The Godfather


  1. ^ Sources disagree on the date where Paramount confirmed their intentions to make Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather into a feature-length film. Harlan Lebo's work states that the announcement came in January 1969,[9] while Jenny Jones' book puts the date of the announcement three months after the novel's publication, in June 1969.[10]
  2. ^ Sources disagree on both the amount of the original budget and the final budget. The starting budget has been recorded as $1,[15] $2,[13][34][35][9] and $2.5 million,[17][36] while the final budget has been named at $5,[24] $6,[17][37] and $6.5 million.[34][38]

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