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Febbre da cavallo (1976)

 |  Comedy  |  1988 (West Germany)
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Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di... See full summary »

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Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake' (as Luigi Proietti)
Enrico Montesano ...
Catherine Spaak ...
Gabriella, Mandrake's girlfriend
Mario Carotenuto ...
Avv. De Marchis
Francesco De Rosa ...
Felice Roversi
Maria Teresa Albani ...
Fortune-teller
Gigi Ballista ...
Conte Dallara
Nikki Gentile ...
Mafalda (as Nicky Gentile)
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Judge
Ennio Antonelli ...
Otello Rinaldi, the butcher, 'Manzotin'
Luciano Bonanni ...
Fatebenefratelli Hospital's male nurse
Aristide Caporale ...
Augustarello
Gianfranco Cardinali
Giuseppe Castellano ...
Stelvio Mazza
Fernando Cerulli ...
The Director of Commercial
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Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di sposare Gabriella, il secondo in perenne fuga dai suoi creditori. Quelli che li accomuna è il fatto di perdere sempre e comunque. Poi un giorna Gabriella dà a Mandrake tre nomi di brocchi da giocare a una corsa tris. Mandrake si lascia convincere da Pomata a puntare invece su un vincente sicuro che naturalmente perde. Come perde Mandrake i venti milioni che avrebbe vinto giocando i nomi suggeriti da Gabriella. Guai in vista per tutti. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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1988 (West Germany)  »

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Horse Fever  »

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$1,365,221 (Italy) (1 November 2002)

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$2,118,733 (Italy) (8 November 2002)
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Trivia

In the scene of whiskey Vat69 spot the actor who plays the Director (Fernando Cerulli) is voiced by Steno, Director of horse fever, while the driver without a license is voiced by Mario Lombardini. See more »

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Followed by Horse Fever: The Mandrake Sting (2002) See more »

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The italian cult movie, underlined
20 April 1999 | by (Baschi,Italy) – See all my reviews

Few other Italian movies have as many enthusiastic fans as this low-budget movie of the 70's, displaying two of the best Italian comedians (Gigi Proietti and Enrico Montesano)in the characterization of two horse races-ill who try to earn money as they can, only to lose them at horse races the same day. Until they decide to make a big deal...frauding an important horse race. Great performances (also we remember Adolfo Celi, the judge of the trial of our heroes)of the actors, great Characters(Er Pomata and the mythical Mandrake) for a very funny movie.


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