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The Best Movies Directed by Joe D'Amato  

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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 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Joe D'Amato
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Porno Holocaust is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Joe D'Amato
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Woman's Secret is a 1992 thriller film directed by Joe D'Amato.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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