Quiz about Robert Duvall
Quiz about Robert Duvall

Robert Duvall Trivia Quiz


Robert Duvall has been in more movies nominated for 'Best Picture' than any other star in history (something even he probably does not know). This is more of a celebration than a really picky quiz.

A multiple-choice quiz by hank2001. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
hank2001
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
96,189
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
634
Last 3 plays: Guest 38 (6/10), Guest 98 (3/10), Guest 96 (6/10).
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. In which film nominated for 'Best Picture' did Duvall really stretch by playing Dr. Watson? Hint

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes in New York
Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother
The Seven-Percent Solution

2. Duvall was nominated for "The Godfather" and was featured in "The Godfather Part 2". What other 70's mob film did he star in? Hint

Dillinger
Lucky Luciano
The Outfit
Capone

3. Duvall's career tended to parallel that of James Caan. Besides the 'Godfather' films, they starred in three films together. Which was not one of them? Hint

Countdown
The Killer Elite
The Rain People
Rollerball

4. In which film did Duvall play a Nazi? Hint

The Eagle Has Landed
A Bridge Too Far
Battle of the Bulge
Where Eagles Dare

5. Which early film did Duvall have a non-speaking part in although the story pretty much revolved around him? Hint

Doctor Zhivago
To Kill A Mockingbird
Taxi Driver
Midnight Cowboy

6. Duvall was the first person to play which character? Hint

Major Burns
Ernest Hemingway
Hitler
Rodin

7. In which film did Duvall play Jesse James? Hint

The Chase
Lonesome Dove
The Return of Frank James
The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid

8. What creepy horror film did Robert Duvall make a cameo in? Hint

The Howling
Alien
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Halloween

9. What Coppola film about invasion of privacy did Duvall have a small but significant part in? Hint

Network
The Anderson Tapes
The Conversation
1984

10. What is the only film, other than "Godfather 2", that Duvall made with De Niro. Hint

True Confessions
Cape Fear
Heat
Casino


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In which film nominated for 'Best Picture' did Duvall really stretch by playing Dr. Watson?

Answer: The Seven-Percent Solution

An somewhat prissy Englishman? Way against type. Good film.
2. Duvall was nominated for "The Godfather" and was featured in "The Godfather Part 2". What other 70's mob film did he star in?

Answer: The Outfit

An obscure but interesting film about the Chicago mob.
3. Duvall's career tended to parallel that of James Caan. Besides the 'Godfather' films, they starred in three films together. Which was not one of them?

Answer: Rollerball

"Countdown" is about a moon exploration. "The Rain People" is a great early Coppola film. "The Killer Elite" is a violent Peckinpaw film in which Duvall pretends to be Caan's friend but in reality tries to kill him. "Rollerball" we all know, but that only featured Caan.
4. In which film did Duvall play a Nazi?

Answer: The Eagle Has Landed

This is about a plot to kill Winston Churchill, and features Michael Caine and Donald Sutherland.
5. Which early film did Duvall have a non-speaking part in although the story pretty much revolved around him?

Answer: To Kill A Mockingbird

He was the misjudged Boo Radley.
6. Duvall was the first person to play which character?

Answer: Major Burns

Many people forget that Robert Duvall was in the movie "MASH".
7. In which film did Duvall play Jesse James?

Answer: The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid

Good western with Cliff Robertson as Cole Younger.
8. What creepy horror film did Robert Duvall make a cameo in?

Answer: Invasion of the Body Snatchers

He plays one of the first to be changed, an eerie priest sitting on a swing.
9. What Coppola film about invasion of privacy did Duvall have a small but significant part in?

Answer: The Conversation

Coppola agreed to make "The Godfather Part 2" only if the studio agreed to finance this masterpiece with Gene Hackman. To tell you whom Duvall plays would give the plot away.
10. What is the only film, other than "Godfather 2", that Duvall made with De Niro.

Answer: True Confessions

They play brothers, De Niro a priest/Duvall a cop. Incidently, the films nominated for 'Best Picture' featuring Duvall are "To Kill A Mockingbird", "Mash", "The Godfather", "The Conversation", "The Godfather 2", "Network", "Tender Mercies", "Apocalypse Now", "The Seven-Percent Solution", and "The Paper".
Source: Author hank2001

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