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1. Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008–2010)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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A criminal known as Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress ... See full summary »

Stars: Vinicio Marchioni, Mauro Meconi, Edoardo Pesce, Alessandro Roja

Votes: 3,456

2. Big Business (1988)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

6.3
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In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Fred Ward, Edward Herrmann

Votes: 9,280 | Gross: $40.15M

3. Manuale d'am3re (2011)

125 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Veronesi | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Robert De Niro, Riccardo Scamarcio, Michele Placido

Votes: 3,168

4. The Unknown Woman (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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56 Metascore

Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Kseniya Rappoport, Michele Placido, Claudia Gerini, Piera Degli Esposti

Votes: 9,830 | Gross: $0.02M

5. Baarìa (2009)

163 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri, Ángela Molina

Votes: 5,545 | Gross: $0.00M

6. Romanzo criminale (2005)

152 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Set in the 1970s, it's the story of three lifelong friends who take control of organized crime in Rome.

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Anna Mouglalis, Pierfrancesco Favino, Claudio Santamaria

Votes: 7,060

8. Le guetteur (2012)

89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A detective hunts for the marksman who foiled the plan to catch a notorious team of bank robbers.

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Mathieu Kassovitz, Olivier Gourmet, Francis Renaud

Votes: 2,053

9. Tulpa - Perdizioni mortali (2012)

84 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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Lisa Boeri is a successful businesswoman obsessed with her career - on day. But on night, she is visiting private nightclub Tulpa, club where your sickest, most erotic fantasies come true.

Director: Federico Zampaglione | Stars: Claudia Gerini, Michela Cescon, Ivan Franek, Giorgia Sinicorni

Votes: 692

10. 7 minuti (2016)

88 min | Drama

6.6
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The owners of an Italian textile factory sell the majority of the property to a multinational company. No layoffs are planned, but there's a special clause in the agreement that the new ... See full summary »

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Ambra Angiolini, Vincenzo Bonomo, Cristiana Capotondi, Bruno Cariello

Votes: 60

11. Io che amo solo te (2015)

Comedy

5.5
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Director: Marco Ponti | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Laura Chiatti, Michele Placido, Maria Pia Calzone

Votes: 227

12. L'odore del sangue (2004)

100 min | Drama

5.6
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Carlo and Silvia are married since twenty years. He lives with a young lover, while Silvia lives in their original flat. Their 'regular' menage changes when also Silvia starts meeting ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Michele Placido, Giovanna Giuliani, Sergio Tramonti

Votes: 199

13. In Treatment (2013– )

30 min | Drama

7.7
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The series follows the psychotherapy sessions of Dr. Giovanni Mari, who receives in his office from Monday to Thursday patients with different problems. The approach taken by Dr. Mari is ... See full summary »

Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Valeria Golino, Kasia Smutniak, Guido Caprino

Votes: 173

14. Il caimano (2006)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca, Michele Placido

Votes: 3,912

15. La orca (1976)

90 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.0
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A teenage girl is kidnapped by 3 guys and taken to an abandoned house in the country, and make her write her own ransom letter. She soon discovers that one of her captors is infatuated with... See full summary »

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Michele Placido, Rena Niehaus, Flavio Bucci, Bruno Corazzari

Votes: 197

16. The Divine Nymph (1975)

R | 115 min | Drama

6.0
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A beautiful woman (Laura Antonelli) engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other. Set in the decadent Roaring Twenties, the triangle dissolves against suicide and fascism.

Director: Giuseppe Patroni Griffi | Stars: Laura Antonelli, Terence Stamp, Michele Placido, Duilio Del Prete

Votes: 190

17. La scelta (2015)

86 min | Drama

5.4
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A childless couple struggle in the aftermath of a sexual assault leaves the woman pregnant.

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Raoul Bova, Michele Placido, Valeria Solarino, Ambra Angiolini

Votes: 140

18. Art of Love (1983)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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Young student Claudine has a dream in which the Roman student Cornelius, fascinated by the beautiful wife of the commander, attends lectures on the art of love of great Ovid. Ancient tragedy happens again in a few centuries

Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Marina Pierro, Michele Placido, Massimo Girotti, Laura Betti

Votes: 184

19. Scandal in the Family (1975)

97 min | Drama

5.7
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Carlo, sofferente di cuore, si riposa d'estate tre settimane nella sua tenuta di campagna dopo le fatiche di mandare avanti le sue tre fabbriche, cercando qualche nuovo amore, e sbirciando ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Gaburro | Stars: Michele Placido, Simonetta Stefanelli, Jenny Tamburi, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 69

20. Casotto (1977)

106 min | Comedy

6.5
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Una domenica estiva in uno stabilimento balneare al Lido di Ostia (Roma). Una fauna umana variegata e tante storie che si intrecciano. Una squadra femmminile di pallacanestro ; due militari... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Citti | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jodie Foster, Paolo Stoppa, Flora Carabella

Votes: 434

21. La piovra (1984 TV Mini-Series)

402 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus"). Even as his family and life are being destroyed by ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Barbara De Rossi, Patricia Millardet, Nicole Jamet

Votes: 2,220

22. Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
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The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Laura Antonelli, Alberto Lionello, Michele Placido, Jean Rochefort

Votes: 251

23. Ernesto (1979)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Triest in the year 1911. Ernesto is the priviliged, seventeen year old son of a jewish mother and a non-jewish father, who has deserted his family. He is raised by his uncle Giovanni and ... See full summary »

Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Concha Velasco, Michele Placido, Turi Ferro

Votes: 291

24. Lulu (1980)

95 min | Drama

6.0
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The story of a sexually enticing young dancer who rises up in society through her relationships with wealthy men, but later falls into poverty and prostitution, culminating in an encounter with Jack 'the Ripper'.

Director: Walerian Borowczyk | Stars: Anne Bennent, Michele Placido, Jean-Jacques Delbo, Hans-Jürgen Schatz

Votes: 135

25. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.8
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Elena S. Sánchez, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 158

26. 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: 395

27. E tanta paura (1976)

98 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A man is strangled by a female prostitute in his home at the same time as a woman is killed by a man with a spanner on an empty bus. In both cases the killer leaves an illustration from the... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Cavara | Stars: Corinne Cléry, Michele Placido, Quinto Parmeggiani, Edoardo Faieta

Votes: 360

28. Viva l'Italia (2012)

100 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: Massimiliano Bruno | Stars: Raoul Bova, Ambra Angiolini, Michele Placido, Alessandro Gassman

Votes: 823

29. Oedipus orca (1977)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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After her kidnap ordeal Alice tries to return to her normal life, but her memories still haunt her and her way to see the world has been changed forever.

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Rena Niehaus, Gabriele Ferzetti, Carmen Scarpitta, Michele Placido

Votes: 86

30. Living Legends (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Group of friends meet again, 13 years after their prom because of a problem of one of them, and face the opportunity to experience the things in life they have always put aside in life so far.

Director: Niki Iliev | Stars: Orlin Pavlov, Niki Iliev, Sanya Borisova, Dimo Alexiev

Votes: 1,371

31. Angel of Evil (2010)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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48 Metascore

A biography of Milanese bank robber Renato Vallanzasca.

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Filippo Timi, Valeria Solarino, Moritz Bleibtreu

Votes: 2,399

32. Tre fratelli (1981)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.4
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Three men face their mother's death.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Michele Placido, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 1,058

33. Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (1998)

100 min | Drama

4.8
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Seemingly unrelated events connect several people: a young wounded soldier, a nurse, a failed comedian, and a murderer.

Director: Nicolas Boukhrief | Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Vincent Cassel, Julie Gayet, Foued Nassah

Votes: 209

34. La cena di Natale (2016)

95 min | Comedy

4.6
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Director: Marco Ponti | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Laura Chiatti, Michele Placido, Maria Pia Calzone

Votes: 31

35. Lamerica (1994)

116 min | Drama

7.7
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Two Italian racketeers come to Albania just after the fall of the communists to set up a fictive firm and pocket the grants. They need a stooge. They choose an old one in a jail : Spiro. ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Enrico Lo Verso, Michele Placido, Piro Milkani, Carmelo Di Mazzarelli

Votes: 1,778 | Gross: $0.44M

36. The Goodbye Kiss (2006)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle... See full summary »

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: Alessio Boni, Michele Placido, Isabella Ferrari, Alina Nedelea

Votes: 1,082

37. La piovra 4 (1989 TV Mini-Series)

600 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Patricia Millardet, Remo Girone, Simona Cavallari

Votes: 728

38. Kleinhoff Hotel (1977)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.4
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Pascale, married to an architect, misses her flight to London and is forced to stay in Berlin, at the Kleinhoff Hotel where she stayed as a student. Karl, a would-be revolutionary lives in ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Corinne Cléry, Bruce Robinson, Katja Rupé, Rodolfo Dal Pra

Votes: 112

39. Tigers in Lipstick (1979)

R | 83 min | Comedy

4.7
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An Italian comedy about a heist involving a princess's necklace, and a cast of character's who are not what they seem. They do about anything they can to get the necklace from each other.

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Ursula Andress, Laura Antonelli, Sylvia Kristel, Monica Vitti

Votes: 209

40. A Scandalous Journey (2002)

96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.6
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The life and scandalous loves of early 20th century poet Sibilla Aleramo.

Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Laura Morante, Stefano Accorsi, Alessandro Haber, Galatea Ranzi

Votes: 280

41. La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (1977)

103 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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Two seemingly separate stories in New South Wales: a burned, murdered body of a young woman is found on the beach, and a retired inspector makes inquiries; also, Linda, a waitress and ferry... See full summary »

Director: Flavio Mogherini | Stars: Ray Milland, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Michele Placido, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 512

42. La piovra 3 (1987 TV Mini-Series)

435 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.6
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Part 1 - GOOD AND EVIL - After the mafia killed his family, and a number of people who trusted him, Cattani sees a couple of criminals condemned to light sentences only. A DEA team brings ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Giuliana de Sio, Alain Cuny, Luigi De Filippo

Votes: 678

43. La piovra 2 (1985 TV Mini-Series)

384 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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Part 1 - PAOLA - Police Inspector Cattani fights a losing battle to save his loved daughter's sanity, after what she suffered (see "La Piovra", original mini-series). He loses her, and his ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Florinda Bolkan, Paul Guers, Jacques Dacqmine

Votes: 770

44. Corleone (1978)

108 min | Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Two friends grow up together in the Sicily of the '50s. Two different destiny, two different way of life. Could their friendship survive to the mafia shadow?

Director: Pasquale Squitieri | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Claudia Cardinale, Francisco Rabal, Stefano Satta Flores

Votes: 115

45. Soraya (2003 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

6.4
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Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.

Director: Lodovico Gasparini | Stars: Anna Valle, Erol Sander, Mathilda May, Stoyan Aleksiev

Votes: 226

46. Caterina in the Big City (2003)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Alice Teghil, Sergio Castellitto, Margherita Buy, Antonio Carnevale

Votes: 2,226 | Gross: $0.29M

47. Wetten, dass..? (1981– )

165 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

5.9
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Each show has several celebrities invited who have to bet on different contestant(s) achieving his/her/their goal of performing a stunt. If the celebrities fail to anticipate whether their ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Frank Elstner, Mirjam Weichselbraun, Jessica Schwarz

Votes: 877

48. The Nanny (1999)

106 min | Drama

6.7
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Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Maya Sansa, Jacqueline Lustig

Votes: 387

49. Les ailes de la colombe (1981)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance ... See full summary »

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Dominique Sanda, Michele Placido, Loleh Bellon

Votes: 52

50. Moses the Lawgiver (1974 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 360 min | Drama

6.2
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A biopic of Moses, who found the Ten Commandments and parted the Red Sea

Stars: Irene Papas, Aharon Ipalé, Joseph Shiloach, Marina Berti

Votes: 379