Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci

Date of Birth: 30 Sep 1964

Country: Italy

Biography: Born in the Italian village of Città di Castello, Umbria, Bellucci originally pursued a career in the legal profession. While attending the University of Perugia, she modeled on the side and this led to her modeling career. In 1988, she moved to Milan and joined Elite Model Management. She made her acting debut on TV in 1990, and her American film debut in Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). L'appartement (1996), shot her to stardom as she won the French equivalent of an Oscar nomination. (IMDB)

Total Credits at Criticker: 60 (Actor)

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    Brotherhood of the Wolf
    Inspired by actual events taking place during the reign of King Louis XV, Brotherhood of the Wolf revisits one of the rare French myths, that of the "Beast of Gevaudan" which killed a number of persons before being vanquished under mysterious circumstances. (Universal Focus)
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    Irreversible
    Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order.
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    Malena
    A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys. (imdb)
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    The Matrix Reloaded
    Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
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    The Matrix Revolutions
    The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
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    The Passion of the Christ
    The Passion of The Christ focusses on the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life. The film begins in the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus has gone to pray after sitting the Last Supper. Jesus must resist the temptations of Satan. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, Jesus is then arrested and taken within the city walls of Jerusalem where leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy and his trial results in a condemnation to death. (imdb)
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    Remember Me, My Love
    Muccino's bittersweet drama delves into the lives and loves of a modern Italian family whose individual aspirations pull at the seams of their increasingly fragile unit. (Roadside Attractions)
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    She Hate Me
    When biotech executive Jack Armstrong (Mackie) gets fired and branded a whistle-blower, his desperation to make a living and the suggestion of a former girlfriend lead him into the baby-making business. Between the attempts by his former employers to frame him for securities fraud and his dubious fathering activities, Jack finds life, all at once, becoming very complicated.
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    Tears of the Sun
    Bruce Willis stars as Lt. A.K. Waters, the loyal veteran officer of a Navy S.E.A.L unit. When he's sent into the heart of Africa, the usually hard-bitten Waters finds himself deeply conflicted at having to choose between following orders and the dictates of his own conscience. (Sony)
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    Under Suspicion
    An intense, psychological thriller, with veteran Police Captain Victor Benezet (Freeman) squaring off against prominent tax attorney Henry Hearst (Hackman) -- two life-hardened and well-matched opponents motivated by reasons more complex and personal than the pursuit of duty or the defense of reputation. (Lions Gate Films)
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    The Brothers Grimm
    The adventures of legendary fairytale scribes Will and Jake Grimm, two brothers who travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enchanted forest where young maidens keep disappearing under mysterious circumstances. (Miramax)
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    The Big Question
    What are the first existential queries that lead us to question the absolute and consult teachers, parents, priests or older siblings? The Big Question is based on an idea that is very simple yet rather complex: it poses extremely direct questions to a large and varied group of people regarding their own intimate perception of the divine. The peculiar microcosm, a surprising sociological container, is the backdrop where these inquiries take place; it actually is a 'non-place' par excellence: the set of "The Passion of the Christ." (Ganga Film)
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    Dracula
    The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiance and inflict havoc in the foreign land (imdb)
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    Like a Fish Out of Water
    The torpedo BB and his psychopath right hand Melvin has a plan of robbing a former opera singer for one of his beloved rare fishes and sell it back to him. The opera singer is in love with Myrtille, but is also a crook.
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    Dobermann
    The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers... (imdb)
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    The Apartment
    Max is on his way to Tokyo. He lives in Paris and likes to flirt but has decided to get married. By chance, he seems to have seen Lisa, his greatest love, in a cafe. Max forgets everything, his trip to Tokyo and his fiance. (imdb)
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    Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
    The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since all her architects are either busy otherwise or too conservative in style, this ambivalent honor falls to Edifis... (imdb)
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    Shoot \
    A man named Mr. Smith (Owen) delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen. (imdb)
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    How Much Do You Love Me?
    In Paris, after winning the lottery, the clerk François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to the prostitute Daniela to live with him until the end of his money. François is a lonely man, with heart problems and Daniela stays with him for eight days. Then, she decides to come back to her man, the mobster Charly, but she misses François and returns to his place. But once a whore, always a whore. (imdb)
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    The Stone Council
    Laura Siprien is a French scientist who adopts a young Thai boy. After a car crash, he falls into a coma and a mysterious German doctor asserts he can heal him... through unconventional methods! It leads Laura to Mongolia to find out the origin of the young boy.
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    Sheitan
    On Christmas Eve, in the Styxx Club in Paris, the troublemaker Bart and his scum friends, Thaï and Ladj, meet the bartender Yasmine and the customer Eve, and after a fight of Bart in the nightclub, Eve invites the group to go to her house in the country... (imdb)
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    Joseph
    Joseph (1995) - TV Movie
    The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite. (imdb)
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    Sanguepazzo
    Valenti and Ferida - idolised by the public, a famous and infamous couple on and off screen. Stars of the Fascist endorsed 'white telephone' cinema, their private lives were as wild as the villainous, depraved characters they portrayed. They denied every charge levelled against them, claiming the crimes attributed to them were inventions, the fruits of envy. (IMDB)
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    Le Deuxième souffle
    Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean his honor... (imdb)
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    Secret Agents
    Moles threaten to foil a team of secret agents' plan. (imdb)
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    Manuale d\
    Four episodes. Nicola, paralyzed after a car crash, falls in love for his physiotherapist Lucia. Franco and Manuela, a young couple unfit to have child, fly to Barcelona for a specialized treatment for fertility. Filippo and Fosco, two gays, decide to marry. Ernesto, waiter in an important restaurant has a liaison with Cecilia the new young Spanish help in cuisine. (imdb)
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    Heartango
    Heartango (2007) - Short Film
    A short film about a repeated woman everywhere she goes and a tango dancer she longs to meet. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal.
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    I mitici
    Roman TV technicians Fabio and Enzo have been unable to find decent jobs. They decide to crack a safe at a jewelry in Milan. To get the layout of the store, they enlist a beautiful but unsophisticated young woman, Deborah. (imdb)
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    N (Io e Napoleone)
    Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. (imdb)
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    L\
    A man is broken hearted at the loss of his lover, then later visits the same pain on the next woman with whom he becomes involved. (imdb)
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    L\
    New year's eve at "The Islands" condos. An aging countess's party is crashed by the soccer team from her gigolo's town... (imdb)
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    Don\
    A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception.
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    Come mi vuoi
    Pasquale is a policeman in Roma. During a roundup he meets Desideria. He/she is a transsexual, living together with other two trans , Gaia and Gioia. But overall Desideria is an old friend of Pasquale, they already been attending the same schools. Desideria immediately fall in love for Pasquale. But the policeman has a fiancé, Nellina, even if too far so they meet rarely. That's why Pasquale could change idea about Desideria. (imdb)
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    Briganti - amore e libertà
    In 1838, in the Kingdom of Naples, Mary must care for a child after a noblewoman dies in childbirth
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    The Sorcerer\
    Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath (Alfred Molina). Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel), a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling accomplice a crash course in the art and science of magic, and together, these unlikely partners work to stop the forces of darkness.
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    The Whistleblower
    A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal. (imdb)
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    Un été brûlant
    A couple living together in Paris, he a painter, she a film actress, befriend a couple of film extras who fall in love with each other. All four go to Rome where their relationships undergo profound changes as emotions shift and change. (tiff.net)
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    The Ages of Love
    Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. This is when things start to get complicated... Fabio, a famous anchorman, has been the perfect husband for twenty five years. At a party one night, he meets Eliana, a femme fatale full of surprises... (imdb)
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    Franck Spadone
    Richard Bean directs this slick, ultra-cool noir thriller about a master pickpocket sucked into the realm of gangland violence. Franck Spadone (Stanislas Mehrar), along with his two sidekicks, swipe the wallet of gorgeous, depressed stripper Laura (Monica Bellucci) while working the Paris Metro. Awestruck by the image of the stripper, Spadone begins hanging out at the club where she works, which is a Mafia den where a band of mobsters are plotting the next battle in a gang war. (allrovi.com)
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    Rhino Season
    Acclaimed Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi (A Time for Drunken Horses) directs Monica Bellucci and Iranian superstar Behrouz Vossoughi in this haunting, dreamlike love story that spans three decades. (tiff.net)
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    La riffa
    Francesca, an incredibly beautiful woman, lost her husband. Only after his death she discovers his unfaithfulness and overall the huge amount of debts he left. Cesare is Francesca's best friend, he is a solicitor. Following his advices Francesca starts selling all her goods, like the house, jewels, furs and finally also the yacht. By doing this she is able to survive for the rest of the year, but has no perspective for the future.. (imdb)
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    Des gens qui s\
    Zef's dear wife dies in an accident just as Roni, his wealthy brother, marries his daughter. When the widower arrives with the coffin containing his wife's body right in the middle of the preparations for the wedding feast, he naturally casts a chill. The tensions between the two brothers who have diametrically opposed characters soon aggravate. All is a pretext for conflict, occupations, women, religion... (imdb)
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    The Wonders
    Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters. (imdb)
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    Rose, c\
    More a live rendition of a photographer's monograph than a movie. The 'live photographs' and tableaux include striking nude model shots as well kinky erotica, all tasteful with bizarre props and striking settings. It also blends this with an artistic exploration of Paris, as well as a mystery of a disappearing twin sister, except that the mystery promptly forks into a dozen theories and artsy, surreal fantasies on her disappearance. (The Worldwide Celluloid Massacre)
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    Vita coi figli
    A business executive is a widower and has to take care of five children. Things get even more complicated when the boys discover that his father has a mistress much younger.
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    Spectre
    A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. (imdb)
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    Ville-Marie
    An actress mother and her estranged gay son's lives intersect with those of two medical professionals after an unexpected tragedy, forcing secrets to be revealed and personal demons to be dealt with. (imdb)
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    A los que aman
    A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him. (imdb)
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    On the Milky Road
    A story that stretches across war, blossoming love and living as a recluse. (imdb)
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    Spider in the Web
    A young operative is sent on a mission to follow an older agent, whose behavior has come into question. (imdb)
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    Nekrotronic
    A man who discovers that he is part of a secret sect of magical beings who hunt down and destroy demons in the internet. (imdb)
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    Ostinato destino
    Carolina Rambaldi, a rich widow, has three children: Marcello, an incurable layabout; Lucrezia, a sterile TV presenter and Cesare, a homosexual writer. She dies and, in her will, leaves the entire family's estate to the first child who will be married and have a child within a year. Then Lucrezia and Cesare hire Marina, a dangerous serial killer, to kill Marcello, but when Marina's twin sister also arrives, things get out of hand.
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    Méditerranées
    After many years spent in prison, Pitou returns back to his native town Marselle. He couldn't even imagine all the disappointments he would face there. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Sold His Skin
    The journey of Sam Ali, a Syrian man who fled to Lebanon to escape the Syrian war, hoping to eventually join his lover in Paris. (imdb)
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    Memory
    An assassin-for-hire finds that he's become a target after he refuses to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization. A remake of the 2003 Belgian film 'The Memory of a Killer'.
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    Les fantasmes
    Follows six couples and revolves around their intimate lives and fantasies, from role-playing to exhibitionism and abstinence. (imdb)
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    Mafia Mamma
    An American mom inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire in Italy. Guided by the firm’s consigliere, she hilariously defies everyone’s expectations as the new head of the family business.
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    The Girl in the Fountain
    The story of an actress devoured by her own icon. Alternating archive footage of Anita Ekberg with the story of a contemporary star, Monica Bellucci retraces Anita's frailties and chooses, reflecting on what it feels like to be an icon. (imdb)
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    Diabolik - Ginko all\
    Follows Diabolik and his accomplice Eva Kant in a new adventure against a more combative Inspector Ginko than ever. (imdb)
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    Beetlejuice 2
    This is a follow-up to the comedy Beetlejuice (1988), about a ghost who's recruited to help haunt a house (imdb.com).
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