Fabrizio De Angelis

Fabrizio De Angelis is an Italian director, screenwriter and producer.

Fabrizio De Angelis
Other namesLarry Ludman
OccupationDirector, screenwriter, producer

Life and careerEdit

Born in Rome, De Angelis started his career in the 1970s as a producer of genre films, often collaborating with Lucio Fulci, Joe D'Amato, Enzo G. Castellari and Umberto Lenzi.[1] In 1983 he adopted the stage name Larry Ludman and debuted as director and screenwriter with the action film Thunder Warrior, whose success led to two sequels.[1][2] He got another major success with Il ragazzo del kimono d'oro (aka Karate Warrior), a ripoff of The Karate Kid which generated six films and a TV miniseries, all written, produced and directed by De Angelis.[1][2]

Selected filmographyEdit

Title Year Credited as Notes Ref(s)
Director Screenwriter Producer Other
Violent Rome 1975 Yes Production manager [3][4]
Violent Naples 1976 Yes [3][5]
Emanuelle Around the World 1977 Yes [6][7]
Zombi 2 1979 Yes [8][9]
Day of the Cobra 1980 Yes Executive producer [10]
The Beyond 1981 Yes [11]
The House by the Cemetery Yes [12]
The New York Ripper 1982 Yes [13][14]
Manhattan Baby Yes [15][16]
1990: The Bronx Warriors Yes [17]
The New Barbarians 1983 Yes [18][19]
Operation Nam 1986 Yes Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [20]
Paganini Horror 1989 Yes [21]
Zombie Holocaust N/A Yes Screen story writer [22]
Thunder Warrior N/A Yes Yes [23]
Impatto mortale N/A Yes Yes [24]
Man Hunt N/A Yes Yes [25]
Thunder Warrior II N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [26]
Colpo di Stato N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer, set designer [27]
Karate Warrior N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [28]
Il ragazzo dal kimono d'oro 2 N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [29]
Killer Crocodile N/A Yes Yes Yes Screen story writer [30]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Roberto Poppi. I registi: dal 1930 ai giorni nostri. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN 8884401712.
  2. ^ a b Marco Giusti. Dizionario dei film italiani stracult. Sperling & Kupfer,1999. ISBN 8820029197.
  3. ^ a b Curti 2013, p. 200.
  4. ^ Curti 2013, p. 156.
  5. ^ Curti 2013, p. 201.
  6. ^ Shipka 2011, p. 159.
  7. ^ Shipka 2011, p. 161.
  8. ^ Milne, Tom (1980). "Zombie Flesh-Eaters "(Zombi 2)"". Monthly Film Bulletin. London. 47 (552): 55. ISSN 0027-0407.
  9. ^ Firsching, Robert. "Zombie". AllMovie. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2018.
  10. ^ Curti 2013, p. 271.
  11. ^ Curti 2019, p. 64.
  12. ^ Curti 2019, p. 85.
  13. ^ Howarth 2015, p. 246.
  14. ^ Firsching, Robert. "New York Ripper". AllMovie. Archived from the original on 30 August 2013. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
  15. ^ Curti 2019, p. 101.
  16. ^ Curti 2019, p. 102.
  17. ^ Newman, Kim (1983). "Bronx Warriors "(1990 I Guerrieri del Bronx)"". Monthly Film Bulletin. London: British Film Institute. 50 (588): 191–192.
  18. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "The New Barbarians". Archived from the original on 17 November 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  19. ^ Willis 1985, p. 439.
  20. ^ "Die Rückkehr der Wildgänse". Filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  21. ^ Curti 2019, p. 181.
  22. ^ "Zombi Holocaust (1980)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  23. ^ "Thunder (1983)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  24. ^ "Impatto mortale (1984)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  25. ^ "Cane arrabbiato (1984)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  26. ^ "Thunder 2 (1987)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  27. ^ "Colpo di Stato" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  28. ^ "Il ragazzo dal kimono d'oro (1987)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  29. ^ "Il ragazzo dal kimono d'oro 2 (1988)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  30. ^ "Killer Crocodile (1989)" (in Italian). Archivio del cinema Italiano. Retrieved 5 February 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  • Curti, Roberto (2013). Italian Crime Filmography, 1968-1980. McFarland. ISBN 0786469765.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Curti, Roberto (2019). Italian Gothic Horror Films, 1980-1989. McFarland. ISBN 1476672431.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Howarth, Troy (2015). Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and His Films. Midnight Marquee Press, Inc. ISBN 1936168537.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Willis, Donald, ed. (1985). Variety's Complete Science Fiction Reviews. Garland Publishing Inc. ISBN 978-0-8240-6263-7.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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