R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Moe Greene was modelled after Jewish mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, although Siegel was not known for wearing glasses. Both were assassinated with a shot through the eye, with the glasses worn by Greene being necessary in order to accomplish the ... ...
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 Luca Brasi is sitting outside Don Corleone's office talking to himself, practicing his little tribute, he is clearly wearing a rectangular-faced watch with 'solid' strap on his left wrist. A few moments later as he gives his thanks to Don Corleone, the watch has become round-faced with chain link strap.
Other than Mario Puzo's name there are no opening credits.
English, Italian, Latin
£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)
$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)
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