Attilio Dottesio (16 July 1909 – 12 February 1989) was an Italian film character actor. He appeared in 170 films between 1940 and 1985. Born in Brescia, Dottesio began his career in France, where first he obtained some success as a pop singer and later debuted as an actor in the film Les perles de la couronne directed by Sacha Guitry. Back in Italy, he attended the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome, then he began an intense career as a character actor. His first Italian film was La peccatrice by Amleto Palermi (1940). In 1955 he had his only experience as a director, with the documentary film Amazzonia terra sconosciuta.
Movies & TV shows
An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murd...
In a school where the meeting seems more complete sampling of teachers and professors stupid airhead, there is the class of Peter, repeating in life, which is the "grandfather" to the far more young c...
Erotic Games in the Third Galaxy
The crew of a space ship confronts an evil galactic ruler out to rule the universe. Also known as "Escape from Galaxy 3", "Starcrash II" or "Star Crash II" dubbed in English
At a female prison located deep within the deadly South American jungles, a group of woman are forced to mine for valuable emeralds for the local corrupt government. A group of new prisoners on the wa...
Antonio Barozzi moves from Lago Maggiore to Rome to become an actor. He does not realize his agent and acting coach are only manipulating him to further their own careers.
The Biggest Battle
A story of how World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
Police Commissioner Verrazzano (Luc Merenda) is visited by charming Giulia Medici (Janet Agren) who claims that her brother, banker Valter Medici didn't commit suicide but was murdered. The investigat...
Parody of real life events of the Roman emperor Nero.
Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, travelin...
Queen of Sex
Claudine is trying to find out what happened to the cult involved in the weird sexual rituals.
The Sins of a Young Country Wife
A wife of a pastor gets involved in lot of bed-hopping among the citizens of their pastoral town, which becomes even more complicated when it's revealed that one of them is an imposter.
SS Camp 5: Women's Hell
During the last days of WW2, several female prisoners arrive at Camp 5 to work as sex slaves for officers and guinea pigs for horrific experiments by Nazi doctors who are trying to find a cure for bur...
The Con Artists
Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help P...
Rome, the Other Face of Violence
Four bandits commit a robbery in a villa. The maid calls the police and Commissioner Carli immediately orders patrols to chase them.
A Special Cop in Action
There are young children on a school bus that is being kidnapped. The case is going to be solved by the Commissario Betti. There will be high action, including hostage, bank robberies, car chases, pri...
The Career of a Chambermaid
This homage to Italy’s “White Telephone” films (sophisticated comedy-dramas revolving around working-class girls) of the 1930s gives Agostina Belli her best role – going from chambermaid to prostitute...
Black Emanuelle 2
Emanuelle is now confined to a Manhattan psychiatric clinic with an acute case of extreme amnesia and depraved fantasies. Can her doctor unravel a Freudian nightmare of incestuous hungers, lesbian lon...
SS Experiment Love Camp
At the end of WW2, prisoners of war are used in experiments to perfect the race.
Emmanuelle bianca e nera
In the pre-civil war American south, Emanuelle, a plantation owner's daughter, while outwardly a dainty southern belle, brutally abuses the slaves in her charge. When her fiance is bitten by a snake, ...
Prete, fai un miracolo
"Priest - a miracle please" - The young Italian priest Don Alberto is sent to New York where he is alone and suffers the typical indifference of the metropolis. He is involved with a group of young hi...
The Great Adventure
During the American Gold Rush era, an orphaned boy and his wild dog who must battle against the Yukon wilderness and human greed to help save a frontier town.
A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while avoiding attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secre...
Softcore melodrama about a young woman who becomes a prostitute with the hopes of raising enough money to start a career as a model for romantic fumetti books
Calling All Police Cars
Story about a young girl, the daughter a prominent doctor. When the girl goes missing her father gets the police to jump into action because of his class status and wealth.
A young man comes out of a reform school properly reformed, but life outside will bring him to the underworld again. His second reform will be short-lived.
A bunch of unscrupulous men make havoc of a tribe of Indians to take their land. A survivor of the massacre decides to avenge his people by killing the whole bunch one by one.
White Fang to the Rescue
Set at the end of the 19th century in Canada's gold rush Klondike area, wolf-dog White Fang teams up with a prospector when his master is killed. Together they try to avenge his death.
What Have They Done to Your Daughters?
An unidentified fifteen year-old girl is found hanged after an anonymous tip-off. The girl, Silvia Polvesi, is soon discovered to have been murdered. A peeping tom is caught with photos of her havin...
The Castro's Abbess
A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
My Pleasure Is Your Pleasure
In '500 a noble Tuscan gives a banquet in which they are told bawdy stories: a cardinal tells dirty stories during a banquet that turns into a purge; a marquise is induced into temptation by an abbot;...
Colt in the Hand of the Devil
When a cowboy is released from prison he fulfils a promise to visit a town run by a gang of ruthless gunmen. In doing so he makes a lot of enemies.
Fra' Tazio da Velletri
Tazio Brother from Velletri has a reputation as a miracle worker. Messer Nuccio de 'Tornabuoni bets that will win Lisa, the wife of the standard-bearer of Justice Lapo de' Pazzi. To realize the dream ...
Death Smiles on a Murderer
A man discovers an ancient Incan formula for raising the dead, and uses it for a series of revenge murders.
Zambo, King Of The Jungle
Deep in the jungles of central Africa, a lone figure moves swiftly through the trees. Often heard, sometimes seen, but never forgotten, the legend of Zambo is about to become real! In another life h...
The Return of Halleluja
Ramirez, the general of the Mexican revolution against Maximilian who has been appointed king of Mexico, organizes his forces to attack the king's General, Miranda. Ramirez realizes that the Aztec Ind...
More Sexy Canterbury Tales
The story of a group of monks, who are enjoying the forbidden pleasure of sexual adventures.
Karzan, Jungle Lord
Financed by Lord Carter and led by Captain Fox, an expedition is mounted to find and capture a jungle-man who lives in Africa.
Bounty Hunter in Trinity
The townsfolk of Trinity decide to hire a notorious bounty hunter to protect them from a fierce band of Mexican outlaws who are terrorizing the area.
Death Is Sweet From The Soldier Of God
A man, after being accused of a robbery and escaping from jail with a bandit leader, seeks revenge for his brother and his family.
God Is My Colt .45
God Is My Colt .45
Paid in Blood
Luigi Batzella directed this spaghetti western under the pseudonym "Paolo Solvay." Gioffredo Scarciofolo stars (using his standard alias, "Jeff Cameron") as Tom Carter, whose brother was murdered and ...
A man is falsely charged with bank robbery, prompting his brother to break him out of prison. Together the pair set out to find the real culprits, and their search leads them to a gang of outlaws head...
Durango Is Coming, Pay or Die
Durango, a debt collector, arrives in the town of Tucson, where he is hired by a bank director called Ferguson, who refuses to pay him his fee afterwards. Durango is thrown in jail on a false accusati...
Coffin Full of Dollars
There's a frontier feud on the border of Mexico. Outlaw Hagen's brothers have been killed by Nevada's Kid's family.
One Damned Day at Dawn... Django Meets Sartana!
The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town to establi...
Django and Sartana Are Coming... It's the End
The gang of vicious outlaws, led by the crazed Black Burt Keller, decided to flee to Mexico after abducting Jessica Colby. The poor lass are trapped in the gang's vile clutches and the bounty hunter a...
The Tough and the Mighty
Based on the story of real life Sardinian bandit Graziano Mesina.
Diana is divorcing her husband, and decides to spend winter at her younger sister's home. Adultery and saphic love will enter her life, amidst sad remembrances and with unsuspected consequences.
Yellow: The Cousins
Following the death of her grandfather, Valentina settles with her husband Pierre, a sculptor, in the old family villa which she partly inherited (half of it belongs to her cousin Marta, who already r...
Eros e Thanatos
Franco Adami injures a condescending prostitute to photograph her, but escaped from guilt, causing her death by bleeding.
The Reward's Yours... The Man's Mine
An alcoholic gunman, hunted down by five pitiless bounty hunters, is sheltered by a saloon dancer. When his enemies kill the girl the outlaw pulls himself together and faces his adversaries and takes ...
Let's Talk About Women
Vittorio Gassman stars as different characters in each of the nine episodes of this unusual Italian comedy. Playing everything from a practical joker to a prisoner, he comments upon romance, love and ...
The Eye of the Needle
Two young men in a village in Sicily raping a girl. In the end, two skilled lawyers will succeed in getting them to complete the trial, but one, who in the meantime has fallen in love with the victim....
Sansone contro i pirati
The Antilles were terrorized by a terrible pirate who sold women as slaves. Sansone was asked for help by one of the women.
The Vengeance of Ursus
The evil King Zagro has designs on the beautiful Princess Sira. He wants to marry her so he can take over her kingdom and add it to his own. When Sira is kidnapped, Ursus leaves his farm to rescue her...
The film shows how Italy's historic national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi (embodied by Renzo Ricci) leads a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquers Sicily and Naples. Whe...
Triumph of Maciste
The evil Queen Tenefi demands that a steady supply of young women be sacrificed to the God of Fire. Maciste intervenes and saves from this sacrifice a village's women including the beautiful Antea. Ma...
A businessman is wrongly accused and convicted for the murder of his associate.
Revenge of Black Eagle
When a soldier returns home from the wars, he finds that a local landowner has been terrorizing his family. He disguises himself as a bandit known as "The Black Eagle" and begins taking revenge on the...
City of Pain
The city of Pola is being evacuated after the peace conference of 1947 decided to assign the sovereignty to Tito's Jugoslavia. However the main character decides to stay, thinking that communism might...
Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police, Francesca joins a group of women rice workers. She meets the voluptuous peasant rice worker, Silvan...
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