Godfather: Part II, The

Lists: Drama, Biopic, Crime / Heist, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time, Best Picture Winners from the 1970s, Gangster protagonist, AFI 100 (2007), Best Picture nominee 1970 to 1979, Classics, Sight And Sound Critics Top 250

Brief Synopsis: "The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba"

Overall Ranking: 28 (Rank from 1974: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 75%
Regular 25%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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J Bumgardner100
Steve Habrat100(full review)
BTS Brian100
Danny M100
Patrick Devitt100
Thomas Pollock100
Mario L100
Kevin McCarthy100 - To this day, I can’t find a single problem with this movie. A perfect masterpiece.
Josh of Classicblanca100
Jim Carrier99
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews98.5
David Baruffi97
Lisa Marie Bowman95 - One of the greatest gangster films ever.
(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80(full review)
J Collins80
Bryan Lienesch72 - Like the chronological order of the story, this film is all over the place. The first one should just how much a crime family could control. The sequel shows just how much it can't.
Annwyn S70
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less70(full review)

People Involved

  • Al Pacino (Don Michael Corleone)
  • Robert Duvall (Tom Hagen)
  • Diane Keaton (Kay Corleone)
  • Robert De Niro (Vito Corleone)
  • John Cazale (Fredo Corleone)
  • Talia Shire (Connie Corleone)
  • Lee Strasberg (Hyman Roth)
  • Michael V. Gazzo (Frankie Pentangeli)
  • G.D. Spradlin (Senator Pat Geary)
  • Richard Bright (Al Neri)
  • Francesca De Sapio (die Mutter des jungen Vito)
  • Oreste Baldini (junger Vito Andolini)
  • Gastone Moschin (Don Fanucci)
  • Giuseppe Sillato (Don Francesco Ciccio)
  • Bruno Kirby (Young Clemenza (as B. Kirby Jr.))
  • Frank Sivero (Genco)
  • Morgana King (Mama Corleone)
  • Marianna Hill (Deanna Corleone (as Mariana Hill))
  • Leopoldo Trieste (Signor Roberto)
  • Dominic Chianese (Johnny Ola)
  • Fay Spain (Mrs. Marcia Roth)
  • Harry Dean Stanton (F.B.I. Man #1)
  • Danny Aiello (Tony Rosato)
  • Roger Corman (Senator #2)
  • William Bowers (Senate Committee Chairman)
  • James Caan (Sonny Corleone)
  • Francis Ford Coppola (Director)
  • Francis Ford Coppola (Director)
  • Walter Murch (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Godfather, The
  • Godfather Part III, The
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • The Godfather Trilogy