The Godfather (1972)
|Genres:||Crime | Drama | Gangster|
|Released:||15 March 1972 (New York City, New York - premiere)|
- Marlon Brando and Al Pacino in two of their most iconic roles of their careers.
Francis Ford Coppola's epic masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar ®-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged. Based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel and featuring career-making performances by Al Pacino, James Caan and Robert Duvall, this searing and brilliant film garnered ten Academy Award® nominations, and won three including Best Picture of 1972.
In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.
The negotiator's at my house playing pinochle with some of my men, he's happy. They're letting him win.
[to Michael] So, Barzini will move against you first. He'll set up a meeting with someone that you absolutely trust, guaranteeing your safety. And at that meeting, you'll be assassinated.
[speaking to himself, practicing his speech]
[then, starting over]