R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The 45th Academy Award winner as Best Picture, it was the first winner to be even partially set in Los Angeles, the first to depict the film industry, and the first in which an Oscar statuette is visible.
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 ...
The placement of Moe Green's drink during his meeting with Michael.
In the end credits, Marlon Brando's name is the only one that is not accompanied by the character name that he plays (e.g. "as Vito Corleone").
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:
For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
Sung by all at Michael's birthday party
English, Italian, Latin
£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)
$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)
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