Is Goodfellas part of The Godfather?

The world, as Fredo Corleone knew it, has never been an easy place for middle children. Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas opened 30 years ago this week, on September 19, 1990. It came out between The Godfather, which opened in March 1972, and The Sopranos, which premiered in January 1999.

Is Goodfellas as good as Godfather?

Its characters are both repulsive and magnetic, but they may as well be Kennedys or 16th-century Italian nobles. In 100 years, people will still be studying The Godfather as a great morality tale, while Goodfellas will be equally admired, but only by film students.

Is Goodfellas a sequel to Godfather?

The world, as Fredo Corleone knew it, has never been an easy place for middle children. Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas opened 30 years ago this week, on September 19, 1990. It came out between The Godfather, which opened in March 1972, and The Sopranos, which premiered in January 1999.

Is Sopranos connected to Godfather?

David Chase’s Sopranos conjured up Mario Puzo’s Godfather in portraying its characters as a family unit, just as Puzo had in writing the novel that he hoped would become the life raft to his near bankrupt existence, Puzo knew that creating the Corleones as family men, instead of mere brutes, was the doorway to his

Who in The Sopranos was in Goodfellas?

  • Lorraine Bracco. The fact that Lorraine Bracco was David Chase’s original choice for Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco) may have been a little too on the nose.
  • Michael Imperioli.
  • Tony Sirico.
  • Vincent Pastore.
  • Frank Vincent.
  • Suzanne Shepard.
  • Tony Darrow.
  • Tobin Bell.

What’s better Goodfellas vs Godfather?

I personally think the Godfather is the better movie but Goodfellas is a much more realistic mob movie. Michael’s character arc over the two movies is much more compelling than Henry’s (who was outshined by the others).

How much money has The Godfather made to date?

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office$136,479,994Details
International Box Office$133,532,230Details
Worldwide Box Office$270,012,224
Further financial details

Is The Godfather censored?

It is also known as The Godfather Saga and had its premiere in US TV on 1977. However, it had to be severely cut for the airing. Sex, violence and language were censored. (see our comparisons).

Which Godfather movie is the longest?

This marks the first time this version of The Godfather will be seen anywhere in public and, for film nerds, it’s a big deal. This version, combining both the first and second Godfather, runs for a whopping 434 minutes – that’s seven hours and fourteen minutes – and will be shown in chronological order.

Who many parts of The Godfather have released?

The films were distributed by Paramount Pictures and released in 1972, 1974, and 1990. The series achieved success at the box office, with the films earning between $430 and $517 million worldwide. The Godfather and The Godfather Part II are both seen by many as two of the greatest films of all time.

Why does Don Fanucci have a scar on his neck?

After Fanucci leaves, the impresario smacks his daughter for walking in at the wrong time. Vito sees a group of hoods jump Don Fanucci and slice his neck. This explains the scar on his neck seen later.

Who was Maury in Goodfellas based on?

Goodfellas’ Morrie Kessler was based on Martin Krugman, an associate of Jimmy Burke (Conway in Goodfellas) and Hill and who just like Morrie owned a wig shop and men’s hair salon in Queens.

How true to life is Goodfellas?

Still, “Goodfellas” is just a movie. It’s not a 100% accurate portrayal of the life of a mafioso — or so you may think. While it’s far from being a 1:1 biography, “Goodfellas” is based on “Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family,” the biography of the real-world Henry Hill by author Nicholas Pileggi.

Who is Tommy DeVito based on?

Goodfellas’ Tommy DeVito is based on real-life gangster Tommy DeSimone, but how different was Joe Pesci’s character from the real one?

Was Sammy the Bull a made man?

Gravano’s robbery spree impressed Aurello, who proposed him for membership in the Gambino family soon after the membership books were reopened. In 1976, Gravano was formally initiated into the Gambino family as a made man.


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