Can You Identify These Christoph Waltz Movies Based On A Single Screenshot?
By: Riley Jones
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About This Quiz
Born in Vienna, Austria on October 4, 1956, Christoph Waltz began his acting career in the late '70s but he didn't become a household name until his breakout performance in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 war film 'Inglourious Basterds.' His now iconic performance as the menacing and evil Colonel Hans Landa won Waltz his first Oscar for Best Supporting Actor at the 82nd Academy Awards, as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
"Oooh, that's a bingo! Is that the way you say it? 'That's a bingo'?"
Do you recognize the quote above? Do you know which movie Waltz delivered this giddy, yet creepy line? From his award-winning performance in 'Django Unchained' to playing a renowned cyborg scientist in 'Alita: Battle Angel,' in celebration of Christoph Waltz's birthday, we created a quiz specifically to test your knowledge of the Austrian actor's filmography. Can you identify his movies based on a single screenshot? There's only one way to find out... Good luck!
In what movie did Christoph Waltz play a German dentist-turned-bounty hunter named, Dr. King Schultz?
12 Years a Slave
The Hateful Eight
'Django Unchained' was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and released on December 25, 2012. The film grossed over $425 million worldwide and received five nominations at the 85th Academy Awards.
What was the name of Waltz's character from the 2011 romantic action-adventure film, 'The Three Musketeers?'
Fun fact: Christoph Waltz shares a birthday (October 4) with Charlton Heston, an iconic actor who also played Richelieu in both the 1973's 'The Three Musketeers' and 1974's 'The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge.'
Which of these actors was NOT in 'Water for Elephants' with Christoph Waltz?
Water for Elephants was directed by Francis Lawrence and is based on Sara Gruen's 2006 novel of the same name. Christoph Waltz plays August Rosenbluth in the film, a circus's ringmaster and head animal trainer.
Who does Christoph Waltz portray in the 2014 comedy, 'Horrible Bosses 2'?
'Horrible Bosses 2' was released in 2014 and stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine and of course, Christoph Waltz. The movie grossed $107 million worldwide, roughly $100 million less than 2011's 'Horrible Bosses.'
Christoph Waltz has won two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor. What film did he win the first Oscar for?
Ordinary Decent Criminal
Water for Elephants
Waltz's portrayal of the antagonist SS Colonel Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino's 'Inglourious Basterds' was absolutely phenomenal. The other nominees that year were Matt Damon, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Plummer, and Stanley Tucci.
What character did Waltz voice in the 2013 animated adventure, 'Epic?'
Professor Radcliffe Bomb
'Epic' is a 3D computer-animated action-adventure film directed by Chris Wedge. The film featured an all-star voice cast which included Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Pitbull, Steven Tyler, and Beyoncé.