The Godfather Research Paper

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“The Godfather" is not just a godfather.

Living an ordinary life is not always exciting. Gangster movies is a popular genre because it can provide a totally different point of view of this world to their viewers. “The Godfather” is one of the best American gangster movies. Although gangsters do not follow the common laws, they obey the gangster rules and morals.
The story takes place in the United States around 1940s. The godfather, Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando), is the Don of a New York crime family. Since they made their fortune in America, Vito always insist to do no harm to this country. When the Tattaglia crime family inquires protections from Vito’s political connections for an illegal narcotics business, Vito declines because this business is against his moral. Hence, the war starts. The Tattaglia family finally gets to gun down Vito on a street one day. His third son, Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) can no longer stay out of the gangster business. Michael has been in the military and fought for the United States in World War II. He is clean, but that cannot protect his family. Michael makes up a well developed plan to get rid of the enemies. Starting from then, his
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As a gangster movie, it has many violent and bloody scenes. Thus, this movie is not for the younger audience. In addition, many lessons are too deep for teenagers. Besides the young viewers, different age group viewers will get different lessons from this movie. Family orientated people and those who are interested in the Italian family would definitely love this movie. I would give this movie a four out of five because I cannot understand everything completely yet. I would watch it again later. If you are looking for a good way to spend your weekend afternoon, this movie will make your time meaningful. Lastly, putting self in the characters’ situations will help to better understand this
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