The Criterion Collection Film Quiz (Difficult)

Guess these "important classic and contemporary films" reissued by Criterion.
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Last updated: November 8, 2017
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1966 film that details the uprising that leads to Algeria's independence from France
The Battle of Algiers
Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman about a vacationing psychologist and her patient who become so intertwined with each other that they start to become the same person
Unconventional David Lynch neo-noir about an aspiring actress, an amnesiac, and a mysterious blue box
Mulholland Dr.
Italian neorealist drama about a man and his boy who searches the city of Rome for his lost bike
Bicycle Thieves
Kubrick's Cold-War satire about an insane American general who launches a nuclear bomb into the middle of the USSR
Dr. Strangelove: or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
1920s silent drama about the court hearing of France's most famous martyr
The Passion of Joan of Arc
Terrence Malick's philosophical war film about American soldiers who recapture Guadalcanal. Sometimes referred to as "the OTHER war movie of 1998"
The Thin Red Line
Errol Morris's documentary with a name similar to the above about a man wrongfully accused of the murder of a small-town Texas cop. The film later proved the man's innocence during the man's later trials
The Thin Blue Line
French 2013 romance film about two women who fall in love in Paris. Contains a now-famous lengthy sex scene
Blue is the Warmest Color
Obscure indie gem by Haskell Wexler about the 1969 Democratic National Convention riots in Chicago. A scene of the movie was filmed in the middle of the ACTUAL riots (!)
Medium Cool
1980s dialogue-free cult film about humans and their relationship with Mother Earth. Score by Philip Glass
Koyaanisqatsi or Powaqqatsi
Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film that is often considered to be the world's first modern action movie
Seven Samurai
Often called "the greatest Hitchcock film that never was," this Dutch thriller about a man trying to get in touch with his girlfriend's abductor will shock you with its bleak and dreary ending
The Vanishing
Wes Anderson film about a family of prodigies
The Royal Tenenbaums
French-Czech animated feature with a psychedelic-jazz soundtrack and a cast of blue aliens named Draags
Fantastic Planet
"It'd be a lot cooler" if you knew this comedy film that jumpstarted Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, and Milla Jovovich's film career, set in 1976 on the last day of school
Dazed and Confused
Documentary (of sorts) about a man who attempts to impersonate an Iranian filmmaker. WInner of the 1991 Palme d'Or
This Terry Gilliam film has nothing to do with what the title refers to. In fact, it's a 1984-esque sci-fi comedy starring Robert de Niro
A 1962 absurdist film by Luis Buñuel about a group of wealthy aristocrats who, for some reason, cannot seem to leave a room at a party
The Exterminating Angel
A senator, his crack-addicted daughter, two DOA agents, a Tijuana cop, and others all deal with narcotics use and smuggling, some way or another
Level 69
Nov 8, 2017
Good quiz!