Highest Rated Titles With Franca Valeri
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1. Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
Approved | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone.
Writers: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Vasco Pratolini, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Enrico Medioli, Giovanni Testori | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Claudia Cardinale
5. Toto in Color (1952)
104 min | Comedy
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.
6. You're on Your Own (1959)
110 min | Comedy
In post war Italy during the fifties it is very difficult to find a house to rent and a family ends up living in a former brothel.
8. Variety Lights (1950)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.
9. The Widower (1959)
87 min | Comedy
Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who fancies himself a man of great capabilities, but whose factory (producing lifts and elevators) teeters perennially on the brink of ... See full summary »
10. ...And Suddenly It's Murder! (1960)
108 min | Comedy, Crime
A randomly formed group of Italians gets deeply involved in a crime in Montacarlo.
14. A Hero of Our Times (1957)
85 min | Comedy
Alberto Menichetti lives with an aunt and an old housekeeper, Clotilde; he has a job in a firm and his boss is Mrs. De Ritis, a widow whose husband was killed during a wild boar hunt. She ... See full summary »
21. 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
22. The Last Italian Tango (1974)
100 min | Comedy
A woman feeds her husband with scraps and gives the best food to her lover, whom she hides in the attic. The husband abandons her and goes and lives with a young girl who drags him into a ... See full summary »
23. The Shortest Day (1963)
95 min | Comedy
Two jerks are enlisted in the Italian army during W.W.1 and by pure luck manage to help win an important battle.
24. Vittorio D. (2009)
93 min | Documentary
A sharp and inspiring documentary on the life and legacy of the great director Vittorio De Sica (and frequent Loren collaborator) that offers fascinating interviews with Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Mike Leigh and many others.
25. It Happened in the Park (1953)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
THERE is something uniquely fascinating about a large municipal park, with its natural beauties, its formal arrangements and its array of visitors to be observed. Amid its inducements to ... See full summary »
Writers: Sergio Amidei, Giorgio Bassani, Jean Bernard-Luc, Armando Curcio, Liana Ferri, Ennio Flaiano, Mino Guerrini, Agenore Incrocci, Ercole Patti, Furio Scarpelli, Rodolfo Sonego | Directors: Gianni Franciolini, Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Eduardo De Filippo, Vittorio De Sica, Anna Maria Ferrero, François Périer
26. Husbands in the City (1957)
95 min | Comedy
In Rome every year in August the wifes go on holiday on the seashore while their husbands stay at home to work. It is the period of the year most suitable to male unfaithfulness. Without ... See full summary »
Writers: Edoardo Anton, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Luigi Comencini, Sandro Continenza, Ruggero Maccari, Alfredo Mirabile, Dino Verde, Gino Visentini | Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Nino Taranto, Renato Salvatori, Memmo Carotenuto, Richard McNamara
27. Le signorine dello 04 (1955)
101 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
The lives times and loves of five Italian telephone operators. One is betrayed by her husband, one helps a student who wants to take his life, another changes her boy-friend every other day... See full summary »
31. L'uomo dalla bocca storta (2009)
59 min | Documentary
Anecdotes and archive material for this reappraisal of Luciano Salce, an extraordinarily modern model for filmmakers today in his use of all mediums to their best advantage.
32. I maniaci (1964)
92 min | Comedy
Features a series of brief comic shetches based on manias, mainly sexual, featuring several figures of Italian society.
Writers: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia, Vittorio Viechi, Tonino Guerra, Lucio Fulci, José Gutiérrez Maesso | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Walter Chiari, Enrico Maria Salerno, Barbara Steele, Raimondo Vianello
35. Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
R | 91 min | Drama
When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful at finding rich women to prey on, but finds himself caught up in a bidding war.
36. I Don't Understand You Anymore (1980)
102 min | Comedy
On entering her bathroom, Luisa finds a naked man showering. She calls the police at once and the man is arrested. At the police station Alberto, a psychiatrist, recognizes the man: he is ... See full summary »
38. La signora gioca bene a scopa? (1974)
85 min | Comedy
A poker player on a losing streak meets a beautiful young woman. He's attracted to her, but she appears to be perfectly content with her boyfriend, a somewhat wussy writer. The gambler gets... See full summary »
44. The Love Specialist (1958)
102 min | Comedy
A Texan girl wins a quiz show jackpot, and uses her winnings for a trip to Italy. Her car breaks up near Siena where she meets a handsome Italian prince. He thinks that she must be rich, ... See full summary »
Writers: Ennio De Concini, Liana Ferri, Raffaele Gianelli, Giuseppe Gironda, Luciano Martino, Michael Pertwee, Piero Pierotti, Giovanna Soria, Luigi Zampa | Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Diana Dors, Vittorio Gassman, Franca Valeri, Bruce Cabot
47. Nel giorno del signore (1970)
92 min | Comedy, History
Margherita nicknamed Fornarina is Raphael's mistress. Beatrice, a noblewoman who is also in love with the famous painter tries to get her out of the way, by having her wrongly accused of ... See full summary »
49. Tosca and the Women (2003)
The classic tale of lust, jealousy and vengeance takes on a lighter, mischievously comic tone, as two subsidiary female characters (the moralistic house concierge and a worldly-wise "... See full summary »