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Mario Amendola
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Country: Italy

Total Titles at Criticker: 84 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (82) | Director (12) | Actor (1)
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Roba da ricchi (1987)
3 episodes set in Montecarlo. In the first one a priest is compelled to become the lover of a princess. In the second, a con woman tries to cheat an insurance man. In the third, a man has to deal with his wife's suicidal attempts. Written by Salvatore Santangelo (imdb)
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Rimini Rimini (1987)
Summer in Rimini, where a lot of crazy things are a bound to happen.
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Aladdin (1986)
Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes. (imdb)
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Crime in Formula One (1984)
While keeping an eye on his small time crook brother in law, Inspector Nico Giraldi gets involved in a murder case set in the world of Formula One racing. Giraldi is suspended for trying to cover up for his brother in law and becomes afraid his wife and son may be targeted next. Therefore he calls in the help of his childhood friend and chief informant, Venticello. (imdb)
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Cop in Drag (1984)
Inspector Nico Giraldi is a cop that is instructed to go undercover in a gay club to try and find out who murdered successful transgender singer Nadia. He was chosen because his boss believes he is 'attractive to men'. The inspector soon gets to work; setting up home with a friend in town and then picking up a drag queen at the bar... (imdb comments)
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Dance music (1984)
Comedy with music and dancing, about the enthusiasm six young people feel for dancing and their adventures when they take part in a New York contest. (bfi)
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Cat and Dog (1983)
L.A.P.D. Captain Parker (Bud Spencer)finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma (Tomas Milian), bad copy of a Latin lover. He use to seduce older women and then steals their jewelry. Parker is close to sort the case out when Roma is witness of a Mafia murder. Parker Holiday flies away. (imdb)
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Il diavolo e l
Amusing story of an Argentine football player, now forgotten, who lives in a small town. In the end everything is solved by an unforgettable match. (ftvdb.bfi)
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Occhio, malocchio, prezzemolo e finocchio (1983)
Two episodes. In the first one, " Il pelo della disgrazia", Mr. Altomare's life is constantly threatened by his neighbor that in Altomare opinion is a jinx. Altomare is obsessed by him and will spend his time finding a way to neutralize his bad luck... In the second one, "Il Mago", Gaspare AKAS Le Grand Gaspar, is an inapt magician. His life will change when he meet a 318 years old witch that give him magic powers, but... Written by 1felco (imdb)
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Crime on the Highway (1982)
Milian works in an undercover operation to try to identify a gang which is robbing trucks on the highway : therefore he is has to be away from home for several weeks, he is not even allowed to phone home . Then he falls in love with Viola Valentino and decides to break his love history with his wife (imdb comments)
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La casa stregata (1982)
Giorgio and Lucia are newlyweds and also have had the fortune to find one to house to a low price, but a curse rests...
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Viuuulentemente mia (1982)
Cop Achille Cotone meets wealthy tax evader Anna Tassotti Malomi, who wants to escape from Italian justice.
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Banana Joe (1982)
A man is living happily on an island with his family, growing bananas. When a local mobster with an eye on man's property tries to take it from him, he must go to the town for the first time to get some help. (imdb)
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Uno contro l
Franco Colombo (Renato Pozzetto) has always been passionate about flowers, lives in Varese doing gardening, maintained by Uncle Fortunato, owner of a firm of canned meat; the death of his uncle, becomes the new president and is responsible Advocate Company in order to avoid bankruptcy, to go to Rome to deliver 100 million into the hands of Mr corrupt ministry, an important order for supplies abroad...
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Crime at the Chinese Restaurant (1981)
The officer Nico Giraldi investigates a homicide which has taken place in a Chinese restaurant in Rome. His wife and his son are kidnapped by the murderer in the course of the inquiry. In the end the case is worked out. (imdb)
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Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure (1981)
On a small pacific island, Alan and Charlie try to find a war treasure left behind by the Japanese army in World War II. (imdb)
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As an ex-husband (Johnny Dorelli), his wife (Laura Antonelli), and their two children take a vacation on the ex's new yacht, the scene is set for disaster when it becomes clear that the ex-husband knows absolutely nothing about yachting...
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Il lupo e l
Leon de Paris is a modest dog-barber in Paris. In search of more satisfaction. Thanks to the economic helps of Fanny (his terrible mother in law), he succeeds to set up in Roma a very stylish "Coiffeur pour homme". But due to this, his life with Fanny isn't funny, and more, Leon has to dissimulate homosexuality for job reasons. He decides to stop this nightmare engaging "Er Cuculo" (the cuckoo) a B-gangster to simulate a robbery
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Crime at Porta Romana (1980)
In Milan, during a football match, the thief Franco Bertarelli, called "breeze", he manages to steal the house keys to Mr. Tassinelli, and, entering the same, is grabbing the values occur when a man and a woman, forcing him to hide under the bed. Dall'incomoda position fails to note that the man flaunting a conspicuous scar on foot, but when the man is gone, the thief is in front of the corpse of Elena Tassinelli. (yahoo.com)
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The Gang That Sold America (1979)
The cops vs. the mafia with Tomas Milian as supercop Nico Giraldi. (deanmarshall.co.uk)
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Agenzia Riccardo Finzi... praticamente detective (1979)
The main character in this comedy-detective story is Riccardo Finzi. The apparently plodding, Sad Sack-type P.I. has just gotten licensed and arrives in Milan with high hopes, however high they are in his case, of launching his investigative career. A trip to a night spot lands him a place to live in, a nubile young woman, and a murder case when he finds out the next morning that the nymphet has been killed. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi
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Assassination on the Tiber (1979)
Manfred Ruffini, member of the "Tiberina Family", a criminal association, runs amok and the district attorney arrests the owner of the barge on which the crime it has been made. But the marshal Nico Giraldi, called "Monnezza", is not convinced and, although deprived of authority he gives his all to arrive at the truth. (fortunecity.com)
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Little Italy (1978)
Undercover cop Nico Giraldi travels to New York and Las Vegas to find a crooked cop who gave his squadron back in Italy a bad name. (imdb)
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Odds and Evens (1978)
The most unlikely pair ever to take on the mob!, You'll be rolling in the aisles! (imdb)
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Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina (1977)
Comedy sequel to 1979's notorious sleaze epic "Caligula"
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The Son of the Sheik (1977)
Tomas Milian lives with his domineering mother and dreams of opening his own gas station, but can't get a permit because he doesn't know the right people in the Italian bureaucracy. Then out of the blue, a beautiful American blonde woman comes along claiming to represent a large oil company and tells him that she will help him become manager of his own gas station. It turns out that Milian--whose birth was the result of a brief tryst between an middle Eastern emir and an Italian hotel maid...
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Three Tigers Against Three Tigers (1977)
Don Cimbolano - a priest in a small town. Oscar - a offender escaped from prison. Philip - attorney loser. They don't lose heart and find ways out of the most incredible situations...
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Swindle (1977)
This time "undercover" inspector Nico Giraldi (Milian) is investigating an insurance fraud with the help of an English detective (David Hermmings) employed by "Loyd's of London" - the "most prestigious insurance company in the world". The investigation leads the unlikely team into the Gay underworld of Rome, which gave the filmmakers the opportunity to incorporate some low-brow "gay-bashing" as the ridiculously macho Giraldi visits a Gay club. (fortunecity.com)
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The Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)
A top undercover cop finds and arrests a series of purse snatchers until he discovers an American at the top of an evil ring of thieves. (imdb)
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Africa Express (1976)
John Baxter is a freewheeling trader of goods in Africa with a pet chimp and one dream: to save enough money to buy his dream gas station in Detroit. Madeleine Cooper is the lady of mystery he runs into as she flees from big game hunter Jack Palance. (imdb)
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Hit Squad (1976)
The story involves some burglars who unintentionally steal some top secret documents from a villainous American businessman played by Robert Webber. When the burglars try to blackmail Webber, he retaliates with more force than they had reckoned with as he hires a contract killer to get rid of them. Special cop Nico Giraldi (Milian) is on the case however and he follows Webber back to the states. (fortunecity.com)
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Safari Express (1976)
John and Howard work in a company named Safari Express booking tourists on safaris. Their lives are turned upside down when they encounter a beautiful blonde wandering in the jungle who doesn't know who she is. They also discover uranium and what appear to be some well-mannered simians. (imdb)
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Samurai (1975)
A wild and bizarre take on the comedy spaghetti western where East meets the Wild West. (Amazon.com)
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Di che segno sei? (1975)
Four episodes. A pilot is ready to change sex, but the doctor made an error. A woman is searching a partner for a dance contest. A worker seduce his boss wife. A guard is too much proactive and this will cause many troubles. (imdb)
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Il cav. Costante Nicosia demoniaco, ovvero: Dracula in Brianza (1975)
A boorish, snobbish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his head. But after the superstitious Nicosia has an encounter with an elderly gypsy aunt, and a business trip to Romania results in another encounter with a suave vampire, named Count Dragalescu, Nicosia returns with blood-sucking like qualities which makes him re-examine his life and existence. (imdb)
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Il giustiziere di mezzogiorno (1975)
Franco is abandoned by his wife and daughter who wrongly accuse him of being a wimp. Besides he's bossed around and sexually harassed at work. He decides to take justice into his own hands and get rough with the world. He soon gets his family's respect back. (imdb)
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4 Crazy Draftees at the Army (1974)
This film is a pretty crazy film. An interesting glance into Italian humor as they poke fun of themselves. Centered around the training of draftees leading up to the NATO war games, our four ... uh... heroes... survive the training in their own manner and go on to great victory over the Germans, Americans, French, and British. Truly a great victory, albeit an unorthodox one, for the Italian army. (doradofilms)
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Il trafficone (1974)
This movie about a poor Neapolitan guy that emigrates in Rome to find a job is hilarious. After reading a book about sex written from American experts he manages to work out a profession of it, making himself an expert in sexual matters... (imdb)
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Pasqualino Cammarata... capitano di fregata (1974)
The commander of "the seagull", a tug boat heading for Spain, is a computer which is prone to making mistakes. This, combined with the fact that the crew includes four rather stupid italian sailors, is a sure recipe for disaster. The first blunder they make is to collide with a damaged motor-boat drifting about in the middle of the sea. However, the sailors don't mind at all when they find two beautiful girls on board. (movie-time)
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Elena si, ma.... di Troia (1973)
Ottone and Savio, vagabonds coming from Etruria, find themselves on the shores of Ancient Greece in search of bread and adventures. They are welcomed by Paride and Elena and taken to the palace of Menelaus. (imdb)
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Battle of the Amazons (1973)
A tribe of vicious female warriors terrorizes the countryside, and especially the males, until one day the men and some local villagers decide to fight back. (imdb)
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Kid il monello del west (1973)
A kid with a wild imagination overhears the plan of some bandits to hold up a bank. Together with a gang of other kids, he carries out the plan before the adults and when they try to get the gold back, the kid sets up a trap for them with the Sheriff. (spaghetti-western.net)
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Decamerone proibito (1972)
A Boccaccio-inspired bawdry comedy, setting a series of stories into a continuous narrative. (bfi)
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Boccaccio (1972)
Sex comedy set in mediaeval Florence. (bfi)
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Decameron proibitissimo - Boccaccio mio statte zitto... (1972)
A group of young aristocrats lock themselves away from the plague that is sweeping Florence, and pass the time by recounting bawdy tales. At the conclusion of the sixth tale, the plague is declared over and everyone returns to the city. (bfi)
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Il prode Anselmo e il suo scudiero (1972)
After having challenged the German Ottone to single combat for the hand of Leonza, the bishop's niece, the valiant knight Anselmo da Montebello, leaves for Rome where he must deliver a precious relic to the Pope and obtain a sum of twenty-thousand crowns in order to participate in the third crusade in the Holy Land. He is accompanied by Gian Puccio, his sluggish squire, drawn by the money and by the charm of ... Leonzia. (imdb)
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Storia di fifa e di coltello - Er seguito d
A funk is believed to be a tough guy because of a magic bowler hat which gives him courage and strength. (imdb)
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Poppea... una prostituta al servizio dell
Ottone and Savio work hard to keep each other out of trouble with the Roman Centurions while scraping together food and drink with various scams. Emperor Nero's wife, the beautiful Poppea, takes an interest in Ottone, who after a short stint as a gladiator gets a region to manage and an army of his own to command, all the while assisted by his best friend and partner in crime Savio. (imdb)
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Sonny and Jed (1972)
A determined sheriff pursues a robber and his girlfriend, and lets nothing stop in his way of catching them. (imdb)
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Er più: storia d
revolving around the story of fish-monger Nino, Er Più of Rione Borgo. He is in love with Rosa but he always manages to postpone their wedding. Meanwhile, also Augustarello strives for Rosa's love, only to be constantly rejected. (IMDB Comments)
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Ma chi t
Two driving instructors are in crisis due to the constant lack of customers. (bfi)
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Lacrime d
An English singer thinks his Italian wife has cheated on him and goes back to England. He is then involved in drug trafficking (actually organized by his treacherous promoter) and ends up in jail. Luckily enough after a while the real culprit is revealed and he can go back to Italy and his wife. (imdb)
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Due bianchi nell
Two circus attendants are in love with the same girl and follow her and her father in Africa. The girl however falls in love with Tarzan and convinces him to move to Europe. When Tarzan gets on the ship to western civilization however, he soon realizes he won't be able to stand that kind of life... (imdb)
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Che fanno i nostri supermen tra le vergini della giungla? (1970)
Three superheroes attempt to reclaim the stolen lease of a uranium mine. (imdb)
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Lady Barbara (1970)
Love story between a pop singer and a high society girl. (bfi)
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Nel giorno del signore (1970)
Margherita nicknamed Fornarina is Raphael's mistress. Beatrice, a noblewoman who is also in love with the famous painter tries to get her out of the way, by having her wrongly accused of the murder of a loan shark, whom she has in reality killed herself. Fornarina is sentenced to death. Will Raphael manage to prove her innocent? (imdb)
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Pensiero d
A young English peer leaves England and Thumbs his way across Europe. He sings in hotels and restaurants to make ends meet. When he becomes successful he also finds true love. (imdb)
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Isabella, duchessa dei diavoli (1969)
An Alsacian Baron massacres the family of a French Duke, and takes his lands, and his title. Isabella, the Duke's baby child, escapes the massacre, is raised by gypsies, and comes back twenty years later to exact revenge. (imdb)
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Franco, Ciccio e il pirata Barbanera (1969)
Franco, the son of a pirate, does the boy at an inn owned by the aunt. It is admired by the stories and deeds of Ciccio, pseudocapitano Marina, actually a con man in debt. One day at the inn presents a pirate, recognizing in his son Franco dispersed over the years. The pirate, who in the meantime had been attacked by another pirate, Black Dog, confided to Franco to be in possession of the treasure map of Captain Flint, his mentor and friend. (it.wikipedia.org)
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I Protect Myself Against My Enemies (1969)
A major of the dissolved southern army gives a dollar to a young cowboy, Alan Burton, telling him that there are two other similar dollars with different figures on them; the three numbers combined show the spot where the Confederate's treasure is hidden. A number of people get involved including a gang leader and Alan's sidekick, Hondo. (spaghetti-western.net)
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Hate for Hate (1968)
After being captured during a bank robbery, a cowboy is sent to a prison located in a swamp, where he contracts malaria. He soon escapes and, with the help of a Mexican, sets out to track down his partner, who escaped from the bank robbery with all the money. (imdb)
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The Great Silence (1968)
Bounty killers led by Loco prey on outlaws hiding out in the snowbound Utah mountains. After Pauline's husband becomes Loco's latest victim, she hires a gunman for revenge; Silence, mute since his throat was cut as a child. (imdb)
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Zum zum zum (1968)
An insurance broker, very fond of music, has two sons: the older is in love with a Sicilian girl but her father is against their love story; the younger is a disgrace to his father since he got a very low mark at music at school. (imdb)
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Shoot, Gringo... Shoot! (1968)
Bandit Quintaras hires gunman Stark to bring his son Fidel back, who ran away and joined a dangerous band of outlaws. Stark develops a strategy to lure Fidel away from the gang and trick everyone, but Fidel doesn't even want to get back to his father, and a cat and mouse game unfolds. When Stark finally manages to deliver Fidel to his father, things come to light... (spaghetti-western.net)
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Vacanze sulla Costa Smeralda (1968)
A hotel owner, in competition with a rival owner, finds a cache of lost treasure on the bottom of the bay after trying to drown himself which turns his life upside down. (imdb)
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Tre supermen a Tokio (1968)
The Three Supermen travel to Tokyo in search of a stolen miniaturization ray which they end up testing upon themselves. (imdb)
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Kill or Be Killed (1967)
A wandering gunfighter joins the good side in a conflict between two rival rancher families (imdb)
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Days of Violence (1967)
During the last months of the Civil War, Joe's brother is killed unjustly by Clifford, a captain in the Northen army. Joe decides to join a group of Southerners determined to resist till the end. Joe is considered an outlaw and a reward is posted for his capture. When the war ends, Joe returns to the farm where he used to work only to find Christine, the owner's daughter and his sweetheart, engaged to the hated Captain Clifford. (spaghetti-western.net)
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Cuore matto... matto da legare (1967)
Tony is in love with Carla, a young student of architecture, but his parents want him to marry Erminia, a rich but ugly girl. (imdb)
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Nel sole (1967)
Carlo, a poor youth who works to pay for his studies, and is in love with Lorena, a rich girl. He pretends to be a tycoon with the help of two friends of his: a butler and a chauffeur. (imdb)
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Soldati e caporali (1965)
The army challenges the navy in a singing contest. (imdb)
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Terror of Rome Against the Son of Hercules (1964)
In this sword and sandal fantasy, Poseidon must battle a gladiator quartet in ancient Rome. If he wins, the son of Hercules will have his life and anything else he wants. Sure enough, he wins and asks that the life of a Christian girl be spared. But the girl refuses her liberty until all of her fellow believers are also released. (allmovie.com)
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Two Gladiators (1964)
In this sword and sandal adventure, an emissary must find the twin brother of the recently deceased ruler Marcus Aurelius so that he can rule in his stead. (allrovi.com)
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Totò sexy (1963)
Two strange street musicians end up in jail and exchange sexy stories to while away time. (imdb)
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Il duca nero (1963)
Cesar Borgia--a cardinal in the Catholic church, a confidant of the Pope and a member of one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in 16th-century Italy--must deal with a host of political and personal crises. He is having problems with his mistress, and members of a secret society called The Black Carnation are out to assassinate him. (imdb)
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Totò di notte n. 1 (1962)
Mimì and Ninì are supposedly the top double bass duo of the world, but they're not making any money playing street concerts in Rome. When Ninì inherits a million from his grandmother, they decide to go to all foreign countries imaginable in order to find a worthy place for themselves and their talent. From Paris to Madrid, Edinburgh to Hong Kong; wearing skirts in Scotland, risking to eat dogs in Asia; all this between striptease shows and other forms of entertainment.. (myduckisdead)
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La sceriffa (1959)
A gang of outlaws terrorizes Rio Ciuccio (literally Rio Donkey). They even kill the sheriff but his wife, an old neapolitan lady, takes his place. (bfi)
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Totò, Peppino e i fuorilegge (1956)
Tyrannised by his stingy wife Teresa, Antonio organises a perfect plan to have a good time for at least one night. With the complicity of the town barber, he stages a fake kidnapping and manages to get the ransom money from his wife. The deception is soon uncovered, not only by Teresa but also by Iganzio, the bandit whom Antonio pretended to be kidnapped by, who decides to kidnap Antonio for real. (wordcat)
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I due compari (1955)
Giovanni peddles useless pens in the streets of Rome with his sidekick Francesco. He has, however, a daughter who studies in a college and thinks he is a rich industrialist. The girl falls in love with a rich boy and when her father tells her the truth about their financial situation she leaves her fiancee and refuses food. Luckily the boy's parents give their assent to the marriage all the same. (imdb)
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Cinque poveri in automobile (1952)
Four poor fellows win a luxurious car in a lottery but they have not the money to keep it. Therefore they decide to have it a day each and sell it afterwards. Everyone will spend his own day with the car and get some gratification. Some will get it, others will not. And the fifth poor fellow? (imdb)
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La famiglia Passaguai (1951)
First of a series on a typical Roman family. (bfi)
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La paura fa 90 (1951)
A ghost who has spent 400 years in a trunk because of a jealous husband tries to take revenge on a descendant of the man but all in all he's a good bloke and when he gets the occasion he helps a youth wrongly accused of murder. (imdb)
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Il ratto delle sabine (1945)
1905. Aristide Tromboni and his down at heel company of actors are in search of scripts and above all food. In a small country town they get to know Professor Molmenti, who is anxious to have performed his dramatic play, Il ratto delle Sabine. (wolrdcat)
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Il vagabondo (1941)
A tramp enters by chance the house of a rich man and finds out that the man's future son in law is a crook. The old man, as a reward, lets him live in his house. (imdb)
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