Italian Actor

Paolo Bonacelli

  • Feb 28, 1939 (age 81)
  • 6' 0" (1.84 m)
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2018
Magical Nights
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MovieNov 8, 2018

Magical Nights

The corpse of a famous film producer is found in the …
The corpse of a famous film producer is found in the Tiber. The investigations focus on three peculiar young scriptwriters.
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2016
La macchinazione
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MovieMar 24, 2016

La macchinazione

In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is …
In the summer of '75 Pier Paolo Pasolini's film, "Salò", is stolen from the lab where he is editing it. This is just the first step of an intricate plan that will bring the great poet to his violent death.
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2010
The American
MovieSep 1, 2010

The American

A chance encounter unexpectedly leads to an unlikely …
A chance encounter unexpectedly leads to an unlikely friendship when a young, reserved Parisian takes in a mysterious American backpacker for a few days.
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2006
Mission: Impossible III
MovieApr 24, 2006

Mission: Impossible III

Super-spy Ethan Hunt has …
Super-spy Ethan Hunt has retired from active duty to train new IMF agents. But he is called back into action to confront the toughest villain he's ever faced - Owen Davian, an international weapons and information provider with no remorse and no conscience. Hunt assembles his team: his old friend Luther Strickell, transportation expert Declan, and background operative Zhen. They are to rescue one of his very own trainees, Lindsey who was kidnapped while on a surveillance detail of Davian. It soon becomes evident that Davian is well-protected, well-connected, and downright malicious. This forces Hunt to extend his journey back into the field in order to rescue his wife, Julia, and uncover IMF double agents in the process.
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2004
13 at a Table
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MovieOct 25, 2004

13 at a Table

Giulio a divorced middle-aged man, returns to the family villa in …
Giulio a divorced middle-aged man, returns to the family villa in Tuscany where he spent his childhood holidays with the entire family, in order to arrange for its sale together with his brothers and cousins. The house brings back memories of his youth and of the beautiful Anna, relentlessly pursued by all his brothers but ultimately won over by him. Overcome with emotions, and now aware of the significance of the property, Giulio decides to buy all his relatives' shares and move back to the villa with his family.
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2003
The Accidental Detective
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MovieApr 11, 2003

The Accidental Detective

The Accidental Detective is a …
The Accidental Detective is a 2003 comedy film directed by Vanna Paoli.
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2000
Scarlet Diva
MovieMay 26, 2000

Scarlet Diva

A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of …
A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
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1999
Dirty Linen
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MovieJan 29, 1999

Dirty Linen

The Razzi family owns a small factory of sweets in …
The Razzi family owns a small factory of sweets in Macerata. Their desire to enlarge their business to cope with the new Unified European Market brings to a string of fatal mistakes that ...
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1996
The Stendhal Syndrome
MovieJan 26, 1996

The Stendhal Syndrome

A young policewoman slowly …
A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
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1995
Vacanze di Natale '95
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MovieDec 14, 1995

Vacanze di Natale '95

Two Italians are on holiday in …
Two Italians are on holiday in Aspen in Colorado. The first one is Lorenzo whose daughter is crazy about Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210 actor) and wants to meet him at all costs. The second one wants to win back his wife who has left him because of his gambling problem.
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1994
Once a Year, Every Year
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MovieOct 13, 1994

Once a Year, Every Year

A man enters a restaurant in …
A man enters a restaurant in Trastevere, in the suburbs of Rome, and asks the owner to cook him the superb bass he has just been given. He wants it served at the dinner gathering like every year the group of inseparable friends he is a member of. The others join him. The last to come is a lawyer who has just liquidated the succession of the one that will be missing tonight. The deceased leaves them an estate in Umbria provided they live there in community. What will the friends decide during this dinner like no other?
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The Teddy Bear
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MovieAug 10, 1994

The Teddy Bear

Professor Jean Rivière receives phone calls accusing him of …
Professor Jean Rivière receives phone calls accusing him of murder. A teddy bear arrives by mail.
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1992
Ciao, Professore!
MovieOct 9, 1992

Ciao, Professore!

Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to …
Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to work in Corzano, a town near Naples. The first day of work he finds in the school only the school-caretaker and few girls and boys in the class-room. He goes out looking for them and he discovers then a wretched life led by the boys and the girls of Corzano. A life in which only power and violence are worth respecting. Sperelli tries to teach something different but he gets their respect only by slapping Raffaele, on the way to became a camorrist. His presence and his work, however, disturb too many persons and he will be transferred.
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Touch and Die
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MovieFeb 18, 1992

Touch and Die

Frank Magenta works as a journalist in Rome for a big …
Frank Magenta works as a journalist in Rome for a big American newspaper. Assigned to gather information on the background of Scanzano, the presidential candidate of Italian origin, he ...
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1991
Johnny Stecchino
MovieOct 24, 1991

Johnny Stecchino

Good hearted but not very wordly-wise, Dante is happy driving …
Good hearted but not very wordly-wise, Dante is happy driving the school bus for a group of mentally handicapped children, while feeling he is somehow missing out on life and love. So he is very excited when after nearly being knocked down by her car he meets Maria, who seems immediately enamoured of him. He is soon invited to her sumptuous Palermo villa, little suspecting that this is part of a plot. He bears an amazing likeness to Maria's stool-pigeon gangster husband and it would be convenient for them if the mobster, in the shape of Dante, was seen to be dead and buried.
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Night on Earth
MovieOct 4, 1991

Night on Earth

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and …
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
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1990
Only One Survived
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MovieOct 27, 1990

Only One Survived

Four buddies battle the elements and one another when they …
Four buddies battle the elements and one another when they become stranded in bad weather.
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Flight from Paradise
MovieJun 1, 1990

Flight from Paradise

In a futuristic society, an old man tells the legend of a strange …
In a futuristic society, an old man tells the legend of a strange medal to two children. In flashback, we learn that after a nuclear catastrophe, two teenagers were living in an artificial paradise, maintained by electronic means, and once decide to leave that shelter and escape using that same medal - a mini video-disc - in search of outer-space freedom.
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1989
Francesco
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MovieMar 22, 1989

Francesco

Docudrama about the life of St-Francis of Assisi.
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1988
Lenin: The Train
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MovieNov 30, 1988

Lenin: The Train

March 1917. World War I is already three years in. A sealed train …
March 1917. World War I is already three years in. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Germany and Sweden to St. Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of ...
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1987
Rimini Rimini
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MovieMar 3, 1987

Rimini Rimini

The film is divided into episodes set on the beaches of Rimini. …
The film is divided into episodes set on the beaches of Rimini. Gildo (Paolo Villaggio) is a moralistic magistrate who shuts down red light districts but his enemies conspire to photograph him in a compromising position with sex goddess Lola (Serena Grandi). Laura Antonelli plays a wealthy woman who believes her husband has drowned. A priest is forced to put his mouth on a topless nun as the battle of morality verses misbehavior unfolds. A shy girl is forced to fall in love with a hefty; a priest falls in love with a nun; and a poor employee is forced to do menial jobs to his master for not being fired.
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D'Annunzio
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MovieJan 30, 1987

D'Annunzio

D'Annunzio is a father who is annoyed with the prospect of …
D'Annunzio is a father who is annoyed with the prospect of another child on the way. Frankly megalomaniac and penniless, he goes from city to city writing his scandalous works.
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1985
Camorra
MovieDec 14, 1985

Camorra

After Annunziata (Angela Molina) opens up a hostel with her …
After Annunziata (Angela Molina) opens up a hostel with her friend Antonio (Daniel Ezralow) she is saved from being raped by a Camorra (organized crime) boss when the gangster is suddenly killed. The killer escapes before Annunziata is able to see who it was. Following this murder are several others and always with the same "signature" - a needle through one of the testicles of the victims. Everyone suspects a drug war is on because the slain men are cocaine-heroin pushers. In a subplot, Annunziata's young son is forced to run drugs , making him the next candidate for murder. As the drug dealers continue to be killed off, the identity of the killer - or killers - slowly becomes obvious.
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Mamma Ebe
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MovieAug 28, 1985

Mamma Ebe

Based on the story of the woman recently brought to trial on …
Based on the story of the woman recently brought to trial on charges of moral plagiarism and witchcraft.
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Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison
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MovieJan 25, 1985

Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison

Antonio Gramsci, sentenced …
Antonio Gramsci, sentenced to twenty years in prison by the fascist tribunals, relives the stages of his political career and private life.
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1985

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Nothing Left to Do But Cry".
David Di Donatello
1984
Nothing Left to Do But Cry
MovieDec 20, 1984

Nothing Left to Do But Cry

In the 80s, two friends …
In the 80s, two friends misteriously wake up in the XV century and clumsly try to intermingle with the society of the time.
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Henry IV
MovieMay 24, 1984

Henry IV

The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, …
The story begins at a medieval dressing party. A man, dressed as the King Enrico IV, falls from his horse and hits his head. This causes him serious lesions and gets insane, believing he is...
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1980
The Mystery of Oberwald
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MovieSep 3, 1980

The Mystery of Oberwald

One long decade after the …
One long decade after the assassination of her husband, a reclusive queen comes face-to-face with the deceased's doppelgänger and anarchist poet, and strikes a three-day pact; however, fate has other plans. What is the mystery of Oberwald?
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Il cappotto di Astrakan
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MovieMar 28, 1980

Il cappotto di Astrakan

Piero arrives in Paris from …
Piero arrives in Paris from Luino after having won a pool tournament with friends. In the train he meets the famous place Ramazzini and has so many incidents that culminated with his arrest...
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Le Guignolo
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MovieMar 26, 1980

Le Guignolo

Alexandre Dupré is a con artist, accidentally involved in a …
Alexandre Dupré is a con artist, accidentally involved in a hunt for microfilm, containing a valuable invention of a recently murdered French scientist.
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1979
Good News
MovieNov 23, 1979

Good News

A disaffected media executive who spends his days watching …
A disaffected media executive who spends his days watching violent programming on the six television screens in his office and his evenings is neglecting his frustrated wife at home.
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Caligula
MovieAug 14, 1979

Caligula

Caligula (Italian: Caligola) is a 1979 erotic historical drama film …
Caligula (Italian: Caligola) is a 1979 erotic historical drama film focusing on the rise and fall of the eponymous Roman Emperor Caligula. It stars Malcolm McDowell in the title role, alongside Teresa Ann Savoy, Helen Mirren, Peter O'Toole, John Steiner and John Gielgud. It is the only feature film produced by the men's magazine Penthouse. Producer Bob Guccione, the magazine's founder, intended to produce an explicit pornographic film with a feature film narrative and high production values. He cast Penthouse Pets as extras in unsimulated sex scenes filmed during post-production by himself and Giancarlo Lui.
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Christ Stopped at Eboli
MovieFeb 22, 1979

Christ Stopped at Eboli

A doctor in Fascist Italy is …
A doctor in Fascist Italy is exiled to a remote village for his political views.
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1978
Ritratto di borghesia in nero
MovieMar 3, 1978

Ritratto di borghesia in nero

A background of rising …
A background of rising fascism in Venice in 1930s. A music-student, Matthias, mixes with the town's bourgeoisie and falls in love with a mature teacher, Carla, the mother of his friend Renato, and then with his young colleague, Elena. The themes include blackmail, betrayal, seduction, and eventually murder.
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1976
Evil Thoughts
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MovieOct 26, 1976

Evil Thoughts

Mario Marani is a well-respected lawyer in late 70s Milano. He …
Mario Marani is a well-respected lawyer in late 70s Milano. He and his wonderful wife Francesca have an intense high social life. But Mario has a problem. He is obsessed by bad thoughts (cattivi pensieri); he is always concerned about his wife, thinking continuously to be betrayed by her. It is a nightmare, every time Mario sees Francesca talking to one of their friends immediately starts to see her and him in an hot affair. Jealousy and suspects increase and increase, till their life cross with a young man hidden inside their flat.
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The Inheritance
MovieMay 25, 1976

The Inheritance

Rome, 1880. Gregorio has decided to close his bakery, the …
Rome, 1880. Gregorio has decided to close his bakery, the family business. Then he tells his sons Pippo, Mario and daughter Teta that they will have to fend for themselves. But newly married Irene, Pippo's wife, a beautiful, calculating and ambitious young woman, wants to take over the inheritance. Acting on intelligence, weighing every step and its consequences, she manages to convince the brothers that they must prevent at all costs that his father falls in love again to avoid the risk of losing their inheritance.
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Illustrious Corpses
MovieFeb 12, 1976

Illustrious Corpses

A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the …
A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party
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1975
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
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MovieNov 22, 1975

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Nazi-Fascist Northern Italy, …
Nazi-Fascist Northern Italy, 1943-44. Four senior members of government, aided by henchmen and Nazi soldiers, kidnap a group of young men and women. They hold them for 120 days, subjecting them to all manner of torture, perversion and degradation.
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1974
Year One
MovieNov 15, 1974

Year One

The story of Christian Democrat leader De Gasperi and his …
The story of Christian Democrat leader De Gasperi and his struggle to lead Italy in the years after the end of World War Two.
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The Murri Affair
MovieSep 28, 1974

The Murri Affair

Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young …
Based on a true incident, this tells the story of a troubled young man who kills his sister's reactionary, violent and abusive husband and is eventually arrested for the murder. However, the dead husband happened to be a member of the Italian nobility, and the trial starts to turn into more of a prosecution of the defendant's socialist politics and the activities of his father, a well known liberal social reformer, than the actual crime itself.
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Milarepa
MovieMay 1, 1974

Milarepa

The story of the famous Tibetan yogi and poet Milarepa.
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1973
Giordano Bruno
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MovieNov 29, 1973

Giordano Bruno

Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free …
Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial for 'heresy'.
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1970
Lady Barbara
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MovieOct 16, 1970

Lady Barbara

Lady Barbara released.
1966
The Devil in Love
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MovieDec 21, 1966

The Devil in Love

A leading devil comes to earth to prevent the marriage of a …
A leading devil comes to earth to prevent the marriage of a papal aristocrat and a daughter of Lorenzo the Magnificent.
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Pleasant Nights
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MovieOct 28, 1966

Pleasant Nights

A trilogy of comedic tales set in the Middle Ages.
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1965
Hard Time for Princes
MovieFeb 18, 1965

Hard Time for Princes

Don Giuliano Niccolini …
Don Giuliano Niccolini Borges (Vittorio Gassman), Roman Prince and member of the Pontifical Noble Guard, is very much attracted to Jane (Dame Joan Collins), an English girl he has met that is accompanying him on a pleasure trip to Switzerland. He has some plans for hanky-panky on their various stops along the route, but Jane has other plans, as she is only with him because his car has a special-identification license plate and can go through customs without inspection. The car clears customs as does the stolen million dollars she is smuggling. Sandro (Jacques Bergerac), her former boyfriend is following and plans to hijack the loot, leaving Jane empty-handed.
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1964
Corpse for the Lady
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MovieSep 19, 1964

Corpse for the Lady

Laura is the victim of a blackmail, asks for help to her …
Laura is the victim of a blackmail, asks for help to her childhood friends Renata, Marina and Giovanna in the meantime become a nun to collect the amount requested.
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1939
Paolo Bonacelli
BirthFebruary 1939

Paolo Bonacelli

Paolo Bonacelli was born.
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