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Release Date:
17 December 1968 (USA) See more »
Is Candy faithful?...only to the book. See more »
Candy, an innocent high-schooler, encounters numerous colorful characters and humorous sexual situations while attempting to find meaning in life. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Aznavour ... Hunchback Juggler

Marlon Brando ... Grindl

Richard Burton ... MacPhisto

James Coburn ... Dr. A.B. Krankheit

John Huston ... Dr. Arnold Dunlap

Walter Matthau ... Gen. R.A. Smight

Ringo Starr ... Emmanuel

Ewa Aulin ... Candy Christian

John Astin ... T.M. Christian / Jack Christian

Elsa Martinelli ... Livia
Sugar Ray Robinson ... Zero

Anita Pallenberg ... Nurse Bullock

Lea Padovani ... Silvia Fontegliulo

Florinda Bolkan ... Lolita

Marilù Tolo ... Conchita

Nicoletta Machiavelli ... Marquita
Umberto Orsini ... The Big Guy
Enrico Maria Salerno ... Jonathan J. John
Neal Noorlag ... Harold (as Neel Noorlag)
Enzo Fiermonte ... Al Pappone
Peter Dane ... Luther
Peggy Nathan ... Miss Quinby
Anthony Foutz (as Tony Foutz)
Tom Keyes
Mark Salvage ... Dr. Harris
Micaela Pignatelli ... Girl
Joey Forman ... Charlie - the Cop
Fabian Dean ... The Sergeant

Christian Marquand ... Film Director

Buck Henry ... Mental Patient
Ragni Malcolmsson ... Girl

Judith Malina ... Bit Part

Julian Beck

Directed by
Christian Marquand 
Writing credits
Buck Henry (screenplay)

Terry Southern (novel) &
Mason Hoffenberg (novel)

Produced by
Robert Haggiag .... producer
Selig J. Seligman .... executive producer
Peter Zoref .... executive producer
Original Music by
Dave Grusin 
Cinematography by
Giuseppe Rotunno (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Giancarlo Cappelli 
Art Direction by
Dean Tavoularis 
Set Decoration by
Robert Nelson 
Costume Design by
Enrico Sabbatini 
Makeup Department
Giuliano Laurenti .... makeup artist
Elda Magnanti .... hair stylist
Production Management
Cecilia Bigazzi .... unit manager (as Cecelia Bigazzi)
Luigi Fanano .... unit manager
Gray Frederickson .... production manager (as Grey Fredrickson)
Mario Mariani .... production manager
Pier Ludovico Pavoni .... production supervisor (as Vico Pavoni)
Alvin Hilton Shapiro .... unit manager (as Alvin Shapiro)
Marco Tamburella .... unit manager
Tom Walker Jr. .... post-production supervisor (as Tom Walker)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Francesco Cinieri .... assistant director
Allan Elledge .... second assistant director (as Alan Elledge)
Luciano Sacripanti .... assistant director
Bruce Satterlee .... second assistant director
Tomaso Sherman .... second assistant director (as Tommaso Shermann)
Art Department
Joe Chevalier .... assistant set decorator
Boris Juraga .... set designer
Alessandro Alberti .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Fernando Valento .... construction manager (uncredited)
Sound Department
Mavio Celentano .... sound recordist (as Mario Celentano)
Gordon Daniel .... sound editor
Basil Fenton-Smith .... sound mixer (as Basil Fenton Smith)
Special Effects by
Augie Lohman .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Douglas Trumbull .... opening and closing sequences
Harold E. Wellman .... special visual effects (as Harold Wellman)
Camera and Electrical Department
Nino Cristiani .... operator: second unit
Giuseppe Maccari .... camera operator
Mario Pastorini .... assistant camera
Piero Servo .... assistant camera
Luciano Tonti .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mia Fonssagrives .... costume designer: for Richard Burton, Ewa Aulin, Florinda Bolkan, Marilù Tolo and Nicoletta Machiavelli
Vicki Tiel .... costume designer: for Richard Burton, Ewa Aulin, Florinda Bolkan, Marilù Tolo and Nicoletta Machiavelli (as Vicky Tiel)
Nadia Vitali .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Frank Santillo .... supervising film editor
Liberata Zocchi .... assistant editor
Rod Stephens .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Stanley Davis .... music editor
Other crew
Grahame Duffield .... military technical advisor
Don Lurio .... choreographer
Vittorio Noia .... production assistant (as Vittoria Noia)
Francesca Roberti .... script supervisor
Judith Slatin .... dialogue coach
Mal Evans .... private assistant for Ringo Starr (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Candy" - France
"Candy e il suo pazzo mondo" - Italy
"Кенди" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"Сладкоежка" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"Candy" - West Germany
"Candy" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"Candy" - Finland
"Candy" - Greece
"Candy - hun er så fræk" - Denmark (imdb display title)
"Seker gibi" - Turkey (Turkish title)
"Sexy-Ladies" - West Germany
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UK:124 min | Portugal:113 min | USA:115 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Australia:SOA (original rating) | Finland:K-16 | Italy:(Banned) (original rating) | Italy:VM18 (re-rating) | Italy:VM14 (re-re-rating) | Netherlands:18 (original rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (2005) | USA:R | West Germany:18

Did You Know?

Second and final film directed by Christian Marquand.See more »
Dr. A.B. Krankheit:You're trying to out diagnose a world renowned surgeon who has attended eight institutions of higher education and who has more degrees than a thermometer.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Brando (2007) (TV)See more »
Magic Carpet RideSee more »


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31 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
everybody loves candy, 8 December 2004
Author: yougotthesilver from Denton, TX

How can you not like this movie?? those who criticize it seem to claim it is a superficial sex-romp through the 60's counter culture.Well duh! that's what makes it great.

Seriously, its like if in 40 years, film critics try to asses the cultural validity of 'Dude where's my Car'. Candy wasn't meant to be a masterpiece- just a funny movie with some T and A.

Though if you're gonna be a snob about it, the last 10 minutes of the movie is actually close to brilliant. See it and you'll know what i mean. Visually and content-wise, this movie pushed boundaries. Plus, i bet it would be a lot better while high.

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