Films of Christopher Lee Quiz

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Christopher Lee enjoyed a career spanning half a century, from the classic horror flicks of the '50s to 21st century blockbusters. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of his most famous films.

What was Lee's first classic movie monster role?

Lee's first monstrous role came in 1957, when he played the Creature — that's Frankenstein's monster — in "The Curse of Frankenstein."

Who starred opposite Lee in "The Curse of Frankenstein"?

In the first of many films featuring Lee and Peter Cushing, Cushing starred as the about-to-be-executed Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

What creepy part did Lee play in a 1958 film?

Lee took his first turn as the Count in the 1958 film "Horror of Dracula." He would reprise the role in "Dracula and Son" in 1976.

What is Lee's character Kharis better known as?

Lee played Kharis, aka the Mummy, in the 1959 flick "The Mummy." The film co-starred Peter Cushing as archaeologist John Banning.

True or false: Lee played Sherlock Holmes in "The Hound of the Baskervilles."

The role of Holmes went to Lee's frequent co-star Peter Cushing, while Lee played Sir Henry in the 1959 flick.

True or false: Lee played Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace."

In his second movie about the famous sleuth, Lee took on the title role, with Hans Sohnker as Moriarty.

What was the name of Sherlock Holmes' brother, whom Lee played in "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes"?

Lee played Holmes smarter brother, Mycroft, in the 1970 film, with Robert Stephens in the title role.

How many Fu Manchu movies did Christopher Lee star in?

Lee starred in the 1965 film "The Face of Fu Manchu" and would go on to reprise the role four more times.

Where did the 1973 film "The Wicker Man" take place?

Lee starred as the cultlike leader Lord Summerisle in "The Wicker Man," which took place on Summerisle, a tiny island off the coast of Scotland.

Who played the doomed Sgt. Howie in the 1973 version of "The Wicker Man"?

Edward Woodward starred opposite Lee in the 1973 horror flick.

Who goes missing on Summerisle, prompting the events in "The Wicker Man"?

Howie comes to the island searching for Rowan Morrison, but even Rowan's own mother denies her existence.

What was the name of Lee's character in "The Devil Rides Out"?

Lee plays Nicholas, Duc de Richleau, in the 1968 film.

Who is the leader of the cult group that Lee's character is battling in "The Devil Rides Out"?

Lee's character takes on Mocata, a cult leader played by Charles Gray.

True or false: Lee's character dies in "The Devil Rides Out."

While Lee's character survives the film, the Angel of Death does kill a girl named Tanith.

What year did Lee star in a remake of "The Three Musketeers"?

Lee starred in a 1973 adaptation of the Dumas novel. He would reprise his role in "The Four Musketeers" the next year.

What is the name of Lee's character in "The Three Musketeers"?

Lee played villain Rochefort, who defeats D'Artagnan at the start of the film.

What was Lee's first James Bond movie?

Lee's first turn in a Bond film was in the 1974 movie "The Man With the Golden Gun," which starred Roger Moore as James Bond.

What was Lee's character's special skill in "The Man With the Golden Gun"?

Lee played Francisco Scaramanga, a talented sharpshooter.

True or false: Lee's character Scaramanga charges 1 million dollars per hit in the film.

Scaramanga is a sharpshooter for hire. His price? One million dollars.

What is the name of Scaramanga's servant in "The Man With the Golden Gun"?

Nick Nack is both henchman and servant to Scaramanga in the film.

What is the name of Lee's character in "The Last Unicorn"?

Lee offered his voice to King Haggard in the 1982 animated film.

True or false: Christopher Lee was in "Gremlins 2: The New Batch."

Lee played Dr. Catheter in the 1990 comedy-horror flick.

Where does "Gremlins 2" take place?

The film is set in a New York City high-rise, where Clamp Enterprises maintains a state-of-the-art laboratory.

What rule does Gizmo break to become a Gremlin in the film?

The Gremlin outbreak starts when Gizmo eats after midnight. Things take a turn for the worse when the building's sprinklers go off, resulting in a huge number of new Gremlins.

What is the name of Lee's "The Lord of the Rings" character?"

Lee starred as antagonist Saruman the White in all three "LOTR" films.

Who finally takes out Saruman in "LOTR"?

After Frodo spares Wormtongue's life, Wormtongue ends Saruman's life by stabbing him.

What is the name of Lee's character in the second and third "Star Wars" movies?

Lee played Sith Lord Count Dooku in several "Star Wars" films.

Who kills Count Dooku in the "Star Wars" universe?

At Palpatine's urging, Anakin cuts off both of Dooku's hands before murdering him.

What role did Lee voice in the 2010 film "Alice in Wonderland"?

Lee voiced the dragonlike Jabberwock in the 2010 Tim Burton film.

Lee played Monsieur Labisse in this 2011 film.

In one of his final roles, Lee played Monsieur Labisse in the 2011 movie "Hugo."

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