MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,289 this week

Sugar, Honey and Pepper (1980)
"Zucchero, miele e peperoncino" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  3 October 1980 (Italy)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 173 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Three episodes. First Valerio is mistaken for a notorious criminal. Very beautiful journalists succeed to bring him to her house for an exclusive interview. She tries to seduce him. Second.... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1143 titles
created 02 Feb 2012
 
a list of 1287 titles
created 15 Mar 2012
 
a list of 2554 titles
created 27 Mar 2012
 
a list of 62 titles
created 05 Dec 2012
 
a list of 90 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sugar, Honey and Pepper (1980)

Sugar, Honey and Pepper (1980) on IMDb 5.6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sugar, Honey and Pepper.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Renzo Montagnani, Alvaro Vitali
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A beautiful but poor young girl finds all the money and material goods she never had when she becomes the girlfriend of a crime boss, but soon learns that there is a price to be paid for that kind of life.

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Corrado Pani, Richard Conte
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Trainer Oronzo Canà is called to manage Longobarda, the team of a small town of Northern Italy, when it's promoted to the First Division. His only task is not to go back to the Second ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Lino Banfi, Licinia Lentini, Camillo Milli
Summer Love (1970)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Former racing champion John Lee Scott coaches young driver Dustin Rich. The learn of a new Italian model that can reach 300 kilometers an hour developed by an 80 year old racing expert.

Director: Osvaldo Civirani
Stars: Lang Jeffries, Erna Schurer, Maurizio Bonuglia
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A Texan travels to Rome to hire two police officers to impersonate a mobster's girlfriend and his most ruthless hitman.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alvaro Vitali, Giacomo Rizzo
Cream Horn (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Edwige Fenech and Lino Banfi stars in this Italian sex-comedy from Sergio Martino. Mariana (Fenech) and Domenico (Banfi) are on the run from her jealous boyfriend who just happens to be an over-jealous professional football player.

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Lino Banfi, Gianni Cavina
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Pippo Franco, Edwige Fenech, Renato Pozzetto
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Luciano Salce
Stars: Lino Banfi, Franco Bracardi, Adriana Russo
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two episodes. In the first one, " Il pelo della disgrazia", Mr. Altomare's life is constantly threatened by his neighbor that in Altomare opinion is a jinx. Altomare is obsessed by him and ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: Johnny Dorelli, Lino Banfi, Janet Agren
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Fracchia is desperate: he has to sell a house within three days, or otherwise his boss will fire him. Mister Filini comes to him, but he asks the impossible, a house with at least five ... See full summary »

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Edmund Purdom, Gigi Reder
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Anna Mazzamauro, Milena Vukotic
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
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pippo Franco ...
Giuseppe Mazzarella
...
Amalia
Renato Pozzetto ...
Plinio Carlozzi
Lino Banfi ...
Pugliese
Patrizia Garganese ...
Rosalia
Glauco Onorato ...
Duilio Mencacci
Enzo Robutti ...
Commissario Milanese
Gianfranco Barra
Sandro Ghiani ...
Saruzzo
Dagmar Lassander ...
Mara Mencacci
Salvatore Borghese ...
Alfio
Guerrino Crivello
Luciano Crovato
Elio Crovetto
Carlo Demi
Edit

Storyline

Three episodes. First Valerio is mistaken for a notorious criminal. Very beautiful journalists succeed to bring him to her house for an exclusive interview. She tries to seduce him. Second. Guiseppe, an unlucky and ugly man, gets a job as a maid. His mistress falls in love for him. Third. Plinio is a taxi driver who loves his cab above all. But at one point he is involved with the kidnapping of a woman. Written by 1felco

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 October 1980 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Azúcar y miel  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Il tassinaro (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Zucchero, miele e peperoncino
Lyrics by A. Lo Vecchio
Music by Detto Mariano (as M. Detto)
Performed by del Gruppo Clown
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Carry on up the courthouse
6 October 2003 | by (Rijswijk, ZH, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Some of the funniest stars of Italian comedies of the seventies team up with their favorite leading lady, but most of them don't share any scenes together. You see, `Zucchero, miele e peperoncino' does not bother to weave it's sub-plots together, but simply presents three separate stories. A framework sequence in a courthouse keeps the whole thing together. Three crimes of passion are unveiled in a series of colorful flashbacks;

First up is Valerio Milanese (Lino Banfi), who somehow gets mistaken for a notorious criminal. An eager journalist (Edwige Fenech) lures him to her house for an exclusive interview. This being Fenech, she takes off her top to induce him to tell her about his crimes. Lino Banfi was born to play this kind of lustful character, and Edwige Fenech always deserves an extra point.

7 out of 10

The next defendant is Guiseppe Mazzarella (Pippo Franco), a man so down on his luck he can't even successfully commit suicide. Through various mishaps, he finally gets a job as a maid. After all, every Italian comedy has to feature at least one man in drag. Nobody suffers better than Pippo Franco, but unfortunately this segment does drag on a bit to long.

5 out of 10

In the third and final case, Plinio Carlozzi (Renato Pozzetto) starts a one-man taxi company and loves his cab as if it were a woman. Even when he gets involved with the kidnapping of a young woman and a big chase, his only concern is for his one true love. This segment focuses on another very important theme in Italian culture: the car. Renato Pozzetto loves to play quirky idiots and it shows.

6 out of 10

Usually in these kind of sex farces, the protagonists start of as losers and remain so to the end. This time however, all three end up with the girl, but they have to suffer a lot of pain none the less. If you are a fan of the `Carry on' movies, or sex comedies from the seventies in particular, you'll love `Zucchero, miele e peperoncino'. In 1982 followed a sequel of sorts, `Ricchi, Ricchissimi, praticament in mutande', featuring three new capers with the same actors in the same courthouse.

Average: 6 out of 10


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Sugar, Honey and Pepper (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?