A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

  1. Bernardo Bertolucci

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Franco Arcalli


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marlon Brando

    Marlon Brando


  2. Catherine Breillat

    Catherine Breillat


  3. Maria Schneider

    Maria Schneider


  4. Veronica Lazar

    Veronica Lazar


  5. Jean-Pierre Léaud

    Jean-Pierre Léaud


Full Cast & Crew

Last Tango in Paris
Last Tango in Paris



Original Title Ultimo tango a Parigi

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 14, 1972


    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $1,250,000.00

Revenue $36,144,000.00



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