The Godfather

Drama Crime
Release Date/Year
Al Martino Al Pacino James Caan
Point of View
italy love at first sight loss of father patriarch organized crime mafia lawyer italian american crime family part of trilogy rise to power mob boss 1940s

The story spans the years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles 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.