This is the epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
- Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri
- Francis Ford Coppola
- Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
- Albert S. Ruddy