Sergio Corbucci (1926–1990)


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Sergio Corbucci was born on December 6, 1926, in Rome, Italy. He entered grade school with thoughts of becoming a businessman, but after earning a college degree in economics he took an abrupt detour into the world of cinema. Corbucci began his career as a film critic, first for the Italian film journal magazine "Schermi del Mondo" and later for ... See full bio »

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(age 63) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1991 Women in Arms (TV Movie)
 1989/I Night Club
 1988 Days of Inspector Ambrosio (writer)
 1987 Django Strikes Again (the character "Django" was created by)
 1987 Rimini Rimini
 1985 I Am an ESP
 1983 Sing Sing (writer)
 1982 Count Tacchia
 1981 Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure (screenplay - as Corbucci)
 1980 Super Fuzz (written by)
 1978 Odds and Evens (writer)
 1976 Mr. Robinson
 1976 Quelle strane occasioni (story - segment "Italian Superman")
 1976 High Rollers (screenplay)
 1975 Shoot First... Ask Questions Later (screenplay - as Corbucci)
 1972 What Am I Doing in the Middle of a Revolution? (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 Death Walks at Midnight (story)
 1972 Sonny and Jed (screenplay) / (story)
 1970 Companeros (idea) / (written by)
 1970 That Little Difference (story)
 1969 The Specialists (story and screenplay)
 1968 The Mercenary (screenplay and dialogue with the collaboration of)
 1968 The Great Silence (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Johnny Hamlet (story)
 1967 Death on the Run (screenplay)
 1966 For a Few Dollars Less (story)
 1966 Django (screenplay) / (story)
 1966 The Man Who Laughs (screenplay - as S. Corbucci) / (story - as S. Corbucci)
 1964 Minnesota Clay (screenplay)
 1964 I due mafiosi (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 The Evil Eye (story and screenplay - as Enzo Corbucci)
 1961 Duel of the Titans (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Io bacio... tu baci (screenplay) / (story)
 1961 Destination Fury (story)
 1960 Le signore (story)
 1959 The Last Days of Pompeii (adaptation)
 1959 Cavalier in Devil's Castle (writer)
 1959 I ragazzi dei Parioli (screenplay)
 1957 A sud niente di nuovo (musical play "Le strade di questa città") / (screenplay)
 1957 Ángeles sin cielo (technical screenplay)
 1955 Carovana di canzoni (screenplay)
 1954 Baracca e burattini (screenplay)
 1954 Acque amare (story)
 1954 Island Sinner (screenplay)
 1954 Foreign Earth
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Alternate Names:

Stanley Corbett | Enzo Corbucci | S. Corbucci | Corbucci
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People don't go to the cinema to see love scenes. [Luis Buñuel] was right when he said the most embarrassing thing, for a filmmaker, is to point a camera at a couple kissing. Nothing is more banal than a kiss. Generally you can't have love scenes in stories which are action-based - though in The Great Silence (1968) I shot quite a beautiful love scene between a black woman and a mute. There was ... See more »

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A popular (though incorrect) urban legend in Europe is that Corbucci discovered Franco Nero for the leading role of Django (1966) while the latter was working the pumps at a gas station. Nero had, in fact, appeared in several films before he was cast. See more »

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Recurring collaborators include Enzo Barboni, Silvano Ippoliti, Alejandro Ulloa (cinematographers), Eugenio Alabiso, Amedeo Salfa, Ruggero Mastroianni (editors), Ruggero Deodato (assistant director), Mario Amendola, Sabatino Ciuffini and Bruno Corbucci (co-writers) See more »

Nickname:

The other Sergio

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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