Trivia Quiz—Harrison Ford

An excerpt from one of the posters for The Call of the Wild (2020) featuring a close-up of John Thornton (played by Harrison Ford), looking gruff with a grey beard and knit hat, looking to the right against a solid beige background

Harrison Ford has enjoyed a long, successful career as one of Hollywood’s brightest stars, after all, how many actors can say they helped create not one but two iconic movie franchises? The man who brought to life Han Solo and Indiana Jones now stars as the famous literary character John Thornton in The Call of the Wild, an adaptation of Jack London’s beloved novel, coming to Regal this Friday, February 21st.

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The Call of the Wild follows the adventures of Buck, a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transported to the exotic wilds of the Alaskan Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. On his journey of a lifetime, Buck ultimately finds his true place in the world and becomes his own master.

Harrison Ford’s character, John Thornton, goes through a transformation of his own as a result of his relationship to Buck. This relationship serves as the core of the story, one that provides what Ford refers to as an “emotional exercise.”

“One of the things I am always looking for in a project is what I call an emotional exercise for the audience,” says Ford. “A chance to participate in a story where they recognize themselves and generate the power of emotional understanding in the audience.”

 

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Han Solo…Indiana Jones…You know the names, but how well do you know the legendary actor behind the iconic characters? Test your Harrison Ford knowledge with this 10-question quiz: 

 

1. Which of the following is not a recurring character that Harrison Ford has played in multiple movies?

 

2. Harrison Ford was born in Chicago, IL on July 13th of which year?

 

3. True or False. Harrison Ford has played the President of the United States on the big screen.

 

4. Fill in the blank to complete this 1994 action thriller starring Harrison Ford. Clear and Present _______.

 

5. Actress Karen Allen is perhaps best known for starring alongside Harrison Ford in which blockbuster movie?

 

6. This Scottish actor, who is actually only 12 years older than Harrison Ford, played Ford's father in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).

 

7. The following synopsis describes which Harrison Ford movie? "The wife of a University research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost—or that she is losing her mind.

 

8. Before achieving fame as a movie star, Harrison Ford worked at this profession in Los Angeles—a craft he still considers a hobby to this day.

 

9. Harrison Ford starred alongside Daniel Craig in which 2011 movie?

 

10. Harrison Ford has been nominated for an Academy Award® only once in his career. For which movie was he nominated?

 

Your grade is (out of 100): __

 

 

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Catch Harrison Ford in his latest role as legendary literary character John Thornton when The Call of the Wild comes to Regal this Friday, February 21st.

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