The Godfather: Part III
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Sex & Nudity

A man and a woman are seen lying in bed, implying they had sex. The woman sits up and part of her buttocks can be seen for 2-3 seconds.

A man caresses the hand of his cousin, she passionately kisses him and the two tumble out of the camera frame while kissing/fondling.

Violence & Gore

Various men at a meeting are gunned down by machine-gun fire and we see their bloody corpses.

A group of people are ambushed on the steps of a building. A man and woman are both shot in the chest with some blood shown, the assailant is then shot in the chest by another man.

A man grabs another man's glasses and uses them to stab him in the throat. Brief, but some blood is seen. He is later seen bloody and dead.

A man bites another man's ear, bloodying it as a result. It's also implied that he bit a small part of it off.

Two men are shot in the head (one with blood splatter) during a burglary.

A man starts to convulse from a diabetic-related heart attack and struggles around a kitchen.

Two men are shot and the third is chased to a storefront, where another shoots him twice from behind, spraying blood and cracking the glass on the door in front of him.

From a distance, two men are seen getting shot and killed from the outside of their car.

A bishop is shot and his body is seen being thrown down a spiral staircase.

We see the corpse of a man from a distance, hung from a bridge, a close-up reveals that his throat had been slashed as well.


1 abuse of the name "Jesus Christ," and 1 separate desecration of "Jesus"; 3 misuses of "God."

16 uses of the 'f' word, 4 of 'shit', 4 of 'bastard', 2 of 'ass', and 1 each of 'fag', 'son of a bitch', 'nigger', 'crap', and 'hell'.

People are seen casually drinking and smoking throughout.

Some intense scenes (ear-chomping, glasses-stabbing, violent shootings, etc.).

In one scene, an assassin begins loading a gun in an attempt to kill Michael.

A man asks another man to make the sound of a donkey. This is left unexplained, until the ending, when it is revealed that it is a "go-ahead" call for the assassination of a main character.

Possible re-rating :: R for strong violence and some language.

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Rated R for violence and language
Argentina:16 / Australia:M / Brazil:14 / Canada:14A / Canada:PA (Manitoba) / Canada:R (Nova Scotia) / Canada:AA (Ontario) / Canada:13+ (Quebec) / Finland:K-16 / France:U / Germany:16 / Hong Kong:IIB / Iceland:16 / Ireland:15 / Israel:PG / Italy:T / Japan:PG-12 / Netherlands:16 / New Zealand:M / Norway:15 / Peru:18 / Philippines:R-18 / Poland:15 / Portugal:M/12 (Qualidade) / Singapore:PG / South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) (1991) / South Korea:18 (video rating) (1991) / Spain:18 / Sweden:15 / UK:15 / USA:R (certificate #30195) / USA:NC-17 (original rating)

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