How much do you remember about Love Actually?

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Allie T.

6 Min Quiz

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Love is all around us - do characters of Love Actually notice the love? Take the quiz to discover how a variety of characters discover that love is all around us, if we take the time to notice.

The movie opens with people greeting one another in what major airport?

Heathrow is located in London, England, and is the second-largest for international passenger travelers in the world. It is the sixth-busiest airport. The original airport was built in 1929 as a small airfield surrounded by farmland. The expansion started in 1944, with WWII.

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Instead of singing "Love is all around me," Billy is supposed to sing _________?

Billy is an old rocker trying to make a comeback by making a new version of an old hit. Instead of singing "love" he needs to replace it with "Christmas." but he has a difficult time doing so since he knows the old version so well.

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What is bothering Daniel's stepson (other than his mother dying)?

Daniel's step-son, Sam, is in love with an American girl named Joanna. She happens to have the same name as his deceased mother. He doesn't know how to get her attention until he decides to be a musician and learn the drums.

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Whose wedding is happening at the start of the movie?

Juliet is played by Keira Knightley, who can currently be seen as Amy in Collateral Beauty and as Rachael Morgan in The Aftermath. Peter is played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who can be seen as Mordo in Dr. Strange and as Peter in Mary Magdalene.

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What song are the new bride and groom surprised with right after they're hitched?

All You Need Is Love is by the Beatles, from their 1967 movie, Magical Mystery Tour. It was written by Lennon but credited to Lennon and McCarthy. The B-side of the single was, Baby, You're a Rich Man.

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Who catches the new Prime Minister's eye?

When Natalie first meets the new Prime Minister, she fumbles over her words and catches herself cussing. Daniel brushes it off; he finds her attractive and doesn't care that Natalie is not speaking to him in the proper way.

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Besides her husband Peter, who else is in love with Juliet?

Peter has no idea that Mark is in love with his wife. Mark plans on keeping it that way - for a while. On Christmas Eve, Mark shows up at their house and, with Peter unaware of what's going on, Mark spells out his love to Juliet with words on cards, set to music reminiscent of the Inxs music video, Mediate.

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Jack and Just Judy are _______ stand-in doubles?

Jack is introduced as John but quickly tells Judy that his friends call him Jack. The director gets the lighting correct with the stand-in doubles who simulate sex. The doubles also help to frame the sex scenes so that they look believable onscreen.

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Karen's daughter lands a part in the nativity play as a _______?

She's first lobster. So apparently there was more than one lobster present at the birth of Jesus - who knew? Daisy is played by Lulu Popplewell, who only appeared in one other film, as the character Emma in Love in a Cold Climate.

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What song does Daniel play for his wife at her funeral?

Bye Bye Baby was a cover song, released by the Bay City Rollers in 1975 on their album, titled, Once Upon a Star. It ended 1975 as the UK's top-selling single. The original song was by the Four Seasons in 1965.

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Uncle Billy gives kids what on-air message?

Billy Mack gives the message after he uses his felt tip pen to write, "We've got little pricks," on Blue's framed picture. The show quickly goes to commercial. His manager is upset with Billy's message and lets his head fall onto the camera.

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What song does the DJ play at the wedding reception that brands him as "the worst DJ in the world"?

Puppy Love was written by Paul Anka in 1960 for Annette Funicello, who he was sweet on at the time. In the movie, it's performed by S. Club Juniors. When the song was originally released, it reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Where is Colin going, to pick up women?

Wisconsin is a Midwestern U.S. state that is bordered by two great lakes (Michigan and Superior), Michigan, and Iowa. Its capital city is Madison. Wisconsin is one of the nation's leading dairy producers and is famous for its cheese.

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Who does the Prime Minister catch kissing Natalie?

The president is played by Billy Bob Thornton, who wrote, directed, and starred in the movie, Sling Blade, early in his career. He has been married six times, including his marriage to Angelina Jolie in the early 2000s.

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Sarah is in love with ___________?

Karl is played by Rodrigo Santoro. He has been onscreen since his first 1993 appearance as Pedro in Olho no Olho. Rodrigo can now be seen as Hector Escaton in the TV series, Westworld.

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Why does Daniel need to talk to Karen?

Daniel calls Karen. However, she is too busy to have a long talk. He cries. She tries to joke that his wife just died. It's an awkward conversation that leaves Daniel without the answers he is seeking.

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Jamie heads off to his lake cabin where, to write his novel?

Jamie has a nice cabin on a lake in France that he appears to go to every month before Christmas. He goes there to write his book. When he shows up alone, the cabin's caretaker is not surprised.

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Why is it a mistake for Jamie to leave his girlfriend at home while he goes to the wedding?

When Jamie returns from the wedding, he catches his brother in the living room. A conversation ensues and Jamie believes that his brother is there to grab some CDs. The reason holds until Jamie's girlfriend yells that she wants the brother twice before Jamie gets back.

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Jamie's new housekeeper for his lake house is from what country?

Portugal is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and south and Spain to the east and north. Lisbon is its capital city, as well as its largest city. Portuguese is Portugal's official language.

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Love Actually begins how many weeks before Christmas?

The subtitle says that it is five weeks before Christmas, when Billy Mack is recording his Christmas single. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the States is a madcap frenzy of shopping and stress. It's also a time for family and love.

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In the video of Peter and Juliet's wedding, Mark focuses the camera on only which character?

Mark is secretly in love with Juliet, his best friend's new wife. Juliet thinks that Mark doesn't like her because he never speaks to her. When she watches the video, she is shocked to learn that Mark loves her. The reason he never speaks to her is for "self-preservation."

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Colin tells _______ she is his future wife?

Mia is played by Heike Makatsch. She made her first onscreen appearance as Maren Krummsieg in the 1996 movie, Jailbirds. She can be seen as Petra Paul in the TV series, Capelli Code, and as Hannah in Fremde Tochter.

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Who does Daniel tell Sam that they need, "stat"?

After Sam tells Daniel that the love of his life is moving back to the Unites States, Daniel demands the Titanic movie. The guys are watching the popular scene where Leo asks Kate if she trusts him. This is when Sam hatches his plan for his love to fall in love with him before she moves.

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What song is dedicated to the Prime Minister, moving him to dance around his residence?

As Daniel shakes his butt around the residence, he finally runs into Mary. He stops dancing and calmly asks her, "Can we move the Japanese Ambassador to 4:00 tomorrow?" To which she replies, "Certainly, sir." Jump was a song performed by The Pointer Sisters in 1983.

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Who is Mia trying to seduce?

Mia's boss, Harry, is played by Alan Rickman. He made his big splash on screen by playing the baddie, Hans Gruber, in 1988's Die Hard. He became well-known in households of both young and old by playing Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies. Rickman died in January 2016.

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Harry's wife Karen credits what musician with getting her cold heart to love?

Joni Mitchell is probably one of the most important female songwriters of the 20th century. Her music crosses different genres - pop, folk, rock, and jazz. Joni's songs tend to reflect social and environmental situations, as well as her feelings about love, happiness, confusion, and disillusionment.

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What does Harry buy Mia for Christmas?

Harry buys Mia a gold necklace while out on a shopping trip with his wife. The clerk, played by Mr. Bean, takes a grand ole time gift wrapping the necklace, even adding a cinnamon stick to the ensemble. Unfortunately, Harry's wife finds the gold necklace and assumes it is for her.

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What brand of beer does Colin order at the Wisconson bar?

Budweiser was started in 1876 by Carl Conrad & Co. in St. Louis, Missouri. The filtered beer is made of hops, barley malt, and 30% rice. It is available in bottles, cans, and in draft form.

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How many women does Colin meet in Wisconsin?

He first meets Stacey - American Dreamgirl - played by Ivana Milicevic. Next, he meets Jeannie - American Angel - who is played by January Jones. He then meets Carol-Anne - American Goddess - played by Elisha Cuthbert. Finally, he meets Harriet - the Sexy One - who is played by Shannon Elizabeth.

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What song does Joanna sing at the Christmas play?

All I Want for Christmas Is You is a song performed by Mariah Carey. She released it via Columbia Records on November 1, 1994, as the lead single from her album, Merry Christmas. The song is still Carey's biggest international success, with over 14 million copies sold.

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What genre does Jamie write?

Aurelia tries to guess the genre. First, she acts out crying, then laughter, and finally love. Jamie jumps in and imitates a knife stabbing someone. He says he writes about murder and that it is sometimes scary.

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The Prime Minister goes door to door, looking for which character?

Natalie lives in Wandsworth - the dodgy end. The Prime Minister says that his sister also lives in Wandsworth and asks which end is the dodgy end? To which Natalie replies, "Right at the end of the high street. Harris Street. Near the Queen's Head.

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Jamie tracks Aurelia down to ask her to do what?

After Jamie learns Portuguese, he goes home to his family for Christmas. As soon as he enters his family's house, he drops the bags and says he has to go. Jamie jumps on a plane to go find Aurelia. After he arrives at her family home, the family and half the town follow him to the restaurant where she works. He asks her in Portuguese to marry him and she says yes in English.

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Mark works at what sort of venue, where Harry's office has their Christmas party?

An art gallery is a place to display and/or sell art. Gallery openings usually include wine and snacks, along with the artist whose art is on display. To get a showing at a gallery is a big break for an artist.

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Who is the love of Billy Mack's life?

Billy's manager, Joe, is played by Gregor Fisher. Gregor was the lead, Rab C. Nesbitt, in the TV series of the same name. Gregor can also be seen as Macroon in the 2016 movie, Whisky Galore.

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