Think You Know Scarface and GoodFellas? Prove It With Mob Week’s Ultimate Fan Games

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Being a real mob movie fan means watching movies like Scarface, GoodFellas and the The Godfather trilogy over and over (which you can do all this weekend during AMC’s Mob Week). It also means immersing yourself so much in the genre that you know everything there is to know about Tony Montana, Henry Hill and the Corleones. Think you’re in that class? Test your knowledge of your favorite big screen crime families, gangsters, and wise guys with these ultimate fan games online…

Donnie Brasco
Johnny Depp’s arrest in 1994 helped him get cast. What was he arrested for?

GoodFellas
GoodFellas received six Oscar nods, but only won one award. What was it?

Scarface
Which Tony Montana one-liner made AFI’s 100 Years 100 Movie Quotes list?

The Godfather, Part 1
Francis Ford Coppola wasn’t the first choice to direct The Godfather. Who was?

The Godfather, Part II
Actor Joe Pesci was considered for which role in this Godfather sequel?

The Godfather, Part III
Which star from the first two movies did not return for the third installment?

The Godfather Trilogy
Which pic in the franchise earned the most Oscars?

The Untouchables
Which actor did director Brian De Palma have to pay $200,000 for not casting?

Don’t miss AMC’s Mob Week which continues through Sun., Aug. 5.

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Video – Small Town Security‘s Third Episode Now Streaming at AMCtv.com

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Did you miss last night’s brand-new episode of Small Town Security on AMC? Or perhaps you did watch but want another helping of JJK hilarity? Whether you’re seeing it for the first time or catching it again, you can watch the latest episode right now: AMCtv.com is streaming Episode 3 of Small Town Security in its entirety for free, in addition to Episode 2 and the series premiere. But don’t delay — these episodes will only be available online for a limited time, and another all-new episode airs this Sunday night.

UPDATE: This video is no longer available.

Don’t miss a brand new episode Small Town Security this Sunday at 11/10c on AMC.

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Small Town Security Episode 3, “Dr. Sandy and the Swear Jar” – Online Extras

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This week, Irwin encountered resistance when he brought in business consultant Dr. Sandy in an attempt to get the JJK team to act more professionally. You can learn more by checking out the following online extras for Episode 3 of Small Town Security, “Dr. Sandy and the Swear Jar”:

A web-exclusive video in which Joan annoys her coworkers by eating in the office.

A video of one of the most talked-about scenes from Episode 3 of Small Town Security (CONTAINS SPOILERS)

An exclusive interview with Small Town Security‘s Irwin Koplan

Photo: Brian’s Christa Count chart

An open thread for this episode in the AMC Talk Forum (Chat with fellow fans)

Also worthy of your attention:

6 new photos from Small Town Security

Ask Small Town Security‘s Joan Koplan questions for a fan interview on Tue., Aug. 28

Ask Small Town Security Dennis Croft questions for a fan interview on Tue., Aug. 21

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Q&A – Irwin Koplan (Small Town Security)

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Irwin “The Captain” Koplan is Joan’s husband and the co-owner of JJK Security and Investigations on AMC’s Small Town Security. In this interview , he talks about how he first met Joan and who swears the most in the office. (It’s not who you think.)

Q: What was your initial reaction when you learned that JJK was going to be the subject of a TV show?

A: I had my serious doubts, because you don’t see the forest through the trees. I knew we were different. We’re a rather diverse group — to the point of being dysfunctional, I would say. People would want to come and just hang around the office, because they’d be entertained for an hour or two. After hearing people’s comments so many times about how funny we were, we thought maybe we had something there that might be interesting to an audience. Actually, it was Joan’s idea. We did it all for Joan. I think everybody had their doubts, but everybody was encouraged. I don’t think we ever thought it would progress this far.

Q: How did you and Joan meet?

A: We met just by pure chance. I was living in New York City. I was with a company selling copiers. My co-worker friends and I went out after work, and there she was in this little pizza joint, behind the counter. I don’t think she was officially an employee. She just knew the owner. I guess, I was kind of immediately attracted to her. She served me a drink and it was the worst soda I ever put in my mouth! That gave me an opportunity to talk to her. She came over to the table and after talking for a while, I asked her out. That’s the way it went.

Q: How did the two of you come to start JJK Security and Investigations?

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Chat Online About Small Town Security Episode 3 This Sunday Night

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Throughout this season of AMC’s new original series Small Town Security, viewers are invited to discuss the latest episode with friends and fellow fans on the AMC Talk forum while the episode airs on AMC.

Want to join the conversation? Then log on to AMCtv.com this Sunday night and leave your comments in the open thread for Small Town Security Episode 3, “Dr. Sandy and the Swear Jar,” LIVE while the episode airs on AMC. The East Coast Watch on TV / Chat Online event begins at 11/10c, while the West Coast event begins at 11PM PT.

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If You’re Crazy About Rambo, You’re in Luck On-Air and Online

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Grab your fatigues, strap on a headband, and get ready for AMC’s Crazy About Rambo. Starting on Sun., Jul. 29 at 1:30PM | 12:30C, you can catch all four explosive flicks in the Rambo Franchise. Don’t have your jungle warfare gear assembled yet? No worries. You can experience the Rambo marathon on-air and online. Check out the Rambo schedule then…

ULTIMATE FAN GAMES

John Rambo
He’s spent a lot of time fighting battles at home and abroad. But where was he born?

Rambo: First Blood
Famous redhead alert: David Caruso (Deputy Mitch) went on to star in which cop show?

Rambo: First Blood Part II
Although set in Vietnam, Rambo: First Blood Part II was filmed in which other country?

Rambo III
Which Guinness World Record did Rambo III hold when released in 1990?

Rambo (2008)
Why did Stallone keep his shirt on throughout the fourth installment of the franchise?

Rambo Movies
How well do you know the entire series?

Sylvester Stallone
He’s been Rambo and Rocky. Which other iconic movie hero did Stallone lobby to play?

MOVIE RANKING LISTS

Rambo Movies
Rambo: First Blood is holding a strong lead against the other films. Do you agree with the latest results? Cast your vote now!

Top Sylvester Stallone Action Movies
Think the Rambo flicks are Sly’s best movies? Vote now to make sure they stay at the top of the list.

The Best Movies of Sylvester Stallone
The top five spots are close with Rocky and Rambo duking it out. Weigh in on which you think should be number one!

STORY NOTES

Story Notes for Rambo: First Blood Part II.
Get the inside scoop on the second installment of the Rambo franchise, including behind the scenes info and facts about the cast and crew.

TOURNAMENT

Which Stallone Role is Toughest?
Is John Rambo tougher then Cosmo Carboni? Only you can decide.

Don’t miss AMC’s Crazy About Rambo, starting on Sun., July 29 at 1:30PM | 12:30C.

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The Original Is the Best Clearly But Which The Matrix Movie Is Next Best in the Series?

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As the Oracle says, “Everything that has a beginning has an end.” But online voting for your favorite The Matrix movie still rages on… For the past month, AMC viewers have been weighing in on which flick they think is best. As you might have guessed, the original leads the pack by a wide margin but the fate of the other two is far from decided. Ready to have your say? Vote on your favorite The Matrix sequel now!

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Don’t miss AMC’s Crazy About The Matrix on Sat., Jul. 28 starting at 11AM/10C.

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Small Town Security

USA Today Applauds Small Town Security for Defying Stereotypes

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This week, USA Today applauds Small Town Security for defying reality series stereotypes. Plus, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recommends the series, and The Montreal Gazette hails Joan Koplan. Read on for more:

• “Most of today’s reality series offer little more than overproduced, mindless sludge. But every now and then, a show manages to defy the stereotype,” says USA Today of Small Town Security.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recommends Small Town Security in its weekly round-up of what to watch.

The Montreal Gazette hails Joan Koplan for being “just as ornery, controversial, unpredictable and politically incorrect as the boys.”

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The Godfather. GoodFellas. Scarface. Which Mob Movie Whacks the Competition?

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Gambling empires. Feuding families. Drug kingpins. These aren’t just the stuff that mob movies are made of, they’re what make up some of greatest movies of all time. Need proof? Look no further than AMC’s Mob Week — seven days of classic flicks like The Godfather, GoodFellas, Scarface, and The Untouchables — starting this coming Monday. So while there shouldn’t be any doubt that mob movies rule, the tough question really is… Which one reigns supreme? That’s your call…

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Don’t miss AMC’s Mob Week airing Mon., Jul. 30 through Sun., Aug. 5.

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Crazy About Death Wish? You’ll Find Plenty Online and On-Air

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Freaks, muggers, and dope peddlers are taking over the streets this Friday with AMC’s Crazy About Death Wish – during which AMC will broadcast all five movies in the franchise. Want to get into the head of Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson)? Knowledge is power! Feel the Death Wish spirit with…

ULTIMATE FAN GAMES

Death Wish Movies
How well do you know the franchise? Do you know for instance what Paul Kersey does for a living?

Charles Bronson
Fun fact! Which Death Wish movie stars Charles Bronson’s wife, Jill Ireland?

MOVIE RANKING LISTS

Death Wish Movies
The original Death Wish holds the top spot as the sequels battle for second place. Cast your vote now!

Charles Bronson’s Best Movies
Are The Magnificent Seven and The Dirty Dozen really better than Death Wish? Only you can decide.

PHOTOS

The Best Battles of Charles Bronson
Whether he’s playing the hero (Death Wish) or the villain (Machine-Gun Kelly), getting on Bronson’s bad side can be a fatal mistake.

Don’t miss AMC’s Crazy About Death Wish, starting on Fri., Jul. 27 at 6/5c.

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