Most Popular Titles With Dante Ferretti
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Musical
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Votes: 285,176 | Gross: $52.88M
2. Cinderella (I) (2015)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Votes: 106,049 | Gross: $201.15M
3. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 797,747 | Gross: $127.97M
4. Silence (I) (2016)
195 min | Drama, History | Post-production
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity.
5. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 317,150 | Gross: $77.68M
6. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends, a mafia underboss and a casino owner, for a trophy wife over a gambling empire.
Votes: 337,667 | Gross: $42.44M
7. Seventh Son (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When Mother Malkin, the queen of evil witches, escapes the pit she was imprisoned in by professional monster hunter Spook decades ago and kills his apprentice, he recruits young Tom, the seventh son of the seventh son, to help him.
Votes: 55,626 | Gross: $17.18M
8. The Aviator (2004)
PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.
Votes: 266,877 | Gross: $102.61M
10. Meet Joe Black (1998)
PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth and in the process he falls in love with his guide's daughter.
Votes: 170,350 | Gross: $44.61M
11. Hugo (2011)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Votes: 247,351 | Gross: $73.82M
12. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, War
Four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
13. Cold Mountain (2003)
R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.
Votes: 119,156 | Gross: $95.63M
14. The Black Dahlia (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.
Votes: 63,695 | Gross: $22.52M
15. The Age of Innocence (1993)
PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance
A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Votes: 36,590 | Gross: $32.00M
16. The Name of the Rose (1986)
R | 130 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.
Votes: 82,330 | Gross: $7.20M
17. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Votes: 41,789 | Gross: $8.08M
19. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
R | 121 min | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.
Votes: 53,364 | Gross: $16.64M
21. Kundun (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
Votes: 21,769 | Gross: $5.53M
24. Arabian Nights (1974)
NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of Mid-West Asia, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as ... See full summary »
25. Oedipus Rex (1967)
104 min | Drama
In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ... See full summary »
26. The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
137 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
28. Medea (1969)
110 min | Drama, Fantasy
To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice ... See full summary »
31. The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An old man and his son are walking along the road when they suddenly meet a speaking crow, which represents Marxist beliefs. They are soon moved back 750 years in time, changed into monks ... See full summary »
32. Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
101 min | Drama
Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
33. The Voice of the Moon (1990)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.
34. Beach House (1977)
106 min | Comedy
Una domenica estiva in uno stabilimento balneare al Lido di Ostia (Roma). Una fauna umana variegata e tante storie che si intrecciano. Una squadra femmminile di pallacanestro ; due militari... See full summary »
35. And the Ship Sails On (1983)
PG | 128 min | Drama, History, Music
In 1914, a luxury ship leaves Italy in order to scatter the ashes of a famous opera singer. A lovable bumbling journalist chronicles the voyage and meets the singer's many eccentric friends and admirers.
36. Ginger and Fred (1986)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act (imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) on a TV variety show. It's both a touchingly nostalgic ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,624 | Gross: $0.84M
37. The Fine Art of Love: Mine Ha-Ha (2005)
102 min | Drama, Mystery
"Laughing Water - Mine Ha-Ha" is based on "Mine-Haha or Physical Education of Young Girls" by German author Frank Wedekind (Spring Awakening, Lulu, Pandora's Vase). Thuringia, Germany, in ... See full summary »
38. La pelle (1981)
131 min | Drama, War
After the Allies liberate Naples in 1943, the life for the locals is not much easier, especially for women. Many sacrifice their dignity and morale to survive.
39. Lulu the Tool (1971)
125 min | Drama
A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. Although the physical handicap is not serious, the accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
40. Todo modo (1976)
125 min | Drama
Party leader and power broker Aldo Moro, holed up with his cronies and rivals at a monastic retreat where they plot their political fortunes while being led by a Jesuit cleric in spiritual cleansings.
42. The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
43. That Night in Varennes (1982)
R | 150 min | Drama, History
In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when ... See full summary »
44. Orchestra Rehearsal (1978)
70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
An orchestra assmbles for a rehearsal in an ancient chapel under the inquisive eyes of a TV documentary crew, but an uprising breaks out.
45. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
46. 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.
47. Secret of the Sahara (1988 TV Mini-Series)
90 min | Adventure
This seven episode RAI-1 TV-series production is about the quest of archaeologist Desmond Jordan to discover the location of the legendary Talking Mountain of the Sahara desert and find the secret that it hides.
48. Bye Bye Monkey (1978)
113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it.
51. Don Camillo in Moscow (1965)
93 min | Comedy
The village of mayor Peppone and Don Camillo, after much dispute, gets a assigned a sister village in Russia. When Peppone and his comrades decide to attend the ceremony on the other side ... See full summary »
52. The Bastard (1968)
102 min | Crime, Drama
Jason and Adam are brothers who specialize in jewel heists. Jason is betrayed by Adam, who steals his girlfriend, and has him beaten and left for dead. A female doctor nurses him back to health, and he sets about planning his revenge.
53. Dr. M (1990)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister ... See full summary »
54. Slap the Monster on Page One (1972)
86 min | Drama, Thriller
A populist right-wing tabloid newspaper tries to derail the official police investigation of a brutal murder of a young girl in order to help the fascist and right-wing candidates it supports in the upcoming elections.
55. The Girl from Parma (1963)
111 min | Comedy
Dora, driven away from her town by malicious gossip following her first love affair, has a series of short-lived adventures until she falls in love with Nino, a small time crook. In Parma, a police officer courts her but she keeps thinking of Nino and makes up her mind to join him. But he has found a new lover.
57. Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
R | 92 min | Comedy
The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter ... See full summary »
59. Bawdy Tales (1973)
93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Rome, 1850. In prison, two young men, Bernardino and Mammone, condemned for murder wait their own death penalty to be executed, and pass their last hours telling each other lust and ... See full summary »
61. Il gatto (1977)
109 min | Comedy
Amedeo and Ofelia, middle aged brother and sister, own jointly an old decadent, but still attractive, condominium. They want to sell it, but before they have to evict all the tenants. Of ... See full summary »
62. Beyond the Door (1982)
110 min | Drama
Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.
64. The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005 TV Special)
194 min | Music
66. Better a Widow (1968)
M | 105 min | Comedy
In this delightful romantic comedy, Peter McEnery plays Tom Proby, a representative from a British engineering firm. He is sent to Sicily to convince the landowners (all in the Mafia) to ... See full summary »
67. Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2002)
R | 105 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at Fellini's creative process. In extensive interviews, Fellini talks a bit about his background and then discusses how he works and how he creates. Several actors, a producer, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 698 | Gross: $0.11M
72. Gli imbroglioni (1963)
98 min | Drama
A day in a tribunal where the defendants are: the manager of a soccer team, charged with bribery, two Sicilians who have sold fake archaeological findings, two nuns who have offended a ... See full summary »
80. Shutter Island: Into the Lighthouse (2010 Video)
21 min | Documentary, Short
This thoughtful, often fascinating featurette focuses on the film's psychiatric aspects and how consultant James Gilligan counseled the actors so they could better understand their ... See full summary »
85. Dante Ferretti: Scenografo italiano (2010)
52 min | Documentary, Biography
The Documentary "Dante Ferretti - Production Designer" retraces the life and the career of Dante Ferretti, the famous Italian Artist and Production Designer, who won two Academy Awards (The... See full summary »
90. The Abbey of Crime: Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' (1986 TV Movie)
43 min | Documentary
A German TV documentary that chronicles the daily rehearsals, the filming and all the behind the scenes of Jean-Jacques Annaud's classic "The Name of the Rose". From actors perspectives to ... See full summary »
91. La traviata (2007 TV Movie)
134 min | Drama, Music, Musical
In this live performance of Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Violetta, a courtesan much wooed by Parisian society, organizes a grand party that is attended, amongst others, by the young Alfredo ... See full summary »
94. Handmade Cinema (2012)
52 min | Documentary
Handmade Cinema tells of the great family of Italian cinema who has saved the heritage of its manual skills and of an art which the entire world envies Cinecitta', thanks to the hands of ... See full summary »