Most Popular Italian-Language Feature Films

1. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
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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 Adventure | Western 161 mins.
2. Life Is Beautiful (1997) Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, but must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp. Dir: Roberto Benigni With: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini Comedy | Drama | Romance 116 mins.
3. The Great Beauty (2013) The Great Beauty (2013)
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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 Comedy | Drama 142 mins.
4. Caligula (1979) Caligula (1979)
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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 Adult | Drama | History 156 mins.
5. A Fistful of Dollars (1964) A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
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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 Volonté, Marianne Koch Western 99 mins.
6. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
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Four fascist libertines round up 9 teenages boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of physical, mental and sexual torture. Dir: Pier Paolo Pasolini With: Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle Drama 116 mins.
7. Cinema Paradiso (1988) Cinema Paradiso (1988)
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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.
8. For a Few Dollars More (1965) For a Few Dollars More (1965)
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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 Volonté Western 132 mins.
9. La Dolce Vita (1960) La Dolce Vita (1960)
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A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. Dir: Federico Fellini With: Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée Comedy | Drama 174 mins.
10. 8½ (1963) (1963)
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies. Dir: Federico Fellini With: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale Drama | Fantasy 138 mins.