Movies

  • What is your all-time favorite movie?
  • What is your favorite movie?
  • Are there any kinds of movies you dislike?
    • If so, what kinds?
    • Why do you dislike them?
  • Do you like to watch horror movies?
  • Do you prefer fiction or nonfiction books? How about movies?
  • Do you usually watch movies at home or at a movie theater?
  • Have you ever seen the same movie more than once?
    • If yes, name it (or them).
  • Have you ever seen ___? (Insert the name of a movie.)
  • How often do you go to movies?
  • How often do you rent videos?
  • If a book has been made into a movie, which do you prefer to do first, see the movie or read the book? Why?
  • What do you think of people who talk during movies at a movie theater?
  • What is the best movie you have ever seen?
    • Who was in it?
    • Why did you like it?
    • Who was the director?
  • What is the scariest movies you have ever seen?
    • What’s the funniest?
    • What’s the most romantic?
  • What is the worst movie you’ve ever seen?
  • What was the last movie you saw?
    • Was it good?
    • Who did you see it with?
  • What’s the best movie you’ve ever seen?
  • Which do you like better, action movies or comedy movies?
  • What movie star would you most like to meet?
  • Who is your favorite actor or actress?
  • What do you think of reality shows?
  • Do you think that films can be educational?
  • Is there a movie you could watch over and over again?
  • Who’s your favorite director?
  • See any good movies lately?
  • How much does it cost to see a movie in your country?
  • Do you usually rent DVD’s or videos when you rent movies?
  • 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?
  • Do you think movies have been developing technology or technology has been developing movies?
  • What is the most horrible movie you have ever seen?
  • What kind of movie do you like?
  • How much do you spend to buy DVD movies?
  • Are addicted to watching movies?
  • Do you like to see a movie many times?
  • Would you like to be an actor/actress? Why or why not?
  • Do you think action movies are bad for children?
  • Which do you prefer, to watch movies or to read books?
  • How much money do you spend when you go to movies?
  • What do you prefer, animated movies or real movies?
  • What is your favorite movie soundtrack?
  • Do you think historical movies are educational?
  • Do you like documentaries?
  • Who is your favorite movie hero?
  • What do you think about comic books movies?
  • Can you remember the name of the first movie you saw that made you cry?
  • What is your favorite classical movie?
  • Which do you prefer, comedy movies or horror movies?
  • Have you ever watched a movie twice that you disliked?
  • Do you ever download bootleg movies?
  • In your country what common courtesies apply when watching a movie at the cinema?
  • Have you ever seen a movie in another country? Describe the experience.
  • What movie ratings are enforced in your country?
  • What does it mean if a movie “bombs”?
  • Are movie trailers common at the cinema in your country?
  • Do you like foreign films that are dubbed in your mother tongue or do you like watching the film in its original form?
  • What kind of movie would you like to star in? Why?
  • Do you think there should be more movies made in your country?
  • What is something that you have never seen happen in a movie?
  • What things happen too often in movies?
  • What is the name of a boring movie you have seen. Is there a way to make it better?
  • How would you make a really bad movie?
  • Which movie star do you think should die today?
  • Which movie star should live forever?
  • Which two movie stars would you like to have for your parents?
  • If a movie star wanted to marry you, would you divorce your spouse?
  • If you could be a movie bad guy, which one would you be?
  • Have you ever thought about what super powers you would like to have?
  • Which famous person would you like to have for a best friend?
  • How often would you go to the movie theater if you always had free tickets?
  • Which movie has the best story ? Tell me about it.
  • Which horror movie is the scariest? Why?
  • If they made a movie about your life, what kind of movie would it be?
  • Which actor or actress would be you in a movie about your life?
  • Do you want your children to be actors or actresses?
  • How would your life change if you could do TV commercials?
  • How would you like to clean house for a celebrity?
  • Would you let a movie crew film in your house?
  • Would you like to be a movie extra?
  • Do you think there is too much nudity in movies, or not enough?
  • Do you think there is too much violence in movies? Does it affect children?
  • Do you think a movie has to be expensive to make to become a blockbuster? Why?
  • Why do some people become famous and others don’t?
  • Would you rather be in a movie, or be given $500.000?
  • Would you like to be in a television drama?
  • What kind of character would you like to play in a television drama?
  • Would you be willing to be on a TV show in only your underwear
  • What’s the scariest movie you’ve ever seen?
  • If someone were to make a movie about your life, what would you
  • want included? Include AT LEAST three points !
  • 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?
  • What do you think about eating during movies at a movie theater?
  • What are the different types/genres of films you can watch?
  • Which ones do you like?
  • What kinds of books do you usually read?
  • Do you usually eat something while you are watching a film at the cinema?
  • Do you think that films should be more educational?
  • Do you prefer classic films or westerns?
  • Have you got a favorite?
  • Have you ever fallen asleep in the middle of a film? Why?
  • Do you remember which one it was?
  • Do you choose a film for the plot/story or the actors?
  • Do you usually choose which films to watch?
  • What is the longest film you’ve ever seen? How many hours was it?
  • Do you like animated films?
  • Have you seen any of the “Lord of the Rings” or “Harry Potter” films? Did you enjoy them?
  • Do you prefer watching films in their original version or in your mother language?
  • If you decide to rent a movie, how do you choose one?
  • Who chooses the programs the family watches together?
  • Who holds the remote in your family?
  • If two people want to watch different programs at the same time, how do you settle the problemShould you read the book before you see the movie?
  • Should some kinds of movies not be made?
  • Should children under the age of 10 be allowed to see horror movies?
  • What common courtesies apply when watching a movie at the cinema?
  • What kind of movie would you like to star in? Why?
  • Do you think there should be more movies made in your country?
  • What is something that you have never seen happen in a movie?
  • What things happen too often in movies?
  • Think of a boring movie you’ve seen. Is there a way to make it
  • better?
  • How would you make a really bad movie?
  • Which movie star do you think should die today?
  • Which movie star should live forever?
  • Which two movie stars would you like to have for parents?
  • If a movie star wanted to marry you, would you divorce your spouse?
  • If you could be a movie bad guy, which one would you be?
  • Have you ever thought about what super powers you’d like to have?
  • Which famous person would you like to have for a best friend?
  • How often would you go to the movie theater if you always had free tickets?
  • Which movie has the best story? Tell me about it.
  • Which horror movie is the scariest? Why?
  • Would you be willing to leave your country forever if you could be famous?
  • What are some problems that famous people have?
  • Would it be a problem if your sweetheart became famous but you didn’t?
  • If they made a movie about your life, what kind of movie would it be?
  • Which actor or actress would be you in a movie about your life?
  • Do you want your children to be actors or actresses?
  • How would your life change if you could do TV commercials?
  • Would you like to clean house for a celebrity?
  • Would you let a movie crew film in your house?
  • What kind or style of music would it be weird for your parents to listen to? Why?

Music

  • What kind of music do you like?
  • Are you a good singer?
  • Can you concentrate on other things when you are listening to music?
  • Can you play a musical instrument?
    • If so, what do you play?
    • How long have you been playing?
    • Are you good at it?
  • Can you play the drums?
  • Can you play the guitar?
  • Can you read music?
  • Do you enjoy music videos?
  • Do you ever listen to MP3 files on your computer?
  • Do you have an expensive stereo system?
  • Do you know the band named Metallica? If so, do you like them?
  • Do you like all kinds of music?
  • Do you like American rock bands?
  • Do you like country music?
  • Do you like heavy metal bands like Megadeath, Marilyn Manson, and so on?
  • Do you like jazz?
  • Do you like to listen classical music?
  • Do you like to listen country music?
    • Who is your favorite country singer?
  • Do you like to listen to Broadway musicals?
    • What is your favorite Broadway musical show?
  • Do you like punk music?
  • Do you like singing karaoke?
    • How often do you sing karaoke?
  • Do you like to dance?
  • Do you listen to music while doing your homework?
  • Do you sing while taking a bath?
  • Do you think there is a relationship between drugs and music?
    • How about violence and music?
  • Do you think your favorite music twenty years from now will be the same as it is today?
  • Do you watch music shows on TV? If so, what do you watch?
  • Does you mother play the piano?
  • Have you ever been to a concert?
    • Have you ever been to a rock concert?
    • Have you ever been to an orchestra concert?
  • Have you ever taken part in a singing competition?
  • How does music make you feel?
  • How many CD’s do you have?
  • How much time do you spend listening to music?
  • How often do you listen to music? (…to classical music, … to jazz, …)
  • How often do you listen to the radio?
  • If you could play any musical instrument, what would it be?
  • If you could start a band, what type of music would you play? Why?
  • If you were a song, what song would you be and why?
  • Is live music popular in your country?
  • Is there any kind of music that you hate?
  • Should music lyrics be rated similar to the way movies are rated?
  • What are some concerts you have been to?
  • What are some special or traditional musical instruments in your country?
  • What do you think the world would be like without music?
  • What do you think of manufactured bands? Can you name any?
  • What is one of your favorite songs?
    • Why do you like it?
    • When did you first hear it?
    • Who sings it?
  • What is your favorite karaoke song to sing?
  • What is your favorite kind of music?
  • What kind of music do you like?
  • What kind of music do you listen to to cheer you up?
  • What kind of music do you usually listen to?
  • What kind of music do your parents listen to?
  • What kind of music you like the most?
  • What kind of songs do you like to sing?
  • What kinds of music do people listen to in your country?
  • What kinds of music do you dislike?
  • What musicians did you like when you were in junior high school? How about high school?
  • What radio station do you usually listen to?
  • What was the last CD you bought?
  • What was the last concert you went to?
  • What was your favorite music five years ago? 10 years ago? How have your musical tastes changed?
  • When was the last time you went dancing?
  • When was the last time you went to a concert?
  • Where do you usually listen to music?
  • Which do you prefer, songs in English or songs in your own language?
  • Who is your favorite singer or group?
  • Who is your favorite singer?
  • Why do you think music is important and how does it affect different people?
  • Why is music so important to people and culture?
  • Is the image of the group or singer more important than the music?
  • Can you think of examples of music calming people or increasing their efficiency?
  • Do you mind singing to other people? (Another wording: …singing in front of people?)
    • If you don’t mind then how large an audience would be too many?
  • While listening to the radio, do you ever want to sing the song that is being played?
  • Why do you think some people believe opera singers should be fat?
  • Do you ever download MP3 files from the Internet?
  • Do you prefer rock music or romantic music?
  • Do you think music can heal sick people?
  • Do you think that animals can enjoy music? How do you know?
  • Do you think that music can help make world peace? How?
  • How important do you think a good music teacher is to mastering an instrument?
  • What do you think the next piece of music technology will be, after digital technology?
  • If you could invent a new instrument, what would it sound like?
  • Do you think the use of drugs by some musicians increases their artistic creativity?
  • Who is your favorite composer?
  • Did you go to the symphony when you were a child?
  • Do your brothers and sisters also love classical music?
  • What makes a song popular for you, the lyrics of the song or the melody?
  • Why is the recorder called the recorder?
  • Who is the most famous musician from your country?
  • Do you think it is wrong to download music for free?
  • Do you ever create (mix) CD’s for your friends?
  • Does your country have laws against copying CD’s?
  • Do you prefer listening to songs in your own language or in another language? Why?
  • Does music affect unborn children?
  • Do you think that people form different cultures react to music in different ways?
  • What do you think of when you listen to music?
  • What kind or style of music would it be weird for your parents to listen to? Why?
  • If you could be any musician in the world, who would you be and why?
  • If you could be a musician who would you be?
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