The Godfather Minute

The Godfather Minute
Alex and Andy Robinson analyze The Godfather, one minute at a time.
49: He’d Rather Be Dancin’
Jul 15 • 40 min
CLEMENZA tells SONNY that there is a rumor that DON CORLEONE is dead. SONNY gets angry and tells CLEMENZA to bring PAULIE to the house.
48: Furry Plumper Baker Shop
Jul 8 • 43 min
MICHAEL calls SONNY to find out if their father is still alive. SONNY tells MICHAEL to come home.
47: Who’s Your PAPA?!
Jul 1 • 50 min
DON CORLEONE lies in the street after having been shot. FREDO cries. MIKE and KAY learn that DON CORLEONE was shot.
46: Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience
Jun 24 • 40 min
Two men shoot DON CORLEONE. FREDO fumbles his gun.
Jun 17 • 44 min
SOLLOZZO makes HAGEN get in his car. DON CORLEONE shops for fruit while FREDO waits in his car.
44: Now How Much Would You Pay?
Jun 10 • 38 min
SOLOZZO makes LUCA an offer to come work for him. SOLOZZO stabs LUCA and has him garrotted to death.
43: The Death Defying Magic of The Amazing Bruno
Jun 3 • 44 min
LUCA arrives at the bar and meets with BRUNO TATTAGLIA and SOLLOZZO.
42: A Lotta Money In Those Gun Permits
May 27 • 40 min
PAULIE called out sick, so FREDO leaves to get the car for DON CORLEONE. LUCA walks to his meeting.
41: Mickey Mouse’s Fredo Corleone Nightclub
May 20 • 30 min
LUCA prepares for his undercover mission. MICHAEL and KAY finish Christmas shopping.
40: What Is This Nonsense?
May 13 • 27 min
DON CORLEONE gives SANTINO an important life lesson. Flowers arrive for DON CORLEONE. LUCA BRASI meets with his Godfather.
39: Undercover Fredo
May 6 • 28 min
Again, SONNY reveals his feelings about the deal and DON CORLEONE refuses SOLLOZZO’s offer.
38: An Offer He CAN Refuse
Apr 29 • 39 min
SONNY reveals his feelings about the deal. DON CORLEONE refuses SOLLOZZO’s offer.
37: Nickels And Dimes
Apr 22 • 36 min
36: Home Of The “Cuban Roth”
Apr 15 • 35 min
TOM continues briefing DON CORLEONE and SONNY about SOLLOZZO.
35: How To Get A Head In Hollywood
Apr 8 • 35 min
WOLTZ finds the severed head of KARTOUM in his bed and screams. TOM briefs DON CORLEONE and SONNY about VIRGIL SOLLOZZO.
34: Bed Full of Catsup
Apr 1 • 36 min
WOLTZ wakes up, sees that he has been sleeping in blood, and tears off the bed sheets.
33: We’re All Band Leaders In The End
Mar 25 • 39 min
WOLTZ kicks TOM out of his house.
32: The Woltz School for Singing, Acting & Dancing
Mar 18 • 34 min
WOLTZ gets angry and explains to TOM why he won’t cast JOHNNY in the new picture.
31: Mom Said “Khartoum!”
Mar 11 • 39 min
WOLTZ takes TOM to the stable and shows him his prize stud, KHARTOUM. They return to the house and eat dinner.
30: Around The World With Jack Woltz
Mar 4 • 42 min
WOLTZ gets angry at TOM, but then has him visit his home.
29: Methadone Cocktail
Feb 25 • 41 min
TOM meets with WOLTZ and makes him an offer.
28: Hagen Goes To Hollywoodland
Feb 18 • 32 min
TOM goes to Hollywood.
27: Bonasera’s Backdoor Pilot
Feb 11 • 39 min
The photographer finally takes the family picture. DON CORLEONE dances with CONNIE.
26: Carlo’s Candy and Sportsbook
Feb 4 • 36 min
The wedding cake arrives. DON CORLEONE and TOM discuss family business.
25: Johnny In-Painamania!
Jan 28 • 42 min
DON CORLEONE mocks and slaps JOHNNY. DON CORLEONE assures him that he will get the part in the picture.
24: Johnny Explainamania?
Jan 21 • 41 min
JOHNNY continues whining about his career. DON CORLEONE gets very angry with him. TOM looks for SONNY and finds him and LUCY making love upstairs.
23: Johnny Complainamania!
Jan 14 • 34 min
JOHNNY asks DON CORLEONE if they can speak. DON CORLEONE asks TOM to find SONNY. MICHAEL introduces KAY and FREDO. JOHNNY begins telling DON CORLEONE about his weak voice and woes.
22: Scent Of A Hoo Hah
Jan 7 • 34 min
JOHNNY finishes singing. DON CORLEONE goes to the stage area to greet him. They drink wine.
21: Yes I Can (If Luca Brasi Says It’s Okay)
Dec 31, 2017 • 33 min
MICHAEL tells KAY the chilling tale of how his father helped JOHNNY’s career.
20: So Good So Good So Good!
Dec 24, 2017 • 38 min
JOHNNY sings for the wedding guests…and they are delighted.
19: Fontanamania!
Dec 17, 2017 • 26 min
JOHNNY FONTANE arrives and the girls go crazy! CONNIE runs up to greet him. DON CORLEONE is happy that JOHNNY came. MAMA and the crowd call JOHNNY to the stage to sing.
18: Auto-Tuned Mama
Dec 10, 2017 • 33 min
MAMA sings. SONNY and LUCY go upstairs. An OLD MAN sings. TOM explains to DON CORLEONE that a senator and some judges have not come to the wedding.
17: Sonny’s Sausage Holster
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
SONNY whispers in LUCY MANCINI’S ear. SANDRA jokes with her friends about SONNY’S size. MAMA CORLEONE signs with the band.
16: Godfather! The Ever Ending Musical
Nov 26, 2017 • 40 min
LUCA thanks DON CORLEONE for inviting him to the wedding, pledges his loyalty, and gives a gift. CONNIE and CARLO dance.
15: A Good Lawyer
Nov 19, 2017 • 36 min
TOM and KAY meet each other. MICHAEL talks to KAY about TOM’s background and role in the family business.
14: A Scary Guy
Nov 12, 2017 • 35 min
DON CORLEONE watches MICHAEL through the window. DON CORLEONE agrees to see LUCA. KAY observes LUCA practicing his speech.
13: The Boa Constrictor Method
Nov 5, 2017 • 31 min
NAZORINE asks DON CORLEONE for a favor and DON CORLEONE grants it. DON CORLEONE assigns the job.
12: Luug The Swede
Oct 29, 2017 • 27 min
LUCA BRASI practices his speech. SONNY, PAULIE and CLEMENZA harass the FBI agents. SONNY breaks an FBI camera, then pays for it. NAZORINE explains his problem.
11: Paulie Small Bills
Oct 22, 2017 • 37 min
PAULIE fantasizes about robbing the bride and groom of their wedding gifts. PAULIE’S FRIEND throws him two sandwiches. The PHOTOGRAPHER takes a picture of DON BARZINI, who takes the film and destroys it. TOM HAGEN goes back to work.
10: More Wine, More Bonasera
Oct 15, 2017 • 30 min
DON CORLEONE welcomes DON BARZINI. PAULIE GATTO brings CLEMENZA more wine, tries to complement him, but it backfires. SONNY CORLEONE and his wife SANDRA CORLEONE disagree about who should be watched.
9: Orange You Glad You’re Not Tessio?
Oct 8, 2017 • 40 min
DON CORLEONE refuses to take the picture without MICHAEL CORLEONE. Wedding guests interact and dance. The FBI arrives. SALVATORE TESSIO takes an orange.
8: Stuck In A Broom Closet With You
Oct 1, 2017 • 45 min
DON CORLEONE gives justice to BONASERA. DON CORLEONE tells TOM HAGEN to give this job to PETER CLEMENZA and provides some guidance on how to do it. The wedding scene begins.
7: The Decaf Don
Sep 24, 2017 • 26 min
DON CORLEONE is insulted by BONASERA’s offer and finishes his lecture. BONASERA calls him “Godfather” and kisses his ring. DON CORLEONE tells him that he may have him do a service for him someday.
6: Sei, Sei, Sei
Sep 17, 2017 • 28 min
DON CORLEONE points out that the American system had served BONASERA well until now, then he continues his lecture about friendship and respect. BONASERA offers DON CORLEONE money. DON CORLEONE puts down the cat.
5: And The Godfather Is…Macaulay Culkin! :0
Sep 10, 2017 • 38 min
BONASERA whispers in DON CORLEONE’S ear that he wants his daughter’s attackers killed. DON CORLEONE says he can’t do it, then begins his lecture about friendship and respect.
4: Suspended Sentence!
Sep 3, 2017 • 30 min
BONASERA decided to go to DON CORLEONE for justice.
3: Why Did I Weep? (Don’t answer that!)
Aug 27, 2017 • 28 min
BONASERA laments the attack on his daughter.
2: I Believe In America
Aug 20, 2017 • 20 min
AMERIGO BONASERA believes in America. But he’s having second thoughts…
1: Family, Fonts and Free Soda Pop
Aug 13, 2017 • 57 min
PARAMOUNT shows off its iconic mountain. The cash cow GODFATHER logo and font are introduced to the world. Who’s playing that lonely trumpet?!