Stuff You Should Know's mafia episode was so rich with movie references we decided to cook up a quiz. Test your knowledge of cement shoes and tommy guns in the Stuff You Should Know's Mafia Movie Quiz.
Question 1 of 30
The movie "Goodfellas" was based on the novel "Wise Guys" by what author?
Question 2 of 30
Which supporting actor from the movie "Bugsy" actually played gangster Bugsy Seigel in an earlier TV movie?
Question 3 of 30
True or False: "The Godfather" was nominated for more than 10 Academy Awards.
Question 4 of 30
In the movie "The Untouchables," actor Sean Connery, as Jim Malone, tells Kevin Costner's Eliot Ness that if Al Capone "sends one of yours to the hospital, send one of his to" what place?
Question 5 of 30
The movie "Donnie Brasco" was based on the life of what undercover FBI agent?
Question 6 of 30
Which legendary film producer famously butted heads with director Francis Ford Coppola during the making of "The Cotton Club."
Question 7 of 30
True or False: Mob movie "Once Upon a Time in America" was directed by a man most well-known for his Westerns.
Question 8 of 30
What mafia movie is noted for using the "F" word more than 420 times?
Question 9 of 30
In 1946, mobster Bugsy Seigel opened what famous casino, helping to kick start the now famous Las Vegas strip?
Question 10 of 30
In "The Godfather" movie, the fictional character Jack Woltz awakes to find what gruesome item in his bed?
Question 11 of 30
During prep for "Once Upon a Time in America," actor Robert De Niro requested a meeting with what real-life gangster?
Question 12 of 30
What is the highest grossing mafia movie of all time?
Question 13 of 30
What gangster was the underboss to Lucky Luciano in the 1997 mobster movie "Hoodlum"?
Question 14 of 30
Director Martin Scorsese was known for his take on Italian mobsters until he broke the mold with his depiction of tough guys of what heritage in "The Departed"?
Question 15 of 30
The famous diner scene at the end of "Goodfellas" features a meeting between Jimmy Conway and Henry Hill. What noted camera trick does director Martin Scorsese employ in this scene?
Question 16 of 30
In "Goodfellas," gangster Henry Hill eventually winds up ...
Question 17 of 30
As diction practice, Bugsy Seigel repeats what tongue twister throughout the movie "Bugsy"?
Question 18 of 30
In "Goodfellas," what slight variation of the name "Henry" does Tommy DeVito use for his best friend Henry Hill?
Question 19 of 30
Which two actors played the same role over the course of the first two "Godfather" movies?
Question 20 of 30
True or False: Joe Pesci's character Tommy callously shoots a bartender named Spider in the arm for no good reason in the movie "Goodfellas."
Question 21 of 30
How does Brando's Vito Corleone finally die in "The Godfather"?
Question 22 of 30
The David Cronenberg movie "Eastern Promises" featured the Russian mafia and a famous fight scene that takes place where?
Question 23 of 30
What fictional casino is the setting for Martin Scorsese's movie "Casino"?
Question 24 of 30
What award winning E.L. Doctrow novel about a young man who becomes a surrogate son to gangster Dutch Schultz was made into a movie in 1991?
Question 25 of 30
Actress Winona Ryder was set to play Michael Corleone's daughter in "The Godfather Part III" before she dropped out for what other movie?
Question 26 of 30
What African-American actor has appeared in two noteworthy mobster movies?
Question 27 of 30
How did the following famous line from "The Godfather" finish? "I'm going to make him an offer..."
Question 28 of 30
Who plays the role of Tommy's mother in "Goodfellas"?
Question 29 of 30
Many famous actors failed to get the part of Eliot Ness in "The Untouchables," but only one was offered the part and refused. Who was he?
Question 30 of 30