The Godfather: Part II

Trivia: At Michael's hearing, very few of the senators, judges, etc. are actually actors. They are friends, acquaintances, and family of various members of the cast and crew.

Trivia: Marlon Brando and Robert DeNiro are the only two actors to have won Oscars for playing the same character.

Trivia: The golden telephone presented to Batista is based in actual events. You can see the actual, gold-plated (not solid gold) telephone in Havana's Museum of the Revolution. The replica made for the movie looks pretty much like the original.

Trivia: This was the first sequel to win the Oscar for "Best Picture."

Trivia: The flashback scene at the end of the movie was supposed to include Marlon Brando, but on the day of the shoot, he didn't show up. However, Francis Ford Coppola had heard this rumour a few days before, and had come up with an alternate scene, which is the one in the movie. He says "Even though he wasn't there, you feel the Godfather's presence".

Trivia: For his cameo at the end of the film, James Caan received the same amount of money he received for the first film.

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Trivia: Robert DeNiro went to a dentist and had smaller versions of the implants in Marlon Brando's mouth put in.

Trivia: It was Thalia Shire's idea to have the character of Kay have an abortion instead of just a miscarriage. She thought it made the whole situation a lot more personal and impacting, and Francis Ford Coppola obviously agreed.

Trivia: Troy Donahue appears as a character named "Merle Johnson," which is Donahue's birth name.

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Trivia: Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, even though half of the film was an original creation.

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Revealing mistake: In scene at the brothel, with the senator and the dead prostitute, the (dead) prostitute is breathing in the last shot of her, covered in a bloody sheet. (01:15:30)


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Question: When Vito Corleone visits Sicily with his family, he is received by an old woman and a man. These people are the ones who helped Vito to escape when he was a child. However, when they are having lunch together, Vito refers to her as "grandmother". Are the old woman and the man members of the family? What are their names?

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Chosen answer: They were not his actual grandparents, just people that knew his family and who helped Vito after his mother, father, and brother were killed. Vito refers to her as "grandmother" because they treated him like family. Their names are unknown.

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