List of Italian films of 1973

A list of films produced in Italy in 1973 (see 1973 in film):

Italian films released in 1973
Title Director Cast Genre Notes
...All the Way, Boys! Giuseppe Colizzi Terence Hill, Bud Spencer action-comedy
Amarcord Federico Fellini Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Alvaro Vitali comedy-drama David di Donatello winner. Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 1974, 3 Oscar nominations.
Amore e ginnastica Luigi Filippo D'Amico Lino Capolicchio, Senta Berger comedy
Anna, quel particolare piacere Giuliano Carnimeo Edwige Fenech, John Richardson, Richard Conte drama
Anything for a Friend Demofilo Fidani Ettore Manni, Bud Randall, Sleepy Warren Western [1]
The Assassination of Matteotti Florestano Vancini Mario Adorf, Franco Nero, Vittorio De Sica historical drama Entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival
Bad Kids of the West Tonino Ricci Andrea Balestri, Cristiana, Mirko Ellis Western [1]
Bawdy Tales Sergio Citti Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli comedy
The Big Family Tonino Ricci Raymond Pellegrin, Simonetta Stefanelli Crime
Black Holiday Marco Leto Adolfo Celi, John Steiner Drama
Black Magic Rites Renato Polselli Mickey Hargitay, Rita Calderoni, Raoul Lovecchio Horror [2]
The Bloody Hands of the Law Mario Gariazzo Philippe Leroy, Silvia Monti, Klaus Kinski Crime
Il Boss Fernando Di Leo Richard Conte, Henry Silva N/A [3]
A Brief Vacation Vittorio De Sica Florinda Bolkan, Renato Salvatori, Adriana Asti drama
Brothers Blue Luigi Bazzoni Guido Mannari, Tina Aumont, Jack Palance Western Italian-French co-production[1]
Charity and the Strange Smell of Money Italo Alfaro Robert Malcolm, Piero Vida, Rosalba Neri Western [1]
Chino John Sturges, Diulio Coletti Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Marcel Bozzuffi Western Italian-Spanish-French co-production[1][4]
Colt in the Hand of the Devil Gianfranco Baldanello Robert Woods, William Berger, George Wang Western [1]
Come Home and Meet My Wife Mario Monicelli Ugo Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Michele Placido Commedia all'italiana
Counselor at Crime Alberto De Martino Tomas Milian, Martin Balsam, Francisco Rabal Crime [5]
Cry of a Prostitute Andrea Bianchi Henry Silva, Barbara Bouchet Crime [6]
Deaf Smith & Johnny Ears Paolo Cavara Franco Nero, Anthony Quinn, Pamela Tiffin Western [1]
Dear Parents Enrico Maria Salerno Florinda Bolkan, Catherine Spaak Melodrama
Death Carries a Cane Maurizio Pradeaux Robert Hoffmann, Susan Scott giallo
Death Smiles on a Murderer Joe D'Amato Ewa Aulin, Klaus Kinski Horror [7]
The Devil's Wedding Night Luigi Batzella, Joe D'Amato Mark Damon, Rosalba Neri, Esmeralda Barros Horror [8][9]
Dirty Weekend Dino Risi Marcello Mastroianni, Oliver Reed Commedia all'italiana
Don't Look Now Nicolas Roeg Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland Horror British-Italian co-production[10][11][12]
Even Angels Eat Beans Luciano Salce Giuliano Gemma, Bud Spencer Action-comedy
Fast-Hand is Still My Name Mario Bianchi Sergio Ciani, William Berger, Frank Brana Western Italian-Spanish co-production[1]
The Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe Mario Caiano Chen Lee, Klaus Kinski, Carla Romanelli Western [1]
Flatfoot Steno Bud Spencer, Adalberto Maria Merli poliziottesco-comedy
Flesh for Frankenstein Paul Morrissey Udo Kier, Joe Dallesandro, Dalila Di Lazzaro horror [13]
Il figlioccio del padrino Mariano Laurenti Franco Franchi, Saro Urzì comedy
The Flower with the Petals of Steel Gianfranco Piccioli Gianni Garko, Carroll Baker, Paola Senatore giallo
For a Book of Dollars N/A Lincoln Tate, Gabriella Farinon, Jean-Claude Jabes Western [1]
The Funny Face of the Godfather Franco Prosperi Alighiero Noschese, Minnie Minoprio comedy
Fuzzy the Hero Tulio Demicheli Anthony Steffen, Eduardo Fajardo, Roberto Camardiel Western Spanish-Italian co-production[4]
Gang War in Milan (Milano rovente) Umberto Lenzi Antonio Sabàto, Philippe Leroy, Marisa Mell Poliziottesco
Giordano Bruno Giuliano Montaldo Gian Maria Volonté, Charlotte Rampling biographical-drama
Giovannona Long-Thigh Sergio Martino Edwige Fenech, Pippo Franco commedia sexy all'italiana
God's Executioner Franco Lattanzi William Berger, Donal O'Brien, George Wang Western [4]
La grande abbuffata Marco Ferreri Marcello Mastroianni, Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret Satire
The Great Kidnapping Romolo Guerrieri Enrico Maria Salerno, Lee J. Cobb, Jean Sorel poliziottesco
Hail the Artist Yves Robert Marcello Mastroianni, Françoise Fabian Comedy French-Italian co-production
Halleluja to Vera Cruz Blanco Manini Lionel Stander, Riccardo Salvino, Jean Louis Western [4]
Here We Go Again, Eh Providence? Alberto De Martino Tomas Milian, Gregg Palmer, Carole Andre Western Italian-Spanish-French co-production[4]
The Heroes Duccio Tessari Rod Steiger, Rosanna Schiaffino, Rod Taylor, Claude Brasseur war comedy
Heroes in Hell Joe D'Amato Klaus Kinski, Ettore Manni war
Hitler: The Last Ten Days Ennio De Concini Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi biographical drama
Holy God, Here Comes the Passatore! Giuliano Carnimeo George Hilton, Edwige Fenech adventure-comedy
Hospitals: The White Mafia Luigi Zampa Gabriele Ferzetti, Senta Berger, Enrico Maria Salerno drama Entered into the 1973 Cannes Film Festival
How Funny Can Sex Be? Dino Risi Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli Commedia all'italiana
I Kiss the Hand Vittorio Schiraldi Arthur Kennedy, John Saxon, Agostina Belli Crime
Io e lui Luciano Salce Lando Buzzanca, Bulle Ogier Comedy
Italian Graffiti Alfio Caltabiano Pino Colizzi, Ornella Muti Crime-comedy
The Jack London Story Angelo D'Alessandro Orso Maria Guerrini, Arnaldo Bellofiore, Andrea Checchi Western Italian-Yugoslavian co-production[4]
Karate, Fists and Beans Tonino Ricci Dean Reed, Alfredo Mayo, Cris Huerta Western Italian-Spanish co-production[4]
Ku-Fu? Dalla Sicilia con furore Nando Cicero Franco Franchi, Gianni Agus Comedy
Kung Fu Brothers in the Wild West Yeo Ban Yee William Berger, Jason Pai Piao, Donal O'Brien Western Italian-Hong Kong co-production[4]
The Last Snows of Spring Raimondo Del Balzo Bekim Fehmiu, Agostina Belli drama
Little Funny Guy Pasquale Festa Campanile Adriano Celentano, Claudia Mori, Sybil Danning comedy
Long Lasting Days Ferdinando Baldi Mino Reitano, Ewa Aulin crime
Love and Anarchy Lina Wertmüller Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Lina Polito comedy-drama Giannini won Best Actor at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival
Il magnate Giovanni Grimaldi Lando Buzzanca, Rosanna Schiaffino Comedy
Malicious Salvatore Samperi Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Tina Aumont comedy Entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival
A Man Called Invincible Giuliano Carnimeo George Hilton, Chris Huerta, Evelyn Stewart Western [4]
The Man Called Noon Peter Collinson Richard Crenna, Stephen Boyd, Rosanna Schiaffino Western Italian-Spanish-British co-production[4]
Man with the Golden Winchester Gianfranco Baldanello Alberto Dell'Acqua, Fernando Sancho Western Italian-Spanish co-production[4]
Massacre in Rome (Rappresaglia) George Pan Cosmatos Marcello Mastroianni, Richard Burton War Drama About Ardeatine massacre in WWII
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony Michele Lupo Lee Van Cleef, Tony Lo Bianco, Edwige Fenech N/A [14]
Milano trema - la polizia vuole giustizia Sergio Martino Richard Conte, Luc Merenda Poliziottesco
My Brother Anastasia Steno Alberto Sordi, Richard Conte crime-comedy
My Name Is Nobody Tonino Valerii Terence Hill, Henry Fonda Western Italian-French-West German co-production[15][4]
My Pleasure Is Your Pleasure Claudio Racca Ewa Aulin, Barbara Bouchet, Barbara Bouchet, Sylva Koscina commedia sexy all'italiana
Il nano e la strega Gibba - animated
No, the Case Is Happily Resolved Vittorio Salerno Enzo Cerusico, Riccardo Cucciolla crime
Now Where Did the 7th Company Get to? Robert Lamoureux Pierre Mondy, Aldo Maccione war-comedy French-Italian co-production
Number One Gianni Buffardi Renzo Montagnani, Claude Jade crime
The Nun and the Devil Domenico Paolella Anne Heywood, Luc Merenda, Ornella Muti Nunsploitation
On the Third Day Arrived the Crow N/A Lincoln Tate, William Berger, Dino Strano Western [4]
Once Upon a Time in the Wild, Wild West N/A Gordon Mitchell, Vincent Scott, Benito Pacifico, Malisa Longo Western [4]
One Hamlet Less (Un Amleto di meno) Carmelo Bene Carmelo Bene comedy Entered into the 1973 Cannes Film Festival
One Russian Summer (Il giorno del furore) Antonio Calenda Oliver Reed, Claudia Cardinale drama
The Police Serve the Citizens? Romolo Guerrieri Enrico Maria Salerno, John Steiner giallo-poliziottesco
Polvere di stelle Alberto Sordi Alberto Sordi, Monica Vitti, John Phillip Law Comedy, Musical About Avanspettacolo (artist tours) during World War II
Il prato macchiato di rosso Riccardo Ghione Marina Malfatti, Nino Castelnuovo, Lucio Dalla N/A [16][17]
Property Is No Longer a Theft Elio Petri Ugo Tognazzi, Flavio Bucci comedy Entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival
Redneck Silvio Narizzano Franco Nero, Telly Savalas, Mark Lester crime
Revolver Sergio Sollima Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora, Agostina Belli crime
Ricco the Mean Machine Tulio Demicheli Christopher Mitchum, Barbara Bouchet crime
Rugantino Pasquale Festa Campanile Adriano Celentano, Claudia Mori, Renzo Palmer comedy
Seduction Fernando Di Leo Lisa Gastoni, Jenny Tamburi Erotic-drama
Il sergente Rompiglioni Pier Giorgio Ferretti Franco Franchi, Mario Carotenuto Comedy
Seven Deaths in the Cat's Eye Antonio Margheriti Jane Birkin, Hiram Keller, Serge Gainsbourg horror [18]
Seven Hours of Violence Michele Massimo Tarantini George Hilton, Rosemary Dexter crime-thriller
Sex of the Witch Angelo Pannaccio Susanna Levi, Jessica Dublin, Sergio Ferero horror-mystery [19][20]
Sinbad and the Caliph of Baghdad Pietro Francisci Robert Malcolm, Sonia Wilson, Luigi Bonos N/A [21]
Six Bounty Killers for a Massacre Franco Lattanzi Robert Woods, Donal O'Brien, Attilio Dottesio Western [4]
Sgarro alla camorra Ettore Maria Fizzarotti Mario Merola, Dada Gallotti Crime
A Slightly Pregnant Man Jacques Demy Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni Comedy French-Italian co-production
Sono stato io Alberto Lattuada Giancarlo Giannini, Silvia Monti comedy-drama
Special Killers German Lorente Frederick Stafford, Femi Benussi thriller
Stateline Motel Maurizio Lucidi Ursula Andress, Fabio Testi, Eli Wallach crime
Story of a Cloistered Nun Domenico Paolella Catherine Spaak, Eleonora Giorgi, Suzy Kendall, Martine Brochard nunsploitation
Super Bitch Massimo Dallamano Ivan Rassimov, Stephanie Beacham Poliziottesco [22]
Teresa the Thief Carlo Di Palma Monica Vitti, Stefano Satta Flores, Michele Placido Commedia all'italiana
They Called Him Trinity Ferdinando Merighi Dino Strano, Gordon Mitchell, John Braun Western [4]
Those Dirty Dogs Giuseppe Rosati Gianni Garko, Stephen Boyd Western Italian-Spanish co-production[4]
The Three Musketeers of the West Bruno Corbucci Giancarlo Prete, George Eastman Western Italian-Spanish-German co-production[4]
Three Supermen of the West Italio Martinenghi George Martin, Salvatore Borgese, Frank Brana Western Italian-Spanish co-production[4][23]
La Tosca Pasquale Festa Campanile Gigi Proietti, Monica Vitti, Vittorio Gassman Commedia all'italiana
Tony Arzenta Duccio Tessari Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina crime Italian-French co-production[24]
The Train Pierre Granier-Deferre Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider war drama French-Italian co-production
Torso (I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale) Sergio Martino Suzy Kendall, Luc Merenda giallo
Trevico-Turin: Voyage in Fiatnam Ettore Scola Paolo Turco, Stefania Casini Drama
Ultimo tango a Zagarol Nando Cicero Franco Franchi, Martine Beswick Comedy
We Want the Colonels Mario Monicelli Ugo Tognazzi, Claude Dauphin Commedia all'italiana Entered into the 1973 Cannes Film Festival
War Goddess Terence Young Rosanna Yanni, Luciana Paluzzi adventure
While There's War There's Hope Alberto Sordi Alberto Sordi, Silvia Monti satirical comedy
White Fang Lucio Fulci Franco Nero, Virna Lisi, Fernando Rey Western Italian-Spanish-French co-production[23]
Woman Buried Alive Aldo Lado Agostina Belli, Fred Robsahm Erotic-drama
Women in Cell Block 7 Rino Di Silvestro Anita Strindberg, Jenny Tamburi Women in prison

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Grant 2011, p. 463.
  2. ^ Curti 2017, p. 102.
  3. ^ Curti 2013, p. 77.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Grant 2011, p. 464.
  5. ^ Curti 2013, p. 79.
  6. ^ Curti 2013, p. 109.
  7. ^ Curti 2017, p. 90.
  8. ^ Curti 2017, p. 97.
  9. ^ Smith 2017, p. 104.
  10. ^ Sanderson 1996, p. 81.
  11. ^ French, Philip (9 April 2006). "The sexual power and terror that produced a classic". The Observer. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  12. ^ ""Don't Look Now" (1973)". Film & TV Database. London: British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 9 August 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  13. ^ Curti 2017, p. 80.
  14. ^ Curti 2013, p. 91.
  15. ^ Curti 2016, p. 197.
  16. ^ Curti 2017, p. 99.
  17. ^ Curti 2017, p. 100.
  18. ^ Curti 2017, p. 93.
  19. ^ Curti 2017, p. 104.
  20. ^ Curti 2017, p. 105.
  21. ^ Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 156.
  22. ^ Curti 2013, p. 101.
  23. ^ a b Grant 2011, p. 465.
  24. ^ Curti 2013, p. 72.

ReferencesEdit

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  • Curti, Robert (2016). Tonino Valerii: The Films. McFarland. ISBN 1476664684.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
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