Can you guess these Gene Wilder movies by their posters?

He was a Broadway producer, a mad scientist, and a hostage in these amazing movies.

Image: AP Photo / Dave Pickoff

Gene Wilder had a special gift for bringing a smile to faces across the globe. In roles both dramatic and comedic, Wilder is still revered as a favorite performer among millions.

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Born in 1933, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wilder grew up watching his older sister learn the art of acting. At the age of 11, he asked her intructor if he, too, could learn the craft. The teacher made this bargain: if Wilder was still interested in acting when he turned 13, then she would take him under her wing.

It's rumored that the day after his 13th birthday, he called on the teacher and asked once more to take lessons. He studied with her for two years, and a spark was ignited. 

Wilder would go on to play many a well-known role; his talent for comedic timing made for a sure-fire hit with every new movie. Throw in a script written by Mel Brooks every so often, and it's no wonder that a film legend was born.

We're curious to see if you can recognize those movies from the movie posters below. Think you can name them all? Give it a shot!

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DIGGER1 7 months ago
Can you guess these Gene Wilder movies by their posters?
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts!
idkwut2use 10 months ago
Got 7. The ones I'm not sure whether I've seen are The Woman in Red, Silver Streak, Start the Revolution Without Me, and that Alice in Wonderland...
WILD 10 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts!
Larry 12 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts!
Geronimo 12 months ago
A couple I didn't know
8/10
EllisClevenger 12 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts!
Isn't it ironic?
My score was 9/10, and I missed #9.
MissTheOldDays 12 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts!
CarrieMcCourt 12 months ago
So glad I'm not alone in missing #9. I, too, have never heard of Rhinoceros.
UTZAAKE 12 months ago
10/10. Guessed correctly on #7.
scp 12 months ago
Rhinoceros?
CaptainDunsel scp 12 months ago
All I could think of was tge old Abbot & Costello bit...
Costello; You remind me of a rose.
Mrs. Niles: An American Beauty rose?
Costello: No. A rhinocerose.
Edward 12 months ago
Missed #9. Only saw 2 of these, so . . . . . . . . . .
DouglasMorris 12 months ago
8/10! missed numbers 9 and 10. the last two.
Rickey 12 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
You've done it! You've won! There's not a chocolate factory prize, but we're very impressed with your Gene Wilder smarts! "Rhinoceros" too!
Dawn 12 months ago
9/10 Never heard of "Rhinoceros"
richardkel Dawn 12 months ago
Also 9/10. Never heard of "Rhinoceros" either. Never saw about half of these movies, but they weren't too difficult to guess. I loved "Blazing Saddles" and "Hear No Evil, See No Evil". Have copies of both on DVD.
BrittReid 12 months ago
9/10. Missed Rhinoceros along with the rest of the movie going public. I never knew he was in Bonnie & Clyde.
anthony 12 months ago
9/10Never heard of Rhinoceros.Seen most of the others.My favorites without Richard Pryor were "Willy Wonka"and "The Woman In Red".With RP "Stir Crazy".
cperrynaples anthony 12 months ago
Rhinoceros is very obscure! It was a limited release and hasn't been seen in 45 years!
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