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Nature in Film

Test Your Nature in Film Knowledge!

Think you're a movie buff? You might know movies, but what about movies filmed in nature? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of these movies and where they were filmed!

  1. Which real-life rocky location serves as the town of Bedrock in the 1994 movie, The Flintstones?

    Castle Rock, Colorado

    Castle Rock, Colorado | Incorrect

    Monument Valley, Utah

    Monument Valley, Utah | Incorrect

    Cedar Mesa, Utah

    Cedar Mesa, Utah | Incorrect

    Vasquez Rocks, California

    Vasquez Rocks, California | Correct

  2. In the blockbuster Armageddon, where did the film crew decide to shoot the asteroid surface scenes?

    Badlands National Park, South Dakota

    Badlands National Park, South Dakota | Correct

    Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

    Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah | Incorrect

    Drumheller Hoodoos, Drumeheller, Alberta, Canada

    Drumheller Hoodoos, Drumeheller, Alberta, Canada | Incorrect

    Mount Blanco, Texas

    Mount Blanco, Texas | Incorrect

  3. In the 1980’s classic, Dirty Dancing, which real-life lake do Baby and Johnny practice the now-famous dance lift in?

    Upper Mystic Lake, Massachusetts

    Upper Mystic Lake, Massachusetts | Incorrect

    Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire

    Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire | Incorrect

    Lake Lure, North Carolina

    Lake Lure, North Carolina | Correct

    Littleville Lake, Massachusetts

    Littleville Lake, Massachusetts | Incorrect

  4. Which real-life jungle location played home to the in-park scenes in the 90’s blockbuster, Jurassic Park?

    The Coco’s Island, Costa Rica

    The Coco’s Island, Costa Rica | Correct

    Soldier Key Island, Florida

    Soldier Key Island, Florida | Incorrect

    Santa Cruz Island, California

    Santa Cruz Island, California | Incorrect

    Maui, Hawaii

    Maui, Hawaii | Incorrect

  5. In the first Lord of the Rings film, The Fellowship of the Ring, where did the crew film the Mordor scenes?

    Great Snowy Mountains, China

    Great Snowy Mountains, China | Incorrect

    Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

    Tongariro National Park, New Zealand | Correct

    Denali National Park, Alaska

    Denali National Park, Alaska | Incorrect

    Klappen Mountain, British Colombia, Canada

    Klappen Mountain, British Colombia, Canada | Incorrect

  6. The American Legion Memorial Bridge in Martha’s Vineyard was used as the “Jaws bridge” in the 1975 Steven Spielberg thriller, Jaws.

    True.

    True. | Correct

    False.

    False. | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  7. The 2011 film, The Descendents, which takes place in Hawaii, was really shot on location in Puerto Rico.

    True.

    True. | Incorrect

    False.

    False. | Correct

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  8. In E.T., the Redwood National Forest scenes were actually shot on location in the Redwood National and State Parks.

    True.

    True. | Correct

    False.

    False. | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  9. In Sleepless in Seattle, scenes from widow Sam Baldwin’s Seattle lakeside house were really filmed over 140 miles north at Deep Cove, North Vancouver, Canada.

    True.

    True. | Incorrect

    False.

    False. | Correct

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

  10. In the summer blockbuster, Transformers, the race back to Mission City scene was filmed in the Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada.

    True.

    True. | Correct

    False.

    False. | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

    | Incorrect

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