Sergio Corbucci

Sergio Corbucci

Highest Rated: 100% The Great Silence (1968)

Lowest Rated: 0% Super Fuzz (1981)

Birthday: Dec 06, 1926

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Next to Sergio Leone, no Italian director carved out a meatier portion of the delightfully over-the-top spaghetti western genre than Sergio Corbucci. His main partner in crime was actor Franco Nero, who helped power the filmmaker's first commercial success in 1966, "Django," about a gunslinger caught between a number of feuds. Corbucci and Nero made another five films together, including 1968's "Revenge of a Gunfighter," 1970's "Companeros," and the belated 1987 sequel "Django 2." The fan boy and Internet era has greatly added to Corbucci's reputation since he died in 1990. Admirers of the spaghetti genre have elevated the filmmaker to confirmed cult status, especially admiring the violence and silent two lead protagonists of "The Great Silence," centered around a mute gunslinger who must defend himself against a gang of bounty hunters. Starring French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant as Silence and German firebrand Klaus Kinski as Loco, the 1968 western features a "Butch Cassidy"-style ending, with the duo gunned down violently by the bounty hunters who have been giving them chase. As is often the case with cult favorites, Corbucci has no substantial awards to show for his pioneering western efforts.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 74% The Spaghetti West Unknown (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Am an ESP Director,
Screenwriter
- 1985
No Score Yet 57% Who Finds a Friend Finds a Treasure Director,
Writer
- 1981
0% 54% Super Fuzz Director,
Writer
- 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Neapolitan Mystery Director - 1979
No Score Yet 64% Pari e dispari Director - 1978
No Score Yet 60% The Con Artists Screenwriter - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Il Bianco, Il Giallo, Il Nero Director - 1975
No Score Yet 49% Shoot First, Ask Questions Later Director - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet To My Dear Mother on Her Birthday Writer - 1974
No Score Yet 33% Death Walks at Midnight Writer - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sonny & Jed Director - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet What Am I Doing in the Middle of the Revolution? Director,
Writer
- 1972
No Score Yet 87% Companeros Director,
Writer
- 1970
80% 76% The Mercenary Director,
Screenwriter
- 1968
100% 90% The Great Silence Director,
Screenwriter
$53.1K 1968
No Score Yet 61% The Hellbenders Director - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bersaglio mobile Director,
Writer
- 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moving Target Director - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Laughs Director,
Writer
- 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Oro Director - 1966
93% 84% Django Director,
Screenwriter,
Producer
$25.1K 1966
No Score Yet 53% Navajo Joe Director - 1966
No Score Yet 17% Ringo and His Golden Pistol Director - 1966
No Score Yet 31% Minnesota Clay Director,
Screenwriter
- 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Castle of Terror Writer - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shortest Day Director - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Slave Director - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Duel of the Titans Director,
Writer
- 1961
No Score Yet 31% The Last Days of Pompeii Screenwriter - 1950

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