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1. La vita è bella (1997)

AL | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 530,616 | Gross: $57.60M

2. Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (1975)

16 | 117 min | Drama, Horror, War

6.0
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In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Paolo Bonacelli, Laura Betti, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle

Votes: 46,621

3. Malèna (2000)

16 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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54 Metascore

Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 77,559 | Gross: $3.43M

4. Novecento (1976)

317 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 19,821

5. Il conformista (1970)

12 | 113 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Votes: 22,353

6. Amarcord (1973)

12 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia

Votes: 34,620

7. Una giornata particolare (1977)

106 min | Drama

8.1
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Two neighbors, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler's visit to Italy in May 1938.

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd

Votes: 9,561

8. A Bell for Adano (1945)

103 min | Drama, War

6.8
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In WW2, U.S. Army Major Joppolo and his troops are tasked with administering the war damaged Italian town of Adano where the locals decry the loss of the town bell.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gene Tierney, John Hodiak, William Bendix, Glenn Langan

Votes: 541

9. Baarìa (2009)

163 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri, Ángela Molina

Votes: 6,264 | Gross: $0.00M

10. Zeven schoonheden (1975)

18 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.9
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The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore

Votes: 4,202 | Gross: $0.01M

11. L'alcova (1985)

86 min | Drama, Romance

5.1
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An English soldier (Cliver) returns home from the Zulu war with the daughter of a tribal king (Gemser) as his slave (a gift that he was given for "saving" the kings life). The spoils of war... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Lilli Carati, Annie Belle, Laura Gemser, Al Cliver

Votes: 376

12. Il giardino dei Finzi Contini (1970)

12 | 94 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Mussolini's Italy, late 1930s: the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading wealthy Jewish families. Their adult children gather friends for tennis and parties at their lovely grounds, with the... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

Votes: 5,313 | Gross: $0.60M

13. The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)

14 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.5
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During WWII in Italy, a wine producing village hide a million bottles from the Germans

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Virna Lisi, Hardy Krüger

Votes: 2,744

14. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985– )

410 min | Drama

7.3
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The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, David Suchet, Spencer Chandler, Lee Grant

Votes: 323

15. Cristo si è fermato a Eboli (1979)

16 | 150 min | Drama

7.8
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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Paolo Bonacelli, Alain Cuny, Lea Massari

Votes: 1,658

16. Pensione paura (1978)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.

Director: Francesco Barilli | Stars: Leonora Fani, Luc Merenda, Francisco Rabal, Jole Fierro

Votes: 403

17. Porte aperte (1990)

16 | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Ennio Fantastichini, Renato Carpentieri, Tuccio Musumeci

Votes: 679 | Gross: $0.12M

18. A Month by the Lake (1995)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman, Alida Valli

Votes: 2,001 | Gross: $2.20M

19. The Fallen (2004)

16 | 112 min | Action, Drama, War

5.2
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62 Metascore

The story of ordinary men during WWII as seen from three different points of View.

Director: Ari Taub | Stars: Christopher R Swanson, Daniel Asher, Brian Bancale, C.J. Barkus

Votes: 859

20. Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

7.3
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The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of ... See full summary »

Director: Gianluca Maria Tavarelli | Stars: Paola Cortellesi, Massimo Poggio, Gianmarco Tognazzi, Alberto Cracco

Votes: 234

21. Mussolini ultimo atto (1974)

126 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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In 1945, the dictator of fascist Italy and Hitler's close ally Benito Mussolini faces defeat. In a desperate attempt to avoid capture, he tries to flee the country with his lover Claretta Petacci, but Italian partisans are on their tail.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Rod Steiger, Franco Nero, Lisa Gastoni, Lino Capolicchio

Votes: 547

22. Il federale (1961)

102 min | Comedy

7.4
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The quest of a fascist soldier whose mission is to catch a political enemy during the end of the WWII.

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Georges Wilson, Mireille Granelli, Stefania Sandrelli

Votes: 490

23. L'héritier (1973)

16 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Bart Cordell, is unanimously considered as a daddy's boy and an insignificant playboy. So, when he suddenly becomes head of his father's financial empire following his death, nobody ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Labro | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Carla Gravina, Jean Rochefort, Charles Denner

Votes: 676

24. Gli occhiali d'oro (1987)

110 min | Drama

7.3
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A Jewish family and a homosexual doctor suffer persecution in Fascist Italy. Based on a novel by Giorgio Bassani.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Rupert Everett, Valeria Golino, Stefania Sandrelli

Votes: 470

25. Albergo Roma (1996)

Comedy

6.5
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In a little village in Tuscany, during 1939, all the people is looking forward for Mussolini official visit. The Duce will inaugurate the village's primary school. Unexspectedly the corpse ... See full summary »

Director: Ugo Chiti | Stars: Alessandro Benvenuti, Claudio Bisio, Debora Caprioglio, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 55

26. Concorrenza sleale (2001)

110 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition ... See full summary »

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Castellitto, Gérard Depardieu, Antonella Attili

Votes: 1,294

27. Il prefetto di ferro (1977)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it.

Director: Pasquale Squitieri | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Claudia Cardinale, Stefano Satta Flores, Massimo Mollica

Votes: 302

28. Mussolini and I (1985)

120 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.4
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A compelling drama and documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce, from his days as a terrorist, to his alliance with Hitler, to the betrayal of his son-in-law, and untimely demise.

Stars: Susan Sarandon, Anthony Hopkins, Bob Hoskins, Annie Girardot

Votes: 332

29. Untvlucht in de nacht (1960)

138 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Three allied prisoners, a Russian, an American and an Englishman, attempt to escape with the help of a young couple from Rome.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Leo Genn, Giovanna Ralli, Sergey Bondarchuk, Peter Baldwin

Votes: 486

30. Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Claude Dauphin, Duilio Del Prete, Giuseppe Maffioli

Votes: 420

31. Spaansche aarde (1937)

52 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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A documentary showing the struggle of the Spanish Republican government against a rebellion by ultra-right-wing forces led by Gen. Francisco Franco and backed by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.

Director: Joris Ivens | Stars: Manuel Azaña, José Díaz, Dolores Ibárruri, Enrique Lister

Votes: 610

32. Fascisti su Marte (2006)

100 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A handful of Blackshirts commanded by Hierarch Barbagli arrives on Mars.The planet is hostile and scarce water and food. After great discoveries, hilarious adventures and mystical visions, will the fascists be able to go back home?

Directors: Corrado Guzzanti, Igor Skofic | Stars: Simona Banchi, Andrea Blarzino, Valentina D'Alessandro, Valeria Ferrari

Votes: 783

33. La marcia su Roma (1962)

94 min | Comedy

7.4
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After the 1st world war, two veterans, starving, but fools, are enlisted with the fascists, where they can eat. But when it comes to killing, they drop out.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Tognazzi, Roger Hanin, Mario Brega

Votes: 399

34. Anni difficili (1948)

113 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Aldo Piscitello, a minor government clerk, is forced in 1934 to join the Fascist party. When the war comes, he finds himself able only to talk ineffectually in secret against Mussolini, ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Massimo Girotti, Umberto Spadaro, Ave Ninchi, Enzo Biliotti

Votes: 104

35. Il partigiano Johnny (2000)

135 min | Drama

6.4
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After the 8th September 1943 north of Italy is occupied by Germans. Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Many civilians did ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Chiesa | Stars: Stefano Dionisi, Gabriele Montanari, Toni Bertorelli, Lina Bernardi

Votes: 272

36. Il delitto Matteotti (1973)

120 min | Drama

7.1
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How the Italian Fascist Party managed to turn the physical elimination of a political enemy into a test of strength fundamental for the ascent into the totalitarian regime.

Director: Florestano Vancini | Stars: Franco Nero, Mario Adorf, Riccardo Cucciolla, Damiano Damiani

Votes: 188

37. Cronache di poveri amanti (1954)

107 min | Drama

7.0
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In 1925 the young florentine typographer Mario moves to via del Corno to be near his girl-friend Bianca. Here he becomes friends with Maciste, his landlord, and Ugo, anti-fascists both of ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Anna Maria Ferrero, Cosetta Greco, Antonella Lualdi, Marcello Mastroianni

Votes: 187

38. Fontamara (1980)

139 min | Drama

7.1
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Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Michele Placido, Ida Di Benedetto, Antonella Murgia, Imma Piro

Votes: 47

39. Gli anni ruggenti (1962)

106 min | Comedy

7.3
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The incognito visit of a fascist hierarc in a tiny country town shakes deeply the ruling class and their lack of integrity.

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Gino Cervi, Michèle Mercier, Gastone Moschin

Votes: 240

40. Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.6
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In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Jason Robards, Peter Falk, Martin Landau

Votes: 62

41. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 91

42. Baciami piccina (2006)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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7th September 1943. The honest and reliable carabiniere Umberto is sent to escort the flamboyant con man Raoul Nuvolini from Terni to Venice. Umberto's fiancée Luisa follows him against his... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Cimpanelli | Stars: Neri Marcorè, Vincenzo Salemme, Elena Russo, Marco Messeri

Votes: 103

43. L'arte di arrangiarsi (1955)

85 min | Comedy

6.6
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Rosario Scimoni is twenty years old and lives in Catania at the beginning of this century. He loves two things in life: women and money and he is the secretary of the mayor who is his uncle... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Marco Guglielmi, Franco Coop, Luisa Della Noce

Votes: 172

44. Sophia Loren on 'A Special Day' (2015 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Sophia Loren discusses her longstanding friendship with Marcello Mastroianni and the making of Una giornata particolare (1977).

Star: Sophia Loren

45. Sua Eccellenza si fermò a mangiare (1961)

101 min | Comedy

6.6
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A petty thief pretends he is Mussolini's personal physician, wins the confidence of a family and succeeds in stealing their gold cutlery.

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Virna Lisi, Totò, Lauretta Masiero

Votes: 192

46. La vela incantata (1982 TV Movie)

112 min

6.6
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Director: Gianfranco Mingozzi | Stars: Massimo Ranieri, Monica Guerritore, Lina Sastri, Remo Remotti

Votes: 27

47. La stanza dello scirocco (1998)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Sicily, 1936. The Marquis of Acquafurata, an antifascist activist wanted by the police, returns in secret to his ancestors' palace. For fear of being recognized, he poses as his late butler... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Sciarra | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Tiziana Lodato, Paolo De Vita, Francesco Benigno

Votes: 37

48. Uomini e no (1980)

105 min | Drama, War

6.6
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In Milan, in the winter of 1944, the ruthless Cane Nero leads the fascists against the partisans. Enne 2, one of the leading figures of the C.N.L., meets Berta, whom he loved three years ... See full summary »

Director: Valentino Orsini | Stars: Flavio Bucci, Monica Guerritore, Ivana Monti, Massimo Foschi

Votes: 17

49. Libere (2017)

75 min | Documentary

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Director: Rossella Schillaci | Stars: Chiara Acciarini, Maria Airaudo, Giuliana Gadola Beltrami, Alda Bianco

50. Mussolini in Deutschland (1937)

31 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.9
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The center piece of the this propaganda film is Mussolini's visit to the the German Olympic Stadium in 1937, where he was greeted that 1 million people jammed into the stadium to hear him ... See full summary »

Stars: Hermann Göring, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini

Votes: 14



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