An offer he can't refuse.
Posted by Masakim on September 16, 2002 at
In Reply to: An offer he can't refuse. posted by Ed Stansell on September 15, 2002
: You have this phrase listed under "G" "give him an offer he can't refuse" To quote "The Godfather" correctly, you should change it to "Make him an offer he can't refuse"
make him an offer he can't refuse."
--Mario Puzo, _Godfather_, 1969
THE (Paramount, 1972)....
3. "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse.
Brando [Don Vito Corleone] to Al Martino (Johnny Fontane), about movie producer John Marley (Woltz); repeated by Al Pacino (Michael Corleone) to his brother John Cazale (Fredo), about rival gangster Alex Rocco (Moe Greene)
--Melinda Corey & George Ochoa, _The Dictionary of Film Quotations_, 1995