Levins’s First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza – the answers!

Originally published by Two Thousand in 2014

Here they are – the answers to our First Annual Christmas Movie Trivia Extravaganza! Absolutely no apologies in advance to any Love Actually fans, especially my mum.

Get your red pens out and let’s see how you did!


  1. In Jingle all the Way, what toy does Jaime (and every other kid in the Country) want?

ANSWER: A Turbo-Man action figure.

  1. And what is the name of that toy’s arch enemy?

ANSWER: Dementor.

  1. What is the name of the department store that Jovie works at in Elf?

ANSWER: Gimbels.

  1. What is Santa’s gift to Halloween Town at the end of The Nightmare Before Christmas?

ANSWER: He makes it snow over the town.

  1. Who plays Charles Dickens in The Muppet Christmas Carol?

Answer: Gonzo the Great.

  1. Which Christmas movie also happens to be the last movie that John Ritter ever starred in?

ANSWER: Bad Santa

  1. In Gremlins, What are the three specific instructions for looking after a Mogwai?

ANSWER: “Never expose it to bright light, never get it wet and never, no matter how much it cries or begs, never, ever feed it after midnight.”

  1. What is the name of the black & white gangster movie Kevin watches by himself in Home Alone?

ANSWER: Angels With Filthy Souls.

  1. What does John McClane write on the sweater of the first terrorist he kills in Die Hard?


  1. How many Tim Burton movies are set during Christmas?

ANSWER: Three – Edward ScissorhandsBatman Returns and The Nightmare Before Christmas.


  1. Besides Batman Returns, what other superhero movie sequel is set during Christmas?

ANSWER: Iron Man 3.

  1. Homicide Sergeant Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) is ‘too old for this shit’. How old does he turn at the start of the first Lethal Weapon?


  1. What is the name of John McClane’s limousine driver in Die Hard?

ANSWER: Argyle.

  1. What is the name of the town that Gremlins is set in?

ANSWER: Kingston Falls

  1. How many of the 5 (!) Home Alone movies are set during Christmas?

ANSWER: 4, Home Alone 3 is the only one not set during Christmas.

  1. In the first Home Alone, what gift does does Santa give Kevin when he visits him before Christmas?

ANSWER: Three green Tic Tacs.

  1. In Home Alone, John Candy plays Gus Polinski, the polka king of the Midwest. What is the name of his band?

ANSWER: The Kenosha Kickers.

  1. What is the last line of dialogue in Home Alone?

ANSWER: Buzz yelling: “Kevin?! What did you do to my room?!”

  1. In Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, what song does Uncle Frank sing in the shower?

ANSWER: Cool Jerk by The Capitols

  1. What is the last line of dialogue in Home Alone 2?

ANSWER: Peter McCallister yelling “Kevin, you spent $967 on room service?!”


  1. In Bad Santa, what gift does Thurman (Brett Kelly) give Willie (Billy Bob Thornton)?

ANSWER: A wooden pickle.

  1. Besides John and Holly McClane, which characters from the first Die Hard are in Die Hard 2?

ANSWER: Richard “Dick” Thornburg, the reporter and Al Powell, the Twinkie-loving cop.

  1. What is the name of the novel that Die Hard was based on?

ANSWER: Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp

  1. The building used for The Nakatomi Tower in Die Hard is actually the headquarters of which movie studio?

ANSWER: 20th Century Fox.

  1. Besides being set during Christmas, what do Lethal WeaponThe Long Kiss GoodnightKiss Kiss Bang Bang and Iron Man 3 all have in common?

ANSWER: They were all written by Shane Black.

  1. Which 1996 Christmas comedy only just got its straight to video sequel in 2014?

ANSWER: Jingle All the Way.

  1. What movie are the gremlins watching in the cinema before Billy and Kate blow them up at the end of Gremlins?

ANSWER: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

  1. In Lethal Weapon, what gift does Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) give Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) for Christmas?

ANSWER: The bullet he was saving to commit suicide with.

  1. In Scrooged, who plays the ghost of Christmas present?

ANSWER: Carol Kane.

  1. What is the worst Christmas movie of all time?

ANSWER: Love Actually.

How did you do? If you got less than ten correct you are required to spend your Christmas break watching each of the movies referenced in the trivia over and over again until you know every line back to front! If you got over 20 correct then I’ll see you in the cinema for this year’s Christmas blockbuster: Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever!


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