Most Popular Titles With Damiano Damiani
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1. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
R | 104 min | Horror
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be evil, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.
2. A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (1975)
126 min | Comedy, Western
Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major.
3. The Octopus (1984 TV Mini-Series)
402 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus"). Even as his family and life are being destroyed by ... See full summary »
4. A Bullet for the General (1966)
M | 115 min | Western
A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general lure an American mercenary into joining their gang, unaware that he is targeting their general.
5. The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)
108 min | Crime, Drama
Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and ... See full summary »
6. Lenin: The Train (1988 TV Movie)
198 min | Drama, History, War
March 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Germany and Sweden to Saint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under... See full summary »
Writers: Damiano Damiani, Enzo Bettiza, Dario Staffa, Jean-Marie Drot, Fulvio Gicca Palli, Michael Pearson | Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Leslie Caron, Dominique Sanda, Timothy West
7. The Inquiry (1987)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Roman agent is sent to Palestine to investigate rumors of the resurrection of an executed criminal.
8. Mafia (1968)
M | 112 min | Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Rosa Nicolosi is not the widow of Salvatore Colasberna, the man murdered in the beginning of the movie, but she is in fact the wife of Paolo Nicolosi, the only eyewitness of the murder. ... See full summary »
9. Herod the Great (1959)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
Herod, King of Judea, is made a prisoner by the Romans. Convinced the King is dead, his faithful lieutenant, Aaron, is nevertheless unable to keep his promise to kill the Queen if something untoward happened to the King. He leads the young woman out into the desert. Herod's pleas to Augustus are successful and he returns to his palace. His son, Antipater, informs Herod that Aaron has betrayed him.
10. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama
One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »
12. La strega in amore (1966)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery
A historian goes to a castle library to translate some ancient erotic literature. While there he discovers what he believes to be supernatural forces at work.
13. The Empty Canvas (1963)
105 min | Drama
The son of a dead Italian nobleman and a wealthy American woman forgets the disappointment of finding he has no talent for being a painter by succumbing to the sexual advances of an amoral model who believes in indiscriminate love affairs.
14. Cleopatra's Daughter (1960)
109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Cleopatra, after the civil war that followed the assassination of Caesar, met with Marc Antony in Assyria where they planned the defense of Egypt against the Romans. Before leaving, ... See full summary »
15. Pizza Connection (1985)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama
Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, ... See full summary »
16. How to Kill a Judge (1975)
The latest success by film-maker Giacomo Solaris is a crime thriller about a judge who gets too friendly with the Mafia and is murdered. A resentful Sicilian magistrate orders the film ... See full summary »
17. A Complicated Girl (1969)
100 min | Thriller
A young girl called Claudia, flirts with two men, and at the same time, she is also having an affair with her step-mother who doles out her inheritance money from her dead father. Is she playing all three of them to get what she wants?
19. Il delitto Matteotti (1973)
120 min | Drama
How the Italian Fascist Party managed to turn the physical elimination of a political enemy into a test of strength fundamental for the ascent into the totalitarian regime.
22. Alex l'ariete (2000)
122 min | Action, Crime
Alessandro Corso is a special forces carabiniere. During an operation he saves a child but cause the death of one of his comrades. He's then transferred to a peaceful little town, where he ... See full summary »
24. Un uomo in ginocchio (1979)
Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being ... See full summary »
29. Arturo's Island (1962)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama
Arturo is a teenage boy who lives alone on an island. His mother died when he was born, and his father is always away. From time to time, Arturo's father comes to see him, but only too soon... See full summary »
30. The Assassin of Rome (1972)
98 min | Comedy
In Mussolini's Rome a murderer is targeting young girls. The movie explores how the fascist mind works, how it plays its values off the sentiment of the masses and explores the role of the press in creating a unified narrative.
31. Another World Is Possible (2001)
60 min | Documentary, Drama, Romance
Writer: Francesco Maselli | Directors: Alfredo Angeli, Giorgio Arlorio, Mario Balsamo, Giuliana Berlinguer, Maurizio Carrassi, Guido Chiesa, Francesca Comencini, Massimo Felisatti, Nicolò Ferrari, Gianfranco Fiore, Massimiliano Franceschini, Andrea Frezza, Giuliana Gamba, Roberto Giannarelli, Franco Giraldi, Simona Izzo, Wilma Labate, Salvatore Maira, Francesco Ranieri Martinotti, Mario Monicelli, Paolo Pietrangeli, Gillo Pontecorvo, Nino Russo, Gabriele Salvatores, Massimo Sani, Stefano Scialotti, Pasquale Scimeca, Ettore Scola, Daniele Segre, Carola Spadoni, Sergio Spina, Ricky Tognazzi, Fulvio Wetzl, Francesco Maselli | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Domiziano Arcangeli, Anna Bonaiuto, Claudia Cardinale
32. Goodbye & Amen (1978)
103 min | Thriller
An agent's plot to overthrow an African nation is jeopardized by his friend's interference in the country's politics.
34. Il sole buio (1990)
107 min | Drama
After the death of his mother a man returns to his hometown Palermo in southern Italy in order to get hold of the legacy. Once there he is forced to participate in various crimes commited ... See full summary »
36. Head of a Tyrant (1959)
94 min | Adventure
A beautiful girl plans to seduce, then murder, the brutal conqueror who has taken over her city.
Writers: Gian Paolo Callegari, Fernando Cerchio, Damiano Damiani, Friedrich Hebbel, Guido Malatesta | Director: Fernando Cerchio | Stars: Massimo Girotti, Isabelle Corey, Renato Baldini, Yvette Masson
37. Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern (2006 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
German television documentary about classic Spaghetti Western movies.
40. Once Upon a Time in Europe (2001– )
The end of the fifties through to the mid-seventies witnessed an explosion in genre cinema throughout Europe. This coincided with the appearance of several new trends in European ... See full summary »
45. Sergio Leone: Cinema, Cinema (2001 TV Movie)
105 min | Documentary
Despite his short filmography, Sergio Leone is considered one of the most important European directors. His westerns made a mark in the history of genre cinema and continue to influence new... See full summary »