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The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather
★★★★
★★★★
3.7 out of 4 stars

From Francis Ford Coppola, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton
Rated R

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy, based on Mario Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name. It stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as the leaders of a fictional New York Mafia family. The story, spanning 1945 to 1955, chronicles the family under the patriarch Vito Corleone (Brando), focusing on the transformation of Michael Corleone (Pacino), Vito's youngest son, from a reluctant outsider to a ruthless mafia boss. The Godfather chronicles the story of the Corleone family's rise to power and the clash between their family's law-abiding values and their criminal activities. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time and is consistently ranked as the second-greatest film in American cinema (behind only Citizen Kane).

The Godfather Part II (1974)

The Godfather Part II
★★★★
★★★★
3.6 out of 4 stars

From Francis Ford Coppola, starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton
Rated R

The Godfather Part II is a 1974 epic crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy. The film is both a sequel and a prequel to The Godfather, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. The story follows the life of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), the new head of the Corleone crime family, as he attempts to expand their business empire while dealing with threats from other mobsters and family members. The film also focuses on the life of his father, Don Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro), in the early 1900s as he rises to power in the Sicilian Mafia. The film also stars Robert Duvall, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, and Diane Keaton. The Godfather Part II was nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won six, including Best Supporting Actor for Robert De Niro.

Goodfellas (1990)

Goodfellas
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco
Rated R

Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the 1985 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi. It follows the rise and fall of mob associate Henry Hill, played by Ray Liotta, from 1955 to 1980. Along the way, Hill and his friends, Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro) and Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci), become involved in criminal activities including drug trafficking, robbery, and racketeering. The film also stars Lorraine Bracco as Hill's wife Karen, and Paul Sorvino as mob boss Paulie Cicero. Goodfellas is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made and often ranks as one of the greatest movies of all time. It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and won one for Best Supporting Actor (Pesci). The film has also been praised for its gritty realism and its depiction of organized crime in the United States.

Casino (1995)

Casino
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Martin Scorsese, starring Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods
Rated R

Casino is a 1995 American epic crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Sharon Stone. Set in 1970s Las Vegas, the film is based on the nonfiction book Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film with Scorsese. The film chronicles the lives and times of three characters: "Ace" Rothstein (De Niro), a bookmaking wizard; Nicky Santoro (Pesci), a Mafia underboss and longtime best friend to Ace; and Ginger McKenna (Stone), a streetwise chip hustler whom Ace falls in love with and marries. The film details Ace's operation of the casino, the difficulties he confronts in his job, the Mafia's involvement with the casino, and the gradual breakdown of his relationships and standing with the mob. The primary characters are linked by Ace and Nicky's friendship, which eventually unravels as a series of double-crosses and betrayals destroy their relationship and drive Ace out of Las Vegas. As the story develops, Ace and Nicky work to secure the Mob's casino profits, while Ginger and her husband, Lester

The Untouchables (1987)

The Untouchables
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith
Rated R

The Untouchables is a 1987 American crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma, produced by Art Linson, and starring Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, and Andy Garcia. The film is based on the true story of Eliot Ness and his team of Prohibition agents, who worked to take down Al Capone, the infamous gangster of Chicago during the 1930s. The Untouchables follows Ness and his team as they struggle to bring down Capone and his criminal enterprise. Along the way, the team experiences numerous obstacles and violent confrontations with Capone's henchmen. In the end, the Untouchables prevail, and Capone is arrested and sentenced to prison. The film was a critical and commercial success, receiving an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (Sean Connery). It is still considered one of the greatest crime films of all time.

A Bronx Tale (1993)

A Bronx Tale
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert De Niro, starring Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato, Francis Capra
Rated R

A Bronx Tale is a 1993 American crime-drama film directed by Robert De Niro and based on Chazz Palminteri's 1989 play of the same name. The film follows the story of Calogero Anello, a young Italian-American boy who lives in the Bronx in the 1960s and is caught between two worlds: the honest, hardworking values of his father Lorenzo, and the glamor and allure of the local mob boss, Sonny. Calogero's loyalty is tested when Sonny takes him under his wing and becomes a father figure to him. In the midst of the war between the crime families and the police, Calogero must find a way to stay true to himself and his family.

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Donnie Brasco
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Mike Newell, starring Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby
Rated R

Donnie Brasco is a 1997 crime drama directed by Mike Newell and starring Johnny Depp and Al Pacino. The film follows undercover FBI agent Joseph Pistone (Depp), who infiltrates the mafia by assuming the identity of jewel thief Donnie Brasco. He befriends Lefty Ruggiero (Pacino), an aging hitman, who provides Pistone with access to the mob family. As he grows closer to Lefty and the mob, Pistone must juggle his dual identities -- that of Donnie Brasco and his true identity as Joseph Pistone. The film culminates in a poignant finale as Pistone is forced to choose between staying loyal to his newfound family or to the FBI.

The Godfather Part III (1990)

The Godfather Part III
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Francis Ford Coppola, starring Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia, Talia Shire
Rated R

The Godfather Part III is the third installment of Francis Ford Coppola's iconic Godfather series. This movie follows Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), the head of the Corleone crime family, as he attempts to legitimize his business dealings and enter the world of legitimate finance. Michael is, however, soon threatened by a Mafia assassin seeking revenge, and the specter of an old family rival looking to take control of the Corleone empire. As Michael struggles to protect his family and business, he also attempts to make amends with his estranged daughter, Mary (Sofia Coppola). Michael's attempts to protect his family and business come at a great cost, as every decision he makes has far-reaching consequences. Ultimately, Michael must choose between the family he loves and the life he wants.

 



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