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Luciano Martino is a Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Assistant Director and Presenter Italien born on 22 december 1933 at Rome (Italie)

Luciano Martino

Luciano Martino
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Nationality Italie
Birth 22 december 1933 at Rome (Italie)
Death 14 august 2013 (at 79 years)

Luciano Martino (22 December 1933 – 14 August 2013) was an Italian film producer, director and screenwriter.

Born in Rome, the brother of the director and screenwriter Sergio Martino, he was active in the cinema industry since the early fifties. After several credits as screenwriter and assistant director he made his directorial debut with the eurospy film Secret Agent Fireball. Among the screenplays he collaborated The Whip and the Body by Mario Bava, Arizona Colt by Michele Lupo and the Lamberto Bava's giallo Delirium. In the seventies he produced and co-wrote a long series of successful commedie sexy all'italiana including Quel gran pezzo dell'Ubalda tutta nuda e tutta calda, Giovannona Long-Thigh and The School Teacher, which launched the career of Edwige Fenech, with whom he was engaged at the time. With the decline of the genre he focused on television, producing TV series and television films.

Martino died of a pulmonary edema in his house in Malindi, Kenya.

Best films

Duel of the Titans (1961)
(Histoire)
Zorro (1975)
(Producer)
Beautiful But Dangerous (1955)
(Scriptwriter)
The Lady Medic (1976)
(Producer)

Usually with

Sergio Martino
Sergio Martino
(38 films)
Edwige Fenech
Edwige Fenech
(27 films)
Mino Loy
Mino Loy
(19 films)
Alvaro Vitali
Alvaro Vitali
(25 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Luciano Martino (144 films)

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Director

The Virgo, the Taurus and the Capricorn
Directed by Luciano Martino
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Edwige Fenech, Alberto Lionello, Aldo Maccione, Riccardo Garrone, Ray Lovelock, Olga Bisera
Rating54% 2.7043652.7043652.7043652.7043652.704365
An established Milanese architect who lives in Rome (Alberto Lionello), indomitable unfaithful to his wife (Edwige Fenech), does everything not to be discovered by her. But when this happens, the wife takes revenge by cheating on her husband with a young architecture student (Ray Lovelock).
Secret Agent Fireball, 1h29
Directed by Mino Loy, Luciano Martino
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Spy films
Actors Richard Harrison, Dominique Boschero, Luciano Pigozzi, Wandisa Guida, Carla Calò, Clément Harari
Rating56% 2.8380952.8380952.8380952.8380952.838095
Deux scientifiques russes parviennent à s'échapper du bloc soviétique avec plusieurs microfilms, mais sont rapidement rattrapés par des agents du contre-espionnage...

Scriptwriter

Napoletans
Napoletans (2011)
, 1h30
Genres Comedy
Actors Massimo Ceccherini, Maurizio Casagrande, Nina Seničar, Sebastiano Lo Monaco, Giacomo Rizzo, Nando Paone
Rating43% 2.1883352.1883352.1883352.1883352.188335
In a small town in southern Italy there is the family Di Gennaro. Gennaro, the householder, is a noted dentist, married to Anna, a housewife, a few years converted to Buddhism. They have two sons: Roberto, last year medical student and guitarist in a small band, and Mattia who attended the first year of high school. Apparently the Di Gennaro just seem a perfect family, but each character hides flaws and excesses.
Trainer at the ball 2, 1h52
Directed by Sergio Martino
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Lino Banfi, Anna Falchi, Maurizio Casagrande, Emilio De Marchi, Dino Cassio, Little Tony
Rating38% 1.94791.94791.94791.94791.9479
The famous Italian football coach Oronzo Canà has retired to a villa in Apulia. Now, old and tired, he is enjoying a quiet life there, cultivating his vineyard, when suddenly he is summoned to Milan, in northern Italy. There the elderly chairman of a great Lombard ("Longobarda") club is suffering from dementia and has lost his powers of judgement, and the club's manager has been fired. He has decided to bring back Oronzo Canà as trainer, remembering him from his great football team of thirty years before, tasking him with bringing the club back to its old winning ways. Oronzo puts his trust in the intervention of a Russian billionaire who has bought the club for promotion. But it is a deception.
Dinner with a Vampire, 1h30
Directed by Lamberto Bava
Genres Comedy, Horror
Actors George Hilton, Patrizia Pellegrino, Yvonne Sciò, Valeria Milillo
Roles Story
Rating5% 0.28238650.28238650.28238650.28238650.2823865
Four actors win an audition to be in a horror movie and travel to the director's castle for a meeting and to spend the night. Unbeknown to them the director is actually a vampire.
Delirium: Photo of Gioia, 1h45
Directed by Lamberto Bava
Origin Italie
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Serena Grandi, Daria Nicolodi, George Eastman, Capucine, Sabrina Salerno, Corrado Pani
Roles Story
Rating56% 2.8004852.8004852.8004852.8004852.800485
A former prostitute is in charge of a successful men's magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (which also increases the magazine's sales) and supplies the mistress with pictures of their disfigured corpses taken in front of her semi-nude posters visible in the background. The more he kills, the closer the killer gets to slaughtering his obsession.
Special Features: Handsome, 1h36
Directed by Sergio Martino, Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Genres Comedy
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Adriano Celentano, Lino Banfi, Gianni Bonagura, Licinia Lentini, Anna Kanakis, Tiberio Murgia
Rating68% 3.4319353.4319353.4319353.4319353.431935
Oronzo Canà, a down-on-his-luck manager with a far from stellar resumé, is hired as the coach of a small football team in northern Italy, called "Lombard" ("Longobarda"), which have just secured a spot in the prestigious Serie A.
A Policewoman in New York, 1h53
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Sex comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Edwige Fenech, Alvaro Vitali, Aldo Maccione, Enzo Andronico, Renzo Montagnani, Edith Peters
Roles Story
Rating45% 2.286312.286312.286312.286312.28631
Mac Caron, un policier new-yorkais stupide et incompétent, veut piéger deux gangs de trafiquants de drogue qui se battent entre eux. Pour l'aider, il fait venir d'Italie Gianna Amicucci et l'agent Tarallo. Les deux remplacent, respectivement, la femme et le garde du corps du patron Big John, doubles parfaits des deux premiers. Finalement, après plusieurs poursuites, malentendus et bagarres, ils résolvent l'affaire.
The Honorable with His Lover under the Bed
Directed by Mariano Laurenti
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films, Rail transport films, Political films
Actors Lino Banfi, Janet Ågren, Alvaro Vitali, Marisa Merlini, Leo Gullotta, Giacomo Furia
Roles Writer
Rating59% 2.993652.993652.993652.993652.99365
Anna Vinci, une séduisante professeur d’éducation sexuelle se retrouve au chômage. Lorsqu’elle apprend que son amant politicien est en fait marié, Anna décide de faire chanter ce dernier afin qu’il lui trouve un nouvel emploi…
School Teacher on the Sea with Her Class
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about education, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Lino Banfi, Anna Maria Rizzoli, Francesca Romana Coluzzi, Alvaro Vitali, Franco Diogene, Gino Pagnani
Roles Writer
Rating52% 2.632532.632532.632532.632532.63253
La Baigneuse fait des vagues : C'est l'été. Lisa se rend tous les jours dans un hôtel de vacances pour donner des cours particuliers de français à Mario, le fils du propriétaire. la beauté et la personnalité de Lisa suscitent rapidement l'attrait des vacanciers, mais aussi la jalousie des mères de famille qui voient leurs maris et fils rôder autour de la charmante jeune femme...
Island of the Fishmen, 1h35
Directed by Sergio Martino
Origin Italie
Genres Science fiction, Adventure, Horror
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Films set in Atlantis
Actors Barbara Bach, Richard Johnson, Joseph Cotten, Claudio Cassinelli, Mel Ferrer, Beryl Cunningham
Roles Story
Rating52% 2.607682.607682.607682.607682.60768
It is the year 1891 and a military doctor, Lieutenant Claude de Ross (Claudio Cassinelli) a survivor of not one, but two shipwrecks, washes ashore on a mysterious, uncharted Caribbean island along with a handful of convicts. When several of these convicts meet unfortunate ends at the hands of the titular fishmen, Claude and the other survivors flee into the jungle, only to encounter the sadistic Edmond Rackham (Richard Johnson) and his beautiful captive Amanda Marvin (Barbara Bach).
School Teacher in the House
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about education, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Edwige Fenech, Renzo Montagnani, Alvaro Vitali, Clara Colosimo, Lino Banfi, Gianfranco Barra
Rating50% 2.549022.549022.549022.549022.54902
Luisa De Dominicis est une jeune prof de piano dont le charme et la beauté n'échappe à personne. Un jour, elle décide de quitter son Milan natal pour la province italienne afin de rejoindre celui qu'elle aime. Mais quand elle emménage dans son nouvel appartement, elle a à faire à des voisins qui ne font pas dans la dentelle.
Taxi Girl
Taxi Girl (1977)

Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Edwige Fenech, Aldo Maccione, Michele Gammino, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Alvaro Vitali, George Hilton
Roles Story
Rating50% 2.5285452.5285452.5285452.5285452.528545
Afin d'enrichir son expérience de la vie et d'approcher certaines réalités concrètes, une ravissante jeune femme, médecin, décide de devenir chauffeur de taxi. Lors de sa première course, au terme d'une conduite extrêmement sportive, où les termes de chauffeur et de chauffard deviennent synonymes, son client se retrouve à l'hôpital ayant succombé aux émotions provoquées par un jimkana éblouissant à travers le dédale des rues romaines.