Old movies I saw for the first time in 2012

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1.
Revenge of the Dead (1983)
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Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and accidentally sees that some text is still readable on the ribbon... (98 mins.)
Director: Pupi Avati
 
2.
Massacre Time (1966)
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A prospector must fight a sadistic man and his son who have taken over his ranch. (92 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
3.
Casablanca, Casablanca (1985)
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This movie is the sequel of _Io, Chiara e lo Scuro (1982)_. Francesco forgot billiards because now he lives with Chiara: "Billiards is jealous... (109 mins.)
Director: Francesco Nuti
 
4.
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
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Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster... (118 mins.)
Director: E.B. Clucher
 
5.
Cold Mountain (2003)
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In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. (154 mins.)
 
6.
Devil in the Brain (1972)
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A child suspected of killing his father is imprisoned in a mental hospital. A doctor finds him mentally healthy and begins to suspect another explanation. (106 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
7.
The Fifth Cord (1971)
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An alcoholic journalist finds himself on the trail of a murderer after the police make him a suspect in their investigation. (90 mins.)
Director: Luigi Bazzoni
 
8.
Caro papà (1979)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
9.
Blood in the Streets (1973)
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An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back... (111 mins.)
Director: Sergio Sollima
 
10.
The Small One (1978 Short Film)
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A young Judean boy tries to sell his beloved old donkey to someone who would care for him as much as he does. (26 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
11.
Common Wealth (2000)
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The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man, will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise. (110 mins.)
 
12.
Shoot First... Ask Questions Later (1975)
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In the 19th century, when the Japanese Emperor sends a gift pony to the US President it gets stolen and ransomed by Indians but Sheriff Gideon aided by an inept Japanese servant offers to deliver the ransom. (112 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
13.
Stunt Squad (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After criminal gangs wreak havoc in the streets of Italy, a take-no-guff police commissioner forms a highly trained band of motorcycle riding cops to stop them. (92 mins.)
 
14.
Gauche the Cellist (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A cellist in a small orchestra receives help from animals to help him practice his music. (60 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
 
15.
The Last Detail (1973)
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Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way. (104 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
16.
Two Pieces of Bread (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two minstrels singing for their supper in Rome discover they've both been lovers to the same woman, and one of them is the father of her infant son; a privilege neither is willing to concede. (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Citti
 
17.
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
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In this Poliziotteschi, a commissioner (Marcel Bozzuffi) forms a secret motorized brigade in order to fight a dangerous terrorist (Ivan Rassimov) depositing bombs in the city of Turin. (110 mins.)
 
18.
Ridicule (1996)
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To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles. (102 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
19.
Chaste and Pure (1981)
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(88 mins.)
 
20.
The Barons (1975)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Giampaolo Lomi
 
21.
Silver Saddle (1978)
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Young boy who sees his father gunned down kills the assassin. Years later, he has grown up to be a successful bounty hunter who is feared by many... (100 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
22.
Madigan (1968)
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In New York City's Spanish Harlem, detectives Madigan and Bonaro are given 72 hours by their superior to capture a hoodlum wanted for homicide in Brooklyn. (101 mins.)
Director: Donald Siegel
 
23.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon. (129 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
24.
The Gazebo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
TV writer Elliott Nash buries a blackmailer under the new gazebo in his suburban backyard. But the nervous man can't let the body rest there. (100 mins.)
Director: George Marshall
 
25.
Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Hamilton
 
26.
Sahara Cross (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Jean Bellard and Carl Mank, two Western engineers supported by Hamid are in search of a terrorist group that murdered their colleague in the Tunisian desert. (97 mins.)
Director: Tonino Valerii
 
27.
Divorce American Style (1967)
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After 17 years, things have got too predictable and stale. They argue, they visit a marriage counselor... (109 mins.)
Director: Bud Yorkin
 
28.
The Governess (1974)
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(111 mins.)
 
29.
Pirates (1986)
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The adventures of pirate Captain Red and his first mate Frog. (121 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
30.
The Inheritance (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... (124 mins.)
Director: Mauro Bolognini
 
31.
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. (116 mins.)
 
32.
Certain, Very Certain, As a Matter of Fact... Probable (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Marta e Nanda sono due amiche, una telefonista e l'altra manicure, che vivono assieme, ma hanno aspirazioni... (120 mins.)
 
33.
North by Northwest (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
 
34.
Femme Fatale (2002)
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A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her. (114 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
35.
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Adventures of the police inspector "Flatfoot" Rizzo in the slums of Naples. (110 mins.)
Director: Steno
 
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37.
The Girl from Trieste (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An aging artist sees a beautiful young woman drowning near the beach and helps her. They become lovers. At first he is smitten by her youth, beauty and free spirit but soon he starts worrying that she might actually be insane. (113 mins.)
 
38.
Secondo Ponzio Pilato (1987)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Luigi Magni
 
39.
High Rollers (1976)
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During the 1920s France, con-men Philip and Felice escape prison and join forces to swindle Philip's rich ex-wife Belle. (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
40.
The Longest Nite (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business. (81 mins.)
Director: Patrick Yau
 
41.
Double Team (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there... (93 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
42.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
43.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Meir Zarchi
 
45.
Ruthless People (1986)
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A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did. (93 mins.)
 
46.
The Hassled Hooker (1972)
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(99 mins.)
 
47.
Vertigo (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
 
48.
Shadows Unseen (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A journalist is attacked and killed. Inspector Luca Micheli investigates the crime, and finds a suspect named Delogo but... (102 mins.)
Director: Camillo Bazzoni
 
49.
Summer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her... (98 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
 
50.
Sibling Rivalry (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling. (87 mins.)
Director: Carl Reiner
 
51.
In the Name of the Father (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. (133 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
52.
Cry-Baby (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In 1950s Baltimore, a bad-boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good-girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge. (85 mins.)
Director: John Waters
 
54.
Yellowbeard (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (96 mins.)
Director: Mel Damski
 
55.
The Police Commissioner (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Popular Italian comic Alberto Sordi does an excellent job of creating a bumbling yet effective police inspector by the unlikely name of Dante Lombardozzi, in this entertaining comedy-murder mystery by director Luigi Comencini. (102 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
56.
Notte italiana (1987)
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(92 mins.)
 
57.
Costa Azzurra (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Sulla Costa Azzurra si svolgono varie storie. Quella di Giovanna che arriva da Roma col marito Alberto per un provino cinematografico... (84 mins.)
Director: Vittorio Sala
 
58.
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war... (124 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
59.
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
60.
The Stupids (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage. (94 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
61.
Violent Naples (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An uncompromising cop gets transferred to Naples on account of this city's atrocious crime levels. His no-hold-barred police methods are considered to be the perfect anti-dote. (95 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
62.
La seconda notte di nozze (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(103 mins.)
Director: Pupi Avati
 
63.
The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man is forced to confront a dangerous female jaguar and his own past through the sacrificial killing of the beast he has grown to love. (115 mins.)
Director: Rolf de Heer
 
64.
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
 
65.
La legge violenta della squadra anticrimine (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A mobster kills a cop during a robbery so he finds himself pursued by the police, his gang, and the media. (88 mins.)
Director: Stelvio Massi
 
66.
Massacre at Central High (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A high school transfer student, pushed to the edge by a trio of brutal bullies, resorts to murder to reclaim the school from oppression, and later turns against the students wanting to fill the vacuum of their oppressors. (87 mins.)
Director: Renee Daalder
 
67.
The Cop in Blue Jeans (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruno Corbucci
 
69.
Bandidos (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Renowned gunman Richard Martin is traveling on a train, held up by Billy Kane, a former student of Martin's... (95 mins.)
Director: Max Dillman
 
70.
Smell of Flesh (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Salvatore Cannavone (Domenico Modugno) is a Sicilian cobbler-cum-shoe salesman who has worked for thirty years in New York City... (95 mins.)
 
71.
Summer Things (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother... (103 mins.)
Director: Michel Blanc
 
72.
American Pop (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century. (96 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
73.
Peppermint Soda (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister... (97 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
 
74.
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn. (117 mins.)
Director: Dominik Moll
 
75.
Read My Lips (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself. (115 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
76.
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh. (80 mins.)
Director: Julian Richards
 
77.
Tattoo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them. (108 mins.)
 
78.
Liquirizia (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
(102 mins.)
 
79.
Funny Farm (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When Andy and Elizabeth buy a farm in Vermont, they can't imagine the trouble that awaits them. Andy... (101 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
80.
Beati i ricchi (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(113 mins.)
 
81.
Reindeer Games (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist. (104 mins.)
 
82.
Avenging Force (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Matt Hunter, a former Military Intelligence man who resigned so that he could take care of his sister following his parents' death... (104 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
83.
Police (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme. (113 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
 
84.
A Genius, Two Friends, and an Idiot (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major. (126 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
 
85.
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him. (101 mins.)
 
86.
Oscar (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Neurotic businessman must find the right man for his pregnant daughter. In fact, it is little bit complicated. (85 mins.)
 
87.
Multiplicity (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. (117 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
88.
The Pianist (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
89.
The Murri Affair (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary... (120 mins.)
Director: Mauro Bolognini
 
90.
Many Wars Ago (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops. (101 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi