Plot Author Matching "Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>" (Sorted by Title Ascending)



1. 'Franco e Ciccio... Ladro e Guardia' (1969)

91 min | Comedy

5.6
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A cop has a cousin who is a thief, and one day while he is chasing him he ends up in a room with a murdered man. The two are photographed at the murder scene and believed to be the ... See full summary »

Director: Marcello Ciorciolini | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Giusi Raspani Dandolo, Barbara Nelli

Votes: 61

2. 5 marines per 100 ragazze (1961)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

4.7
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Five GIs end up in a female college during their military manouvers. They are very welcome by the girls and since one of them has also a beautiful voice they take part in a show organized ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Virna Lisi, Mario Carotenuto, Hélène Chanel, Little Tony

Votes: 53

3. Peddlin' in Society (1946)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Thanks to wartime smuggling Gioconda Perfetti, a roman fruit vendor, becomes very rich. She leaves her shop and moves to a magnificent villa which once belonged to a count. She also becomes... See full summary »

Director: Gennaro Righelli | Stars: Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica, Virgilio Riento, Laura Gore

Votes: 198

4. Adelmo (1988)

94 min | Drama

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Adelmo, a thirtyish youth, still lives with his mother in a little mountain village and spends most of his time riding his bike. One day he is run over by Paola, a recently widowed girl, ... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Mortelliti | Stars: Rocco Mortelliti, Francesca Topi, Vincenzo De Angelis, Stefania Mortelliti

5. Adiós gringo (1965)

100 min | Western

6.1
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Tricked into buying stolen cattle, Brett Landers narrowly escapes being lynched. Still wanted, he hunts down the real cattle rustlers to clear his name.

Director: Giorgio Stegani | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Evelyn Stewart, Roberto Camardiel, Jesús Puente

Votes: 451

6. My Heart Sings (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

5.1
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Two two-bit singers become thieves to make ends meet. One day during a theft in the house of a music impresario they hear Marco an electrician gifted with a beautiful voice and give him ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Ferruccio Tagliavini, Franca Marzi, Riccardo Billi, Mario Riva

Votes: 15

7. Love Burns (1994)

91 min | Comedy

6.7
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Rosario, a roman high school teacher, has been left by his wife Elena who is now living with her sister Eugenia. He's very depressed and he's often visited by a very earthly Madonna. He ... See full summary »

Director: Davide Ferrario | Stars: Giuseppe Cederna, Elena Sofia Ricci, Monica Scattini, Flavio Bonacci

Votes: 26

8. Ardena (1997)

103 min

5.1
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Summer 1969 is very special for Andrea a 13 year-old boy who is about to leave, with his family, for a little village on the hills surrounding a great lake in Northern Italy. There he finds... See full summary »

Director: Luca Barbareschi | Stars: Luca Barbareschi, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Roberto Alinghieri, Francesca Antonelli

Votes: 45

9. Goodbye and Thank You (1988)

100 min | Comedy

6.1
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Paolo, a depressed playwright moves to a house which has been rented by his father Carlo as well, without each knowing about the other. Neither he or Carlo want to leave and so they begin ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Capitani | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Ricky Tognazzi, Anouk Aimée, Catherine Alric

Votes: 84

10. Song of Naples (1957)

91 min | Drama

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A famous singer abandons his wife and goes to live abroad with a woman he met in a night club. A car accident upsets his life - he loses his job and his new love but he regains his sons and... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Janet Vidor, Franco Silva, Nino Milano

11. Assi alla ribalta (1954)

73 min | Musical, Comedy

4.4
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The director of an investigative agency learns that a dangerous thief often attends vaudeville shows and sends two inept agents of his to try and capture him.

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Giorgio Cristallini | Stars: Nino Taranto, Carlo Croccolo, Ugo Tognazzi, Raimondo Vianello

Votes: 12

12. Auguri e figli maschi! (1951)

98 min | Comedy

6.0
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Three friends, a mechanic a clockmaker and a night warden are engaged to three sisters but are broke and cannot get married and pay the rent. They convince their future father in law to buy... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Simonelli | Stars: Delia Scala, Maria Grazia Francia, Giovanna Pala, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 14

13. Avventura al motel (1963)

100 min | Comedy

5.3
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A series of sketches about people who have illicit affairs in a motel: among them a starlet and a pilot, two bit Casanovas, an industry manager and his secretary.

Director: Renato Polselli | Stars: Eva Bartok, Riccardo Billi, Carla Calò, Memmo Carotenuto

Votes: 30

14. Bellezze in bicicletta (1951)

91 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two chorus girls leave Milan to get to the famous Totò's theatre company. Unfortunately the bus they are on breaks down and they ask for a lift, but the driver gets too fresh with them and ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Silvana Pampanini, Delia Scala, Franca Marzi, Peppino De Filippo

Votes: 26

15. Bellifreschi (1987)

91 min | Comedy

4.9
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Tom and Jerry two Italian two bit actors go to America because they hope to take part in a film starring Sylvester Stallone. However when they go to his villa in Beverly Hills, Stallone ... See full summary »

Director: Enrico Oldoini | Stars: Lino Banfi, Christian De Sica, Lionel Stander, Rosanna Banfi

Votes: 226

16. Bruno Is Waiting on the Car (1996)

90 min | Comedy

6.3
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Margherita and Riccardo have been together for a long time and have grown tired of each other. Riccardo meets another girl and starts a relationship with her while Margherita happens to ... See full summary »

Director: Duccio Camerini | Stars: Nancy Brilli, Antonello Fassari, Leo Gullotta, Amanda Sandrelli

Votes: 24

17. C'è Kim Novak al telefono (1994)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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A heavily indebted film producer tries to get back on his feet by producing a film starring Kim Novak. He also hopes to start a new relationship with his estranged son.

Director: Riki Roseo | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Joanna Pacula, Joachim Lombard, Sylva Koscina

Votes: 20

18. Caporale di giornata (1958)

88 min | Comedy

5.9
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A young woman brings a baby to some military barracks. There is a note on the child - it says that the baby is hers and a soldier called Felice. All the the "Felices" are questioned by the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Maurizio Arena, Nino Manfredi, Rossella Como, Franca Rame

Votes: 36

19. Catherine of Russia (1963)

105 min | Drama, History

5.2
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Caterina finds out that her husband Peter Tzar of Russia, is plotting to kill her. She sets Count Orlov free from prison, Peter's sworn enemy, becomes empress of Russia and leads the ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Sergio Fantoni, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Angela Cavo

Votes: 111

20. Cavalleria (1936)

88 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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Umberto Solaro loses the love of his life Speranza, a noble but poor girl who has been forced to marry a rich Austrian army officer. Heartbroken Umberto becomes a riding instructor but ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Elisa Cegani, Luigi Carini, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 94

21. Celebrità (1981)

3.2
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A humble Neapolitan with singing ambitions, being broke, resorts to bag-snatching. He's arrested and while in jail he takes part in a singing contest and wins it with some kickback by a ... See full summary »

Director: Ninì Grassia | Stars: Nino D'Angelo, Regina Bianchi, Sonia Viviani, Lino Crispo

Votes: 32

22. Celluloide (1996)

110 min | Drama, History

6.6
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The difficult making of Roberto Rossellini's masterpiece 'Roma, città aperta (1946)' in a Rome still suffering from the wounds of just ended WWII.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Massimo Ghini, Anna Falchi, Lina Sastri

Votes: 160

23. Cento di questi giorni (1933)

62 min | Comedy

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Count Agostino di Montecorvo's nephew and niece pretend they get married for his hundredth birthday since the old man has had this wish for a long time. But when the count wants them to ... See full summary »

Directors: Augusto Camerini, Mario Camerini | Stars: Diomira Jacobini, Gianfranco Giachetti, Mino Doro, Cesare Zoppetti

24. Chi si ferma è perduto (1960)

101 min | Comedy

6.9
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After their boss' death, two clerks eagerly await the arrival of the next one, each one of them hoping to become the apple of his eye. They compete in every possible way to impress him, ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Totò, Peppino De Filippo, Aroldo Tieri, Luigi De Filippo

Votes: 318

25. Chiamate 22-22 tenente Sheridan (1960)

96 min | Crime, Drama

5.0
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Cathrine has been sentenced to the gas chamber but Police Lieutenant Sheridan does not believe she is guilty of the murder she has been accused of. He has twenty-four hours to prove her ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Bianchi | Stars: Ubaldo Lay, Tilde Damiani, Nadia Sanders, Umberto Orsini

Votes: 9

26. Moon Shadow (1995)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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56 Metascore

Lorenzo, a milanese astrophysicist, has recently inherited a country house in Sicily and has it restored by Salvatore, an introverted carpenter. Salvatore starts his job with the help of ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Simone | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Nino Manfredi, Isabelle Pasco, Jim van der Woude

Votes: 124

27. How We Got Into Trouble with the Army (1965)

89 min | Comedy

5.2
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A sergeant finds out that a GI hides a child in the military barracks. The boy is the son of another soldier who sings in a night club but due to series of misunderstandings the sergeant ... See full summary »

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Remo Germani, Alicia Brandet, Gina Rovere, Umberto D'Orsi

Votes: 54

28. Continuavano a chiamarli... er più e er meno (1972)

97 min | Comedy

6.1
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A penniless Prince and a petty thief become associates in a con game and when they end up in prison, the Prince, who is a compulsive gambler, loses all his money to the other and becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Orlandini | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Didi Perego, John Bartha

Votes: 43

29. Così ridevano (1998)

124 min | Drama

6.8
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68 Metascore

Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very hard to let the younger study and free himself from poverty through culture. The boy ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Francesco Giuffrida, Enrico Lo Verso, Fabrizio Gifuni, Calogero Caruana

Votes: 778 | Gross: $0.04M

30. Cuori nella tormenta (1940)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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A pilot girl, young and emancipated, lands in a small village in the Alps and upsets everything. A boy falls in love with her, his girlfriend becomes jealous, people try and convince her to... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Camillo Pilotto, Silvia Manto, Mino Doro, Dria Paola

Votes: 7

31. Da grande (1987)

94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.4
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On the day of his eighth birthday, Marco wishes to be a grown-up man and, suddenly, it happens.

Director: Franco Amurri | Stars: Renato Pozzetto, Joska Versari, Giulia Boschi, Ottavia Piccolo

Votes: 1,011

32. Delitti (1987)

100 min | Mystery, Thriller

3.8
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A mysterious murderer has already killed seven people using the deadly venom of a snake from Martinique which causes immediate death with the victim's face turning into a horrible mask. A ... See full summary »

Directors: Giovanna Lenzi, Sergio Pastore | Stars: Saverio Vallone, Michela Miti, Tony Valente, Michel Clinford

Votes: 49

33. Delitto a Posillipo - Londra chiama Napoli (1967)

93 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A man accepts a job in a night club to make ends meet. When the owner of the club is found murdered his jealous wife is accused of the murder. He believes her innocent however and fights to... See full summary »

Director: Renato Parravicini | Stars: Pupetta Maresca, Giancarlo Del Duca, Ingrid Schoeller, Franco Ressel

Votes: 8

34. Why? (1971)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The surveyor Giuseppe Di Noi experiments the troubles of the Italian Justice System of the '70s while back in Italy for a vacation.

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Elga Andersen, Lino Banfi, Andrea Aureli

Votes: 846

35. Dichiarazioni d'amore (1994)

91 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Bologna in Italy, 1948. A period in the life of some 15 year-old youths who attend the same school and live in the same neighbourhood. Dado, a very shy boy, is one of them. Through his eyes... See full summary »

Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Antonella Attili, Angiola Baggi, Delia Boccardo, Sara Cavani

Votes: 70

36. Dieci italiani per un tedesco (Via Rasella) (1962)

95 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A cinematographic account of the reprisal ordered by the ruthless Austrian colonel Kappler in 1944 in Rome. In Via Rasella (Rasella Street) ten Italian civilians were sentenced to death for... See full summary »

Director: Filippo Walter Ratti | Stars: Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Carlo D'Angelo, Sergio Fantoni

Votes: 55

37. Don Chisciotte and Sancio Panza (1968)

105 min | Comedy

7.1
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Comic version of the famous man of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes in which Don Quixote having read an adventure book too many sets out on his own adventures with his servant Sancho Panza.

Director: Giovanni Grimaldi | Stars: Ciccio Ingrassia, Franco Franchi, Fulvia Franco, Paolo Carlini

Votes: 89

38. The King's Guerrillas (1950)

85 min | Adventure, Drama

5.7
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Diavolo's bandits fight Napoleon's troops and so King Ferdinand IV, the Neapolitan king, makes Fra Diavolo a Colonel. In the meantime the bandit also falls in love with Marietta, the king's... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Maria Mauban, Jean Chevrier, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 37

39. Dov'è la libertà...? (1954)

TV-PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A barber compelled by jealousy to commit murder spends 20 years in jail. But when he's released he cannot adapt to a changed world and the hypocrisy of his relatives, so he decides to return to prison.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Totò, Vera Molnar, Nyta Dover, Franca Faldini

Votes: 529

40. Due bianchi nell'Africa nera (1970)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Corbucci | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Francy Fair, Alfredo Rizzo

Votes: 43

41. Duet for One (1986)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.8
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Stephanie Anderson (Dame Julie Andrews), a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from Multiple Sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces. Her career ends abruptly, her ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Julie Andrews, Alan Bates, Max von Sydow, Rupert Everett

Votes: 920 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Ever Changing Waters (1998)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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Manuel, a teenager from Buenos Aires, accompanies his father, a successful businessman always too busy, to his grandfather's house in the country. The father has some serious problems to ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Loayza | Stars: Jorge Marrale, Mariano Bertolini, Marcos Woinsky, Noemí Frenkel

Votes: 64

43. Looking for Paradise (1995)

108 min | Comedy

5.5
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The life and times of Claudia Bertelli, born in Milan in 1949 from bourgeois parents, educated in England, rebel and single mother, then feminist and married woman and again doctor in the ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Margherita Buy, Lello Arena, Tigana Camara, Ubaldo Carosi

Votes: 129

44. Fantasmi e ladri (1959)

101 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.3
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Tina, an old lady and detective stories buff, moves to town in the house of a god-daughter of hers whose husband is a private dick. She thinks she will be able to help him with his inquests... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Simonelli | Stars: Tina Pica, Mario Riva, Susana Canales, Raffaele Pisu

Votes: 24

45. Farfallon (1974)

93 min | Comedy

7.1
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A man who has tried to kill his unfaithful wife goes to prison, escapes, ends up in a convent, teaches the nuns to make cookies, captured again and before going back to prison tries to take... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Pazzaglia | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Fiorenzo Fiorentini, Gina Rovere

Votes: 104

46. Ferie d'agosto (1996)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The political and cultural controversies between two Italian families during their summer holidays in the Tirrenian sea.

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Silvio Orlando, Sabrina Ferilli, Ennio Fantastichini, Laura Morante

Votes: 944

47. Barber of Seville (1955)

102 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

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Cinematic version of Rossini's opera in which Count Almaviva wins the heart of beautiful Rosina with the help of Figaro, the barber of Seville.

Director: Camillo Mastrocinque | Stars: Tito Gobbi, Irene Genna, Cesco Baseggio, Giulio Neri

48. Paths of War (1970)

95 min | Comedy, Western

4.6
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Two Sicilian royalist soldiers flee the island in a trunk at the arrival of Garibaldi's republican troops. They end up in the Far West with the army fighting the Indians and with their ... See full summary »

Director: Aldo Grimaldi | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Stelvio Rosi, Renato Baldini

Votes: 50

49. Runaways (1995)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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Two girls meet on a train: Prune is looking for her father whom she has not seen since she was a little girl, Marina is looking for the mother she has never had. Prune learns that her ... See full summary »

Director: Nadine Trintignant | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Irène Jacob, Nicole Garcia, Stefano Dionisi

Votes: 48

50. Gallo cedrone (1998)

93 min | Comedy

5.6
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The life and times of Armando Feroci, a fortyish divorced husband, a careless father, and unreliable brother who's been everything jobwise. The story is told in flashback by his friends ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone | Stars: Carlo Verdone, Regina Orioli, Ines Nobili, Paolo Triestino

Votes: 1,103


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