R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The film takes place from 1945 to 1955.
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 ...
As Vito Corleone comes home from the hospital, a newspaper article is shown that reads "Syndicate Big Shot Corleone Goes Home" the table of contents shows "TV / Radio" listings. It's unlikely TV listings were in the newspaper in the 1940s.
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
£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)
$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)
Dive deep into everything superheroes, horror, Fall TV, and more.