Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1962-01-01 to 1962-12-31 With Country of Origin Italy


1. The Trial (1962)

119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Arnoldo Foà, Jess Hahn, Billy Kearns

Votes: 14,826

2. 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: 2,886

3. L'Eclisse (1962)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal, Lilla Brignone

Votes: 12,684

4. Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.8
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Stewart Granger, Pier Angeli, Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà

Votes: 1,119

5. Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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Cleo, a singer and hypochondriac, becomes increasingly worried that she might have cancer while awaiting test results from her doctor.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray, Dorothée Blanck

Votes: 8,796

6. Mamma Roma (1962)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.9
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After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution.... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco Citti, Silvana Corsini

Votes: 6,380

7. 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: 6,437

8. Mafioso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Norma Bengell, Gabriella Conti, Ugo Attanasio

Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.40M

9. Eva (1962)

107 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him.

Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi, James Villiers

Votes: 816

10. Love at Twenty (1962)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »

Directors: Shintarô Ishihara, Marcel Ophüls, Renzo Rossellini, François Truffaut, Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Patrick Auffay, Rosy Varte

Votes: 1,590

11. The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962)

76 min | Horror

6.7
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The year is 1885, and necrophiliac Dr. Hitchcock likes to drug his wife for sexual funeral games. One day he accidentally administers an overdose and kills her. He leaves his home shattered... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli, Maria Teresa Vianello

Votes: 794

12. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Frank Wolff, Salvo Randone, Frederico Zardi, Sennuccio Benelli

Votes: 2,120

13. A View from the Bridge (1962)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Raf Vallone, Jean Sorel, Maureen Stapleton, Carol Lawrence

Votes: 309

14. Agostino (1962)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Agostino is a 13-year-old boy on vacation in Venice with his widowed mother. When a local stud seduces her, jealous Agostino joins a local group of juvenile delinquents out of protest. They force him to face his budding sexuality.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Paolo Colombo, Mario Bartoletti, Aldo Bussaglia

Votes: 104

15. Love on a Pillow (1962)

102 min | Romance, Drama

5.5
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A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Jean-Marc Bory, Michel Serrault

Votes: 372

16. Le couteau dans la plaie (1962)

Approved | 110 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Lisa Macklin, an Italian woman, has a fight with her American husband Robert in a Paris night club. He leaves the next day for a business trip and Lisa says she does not want to see him ... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Gig Young, Jean-Pierre Aumont

Votes: 671

17. Cartouche (1962)

114 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure

6.7
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In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claudia Cardinale, Jess Hahn, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 1,732

18. A Very Private Affair (1962)

103 min | Drama

5.6
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When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone. Her mother's ex-lover, Fabio, tries to protect her.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Marcello Mastroianni, Nicolas Bataille, Dirk Sanders

Votes: 807

19. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Hans Söhnker, Hans Nielsen, Senta Berger

Votes: 511

20. La commare secca (1962)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Near the Tiber river, in a Roman park, a prostitute was killed. The police tracks down people that were inside the park during that night. They are questioned and have to explain why they ... See full summary »

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Francesco Ruiu, Giancarlo De Rosa, Vincenzo Ciccora, Alfredo Leggi

Votes: 1,676

21. Les sept péchés capitaux (1962)

113 min | Comedy

6.5
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Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie ... See full summary »

Directors: Philippe de Broca, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Sylvain Dhomme, Max Douy, Jean-Luc Godard, Édouard Molinaro, Roger Vadim | Stars: Marie-José Nat, Dominique Paturel, Danièle Barraud, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Votes: 341

22. Careless (1962)

111 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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The place is Trieste and the time is 1927. Emilio Brentani leads a peaceful and uneventful life with his older sister Amalia. At least until the day he meets Angiolina Zarri, a beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Claudia Cardinale, Betsy Blair, Philippe Leroy

Votes: 104

23. Family Portrait (1962)

113 min | Drama

7.4
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1945. Enrico Corsi, in Rome, reflects on his relationship with his eight year younger brother, Lorenzo Corsi, following Lorenzo's recent passing from a long and debilitating illness at age ... See full summary »

Director: Valerio Zurlini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Jacques Perrin, Sylvie, Salvo Randone

Votes: 664

24. The Slave (1962)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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The decurion Randus holds himself so well in the command of his troops, that Caesar promotes him to centurion. He is subsequently sent to Egypt, to keep Caesar informed on the actions and ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Jacques Sernas, Gianna Maria Canale, Claudio Gora

Votes: 200

25. I sequestrati di Altona (1962)

114 min | Drama, History

7.0
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A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Maximilian Schell, Fredric March, Robert Wagner

Votes: 324

26. Seven Seas to Calais (1962)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure

5.6
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Sir Francis Drake goes on an expedition to the New World and steals gold from the Spaniards. After making a daring getaway, he returns to England where he protects Queen Elizabeth I from a ... See full summary »

Directors: Rudolph Maté, Primo Zeglio | Stars: Rod Taylor, Keith Michell, Edy Vessel, Terence Hill

Votes: 272

27. Swordsman of Siena (1962)

97 min | Adventure, Romance

5.7
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A Spanish overlord controls 16th-century Tuscany. He plans to marry into a prominent Italian family and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancee. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Baccio Bandini, Etienne Périer | Stars: Stewart Granger, Sylva Koscina, Christine Kaufmann, Riccardo Garrone

Votes: 218

28. The Four Days of Naples (1962)

116 min | Drama, War

7.7
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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 »

Director: Nanni Loy | Stars: Raffaele Barbato, Charles Belmont, Regina Bianchi, Silvana Buzzanca

Votes: 530

29. The Son of Captain Blood (1962)

88 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.6
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The son of a notorious pirate is placed on the path of righteousness by his love for a beautiful young woman.

Director: Tulio Demicheli | Stars: Sean Flynn, Alessandra Panaro, Ann Todd, José Nieto

Votes: 92

30. The Avenger (1962)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

Director: Giorgio Venturini | Stars: Steve Reeves, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Carla Marlier, Mario Ferrari

Votes: 284

31. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier, Françoise Arnoul

Votes: 539

32. My Son, the Hero (1962)

111 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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An evil king makes a bargain with a devil in order to get away with murdering his wife.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Giuliano Gemma, Antonella Lualdi, Serge Nubret

Votes: 290

33. Jessica (1962)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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The women of a small Sicilian village, jealous of a beautiful widowed midwife, plot her ruin by refusing to have anything to do with their husbands.

Directors: Jean Negulesco, Oreste Palella | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Maurice Chevalier, Noël-Noël, Gabriele Ferzetti

Votes: 204

34. Fury of Achilles (1962)

118 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.0
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In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions between Achilles and Agamemnon divide the Greek camp while giving hope to the Trojans.

Director: Marino Girolami | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Jacques Bergerac, Cristina Gaioni, Ennio Girolami

Votes: 172

35. Damon and Pythias (1962)

99 min | Adventure

4.9
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Pythias, a liberal Athenian who believes all men are brothers, is condemned to death by Dionysus, the tyrant of Syracuse, who finds this view dangerous. However, Dionysus allows Pythias to ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Guy Williams, Don Burnett, Ilaria Occhini, Liana Orfei

Votes: 151

36. The Gentleman from Epsom (1962)

84 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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The story takes place in the racecourses around Paris. A so-called major sells his tips to naive characters.

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Madeleine Robinson, Frank Villard, Jean Lefebvre

Votes: 512

37. Pontius Pilate (1962)

100 min | Drama

5.3
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The events that culminated with the Passion of Christ seen from the perspective of Pontius Pilate, the Procurator of Judea who unwillingly condemned Christ to death. Based on the biblical Gospel of John.

Directors: Gian Paolo Callegari, Irving Rapper | Stars: Jean Marais, Jeanne Crain, Basil Rathbone, Letícia Román

Votes: 133

38. Women of Devil's Island (1962)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.3
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Female prisoners are shipped to Devil's Island penal colony. They are indoctrinated into the prison life from abusive guards and then a new prison governor arrives with planned reforms.

Director: Domenico Paolella | Stars: Guy Madison, Michèle Mercier, Federica Ranchi, Marisa Belli

Votes: 161

39. War Gods of Babylon (1962)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Noble, wise King Sardanapolo and his more soft and naive younger brother Prince Sammash get into a bitter feud over the affections of sweet and alluring innocent peasant girl Mirra. ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Amadio | Stars: Howard Duff, Jocelyn Lane, Luciano Marin, Giancarlo Sbragia

Votes: 69

40. The Witch's Curse (1962)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.1
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Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Kirk Morris, Hélène Chanel, Vira Silenti, Angelo Zanolli

Votes: 317

41. Le monte-charge (1962)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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On a Christmas night, an ex-convict ,Robert Herbin, meets a beautiful Italian married woman Marthe Drévet ,who has got a lot of things to hide .

Director: Marcel Bluwal | Stars: Robert Hossein, Lea Massari, Robert Dalban, Maurice Biraud

Votes: 89

42. Gladiators 7 (1962)

Unrated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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Framed for the escape of five gladiators from the arena, the son of one of Sparta's leading citizens is sentenced to the arena as gladiator himself and forced to fight for his life in the ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Lazaga | Stars: Richard Harrison, Loredana Nusciak, Livio Lorenzon, Gérard Tichy

Votes: 141

43. Marco Polo (II) (1962)

Adventure

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Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Alain Delon, Dorothy Dandridge, Michel Simon, Bernard Blier

Votes: 8

44. The Valiant (1962)

80 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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Having placed mines on the hull of a British warship whilst it is safe in harbour during the second World War, the two man crew of an Italian miniature submarine are captured and held ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Ettore Manni, Roberto Risso, Robert Shaw

Votes: 44

45. Tales of Paris (1962)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Directors: Marc Allégret, Claude Barma, Michel Boisrond, Jacques Poitrenaud | Stars: Françoise Arnoul, Françoise Brion, Darry Cowl, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 60

46. La voglia matta (1962)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A middle-aged and slightly conservative businessman meets a band of rowdy youths and is smitten by one named Francesca. He is pursuaded to join their party and even pay for most of it, as ... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Catherine Spaak, Béatrice Altariba, Gianni Garko

Votes: 223

47. La bella Lola (1962)

111 min

6.3
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La Bella Lola is a struggling singer trying to make a living for herself and her sister Ana in late 19th Century Spain.

Director: Alfonso Balcázar | Stars: Sara Montiel, Antonio Cifariello, Frank Villard, Luisa Mattioli

Votes: 48

48. Imperial Venus (1962)

PG | 140 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.6
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This loose biopic relates the adult life of Paolina (Paulette), the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. She is portrayed as a willful, yet impulsive woman, through her marriages and scandals, through the heights and depths of Napoleon's life.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Giuseppe Addobbati, Elsa Albani, Aldo Berti, Giulio Bosetti

Votes: 91

49. Caesar the Conqueror (1962)

103 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

4.9
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Julius Caesar leads the Roman army to battle against rebels in Gaul.

Director: Tanio Boccia | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Rik Battaglia, Dominique Wilms, Ivica Pajer

Votes: 147

50. Maciste contro i mostri (1962)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.2
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Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers. He saves the leader of the Sun tribe from a sea monster, then later on when the Moon ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Malatesta | Stars: Reg Lewis, Margaret Lee, Luciano Marin, Andrea Aureli

Votes: 163