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101 Sci-Fi Movie Trivia Questions for the Nerdiest of Fans

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June 21, 2022

3...2...1...blast off! It might be an alien language to the uninitiated, but for true-blue fans, science fiction is a key to worlds unexplored and the greatest secrets of the universe. And most importantly: it’s a spaceship-load of fun! Humans have imagined past the limits of science since before movies existed — Frankenstein or The Time Machine, anyone? — and when they first started to venture into filmmaking, science fiction was one of the very first movie genres produced.

Now, fans of the genre have endless choices whenever they want to sit down and sink into some good sci-fi. Alien invasions? A mad doctor’s horrific experiments? Dimensional portals? Journeys into the deepest depths of the ocean or the farthest reaches of outer space? Sci-fi movies have got it all. Do you think you know it all? With these sci-fi trivia questions and answers, you and your friends can test your smarts and see who is the biggest science fiction buff. Reach for the stars!

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1. Who directed the 1985 movie 'Cocoon'?

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2. What crime riddled city serves as the setting for the 1987 movie 'RoboCop'?

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3. What is the five note sequence of the tune scientists use to communicate with the UFO in 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'?

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4. What star of TV's 'Firefly' did the voice and motion capture for the robot Sonny in 'I, Robot'?

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5. Who played Dr. Ellie Arroway in 'Contact'?

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6. In what movie does Bruce Willis play a convict sent back in time to stop a man-made virus that wipes almost all of humanity?

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1. In what sci-fi movie does Denzel Washington play a time traveling ATF agent?

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2. How many gigawatts does Doc say the time machine needs to power the time machine in 'Back to the Future'?

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3. Who played a malfunctioning theme park robot in 'Westworld'?

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4. What evil role did Dennis Hopper play in 'Waterworld'?

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5. Who is ordered to kill their future self in the movie 'Looper'?

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6. What does Dr. Eldon give to the replicant Rachel that makes her believe she's human in 'Blade Runner'?

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1. The movie 'Contact' is based on a book by what noted writer?

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2. What substance helps scientists bring dinosaurs back to life in 'Jurassic Park'?

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3. What job does Doc Brown take when he travels back to the old west in 'Back to the Future Part III'?

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4. What is the name of the computer system voiced by Kevin Spacey in 'Moon'?

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5. What movie is about a crew of doctors who are shrunk down in a human being's body?

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6. What 'Star Trek' villain goes head to head with Captain Kirk in 'Star Trek II'?

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1. What is the name of Scotty's alien companion in the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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2. What landmark is Richard Dreyfuss implored to travel to after seeing a UFO in 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'?

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3. What fictional disease is Johnny carrying in his head in the movie 'Johnny Mnemonic'?

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4. What Chuck Berry song does Marty McFly play at his parents' high school dance in 'Back to the Future'?

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5. What year does Marty McFly travel to in 'Back to the Future'?

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6. What mysterious name is Kevin Costner's character in 'Waterworld'?

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1. Who played the President of the United States in 'Independence Day'?

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2. What alias does Marty McFly use in the old west in 'Back to the Future Part III'?

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3. What are in the mysterious torpedoes on board the Enterprise in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'?

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4. Who directed the movie 'Metropolis'?

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5. What Saturn Award winning role did Bill Paxton play in 'Aliens'?

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6. Who played Morpheus in 'The Matrix'?

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1. The movie 'Minority Report' is based on a story written by what sci-fi writer?

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2. Who does Agent Smith kidnap to get the Zion codes in 'The Matrix'?

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3. A spaceship crashes in the desert of what US state in the 1953 movie 'It Came from Outer Space'?

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4. What is the lifespan of the Nexus-6 replicants in 'Blade Runner'?

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5. Who directed '2001: A Space Odyssey'?

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6. Who gets his genes crossed with a fly in the 1986 movie 'The Fly'?

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1. What is the name of the android that Haley Joel Osment plays in 'A.I.: Artificial Intelligence'?

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2. Who played Agent J in 'Men in Black'?

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3. What is the name of the fake town where Truman is trapped in 'The Truman Show'?

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4. Who played Mad Max in the original 'Mad Max' trilogy?

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5. Who is The Terminator looking for in 'The Terminator'?

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6. What alien opera star is carrying the stones for Dallas to retrieve them in 'The Fifth Element'?

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1. Who played the role of Jennifer in the second and third 'Back to the Future' movies but not the first one?

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2. What is Thomas Anderson's hacker name in 'The Matrix'?

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3. Who starred in 'Alien'?

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4. What city did the director actually use as the backdrop for the original 'RoboCop'?

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5. Who played Snake Plissken in 'Escape from New York' and 'Escape from L.A.'?

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6. Who technically had two roles in the 1990 movie 'Total Recall'?

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1. Who orders the destruction of planet Vulcan in 'Star Trek'?

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2. What year does Marty McFly travel to in 'Back to the Future Part II'?

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3. What corporation created the replicants in 'Blade Runner'?

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4. What café does Marty meet the bully Griff at in 'Back to the Future Part II'?

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5. What is the name of the movie that the kids were making in the movie 'Super 8'?

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6. What schoolteacher do Doc and Marty save in 'Back to the Future Part III'?

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1. What speed does the time machine have to reach in order to time jump in 'Back to the Future'?

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2. Who played Bones McCoy in the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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3. What brothers directed 'The Matrix' trilogy?

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4. What is the name of the son that Tom Cruise's character lost in 'Minority Report'?

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5. What state is the strange town of Connecticut located in in 'The Stepford Wives'?

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6. What villain threatens to enslave humanity in 'Marvel's Avengers'?

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1. Who does Ripley discover sent her original crew to the derelict spaceship in 'Aliens'?

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2. Who played a younger version of Tommy Lee Jones in 'Men in Black III'?

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3. What moon does Sam Worthington transform himself and travel to in 'Avatar'?

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4. What is another title for 'Mad Max 2' in the 'Mad Max' trilogy?

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5. What actor from TV's original 'Star Trek' returned to their role for the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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6. What year does Marty McFly travel to in 'Back to the Future Part III'?

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1. What is the name of the psychics who can predict when crimes will happen in 'Minority Report'?

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2. What role did Michael J. Fox play in the 'Back to the Future' movies?

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3. Actor Billy Zane played which one of Biff's henchmen in 'Back to the Future'?

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4. What planet are Kirk and Bones exploring at the start of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'?

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5. Who played Scotty in the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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6. Film historians and film buffs believe that 'Forbidden Planet' is similar to or an allegory of what Shakespearian work?

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1. What substance causes great pain to the aliens in 'Signs'?

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2. Who says 'The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one' in 'Star Trek II'?

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3. What society does Obersturmbannführer Karl Ruprecht Kroenen belong to in 'Hellboy'?

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4. The 1960 movie 'The Time Machine' is based on a book by which author?

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5. Who played the unassuming replicant Rachel in 'Blade Runner'?

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6. The 1933 movie 'The Invisible Man' is based a book by what author?

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1. What simple item does Morpheus use to explain to Neo why humans are plugged into the Matrix in 'The Matrix'?

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2. What simulation is Kirk accused of cheating at in the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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3. What year does the movie 'Blade Runner' take place?

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4. What replicant dies in front of Deckard before he can kill him in 'Blade Runner'?

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5. Who directed 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'?

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6. What body part does Tom Cruise change to conceal his identity in 'Minority Report'?

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1. What's the name of the 'I'd buy that for a dollar!' guy in the original 'RoboCop'?

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2. The Will Smith movie 'I, Robot' expanded on the short story of the same name by what author?

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3. Who kills Leon the replicant in 'Blade Runner'?

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4. What is Ripley's first name in 'Alien'?

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5. Who screams 'Soylent Green is people!' in the 1973 movie 'Soylent Green'?

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6. The 1971 movie 'The Andromeda Strain' is based on a book by what author?

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1. Who played The Terminator in the original 'Terminator' movie?

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2. Who learns that the world has been taken over by apes in 'Planet of the Apes'?

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3. Who played Chief John Anderton in 'Minority Report'?

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4. What illegal substance is Tom Cruise addicted to in 'Minority Report'?

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5. Who played DOJ auditor Danny Witwer in 'Minority Report'?

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6. Who in 'Aliens' in an android?

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1. Who played Det. Rick Deckard in 'Blade Runner'?

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2. Who played the famous monster Frankenstein in the 1931 movie 'Frankenstein'?

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3. Who enters the radioactive core to save the ship and sacrifice his own life in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'?

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4. What planet is Kirk stranded on after his failed mutiny in the 2009 remake of 'Star Trek'?

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