Can You Identify These Jeremy Irons Movies Based On A Screenshot?

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Born in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, English actor Jeremy Irons made his cinematic debut in Herbert Ross 1980 film Nijinsky, about the life and career of the famous Russian ballet dancer, Vaslav Nijinsky. After appearing in The Mission and Dead Ringers during the mid-80s, Irons won his first and only Academy Award for Best Actor in 1990 for his portrayal of European aristocrat Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune.

The English actor has appeared in numerous plays, movies, and TV series over the years, but I think most moviegoers would agree Irons is best known for voicing the villainous Scar in the original Lion King movie and as of late, playing Alfred Pennyworth in the DC Extended Universe. Are you looking for a challenge? How many of the actor's movies have you seen?

Find out how well you know the Academy Award-winner's most memorable films by testing your knowledge with our latest screenshot quiz! Are you up to the challenge? Good luck and in the words of Scar, "BE PREPARED!"

Jeremy Irons voices Mufasa's younger brother in this animated musical. What movie was it?

Directed by John Favreau and written by Jeff Nathanson, 'The Lion King' received a 'photorealistic computer-animated' remake in 2019. This time around Chiwetel Ejiofo provided the voice of Mufasa's treacherous brother, Scar.

In which of the following action films does Jeremy Irons play a terrorist mastermind named Simon Gruber?

'Die Hard with a Vengeance' is the third film in the iconic 'Die Hard' film series. The 1994 action film was directed by John McTiernan and stars John McClane, Jeremy Irons, Graham Greene, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Jeremy Irons plays a musketeer in this 1998 action drama. What movie is it?

'The Man in the Iron Mask' is an underrated action movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu, and Gabriel Byrne. The film grossed roughly $183 million against a $35 million budget.

What is the name of this 2016 American superhero film?

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' might be one of the most disliked superhero films of all time. Despite the film grossing over $873.6 million at the box office, Warner Bros. considered the film a disappointment for not reaching the $1 billion.

This 2018 spy thriller also stars Jennifer Lawrence as Dominika Egorova. What movie is it?

Based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews, 'Red Sparrow' stars Jennifer Lawrence as Dominika Egorova, a former ballerina turned Russian intelligence officer. The film also features Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciarán Hinds, and Jeremy Irons.

Jeremy Iron first major film role came in this 1981 romantic drama. What movie is it?

Based on the 1969 novel by John Fowles, 'The French Lieutenant's Woman' is a 1981 drama starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. The film received five Academy Award nominations and grossed roughly $26 million against a $8 million budget.

Jeremy Irons plays an old man named Brom in this 2006 action-fantasy. What movie is it?

Eragon is based on a 2002 Christopher Paolini’s novel of the same name and stars Ed Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle, Djimon Hounsou, Garrett Hedlund, Joss Stone, John Malkovich, and Rachel Weisz. Despite negative reviews, the action-fantasy still managed to pull-in $249.5 million.

Jeremy Irons starred opposite Orlando Bloom and Liam Neeson in the 2005 historical drama. What movie is it?

Based on the heavily fictionalized portrayal of the Balian of Ibelin's life, Ridley Scott's 'Kingdom of Heaven' is an underrated historical drama we'd highly recommend checking out. The film also stars Eva Green, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, and Iain Glen.

This 1997 film is about a man who marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter. What movie is it?

Interestingly enough, 'Lolita' was not given a theatrical release in Australia for two years due to the film's controversial story. The 1997 drama stars Jeremy Irons as Professor Humbert Humbert and Dominique Swain, who was 14 at the time of filming, as Dolores "Lolita" Haze.

In what movie does Jeremy Irons play esteemed architect, Anthony Royal?

Based on the 1975 novel by J.G. Ballard, 'High Rise' is a dystopian horror film that follows Dr. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddelston), man who moves into a London skyscraper where rising tensions among residents is leading to anarchy.

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