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The Godfather of all crime dramas

Advantages: Great story; fantastic characters and acting; faithful to the book; superbly scored by Nino Rota.
Disadvantages: None!

There's no denying that The Godfather is an absolute classic. Based on Mario Puzo's book of the same name and released in 1972, it holds second place on the IMDb's list of the top 250 films, and scores a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It's suc ...

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La Cosa Nostra

Advantages: One of the great screen classics
Disadvantages: May be too violent for some

...Timeless. Immortal. Classic. Just three of the adjectives that most people affix to the film, The Godfather. Based on the book by Mario Puzo, this film set a standard in mobster movies that has yet been unsurpassed. Some have come close, but none ha ...

Salgirl 03.06.2001 · Read full review
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"We're not Murderers".. hmmmmm

Advantages: Classic to the genre
Disadvantages: Not my cup of tea. yawn

The Godfather Ok, I must firstly warn you all that you are about to be bombarded with reviews on gangster films. I have been puzzling over a way to incorporate revision into Ciao (not easy, I can tell you lol), and I have finally struck gold. ...

Belle 13.06.2004 · Read full review
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The Godfather

Advantages: Characters
Disadvantages: It requires a lot of patience.

The Godfather is just as difficult for me to review as a writer as it was for me to watch as a movie lover. I have wrestled with my thoughts on numerous occasions, trying to decide the best way of beginning this review, in an attempt to do any possible ju ...

andycarrington 12.03.2009 · Read full review
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With the greatest respect

Advantages: great acting, well paced, beautifully directed
Disadvantages: may be slow for the modern movie goer

I had never seen The Godfather until this week, I can't recall the last time it was on TV and I refuse to not watch any classics on video now until a dvd is available. So with Godfather box set in hand I sat down to watch the first in the acclaimed trilog ...

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