Italian Cinema

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1.
Identification of a Woman (1982)
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The movie director Niccolo has just been left by his wife. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships... (128 mins.)
 
2.
The Visit (1963)
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A story that focuses on 24 hours in the life of Pina (Sandra Milo) a 36 year old woman who lives in the country... (100 mins.)
 
3.
Come Have Coffee with Us (1970)
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Emerenziano (Ugo Tognazzi) is the middle-aged tax inspector who is in search of a wealthy wife. He travels... (98 mins.)
 
4.
Bellissima (1951)
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A woman from the low class desperately tries to get her daughter into the movies. (115 mins.)
 
5.
Vanina Vanini (1961)
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Vanina Vanini, a bored, spoiled Roman countess, falls in love with a dedicated young patriot who is in Rome to assassinate a traitor to the brotherhood of the Free Masons. (127 mins.)
 
6.
Young, Violent, Dangerous (1976)
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In this riveting Italian exploitation thriller, three young men embark upon a terrifying series of bloody crimes... (100 mins.)
 
7.
Pierino contro tutti (1981)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Marino Girolami
 
8.
Brivido giallo (1986 TV Series)
Episode: A cena col vampiro (1987)
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A 1000-year-old vampire from Mesopotamia becomes a famous horror film director; but what he really wants is an end to his existence. (90 mins.)
 
9.
Ulysses (1954)
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A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war. (117 mins.)
Director: Mario Camerini
 
10.
The Girl from Trieste (1982)
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An aging artist sees a beautiful young woman drowning near the beach and helps her. They become lovers. At first he is smitten by her youth, beauty and free spirit but soon he starts worrying that she might actually be insane. (113 mins.)
 
11.
Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
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Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity. (101 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
12.
Dorian Gray (1970)
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. (101 mins.)
 
14.
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
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Francesco and Marta are husband and wife running a small design company in Rome. When Francesco's long forgotten Aunt Anita dies in Istanbul... (94 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
15.
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
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A popular painter, plagued by nightmares that he and his lover/sales agent are engaging in bizarre, ritualistic, sadistic sexual acts, seeks to escape the city and rent a house in the country. (106 mins.)
Director: Elio Petri
 
16.
Le Amiche (1955)
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A young woman returns to her home town of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends. (104 mins.)
 
17.
Adua e le compagne (1960)
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When a brothel closes because of new laws, four of the prostitutes decide to go into business running a restaurant. They discover they cannot escape their past. (106 mins.)
 
18.
L'amico del cuore (1998)
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Roberto is a doctor in a small town near Naples. He suffers from a severe heart disease and he is heading... (100 mins.)
 
19.
Fantasma d'amore (1981)
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Over two decades after their affair ended, a married man is haunted by the presence of his former lover. (96 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
20.
Holiday Island (1957)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Mario Camerini
 
21.
Fast and Sexy (1958)
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A beautiful and rich widowed woman leaves New York in order to find herself a husband in the italian village she was born in. After many tries she... ends up with the blacksmith of the village. (105 mins.)
 
22.
Polvere di stelle (1973)
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(142 mins.)
Director: Alberto Sordi
 
23.
Cuore matto... matto da legare (1967)
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Tony is in love with Carla, a young student of architecture, but his parents want him to marry Erminia, a rich but ugly girl. (96 mins.)
Director: Mario Amendola
 
24.
Madly in Love (1981)
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Barnaba, a rude bus driver who enjoys the attention of women, one day meets Principessa Cristina, the princess of a local principality. (100 mins.)
Director: Castellano, Pipolo
 
25.
The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
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A grouchy farmer, known around his small Italian town as being wonderful to his employees, but actively driving everyone else away... (104 mins.)
Director: Castellano, Pipolo
 
26.
Il vedovo (1959)
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Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who fancies himself a man of great capabilities... (87 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
27.
Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)
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A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century... (113 mins.)
 
28.
Doctor and the Healer (1957)
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A Pianetta manca il medico condotto; questo fino all'arrivo del dottor Marchetti. In paese però il medico trova già installato Don Antonio... (102 mins.)
Director: Mario Monicelli
 
29.
The Lucky Five (1952)
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Four poor fellows win a luxurious car in a lottery but they have not the money to keep it. Therefore... (97 mins.)
Director: Mario Mattoli
 
30.
Ti ho sempre amato! (1953)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Mario Costa
 
31.
Fantasmi a Roma (1961)
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Several ghosts in an ancient palazzo in Rome join together to save their home from destruction. Mastrianni plays several parts and is hilarious. The other actors are great too. (105 mins.)
 
32.
Ace (1981)
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Asso, THE best poker-player in town, was killed in his wedding night, because he won too much against a bad loser... (90 mins.)
Director: Castellano, Pipolo
 
33.
My Widow and I (1945)
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(81 mins.)
 
34.
Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (1964 TV Series)
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Mrs. Maigret has a faithful suitor who every day seats in the gardens in front of Maigret's house. Jules...
 
35.
Febbre da cavallo (1976)
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Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake... (94 mins.)
Director: Steno
 
36.
The Belle of Rome (1955)
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Mario fa il pugile e finisce in galera per aver dato per sbaglio un pugno a un vigile urbano. La sua... (99 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
37.
Il medico dei pazzi (1954)
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Napoli 1911. Nella pensione stella vive Ciccillo che è mantenuto in città dal ricco zio Felice Sciosciammocca... (91 mins.)
Director: Mario Mattoli
 
38.
Mediterraneo (1991)
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In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war. (96 mins.)
 
39.
Ghosts, Italian Style (1967)
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Pasquale and Maria, husband and wife, live in a palace supposedly haunted by ghosts and pay no rent... (104 mins.)
 
40.
More Than a Miracle (1967)
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A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella... (104 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
41.
A che servono questi quattrini? (1942)
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Un anziano marchese, dopo aver dissipato tutto il suo patrimonio, inizia una vita da vagabondo filosofo... (85 mins.)
Director: Esodo Pratelli
 
42.
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
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In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead... (96 mins.)
Director: Bruno Corbucci
 
43.
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
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Stefano, a young restorer, is commissioned to save a controversial mural located in the church of a small, isolated village. (110 mins.)
Director: Pupi Avati
 
44.
Love in the City (1953 Documentary)
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Six separate episodes: would-be suicides discuss their despair. A provincial dance hall. An investigative reporter posing as a husband-to-be. A young unwed mother. Girl-watching techniques of Italian men. A glimpse into prostitution. (115 mins.)
 
45.
Signori si nasce (1960)
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All'inizio del '900 il barone Pio Degli Ulivi possiede un'affermata sartoria ecclesiastica mentre suo... (95 mins.)
Director: Mario Mattoli
 
46.
Scandal in Sorrento (1955)
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Back to his hometown, a former marshal finds his house occupied by a young woman working as a fishwife. (110 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
47.
Totò cerca pace (1954)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Mario Mattoli
 
49.
A Night Full of Rain (1978)
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Candice Bergen and Giancarlo Giannini star as two people from very different worlds who fall in love in A Night Full of Rain... (104 mins.)
 
50.
Le Notti Bianche (1957)
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A humble clerk courts a woman who night after night awaits for the return of her lover. (102 mins.)
 
51.
Everybody Go Home! (1960)
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When Italy surrenders to the Allies, part of the Italian army is dispersed and soldiers begin to return to their homes. (120 mins.)
Director: Luigi Comencini
 
52.
The Climax (1967)
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Sergio Masini, a violin player, is going to be the father of a sixth child... by his second mistress... (100 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
 
53.
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
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Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before... (115 mins.)
Director: Giorgio Diritti
 
54.
The First Beautiful Thing (2010)
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A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother. (122 mins.)
Director: Paolo Virzì
 
55.
The Priest's Wife (1970)
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Discovering her boyfriend is married, a young lady attempts to take her life, pausing only to phone a Help Line... (103 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
56.
The Double Hour (2009)
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A chambermaid and an ex-cop meet at a speed dating event and a romance develops. But during a romantic getaway things suddenly take a dark turn. (95 mins.)
 
57.
Amarcord (1973)
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A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town. (123 mins.)
 
58.
And the Ship Sails On (1983)
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In 1914, a luxury ship leaves Italy in order to scatter the ashes of a famous opera singer. A lovable bumbling journalist chronicles the voyage and meets the singer's many eccentric friends and admirers. (132 mins.)
 
59.
Teorema (1968)
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A strange visitor in a wealthy family. He seduces the maid, the son, the mother, the daughter and finally the father before leaving a few days after... (105 mins.)
 
60.
Accattone (1961)
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A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiraling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison. (120 mins.)
 
61.
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
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Joe This richly symbolic film is really impossible to understand without some knowledge of 20th Century Italian history... (89 mins.)
 
62.
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
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A shadowy killer in black brutally murders fashion models. (88 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
 
63.
La via della prostituzione (1978)
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While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport... (88 mins.)
Director: Joe D'Amato
 
64.
The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982)
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Joan has nightmares of Etruscan sacrifices. She knows very well the Etruscan language and her husband... (94 mins.)
 
65.
Sono stato io! (1973)
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(108 mins.)
 
66.
Black Feathers (1952)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Oreste Biancoli
 
67.
I Was to Blame (1937)
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(72 mins.)
 
68.
The City Stands Trial (1952)
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Turn-of-the-century Naples. Salvatore Ruotolo and his wife are murdered and their bodies are found in different locations... (103 mins.)
Director: Luigi Zampa
 
69.
Ferdinando I° re di Napoli (1959)
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Nell'800 a Napoli regna Ferdinando I, detto dai napoletani Re Lazzarone, perchè non si occupa del regno ma dei fatti personali... (105 mins.)
 
70.
I due compari (1955)
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Giovanni peddles useless pens in the streets of Rome with his sidekick Francesco. He has, however, a... (95 mins.)
Director: Carlo Borghesio
 
71.
Saturday, Sunday and Monday (1990)
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Il professor Ianniello sostiene che il bradisismo che da secoli interessa la zona di Pozzuoli è prodotto dalla grande madre... (119 mins.)
 
72.
Bitter Rice (1949)
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Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police... (108 mins.)
 
73.
The Colossus of Rhodes (1961)
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While on holiday in Rhodes, Athenian war hero Darios becomes involved in two different plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the other from sinister Phoenician agents. (127 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
74.
Un militare e mezzo (1960)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Steno
 
75.
Dormant Beauty (2012)
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A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state. (115 mins.)
 
76.
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. (141 mins.)
 
77.
The Sensuous Nurse (1975)
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As an aging widower begins suffering from heart trouble, his greedy heirs hope to speed him on his way... (105 mins.)
Director: Nello Rossati
 
78.
The Black Cat (1981)
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Robert Miles is a psychic that can communicate with the dead. He also has the ability to control the mind of his cat (who incidentally is black)... (92 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
79.
La macchina ammazzacattivi (1952)
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A demon bestows on a self-righteous working photographer's camera the power to smite from the Earth "evil-doers"... (80 mins.)
 
80.
The Sin (1972)
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A nun falls in love with her patient, who happens to be a communist. (96 mins.)
 
81.
Eaten Alive! (1980)
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A young woman teams up with an adventurer to find her missing sister in the jungles of New Guinea and they stumble upon a religious cult led by a deranged preacher whom has located his commune in an area inhabited by cannibals. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
82.
Madness (1980)
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An escaped convict plays the occupants of a remote home against one another for his own sadistic pleasure while searching for the loot he buried there following a previous robbery. (85 mins.)
Director: Fernando Di Leo
 
83.
The Canterbury Tales (1972)
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Pasolini's artistic, sometimes violent, always vividly cinematic retelling of some of Chaucer's most erotic tales. (111 mins.)
 
84.
La grande strada azzurra (1957)
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Squarciò, a fisherman, lives with his family on a small island off the Dalmatian coast of Italy. Like his fellow villagers... (103 mins.)
 
85.
Malèna (2000)
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Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town. (109 mins.)
 
86.
Craving Desire (1993)
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Luigi is engaged to Cinzia, he has a good job and his life runs quietly. But unexpectedly his cousin Sonia knocks at his door... (97 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
87.
Come Undone (2010)
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One day at a colleague's going away party, Anna meets Domenico, a virile, slightly older chap who's married with two small kids. Passion's flames are rapidly kindled and result in steamy encounters. (126 mins.)
Director: Silvio Soldini
 
88.
A Bullet for the General (1967)
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A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general lure an American mercenary into joining their gang, unaware that he is targeting their general. (118 mins.)
Director: Damiano Damiani
 
89.
The Four of the Apocalypse... (1975)
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Four petty criminals, three men and a woman, wander through the trackless terrain of the Wild West Utah and are hounded by a sadistic bandit. (104 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
90.
Companeros (1970)
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A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way. (118 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci
 
91.
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
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A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement. (86 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
93.
Ring of Darkness (1979)
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Four women make a pact with the Devil. The 13-year-old daughter of one of them has begun to shown signs of a dark nature which causes preoccupation and somewhat regret on her mother. (106 mins.)
Director: Peter Karp
 
94.
The Killer Nun (1979)
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A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism... (85 mins.)
Director: Giulio Berruti
 
95.
Cicciabomba (1982)
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An overweight high school student is relentlessly bullied due to weight. Out of the blue, she wins a trip to New York, where she sheds 80+ pounds and then returns home to take revenge on her tormentors. (92 mins.)
Director: Umberto Lenzi
 
96.
The Facts of Murder (1959)
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A police detective and his team attempt to solve two crimes committed within a day of each other in neighboring apartment rooms. (115 mins.)
Director: Pietro Germi
 
97.
Plot of Fear (1976)
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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... (98 mins.)
Director: Paolo Cavara
 
98.
Story of a Love Affair (1950)
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Paola is a young, beautiful woman married to a wealthy entrepreneur. She meets her former lover Guido after seven years, but their relationship is marked by tragic events. (98 mins.)
 
99.
I vinti (1953)
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Three stories of well-off youths who commit murders. In the French episode a group of high school students kill one of their colleagues for his money... (113 mins.)
 
100.
Il Grido (1957)
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A man wanders aimlessly, away from his town, away from the woman he loved, emotionally and socially inactive. (116 mins.)