Godfather Family Tree
Godfather Family Tree starts with Vito Corleone
born in 1891. The Godfather is an Academy Award-winning 1972 crime film
based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo and directed by Francis
Ford Coppola, with a screenplay by Puzo, Coppola, and an uncredited Robert
It stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert
Duvall and Diane Keaton, and features Richard Castellano, Abe Vigoda and
Sterling Hayden. The story spans ten years from 1945 to 1955 and chronicles
Corleone crime family.
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Starts at Connie's wedding, the Godfather
is granting various favors. Michael turns up with Kay - back from the war. Small
sub plot where Jonny Fontaine asks for a favor, and the Godfather's
adviser/lawyer/adopted son Hagen goes to the house of Woltz a film producer and
is very persuasive on Jonny's behalf - including chopping up his favorite horse.
Winds its way onto Sollozzo, a Turk
asking for a narcotics deal from the Godfather, he is refused. He's working with
the Barzini family. Luca Brazi goes to find out info, is murdered. Oldest
Barzini son is murdered, attempt on Godfather's life.
Michael kills Sollozzo and the bent
copper helping him. Goes to Sicily to hide, meets a wife. Meanwhile, Sonny is
murdered on his way to see Carlos who keeps beating up Connie. Michael's wife is
killed in Sicily after Michael's whereabouts are discovered by his enemies.
Michael comes home, the Godfather dies of a heart attack, Michael is Godfather
to Connie and Carlos' son.
Michael orchestrates the murders of the
heads of the five families. Kills Carlos for his part in Sonny's murder, and
Tessio (a bodyguard) for being a traitor to the Brazini family.
Michael is the new Godfather.