R | | Crime, Drama
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The hospital scenes were filmed in two different locations: the exterior scenes were filmed at a side entrance to the Bellevue Hospital, and the interior shots were filmed at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, New York.
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 ...
Before Vito is shot, he looks down the street and sees the two assassins turn a corner. They turn left to face towards him, indicating they were on the same side of the street as Vito. When they start running towards him, however, they step to the left to get on to the street. That would mean they had to be on the opposite side of the street.
In the Blu-Ray version, the 2002 Paramount logo is used and tinted in sepia.
In 1977, a special version for television titled The Godfather Saga was prepared by director Francis Ford Coppola and editor Barry Malkin by re-editing The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II in chronological order and adding deleted scenes. Most of these deleted scenes are also included separately on the DVD release and in The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980. Among the deleted scenes:
English, Italian, Latin
£14,480 (UK) (11 July 1996)
$134,966,411 (USA) (11 May 1997)
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