MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 385 this week

Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

 -  Comedy  -  5 March 1973 (Italy)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 295 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 854 titles
created 20 Jun 2013
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 1439 titles
created 27 Aug 2013
 
a list of 82 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 84 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Vogliamo i colonnelli.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I mostri (1963)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Lando Buzzanca
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »

Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Nino Manfredi, Vittorio Gassman, Stefania Sandrelli
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

American actress on vacation in Italy falls for her friend's married Italian lover.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Goldie Hawn, Giancarlo Giannini, Claudine Auger
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the resistance with Elena. After the war, his vitriolic newspaper articles cause him to be sentenced to imprisonment.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Lea Massari, Franco Fabrizi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce and marry the model he's fallen in love with. This leads to a series of ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, May Britt, Pierre Cressoy
Dirty Linen (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The Razzi family owns a small factory of sweets in Macerata. Their desire to enlarge their business to cope with the new Unified European Market brings to a string of fatal mistakes that ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Paolo Bonacelli, Marina Confalone, Alessandro Haber
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.

Director: Roberto Rossellini
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Adolfo Celi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Totò, Aldo Fabrizi, Pina Piovani
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

50 year old Giulio (Tognazzi) and his 17 year old goddaughter, Vincenzina (Muti) fall madly in love with each other and soon are wed. Unfortunately for Giulio he walks in on his friend and ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Michele Placido
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Totò, Anna Maria Ferrero, Arnoldo Foà
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Onorevole Giuseppe 'Beppe' Tritoni
Claude Dauphin ...
The President of the Italian Republic
Duilio Del Prete ...
Monsignor Giampaolino Sartorello
Giuseppe Maffioli ...
Col. Pino Barbacane
Carla Tatò ...
Marcella Bassi-Lega
François Périer ...
Onorevole Luigi Di Cori (as Francois Perier)
Lino Puglisi ...
Onorevole Salvato Li Masi
Pino Zac ...
Armando Caffè
Tino Bianchi ...
Onorevole Mazzante
Antonino Faà di Bruno ...
Lt. Col. Vittorio Emanuele Ribaud (as Antonino Faa' di Bruno)
Vincenzo Falanga ...
Tarcisio 'Ciccio' Introna
Gian Carlo Fusco ...
Col. Gavino Furas
Barbara Herrera ...
Countess Amelia di Amatrice
Renzo Marignano ...
Lt. Commander Teofilo Branzino
Camillo Milli ...
Col. Elpidio Aguzzo
Edit

Storyline

Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a net of relationship in order to organize a Coup d'Etat (Golpe). Something goes wrong and the Interior Minister (Home Secretary) Mr. Li Masi (Lino Pugliesi) got the all information about the attempted Golpe. So the Minister organizes a counter-Golpe. Tritoni desperately, to save his project, kidnaps the Italian Republic President (Claude Dauphin) that immediately dies for heartache. Now Minister Mr. Li Masi is free to lay down the law to the rest of the country, realizing basically the actual Golpe! Tritoni surrenders and will spend rest of his time trying to sell his ideas about managing Golpe in Africa! Written by 1felco

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 March 1973 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

We Want the Colonels  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Why the Italian army can be so funny.
22 September 2002 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The director of this movie Mario Monicelli, who made movies and wrote scripts for more than 65 years, gives us an insight into Italian politics by presenting this satire of an attempt of a coup d'état by some fascist officers. This script was written by Agenore Incrocci who wrote more than 100 scripts and who worked practically as long as Monicelli. The state pensioners of the glorious war sing their old songs as if Mussolini was still alive. They do not understand that their actions will be considered as pranks. However Italian politicians can turn the events into their favour and at least democracy will be saved in a rather crumbly way. The Italian officers act like in an Italian opera without singers. They have their gatherings as in good old times and they think they should reverse the fragile Italian democracy. At the end they will succeed but things do not happen as they had foreseen... This movie is a brilliant comedy about the way of life of the Italians and their politics seen through the eye-glass of a director who lived through it in experiences from his youth.


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?