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1. Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
2. My Friends (1975)
R | 140 min | Comedy
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »
3. Swept Away (1974)
R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary.
4. Boccaccio '70 (1962)
Unrated | 205 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their own. A ... See full summary »
Writers: Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Mario Monicelli, Goffredo Parise, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas
5. Il Sorpasso (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Comedy
An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.
6. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)
119 min | Comedy, Romance
Stories about three very different women and the men they attract.
Writers: Eduardo De Filippo, Isabella Quarantotti, Alberto Moravia, Cesare Zavattini, Bella Billa, Lorenza Zanuso | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Giuffrè, Agostino Salvietti
7. The Witches (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society.
Writers: Mauro Bolognini, Fabio Carpi, Roberto Gianviti, Agenore Incrocci, Luigi Magni, Enzo Muzii, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Franco Rossi, Furio Scarpelli, Bernardino Zapponi, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Vittorio De Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Rossi, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Annie Girardot, Francisco Rabal, Massimo Girotti
8. Casanova 70 (1965)
113 min | Drama, Comedy
The amorous adventures of Andrea Rossi-Colombotti, an army officer who finds pleasure with beautiful women in life-threatening situations.
Writers: Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Mario Monicelli, Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Salvioni, Suso Cecchi D'Amico | Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Marisa Mell, Michèle Mercier
9. Scent of a Woman (1974)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every ... See full summary »
10. For Love and Gold (1966)
120 min | Adventure, Comedy, History
A group of misfits, headed by an incompetent knight named Brancaleone, set out to reach the small town of Aurocastro so that their leader can take possession of the fief.
11. Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Agnese, a 15-year-old Sicilian girl is seduced and impregnated by Peppino, her sister Matilde's fiancé. Soon Vincenzo, Agnese's father, discovers everything. He wants to force Peppino to ... See full summary »
12. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.
13. The Great War (1959)
Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.
14. Lady Liberty (1971)
PG | 95 min | Comedy
Maddalena and Michele fall in love in Italy in the 1960s, while working at a meat factory in Emilia stormed by the workers' protest, but their love can't be, because he is married and Italy... See full summary »
15. Bread and Chocolate (1974)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
Italian immigrant tries to become a member of Swiss society but fails as a waiter and even as a chicken plucker. He then becomes involved with shady wealthy character and tries to hide his ... See full summary »
16. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
R | 108 min | Comedy
In Sicily, the mine worker Carmelo "Mimí" Mardocheo votes in the Communist Party candidate instead of in the Mafia's one believing that the suffrage is secret. After the elections, he loses... See full summary »
17. Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
When a veteran marshal is sent to a small town, he quickly falls for two women: a midwife and an earthy young woman nicknamed "Frisky".
18. The Conjugal Bed (1963)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
A 40 years old man, Alfonso, finally succeeds to marry a virgin, educate, beautiful and very catholic woman. But soon she, Regina, starts stressing him because she wants to be pregnant. ... See full summary »
Writers: Goffredo Parise, Rafael Azcona, Marco Ferreri, Diego Fabbri, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa | Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Marina Vlady, Walter Giller, Linda Sini
19. While There's War There's Hope (1974)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
Pietro Chiocca shifts from hydraulic pumps to heavy war weapons selling. He starts traveling all around the third world looking for clients, and contract by contract his economic situation ... See full summary »
21. Viva Italia! (1977)
90 min | Comedy
Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.
Writers: Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Ruggero Maccari, Bernardino Zapponi | Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi, Ugo Tognazzi
22. The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)
115 min | Comedy
A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of "love in the country": a pseudo Don Giovanni confesses his impotence to the doctor in confidence but he becomes betrayed by him - ... See full summary »
23. The Libertine (1968)
X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to used the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.
24. The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
M | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Comedy-drama about a Sicilian woman (Vitti), "dishonored" by her lover, goes to England with a pistol intending to murder him.
25. All My Friends Part 2 (1982)
130 min | Comedy, Drama
The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and ... See full summary »
26. I mostri (1963)
Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy
The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
27. Hungry for Love (1960)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
28. Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Four generations of a family live crowded together in a cardboard shantytown shack in the squalor of inner-city Rome. They plan to murder each other with poisoned dinners, arson, etc. The ... See full summary »
29. The Queens (1966)
110 min | Comedy
Writers: Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Tonino Guerra, Ruggero Maccari, Luigi Magni, Luciano Salce, Giorgio Salvioni, Roberto Sonego, Rodolfo Sonego | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, Antonio Pietrangeli, Luciano Salce | Stars: Monica Vitti, Enrico Maria Salerno, Claudia Cardinale, Gastone Moschin
31. A Difficult Life (1961)
118 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the resistance with Elena. After the war, his vitriolic newspaper articles cause him to be sentenced to imprisonment.
32. Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
Writers: Marco Ferreri, Rafael Azcona, Eduardo De Filippo, Isabella Quarantotti, Goffredo Parise, Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia, Luciano Salce | Directors: Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Luciano Salce | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Luciano Salce
33. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
124 min | Comedy, Drama
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »
34. Don Camillo in Moscow (1965)
93 min | Comedy
The village of mayor Peppone and Don Camillo, after much dispute, gets a assigned a sister village in Russia. When Peppone and his comrades decide to attend the ceremony on the other side ... See full summary »
35. The Passionate Thief (1960)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... See full summary »
36. The Last Judgment (1961)
100 min | Comedy
In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement.
38. An Average Little Man (1977)
122 min | Drama
When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.
39. Signore e signori, buonanotte (1976)
105 min | Comedy
An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a ... See full summary »
Writers: Leonardo Benvenuti, Luigi Comencini, Piero De Bernardi, Agenore Incrocci, Nanni Loy, Ruggero Maccari, Luigi Magni, Mario Monicelli, Ugo Pirro, Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola | Directors: Leonardo Benvenuti, Luigi Comencini, Piero De Bernardi, Agenore Incrocci, Nanni Loy, Ruggero Maccari, Luigi Magni, Mario Monicelli, Ugo Pirro, Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola | Stars: Felice Andreasi, Carlo Bagno, Gianfranco Barra, Senta Berger
40. The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. ... See full summary »
42. Brancaleone at the Crusades (1970)
116 min | Adventure, History
After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.
46. Romanzo popolare (1974)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
47. Capriccio all'italiana (1968)
95 min | Comedy
Writers: Roberto Gianviti, Agenore Incrocci, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Furio Scarpelli, Steno, Bernardino Zapponi, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Steno, Pino Zac, Franco Rossi | Stars: Totò, Ugo D'Alessio, Regina Seiffert, Dante Maggio
130 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A rich businessman is fed up with work, family, society, and goes with a friend to Africa, in search of another friend who had vanished there in mysterious circumstances. They will find him... See full summary »
49. Me, Me, Me... and the Others (1966)
95 min | Comedy
Sandro is a well-known journalist and he is conducting a survey on human selfishness. Every man and every woman he meets turns into a theme for his inquiry. Even his own wife, Titta. But ... See full summary »
Writers: Adriano Baracco, Leonardo Benvenuti, Alessandro Blasetti, Lianella Carell, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Piero De Bernardi, Ennio Flaiano, Agenore Incrocci, Carlo Romano, Giorgio Rossi, Furio Scarpelli, Libero Solaroli, Vincenzo Talarico | Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Silvana Mangano, Walter Chiari, Vittorio De Sica
50. The Bishop's Bedroom (1977)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime
Mario (Tognazzi), a rich and eccentric war hero befriends Marco (Dewaere), a loner with a sailboat and takes him home to meet his estranged wife Cleofe (Lia Tanzi Gabriella) and sexually ... See full summary »