Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1950-01-01 to 1950-12-31 With Country of Origin Italy


1. Stromboli (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.3
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Karen, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prisoners camp. But the life in Antonio's village, Stromboli, threatened by the volcano, is a tough one and Karen cannot get used to it.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponzo

Votes: 4,315

2. Francesco, giullare di Dio (1950)

Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, History

7.6
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The film dramatizes about a dozen vignettes from the life of St. Francis and his early followers - starting with their return in the rain to Rivotorlo from Rome when the Pope blessed their ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gianfranco Bellini, Peparuolo, Severino Pisacane

Votes: 2,519

3. Beauty and the Devil (1950)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.

Director: René Clair | Stars: Michel Simon, Gérard Philipe, Nicole Besnard, Simone Valère

Votes: 1,057

4. Story of a Love Affair (1950)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Massimo Girotti, Ferdinando Sarmi, Gino Rossi

Votes: 1,908

5. Le château de verre (1950)

99 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Evlyne, a judge's young wife, falls in love with Remy, that lives in Paris, during Holidays. After following him in the lovers city, she decides to return home to inform her husband about ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Jean Marais, Jean Servais, Fosco Giachetti

Votes: 102

6. The Path of Hope (1950)

105 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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The story of a group of Sicilian miners and their families decide to illegally cross the border to France and their hardships.

Director: Pietro Germi | Stars: Raf Vallone, Elena Varzi, Saro Urzì, Franco Navarra

Votes: 328

7. Under the Olive Tree (1950)

107 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Raf Vallone, Lucia Bosé, Folco Lulli, Maria Grazia Francia

Votes: 129

8. Vulcano (1950)

Approved | 106 min | Drama

6.8
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While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that ... See full summary »

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Anna Magnani, Rossano Brazzi, Geraldine Brooks, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 186

9. Domenica d'agosto (1950)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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E' domenica a Roma e chi può va a Ostia, al mare. Un gruppo di ragazzi in bicicletta; una famiglia numerosa e rumorosa con una vecchia auto; un vedovo che porta la figlia in colonia poichè ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Emmer | Stars: Anna Baldini, Vera Carmi, Emilio Cigoli, Andrea Compagnoni

Votes: 234

10. Tototarzan (1950)

85 min | Comedy

5.4
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A parody of author Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel, 'Tarzan of the Apes' starting Italian comedian Toto as Tarzan.

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Totò, Marilyn Buferd, Bianca Maria Fusari, Alba Arnova

Votes: 159

11. Shadow of the Eagle (1950)

93 min | Drama

6.5
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Count Orlof, one of Catherine of Russia's many overnight favourites, travels to Venice on her behalf to abduct Elizabeth Tarakanova who has been laying claim to the throne from the Crimea. ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese, Greta Gynt, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 39

12. Tomorrow Is Too Late (1950)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Léonide Moguy | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Lois Maxwell, Gabrielle Dorziat, Pier Angeli

Votes: 111

13. Vita da cani (1950)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Tragicomedy telling of the trials and tribulations of a troupe of variety show artists.

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gina Lollobrigida, Delia Scala, Tamara Lees

Votes: 122

14. Side Street Story (1950)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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A combination of a satire on war and a comedy with war as the background. It tells of the ordinary people living on a Naples sidestreet, from 1940 to 1950 under the dominance of the ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo De Filippo | Stars: Eduardo De Filippo, Leda Gloria, Delia Scala, Gianni Musy

Votes: 228

15. Outlaw Girl (1950)

94 min | Drama

7.2
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Beppe Musolino is falsely accused of murder. He is tried and once found guilty is imprisoned. Unexpectedly he escape from prison and to survive he start living like an outlaw brigand. He ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Silvana Mangano, Umberto Spadaro, Ignazio Balsamo

Votes: 36

16. 47 morto che parla (1950)

84 min | Comedy

7.0
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Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Totò, Silvana Pampanini, Adriana Benetti, Dante Maggio

Votes: 284

17. Women Without Names (1950)

89 min | Drama, War

7.2
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This is the sad story of several desperate ladies incarcerated somewhere in Italy in a camp for displaced women after the end of World War II. Among them, Anna, a Yugoslav, who has seen her... See full summary »

Director: Géza von Radványi | Stars: Simone Simon, Vivi Gioi, Françoise Rosay, Irasema Dilián

Votes: 20

18. Le sei mogli di Barbablù (1950)

87 min | Comedy

5.3
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Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Totò, Isa Barzizza, Arturo Bragaglia, Leonardo Bragaglia

Votes: 43

19. Tormento (1950)

87 min | Drama

6.2
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Living with her father and stepmother in Naples, Anna is very unhappy as her stepmother hinders her attempts to live her own life. While her parents are away, she goes out with Carlo, but ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaello Matarazzo | Stars: Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Annibale Betrone, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 157

20. Alina (1950)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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A woman takes her ill husband's place in a smuggling ring and steals the heart of his partner.

Director: Giorgio Pastina | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Amedeo Nazzari, Doris Dowling, Juan de Landa

Votes: 35

21. Totò sceicco (1950)

95 min | Comedy

6.6
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Antonio Sapore fa il maggiordomo e crede che sia un mestiere di tutto riposo. Ma quando il padrone, il marchese Gastone, si arruola nella Legione Straniera, Antonio viene inviato dalla ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Totò, Tamara Lees, Laura Gore, Lauretta De Lauri

Votes: 194

22. Il voto (1950)

94 min | Comedy

4.8
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Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Doris Duranti, Giorgio De Lullo, Maria Grazia Francia, Roberto Murolo

Votes: 17

23. Cuori sul mare (1950)

95 min | Adventure

4.5
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Paolo Silvestri, grandson of a retired admiral, and Massimo Falchetti, son of a rich shipping magnate, are studying at Leghorn Academy. The two friends both love the sea, but whilst Paolo ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Bianchi | Stars: Doris Dowling, Jacques Sernas, Milly Vitale, Charles Vanel

Votes: 16

24. Totò cerca moglie (1950)

76 min | Comedy

6.3
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Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Totò, Ave Ninchi, Marisa Merlini, Aroldo Tieri

Votes: 143

25. Father's Dilemma (1950)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gaby Morlay, Ludmilla Dudarova, Lucien Baroux

Votes: 113

26. Lo sparviero del Nilo (1950)

84 min | Adventure

5.4
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Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Silvana Pampanini, Enzo Fiermonte, Folco Lulli, Saro Urzì

Votes: 12

27. His Last Twelve Hours (1950)

81 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Jean Gabin, Elli Parvo, Antonella Lualdi, Paola Borboni

Votes: 35

28. The Thief of Venice (1950)

91 min | Adventure, War

6.5
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A beautiful tavern-keeper finds herself getting caught up in a war between Italy and Turkey.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Maria Montez, Paul Hubschmid, Massimo Serato, Faye Marlowe

Votes: 11

29. Botta e risposta (1950)

80 min | Comedy

4.7
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Good-natured and devout, a French house painter takes the train to Rome, where he has decided to go on a pilgrimage. There he meets a scatterbrained dresser who has been assigned by a music... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Nino Taranto, Isa Barzizza, Irasema Dilián, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 21

30. I fuorilegge (1950)

81 min | Drama

5.1
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Director: Aldo Vergano | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ermanno Randi, Maria Grazia Francia, Umberto Spadaro

Votes: 8

31. Quel fantasma di mio marito (1950)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Camillo Mastrocinque | Stars: Walter Chiari, Mady Saint-Michel, Medy Saint-Michel, Enzo Biliotti

Votes: 7

32. The Taming of Dorothy (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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While casing a bank he intends to rob, tough-gangster Leo discovers that Antonio, a meek, mild clerk in the bank is his exact double. Leo kidnaps Antonio and robs the bank. making certain ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Soldati | Stars: Jean Kent, Robert Beatty, Gordon Harker, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 26

33. Sins of Pompeii (1950)

110 min | Drama, History

5.7
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In the town of Pompeii, 79AD, a few weeks before the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, a Roman lady Hélène meets and falls in love with a young Greek man Lysias. He is betrothed to another ... See full summary »

Directors: Marcel L'Herbier, Paolo Moffa | Stars: Micheline Presle, Georges Marchal, Marcel Herrand, Jaque Catelain

Votes: 65

34. La portatrice di pane (1950)

98 min | Drama

4.7
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Wrongly accused of having killed her boss and set fire to the factory she worked in, Jeanne Fortier, a young window, is given a life sentence. Twenty years later, She escapes from prison, ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Cloche | Stars: Vivi Gioi, Philippe Lemaire, Jean Tissier, Gabriel Cattand

Votes: 6

35. Miss Italia (1950)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Richard Ney, Constance Dowling, Luisa Rossi

Votes: 16

36. Taxi di notte (1950)

88 min | Comedy

4.9
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A taxi driver, with singing ambitions, finds an abandoned baby in his cab and begins to look for his mother. He doesn't find her but succeeds in finding two people who want to adopt the ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Danielle Godet, Philippe Lemaire, Virginia Belmont

Votes: 14

37. Faust and the Devil (1950)

Passed | 87 min | Drama, Musical

6.7
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Goethe's drama and Gounod's opera "Faust" is treated here like a movie rather than the usual photographed-opera from a stage method. Faust is a man who sells his soul to Mephistopheles in ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Italo Tajo, Nelly Corradi, Gino Mattera, Onelia Fineschi

Votes: 15

38. Rapture (1950)

Passed | 79 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Pietro Leoni is an artist preoccupied with feminine beauty. While walking near an old castle in Italy, he sees on a rock in the lake the form of a young woman who dives into the water. He ... See full summary »

Director: Goffredo Alessandrini | Stars: Glenn Langan, Elsie Albiin, Lorraine Miller, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 5

39. Il figlio di d'Artagnan (1950)

86 min | Comedy

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D'Artagnan, the famous musketeer, has a son who does not feel like following in his father's steps. For the time being he is a novice in a monastery. But when a King's courier, pursued by a... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Carlo Ninchi, Gianna Maria Canale, Franca Marzi, Peter Trent

40. The Fighting Men (1950)

63 min | Drama

4.8
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Saverio Luparello is the manager of Sicilian baron Occipinti's estate. The cunning greedy man intentionally lets the land turn into a wasteland, hoping that his employer, discouraged by its... See full summary »

Directors: Camillo Mastrocinque, Roberto Savarese | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Charles Vanel, Claudine Dupuis, Milly Vitale

Votes: 19

41. Angelo (1950)

95 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Francesco De Robertis | Stars: Angelo Maggio, Renato Baldini, Bianca Doria, Jole Fierro

Votes: 5

42. The White Line (1950)

87 min | Drama

5.8
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Following World War II, the Allies designate that an unidentified town in the Trieste area as being partly Yugoslavian and partly Italian. A white line of demarcation splits the town in ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Raf Vallone, Erno Crisa, Cesco Baseggio

Votes: 20

43. Contro la legge (1950)

99 min | Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Director: Flavio Calzavara | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Fulvia Mammi, Renato Malavasi, Mario Terribile

Votes: 9

44. La strada buia (1950)

Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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An insurance investigator looks into the death of a man who drove his car off a cliff in an apparent suicide. After looking into the incident, the investigator begins to suspect it may not ... See full summary »

Directors: Sidney Salkow, Marino Girolami | Stars: Janis Paige, Binnie Barnes, Massimo Serato, Eduardo Ciannelli

Votes: 14

45. Atto di accusa (1950)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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An luckless young teacher it's suspected of committing two murders. When his lover begins to have doubt about his innocence, he seems to be doomed.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Lea Padovani, Andrea Checchi, Marga Cella

Votes: 25

46. Romanzo d'amore (1950)

95 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Rossano Brazzi, Harry Hardt, Vira Silenti

Votes: 7

47. Figaro qua, Figaro là (1950)

87 min | Action, Comedy

6.3
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Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia | Stars: Totò, Isa Barzizza, Gianni Agus, Renato Rascel

Votes: 52

48. Paolo e Francesca (1950)

92 min | Drama, History

5.0
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The tragic love story, already narrated by Dante in his Inferno, of Paolo Malatesta and Francesca da Polenta. Francesca is married to Paolo's brother, Gianciotto an old and crippled man and... See full summary »

Director: Raffaello Matarazzo | Stars: Odile Versois, Andrea Checchi, Armando Francioli, Nino Marchesini

Votes: 6

49. Canzoni per le strade (1950)

88 min

5.7
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Director: Mario Landi | Stars: Luciano Tajoli, Antonella Lualdi, Vera Bergman, Carlo Ninchi

Votes: 6

50. Il cielo è rosso (1950)

99 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Claudio Gora | Stars: Marina Berti, Jacques Sernas, Mischa Auer Jr., Anna Maria Ferrero

Votes: 14