Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1973-01-01 to 1973-12-31 With Country of Origin Italy


1. Serpico (1973)

R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Votes: 83,968

2. Don't Look Now (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.3
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A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania

Votes: 36,358

3. Amarcord (1973)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia

Votes: 30,865

4. My Name Is Nobody (1973)

PG | 116 min | Western, Comedy

7.5
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A young, easygoing gunman (Hill) worships and competes with an old gunfighter (Fonda) who only wants to retire.

Director: Tonino Valerii | Stars: Terence Hill, Henry Fonda, Jean Martin, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 18,485

5. La grande bouffe (1973)

NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 9,212

6. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 15,348 | Gross: $0.02M

7. Malicious (1973)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A beautiful housekeeper becomes a romantic attraction to a widower and his three sons.

Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo, Tina Aumont

Votes: 1,569

8. Ludwig (1973)

R | 235 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin ... See full summary »

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano

Votes: 3,305

9. Torso (1973)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Someone is strangling coeds in Perugia. The only clue is that the killer owns a red and black scarf, and police are stumped. American exchange student Jane and her friends decide to take a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Suzy Kendall, Tina Aumont, Luc Merenda, John Richardson

Votes: 3,743

10. La nuit des étoiles filantes (1973)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

4.6
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A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »

Directors: Jesús Franco, Jean Rollin, Pierre Quérut | Stars: Christina von Blanc, Britt Nichols, Rosa Palomar, Anne Libert

Votes: 1,682

11. Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)

R | 95 min | Horror

5.9
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In Serbia, Baron Frankenstein lives with the Baroness and their two children. He dreams of a super-race, returning Serbia to its grand connections to ancient Greece. In his laboratory, ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Morrissey, Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Joe Dallesandro, Udo Kier, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Monique van Vooren

Votes: 4,485

12. Lucky Luciano (1973)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Vincent Gardenia, Silverio Blasi, Charles Cioffi

Votes: 872

13. Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman) (1973)

R | 87 min | Drama

5.0
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Jeanne lives in Paris and believes she is the reincarnation of Don Juan. She visits a priest and tells him she has killed a man. He comes to her elegant flat - her father has died leaving ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hossein, Mathieu Carrière, Michèle Sand

Votes: 620

14. The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)

G | 95 min | Comedy

7.5
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A bigoted Frenchman finds himself forced to impersonate a popular rabbi while on the run from a group of assassins - and the police.

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Louis de Funès, Miou-Miou, Suzy Delair, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 9,338

15. The Stone Killer (1973)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, Jack Colvin, Paul Koslo

Votes: 1,778

16. Lisa and the Devil (1973)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.4
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Surreal goings-on at a Spanish villa in this poetic horror fairytale, which was crassly re-edited into The House of Exorcism (1975) for US release.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Telly Savalas, Elke Sommer, Sylva Koscina, Alessio Orano

Votes: 2,904

17. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.

Director: Ennio De Concini | Stars: Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Diane Cilento

Votes: 1,026

18. Chino (1973)

PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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A runaway teenager and a mixed-race horse breeder strike an unlikely friendship in the context of common hardships.

Directors: John Sturges, Duilio Coletti | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Marcel Bozzuffi, Vincent Van Patten

Votes: 1,248

19. La proprietà non è più un furto (1973)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Total, a young bank cashier, has been wondering for some time if his life, with its grey, dismal prospect, is worth living. He is aware of the illicit careers and rise to riches of many of ... See full summary »

Director: Elio Petri | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Flavio Bucci, Daria Nicolodi, Mario Scaccia

Votes: 330

20. The Serpent (1973)

PG | 113 min | Thriller

6.4
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A soviet diplomat hatches a complicated plan to enable him to defect to the West.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yul Brynner, Henry Fonda, Dirk Bogarde, Philippe Noiret

Votes: 700

21. Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero 'stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...' (1973)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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When a friend is murdered by the Facists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Eros Pagni, Pina Cei

Votes: 1,565

22. Seven Dead in the Cat's Eye (1973)

95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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In a small Scottish village, horribly murdered bodies keep turning up. Suspicion falls upon the residents of a nearby castle that is haunted by a curse involving a killer cat.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Jane Birkin, Hiram Keller, Françoise Christophe, Venantino Venantini

Votes: 795

23. Le guerriere dal seno nudo (1973)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

4.9
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A story of a tribe of Amazons in the age of swords and chariots. The film opens with the tribe holding physical contests to select a new queen. Since there are no men in the tribe, they ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Alena Johnston, Sabine Sun, Rosanna Yanni, Malisa Longo

Votes: 216

24. Stateline Motel (1973)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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After robbing a jewellery shop in Canada, two Americans arrange a meeting near the US borders in order to split the loot. One of them has an accident with his car on his way there and gets ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Lucidi | Stars: Eli Wallach, Ursula Andress, Fabio Testi, Massimo Girotti

Votes: 157

25. The Man from Acapulco (1973)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.3
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Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jacqueline Bisset, Vittorio Caprioli, Hans Meyer

Votes: 3,279

26. How Funny Can Sex Be? (1973)

R | 97 min | Comedy

6.2
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Exploring love, sex and marriage in contemporary mid-'70s Italy.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, Alberto Lionello, Duilio Del Prete

Votes: 321

27. Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama

5.0
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A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.

Director: Rino Di Silvestro | Stars: Anita Strindberg, Eva Czemerys, Jenny Tamburi, Cristina Gaioni

Votes: 143

28. The Devil's Wedding Night (1973)

R | 83 min | Horror

5.5
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Lady Dracula uses Dracula's ring to lure beautiful girls to her castle, where she murders them so she can bathe in their blood.

Directors: Luigi Batzella, Joe D'Amato | Stars: Mark Damon, Rosalba Neri, Esmeralda Barros, Xiro Papas

Votes: 436

29. The Mysterious Island (1973)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A group of escaped prisoners, traveling in a hot air balloon, have to land on a remote islands and must try to survive there. They encounter a castaway, pirates, and captain Nemo with his ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Antonio Bardem, Henri Colpi | Stars: Omar Sharif, Ambroise Bia, Jess Hahn, Philippe Nicaud

Votes: 441

30. The Boss (1973)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He immediately understands that the author of the bomb attack is Daniello from Don ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Gianni Garko, Antonia Santilli

Votes: 1,142

31. Giovannona Coscialunga disonorata con onore (1973)

94 min | Comedy

5.8
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A new judge closes a cheese factory for pollution; its owner, La Noce, bribes a monsignor who points him toward an official who might fix it. La Noce needs leverage and discovers the ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Pippo Franco, Gigi Ballista, Riccardo Garrone

Votes: 333

32. Massacre in Rome (1973)

PG | 110 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the ... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern, John Steiner

Votes: 875

33. Le cinque giornate (1973)

122 min | Comedy

6.0
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In the chaos of the final days of the Italian revolution a thief and a baker hook up and travel the streets of Milan witnessing the historic events, which quickly take a dark turn.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Adriano Celentano, Enzo Cerusico, Marilù Tolo, Luisa De Santis

Votes: 291

34. Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)

PG | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Bud Spencer, Robert Middleton, Bill Vanders

Votes: 1,914

35. The Man Called Noon (1973)

R | 98 min | Western

5.5
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An amnesiac gunfighter, aided by a sympathetic outlaw, tries to discover his own identity and past.

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Richard Crenna, Stephen Boyd, Rosanna Schiaffino, Farley Granger

Votes: 231

36. Happy New Year (1973)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Released from prison apparently under a New Year amnesty, a criminal tries to pick up the threads of a life changed not only by his daring plan to rob a jewellers in out-of-season Cannes ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Lino Ventura, Françoise Fabian, Charles Gérard, André Falcon

Votes: 980

37. The Knock Out Cop (1973)

PG | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Adventures of the police inspector "Flatfoot" Rizzo in the slums of Naples.

Director: Steno | Stars: Bud Spencer, Adalberto Maria Merli, Raymond Pellegrin, Juliette Mayniel

Votes: 2,531

38. Blood in the Streets (1973)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released--but then ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi, Paola Pitagora, Agostina Belli

Votes: 1,084

39. Storia di una monaca di clausura (1973)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.6
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A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first ... See full summary »

Director: Domenico Paolella | Stars: Catherine Spaak, Suzy Kendall, Eleonora Giorgi, Martine Brochard

Votes: 207

40. Scalawag (1973)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Western

5.2
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A peg legged pirate is searching for treasure with the help of a young boy, teen girl and a parrot. They'll have to fight Natives and his former crew on the way.

Directors: Kirk Douglas, Zoran Calic | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Mark Lester, Neville Brand, George Eastman

Votes: 215

41. White Fang (1973)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Western

6.2
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The wolf dog, White Fang, aids a reporter, a fur trapper, a nun, a young Eskimo boy and his father of ridding a gold mining town of a sleazy crime lord in 1896 Yukon, Canada.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Franco Nero, Virna Lisi, Fernando Rey, John Steiner

Votes: 470

42. Il sesso della strega (1973)

Horror, Thriller

4.8
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In a secluded mansion, the Hilton patriarch curses his family on the hour of his death. Soon, many of the heirs are murdered by a strange killer under the instructions of a witch who knows the secret of the Hiltons.

Director: Angelo Pannacciò | Stars: Susanna Levi, Jessica Dublin, Sergio Ferrero, Camille Keaton

Votes: 113

43. No Way Out (1973)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina, Marc Porel

Votes: 871

44. L'emmerdeur (1973)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Lino Ventura, Jacques Brel, Caroline Cellier, Jean-Pierre Darras

Votes: 2,213

45. Two Men in Town (1973)

100 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.

Director: José Giovanni | Stars: Alain Delon, Jean Gabin, Mimsy Farmer, Victor Lanoux

Votes: 2,683

46. Anything for a Friend (1973)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Western

3.6
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Two cowboys are robbed of their gold in the rocky mountains and decide to fight back by taking on the bandits.

Director: Demofilo Fidani | Stars: Ettore Manni, Paolo Rosani, Sleepy Warren, Angela Portaluri

Votes: 28

47. Baba Yaga (1973)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror

5.9
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A photographer finds herself falling under the spell of a witch.

Director: Corrado Farina | Stars: Carroll Baker, George Eastman, Isabelle De Funès, Ely Galleani

Votes: 1,058

48. Battle of the Amazons (1973)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy

4.6
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A tribe of vicious female warriors terrorizes the countryside, and especially the males, until one day the men and some local villagers decide to fight back.

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Lincoln Tate, Lucretia Love, Paola Tedesco, Mirta Miller

Votes: 146

49. Giordano Bruno (1973)

115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Hans Christian Blech, Mathieu Carrière, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 547

50. The Vampires Night Orgy (1973)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.8
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A busload of tourists stops in to visit a small European town. What they don't know is that the town is completely inhabited by vampires.

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Jack Taylor, Dyanik Zurakowska, José Guardiola, Charo Soriano

Votes: 509