skip navigation
The Godfather

The Godfather(1972)

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:
Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (0)

DVDs from TCM Shop

The Godfather Epic tale of a 1940s New York... MORE > $39.98 Regularly $39.98 Buy Now

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

powered by AFI

DVDs from TCM Shop

The Godfather Epic tale of a 1940s New York... MORE > $14.98
Regularly $14.98
buy now

  • Re-released in United States on Video May 6, 1997
  • Based on the Mario Puzo novel "The Godfather" (New York, 1969).
  • Released in USA on video.
  • Re-released in Madrid November 1990.
  • Re-released in Sydney November 1, 1990.
  • Re-released in Tokyo November 24, 1990.
  • Released in United States on Video 1977 (as part of the re-edited, 450-minute "The Godfather Saga" edition)
  • Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of program "The Essential Brando" March 16 - April 7, 1996.)
  • Released in United States March 1972
  • Released in United States Spring March 15, 1972
  • Limited re-release in United States March 21, 1997
  • Re-released in United States on Video May 6, 1997 (25th Anniversary Edition--digitally remastered)
  • Brando was not in attendance at the Oscar ceremony and Native-American Sacheen Littlefeather refused the Best Actor award on his behalf, reading a statement from Brando citing the treatment of American Indians in film and television for the action.
  • Selected in 1990 for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
  • Selected in 1998 as one of the AFI's list of 100 Greatest American Films of the century.
  • Voted Best Actor (Pacino) by the 1972 National Society of Film Critics.
  • Voted Best Supporting Actor (Duvall) by the 1972 New York Film Critics. Voted Best Supporting Actor (Pacino) and One of the Year's Ten Best Films by the 1972 National Board of Review.
  • Voted One of the Year's Ten Best Films by the 1972 New York Times Film Critics.
  • Winner of the 1972 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
  • Limited re-release in United States March 21, 1997
  • Released in United States 1996
  • Released in United States March 1972
  • Released in United States on Video 1977
  • Released in United States Spring March 15, 1972