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Godfather Part III, The

The Godfather DVD Collection
Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 55 (Dec 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sophia Coppola & Raf Vallone

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Francis Ford Coppola

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Paramount Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 15647
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

Violence and Language
(Retail Price): $99.99
(DVD Type): DVD-9 (Five-Disc Set)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 170
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1990
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 10/09/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Francis Ford Coppola
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Special Notes:
The three

Story Synopsis:
Nominated for seven Academy Awards

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a picture that retains the look of the series, while offering a bit more range within the color scheme. There appears to be some loss of detail that could be attributed to noise reduction. While not always present, edge enhancement can also be distracting. Compared to the LaserDisc, the picture is more defined, with improved contrast. (Suzanne Hodges)

The DVD soundtrack, remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 lacks the subtle low-end extension and LFE activity that is noticeable with the previous LaserDisc version. The DVD soundtrack, however, sounds a little more

This Disc Contains The Following WSR-Rated Superb Qualities:
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