89% of people can't name all of these crime movies from a single image! Can you?

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Emily Hough

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People have a natural attraction to crime films. From bank heists to serial killers and everything in between something about solving crimes gets the adrenaline pumping. Are you a crime movie buff? Take this quiz and see how many of these movies you can name from a single image.

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When John Mcclane fell down the elevator shaft, the stunt man was scripted to grab the vent but missed. The scene was so real the director decided to keep the cut.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Morgan Freeman's character, Red, seems to be the only guilty one at Shawshank; or at least he is the only one to admit his guilt.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The baseball in the restaurant scene was quite a scary one -- it was also real, or rather a dramatization of actual events. In reality, Al Capone invited men to dinner who he found out were plotting to kill him. He then killed them all by beating them with a bat.

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Jodi Foster has great respect for the FBI and she made certain that they were not portrayed poorly in this film.

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Filming "The Godfather" was a family job. In order to create a family-like bond and genuine relationship behavior, Coppola had the cast eat family dinners together in character.

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With rap sheets longer than the film could hold, Henry Hill's character did not get the chance in the film to show a complete story of all the actual Henry Hill crimes. Two major crimes left out of the film: when Hill and his boys stole from Estee Lauder, and when he manipulated a point-spread scandal with Boston College players.

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Despite it being the title of the movie, Tony is only called Scarface once in the film--and it is in Spanish.

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Casino was shot in a casino in Vegas. In an effort to save time, they used the dealers and pit bosses from the casino so they didn't have to train actors.

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Characters Marsellus and Mia Wallace are married in the film and yet never say even one word to each other.

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While filming a car chase for the movie, the police department received numerous calls about a pursuit. Also while filming a chase scene, a very expensive IMAX camera was broken. At the time, it was one of the only cameras of its kind in the world.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The mansion home in this film also appeared in "The Muppets," "Rush Hour," and "The Dirty Dozen," among other films.

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"The Sting" was not just a movie about crime, but seemed to be a crime itself in the making. It faced multiple lawsuits for plagiarism and was involved in lawsuits concerning tax rights.

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If you want something, simply ask. That is how Michael Madsen got the role of Bob. When he saw Robert Rodriguez at a party, he asked him why he was not yet called for a part in Sin City. Rodriguez then cast him in the only unfilled part -- Bob.

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This film is a winner all the way around. In 1996, "The Usual Suspects" won every Oscar for which it was nominated, including best actor (Kevin Spacey) and best original screenplay.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Daniel Day-Lewis listened to Eminem while filming. He thought that his music would help him get into the butcher character.

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The Zodiac killer is only seen on screen when there are survivors. This is because the director wanted to stay as true to reality as possible.

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Speaking of being in charge of props, the person responsible for bringing the prop guns to the set had forgotten them. Hence the joke in the movie about forgetting to bring the guns. The director just went with it.

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The book and the movie are based on a real person, though they took many liberties in creating them. Abagnale says that it is not a biography but an exaggerated story.

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Russel Crowe wanted to get Richie Roberts' voice exactly right. To do this, he listened to recordings of his voice.

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Who would have thought one scene would cause so much guff. The scene with Paltrow's head in the box, stayed so on Brad Pitt's insistence; he also insisted that Morgan Freeman's character NOT shoot the killer after seeing the head in the box. And even though the characters may have seen the head, the audience did not -- though some people swear they did, it never appeared on screen.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The studio that picked up "Bonnie and Clyde" thought that is was going to flop. Because they had little faith in it's success, they offered actor, Warren Beatty, only a $200,000 salary but also 40 percent of the gross income. The film went on to make over $50 million, earning Beatty a hefty salary.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Orlando, Florida's City Hall was in need of demolition and so they contacted producers and offered up their building. They happily obliged.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Movie magic was definitely in play with this films setting. Even though it takes place in Boston, it was filmed in New York. And that condo is actually a library.

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Supreme Court Judge and author of the Carlito books, Judge Edwin Torres, admits that Carlito was based on a mesh of criminals he knew, but whose identities he could not disclose. The lawyers are also said to be people that Torres knew personally, or at least their situations were eerily similar to those he knew.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The cast of "The Maltese Falcon" were set on keeping it a surprise for audiences. When guests would come on set, the cast would "act out" in ways that would have the guides taking the guests out and away from filming.

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Leandro Firmino had no intention of playing Zé Pequeno, or acting at all for that matter. He only attended the audition to keep a friend company. But he really was from the City of God.

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Johnny Depp, who plays George, is five years older than Rachel Griffiths, who plays his mother, and only eight years younger than Ray Liotta, who plays his father.

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In order to entice Julia Roberts to agree to be in the film, she received the script attached to a $20. Also attached was a note from Clooney that said "I hear you're getting $20 a picture now" in reference to her $20 million salary for each film she was making.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The grocery store in the film is actually a disguised Starbucks. It was shut down for filming and used as a gathering place for the cast and crew. The employees, however, were kept on to serve the crew coffee.

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In an interesting change in career, Eddie Bunker was a former criminal turned actor. He was toted around to different jails before finally deciding to take a 180 away from a life of crime. He then began writing crime novels which Quentin Tarantino liked to read.

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Tony Kaye brought a lawsuit on the studio for $275 million for using his name in the credits. The studio also faced a lawsuit for a tattoo of a band that did not want to be associated with the Nazi characters.

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Director Hanson was set on have Kevin Spacey in the film. After many rejections by studios to play in Hanson's films, he finally was able to land Spacey in L.A. Confidential.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Though they show chemistry on film, Hawke was upset with Washington for improvising during the audition. He got over it quickly, since during filming it was difficult for Hawke and Washington to drop out of character when the cameras stopped.

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Tom Hardy put on quite a show in the filming of "RocknRolla." Christopher Nolan said that Hardy's performance was so good, he had no problem casting him in "Inception" and "Dark Knight Rises."

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What would you do if you saw Tom Cruise in your doorway when you opened the front door? In order to prepare for his role, he was asked to deliver FedEx packages int he Los Angeles area undetected as the famous actor that he was.

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If you can't get enough of Jake Gyllenhaal, then this is the movie for you. He is in every single scene of the movie.

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Undercover cop, Joseph D. Pistone, said in an interview that he was only supposed to be undercover for a short few months, but it turned into six years. He did not get to visit his family for more than two years.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The same leather briefcase that was used in "Fargo" was also used in "No Country for Old Men." In both cases, they carry over $1 million.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

The script for Boondock Saints was written by a bartender hoping to get it into Hollywood. It worked out for him, though not without much conflict.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Producers left their mark -- quite literally -- with the film, "Heat." The home in which Trejo was shot in the film still shows a bright red, fake, blood stain where the blood pooled around Trejo.

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Ben Affleck thought very highly of Jeremy Renner, praising his skills. It was Ben's younger brother, Casey, who suggested the part of James Coughlin to be played by Renner. Looks like Ben was right to listen to his little brother.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

On a tight budget, extras worked to play extras. During the boxing scenes, each time the camera moved, the extras moved in order to make it look like a full house.

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In an effort to make himself taller, Mark Wahlberg wore high heels during filming.

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Even though the opening credits claim that this is a "true story," it is not. However the Coen brothers do admit that it could be very loosely based on an actual crime.

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Remember the scene where the actors were hanging upside down? Well in between takes they had to be supported upright to keep from passing out. The was probably a long day for them.

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Which crime movie is shown in this screenshot?

Talk about your on-scene location! Many of the crime scenes in this film were shot where the actual murders happened.

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Miller's Crossing was the last Coen brothers film made with Barry Sonnenfeld, and the first where the Coen's brothers collaborated with Steve Buscemi and John Turturro.

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Real reactions! Josh Hartnett flashed Lucy Lui in the scene where she accidentally walks in the room and Hartnett is wearing only a towel. Lui reaction is genuine, as she didn't know he was going to do this.

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If you want to read the novel before seeing the movie, you better set aside some time. The novel is 344 pages, but the first draft of the screenplay was 408 pages long!

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The diamond ring by Cartier used in the movie was real and worth $1.5 million. I wouldn't want to be the one responsible for keeping track of props for this movie. The ring was returned after being borrowed from Cartier for three days.

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