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Dario Argento (1940 - )

Date of Birth: 7 September 1940
Place of Birth: Rome, Italy
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Also Known As: Sirio Bernadotte; George Kemp

GENRE FILMOGRAPHY

1970
L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo (director)
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage - UK / US title
Bird with the Glass Feathers
Fuglen med krystalfjerpragten
- Danish title
The Gallery Murders
Das Geheimnis der schwarzen Handschuhe
- West German title
Kuoleman lintu - Finnish title
Ljudet av kristallfågeln - Swedish title
Ljudet från kristallfågeln - Swedish title
L'oiseau au plumage de cristal - French title
El pájaro de las plumas de cristal - Argentinian / Spanish title
Paratiisilinnun arvoitus - Finnish title
O Pássaro com Plumas de Cristal - Portugese title
O Pássaro das Plumas de Cristal - Brazilian title
Phantom of Terror
As Plumas de Cristal
- Brazilian title
Point of Terror - US title
Svarta handsken - Swedish title

1971
Il gatto a nove code (director)
The Cat o' Nine Tails - UK / US title
Le chat à neuf queues - French title
O Gato das Sete Vidas - Portugese title
El gato de las nueve colas - Argentinian / Spanish title
O Gato de Nove Caudas - Brazilian title
Hiipivä kauhu - Finnish title
Kot o dziesieciu ogonach - Polish title
Die Neunschwänzige Katze - West German title
De nio heta spåren - Swedish title

1972
Quattro mosche di velluto grigio (director)
4 mosche di velluto grigio
Cuatro moscas de terciopelo gris
- Argentinian title
Den djävulska fällan - Swedish title
Four Flies on Grey Velvet – UK / US title
Four Patches of Grey Velvet
Fyra flugor på grått sammet
- Swedish title
Quatre mouches de velours gris - French title
Quatro Moscas no Veludo Cinza - Brazilian title
Vier Fliegen auf grauem Samt - West German title

1973
La porta sul buio (series host) *

La porta sul buio: Il tram (producer, director) *

La porta sul buio: Testimone oculare (producer, director) *

1975
Profondo rosso (director)
Deep Red
Deep Red Hatchet Murders
Dripping Deep Red
Les frissons de la terreur
- French title
Les frissons de l'angoisse - French title
Gleboka czerwien - Polish title
The Hatchet Murders
Prelúdio Para Matar
- Brazilian title
Rojo oscuro - Spanish title
Rojo profundo - Argentinian title
Rosso - Die Farbe des Todes - West German title
The Sabre Tooth Tiger
Suspiria 2
- Japanese title
Verenpunainen kauhu - Finnish title

1977
Suspiria (director, music)
Dario Argento's Suspiria – US advertising title
Flykten från helvetet - Swedish title
Suspiria - In den Krallen des Bösen - West German advertising title
Suspiria - tappavat huokaukset – Finnish television title

1978
Dawn of the Dead (producer, script consultant, music)
Dawn of the Living Dead
In de greep van de zombies
- Dutch title
Muertos vivos: La batalla final - Argentinian title
Swit umarlych - Polish title
Zombi - Italian title
Zombie - Das Original - West German title
Zombie - Dawn of the Dead - West German title
Zombie - Le crépuscule des morts-vivants - French title
Zombie - O Despertar dos Mortos - Brazilian title
Zombie - West German title
Zombie: Dawn of the Dead
Zombies
Zombies im Kaufhaus
- West German video title

La macchina cinema (interviewee) *

1980
Inferno (director)
Feuertanz der Zombies - West German advertising title
Horror Infernal - West German title
Infernal Horror - West German title
Inferno 80 - Finnish title
Infierno - Spanish title
A Mansão do Inferno - Brazilian title

1982
Tenebre (director)
Pelkoa ei voi paeta - Finnish title
Shiadô - Japanese title
Sotto gli occhi dell'assassino
Tenebrae
– UK title
Tenebre - Der kalte Hauch des Todes - West German title
Ténebre - Spanish title
Ténèbres - French title
Tinieblas - Argentinian / Spanish title
Unsane - US title

1985
Phenomenona (producer, director)
Creepers – UK / US title
Phenomena - Integral Hard – Japanese title

Demoni (producer)
Dämonen 2 - West German title
Dance of the Demons - West German title
Demonios - Argentinian title
Demons - Spanish / UK / US title
Démons - French title
Demony - Polish title

Jennifer's Theme (director)

The Valley (performer (himself))

World of Horror - Il meglio di Dario Argento (interviewee)
Dario Argento. Todo el horror – Argentinian video title
Dario Argento's World of Horror
Le monde de l'horreur
- French title
Il mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento

Dal set di Phenomena (interviewee)

1986
Demoni 2 (producer)
Dämonen - West German title
Dance of the Demons 2 - West German title
Demoni 2: L'incubo ritorna
Démons 2
- French title
Demons 2 – UK / US title
Demons 2: The Nightmare Is Back - US title
Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns - US video title
Demons II - Spanish title

1987
Opera (producer, director)
Im Zeichen des Raben - West German title
Terreur à l'opéra - French title
Terror at the Opera – UK / US title
Terror en la ópera - Argentinian title
Terror in der Oper - West German title
Terror na Ópera - Brazilian title
Terror na Opera - Portugese title

Fiat Cromo (director) *

1987 - 1988
Giallo - La tua impronta del venerdi (director) *

1989
Document of the Dead (special thanks)

Due occhi diabolici (producer, director)
Deux yeux maléfiques - French title
Los ojos del diablo - Spanish title
Ojos diabólicos - Argentinian video title
Pahan silmät - Finnish title
Two Evil Eyes - UK / US title

La chiesa (producer)
A Catedral - Brazilian title
Cathedral of Demons
The Church
– UK / US title
Demon Cathedral
Demons 3
El engendro del diablo
- Spanish title
In the Land of the Demons
Kosciól
- Polish title
Sanctuaire - French title

Protagonisti del cinema italiano: Dario Argento *

1991
La setta (producer)
Demons 4
The Devil's Daughter
- US title
The Sect
La secta
– Argentinian video / Spanish title

Fear in the Dark (interviewee) *

Il mondo di Dario Argento 2 (interviewee)
Dario Argento: Master of Horror

1992
Innocent Blood (performer - paramedic)
Amore all'ultimo morso - Italian title
Bloody Marie - Eine Frau mit Biß - German title
Bloody Marie - viettelevä vampyyri - Finnish title
Bloody Marie – Norwegian video title
A French Vampire in America
Não Há Pescoço Que Aguente
- Portugese title
Oskyldigt blod - Swedish title
Sangre fresca: una chica insaciable - Spanish title
Transilvania mi amor - Argentinian title

1993
This is Horror: Dario Argento Special

1994
Trauma (producer, director)
Aura - German video title

Degenerazione (performer (voiceover))

1996
La sindrome di Stendhal (producer, director)
El arte de matar – Spanish television title
Síndrome Mortal - Brazilian title
Stendahl syndrooma - Finnish title
The Stendhal Syndrome – UK / US title
Stendhals syndrom - Swedish title
Stendhal's Syndrome
Syndrome
– Argentinian video title
Le syndrome de Stendhal – French video title
Viagem ao Inferno - Portugese title

1997
MDC - La maschera di cera (producer, story)
Masca de ceara - Romanian title
A Máscara de Cera – Portugese video title
La máscara de cera – Argentinian video / Spanish title
Le masque de cire – French video title
Wax Mask - vahanaamio - Finnish title
Wax Mask - German / UK title

Il mondo di Dario Argento 3: Il museo degli orrori di Dario Argento (interviewee)

1998
Il fantasma dell'opera (director)
O Fantasma da Ópera - Portugese title
El fantasma de la opera – Argentinian video / Spanish / Venezuelan title
Le fantôme de l'opéra - French title
Oopperan kummitus - Finnish title
Phantom der Oper - German title
Phantom of the Opera – US title
The Phantom of the Opera - US title
Um Vulto na Escuridão – Brazilian video title

Homo cinematographicus (performer (himself)) *

2000
Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror
(performer (himself)) *

Deep Red 25th Anniversary (performer (himself))

Fear, Panic and Censorship (performer (himself)) *

Inferno 20th Anniversary (performer (himself))

2001
Conducting Dario Argento's Opera (performer (himself))

Nonhosonno (director)
I Can't Sleep – US advertising title
Insomnia - Argentinian video title
Insomnio - Spanish title
Insônia – Brazilian title
Non ho sonno – alternative spelling
Le sang des innocents - French title
Sleepless - English language title
Uykusuz - Turkish title

Suspiria 25th Anniversary (performer (himself))

Tales of the Cat (performer (himself))

2002
Masters of Horror
(performer (himself)) *

Scarecrow (dedicated to)
A Vingança do Espantalho - Brazilian title

2003
Two Master's Eyes (performer (himself))

2004
Il cartaio (director)
The Card Dealer
Card Player - French DVD title
The Card Player - German/English language title
The Cardplayer - Australian title
Deathsite - Japanese DVD title
O Harto-paiktis - Greek title
O Jogador de Cartas - Brazilian title
El Jugador - Argentinean video title

The Dead Will Walk (performer (himself))

Mario Bava: Operazione paura (performer (himself)) *

Non risponde più (performer (himself))

2005
Love, Death and Trauma
(performer (himself))

Masters of Horror: Jenifer (director) *

Out of the Shadows (performer (himself))

Playing with Death (performer (himself))

Ti piace Hitchcock? (director) *
Aimez-vous Hitchcock? - French television title
Do You Like Hitchcock? - English Language title
Ka' du li' Hitchcock? - Danish title
Obsesión de sangre - Argentinean DVD title
Tycker du om Hitchcock? - Swedish title

2007
Death Proof
(thanks)
Boulevard de la mort - French title
Death Proof - Todsicher - German title
Grindhouse - A prova di morte - Italian title
Grindhouse Vol. 1: Death Proof - Polish title
Grindhouse: Death Proof - Finnish title
Grindhouse: Surmakindel - Estonian title
Ölüm geçirmez - Turkish title
Otporan na smrt - Croatian title
À Prova de Morte - Portuguese title

The Fearmakers Collection (performer (himself))

Fleshing It Out The Making of Pelts (performer (himself))

Grindhouse (special thanks (Death Proof))
Dehset gezegeni - Turkish title
Dokazatelstvo smerti - Russian title
Grindhouse - A prova di morte - Italian atitle
Grindhouse en programme double - French Canadian title
Grindhouse: Death Proof - Finnish title
À l'épreuve de la mort - French Canadian title

Masters of Horror: Pelts (director) *

La Terza madre (script, director)
Mother of Tears
Mother of Tears  The Third Mother
The Third Mother

2008
Dead On  The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero
(performer (himself))

NON-GENRE FILMOGRAPHY

1967
Scusi, lei e favorevole o contrario? (script; performer (priest))
El gran amante - Spanish title
Perdone, ¿está Ud. a favor o en contra? - Argentinian title

1968
C'era una volta il West (story)
Aconteceu no Oeste - Portugese title
Dawno temu na dzikim zachodzie - Polish title
Era Uma Vez no Oeste - Brazilian title
Érase una vez en el Oeste - Argentinian title
Fins que li va arribar l'hora - Catalan Spanish title
Het gebeurde in het westen - Dutch title
Harmonica - en hämnare - Swedish title
Hasta que llegó su hora - Spanish title
Huuliharppukostaja - Finnish title
Il était une fois dans l'Ouest - French / French Canadian title
Once Upon a Time in the West - US title
Spiel mir das Lied vom Tod - Austrian / West German title
Vestens hårde halse - Danish title
Volt egyszer egy vadnyugat - Hungarian title

Comandamenti per un gangster (script)
L'enfer avant la mort - French title

Commandos (script)
Commandos - itsemurhapartio - Finnish title
Ett helvete för commandos - Swedish title
Himmelfahrtskommando El Alamein
Komandosi
- Polish title
Mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern
Sullivan's Marauders

Les héros ne meurent jamais (script)

Oggi a me... domani a te! (script)
5 gachettes d'or - French title
5 gachettes en or! - French advertising title
Cinq gâchettes d'or - French title
Der Dicke ist nicht zu bremsen - West German title
Fem red ut - Swedish title
He ratsastivat yhdessä - Finnish title
Heute ich... morgen du! - West German title
Hoy por ti... mañana por mi! - Argentinian video title
Kostajat - Finnish title
Ojo por ojo - Spanish title
On sinun vuorosi kuolla - Finnish title
Stoßgebet für einen Hammer - West German title
Today It's Me - US title
Today It's Me... Tomorrow It's You! - Canadian title
Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!

Probabilita zero (script)
Probability Zero - Australian video title
Härifrån till helvetet - Swedish title
Operaatio Zero - Finnish title
Operation Red Point - West German video title

La rivoluzione sessuale (script)
La revolución sexual - Venezuelan title
The Sexual Revolution
De vilda sänghästarna
- Swedish title

La stagione dei sensi (script)

Une corde, un Colt (script)
Cemetery Without Crosses - US title
Cimitero senza croci - Italian title
Una cuerda, un Colt - Spanish title
Friedhof ohne Kreuze - West German title
The Rope and the Colt - US title

1969
Un esercito di cinque uomini (script)
Cinq hommes armés - French title
Der Dampfhammer - West German title
Dicker, laß die Fetzen fliegen - West German title
Ejército de cinco - Argentinian title
Un ejército de cinco hombres - Spanish title
Fem professionella män - Swedish title
The Five Man Army - US title
Die Fünf Gefürchteten und ein Halleluja - West German title
Die Fünf Gefürchteten - West German title
Præriens blodhunde - Danish title
Viiden miehen armeija - Finnish title

La legione dei dannati (script)
La batalla de los comandos - Argentinian title
Battle of the Commandos
La brigada de los condenados
- Spanish title
Die zum Teufel gehen - West German title
La légion des damnés - French title
Legion of the Damned

Metti una sera a cena (script)
Cena para amantes - Argentinian title
Disons un soir à dîner - French title
Love Circle
One Night at Dinner
Supongamos que una noche, cenando...
- Spanish title

1972
Così sia
(script)
A Dios rogando y con los puños dando - Spanish title
Dein Wille geschehe, Amigo - West German title
Lännen laiskin kovanaama - Finnish title
Man Called Amen - US title
Therefore It Is - US title
They Called Him Amen - US title

1973
Le cinque giornate (story, director, performer (man with Tranzunto (uncredited)))
Cinq jours de révolution - French title
The Five Days of Milan
Die Halunken
- West German title

1985
The Joe Franklin Show
: 29 August 1985 (performer (himself)) *

1995
Il cielo e sempre piu blu (performer - man confessing to Fransiscan monk)
Bits and Pieces

1998
Seul contre tous (special thanks)
I Stand Alone

2000
Scarlet Diva (producer)
Diva escarlata – Argentinian title

2006
Tempus fugit
(performer (himself))

LINKS

SEE ALSO
Asia Argento
Claudio Argento
Fiore Argento
Salvatore Argento
Daria Nicolodi

REFERENCES

BOOKS

Art of Darkness (2001)
credits, review, articles

The BFI Companion to Horror pp.25-26
short article

Broken Mirrors, Broken Minds: The Dark Dreams of Dario Argento by Maitland McDonagh (London: Sun Tavern Fields (1991) ISBN 095170124X)

Mondo Argento by Alan Jones (1996)
illustrated reviews

Profondo Thrilling by Dario Argento (1975)
articles

MAGAZINES

Delirium no.5 (1997) pp.6-7 (UK)
illustrated interview (La Sindrome di Stockholmo Jason Meredith)

Empire no 88 (1996) p.11 (UK)
interview (How Much is a Pint of Milk? by Adam Smith)

Film Threat February 1993 pp.40-45 (USA)
article (Argento's Enigma: Tortured Artist or Latent Psycho? by David E. Williams)

Nocturno vol.3 no. 7 (June 1998) pp.57-58 (Italy)
illustrated interview (Dietro la maschera del fantasma by Gianmarco Stacciari)

Psychotronic Video no 18 (Summer 1994) pp.40-47 (UK)
interview (Profondo Rosso by Dennis Daniel and Michael Will)

 


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