Don Vito Corleone was inspired by real life mobster

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Don Vito Corleone was inspired by real life mobster Don Vito Corleone (Godfather) has similarities to several real-life gangsters and mafioso from 20th century in America. Don Corleone personage mostly  resembles Frank Costello, known as “The Prime Minister” of the Mafia.  F. Costello started life a poor kid, but grew up to lead the Luciano crime family, the most powerful crime family in New York, after former mob boss Lucky Luciano went…

Most popular gangster movies (1975-2006)

Behind every great fortune lies a great crime Every great fortune begins with a crime At the root of every great fortune there was a crime. —Balzac They say that behind every great fortune there is a crime! America was built on dreams, tears, blood, courage, sweat, passion and a little bit of illegal activity. And all that also happens to be the necessary ingredients of a good gangster. Gangster movies were…