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Film Triangles

A quick test of your friends' film knowledge based on where actors have appeared together.

Tried and tested by Friday Afternoons
Any player count
2 minutes per triangle

The aim of Film Triangles is to identify films in which given actors have appeared alongside each other. Each question is comprised of three actors' names, and the goal is to think of one film starring actors 1 and 2, another starring actors 2 and 3, and a third starring actors 3 and 1. It's far simpler than it sounds, and the examples below will help it to make sense.

Discovering new triangles is almost as much fun as guessing them, but isn't always easy. Fear not though, Friday Afternoons has you covered with a load of examples below that you can use to challenge your friends. And all the answers are hidden in case you want to play along yourself. There's only one answer listed for each pair of actors but in many cases there are multiple right answers, so if you think you have one that doesn't match ours you can always check it at IMDB.

  1. Robin Williams
  2. Dustin Hoffman
  3. Ben Stiller
  1. Hook
  2. Meet the Fockers
  3. Night at the Museum
  1. Bradley Cooper
  2. Liam Neeson
  3. Christian Bale
  1. The A-Team
  2. Batman Begins
  3. American Hustle
  1. Tom Hanks
  2. Meg Ryan
  3. Hank Azaria
  1. You've Got Mail
  2. Anastasia
  3. The Simpsons Movie
  1. Johnny Depp
  2. Christopher Lee
  3. Orlando Bloom
  1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  2. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  1. Bill Paxton
  2. Tom Hanks
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio
  1. Apollo 13
  2. Catch Me If You Can
  3. Titanic
  1. Catherine Zeta-Jones
  2. Julia Roberts
  3. Richard Gere
  1. Ocean's Twelve
  2. Pretty Woman
  3. Chicago
  1. Robert Downey Jr.
  2. Chris Pratt
  3. Ty Simpkins
  1. Avengers: Infinity War
  2. Jurassic World
  3. Iron Man 3
  1. Ricky Gervais
  2. Robert De Niro
  3. Owen Wilson
  1. Stardust
  2. Meet the Parents
  3. Night at the Museum
  1. Mark Strong
  2. Robert Downey Jr.
  3. Benedict Cumberbatch
  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. Avengers: Infinity War
  3. 1917

Variations

Film Squares

Film squares follow the same idea as film triangles, but each question provides you with four actors and has you searching for four films: one starring acotrs 1 & 2, one staring actors 2 & 3, one starring actors 3 & 4 and one starring actors 4 & 1.

  1. Debra Messing
  2. Philip Seymour Hoffman
  3. Jennifer Lawrence
  4. Amy Adams
  1. Along Came Polly
  2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  3. American Hustle
  4. The Wedding Date

Film Pyramids

Film pyramids are the same as film triangles, but with a fourth film to find - one that stars all three actors.

  1. Stephen Fry
  2. Alan Rickman
  3. Martin Freeman
  1. Alice in Wonderland
  2. Love Actually
  3. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  4. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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