The Godfather

DVD - 2004
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
The Godfather
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The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.


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Feb 25, 2015
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I saw the Godfather in the theater one afternoon and went back to see it again that same night eons ago. Since, I read the books, bought Video Cassettes, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. Today, I still have the BRs somewhere, selling for less than $12 each at Amazon. Think I have opined succinctly, at least with my pocket book.

Feb 12, 2015
  • BrianBay rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The movie was great, but just wasn't the same without Vito.

Feb 12, 2015
  • BrianBay rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Probably one of the best movies I've watched so far!

Oct 07, 2014
  • garycornell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"The Godfather" Numbers one and two are considered to rank in the top 10 All Time Classic Movies. "The Godfather" number three is a good movie that does not rate as highly as the first two. Francis Ford Coppola wrote the screenplay and directed the movie. It was he who picked Marlon Brando for the title role. Many in Hollywood thought Brando was past his prime as an actor. It took a brilliant director to pick not only Brando but an entire cast that were all spell binding. "The Godfather" is a movie your not going to forget. It is a masterpiece of film work on every level. That includes the screenplay, the soundtrack, the cinematography, and of course the wonderful casts in all three movies.
P.S. KCLS has 10 copies of "The Godfather Collection" and 43 patrons waiting to see this movie collection that first came out in 1978. The 3 movies make up one of the finest series of movies with a continuous theme.

Sep 28, 2014

A movie you can not refuse!

The trials and tribulations of a New York area crime family in the later 1940s and 1950s is one of the classics of American film history.

Jul 19, 2014

Disgusting.

Jun 16, 2014
  • Isley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As good as everyone says (which is saying something) this really is fine filmmaking. I don’t know that the inclusion of the flashback story is really necessary (as I found the modern story more compelling) but this is as fine (and dark) of a mafia film as one is likely to see.

May 22, 2014
  • petercorell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The Godfather is a Five Star Movie by every movie critic I ever read. We are talking about 3 movies though, and Number 1 is the best of the bunch. I don't believe there is a better mob movie than Godfather1 !Many of the best characters are already dead by Godfather 2, such as Sonny played by James Caan. You can find someone who may quibble about a thing or two, but for my money, The Godfather Collection is Top Ten Movie Collection of All Time!

May 12, 2014
  • duane767 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I could see why this was the iconic movie that it has been made out to be. Considering that a lot of the mob schematics used here were used here first and that it set trends for many, many movies and scenes to follow you can't help but appreciate it. Even for its time and even in viewing it now it deserves its 18A rating. Looking forward to watching Part 2 (ironically, I watched Part 3 years ago when it first came out but never watched Parts 1 & 2 until now).

Jan 13, 2014
  • a5a22406 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Man, what a movie! A classic. You should also see part-two as the family moves into Las Vegas in a big way.

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Sep 04, 2014

Don Corleone: I`m gonna make him a offer he can`t refuse

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Don Corleone: "...I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Jack Woltz: "Tell your boss he can ask for anything else, but this is one favor I can't grant him." Tom Hagen: "Mr. Corleone never asks a second favor once he's refused the first, understood?"

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

(Tessio brings in Luca Brasi's bulletproof vest, delivered with a fish inside) Sonny: "What the hell is this?" Clemenza: "It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes."

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

(Part III) Michael Corleone: "Friendship and money... Oil and water..."

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

(Part II) (Vito returns years later to Sicily and meets Don Ciccio, the man who murdered Vito's family) Don Ciccio: "What's your name?" Vito Corleone: "My name is Vito Corleone." Don Ciccio: "Vito Corleone! Ha ha ha! You took the name of this town. And what's your father's name?" Vito Corleone: "His name was... Antonio Andolini." Don Ciccio: "Louder. I don't hear so good." Vito Corleone: "My father's name was Antonio Andolini... and this is for you!" (tears his stomach open with a knife)

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

(Part II) Michael Corleone: "Fredo... you're nothing to me now. ...You're not a brother, you're not a friend. I don't want to know you, or what you do. I don't want to see you at the hotels, I don't want you near my house. When you see our mother, I want to know a day in advance, so I won't be there. You understand?" (walks away)

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

(Part III) Michael Corleone: "JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS OUT... THEY PULL ME BACK IN!!"

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

(Part III) Vincent Mancini: "Don Lucchesi, you are a man of finance and politics. These things I don't understand." Don Lucchesi: "You understand guns?" Vincent Mancini: "Yes." Don Lucchesi: "Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger."

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

(Part III) Michael Corleone: "...Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."

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Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Aug 08, 2010
  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Jun 12, 2008
  • jabey rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: People are shot at with guns.

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Jan 31, 2014

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Dec 17, 2012
  • white_alligator_104 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Mar 28, 2011
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  • Teyfor8Wyoma rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

Mar 28, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The Godfather: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

The Godfather 2:The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

The Godfather 3: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing.

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