The Godfather is an American 1972
crime drama film based on the 1969 novel of the same name by
Mario Puzo and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a
screenplay by Puzo, Coppola, and Robert Towne (who was not
What do you know about
the movie The Godfather?
Light, Camera, Action this Alan's Movie Trivia quiz.
In late summer 1945, guests are gathered for the wedding
reception of Don Vito Corleone's daughter Connie and Carlo
Rizzi. Who played Carlo Rizzi?
- Gianni Russo
- Al Martino
- Joe Spinell
2. Among the guests at the celebration
is the famous singer Johnny Fontane, Corleone's godson, who
has come from Hollywood to petition Vito's help in landing a
movie role that will revitalize his flagging career. Jack
Woltz, the head of the studio, denies Fontane the part, but
Don Corleone explains to Johnny: "I'm gonna make him an
offer he can't refuse."
3. Woltz refused to cast Fontane in the
role until he found the severed head of his prized $600,000
stud horse, Khartoum, in the bed with him, and screams in
4. Santino "Sonny" Corleone is
Vito's and Carmela's hot-headed eldest son. He is being
groomed to succeed his father as head of the Corleone family.
He is the family's underboss. Who played Sonny?
- Michael Crawford
- Mark Reynolds
- James Caan
5. Robert Duvall plays Tom Hagen. He
isan informally adopted son of Vito and Carmella Corleone, he
is also the family lawyer and the new consigliere (counselor).
He is not Sicilian, but German-Irish.
6. Michael Corleone is the Don's and
Carmella's youngest son, recently returned from military
service following the end of World War II. The only
college-educated member of the family, he initially wants
nothing to do with the Corleone family business. His evolution
from outsider to ruthless boss is the key plotline of the
film. Who plays Michael Corleone?
- Robert Redford
- Ryan O'Neal
- Al Pacino
7. Where was the funeral scene was
- Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens
- Forest Lawn, Glendale, California
- Union Cemetery, North Smithfield,
8. Who played Michael Corleone's wife,
- Talia Shire
- Morgana King
- Diane Keaton
9. In a private moment, Vito explains
his expectation that the Family's enemies will attempt to
murder Michael by using a trusted associate to arrange a
meeting as a pretext for assassination. Vito also reveals that
he had never really intended a life of crime for Michael,
hoping that his youngest son would hold legitimate power as a
senator or governor. Shortly after, Vito collapses and dies
while playing with his young grandson Anthony in his tomato
garden. At the burial, Tessio conveys a proposal for a meeting
with Barzini, which identifies Tessio as the traitor that Vito
was expecting. Who played Tessio?
- Don Stracci
- Michael Toberman
- Abe Vigoda
10. The film was nominated for 11
Academy Awards. Who did NOT win an Oscar for The
- Marlon Brando
- Francis Ford Coppola
- Nino Rota