R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
Fred Roos cast John Cazale after seeing him in an off-Broadway play called "Life", which co-starred Richard Dreyfuss (who invited Roos). Roos recalled, "We were looking for a Fredo at that time, and I had no idea who John Cazale was. He knocked me out. First chance I got, I brought him in and I ... ...
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 ...
When Vito Corleone is being shot at, one of the thugs is carrying a Beretta model 70 which was not in production until 1958.
Other than Mario Puzo's name there are no opening credits.
In 1977, a special version for television titled was prepared by director and editor by re-editing and in chronological order and adding deleted scenes. Most of these deleted scenes are also included separately on the DVD release and in . Among the deleted scenes:
English, Italian, Latin
£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)
$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)
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