The Godfather Movie Review Summary

Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Godfather

The Corleone Family, headed by the Don, the Godfather, Vito Corleone, is home to Michael Corleone, brilliantly played by Al Pacino, Sonny, played incredibly well by James Cann, and adopted brother Tom Hagen, by Robert Duval, another exceptional performance. The love and respect this family has within its boundaries is unmatched. The other Families {Mobsters} want the aid of Don Corleone because he has effectively kept the city's politicians in his pocket. If he gives them adequate control, or acts as an accord, they will be able to easily trade and sell narcotics throughout the city. However, Vito doesn't like the drug business, to him, it's a "dirty business", according to his principles, and a war ensues.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Philip Menoza

The Godfather is more than just a simple dog-eat-dog gangster movie. It is a classic which is built of small tales and rivetting climaxes which build up into one big mega climax. The movie is about a New York Don, Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando) who is a 'reasonable' man. He gets shot by another gangster. How his son Michael avenges this and establishes the supremacy of the Corleone family is the plot. This is perhaps the greatest movie of all time.
The review of this Movie prepared by Vijay Krishna

A portray of the underground gangster business world. Shows many events of ganster business events.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jim

Al Pacino plays Michael Corleone, a son of crimelord Vito Corleone. Michael always avoided working for his father, but is forced into his buisness after a series of tragic events.

The review of this Movie prepared by Danny

Al Pacino plays Michael Corleone, the son of Don Corleone, a mafia godfather. When the Don is almost killed he is called in to take care of the matter and things get a little personal and he ends up taking over the gang. James Caan plays his brother.
The review of this Movie prepared by Michael Gookin

Script Analysis of The Godfather

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals    -   criminals killing each other    -   police corruption    -   Mafia conflict    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   criminal Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Italian

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Midwest Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy    -   Eastern Europe City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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