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Quiz: How much do you know about these Dublin films?

Lights. Camera. Action.

SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY councillors have voted to sell a 48-acre site in Dublin 22 to film company Lens Media Ltd for €26.4 million.

The company will seek planning permission to build a film and television studio on the site.

With this in mind, we want to take a trip down memory lane and see how much you know about films that were set, or partially set, in Dublin.

What word does Christy Brown write on the floor as a child in My Left Foot (1989)?
Palace Pictures
Mother
Father

Brother 
Hello
Complete this quote from The Commitments (1991): 1. What do you play? 2. I used to play football in school. 1. I mean, what instrument? 2. I don't. 1. What are you doing here, then? 2. ...
20th Century Fox
"I thought it was the queue for the bus."
"I thought you were selling drugs."

"I thought you were handing out free booze."
"Please get two metres away from me."
What weight was the baby in The Snapper (1993)? Hint: It was a good-sized baby, but a small turkey. 
Miramax
7 pounds 8 ounces
7 pounds 10 ounces

7 pounds 12 ounces
14 pounds (poor Sharon)
In About Adam (2000), Stewart Townsend's character seduces a woman and her siblings. What is their family's surname?
Metrodome Distribution
Owens
O'Neill

O'Doherty 
Theron 
Who directed Adam and Paul (2004)?
Element Pictures
Jim Sheridan
Lenny Abrahamson

Neil Jordan
Johnny Logan
Who played journalist Veronica Guerin in the 2003 film of the same name?
Touchstone Pictures
Cate Blanchett
Tilda Swinton

Emma Thompson
Julia Roberts
Which actor finally speaks Irish to the title character in short film Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom (2003)?
TG4
Brendan Gleeson
Liam Neeson

Frank Kelly
Pat Shortt 
Which song did the band in Sing Street (2016) shoot their first video for?
Lionsgate
The Riddle of the Model
Drive It Like You Stole It

Brown Shoes
McAlpine's Fusiliers
What are the initials of the TD in Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014)?
Universal Pictures
PRIC
SHIT

FECK
GOMBEEN
Name Emmer Kirwan's character in Dublin Oldschool (2018).
Element Pictures
Jason
Daniel

Joey
Dickie Rock
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
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Clever cat 
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Fintastic dolphin
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Ewe must be joking
Baaaaaad!
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