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1. 1991 (2011)

6 min | Short, Fantasy

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Pondering on what went wrong in the dystopian world he finds himself living in, Hal remembers his fight against tyranny and faces the only way to avoid ultimate failure.

Director: Andrea Buccino | Stars: Adam Wilson, Andrea Buccino, Aiub Alsaadi, Leo Kidds

Votes: 7

2. L'ultima zingarata (2011)

Documentary

8.9
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Directors: Federico Micali, Yuri Parrettini | Stars: Stefano Amorosi, Gianmichele Baroni, Alessandro Borghi, Clelia Catalano

Votes: 13

3. Una Storia da Ridere (2008)

55 min | Documentary

8.6
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A film documentary on the life, works and life ethics of famous director Mario Monicelli. Mario Monicelli has witnessed and depicted the great changes that the Italians from the WW2 to ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Salinas | Star: Mario Monicelli

Votes: 5

4. The Naked and the Wicked (1951)

90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.5
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Using actor's names as they differ in the dubbed-versions: Carla del Poggio is the wistful companion of opera star Madam Stefania Monti. Carla soon learns that Madam's accompanist, ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Carla Del Poggio, Frank Latimore, Gabriele Ferzetti, Tina Lattanzi

Votes: 25

5. La grande guerra (1959)

Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio Gassman, Bernard Blier, Folco Lulli

Votes: 2,754

6. I ragazzi della via Paal (1935)

18 min | Short, Drama

8.4
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Directors: Alberto Mondadori, Mario Monicelli

Votes: 18

7. Amici miei (1975)

R | 140 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret, Duilio Del Prete

Votes: 5,071

8. The Organizer (1963)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, History

8.1
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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli

Votes: 1,676

9. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Votes: 7,008

10. L'armata Brancaleone (1966)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

8.0
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A group of misfits, headed by an incompetent knight named Brancaleone, set out to reach the small town of Aurocastro so that their leader can take possession of the fief.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Folco Lulli, Gian Maria Volontè

Votes: 3,356

11. Un borghese piccolo piccolo (1977)

122 min | Drama

8.0
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A meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Shelley Winters, Vincenzo Crocitti, Romolo Valli

Votes: 1,616

12. Adolfo Celi, un uomo per due culture (2006)

55 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Director: Leonardo Celi | Stars: Paulo Autran, Kabir Bedi, Tinto Brass, Tônia Carrero

Votes: 6

13. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 18

14. Il marchese del Grillo (1981)

135 min | Comedy, History

7.8
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The marquess of Grillo is a good-natured, clever and women-loving man who is always inventing stories and cracking all types of jokes. The film tells the story of his life.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Caroline Berg, Andrea Bevilacqua, Tommaso Bianco

Votes: 2,245

15. I bambini ci guardano (1944)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

7.8
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A four-year old boy, Pricò, becomes the subject of emotional folly by his fluctuant parents and inattentive relatives.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Emilio Cigoli, Luciano De Ambrosis, Isa Pola, Adriano Rimoldi

Votes: 1,860

16. Guardie e ladri (1951)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Esposito is a thief who cons tourists in Rome. A lengthy persecution by police Bottoni, who manages to catch it starts. In an oversight Esposito manages to flee again. Bottoni superiors inform him that if no catches him will lose his job.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Totò, Ave Ninchi, Pina Piovani

Votes: 898

17. Bitter Rice (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police, Francesca joins a group of women rice workers. She meets the voluptuous peasant rice ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Doris Dowling, Silvana Mangano, Raf Vallone

Votes: 2,635

18. Amici miei - Atto II° (1982)

130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Adolfo Celi, Renzo Montagnani

Votes: 2,113

19. Fatal Desire (1953)

80 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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In Pietro Mascagni's tragic opera, a soldier returns home from war to reclaim his former fiancée, only to find that she's married someone else in his absence, leading to jealousy, betrayal, and murder.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: May Britt, Ettore Manni, Kerima, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 53

20. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Eddy Mitchell, Charles Aznavour, Dalida

Votes: 11

21. L'ebreo errante (1948)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Matthew, a rich nationalist Jew and a contemporary of Jesus, regards the latter as an obstacle in this struggle to free their people from the Roman yoke by means of revolt. He incites the ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Valentina Cortese, Inga Gort, Noëlle Norman

Votes: 13

22. Vicino al Colosseo c'è Monti (2008)

20 min | Short

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Director: Mario Monicelli

Votes: 18

23. Prevodachkata na cherno-beli filmi (2007)

56 min | Documentary

7.6
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If this were a future, it would have been mawkish! Now it's ruthless! She is Nelly Chervenusheva. The cinema fans know only her voice. For almost half a century Nelly interprets the great ... See full summary »

Director: Tedi Moskov | Stars: Nelly Chervenusheva, Ettore Scola, Mario Monicelli

Votes: 14

24. In the Name of the Law (1949)

101 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A young, by-the-book judge is appointed to a Sicilian village controlled by corrupt leaders and the mafia.

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Massimo Girotti, Charles Vanel, Jone Salinas, Camillo Mastrocinque

Votes: 244

25. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki... See full synopsis »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 63

26. Risate di gioia (1960)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara, Fred Clark

Votes: 486 | Gross: $0.03M

27. Brancaleone alle Crociate (1970)

116 min | Adventure, History

7.4
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After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Stefania Sandrelli, Beba Loncar

Votes: 1,296

28. Lure of the Sila (1949)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Returning home after a night of love spent in a woodman's hut with Orsola, Pietro is arrested by the police for a crime he did not commit. His mother and youngest sister, Rosaria, go to ... See full summary »

Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Amedeo Nazzari, Vittorio Gassman, Jacques Sernas

Votes: 56

29. La nuova armata Brancaleone (2010)

5 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Director: Mario Monicelli | Star: Roberto Renna

Votes: 16

30. Un amico magico: il maestro Nino Rota (1999)

Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Bruno Moretti

Votes: 11

31. Film Genre (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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Stars: Peter Firth, Donald Richie, Peter Bogdanovich, Joe Canutt

Votes: 18

32. Documenti su Giuseppe Pinelli (1970)

45 min | Documentary

7.4
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Directors: Elio Petri, Nelo Risi | Stars: Giancarlo Dettori, Luigi Diberti, Renzo Montagnani, Licia Pinelli

Votes: 11

33. Parenti serpenti (1992)

105 min | Comedy

7.3
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Like every year, everyone is going back to the ancestral family's home for the Christmas holidays. But this time, the old folks have a surprise, a good surprise for them. They have decided ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Tommaso Bianco, Renato Cecchetto, Marina Confalone, Alessandro Haber

Votes: 1,066 | Gross: $0.04M

34. Donatella (1956)

103 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Elsa Martinelli, Gabriele Ferzetti, Walter Chiari, Liliana Bonfatti

Votes: 42

35. Totò a colori (1952)

104 min | Comedy

7.3
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Toto' a colori was the first Italian movie to be shot with a colour film, but the sensitivity was very low (6 asa!) so the actors had to act under a very strong lighting and high temperature.

Director: Steno | Stars: Totò, Mario Castellani, Virgilio Riento, Luigi Pavese

Votes: 407

36. The Iron Swordsman (1949)

86 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Carlo Ninchi, Gianna Maria Canale, Peter Trent, Piero Palermini

Votes: 21

37. Come inguaiammo il cinema italiano - La vera storia di Franco e Ciccio (2004)

100 min | Documentary

7.3
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The movie on the career of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia, from the debut until the death of both. It's composed of selected passages from movies and varieties, and interviews to ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniele Ciprì, Franco Maresco | Stars: Franco Franchi, Ciccio Ingrassia, Giulio Andreotti, Lino Banfi

Votes: 143

38. Boccaccio '70 (1962)

Unrated | 205 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas

Votes: 2,867

39. Romanzo popolare (1974)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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50 year old Giulio (Tognazzi) and his 17 year old goddaughter, Vincenzina (Muti) fall madly in love with each other and soon are wed. Unfortunately for Giulio he walks in on his friend and ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Michele Placido, Pippo Starnazza

Votes: 413

40. The Unfaithfuls (1953)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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An industrialist has his wife tailed because he secretly hopes she is betraying him so that he can ask for a divorce and marry the model he's fallen in love with. This leads to a series of ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, May Britt, Pierre Cressoy, Tina Lattanzi

Votes: 79

41. High Infidelity (1964)

120 min | Comedy

7.2
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Directors: Mario Monicelli, Elio Petri, Franco Rossi, Luciano Salce | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Fulvia Franco, John Phillip Law, Eleanor Beacour

Votes: 41

42. Outlaw Girl (1950)

94 min | Drama

7.2
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Beppe Musolino is falsely accused of murder. He is tried and once found guilty is imprisoned. Unexpectedly he escape from prison and to survive he start living like an outlaw brigand. He ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Silvana Mangano, Umberto Spadaro, Ignazio Balsamo

Votes: 35

43. Lo squadrone bianco (1936)

100 min | War, Drama

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Lieutenant Mario Ludovici, an army officer, gets himself transferred to a Libyan post when his romance with society girl Cristiana goes on the rocks. Ludovici is looked upon as a weakling ... See full summary »

Director: Augusto Genina | Stars: Fulvia Lanzi, Francesca Dalpe, Fosco Giachetti, Antonio Centa

Votes: 48

44. Der Sommer 1939 (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Directors: Mathias Haentjes, Nina Koshofer | Stars: Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, Pierre Daix, Hans Keilson, Pavel Kohout

Votes: 13

45. Vittorio racconta Gassman: Una vita da mattatore (2010)

88 min | Documentary

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Venice Film Fest to honor Vittorio Gassman ROME -- The Venice Film Festival said Wednesday it would honor iconic Italian actor Vittorio Gassman with a special tribute on the tenth ... See full summary »

Director: Giancarlo Scarchilli | Stars: Agostina Belli, Sergio Castellitto, Dino De Laurentiis, Anna Galiena

Votes: 20

46. Viva Italia! (1977)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 1,074

47. Vita da cani (1950)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Tragicomedy telling of the trials and tribulations of a troupe of variety show artists.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gina Lollobrigida, Delia Scala, Tamara Lees

Votes: 121

48. A cavallo della tigre (1961)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An inept thief wants to escape prison and return to his family, but two of his prison mates also want out.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Mario Adorf, Valeria Moriconi, Gian Maria Volontè

Votes: 197

49. Totò e Carolina (1955)

85 min | Comedy

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Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Totò, Anna Maria Ferrero, Arnoldo Foà, Maurizio Arena

Votes: 145

50. Mad About Opera (1948)

95 min | Comedy, Musical

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There has been no more catholic church in the Italian district of London since the one existing was bombed during the Blitz. Guido Marchi, a journalist wishing it to be restored, decides to... See full summary »

Director: Mario Costa | Stars: Gino Bechi, Maria Caniglia, Tito Gobbi, Gina Lollobrigida

Votes: 10