MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,975 this week

Attila flagello di Dio (1982)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 1,091 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

The misadventures of Attila and his band of barbarians as they take up arms against the Roman Empire in their native Milano.

Directors:

(as Castellano) , (as Pipolo)

Writers:

(story), (as Castellano) , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 21 titles
created 24 Aug 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 08 Sep 2011
 
a list of 334 titles
created 15 Sep 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 15 Oct 2011
 
a list of 7 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Attila flagello di Dio (1982)

Attila flagello di Dio (1982) on IMDb 6.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Attila flagello di Dio.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three friends cross Italy by car in order to deliver their boss his dog and a wooden leg.

Directors: Aldo, Giacomo, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Aldo, Giovanni, Giacomo
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.

Director: Reginald Harkema
Stars: Peter MacNeill, Gregory Smith, Ryan Robbins
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The misadventures of three soccer fans, all played by Abatantuono.

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Massimo Boldi, Teo Teocoli
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A man is forced to completely change his habits when he decides to move from the country to the city.

Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Stars: Renato Pozzetto, Massimo Serato, Enzo Cannavale
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Stars: Enrico Montesano, Nino Manfredi, Lino Banfi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Taddeus is the manager of the Grand Hotel Excelsior. The Summer season begins in May and since then many odd persons frequent the hotel. There is Ilde Vivaldi, in love with Taddeus and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Stars: Adriano Celentano, Enrico Montesano, Carlo Verdone
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Directors: Julie Lee, Tun Fei Mou
Stars: Julie Lee, Wai-Dik Chan, Wai-Lan Chan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The incredible funny story of 3 strangers with the same last name that are drawn together by one criminal mastermind.

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Lino Banfi, Massimo Boldi
Grunt! (1983)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A tribe of primitive men worship an egg, which when struck by lightning has acquired magic powers. A rival tribe succeeds in stealing the egg.

Director: Andy Luotto
Stars: Andy Luotto, Gianni Ciardo, Giorgio Faletti
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Matteo is a Roman barber. In Roma his activity is driving him almost to ruin, he is full of debts. He decides to escape from this depressing reality accepting his sister Angelina invitation... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Rocco Papaleo, Giuseppe Oristanio
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Stars: Elio Germano, Luca Virgulti, Paolo Vivio
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to ... See full summary »

Directors: Roberto Benigni, Massimo Troisi
Stars: Massimo Troisi, Roberto Benigni, Iris Peynado
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diego Abatantuono ...
Aldarico / Attila
Angelo Infanti ...
Fusco Cornelio
Mauro Di Francesco ...
Armando Marra
Franz Di Cioccio ...
Giallo
Tony Kendall ...
(as Luciano Stella)
Elsa Vazzoler
Toni Ucci ...
Fabio Massimo
Vincenzo Crocitti
...
Columbia (as Iris Margareta Peynado)
...
Barbaro
Anna Kanakis ...
Sirena Ammaliatrice
Mario Pedone ...
Godmar
Giuseppe Castellano ...
Renoldo
Armando Celso
Edit

Storyline

The misadventures of Attila and his band of barbarians as they take up arms against the Roman Empire in their native Milano.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | History

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 December 1982 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Attila  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
ATTILA FLAGELLO DI DIO (Castellano and Pipolo, 1982) **
5 November 2007 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

When originally released, this crude spoof of sword-and-sandal epics was not a box office success…so much so that leading man Diego Abatantuono – who had scored highly in supporting roles in FANTOZZI CONTRO TUTTI (1980) and the all-star comedy extravaganza, GRAND HOTEL EXCELSIOR (1982) – was forced to rethink his persona and re-emerged a few years later as a more versatile actor, culminating in his appearance in the Oscar-winning MEDITERRANEO (1991).

Anyway, there had previously been an earlier straight Italian epic concerned with the exploits of the legendary Barbarian leader – Pietro Francisci's ATTILA aka ATTILA THE HUN (1954) starring Anthony Quinn, with which I'm also familiar and which also sported the same original subtitle in some quarters; this remake of sorts has, with the advent of time, constant airplay on Italian TV and the homevideo revolution, become a veritable cult classic on its homeground. This was the main reason why I decided to give it another viewing but, alas, it just isn't very good!

True, Abatantuono is ideally cast as the furry-chested, feather-brained leader of a handful of misfit Barbarians out to destroy the Roman Empire after the latter had destroyed their land, ran off with their women and, worst of all (for them), stolen their precious horses. Despite the presence of other emerging Italian comics Mauro Di Francesco and Francesco Salvi, the not displeasing appearance of a scantily clad Rita Rusic and a folkish score, the brew fails to rise to the surface except intermittently: a Barbarian borrowing the horns of a cow to wear on his head so as not to be inferior to his companion sporting a horned helmet, Abatantuono explaining what each letter of his newly-minted name stands for to a group of Romans guarding a bridge, Abatantuono and Di Francesco forced by a disciplinarian Roman schoolteacher to join a class of Roman kids which they have supposedly just attacked, etc. In spite of these occasional felicities, however, the final verdict remains that as a spoof of the historical epic, ATTILA FLAGELLO DI DIO is a long way even from the two BRANCALEONE films starring Vittorio Gassman which predated it by more than a decade…


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Attila flagello di Dio (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?