R | | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.
1998: Voted #1 in TV Guide magazine's list of the 50 Greatest Movies on TV and Video (August 8-14 issue). The Godfather (1972) ranked #7.
The godfather was born Vito Andolini, in the town of Corleone in Sicily. In 1901 his father was murdered for an insult to the local Mafia chieftain. His older brother Paolo swore revenge and disappeared into the hills, leaving Vito, the only male ...
When Vito and Genco go to the theatre, and watch the 'Senza Mama' show, the singer's voice is clearly out of sync with the words of the song.
Closing credits state that this film is "Based on the Novel "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo." In fact, only the scenes showing the young Vito have any basis in the novel. Everything dealing with Michael Corleone and his family in Las Vegas was created for the film, with the exception of the character Deanna Dunn.
English, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Sicilian
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