When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen.
March 24, 1972
Francis Ford Coppola
Mario Puzo (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay), Mario Puzo (novel)
Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano