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Don Vito Corleone (Character)
from The Godfather (1972)

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The Godfather -- Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged.
The Godfather -- The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The Godfather -- Clip: The garden scene with Don and Michael Corleone
The Godfather -- Clip: Michael, Fredo and Moe Green
The Godfather -- Clip: The wedding of Connie and Carlo

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Biography In the first film, Don Vito Corleone was portrayed by Marlon Brando... See more »

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  1. The Godfather (1972) Played by Marlon Brando
    ... aka "Mario Puzo's The Godfather" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
    ... aka "Godfather" - Japan (English title)

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From The Godfather (1972)
Johnny Fontane: [discussing his problems] I don't know what to do, Godfather. My voice is weak, it's weak. Anyway, if I had this part in the picture, it puts me right back on top, you know. But this... this man out there. He won't give it to me, the head of the studio.
Don Corleone: What's his name?
Don Corleone: Woltz. He said there's no chance, no chance...
[Meanwhile, Hagen finds Sonny and summons him]
Johnny Fontane: A month ago he bought the rights to this book, a best seller. The main character is a guy just like me. I wouldn't even have to act, just be myself. Oh, Godfather, I don't know what to do, I don't know what to do...
[All of a sudden, Don Corleone rises from his chair and gives Fontane a savage shake]
Don Corleone: YOU CAN ACT LIKE A MAN!
[gives a quick slap to Fontane]
Don Corleone: What's the matter with you? Is this what you've become, a Hollywood finocchio who cries like a woman? "Oh, what do I do? What do I do?" What is that nonsense? Ridiculous!
[the Don's unexpected mimicry makes Hagen and even Fontane laugh; around this time Sonny comes in]
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