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)
Vito Corleone returns to Sicily to oversee his new olive oil business. While he is there, he goes, with his friend Don Tommasinno, to the home of an aging Don Ciccio to avenge the killings of his brother, father, and mother. Ciccio asks Vito what his father's name was and he says Antonio Andollini. Vito pulls out a knife, sticks it in Ciccio's stomach, and pulls it up to his chest while he screams in pain. While escaping Tommasinno gets shot in the legs by a guard and becomes crippled.Michael orders his bodyguard Rocco to kill Hymann Roth as he is returning to the United States. He poses as a reporter and shoots him but as he is running he is shot himself by checkpoint police. Pentangelli cuts his wrists while he is taking a bath and bleeds to death so his family will be unharmed by the Corleones. While Fredo is fishing on Lake Tahoe, he gets shot in the back of the head by Al Neri while Michael watches from a window. There is then a flashback to Vito's surprise birthday party on the day of Pearl Harbor and Michael tells the family that he enlisted in the Marines. Sonny is displeased with his decision, calling him "stupid." The family goes to the door to greet Vito except Michael who sits all alone at the dinner table. Then, the movie returns to the story of Michael who is sitting once again all alone on his estate as a melancholy version of his theme plays. [Fade to Credits]
Michael Corleone: I know it was you Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart!
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.
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