About this movie
Cast & Crew
Don Vito Corleone
- Al Lettieri
- Francis Ford Coppola
- Albert S. Ruddy
- Francis Ford Coppola
- Mario Puzo
Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
percent positive reviews
Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune
To permit us a glimpse at The Mob, with all of its ethnic insularity, is like giving a chronic gambler a chance to wander above the false mirrors that overlook every casino.– Full review
Andrew Sarris, Village Voice
Brando's triumph and fascination is less that of an actor of parts than of a star galaxy of myths.– Full review
Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
Brando made Don Vito something we rarely see in movies: a tragicomic villain-hero, a vulnerable hood.– Full review
Jay Cocks, TIME Magazine
In its blending of new depth with an old genre, it becomes that rarity, a mass entertainment that is also great movie art.– Full review
Ben Walters, Time Out
As filmmaking and storytelling, 'The Godfather' remains a bravura piece of work, its set pieces, dialogue and performances entrenched cinematic icons.– Full review
Peter Bradshaw, Guardian [UK]
A measured, deathly serious epic.– Full review
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