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1. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 814,807 | Gross: $19.50M

2. The Golden Girls (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times.

Stars: Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Getty

Votes: 24,610

3. La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (1998)

R | 165 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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58 Metascore

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III

Votes: 45,555 | Gross: $0.26M

4. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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67 Metascore

When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

Votes: 9,404 | Gross: $25.10M

5. Clash by Night (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.2
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe

Votes: 4,565

6. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.2
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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 2,087

7. Nuovomondo (2006)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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74 Metascore

The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Vincent Schiavelli, Aurora Quattrocchi

Votes: 4,385 | Gross: $1.06M

8. Flic Story (1975)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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This movie depicts the authentic story of the hunt for the dangerous criminal Emile Buisson, who escaped from prison in 1947. During three years Buisson manages to hide from detective ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Alain Delon, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Renato Salvatori, Claudine Auger

Votes: 1,429

9. 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: 1,243

10. Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)

GP | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Riccardo Cucciolla, Cyril Cusack, Rosanna Fratello

Votes: 2,096

11. They're a Weird Mob (1966)

112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Nino Culotta is an Italian immigrant who arrived in Australia with the promise of a job as a journalist on his cousin's magazine, only to find that when he gets there the magazine's folded,... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Walter Chiari, Claire Dunne, Chips Rafferty, Alida Chelli

Votes: 661

12. Reel Injun (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Western

7.6
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63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 1,139

13. Après le sud (2011)

Unrated | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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On a sweltering day in the south of France; an alluring girl; her troubled boyfriend; her mysterious mother and a gruff neighbor collide in tragedy as their secrets lead to a series of shocking events.

Director: Jean-Jacques Jauffret | Stars: Adèle Haenel, Sylvie Lachat, Ulysse Grosjean, Yves Ruellan

Votes: 248

14. Toni (1935)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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In the 1920s, the Provence is a magnet for immigrants seeking work in the quarries or in agriculture. Many mingle with locals and settle down permanently - like Toni, an Italian who has ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Charles Blavette, Celia Montalván, Jenny Hélia, Édouard Delmont

Votes: 1,141

15. Sambá (2017)

Drama, Sport

7.1
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Sambá is a sports drama about redemption through the metaphor of life and boxing.

Directors: Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán | Stars: Laura Gómez, Algenis Perez Soto, Ettore D'Alessandro, Riccardo Bardellino

Votes: 34

16. 1981 (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding his family moving to a new neighborhood when he was 11-years-old.

Director: Ricardo Trogi | Stars: Jean-Carl Boucher, Claudio Colangelo, Sandrine Bisson, Gabriel Maillé

Votes: 1,320

17. Lives of the Saints (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

7.1
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Vittorio Innocente, a young man, estranged from the tragedies of his Italian immigrant family, has spent his adult life denying his past. When his estranged father starts to stalk ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Sophia Loren, Fab Filippo, Jessica Paré, Sabrina Ferilli

Votes: 384

18. Dropout (1970)

109 min | Romance, Drama

7.7
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Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, Gigi Proietti, Frank Windsor

Votes: 97

19. Herencia (2001)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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Peter, a young German, enters a suburban Buenos Aires restaurant; seeking only directions, he instead accidentally ends up with a plate smashing into his head, thrown by the irritable ... See full summary »

Director: Paula Hernández | Stars: Rita Cortese, Adrián Witzke, Martín Adjemián, Julieta Díaz

Votes: 561

20. Queen of Hearts (1989)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

6.9
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Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a café in an Italian neighborhood. One day their father loses the... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Vittorio Duse, Joseph Long, Anita Zagaria, Eileen Way

Votes: 410 | Gross: $1.24M

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

113 min | Comedy

6.8
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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: 695

22. Mansome (2012)

PG-13 | 82 min | Documentary

5.4
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35 Metascore

A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man?

Director: Morgan Spurlock | Stars: Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Morgan Spurlock, Zach Galifianakis

Votes: 2,684 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Men at Lunch (2012)

75 min | Documentary, Mystery

6.3
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53 Metascore

The story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Director: Seán Ó Cualáin | Stars: Fionnula Flanagan, Peter Quinn, Ric Burns, Christine Roussel

Votes: 301 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Made in Italy (1965)

100 min | Comedy

6.8
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A group of Italians take a flight to Sweden - but among them there are the tourists, and the immigrants. Two bourgeois couples choose a typical Italian restaurant by its name, 'La Trattoria... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Renzo Marignano, Claudio Gora, Marina Berti, Lionello Pio Di Savoia

Votes: 162

25. Die Schweizermacher (1978)

107 min | Comedy

7.3
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Foreigners who apply to become Swiss citizens have no easy task - especially when the police lets Bodmer loose to check upon their background, their integration in the society, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Rolf Lyssy | Stars: Emil Steinberger, Walo Lüönd, Beatrice Kessler, Wolfgang Stendar

Votes: 839

26. Valentino (1951)

Approved | 102 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Italian immigrant Rudolph Valentino makes it big in silent Hollywood, but he ends up struggling between his career and the woman he loves.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Richard Carlson, Patricia Medina, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 211

27. Orpheus Descending (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Kevin Anderson, Brad Sullivan, Manning Redwood, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 227

28. O Quatrilho (1995)

92 min | Romance, Drama

6.8
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Two couples of Italian immigrants are part of a game that leads to treason and brings serious consequences to those who lose.

Director: Fábio Barreto | Stars: Glória Pires, Patricia Pillar, Alexandre Paternost, Bruno Campos

Votes: 1,125

29. ¡Viva América! (1969)

105 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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In the 1930s, Italian immigrant from Sicily Frank Mannata, his brother Salvatore and sister Rosella run the Chicago Outfit for the mafia. The Italian-Irish O'Connor-Messina gang challenges them, which leads to a devastating gang war.

Director: Javier Setó | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Guglielmo Spoletini, Margaret Lee, Gogó Rojo

Votes: 31

30. Gambling House (1950)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.2
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In New York, a small-time hood, who took the rap for a murder committed by his crime-boss in exchange for 50 G's, faces deportation because he doesn't hold American citizenship.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Victor Mature, Terry Moore, William Bendix, Zachary Charles

Votes: 240

31. Manhattan gigolò (1986)

103 min | Drama

4.7
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Italians Johnny and Rudy are two friends looking for work as actors in New York City. They meet beautiful model and actress Leslie and start a sexual relationship with her as a threesome. ... See full summary »

Director: Amasi Damiani | Stars: Gianni Dei, Andrea Thompson, Aris Iliopulos, Kayko Kawamoto

Votes: 24

32. The Immigrants (1978 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

8.5
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A young Italian immigrant who loses everything in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake starts over again and builds up a shipping empire, but doesn't find the happiness he thought would come ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Levi | Stars: Stephen Macht, Sharon Gless, Aimee Eccles, Richard Anderson

Votes: 44

33. Killer per caso (1997)

110 min | Comedy

4.7
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Italian immigrant Joe is hired by mobster Vince to kill a witness before he can testify against him. Joe dresses up as a policeman to be able to get close to his victim, but he's mistaken ... See full summary »

Director: Ezio Greggio | Stars: Ezio Greggio, Jessica Lundy, Rudy De Luca, Dom DeLuise

Votes: 180

34. Le fils préféré (1994)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Nicole Garcia's film shows a family through an adult man's figure, and his weekdays. The main character is one of the sons of an old and ill man who is in hospital nowadays. The father has ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Marc Barr, Roberto Herlitzka

Votes: 289

35. Gold in the Streets (1997)

94 min | Drama

5.5
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Liam moves away from Ireland to USA, where he settles in Bronx. There he works in a little bar owned by Italian Mario and lives with other illegal immigrants who are afraid that they'll get... See full summary »

Director: Elizabeth Gill | Stars: Karl Geary, Jim Belushi, Ian Hart, Jared Harris

Votes: 76

36. Ciao America (2002)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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39 Metascore

Filmed mostly in Italy, "Ciao America" is the story of Lorenzo Primavera an unsettled, third generation Italian American whose search for his place in the world leads him back to the land ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Ciota | Stars: Eddie Malavarca, Maurizio Nichetti, Violante Placido, Nathaniel Marston

Votes: 74

37. Judge Hardy and Son (1939)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

7.0
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Judge Hardy, trying to find a relative of an aged couple to prevent them from losing their home, enlists the aid of his son Andy.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker

Votes: 299

38. The Stork Derby (2002 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama, History

6.5
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The story of a bizarre bequest of a wealthy late Canadian lawyer: the woman who birthed the most children in the City of Toronto within a certain time period would inherit a fortune in the midst of the Great Depression.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Megan Follows, Pascale Montpetit, Terry Simpson, Kyra Azzopardi

Votes: 69

39. Caffe Italia Montréal (1985)

81 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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An illustration of the teasing of the Montreal's Italians between their love of what was their home country and their need, like many immigrants and sons of immigrants, to be accepted and ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Tana | Stars: Pierre Curzi, Tony Nardi, Don Arrès, Nicola Bardani

Votes: 20

40. La mort de Mario Ricci (1983)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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The tragic accident of an Italian laborer ,working on the Mont Blanc tunnel.

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Magali Noël, Heinz Bennent, Mimsy Farmer

Votes: 111

41. Casa de Angelis (2017– )

Drama, History | Post-production

A miniseries about the trials and tribulations of a fashion house in 1950s Chile.

Stars: Ángela Prieto, Valentina Muhr, Paulina Urrutia, Catalina Saavedra

42. The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation (2005)

28 min | Animation, Short, Biography

6.9
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The Moon and the Son, a 30-minute autobiographical animated film by John Canemaker, explores the difficult emotional terrain of father/son relationships as seen through Canemaker's own ... See full summary »

Director: John Canemaker | Stars: Eli Wallach, John Turturro, Mary Bringle, Peter Schlosser

Votes: 537

43. Waterfront (1984– )

284 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Australian dockyard workers go on strike. Immigrant Italian workers are brought in as scab labour. In the midst of all this, an Italian woman meets & falls in love with one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Thompson, Greta Scacchi, Frank Gallacher, Chris Haywood

Votes: 26

44. The Woman and the Beast (1917)

Drama

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When the circus comes to town, a mild-mannered man, whose good nature is viewed as weakness by wife, has the chance to prove himself when a lion escapes.

Director: Ernest C. Warde | Stars: Marie Shotwell, Fred Eric, Alphonse Ethier, Kathryn Adams

45. Huddle (1932)

Passed | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Tony, the son of Italian immigrants, works in a smoky steel mill in Gary, Indiana. He wins a company scholarship which will enable him to attend Yale college. Over the four years of his ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Madge Evans, Una Merkel, Ralph Graves

Votes: 137

46. Italian Americans and Federal Hill (2006 Video)

89 min | Documentary

7.3
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Federal Hill, Providence, Rhode Island's "Little Italy," is one of America's most storied neighborhoods. Relive the traditions and challenges of Italian Americans whose ancestors immigrated... See full summary »

Director: Jon Raben

Votes: 13

47. The Public Pays (1936)

Approved | 19 min | Crime, Drama, Short

6.3
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A protection racket preying on milk distribution is broken through the persistence of law enforcement and the courage of a local businessman.

Director: Errol Taggart | Stars: Richard Alexander, Barbara Bedford, Harry C. Bradley, Russ Clark

Votes: 118

48. Citizen Saint (1947)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

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A Catholic Church-sponsored film about the life of Frances Cabrini, an Italian immigrant who established schools, orphanages and hospitals in the United States. Primarily booked into ... See full summary »

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Carla Dare, Julie Haydon, June Harrison, Del Cansino

49. Motel Confidential (1969)

85 min | Comedy

3.1
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Director: Stephen C. Apostolof | Stars: Milton Kaye, Dora Lorber, Bunny Glaser, Coleen O'Brien

Votes: 23

50. Die Bertinis (1988– )

436 min | Drama

8.3
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Critically acclaimed five-part mini series based upon the family story of novelist Ralph Giordano. In 1897, Italian immigrant Giacomo Bertini and his Swedish wife Emma decide to stay in ... See full summary »

Stars: Hannelore Hoger, Peter Fitz, Elfriede Kuzmany, Florian Fitz

Votes: 31