MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 848 this week

Poor But Beautiful (1957)
"Poveri ma belli" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  1 January 1957 (Italy)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 278 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Salvatore e Romolo sono giovani e vogliono divertirsi. Amici per la pelle vanno in giro in cerca di ragazze senza mai entrare in competizione. Finchè incontrano Giovanna. I due si danno ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 58 titles
created 15 Mar 2011
 
a list of 46 titles
created 08 Sep 2011
 
a list of 93 titles
created 23 Oct 2011
 
a list of 882 titles
created 19 Apr 2013
 
list image
a list of 100 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Poor But Beautiful (1957)

Poor But Beautiful (1957) on IMDb 7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Poor But Beautiful.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I mostri (1963)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Lando Buzzanca
The Widower (1959)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who fancies himself a man of great capabilities, but whose factory (producing lifts and elevators) teeters perennially on the brink of ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Franca Valeri, Livio Lorenzon
Il Sorpasso (1962)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An impulsive braggart takes a shy law student for a two-day ride through the Roman and Tuscany countries.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Jean-Louis Trintignant
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 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
The Thursday (1964)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

E' la storia di una giornata vissuta da Dino, quatantenne, separato dalla moglie, che vede il figlio Robertino dopo cinque anni. Dino non ha combinato nulla nella vita e per conquistare ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Walter Chiari, Michèle Mercier, Roberto Ciccolini
Love in Rome (1960)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Mylène Demongeot, Elsa Martinelli, Peter Baldwin
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Sophia Loren, Franca Valeri, Vittorio De Sica
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But - will the magistrate ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Ely Galleani
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Bepi is a gondolier and he wants to marry Nina. Bepi, however, likes exotic girls. So Nina, after a fight with Bepi, decides to marry Toni who is richer, who is liked by her family and who ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Marisa Allasio, Ingeborg Schöner
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Gerardo è un attore o almeno cerca di esserlo, ma il pubblico non è del suo parere. Così, per arrotondare gli introiti, aiuta l'amico Lallo in un suo "lavoretto". Questo gli costa però la ... See full summary »

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Dorian Gray, Anna Maria Ferrero
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Nando Moriconi is a young Italian living in the early '50s Roma. He is completely crazy for everything that comes from the States. He tries to speak American-English (the most funny ever), ... See full summary »

Director: Steno
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Maria Pia Casilio, Ilse Peterson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marisa Allasio ...
Maurizio Arena ...
...
Memmo Carotenuto ...
Tram driver
Lorella De Luca ...
Alessandra Panaro ...
Mario Carotenuto ...
Uncle Mario
Virgilio Riento ...
Giovanna's father
Ettore Manni ...
Ugo
Mario Ambrosino
Marcello Avallone
Luciano Basso
Luciano Berti
Gildo Bocci ...
Father of Romolo
Sergio Cardinaletti
Edit

Storyline

Salvatore e Romolo sono giovani e vogliono divertirsi. Amici per la pelle vanno in giro in cerca di ragazze senza mai entrare in competizione. Finchè incontrano Giovanna. I due si danno subito da fare, ognuno all'insaputa dell'altro e Giovanna li tiene tutti e due sulla corda senza scegliere nè l'uno nè l'altro perchè le piacciono tutti e due. Le due sorelle minori di Salvatore e Romolo, Marisa e Anna Maria sono intanto cresciute e si sono innamorate di loro, ma i due non se ne sono accorti. Come andrà a finire? Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 January 1957 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Poor But Beautiful  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In a scene, Salvatore says he's going to commit suicide jumping off a bridge, Ponte Nuovo; actually, such bridge never existed in Rome. Indeed, the whole fake suicide-sequence was shot on Ponte Flaminio. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ulysses' Gaze (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fun, fun, fun !!
14 March 2001 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

A fantastic and FUN film, about boys and girls of Rome...the main argument is LIFE; parties, a day taking a bath, 50's songs, girls, cars and the beauty of Marisa Allasio. I don't know why she didn't make more films !!


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Poor But Beautiful (1957) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?