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The Godfather (1972)

Followed by 

Edited into 

The Godfather Saga (1977) (TV Mini-Series)
one of two films edited together for the miniseries
The Godfather Saga: Episode #1.1 (1977) (TV Episode)
TV serial edit
The Godfather Saga: Episode #1.2 (1977) (TV Episode)
TV serial edit
The Godfather Saga: Episode #1.3 (1977) (TV Episode)
TV serial edit
The Godfather Saga: Episode #1.4 (1977) (TV Episode)
TV serial edit
Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) (Video)


The Godfather II (2009) (Video Game)


The Italian (1915)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Material ascent, spiritual descent.
La Strada (1954)
The Catholic procession scene is almost duplicated, especially in the way the crowd kneels and crosses themselves as the icons pass by.
The Searchers (1956)
Door closing scene.
The Conformist (1970)
The leaves blowing along the ground are similar in both movies

Referenced in 

Love in Maid (1975)
Title mentioned by actor Bobby Astyr.
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
Roosevelt's cutting the Panama Canal across his birthday cake nearly identical to Roth dividing his Cuba-shaped birthday cake amongst the Mafia investors in Coppola's film
The Taking of Christina (1976)
Title seen on theater marquee.
The Godfather Comes to Sixth St. (1976) (Short)
behind-the-scenes of the film
Saturday Night Live: Broderick Crawford/Levon Helm/Dr. John/The Meters (1977) (TV Episode)
Kiss of death referenced in Samurai Hit-man
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Lee/Meat Loaf (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Dallas: The Red File: Part 1 (1979) (TV Episode)
Cliff describes J.R. as "Texas' answer to Michael Corleone."
Caligula (1979)
Shortly after the emperor's illness, Caligula gives Macro the "kiss of death."
Saturday Night Live: Martin Sheen/David Bowie (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Apocalypse Now sketch
Sneak Previews: Take 2: The Best Films of the '70s (1979) (TV Episode)
Parts one and two make Siskel and Ebert's lists of the best movies of the 1970s.
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
Knots Landing: Daniel (1982) (TV Episode)
Karen says, "I'm a nice lady, three kids, a house and a business to run, not Michael Corleone."
At the Movies: The Man with Two Brains/Superman III/Trading Places/Psycho II (1983) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gene Siskel in his review of "Psycho II" (1983).
Saturday Night Live: George Wendt and Francis Ford Coppola/Philip Glass (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Francis Ford Coppola at end of Vietnam Sketch
Band of the Hand (1986)
One of the characters made a reference to this film.
An American Tail (1986)
The scene where Fievel sees the Statue of Liberty parallels the similar shot where Vito as a child sees the statue from Ellis Island.
Kummitäti (1987) (TV Movie)
Music from the movie used.
Cheers: The Godfather: Part 3 (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference; title pretends that the episode follows part one and two of The Godfather-Triology
Married... with Children: Peggy Sue Got Work (1987) (TV Episode)
Bud tells Al there's a Godfathe sequel
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Married... with Children: The Harder They Fall (1989) (TV Episode)
Bud mentions they made a second Godfather.
American Born (1990)
Video case is shown in video store.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Michael and Kay discuss Fredo's death.
At the Movies: The Godfather Part III/Kindergarten Cop/The Bonfire of the Vanities/The Russia House (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Godfather: Part III" review.
Late Night with David Letterman: Episode dated 28 December 1990 (1990) (TV Episode)
Wallach mentions this film.
Law & Order: The Torrents of Greed: Part 1 (1991) (TV Episode)
A man says he has seen "The Godfather movies, 1, 2, and 3"
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #3.11 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Clive Anderson
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
as Francis' substitute film in early 70's
Roseanne: Take My Bike, Please! (1991) (TV Episode)
Fredo doesn't betray the Corleone family until The Godfather Part II
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom (making a gunshot noise as characters are seen in a rowboat): "Hey, look - it's Fredo Corleone."
The Simpsons: Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk (1991) (TV Episode)
Burns tells Smithers that he keeps his enemies close, and his enemies closer. Michael Corleone says the same thing in the film.
The Godfather (1991) (Video Game)
Hyman Roth and Moe Greene appear in the game; scenes are recreated
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Cheers: Bar Wars VI: This Time It's for Real (1992) (TV Episode)
Frasier and Woody talk about the movie trilogy.
Malcolm X (1992)
Similar cinematography in ghetto street scenes
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Sting (1993) (TV Episode)
Fredo's fate in the rowboat mentioned on Spade's Hollywood minute.
At the Movies: The Seventies (1993) (TV Episode)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genarro's Hail Mary just before his death parallels Fredo Corleone.
The X-Files: Fallen Angel (1993) (TV Episode)
Dialogue quoted: "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer".
Zwischen Kino und Konzert - Der Komponist Nino Rota (1993)
Nino Rota's Oscar win mentioned.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Scenes in 'The Gold Watch' segment, including the outdoor gundown & Marcellus Wallace being hit by a car and rolling off the hood are directly inspired by scenes in 'The Godfather: Part II'.
North (1994)
Lupin the Third: Dragon of Doom (1994) (TV Movie)
The Godfather series was mentioned on the question section of Jigen's crossword puzzle.
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Dweebs: The Bad P.R. Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Morley and Vic discuss the film.
Game On: Bruce Willis & Robert De Niro Holding a Fish (1996) (TV Episode)
Reference to Robert De Niro in "The Godfather"
Just Your Luck (1996) (Video)
Father Ted: A Christmassy Ted (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ted
Chasing Amy (1997)
A Match Made in Heaven (1997) (TV Movie)
Men Behaving Badly: It's Good to Be Dead (1997) (TV Episode)
Fuji quotes the 'I know it was you Fredo' line
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Horror of Party Beach (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: You betrayed me, Fredo.
The Simpsons: The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson (1997) (TV Episode)
In Homer's flashback to his prior time in New York, he passes three pornographic theatres, one of which's marquee reads "The Godfather's Parts, II"
Boy Meets World: Brothers (1997) (TV Episode)
This is both Eric and Jack's favourite film.
Scream 2 (1997)
Screening (1997) (Short)
Gex: Enter the Gecko (1998) (Video Game)
"I like you, Fredo. You're still my brother."
The Simpsons: The Trouble with Trillions (1998) (TV Episode)
arriving in Cuba, getting into similar car, driving past outdoor boxing matches .
Species II (1998)
He Got Game (1998)
The Larry Sanders Show: Putting the 'Gay' Back in Litigation (1998) (TV Episode)
Bruno Kirby says he appeared in the film
The Simpsons: Mayored to the Mob (1998) (TV Episode)
Homer gives Mayor Quimby the Kiss of Death.
The Nanny: The In-Law Who Came Forever (1999) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the movie by name.
The Sopranos: Pilot (1999) (TV Episode)
The priest and Carmela discuss this movie.
Will & Grace: Big Brother is Coming: Part I (1999) (TV Episode)
mentions it
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Badda-Bing, Badda-Bang (1999) (TV Episode)
When talking to Kira, Frankie Eyes laments that there is not a single statue of Bugsy Siegel in Las Vegas. This is the same thing that Hyman Roth says to Michael Corleone regarding Moe Greene, who was based on Siegel.
The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Corman.
Analyze This (1999)
Ben Sobel say, "You broke my heart, Jelly, you broke my heart."
Road Kill (1999)
When the male lead makes his guess that the gangster's favorite film is THE GODFATHER, the gangster replies that the sequel is better.
The Sopranos: A Hit Is a Hit (1999) (TV Episode)
Massive Genius says he liked the movie
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.1 (1999) (TV Episode)
Bobby De Niro song lyric - "He was in Godfather II".
Kaizokuban Bootleg Film (1999)
fratricide discussed, compared
Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999) (Video)
mentionned once
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999) (TV Movie)
Line quoted: "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer."
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
"Rent Casino, Goodfellas, Godfathers I, II, III"
Baadshah (1999)
The dialogue describing Baadshah as "not The Godfather part I or part II" but "The Godfriend"
The Godson (1999) (Short)
The Sopranos: Commendatori (2000) (TV Episode)
Tony mentions the aura surrounding Don Cicicio's estate.
Scene by Scene: Woody Allen (2000) (TV Episode)
Mark says that some of Woody's films were shot "by the great Gordon Willis and, of course, he was famous as the cinematographer on the Godfather pictures".
Taking Wing (2000)
Stella Street: The Agony of Choice (2000) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Al Pacino.
The X-Files: Surekill (2001) (TV Episode)
The gun trick Agent Doggett mentioned is refering to the gun trick Young Vito Corleon used in this movie.
Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
Mentioned in article interview with Ron
Futurama: Bendless Love (2001) (TV Episode)
Bender's line "I try to get out, but they keep pulling me back in" is similar to a line uttered by Michael Corleone.
Lindenstraße: Das Herz (2001) (TV Episode)
Heiko suggests watching it to Iffi.
The Sopranos: To Save Us All from Satan's Power (2001) (TV Episode)
Silvio imitates Al Pacino's character in this movie at 32:23 (DVD time): "It was you, Fredo!"
Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator.
Serendipity (2001)
When Jonathan is comparing Sara to his fiancée Halley, he says that Halley is like The Godfather: Part II and that Sara is like part I.
Zoolander (2001)
"I know it was you Maury, you broke my heart."
Gilmore Girls: Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai suggests that Jess may turn out to be like Fredo.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Stella Street: Episode #4.3 (2001) (TV Episode)
Lines quoted by Al Pacino.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Blade II (2002)
Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: A Bridge Too Far (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name by Moxey.
Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (2002) (Video Game)
The Ring (2002)
Video box is shown in movie store.
The Sopranos: Everybody Hurts (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by AJ and his friends
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
The title of the final mission is "Keep your friends close...", a quote by Michael Corleone.
Analyze That (2002)
Caesar holds Duck's face in his hands and tells him he knows he's the traitor as Michael did the same to Fredo on the Havana New Year's party.
7th Heaven: It's Not Always About You (2003) (TV Episode)
Ms. Beane refers to the film.
Traumprinz in Farbe (2003) (TV Movie)
The Simpsons: Moe Baby Blues (2003) (TV Episode)
Moe's story for Maggie: he talks about Anthony's First Communion.
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
Gilmore Girls: Ballrooms and Biscotti (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Rory plan to watch the film.
Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Scene played over the opening credits, which depicts Ming assassinating the Mafia boss with a gun concealed by a paper bag - alludes to the scene in The Godfather: Part II in which Vito Corleone (Robert De Niro) kills Don Fanucci in a similar fashion.
Kid Notorious: Hip Hop to the Godfather (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the jail scene.
Gilmore Girls: An Affair to Remember (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Jason talk about Fredo's death.
Joan of Arcadia: Death Be Not Whatever (2003) (TV Episode)
Will suggests watching the film.
Angels in America (2003) (TV Mini-Series)
Pacino says "You broke my heart."
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: Our Men in Havana (2004) (TV Episode)
Moxey mentions the movie.
The Girl Next Door (2004)
mimic's "I knew it was you, Fredo."
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004)
Mentioned once. Film stills can be seen.
Shark Tale (2004)
Foyle's War: The French Drop (2004) (TV Episode)
An anachronistic quote, "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer" is used.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Juenet mentions The Godfather: Part 2 twice in the commentary. Once is when a man is stabbed in the ass (he mentions Robert De Niro in a scene from Coppola's film). Another mention is the use of brown autumn hues that he used for the bulk of his picture.
The Last Run (2004)
Fred Savage's character has to lie to a girl about his money manager, he says it's hyman Roth because he doesn't know what name he should make up. Fortunately for him, the girl buys it and doesn't realise he's just used the name of a fictionnal character from a film. (16th min)
The Dream Studio (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Grey's Anatomy: The First Cut Is the Deepest (2005) (TV Episode)
Derek references "keep your friends close and your enemies closer"
Joey: Joey and the Temptation (2005) (TV Episode)
when Joey kisses Eric on both cheeks who thinks Joey is in the Mafia
Batman Begins (2005)
Assassin who kills Chill says "Carmine Falcone says hello!" like Danny Aiello in the Coppola film
Bullets Over Hollywood (2005) (TV Movie)
Top Gear: Episode #7.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard
Johnny Was (2006)
(said to betrayer) "You broke my...heart."
The Sopranos: Mayham (2006) (TV Episode)
Chris: "It's Saw meets The Godfather II"
Jeopardy!: 2006 Tournament of Champions Semifinal Game 3 (2006) (TV Episode)
incorrect response in "Memorable Movies" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.187 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Memorable Roles" category
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Mentioned by Gordon Willis.
Metalocalypse: Performance Klok (2006) (TV Episode)
the mention of a solid gold telephone as a gift
30 Rock: Blind Date (2006) (TV Episode)
Jack says, "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer."
Two and a Half Men: That's Summer Sausage, Not Salami (2007) (TV Episode)
Charlie says, "As long as my mother is alive, nothing happens to Fredo."
F. (2007)
The subject of this documentary mentions a plot in this film.
Crap Shoot: The Documentary (2007)
Mentioned in film as part of a scientific study.
Smallville: Prototype (2007) (TV Episode)
Chloe tells Clark that the Mafia gave Senator Burke "the Fredo treatment."
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
A character is referred to as "weak and stupid" which is how Al pacino refers to John Cazale and the name Gehry is mentioned. Gehry is the corrupt senator played by G. D. Spradling in the film.
The Sopranos: Made in America (2007) (TV Episode)
Tony eats an orange with the skin still on while his life is in danger
Californication: Girls, Interrupted (2007) (TV Episode)
Hank calls Runkle the "Fredo Corleone of agents"
Things We Lost in the Fire (2007)
Mentioned in the dialogue about Brian's favorite movie
American Gangster (2007)
After telling his brother, Huey, that he is too loud, Frank puts both of his hands on the sides of Huey's head and kisses him hard in the same way that Michael Corleone does to his brother, Fredo, at the New Year's Eve party in the Cuban ballroom in The Godfather Part II. Also, Frank, like Michael Corleone, yells about a shooting that nearly killed his wife.
Top Gear: Episode #10.6 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jeremy compares the Civics to GF2 & PA7
General Hospital: Episode #1.11435 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's Half-Assed Christmas Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Santa orders Hermey killed in the same manner in which Fredo is bumped off in "The Godfather: Part II."
Eastern Promises: Secrets and Stories (2007) (Video)
Actor Armin Mueller-Stahl refers to himself finding his mafia mob boss character just as Marlon Brando and Al Pacino had.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 31 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Bill quotes Hyman Roth ("this is the business we've chosen").
Skins: Sid (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Midsomer Murders: Left for Dead (2008) (TV Episode)
The Corleone mantra "Keep your friends close... " is attributed to Jack.
The Masterpiece That Almost Wasn't (2008) (Video)
The 3 Godfather films are the subject of this documentary.
The Godfather vs. The Godfather Part II (2008) (Video)
High School Musical 3 (2008)
Sharpay says "keep your friends close and your enemies closer"
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
mentioned as an example of a good sequel
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says that Francis Ford Coppola worked on The Conversation (1974) in between the First Two Godfather films
Life: Shelf Life (2009) (TV Episode)
according to Bobby Stark, the human statue on the pier said she didn't look at the faces staring at her, as she's watching films in her head instead - Godfather III that day, finishing things after previously watching the other two.
Rules of Engagement: Dad's Visit (2009) (TV Episode)
Adam gets hooked and watches the second one too.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the First Kill (2009) (TV Episode)
Big Mike kisses Morgan full on the mouth and says, "I know it was you, Morgan. You broke my heart. You broke my heart."
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Colonel (2009) (TV Episode)
Big Mike refers to Buy More as "The Family."
Breaking Bad: Better Call Saul (2009) (TV Episode)
Saul compares Walt's fumblings as a criminal to Fredo Corleone, the dimwitted brother of the Corleone crime family.
Entourage: A XXX Parody (2009) (Video)
Title mentioned in 'Lucky' trailer
Gossip Girl: The Grandfather: Part II (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Cinema Snob: Troll 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
"It's an official sequel, it's as official as 'The Godfather: Part II'".
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
The Simpsons: Stealing First Base (2010) (TV Episode)
While Nikki gives Bart CPR, Bart dreams of Michael kissing Fredo.
Cold Case: The Last Drive-In (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the movies Scotty brought Nick Vera to watch using the portable DVD player.
The Big Box: Don't Open the Door (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.193 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Tales from the Script"
The Big Box: Deep Throat (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Grown Ups (2010)
mentioned in song lyrics
Pretty Little Liars: Keep Your Friends Close (2010) (TV Episode)
The episode title is from Michael Corleone's famous line, "There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer."
Casino Jack (2010)
"I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart."
The Hooker with a Heart of Gold (2010)
"...and I'm Michael Fucking Corleone."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.34 (2010) (TV Episode)
Diane Keaton talks about her parents' experience watching the film
The Hour: Episode #7.42 (2010) (TV Episode)
George Stroumboulopoulos asks Salman Rushdie if he prefers this film or the first. Salman says this film.
The Hour: Episode #7.44 (2010) (TV Episode)
George Stroumboulopoulos jokingly mentions it (not by title, but as the sequel to The Godfather (1972)) regarding the Canadarm and the Canadarm2.
The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.75 (2011) (TV Episode)
"The Situation" says he would have liked to have played Robert De Niro's role in the film
Little Mosque on the Prairie: Smooth Hate Criminal (2011) (TV Episode)
Thorne and Amaar bond over their love of the Godfather movies.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Actor Oscar Winners (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda says Robert De Niro won best actor
Archer: Placebo Effect (2011) (TV Episode)
"And if it's one thing I've learned in all my years as a spy master is that you keep your friends close," Malory says, "and possible genetic clones of Adolf Hitler closer."
Rescue Me: Press (2011) (TV Episode)
Lou quotes dialogue from the movie.
Leopoldo Trieste, un intruso nella fabbrica dei sogni (2011) (Short)
Film mentioned in the documentary
Rescue Me: Head (2011) (TV Episode)
Lou quotes dialogue from the movie.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored (2011) (TV Episode)
Gene mentions that John Cazale played Fredo in the film
Breaking Bad: Cornered (2011) (TV Episode)
"Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer"
Breaking Bad: Problem Dog (2011) (TV Episode)
"Keep your friends close but your enemies closer"
Parenthood: Nora (2011) (TV Episode)
quoted in dialogue
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Halloween - Braindead (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of November/December
Jack and Jill (2011)
Al Pacino quotes numerous lines from this film during a telephone conversation with Jack.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Movies Ever Made (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda says it won the Oscar for best picture
Bad Movie Beatdown: Little Fockers (2011) (TV Episode)
"Maybe Jack's just a big fan of Robert De Niro's performance in Godfather II."
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Here Comes the Bribe (2011) (Short)
Two lines of dialogue are referenced
Criminal Minds: Snake Eyes (2012) (TV Episode)
Prentiss lists it as her favorite gangster movie.
Lilyhammer: Pack Your Lederhosen (2012) (TV Episode)
The scene where Torgeir and Roar are out on a fishing boat resembles the scene where Fredo is killed on a fishing boat by Neri.
Nostalgia Critic: Jack (2012) (TV Episode)
Fredo's death scene is reenacted with the movie poster of Jack playing Fredo.
Every Breath You Take (2012)
There are Godfather Parts I,II,III movie posters in Queenie's home.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.152 (2012) (TV Episode)
Martin Short says that "Madagascar 3" is the "Godfather II" of the "Madagascar" series
Godfather II: Vito's Proposal (2012) (Short)
Scene Remake
Midnight Movie Review: Cannibal Holocaust (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD collection is shown.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Atari Sports (2012) (TV Episode)
"And watched the whole Godfather trilogy"
The Dirties (2013)
Poster is shown in Matt's room.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.100 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard Roeper says that people sometimes forget about Robert De Niro's dramatic performances in films such as this one
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.130 (2013) (TV Episode)
Diane Keaton says she first saw Robert De Niro while working on the film
Buck Wild (2013)
Two characters debate the merits of all three films
Blood Ties (2013)
Chris Pierzynski (Clive Owen) asks Frank Pierzynski (Billy Crudup) to be the godfather to his child; Actor James Caan, in a supporting role in this film, plays a character called 'Leon', a name which forms part of the spelling of 'Corleone', the last name famously associated with the 'Godfather' movies of which Caan starred as as Sonny Corleone in two: 'The Godfather' (1972) and 'The Godfather: Part II' (1974); This family crime drama is set during the 1970s - 'Blood Ties' is set in the year of 1974 when the second Godfather film premiered.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12821 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
More All My Children: Episode #1.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Vincent Irizarry says the film is one of his favorite movies
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 August 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Happy Hour Sketch Comedy: Purdy Talk (2013) (TV Episode)
The characters have a conversation about this film
Key and Peele: East/West Bowl Rap (2013) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Key & Peele
Hawaii Five-0: A'ale Ma'a Wau (2013) (TV Episode)
Ray also tells Tom that Part II is arguably a better movie than the first one.
Arrow: Keep Your Enemies Closer (2013) (TV Episode)
The episode title references the most famous quote in The Godfather II
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
On Cinema: 'Need for Speed' and 'Walk of Shame' (2014) (TV Episode)
Stump the Buff answer
Keeping Up with the Kardashians: The Courage to Change (2014) (TV Episode)
Scot says "No matter what happens, I always loved you, Fredo."
About a Boy: About a Godfather (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Comfort Zone: 6.5 Million Species Fit in the Ark? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
The Cinema Snob: The Lonely Lady (2014) (TV Episode)
"You've successfully combined The Godfather Part II and Nancy Carrigan."
The Divide: To Whom Evil Is Done (2014) (TV Episode)
Title referenced
EastEnders: Episode dated 13 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlie says he tells people his favourite film is Godfather Part 2 but actually his favourite film is Con Air.
Blue Bloods: Excessive Force (2014) (TV Episode)
The Archdiocese reminds Frank of Michael's confrontation with Fredo as he tells him that he knows of his treachery, "I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart."
Brickleberry: Amber Alert (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
QI: Landmarks (2015) (TV Episode)
Stephen mentions a woman who smuggled the movie into communist Romania, dubbed it all by herself and illegaly shown it to Romanian people, who were not allowed to watch Western movies.
The Wolfpack (2015)
The Godfather 2 is mentioned as their shared number 1 on their top 30 movie list
Thief: Stolen Dreams with James Caan (2015) (Video)
mentioned once
X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time (2015) (TV Special)
Paul Thomas mentions it.
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Whedon stated that this was one of his main influences on the film.
MovieBerto: El Padrino: Parte II (2015) (TV Episode)
Discussed film of the episode
42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street (2015)
Title appears on a theatre marquee on 42nd Street, New York City
Black Mass (2015)
The loud festival scene shielding some of the dialogue exchange between the two characters mirrors that of young Vito Corleone committing a murder unbeknownst during a loud festival event.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Insurgent (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the line Discount Fredo Corleone
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Robert De Niro/Judy Greer/Highly Suspect (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Robert De Niro
Spectre (2015)
Bond walks across rooftops to track a man he intends to kill, while a festival takes place on the ground level. Vito Corleone does the same when tracking Don Fanucci.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tim Allen/Danai Gurira/Jennifer Nettles (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that AMC is airing the trilogy on Thanksgiving
Jay Leno's Garage: The Cars of Tomorrow (2015) (TV Episode)
Francis Ford Coppola says that he bought a Model T while working on the film
New Girl: No Girl (2016) (TV Episode)
Crystal McQuaid, one of the AirBnB clients in the loft, quotes movies during her stay, including 'Godfather Part II'.
11.22.63: The Eyes of Texas (2016) (TV Episode)
Jake uses the plot of the film as a false backstory when questioned about his past.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matthew Perry & Thomas Lennon/Cecily Strong/Chuck Todd/Brann Dailor (2016) (TV Episode)
The New Year's Eve scene between Michael and Fredo is depicted in the Popsicle Schtick segment
The Last Man on Earth: Smart and Stupid (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Phil and Mike.
The Darkness (2016)
At the restaurant, Simon jokingly tells Peter, "You're breaking my heart, Freido", a variation in tense of what Michael says to Freido
Cinematic Excrement: RoboCop 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up, along with it's predecessor and successor, as an example of a movie trilogy that didn't end well.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Chris Broussard
The Question Jury: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
The Question Jury: Episode #1.10 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Brett.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 August 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Robert De Niro/Jerome Bettis/Anthrax/Jon Wurster (2016) (TV Episode)
Robert De Niro recalls preparing to play the younger version of Marlon Brando's character
A Family Man (2016)
Is one of the movies that Dane suggests watching.
Luke Cage: Step in the Arena (2016) (TV Episode)
Luke compares Lisa Bonet's daughter to the Godfather Part II
Documentary Now!: Mr. Runner Up: My Life as an Oscar Bridesmaid, Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced as a Best Picture nominee in 1975
The Simpsons: There Will Be Buds (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on website
Making 'The Undertaker' (2016) (Video)
Poster shown & discussed.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.65 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "You Mad, Bro?" category
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart."
Talking with Chris Hardwick: Charlie Hunnam (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charlie Hunnam as his all-time favourite film.
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Haim (2017) (TV Episode)
Fredo's kiss of death referenced in Sean Spicer sketch.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Diane Keaton (2017) (TV Special)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Question Jury: Episode #2.11 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mairead.
RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party (2017) (Video)
Trace: "One bag's gonna Fredo the other one."
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.26 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
Spielberg (2017) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
The Babysitter (2017)
Bee quotes the film
Voxday Darkstream: Did President Trump Cave? (2018) (TV Episode)
Vox Day talks about an article that compared him to Hyman Roth.
Family Guy: 'Family Guy' Through the Years (2018) (TV Episode)
Peter sings about how Chris is probably watching "The French Connection" or "The Godfather 2."
Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie (2018) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
The Nick Di Paolo Show: The Premiere (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Ben Shapiro Show: The Wrongthink Police (2018) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro compares a story in the news to a scene in the movie.
Studio C: Episode #9.1 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the movie pitch sketch
The Alec Baldwin Show: Robert De Niro, Taraji P. Henson (2018) (TV Episode)
Alec Baldwin mentions the two oscars Robert De Niro has won.
Lethal Weapon: Panama (2018) (TV Episode)
Murtaugh quotes and imitates Pacino's character in this movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Craziest Behind the Scenes Movie Coincidences (2019) (TV Episode)
Double Oscar Prediction is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Biggest Coincidences Behind a Film's Production (2019) (TV Episode)
Double Oscar Prediction is #5.
Voxday Darkstream: Amazon Reinstates Castalia House (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Tamara's Never Seen: The Godfather (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Tamara's Never Seen: The Godfather Part II (2019) (TV Episode)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now
Nostalgia Critic: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
There's Something About Movies: Episode #1.2 (2019) (TV Episode)
One of the questions is how long did Vito live.
Corner Gas Animated: Tag You're I.T. (2019) (TV Episode)
When Wanda makes her LOTR analogy, Lacey asks "Are you talking about the Godfather?" Wanda replies "No, that's Fredo [not Frodo]! But there's also betrayal in The Godfather, so let's go with that."
Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
SPOILERS AHEAD! Mentioned as part of a trilogy by Bill Murray.
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan: Cargo (2019) (TV Episode)
There are three homages to The Godfather: Part II (1974). First, when Jack is riding through Caracas watching the revolutionaries, it was like Michael riding through Havana. Second, when the sniper finishes, he puts parts of guns down chimneys, the same as Vito did when he took out the Black Hand. Third, the Quinceanera scene is reminiscent of the New Year's Eve party at the Presidente's mansion where Michael kisses Fredo and tells him he knew it was him.
The Public Space: The Godfather I: A Complete Analysis (TV Episode)
The movie comes up in discussion.

Featured in 

Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
clip shown
The Freshman (1990)
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
There are two moments when they show clips from part II. The first is the flashback to the murder of Fredo at the beginning. The second is at the end when they show a clip of Diane Keaton and Al Pacino dancing together.
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Boulevard of the Revolution (1992)
The main character (Branislav Lecic) watch 'The Godfather Part II' in his hotel room.
Arizona Dream (1993)
Paul is watching it, and mimics lines from the movie.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
La noche de...: Drácula de Bram Stoker (1995) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
The Godfather: Part II is #32.
Italians in America (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips highlight stereotyping
Gordon Willis on Cinematography (2001) (Video)
The Godfather: On Location (2001) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
The Music of 'The Godfather' (2001) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
Coppola and Puzo on Screenwriting (2001) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
9/11 (2002) (TV Movie)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Michael Corleone is the #11 villain.
Masters of Production: The Hidden Art of Hollywood (2004) (TV Movie)
Discusses Production Design
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The #58 movie quote is "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer."
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
The Godfather: Part II is #32.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film are shown during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Special)
The Godfather: Part II is the #3 gangster film.
Godfather World (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
Emulsional Rescue: Revealing 'The Godfather' (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
The Godfather: When the Shooting Stopped (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
The Godfather on the Red Carpet (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince/(500) Days of Summer/Homecoming (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown for Brett and Allen's tour of New York City
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
Worst Best Actor nominee.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Town/I'm Still Here/Easy A (2010) (TV Episode)
Stanley Tucci's #4 Favorite Film
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Conan: The Announcer Who Died at the End of the Announcement (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Fan Corrections dispute
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Mafia Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #1.
The Godfather Legacy (2012) (TV Movie)
Documentary About the Making Of
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Sequels (2012) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #4.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.80 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Robert De Niro films
Film 2017: Episode dated 13 February 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Prequels (2013) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Traitors (2013) (TV Episode)
Fredo Corleone is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Al Pacino Performances (2014) (TV Episode)
Michael Corleone is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Longest Hollywood Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II, which is 200 minutes long, is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Money Laundering Schemes in Movies and TV Shows (2014) (TV Episode)
The Corleones are #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sibling Rivalries in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The sibling rivalry between Fredo & Michael Corleone is #1.
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Honest Trailers: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Being George Clooney (2016)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Younger Versions of Characters in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Robert De Niro as Don Vito Corleone is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Origin Story Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #1.
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Best Movie Sequels (2017) (TV Episode)
takes a #2
Lost in Adaptation: The Godfather (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Renegade Cut: The Godfather: Part II (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Inspiring Immigration Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II is #3.
Newsnight: Episode dated 6 July 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Made an Actor a Household Name (2018) (TV Episode)
The Godfather: Part II, which made Robert De Niro a household name, is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Worst Movie Backstabbers (2019) (TV Episode)
Fredo Corleone is #5.

Spoofed in 

Coonskin (1975)
The scene in "Coonskin" where the mimes transport the coffin containing one of The Godfather's sons in the subway while playing instruments in mourning (trumpet; drum kit) is a direct reference to the opening of "The Godfather Part II," which came out a year before "Coonskin."
The Freshman (1990)
New Jack City (1991)
G-Money's betrayal of Nino like Fredo and Michael
The Simpsons: Like Father, Like Clown (1991) (TV Episode)
In Krusty's flashback, he and his father walk down the street.
The Ben Stiller Show: With Dennis Miller (1992) (TV Episode)
During Al Pacino's (Ben Stiller) "Beethoven" audition, he tells the stuffed dog, "I know it was you, and it breaks my heart," and then kisses it on the mouth.
The Simpsons: Last Exit to Springfield (1993) (TV Episode)
Homer's fantasy of being involved with organised crime is essentially a re-enactment of a scene from this movie but with donuts being offered to Homer.
Billy Madison (1995)
Billy says to Eric: "I know it was you", grabs his head, kisses him and adds: "You broke my heart."
Seinfeld: The Andrea Doria (1996) (TV Episode)
When Jerry says "my home, Elaine, where I sleep, where I come to play with my toys" spoofs Michael Corleone describing the attack in his bedroom.
Mafia! (1998)
The Main spoof of this movie.
Two's a Mob (1998)
Spoofs the Fredo Corleone death scene in the boat.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Dick 'The Mouth' Solomon (1999) (TV Episode)
Tommy's "You broke my heart!" speech to Sammy spoofs Michael's speech to Fredo in "The Godfather, Part II."
Family Guy: Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington (2001) (TV Episode)
Spoofs the death of the hooker in The Godfather Part II
Zoolander (2001)
South Park: Toilet Paper (2003) (TV Episode)
The theme music is played in the background and a parody of the murder scene of Fredo when Cartman is trying to kill Kyle with the wiffle bat on the canoe.
Phil of the Future: Not-So-Great Great Great Grandpa (2006) (TV Episode)
Pim says, "Phil, you're my older brother and I love but never take sides against the family again. Ever."
The Trouble with Money (2006) (Short)
Hyman Roth parody
Pushing Daisies: Bitter Sweets (2007) (TV Episode)
"Alfredo! I knew it was you!"
An American Carol (2008)
John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy spoof the "I knew it was you, Fredo" scene with JFK calling Ted "Teddo".
The Venture Bros.: Handsome Ransom (2009) (TV Episode)
Captain Sunshine kisses Hank and says "You broke my heart," like Michael did to Fredo.
Modern Family: Strangers on a Treadmill (2010) (TV Episode)
"I know that it was you, Claire. You stole my index cards."
Suits: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
When Mike Ross and Harvey are arguing about their partnership, it emulates the discussion between Michael Corleone and Hyman Roth about theirs.
Spy: Codename: Bookclub (2011) (TV Episode)
Marcus: "I don't want anything to happen to him while Miley Cyrus is alive"
New Girl: Injured (2012) (TV Episode)
Schmidt "Fredo Kisses" Nick
The Dogfather: Doritos (2013) (Short)
Spoof of ballroom scene.
How I Met Your Mother: Romeward Bound (2013) (TV Episode)
Marshall walk in Little Italy in an outfit, and a way of behaving, that reminds of Fanucci, the "pezzo da novanta" played by Gastone Moschin in the movie.
Awkward.: Reality Check (2013) (TV Episode)
When Becca gives Ming the Kiss of Death
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Steve and Rob recreate Don Ciccio's death scene
Monkey Up (2016)
"Keep your friends close, but your family closer."
Better Call Saul: Chicanery (2017) (TV Episode)
When Jimmy brings Chuck's ex-wife into the courtroom, and it both puzzles and distracts Chuck, happened when Frankie Pentangeli's brother was brought into court before he's able to tesify against Michael Corleone (Al Pacino).
Family Guy: Stand by Meg (2018) (TV Episode)
Recreates Fanucci assassination scene with the same music.

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