Can You Pick the Movie From the Description?

 Have you seen classic movies to know them by their description of the plot alone? We're going to let you prove it in this Classic Movie Quiz! All you have to do is read the description and choose the right movie title.
 
 
This movie tells the story of a famous ship that drowned, and the story of two lovers on it at the time.
Titanic
Captain Phillips
Poseidon
The Bounty
 
 
This movie is about the prison term and prison break of a banker who was innocent of killing his wife, and how he successfully escaped prison after decades.
Shawshank Redepmtion
Escape From Alcatraz
Stalag 17
The Great Escape
 
 
This movie is about a family of Italian mobsters in America, lead by the father of the family who dies in the movie.
The Godfather
Scarface
Goodfellas
Casino
 
 
This movie is about a man who saved many Jews from the Nazis during WWII by giving them work in his factory.
Schindler's List
Hanna's War
War and Remembrance
Escape from Sobibor
 
 
This Western is about a bounty hunter who joins two men in an alliance against a third in a race to find buried gold.
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
True Grit
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Unforgiven
 
 
A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Mailman Always Rings Twice
Shutter Island
The Ward
 
 
This movie is about a mysterious word a powerful tycoon says right before he dies, trying to find the meaning of it.
The word was "Rosebud" and it turned out to be... well, we don't want to ruin it for you!
Citizen Kane
Casablanca
Journey Into Fear
The Stranger
 
 
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Silence of the Lambs
Red Dragon
Seven
Psycho
 
 
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
It's a Wonderful Life
Singin' in the Rain
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Harvey
 
 
A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Psycho
Bates Motel
American Psycho
Motel
 
 
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
Casablanca
Citizen Kane
The Great Escape
12 Angry Men
 
 
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Apocalypse Now
Platoon
Full Metal Jacket
The Deer Hunter
 
 
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
The Shining
Psycho
Bates Motel
Tommyknockers
 
 
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Once Upon a Time in America
The Godfather
Goodfellas
Bugsy
 
 
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Amadeus
Mozart
Wolfgang
Requiem For a Dream
You Need to Watch More Classics!
What a shame, this quiz was too difficult for you, perhaps you haven't seen enough classic movies in your life. We strongly recommend you watch some of these movies, as there's a reason they're classics. And if you have, well, you have probably forgotten them, so time to watch them again!
You Have Some Movie Knowledge
You're not completely lacking any classic movie knowledge, but you didn't know most of these plots, which to us says you have some catching up to do! These movies are classics for a reason, and they have provided the world with many hours of entertainment. Some have also affected the culture of many a generation. Have a look at the answers to see what you've missed and can still enjoy watching.
Good Job! You Know a Lot of Classics!
Great! You really do have a decent knowledge of classic movies. These are some terrific movies and you obviously have the knowledge and the memory to identify them. That said, there may be a few that you missed, and you should look at the answers to see what those are, you may want to watch them...
Cinema Expert!
Wow, your movie knowledge is really impressive. You ACED this quiz! You must be a regular movie buff, or just someone who knows the value of a great cinematic experience. These are classic movies and all worth a watch. Good job! If you've missed any, check out the answers to see which.
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