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1. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to a hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.

Writers: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Citti | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle, Aldo Valletti

Votes: 33,924

2. The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)

110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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The restorer Stefano is hired by the Mayor Solmi of a small village nearby Ferrara to restore a painting of St. Sebastian, made by the mentally disturbed painter Buono Legnani in the local ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Gianni Cavina, Maurizio Costanzo | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Lino Capolicchio, Francesca Marciano, Gianni Cavina, Giulio Pizzirani

Votes: 2,970

3. Macabre (1980)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

6.0
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A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover.

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Lamberto Bava, Roberto Gandus | Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Bernice Stegers, Stanko Molnar, Veronica Zinny, Roberto Posse

Votes: 1,296

4. Un ragazzo d'oro (2014)

102 min | Drama

5.2
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A young copywriter moves to Rome in the wake of his screenwriter father's death, where he meets a publisher who wants to release his dad's autobiography.

Writers: Pupi Avati, Tommaso Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Sharon Stone, Cristiana Capotondi, Giovanna Ralli

Votes: 113

5. The Mistress Is Served (1976)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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As the movie begins, a bankrupt Italian count has just committed suicide. One of his creditors has taken over the family villa, but he allows the widow, the mother, and the three adult ... See full summary »

Writers: Mario Lanfranchi, Pupi Avati | Director: Mario Lanfranchi | Stars: Senta Berger, Maurizio Arena, Bruno Zanin, Erika Blanc

Votes: 42

6. Benvenuto Presidente! (2013)

Comedy

6.1
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A mr. No One is mistakenly elected President of the Italian Republic.

Writers: Fabio Bonifacci, Nicola Giuliano | Director: Riccardo Milani | Stars: Claudio Bisio, Kasia Smutniak, Beppe Fiorello, Remo Girone

Votes: 1,153

7. Revenge of the Dead (1983)

R | 89 min | Horror

6.3
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Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and accidentally sees that some text is still readable on the ribbon. He manages to reconstruct the story of a scientist, Paolo Zeder, ... See full summary »

Writers: Pupi Avati, Maurizio Costanzo, Antonio Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Gabriele Lavia, Anne Canovas, Paola Tanziani, Cesare Barbetti

Votes: 1,145

8. Incantato (2003)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

6.7
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Nello Balocchi, a 35-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, is invited to Bologna by his father, the owner of the Papal tailor's shop in Rome. His father hopes Nello will find a soul mate in ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Neri Marcorè, Vanessa Incontrada, Giancarlo Giannini, Nino D'Angelo

Votes: 815

9. I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa (2001)

147 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.6
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In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Raoul Bova, Marco Leonardi, Edward Furlong, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 359

10. The Hideout (2007)

100 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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"The Hideout" is a mystery-thriller about an Italian woman who moves to Davenport to open a restaurant. After her husband commits suicide, she spends fifteen years recovering at a Minnesota... See full summary »

Writers: Pupi Avati, Francesco Marcucci | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Laura Morante, Rita Tushingham, Treat Williams, Burt Young

Votes: 437

11. Giovanna's Father (2008)

104 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Bologna, Italy, Pre-war scenario. Michele Casali's only teenage daughter, Giovanna Casali, poses a problem to him. Driven by jealousy, she has just killed her best friend. After a painful ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Silvio Orlando, Francesca Neri, Ezio Greggio, Alba Rohrwacher

Votes: 686

12. Satanik (1968)

86 min | Thriller

4.6
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A withered old hag turns into a beautiful young woman after drinking a youth formula.

Writers: Eduardo Manzanos Brochero, Roberto Raviola, Luciano Secchi | Director: Piero Vivarelli | Stars: Magda Konopka, Julio Peña, Umberto Raho, Luigi Montini

Votes: 196

13. Il cav. Costante Nicosia demoniaco, ovvero: Dracula in Brianza (1975)

100 min | Comedy

5.9
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A boorish, snobish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his head. But after the superticous Nicosia has... See full summary »

Writers: Mario Amendola, Pupi Avati, Bruno Corbucci, Enzo Jannacci, Giuseppe Viola | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Lando Buzzanca, Rossano Brazzi, Sylva Koscina, Moira Orfei

Votes: 122

14. The Best Man (1997)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Incredibly, the bride at the altar falls in love with the best man on first sight, and even though he makes efforts to avoid her infatuation with him, she is determined to annul her ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Inés Sastre, Dario Cantarelli, Cinzia Mascoli

Votes: 344

15. House of Pleasure for Women (1976)

100 min | Comedy, Musical

5.5
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The United States of America, after the great success of Vietnam, Watergate and so on, have decided to expand their activities in Italy. Mr. Chips has chosen Eddie Mordace to open the ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Gianni Cavina, Maurizio Costanzo | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Al Lettieri, Gigi Proietti, Christian De Sica, Gianni Cavina

Votes: 79

16. The Story of Boys & Girls (1989)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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At a farmhouse, a large family cooks mountains of food for the next day's engagement party for Silvia and her city fiancé, Angelo. Her parents feud about infidelity; an aging salesman who ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Davide Bechini, Felice Andreasi, Massimo Bonetti

Votes: 162

17. A Second Childhood (2010)

98 min | Drama

6.3
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Lino Settembre and his wife Chicca lead a tranquil married life without any serious problems. They are satisfied with their careers. He's the sports editor at the Messenger and she's a ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Francesca Neri, Serena Grandi, Gianni Cavina

Votes: 196

18. Arcane Sorcerer (1996)

96 min | Horror

6.9
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A seminary student, Giacomo Vigetti, is convicted by the Papal State of seducing a young girl. He is forced to flee and takes refuge with an excommunicated priest. Unfortunately, the priest... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Stefano Dionisi, Arnaldo Ninchi, Andrea Scorzoni

Votes: 406

19. Regalo di Natale (1986)

101 min | Drama

7.7
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Giovanni Bruzzi | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Carlo Delle Piane, Diego Abatantuono, Gianni Cavina, George Eastman

Votes: 786

20. The Youngest Son (2010)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An amoral man manhandles his wife and falls into the claws of a wheeler dealer.

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Christian De Sica, Laura Morante, Luca Zingaretti, Nicola Nocella

Votes: 267

21. Bix (1991)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.2
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Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Fred Chalfy, Anne Dutter, Georges Dutter, Lino Pastruno, Mark Wolfson | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Bryant Weeks, Emile Levisetti, Julia Ewing, Mark Collver

Votes: 108

22. A Dinner for Them to Meet (2007)

99 min | Comedy

5.7
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Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Vanessa Incontrada, Violante Placido, Inés Sastre

Votes: 360

23. The Kiss of Death (1974)

90 min | Drama

6.3
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Carolina Invernizio, Mario Lanfranchi | Director: Mario Lanfranchi | Stars: Maurizio Bonuglia, Eleonora Giorgi, Martine Beswick, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 15

24. Con il sole negli occhi (2015 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Pupi Avati, Tommaso Avati, Claudio Piersanti | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Laura Morante, Paolo Sassanelli, Lina Sastri, Michele La Ginestra

Votes: 8

25. The Big Heart of Girls (2011)

85 min | Drama

6.1
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A respectable girl decides to marry an irresponsible man.

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Cesare Cremonini, Micaela Ramazzotti, Gianni Cavina, Erika Blanc

Votes: 256

26. La seconda notte di nozze (2005)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Antonio Albanese, Neri Marcorè, Katia Ricciarelli, Angela Luce

Votes: 457

27. The Mayor (1997)

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Writers: James Carrington, Eduardo De Filippo | Director: Ugo Fabrizio Giordani | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Anna Bonaiuto, Lino Troisi, Gerolamo Alchieri

Votes: 49

28. Balsamus l'uomo di Satana (1970)

99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Giorgio Celli, Enzo Leonardi | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Bob Tonelli, Greta Vayan, Gianni Cavina, Giulio Pizzirani

Votes: 36

29. Magnificat (1993)

95 min | Drama, History

6.9
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During the Middle Ages, a traveling executioner hires an apprentice to learn the finer points of torture and execution, and a young girl is given by her parents to a Catholic convent.

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Luigi Diberti, Arnaldo Ninchi, Massimo Bellinzoni, Dalia Lahav

Votes: 90

30. Christmas Rematch (2004)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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17 years after Regalo di Natale the same 5 players for a new challange. Who can trust who?

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Gianni Cavina, Carlo Delle Piane, George Eastman

Votes: 573

31. Ma quando arrivano le ragazze? (2005)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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The movie is about the story of two musicians: Gianca, who plays the saxophone in a desperate attempt to follow his father's footsteps, and Nick, a trumpeter in love with Clifford Brown. ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Vittoria Puccini, Paolo Briguglia, Johnny Dorelli

Votes: 295

32. The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Bologna, 1954. Taddeo, a young man of 18 whom everyone calls Kid, dreams of becoming one of the regulars of the mythical Margherita Café, located under the portico across from his family's ... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Laura Chiatti, Fabio De Luigi, Luigi Lo Cascio

Votes: 428

33. Se sei così ti dico sì (2011)

90 min | Comedy

5.3
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Piero Cicala is a former singer, a one hit wonder from the Italian summer of 1981. 30 years later he gets a call to participate in a tv show that explores the history of pop culture in ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Eugenio Cappuccio, Claudio Piersanti, Guia Soncini | Director: Eugenio Cappuccio | Stars: Emilio Solfrizzi, Belén Rodríguez, Fabrizio Buompastore, Francesca Faiella

Votes: 143

34. La mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone (1975)

110 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati, Gianni Cavina | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Paolo Villaggio, Delia Boccardo, Gianni Cavina

Votes: 112

35. Tutti defunti... tranne i morti (1977)

105 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.1
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Dante trova un lavoro: vendere per conto dell'autore le copie di un libro che parla di una serie di famiglie nobili alle famiglie citate nel libro. Non trova nessuno, poi finalmente alla ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Gianni Cavina, Maurizio Costanzo | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Gianni Cavina, Francesca Marciano, Carlo Delle Piane, Greta Vayan

Votes: 147

36. La via degli angeli (1999)

121 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Gianni Cavina, Valentina Cervi, Carlo Delle Piane, Libero De Rienzo

Votes: 129

37. La stanza accanto (1994)

94 min | Thriller, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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Martin Yakobowsky is a brilliant lawyer whose family originally comes from Poland. He is assigned by his legal practice to resolve a contentious case in the prevalently agricultural town in... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Fabrizio Laurenti | Stars: Mark Benninghoffen, Thomas Patrick, Mary Sellers, Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni

Votes: 33

38. Le strelle nel fosso (1979)

100 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Cesare Bornazzini, Maurizio Costanzo | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Adolfo Belletti, Pietro Bona, Lino Capolicchio, Gianni Cavina

Votes: 35

39. Una gita scolastica (1983)

90 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.0
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Italy, 1914. Two teachers (Delle Piane and Pini) take their pupils for a school outing from Bologna to Florence.

Writers: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Carlo Delle Piane, Tiziana Pini, Rossana Casale, Cesare Barbetti

Votes: 177

40. Festa di laurea (1985)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati, Cesare Bornazzini | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Carlo Delle Piane, Aurore Clément, Lidia Broccolino, Nik Novecento

Votes: 130

41. Thomas and the Bewitched (1970)

98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Giorgio Celli | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Lola Bonora, Pina Borione, Gianni Cavina, Ines Ciaschetti

Votes: 19

42. Where the Night Begins (1991)

94 min | Horror

6.5
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Rather than waste the funds and logistical skill it took to film the movie "Bix" in Davenport, Iowa... See full synopsis »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Maurizio Zaccaro | Stars: Tom Gallop, Cara Wilder, Don Pearson, Kim Mai Guest

Votes: 88

43. Noi tre (1984)

88 min | Biography, History

6.6
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Young W.A. Mozart is hosted in a villa near Bologna, where he has to graduate. There he gets in touch with "normal" boys, falls in love for the first time and tries to escape his destiny of... See full summary »

Writers: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati, Cesare Bornazzini | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Cristopher Davidson, Lino Capolicchio, Gianni Cavina, Carlo Delle Piane

Votes: 56

44. The Bad Child (2013 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

7.1
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Tommaso Avati, Claudio Piersanti | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Leonardo Della Bianca, Luigi Lo Cascio, Donatella Finocchiaro, Isabella Aldovini

Votes: 15

45. Un matrimonio (2013 TV Mini-Series)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Stars: Micaela Ramazzotti, Isabella Aldovini, Alessandro Sanguigni, Flavio Parenti

Votes: 12

46. Dichiarazioni d'amore (1994)

91 min | Biography, Drama

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Bologna in Italy, 1948. A period in the life of some 15 year-old youths who attend the same school and live in the same neighbourhood. Dado, a very shy boy, is one of them. Through his eyes... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Antonella Attili, Angiola Baggi, Delia Boccardo, Carlo Delle Piane

Votes: 39

47. Aiutami a sognare (1981)

112 min | Musical, Romance

4.7
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Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Mariangela Melato, Anthony Franciosa, Orazio Orlando, Jean-Pierre Léaud

Votes: 17

48. Impiegati (1985)

98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Writers: Pupi Avati, Antonio Avati, Cesare Bornazzini | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Claudio Botosso, Giovanna Maldotti, Dario Parisini, Elena Sofia Ricci

Votes: 100

49. Fratelli e sorelle (1992)

92 min | Drama

5.9
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After twenty years of marriage, Gloria discovers that her husband has been cheating on her. It' a terrible trauma and she decides to stay with her sister in USA in St. Louis. She takes with... See full summary »

Writer: Pupi Avati | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Franco Nero, Paola Quattrini, Anna Bonaiuto, Lino Capolicchio

Votes: 49

50. Pupi Avati, ieri, oggi, domani (2010)

68 min | Animation, Biography

4.5
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Based upon Avati's biography 'Sotto le stelle di un film', this documentary traces the story of the Italian director.

Writers: Pupi Avati, Claudio Costa | Director: Claudio Costa | Stars: Pupi Avati, Diego Abatantuono, Alvise Avati, Antonio Avati

Votes: 8