When organized-crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge in this Oscar-winning epic.
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- Francis Ford Coppola
- DVD and Blu-ray
- TIME® Magazine List
- All-TIME 100 Movies
- 1973 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Director (Motion Picture)
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
- Top 100 Movies
- Top 100 Thrills
- 1973 Academy Award®
- Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
- Best Actor: Marlon Brando
- Best Picture
- Best Costume Design nominee
- Best Supporting Actor nominee: James Caan
- Best Music Score nominee
- Best Sound nominee
- Best Supporting Actor nominee: Robert Duvall
- Best Director nominee: Francis Ford Coppola
- Best Supporting Actor nominee: Al Pacino
- Best Film Editing nominee
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
English, English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral), PortugueseClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby True HD, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know this movie contains graphic violence. There are machine gun killings, brutal beatings, betrayals, blood. The murders are not unnecessarily gory or lengthy, but their startling abruptness and the expressions of horror on the victims' faces make these images unforgettable. The violence always has gravity. There is brief nudity and sex, and a few curse words. Children too young to see the violence in this film wouldn't be able to appreciate the intricacies of the plot and so would have no interest in the movie.
- Sexual Content
- Brief nudity (breasts), brief sex scene (fully clothed).
- Numerous graphic murders, domestic fights, beatings.
- A few curses, numerous racial slurs.
- Social Behavior
- Disobeying the law and murdering enemies is a necessary evil. All authority is corrupt.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Extensive use of alcohol and tobacco.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it