Three Coins in the Fountain is the 1954 film that introduced the song of the same name, which became an enduring standard. It tells the story of three American girls looking for romance in Rome while employed at the American Embassy. It stars Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Maggie McNamara and Rossano Brazzi.
The fountain mentioned is the Trevi fountain.
The movie was adapted by John Patrick from the novel Coins in the Fountain by John H. Secondari, and was directed by Jean Negulesco.
It won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Color and Best Music, Song (for Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn for Three Coins in the Fountain). It was nominated for Best Picture.
Three other films based on the same novel have been released. The first was the 1964 musical The Pleasure Seekers starring Ann-Margret and a second was the 1990 television movie Coins in the Fountain starring Loni Anderson.
A third version was a 20th Century Fox movie filmed in 1966 as the pilot for an...