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Godfather, The

Lists: Best Picture nominee 1970 to 1979, Best Picture Winners from the 1970s, Drama, HPR Movie Of The Day, AFI 100 (2007)

Brief Synopsis: "The story spans the years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles 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."

Overall Ranking: 3 (Rank from 1972: # 1)


Rating:
95.55
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
96.76

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 90.91%
Regular 9.09%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Bryan Lowers100
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R100(full review)
Steve Habrat100(full review)
BTS Brian100
Danny M100
Mario L100
Sean Kelly100(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews100
Josh of Classicblanca100
Thomas Pollock100
Patrick Devitt100
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
SaJaK100
Lisa Marie Bowman100 - One of the best movies of all time.
(full review)
Jim Carrier98Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 9
David Baruffi97(full review)
Bryan Lienesch96 - An incredible crime saga told with so much detail and conviction, you question just how fictional it really is.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 7
J Bumgardner90
MandF Reviews90 - Marlon Brando and Al Pacino star in this mafia epic
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 5
Dave Examines Movies76(full review)
J Collins70



People Involved

  • Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone)
  • Al Pacino (Michael Corleone)
  • James Caan (Santino Sonny Corleone)
  • Richard S. Castellano (Pete Clemenza)
  • Robert Duvall (Tom Hagen)
  • Sterling Hayden (Capt. Mark McCluskey)
  • Richard Conte (Emilio Barzini)
  • Al Lettieri (Virgil Der Türke Sollozzo)
  • Diane Keaton (Kay Adams)
  • Abe Vigoda (Salvatore "Sally" Tessio)
  • Talia Shire (Connie Corleone Rizzi)
  • Gianni Russo (Carlo Rizzi)
  • John Cazale (Fredo Corleone)
  • John Marley (Jack Woltz)
  • Rudy Bond (Carmine Cuneo)
  • Al Martino (Johnny Fontane)
  • Simonetta Stefanelli (Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone)
  • Victor Rendina (Philip Tattaglia)
  • Tony Giorgio (Bruno Tattaglia)
  • Albert S. Ruddy (Director)
  • Francis Ford Coppola (Director)
  • Mario Puzo (Director)


  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Godfather: Part II, The
  • Godfather Part III, The
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  • Francis Ford Coppola 101
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