The Godfather

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Overview

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

  1. Mario Puzo

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Francis Ford Coppola

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando

    Don Vito Corleone

  2. Al Pacino

    Al Pacino

    Michael Corleone

  3. James Caan

    James Caan

    Santino 'Sonny' Corleone

  4. Richard S. Castellano

    Richard S. Castellano

    Pete Clemenza

  5. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Tom Hagen

  6. Sterling Hayden

    Sterling Hayden

    Capt. Mark McCluskey

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Movie Data

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 55m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $245,066,411.00

Homepage http://www.thegodfather.com/

Release Information

  • March 15, 1972
    R, Theatrical

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A review by futuretv

10.0
By futuretv

The Godfather Review by Al Carlson

The Godfather is a film considered by most to be one of the greatest ever made. From The American Film Institute to as voted by users on the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) it is consider to be one of the best. As a film that ranks as high as other masterpieces including Citizen Kane, Pulp Fiction and 12 Angry Men, The Godfather is an exceptional piece of cinema excellence that is flawless and is simply the pinnacle crime drama.
The Godfather revolves around the Corleone’s, an Italian family with deep roots in the New York City mafia. The head of the Cor... [read the rest](/review/5346fa840e0a265ffa001e20).
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