They Call Me Jeeg(Movie, 2015)

Original title: "Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot" (Italian/IT)
1h 52min | Genres: Action, Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Science Fiction
They Call Me JeegRating: 3.8/5 (with 941 votes)
They Call Me Jeeg (Italian: Lo chiamavano Jeeg Robot; lit. 'They called him Jeeg Robot') is a 2015 Italian super hero action film directed by Gabriele Mainetti and starring Claudio Santamaria in the lead role. The plot concerns a lonely misanthropic crook named Enzo, who gets superhuman strength after being affected by radioactive waste in the Tiber waters. The film is a tribute to the anime and manga series Steel Jeeg (Jeeg robot d'acciaio in Italy, where it is very popular) by Gō Nagai, from which takes up some thematics; the title is an in-joke based on the Alessia character who believes that the hero of the anime, Hiroshi Shiba, exists in the real world, and she mistakes Enzo for him. The title is also a reference to the spaghetti western film They Call Me Trinity (Lo chiamavano Trinità). It received largely positive critical reviews and was nominated for several film industry awards, including seventeen David di Donatello, winning eight. The film was also one of seven films on a shortlist to be selected as the Italian entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at th... ()
Movie poster of They Call Me Jeeg

Where to watch They Call Me Jeeg (cinema/streaming/download)?

"They Call Me Jeeg" is currently available on 2 providers. They Call Me Jeeg can be streamed free of charge on Amazon Prime Video (as part of a subscription), can be rented on Amazon Instant Video (SD/HD/4K) and They Call Me Jeeg can also be purchased at Amazon Instant Video (as download from the website or as Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Prime Video
Available languages: Italiano
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: Italiano
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: Italiano
Available subtitles: English [CC]

You don't have a subscription for Amazon Prime Video yet? Join today!

About They Call Me Jeeg

Enzo Ceccotti comes into contact with a radioactive substance, then accidently discovers he has superpowers. A touchy, navel-gazing introvert, he’s sure his new capabilities will do wonders for his life of crime, but that all changes when he meets Alessia, who’s convinced he’s the hero from the famous Japanese comic strip, Steel Jeeg Robot.

Watch Movies & Series on Amazon Prime Video Today!

Enjoy thousands of movies and TV shows/series, over two million songs ad free, free shipping, exclusive deals and more with Amazon Prime. Start your 30-day free trial today. After that, only $12.99/month or $119 annually; Prime Video standalone is available for just $8.99/month.

Trailer for They Call Me Jeeg + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

THEY CALL ME JEEG Official Trailer (2017) Sci-Fi Superhero Movie HD(Trailer, 2:24)

Play VideoPlay Video

Additional Information

Production country: Italy
Plays in: Italy
Original language: Italian (IT)
Spoken languages: Italian (IT)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/17/2015
Screenwriter: Nicola Guaglianone
Film Editor: Andrea Maguolo
Director of Photography: Michele D'Attanasio
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Lo llamaban Jeeg Robot"
"Jeeg The Robot"
"They Call Me Jeeg Robot"
"They Call Me Jeeg Robot"
Keywords: superhero
Budget: 1,900,000 USD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

Movie recommendations for They Call Me Jeeg

If you like They Call Me Jeeg then you might also like the following movies:

I Can Quit Whenever I Want 3: Ad Honorem

Certification unknown

2017 | 3.8/5 | 1h 42min

Tu la conosci Claudia?

Certification unknown

2004 | 3.4/5 | 1h 44min

Three Men and a Leg

Certification unknown

1997 | 4.0/5 | 1h 38min

Don't Be Bad

Certification unknown

2015 | 4.0/5 | 1h 40min

That's Life

Certification unknown

1998 | 3.8/5 | 1h 48min

On My Skin

Certification unknown

2018 | 4.1/5 | 1h 40min

The Legend of Al, John and Jack

Certification unknown

2002 | 3.6/5 | 1h 45min

I Can Quit Whenever I Want

Certification unknown

2014 | 3.8/5 | 1h 40min

Similar movies as They Call Me Jeeg

These movies are similar to They Call Me Jeeg (story/era etc.):

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:19095, Added: 02/22/2018, Last updated: 10/25/2020