The Godfather

The Godfather (1972)

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  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1972-03-14
  • User Rating: 8.5/10 from 6474 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola
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Summary

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

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  • Marlon Brando

    as Don Vito Corleone
  • Al Pacino

    as Michael Corleone
  • James Caan

    as Santino 'Sonny' Corleone
  • Richard S. Castellano

    as Pete Clemenza
  • Robert Duvall

    as Tom Hagen
  • Sterling Hayden

    as Capt. Mark McCluskey
  • John Marley

    as Jack Woltz
  • Richard Conte

    as Emilio Barzini
  • Al Lettieri

    as Virgil 'Der Türke' Sollozzo
  • Diane Keaton

    as Kay Adams
  • Abe Vigoda

    as Salvatore "Sally" Tessio
  • Talia Shire

    as Connie Corleone Rizzi
  • Gianni Russo

    as Carlo Rizzi
  • John Cazale

    as Fredo Corleone
  • Rudy Bond

    as Carmine Cuneo
  • Al Martino

    as Johnny Fontane
  • Morgana King

    as Mama Corleone
  • Lenny Montana

    as Luca Brasi
  • John Martino

    as Paulie
  • Salvatore Corsitto

    as Bonasera
  • Alex Rocco

    as Moe Greene
  • Tony Giorgio

    as Bruno Tattaglia
  • Victor Rendina

    as Philip Tattaglia
  • Simonetta Stefanelli

    as Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone
  • Saro Urzì

    as Vitelli
  • Sofia Coppola

    as Michael Francis Rizzi
  • Louis Guss

    as Don Zaluchi
  • Gabriele Torrei

    as Enzo, the baker
  • Tony King

    as Tony - Stablehand
  • Richard Bright

    as Neri
  • Vito Scotti

    as Nazorine
  • Tere Livrano

    as Theresa Hagen
  • Julie Gregg

    as Sandra Corleone
  • Angelo Infanti

    as Fabrizio
  • Corrado Gaipa

    as Don Tommasino
  • Franco Citti

    as Calo
  • Max Brandt

    as Extra in Furniture-Moving Scene (uncredited)
  • Carmine Coppola

    as Piano Player in Montage (uncredited)
  • Roman Coppola

    as Boy on Street Who Attended Funeral (uncredited)
  • Don Costello

    as Don Victor Stracci (uncredited)
  • Robert Dahdah

    as Crowd (uncredited)
  • Gray Frederickson

    as Cowboy on the Set at Woltz's Studio (uncredited)
  • Ron Gilbert

    as Usher in Bridal Party (uncredited)
  • Joe Lo Grippo

    as Sonny's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Sonny Grosso

    as Cop Outside Hospital (uncredited)
  • Randy Jurgensen

    as Sonny's Killer #1 (uncredited)
  • Tony Lip

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Lou Martini Jr.

    as Boy at Wedding (uncredited)
  • Raymond Martino

    as Corleone Family Member (uncredited)
  • Joseph Medaglia

    as Priest at Baptism (uncredited)
  • Rick Petrucelli

    as Man in Passenger Seat (uncredited)
  • Sal Richards

    as Drunk (uncredited)
  • Tom Rosqui

    as Rocco Lampone (uncredited)
  • Frank Sivero

    as Street Extra (uncredited)
  • Filomena Spagnuolo

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Joe Spinell

    as Willi Cicci (uncredited)
  • Nick Vallelonga

    as Wedding Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Conrad Yama

    as Fruit Vendor (uncredited)
Directing Francis Ford Coppola Director
Production Albert S. Ruddy Producer
Writing Mario Puzo Screenplay
Writing Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay
Editing William Reynolds Editor
Editing Peter Zinner Editor
Writing Mario Puzo Novel
Camera Gordon Willis Director of Photography
Sound Nino Rota Original Music Composer
Art Dean Tavoularis Production Design
Art Warren Clymer Art Direction
Art Philip Smith Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
Production Gray Frederickson Associate Producer
Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Production Andrea Eastman Casting
Production Fred Roos Casting
Production Valerio De Paolis Production Manager
Camera Robert Ward Grip
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Sound Richard Portman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Chris Newman Sound
Costume & Make-Up Phil Rhodes Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Philip Leto Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Dick Smith Makeup Artist
Sound John C. Hammell Music Editor
Sound Charles Grenzbach Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Robert Evans Executive Producer
Production Fred C. Caruso Unit Production Manager
Production Ned Kopp Production Manager
Directing Tony Brandt Assistant Director
Directing Stephen F. Kesten Assistant Director
Crew Sass Bedig Special Effects
Crew Joe Lombardi Special Effects
Visual Effects Paul J. Lombardi Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Paul Baxley Stunt Coordinator
Crew Joe Bucaro III Stunts
Crew Steven Burnett Stunts
Production Riccardo Bertoni Casting
Costume & Make-Up George Newman Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marilyn Putnam Costume Design
Sound Carl Fortina Musician

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