Most Popular Titles With Vittorio De Sica
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1. Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.
Writers: Luigi Bartolini, Cesare Zavattini, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vittorio De Sica, Oreste Biancoli, Adolfo Franci, Gerardo Guerrieri | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda
2. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Set in a futuristic vision of the late 1980's, Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David ... See full summary »
3. Blood for Dracula (1974)
R | 106 min | Horror
Udo Kier is without a doubt the sickliest of vampires in any director's interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale. Count Dracula knows that if he fails to drink a required amount of pure ... See full summary »
4. Marriage Italian Style (1964)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Domenico, a successfull businessman, with an eye for the girls, begins an affair with Filumena when she is 17 years old. She becomes a prostitute, but also becomes the mistress of Domenico.... See full summary »
Writers: Eduardo De Filippo, Renato Castellani, Tonino Guerra, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi, Tecla Scarano
5. A Farewell to Arms (1957)
Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance, War
The story of an affair between an English nurse an an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I.
6. Boccaccio '70 (1962)
Unrated | 205 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their own. A ... See full summary »
Writers: Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Mario Monicelli, Goffredo Parise, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas
7. Two Women (1960)
100 min | Drama, War
Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter, Rosetta, flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the second world war. They travel to the village where Cesira was born. During their journey and in ... See full summary »
8. The Earrings of Madame de... (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance
In the Paris of the late 19th century, Louise, wife of a general, sells the earrings her husband gave her as a wedding gift: she needs money to cover her debts. The general secretly buys ... See full summary »
9. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)
119 min | Comedy, Romance
Stories about three very different women and the men they attract.
Writers: Eduardo De Filippo, Isabella Quarantotti, Alberto Moravia, Cesare Zavattini, Bella Billa, Lorenza Zanuso | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Giuffrè, Agostino Salvietti
10. After the Fox (1966)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci (aka the Fox), one of the greatest criminals of the world, and master of disguise. After Aldo escapes from the Italian prison he was held in, he meets again... See full summary »
11. The Witches (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A film of five separate comedy to drama segments--directed by Visconti, Bolognini, Pasolini, Franco Rossi and de Sica. The international cast includes Clint Eastwood, Annie Girardot and Alberto Sordi, and Silvana Mangan.
Writers: Mauro Bolognini, Fabio Carpi, Roberto Gianviti, Agenore Incrocci, Luigi Magni, Enzo Muzii, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Franco Rossi, Furio Scarpelli, Bernardino Zapponi, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Vittorio De Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Rossi, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Annie Girardot, Francisco Rabal, Massimo Girotti
12. It Started in Naples (1960)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an eight-year old... See full summary »
13. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
M | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Womanizing Brit Charlie Cartwright is about to conduct Worldwind Tour #225, a nine country, eighteen day bus trip from London to Rome. He uses these tours in large part to catch up with his... See full summary »
14. Woman Times Seven (1967)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly... See full summary »
16. The Children Are Watching Us (1944)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama
A four-year old boy, Pricò, becomes the subject of emotional folly by his fluctuant parents and inattentive relatives.
Writers: Cesare Giulio Viola, Margherita Maglione, Cesare Zavattini, Adolfo Franci, Gherardo Gherardi, Vittorio De Sica | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Emilio Cigoli, Luciano De Ambrosis, Isa Pola, Adriano Rimoldi
17. Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953)
Approved | 63 min | Drama, Romance
Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a young Italian in Rome's Stazione Termini.
18. The Millionairess (1960)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they meet conditions set-up by their respective parents.
19. The Voyage (1974)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. ... See full summary »
20. The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
105 min | Comedy, Crime
Robinson, Welch and some incompetent european gangsters kidnap an American gangster who they think has a lot of money.
21. Twelve Plus One (1969)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of them contains ... See full summary »
22. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »
23. The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)
126 min | Comedy, Romance
A bawdy story of how a poor damsel surrenders her virtue again and again to get to the top of society.
25. The Gold of Naples (1954)
138 min | Comedy, Drama
Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing... See full summary »
26. Sunflower (1970)
G | 107 min | Drama
An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia - like fifty thousand others during WWII.
27. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.
28. Shoeshine (1946)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.
29. Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
When a veteran marshal is sent to a small town, he quickly falls for two women: a midwife and an earthy young woman nicknamed "Frisky".
30. A Brief Vacation (1973)
PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A women lives a miserable life in the basement of her Milan apartment, with her boring inlaws and three children (boys). Her husband has been injured. Her bleak life takes an unexpected ... See full summary »
31. Miracle in Milan (1951)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An old woman finds a baby among the cauliflowers in her garden. She takes care of the orphan, and calls him Totò. When she dies, he is sent to an orphanage, which he leaves as a teenager. ... See full summary »
32. A Place for Lovers (1968)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Julia, a divorced American fashion designer, is dying of a tragic, incurable disease. With only ten days to live, she spends her time vacationing in an Italian villa and watching television... See full summary »
Writers: Brunello Rondi, Julian Zimet, Peter Baldwin, Ennio De Concini, Tonino Guerra, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Marcello Mastroianni, Enrico Simonetti, Caroline Mortimer
33. The Condemned of Altona (1962)
114 min | Drama, History
A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever.
34. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
124 min | Comedy, Drama
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »
35. The Wonders of Aladdin (1961)
93 min | Fantasy
A poor young man finds a magic lamp that possesses a genie, who will grant the boy three wishes if he sets him free from the lamp.
Writers: Luther Davis, Franco Prosperi, Silvano Reina, Stefano Strucchi, Duccio Tessari, Marco Vicario | Directors: Mario Bava, Henry Levin | Stars: Donald O'Connor, Noëlle Adam, Vittorio De Sica, Aldo Fabrizi
37. Too Bad She's Bad (1955)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
When young and attractive Lina Stroppiani, a thief like the rest of her family, tries to steal the taxi of Paolo, together with two accomplices, she can't possibly know that this will have ... See full summary »
38. Doctor, Beware (1941)
92 min | Comedy
A comedy of errors in which the sweetly incompetent Dr. Pietro Vignali (de Sica) has been run deep into debt by his girlfriend, Loletta Prima (Magnani). After his creditors threaten to sell... See full summary »
Writers: Vittorio De Sica, Gherardo Gherardi, Margherita Maglione, Franco Riganti, Rezsö Török | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Adriana Benetti, Irasema Dilián, Guglielmo Barnabò
40. Scandal in Sorrento (1955)
92 min | Comedy, Romance
Back to his hometown, a former marshal finds his house occupied by a young woman working as a fishwife.
41. General Della Rovere (1959)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, War
Victorio Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.
42. The Last Judgment (1961)
100 min | Comedy
In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement.
43. Nero's Mistress (1956)
104 min | Comedy, History
Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her ... See full summary »
44. The Miller's Beautiful Wife (1955)
95 min | Comedy
Alla fine del '600 nel napoletano sotto la dominazione spagnola, il mugnaio Luca cerca di arrabattarsi per non pagare le gabelle che impone Don Teofilo, il governatore, con il consiglio di ... See full summary »
45. What a Woman! (1956)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
Antonietta viene fotografata per caso e la sua foto finisce in copertina. Il suo fidanzato vuol far causa al giornale per questo, ma Antonietta decide di farsi conoscere e con l'aiuto di ... See full summary »
47. The Anatomy of Love (1954)
134 min | Comedy
A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »
Writers: Giorgio Bassani, Alessandro Blasetti, Achille Campanile, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Sandro Continenza, Silvio D'Arzo, Eduardo De Filippo, Ennio Flaiano, Agenore Incrocci, Giuseppe Marotta, Alberto Moravia, Marino Moretti, Ercole Patti, Vasco Pratolini, Claude-André Puget, Anton Germano Rossi, Furio Scarpelli | Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Paul Paviot | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Elisa Cegani, Memmo Carotenuto, Guido Celano
48. Me, Me, Me... and the Others (1966)
95 min | Comedy
Sandro is a well-known journalist and he is conducting a survey on human selfishness. Every man and every woman he meets turns into a theme for his inquiry. Even his own wife, Titta. But ... See full summary »
Writers: Adriano Baracco, Leonardo Benvenuti, Alessandro Blasetti, Lianella Carell, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Piero De Bernardi, Ennio Flaiano, Agenore Incrocci, Carlo Romano, Giorgio Rossi, Furio Scarpelli, Libero Solaroli, Vincenzo Talarico | Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Silvana Mangano, Walter Chiari, Vittorio De Sica
49. The Roof (1956)
91 min | Drama
Under provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building. This comedy follows the efforts of a family to erect the roof on a house ... See full summary »
50. Un garibaldino al convento (1942)
83 min | Comedy, Drama
An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.
Writers: Renato Angiolillo, Adolfo Franci, Margherita Maglione, Giuseppe Zucca, Vittorio De Sica | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Leonardo Cortese, María Mercader, Carla Del Poggio, Fausto Guerzoni