Most widely held works about Ennio Morricone
Most widely held works by Ennio Morricone
Hamlet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds.
La bataille d'Alger The battle of Algiers ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed.
The mission ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires.
The untouchables ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first.
Nuovo cinema paradiso ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Italian and held by 1,102 libraries worldwide
A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown for the first time in thirty years and looks back on his life. As a young boy he was befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As he grew up, he learned to love films, and was encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies.
The good, the bad and the ugly ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other.
Yo-Yo Ma plays Ennio Morricone by Ennio Morricone ( Recording )
163 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 846 libraries worldwide
For a few dollars more ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader.
Once upon a time in America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
An epic tale of the lives of two New York gangsters from the period of the early 1900's through prohibition, and climaxing in their subsequent reunion in the 1960's. Friends from childhood, they entered a life of crime together that inevitably led to tragedy and death.
The good, the bad and the ugly ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 647 libraries worldwide
During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western.
Malèna ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Set in a small Sicilian town during WWII, the story centers on Renato, a 13-year-old boy with a coming of age fantasy life who falls hard for the town's ultra-beautiful twentysomething, Malena.
The good, the bad and the ugly ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 586 libraries worldwide
A restored version of the spaghetti western tale of greed, revenge and epic warfare. Three ruthless outlaws avidly search for a treasure chest containing $200,000.
Ripley's game ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and German and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Living a life of luxury, Ripley attends a party thrown by Jonathan Trevanny and overhears the host making critical comments about Ripley's fashion sense. Enraged, Ripley immediately plots his retaliation. This comes via his former business partner Reeves. Reeves seeks out Ripley's help in finding an unrecognized assassin to kill a Russian gangster, and Ripley suggests he talk to Trevanny. Trevanny reluctantly accepts the offer and the situation quickly spirals out of control to the point of drawing the attention of the Russian mob, forcing Ripley to intervene.
Casualties of war ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral quagmire of wartime Vietnam. Witness to a vile crime, Private Ericksson (Michael J. Fox) is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers and commanding officer Sergeant Meserve (Sean Penn). Master filmmaker Brian DePalma creates a devastating and unforgettable tale of one man's quest for sanity and justice amidst the chaos of war.
Novecento ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Two boys are born in Parma, Italy on the day of composer Giuseppe Verdi's death in 1901. Alfredo Berlinghieri is the son of a wealthy landowner and Olmo Dalco is the son of a poverty-stricken peasant who becomes a communist and labor organizer. Though the boys are childhood friends, they increasingly come into conflict as adults as Alfredo panders to the increasingly powerful fascists while Olmo fights relentlessly against Mussolini's followers.
Sorstalanság Fateless ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and Hungarian and held by 475 libraries worldwide
A teenage Jewish boy from Budapest finds himself in turmoil as Hitler's Final Solution becomes policy throughout Europe. Taken from his family and sent to a concentration camp, his existence becomes a surreal adventure in adversity in order to survive.
I pugni in tasca Fists in the pocket ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Tormented by twisted desires, a young man takes drastic measures to rid his grotesquely dysfunctional family of its various afflictions.
Two mules for Sister Sara ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers. After meeting a band of Mexican revolutionaries, who are resisting the French occupation of Mexico, the cowboy and Sister Sara decide to join forces with the freedom fighters and set off on a deadly mission to capture the enemy's garrison. But along the way the soft spoken hero discovers that the nun is not what she seems.
Abraham ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe.
City of joy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
Algeria Algeria--Algiers--Kasbah American Civil War (1861-1865) Autonomy Battaglia di Algeri (Motion picture) Bounty hunters Capone, Al,--1899-1947 Denmark Documentary-style films Documentary television programs Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired Friendship Gangster films Gangsters Guarani Indians--Missions Hamlet (Legendary character) Historical films History Illinois--Chicago Italy Italy--Sicily Jabhat al-Taḥrīr al-Qawmī Man-woman relationships Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion picture music--Excerpts, Arranged Motion picture producers and directors Ness, Eliot Outlaws Princes Prohibition Reminiscing Revenge Revolution (Algeria : 1954-1962) Seven Reductions, War of the (1754-1756) Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 South America Spaghetti Westerns Terrorism Torture United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films World War (1939-1945)
Moricone, Ennio 1928- falsche Namensform
Morricone, E. (Ennio)
Morricone, Enno 1928- Vorlage
Morricone, Enrico 1928- Vorlage
Nichols, Leo 1928-
Pseud. Nichols, Leo 1928-
Pseud. Savio, Dan 1928-
Savio, Dan 1928-
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