R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Before the film was in production, Paramount had been going through an unsuccessful period. Their latest mafia based movie, The Brotherhood (1968), had been a box office bomb. In addition, the studio had usurped their budget for their recent films: Darling Lili (1970), -Paint Your Wagon (1969) and Waterloo (1970). The budget ... ...
I believe in America. America has made my fortune. And I raised my daughter in the American fashion. I gave her freedom but I taught her never to dishonor her family. She found a "boy friend," not an Italian. She went to the movies with him. She ...
Level of wine in the glasses while Michael and Kay are having dinner following the attempted assassination of Vito Corleone.
Although Mario Puzo is given possessory credit at the beginning, and is credited as a screenwriter at the end, no credit is given to him on-screen as author of the original novel, even though that credit is given on the poster. This credit does appear in the second film, however.
English, Italian, Latin
$223,758 (USA) (4 April 1997)
$134,821,952 (USA) (2 May 1997)
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