List of Italian films of 1972

A list of films produced in Italy in 1972 (see 1972 in film):

Italian films released in 1972
Title Director Cast Genre Notes
1931: Once Upon a Time in New York Luigi Vanzi Tony Anthony, Adolfo Celi, Richard Conte Crime
Alfredo, Alfredo Pietro Germi Dustin Hoffman, Carla Gravina, Stefania Sandrelli Comedy
All the Colors of the Dark Sergio Martino George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Ivan Rassimov Giallo Italian-Spanish co-production[1][2]
An Animal Called Man Roberto Mauri Vassili Karamesinis, Omero Capanna, Gillian Bray Western [3]
The Avenger, Zorro Rafael Romero Marchent Fabio Testi, Simonetta Vitelli, Riccardo Garrone Western [4][5] [6]
L'amico del padrino Farouk Agrama Richard Harrison, Erika Blanc, Krista Nell N/A Italian-Turkish co-production[7]
Un apprezzato professionista di sicuro avvenire Giuseppe De Santis Lino Capolicchio, Riccardo Cucciolla, Femi Benussi, Robert Hoffmann drama
Arcana Giulio Questi Lucia Bosè, Tina Aumont N/A [8][9]
The Assassin of Rome Damiano Damiani Nino Manfredi, Gabriele Lavia historical drama
Baron Blood Mario Bava Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti N/A Italian-West German co-production[10]
Beati i ricchi Salvatore Samperi Paolo Villaggio, Sylva Koscina Comedy
Beau Masque Bernard Paul Luigi Diberti Drama
Beyond the Frontiers of Hate Alessandro Santini Giovanni Scarciofolo, Stefania Nelli, George Cavendish Western [3]
La bella Antonia, prima monica e poi dimonia Mariano Laurenti Edwige Fenech, Piero Focaccia Commedia sexy all'italiana
Ben and Charlie Michele Lupo Giuliano Gemma, George Eastman, Marisa Mell Western [3]
Bianco, rosso e... Alberto Lattuada Sophia Loren, Adriano Celentano Comedy
The Black Decameron Piero Vivarelli Beryl Cunningham Comedy
Black Turin Carlo Lizzani Bud Spencer, Françoise Fabian, Andrea Balestri N/A Italian-French co-production[11]
Blood Story Amasi Damiani Tony Kendall, Femi Benussi, Philip McNamara N/A [12]
Bloody Friday Rolf Olsen Gianni Macchia, Raimund Harmstorf, Amadeus August N/A West German-Italian co-production[12][13]
Boccaccio Bruno Corbucci Alighiero Noschese, Enrico Montesano, Sylva Koscina Comedy
The Boldest Job in the West Jose Antonio de la Loma Mark Edwards, Fernando Sancho, Carmen Sevilla Western Spanish-Italian-French co-production[3]
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Fratello Sole, Sorella Luna) Franco Zeffirelli Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker Drama
A Bounty Killer for Trinity Joe Giovanni Scarciofolo, Enzo Pulcrano, Marina Malfatti Western [3]
Byleth - The Demon of Incest Leopoldo Savona Mark Damon, Claudia Gravy, Aldo Bufi Landi N/A [14]
La calandria Pasquale Festa Campanile Lando Buzzanca, Barbara Bouchet, Agostina Belli Comedy
Caliber 9 Fernando Di Leo Gastone Moschin, Barbara Bouchet, Mario Adorf N/A [15]
The Call of the Wild Ken Annakin Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf Western British-French-German-Italian-Spanish co-production[3]
Can Be Done... Amigo Mauizio Lucidi Bud Spencer, Jack Palance, Renato Cestiè Western Italian-French-Spanish co-production[3]
Casa d'appuntamento Ferdinando Merighi Anita Ekberg, Barbara Bouchet giallo
Il caso Pisciotta Eriprando Visconti Tony Musante, Carla Gravina historical drama
The Canterbury Tales Pier Paolo Pasolini Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti Erotic Golden Bear winner at Berlin. Second film in Pasolini's 'Trilogy of Life'. Spoken in English
The Case of the Bloody Iris Giuliano Carnimeo Edwige Fenech, George Hilton, Paola Quattrini Giallo
Una cavalla tutta nuda Franco Rossetti Don Backy, Barbara Bouchet, Renzo Montagnani Commedia sexy all'italiana
Chronicle of a Homicide Mauro Bolognini Massimo Ranieri, Martin Balsam, Turi Ferro Crime
Il coltello di ghiaccio Umberto Lenzi Carroll Baker, Evelyn Stewart Giallo
Crime Boss Alberto De Martino Antonio Sabàto, Telly Savalas, Paola Tedesco N/A [16]
The Dead Are Alive Armando Crispino Alex Cord, Samantha Eggar, John Marley horror
The Deadly Trackers Tanio Boccia Richard Harrison, Anita Ekberg, Dada Gallotti Western [3]
Death Played the Flute Angelo Pannaccio Michael Forest, Franco Borelli, Giuseppe Cardillo Western [3]
Devil in the Brain Sergio Sollima Keir Dullea, Stefania Sandrelli Giallo
Django... Adios Roberto Mauri Brad Harris, Jose Torres, Vassili Karamesinis Western [3]
Don't Torture a Duckling (Non si sevizia un paperino) Lucio Fulci Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian, Irene Papas, Florinda Bolkan Giallo Acclaimed giallo noted for its dark subject matter on child killings.
Doppia coppia con Regina Julio Buchs Marisa Mell, Gabriele Ferzetti thriller
I due gattoni a nove code... e mezza ad Amsterdam Osvaldo Civirani Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia Comedy
The Eroticist Lucio Fulci Lando Buzzanca, Lionel Stander, Laura Antonelli Commedia sexy all'italiana
Execution Squad Mario Caiano Enrico Maria Salerno, Mariangela Melato, Cyril Cusack Poliziotteschi Italian-West German co-production[17][18]
Eye in the Labyrinth Mario Caiano Rosemary Dexter, Adolfo Celi, Alida Valli horror
The Fabulous Trinity Ignacio F Iquino Richard Harrison, Fernando Sancho, Fanny Grey Western [3]
Fiorina la vacca Vittorio De Sisti Janet Agren, Gastone Moschin, Ornella Muti Comedy
Frankenstein 80 Mario Mancini John Richardson, Gordon Mitchell, Dalila Di Lazzaro N/A [19]
Gang War in Naples Pasquale Squitieri Fabio Testi, Jean Seberg, Raymond Pellegrin N/A Italian-French co-production[20]
Il generale dorme in piedi Francesco Massaro Ugo Tognazzi, Mariangela Melato Commedia all'italiana
Go Away! Trinity Has Arrived in Eldorado N/A Gordon Mitchell, Stelvio Rosi, Craig Hill Western [21]
God in Heaven...Arizona on Earth Juan Bosch Peter Lee Lawrence, Maria Pia Conte, Roberto Camardiel Western Spanish-Italian co-production[3]
God is My Colt Luigi Batzella Giovanni Scarciofolo, Donal O'Brien, Krista Nell Western Italian-German co-production[3]
The Grand Duel Giancarlo Santi Lee Van Cleef, Horst Frank, Alberto Dentice Western Italian-French-German co-production[3][22]
The Great Treasure Hunt Tonino Ricci Mark Damon, Rosalba Neri, Stelvio Rosi Western Italian-Spanish co-production[22]
A Gunman Called Dakota Mario Sabatini Gordon Mitchell, Mario Novelli, Bill Vanders Western [22]
Hallelujah & Sartana Strike Again Mario Sicilliano Ron Ely, Alberto Dell'Acqua, Uschi Glas Western Italian-German co-production[22]
The Hassled Hooker Eriprando Visconti Terence Hill, Paola Pitagora, Martin Balsam Crime
Hector the Mighty Enzo G. Castellari Vittorio Caprioli, Giancarlo Giannini Comedy
His Name Was Holy Ghost Giuliano Carnimeo Gianni Garko, Pilar Velázquez, Cris Huerta Western Italian-Spanish co-production[22]
The Infamous Column Nelo Risi Helmut Berger, Vittorio Caprioli, Francisco Rabal historical drama
The Italian Connection Fernando Di Leo Henry Silva, Mario Adorf, Woody Strode Crime Italian-West German co-production[23][24]
It Can Be Done Amigo Maurizio Lucidi Bud Spencer, Jack Palance Spaghetti Western
Jesse & Lester: Two Brothers in a Place Called Trinity N/A Richard Harrison, Donal O'Brien, Gino Marturano Western [22]
Jus primae noctis Pasquale Festa Campanile Lando Buzzanca, Renzo Montagnani, Marilù Tolo comedy
Kill the Poker Player Mario Bianchi Robert Woods, Nieves Navarro, Frank Braña Western Italian-Spanish co-production[22]
The Killer is on the Phone Alberto De Martino Telly Savalas, Anne Heywood, Rossella Falk giallo
Last Tango in Paris (Ultimo Tango a Parigi) Bernardo Bertolucci Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider Romantic Drama
Life Is Tough, Eh Providence? Giulio Petroni Tomas Milian, Gregg Palmer, Janet Ågren Western Italian-French-German co-production[21]
Liza (La cagna) Marco Ferreri Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni drama
Lo chiameremo Andrea Vittorio De Sica Nino Manfredi, Mariangela Melato Commedia all'italiana
Long Arm of the Godfather Nardo Bonomi Adolfo Celi, Peter Lee Lawrence, Erika Blanc N/A [25]
Ludwig Luchino Visconti Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Silvana Mangano, Trevor Howard, Helmut Griem, Umberto Orsini Historical drama David di Donatello winner. There's a restored long version. It's about Ludwig II of Bavaria
The Master and Margaret Aleksandar Petrović Ugo Tognazzi, Mimsy Farmer fantasy
The Master Touch Michele Lupo Kirk Douglas, Giuliano Gemma, Florinda Bolkan Crime Italian-West German co-production[26]
The Mattei Affair (Il caso Mattei) Francesco Rosi Gian Maria Volonté, Luigi Squarzina, Franco Graziosi Political drama Palme d'Or winner at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. Based on the death of Enrico Mattei
Miss Dynamite Sergio Grieco Antonio Sabàto, Marisa Mell, Fernando Sancho Western Italian-German-Spanish co-production[6]
La Mortadella (Lady Liberty) Mario Monicelli Sophia Loren, William Devane, Gigi Proietti, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito Comedy
Lucifera: Demon Lover Paolo Lombardo Edmund Purdom, Rosalba Neri Horror [27][28]
The Magnificent West Gianni Crea Vassili Karamesinis, Dario Pino, Gordon Mitchell Western [22]
Man Called Amen Alfio Caltabiano Luc Merenda, Sydne Rome Western [21]
Man of the East Enzo Barboni Terence Hill, Gregory Walcott, Henry Carey Jr. Western Italian-French-Yugoslavian[22]
Man from the Deep River Umberto Lenzi Ivan Rassimov, Me Me Lai horror
The Mighty Anselmo and His Squire Bruno Corbucci Alighiero Noschese, Enrico Montesano, Erminio Macario Comedy
More Sexy Canterbury Tales Joe D'Amato Monica Audras, Attilio Dottesio, Ari Hanow decamerotico
La morte accarezza a mezzanotte Luciano Ercoli Susan Scott, Peter Martell Giallo
The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life Ettore Scola Alberto Sordi, Michel Simon, Pierre Brasseur Commedia all'italiana
My Dear Killer Tonino Valerii George Hilton, Marilù Tolo Giallo
My Horse... My Gun... Your Widow Juan Bosch Craig Hill, Claudie Lange, Cris Huerta Western Italian-Spanish co-production[22]
Naked Girl Killed in the Park Alfonso Brescia Robert Hoffmann, Adolfo Celi Giallo
The Night of the Devils Giorgio Ferroni Gianni Garko, Agostina Belli, Roberto Maldera Italian-Spanish co-production[29][30]
Now They Call Him Sacramento Alfonso Balcázar Michael Forest, Fernando Bilbao, Malisa Longo Western Spanish-Italian co-production[22]
The Adventures of Pinocchio Giuliano Cenci Renato Rascel, Lauro Gazzolo animated film
Il provinciale Luciano Salce Gianni Morandi, Maria Grazia Buccella Comedy
La ragazza dalla pelle di luna Luigi Scattini Zeudi Araya, Ugo Pagliai, Beba Lončar erotic
The Red Headed Corpse Renzo Russo Farley Granger, Erika Blanc, Krista Nell Giallo
The Red Queen Kills Seven Times Emilio Miraglia Barbara Bouchet, Ugo Pagliai, Sybil Danning Giallo Italian-West German co-production[31][32][33]
The Return of Clint the Stranger Alfonso Balcázar George Martin, Klaus Kinski Western [22]
Return of Halleluja Giuliano Carnimeo George Hilton, Lincoln Tate Western Italian-German-French co-production[21]
Return of the Holy Ghost Roberto Mauri Vassili Karamesinis, Craig Hill, Remo Capitani Western [21]
The Ribald Decameron Giuseppe Vari Malisa Longo, Orchidea De Santis Commedia sexy all'italiana
Tough Guy Franco Prosperi Robert Blake, Catherine Spaak, Ernest Borgnine Film noir [34]
Roma Federico Fellini Peter Gonzales Falcon, Pia De Doses, Alvaro Vitali Felliniesque Cannes Award
La schiava io ce l'ho e tu no Giorgio Capitani Lando Buzzanca, Catherine Spaak Comedy
The Scientific Cardplayer (Lo scopone scientifico) Luigi Comencini Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis, Mario Carotenuto Commedia all'italiana 2 David di Donatello
The Seduction of Mimi (Mimí metallurgico ferito nell'onore) Lina Wertmüller Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato Commedia all'italiana Entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids Umberto Lenzi Rossella Falk, Antonio Sabàto Giallo
Shadows Unseen Camillo Bazzoni Frederick Stafford, Marilù Tolo, Franco Fabrizi N/A Italian-French-West German co-production[35]
Shoot Joe, and Shoot Again Emilio Miraglia Richard Harrison, Jose Torres, Franca Polesello Western Italian-Spanish co-production[21]
The Sicilian Checkmate Florestano Vancini Enrico Maria Salerno, Gastone Moschin, Mario Adorf N/A [36]
The Sicilian Connection Ferdinando Baldi Ben Gazzara, Silvia Monti, Fausto Tozzi N/A [37]
Il sindacalista Luciano Salce Lando Buzzanca, Paola Pitagora Comedy
Slap the Monster on Page One Marco Bellocchio Gian Maria Volonté, Laura Betti Drama
Smile Before Death Silvio Amadio Jenny Tamburi, Rosalba Neri Giallo
Sonny and Jed Sergio Corbucci Tomas Milian, Susan George, Telly Savalas Western Italian-Spanish-German co-production[3]
So Sweet, So Dead Roberto Bianchi Montero Farley Granger, Sylva Koscina Giallo
Spirits of Death Romano Scavolini Evelyn Stewart, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov N/A [38]
Sting of the West Enzo G. Castellari Jack Palance, Lionel Stander Western [21]
Summertime Killer Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi Ben Gazzara, Silvia Monti, Fausto Tozzi N/A Spanish-French-Italian co-production[39][34]
Tarzan and the Brown Prince Manuel Caño Steve Hawkes Jungle adventure
They Believed He Was No Saint Juan Bosch Anthony Steffen, Daniel Martin, Tania Alvardo Western Spanish-Italian co-production[21]
They Call Him Amen Alfio Caltabiano Luc Merenda, Alfio Caltabiano, Tano Cimarosa Western [21]
They Call Him Varitas Luigi Perelli Mark Damon, Pat Nigro, Pietro Ceccarelli Western [21]
This Kind of Love Alberto Bevilacqua Jean Seberg, Ugo Tognazzi drama
Thunder Over El Paso Roberto Bianchi Montero Antonio Sabàto, Chris Avram, Erika Blanc Western Italian-Spanish co-production[21]
Tragic Ceremony Riccardo Freda Camille Keaton, Luciana Paluzzi, Luigi Pistilli Horror [40]
Trinity and Sartana are Coming Mario Siciliano Alberto Dell'Acqua, Harry Baird, Beatric Pella Western [21]
The Two Faces of Fear Tulio Demicheli George Hilton, Luciana Paluzzi giallo Spanish-Italian co-production
Two Sons of Trinity Osvaldo Civirani Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Lucreita Love Western [21]
Ubalda, All Naked and Warm Mariano Laurenti Edwige Fenech, Pippo Franco Commedia sexy all'italiana
L'uccello migratore Steno Lando Buzzanca, Rossana Podestà Comedy
L'udienza Marco Ferreri Enzo Jannacci, Claudia Cardinale, Vittorio Gassman comedy-drama Entered into the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival
The Valachi Papers Terence Young Charles Bronson, Lino Ventura Crime
Valerie Inside Outside Brunello Rondi Barbara Bouchet, Pier Paolo Capponi, Erna Schürer drama
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key Sergio Martino Edwige Fenech, Beba Lončar, Anita Strindberg Giallo
Watch Out Gringo! Sabata Will Return Pedro Luis Ramirez George Martin, Fernando Sancho, Vittorio Richelmy Western [6]
The Weapon, the Hour & the Motive Francesco Mazzei Renzo Montagnani, Eva Czemerys Giallo
What Am I Doing in the Middle of the Revolution? Sergio Corbucci Vittorio Gassman, Paolo Villaggio Western Italian-Spanish co-production[6]
What Have You Done to Solange? Massimo Dallamano Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbó Giallo
When Women Lost Their Tails Pasquale Festa Campanile Senta Berger, Lando Buzzanca, Frank Wolff Comedy
When Women Were Called Virgins Aldo Grimaldi Edwige Fenech, Vittorio Caprioli Commedia sexy all'italiana
Winged Devils Duccio Tessari Riccardo Salvino, Barbara Bouchet Adventure
Without Family Vittorio Gassman Vittorio Gassman, Paolo Villaggio Commedia all'italiana
Who Killed the Prosecutor and Why? Giuseppe Vari Lou Castel, Beba Lončar, Adolfo Celi Crime
Who Saw Her Die? (Chi l'ha vista morire? ) Aldo Lado George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Celi Crime
You Are a Traitor and I'll Kill You Manuel Esteba Pierre Brice, Giuseppe Cardillo, Fernando Sancho Western Spanish-Italian co-production[6]
You're Jinxed, Friend, You've Met Sacramento Giorgio Cristallini Ty Hardin, Christian Hay, Jenny Atkins Western [6]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Curti 2017, p. 77.
  2. ^ Curti 2017, p. 78.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Grant 2011, p. 460.
  4. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 23.
  5. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 24.
  6. ^ a b c d e f Grant 2011, p. 463.
  7. ^ Curti 2013, p. 60.
  8. ^ "Arcana (1972)". Archivdelcinemaitalian.it (in Italian). Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  9. ^ Curti 2018, p. 111.
  10. ^ Curti 2017, p. 53.
  11. ^ Curti 2013, p. 50.
  12. ^ a b Curti 2013, p. 51.
  13. ^ "Blutiger Freitag". Filmportal.de (in German). Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  14. ^ Curti 2017, p. 60.
  15. ^ Curti 2013, p. 52.
  16. ^ Curti 2013, p. 55.
  17. ^ Curti 2013, p. 56.
  18. ^ Curti 2013, p. 57.
  19. ^ Curti 2017, p. 69.
  20. ^ Curti 2013, p. 59.
  21. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Grant 2011, p. 462.
  22. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Grant 2011, p. 461.
  23. ^ Curti 2013, p. 61.
  24. ^ Curti 2013, p. 62.
  25. ^ Curti 2013, p. 63.
  26. ^ Curti 2013, p. 64.
  27. ^ Curti 2017, p. 50.
  28. ^ Curti 2017, p. 51.
  29. ^ Curti 2017, p. 74.
  30. ^ Curti 2017, p. 75.
  31. ^ Curti 2017, p. 62.
  32. ^ Curti 2017, p. 63.
  33. ^ Curti 2017, p. 64.
  34. ^ a b Curti 2013, p. 69.
  35. ^ Curti 2013, p. 65.
  36. ^ Curti 2013, p. 66.
  37. ^ Curti 2013, p. 67.
  38. ^ Curti 2017, p. 57.
  39. ^ Curti 2013, p. 68.
  40. ^ Curti 2017, p. 65.

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