Monday, April 13, 2009

My Top 5 Favorite Francis Ford Coppola Films

Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award-winning American film director, producer and screenwriter. Away from showbusiness, Coppola is also a vintner, magazine publisher and hotelier. He is a graduate of Hofstra University where he studied theatre. He earned an M.F.A. in film directing from the UCLA Film School. He is most renowned for directing the highly regarded 'Godfather' films, 'The Conversation', and the Vietnam War epic 'Apocalypse Now'.

(in order)

1. Apocalypse Now (1979)

2. The Outsiders (1983)

3. The Godfather, Part II (1974)

4. The Godfather (1972)

5. Rumble Fish (1983)

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