The Godfather, Part III


2h 41m 1990
The Godfather, Part III

Brief Synopsis

The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.

Film Details

Also Known As
Der Pate Teil III, Godfather, Part III, Gudfadern - del 3, Le Parrain 3 partie, Parrain 3 partie, Le, Pate Teil III, Der, parrain, 3ème partie
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Caprarola, Italy; Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Viterbo, Italy; Fiumefreddo, Italy; Forza d'Argo, Italy; New York City, New York, USA; Marina de Cottone, Italy; Lunghezza, Italy; Palermo, Sicily, Italy; Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 41m

Synopsis

The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.

Crew

Andy Aaron

Other

Daniel Acon

Props

Mark Adler

Music Editor

Elio Altamura

Property Master

Cecilia Alvarenga

Other

Roberto Ando

Liaison

Delia Apolloni

Assistant Editor

C J Appel

Adr Editor

Gianni Arduini-plaisant

Assistant Director

Diane Asnes

Assistant Editor

Kim Aubry

Technical Supervisor

Joseph Badalucco

Props

Michael Badalucco

Props

Sandina Bailo-lape

Editor

Franco Ballati

Production Manager

Paola Barbaglia

Liaison

Maria Teresa Barbasso

Set Designer

Antonia Barbitta

Wardrobe

Bob Baron

Adr Mixer

Richard Beggs

Sound Designer

Richard Beggs

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tom Bellfort

Adr Editor

Elisabetta Beraldo

Assistant Costume Designer

Laurie Bernard

Assistant Editor

Victoria Berry

Assistant

Sergio Bologna

Accounting Assistant

H Gordon Boos

Assistant Director

Gloria S Borders

Sound Editor

Mauro Borrelli

Production

Giuseppina Bovino

Hair Stylist

Allan Brereton

Boom Operator

Ezio Maria Bruno

Assistant

Emilia Burchiellaro

Production Assistant

Thomas R Burman

Makeup

Otello Campanelli

Other

William A Campbell

Wardrobe Supervisor

Giuseppe Cancellara

Swing Gang

Roberto Cancellara

Props

Milena Canonero

Costume Designer

Michael Caracciolo

Photography

Gus Carpenter

Assistant Editor

James Carrington

Dialogue Coach

Casey Cavanaugh

Special Effects

Lawrence James Cavanaugh

Special Effects Coordinator

Iole Cecchini

Hair Assistant

Aleta Chappelle

Casting

Natasza Chroscicki

Production Assistant

Aldo Colanzi

Grip

Luis Colina

Assistant Editor

Steve Comesky

Electrician

Dana Congdon

Apprentice

Anton Coppola

Advisor

Bruno Coppola

Technical Advisor

Carmine Coppola

Music

Carmine Coppola

Music Conductor

Francis Ford Coppola

Coproducer

Francis Ford Coppola

Screenplay

Giovanni Corridori

Special Effects

Gustavo Coscarella

Other

Danny Coss

Other

Kathy Cossu

Advisor

Marco Cristiani

Photography

Giulia Chiara Crugnola

Graphic Artist

Vittorio Cuccia

Production Assistant

Andrea Damiano

Assistant

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Jacqui De La Fontaine

Wardrobe Assistant

Matteo De Laurentiis

Production Assistant

Grazia De Rossi

Hair Stylist

Michael Decasper

Assistant Director

Loolee Deleon

Assistant

Stel Deleon

Other

Lucio Di Domenico

Other

Franckie Diago

Art Assistant

Craig Dibona

Camera Operator

Antonella Dimarco

Production Assistant

Anthony J Dimeo

Props

Giovanna Dimichele

Auditor

Tony Dingman

Other

Joseph Drago

Production Assistant

Bari Dreiband-burman

Makeup

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

William Durnin

On-Set Dresser

Teresa Eckton

Dialogue Editor

Harvey Epstein

Dga Trainee

Lorenzo Errico

Unit Manager Assistant

Tina Fallani

Assistant Editor

William Farley

Hair Stylist

David Fein

Foley Artist

Rose Ferraro

Assistant

Flaviana Ferri

Liaison

Gary Fettis

Set Decorator

John Fischer

Production Assistant

Wayne Fitzgerald

Titles

Jim Fitzpatrick

Lighting Technician

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Lighting

Giovanni Fiumi

Swing Gang

Stacey Foiles

Dialogue Editor

Tom Fox

Other

Gray Frederickson

Producer

Clare Freeman

Sound

Leigh French

Looping Coordinator

Lisa Fruchtman

Editor

Fred Fuchs

Executive Producer

Carl Fullerton

Makeup

Franco Fumagalli

Set Decorator

Rita Gaccioppo

Other

Nicholas Gage

Executive Producer

John Ganem

Assistant Editor

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Marina Gefter

Associate Producer

Michele Giordano

Production Associate

Stephan Goldman

Music Supervisor

Joanne Grant

Accounting Assistant

Augusto Grassi

Wardrobe

Giampietro Grassi

Wardrobe

Maurizio Graziosi

Cashier

Michael Green

Photography

Daniel K Grosso

On-Set Dresser

Graham Hall

Camera

Rachel Hall

Production Assistant

Catherine Hand

Assistant

Jane Hartwell

Production Assistant

Ruth Hasty

Assistant Editor

Barbara Heller

Location Manager

Amy Herman

Other

Janet Hirshenson

Casting

K.c. Hodenfield

Assistant Director

Daniel Charles Hoffman

Assistant Editor

Tim Holland

Sound Effects Editor

Buddy Joe Hooker

Stunt Coordinator

Edie Ichioka

Assistant Editor

Ronald Jacobs

Dialogue Editor

Enrico Jacoponi

Makeup

Jane Jenkins

Casting

Rosalie Joseph

Casting

Lynn Kamern

Unit Manager

Kevin Kavanaugh

Production Assistant

Mark Kenzie

Photography

Kerie Kimbrell

Assistant Editor

Phyllis King

Other

Ron King

Production Assistant

Eddee Kolos

Production Assistant

Greg Kurda

Foley Mixer

Gregg Landaker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Emilio Lari

Photography

Patrizia Lavecchia

Art Assistant

Phillis Lehmer

Art Department Coordinator

Renato Lori

Swing Gang

Tom Lucas

Makeup

Maurizio Lupi

Hair Assistant

Douglas T Madison

Property Master

Gus Magalios

Grip

Barry Malkin

Editor

Antonio Maltempo

Makeup

Liliana Marceno

Art Assistant

Victoria Martin

Foley Editor

Norma Maria Mascia

Production Assistant

Mario Massaccesi

Lighting

Felice Mazza

Wardrobe

James Mazzola

Consultant

Barbara Mcbane

Dialogue Editor

Marilyn Mccoppen

Adr Editor

Brian Mccullagh

Electrician

James Mccullagh

Electrician

Daphne Mccurdy

Art Assistant

Barbara Melega

Assistant Director

Christienne Metropole

Production Assistant

Michele Michel

Wardrobe

Michael Minkler

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Marnie Moore

Foley

Paolo Morales

Storyboard Artist

Paolo Morante

Set Production Assistant

Joel Moss

Music

Charles Mulvehill

Coproducer

Fabio Muratori

Boom Operator

Walter Murch

Editor

Bill Murphy

Scenic Artist

Roger Mussenden

Casting

Jane Myers

Wardrobe Assistant

Jennifer Myers

Assistant Editor

Tom Myers

Foley Mixer

Anahid Nazarian

Researcher

Maureen Newman

Production Accountant

Anna Orazi

Wardrobe

Ron Ottesen

Special Effects

Giovanni Pallavicino

Dialogue Coach

Maria Cristina Pantoni

Wardrobe

George Patsos

Grip

William Patsos

Grip

Diana Pellegrini

Foley Editor

Greg Pestoni

Assistant Editor

Louis B Phillips

Production Associate

Nazzareno Piana

Set Designer

Byron Pierotti

Other

Fiorangelo Plocco

Lighting

Marco Polimeni

Assistant Director

James H Pollard

Grip

Ingrid Price

Wardrobe Assistant

Antonia Proscia

Accounting Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Der Pate Teil III, Godfather, Part III, Gudfadern - del 3, Le Parrain 3 partie, Parrain 3 partie, Le, Pate Teil III, Der, parrain, 3ème partie
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Cinecitta Studios, Rome, Italy; Caprarola, Italy; Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Viterbo, Italy; Fiumefreddo, Italy; Forza d'Argo, Italy; New York City, New York, USA; Marina de Cottone, Italy; Lunghezza, Italy; Palermo, Sicily, Italy; Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 41m

Award Nominations

Best Art Direction

1990
Dean Tavoularis

Best Cinematography

1990

Best Director

1990
Francis Ford Coppola

Best Editing

1990
Lisa Fruchtman

Best Editing

1990
Barry Malkin

Best Editing

1990
Walter Murch

Best Picture

1990

Best Song

1990

Best Supporting Actor

1990
Andy Garcia

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States on Video April 6, 1997

Released in United States on Video October 10, 1991

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1990

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 15-26, 1991.

The video version released in USA includes 9 minutes of footage not in the theatrical print.

Winona Ryder, set to play Mary Corleone, dropped out of cast due to illness/fatigue just before principal photography commenced.

Began shooting November 27, 1989.

Completed shooting May 25, 1990.

Some additional shooting undertaken in New York City late summer 1990.

Madonna, Robert DeNiro and Frank Sinatra were initially considered for roles.

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video April 6, 1997 (25th Anniversary Edition--digitally remastered)

Released in United States on Video October 10, 1991

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1990

Francis Ford Coppola was nominated for the Directors Guild of America's 1990 Outstanding Directorial Achievement Award.