Most Rated Titles With Vittorio De Sica
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4. 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 »
5. Marriage Italian Style (1964)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The rich man Domenico and Filumena, a penniless prostitute, share great part of their lives in the immediate post WWII Italy.
7. 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 »
Votes: 4,665 | Gross: $0.60M
8. 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.
9. 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 »
11. 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 »
12. 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 »
13. 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 »
14. The Shoes of the Fisherman (I) (1968)
G | 162 min | Drama
Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David Telemond, a troubled young priest who befriends him. ... See full summary »
15. Sunflower (1970)
G | 107 min | Drama, War
An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia - like fifty thousand others during WWII.
16. General Della Rovere (1959)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, War
Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.
17. A Farewell to Arms (1957)
Approved | 152 min | Drama, Romance, War
An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
18. 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.
20. It Started in Naples (1960)
Approved | 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 »
21. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
M | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The humorous adventures of a group of American tourists taking an eighteen-day guided bus tour of nine European countries.
23. 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 »
24. 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".
26. The Witches (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society.
27. 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 »
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. 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 »
33. 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 »
34. The Angel Wore Red (1960)
99 min | Action, Drama, War
A clergyman leaves the priesthood over the church's indifferent position during the Spanish Civil War but finds himself attracted to a beautiful entertainer.
36. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History, War
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.
37. Frisky (1954)
97 min | Comedy, Romance
The relationships between a veteran marshal, his bride-to-be, a rookie and his fiancée are severely tested when the young carabiniere is temporarily sent to a distant town.
38. 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.
41. 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 »
43. The Two Marshals (1961)
98 min | Drama, Comedy
Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Antonio Capurro, un ladruncolo travestito da prete, viene arrestato dal maresciallo Cottone. In seguito, durante un bombardamento il lestofante riesce a ... See full summary »
44. 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.
45. 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 »
46. Twelve Plus One (1969)
R | 94 min | Adventure, 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 »
49. Doctor, Beware (1941)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
50. 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 »