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The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration

HD   R Closed Captioning

Francis Ford Coppola

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About the Movie

Francis Ford Coppola's epic masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar ®-winning role*as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged. Based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel and featuring career-making performances by Al Pacino, James Caan and Robert Duvall, this searing and brilliant film garnered ten Academy Award® nominations, and won three including Best Picture of 1972.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 88
  • Fresh: 86
  • Rotten: 2
  • Average Rating: 9.3/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Francis Ford Coppola has made one of the most brutal and moving chronicles of American life ever designed within the limits of popular entertainment. – Vincent Canby, New York Times, Feb 26, 2014

Fresh: In its blending of new depth with an old genre, it becomes that rarity, a mass entertainment that is also great movie art. – Jay Cocks, TIME Magazine, Feb 23, 2011

Fresh: The biggest achievement here is the establishment of mood and time. – A.D. Murphy, Variety, Feb 27, 2018

Fresh: The Godfather is overflowing with life, rich with all the grand emotions and vital juices of existence, up to and including blood. – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, Feb 26, 2014

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Customer Reviews

The Godfather Best Mob Movie Ever

ill be buying this the first day when it vomes out on itunes Brando gives one of the best proformances of all time in this measterpiece of a film his acting is just mind boggleing how he exsplodes with rage out of the clear blue and his free rang of acting is just amazing to watch ill be also buying The Godfather part 3 the same day thanks itunes


The best movie of all-time! Thank you iTunes!

I am glad this is on itunes

But the best to like is 1 and 2