Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About the American Civil War in the Movies?
Q#1 – This 2003 movie starring Jude Law and Nicole Kidman depicts the Battle of the Crater. Name it.
Q#2 – This 1965 film saw the character played by Jimmy Stewart save his captured Confederate son-in-law played by Doug McClure from a train. Name it.
Q#3 – In the movies Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, this person has a cameo role playing Colonel Waller Tazewell Patton. Who is he?
Q#4 – Speaking of cameo appearances, who played Hancock’s aide in Gettysburg?
Q#5 – Ang Lee is a director famous for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He also directed a Civil War movie starring Tobie Maguire. Name the movie.
Q#6 – In the movie True Grit, Rooster Cogburn had a cat named after a Civil War general. What was its name?
Q#7 – The Spaghetti western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, depicts three gunslingers competing to find a fortune in Confederate gold during the New Mexico campaign of 1862. Who played the Good, who played the Bad, and who played the Ugly?
Q#8 – The first part of this controversial 1915 film takes place before and during the Civil War. Part II depicts Reconstruction and shows the Ku Klux Klan as a heroic force. Name it.
Q#9 – This 1940 movie stars Errol Flynn as Jeb Stuart, Ronald Reagan as George Armstrong Custer, and Raymond Massey as John Brown. Name it.
Q#10 – The 2015 film Field of Lost Shoes depicted what famous group at what battle?
Q#11 – Who did John Wayne and Henry Morgan play in the movie How the West was Won?
Q#12 – This 1951 Civil War potboiler stared Barbara Payton. Name it.
Q#13 – This 2016 movie starring Matthew McConaughey shows the true story of a revolt against the Confederacy in Mississippi. Name it.
Q#14 – Besides the attack on Fort Wagner, what other battles are depicted in the movie Glory?
Q#15 – This 1991 TV movie starring Virginia Madsen depicts the naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack. Name it.