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1  Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ became a worldwide smash-hit in 2012, what nationality is he?

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2  Which book had sequels subtitled ‘The Edge of Reason’ and ‘Mad About The Boy’?

3  Australians Guy Pearce and Geoffrey Rush both appeared in which 2011 Oscar-wnning movie?

4  Lisa Kudrow had simultaneous roles in two 90s sitcoms, what were they?

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5  She has been an on-screen wife to Dustin Hoffman, Bruce Willis, Pierce Brosnan, Jim Broadbent and Tommy Lee Jones.  Who is she?

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1  The Disney characters Kaa, Sir Hiss and Juju were all what type of animal?

2  Kanye West famously declared “George Bush does not care about black people” during a telethon for Hurricane Katrina victims , which awkward celebrity was he standing beside?

3  “You Know My Name” was the theme tune to which Bond film?

4  According to the theme tune “when you’re with the Flintstones, you’ll have a yabba dabba do time, a dabba do time, you’ll have a ….” what?

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5  Monica and Rachel lived at number 20, what number did Chandler and Joey live at?

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1  Willy Wonka sang “If you want to view paradise, simply…” what?

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2  Which US government agency did Mulder and Scully work for in ‘The X Files’?

3  Which singer’s appearance on ‘Sesame Street’ was filmed but never aired on TV because of complaints about her low-cut dress?

4  In which film did Hugh Grant pretend to a reporter for ‘Horse and Hound’ magazine?

5  Which star has been an on-screen father to River Phoenix, Thora Birch, Paul Dano and Shia LaBeouf?

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1  What song played during the famous pottery scene in ‘Ghost’?

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2  Ben Shephard, Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby, Caroline Flack – what’s the UK TV show?

3  Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) and his brother Simon Gruber (Jeremy Irons) were villains in the first and third ‘Die Hard’ movies, what nationality were they?

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4  This very private but hugely famous star never publicly released her son’s name but it was revealed to be Angelo Adkins Konecki.  Who is she?

5  Which 1960s band ended up taking all the royalties for The Verve’s 1997 hit ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ because of a dispute over a sample?

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1  What was Sonic The Hedgehog’s fox friend called?

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2  Optimus Prime was the leader of the Autobots in ‘Transformers’, what was the leader of the Decepticons called?

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3  Girls Aloud’s cover of ‘Jump’ appeared on the soundtrack to which 2003 film?

4  In an episode of ‘Friends’, Phoebe’s song ‘Smelly Cat’ was used in a commercial (against her wishes), what was the product?

5  David Bowie, Guy Pearce, and ‘Mad Men’ star Jared Harris have all played which famous artist on screen?

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1  In 2001 Shakira sang “lucky that my breasts are small and humble so you don’t confuse them…” with what?

2  Which 1975 summer hit took place in a fictional seaside town called Amity Island?

3  Patrick Schwarzenegger’s dad is Arnold Schwarzenegger (as you may have guessed), who was his mum’s famous uncle?

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4  What was the name of the island where the Thunderbirds had their base?

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5  Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu starred in the 2000 film reboot of ‘Charlie’s Angels’, who played their right-hand-man Bosley?

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1  What colour was Batman’s belt in the classic 1960s series?

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2  Charlize Theron and Julia Roberts both played the same role in different 2012 films, what was it?

3  Gary Oldman made a guest appearance on ‘Friends’ opposite Matt LeBlanc, what movie did they star in together?

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4  Which British kids cartoon featured a baddie called Colonel Greenback?

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5  She went on to become famous through another show, who played Ally McBeal’s surprise daughter?

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1  James Franco was famously awful as an Oscar host, who did he co-present with?

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2  In 2007 Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck starred in ‘The Assasination of Jesse James by the coward…” who?

3  What was the name of the seductive older woman in the 1967 classic ‘The Graduate’?

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4  There was ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘CSI: NY’ and ‘CSI: Las Vegas’ – what does CSI stand for?

5  In the first ‘Star Wars’ film Princess Leia asked “Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?”  Who was she talking to?

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1  Which cola company did the Spice Girls release a single for in 1998?

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2  UB40 got a number 1 in the UK & US in 1993 with a cover of ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’, who sang the original version?

3  Who was the first former Sugababes member to release a solo single?

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4  Stephen Fry was the Chesire cat, Barbara Windsor was the Dormouse, who played Tweedledum and Tweedledee in Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ film?

5  Tom Cruise answered “I think I’m entitled” and “I want the truth!” – what was the question?  (Careful now!)

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1  Joey from ‘Friends’ once landed the part of Jessica Lockhart on ‘Days of Our Lives’ (she had a brain transport into a male body), which famous guest star played the previous actress?

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2  Tom Hanks played six roles in which 2004 film?

3  Compass, Girls, Gun – what word can precede them all?

4  What age was Cher (Alicia Silverstone) meant to be in ‘Clueless’?

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5  In the Sugababes debut single ‘Overload’ they sang “Train comes I don’t know it’s destination, it’s a one-way ticket to …” where/what?

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