Highest Rated Titles With Franca Valeri

1. Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
177 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Metascore: 80/100 (6 reviews)

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.

2. L'abito e il volto (2009)
52 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A documentary about the Italian costume designer Piero Tosi.

3. Basta guardarla (1970)
100 min | Comedy, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
4. Toto in Color (1953)
104 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

5. You're on Your Own (1959)
105 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

6. Variety Lights (1950)
93 min | Drama, Music, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.

8. The Widower (1959)
87 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
9. Piccola posta (1955)
95 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
10. ...And Suddenly It's Murder! (1960)
108 min | Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sei persone sono sullo stesso treno, in viaggio dall'Italia verso Montecarlo. Alcuni vorrebbero giocare (e vincere) al Casinò, altri stanno portando un cagnolino ad una anziana e ricca ... See full summary »

14. The Shortest Day (1963)
95 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Two jerks are enlisted in the Italian army during W.W.1 and by pure luck manage to help win an important battle.

15. A Hero of Our Times (1957)
85 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

19. Me, Me, Me... and the Others (1966)
95 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

20. The Last Italian Tango (1973)
100 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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 »

22. L'uomo dalla bocca storta (2009)
59 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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.

23. It Happened in the Park (1953)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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 »

24. Le signorine dello 04 (1955)
101 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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 »

25. Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
91 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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.

26. L'Italia s'è rotta (1976)
98 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
27. Husbands in the City (1957)
95 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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 »

28. Mariti in pericolo (1960)
87 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
29. I maniaci (1964)
92 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Features a series of brief comic shetches based on manias, mainly sexual, featuring several figures of Italian society.

31. The Rip-Off (1977)
106 min | Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
32. Gran premio internazionale della TV (1984– )
180 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Telegatto Awards TV show.

33. I Don't Understand You Anymore (1980)
102 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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 »

34. La signora gioca bene a scopa? (1974)
85 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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 »

36. Caro maestro (1996– )
630 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
39. C'est pas moi, c'est lui (1980)
105 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
40. The Love Specialist (1958)
102 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

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 »

42. Nel giorno del signore (1970)
92 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

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 »

43. Come ti rapisco il pupo (1976)
95 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
47. Tosca and the Women (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

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 »

49. Non perdiamo la testa (1959)
94 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X