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The Godfather

Cast

Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano View All


Crew

Francis Ford Coppola (Director), Mario Puzo (Screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (Screenplay) View All

Release: Mar. 15th, 1972
Runtime: 2 hours, 55 minutes
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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I believe it would be wrong to review 'The Godfather' merely as a film. From its initial cinema release in 1972, 'The Godfather' has now evolved to become part of our culture. It is quintessentially...

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Daniel M
The film is beautifully written, it is quite complex with lots of sub plots to keep up with, and it is only now after a few viewings that I think I have come to fully appreciate just how good it is, I always knew it was great, but now I think it might just be the greatest.
Cobpyth
So, if you're the kind of person that looks for great individual moments in films, you'll find it here, but if you want a cohesive story that deeply analyzes the film's characters and the environment it's set in, The Godfather will also completely satisfy you.
seanc
If The Godfather is ever anything more than a perfect film to me something about the way I view film will have to change drastically.
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