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Movie Quiz: Actors in the Air Force

2018 marks not only the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, but also the centenary of the Royal Air Force. And that's the best excuse I can come up with for this delightfully nerdy film quiz.

This quiz features 10 films where an actor is playing a character in the air force. All you have to do is name the actor and the film. There's one point for each actor and one point for each film, for a grand total of 20 points.

The answers are at the bottom of the page.

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

This first sequel to Star Wars (“A New Hope” to you kids), begins with the Empire scouring the galaxy for the rebels' secret base. After their success in destroying the Death Star at the end of the first film, the rebel forces are now in hiding on a desolate snowbound planet in the Hoth system.

When the Empire discovers their hideout, it launches an attack on the rebel base and our heroes are forced to scatter. Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), the Wookie Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and droid C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) escape in Solo's ship the Millennium Falcon, eventually flying directly into an asteroid field to evade the pursuing Imperial ships. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and his diminutive droid R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) head to the swamps of Dagobah, where a vision of Luke's mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) has told him he will be trained by the mysterious Jedi master, Yoda.

Eventually, Solo, Leia, Chewbacca and C-3PO manage to outwit th…