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The Godfather (1972)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $134,966,411Details
International Box Office $133,533,589Details
Worldwide Box Office $268,500,000
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 301-400) 398 $134,966,411
All Time International Box Office (Rank 501-600) 574 $133,533,589
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 472 $268,500,000
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 67 $134,966,411
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 101-200) 105 $133,533,589
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 88 $268,500,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


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
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 175 minutes
Franchise: Godfather
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Keywords: Mafia
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Fastest to $100m 648 $134,043,565 Mar 21, 1997 9,144
Fastest to $50m 1,493 $134,043,565 Mar 21, 1997 9,144

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

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


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

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1972/03/17 1 $302,393   6 $50,399   $415,569 9
1997/03/21 1 $134,043,565   40 $3,351,089   $134,043,565 9,144
1997/03/28 34 $273,731 -100% 40 $6,843   $134,317,296 9,151
1997/04/04 37 $183,937 -33% 40 $4,598   $134,501,233 9,158
1997/04/11 41 $130,987 -29% 40 $3,275   $134,632,220 9,165
1997/04/18 48 $99,266 -24% 40 $2,482   $134,731,486 9,172
1997/04/25 49 $61,289 -38% 40 $1,532   $134,792,775 9,179

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
2/7/20102012,536 12,536$250,602$250,602300