The Godfather (1972), starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino (VIDEO)
Watch the trailer for The Godfather, starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino; No. 41 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.
By Alison Willmore|
Francis Ford Coppola’s film is the great myth of a shadow New York: an immigrant tale of assimilation pitted against the impulse to honor one’s dark roots. Its vision of the city is fittingly grounded in real locations, from Manhattan’s New York State Supreme Court steps to the Calvary Cemetery in Queens.—Alison Willmore