The Godfather (1972): FYC

The Godfather screenplay and script

The Godfather

See the plot, cast, facts, and script from the 1972 masterpiece written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola.

Here's what we have on Francis Ford Coppola's, "The Godfather". And, you can also read and download the official screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"The Godfather" Plot Summary.

An organized crime dynasty's aging patriarch transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.

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Notable Cast
Marlon BrandoMarlon Brando...Don Vito Corleone
Al PacinoAl Pacino...Michael Corleone
James CaanJames Caan...Sonny Corleone
Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano...Clemenza
Robert DuvallRobert Duvall...Tom Hagen
Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden...Capt. McCluskey
John MarleyJohn Marley...Jack Woltz
Richard ConteRichard Conte...Barzini
Al LettieriAl Lettieri...Sollozzo
Diane KeatonDiane Keaton...Kay Adams
Abe VigodaAbe Vigoda...Tessio
Talia ShireTalia Shire...Connie
Gianni RussoGianni Russo...Carlo
John CazaleJohn Cazale...Fredo
Rudy BondRudy Bond...Cuneo
Al MartinoAl Martino...Johnny Fontane
Morgana KingMorgana King...Mama Corleone
Lenny MontanaLenny Montana...Luca Brasi
John MartinoJohn Martino...Paulie Gatto
Salvatore CorsittoSalvatore Corsitto...Bonasera
Richard BrightRichard Bright...Neri
Alex RoccoAlex Rocco...Moe Greene
Tony GiorgioTony Giorgio...Bruno Tattaglia
Vito ScottiVito Scotti...Nazorine
Tere LivranoTere Livrano...Theresa Hagen
Victor RendinaVictor Rendina...Philip Tattaglia
Jeannie LineroJeannie Linero...Lucy Mancini
Julie GreggJulie Gregg...Sandra Corleone
Ardell SheridanArdell Sheridan...Mrs. Clemenza
Simonetta StefanelliSimonetta Stefanelli...Apollonia - Sicilian Sequence


Notable Wins
Oscar AwardMario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola...Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Oscar AwardAl Ruddy...Best Picture
Oscar AwardMarlon Brando
("respectfully refused" the award in protest.)
...Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe AwardMario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola...Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Golden Globe AwardNino Rota...Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Golden Globe AwardMarlon Brando
(refused the award in protest.)
...Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Golden Globe AwardFrancis Ford Coppola...Best Director - Motion Picture
Golden Globe AwardAl Ruddy...Best Motion Picture - Drama

Box Office Data

(1972) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$302,393
Gross (US & Canada)...$134,966,411
Gross (World)...$246,120,986


The Godfather movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...Official Site
Awards...The 45th Academy Awards
Awards...30th Golden Globes
Studio...Paramount Pictures

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