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1. The Godfather: Part III (1990)

R | 162 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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60 Metascore

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia, Talia Shire

Votes: 295,170 | Gross: $66.67M

2. Romeo and Juliet (1968)

PG | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 25,160 | Gross: $38.90M

3. Endless Love (1981)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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A high school student's love for a 15-year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance and accident.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Brooke Shields, Martin Hewitt, Shirley Knight, Don Murray

Votes: 5,839 | Gross: $31.18M

4. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 18,757 | Gross: $20.71M

5. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this miniseries brings to life all the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.

Stars: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier, James Mason

Votes: 14,685

6. Tea with Mussolini (1999)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy, War

6.9
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53 Metascore

An orphaned Italian boy is raised among a circle of British and American women living in Mussolini's Italy before and during the Second World War.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Cher

Votes: 9,735 | Gross: $14.35M

7. Jane Eyre (1996)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to become a teacher and eventually seeks ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: William Hurt, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anna Paquin, Nic Knight

Votes: 7,979 | Gross: $5.20M

8. The Champ (1979)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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Billy Flynn, a former boxing champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J., over whom he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder, Jack Warden

Votes: 6,614 | Gross: $30.44M

9. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)

Approved | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern

Votes: 5,999 | Gross: $8.00M

10. Senso (1954)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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A troubled and neurotic Italian Countess betrays her entire country for a self-destructive love affair with an Austrian Lieutenant.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Massimo Girotti, Heinz Moog

Votes: 4,691

11. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

R | 106 min | Documentary

7.4
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The history of the independent film company, The Cannon Film Group, Inc..

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Sam Firstenberg, David Paulsen, Luigi Cozzi, Menahem Golan

Votes: 4,014

12. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Leigh Lawson, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 3,420

14. Callas Forever (2002)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.6
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49 Metascore

The last days of legendary opera singer Maria Callas.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright, Jay Rodan

Votes: 1,888 | Gross: $0.45M

15. Maria Callas at Covent Garden (1964 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Music

9.0
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Few of Maria Callas's performances were filmed, so these two gala concerts recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 1962 and 1964 are special. On 4 November 1962, it was before ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Maria Callas, Renato Cioni, Tito Gobbi, Robert Bowman

Votes: 61

16. La Terra Trema (1948)

160 min | Drama

7.9
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In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Luchino Visconti, Antonio Pietrangeli, Antonio Arcidiacono, Giuseppe Arcidiacono

Votes: 3,263

17. Bellissima (1951)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli

Votes: 3,012

19. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

6.7
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

Votes: 66

20. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Kirsty Wark, Stephen Fry

Votes: 113

21. La traviata (1982)

G | 109 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.9
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Violetta meets Alfredo and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio, starts to interfere, concerned... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Teresa Stratas, Plácido Domingo, Cornell MacNeil, Allan Monk

Votes: 1,144 | Gross: $3.78M

22. Pagliacci (1982 TV Movie)

72 min | Music

8.1
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The story is set in southern Italy and recounts the tragedy of Canio, the lead clown in a commedia dell'arte troupe, his wife Nedda, and her lover, Silvio.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Teresa Stratas, Plácido Domingo, Juan Pons, Alberto Rinaldi

Votes: 179

23. Il giovane Toscanini (1988)

109 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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A fanciful biopic of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini as a very young man.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophie Ward, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 164

24. Otello (1986)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Music

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Based on Shakesphere's play, Verdi's opera depicts the devastating effects of jealousy, "...the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds upon". Believing Otello has promoted the... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Plácido Domingo, Katia Ricciarelli, Justino Díaz, Petra Malakova

Votes: 425 | Gross: $0.19M

25. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 387

26. Storia di una capinera (1993)

106 min | Drama

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Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Angela Bettis, Johnathon Schaech, Eva Alexander, Andreá Cassar

Votes: 400

27. The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films (2014)

Documentary

6.5
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THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood ... See full summary »

Director: Hilla Medalia | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Charles Bronson, Chuck Norris

Votes: 291

28. Il sole negli occhi (1953)

98 min | Drama

7.3
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A young and shy girl Celestina arrives from her small home village to Rome to become a housemaid. Her inexperience and naivety causes her to change her employers quite frequently. As she is... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Irene Galter, Pina Bottin, Maria Pia Trepaoli

Votes: 79

29. The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977– )

Music

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This is the 1977 television recording of the Rise and Fall of Managing by Kurt Weill

Stars: Metropolitan Opera Chorus, James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Charles Anthony

Votes: 16

30. Secrets d'histoire (2007– )

90 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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Series of feature length documentaries about persons of interest throughout history, including many royals, both French and from other European countries.

Stars: Stéphane Bern, Michel de Decker, Jean-Christian Petitfils, Philippe Charlier

Votes: 31

31. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.5
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 109

32. The Bell Telephone Hour (1959–1968)

60 min | Music

7.9
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The long-running television version of the long-running NBC radio series devoted to classical music as well as Broadway composers.

Stars: The Bell Telephone Orchestra, Mel Brandt, The Buster Davis Singers, Edward Villella

Votes: 26

33. Omaggio a Roma (2009)

20 min | Short

6.5
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The magic of the city, suspended between the past and the future through the images of the great director.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Andrea Bocelli

Votes: 53

34. Vivement dimanche (1998– )

Talk-Show

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Stars: Michel Drucker, Alain Souchon, Charles Aznavour, Patrick Bruel

Votes: 54

35. La Bohème (1965)

105 min | Music, Drama

7.5
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Director: Wilhelm Semmelroth | Stars: Gianni Raimondi, Rolando Panerai, Gianni Maffeo, Ivo Vinco

Votes: 87

36. 12 registi per 12 città (1989)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities.

Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Mario Monicelli, Ermanno Olmi, Gillo Pontecorvo, Francesco Rosi, Mario Soldati, Lina Wertmüller, Franco Zeffirelli

Votes: 132

37. Zeffirelli's Inferno (2017 Video)

6 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Franco Zeffirelli

38. Quelli che... il calcio (1993– )

125 min | Comedy, Music, Sport

5.1
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Live sport, comedy and music TV show that announces in real time goal of Italian Soccer Championship.

Stars: Simona Ventura, Massimiliano Giusti, Massimo Caputi, Gene Gnocchi

Votes: 186

39. Turandot (1987 TV Movie)

134 min | Music

8.6
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Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: James Levine, Eva Marton, Plácido Domingo, Leona Mitchell

Votes: 106

40. Much Ado About Nothing (1967 TV Movie)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.

Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Alan Adams, Chloe Ashcroft, David Belcher, Michael Byrne

Votes: 30

41. Il mistero di Dante (2014)

90 min | Biography, History, Mystery

5.5
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A journey in the footsteps of the most famous initiate of Italian Trecento, the author of the celebrated "Divine Comedy". A poet who has inspired some of the most outstanding minds in History.

Director: Louis Nero | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Taylor Hackford, Franco Zeffirelli, Christopher Vogler

Votes: 37

42. L'onorevole Angelina (1947)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A rowdy woman is so forceful that she outdoes her husband in a loud cry against speculators who refuse poor people entrance to a block of new apartments, built after WW2. Without noticing ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Anna Magnani, Nando Bruno, Ave Ninchi, Ernesto Almirante

Votes: 229

43. Lo scapolo (1956)

90 min | Comedy

6.3
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Paolo Anselmi is a happily single man. He lives in a flat with a friend but is forced to leave when the friend gets married. He then goes to a boarding house where he flirts with a girl but... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Sandra Milo, Nino Manfredi, Madeleine Fischer

Votes: 146

44. Cavalleria rusticana (1982 TV Movie)

70 min | Musical

7.7
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Turridu is spotted by his wife, Santuzza, returning from the home of his lover, Lola. He is also seen on the road by Lola's husband, Alfio. While he suspects nothing, Santuzza knows exactly... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Yelena Obraztsova, Plácido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Fedora Barbieri

Votes: 176

45. The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970 TV Special)

Family

6.3
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Directors: Jack Haley Jr., Richard Dunlap | Stars: Fred Astaire, Burt Bacharach, Candice Bergen, Ingmar Bergman

Votes: 104

46. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

8.0
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Children's television programme about cinema, hosted by Chris Kelly.

Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Derek Ware, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 26

47. Luchino Visconti (1999)

60 min | Documentary

6.0
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A chronological look at the creative life of Luchino Visconti (1906-1976). It examines his theatricality, role in the neorealist movement, use of melodrama, and relation to decadence. It ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Björn Andrésen, Laura Antonelli, Tina Apicella, Helmut Berger

Votes: 139

48. Shakespeare: The Legacy (2016 TV Short)

43 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.2
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To the world, Shakespeare left a lasting legacy and an awful lot of unanswered questions. Follow John Nettles as he recounts the life of William Shakespeare.

Director: Lyndy Saville | Stars: John Nettles, Stanley Wells, Clive Depper, Paul Taylor

Votes: 21

49. Camping (1958)

94 min | Comedy

6.0
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The two young lovers Tao and Valeria decide to go and enjoy a beautiful holiday in privacy, away from the daily routine and their parents. After a journey full of adventures, aboard a ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Marisa Allasio, Nino Manfredi, Paolo Ferrari, Lyla Rocco

Votes: 48

50. Maria Callas: Life and Art (1987 TV Movie)

90 min

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Directors: Alan Lewens, Alastair Mitchell | Stars: Maria Callas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Carlo Maria Giulini, Franco Zeffirelli

Votes: 44