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

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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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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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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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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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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