Most Popular Italian-Language Feature Films

1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef Western 161 mins.
2. Life Is Beautiful (1997) Life Is Beautiful (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. Dir: Roberto Benigni With: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini Comedy | Drama | Romance | War 116 mins.
3. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture. Dir: Pier Paolo Pasolini With: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle Drama | War 116 mins.
4. Caligula (1979) Caligula (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. Dir: Tinto Brass With: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren Drama | History 156 mins.
5. Cinema Paradiso (1988) Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore With: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili Drama 155 mins.
6. The Great Beauty (2013) The Great Beauty (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. Dir: Paolo Sorrentino With: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli Drama 141 mins.
7. Suburra (2015) Suburra (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long. Dir: Stefano Sollima With: Pierfrancesco Favino, Greta Scarano, Jean-Hugues Anglade Crime | Drama | Thriller 130 mins.
8. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch Action | Drama | Western 99 mins.
9. For a Few Dollars More (1965) For a Few Dollars More (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw. Dir: Sergio Leone With: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè Western 132 mins.
10. Malèna (2000) Malèna (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys. Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore With: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico Drama | Romance | War 109 mins.