The Godfather movie series has been considered one of the movie series of all time. The series changed the filming criteria and storyline. The series started with the release of The Godfather in 1972. The movie has been adapted from the novel The Godfather written by Mario Puzo in 1969.
The Godfather series is still considered a masterpiece. If you watch it even in the 21st century, it will give you an experience you have never had before. The movie has accomplished so many awards and titles throughout these years.
The producers of the film should be happy for doing such a good job. But, who are they?
Who Produced The Godfather 2?
The Godfather II was produced by Francis Ford Coppola. It was released in 1974. Gray Frederickson and Fred Roos also contributed to the production of Godfather II.
About Godfather 2
Godfather II is a crime movie which is directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The movie is 200 minutes long. Against a budget of $13 million, the movie earned $93 million in total.
The critical response was also positive.
The Godfather Part II was delivered on December 20, 1974. The full-length movie was again coordinated by Francis Ford Coppola and in light of Mario Puzo’s novel of a similar name. The film is to some degree both a spin-off and a prequel to The Godfather, introducing two equal dramatizations. The primary storyline, following the principal film’s occasions, fixates on Michael Corleone, the new Don of the Corleone wrongdoing family, attempting to hold his undertakings together from 1958 to 1959; the other is a progression of flashbacks following his dad, Vito Corleone, from his life as a youngster in Sicily in 1901 to his establishing of the Corleone family in New York City.
The main cast of the movie includes Al Pacino as Michael Corleone, Robert Duvall playing Tom Hagen, Diane Keaton playing Kay Adams-Corleone, Robert De Niro playing Vito Corleone, John Cazale playing Fredo Corleone, Talia Shire playing Connie Corleone, Lee Strasberg playing Hyman Roth, Michael V. Gazzo playing Frank Pentangeli, G.D. Sprandlin playing Senator Pat Geary, Richard Moshcin playing Don Fanucci, Tom Rosqui playing Rocco Lampone, Bruno Kirby playing young Peter Clemenza, Frank Sivero playing Genco Abbandando, Morgana King playing Mama Carmela Corleone, Amergio Tot playing Michale’s bodyguard, Troy Donahue playing Merle Johnson, Abe Vigoda playing Salvatore Tessio, Danny Aiello playing Tony Rosato.
Mario Puzo was an American author and journalist. However, he died in July 1999 at the age of 78. He is known for the novels like The Dark Arena (1955), Six Graves to Munich (1967), Fools Die (1978), The Fourth K (1990), The last DOn (1996), and Omerta (2000).
He is also known for writing non-fiction like Test Yourself: Are You Heading for a Nervous Breakdown? (1965), The Godfather Papers and Other Confesiions (1972), Inside Las Vegas (1977).
He has also written some short stories between 1950 and 1969 like The Last Christmas, Trapped Girls in the Riviera’s Flesh Casino, The Unkillable Six, Girls of Pleasure Penthouse, etc.
His writings have also been adapted to make films like Earthquake (1874), Superman (1978), The Godfather Series (1972-1990), A Time to Die (1982), The Sicillian (1987), etc.