Frank Capra III

Frank Capra III, the grandson of the legendary film director, Frank Capra, has an extensive career spanning three decades and over 50 films as producer, second unit director and first assistant director. As a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) since 1985, he has received three DGA nominations.

He recently supervised the second unit on The Fate of the Furious and xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

Mr. Capra previously co-produced Drive starring Ryan Gosling. He served as co-producer on The Bucket List, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. His credits also include serving as executive producer of The Deep End of the Ocean starring Michelle Pfeiffer; co-producer of Warren Beatty’s Bulworth, Murder By Numbers starring Sandra Bullock, and second unit director on the Will Smith romantic comedy, Hitch. As a long

time collaborator with Rob Reiner, Mr. Capra served as Mr. Reiner’s executive producer on The Story of Us, co- producer on Rumor Has It and The Ghosts of Mississippi, and first assistant director on The American President, A Few Good Men, Alex & Emma and North. His first assistant director credits also include Empire Falls, Jack Frost, Eraser, I.Q., Honey, I Blew Up the Kid and My Cousin Vinny, just to name a few.

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  • The Fate of the Furious, starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne “The Rock”  Johnson, (Universal Pics.); Gross: $1.24B 
  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage, starring Vin Diesel, (Paramount Pictures); Gross: $346,000,000
  • Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, (Film District); Gross: $76,000,000
  • The Bucket List, starring Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes (Warner Bros.); Gross: $93,452,056 
  • Hitch, starring Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James (Columbia Pictures); Gross: $177,575,142 
  • The American President, starring Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, (Columbia Pictures) Gross: $65,000,000
  • My Cousin Vinny, starring Joe Pesci (Twentieth Century Fox); Gross: $64,000,000
  •  A Few Good Men, starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, (Castle Rock Ent.); Gross: $102,314,283
  • Eraser, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (Warner Bros.); Gross: $242,000,000

Projects involving Frank Capra III

EFFA

Effa Manley crossed her legs, looked inside the baseball stadium, and saw freedom! Men underestimated her. Women felt intimidated. Yet, as this story on her life shows, Effa Manley - a female maverick in the world of Negro League Baseball, and the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame - took her vision far beyond the baseball stadium.

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