Sergio Leone Overview:

Director, Sergio Leone, was born on Jan 3, 1929 in Rome, Italy. As of December 2023, Sergio Leone was 95 years old.

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: THE ITALIAN WHO INVENTED AMERICA

By Dan Day, Jr. on Feb 1, 2024 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

: THE ITALIAN WHO INVENTED AMERICA is a 2022 documentary on the great filmmaker, written & directed by Francesco Zippel, and co-produced by the company run by two of Leone's children. I watched the film on the Max streaming channel. This documentary has a number of big names involved... Read full article


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 9, 2018 From The Stop Button

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ends up being about three criminals?of varying type?hunting down some stolen Confederate gold. But that Confederate gold story line takes a break after getting setup in the first ten minutes?for almost an hour of the two and a half hour plus film?so Good, the Bad and t... Read full article


The Best Films of

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 1, 2014 From 4 Star Films

1. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly 2. Once Upon a Time in the West 3. A Fistful of Dollars 4. Once Upon a Time in America 5. For A Few Dollars More 6. Duck, You Sucker... Read full article


The Best Films of

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 1, 2014 From 4 Star Films

1. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly 2. Once Upon a Time in the West 3. A Fistful of Dollars 4. Once Upon a Time in America 5. For A Few Dollars More 6. Duck, You Sucker... Read full article


Top Films of by LMdC

By Michael on Apr 30, 2012 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Often regarded as one of the most succesful Western director, the ambassador of Spaghetti Westerns made his mark with a unique storytelling approach and superb color cinematography. His revisionists films characterized by some critics, read here Pauline Kael, as violent even fascists, d... Read full article


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Sergio Leone Facts
Claimed his lifelong ambition was to remake Gone with the Wind (1939).

His last project was "Leningrad" about the siege of Leningrad during World War II. He died of a heart attack two days before he was to leave for Los Angeles to sign the contracts.

Famously feuded with director Peter Bogdanovich over the directing reigns of Duck, You Sucker (1971) - Leone claimed that Bogdanovich was fearful of such a large production and backed out at the last minute. Bogdonavich stands by the story that Leone hired him as a patsy, as he wanted to direct the film all along.

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