Mafia Movies Quiz

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About This Quiz

Say hello to my little friend, the Mafia movie quiz! We're including gangster films of many varieties in this quiz, so test your knowledge of drug kingpins, Italian mafiosi and (somewhat) organized criminals.

Let's start off easy. What classic mob film did Martin Scorsese direct?

We'll ease into this; it's "Goodfellas."

While not necessarily about the Italian Mafia, the origins of some mob-type activity was depicted in what period piece?

Scorsese just can't get enough of organized crime.

"Bugsy" tells the story of …

But Warren Beatty is so great, I bet he could've played Bugs Bunny too.

Donnie Brasco's real name was …

Pistone was the undercover FBI agent whom the movie "Donnie Brasco" was based on.

Robert De Niro's directorial debut was …

The film came out in 1993.

Who plays the mafioso boss in "A Bronx Tale"?

Palminteri also wrote the book it was based on, and the screenplay.

What famous composer scored "Once Upon a Time in America"?

Morricone worked with director Sergio Leone on many films.

What actress played the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern's character, Deborah, in "Once Upon a Time in America"?

It was Connelly's first film.

A hit man is instructed to leave the gun and take the what in "The Godfather"?

"Leave the gun; take the cannoli."

Who wrote the book "Casino" is based on?

Pileggi also wrote the book that was the basis for "Goodfellas."

What actor was nominated for an Oscar for his or her performance in "Casino"?

Stone didn't win the Oscar but did take home a Golden Globe for her performance.

"The Departed" was based on "Internal Affairs," a 2002 film made where?

The Hong Kong film was adapted to a Boston setting.

There is a loose connection in "The Departed" to what real-life mob boss?

There are a few connections between Bulger and an FBI agent who plays a similar part in the film.

"Mean Streets" was inspired by Martin Scorsese's life growing up where?

Scorsese co-wrote the screenplay based on his own experiences.

When did "Mean Streets" come out?

Released in 1973, the movie was Scorsese's first real critical smash.

"The Public Enemy" is a 1931 gangster film featuring a mob boss character named …

Sounds intimidating!

Johnny Depp starred as what gangster in the 2015 film "Black Mass"?

Whitey Bulger's criminal career and run from the law made him a good character.

In "True Romance," who plays a consigliere to a mobster?

Walken might be as intimidating as any gangster.

What happens to nosy fellows in "Chinatown"?

Jake almost learns the hard way but gets away with a slash instead.

In "Analyze This," Robert De Niro's mob boss employs Billy Crystal's character for what?

The movie was directed by the great Harold Ramis.

"Married to the Mob" was directed by what acclaimed filmmaker?

It's no "The Silence of the Lambs," but it's a heck of a lot more fun.

In "The Boondock Saints," two brothers are pitted against what gang?

But watch out for those Unitarian mobsters.

In "Bullets Over Broadway," John Cusack plays a playwright who is helped by a gangster who has what?

Chazz Palminteri's mob character proves to be an excellent collaborator.

John Travolta received a Golden Globe for his role as Chili Palmer in what film?

He got the 1995 award for his role in "Get Shorty."

What is the name of the local crime boss whom Vito Corleone shoots in the early 1900s?

Corleone made Fanucci an offer he couldn't refuse.

What actor in "The Godfather Part II" has no role in the first film?

There were no flashbacks of the young Vito Corleone in the first film.

Who plays Kay and Michael's daughter, Mary Corleone, in "The Godfather Part III"?

Francis Ford Coppola's daughter has had a more successful career behind the camera.

Who wrote "Scarface"?

While not the Italian Mafia, no gangster film list is complete without it.

Who played Elliot Ness in the gangster film "The Untouchables"?

Costner starred with Sean Connery and Andy Garcia, among others.

What's the best movie about the Mafia?

If you thought this question was subjective, you're wrong.

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