35 Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

From Harry Potter to Lord of the Rings, Gladiator to X-Men, and Spiderman to School of Rock, the 2000s was an epic decade for cinema; but how good is your 2000s movie trivia knowledge?

While there is no doubt this decade produced some of the best movies, this may not mean all trivia participants give an oscar-winning performance!

To ensure everyone gets a fair turn, I have divided this 2000s movie trivia into genre rounds, so everyone has a chance to shine

But first, there’s a general knowledge round to get the party started!

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General Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Welcome to the first fun 2000s movie trivia round!

This decade was certainly interesting when it came to movies. Coming straight out of the ’90s, the naughties upped the ante with a tonne of cool classics

Before the days of Netflix and video streaming sites, we had to wait to watch a 2000s movie, and the anticipation could be intense! While some movies were pure gold, others were more rotten tomatoes, yet now they can all be seen as iconic – in their own way!

Here you will find 15 random questions about movies, scenes, actors, awards, receptions, and so much more about cinema from this decade

Ready, camera, action!

1: Which year did Lindsay Lohan's American teen comedy movie, Mean Girls premiere?
2: What role did Renée Zellweger play in 2001, 2004, and 2016 romantic-comedy movies based on the desperate life of a 30-something single female living in London, UK?
Bridget Jones.
3: In what year was the first Shrek movie released?
4: In which movie does unemployed Dewey Finn pretend to be substitute teacher Ned Schneebly?
School of Rock.
5: What was the highest-grossing movie of the 2000s?
6: In which war, action, thriller movie did the performances of leading stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Djimon Hounsou result in nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the 2007 Academy Awards?
Blood Diamond.
7: Who played The Grinch?
Jim Carrey.
8: Which Bafta-award-winning movie follows the love lives of 8 widely different couples in the run-up to Christmas?
Love Actually.
9: Which Office actor played their biggest movie role in the 2005 film 40-Year-Old Virgin?
Steve Carell.
10: Name the movie based on Nicholas Sparks' 1996 novel of the same name that features the romantic love story of Allie and Noah.
The Notebook.
11: Which 2000's movie was the one to bring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie together?
Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
12: Who played the iconic Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, starting in 2003?
Johnny Depp.
13: In which 2004 movie did Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play leading roles as a couple who wished to forget one another?
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
14: Who became the first woman of color to win an Academy Award for her role in the 2002 movie, Monster's Ball?
Halle Berry.
15: What is the first Lord of the Rings movie?
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

Comedy Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Comedy movies can mean slapstick, rom-com, or dark. They can be in the form of parodies, mockumentaries, musicals, or situational. And they can be fantastic!

Did you also know that comedy movies can be good for your physical and mental health?

If you laugh during a movie, your stress reduces, you relax more, your blood pressure lowers, and you can even burn calories – what’s not to love?

This fun 2000s movie trivia round will test how much you know about comedy movies released during the naughties!

Let’s begin!

1: Which 2008 comedy was based on two middle-aged 'losers' becoming a blended family when their parents married?
Step Brothers.
2: What year was the original Meet The Parents released?
3: How many comedy movies did Adam Sandler either act in or produce between the years 2000 and 2010?
4: Which 2005 movie followed the lives of two divorce mediators (Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn) and their unauthorized entries into ceremonies to meet women?
Wedding Crashers.
5: Who plays Lindsay Lohan's mom in the body-switching 2003 movie, Freaky Friday?
Jamie Lee Curtis.

Drama Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Drama movies can be based on fact, semi-fact, or be entirely fictional, yet, they all tend to be more serious in content than other genres. 

There are drama/genre combination movies, too, such as psychological drama, docudrama, comedy-drama, and fantasy drama, to name a few. 

This fun 2000s movie trivia round will look at some of the very best drama movies of this decade – of which there were many!

Without further ado, let’s get to it!

1: Which 2000 American survival drama starred a stranded Tom Hanks and his football, Wilson?
Cast Away.
2: In which drama containing autobiographical elements did rapper Eminem make his movie debut in 2002?
8 Mile.
3: Name the 2002 American historical drama based in New York in 1862, featuring a star cast including Leonardo Dicaprio, Cameron Diaz, and Daniel Day-Lewis.
Gangs of New York.
4: Released in the US in 2007, what is the name of the war drama movie that starred Cillian Murphy and was based on factual events during the Irish rebellion?
The Wind That Shakes The Barley.
5: Which 2009 drama tells the true story of adopted American Football player Michael Oher?
The Blind Side.

Adventure Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Adventure movies offer an exciting viewing experience, with viewers often taken out of their comfort zone and enticed into pure escapism

Often, we see things we have never seen before and are fueled with adrenaline while remaining in a comfortable chair!

For thrill-seekers, there’s no other genre like adventure!

Let’s look at some of the greatest adventure films of the naughties in this 2000s movie trivia round.

Buckle up!

1: In which action-adventure movie does Russell Crowe play a Hispano-Roman General named Maximus?
2: Which movie sees George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake play three escaped convict brothers?
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
3: What is the name of the twentieth film in the James Bond series that was released in 2002?
Die Another Day.
4: In what year was X-Men: The Last Stand released?
5: What is the name of the 2009 war adventure movie directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz?
Inglourious Basterds.

Fantasy Fun 2000s Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

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Fantasy movies are a highly imaginative genre that often includes elements of magic, mystery, mythology, and the supernatural.

The 2000s saw a boom in this genre, and some of the best fantasy movies of all time were created and aired during this decade. 

While some movies such as The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter may come straight to mind, others may have become long forgotten – allow this 2000s movie trivia round to change this!

Let’s remember some fantastic fantasy films of the naughties!

1: Which movie series, based on a series of novels by C. S. Lewis, included 3 movies between 2005 and 2010?
The Chronicles of Narnia.
2: In which comedy fantasy movie does British actress Emma Thompson use discipline and a little magic to transform the lives of a family on whose doorstep she mysteriously appears one night?
Nanny McPhee.
3: This 2005 Sci-Fi adventure movie sees a pair of brothers finding themselves in space while playing a board game.
Zathura: A Space Adventure.
4: What year was The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King released in the US?
5: Which 2003 movie was released after approval was given by London's Great Ormond Street Hospital, which held the rights to the author (J.M. Barrie) 1911 novel from which the movie was adapted?
Peter Pan.

More Fun 2000’s Movie Trivia – Video

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Thanks for playing this trivia; I hope you found some new ideas to add to your watch list from this amazing decade for movies!

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