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Favourite Godfather Movie?

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  1. theycallitMurda Black Belt

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    Most would probably say the second, but I liked the first one better.
     
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    I voted the first. The second was great and had DeNiro but the ending was just too tragic for me to take with Fredo.
     
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    I liked the Flashback scenes in II the most, but I prefer I overall.
     
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    I couldn't get past the first fifteen minutes of number 2. They were in Italy and it just started way to show and boring. Maybe I need to go back and try and watch it or fast forward.
     
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    Third. Casino is the best Italian mafia movie ever though, and in general I find Godfather to be *way* overrated.
     
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    I'm having a hard time splitting them, but part one because Sonny.
     
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    Wow didn't expect a single vote for 3.
     
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    The first one because of Santino


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    Damn, beat me to it
     
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    Part 1. Sonny and Brando/Vito tipping things in it's favor.
     
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    First because of Brando.
     
  11. toaa Brown Belt

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    I think Part I and II are equal in quality, but a lot of people will say Part II is better. I prefer watching Part 1, I like the story the most and I can watch it a couple times a week without getting tired of it.
     
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    third is a much better movie IMO.

    Though it is less "mafiosa" and doesnt have as much action, as a movie, it is much much better than the first.
     
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    whenever these Godfather threads came up, I use to always vote for part 1


    After re-watching the first two films recently, I'm going to change my opinion to part 2 being the strongest film. Godfather 1 obviously has some iconic characters in Vito and Sonny and many scenes that will forever be remembered by many.

    But I thought part 2 was a better film overall.
     
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    part 2,its my GOAT
     
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    Part one.

    The second movie's strength, in my opinion, comes from the DeNiro scenes as young Vito.

    Both are great movies overall though.
     
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    All three are legenday IMO. But at gunpoint, I'd have to say the first one is the best.
     
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    Ginger, as a character, ruins Casino for me. She's more infuriating than Corporal Upham in Saving Private Ryan.
     
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    pretty weird thread. I watched 1 yesterday and 2 today. I've been reading the imbd trivia and godfather wiki all day. There's a ton of backstory not in the movie and that enhances the story a lot. There's also some cool deleted scenes on youtube. I like the one of Don Fanucci being attacked that was cut. It explains a good bit of Vito's actions.

    http://godfather.wikia.com/wiki/The_Godfather_Wiki

    I had seen both a few times but probably haven't watched either in almost 15 years. I thought 1 was vastly superior. Two was very good. The flashbacks are the highlight but i wasn't as much a fan of the Cuba/Miami stuff and political things. It dragged on in the middle for a bit.

    I think the older setting is just cooler at the end of the day. The old NY mafia stuff is better than the newer Mafia settings.
     

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