The Jason Statham Quiz

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If you like your leading men laconic, capable and ready for a challenge, Jason Statham is probably on your short list of favorites. This action star does serious damage -- at the box office -- without taking himself too seriously in the process.

Statham often plays a reluctant hero. In what major franchise is he cast against type as a truly furious baddie?

That would be 2015's "Furious 7."

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Statham and director Guy Ritchie have worked together in how many films?

By 2015, they'd collaborated in three films: "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," "Snatch" and "Revolver."

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Statham made his comedic debut in what popular motion picture?

We get to see Statham's funny side in the 2015 action comedy "Spy," which also stars the irrepressible Melissa McCarthy.

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In "The Expendables," Statham plays knife expert Lee Christmas. With three "Expendable" films in release and one in production (due out in 2017), how many include Statham's character?

That would be all four.

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The first "Transporter" film, about a delivery man with very special talents, was released in what year?

That would be 2002. The sequel, "Transporter 2," was released in 2005.

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Although primarily a movie star, Statham has done voice work. In what video game is he the voice of Sergeant Waters?

He's the voice of Sergeant Waters in 2003's "Call to Duty." He is also the voice of Shrike in the video game "Red Faction II."

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Statham is the voice of Tybalt in what 2011 animated movie?

That would be "Gnomeo & Juliet."

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In which two films did Statham star alongside Ray Liotta?

He and Liotta starred in "Revolver" (2005) and again in "In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)."

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Statham played the lead in "Crank," a popular action film that resulted in a sequel. Name it.

That would be the 2009 film "Crank: High Voltage."

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In what film franchise did he star with "Sylvester Stallone?"

He starred with Stallone in "The Expendables."

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What was Statham's first film?

He was cast as Bacon, a con artist, in 1998's "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels."

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Before being discovered by Guy Ritchie and cast in "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," what was Statham's profession?

Statham was working as a model and as a professional diver.

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In what breakout film did he star with actors Brad Pitt and Benicio del Toro?

That would be "Snatch," in which he played Turkish, an ethically ambiguous boxing promoter. Released in 2000, it was his second collaboration with director Guy Ritchie.

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Statham starred in what 2011 remake of a Charles Bronson film?

He played the role of assassin Arthur Bishop in the remake of "The Mechanic."

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What was Statham's ride in the 2002 film "The Transporter?"

That would be a tricked out 1998 750iL BMW.

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Statham's turn in the remake of The Mechanic inspired what 2016 sequel?

He reprises his role of Arthur Bishop in "Mechanic: Resurrection." Other notable cast members include Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Jason Statham co-starred with Jet Li in what type of genre film?

That would be the martial arts film "The One."

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In the 2015 movie "Wild Card," Statham's character, Nick Wild, is what type of professional?

He's a bodyguard with gambling issues.

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John Bridger and Charlie Croker mastermind a plot to steal $35 million in gold in what film?

That would be "The Italian Job." Jason Statham played the role of Handsome Rob, the driving expert.

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In what film did Jason Statham's diving training come in pretty handy?

During the filming of "The Expendables 3," a truck carrying Statham went over a cliff into the ocean when its brakes failed. Quick thinking and some impressive diving and swimming skills saved him from serious injury -- or worse.

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What Jason Statham film was a remake of the popular 1975 science fiction film "Death Race 2000?"

That would be "Death Race." Although promoted as a remake, the film's director (Paul W. S. Anderson) felt it was more a prequel than a recreation of the original.

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What was the name of the character he played in "Death Race?"

He played ex-con and accomplished driver Jensen Ames.

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In the 2006 film "Crank," Chev Chelios (Statham) has to keep his adrenaline levels elevated or what will happen?

After being injected with poison by Verona, Chelios must keep his heart rate elevated or he'll die.

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In the 2013 film "Redemption," Statham plays the role of Joseph Smith, a drunk and military deserter. What life changing event takes place?

He assumes the identity of the absent Damon.

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Jennifer Lopez starred with Jason Statham in what 2013 action film about an ethical thief?

The film was "Parker," with Statham in the title role. Michael Chiklis also starred.

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In which science fiction film directed by John Carpenter did Statham play opposite leggy blond actress Natasha Henstridge?

That would be "Ghosts of Mars."

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Statham was nominated for a 2016 Broadcast Film Critics Association award in what category?

In acknowledgement of his comedic work in "Spy," he was nominated for the best actor in a comedy award.

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Statham won a Women Film Critics Circle Award in 2006 for his character in "Crank." In what dubious category was his win?

He won in the category Most Offensive Male Character. It was one occasion where being a loser might have had some real appeal.

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How old was Statham when he played his first professional role in "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels?"

Born July 26, 1967 in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, Statham was 31 during the filming of "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels."

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What's rule one when riding with The Transporter?

If you're gonna ride with The Transporter, don't smoke in the car.

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