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.
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo (screenplay by), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay by), Mario Puzo (based on the novel by)
Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano
Production: Paramount Pictures