The Godfather


Main Details
Premiere Date 1972-03-14
Alternative Titles
  • Kummisetä (Finnish)
  • Le Parrain (French)
  • Der Pate (Germany)
  • Il Padrino (Italian)
  • Крёстный Отец (Russian)
  • Gudfadern (Swedish)
  • Gudfaren (Norwegian)
Category Feature Film
Director Francis Ford Coppola
Writer (Novel) Mario Puzo
Writer (Screenplay) Mario Puzo
Writer (Screenplay) Francis Ford Coppola
Producer Albert S. Ruddy
Actor Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone
Actor Al Pacino as Michael Corleone
Actor James Caan as Santino "Sonny" Corleone
Actor Richard S. Castellano* as Peter Clemenza
Actor Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen
Actor Diane Keaton as Kay Adams
Actor Abe Vigoda as Salvatore "Sal" Tessio
Actor Richard Conte as Don Emilio Barzini
Actor Al Lettieri as Sollozzo
Actor Lenny Montana as Luca Brasi
Actor Talia Shire as Connie
Actor John Cazale as Frederico "Fredo" Corleone
Actor Sterling Hayden as Captain McCluskey
Actor Alex Rocco as Moe Greene
Actor Gianni Russo as Carlo
Actor Al Martino as Johnny Fontane
Actor Joe Spinell as Willi Cicci (uncredited)
Actor John Marley as Jack Woltz
Notes 1972 Academy Award Nominations:

Best Picture-WINNER
Best Director (Francis Ford Coppola)
Best Actor in a Leading Role (Marlon Brando)-WINNER
Best Actor in Supporting Role (James Caan)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Robert Duvall)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Al Pacino)
Best Screenplay based on Material from Another Medium (Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo)-WINNER
Best Costume Design (Anna Hill Johnstone)
Best Sound (Charles Grenzbach, Richard Portman,Christopher Newman)
Best Film Editing (William Reynolds, Peter Zinner)


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