Dances with Wolves
What do you know about
the Western Dances with Wolves? Try this Western Film FUN Trivia.
"Check Your Answers" at the bottom of the page.
How many Academy Awards did the picture win?
- 1 award
- 5 awards
- 7 awards
2. Kevin Costner won an Academy Award for
with Wolves. What award did he win?
- Best Actor
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay Adaptation
3. Despite portraying the adopted daughter
of Graham Greene's character Kicking Bird, Mary McDonnell, then 37, was
actually two months older than Greene, and less than two years younger
than Tantoo Cardinal, the actress playing her adoptive mother.
4. Who composed Dances
with Wolves' Award-winning
score, which became a very popular film score?
- John Barry
- Dimitri Tiomkin
- Andre Previn
5. What is Kevin Costner's character in
- Lieutenant John J. Dunbar
- Captain Bernard Hayes
- Col. George Crook
6. Some Sioux youths hear that Dunbar is at
the old fort and attempt to capture his horse in order to become heroes.
Dunbar's horse escapes by pulling off the rider holding on his bridle and
returns to the post. This happens again later when several adult members
of the tribe try to take the horse but the man holding the horse's reins
is again pulled off and the horse escapes. What is the horses name?
7. What role does actor Wes Studi play in
- Pawnee warrior
- Joe Leaphorn
8. Who said, "Sir knight? I've just
pissed in my pants... and nobody can do anything about it."?
- Major Fambrough
- Lieutenant Elgin
- General Tide
9. Michael Blake's daughter Audrey Blake,
plays Stands With A Fist as a child. She is seen running away from the
Pawnee party that killed her family in the dream sequence.
10. Dances with Wolves
was only the
second Western (up to that time) to win the Academy Award's Best
Picture. The other one was the 1931 winner. What was the movie?
- Cimarron 1931 (film)
- Billy the Kid