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The Godfather is a series of crime films by Paramount Pictures, based on a novel series written by Mario Puzo.
Vito Corleone

Vito Andolini Corleone the main character of the series.


  • The Godfather (March 10, 1969). The original novel by Mario Puzo.
  • The Godfather Returns (November 16, 2004). A sequel novel by Mark Winegardner.
  • The Godfather’s Revenge (November 7, 2006). Sequel to the above, by Winegardner.
  • The Family Corleone (May 8, 2012). A sequel to the original novel based on an unproduced screenplay by Puzo.


  • The Godfather (March 15, 1972).
  • The Godfather Part II (December 12, 1974)
  • The Godfather Part III (December 20, 1990)

Video Games

  • The Godfather (1991) for Atari ST, Commodore 64 and PC.
  • The Godfather (March 21, 2006) for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. Later released under different names:
    • The Godfather: Mob Wars (September 19, 2006) for PlayStation Portable.
    • The Godfather: The Game (September 19, 2006) for Xbox 360.
    • The Godfather: Blackhand Edition (March 21, 2007) for Wii.
    • The Godfather: The Don’s Edition (March 21, 2007) for PlayStation 3.
  • The Godfather II (April 7, 2009) for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L The Bells of St. Mary’s19720315 March 15, 1972The film The Bells of St. Mary’s is featured in The Godfather.2

5Arrow R The Partridge Family19721027 October 27, 1972The title of The Partridge Family season 3 episode "The Modfather" is a parody of The Godfather.3

5Arrow R Sanford and Son19721201 December 01, 1972The Godfather is referenced in the season 2 episode “Sanford and Son and Sister Make Three” of Sanford and Son.2

5Arrow R Hit!19730918 September 18, 1973There's a minor reference to the original novel in the movie Hit!2

5Arrow R The Bob Newhart Show19731027 October 27, 1973The Godfather is referenced twice in episodes of The Bob Newhart Show.2

5Arrow R Planet of the Apes19751129 November 29, 1975The episode “River of Flames” from the animated series Return to the Planet of the Apes features two apes talking about upcoming movie “The Apefather”.2.5

5Arrow R Welcome Back, Kotter19770203 February 03, 1977Kotter makes an imitation of Don Vito Corleone in the season 2 episode “Has Anyone Seen Arnold?”.2

5Arrow R Looking for Mr. Goodbar19771019 October 19, 1977The Godfather novel and film are seen and talked about in the 1978 film Looking for Mr. Goodbar.2

5Arrow R Lou Grant19781023 October 23, 1978The Godfather is referenced in the season 2 episodes “Mob” of Lou Grant.2

5Arrow R Charlie’s Angels19781023 October 23, 1978The season 5 episode “He Married an Angel” from Charlie’s Angels features a theme very similr to the Love Theme from The Godfather.2.5

5Arrow R Fame19831112 November 12, 1983The Godfather is referenced in the season 3 episodes “Knockout” of Fame.2

5Arrow R The A-Team19841030 October 30, 1984The Godfather is referenced in the season 3 episodes “Trouble on Wheels” of The A-Team.3


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The Sicilian198411 November 1984The Sicilian is a direct sequel to The Godfather novel, written by the same author.1

5Arrow R Fletch19850531 May 31, 1985Don Corleone and the movie are referenced in the movie Fletch.2

5Arrow R ALF19890109 January 09, 1989There’s a minor reference to The Godfather in the season 3 episodes “Hide Away” of ALF.2

5Arrow R The Ghostbusters19891214 December 14, 1989There are minor references to The Godfather in the second film and animated series.3

5Arrow R Jeff & J.J.1990 1990One enemy in Jeff & J.J. is a parody of the mafia dons from The Godfather.3

5Arrow R Bill & Ted19901215 December 15, 1990Lucretia’s father from the Bill & Ted animated series is a caricature of Don Corleone from The Godfather.3

5Arrow R Law & Order19910212 February 12, 1991The Godfather is referenced in the season 1 episodes “The Torrents of Greed: Part 1” of Law & Order.2

5Arrow R Seinfield19910516 May 16, 1991There’s a minor reference to The Godfather in the season 2 episodes “The Baby Shower” of Seinfield.3

5Arrow R Captain Planet and the Planeteers19921114 November 14, 1992There are several references to The Godfather in the season 3 episodes “Hog Tide” of Captain Planet and the Planeteers.3

5Arrow R Animaniacs19931102 November 02, 1993Don Corleone makes a cameo appearance in Animaniacs.1

5Arrow R The Critic19930713 July 13, 1993The Godfather is referenced in the season 1 episode “Uneasy Rider” of The Critic.2

5Arrow R Melrose Place19941003 October 03, 1994There are references to The Godfather in many episodes of Melrose Place.2

5Arrow R Duckman19941020 October 20, 1994The Godfather is referenced in the season 2 episode “In the Nam of the Father” of Duckman.3

5Arrow R Free Willy19950719 July 19, 1995A character is compared to Al Pacino in his role of Michael Corleone of The Godfather in Free Willy 2.2

5Arrow R Animaniacs19960224 February 24, 1996A caricature of Vito Corleone of The Godfather appears in Animaniacs.3

5Arrow R Los Soprano19990110 January 10, 1999Los Soprano features several references to The Godfather trilogy.3

5Arrow R The Simpsons19990926 September 26, 1999The Simpsons have made multiple references to The Godfather trilogy.2

5Arrow R Excel Saga20000203 February 03, 2000There’s a parody of Don Corleone in the Excel Saga episode “Animation USA”.3

5Arrow R Sabrina the Teenage Witch20000331 March 31, 2000The episodes “Rumor Mill” and “The Wild, Wild Witch” feature several references to The Godfather.2

5Arrow R Family Guy20000627 June 27, 2000The season 2 episode “There’s something About Paulie” is a full parody of The Godfather.3

5Arrow R South Park20001122 November 22, 2000The Godfather is parodied several times in South Park.3