Do You Underline or Italicize Movie Titles?


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What is the general rule for formatting movie titles in a written work?

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1. What is the most important thing to consider when formatting movie titles?

2. Which sentence is generally considered correct in regards to formatting movie titles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet examines the proper formatting of movie titles. You'll find questions on key considerations of movie title formatting as well as rules of style and formatting examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet consists of questions involving:

  • Formatting movie titles within a written work
  • The central consideration of movie title formatting
  • Identifying a correctly formatted example
  • Formatting television show titles
  • Exceptions to formatting rules

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key information from the lesson on the rules and considerations of formatting movie titles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a correctly formatted sentence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding exceptions to formatting rules as well as rules that apply to the titles of television shows

Additional Learning

To spend more time reviewing this topic, you can check out the corresponding lesson called, Do You Underline or Italicize Movie Titles? This lesson contains the following learning goals:

  • Distinguish between the past and present of movie title formatting
  • Understand views on the use of underlining
  • Know how titling a movie series differentiates from a lone-standing film
  • Familiarize yourself with the different formatting style guides