Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dangerous (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An alcoholic actress who is considered a dangerous jinx is rehabilitated, but she then shows that she's as dangerous as ever.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a moment of madness a respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened.

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Bernard Blier, Maurice Biraud, Francis Blanche
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: René Allio
Stars: Sylvie, Malka Ribowska, Etienne Bierry
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Lou Ricarno is a smart guy. His plan is to organize the various gangs in Chicago so that the mugs will not liquidate each other. WIth the success of his leadership, Louie prospers, marries ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels
Baby Face (1933)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank -- by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook
Smart Money (1931)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Immigrant Greek barber has uncommon skills in playing poker and soon rises in the seedy world of illegal gambling, but pretty blondes remain his Achilles' heel.

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, James Cagney, Evalyn Knapp
Gambling Lady (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Lady Lee, gambler's daughter, plies her trade while pondering the proposal of a social-register suitor.

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O'Brien
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Federico, Bruno, Pirro and Benny are married. The first three have beautiful wifes, Benny instead is married to a ugly woman. Ornella is Bruno's wife, she is very jealous and maintains that... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Comencini
Stars: Sylva Koscina, Renato Salvatori, Dorian Gray
Hammett (1982)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco.

Director: Wim Wenders
Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner
Drama | Film-Noir | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An publisher insinuates himself into the mouldering mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters.

Director: Martin Gabel
Stars: Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In 1925 the young florentine typographer Mario moves to via del Corno to be near his girl-friend Bianca. Here he becomes friends with Maciste, his landlord, and Ugo, anti-fascists both of ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Lizzani
Stars: Anna Maria Ferrero, Cosetta Greco, Antonella Lualdi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Alberto Menichetti lives with an aunt and an old housekeeper, Clotilde; he has a job in a firm and his boss is Mrs. De Ritis, a widow whose husband was killed during a wild boar hunt. She ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Franca Valeri, Giovanna Ralli


Complete credited cast:
Dorian Gray ...
Desdemona aka Didì
Ferdinando Aloisi
Anna Maria Ferrero ...
Valeria Fabrizi ...
Mimma (as Valeria Fabrizzi)
Carlo Sposito ...
Gaspare Florio
Angela Luce ...
Gaspare Florio's Girlfriend
Elena Zareschi ...
Mario Carotenuto ...
Don Maurizio
Battista Crispi


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Romance


See all certifications »




Release Date:

5 April 1962 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

As Surpresas do Amor  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Don't make them like they used to
30 October 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very light comedy involving multiple love triangles (or really more complicated geometries) of confused, mismatched, or ambivalent lovers. The script includes witty dialogue and humorous situations; most of all on display is the ridiculousness of the human compulsion to pair up. It's somewhat difficult to maintain interest in a movie like this that has such a narrow scope and such foolish characters. The men of course especially come off as idiots, and one loser attracts far more female interest than is believable. The women are somewhat more clever, though they don't escape humiliation. But ultimately it's the loveliness of the leading ladies that carries the movie.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Le sorprese dell'amore (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: