Can You Guess The Movie Title From The Ship?


By: J.P. Naomi

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From battleship to spaceship to navy ship and more, here is the ultimate quiz for ships throughout decades of film. We name the ship, you name the film. Good luck!

The Black Pearl was an infamous pirate ship, originally named the Wicked Wench in which of the following films?

"Wherever we want to go, we go. That's what a ship is, you know. It's not just a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. That's what a ship needs. But what a ship is...what the Black Pearl really freedom." ―Jack Sparrow


In 1997, James Cameron wrote, directed, co-produced and co-edited this romance-disaster film based on the RMS Titanic.

"Titanic" was released in the United States on December 19, 1997. It became the second film in history to gross more than $2 billion worldwide! (Avatar was first).


The Orca belongs to a shark hunter named Quint in this film...

"Jaws" was released on June 20, 1975. It made more than $470 million at the box office after being made on only a $9 million budget.


In this 2014 sci-fi film, the spaceship Endurance is carrying 5,000 frozen embryos to colonize a planet.

"Interstellar" starred Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. It grossed more then $675 million at the box office!


The SS Venture carries Ann and Jack to Skull Island in this 2005 monster adventure film...

"King Kong" stars Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody. It was released in 2005 though set in 1933.


The Milano is a Ravager M-Ship Class and the main spacecraft flown by Peter Quill in __________.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" was released on July 21, 2014. It grossed more than $774 million at the box office. Volume 2 was released on May 5, 2017.


The X-Wing starfighter is a fictional star fighter from which series?

The X-wing starfighter first appeared in "A New Hope." It was armed with laser cannons and proton torpedoes.


In which film was there a handsome pilot and a mog (half man/half dog) aboard the Eagle 5?

Mel Brooks who plays Yogurt had a bad reaction to all the makeup he had to wear for the role, making it difficult for him and the team to get him ready for each scene.


Astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew fly aboard Apollo 13 in this 1995 space adventure docudrama film.

"Apollo 13" was released on June 30, 1995. It grossed more than $355 million at the box office and starred Tom Hanks.


Known as "Liberty 1," but nicknamed "Icarus," this ship was featured in the 1968 sci-fi film starring Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall.

The original 1968 film had four sequels: "Beneath the Planet of the Apes" (1970); "Escape from the Planet of the Apes" (1971); "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes" (1972); and "Battle for the Planet of the Apes" (1973).


Millennium Falcon was commanded by a Corellian smuggler in this film.

The Millennium Falcon was 34.75 meters long. It featured laser cannons and concussion missiles.


Slave I was the starship used by bounty hunter Boba Fett in this 1980 film.

The Slave I was not really seen in battle until "Attack of the Clones." However, it's first appearance was in "The Empire Strikes Back" in 1980.


U-571 is a German U-boat whose engines have been badly damaged in this 2000 war film starring Matthew McConaughey.

Directed by Jonathan Mostow, "U-571" was released on April 21, 2000. It grossed more than $127 million at the box office.


This film was a biographical survival thriller based on the Maersk Alabama hijacking in 2009...

"Captain Phillips" was released on September 27, 2013. It starred Tom Hanks and was directed by Paul Greengrass.


Aries lb was a passenger lunar lander in this film...

"2001: A Space Odyssey" was released on April 2, 1968. It was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick.


Ellen Ripley steps aboard the USS Sulaco after her ship, USCSS Nostromo, is destroyed in this film...

"Aliens" stared actress Sigourney Weaver. It was released on July 18, 1986.


Aquanaut 3 was an experimental submarine in this 2007 film, based on a novel written in 1970.

"30,000 Leagues Under the Sea" is a 2007 film that is a modern update on the classic book, "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."


Star Destroyers can only be found in the ____________ universe.

The Imperial Star Destroyer first appeared in the first seconds of "Star Wars" in 1977. The Star Destroyers are a full fleet of Imperial vessels.


Lt. Cmdr Ron Hunter is assigned to the USS Alabama to stop a possible Armageddon in this 1995 thriller.

Lt. Cmdr. Ron Hunter is portrayed by actor Denzel Washington. The film also stars Gene Hackman as Capt. Frank Ramsey.


The Bismark battleship was out for British blood in this 1960s film.

"Sink the Bismarck!" was directed by Lewis Gilbert and based on the novel "The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck" by C.S. Forester.


The HMS Sea Tiger pursues the German battleship Brandenburg across the Baltic in this 1943 film...

"We Dive at Dawn" was a war film directed by Anthony Asquith. It starred John Mills and Eric Portman.


The USS Wayne was a nuclear submarine in the 1977 film: "The ________ Who Loved Me."

"The Spy Who Loved Me" was the 10th film in the James Bond series. It was released in London on July 7, 1977.


Based on a non-fiction book by the same name, this was the story of the Andrea Gail, starring George Clooney.

"The Perfect Storm" premiered on June 30, 2000. It grossed more than $328 million at the box office.


The Wonkatania was a ship made famous in this 1971 film...

"Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory's" Wonkatania was based on the Cunard Line tradition of ending ships with "ia." It was also a play off of RMS Lusitania and RMS Aquitania.


The Nostromo is a commercial starship on a return trip to Earth with seven crew members in this 1979 sci-fi thriller.

Alien was directed by Ridley Scott. It was released on May 25, 1979.


"Deep Quest" was the ship tasked with recovering a marine disaster in which of the following films?

"Raise the Titanic" was produced by William Frye and Lord Grade. It was directed by Jerry Jameson and released on August 1, 1980.


In the 23rd Century, starship C-57D reaches the distant world, Altair IV, in this 1956 film.

Directed by Fred M. Wilcox, "Forbidden Planet" was a story written by Irving Block and Allen Adler. It starred Walter Pidgeon.


In search of treasure, Morgan is now the captain of her late father's ship, the Morning Star, in this 1995 romantic comedy action adventure film.

"Cutthroat Island" starred Geena Davis , Matthew Modine and Frank Langella. It was a major failure at the box office, costing more than $98 million to make, and bringing in only $10 million in ticket sales.


Dr. Ryan Stone is aboard the NASA Space Shuttle, Explorer, in this 2013 sci-fi adventure film...

Dr. Ryan Stone is portrayed by actress Sandra Bullock. She is a biomedical engineer from Lake Zurich, Illinois.


Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner hopped aboard the Daedalus in this film...

"Space Cowboys" premiered on August 1, 2000. Clint Eastwood not only directed and produced the film, he also starred in it.


Mrs. Smails christened her The Flying Wasp in this film...

Mrs. Smails' full line says, "Bless this ship, and all who sail on her. I christen thee The Flying WASP."


St. Georges was a British information-gathering vessel in this 1980s film.

"For Your Eyes Only" was the 12th spy film in the James Bond Series. It was released on June 24, 1981.


SSTO-TAV-37B Space Shuttlecraft was used in this 2009 James Cameron film...

"Avatar" was directed, produced, written and edited by James Cameron! It grossed more than $2 billion at the box office.


Luxury ocean liner MS Poseidon was crossing the Atlantic ocean in this 2006 disaster film...

"Poseidon" was directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It starred Kurt Russell and Josh Lucas.


This 1981 German war film focuses on the U-96, a German submarine.

"Das Boot" is translated to "The Boat" in German. This film was another work of German film director and screenwriter Wolfgang Petersen.


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