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Can You Match The Scents To The Movie?

Tell your nose to use its imagination.

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"How do I know what a movie smells like?"

Glad you asked! In this quiz, you'll see lists of ~smellable~ things and four movies—your job is to choose the movie the scents appear in.

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  1. 1.

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    Now & Then
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dirty Dancing
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Grease
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Dirty Dancing.

    Baby wears a pair of brand new white sneakers, rehearses a dance in lake water, carries a watermelon, and gets all ~sweaty~ with Johnny to the sweet sounds of Solomon Burke's "Cry To Me."

  2. 2.

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    The Cider House Rules
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pete's Dragon
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Wizard of Oz
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oklahoma
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from The Wizard of Oz.

    Dorothy lives in dusty Kansas before venturing off to Oz (where she encounters a field of poppies, apple-throwing trees, and a man made of straw).

  3. 3.

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    It's A Wonderful Life
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Elf
    Correct
    Incorrect
    True Grit
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fargo
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Elf.

    Buddy eats stale gum on the streets of New York, drinks horrible coffee (masquerading as the BEST coffee), prepares his signature maple syrup spaghetti, and decorates several Christmas trees over the course of the film.

  4. 4.

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    Trainspotting
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jackie Brown
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Blow
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pulp Fiction
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Pulp Fiction.

    Jules eats a cheeseburger, Mia dances barefoot and snorts heroin, and Butch has a gold watch.

  5. 5.

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    Incorrect
    Jaws
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Perfect Storm
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Titanic
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Shutter Island
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Titanic.

    Jack and Rose chug beer in steerage on a ship that's at sea. He draws her using a graphite pencil and they have sex in a fancy car with leather seats.

  6. 6.

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    You've Got Mail
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Enchanted
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hitch
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone Like You
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from You've Got Mail.

    Joe and Kathleen both own bookshops, Kathleen loves daisies, Joe eats a caviar garnish, and they both walk down many New York sidewalks.

  7. 7.

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    Incorrect
    The Silence of the Lambs
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Se7en
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gone Baby Gone
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Bone Collector
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from The Silence of the Lambs.

    Clarice's hair gets wet from being out in the rain and she encounters several decomposing bodies. Buffalo Bill keeps Catherine Martin in his basement and forces her to put on lotion.

  8. 8.

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    Incorrect
    Matilda
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mary Poppins
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Waitress
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My Fair Lady
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Mary Poppins.

    Bert is always covered in soot or chalk, the children ingest spoonfuls of sugar, and everyone eats candied apples before singing "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."

  9. 9.

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    Incorrect
    Dumbo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Great Gatsby
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sweeney Todd
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chicago
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Dumbo.

    Dumbo accidentally gets drunk off champagne and sees pink elephants, there's fire in the clown act at the circus, all the animals sleep on straw, and the elephants munch on peanuts.

  10. 10.

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    Incorrect
    Tropic Thunder
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jurassic Park
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Zombieland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tremors
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Jurassic Park.

    Alan Grant is digging for fossils in dirt when the movie begins, Dennis Nedry steals embryos in a can of shaving cream, Lex has to stop eating jell-o when a Velociraptor turns up, and goats are dinosaur snacks.

  11. 11.

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    Incorrect
    The Hunger Games
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Magic Mike
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Home Alone
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Godfather
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Home Alone.

    Harry's hair catches on fire, Marv steps on tar, Kevin eats pizza and applies aftershave.

  12. 12.

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    Incorrect
    The Departed
    Correct
    Incorrect
    21 Jumpstreet
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Heat
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Fighter
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from The Departed.

    Billy drinks cranberry juice and has a plaster cast on his wrist, Madolyn refers to croissants as "French doughnuts," and Frank does cocaine.

  13. 13.

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    Incorrect
    Knocked Up
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bridesmaids
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Anchorman
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Superbad
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Bridesmaids.

    Annie receives a glass of lemonade as soon as she arrives at the bridal shower (and everyone at the shower gets a puppy), all of the bridesmaids come down with food poisoning, and Annie and Officer Rhodes flirt while eating baby carrots.

  14. 14.

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    Incorrect
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Little Shop of Horrors
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rosemary's Baby
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Wolf of Wall Street
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Little Shop of Horrors.

    Orin gets high on nitrous, Audrey II craves blood, and there are roses and bags of fertilizer aplenty at the flower shop.

  15. 15.

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    Incorrect
    The Master
    Correct
    Incorrect
    E.T.:The Extra-Terrestrial
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Taking Woodstock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Goonies
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from The Goonies.

    The map is printed on *very* old paper, Chunk eats ice cream, Sloth eats candy bars, and Mikey fills his marble bag with gemstones.

  16. 16.

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    Incorrect
    When Harry Met Sally
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Under the Tuscan Sun
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sideways
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Little Miss Sunshine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from When Harry Met Sally.

    Harry and Sally run into each other on a plane, eat diner food together, and stroll through a leaf-strewn park in the fall. Harry eats grapes during his first car ride with Sally.

  17. 17.

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    Incorrect
    Clueless
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pineapple Express
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The End
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Drive
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Clueless.

    Cher is a bad cook (she burns cookies) and a bad driver (she burns rubber). Everyone smokes pot at a party in the valley and Cher wears clothing with feather detailing (she also has a marabou feather pen).

  18. 18.

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    Incorrect
    Boyhood
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Contagion
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Saved
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Juno
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Juno.

    Juno gets an ultrasound, barfs in her stepmother's urn, and drinks Sunny D.. Paulie loves tic tacs.

  19. 19.

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    Incorrect
    The Exorcist
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alice in Wonderland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Atonement
    Correct
    Incorrect
    O Brother Where Art Thou?
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These smells are from Alice in Wonderland.

    Dodo tries to smoke Alice out of the White Rabbit's house, Alice floats in a sea of her own tears, the cards are painting the roses red, and the Mad Hatter tries to fix a watch with jam.

 
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