Name the John Wayne Movie From the Screenshot

By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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Name the John Wayne Movie From the Screenshot
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About This Quiz

He was the king of the Western movie genre!  When it comes to individuals who have had successful careers in the film industry, there are few people who can match the accomplishments of John Wayne, aka the Duke. As an actor, he starred in well over a hundred motion pictures, many of which continue to be praised to this day. However, he was not simply just an actor in the film industry; instead, he opted to become a triple threat! He directed a wide array of films, many of which he also starred in as well. In addition to this, it has been revealed that he was also uncredited on many of the films that he co-directed alongside other directors. He was also a successful producer during his career, and he even founded his very own independent film production company, Batjac Productions.

In this quiz, we are only going to be looking at a handful of John Wayne's most notable films—if we were to include them all, then this quiz would be enormous! So, how well do you think you know classic John Wayne movies? Put your knowledge of Western, action and war movies to the ultimate test right now. Let's go!

True Grit (1969) What is the name of this film that gave John Wayne his only Academy Award?
"Flying Leathernecks" (1951)
"True Grit" (1969)
This is "True Grit." It was directed by Henry Hathaway and is one of John Wayne’s most famous films. "True Grit" is also notable for being the film that gave John Wayne his only Academy Award win.
"Hondo" (1953)
"Angel and the Badman" (1947)

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El Dorado (1966) Do you know the title of this '60s John Wayne film?
"El Dorado" (1966)
"El Dorado" is a Western film that is directed by Howard Hawks and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It is partially based on Harry Brown’s novel "The Stars in Their Courses."
"The Undefeated" (1969)
"Hatari!" (1962)
"In Harm’s Way" (1965)

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The Shootist (1976) This is John Wayne's final film. What is it titled?
"The Horse Soldiers" (1959)
"The Shootist" (1976)
This is "The Shootist." It was directed by Don Siegel and is famous for being Wayne's very last film role.
"Donovan's Reef" (1963)
"The War Wagon" (1967)

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The Quiet Man (1952) What is the name of this Academy Award-winning film?
"Island in the Sky" (1953)
"The Comancheros" (1961)
"The Long Voyage Home" (1940)
"The Quiet Man" (1952)
This is "The Quiet Man." It was directed by John Ford. The film won the Academy Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Cinematography.

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Rio Bravo (1959) What is the name of this highly acclaimed John Wayne film?
"The War Wagon" (1967)
"3 Godfathers" (1948)
"The Undefeated" (1969)
"Rio Bravo" (1959)
This is "Rio Bravo." It was directed by Howard Hawks, and it is one of John Wayne’s most notable films. In the film, Wayne plays the sheriff of Rio Bravo, Texas.

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Do you know the name of this iconic John Wayne movie?
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962)
This is "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance." It was directed by John Ford and is notable for being one of John Wayne’s most iconic films. The Library of Congress also selected it for preservation in the United States National Film Registry in 2007.
"The Train Robbers" (1973)
"The Alamo" (1960)
"Island in the Sky" (1953)

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Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) Do you know the title of this highly acclaimed John Wayne movie?
"Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)
This is "Sands of Iwo Jima." It was directed by Allan Dwan, and John Wayne's performance in the film earned him one of his Academy Award nominations.
"El Dorado" (1966)
"Fort Apache" (1948)
"McLintock!" (1963)

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Fort Apache (1948) What is the name of this film that is a part of the "cavalry trilogy?"
"Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)
"The Shootist" (1976)
"Fort Apache" (1948)
"Fort Apache" is a Western film that is directed by John Ford and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It is actually the first film in John Ford's "cavalry trilogy."
"Hondo" (1953)

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The Searchers (1956) Can you find the name of this John Wayne film?
"North to Alaska" (1960)
"They Were Expendable" (1945)
"The Searchers" (1956)
"The Searchers" is a Western film directed by John Ford, and it features John Wayne as the lead actor. It also starred Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles and Ward Bond.
"Flying Leathernecks" (1951)

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The Cowboys (1972) What is the name of this classic John Wayne Western?
"True Grit" (1969)
"Rooster Cogburn" (1975)
"The Cowboys" (1972)
"The Cowboys" is a Western film that is directed by Mark Rydell and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It also stars Roscoe Lee Browne, Bruce Dern and Colleen Dewhurst.
"Rio Grande" (1950)

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) This Academy Award-winning John Wayne movie is known by what name?
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962)
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949)
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" is a Western directed by John Ford and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It notably won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Color).
"Rio Lobo" (1970)
"The Train Robbers" (1973)

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Rooster Cogburn (1975) This is one of John Wayne's final films. Can you give its name?
"Rio Bravo" (1959)
"Rooster Cogburn" (1975)
"Rooster Cogburn" is a Western adventure film directed by Stuart Millar and is notable for being Wayne's penultimate film.
"Donovan'’s Reef" (1963)
"The Cowboys" (1972)

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McLintock! (1963) Do you know the name of this Shakespeare-inspired film?
"The Quiet Man" (1952)
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949)
"Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)
"McLintock!" (1963)
This is "McLintock!" It was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and is noteworthy for drawing inspiration from William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew."

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Stagecoach (1939) What is the name of this timeless John Wayne film?
"In Harm’s Way" (1965)
"Rooster Cogburn" (1975)
"Stagecoach" (1939)
This is "Stagecoach," directed by John Ford. It is notable for being one of John Wayne’s most memorable films. It is actually an adaptation of a 1937 short story by Ernest Haycox, titled "The Stage to Lordsburg."
"Donovan's Reef" (1963)

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Chisum (1970) Do you know the name of this historically inspired movie?
"Chisum" (1970)
This is "Chisum," directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The film draws inspiration from the 1878 Lincoln County War.
"The Longest Day" (1962)
"The Green Berets" (1968)
"McLintock!" (1963)

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Big Jake (1971) What is the name of this classic John Wayne Western film?
"Rio Bravo" (1959)
"The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)
"They Were Expendable" (1945)
"Big Jake" (1971)
"Big Jake" is a Western film that is directed by George Sherman and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It is notable for being George Sherman's final film.

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Rio Grande (1950) Do you know the name of this film that is also a part of Ford's "cavalry trilogy?"
"Stagecoach" (1939)
"Rio Grande" (1950)
This is "Rio Grande." It was directed by John Ford and is the third and final film in his "cavalry trilogy."
"The Cowboys" (1972)
"Hatari!" (1962)

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Hatari! (1962) Do you know the name of this John Wayne movie that is set in Africa?
"The Searchers" (1956)
"North to Alaska" (1960)
"Hatari!" (1962)
This is "Hatari!" It was directed by Howard Hawks, and Elsa Martinelli and Hardy Krüger also had prominent roles in the film.
"Rio Grande" (1950)

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Red River (1948) Do you know the name of this historic John Wayne movie?
"Chisum" (1970)
"Red River" (1948)
"Red River" is a Western film that is directed by Howard Hawks and features John Wayne as the lead actor. The plot of the film is centered around the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail.
"Angel and the Badman" (1947)
"Hondo" (1953)

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The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) Do you know the name of this highly acclaimed John Wayne film?
"The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)
"The Sons of Katie Elder" was directed by Henry Hathaway and is notable for being one of John Wayne's most unforgettable films. He starred alongside Dean Martin, Martha Hyer and Michael Anderson Jr.
"The Searchers" (1956)
"Big Jake" (1971)
"The Horse Soldiers" (1959)

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The Horse Soldiers (1959) Which historical John Wayne movie is showcased here?
"The Horse Soldiers" (1959)
"The Horse Soldiers" was directed by John Ford and is centered around a fictionalized version of Grierson's Raid.
"Stagecoach" (1939)
"Angel and the Badman" (1947)
"The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)

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Hondo (1953) Can you name this classic John Wayne movie?
"Chisum" (1970)
"Hondo" (1953)
"Hondo" is a Western film directed by John Farrow and is largely based on Louis L'Amour's short story "The Gift of Cochise."
"The War Wagon" (1967)
"Fort Apache" (1948)

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North to Alaska (1960) Which comedic John Wayne movie is shown here?
"Rio Lobo" (1970)
"North to Alaska" (1960)
"North to Alaska" is a comedic Western film directed by Henry Hathaway. John Wayne also served as a co-director for the film, but he was uncredited.
"Hatari!" (1962)
"The Longest Day" (1962)

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In Harm’s Way (1965) Do you know which classic John Wayne movie is showcased here?
"The Shootist" (1976)
"The Train Robbers" (1973)
"In Harm’s Way" (1965)
"In Harm's Way" is an epic war film that is directed by Otto Preminger, and the film is actually based on James Bassett's 1962 novel "Harm's Way."
"El Dorado" (1966)

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3 Godfathers (1948) What is the name of this biblically inspired John Wayne film?
"El Dorado" (1966)
"The Undefeated" (1969)
"The Shootist" (1976)
"3 Godfathers" (1948)
"3 Godfathers" was directed by John Ford and is actually a more contemporary interpretation of Ford's previous film, "Marked Men."

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Donovan’s Reef (1963) Do you know the title of this John Wayne adventure film?
"Donovan's Reef" (1963)
"Donovan''s Reef" is an adventure-comedy film directed by John Ford and features John Wayne as the lead actor. It is notable for being the last in a long list of collaborations between Wayne and Ford.
"Rio Grande" (1950)
"Rooster Cogburn" (1975)
"Stagecoach" (1939)

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How the West Was Won (1962) What is the name of the epic Western movie shown here?
"The Comancheros" (1961)
"3 Godfathers" (1948)
"How the West Was Won" (1962)
"How the West Was Won" is an epic Western film that is directed by John Ford, Henry Hathaway and George Marshall and features John Wayne as the lead actor.
"Red River" (1948)

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Angel and the Badman (1947) What is the name of the nostalgic John Wayne film shown here?
"The Cowboys" (1972)
"Hondo" (1953)
"True Grit" (1969)
"Angel and the Badman" (1947)
"Angel and the Badman" is a Western film directed by James Edward Grant and features John Wayne as the lead actor. Other actors that had prominent roles include: Gail Russell, Harry Carey and Bruce Cabot.

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The Longest Day (1962) What is the name of this historic John Wayne movie?
"3 Godfathers" (1948)
"The Green Berets" (1968)
"North to Alaska" (1960)
"The Longest Day" (1962)
This is "The Longest Day," an epic war film that was released in 1962 and is notable for being one of John Wayne’s most memorable films. The plot of the film is centered around the D-Day landings at Normandy.

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The Green Berets (1968) Do you know the name of this film that featured John Wayne as an actor and director?
"Big Jake" (1971)
"Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949)
"How the West Was Won" (1962)
"The Green Berets" (1968)
This is "The Green Berets," a John Wayne film that had him in the leading role and also as a co-director alongside Ray Kellogg. It is notable for being one of John Wayne’s most notable critical failures that still managed to be a box-office success.

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The Train Robbers (1973) Do you know the name of this action-packed John Wayne Western?
"Red River" (1948)
"In Harm’s Way" (1965)
"The Train Robbers" (1973)
"The Train Robbers" is a Western film directed by Burt Kennedy, and John Wayne’s production company, Batjac Productions, was also the main driving force behind the film's creation.
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949)

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The Alamo (1960) What is the name of this film that featured John Wayne as an actor and director?
"The Quiet Man" (1952)
"Island in the Sky" (1953)
"Rio Lobo" (1970)
"The Alamo" (1960)
This is "The Alamo," a John Wayne film that had him in the leading role and also as the director. It was also partially produced by John Wayne's production company, Batjac Productions.

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The Long Voyage Home (1940) What is the name of this Academy Award-nominated John Wayne movie?
"The Quiet Man" (1952)
"The Long Voyage Home" (1940)
"The Long Voyage Home" was directed by John Ford and is notable for being one of John Wayne’s most well-received films. In total, the film was nominated for six Academy Awards.
"McLintock!" (1963)
"The Comancheros" (1961)

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The Comancheros (1961) Do you know the name of this memorable film that is based on a novel?
"How the West Was Won" (1962)
"The Long Voyage Home" (1940)
"The Comancheros" (1961)
"The Comancheros" is a Western film directed by Michael Curtiz and is actually based on Paul Wellman's novel of the same name.
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962)

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Island in the Sky (1953) Do you know the name of this thrilling John Wayne movie?
"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949)
"The Alamo" (1960)
"Island in the Sky" (1953)
"Island in the Sky" is an adventure-drama film directed by William A. Wellman. It is based on Ernest K. Gann’s 1944 novel of the same name.
"The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" (1962)

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Rio Lobo (1970) Can you give the title of this iconic John Wayne movie?
"Rio Lobo" (1970)
This is "Rio Lobo," directed by Howard Hawks. The film also featured Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill and Jack Elam in prominent roles.
"The Longest Day" (1962)
"How the West Was Won" (1962)
"The Alamo" (1960)

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Flying Leathernecks (1951) Do you know the name of this high-flying film starring John Wayne?
"Flying Leathernecks" (1951)
This is "Flying Leathernecks." It was directed by Nicholas Raya, and other actors with prominent roles in the film include Robert Ryan and Don Taylor.
"The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965)
"They Were Expendable" (1945)
"The Searchers" (1956)

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The War Wagon (1967) What is the name of this breathtaking John Wayne film?
"Big Jake" (1971)
"The Horse Soldiers" (1959)
"Rio Bravo" (1959)
"The War Wagon" (1967)
"The War Wagon" was directed by Burt Kennedy, and most of the filming took place in the Sierra de Órganos National Park (located in Sombrerete, Mexico)

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The Undefeated (1969) What is the title of this classic movie that is shown here?
"Fort Apache" (1948)
"3 Godfathers" (1948)
"The Undefeated" (1969)
"The Undefeated" is a Western film that is directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. Wayne also served as a prominent director on the film, but he was uncredited.
"Chisum" (1970)

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They Were Expendable (1945) Do you know the name of this critically acclaimed John Wayne movie?
"True Grit" (1969)
"They Were Expendable" (1945)
"They Were Expendable" is a war film that is directed by John Ford and features John Wayne as the lead actor. He acted alongside Donna Reed and Robert Montgomery in the film.
"Flying Leathernecks" (1951)
"Big Jake" (1971)

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