MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 33,610 this week

Cops and Robbers (1951)
"Guardie e ladri" (original title)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 649 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

Add a Plot

Directors:

,

Writers:

(dialogue), (dialogue), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 63 titles
created 01 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 53 titles
created 03 Feb 2012
 
a list of 65 titles
created 28 Nov 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 28 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cops and Robbers" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cops and Robbers (1951)

Cops and Robbers (1951) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cops and Robbers.
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The marquess of Grillo is a good-natured, clever and women-loving man who is always inventing stories and cracking all types of jokes. The film tells the story of his life.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Caroline Berg, Andrea Bevilacqua
Viva Italia! (1977)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Dino Risi, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ornella Muti, Alberto Sordi
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After saving an infant of royal blood, knight Brancaleone forms a new army and sets out to return the baby to his father: a prince fighting in the Crusades.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Adolfo Celi, Stefania Sandrelli
My Friends (1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Monicelli, Pietro Germi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret
Certificate: M Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Comedy-drama about a Sicilian woman (Vitti), "dishonored" by her lover, goes to England with a pistol intending to murder him.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Monica Vitti, Stanley Baker, Carlo Giuffrè
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of 6 Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing... See full summary »

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Stars: Silvana Mangano, Sophia Loren, Eduardo De Filippo
I mostri (1963)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Lando Buzzanca
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

On an empty road, an old man is walking with his son. They meet a crow that can speak. They are changed into monks and Saint Francois sent them to preach for hawks and sparrows. A reflexion... See full summary »

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Stars: Totò, Ninetto Davoli, Femi Benussi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
Stars: Totò, Silvana Pampanini, Adriana Benetti
Toto in Color (1952)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Toto' a colori was the first Italian movie to be shot with a colour film, but the sensitivity was very low (6 asa!) so the actors had to act under a very strong lighting and high temperature.

Director: Steno
Stars: Totò, Mario Castellani, Virgilio Riento
Vita da cani (1950)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Directors: Mario Monicelli, Steno
Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Gina Lollobrigida, Delia Scala
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

CHE COSA SONO LE NUVOLE (by Pier Paolo Pasolini) Durante la rappresentazione dell'Otello in uno spettacolo di marionette, il pubblico si ribella alla malvagità di Jago ed invade il palco ... See full summary »

Directors: Mauro Bolognini, Mario Monicelli, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Totò, Ugo D'Alessio, Regina Seiffert
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Ferdinando Esposito
Aldo Fabrizi ...
Brigadiere Bottoni
Pina Piovani ...
Esposito's Wife
Ave Ninchi ...
Giovanna, Bottoni's Wife
Rossana Podestà ...
Bottoni's Daughter
Ernesto Almirante ...
Esposito's Father
Carlo Delle Piane ...
Libero, Esposito's Son
William Tubbs ...
Mr. Locuzzo, the Tourist (as William Thubbs)
Gino Leurini ...
Esposito's Brother-in-law
Mario Castellani ...
Amilcare
Aldo Giuffrè ...
Esposito's Partner
Armando Guarnieri
Pietro Carloni ...
Commissario
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aldo Alimonti
Riccardo Antolini
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

29 November 1951 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Gendarmes et voleurs  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 10313 delivered on 23-10-1951. See more »

Connections

Remade as Politseiskiye i vory (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The best Italian comedy of ever
15 June 2006 | by (Roma, Italia) – See all my reviews

Guards and Thiefs is probably the best Italian comedy of ever, played by two giants like Totò and Fabrizi. The plot is very simple, bitter and sweet. You must see that movie with the mind of the '50 in Italy, the poor Italy after the war. A small thief is captured by a police man. During the travel to the police station the thief escapes, putting the guard in trouble. He tried to capture him once again using the friendship between his daughter and thief's son. At the end the two families, without knowing anything about the real reason of that interest in the two fathers, become very close. The two families are well described and you pass continually from laughing to tears, especially at the end, when, with tears at his eyes, the policeman takes once again the thief to the prison. Have a good vision and enjoy it.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Cops and Robbers (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?