The classic crime saga “The Godfather” Trilogy is getting a 50th Anniverary 4K release

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On March 21st (my birthday, in case anyone is feeling generous…) The Godfather Trilogy is coming to 4K, complete with remastered and restored versions of all 3 films, as well as 3 different cuts of The Godfather Part III.

As well as a standard release – which seems to be 4K only – there will also be a limited Collectors Edition which will include the films on Blu-ray as well, in addition to a hardback coffee table book and 3 art prints.

Extras are still TBC, but thanks to some digging by The Digital Bits, we’ve included a list of expected (still subject to change and confirmation) below.

Pre-orders are live now and we’ll add more links as we get them.

Pre-order:

  • Standard Release: Zavvi
  • Collectors Edition: Zavvi

Expected contents and extras (still TBC):

  • Disc One: The Godfather (4K UHD)
  • Disc Two: The Godfather: Part II (4K UHD)
  • Disc Three: Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone (4K UHD)
  • Disc Four: The Godfather, Part III Theatrical Cut and The Godfather, Part III 1991 Cut (via seamless branching) (4K UHD)
  • HDR: Dolby Vision & HDR10
  • Audio: 2007 Walter Murch-approved mix in 5.1 Dolby TrueHD and 5.1 Dolby Digital, plus newly-restored Mono (for films 1 and 2)
  • Legacy Extras: Screen-specific audio commentaries by Francis Ford Coppola (from the 2001 DVD release)

New Extras:

  • Introduction to The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Full Circle: Preserving The Godfather
  • Capturing the Corleones: Through the Lens of Photographer Steve Schapiro
  • The Godfather: Home Movies
  • Restoration Comparisons, Digital Copies of at least the films I, II, and Coda

Disc Five: Legacy Special Features (BD):

  • Additional Legacy Blu-ray and DVD Extras:
  • The Masterpiece That Almost Wasn’t
  • Godfather World
  • Emulsional Rescue: Revealing The Godfather
  • …when the shooting stopped
  • The Godfather on the Red Carpet
  • 4 Short Films on The Godfather
    • The Godfather vs. The Godfather: Part II
    • Cannoli
    • Riffing on the Riffing
    • Clemenza
  • The Family Tree
  • Crime Organization Chart
  • Connie and Carlo’s Wedding Album
  • 2008 Credits
  • 12 Behind-the-Scenes featurettes (A Look Inside, On Location, Francis Ford Coppola’s Notebook, Music of The Godfather: Nino Rota, Music of The Godfather: Carmine Coppola, Coppola & Puzo on Screenwriting, Gordon Willis on Cinematography, Storyboards – The Godfather: Part II, Storyboards – The Godfather: Part III, The Godfather Behind the Scenes 1971)
  • Additional Scenes
  • Galleries
  • Trailers
  • Acclaim & Response
  • Additional Material
  • The Filmmakers



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