About

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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Directed by

Francis Ford Coppola

Written by

Mario Puzo (Screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (Screenplay)

Runtime

175 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

An offer you can't refuse.

Cast

Keywords

italy loss of loved one 1950s love at first sight mafia organized crime lawyer europe italian american mob boss 1940s patriarch crime family rise to power

Photos

Lists

#2 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#6 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#2 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#1 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Francis Ford Coppola Mario Puzo

Oscar for Best Picture Albert S. Ruddy

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Marlon Brando

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Robert Duvall