THE GODFATHER Returns To The Big Screen For Cinemark’s Classic Series April 10

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Cinemark has announced the final film in their Best Picture Classic Series. The 1972 Academy Award Winner for Best Motion Picture, THE GODFATHER, will play in over 120 Cinemark theatres across the country, including on the Cinemark XD – Extreme Digital Cinema screens where available. Ranked #2 on the 2007 American Film Institute’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time, the film is scheduled to play on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at two separate show times, 2 pm and 7pm.

“The Godfather,” Francis Ford Coppola’s epic masterpiece features Marlon Brando in his Oscar©-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan’s rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone’s family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged. Based on Mario Puzo’s best-selling novel and featuring career-making performances by Al Pacino, James Cann and Robert Duvall, this searing and brilliant film garnered eleven Academy Award® nominations, and won three including Best Picture in 1972. It is considered by many to be one of the greatest American films ever made. Cinemark will show the 40th Anniversary restoration version of the film, which is rated R by the MPAA.

From Martin Scorsese and Mike Nichols to Ridley Scott and Mel Brooks, the next set of “Classic Series” films will feature four diverse and groundbreaking films and all will show at 2pm and 7pm on the following days:

April 24:  Raging Bull (1980) R

May 1:  The Graduate (1967)  PG

May 8:  Alien (1979)    R

May 15: Blazing Saddles (1974)  R

Tickets for Cinemark’s Classic Series, including a specially priced bundled package of $20 for all four movies, are now available at or at the participating theatre box office. For a full list of participating Cinemark locations, advance ticket purchases and show time information go to the Cinemark web site.

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