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The Godfather Part II Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1974
Running Time: 3 hrs. 20 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Screenwriter: Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo
Producers: Francis Ford Coppola, Gray Fredrickson an Fred Roos
Studio: Paramount Pictures

The Godfather Part II Synopsis

Two movies in one, this sequel to the popular The Godfather tells the story of how Vito Corleone (played here by Robert De Niro) came to power and contrasts that story with his son, Michael Corleone's (Al Pacino) own struggle to establish himself s the leader of the Corleone crime syndicate.

The Godfather Part II Original Theatrical Trailer

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The Godfather Part II Cast

Robert De Niro as Vito Corleone

Al Pacino as Michael Corleone

James Caan as Santino "Sonny" Corleone

Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen

Diane Keaton as Kay Adams Corleone

Talia Shire as Constanza "Connie" Corleone

John Cazale as Fredo Corleone

J.D. Spalding as Senator Pat Geary

Lee Strasberg as Hyman Roth

Michael V. Gazza as Frankie Pentangeli

Gianni Russo as Carlo Rizzi

Morgana King as Mama Corleone

Richard Bright as Al Neri

Tere Livrano as Theresa Hagen

Mario Cotone as Young Don Tommasino

Dominic Chianese as Johnny Ola

Marianna Hill as Deanna Corleone

James Gounoris as Anthony Vito Corleone

Maria Carta as Vito's Mother

Troy Donahue as Merle Johnson

Harry Dean Stanton as FBI Agent

Abe Vigoda as Sal Tessio

John Aprea as Young Sal Tessio

Bruno Kirby as Young Peter Clemenza

Leopoldo Trieste as Signor Roberto

Gastone Moschnin as Don Fanuci

Tom Rosqui as Rocco Lampone

Frank Sivero as Genco Abbandando

Joe Spinell as Willi Cicci

Giuseppe Sillato as Don Francesco Ciccio

Carmine Caridi as Carmine Rosato

Danny Aiello as Tony Rosato

Amerigo Tot as Michael's Bodyguard

The Godfather Part II Awards and Nominations

1974 Academy Awards® Best Picture (Win)
Best Director (Win)
Best Score (Win)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Win)
Best Art Direction (Win)

Best Actor (Nom)

Best Costume Design (Nom)

Best Supporting Actor - Michael V. Gazzo (Nom)

Best Supporting Actor - Lee Strasberg (Nom)

Best Supporting Actress - Talia Shire (Nom)

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The Godfather Part II

Michael Corleone ( Al Pacino ):

"I don't feel like I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies."

In Godfather II, what college football game was Hyman Roth watching when Michael arrives to see him?