41 90s Movie Trivia Questions

The 90s were a golden era for cinema, giving us some of the most iconic and beloved movies of all time. From heartwarming romances to action-packed adventures, the decade had something for everyone. 

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just a casual viewer, test your knowledge with these nostalgic 90s movie trivia questions. 

Let’s see how well you remember the classics that defined a generation.

90s Movie Trivia Questions

  1. In the 1994 film “The Shawshank Redemption,” what is the name of the fictional town in Maine where Shawshank State Penitentiary is located?

  2. What is the name of the character played by Bruce Willis in “Pulp Fiction” (1994), and what object of sentimental value does he risk his life to retrieve?

  3. In “Jurassic Park” (1993), what is the full name of the park’s founder, and what type of insect is found in the amber that scientists use to clone dinosaurs?

  4. In “Fight Club” (1999), by what rule is the existence of Fight Club primarily governed?

  5. What is the name of the skyscraper in “Die Hard with a Vengeance” (1995), and in what city is it located?

  6. Who directed “Schindler’s List” (1993), and what is the color of the girl’s coat in one of the film’s most iconic scenes?

  7. In “Titanic” (1997), what is the name of the necklace featuring a large blue diamond, and what fictional character claims to have worn it?

  8. In “The Matrix” (1999), what is the name of Morpheus’s ship, and what is the significance of the name?

  9. In “Goodfellas” (1990), who plays the character Henry Hill, and what is the main industry or occupation of the film’s protagonists?

  10. For “The Lion King” (1994), who composed the score, and what is the name of Simba’s evil uncle?

  11. In “Forrest Gump” (1994), what company does Forrest co-found that becomes highly successful?

  12. In “Saving Private Ryan” (1998), what is the profession of Private James Ryan before he is drafted into World War II?

  13. What is the name of the virtual reality game in “eXistenZ” (1999), and who is the designer of the game?

  14. In “The Sixth Sense” (1999), what is the famous line said by Cole Sear to Dr. Malcolm Crowe?

  15. What is the name of the character played by Johnny Depp in “Edward Scissorhands” (1990), and what is unique about his hands?

  16. In “Trainspotting” (1996), what city is the film predominantly set in?

  17. What is the full name of Uma Thurman’s character in “Batman & Robin” (1997), and what is her villainous alter ego?

  18. In “American Beauty” (1999), what is Lester Burnham’s job before he decides to make a major life change?

  19. In “The Big Lebowski” (1998), what item of the Dude’s clothing gets ruined in the beginning of the film, setting off the chain of events?

  20. What is the name of the fictional game show in “The Truman Show” (1998) that Truman Burbank does not know he is a part of?

  21. In “Braveheart” (1995), what is William Wallace’s profession before he becomes a revolutionary leader?

  22. In “The Fifth Element” (1997), what is the name of the character played by Milla Jovovich, and what is she considered to be?

  23. In “L.A. Confidential” (1997), what is the name of the magazine that is central to the plot, and who is the editor?

  24. Who directed “Heat” (1995), and who are the two lead actors?

  25. In “Galaxy Quest” (1999), what is the name of the alien race that seeks help from the cast of the fictional TV show?

  26. In “Clueless” (1995), what Jane Austen novel is the film loosely based on?

  27. In “Men in Black” (1997), what is the name of the device used to erase people’s memories?

  28. In “Fargo” (1996), what unusual item does Carl Showalter (Steve Buscemi’s character) bury in the snow?

  29. In “Dazed and Confused” (1993), what is the name of the high school the characters attend?

  30. In “Boyz n the Hood” (1991), what is the profession of Laurence Fishburne’s character, Furious Styles?

  31. In “Groundhog Day” (1993), what is the name of the town where Phil Connors keeps reliving the same day?

  32. In “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991), what kind of moth is used by the killer as his calling card?

  33. In “Scream” (1996), what rule does Randy say you must never break if you want to survive a horror movie?

  34. In “Grosse Pointe Blank” (1997), what is the high school reunion celebrating how many years?

  35. In “The Blair Witch Project” (1999), in which U.S. state does the film take place?

  36. In “Mulan” (1998), what is the name of Mulan’s pet dragon?

  37. In “Notting Hill” (1999), what is the occupation of Hugh Grant’s character?

  38. In “Independence Day” (1996), what is the name of the computer virus that Jeff Goldblum’s character uploads to the alien mothership?

  39. In “The Usual Suspects” (1995), what is the name of the mythical crime lord?

  40. In “Magnolia” (1999), what unusual event occurs at the film’s climax?

  41. In “Casino” (1995), in what city is the movie set?


  1. The Shawshank Redemption: Zihuatanejo.

  2. Pulp Fiction: Butch Coolidge; a gold watch.

  3. Jurassic Park: John Hammond; a mosquito.

  4. Fight Club: The first rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club.

  5. Die Hard with a Vengeance: Nakatomi Plaza; Los Angeles.

  6. Schindler’s List: Steven Spielberg; red.

  7. Titanic: The Heart of the Ocean; Rose DeWitt Bukater.

  8. The Matrix: Nebuchadnezzar; it refers to the biblical King Nebuchadnezzar who dreams of an empire that will eventually fall, symbolizing the artificial reality of the Matrix.

  9. Goodfellas: Ray Liotta; organized crime.

  10. The Lion King: Hans Zimmer; Scar.

  11. Forrest Gump: Bubba-Gump Shrimp Company.

  12. Saving Private Ryan: Teacher.

  13. eXistenZ: eXistenZ; Allegra Geller.

  14. The Sixth Sense: “I see dead people.”

  15. Edward Scissorhands: Edward Scissorhands; he has scissors for hands.

  16. Trainspotting: Edinburgh.

  17. Batman & Robin: Dr. Pamela Isley; Poison Ivy.

  18. American Beauty: Advertising executive.

  19. The Big Lebowski: His rug.

  20. The Truman Show: “The Truman Show.”

  21. Braveheart: Farmer.

  22. The Fifth Element: Leeloo; the Supreme Being.

  23. L.A. Confidential: “Hush-Hush;” Sid Hudgens.

  24. Heat: Michael Mann; Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

  25. Galaxy Quest: The Thermians.

  26. Clueless: “Emma.”

  27. Men in Black: Neuralyzer.

  28. Fargo: A briefcase full of money.

  29. Dazed and Confused: Lee High School.

  30. Boyz n the Hood: He is a financial advisor.

  31. Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney.

  32. The Silence of the Lambs: A Death’s-head Hawkmoth.

  33. Scream: Never say “I’ll be right back.”

  34. Grosse Pointe Blank: 10 years.

  35. The Blair Witch Project: Maryland.

  36. Mulan: Mushu.

  37. Notting Hill: Bookstore owner.

  38. Independence Day: A cold.

  39. The Usual Suspects: Keyser Söze.

  40. Magnolia: It rains frogs.

  41. Casino: Las Vegas.
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