Grand Hotel Excelsior

Grand Hotel Excelsior

Italian theatrical release poster by Renato Casaro
Directed by Castellano & Pipolo
Produced by Mario Cecchi Gori
Vittorio Cecchi Gori
Written by Castellano & Pipolo
Starring Enrico Montesano
Carlo Verdone
Diego Abatantuono
Adriano Celentano
Music by Armando Trovajoli
Cinematography Danilo Desideri
Edited by Antonio Siciliano
Release dates
Running time
114 min
Country Italy
Language Italian

Grand Hotel Excelsior is a 1982 Italian comedy film directed by Castellano & Pipolo.[1] The film was a commercial success, being the best grossing film in the season 1982/83 at the Italian box office.[2]


Four funny characters are working in a luxurious Grand Hotel. Mr. Thaddeus is the hotel manager, lover of beautiful music and womanizer; Egisto Costanzi is a waiter who has lost his wife and who is in search of the ideal woman; Segrate is the magician illusionist entertainer evenings at Hotel. He is a vainglorious and bungler man, who never has managed to levitate. Finally in the hotel there is a bungler boxer: Pericles, who organizes the end of the story a great evening concert, where they play all four star protagonists of the film.


See also


  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 2000. ISBN 8877424230.
  2. Franco Montini. I grandi del cinema: Carlo Verdone. Gremese Editore, 1997. ISBN 8877420669.

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