Caligula (1979)

What would you have done if you had been given absolute power of life and death over everybody else in the whole world?

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1979-08-14
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 774 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 36min
  • Language: Italiano
  • Production Company: Penthouse Films International
  • Production Country: Italy, United States of America
  • Director: Tinto Brass
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The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing those who would oppose him, and more.

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  • Malcolm McDowell

    as Caligula
  • Teresa Ann Savoy

    as Drusilla
  • Guido Mannari

    as Macro
  • John Gielgud

    as Nerva
  • Peter O'Toole

    as Tiberius
  • Giancarlo Badessi

    as Claudius
  • Bruno Brive

    as Gemellus
  • Adriana Asti

    as Ennia
  • Leopoldo Trieste

    as Charicles
  • Paolo Bonacelli

    as Chaerea
  • John Steiner

    as Longinus
  • Mirella D'Angelo

    as Livia
  • Helen Mirren

    as Caesonia
  • Rick Parets

    as Mnester
  • Paula Mitchell

    as Subura Singer
  • Osiride Pevarello

    as Giant
  • Donato Placido

    as Proculus
  • Anneka Di Lorenzo

    as Messalina
  • Lori Wagner

    as Agrippina
  • Maria Mascarielli

    as Banquet Woman (uncredited)
  • Donatella Damiani

    as Breastfeeding nurse (uncredited)
  • Mario Pascucci

    as Man at Banquet (uncredited)
  • Tony Casale

    as Senator (uncredited)
Sound Winston Ryder Supervising Sound Editor
Editing Rodney Glenn Assistant Editor
Crew Malcolm McDowell Additional Dialogue
Sound Renzo Rossellini Original Music Composer
Editing Nino Baragli Editor
Art Danilo Donati Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Danilo Donati Costume Designer
Writing Gore Vidal Original Story
Editing Claire Simpson Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Amedeo Alessi Assistant Makeup Artist
Editing Russell Lloyd Editor
Directing Piernico Solinas First Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Mario Michisanti Assistant Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Ennio Cascioli Assistant Hairstylist
Editing Peter Boita Associate Editor
Lighting Antonio Rinaldi Gaffer
Editing Enzo Micarelli Editor
Sound Archie Ludski Dialogue Editor
Production Franco Rossellini Producer
Crew Franco Rossellini Post Production Supervisor
Production Franco Rossellini Line Producer
Sound Bruno Nicolai Original Music Composer
Sound Bruno Nicolai Orchestrator
Sound Bruno Nicolai Conductor
Camera Silvano Ippoliti Director of Photography
Directing Tinto Brass Director
Editing Tinto Brass Editor
Camera Tinto Brass Camera Operator
Production Bob Guccione Producer
Crew Bob Guccione Additional Writing
Sound Sergei Prokofiev Music
Sound Aram Khachaturyan Music
Costume & Make-Up Rosario Prestopino Assistant Makeup Artist
Directing Carla Cipriani Continuity
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Costume & Make-Up Maurizio Trani Assistant Makeup Artist
Editing Stuart Urban Assistant Editor
Crew Osiride Pevarello Stunts
Production Paolo Heusch Casting Director
Art Luigi Marchione Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Iole Cecchini Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Alessandro Jacoponi Assistant Hairstylist
Directing Giovanni Soldati Second Assistant Director
Crew Tito LeDuc Choreographer
Crew Ted Whitehead Additional Dialogue
Camera Enrico Sasso Camera Operator
Crew Giorgio Ubaldi Stunt Coordinator
Crew Franco Celli Special Effects
Writing Masolino D'Amico Screenplay
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Editing Massimo Spano Assistant Editor
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Sound Antonio Forrest Sound Engineer
Costume & Make-Up Lucia La Porta Assistant Makeup Artist
Directing Giovanni Michelagnoli Second Assistant Director
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Costume & Make-Up Antonio Maltempo Assistant Makeup Artist
Production Sergio Galiano Unit Manager
Costume & Make-Up Antonietta Caputo Assistant Hairstylist
Sound Claudio Maielli Sound Engineer
Costume & Make-Up Paolo Borselli Assistant Hairstylist
Camera Giuseppe Di Biase Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Lamberto Biseo Assistant Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Claudia Giustini Assistant Makeup Artist
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Costume & Make-Up Emilio Trani Assistant Makeup Artist
Production Roberto Tatti Casting Director
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Camera Enrico Maggi Assistant Camera
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Camera Enrico Priori Assistant Camera
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Costume & Make-Up Luciana Mancini Costumer
Camera Carlo Milani Assistant Camera
Production Mario Di Biase Production Manager
Production Silvano Spoletini Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Clementina Battello Assistant Hairstylist
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Costume & Make-Up Guerrino Todero Assistant Hairstylist
Production Jack H. Silverman Executive Producer
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Costume & Make-Up M. Pia De Biase Assistant Hairstylist
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Production Augusto Marabelli Production Supervisor
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Production Giuseppe Serpe Production Supervisor
Directing Luigi Attardi Second Assistant Director
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Art Gianpiero Grassi Property Master
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Sound Beryl Mortimer Foley Artist
Costume & Make-Up Alberto Travaglini Assistant Makeup Artist
Production Alessandro Mattei Production Supervisor
Crew Guido Rosina Security
Production Ivo Palazzi Production Secretary
Production Giulio Mastri Production Secretary
Production Oreste De Falco Accountant
Production Paolo De Andrei Accountant
Production Mario Borgognoni Production Secretary
Crew Maria Ruhle Unit Publicist
Crew Walter Alford Unit Publicist
Editing Claudio Maimone Assistant Editor
Editing A.G. Broderick Assistant Editor
Editing Fulvio Armanni Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Olga Rendina Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Alba Ravaioli Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Otello Polci Shoe Design
Costume & Make-Up Riccarda Pierconti Seamstress
Costume & Make-Up Franca Paoletti Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Agnese Matiozzi Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Bruna Mariani Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Tonino Manfrini Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Romolo Mancini Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Lidia Leonardi Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Adriana Fiorato Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Giselda Domenicucci Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Iolanda Di Pasquale Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Gregorio Simili Wardrobe Master
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Musetta Wardrobe Master
Lighting Ettore Zampagni Best Boy Electric
Camera Giovanni Antonio Xaiz Assistant Camera
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Camera Franco Verticchio Grip
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Camera Ivo Spila Assistant Camera
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