MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,512 this week

Casanova (1987)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Comedy  |  1 March 1987 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 235 users  
Reviews: 2 user

A very long, beginning-to-end life story of an eighteenth century womanizer that is arrested, not so much for his crimes, but because he is viewed as an undesirable by the husbands and ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

On TV: Peabody Award Winners

The list of entertainment winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards was revealed this week, and Comedy Central's "Inside Amy Schumer," FX's "Fargo," and HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" are among the honorees. Read the IMDbTV Blog for the full list of winners!

Related News

How to Survive a (Movie) Kidnapping
| NextMovie

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2273 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
 
a list of 181 titles
created 20 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 95 titles
created 24 Sep 2013
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Casanova" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Casanova (TV Movie 1987)

Casanova (TV Movie 1987) on IMDb 5.8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Casanova.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Emmanuelle IV (1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

In order to escape from her former lover Marc, Sylvia goes to Brazil where Dr. Santamo transforms her into the beautiful Emmanuelle. With this new identity comes a sexual awakening which is... See full summary »

Directors: Francis Leroi, Iris Letans
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Mia Nygren, Patrick Bauchau
The Arrogant (1988)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

A waitress hitchhiking in Nevada is picked up by a man on a motorcycle. Unbeknownst to her, the man is a psycho killer who thinks he's God.

Director: Philippe Blot
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Gary Graham, Leigh Wood
Hot Blood (1990)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

After two bank robbers take hostages, one of them anally rapes the Bank Cashier and then tries raping the bank manager Sylvia. The other robber is Ricardo, the bank president's son and ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Blot
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Alicia Moro, Gaspar Cano
Emmanuelle's Magic (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Young Emmanuelle and her friend Coco visit a friend whose sculptor husband is infatuated with one of his plaster creations. Emmanuelle uses her magic to get him interested again, jump ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Leroi
Stars: Marcela Walerstein, George Lazenby, Sylvia Kristel
Emmanuelle's Revenge (TV Movie 1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Sensual adventures in Africa and New Mexico for Emmanuelle as she learns a sexy secret of her good friend and former lover, Mario.

Director: Francis Leroi
Stars: Marcela Walerstein, George Lazenby, Sylvia Kristel
Emmanuelle 3 (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Emmanuelle and her architect husband continue their amoral lifestyle in the Seychelles. But when a casual dilliance between her and a film director starts to turn serious her husband shows ... See full summary »

Director: François Leterrier
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Jean-Pierre Bouvier
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort.... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Michael York, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille. The king wants to increase his popularity and ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin
Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Ursula Andress, Beau Bridges
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (TV Movie 1985)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

Director: Lamont Johnson
Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, Kenneth Colley
The Big Bet (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

An older woman helps a teenager seduce a schoolgirl.

Director: Bert I. Gordon
Stars: Lance Sloane, Kim Evenson, Sylvia Kristel
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A psychiatrist and an artist develop a close friendship. Both women are raped one night and the trauma proves too much for the artist. she attempts suicide, but fails however that attempt ... See full summary »

Director: In-yeob Jeong
Stars: Hae-ri Yu, Sylvia Kristel, Scott Mitchell
The Swing Girls (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Maurizio Zaccaro
Stars: Andrea Osvárt, Lotte Verbeek, Elise Schaap
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Madame D'Urfe
...
Maddalena
...
Henriette
...
Casanova's Mother
...
Jacqueline
...
Razetta
...
Balbi
Kenneth Colley ...
Le Duc
...
Cardinal
...
...
Bruce Purchase ...
Major Grandi
...
Heidi
Edit

Storyline

A very long, beginning-to-end life story of an eighteenth century womanizer that is arrested, not so much for his crimes, but because he is viewed as an undesirable by the husbands and families of the women he seduces. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| | |

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il veneziano, vita e amori di Giacomo Casanova  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Sins of Casanova (1955) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A fine, quick ride through a very long memoir
7 October 1999 | by (New York NY) – See all my reviews

I caught this on TV one night by chance, and was cheerfully drawn in. Only later did I find out why it was so much fun.

George MacDonald Fraser, author of the "Flashman" novels, should have been signed up by Hollywood a long time ago and put to work reworking classics of the swashbuckling and devil-may-care varieties into entertaining and literate movies. As it is, he's only had a handful of chances to do so, principally "Octopussy,", Richard Lester's "Musketeers" movies and Lester's (regrettably lackluster) adaption of Fraser's own "Royal Flash."

So we're lucky to have this TV film, a quick and highly entertaining run through some of the highlights of the rascally Venetian's memoirs. Chamberlain is fine in the title role, Faye Dunaway is fine too as one of his lady friends, and everybody clearly has a great time. For a "prestige" TV production, the direction is surprisingly zippy, although it could have shown a bit more visual wit to match the writing -- but that's a minor problem. Enjoy the work of a great parodist. Now, if they'd just let Fraser adapt his wonderful satirical novel "The Pyrates" for the big screen (Oops! "Cutthroat Island" seems to have sunk any chance of that happening...)


8 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
running time Simonalacacarisa
I really want this superb version on DVD ee-films-director
Discuss Casanova (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?