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The Godfather

The Godfather(1972)

Also Known As: Mario Puzo's The Godfather |

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Brief Synopsis

Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.

Cast & Crew

Marlon Brando Don Vito Corleone
Al Pacino Michael [Corleone]
James Caan [Santino] Sonny [Corleone]
Robert Duvall Tom Hagen
Sterling Hayden Capt. McCluskey
John Marley Jack Woltz
Richard Conte [Don Emilio] Barzini
Al Lettieri Sollozzo ["The Turk"]
Diane Keaton Kay Adams [Corleone]
Abe Vigoda [Salvatore] Tessio
Talia Shire Connie [Corleone Rizzi]

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York City: 14 Mar 1972; New York opening: 15 Mar 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  An Albert S. Ruddy Production
AFI Library; Pat's DVD*
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  DTS (re-release), Mono Production Co:  Alfran Productions, Inc., Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  175-177 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • One Of The Best

    frank r. lopez 2017-07-17

    Crime family saga in epic form. If not the best film ever made it is right there at the top of filmmaking. A great cast and performances about 1950's... MORE>

  • Sacreligious Godfather

    DON RILEY 2017-06-05

    TCM And Fathom Events version on a Theater screen is many times better than any Television. This film must be seen in a theater if possible. The wedding... MORE>

  • The Godfather

    Vic Noto 2017-04-18

    Such a terrific movie and in MY observation one of the BEST cast films I've seen,which includes even the "Bit Parts".My 2 favorite... MORE>