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 we see part of her bare butt as she puts on a jacket.

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

Violence & Gore


A man embraces another man and bites his ear. A fair amount of blood is seen on the man's ear.

A woman is grabbed by a burglar who draws a knife to her neck, he cuts her slightly, resulting in a little blood. A man grabs the burglar's partner and holds a gun to his head, they threaten one another and the man shoots the partner in the head, splattering blood all over a window. The burglar lets the woman loose only to be shot in the head by the man.

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

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

A man is attacked by shotgun fire at a parade, two of his partners are killed and he is chased to a storefront, where a man shoots him twice from behind, splattering 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.

A man grabs another man's glasses and uses them to stab him in the throat. Blood splatters. He is later shown bloody and dead.

A group of people are ambushed on the steps of an opera house. A woman is shot in the chest and we see the bloody bullet wound, her assailant is then shot in the chest by another man. The woman then slumps to her knees and drops dead.

A frail, old man drops dead while sitting in a garden.



The F-word is used sixteen times. The S-word is used four times. "Bastard" is used a few times.

The word "nigger" is muttered by Al Pacino's character


People are seen casually drinking and smoking throughout.


Some of the scenes listed under "violence" can be considered frightening or intense.

Overall Explicit Estimation: 26/50

Suggested MPAA Rating: Rated R for Violence, Sexual Content, and Language

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Rated R for violence and language

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