Francis Ford Coppola

Biography: Francis Ford Coppola was born on April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan. However, he grew up in a suburb in New York City. His father Carmine Coppola was a famous musician and composer while his mother was an actress. He got a degree in drama from Hofstra University. His first feature film was Dementia 13 which he directed in 1963. He is probably most famous for his 1972 film The Godfather, which became one of the highest-grossing film in history. That year he won two Oscars for The Godfather, one for screenplay and one for Best Picture. He also got a nomination for Best Director. He went on to write and direct many other films including The Godfather II which won him Oscars for Best Director, Writer, and Producer.
He is the brother of Talia Shire and uncle of actor Nicolas Cage.

Francis Ford Coppola's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 100 The Godfather
Lowest Metascore: 19 Supernova
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 47
  2. Negative: 6 out of 47
47 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 Assassination Tango Mar 28, 2003 Executive Producer 9.5
100 The Godfather Mar 11, 1972 Director / Screenplay 9.2
65 Tying the Knot Oct 1, 2004 Himself 9.0
85 The Godfather: Part II Dec 12, 1974 Director / Producer / Screenplay 9.0
74 Peggy Sue Got Married Oct 10, 1986 Director 9.0
57 Dracula Nov 13, 1992 Director / Producer 8.9
90 Apocalypse Now Redux Aug 3, 2001 Director / Producer / Screenplay 8.8
65 Sleepy Hollow Nov 19, 1999 Executive Producer 8.8
46 Pumpkin Jun 28, 2002 Executive Producer 8.7
63 Rumble Fish Oct 8, 1983 Director / Executive Producer / Screenplay 8.7
86 The Conversation Apr 7, 1974 Director / Producer / Written By 8.7
38 The Outsiders Mar 25, 1983 Director 8.6
91 Patton Feb 18, 1970 Screen Story / Screenplay 8.4
75 The Kid Stays in the Picture Jul 26, 2002 Himself 8.3
84 The Black Stallion Oct 13, 1979 Executive Producer 8.3
58 Francis Ford Coppola Presents: The Legend of Suriyothai Jun 20, 2003 Executive Producer 8.0
36 No Such Thing Mar 29, 2002 Executive Producer 8.0
72 The Rainmaker Nov 21, 1997 Director / Screenplay 7.9
60 The Godfather: Part III Dec 25, 1990 Director / Producer / Written By 7.9
36 Jeepers Creepers II Aug 29, 2003 Executive Producer 7.6
63 Don Juan DeMarco Apr 7, 1995 Producer 7.6
89 Lost in Translation Sep 12, 2003 Executive Producer 7.5
31 Jack Aug 9, 1996 Director / Producer 7.5
74 Tucker: The Man and His Dream Aug 12, 1988 Director 7.5
76 The Virgin Suicides Apr 21, 2000 Producer 7.4
77 Seduced and Abandoned Oct 18, 2013 Himself 7.4
55 The Third Miracle Dec 29, 1999 Executive Producer 7.3
65 Tetro Jun 11, 2009 Director / Producer / Writer 6.8
56 CQ May 24, 2002 Executive Producer 6.7
61 The Good Shepherd Dec 22, 2006 Executive Producer 6.6