In the final instalment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime familys interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleones finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protoges love affair with his daughter.
|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||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.|
|profanity||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'.|
|alcohol||People are seen casually drinking and smoking throughout.|
|frightening||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, language and some nudity|