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Which Old Hollywood Director Are You?

Let's see if you have what it takes to be Alfred Hitchcock.

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  1. Pick a MacGuffin

    The Ark of the Covenant from Raiders of the Lost Ark
    The Ark of the Covenant from Raiders of the Lost Ark
    The One Ring from Lord of the Rings
    The One Ring from Lord of the Rings
    The Briefcase from Pulp Fiction
    The Briefcase from Pulp Fiction
    The Tesseract from the Avengers
    The Tesseract from the Avengers
    The Piece of Resistance from the Lego Movie
    The Piece of Resistance from the Lego Movie
    The Holy Grail from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    The Holy Grail from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    The Microprocessors from the Departed
    The Microprocessors from the Departed
    The Confederate Gold from the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    The Confederate Gold from the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Rosebud from Citizen Kane
    Rosebud from Citizen Kane
  2. Pick a Deus Ex Machina

    The T-Rex in Jurassic Park
    The T-Rex in Jurassic Park
    Batman's Utility Belt in Batman: the Movie
    Batman's Utility Belt in Batman: the Movie
    The Droid Army Deactivating in the Phantom Menace
    The Droid Army Deactivating in the Phantom Menace
    The Sword of Gryffindor in Harry Potter
    The Sword of Gryffindor in Harry Potter
    The Supercomputer in the Matrix Revolutions
    The Supercomputer in the Matrix Revolutions
    Green Kryptonite in Superman II
    Green Kryptonite in Superman II
    Nick Fury in Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Nick Fury in Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Bucket of Water in the Wizard of Oz
    Bucket of Water in the Wizard of Oz
    The Deus Ex Machina in Dodgeball
    The Deus Ex Machina in Dodgeball
  3. Pick a Joss Whedon project

    The Avengers
    The Avengers
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    Firefly
    Firefly
    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
    Cabin in the Woods
    Cabin in the Woods
    Much Ado About Nothing
    Much Ado About Nothing
    In Your Eyes
    In Your Eyes
    Astonishing X-Men
    Astonishing X-Men
    Dollhouse
    Dollhouse
  4. Pick a Star Wars character

    Yoda
    Yoda
    Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Obi-Wan Kenobi
    Han Solo
    Han Solo
    C-3PO
    C-3PO
    Darth Vader
    Darth Vader
    R2-D2
    R2-D2
    Princess Leia
    Princess Leia
    Luke Skywalker
    Luke Skywalker
    Chewbacca
    Chewbacca
  5. Pick a character from the Hateful Eight

    Major Marquis Warren
    Major Marquis Warren
    John Ruth aka
    John Ruth aka "the Hangman"
    Daisy Domergue
    Daisy Domergue
    Chris Mannix
    Chris Mannix
    Oswaldo Mobray
    Oswaldo Mobray
    General Sandy Smithers
    General Sandy Smithers
    Joe Gage
    Joe Gage
    Bob
    Bob
    Jody Domergue
    Jody Domergue
  6. Pick a film with Morgan Freeman

    Shawshank Redemption
    Shawshank Redemption
    The Dark Knight
    The Dark Knight
    Olympus Has Fallen
    Olympus Has Fallen
    Seven
    Seven
    The Lego Movie
    The Lego Movie
    Unforgiven
    Unforgiven
    Driving Miss Daisy
    Driving Miss Daisy
    Invictus
    Invictus
    Glory
    Glory
  7. Pick a fictional place

    Hogwarts
    Hogwarts
    Narnia
    Narnia
    Middle Earth
    Middle Earth
    Endor
    Endor
    Wonderland
    Wonderland
    Camelot
    Camelot
    Asgard
    Asgard
    Vulcan
    Vulcan
    Oa
    Oa

Which Old Hollywood Director Are You?

You got: Alfred Hitchcock

It looks like you do have what it takes to be one of the most renowned filmmakers of all time! Congratulations!

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You got: Orson Welles

Welles one day decided to dabble in film and instantly created one of the greatest films ever made, so it seems like you too share that natural filmmaking instinct! Neat!

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You got: John Ford

One of the most influential filmmakers of his generation, this dude basically invented the Western film as we know it today. Pretty nice thing to have on a resume.

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You got: Frank Capra

Besides having a name that sounds like a mafia boss, Capra was once described as the "American Dream personified." Bet you've never been given a compliment like that before.

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You got: Howard Hawks

This man is the inspiration for Martin Scorsese and Quintin Tarantino. Now, thanks to this quiz, you are the inspiration for Scorses and Tarantino. Wow, what a world.

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You got: Michael Curtiz

This man made some of the most classic films, like Casablanca and the Adventures of Robin Hood. Now go brag to your friends about your quiz result.

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You got: William Wyler

You might be thinking "William Wyler? Who's William Wyler?" Luckily, I have an answer for you: He's the man who directed, among other things, Ben-Hur! And no, not the one in theaters right now. This is an Old Hollywood quiz, after all.

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You got: Georges Méliès

Boy, did you hit the jackpot. Not only do you get to be one of the earliest special effects innovators, but you ALSO get to be a magician! Now in between takes for your upcoming science fiction film, you can stun people by pulling rabbits out of hats! Woah!

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You got: John Huston

Described as a filmmaker who was "never afraid to tackle tough issues head on," Huston created several classic pieces of art from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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