List of Italian films of 1980

This is a list of Italian films that premiered or were originally released in 1980 (see 1980 in film).

Italian films released in 1980
Title Director Cast Genre Notes
3 Supermen Against the Godfather Comedy science fiction
Action Tinto Brass Luc Merenda, Adriana Asti N/A [citation needed]
Alien 2: On Earth Ciro Ippolito Belinda Mayne, Mark Bodin, Robert Barrese N/A [1]
Antropophagus Joe D'Amato Tisa Farrow, George Eastman Horror [citation needed]
Arrivano i bersaglieri Luigi Magni Ugo Tognazzi, Giovanna Ralli, Pippo Franco Comedy [2]
Il Bisbetico Domato Castellano & Pipolo Adriano Celentano, Ornella Muti, Edith Peters Comedy, romance [3]
Blow Job (Soffio erotico) Alberto Cavallone Danilo Micheli, Anna Massarelli, Anna Bruna Cazzato N/A [4]
The Blue-Eyed Bandit Alfredo Giannetti Franco Nero Crime [5]
Café Express Nanni Loy Nino Manfredi, Adolfo Celi, Vittorio Caprioli Comedy, crime [6]
Cannibal Apocalypse Antonio Margheriti John Saxon, Elizabeth Turner, Giovanni Lombardo Radice Horror Italian-Spanish co-production[7]
Cannibal Holocaust Ruggero Deodato Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen Horror [8][9]
Catherine and I Alberto Sordi Alberto Sordi, Edwige Fenech, Catherine Spaak comedy
Ciao marziano Pier Francesco Pingitore Pippo Franco, Silvia Dionisio Science fiction, comedy [citation needed]
City of the Living Dead Lucio Fulci Christopher George, Catriona MacColl, Carlo De Mejo Horror [10][11][12]
City of Women Federico Fellini Marcello Mastroianni Fantasy Italian-French co-production[13][14]
Contamination Luigi Cozzi Ian McCulloch, Louise Marleau, Marino Masé Horror, science fiction Italian-West German co-production[15][16]
Contraband Lucio Fulci Fabio Testi, Ivana Monti, Marcel Bozzuffi Crime [17][18]
The Cricket Alberto Lattuada Virna Lisi, Anthony Franciosa Drama
Day of the Cobra Enzo G. Castellari Franco Nero, Sybil Danning Crime [19]
La dottoressa ci sta col colonnello Michele Massimo Tarantini Lino Banfi, Nadia Cassini, Alvaro Vitali Commedia sexy all'italiana
Eaten Alive! Umberto Lenzi Robert Kerman, Janet Agren, Ivan Rassimov Horror [20][21]
Erotic Nights of the Living Dead Joe D'Amato Laura Gemser, George Eastman erotic-horror
Everything Happens to Me Michele Lupo Bud Spencer, Cary Guffey Comedy
Fantozzi contro tutti Neri Parenti , Paolo Villaggio Paolo Villaggio, Milena Vukotic Comedy
Fico d'India Steno Renato Pozzetto, Aldo Maccione, Gloria Guida Comedy
Flatfoot in Egypt Steno Bud Spencer, Robert Loggia crime-comedy
Fontamara Carlo Lizzani Michele Placido, Ida Di Benedetto drama
Fun Is Beautiful Carlo Verdone Carlo Verdone, Mario Brega, Renato Scarpa Comedy Won a Special David di Donatello Award and a Nastro d'Argento Award for Best New Actor.
Hell of the Living Dead Bruno Mattei Margit Evelyn Newton Horror [22]
The House on the Edge of the Park Ruggero Deodato David Hess, Annie Belle, Giovanni Lombardo Radice Horror [citation needed]
I Hate Blondes Giorgio Capitani Enrico Montesano, Jean Rochefort, Corinne Cléry comedy
I'm Getting a Yacht Serfio Corbucci Johnny Dorelli, Laura Antonelli comedy
I'm Photogenic Dino Risi Renato Pozzetto, Edwige Fenech, Aldo Maccione comedy Entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
Immacolata and Concetta: The Other Jealousy Salvatore Piscicelli Ida Di Benedetto romance drama
Inferno Dario Argento Irene Miracle, Leigh McCloskey, Daria Nicolodi Horror [23][24][25]
L'insegnante al mare con tutta la classe Michele Massimo Tarantini Lino Banfi, Anna Maria Rizzoli, Alvaro Vitali Commedia sexy all'italiana
In the Pope's Eye Renzo Arbore Renzo Arbore, Roberto Benigni, Isabella Rossellini Comedy
Il ladrone Marco Bellocchio Enrico Montesano, Edwige Fenech, Bernadette Lafont comedy
A Leap in the Dark Marco Bellocchio Michel Piccoli, Anouk Aimée, Michele Placido Drama
La liceale al mare con l'amica di papà Marino Girolami Marisa Mell, Renzo Montagnani, Alvaro Vitali Commedia sexy all'italiana
La locandiera Paolo Cavara Adriano Celentano, Paolo Villaggio, Claudia Mori comedy
Love in First Class Salvatore Samperi Enrico Montesano, Sylvia Kristel, Franca Valeri comedy
Il lupo e l'agnello Francesco Massaro Tomas Milian, Michel Serrault comedy
Macabre Lamberto Bava Stanko Molnar Horror [26]
Madness Fernando Di Leo Joe Dallesandro Crime [27]
Il medium Silvio Amadio Vincent Mannari Jr., Sherry Buchanan, Stefano Mastrogirolamo Drama Curti|2019|p=34}}[28]
Men or Not Men Valentino Orsini Flavio Bucci, Monica Guerritore Drama
Mia moglie è una strega Castellano & Pipolo Renato Pozzetto, Eleonora Giorgi Comedy [11][29]
La moglie in bianco... l'amante al pepe Michele Massimo Tarantini Lino Banfi, Pamela Prati Commedia sexy all'italiana
La moglie in vacanza... l'amante in città Michele Massimo Tarantini Lino Banfi, Edwige Fenech, Barbara Bouchet Commedia sexy all'italiana
The Mystery of Oberwald Michelangelo Antonioni Monica Vitti, Franco Branciaroli, Paolo Bonacelli Drama [30]
Nightmare City Umberto Lenzi Hugo Stiglitz, Francisco Rabal, Mel Ferrer Horror [31]
Oggetti smarriti Giuseppe Bertolucci Mariangela Melato, Bruno Ganz, Renato Salvatori Comedy-drama
Ombre Giorgio Cavedon Lou Castel, Monica Guerritori, Laura Belli N/A [32][33]
La pagella Ninì Grassia Mario Trevi, Marc Porel Drama
Patrick Still Lives Mario Landi Sacha Pitoëff, Mariangela Giordano Horror
The Precarious Bank Teller Luciano Salce Paolo Villaggio, Catherine Spaak, Anna Maria Rizzoli Comedy
The Pumaman Alberto De Martino Donald Pleasence, Sydne Rome superhero
Qua la mano Pasquale Festa Campanile Enrico Montesano, Adriano Celentano, Lilli Carati comedy
The Rebel Umberto Lenzi Maurizio Merli, Jutta Speidel poliziottesco
La ripetente fa l'occhietto al preside Mariano Laurenti Lino Banfi, Anna Maria Rizzoli, Alvaro Vitali Commedia sexy all'italiana
La settimana bianca Mariano Laurenti Anna Maria Rizzoli, Gianfranco D'Angelo Commedia sexy all'italiana
Si salvi chi vuole Roberto Faenza Gastone Moschin, Claudia Cardinale Comedy-drama
Speed Cross Stelvio Massi Fabio Testi, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Daniela Poggi crime-action
Super Fuzz Sergio Corbucci Terence Hill, Ernest Borgnine, Joanne Dru N/A [34]
Sugar, Honey and Pepper Sergio Martino Lino Banfi, Edwige Fenech, Renato Pozzetto comedy
La terrazza Ettore Scola Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman Drama Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (Carla Gravina) awards at the Cannes Film Festival. 2 Nastro d'Argento Awards
To Love the Damned Marco Tullio Giordana Flavio Bucci drama Entered into the 1980 Cannes Film Festival
Savage Breed Pasquale Squitieri Saverio Marconi, Stefano Madia, Enzo Cannavale drama Entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival
Voltati Eugenio Luigi Comencini Dalila Di Lazzaro, Saverio Marconi, Bernard Blier Comedy-drama
Zappatore Alfonso Brescia Mario Merola, Regina Bianchi drama

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Alien 2 sulla Terra (1980)" (in Italian). Archivio del Cinema Italiano. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Arrivano i bersaglieri". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  3. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Il Bisbetico Domato". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  4. ^ Curti 2019, p. 15.
  5. ^ "The Blue-Eyed Bandit". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  6. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Café Express". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  7. ^ Binion, Cavett. "Cannibal Apocalypse". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  8. ^ Deodato, Ruggero (interviewee) (2003). In the Jungle: The Making of Cannibal Holocaust (Documentary). Italy: Alan Young Pictures.
  9. ^ Deodato, Ruggero (12 November 2000). "Cult-Con 2000". Cannibal Holocaust DVD Commentary (Interview). Interviewed by Sage Stallone, Bob Murawski. Tarrytown, New York.
  10. ^ Firsching, Robert. "City of the Living Dead". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  11. ^ a b Curti 2019, p. 36.
  12. ^ Curti 2019, p. 42.
  13. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "City of Women". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  14. ^ "La Citta delle donne" (in French). Bifi.fr. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  15. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Alien Contamination". AllMovie. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  16. ^ "Astaron - Brut des Schreckens". Filmportal.de. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  17. ^ Curti, 2013. p. 276
  18. ^ Curti, 2013. p. 277
  19. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Il Giorno del Cobra" [Day of the Cobra]. AllMovie. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  20. ^ Sandra, Sandra. "Eaten Alive". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  21. ^ Shipka, 2011. p.136
  22. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Hell of the Living Dead". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  23. ^ Curti 2019, p. 18.
  24. ^ Curti 2019, p. 19.
  25. ^ Legare, Patrick. "Inferno". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  26. ^ Curti 2019, p. 30.
  27. ^ Curti 2013, p. 274.
  28. ^ Curti 2019, p. 35.
  29. ^ Curti 2019, p. 37.
  30. ^ Hastings, Michael. "Il Mistero di Oberwald". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  31. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Nightmare City". AllMovie. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  32. ^ Curti 2019, p. 39.
  33. ^ Curti 2019, p. 40.
  34. ^ Curti 2016, p. 161.

ReferencesEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 978-0786469765.
  • Curti, Roberto (2019). Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989. McFarland. ISBN 978-1476672434.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Shipka, Danny. Perverse Titillation: The Exploitation Cinema of Italy, Spain and France, 1960-1980. McFarland, 2011. ISBN 0786448881.
  • Curti, Roberto (2016). Diabolika: Supercriminals, Superheroes and the Comic Book Universe in Italian Cinema. Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 978-1-936168-60-6.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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