The elderly patriarch of the organized crime dynasty transfers control of his underground empire to his reluctant son.
Francis Ford Coppola:
Mario Puzo (screenplay), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) The godfather of “Don” Vito Corleone – the head of the Mafia family Corleone in New York. He’s at your daughter’s wedding party. Also present at the wedding are Michael, Vito’s youngest son and a decorated World War II marine. Michael doesn’t seem interested in being part of the family business. Vito is a powerful and kind man to all who respect him, but he is unforgiving to those who do not respect him. But when a powerful and treacherous rival wants to sell drugs and needs Don’s influence, Vito refuses to do so. What follows is a clash between Vito’s old values and new ways that could force Michael to do what he didn’t want to do and wage war on all the other mafia families that could have separated the Corleone family. .