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1. Boccaccio '70 (1962)

Unrated | 205 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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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 »

Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Sophia Loren, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas

Votes: 2,904

2. Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974)

R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Riccardo Salvino, Isa Danieli

Votes: 4,156

3. Ieri oggi domani (1963)

119 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Stories about three very different women and the men they attract.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Giuffrè, Agostino Salvietti

Votes: 5,474

4. Divorce Italian Style (1961)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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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.

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli, Leopoldo Trieste

Votes: 8,925

5. Il Sorpasso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claudio Gora

Votes: 6,494

6. Brutti, sporchi e cattivi (1976)

115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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 »

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Maria Luisa Santella, Francesco Anniballi, Maria Bosco

Votes: 5,942 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Scent of a Woman (1974)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Alessandro Momo, Agostina Belli, Moira Orfei

Votes: 2,957

8. Amici miei (1975)

R | 140 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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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 »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret, Duilio Del Prete

Votes: 5,132

9. The Witches (1967)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society.

Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Vittorio De Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Rossi, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Silvana Mangano, Annie Girardot, Francisco Rabal, Massimo Girotti

Votes: 942

10. Il boom (1963)

88 min | Comedy

7.2
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During the economic boom of Italy a man tries desperately to maintain a high standard of living for his family.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Gianna Maria Canale, Ettore Geri, Elena Nicolai

Votes: 439 | Gross: $0.03M

11. We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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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 »

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Vittorio Gassman, Stefania Sandrelli, Stefano Satta Flores

Votes: 3,772

12. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Totò

Votes: 7,086

13. Sedotta e abbandonata (1964)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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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 »

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Saro Urzì, Stefania Sandrelli, Aldo Puglisi, Lando Buzzanca

Votes: 2,174

14. La grande guerra (1959)

Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Vittorio Gassman, Bernard Blier, Folco Lulli

Votes: 2,795

15. Casanova 70 (1965)

113 min | Drama, Comedy

6.4
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The amorous adventures of Andrea Rossi-Colombotti, an army officer who finds pleasure with beautiful women in life-threatening situations.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Marisa Mell, Michèle Mercier

Votes: 745

16. L'armata Brancaleone (1966)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

8.0
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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.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Folco Lulli, Gian Maria Volontè

Votes: 3,396

17. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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 »

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, Agostina Belli

Votes: 1,264

18. The Queens (1966)

110 min | Comedy

6.0
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Four unrelated short comedies by four different directors. "Queen Sabina"chronicles the sexual misadventures of a teenage girl on the road home. "Queen Armenia" centers on a self-serving ... See full summary »

Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, Antonio Pietrangeli, Luciano Salce | Stars: Monica Vitti, Enrico Maria Salerno, Claudia Cardinale, Gastone Moschin

Votes: 140

19. Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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".

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini, Virgilio Riento

Votes: 991

20. The Libertine (1968)

X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to use the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Gigi Proietti, Luigi Pistilli

Votes: 451

21. Secret Fantasy (1971)

R | 110 min | Comedy

6.4
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A frustrated musician makes a career out of his wife's beautiful body.

Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile | Stars: Lando Buzzanca, Laura Antonelli, Ferruccio De Ceresa, Elsa Vazzoler

Votes: 287

22. Lady Liberty (1971)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

5.5
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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 »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Sophia Loren, William Devane, Gigi Proietti, Beeson Carroll

Votes: 300

23. 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: 420

24. Capriccio all'italiana (1968)

95 min | Comedy

6.9
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The film consists of six short stories created by different directors, but all the stories share one thing: a warm irony to current events.

Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Steno, Pino Zac, Franco Rossi | Stars: Totò, Ugo D'Alessio, Regina Seiffert, Dante Maggio

Votes: 350

25. I mostri (1963)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy

7.6
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The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Lando Buzzanca, Marino Masé

Votes: 1,616

26. Viva Italia! (1977)

90 min | Comedy

7.1
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Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, Ettore Scola | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 1,089

27. Bread and Chocolate (1974)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Italian immigrant Nino steadfastly tries to become a member of Swiss Society no matter how awful his situation becomes.

Director: Franco Brusati | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Paolo Turco, Ugo D'Alessio

Votes: 1,219

28. The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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 »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ann-Margret, Eleanor Parker, Fiorenzo Fiorentini

Votes: 244

29. Traffic Jam (1979)

121 min | Drama

6.8
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A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Annie Girardot, Fernando Rey, Patrick Dewaere

Votes: 628

30. Una vita difficile (1961)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.1
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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.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Lea Massari, Franco Fabrizi, Lina Volonghi

Votes: 1,022

31. Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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Directors: Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Luciano Salce | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Luciano Salce

Votes: 191

32. Un borghese piccolo piccolo (1977)

122 min | Drama

8.0
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A meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Shelley Winters, Vincenzo Crocitti, Romolo Valli

Votes: 1,640

33. La stanza del vescovo (1977)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

6.4
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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 »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Patrick Dewaere, Lia Tanzi

Votes: 324

34. The Last Judgment (1961)

100 min | Comedy

6.8
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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.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Elli Davis, Fernandel, Georges Rivière

Votes: 401

35. Brancaleone alle Crociate (1970)

116 min | Adventure, History

7.4
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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.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Stefania Sandrelli, Beba Loncar

Votes: 1,311

36. Signore e signori, buonanotte (1976)

105 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Directors: Luigi Comencini, Nanni Loy, Luigi Magni, Mario Monicelli, Ettore Scola | Stars: Senta Berger, Adolfo Celi, Vittorio Gassman, Nino Manfredi

Votes: 451

37. In nome del popolo italiano (1971)

103 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.7
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An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But - will the magistrate ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Ely Galleani, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 771

38. Amici miei - Atto II° (1982)

130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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 »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Adolfo Celi, Renzo Montagnani

Votes: 2,132

39. The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1966)

115 min | Comedy

7.7
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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 »

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Gastone Moschin, Alberto Lionello, Olga Villi

Votes: 832

40. The Girl with a Pistol (1968)

M | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A Sicilian woman, "dishonored" by her lover, goes to England with a pistol intending to murder him.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Monica Vitti, Stanley Baker, Corin Redgrave, Anthony Booth

Votes: 720

41. Lo scopone scientifico (1972)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.

Director: Luigi Comencini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Joseph Cotten, Bette Davis

Votes: 1,505

42. Vedo nudo (1969)

114 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Sylva Koscina, Véronique Vendell, Umberto D'Orsi

Votes: 228

43. The Treasure of San Gennaro (1966)

104 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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An American gangster in Italy enlists a local gang to help him steal the treasure of Naples' patron saint.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Senta Berger, Mario Adorf, Harry Guardino

Votes: 781

44. The Dolls (1965)

109 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Four different facets of love Italian-style provide the basis of this episodic film.

Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Luigi Comencini, Dino Risi, Franco Rossi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Nino Manfredi, Alicia Brandet, Monica Vitti

Votes: 179

45. Risate di gioia (1960)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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 »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara, Fred Clark

Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.03M

46. Adua e le compagne (1960)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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.

Director: Antonio Pietrangeli | Stars: Simone Signoret, Marcello Mastroianni, Sandra Milo, Emmanuelle Riva

Votes: 493

47. The Fascist (1961)

102 min | Comedy

7.5
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The quest of a fascist soldier whose mission is to catch a political enemy during the end of the WWII.

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Georges Wilson, Mireille Granelli, Stefania Sandrelli

Votes: 431

48. Love and Larceny (1960)

101 min | Comedy

7.2
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Gerardo è un attore o almeno cerca di esserlo, ma il pubblico non è del suo parere. Così, per arrotondare gli introiti, aiuta l'amico Lallo in un suo "lavoretto". Questo gli costa però la ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Dorian Gray, Anna Maria Ferrero, Mario Carotenuto

Votes: 441

49. I complessi (1965)

107 min | Comedy

7.2
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In the first episode, Quirino tries to conquer Gabriella, lover of Alvaro, with the complexity of shyness. In the second part, Prof. Beozi, in order to avoid a scandal, ends up in a raid of... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Filippo D'Amico, Dino Risi, Franco Rossi | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Ilaria Occhini, Riccardo Garrone, Umberto D'Orsi

Votes: 396

50. Bello onesto emigrato Australia sposerebbe compaesana illibata (1971)

113 min | Comedy

6.9
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Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Claudia Cardinale, Riccardo Garrone, Corrado Olmi

Votes: 680