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List of all movies directed by Joe D'Amato ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Joe D'Amato are listed here and include movie posters and Joe D'Amato movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Joe D'Amato as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Joe D'Amato movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Joe D'Amato film is can be factored into this list.

From Joe D'Amato's studio films to Joe D'Amato's independent films, this Joe D'Amato filmography keeps tabs on all Joe D'Amato movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals and Cave Dwellers.

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All Joe D'Amato director credits are included. This list of every movie that Joe D'Amato has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Joe D'Amato movie is and which actors starred in the Joe D'Amato film.

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Joe D\'Amato was fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Jack Palance and Pam Grier.

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Tarzan X Rocco Siffredi, Rosa Caracciolo, Nikita

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Provocation Erika Savastani, Lindo Damiani, Gianni Demartiis Provocation is a 1996 romance drama film Provocation written by John Seller and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Emanuelle Around the World Karin Schubert, Laura Gemser, George Eastman Emanuelle Around the World, also known as The Degradation of Emanuelle and Confessions of Emanuelle, is a 1977 sexploitation film by Italian director Joe D'Amato, starring Laura Gemser and ...more

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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals Joe D'Amato, Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals is a 1977 Italian sexploitation film by Joe D'Amato. When a nurse is savagely bitten by a female patient in a mental hospital, Emanuelle, still working as an ...more

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Anthropophagous Tisa Farrow, Serena Grandi, George Eastman Antropophagus is a 1980 Italian horror film directed by Joe D'Amato and co-written by D'Amato and George Eastman, who starred in the film as the monster. The film also starred Tisa Farrow, Zora ...more

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Beyond the Darkness Cinzia Monreale, Kieran Canter, Franca Stoppi Buio Omega is a 1979 Italian horror/exploitation film directed by Joe D'Amato. This film remains controversial in many countries today, notably Australia, where it has been banned since 1992 due ...more

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Porno Holocaust Joe D'Amato, George Eastman, Dirce Funari Porno Holocaust is a 1981 pornographic horror film directed by Joe D'Amato, and written by George Eastman.

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Emanuelle and the White Slave Trade Laura Gemser, Venantino Venantini, Tom Felleghy Emanuelle and the White Slave Trade is a 1979 drama film written by Romano Scandariato and Joe D'Amato and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Top Girl Sonia Topazio, Robert Madison, David D'Ingeo Top Girl is a 1996 romance film written and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Emanuelle in America Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Paola Senatore Emanuelle in America is a 1977 Italian sexploitation film, the third in a series starring Laura Gemser, made to cash in on the success of the French film Emmanuelle and its sequels. It was the ...more

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L'Alcova Lilli Carati, Laura Gemser, Nello Pazzafini As softcore films go, this offering by Joe D'Amato manages to give even less motivation to its characters, less substance to the plot, and less direction to the actors than the normal ...more

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Caligula 2 - The Untold Story Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Luciano Bartoli The mad Roman emperor Caligula seduces a young woman plotting to kill him as he continues his depraved lifestyle of sex and murder.

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A Woman's Secret A Woman's Secret is a 1992 thriller film directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Images in a Convent Marina Hedman, Donald O'Brien, Paola Senatore Images in a Convent is a 1979 sexploitation film by Italian cult filmmaker Joe D'Amato. This film marks D'Amato's entry into the 'nunsploitation' subgenre of trash films, and it was followed by ...more

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Top Model Laura Gemser, Jessica Moore, Jason Saucier Top Model is a 1988 drama and erotica film, written by Rossella Drudi and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Emanuelle's Revenge Massimo Vanni, George Eastman, Luciano Rossi Emanuelle's Revenge, also known as Blood Vengeance, Demon Rage and Blood Rage, is a 1975 horror film directed by Joe D'Amato. It marks something of a watershed film for the director, as he made ...more

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Absurd Edmund Purdom, Ted Rusoff, George Eastman Absurd is a 1981 Italian horror film directed by Joe D'Amato and written by George Eastman. The film is a follow-up to Antropophagus. Absurd was one of the infamous Video Nasties of the United ...more

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Death Smiles at a Murderer Klaus Kinski, Ewa Aulin, Attilio Dottesio Death Smiles at a Murderer is a 1973 Italian horror film directed by Joe D'Amato, starring Klaus Kinski and Ewa Aulin.

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Heroes in Hell Klaus Kinski, Paul Muller, Attilio Dottesio Heroes in Hell is a 1973 Italian war film directed by Joe D'Amato and starring Klaus Kinski.

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Erotic Nights of the Living Dead Laura Gemser, George Eastman, Dirce Funari Erotic Nights of the Living Dead is a 1980 Italian erotic-horror film written and directed by Joe D'Amato. The film was shot at the same time as Porno Holocaust, with the same cast and crew, and ...more

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Ator l'invincibile 2 Nello Pazzafini, Miles O'Keeffe, Donald Hodson Ator l'invincibile 2 is an Italian film that was made in 1984. The movie was written and directed by Joe d'Amato. It stars Miles O'Keeffe as Ator, a man skilled in not only fighting, but in many ...more

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Caribbean Papaya Maurice Poli, Sirpa Lane, Dakkar Papaya, Love Goddess of the Cannibals is a 1978 Italian exploitation film directed by Joe D'Amato. It was written by Roberto Gandus and stars Melissa Chimenti in the titular role, opposite Sirpa ...more

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The Last Fight Rosa Caracciolo, Sindee Coxx The Last Fight is an adult film that was released in 1992.

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Emanuelle in Bangkok Laura Gemser, Venantino Venantini, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart Emanuelle in Bangkok is an Italian sexploitation film from 1976 directed by Joe D'Amato. It is the second film featuring the investigative journalist character known to her readers as ...more

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Endgame Laura Gemser, Gordon Mitchell, George Eastman Endgame is a 1983 Italian post-apocalyptic film starring Al Cliver, Laura Gemser and George Eastman. It was directed, co-written and produced by Joe D'Amato, under the pseudonym "Steven

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Erotic Delights Rocco Siffredi, Julia Channel, Tabatha Cash Erotic Delights is a 1995 film directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Quest for the Mighty Sword Marisa Mell, Laura Gemser, Eric Allan Kramer Quest for the Mighty Sword is the fourth and final film in the Ator film series, although it is regarded as the third film by the series' creator, Joe D'Amato, who disowned Ator 3: Iron Warrior ...more

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The Pleasure Shop on 7th Avenue Ernesto Colli, Christian Borromeo, Annamaria Clementi Two thugs rob a Mafia-protected drugstore and take a female hostage from a nearby porn shop, coincidentally owned by the same mobster. With their captive in tow, they stop off at a mansion where ...more

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Troll 3 Jason Saucier, Patrick Collins, Eddy Eby Troll 3 is a 1993 Italian/Canadian/American horror film directed by Joe D'Amato and Fabrizio Laurenti. Like Troll 2, despite the English title, Troll 3 has no plot connection to the original ...more

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Black Cobra Woman Jack Palance, Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti Black Cobra Woman is a 1976 drama film written and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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The VeneXiana Wanda Curtis The VeneXiana is an adult film that was released in 1996.

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Primal Instinct Bobby Vitale

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Giubbe rosse Giubbe rosse is a 1974 Italian adventure film directed by Joe D'Amato. It is part of a brief series of films that tried to market the commercial success of Lucio Fulci's White Fang presenting ...more

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Ator, the Fighting Eagle Edmund Purdom, Laura Gemser, Nello Pazzafini Ator l'invincibile is a 1982 Italian film directed by Joe D'Amato, and the first film to feature the character Ator. It is a mockbuster of the film Conan the Barbarian, which was released in the ...more

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Convent of Sinners Eva Grimaldi, Gabriele Tinti, Jessica Moore Convent of Sinners is a 1986 drama horror film written by Denis Diderot, Antonio Bonifacio, Daniele Stroppa and directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Ritorno dalla morte Ritorno dalla morte is a 1991 horror film directed by Joe D'Amato.

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The Arena Pam Grier, Paul Muller, Rosalba Neri The Arena is a 1974 gladiator exploitation film, starring Margaret Markov and Pam Grier, and directed by Steve Carver and an uncredited Joe D'Amato. Grier and Markov portray female gladiators in ...more

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Ator Sabrina Siani, Miles O'Keeffe Ator is a film series of four European movies made in the 1980s created by Italian director Joe D'Amato, under the pseudonym David Hills. D'Amato wrote and directed the first, second, and fourth ...more

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Sexy Night Report Anna Manduchi Sexy Night Report is a 1977 documentary film written by Bruno Mattei and directed by Joe D'Amato and Bruno Mattei.

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Dirty Love Valentine Demy, Laura Gemser, J.T. Stryker Dirty Love is a 1988 drama film directed by Joe D'Amato.

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Crazy Nights Crazy nights is an Italian erotic-documentary film directed by Joe D'Amato and released in 1978.

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God Is My Colt .45 Attilio Dottesio, Krista Nell La colt era il suo Dio is a 1972 Italian spaghetti western directed by Luigi Batzella. In this film Batzella uses scenes of two spaghetti westerns he previously directed, Anche per Django le ...more

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Deep Blood Laura Gemser, Charlie Brill, Mitzi McCall Deep Blood is a 1989 Italian shark attack film directed by Raffaele Donato and Joe D'Amato and written by George Nelson Ott. It was edited by Kathleen Stratton, and contained original music by ...more

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Killing Birds Robert Vaughn, Lara Wendel, James Villemaire Killing Birds is a 1988 Italian horror movie released in the United States under the title Zombie 5: Killing Birds; aka Raptors. Despite this title, zombies only feature in the last few minutes ...more