March 24, 1972
Genre(s): Drama, Crime
The Godfather tells the story of the Corleone family, one of New York City's most powerful mafia families. The Corleone family is led by Vito Corleone; but when an assassination attempt incapacitates Vito, his youngest son, Michael, who had not previously been involved in the family business, must begin to take on the responsibility of running the family business and taking care of his family. Michael plans an assassination of a police officer, solidifying his power, and after his father passes away, Michael assumes the head role as leader of the family.