Highest Rated Titles With Piero Piccioni
7. I Knew Her Well (1965)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
Adriana, a naive Italian country girl, moves to Rome to become a movie star and experiences the dark side of the business.
8. Hands Over the City (1963)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.
9. The Mattei Affair (1972)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama
Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ... See full summary »
10. Contempt (1963)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.
11. Swept Away (1974)
R | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary.
12. Mafioso (1962)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
13. Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
150 min | Drama
In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »
14. Marta (1971)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
A wealthy landowner haunted by the spectre of his dead mother has a fling with a beautiful fugitive who bears a striking resemblance to his missing wife, who may have been murdered.
15. Many Wars Ago (1970)
100 min | Drama, War
On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
16. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
In Sicily, the mine worker Carmelo "Mimí" Mardocheo votes in the Communist Party candidate instead of in the Mafia's one believing that the suffrage is secret. After the elections, he loses... See full summary »
17. The Stranger (1967)
Approved | 104 min | Drama
In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... See full summary »
18. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History
The unclear and complicate twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.
19. Hungry for Love (1960)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
When a brothel closes because of new laws, four of the prostitutes decide to go into business running a restaurant. They discover they cannot escape their past.
20. 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.
21. Careless (1962)
111 min | Drama
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 »
22. From a Roman Balcony (1960)
84 min | Drama
The ironic study of a young man's poignant adventures and sensual adventures based on "Roman Tales" by Alberto Moravia.
24. The Window to Luna Park (1957)
90 min | Drama
A man has problems connecting with his son after coming home from work in Africa, after his wife's death.
25. Illustrious Corpses (1976)
PG | 120 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery
A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian ... See full summary »
27. Bell' Antonio (1960)
105 min | Drama
Women love handsome Antonio because they think of him as the perfect lover. But he has problems to fullfill this ideal and Barbara only notices his failures when they are married. When the ... See full summary »
28. The Big Night (1959)
95 min | Drama
Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio ... See full summary »
29. Roaring Years (1962)
106 min | Comedy
The incognito visit of a fascist hierarc in a tiny country town shakes deeply the ruling class and their lack of integrity.
30. World by Night (1960)
125 min | Documentary
What if Ed Sullivan had taken his "Really, really big shew" show on the road to Amsterdam, Blackpool, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Hollywood, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Las Vegas, London, ... See full summary »
32. La viaccia (1961)
100 min | Drama
The original Italian is La Viaccia (the name of the family farm which motivates the plot). The death of a wealthy patriarch in 1885 sets off an interfamily power struggle. Son Ferdinando ... See full summary »
33. The Demon (1963)
98 min | Drama, Horror
Purif, young peasant of the South Italy, is considered from the people a possessed one and a witch. All of the village is hostile to its activity magical and sorceress. The girl will be ... See full summary »
35. 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
37. The Overtaxed (1959)
105 min | Comedy
Il maresciallo Topponi si presenta una mattina nel grande negozio di tessuti del cavalier Pezzella, per un accertamento fiscale. Su consiglio del consulente fiscale, il negoziante tenta di ... See full summary »
40. Il gobbo (1960)
103 min | Drama, War
Alvaro Cosenza, also known as the Hunchback from Quarticciolo (Il Gobbo del Quarticciolo), during Rome's occupation by Nazis in 1943, decides to revolt. He starts his career of rebel like a... See full summary »
Writers: Tommaso Chiaretti, Carlo Lizzani, Elio Petri, Vittoriano Petrilli, Ugo Pirro, Mario Socrate, Luciano Vincenzoni | Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Gérard Blain, Anna Maria Ferrero, Bernard Blier, Ivo Garrani
42. The Grim Reaper (1962)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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 »
43. The Assassin (1961)
83 min | Crime, Thriller
Alfredo Martelli is picked up by the police in his apartment without justification. In the precinct, he slowly discovers what is the investigation about as we find out details about his life.
44. Capriccio all'italiana (1968)
95 min | Comedy
Writers: Roberto Gianviti, Agenore Incrocci, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Furio Scarpelli, Steno, Bernardino Zapponi, Cesare Zavattini | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Steno, Pino Zac, Franco Rossi | Stars: Totò, Ugo D'Alessio, Regina Seiffert, Dante Maggio
45. Violent Life (1962)
106 min | Drama
Tommaso, giovane di borgata, per conquistare l'amore di Irene organizza una serenata che finisce in una rissa, durante la quale ferisce un uomo con un coltello. Viene arrestato e condannato... See full summary »
Writers: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Brusati, Ennio De Concini, Franco Solinas, Paolo Heusch, Brunello Rondi, Sergio Citti | Directors: Paolo Heusch, Brunello Rondi | Stars: Franco Citti, Serena Vergano, Enrico Maria Salerno, Angelo Maria Santiamantini
46. Totò diabolicus (1962)
95 min | Comedy
The marquis Galeazzo di Torre Alta is murdered by a mysterious killer who calls himself Diabolicus. His heirs are his three brothers and a sister, but all of them, with the exception of ... See full summary »
48. Via Margutta (1960)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
The lives, loves and disappointments of a group of artist friends living in the same neighborhood in Rome, Via Margutta, a mecca for young artists, each struggling to be a success.
49. The Moment of Truth (1965)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama
The rise and fall of a famous torero, Miguelin, inside and outside of the bullfighters ring.
Writers: Pedro Beltrán, Ricardo Muñoz Suay, Pere Portabella, Francesco Rosi | Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Miguel Mateo 'Miguelín', José Gómez Sevillano, Pedro Basauri 'Pedrucho', Linda Christian
50. A Girl in Australia (1971)
113 min | Comedy
Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their ... See full summary »
51. 12 registi per 12 città (1989)
90 min | Documentary
Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities.
Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Mario Monicelli, Ermanno Olmi, Gillo Pontecorvo, Francesco Rosi, Mario Soldati, Lina Wertmüller, Franco Zeffirelli
54. The 10th Victim (1965)
92 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Some people like violence so much, that they decide to create a club in which human hunts are organized - members being alternately hunters, and prey, until they end up dead.
55. Riviera (1954)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
Annamaria Montorsi, ex prostituta, è in vacanza al mare con la figlia : per sfuggire ai pettegolezzi si finge vedova. E' pacata e riservata, e questo la rende benvoluta da tutti, in ... See full summary »
56. Sweet Deceptions (1960)
95 min | Drama
Francesca, a 17-year old school girl, has a vivid dream of making love to Enrico, a 37-year old divorced architect and family friend. She turns her dream into reality by meeting Enrico during a regular school day.
57. Io so che tu sai che io so (1982)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
Fabio Bonetti has been married to Livia for almost 20 years. One day a private eye investigating on their neighbors, the Vitali family, by mistake starts filming and recording Livia's life.... See full summary »
58. Il Prof. Dott. Guido Tersilli primario della Clinica Villa Celeste convenzionata con le mutue (1969)
103 min | Comedy
Story of an ambitious young doctor through unethical means intend to make a quick career. Now is primary in a luxury clinic where administers the sick with the same cynicism of his young years.
61. Red Hot Shot (1970)
X | 104 min | Thriller
Frank è stato allontanato da un'indagine che conduceva su MacBrown, possessore di un'industria farmaceutica, ma sospettato di traffico di droga e di esperimenti illegali su adolescenti. ... See full summary »
63. Check to the Queen (1969)
95 min | Drama
26 year old Silvia has it all, but is still discontent, and daydreams about BDSM sex. When her husband is away on a business trip, she goes to a castle outside Rome to work as a secretary. Here she is turned into a slave.
64. While There's War There's Hope (1974)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
Pietro Chiocca shifts from hydraulic pumps to heavy war weapons selling. He starts traveling all around the third world looking for clients, and contract by contract his economic situation ... See full summary »
65. The Swindlers (1959)
132 min | Drama, Romance
Mario is in Hannover to work as a miner but after loosing his job he decides to go back to Italy. When Totonno steals his passport to avoid the police and later on he offers him a new job ... See full summary »
66. Dog's Heart (1976)
113 min | Comedy
Professor Preobrazhensky puts courageous experiences, trying to turn a dog in equal to in all of the person. As a result somebody turns out Doggies. Unfortunately, experience proves that it is better for dog to remain a dog.
67. Belle ma povere (1957)
99 min | Comedy
Romolo e Salvatore sono fidanzati con Annamaria e Marisa e contano di sposarsi. Ma per sposarsi non basta l'amore, occorre di che vivere: un lavoro e nè Romolo nè Salvatore hanno un ... See full summary »
69. To Bed or Not to Bed (1963)
103 min | Comedy
Sordi gives a deep and touching comic performance as an Italian fur merchant who is going to Sweden for the first time to attend the annual fur auctions in Stockholm. The movie depicts the ... See full summary »
72. Lo smemorato di Collegno (1962)
87 min | Comedy
The story takes inspiration from a real case (Bruneri/Canella, Italy 1926). A man is hospitalized in a neurological clinic. He suffers from amnesia. Mrs Ballerini, after had seen his ... See full summary »
74. After the Fox (1966)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Peter Sellers plays Aldo Vanucci (aka the Fox), one of the greatest criminals of the world, and master of disguise. After Aldo escapes from the Italian prison he was held in, he meets again... See full summary »
75. More Than a Miracle (1967)
104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. The ... See full summary »
76. Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
109 min | Drama
In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor... See full summary »
77. If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968)
95 min | Western
After a stagecoach is robbed and the passengers murdered, a long and tangled series of surprise attacks a murderous double-crosses leaves the coach's strongbox in the hands of the killer ... See full summary »
Writers: Adolfo Cagnacci, Luigi De Santis, Renato Izzo, Gianfranco Parolini, Fabio Piccioni, Theo Maria Werner | Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Gianni Garko, William Berger, Sydney Chaplin, Gianni Rizzo
80. Le témoin (1978)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sexually adventurous young woman approaches Antonio, an Italian art-restorer working at a cathedral in France. He resists getting involved with her but later he finds out she was raped and murdered in a derelict house.
Writers: Sergio Amidei, Augusto Caminito, Jacques Dreux, Harrisson Jude, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Rodolfo Sonego, Alberto Sordi | Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Philippe Noiret, Roland Dubillard, Gisèle Préville
81. Lucky Luciano (1973)
R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
82. Tempest (1958)
120 min | Adventure
A young officer in the army of Empress Catherine of Russia is on his way to his new duty station at a remote outpost. During a blinding snowstorm he comes upon a stranger who was caught in ... See full summary »
83. Where Are You Going on Holiday? (1978)
127 min | Comedy
Writers: Sandro Continenza, Jaja Fiastri, Roberto Gianviti, Ruggero Maccari, Silvia Napolitano, Furio Scarpelli, Rodolfo Sonego, Alberto Sordi | Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Luciano Salce, Alberto Sordi | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Stefania Sandrelli, Pietro Brambilla, Clara Colosimo
84. Chi lavora è perduto (In capo al mondo) (1963)
85 min | Drama
Bonifacio is 27 years old and he is roaming about Venice. He is trying to decide whether to accept a job or not. In so doing, he recalls all his past life: his love story with Gabriella, ... See full summary »
85. Anima nera (1962)
97 min | Drama
A man with a past gets married and it seems that he will be able to start a new life, but an unexpected inheritance gets in the way and deteriorates the relationship with his wife.
86. Le coppie (1970)
111 min | Comedy, Drama
Three episodes. The refrigerator. A married couple of two poor emigrant workers spend almost all their money to buy a refrigerator (a must in the '70s). The purchase is too expensive for ... See full summary »
Writers: Ruggero Maccari, Mario Monicelli, Rodolfo Sonego, Alberto Sordi | Directors: Vittorio De Sica, Mario Monicelli, Alberto Sordi | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Monica Vitti, Enzo Jannacci, Rossana Di Lorenzo
87. An Italian in America (1967)
The service-station attendant Giuseppe lives in Rome when he receives an invitation from his father to visit him in America. There Giuseppe finds out he has to take part in a television ... See full summary »
90. Lusty Lovers (1971)
90 min | Romance, Thriller
Ruth and Michel separate after Ruth finds another man, Paul. Ruth and Paul go to her sunny, idyllic beach side villa to spend summer. They are having a great time together, and then things ... See full summary »
91. The Shortest Day (1963)
95 min | Comedy
Two jerks are enlisted in the Italian army during W.W.1 and by pure luck manage to help win an important battle.
93. All Screwed Up (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974. Not only they share the house, but also hopes and troubles that in those years where ... See full summary »
95. In viaggio con papà (1982)
Armando is the daddy, Cristiano is the adult son. Each of them lives his life in a different way respect the other: Armando is an old play-boy and often he "buys" his women with his money; ... See full summary »
98. Il presidente del Borgorosso Football Club (1970)
Hilarious comedy on the world of football fans . Alberto Sordi is known in Italy, not only for his many comical and dramatic film roles but also for playing parts which reflected the new ... See full summary »