Search results for "Giancarlo Giannini"

I Looked in Obituaries (2013)

Elderly Italian who immigrated to Canada after killing a famous soccer player in a car accident must pay off his gambling debts by agreeing to become a human prey in a deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Giancarlo Giannini
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Jeffrey R. Smith  •  F. Murray Abraham

Casino Royale (2006) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Eva Green  •  Mads Mikkelsen  •  Judi Dench

Quantum of Solace (2008) RT 65% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2009

Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Judi Dench

A Walk in the Clouds (1995) RT 42% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Jan 2001

World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfonso Aráu
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Anthony Quinn  •  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Angélica Aragón

Darkness (2002)

A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Jaume Balagueró
CAST:  Anna Paquin  •  Lena Olin  •  Iain Glen  •  Giancarlo Giannini

Hannibal (2001) RT 39% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2001

After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ridley Scott
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Julianne Moore  •  Gary Oldman  •  Ray Liotta

Love and Anarchy (1973) RT Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 1998

Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Mariangela Melato  •  Eros Pagni  •  Lina Polito

Man on Fire (2004) RT 39% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Mimic (1997) RT 61% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Apr 1998

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Guillermo del Toro
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Jeremy Northam  •  Alexander Goodwin  •  Giancarlo Giannini

My House in Umbria (2003) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Emily Delahunty (Maggie Smith) is an eccentric British romance novelist who lives in Umbria in central Italy. One day while travelling, the train she is on is bombed by ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Ronnie Barker  •  Chris Cooper  •  Benno Fürmann

Once Upon a Crime... (1992)

On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  John Candy  •  James Belushi  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Sean Young

Seven Beauties (1975)

Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Fernando Rey  •  Shirley Stoler  •  Elena Fiore

Swept Away (1974) RT 5% / Audience 27%

DVD release: Feb 2003

Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Mariangela Melato  •  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Riccardo Salvino  •  Isa Danieli

The Seduction of Mimi (1972) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 1998

Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Lina Wertmüller
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Livia Giampalmo  •  Luigi Diberti  •  Mariangela Melato

Fever Pitch (1985) RT Audience 22%

An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - organized gambling.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Brooks
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  John Saxon  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Giancarlo Giannini

CQ (2001) RT 67% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola
CAST:  Jeremy Davies  •  Angela Lindvall  •  Élodie Bouchez  •  Gérard Depardieu

The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006)

Tirante the knight is as committed to fighting the Turks in Constantinople as he is to relieving Carmesina, the heiress to the Byzantine Empire, of her virginity.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Vicente Aranda
CAST:  Casper Zafer  •  Esther Nubiola  •  Leonor Watling  •  Ingrid Rubio

Snack Bar Budapest (1988) RT Audience 8%

A lawyer, wanting to give meaning to his life, transforms an amusement park into an out-of-season health spa.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Fantasy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tinto Brass
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Philippe Léotard  •  François Négret  •  Raffaella Baracchi

Viper (2000)

Set in 1940’s and 50’s Sicily (Paternò), we follow the fortunes of Rosetta from the time she’s twelve (Larissa Volpentesta) and living with her drunken father Leone (Harvey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio Citti
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Elide Melli  •  Larissa Volpentesta

The Sensual Man (1973)

From his youth, Paolo Castorini, a Sicilian baron, is as attracted to women as they to him. Giovanna, a servant girl, Lillian, a serious girlfriend in Rome, a hostess at a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marco Vicario
CAST:  Giancarlo Giannini  •  Riccardo Cucciolla  •  Gastone Moschin  •  Lionel Stander