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Mario Castellani is a Actor, Director, Dialogue, Assistant Director and Assistant Art Director Italien born on 24 november 1906 at Rome (Italie)

Mario Castellani

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Nationality Italie
Birth 24 november 1906 at Rome (Italie)
Death 25 april 1978 (at 71 years) at Rome (Italie)

Mario Castellani (July 2, 1906 – April 26, 1978) was an Italian comic actor, best known as the sidekick of famous comic actor Antonio De Curtis (Totò). He appeared with the latter in all his major movies, as well as many of Totò's theatre productions.

Usually with

(63 films)
(18 films)
Vittorio Metz
Vittorio Metz
(23 films)
Sergio Corbucci
Sergio Corbucci
(10 films)
Luigi Pavese
Luigi Pavese
(23 films)
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Filmography of Mario Castellani (76 films)

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Cinema Paradiso, 1h58
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about films, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio, Marco Leonardi, Jacques Perrin, Brigitte Fossey, Antonella Attili
Roles Jealous Husband (archive footage) (uncredited)
Rating84% 4.2499154.2499154.2499154.2499154.249915
In Rome, in the 1980s, famous Italian film director Salvatore Di Vita returns home late one evening, where his girlfriend sleepily tells him that his mother called to say someone named Alfredo has died. Salvatore obviously shies from committed relationships and has not been to his home village of Giancaldo, Sicily in 30 years. As his girlfriend asks him who Alfredo is, Salvatore flashes back to his childhood.
The Story of Romance and Knife, 1h48
Directed by Sergio Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Adriano Celentano, Claudia Mori, Vittorio Caprioli, Romolo Valli, Maurizio Arena, Fiorenzo Fiorentini
Roles Il Dottore
Rating58% 2.9423152.9423152.9423152.9423152.942315
The story is set in Rome in 1900. In a seedy area of the city, "borgataro" Nino Patroni, called in Roman dialect "Er Più of Borgo Santo Spirito", seeks to marry a fellow rogue with his sister. Nino also tries to fix himself with the beautiful turbines Rosa, but the girl is disputed by the protagonist with the squire Augustarello, leader of a gang of thugs in the village adverse to that of Nino. After moments of respite and battles with stab wounds, Nino manages to make peace with the family of Augustarello; as a matter of fact, after Nino wounded in a duel, Augustarello accidentally killes himself with his stab.
The Specialists, 1h44
Directed by Sergio Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Western, Spaghetti Western
Actors Johnny Hallyday, Françoise Fabian, Sylvie Fennec, Gastone Moschin, Mario Adorf, Serge Marquand
Roles Judge Ham
Rating62% 3.14163.14163.14163.14163.1416
A single stranger named Hud comes to Blackstone, a town where his brother had been falsely accused of robbing a bank. Hud he is determined to avenge his brother, who has been hanged without a proper court hearing. Finally Hud finds out it was one of the town's most dignified citizens who really robbed the bank. That puts him in great danger.
The Sons of the Leopard, 1h38
Directed by Sergio Corbucci, Romolo Guerrieri
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Enzo Andronico, Ciccio Ingrassia, Evi Marandi, Raimondo Vianello, Alberto Bonucci, Nietta Zocchi
Roles marchese Begalini
Rating53% 2.651892.651892.651892.651892.65189
Sicily, 1860. The Baron Tulico is a penniless man and womanizer, who abandons his mistress Maria Rosa for a marriage of convenience. The two pharmacists Franco and Ciccio, called for help from Maria, try to put baron's head in place, but do not have time, because the two are recruited into the army of Giuseppe Garibaldi. After many adventures Franco and Ciccio track the baron, and force him to recognize the two of them as his legitimate children.
Latin Lovers, 1h35
Directed by Mario Costa
Genres Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Totò, Toni Ucci, Vittorio Congia, Aldo Giuffrè, Nino Marchetti, Daniela Surina
Roles Gaiza
Rating60% 3.005023.005023.005023.005023.00502
The film is composed of five episodes in which is shown the love of the Italians in the 60s. Among the low quality of love stories, the episode stands out with Totò: Amore e morte (Love and death).
Toto of Arabia, 1h24
Genres Comedy
Themes Spy films
Actors Totò, Nieves Navarro, George Rigaud, Luigi Pavese, Fernando Sancho, José Luis López Vázquez
Roles Agente americano
Rating57% 2.8859452.8859452.8859452.8859452.885945
Toto, a former Italian military service who works as a servant at the British Intelligence Service, is promoted to secret agent with the name of Agent 00Ø8 in order to convince the ruler of Shamara, Sheikh Ali El Buzur, to yield oil to UK.
Toto vs. the Black Pirate, 1h33
Directed by Fernando Cerchio
Genres Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Totò, Grazia Maria Spina, Giacomo Furia, Aldo Giuffrè, Mario Castellani, Pietro Carloni
Roles Uncino
Rating57% 2.891722.891722.891722.891722.89172
José is a Neapolitan petty thief who escaping from the guards for a small theft hides himself in a barrel of Jamaican rum of on the quay of the port of Naples. The barrel get placed, however, on a pirate ship, so the man will have to face a horde of pirates to save his life.
What Ever Happened to Baby Toto?, 1h41
Directed by Paolo Heusch, Mario Castellani
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Totò, Mischa Auer, Pietro De Vico, Mario Castellani, Olimpia Cavalli, Stelvio Rosi
Roles direttore del riformatorio
Rating62% 3.117523.117523.117523.117523.11752
A pair of brothers, Baby Toto and Pietro, sons of different mothers, live stealing suitcases at the Termini Station in Rome. After a theft they discover that the stolen suitcase they got from an apparent sweet old lady actually contains a corpse. In an attempt to discard the suitcase they mistakenly exchange it with the one of two German hitchhikers, Helga and Inga.
Le motorizzate, 1h38
Directed by Enzo G. Castellari, Marino Girolami
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Anthology film, Action
Actors Ennio Girolami, Totò, Walter Chiari, France Anglade, Bice Valori, Pierre Doris
Roles Inspector
Rating60% 3.046653.046653.046653.046653.04665
Five segments. The collision between a van of religious, supporters of the Christian Democrats, and a Fiat 600 with on board a group of young militants of the PCI. Misadventures of a prostitute who works into a caravan placed under a viaduct. A walker faces a foot race to the beat of music. The poor Urbano Cacace impersonates a traffic policeman in order to feed his family. A woman with her brand new car hit a man who tries to take advantage of the incident attempting an insurance scam.
Gli onorevoli, 1h46
Directed by Sergio Corbucci, Ruggero Deodato
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Franca Valeri, Gino Cervi, Peppino De Filippo, Aroldo Tieri, Mario Castellani
Roles Segretario
Rating68% 3.4303253.4303253.4303253.4303253.430325
Cinq candidats sont en lice pour un siège de député. La démocrate-chrétienne Bianca Sereni, féministe avant la lettre, fait poser ses affiches par des prostituées et finit par tomber amoureuse d'un homme payé par les mêmes démocrates-chrétiens pour la photographier dans une situation compromettante. Elle découvre le traquenard et pourtant décide de se retirer et de se mettre avec cet homme.
Totò vs the Four, 1h34
Directed by Steno
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Peppino De Filippo, Aldo Fabrizi, Nino Taranto, Erminio Macario, Ugo D'Alessio
Roles Commendatore Filippo Lancetti
Rating65% 3.25083.25083.25083.25083.2508
At the Commissioner Antonio is stolen the car during a night. He needs to find her first address four cases of thievery in the city of Rome. The defendants are Peppino De Filippo, Aldo Fabrizi, Nino Taranto and Erminio Macario.
The Monk of Monza, 1h41
Directed by Sergio Corbucci, Ruggero Deodato, Mario Castellani
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Adriano Celentano, Giacomo Furia, Nino Taranto, Erminio Macario, Lisa Gastoni
Roles the nobleman with two right shoes
Rating64% 3.229113.229113.229113.229113.22911
Monza, 1630, a period of Spanish rule. Pasquale Cicciacalda, a humble shoemaker native of Casoria, widower of the midwife Provvidenza, can not maintain their 12 children (6 pairs of twins) and therefore devises a cunning ploy. Disguised himself and his children as monks, vague with them pretending to be poor monks, asking food and charity.
The Commandant, 1h43
Directed by Paolo Heusch
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Andreina Pagnani, Franco Fabrizi, Britt Ekland, Linda Sini, Mario Castellani
Roles Castelletti
Rating66% 3.3167353.3167353.3167353.3167353.316735
Colonel Antonio Cavalli (Toto), promoted to general, after many years spent fighting in the army and commanding Italian Army troops in the Great War and the Second World War, is sent into retirement. But he, accustomed to the command of everything and everyone, cannot get used to quiet family life. He decides to work in an office. When Antonio discovers that his wife (Andreina Pagnani) is secretly paying his salary, this depresses him even more. Eventually two crooks involve him in a real estate ripoff, using his reputation they get him to him sign off on several frauds and scams, which threaten to send him to jail and compromises his high honor as an Italian Army General. On the brink of prison, the general attempts suicide, but once again his wife gets him out of the mess .
Toto and Cleopatra, 1h35
Directed by Fernando Cerchio
Genres Comedy
Themes Films set in Africa
Actors Totò, Magali Noël, Moira Orfei, Gianni Agus, Toni Ucci, Lia Zoppelli
Roles Il chirurgo cranico reale
Rating60% 3.048583.048583.048583.048583.04858
Mark Antony has a brother-lookalike, Totonno, a sinister slave trader. Totonno secretly replaces Mark Antony in the most delicate moments. The continuous alternation of the two brothers generates havoc, with Cleopatra increasely confused about the contradictory behavior of the man.
Totò Diabolicus, 1h35
Directed by Steno
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Béatrice Altariba, Raimondo Vianello, Luigi Pavese, Mario Castellani, Steno
Roles Ispettore Scalarini
Rating67% 3.359343.359343.359343.359343.35934
Baron Torrealta is mysteriously killed by a mysterious murderer, dressed in black, who call himself "Diabolicus". The police suspects that one of his relatives is guilty of murder because of the enormous legacy, but every time they are going to incarcerate someone, this one gets killed by Diabolicus.