How Well Do You Know 'the Godfather'?

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How Well Do You Know the Godfather? - Quiz

Test your knowledge of Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 masterpeice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    1.      How much did 'The Godfather' make in the U.S. from its opening weekend in 1972?

    • A.

      $302,393

    • B.

      $5 million

    • C.

      $285,000

    • D.

      $1 million

    Correct Answer
    A. $302,393
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $302,393. This is the amount that 'The Godfather' made in the U.S. from its opening weekend in 1972.

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  • 2. 

     Which character said this: “Someday, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do a service for me. But until that day, consider this justice a gift on my daughter's wedding day.”

    • A.

      Sandra Corleone

    • B.

      Johnny Fontane

    • C.

      Don Vito Corleone

    • D.

      Sollozzo

    Correct Answer
    C. Don Vito Corleone
    Explanation
    Don Vito Corleone said this quote in the movie "The Godfather." He is a powerful mafia boss and patriarch of the Corleone family. In this particular scene, he is granting a favor to a friend on the day of his daughter's wedding, emphasizing that one day he may ask for a favor in return. This quote showcases Don Vito's authority and the loyalty he expects from others.

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  • 3. 

    Where was the Corleone mansion filmed?

    • A.

      Paris, France

    • B.

      Beverly Hills, CA

    • C.

      Brooklyn, New York City, NY

    • D.

      Staten Island, New York City, NY

    Correct Answer
    D. Staten Island, New York City, NY
    Explanation
    The Corleone mansion was filmed in Staten Island, New York City, NY.

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  • 4. 

    Which character said this: “In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.”

    • A.

      Tessio

    • B.

      Sonny

    • C.

      Calo

    • D.

      Michael

    Correct Answer
    C. Calo
    Explanation
    Calo is the character who said the quote, "In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns." This suggests that in Sicily, women possess a level of power and influence that surpasses the destructive force of a shotgun. Calo's statement implies that women in Sicily are formidable and should not be underestimated.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the author of crime novel 'The Godfather' that inspired the film series? 

    • A.

      J.K. Rowling

    • B.

      Mario Puzo

    • C.

      Oliver Stone

    • D.

      David Simon

    Correct Answer
    B. Mario Puzo
    Explanation
    Mario Puzo is the author of the crime novel 'The Godfather' that inspired the film series.

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  • 6. 

    What are the five families of ‘The Godfather’?

    • A.

      Cuneo, Barzini, Colombo, Stracci and Da Vinci

    • B.

      Corleone, Richie, Cuneo, Stracci and Barzini

    • C.

      Corleone, Barzini, Tattaglia, Stracci, and Cuneo

    • D.

      Polizzi, Braxton, Cuneo, Tattaglia and Corleone

    Correct Answer
    C. Corleone, Barzini, Tattaglia, Stracci, and Cuneo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Corleone, Barzini, Tattaglia, Stracci, and Cuneo. These are the five families mentioned in the movie "The Godfather." Each family is a powerful Mafia organization that controls different territories and engages in criminal activities. The Corleone family, led by Don Vito Corleone, is the central focus of the story. The other families, including Barzini, Tattaglia, Stracci, and Cuneo, are rival families that the Corleones have conflicts and alliances with throughout the movie.

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  • 7. 

    How many Academy Award nominations did ‘The Godfather’ receive?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    C. 11
    Explanation
    'The Godfather' received a total of 11 Academy Award nominations. This indicates that the film was recognized and appreciated by the Academy for its excellence in various categories such as Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and many others. The number of nominations reflects the film's impact and success in the industry, making it one of the most acclaimed movies in history.

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  • 8. 

    Which character said: "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. Okay? I want you to leave it all to me."

    • A.

      Don Corleone

    • B.

      Jack Woltz

    • C.

      Johnny Fontane

    • D.

      Sollozzo

    Correct Answer
    A. Don Corleone
    Explanation
    Don Corleone said, "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. Okay? I want you to leave it all to me." This quote is from the movie "The Godfather" and is one of the most iconic lines spoken by the character. It showcases Don Corleone's power and influence, as well as his ability to manipulate situations to his advantage.

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  • 9. 

    Which character said: "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli."

    • A.

      Philip Tattaglia

    • B.

      Peter Clemenza

    • C.

      Sollozzo

    • D.

      Rocco

    Correct Answer
    B. Peter Clemenza
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Godfather," Peter Clemenza is the character who says the famous line, "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli." This line is spoken after a violent encounter, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing the cannoli (a sweet Italian pastry) over the gun. It showcases Clemenza's nonchalant and practical nature, as well as his love for food.

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  • 10. 

    When did production begin for 'The Godfather'?

    • A.

      February 27, 1972

    • B.

      January 8, 1971

    • C.

      April 3, 1972

    • D.

      March 29, 1971

    Correct Answer
    D. March 29, 1971
    Explanation
    The correct answer is March 29, 1971. This date represents the beginning of production for the film 'The Godfather'.

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  • 11. 

    'The Godfather' won three Academy Awards for … ? 

    • A.

      Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), Best Adapted Screenplay

    • B.

      Best Original Dramatic Score, Best Director, Best Film Editing (William Reynolds, Peter Zinner)

    • C.

      Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Movie, Best Director (Francis Ford Coppola)

    • D.

      Best Film Editing (William Reynolds, Peter Zinner), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design (Anna Hill Johnstone)

    Correct Answer
    A. Best Picture, Best Actor (Marlon Brando), Best Adapted Screenplay
  • 12. 

    Which character said: “It's not personal Sonny. It's strictly business."

    • A.

      Woltz

    • B.

      Tom Hagen

    • C.

      Fredo

    • D.

      Michael Corleone

    Correct Answer
    D. Michael Corleone
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Godfather," Michael Corleone says the line, "It's not personal Sonny. It's strictly business." This line is significant because it showcases Michael's transformation from an outsider to a ruthless and calculating leader within the Corleone crime family. It demonstrates his ability to separate personal emotions from business decisions, indicating his commitment to the family's criminal enterprise.

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