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The Godfather

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Credits

James Caan
James Caan

Santino 'Sonny' Corleone

Al Pacino
Al Pacino

Michael Corleone

Robert Duvall
Robert Duvall

Tom Hagen

Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton

Kay Adams

Talia Shire
Talia Shire

Connie Corleone Rizzi

Sterling Hayden
Sterling Hayden

Capt. Mark McCluskey

All Cast

Name Character
Al Pacino He was 31, now 81 years old as Michael Corleone
Sofia Coppola She was 0, now 50 years old as Michael Francis Rizzi
Gray Frederickson He was 34, now 84 years old as Cowboy on the Set at Woltz's Studio (uncredited)
Carmine Coppola He was 59, 78 years old when he died as Piano Player in Montage (uncredited)
Marlon Brando He was 47, 80 years old when he died as Don Vito Corleone
James Caan He was 31, now 81 years old as Santino 'Sonny' Corleone
Richard S. Castellano He was 38, 55 years old when he died as Pete Clemenza
Robert Duvall He was 41, now 90 years old as Tom Hagen
Sterling Hayden He was 55, 70 years old when he died as Capt. Mark McCluskey
Richard Conte He was 61, 65 years old when he died as Emilio Barzini
Al Lettieri He was 44, 47 years old when he died as Virgil 'Der Türke' Sollozzo
Diane Keaton She was 26, now 75 years old as Kay Adams
Abe Vigoda He was 51, 94 years old when he died as Salvatore "Sally" Tessio
Talia Shire She was 25, now 75 years old as Connie Corleone Rizzi
Gianni Russo He was 28, now 77 years old as Carlo Rizzi
John Cazale He was 36, 42 years old when he died as Fredo Corleone
John Marley He was 64, 76 years old when he died as Jack Woltz
Rudy Bond He was 59, 69 years old when he died as Carmine Cuneo
Al Martino He was 44, 82 years old when he died as Johnny Fontane
Simonetta Stefanelli She was 17, now 66 years old as Apollonia Vitelli-Corleone
Richard Bright He was 34, 68 years old when he died as Neri
Victor Rendina He was 55, 68 years old when he died as Philip Tattaglia
Tony Giorgio He was 48, 88 years old when he died as Bruno Tattaglia
Frank Sivero He was 20, now 69 years old as Street Extra (uncredited)
Joe Spinell He was 35, 52 years old when he died as Willi Cicci (uncredited)
Alex Rocco He was 36, 79 years old when he died as Moe Greene
Louis Guss He was 54, 90 years old when he died as Don Zaluchi
Corrado Gaipa He was 47, 64 years old when he died as Don Tommasino
Angelo Infanti He was 33, 71 years old when he died as Fabrizio
Roman Coppola He was 6, now 56 years old as Boy on Street Who Attended Funeral (uncredited)
Franco Citti He was 36, 80 years old when he died as Calo
Tony King He was 28, now 77 years old as Tony - Stablehand
Tony Lip He was 41, 82 years old when he died as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Nick Vallelonga He was 12, now 61 years old as Wedding Party Guest (uncredited)
Vito Scotti He was 54, 78 years old when he died as Nazorine
Lou Martini, Jr. as Boy at Wedding (uncredited)
Gabriele Torrei as Enzo, the baker
Julie Gregg She was 28, 72 years old when she died as Sandra Corleone
John Martino He was 60, 64 years old when he died as Paulie
Raymond Martino as Corleone Family Member (uncredited)
Lenny Montana He was 46, 66 years old when he died as Luca Brasi
Saro Urzì He was 59, 66 years old when he died as Vitelli
Max Brandt He was 88, 30 years old when he died as Extra in Furniture-Moving Scene (uncredited)
Morgana King She was 41, 87 years old when she died as Mama Corleone
Tere Livrano as Theresa Hagen
Randy Jurgensen He was 38, now 87 years old as Sonny's Killer #1 (uncredited)

Crew

Name Department
Peter Zinner as Editor. He was 52 (88) years old when He died Editing
Andrea Eastman as Casting. Production
Charles Grenzbach as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He was 48 (80) years old when He died Sound
Richard Portman as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He was 37 (82) years old when He died Sound
John C. Hammell as Music Editor. Sound
Valerio De Paolis as Production Manager. Production
Fred T. Gallo as Assistant Director. Directing
Sass Bedig as Special Effects. Crew
Philip Leto as Hairstylist. Costume & Make-Up
Philip Smith as Set Decoration. He was 155 (68) years old when He died Art
Warren Clymer as Art Direction. Art
George Newman as Costume Supervisor. He was 101 (77) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Joe Lombardi as Special Effects. He was 1 (now 50) years old Crew
Albert S. Ruddy as Producer. He was 41 (now 91) years old Production
Louis DiGiaimo as Casting. He was 34 (77) years old when He died Production
Joe Bucaro III as Stunts. He was 7 (now 57) years old Crew
Francis Ford Coppola as Director. He was 32 (now 82) years old Directing
Francis Ford Coppola as Screenplay. He was 32 (now 82) years old Writing
Mario Puzo as Screenplay. He was 51 (78) years old when He died Writing
Mario Puzo as Novel. He was 51 (78) years old when He died Writing
Gordon Willis as Director of Photography. He was 40 (now 90) years old Camera
Nino Rota as Original Music Composer. He was 60 (67) years old when He died Sound
William Reynolds as Editor. He was 61 (87) years old when He died Editing
Chris Newman as Sound. He was 32 (now 81) years old Sound
Dick Smith as Makeup Artist. He was 49 (92) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Marilyn Putnam as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Stephen F. Kesten as Assistant Director. Directing
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The Godfather (49 years)

An offer you can't refuse.

  • Release day: Tuesday, March 14, 1972
  • Runtime: 175 minutes
  • Budget: 6000000.00
  • Revenue: 245066411.00