The Godfather: Part II1974

The Godfather: Part II

"The Godfather: Part II" (also known as "Son of Godfather", "Mario Puzo's The Godfather: Part II", "Second Godfather, The") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and written by Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay) and Mario Puzo (novel "The Godfather"), released on December 12 of 1974 in the USA , starring Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale and Talia Shire.

Directed by:
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
Novel "The Godfather":
Mario Puzo
Francis Ford Coppola
Fred Roos and Gray Frederickson
Associate producer:
M. Skager


The Godfather Part II presents two parallel storylines. One involves Mafia chief Michael Corleone from 1958 to 1959; the other is a series of flashbacks following his father, Vito Corleone, from his childhood in Sicily (1901) to his founding of the Corleone crime family in New York City.

In the town of Corleone, Sicily in 1901, Vito's father Antonio Andolini and his brother Paolo are killed on the orders of the local Mafia chieftain, Don Ciccio. Vito's mother [...]



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Who is the director of "The Godfather: Part II"?

Francis Ford Coppola is an American producer, director, screenwriter, writer, actor, and composer.

Francis Ford Coppola has directed movies such as "New York Stories", released in 1989, "The Terror" (1963), "Dementia 13" (1963), "The Godfather" (1972), "Peggy Sue Got Married" (1986), and "Tetro" (2009).

Al Pacino and Francis Ford Coppola have also been associated in "The Godfather: Part III", released in 1990 in which Al Pacino plays Don Michael Corleone, "The Godfather" (1972) in which Al Pacino plays Michael Corleone.


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What was the release date of "The Godfather: Part II"?

"The Godfather: Part II" was initally released in the United States on Thursday, December 12, 1974.

Release dates in the United States:
  • Thursday, December 12, 1974
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - Coppola Restoration
  • Thursday, April 19, 2012 - Re-release

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