If You Get 7/10 on This 2020 Oscars Quiz, You’re a Certified Movie Expert

By: Katie Ormsby

If You Get 7/10 on This 2020 Oscars Quiz, You’re a Certified Movie Expert
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About This Quiz

Now that the 92nd Academy Award nominations are out, are you busy filling out your ballot for the office pool? Among this year's nominees, you'll notice glaring omissions — no nomination for Jennifer Lopez's "Hustlers" performance — and somewhat unexpected nominations — "Little Women" snuck into the Best Picture race. From the surprises to the snubs, how well do you know the 2020 nominees? Take this quiz to prove you're ready for the February 9 ceremony.
the irishman Al Pacino and Joe Pesci are both Best Supporting Actor nominees for which movie?
"Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"
"The Irishman"
Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" reunites Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino to tell the story of hitman Frank Sheeran, mobster Russell Bufalino and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa. De Niro did not receive a nomination.
"Joker"
"The Two Popes"

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oscars With 11 nominations, what's the most nominated movie of the year?
"Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"
"1917"
"Joker"
"Joker" scored nominations in 11 categories, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. "1917," "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" and "The Irishman" are close behind with 10 nominations each.
"The Irishman"

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How Well Do You Know "Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood"? 3 It's hard to believe, but only one of these nominees has previously won an Oscar in an acting category. Who is it?
Brad Pitt
Leonardo DiCaprio
DiCaprio is the only one who has prevailed in an acting category. After four losses, he won Best Actor for "The Revenant" in 2016. Pitt has an Oscar for producing "12 Years a Slave," but despite three previous acting nominations, he has yet to win for performing. Phoenix has also lost three times and Dern has lost twice.
Joaquin Phoenix
Laura Dern

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judy Renee Zellweger is nominated for portraying which of these screen icons?
Natalie Wood
Leslie Caron
Judy Garland
In her first Oscar-nominated role since she won for "Cold Mountain" in 2004, Zellweger earned a Best Actress nod for playing Judy Garland. "Judy" is about the ups and downs of Garland's last year of life.
Audrey Hepburn

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Martin Scorsese These directors all had big years, but which didn't get a nomination in the Best Director category?
Martin Scorsese for "The Irishman"
Bong Joon-ho for "Parasite"
Sam Mendes for "1917"
Greta Gerwig for "Little Women"
In the history of the Oscars, five women have been nominated for Best Director and only Kathryn Bigelow has won. Though Gerwig scored a directing nomination in 2018 for "Lady Bird," she nor any other woman is nominated this year. Gerwig is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and "Little Women" is up for Best Picture.

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the irishman Do you know which streaming service nabbed an impressive 24 nominations?
Netflix
Between "The Irishman," "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," "Klaus" and "I Lost My Body," Netflix got 24 nominations, making it the most nominated studio this year. Disney/Fox narrowly missed that distinction with 23 nominations.
Amazon
Hulu
HBO Now

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little women "Little Women" is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay. Who wrote the classic it's based on?
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Louisa May Alcott
Adapted by Greta Gerwig, this version of Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel opens with the March sisters as adults. Using parallel timelines to pair mostly joyful moments from their childhoods with often bittersweet moments from their adult lives, Gerwig puts her own spin on the beloved story.
Charlotte Brontë
Frances Hodgson Burnett

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once upon a time... in hollywood "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" has 10 nominations, but which of these isn't among them?
Best Director — Quentin Tarantino
Best Production Design — Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh
Best Supporting Actress — Margo Robbie
Robbie is nominated for Best Supporting Actress, but it's for her performance in "Bombshell." At the BAFTA Awards, though, she's nominated twice in the category for both "Bombshell" and "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood."
Best Original Screenplay — Quentin Tarantino

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parasite A foreign movie has never won the Oscar for Best Picture, but do you know which could pull that off this year?
"Pain and Glory"
"Parasite"
Bong Joon-ho's South Korean "Parasite" joins the likes of "Roma" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" as one of the few foreign films to break into the Best Picture category. It's also nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.
"Les Misérables"
"Corpus Christi"

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toy story 4 Can you name the high-profile movie that isn't nominated for Best Animated Feature Film?
"Toy Story 4"
"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"
"Missing Link"
"Frozen II"
In one of the year's biggest snubs, the box office juggernaut "Frozen II" was left in the cold. Instead, the category is rounded out by two Netflix animated movies — "Klaus" and "I Lost My Body."

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