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Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). When the don’s youngest son, Michael (Al Pacino), reluctantly joins the Mafia, he becomes involved in the inevitable cycle of violence and betrayal. Although Michael tries to maintain a normal relationship with his wife, Kay (Diane Keaton), he is drawn deeper into the family business.
Get $5 Tickets Up Next in Retro Series The Godfather by the numbers
1. The film is based on Mario Puzo’s 1969 novel that remained on The New York Times Best Seller list for 67 weeks and sold over 9 million copies in two years.
2. Approximately 90% of the film was shot in New York City and its surrounding suburbs, using over 120 unique locations.
3. The opening wedding scene was shot in a Staten Island neighborhood using almost 750 locals as extras.
4. The Godfather broke many box office records to become the highest grossing film of 1972 at $81.5 million.
5. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards® and won three, including Best Actor for Marlon Brando and Best Picture of 1972.
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