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Lucio Fulci (1927–1996)


Lucio Fulci, born in Rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, Fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming. Abandoning his early career as a med student, Fulci entered ... See full bio »

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(age 68) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1997 The Wax Mask (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Le porte del silenzio (written by - as Jerry Madison)
 1991 Voices from Beyond (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 Demonia (screenplay) / (story)
 1990 A Cat in the Brain (screenplay) / (story)
 1989/I Night Club (story)
 1989 The House of Clocks (TV Movie) (story)
 1989 The Sweet House of Horrors (TV Movie) (story)
 1988 Il fantasma di Sodoma (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Touch of Death (screenplay) / (story)
 1987 Aenigma (screenplay)
 1986 Il miele del diavolo (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 La gabbia (screenplay)
 1984 Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 I guerrieri dell'anno 2072 (screenplay)
 1982 The New York Ripper (story and screenplay)
 1981 The House by the Cemetery (screenplay)
 1981 The Black Cat (screenplay)
 1980 City of the Living Dead (story and screenplay)
 1980 Contraband
 1980 Un uomo da ridere (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1980)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
 1977 The Psychic (story & screenplay)
 1975 The Four of the Apocalypse... (uncredited)
 1974 Challenge to White Fang (screenplay)
 1972 Don't Torture a Duckling (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 The Senator Likes Women (screenplay) / (story)
 1971 A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (idea) / (screenplay) / (written by)
 1969 The Conspiracy of Torture (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 Una sull'altra (a film written by) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 A doppia faccia (story)
 1968 I due crociati (screenplay)
 1967 Operazione San Pietro (screenplay) / (story)
 1965 I due parà (screenplay)
 1964 I due pericoli pubblici (screenplay) / (story)
 1964 I due evasi di Sing Sing (screenplay)
 1964 I maniaci (screenplay - as Fulci)
 1963 Gli imbroglioni (screenplay)
 1963 Uno strano tipo (writer)
 1962 I due della legione (screenplay)
 1961 Totò, Peppino e... la dolce vita (story - as L. Fulci)
 1960 Letto a tre piazze (story)
 1960 Howlers of the Dock (screenplay) / (story)
 1959 Ragazzi del Juke-Box (writer)
 1959 I ladri (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Guardia, ladro e cameriera (screenplay) / (story)
 1958 Totò nella luna (story)
 1956 We Stole a Tram (screenplay)
 1955 Piccola posta
 1955 Totò all'inferno (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1954 An American in Rome (screenplay) / (story)
 1954 Un giorno in pretura (idea)
 1953 L'uomo la bestia e la virtù (collaboration)
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Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 15 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lucille Folon | L. Fulci | Louis Fulci | Fulci | Loius Fuller | H. Simon Kittay | Jerry Madison

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am not a criminal because I make horror films. A lot of Italian genre directors are animal lovers. Mario Bava loved cats, Riccardo Freda loves horses, and Dario Argento loves himself. See more »

Trivia:

Before his untimely death, was to direct a remake of the 1933 classic Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933). See more »

Trademark:

The opening credits of his films are typically in lowercase, for example Lucio Fulci becomes "lucio fulci". See more »

Nickname:

The Spaghetti Splatter King See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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