Gangster Quiz

Which of these actors has not portrayed infamous mob boss Al Capone in a film?

Al Pacino

Robert De Niro

Anthony LaPaglia

Ben Gazzara

Which actor did Jack Warner turn down before deciding to cast Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as Joe Massara in the 1931 classic Little Caesar?

Frank Sinatra

James Cagney

Clark Gable

John Wayne

What future star had a minor role as a truck getaway driver in 1990’s GoodFellas?

Ben Affleck

Samuel L. Jackson

Leonardo DiCaprio

George Clooney

James Cagney’s character Cody Jarrott had a troubled relationship with his __________, which helped explain his psychotic behavior in 1949’s White Heat?

Girlfriend

Mother

Boss

Cat

Which actress debuted as a stand-in for Faye Dunaway in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde?

Goldie Hawn

Farrah Fawcett

Patty Duke

Morgan Fairchild

Francis Ford Coppola was nearly fired when he decided to cast __________, in The Godfather?

Al Pacino

Marlon Brando

Robert Duvall

James Caan

Which part of 2009’s Public Enemies is not historically accurate?

Killing bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd allowed agent Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) to focus on the more prestigious Dillinger.

John Dillinger escaping from jail with a fake gun.

Dillinger’s escapades sparking the creation of new federal anti-crime laws.

Dillinger walking into the Chicago Police Department without being recognized.

Al Capone’s (Robert De Niro) shocking weapon of choice in 1987’s The Untouchables was:

An ice pick

A machete

A baseball bat

A candlestick

Which actor was initially cast as good-guy-cop Richie Roberts (eventually played by Russell Crowe) in 2007’s American Gangster?

Jason Statham

Matt Damon

Sean Penn

Benicio Del Toro

Which Las Vegas casino was built by Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, the gangster whose life 1991’s Bugsy is based on?

The Flamingo

Caesar’s Palace

MGM Grand

Monte Carlo

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Question 1: Which of these actors has not portrayed infamous mob boss Al Capone in a film?

Al Pacino

Robert De Niro

Anthony LaPaglia

Ben Gazzara

Question 2: Which actor did Jack Warner turn down before deciding to cast Douglas Fairbanks Jr. as Joe Massara in the 1931 classic Little Caesar?

Frank Sinatra

James Cagney

Clark Gable

John Wayne

Question 3: What future star had a minor role as a truck getaway driver in 1990’s GoodFellas?

Ben Affleck

Samuel L. Jackson

Leonardo DiCaprio

George Clooney

Question 4: James Cagney’s character Cody Jarrott had a troubled relationship with his __________, which helped explain his psychotic behavior in 1949’s White Heat?

Girlfriend

Mother

Boss

Cat

Question 5: Which actress debuted as a stand-in for Faye Dunaway in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde?

Goldie Hawn

Farrah Fawcett

Patty Duke

Morgan Fairchild

Question 6: Francis Ford Coppola was nearly fired when he decided to cast __________, in The Godfather?

Al Pacino

Marlon Brando

Robert Duvall

James Caan

Question 7: Which part of 2009’s Public Enemies is not historically accurate?

Killing bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd allowed agent Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) to focus on the more prestigious Dillinger.

John Dillinger escaping from jail with a fake gun.

Dillinger’s escapades sparking the creation of new federal anti-crime laws.

Dillinger walking into the Chicago Police Department without being recognized.

Question 8: Al Capone’s (Robert De Niro) shocking weapon of choice in 1987’s The Untouchables was:

An ice pick

A machete

A baseball bat

A candlestick

Question 9: Which actor was initially cast as good-guy-cop Richie Roberts (eventually played by Russell Crowe) in 2007’s American Gangster?

Jason Statham

Matt Damon

Sean Penn

Benicio Del Toro

Question 10: Which Las Vegas casino was built by Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, the gangster whose life 1991’s Bugsy is based on?

The Flamingo

Caesar’s Palace

MGM Grand

Monte Carlo