About

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

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Directed by

Francis Ford Coppola

Written by

Mario Puzo (Screenplay)
Francis Ford Coppola (Screenplay)

Runtime

162 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

All the power on earth can't change destiny.

Cast

Keywords

daughter italy new york christianity assassination lawyer italian american helicopter confession pope vatican

Photos

Lists

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

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

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Gordon Willis

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Dean Tavoularis Gary Fettis

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Barry Malkin Lisa Fruchtman Walter Murch

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Carmine Coppola