The Godfather: Part II , American gangster film , released in , that was a sequel and companion piece to the blockbuster The Godfather , adapted from the novel by Mario Puzo. In the years since its release the film has gained the reputation of being the rare sequel that equals or perhaps surpasses the original. In the former storyline, set in the s, Michael has moved the family and his base of operations to Nevada , seeking to expand his influence into Las Vegas and also into Havana. The other storyline shows Vito first as a child arriving in New York City in the early s after his family in Sicily was killed by the local Mafia. As a young man, he is introduced into criminal activity by his friend Clemenza Bruno Kirby , beginning with thievery. Vito gains more power and respect while retaining his devotion to family. He is targeted by assassination attempts and government investigations. In the end, Michael is left alone, having lost his family and his essential humanity.
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Check out the new and old movies we adore and plan to stream this Diwali season, from Devdas to Hindi Medium. Browse our picks. The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.