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29,336 Ratings

The Godfather

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
United States, 1972
Crime, Drama


In this Oscar-winning chronicle of a Sicilian mafia dynasty, The Corleones, the aging patriarch attempts to entrust the family business onto his youngest son, Michael, an idealistic WWII hero hesitant to follow in his father’s footsteps. Based on the novel by Mario Puzo.

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The Godfather Directed by Francis Ford Coppola

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | 3 wins including: Best Picture

1973 | 8 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

National Board of Review

1972 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

1973 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor

Directors Guild of America

1973 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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