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Say hello to this Al Pacino Movie Quiz
By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz
He may be best known for roles in "The Godfather" and "Scarface," but Al Pacino is so much more than a mafia movie master. In a career spanning more than half a century, Pacino has played everything from doctor to drug dealer, high-powered lawyer to the devil himself. Take our quiz to see how much you know about this legendary actor.
What was the name of Pacino's character in the 1971 film "The Panic in Needle Park?"
Pacino played a heroin addict named Bobby who falls in love with a girl named Helen -- played by Kitty Winn -- and drags her down into the depths of prostitution and shooting up in the 1971 drama.
Where is "Scarface" primarily set?
In the 1983 classic "Scarface," Al Pacino stars as Tony Montana, a refuge from Cuba who goes on to become a drug kingpin in Miami.
What is Pacino's role in "Serpico?"
Pacino plays police officer Frank Serpico, who ends up getting shot in the face while trying to fight corruption in the NYPD in this 1973 flick.
What year did Pacino's film "Dick Tracy" come out?
Pacino played gangster Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in the 1990 detective flick "Dick Tracy," which was based on a 1930s cartoon. Big Boy controlled vixen Breathless Mahoney, who was played by Madonna.
Who starred opposite Al Pacino in the 1995 film "Heat?"
Al Pacino played LAPD Detective Vincent Hanna, who goes after criminal Neil McCauley -- played by Robert De Niro. The 1995 film also featured Val Kilmer, Tome Sizemore and Jon Voight.
Which actress starred in Pacino's debut film "Me, Natalie?"
It was Patty Duke, who played a bubbly teen in "The Patty Duke Show," who starred as a very adult Natalie in "Me, Natalie." Pacino made his debut as Tony, a minor role in the 1969 flick.
What role did Pacino play in the 2010 film "You Don't Know Jack?"
Al Pacino starred as Jack Kevorkian, a doctor known for his involvement in assisted suicides, in the 2010 film "You Don't Know Jack."
What is Pacino's character Donny Wortzik doing in the 1975 film "Dog Day Afternoon?"
Pacino stars as Sonny, a man who ends up spending 20 years in prison after a foiled bank robbery and hostage standoff.
Which Pacino film featured the famous "You're Out of Order" line?
Al Pacino utters the famous line as defense attorney Arthur Kirkland in the 1979 film "...And Justice or All."
What 2017 Pacino movie features a serial killer who chooses victims based on a favorite childhood game?
In the 2017 film "Hangman," Pacino plays Detective Archer, who is chasing a serial killer that chooses his victim based on the classic childhood game of the same name. The film also features Karl Urban and Brittany Snow.
Who is being targeted by a serial killer in the 1980 film "Cruising?"
Al Pacino plays Officer Steve Burns, who goes undercover in "Cruising" to track down a serial killer who's targeting gay men. In the end, it turns our that Burns himself may be the bad guy.
What role does Pacino play in "Donnie Brasco?"
In the 1997 dark comedy "Donnie Brasco," Pacino plays a gangster named Lefty Ruggiero, who comes in contact with Johnnie Brasco -- an undercover cop posing as a jewel thief.
Which actor stars as the lawyer for Pacino's character in "Carlito's Way?"
Sean Penn and Al Pacino co-starred in the 1993 film "Carlito's Way." Pacino played an ex-con named Carlito Brigante, while Penn played David Kleinfeld, Brigante's sleazy, cocaine-addicted lawyer.
What is Ricky Roma's job in "Glengarry Glen Ross?"
The 1992 film "Glengarry Glen Ross" focuses on four real estate agents who are fighting to keep their jobs, while Al Pacino plays the firm's top salesman Ricky Roma.
What character did Pacino play in "The Godfather?"
In one of his most iconic roles, Al Pacino played Michael Corleone in "The Godfather." As the third and youngest son of the Don, Michael is the only son to go to college and the one chosen to take over the family business.
Who starred as the Don in "The Godfather?"
The legendary Marlon Brando played Vito Corleone -- the Don -- in the 1972 gangster classic.
What was the name of Michael Corleone's girlfriend -- then wife -- in "The Godfather" and its sequels?
Diane Keaton starred as Kay -- who saves Michael from an attempted assassination in the second film -- in all three Godfather films.
Who plays the young Vito Corleone in "The Godfather II?"
It's another Pacino/De Niro pairing in "The Godfather II." Robert De Niro stars as a young Vito Corleone, who leaves Italy after his family is killed and makes his way to America.
Who has taken over as leader of the "family" in "The Godfather III?"
Released in 1990 and set two decades after the events in "The Godfather II," "The Godfather III" features a nearly retired Michael Corleone, with Joey Zasa running the Corleone family business.
What is the name of Pacino's character in "Author! Author!?"
Al Pacino stars as writer Ivan Travalian in the 1982 film "Author! Author!" Travalian is a playwright who struggles to get a play on Broadway just as his wife leaves him alone with their five kids.
Which actor has been assigned to kill Pacino's character in "Stand Up Guys?"
Christopher Walken plays an assassin named Doc who has been assigned to kill ex-con Val -- played by Al Pacino -- in the 2012 film "Stand Up Guys."
What is Pacino's character known for in "Bobby Deerfield?"
Al Pacino stars as the title character in the 1977 film "Bobby Deerfield." In the movie Deerfield is a cocky race car driver who witnesses some brutal accidents at the track, then falls for a terminally-ill woman named Lillian.
Which actor co-stars with Pacino in the 1973 film "Scarecrow?"
In "Scarecrow," Gene Hackman and Al Pacino play a pair of drifters traveling from the West coast to Pennsylvania. Pacino plays a man named Lion, who is struggling to reconcile with a son he has never met.
Which actress played Frankie in "Frankie and Johnny?"
Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino co-starred in the 1991 Garry Marshall film, in which an ex-con named Johnny falls for a waitress named Frankie.
What actor plays pharmaceutical firm owner Arthur Denning in "Misconduct?"
The 2016 film "Misconduct" had an all-star cast, including Anthony Hopkins as Arthur Denning and Al Pacino as lawyer Charles Abrams, plus Josh Duhamel, Alice Eve and Malin Akerman.
What team did Pacino's character coach in "Any Given Sunday?"
Pacino plays Tony D'Amato, aging coach for the Miami Sharks football team in the 1999 flick. Cameron Diaz co-stars as the tough team owner Christina.
Where is the film "Insomnia" set?
In the 2002 Christopher Nolan hit "Insomnia," Pacino plays an LAPD detective who's sent to Alaska to investigate a murder -- all while being subjected to an intense internal affairs investigation back in Los Angeles.
What industry is questioned in the 1999 film "The Insider?"
In "The Insider," Al Pacino stars as "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman, who gets involved in a major expose against Big Tobacco. The film also features Christopher Plummer and Russell Crowe.
Who plays Charlie Simms in "Scent of a Woman?"
Chris O'Donnell co-stars as Charlie Simms in "Scent of a Woman." His character, a college student in need of some extra cash, takes a job as an assistant to a rich blind man named Lt. Col. Frank Slade -- played by Al Pacino.
Who stars as Kevin Lomax in "The Devil's Advocate?"
Successful Florida lawyer Kevin Lomax, played by Keanu Reeves, takes a big job in New York City for John Milton -- aka the devil -- played by Al Pacino in the 1997 film "The Devil's Advocate."
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