Books That Turned Into Blockbusters

The Godfather

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola. The film ranks #1 on Empire magazine’s 2008 list of the 500 greatest movies of all time. Based on Puzo’s best-selling novel of the same name, The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the greatest films in world cinema and as one of the most influential, especially in the gangster genre.