Most Popular "World War Two In Italy" Titles
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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
3. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
4. Patton (1970)
GP | 172 min | Biography, Drama, War
The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.
5. 1900 (1976)
R | 317 min | Drama
Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from ... See full summary »
7. Two Women (1960)
100 min | Drama, War
Cesira is a beautiful widow and a successful grocery store owner in Rome. WWII is raging, and she fears for her beloved daughter, 13-year-old Rosetta, amid the daily bombings. They travel ... See full summary »
8. Tea with Mussolini (1999)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy, War
1935. A group of elderly British women, who the Italians have named the Scorpioni, have chosen Italy, specifically Florence, as a place to live to blend their proper British sensibilities ... See full summary »
9. Rome, Open City (1945)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, War
The location: Nazi occupied Rome. As Rome is classified an open city, most Romans can wander the streets without fear of the city being bombed or them being killed in the process. But life ... See full summary »
10. To Hell and Back (1955)
Approved | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.
11. Baarìa (2009)
163 min | Comedy, Drama
Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.
12. The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, War
During WWII in Italy, a wine producing village hide a million bottles from the Germans
13. Days of Glory (2006)
R | 120 min | Drama, War
During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.
14. A Walk in the Sun (1945)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, War
During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.
15. General Della Rovere (1959)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, War
Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.
16. The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, War
When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WW II, it is a propaganda nightmare for the Allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an... See full summary »
17. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and ... See full summary »
18. Paisan (1946)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, War
Six vignettes follow the Allied invasion from July 1943 to winter 1944, from Sicily north to Venice. Communication is fragile. A woman leads an Allied patrol through a mine field; she dies ... See full summary »
Writers: Sergio Amidei, Klaus Mann, Federico Fellini, Marcello Pagliero, Alfred Hayes, Roberto Rossellini, Rod E. Geiger | Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Carmela Sazio, Gar Moore, William Tubbs, Robert Van Loon
19. The Man Who Will Come (2009)
115 min | Drama, War
Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again ... See full summary »
20. Colour from the Dark (2008)
92 min | Horror
Pietro and Lucia live on an isolated farm with Alice, Lucia's younger sister. Poor farmers, they live tilling the soil. Pietro is a good worker and a strong man who, unlike his three ... See full summary »
21. The Four Days of Naples (1962)
124 min | Drama, History, War
The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours... See full summary »
22. Seven Beauties (1975)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.
23. Anzio (1968)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, History, War
One of WWIIs bloodiest battles as the Allies smash through the German lines which have enclosed the Anzio beachhead. Four months and 30,000 casualties before the Allies finally march to Rome.
Writers: H.A.L. Craig, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas, Frank De Felitta, Duilio Coletti, Giuseppe Mangione | Directors: Edward Dmytryk, Duilio Coletti | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk, Robert Ryan, Earl Holliman
27. The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
R | 105 min | Drama, War
The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that ... See full summary »
28. San Pietro (1945)
Unrated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, War
This documentary movie is about the battle of San Pietro, a small village in Italy. Over 1,100 US soldiers were killed while trying to take this location, that blocked the way for the ... See full summary »
29. Escape by Night (1960)
82 min | Drama, War
Three allied prisoners, a Russian, an American and an Englishman, attempt to escape with the help of a young couple from Rome.
30. Cloak and Dagger (1946)
Approved | 106 min | Adventure, Film-Noir, Romance
In WW2, the Allies race against time to persuade two nuclear scientists working for the Nazis to switch sides.
31. Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980 TV Movie)
150 min | Biography, Drama
Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
32. The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, War
In 1944, two American spies, posing as priests, infiltrate German occupied Rome to relay information to HQ but can only communicate via pigeons due to the imposed radio silence.
33. The Assisi Underground (1985)
PG | 115 min | Drama, History, War
This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943.
34. The Fascist (1961)
100 min | Comedy
The quest of a fascist soldier whose mission is to catch a political enemy during the end of the WWII.
36. Blood of the Losers (2008)
108 min | Drama, History
An Italian family is fractured after World War II ends.
37. Il cielo cade (2000)
102 min | Drama, Music, Romance
1943, an estate north of Firenze. The weight of the world is on the shoulders of Penny, who's about 10. An orphan, she must watch over her little sister when they go to live with her aunt ... See full summary »
38. It Happened in '43 (1960)
105 min | Drama, Romance, War
In the midst of World War II, the story of the affair of a young woman, married to a man bound to a wheelchair, with a desertor from the Italian army, intertwines with that of the grab of ... See full summary »
40. Hidden Children (2004 TV Movie)
200 min | Drama
This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma... See full summary »
41. Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970)
95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.
42. Up Front (1951)
Unrated | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, War
Based on the famed W.W.II cartoons: Lowbrow G.I.s Willie and Joe, on the Italian front, are good soldiers in combat, but meet the antics of gung-ho Captain Johnson and other military snafus... See full summary »
43. From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
104 min | Drama
Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese's "Dialoghi con Leucò", taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese's novel "La luna e i falò... See full summary »
44. Corbari (1970)
90 min | Action, War
The real story of the partisan Silvio Corbari. He starts his career killing publicly one of his friends that was a fascist. Than, he set up a band of partisans in north Italy, completely ... See full summary »
45. Days of Glory (1945)
71 min | Documentary
The first documentary on the German occupation of Rome and Italian resistance in the waning years of World War II. Shot over two years covering the trial of Fascist police chief Pietro ... See full summary »
Writers: Umberto Calosso, Umberto Barbaro | Directors: Giuseppe De Santis, Mario Serandrei, Marcello Pagliero, Luchino Visconti | Stars: Umberto Barbaro, Umberto Calosso, Donato Carretta, Pietro Caruso
46. The Art of Getting Along (1954)
85 min | Comedy
Rosario Scimoni is twenty years old and lives in Catania at the beginning of this century. He loves two things in life: women and money and he is the secretary of the mayor who is his uncle... See full summary »
47. Honey Sweet Love... (1994)
Unrated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Touching love story of a British commander falling in love with a local Sicilian girl in trying times during World War II. Sent to this part of the island to establish a radio station to ... See full summary »
48. The Two Marshals (1961)
98 min | Drama, Comedy
Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Antonio Capurro, un ladruncolo travestito da prete, viene arrestato dal maresciallo Cottone. In seguito, durante un bombardamento il lestofante riesce a ... See full summary »
Writers: Sandro Continenza, Bruno Corbucci, Sergio Corbucci, Marcello Fondato, Giovanni Grimaldi, Ugo Guerra, Totò | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Totò, Vittorio De Sica, Gianni Agus, Arturo Bragaglia
50. Portrait: A Man Whose Name Was John (1973 TV Movie)
60 min | Biography, Drama
During World War II, Archbishop Angelo Roncalli attempts to save Jews in Italy from Nazi exterminators.