The Godfather

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Universal acclaim - based on 14 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 1914 Ratings

Summary: Francis Ford Coppola's epic features Marlon Brando in his Oscar-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged. Based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel and featuring career-making performances by Al Pacino, James Caan and Robert Duvall, this searing and brilliant film garnered ten Academy Award nominations, and won three including Best Picture of 1972. [Paramount Pictures]

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Runtime: 175 min
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Production: Paramount Pictures
Genres: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Languages: English, Italian, Latin
Home Release Date: Oct 9, 2001
Director Credit
Francis Ford Coppola Director
Writer Credit
Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay
Mario Puzo Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Al Pacino Michael Corleone
Marlon Brando Don Vito Corleone
Cast Credit
Abe Vigoda Sal Tessio
Al Lettieri Virgil 'The Turk' Sollozzo
Diane Keaton Kay Adams
Gianni Russo Carlo Rizzi
James Caan Santino 'Sonny' Corleone
John Cazale Fredo Corleone
John Marley Jack Woltz
Richard Conte Don Emilio Barzini
Richard S. Castellano Peter Clemenza
Robert Duvall Tom Hagen
Rudy Bond Don Carmine Cuneo
Sterling Hayden Capt. McCluskey
Talia Shire Connie Corleone Rizzi
Producer Credit
Albert S. Ruddy Producer
Gray Frederickson Associate Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: