Most Popular Sicilian-Language Feature Films
1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
Votes: 804,922 | Gross: $57.30M
3. Baarìa (2009)
163 min | Comedy, Drama
Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.
Votes: 5,450 | Gross: $0.00M
4. Paisan (1946)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, War
Six vignettes follow the Allied invasion from July 1943 to winter 1944, from Sicily north to Venice. Communication is fragile. A woman leads an Allied patrol through a mine field; she dies ... See full summary »
5. La Terra Trema (1948)
160 min | Drama
In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently.
8. Salvo (2013)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Salvo is a body guard and hit man for a mafioso. After foiling an attack on his employer, Salvo hunts down the man who organised it and encounters the man's blind sister. She causes Salvo to question himself and his existence.
9. Golden Door (2006)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,235 | Gross: $1.06M
10. We Believed (2010)
170 min | History
The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
11. Gesuzza the Garibaldian Wife (1934)
75 min | Drama, History
The story is the harried attempt of a Sicilian partisan, as part of the risorgimento, to reach Garibaldi's headquarters in Northern Italy... See full synopsis »
13. Toto Who Lived Twice (1998)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
The film has three stories. First is about local village idiot Paletta, who can not afford the services of a whore and so steals a locket from a holy shrine belonging to local mafia don. ... See full summary »
14. Il ritorno di Cagliostro (2003)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
In the Sicily of the late 40's, two brother sculptors, tired of selling madonnas to the local churches, finally realize their dream and set up a Sicilian production company, thanks to the ... See full summary »
15. The Orange Thief (2007)
84 min | Comedy
Living on the outer boundaries of society, the eponymous orange thief and some other country-wise ruffians steal fruit for sustenance, sale, and the sheer excitement of courting danger. ... See full summary »
16. Gli indesiderabili (2003)
94 min | Crime, Drama
USA, 1951. When a group of Italian immigrants suspected to have connections with the Mafia are sent back to Italy with the brand of "undesirable", a journalist decide to inquire about the story.