The Godfather

The Godfather (1972)

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  • Genre: Drama, Crime
  • Release Date: 1972-03-14
  • User Rating: 8.694/10 from 19968 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Francis Ford Coppola
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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 Sonny Corleone
  • Robert Duvall

    as Tom Hagen
  • Richard S. Castellano

    as Clemenza
  • Diane Keaton

    as Kay Adams
  • Talia Shire

    as Connie Corleone Rizzi
  • Gianni Russo

    as Carlo Rizzi
  • Sterling Hayden

    as Captain McCluskey
  • John Marley

    as Jack Woltz
  • Richard Conte

    as Barzini
  • Al Lettieri

    as Sollozzo
  • Abe Vigoda

    as Sal Tessio
  • John Cazale

    as Fredo Corleone
  • Rudy Bond

    as Cuneo
  • Al Martino

    as Johnny Fontane
  • Morgana King

    as Mama Corleone
  • Lenny Montana

    as Luca Brasi
  • John Martino

    as Paulie Gatto
  • Salvatore Corsitto

    as Bonasera
  • Richard Bright

    as Neri
  • Alex Rocco

    as Moe Greene
  • Tony Giorgio

    as Bruno Tattaglia
  • Vito Scotti

    as Nazorine
  • Tere Livrano

    as Theresa Hagen
  • Victor Rendina

    as Philip Tattaglia
  • Jeannie Linero

    as Lucy Mancini
  • Julie Gregg

    as Sandra Corleone
  • Ardell Sheridan

    as Mrs. Clemenza
  • Simonetta Stefanelli

    as Apollonia - Sicilian Sequence
  • Angelo Infanti

    as Fabrizio - Sicilian Sequence
  • Corrado Gaipa

    as Don Tommasino - Sicilian Sequence
  • Franco Citti

    as Calo - Sicilian Sequence
  • Saro Urzì

    as Vitelli - Sicilian Sequence
  • Roman Coppola

    as Boy on Street Who Attended Funeral (uncredited)
  • Sofia Coppola

    as Michael Francis Rizzi (uncredited)
  • Don Costello

    as Don Victor Stracci (uncredited)
  • Italia Coppola

    as Extra in Wedding Scene (uncredited)
  • Gray Frederickson

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

    as Usher in Bridal Party (uncredited)
  • Sonny Grosso

    as Cop Outside Hospital (uncredited)
  • Louis Guss

    as Don Zaluchi (uncredited)
  • Randy Jurgensen

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

    as Tony - Stablehand (uncredited)
  • Tony Lip

    as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
  • Joe Lo Grippo

    as Sonny's Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Lou Martini Jr.

    as Boy at Wedding (uncredited)
  • Raymond Martino

    as Corleone Family Member (uncredited)
  • Joseph Medaglia

    as Priest at Baptism (uncredited)
  • Carol Morley

    as Night Nurse (uncredited)
  • Rick Petrucelli

    as Lou - Sollozzo's Driver (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)
  • Gabriele Torrei

    as Enzo the Baker (uncredited)
  • Nick Vallelonga

    as Wedding Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Conrad Yama

    as Fruit Vendor (uncredited)
Writing Mario Puzo Screenplay
Editing William Reynolds Editor
Production Albert S. Ruddy Producer
Writing Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay
Editing Peter Zinner Editor
Writing Mario Puzo Novel
Sound Nino Rota Original Music Composer
Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Production Gray Frederickson Associate Producer
Production Fred Roos Casting
Art Warren Clymer Art Direction
Art Philip Smith Set Decoration
Production Andrea Eastman Casting
Camera Gordon Willis Director of Photography
Art Dean Tavoularis Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
Production Valerio De Paolis Production Manager
Sound Richard Portman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Philip Leto Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Dick Smith Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Phil Rhodes Makeup Artist
Sound Charles Grenzbach Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Fred C. Caruso Unit Production Manager
Crew Sass Bedig Special Effects
Crew Joe Lombardi Special Effects
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Directing Francis Ford Coppola Director
Directing Tony Brandt Assistant Director
Sound Carlo Savina Conductor
Crew Carmine Coppola Additional Music
Crew Walter Murch Post Production Consulting
Costume & Make-Up George Newman Wardrobe Supervisor
Camera Michael Chapman Camera Operator
Directing Nancy Hopton Script Supervisor
Production Michael Briggs Location Coordinator
Production Tony Bowers Location Coordinator
Crew A.D. Flowers Special Effects
Art Richard Adee Set Decoration
Sound Chris Newman Sound Recordist
Crew Paul Baxley Stunt Coordinator
Crew Harry Daley Stunts
Crew Anthony Caso Stunt Double
Crew Joe Bucaro III Stand In
Production Francis Ford Coppola Producer