The Godfather

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $134,966,411Details
International Box Office $133,533,589
Worldwide Box Office $268,500,000
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
100% - Certified Fresh
Audience
98% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 15th, 1972 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
March 1st, 2012 (Special Engagement) by Paramount Pictures
April 10th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by Cinemark
Video Release: May 11th, 2004 by Paramount Home Video, released as Godfather, The
Running Time: 175 minutes
Franchise: Godfather
Keywords: Mafia
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Cast

Marlon Brando    Don Vito Corleone
   Michael Corleone
James Caan    Sonny Corleone
John Cazale    Fredo Corleone
Richard Conte    Barzini
Robert Duvall    Tom Hagen
Diane Keaton    Kay Adams
Sterling Hayden    McCluskey
Salvatore Corsitto    Bonasera
Ardell Sheridan    Mrs. Clemenza
Talia Shire    Constanzia 'Connie' Corleone-Rizzi
Alex Rocco    Moe Greene
Sofia Coppola    Michael Francis Rizzi
Abe Vigoda    Salvadore "Sally" Tessio

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    Mario Puzo

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1972/03/17 1 $302,393   6 $50,399   $415,569 5
1972/03/24 1 $5,264,402 +1,641% 323 $16,298   $5,679,971 12
1997/03/21 30 $229,932   40 $5,748   $229,932 9,140
1997/03/28 36 $176,316 -23% 40 $4,408   $134,219,881 9,147
1997/04/04 40 $126,343 -28% 40 $3,159   $134,443,639 9,154
1997/04/11 41 $93,402 -26% 40 $2,335   $134,594,635 9,161
1997/04/18 47 $71,220 -24% 40 $1,781   $134,703,440 9,168
1997/04/25 54 $43,901 -38% 40 $1,098   $134,775,387 9,175
1997/05/02 57 $29,177 -34% 40 $729   $134,821,952 9,182

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/24/20082261,115 61,115$578,759$578,759198
9/28/20082627,374 88,489$347,510$926,269229
10/5/20082325,481-7% 113,970$302,141$1,228,410230

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/7/20102013,171 13,171$263,292$263,292300

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