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The Godfather
Directed by:
Francis Ford Coppola

"The Godfather" (also known as "Pate, Der", "Mario Puzo's The Godfather", "Padrino, Il") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, released on March 15 of 1972 in the USA , starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden and John Marley.

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Who directed "The Godfather":

The Godfather was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an American producer, director, writer, actor, and composer.

Before directing The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola had directed The Rain People, released in 1969, Finian's Rainbow (1968), You're a Big Boy Now (1966), Dementia 13 (1963), The Terror (1963), and The Bellboy and the Playgirls (1962). Since, he directed The Conversation, released in 1974, The Godfather: Part II (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), One from the Heart (1982), The Outsiders (1983), and Rumble Fish (1983).

When was "The Godfather" released:

The Godfather was first released on Wednesday, March 15, 1972, in the United States. Also released on this day were Man and Boy (dir. E.W. Swackhamer) and Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (dir. Curtis Harrington). This was forty-seven (47) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 18, 1972 in France; Thursday, August 24, 1972 in Germany; Thursday, September 14, 1972 in Italy; Thursday, November 02, 1972 in Australia and on Saturday, July 15, 1972 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Godfather":

At the casting of The Godfather we find Marlon Brando, previously seen in The Nightcomers (1972) and The Night of the Following Day (1968); Al Pacino (Me, Natalie (1969)); James Caan (T.R. Baskin (1971), Rabbit, Run (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, Talia Shire, Gianni Russo, John Cazale and Morgana King can also be seen in The Godfather: Part II, released in 1974.
  • Al Martino and Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale can be seen in The Godfather: Part III, released in 1990.
  • Marlon Brando and Rudy Bond also appeared in On the Waterfront, released in 1954.

What is the Storyline of "The Godfather":

In late August 1945, as the movie opens, Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) hears requests for favors during the Don's daughter Connie's wedding reception, while his adopted son Tom Hagen (Robert Duvall) listens. Singer Johnny Fontane (Al Martino), Corleone's godson, asks for help in landing a movie role that will revitalize his flagging career. Hagen is dispatched to California to meet with studio head Jack Woltz (John Marley) to ensure Fontane gets his desired role. After initially refusing to cast [...]

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