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It all begins and ends with The Godfather, Mario Puzo author of the novel and Francis Ford Coppola wrote the screenplay together. The Godfather II is also now available on Blu-ray.
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Don Corleone: I`m gonna make him a offer he can`t refuse
Don Corleone: "...I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."
Jack Woltz: "Tell your boss he can ask for anything else, but this is one favor I can't grant him." Tom Hagen: "Mr. Corleone never asks a second favor once he's refused the first, understood?"
(Tessio brings in Luca Brasi's bulletproof vest, delivered with a fish inside) Sonny: "What the hell is this?" Clemenza: "It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes."
(Part III) Michael Corleone: "Friendship and money... Oil and water..."
(Part II) (Vito returns years later to Sicily and meets Don Ciccio, the man who murdered Vito's family) Don Ciccio: "What's your name?" Vito Corleone: "My name is Vito Corleone." Don Ciccio: "Vito Corleone! Ha ha ha! You took the name of this town. And what's your father's name?" Vito Corleone: "His name was... Antonio Andolini." Don Ciccio: "Louder. I don't hear so good." Vito Corleone: "My father's name was Antonio Andolini... and this is for you!" (tears his stomach open with a knife)
(Part II) Michael Corleone: "Fredo... you're nothing to me now. ...You're not a brother, you're not a friend. I don't want to know you, or what you do. I don't want to see you at the hotels, I don't want you near my house. When you see our mother, I want to know a day in advance, so I won't be there. You understand?" (walks away)
(Part III) Michael Corleone: "JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS OUT... THEY PULL ME BACK IN!!"
(Part III) Vincent Mancini: "Don Lucchesi, you are a man of finance and politics. These things I don't understand." Don Lucchesi: "You understand guns?" Vincent Mancini: "Yes." Don Lucchesi: "Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger."
(Part III) Michael Corleone: "...Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The Godfather: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The Godfather 2:The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
The Godfather 3: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing.