MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 285 this week

The Godson (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  6 October 1998 (USA)
2.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.9/10 from 1,128 users  
Reviews: 38 user | 1 critic

After the death of his older brother, Giuseppe "The Guppy" Calzone (Kevin McDonald) becomes head of the Calzone Mob Family. His aging father (Dom DeLuise) knows his son is not cut out for ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 26 Mar 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 30 May 2011
 
a list of 1147 titles
created 22 Mar 2012
 
a list of 1520 titles
created 17 Jun 2012
 
a list of 913 titles
created 20 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "The Godson" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Godson (1998)

The Godson (1998) on IMDb 2.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Godson.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Ladybugs (1992)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Jackée Harry, Jonathan Brandis
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.

Director: Alan Metter
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young
Moving (1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

Director: Alan Metter
Stars: Richard Pryor, Beverly Todd, Stacey Dash
The Godson (1971)
Action | Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Marco is the ambitious godson of a crime boss. His attempt to quickly rise to the top leads to his downfall.

Director: William Rotsler
Stars: Keith Erickson, Jane Allyson, Jason Yukon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Walter C. Miller
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Aretha Franklin, Bill Murray
Cage (1989)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) ... See full summary »

Director: Lang Elliott
Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Reb Brown, Michael Dante
Hangfire (1991)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A town has been taken hostage. Who will win the battle? Only the mighty will survive.

Director: Peter Maris
Stars: Brad Davis, Kim Delaney, Ken Foree
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Dave Sawle
Stars: Barbara Niven, Stanton Rutledge, Barbara Crampton
Caddyshack (1980)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director: Harold Ramis
Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray
Ping! (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Ping is a chihuahua rescued from the pound by nearsighted Ethel, who thinks he's a cat. When a pair of bumbling thieves try to break into Ethel's house to steal the money they think she has stashed away, only Ping can foil their plans.

Director: Chris Baugh
Stars: Judge Reinhold, Clint Howard, Shirley Jones
Director: Morris Abraham
Stars: Adam Busch, Dave Coulier, Rodney Dangerfield
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Bob Hoge
Stars: Amanda Wyss, Roxanne Beckford, Bob Hoge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Guppy Calzone (as Kevin Hamilton McDonald)
...
...
...
Bugsy
...
...
Mama Calzone
...
Goldy
...
Sunny Calzone (as Bob 'The Sicilian Salami' Hoge)
...
Tracy Dick
...
Agent Hoover
Bobbie Brown ...
Sunny's Babe
...
...
Waiter
John LaMotta ...
Maitre D' (as John La Motta)
Edit

Storyline

After the death of his older brother, Giuseppe "The Guppy" Calzone (Kevin McDonald) becomes head of the Calzone Mob Family. His aging father (Dom DeLuise) knows his son is not cut out for the job, so he sends him to "Mafia University." The head of a rival Mafia Family (Rodney Dangerfield) sees this an opportunity to strike and bring the Calzone Family to its knees. Surrounded by danger, double-crossing and pasta, THE GODSON proves that some wise guys just aren't so smart. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Some wise guys aren't so smart!

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language, crude sex-related humor and drug content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Keresztmanus  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

'Guppy' Calzone: If this is about the other night... I just wanted to see how pantyhose would look on me.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Swingin Gang -those at Darens Bachelor party- See more »

Connections

Spoofs West Side Story (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Happy You Don't Love Me Anymore
Written by Roy Rede
Performed by Roy Rede
Vocals by Julia Winger Quay
Song © 1997 Roy Rede
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I hate this film! Hate it, hate it, hate it!
3 February 2004 | by (Denver, US) – See all my reviews

I absolutely despise this movie. There is not a single laugh. You'd think after having respectable names from the field of comedy that this hunk of junk might actually be worth something. Not a chance.

I can't believe that Kevin McDonald and Rodney Dangerfield didn't provide any good ad-lib to make this movie work somehow. The guy who wrote and directed this garbage should be put on death row for making them follow his brain-dead script. If this movie went completely out of print and no one ever heard from it again, the world would be a few steps closer to being a better place.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER westvirginiaman
what's a Papa Gooch? filmfanaticNorCal
Discuss The Godson (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?