1. Are addicted to watching movies?
  2. Are movie trailers common at the cinema in your country?
  3. Are there any kinds of movies you dislike? If so, what kinds? Why do you dislike them?
  4. better?
  5. Can you remember the name of the first movie you saw that made you cry?
  6. Do you buy DVDs or download movies?
  7. Do you choose a film for the plot/story or the actors?
  8. Do you cry during movies?
  9. Do you ever download bootleg movies?
  10. Do you like animated films?
  11. Do you like documentaries?
  12. Do you like foreign films that are dubbed in your mother tongue or do you like watching the film in its original form?
  13. Do you like to see a movie many times?
  14. Do you like to watch horror movies?
  15. Do you prefer classic films or westerns?
  16. Do you prefer fiction or nonfiction books? How about movies?
  17. Do you prefer watching films in their original version or in your mother language?
  18. Do you remember which one it was?
  19. Do you think a movie has to be expensive to make to become a blockbuster? Why?
  20. Do you think action movies are bad for children?
  21. Do you think historical movies are educational?
  22. Do you think movies have been developing technology or technology has been developing movies?
  23. Do you think that films can be educational?
  24. Do you think that films should be more educational?
  25. Do you think there is too much nudity in movies, or not enough?
  26. Do you think there is too much violence in movies? Does it affect children?
  27. Do you think there should be more movies made in your country?
  28. Do you usually choose which films to watch?
  29. Do you usually eat something while you are watching a film at the cinema?
  30. Do you usually rent DVD’s or videos when you rent movies?
  31. Do you usually watch movies at home or at a movie theater?
  32. Do you usually watch movies at the theater or watch them at home?
  33. Do you want your children to be actors or actresses?
  34. Have you ever fallen asleep in the middle of a film? Why?
  35. Have you ever seen ___? (Insert the name of a movie.)
  36. Have you ever seen a movie in another country? Describe the experience.
  37. Have you ever seen the same movie more than once? If yes, name it (or them).
  38. Have you ever thought about what super powers you’d like to have?
  39. Have you ever watched a movie twice that you disliked?
  40. Have you got a favorite?
  41. Have you seen any of the “Lord of the Rings” or “Harry Potter” films? Did you enjoy them?
  42. How much do you spend to buy DVD movies?
  43. How much does it cost to see a movie in your country?
  44. How much money do you spend when you go to movies?
  45. How often do you go to movies?
  46. How often do you rent videos?
  47. How often do you see movies?
  48. How often would you go to the movie theater if you always had free tickets?
  49. How would you like to clean house for a celebrity?
  50. How would you make a really bad movie?
  51. How would your life change if you could do TV commercials?
  52. If a book has been made into a movie, which do you prefer to do first, see the movie or read the book? Why?
  53. If a movie star wanted to marry you, would you divorce your spouse?
  54. If someone made a movie of your life, what kind of movie would it be?
  55. If someone were to make a movie about your life, what would you
  56. If they made a movie about your life, what kind of movie would it be?
  57. If two people want to watch different programs at the same time, how do you settle the problem, should you read the book before you see the movie?
  58. If you could be a movie bad guy, which one would you be?
  59. If you could make a movie, what would it be about?
  60. If you decide to rent a movie, how do you choose one?
  61. In your country what common courtesies apply when watching a movie at the cinema?
  62. Is there a movie you could watch over and over again?
  63. See any good movies lately?
  64. Should children under the age of 10 be allowed to see horror movies?
  65. Should some kinds of movies not be made?
  66. Think of a boring movie you’ve seen. Is there a way to make it better?
  67. What are some problems that famous people have?
  68. What are the different types/genres of films you can watch?
  69. What common courtesies apply when watching a movie at the cinema?
  70. What do people do during movies that really annoys you?
  71. What do you prefer, animated movies or real movies?
  72. What do you think about comic books movies?
  73. What do you think about eating during movies at a movie theater?
  74. What do you think of people who talk during movies at a movie theater?
  75. What do you think of reality shows?
  76. What does it mean if a movie “bombs”?
  77. What is something that you have never seen happens in a movie?
  78. What is the best movie you have ever seen?
  79. What is the best movie you have ever seen? Who was in it? Why did you like it? Who was the director?
  80. What is the best snack to eat during a movie?
  81. What is the longest film you’ve ever seen? How many hours was it?
  82. What is the most horrible movie you have ever seen?
  83. What is the name of a boring movie you have seen? Is there a way to make it better?
  84. What are the scariest movies you have ever seen? What’s the funniest? What’s the most romantic?
  85. What is the worst movie you’ve ever seen?
  86. What is your all-time favorite movie?
  87. What is your favorite classic movie?
  88. What is your favorite genre of movie?
  89. What is your favorite movie soundtrack?
  90. What is your favorite movie?
  91. What kind of character would you like to play in a television drama?
  92. What kind of movie do you like?
  93. What kind of movie is best for a date?
  94. What kind of movie would you like to star in? Why?
  95. What kind or style of music would it be weird for your parents to listen to? Why?
  96. What kinds of books do you usually read?
  97. What movie ratings are enforced in your country?
  98. What movie star would you most like to meet?
  99. What things happen too often in movies?
  100. What was the last movie you saw? Was it good? Who did you see it with?
  101. What was the scariest movie you have ever seen?
  102. What’s one of your favorite movies? What kind of movie is it? Who’s in it? Who directed it? Why do you like it? When did it come out? Where was it filmed? How many times have you seen it? Would you recommend it? Why?
  103. What’s the best movie you’ve ever seen?
  104. What’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?
  105. When there’s a new movie on and you are interested in it, do you usually go to the cinema to watch it or wait and see it on DVD?
  106. Which actor or actress would be you in a movie about your life?
  107. Which do you like better, action movies or comedy movies?
  108. Which do you prefer, comedy movies or horror movies?
  109. Which do you prefer, to watch movies or to read books?
  110. Which famous person would you like to have for a best friend?
  111. Which horror movie is the scariest? Why?
  112. Which is more important, acting or special effects?
  113. Which movie has the best story? Tell me about it.
  114. Which movie star do you think should die today?
  115. Which movie star should live forever?
  116. Which ones do you like?
  117. Which two movie stars would you like to have for parents?
  118. Who are some of your favorite actors?
  119. Who chooses the programs the family watches together?
  120. Who holds the remote in your family?
  121. Who is your favorite actor or actress?
  122. Who is your favorite movie hero?
  123. Who’s your favorite director?
  124. Why do some people become famous and others don’t?
  125. Would it be a problem if your sweetheart became famous but you didn’t?
  126. Would you be willing to be on a TV show in only your underwear
  127. Would you be willing to leave your country forever if you could be famous?
  128. Would you let a movie crew film at your house?
  129. Would you like to be a movie extra?
  130. Would you like to be an actor/actress? Why or why not?
  131. Would you like to be in a television drama?
  132. Would you like to clean house for a celebrity?
  133. Would you rather be in a movie, or be given $500.000?

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