The best Philippe Leroy’s movies

Philippe Leroy

Philippe Leroy

15/10/1930 (91 años)
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La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita
7.3/10
A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.

The Night Porter

The Night Porter
6.6/10
A concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic relationship, his former SS comrades begin to stalk them.

Moses

Moses
6.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 20/12/1995
  • Character: Tuntmin
An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip Stone, Anthony Higgins, Anton Lesser and Anita Zagaria are featured in this award-winning installment from TNT's "greatest stories of the Bible" series directed by Roger Young.

The Women of Quiet Country

The Women of Quiet Country
4.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 24/03/1980
  • Character: Guido Maldini
Italy, late thirties. The regime of Mussolini in the Prime of their Italian volunteers are sent to the civil war in Spain. On the background of a peaceful village landscapes, behind the walls of the old farmhouses Florianna (Carmen Scarpitta - La Orca) creating its own dictatorship: everything runs her brother Guido, requires unquestioning obedience to his will. He believes all women around their property, and, as a rooster in the hen house, must constantly confirm this action. Its problem - the young son Alberto, all is not similar to the father, who dreams of breaking free from the dictatorial care. When the estate is coming with his beautiful cousin Gloria, between young people flashes novel. Guido learns that my sister is going to bequeath his estate «unworthy» to his son. All the heralds tragic ending

Le Trou

Le Trou
8.5/10
Four prison inmates have been hatching a plan to literally dig out of jail when another prisoner, Claude Gaspard, is moved into their cell. They take a risk and share their plan with the newcomer. Over the course of three days, the prisoners and friends break through the concrete floor using a bed post and begin to make their way through the sewer system -- yet their escape is anything but assured.

55 Days at Peking

55 Days at Peking
6.7/10
Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals.

In Love and War

In Love and War
5.9/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 18/12/1996
  • Character: Count Sergio Caracciolo
After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. Their affair slowly blossoms, until Hemingway boldly asks Agnes to be his wife and journey to America with him. Richard Attenborough directs this drama based on the real-life experiences of the famed novelist.

Vajont - La diga del disonore

Vajont - La diga del disonore
6.4/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 19/10/2001
  • Character: Giorgio dal Piaz
On October 9th, 1963, at 10:39 pm, 260 million cubic meters of rock fell down from Mount Toc to the artificial lake formed by the Vajont dam, the higher dam in the world. The landslide formed a 250-meters wave and 50 million cubic meters of water completely destroied all the below towns, killing more than 2000 people. Planned by engineer Semenza, Vajont dam (263 meters) had to carry the electricity in all the houses of the country. Tina Merlin, a journalist from 'L'Unitá', tried for years to denounce the danger to build a dam near the Mount Toc and expecially to denounce all the omissions by the corrupted politicians and workers in charge of the dam construction. They preferred to trust in old geologist Dal Piaz instead to hear engineer Semenza young son's alarming analysis. No one seemed to understand the high danger until that October fatal night.

Soldier of Fortune

Soldier of Fortune
6.1/10
  • Genre: ActionComedy
  • Release: 19/02/1976
  • Character: Charles La Motte
Medieval soldier of fortune Ettore is travelling through Europe with his partners looking for fight where they can earn some money. When they come across a Spanish castle under siege by the French army, Ettore first bides his time to determine which side is the winning one (and thus more likely to pay his fee). This is as first the French, but the treatment he receives from them is unpleasant enough to make him change his mind and turn to the Spanish side. Somehow, Ettore must rally the weakened Spanish troops to battle their enemy long enough for reinforcements to arrive.

It's All About Karma

It's All About Karma
5.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 09/03/2017
  • Character: Ludovico Stern
Giacomo befriends a con man, believing that he is the reincarnation of his dead father.

The Mother of Tears

The Mother of Tears
5/10
  • Genre: Horror
  • Release: 06/09/2007
  • Character: Guglielmo De Witt
An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are gathering in the city. All these events are caused by the return of Mater Lacrimarum, the last of three powerful witches who have been spreading terror and death for centuries. Alone against an army of psychos and demons, Sarah Mandy, an art student who seems to have supernatural abilities of her own, is the only person left to prevent the Mother of Tears from destroying Rome.

The Married Woman

The Married Woman
7.1/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 04/12/1964
  • Character: Pierre, the Husband
A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.

Caliber 9

Caliber 9
7.4/10
  • Genre: ActionCrime
  • Release: 15/02/1972
  • Character: Chino
Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden $300,000 that should have gone to an American drug syndicate boss.

Teste di cocco

Teste di cocco
4.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 03/11/2000
  • Character: Yanez

The Fish in Love

The Fish in Love
5.1/10
In Florence, the young carpenter Arturo dreams of becoming a great writer. In fact he has the talent to be able to write fantasy stories for children, and so he is snubbed by Italian critics. However Arturo does not give up, and sends the proofs to a famous Florentine editor. Meanwhile, the family of Arturo is broke because his uncle is gone bankrupt with an useless shop. But fame for Arturo arrives early, because the publisher remains excited about the fantastic stories, and so the book is published with the title: The Fish in Love. Arturo starts to know celebrity and wealth, but soon gets bored, because he feels himself suffocated by the fame. Indeed Arturo falls in love with beautiful Matilde, promised in marriage to a pompous man of Bergamo. With her, Arturo flees into a house in the woods, and plans a new life, just like in the fairy tales.

The Laughing Woman

The Laughing Woman
6.8/10
Beautiful PR woman Maria finds herself trapped in the home of the sinister and troubled Dr Sayer, where she is subjected to a series of increasingly bizarre, terrifying and degradating sex games. Sayer admits that he has murdered several women after the same ordeal, always killing them at the point of orgasm. But all is not what it seems, and this is revealed to be the fantasy of a troubled man. Sayer finds salvation in Maria and falls for her, only for her to turn the tables on him and ultimately reveal that she too is not what she seems.

The Libertine

The Libertine
5.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 23/12/1968
  • Character: Istruttore di tennis
A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to use the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.

Hotel Gagarin

Hotel Gagarin
6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 24/05/2018
  • Character: Virgil
An highly heterogeneous group of people go to Armenia to make a movie, all ignoring what will happen to each of them.

The Possessed

The Possessed
7/10
Bernard, a writer in a personal and creative crisis, decides to a short break in a hotel where he had stayed the previous year. The proprietors, old Enrico and his daughter Irma, hide a surly attitude, and the villagers seem to be oppressed by an unspeakable mystery. Bernard is looking for Tilde, a beautiful chambermaid whom he secretly fell in love with, but is shocked to find out that the girl killed herself. However, a hunchbacked photographer suggests she was murdered by Enrico, her lover, because she was pregnant and did not want to abort. Meanwhile, Mario, Enrico's unfriendly son, returns from honeymoon with his seemingly unhappy wife Adriana. The woman, who is kept like a prisoner in her room, tries to contact Bernard, but is soon found dead too. In an increasingly uneasy atmosphere there are two more killings before the culprit is revealed...

Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil
6.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 05/10/1977
  • Character: Peter Gast
The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche's philosophy, that is beyond all morality. Depicting Nietzsche's opium addiction and madness meritorious.

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