Can You Guess the Names of These Movies Based on Emojis Alone?

Using emojis alone, guess the names of these 35 films?

Introduction

Did you know that Oxford Dictionaries named this guy ? (“Face With Tears of Joy”) the Word of the Year in 2015? While it’s easy to steam ? about this and dismiss emojis as a simple fad of newer generations, they’re actually just a continuation of a longstanding human tradition. From Sumerian cuneiform to Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, human beings have used images to communicate abstract ideas for thousands of years. We haven’t changed, really. ? We now use emoticons :-) and emojis ? online or over text to convey a nuanced range of emotions. Since texting or typing online means we can’t use voice inflection to convey subtle nuances in tone, emojis have stepped up to the plate; there’s a pretty big difference between “Wow great ?” and “Wow great ? ?” after all.

What happens when you mix emojis with movies? A lot of fun, that’s what! ?

How easily can you pick apart these emoji nuances? ? If you think ? and dream ? in emojis, then you should be able to guess these iconic movies ? based on emojis alone. This quiz contains 35 multiple-choice questions. Pick the movie title that most closely matches ? the emojis shown. At the end of each question, you’ll be rewarded with a fun bit of trivia about the film. ☺️ So, think you have what it takes to get a perfect ? score on this challenging quiz? ?? ? There’s only one way to find out. Click ? Let’s Play ? to begin!

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Did you know that Oxford Dictionaries named this guy ? (“Face With Tears of Joy”) the Word of the Year in 2015? While it’s easy to steam ? about this and dismiss emojis as a simple fad of newer generations, they’re actually just a continuation of a longstanding human tradition. From Sumerian cuneiform to Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, human beings have used images to communicate abstract ideas for thousands of years. We haven’t changed, really. ? We now use emoticons :-) and emojis ? online or over text to convey a nuanced range of emotions. Since texting or typing online means we can’t use voice inflection to convey subtle nuances in tone, emojis have stepped up to the plate; there’s a pretty big difference between “Wow great ?” and “Wow great ? ?” after all.

What happens when you mix emojis with movies? A lot of fun, that’s what! ?

How easily can you pick apart these emoji nuances? ? If you think ? and dream ? in emojis, then you should be able to guess these iconic movies ? based on emojis alone. This quiz contains 35 multiple-choice questions. Pick the movie title that most closely matches ? the emojis shown. At the end of each question, you’ll be rewarded with a fun bit of trivia about the film. ☺️ So, think you have what it takes to get a perfect ? score on this challenging quiz? ?? ? There’s only one way to find out. Click ? Let’s Play ? to begin!

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Movies and emojis? What could be better? See if you can guess the names of these 35 films based on relevant emojis.


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Let's Play!

1. Which movie is this?


1. Which movie is this?

1. March of the Penguins

2. Poseidon Adventure

3. Finding Nemo

4. Jaws

The correct answer is Finding Nemo. According to Nat Geo, clownfish sales tripled after this movie was released.



2. Which movie is this?


2. Which movie is this?

1. Cast Away

2. Survivor

3. Blue Lagoon

4. Swiss Family Robinson

The correct answer is Cast Away. Did you know that the film's screenwriter said he got inspiration for Wilson's character after isolating himself for a week to help with his writing? During that time, he claims a volleyball washed up on the beach he was staying at.



3. Which movie is this?


3. Which movie is this?

1. Fargo

2. Frozen

3. It's A Wonderful Life

4. Die Hard

The correct answer is Frozen. Did you know Elsa was supposed to be a villain? After Idina Menzel record "Let It Go," Elsa was rewritten as more sympathetic because of how uplifting the song was.



4. Which movie is this?


4. Which movie is this?

1. Inside Out

2. It's A Wonderful Life

3. Jurassic Park

4. Titanic

The correct answer is Inside Out. Director Pete Doctor said he was inspired for the film after observing behavioral changes in his own daughter.



5. Which movie is this?


5. Which movie is this?

1. Life of Pi

2. March of the Penguins

3. Jaws

4. Titanic

The correct answer is Titanic. Director James Cameron said he wanted audiences to really feel the emotional loss of the Titanic, which is why he created Rose and Jack; their doomed love story would be a vehicle for experiencing the wreck's tragedy. (We think it worked).



6. Which movie is this?


6. Which movie is this?

1. Jumanji

2. The Good Dinosaur

3. King Kong

4. Jurassic Park

The correct answer is Jurassic Park. Did you know that the velociraptors in the film are modeled more after Deinonychus, a completely different dinosaur? The name velociraptor was chosen for its sleek and dangerous sound.



7. Which movie is this?


7. Which movie is this?

1. Carrie

2. It

3. The Shining

4. Toy Story

The correct answer is It. Hugo Weaving and Tilda Swinton were considered for the role of Pennywise the Dancing Clown before it ultimately went to Bill Skarsgård in the remake.



8. Which movie is this?


8. Which movie is this?

1. Cowboy Bebop

2. Jumanji

3. Toy Story

4. Avatar

The correct answer is Toy Story. Did you know that Buzz Lightyear's name is a reference to real-life astronaut Buzz Aldrin?



9. Which movie is this?


9. Which movie is this?

1. Wizard of Oz

2. Sharknado

3. Toy Story

4. King Kong

The correct answer is Wizard of Oz. Shirley Temple was allegedly the first consideration to play Dorothy.



10. Which movie is this?


10. Which movie is this?

1. Carrie

2. Ghostbusters

3. Night of the Living Dead

4. Clue!

The correct answer is Ghostbusters. Sorry, marshmallow lovers: shaving cream was used in the marshmallow explosion-rain in the climax.



11. Which movie is this?


11. Which movie is this?

1. Jaws

2. March of the Penguins

3. Poseidon Adventure

4. Life of Pi

The correct answer is Jaws. Filming required 3 mechanical great whites to play the deadly shark, all of which the crew dubbed "Bruce."



12. Which movie is this?


12. Which movie is this?

1. The Sandlot

2. Marvin the Martian

3. Sharknado

4. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

The correct answer is E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. A sequel was planned, but Steven Spielberg decided not to go through with it since he felt it would ruin the original.



13. Which movie is this?


13. Which movie is this?

1. The Usual Suspects

2. Silence of the Lambs

3. Screaming of the Porkchops

4. Psycho

The correct answer is Silence of the Lambs. It's hard to imagine anyone but Anthony Hopkins playing Hannibal Lector. However, several other actors were considered for this role, including Al Pacino.



14. Which movie is this?


14. Which movie is this?

1. The Hangover

2. Wedding Crashers

3. Frodo and Sam's Excellent Adventure

4. Lord of the Rings

The correct answer is Lord of the Rings. You might have noticed Legolas' eyes change colors several times over the course of Peter Jackson's trilogy. This wasn't a stylistic choice. . . everyone just forgot to have Orlando Bloom put in special contacts. (Oops!)



15. Which movie is this?


15. Which movie is this?

1. Lion King

2. Call of the Wild

3. Balto

4. Kimba the White Lion

The correct answer is Lion King. Originally, not many people in Disney wanted to work on this project, feeling that Pocahontas would perform better.



16. Which movie is this?


16. Which movie is this?

1. Chicken Little

2. Chicken Run

3. Stuart Little

4. Jurassic Park

The correct answer is Chicken Run. This stop-motion style of animation meant that a week of filming produced only about a minute's worth of actual footage!



17. Which movie is this?


17. Which movie is this?

1. Planet of the Apes

2. King Kong

3. War of the Worlds

4. Lord of the Flies

The correct answer is Planet of the Apes. Did you know the iconic ending shot of the Statue of Liberty is a combination of matte painting and papier-mâché?



18. Which movie is this?


18. Which movie is this?

1. Balto

2. Fox and the Hound

3. 101 Dalmatians

4. Lady and the Tramp

The correct answer is Lady and the Tramp. Walt Disney wanted to cut the spaghetti scene! Fortunately, he was so impressed with the animation that it stayed.



19. Which movie is this?


19. Which movie is this?

1. Jurassic Park

2. Tarzan

3. King Kong

4. Donkey Kong Goes to New York

The correct answer is King Kong. Did you know that the Chrysler Building was originally supposed to be the location of the climax, not the Empire State Building?



20. Which movie is this?


20. Which movie is this?

1. Snakes on a Plane

2. Airplane!

3. Flight

4. The Aviator

The correct answer is Snakes on a Plane. According to a Comic-Con interview, the film used over 450 snakes.



21. Which movie is this?


21. Which movie is this?

1. Megashark Attack

2. Jaws 27

3. Super Cyclone

4. Sharknado

The correct answer is Sharknado. Almost no one wanted to act in the first film. It gained such a cult following, however, that the second film was littered with star-studded cameos, including Al Roker, Kelly Ripa, and Michael Strahan.



22. Which movie is this?


22. Which movie is this?

1. Winnie the Pooh

2. Life of Pie

3. Ocean's Eleven

4. The Hangover

The correct answer is The Hangover. Don't worry, the tiger was treated well. The American Humane Society awarded this film an "Outstanding" rating.



23. Which movie is this?


23. Which movie is this?

1. Lord of the Rings

2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

3. Princess Bride

4. Robin Hood

The correct answer is Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The knights clapping coconuts to imitate horse sounds is a well-known gag in the film. The coconuts were used not just for comedic effect, but because the budget wouldn't allow for real horses.



24. Which movie is this?


24. Which movie is this?

1. The Shining

2. Carrie

3. Blair Witch Project

4. Cujo

The correct answer is The Shining. Did you know that Jack Nicholson improvised the famous "Here's Johnny!" line?



25. Which movie is this?


25. Which movie is this?

1. Finding Nemo

2. Scarface

3. Psycho

4. Slumdog Millionaire

The correct answer is Psycho. Janet Leigh said filming the shower scene terrified her enough that she was reluctant to take them afterwards.



26. Which movie is this?


26. Which movie is this?

1. The Dinner Society

2. Breakfast at Tiffany's

3. The Breakfast Club

4. Ratatouille

The correct answer is The Breakfast Club. Did you know this cult classic only had a $1 million budget? It certainly had a great return, raking in more than $51 million in the box office.



27. Which movie is this?


27. Which movie is this?

1. Dracula

2. The Dark Knight

3. Bats

4. Lord of the Rings

The correct answer is The Dark Knight. Heath Ledger is the only person to posthumously win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.



28. Which movie is this?


28. Which movie is this?

1. Twilight

2. Dracula

3. 30 Days of Night

4. What We Do in the Shadows

The correct answer is Twilight. Did you know that Stephanie Meyer was inspired to write the original novel after a dream she had?



29. Which movie is this?


29. Which movie is this?

1. Willy Wonka

2. Shark Tales

3. Really Big Shrimp

4. Forrest Gump

The correct answer is Forrest Gump. Tom Hanks wasn't the original choice for the titular role; it was John Travolta! Travolta turned the role down and admits regretting the decision.



30. Which movie is this?


30. Which movie is this?

1. Pulp Fiction

2. All Dogs Go to Heaven

3. Reservoir Dogs

4. Kill Bill

The correct answer is Reservoir Dogs. Did you know that Mr. Orange's blood loss is similar to what you'd see from a real gunshot? According to IMDb, a paramedic was kept on set to make sure it was realistic.



31. Which movie is this?


31. Which movie is this?

1. Men in Black

2. Sherlock Holmes

3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

4. Alien

The correct answer is Men in Black. Did you know that Clint Eastwood was originally offered the role that was eventually given to Tommy Lee Jones?



32. Which movie is this?


32. Which movie is this?

1. The Fast and the Furious

2. Forrest Gump

3. Transformers

4. Cars

The correct answer is The Fast and the Furious. Did you know that Vin Diesel allegedly broke a stuntman's nose?



33. Which movie is this?


33. Which movie is this?

1. Madagascar

2. Lion King

3. Zootopia

4. Winnie the Pooh

The correct answer is Winnie the Pooh. The 2011 Winnie the Pooh film is Disney's last (as of now) to be made with traditional animation techniques.



34. Which movie is this?


34. Which movie is this?

1. Alien

2. Princess Bride

3. Princess and the Frog

4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail

The correct answer is The Princess and the Frog. Tiana is left-handed because Anika Noni Rose, her voice actress, is too.



35. Which movie is this?


35. Which movie is this?

1. The Aviator

2. Wreck-It Ralph

3. Rocky

4. Fight Club

The correct answer is Fight Club. Did you know Russell Crowe was considered for the part of Tyler Durden?




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