Every week, we publish a list of free movies to watch on The Roku Channel. This week, we added in a little trivia for you movie lovers, with correct answers posted at the end of the blog.
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Fury (2014) – A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945. Starring Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf.
True or false? Brad Pitt learned German for his role as Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier.
Playing For Keeps (2012): A former sports star who’s fallen on hard times starts coaching his son’s soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn. Starring Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel.
True or false? Gerard Butler actually suited up for a game with Manchester United in the 1990s.
The Rainmaker (1997): An underdog lawyer takes on a fraudulent insurance company. Starring Matt Damon and Danny DeVito.
True or false? John Grisham called The Rainmaker the best adaptation of any of his books.
National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002): The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he’s afraid to graduate. Starring Ryan Reynolds and Tara Reid.
True or false? Ryan Reynolds only saw a rough cut of the film before it came out. He hasn’t seen the film since.
Clear and Present Danger (1994): CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel. Starring Harrison Ford and Willem Dafoe.
True or false? The film originally received an R rating, but won a PG-13 rating on appeal without making any edits.
Once Bitten (1985): A vampire Countess needs to drink the blood of a virgin in order to keep her eternal beauty. It seems that all is hopeless, until she bumps into Mark Kendall. Starring Jim Carrey and Lauren Hutton.
True or false? This was Jim Carrey’s first appearance in a full length motion picture.
TRIVIA ANSWERS: Fury: False | Playing for Keeps: False | The Rainmaker: True | Van Wilder: True | Clear and Present Danger: True | Once Bitten: False
Source: Official Roku Website