Amedeo Nazzari (10 December 1907 in Cagliari – 5 November 1979) was an Italian actor. Nazzari was one of the leading figures of Italian classic cinema, often considered a local variant of the Australian-American star Errol Flynn. Although he emerged as a star during the Fascist era, Nazzari's popularity continued well into the post-war years.
Movies & TV shows
A Matter of Time
During a press conference, international starNina remembers simpler times, flashing back to her days as a maid in a run-down Italian hotel. A young woman befriends an elderly woman who entertains her ...
1 TV show
Between 1974 and 1998 Telenova Film und Fernsehproduktion produced a German TV series about a detective and his assistant who solve murder cases.
The Valachi Papers
When Joe Valachi has a price on his head by Don Vito Genovese, he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. A failed attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
The Sicilian Clan
Vittorio Manalese is the leader of the Sicilian clan that sprung Roger Santet from prison. The jewels were in an exhibit in Rome. Tony Nicosia, an American friend of the mobster, suggests that a bette...
Spy Today, Die Tomorrow
Millionaire Baretti pays a gang to rob an atomic bomb from an American silo, and then blackmails the USA Government for a huge amount of money. In a bomb chase, BND agent 'Dynamite' will use his fists...
Poppies Are Also Flowers
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN injected a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium in the hopes that it will lead them to ...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Captain's Daughter
Italian miniseries based upon the novel by Alexander Pushkin.
The depiction of the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics pays more attention to the crowds and workers than it does to the actual competitive events. An epic pole-vaulting match between West Germany and Americ...
An italian film producer travels to Argentina with his crew to compete in a film festival.
Wherever You Are
Lisa, a young wealthy has just been dumped by one of her lovers. One night at a bar in Torremolinos met Paul Vallier and asks Rudolph will you call tonight? Vallier is a writer in crisis intellectual ...
The Shortest Day
The Shortest Day is a comedy film. It is a parody of The Longest Day, starring the popular duo of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia. Dozens of other well-known actors were offered roles in the movie...
The Little Nuns
Two nuns come to Rome to protest against an airline that flies jet planes over their convent school, disrupting teaching and damaging the fresco of their patron saint.
Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile
The rise and fall of Queen Nefertiti is told.
Journey Beneath the Desert
A helicopter crashes in the desert and the crew gets mixed up in a slave revolt in the underground city of Atlantis.
The Corsican Brothers
The Dumas story about Siamese twins separated at birth but who have a strong psychic link.
The Best of Enemies
During World War II, a plane full of RAF fighter crashes in the Ethiopia desert and they are met upon by an enemy Italian patrol that allows them to go free. Lots of problems occur when the Brits are ...
La contessa azzurra
When she became a silent movie star, she was directed by Don Salvatore and produced by Don Peppino, the owner of a Cafe Chantant.
A four-part documentary series about the Italian director Federico Fellini. Episode 1: His Childhood, His Beginnings; Episode 2: His First Films; Episode 3: His Films with Giulietta Masina; Episode 4:...
Georgia Gale was a great poet, but then she stopped writing and started drinking heavily. Now, as a desperate last resort, she has traveled to Switzerland, where she hopes to find a cure.
Il mondo dei miracoli
An actor who failed to find success in the film world falls in love with a theatre manager's daughter.
Carmen la de Ronda
Napoleon's troops imposed French rule in Spain in the 18th century and Antonio is the leader of an underground armed group fighting against them. Carmen, the region's most beautiful gypsies, lives and...
Il raccomandato di ferro
An Italian clerk has been helped to his position by a fake kickback letter from a politician who, meanwhile has become a state secretary. His colleagues thus send him to Rome to settle an important ma...
The Naked Maja
Goya and the Duke of Alba are the subject of a historical fiction.
Lucas is an orphan who lives with his mother Mary, a worker in a factory in Barcelona. One day they meet Captain Andres.
Fast and Sexy
A sexy widow returns to Italy from New York after her husband's death. All the men in her small village are attracted to her wealth and good looks, except for the one she really wants, the town blacks...
Il cielo brucia
Miguel is a truck driver who dreams of owning a service station. To raise money he agrees to sabotage a truck of his boss' rival, which results in the death of its driver. Miguel gets his station but ...
Nights of Cabiria
Rome, 1957. A woman, Cabiria, is robbed and left to drown by her boyfriend, Giorgio. Rescued, she resumes her life and tries her best to find happiness in a cynical world. Even when she thinks her str...
La puerta abierta
Shortly after moving to Madrid, a dancer is killed. His condition as a womanizer, in addition to his arrogance, makes us suspect that it is a crime of passion. As the investigation progresses, the dou...
In a small village in Sardinia, Don Paolo tries to make peace with the families who are at war.
Maria and Cesare meet in a police station. Cesare wants to save her from her bleak life but the girl won't help him.
The White Angel
In the sequel to Nobody's Children, the put-upon Guido and Luisa return for a new round of trials and trials.
A Husband for Anna
Anna is from a working class family. Her main concern is to find a husband. She gets engaged to a sailor one day. She gets raped by her boss while she waits for her husband to come back from the navy....
The World Condemns Them
Forced by her lover to sell her body, Renata is saved from a suicide attempt by Paolo Martelli, an engineer. She asks him to help her find a job. When Paolo's wife humiliates her, Renata gains revenge...
Processo alla città
Turn of the century Naples. The bodies of a man and a woman are found in different locations. Since the evidence points to a crime by the Neapolitan crime organization, fear and corruption cause serio...
He Who Is Without Sin...
Amedeo Nazzari and Yvonne Sanson starred in the fourth of seven films made by Raffaello Matarazzo. These films were very popular with the Italian public.
The Bandit of Tacca del Lupo
In the 19th century southern Italy, a small force of soldiers fight in the hills against bandits who are holding their country to ransom.
We Are All Murderers
Nous Sommes Tout des Assassins, We Are All Murderers was directed by a former lawyer who detested France's execution system. The four main characters in Charles Spaak's screenplay are all hardened mur...
Times Gone By
Franca Gabre came to the Po Valley with the intention of using her man-swaying talents to gain some security. She tries to reach the older brother of the farm-owning brothers.
Drama directed by Gianni Franciolini.
Volver a la vida
A soldier and a sailor rebuild their lives in Argentina.
The tragic love story between the owner of a marble quarry and the daughter of one of his employees ends up in her giving birth to a baby boy. Giulio's mother is against them because at first she take...
A man is wrongly accused and convicted of murder.
Beppe Musolino is accused of murder. He is tried and found guilty. He escaped from prison and started living like an outlaw. He falls in love with Mara, a village girl, and with her help he hunts down...
Amori e veleni
Anna fled her home in order to be with her lover, an honest businessman who is yet to make his fortune. When he is accused of a murder he didn't commit, the couple's domestic tranquillity is upended, ...
Don Juan de Serrallonga
Don Juan de Serrallonga, a handsome Catalan boy, fought for the establishment of the political party "Narros" in the 17th century. Since the murder of his father, he tried to achieve his purpose by gi...
The drama was set in Milan. Dr. Antonio Ansperti was arrested by the Austrian authorities for his involvement in the Young Italy revolutionary movement. After a trial he is sentenced to death and exec...
A wife is torn between her husband and her criminal ex-lover.
Lure of the Sila
Returning home after a night of love spent in a woodman's hut with Orsola, Pietro is arrested by the police for a crime he did not commit. His mother and youngest sister, Rosaria, go to Orsola begging...
Woman of the Mountains
An engineer who was devastated by the death of his fiancée during a mountain expedition in north Italy hopes to forget about her by marrying a young nurse. He returns to the mountain retreat where he ...
This propaganda film was partly inspired by the story of the first Italian heavyweight champion Primo Carnera who, after winning the title with Al Capone’s help in 1933, was beaten the following year ...
The famous actor Amedeo Nazzari was forced to stay in a small hotel because of a car breakdown.
The film is set in 1941 during the Second World War, when the city of Benghazi in Italian-ruled Libya was occupied by British forces. Italians in Libya are trying to resist the British and discover th...
The Jester's Supper
In Florence, at the time of Lorenzo de Medici, known also as Lorenzo the Magnificent, the aristocrat brothers Chiaramantesi rule with an iron fist the streets of the city. Ruthless and fierce, the two...
Nadia, a young Soviet journalist who is passing through Pompeii, discovers the power that comes from the Catholic faith when the painter she loves, Paolo, and who saved her from drowning during the sh...
The Taming of the Shrew
A modern retelling of The Taming of the Shrew shot in wartime Italy.
The Venice Film Festival was held in 1942.
Venice Film Festival 1940
Grace Peterson works in department stores "Tutto per Tutti", along with many other young people. His employment contract entitling them to live in a boarding house built specifically for them by the c...
Speranza, a noble but poor girl who was forced to marry a rich Austrian army officer, lost the love of her life. During a competition Umberto's horse dies and he decides to give up equitation and beco...