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The Godfather Trilogy: I believe in America. America has made my fortune. The Godfather 1972 starring Marlon Brando & Al Pacino & James Caan & Richard S Castellano & Richard Duvall & Sterling Hayden & John Marley & Richard Conte & Diane Keaton et al, director Francis Ford Coppola, opening scene
Let’s be frank here. You never wanted my friendship. ibid. Don
Some day, and that day may never come, I’ll call upon you to do a service for me. But until that day accept this justice as a gift on my daughter’s wedding day. ibid.
My father made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. ibid. Pacino
You can act like a man! What’s the matter with you? Is this how you turned out? ibid. Don
A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man. ibid. Don
I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse. ibid. Don
There’s more money potentially in narcotics than anything else we’re looking at ... Narcotics is a thing of the future. ibid. Tom
Drugs is a dirty business. ibid. Don
Vito Corleone Feared Murdered. ibid. Daily Mirror front page
Sonny’ll come after you with everything he’s got. ibid. Tom
He’s still alive. They hit him with five shots and he’s still alive. ibid. Sollozzo
I’m with you now. ibid. Michael to father
This is business, not personal. Even the shooting of your father was business, not personal, Sonny. ibid. Tom
I’ll kill them both. ibid. Michael
Police Captain Linked With Drug Rackets. ibid. The Sun front page
The police have been cracking down on most of our operations. ibid. Tom to Don
Michael: Where are all the men?
Sidekick: Dead from vendettas. ibid.
Forget it, Michael. Sicilian women are more dangerous than shotguns. ibid. sidekick
I believe this drug business is going to destroy us in years to come. ibid. Tom
I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse. ibid. Michael
I like to drink wine more than I used to. ibid. Don to Michael
Tell Michael it was only business. I always liked him. ibid. Sal
Don’t ask me about my business, Kate. ibid. Michael
The godfather was born Vito Andolini, in the town of Corleone in Sicily. In 1901 his father was murdered for an insult to the local Mafia chieftain. His older brother Paolo swore revenge and disappeared into the hills, leaving Vito, the only male heir, to stand with his mother at the funeral. The Godfather II 1974 starring Robert De Niro & Al Pacino & Robert Duvall & Diane Keaton & Talia Shire & Morgana King & John Cazale & Marianna Hill & Lee Strasberg et al, director Francis Ford Coppola
They’ve killed your son Paolo! The murderers! ibid. woman at funeral
When he’s a man, he’ll come for revenge. ibid. Don Ciccio
I intend to squeeze you. I don’t like your kind of people. I don’t like to see you come out to this clean country with your oily hair, and dressed up in those silk suits, passing yourselves off as decent Americans. I’ll do business with you, but the fact is I despise your masquerade. ibid. senator
Good health is the most important thing. ibid. Hyman Roth to Michael
He taught me in this room, he taught me keep your friends close but your enemies closer. ibid. Michael
We will tolerate no guerrillas in the casinos and the swimming pools. ibid. Cuban bloke to assembled gangstas & industrialists
Michael, we’re bigger than US Steel. ibid. Hyman Roth
The Family’s making an investment in Havana. ibid. Michael to Fredo
Later on he had an idea: to build a city out of a desert stopover for GIs on the way to the West Coast. That kid’s name was Moe Green. And the city he invented was Las Vegas. ibid. Hyman Roth
I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart! ibid. Michael
I’ll make an offer he don’t refuse. Don’t worry. ibid. Young Vito
When a boss says push a button on a guy, I kill people. ibid. Frank on stand
Fredo, you’re nothing to me now. ibid. Michael to Fredo
It was an abortion. An abortion, Michael! ibid. Kay
And this is for you. ibid. Vito to Don Ciccio
Tom, you know you surprise me. If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything, it’s that you can kill anyone. ibid. Michael
Would somebody please hail Mary? The Godfather III 1990 starring Al Pacino & Andy Garcia & Diane Keaton & Talia Shire & Sofia Coppola & George Hamilton & Bridget Fonda et al, director Francis Ford Coppola, Michael’s sister
Every family has bad memories. ibid. Michael to son
You know, Michael, now that you’re so respectable I think you’re more dangerous than you ever were. ibid. Kate
Am I a gangsta? ibid. Michael
I don’t need tough guys; I need more lawyers. ibid. Michael
Seems in today’s world the power to absolve debt is greater than the power for forgiveness. ibid. Cardinal
I will go through hell to keep you safe. ibid. Michael to daughter
Just when I thought I was out they pull me back in. ibid. Michael in kitchen
When I’m dead I’m going to be really smart. ibid. Michael to Kay
Why is such a beautiful country so violent? ibid. Anthony
The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends. ibid. Don Altobello
What is the point of confessing if I don’t repent? ibid. Michael
I killed my father’s son. ibid. Michael’s confession
It’s dangerous to be an honest man. ibid. Michael
Associate: Our man inside the Vatican says there’s a plot against the Pope.
Michael: You mean he’s going to have a heart attack? ibid.
Producers of The Godfather movie started to have trouble filming in New York. Production was threatened by walkouts, obstructions and delays. The League came to the rescue. Offering to smooth the process if the producers agreed to remove all references to the Mafia or Cosa Nostra from the script. Mafia’s Greatest Hits: Joe Colombo: The Maverick Mobster
November 1978 ... You owe me eight grand. Donnie Brasco 1997 starring Al Pacino & Johnny Depp & Michael Madsen & Bruno Kirby & Anne Heche & James Russo & Zeliko Ivanek & Gerry Becker & Andrew Parks & Robert Miano et al, director Mike Newell, Pacino
I got twenty-six fucking hits under my belt; you’re the one he’s scared of. ibid. Lefty to Donnie
A wise-guy is always right. Even when he’s wrong he’s right. ibid.
My own fucking son’s a junkie ... You don’t know the worries I got, Donnie. ibid.
Nobody can touch, you know. I’m your man. ibid.
You never hear from the boss unless he gets whacked. ibid.
I got sent for. In our thing you get send for go in alive, you come out dead, and it’s your best friend does it. ibid.
I’m a Mormon minister, now clean it up. ibid. FBI boss