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The Godfather (1972)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama


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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.


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Trivia

Nino Rota was originally nominated for an Oscar for his score but the nomination was withdrawn when it was realized that he had substantially re-worked parts of his earlier score for Fortunella (1958).


Quotes

Bonasera: 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 ...
Bonasera: ...


Goofs

Outside the hospital, as McCluskey prepares to punch Michael, as the shot changes showing McCluskey (Sterling Hayden) punching Michael, it is clearly not Sterling Hayden throwing the punch as evidenced by the longer, brown hair of the man doing the punching (vs. Hayden's short, gray hair).


Crazy Credits

In the Blu-Ray version, the 2002 Paramount logo is used and tinted in sepia.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama

Details

Release Date:

24 March 1972

Language

English, Italian, Latin


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)

Gross:

$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)

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