Ghostbusters’?

Los Angeles

New York City

Dallas

San Francisco

Which member of the Python team played the title role in the Life of Brian?

Graham Chapman

Michael Palin

Terry Jones

Eric Idle

What song does Lili von Shtupp sing for the boys in the saloon in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

I’m German

I’m Tired

I’m Ready

I’m Bouncy

What store does Dante slave away at in ‘Clerks’?

Fill Up-N-Go

Quick-Stop

Stop-N-Go

Run-In

What is The Dude’s favorite mixed drink in ‘The Big Lebowski’?

White Russian

Screwdriver

Dirty Martini

Harvey Wallbanger

Who played the title role in the 1994 film, Muriel’s Wedding?

Annette Bening

Jamie Lee Curtis

Toni Collette

Julianne Moore

What town serves as the time traveling setting in the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy?

Hill Valley

Palm Valley

Sun Valley

Hidden Valley

What is the combination to the air lock on Planet Druidia in ‘Spaceballs’?

12345

54321

11111

0

Who gets implanted with a V-Chip in ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut’?

Cartman

Stan

Kenny

Kyle

What sport does The Dude like to play in ‘The Big Lebowski’?

Horseshoes

Pinball

Golf

Bowling

What watering hole do Shaun and Ed decide to hold up in during a zombie outbreak in ‘Shaun of the Dead’?

The Winchester

The Laughing King

The Jolly Jack

The Thirsty Cock

What year do Marty and Doc travel forward to in ‘Back to the Future Part II’?

2060

2015

2030

2045

What’s the name of the exclusive country club that serves as the setting of ‘Caddyshack’?

Brushwood

Ballwood

Beechwood

Bushwood

What ‘Ghostbuster’ also directed ‘Caddyshack’?

Harold Ramis

Bill Murray

Dan Aykroyd

Ernie Hudson

Who played the evil Darth Helmet in Mel Brooks’ ‘Spaceballs’?

Gene Wilder

Bill Pullman

John Candy

Rick Moranis

Come and get it! It’s a running buffet! All you can eat! is a quote from which comedy?

Paul

Shaun of the Dead

At Worlds End

Love Actually

Who played Ken in the film A Fish Called Wanda?

Michael Palin

Michael Parkinson

Michael Moore

Michael Winner

What director has a cameo near the end of ‘The Blues Brothers’?

James Cameron

George Lucas

Steven Spielberg

Joe Dante

What song does the band sing at a military social dance in ‘This is Spinal Tap’?

Sex Farm Woman

Hell Hole

Stonehenge

Big Bottom

The film, Pretty Woman, is set in which city?

Dallas

Chicago

Los Angeles

New York

What is the name of Charlie Chaplin’s iconic recurring character who can be seen in movies such as City Lights and The Circus?

The Assistant

The Little Tramp

The Janitor

The Stroller

Who played Frank The Tank in ‘Old School’?

Owen Wilson

Vince Vaughn

Will Ferrell

Luke Wilson

At what restaurant does Jennifer Aniston end up working at the end of ‘Office Space’?

Flankers

Fingers

Fliers

Flingers

Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry starred together in Jeeves and Wooster, what was the name of their other main sketch series?

A Ton of Fry and Laurie

Another Side of Fry and Laurie

Open All Hours

A Bit of Fry and Laurie

Who was Olive Oyl’s boyfriend before Popeye?

Fatty Bacon

Bacon Butty

Ham Gravy

Hammond Eggs

Who grows up way too fast in ‘Big’?

Dustin Hoffman

Bill Murray

Martin Short

Tom Hanks

What item do the knights use to simulate horses in ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’?

People In Horse Costumes

Coconuts Halves

Horseshoes

Inflatable Horses

What actor has a cameo as King Richard at the end of ‘Robin Hood: Men in Tights’?

Peter O’Toole

Sean Connery

William Shatner

Patrick Stewart

What part did director Kevin Smith play in ‘Clerks’?

Silent Bob

Randal

Jay

Dante

Woody Allen plays what bumbling criminal in ‘Take The Money and Run’?

Gideon Maven

Kevin Williamson

Virgil Starkwell

Hap Glaudi

Who played a socialite turned soldier in ‘Private Benjamin’?

Mae West

Goldie Hawn

Lucille Ball

Julie Haggerty

Who played the title character in ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’?

Paul Rudd

Jack Black

Will Ferrell

Steve Carell

What speed does Darth Helmet order his ship to go to while chasing Lonestar in ‘Spaceballs’?

Nonsensical Speed

Farcical Speed

Preposterous Speed

Ludicrous Speed

Which movie that was released earlier than the others?

Big

Turner and Hooch

Sleepless in Seattle

Apollo 13

What item does Spottswoode give Gary in case he needs to take his own life in ‘Team America: World Police’?

A Hammer

A Copy of From Justin To Kelly

A Power Drill

A Screwdriver

What piece of office equipment do Peter and company beat with a baseball bat in ‘Office Space’?

Fax Machine

Copier

Computer

Coffee Maker

Who two members of Monty Python directed ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’?

Terry Gilliam & John Cleese

Terry Jones & Graham Chapman

Michael Palin & John Cleese

Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones

What is the $350,000 buried under in ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’?

A Giant A

A Giant T

A Giant W

A Giant F

Who becomes Satan’s boyfriend in ‘South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut’?

Saddam Hussein

Mao Zedong

Adolph Hitler

Kim Jong-Un

What item does Xi vow to throw off the end of the Earth in ‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’?

A Shoe

A Tennis Racket

A Beer Can

A Coke Bottle

What is Fletch’s favorite basketball team in ‘Fletch’?

Miami Heat

LA Lakers

Dallas Mavericks

Chicago Bulls

Peter Cattaneo directed which famous UK comedy film?

Four Weddings and a Funeral

notting Hill

The Full Monty

Trainspotting

What does Jimmy Stewart claim he can see and talk to constantly in ‘Harvey’?

A Giant Cow

A Giant Rabbit

A Giant Dog

A Giant Pig

What family does the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond revolve around?

The Cunninghams

The Fonzarellis

The MacDougalls

The Barones

Which role was not played by Peter Sellers in the film Dr. Strangelove?

President Merkin Muffley

Dr Strangelove

Gen. Jack D Ripper

Capt Mandrake

What item does Marty try to bring back from the future that causes so much trouble in ‘Back to the Future Part II’?

Hover Shoes

A Sports Almanac

A Gold Finder

A Future Predictor

What volatile element powers the time machine in ‘Back to the Future’?

Californium

Plutonium

Fluorine

Cobalt

What causes passengers to become deathly ill in ‘Airplane!’?

The Fish

A Screening Of Brian’s Song

An Airborne Virus

The Coffee

In which Carry On film did Jim Dale appear as Marshall P. Knutt?

Carry On Cleo

Carry On Cowboy

Carry on Matron

Carry On Columbus

What does Egon use to explain the amount of kinetic energy currently in the city in ‘Ghostbusters’?

A Beer Can

A Twinkie

A Box of Cheez-Its

An Apple

Who kicks the bucket literally at the start of ‘It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World’?

W.C. Fields

Groucho Marx

Jimmy Durante

Jonathan Winters

What cartoon character appears on the weed shipments the troopers pick up in ‘Super Troopers’?

Johnny Chimpo

Jill Orangutangy

Janey Ape

Jimmy Simian

What does Marty’s mom think her future son’s name is in ‘Back to the Future’?

Alan Parsons

Crispin Glover

Ronald Reagan

Calvin Klein

Who directed ‘Blazing Saddles’?

Kevin Smith

Barry Levinson

Billy Wilder

Mel Brooks

What does Josh make a wish on that makes him grow up overnight in ‘Big’?

A Birthday Cake

A Shooter Star

A Fortune Teller Machine

A Genie

What kind of car does Doc Brown turn into a time machine in ‘Back to the Future’?

VW Bug

DeLorean

Ford Pinto

Ford Mustang

What city are Harry and Lloyd trying to get to in ‘Dumb & Dumber’?

Sacramento

St. Paul

Aspen

Denver

What is Shaun’s weapon of choice against the zombies in ‘Shaun of the Dead’?

A Hockey Stick

A Lacrosse Stick

A Jai Alai Mitt

A Cricket Bat

Marty convinces his future father that he’s what alien in ‘Back to the Future’?

Han Solo

Darth Vader

Mr. Spock

Khan

What soul crushing company does Peter Gibbons work for in ‘Office Space’?

Inxs

Inhibit

Initech

Intertrode

Who is ‘only pawn, in game of life’ in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

Mongo

Sheriff Bart

Hedley Lamarr

Buddy Bizarre

Who received an Oscar nomination for their performance in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

Gene Wilder

Cleavon Little

Madeline Khan

Harvey Korman

According to Frank Drebin from ‘The Naked Gun,’ ‘You take a risk getting up the morning, crossing the street or’ what?

Sticking Your Arm In A Combine

Sticking Your Hand In A Door

Sticking Your Face In A Fan

Sticking Your Foot In A Fire

Who played Ferris Bueller in ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’?

Anthony Michael Hall

Charlie Sheen

Judd Nelson

Matthew Broderick

What kind of killer animal do the knights fight in the cave in ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’?

Pig

Hedgehog

Badger

Rabbit

How much money do Al and Ty bet over a game of golf with Judge Smails in ‘Caddyshack’?

120000

80000

500000

$1 Million

What knight does King Arthur literally cut down to pieces in ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’?

The White Knight

The Green Knight

The Black Knight

The Red Knight

What is the last name of every member of the Town Council in ‘Blazing Saddles’?

Wayne

Johnson

Smith

Thomason

WC Boggs is a character from which Carry On film?

Screaming

Spying

At Your Convenience

Cowboy

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