Pop Quiz: Can You Name These Famous Movie Fireplaces?

by hookedonhouses on April 7, 2010

Nesting Place is having a “Mantel Party” today and I’m playing along. I thought it would be fun to show you 8 mantels from popular movies and see how many you recognize. To get the answers, click the pics!

Movie Mantel #1movie mantel 5Hint: Sometimes you just need a vacation from your life.  Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #2movie mantel 1Hint: He loves music, and rodents love him. Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #3movie mantel condoHint: A condo worth fighting for. Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #4movie mantel 3Hint: She’s having a baby. And so is she. Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #5movie mantel 4Hint: Twelve big trees.  Answer.orange-lineMovie Mantel #6Movie Mantel 6Hint: It’s not that simple.  Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #7movie mantel 8Hint: Her last Christmas. Answer.

orange-lineMovie Mantel #8movie mantel 7Hint: Dream house in the Hamptons. Answer.

orange-lineHow many of these famous fireplaces did you recognize? Remember, you can see the answers by clicking the pics. Don’t give the answers away in the comments–that spoils the fun!

To join the Mantel Party, visit Nesting Place.

Every Monday I feature the sets from our favorite movies and TV shows. Visit my TV/Movie Houses page for links to all of them!

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Nita April 7, 2010 at 11:33 pm

I got all but two!

Lara Jane April 8, 2010 at 12:06 am

I watch way too many movies and spend too much time on this site! I got them all!

Annie@A View on Design April 8, 2010 at 12:59 am

huh, not one, and being such an avid follower of your blog, you’d think I’d know them immediately!!! shame on me
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Nancy@marcusdesign April 8, 2010 at 1:10 am

I couldn’t get them all, that was tough. But I would know that last one from a mile away!! I love that movie, especially for the dream Hampton’s home. I think the home was pretty much as important a ‘character’ in the story as Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton!! :)
.-= Nancy@marcusdesign´s last blog ..{curves in all the right places} =-.

Kim April 8, 2010 at 1:38 am

Wow! I did horrible. I could only recognize 4 of them. I have to agree with Nancy, that last fireplace will always be easy to spot, it’s one house I will never forget.

Nadia Mahanor April 8, 2010 at 3:46 am

Five…I’m slipping

Amanda @ Serenity Now April 8, 2010 at 7:33 am

That was fun…I think I got all but one! :)
.-= Amanda @ Serenity Now´s last blog ..Ballard Knock-Off "Hollywood" Pillows =-.

Stephanie April 8, 2010 at 7:43 am

I recognized 2.
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Kat in Texas April 8, 2010 at 7:47 am

Even though I only recognized 3, this was still fun nonetheless. I need to watch more movies! ; )

Christine April 8, 2010 at 7:55 am

Oh, that was so much fun!! Although I only was able to nail a few.

Michelle @ Sweet Something April 8, 2010 at 7:58 am

Dang it Julia! I only knew the last one!!
.-= Michelle @ Sweet Something´s last blog ..Springtime Mantle =-.

Barbara April 8, 2010 at 9:03 am

I got all but one, but that was because of your fabulous hints!
.-= Barbara´s last blog ..Hello world! =-.

hip hip gin gin April 8, 2010 at 9:03 am

Got all but two! These are some of my very favorite movie houses! Someday I will live in a house like the first one, oh someday. Or at the very least vacation in one.

Richella at Imparting Grace April 8, 2010 at 9:23 am

Julia, you’re amazing. If Nester does a party recap, she will surely link to this post. What a fun quiz!

And for the record, I did a horrible job recognizing these mantels! Thank you for your hints; without them, I think I would have recognized only one! Maybe I need to get off the computer and watch a movie. :)
.-= Richella at Imparting Grace´s last blog ..Home is. . . =-.

Nichole April 8, 2010 at 9:33 am

Cool idea! I got most of them, but your hints definitely helped.
.-= Nichole´s last blog ..Before And After: The Green Guest Room =-.

Karena April 8, 2010 at 9:54 am

I only guessed three, now have a couple more movies to see soon!! Thanks Julia!

Karena
Art by Karena
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Bailey@peppermintbliss April 8, 2010 at 10:12 am

It is amazing to me that people actually know these! I just look at them and think ohhh pretties….
p.s. I am doing a giveaway today I think you might enjoy!
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Suze April 8, 2010 at 11:42 am

Sad to say……only 2.
#1 and #4……….and it’s only cause I had a clue.

But it was fun!
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Debbie April 8, 2010 at 11:45 am

Hi Julia, wow leave it to you to come up with the most amazing post on mantels. Wow….amazing…and very stimulating! Alas our farmhouse has a wood stove and no mantel…boohoo.
But Oh the ideas for tablescaping and decorating shelves are endless! Love it.
Have a wonderful beautiful day.
Debbie
.-= Debbie´s last blog ..Farm Fresh…. =-.

Nonnie April 8, 2010 at 12:17 pm

I got six, but only because of the hints on three of them. Fun!

the BLAH BLAH BLAHger April 8, 2010 at 12:29 pm

I want to live in #1 and #8!!!
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Lesley @ TheDesignFile April 8, 2010 at 2:13 pm

I hardly got any of them. You can tell I can’t get my hubby to watch movies — at the theater or at home! Great post though. I love seeing all the fireplaces.
.-= Lesley @ TheDesignFile´s last blog ..Red spices up new HGTV Green Home =-.

laney April 8, 2010 at 3:09 pm

the first one will always be the best one…but the one with 12 big trees was the first one i ever saw (of those movies of course)…

LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE April 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm

I loved that house when I saw the movie. Speaking of image #1!! So cozy and quaint. Like a warm hug. I got some of these. Of course, Williard came to mind for #2. ha.

cheers,
-susan
.-= LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE´s last blog ..Great Looking Kitchen Combines High- and Low-end Amenities =-.

Becky @ Farmgirl Paints April 8, 2010 at 4:23 pm

Oooh I got about 1/2 right that’s pretty good right?
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Pat April 8, 2010 at 4:51 pm

Lets just say..I could have done beter! I was more interested in the mantles then the moves that featured them. I have been tweaking my mantel for ….oh…about 25 years now!
.-= Pat´s last blog ..JUST A NOTE~ =-.

HollyM April 8, 2010 at 5:40 pm

Feeling smart! Knew them all!

jodi from new jersey April 9, 2010 at 7:40 pm

That was fun! I am proud to say that I knew 6 out of 8 fireplaces.I can’t choose a fave, but the cottage in The Holiday makes my heart ache. I love that movie. Cameron Diaz is so adorable. I did notice that she packed a lot of coats for someone who lives in LA. Plus, I think she only had one suitcase. Hmmmmmmm. I guess that’s what makes the movies so enjoyable. Thanks Julia

Hamtonitegal June 8, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Hey will you be showing the new Sex and The City 2 on here for Carries apt? It was fabulous!! knowing you I’m sure you will. Loved the movie and can’t wait to see here if you haven’t shown already.

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