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The Godfather

Summary: The Godfather, created by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo, is arguably the greatest movie ever made. It has influenced the creation of dozens of subsequent mafia movies, significantly impacted the cinema industry. Micheal Corleone is a tragic hero in the sense of his change; his downfall from what is seen as honest and hardworking, to manipulative and "gangster."
The Godfather created by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo is by many people, considered the greatest movie ever made. It has influenced the creation of dozens of mafia movies after it's creation, and has impacted the cinema industry in countless ways. It is not only the amazing casting, the direction, the production and writing that cause people to be astounded with this film, but the characters and the acting are that like no other. The characters portrayed in The Godfather are often defined as tragic heroes. The main character, Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino is a prime example of tragedy in a hero. The changes he forgoes throughout the film change him from one extreme to another.

Tragedy is a downfall, often a change from something good to bad. This is very evident in Michael. When we first meet him he is a very honest looking...

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