MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,534 this week

...and the Wild Wild Women (1959)
"Nella città l'inferno" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  24 May 1961 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 267 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

A harsh study about the grim realities of life in a non-coed, totally female prison environment. Story concerns a young girl who comes to prison and experiences the entire prison subculture... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 63 titles
created 26 Apr 2011
 
a list of 1298 titles
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2240 titles
created 02 Apr 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 222 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: ...and the Wild Wild Women (1959)

...and the Wild Wild Women (1959) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of ...and the Wild Wild Women.
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris in her own way, which grabs everyones attention.

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka
Roma (1972)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A fluid, unconnected and sometimes chaotic procession of scenes detailing the various people and events of life in Italy's capital.

Director: Federico Fellini
Stars: Britta Barnes, Peter Gonzales Falcon, Fiona Florence
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: Anna Magnani, Burt Lancaster, Marisa Pavan
We, the Women (1953)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Five portraits of actresses in their "common" life, seen as women rather than movie stars.

Directors: Gianni Franciolini, Alfredo Guarini, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Anna Magnani, Isa Miranda
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Three allied prisoners, a Russian, an American and an Englishman, attempt to escape with the help of a young couple from Rome.

Director: Roberto Rossellini
Stars: Leo Genn, Giovanna Ralli, Sergey Bondarchuk
Angelina (1947)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A rowdy woman is so forceful that she outdoes her husband in a loud cry against speculators who refuse poor people entrance to a block of new apartments, built after WW2. Without noticing ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa
Stars: Anna Magnani, Nando Bruno, Ave Ninchi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Thanks to wartime smuggling Gioconda Perfetti, a roman fruit vendor, becomes very rich. She leaves her shop and moves to a magnificent villa which once belonged to a count. She also becomes... See full summary »

Director: Gennaro Righelli
Stars: Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica, Virgilio Riento
Woman Trouble (1948)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Mario Camerini
Stars: Anna Magnani, Massimo Girotti, Checco Rissone
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia
Stars: Alberto Rabagliati, María Mercader, Anna Magnani
Scarred (1948)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Napoli, gli inizi del secolo. Assunta Spina è una bella popolana, padrona di una stireria ed ha per amante Michele, macellaio, che, in un accesso di gelosia, la sfregia. Viene arrestato e ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Mattoli
Stars: Anna Magnani, Antonio Centa, Maria Donini
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The story intertwines the actions of the underground movement in Rome in 1944 against the Germans by a group of opera performers who are part of the Italian resistance, with their ... See full summary »

Director: Carmine Gallone
Stars: Anna Magnani, Tito Gobbi, Hans Hinrich
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Film a episodi. L'AMORE ROMANTICO. Elena, di nobile famiglia, ama il pianista Mario, ma il padre vuole che sposi un pretendente nobile e ricco. Con un inganno, la zia riesce ad indurre la ... See full summary »

Directors: Mario Chiari, Pietro Germi, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Franco Interlenghi, Leonora Ruffo, Paola Borboni
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Egle
...
Lina
Myriam Bru ...
Vittorina
Ada Passeri ...
Una fruttivendola
...
Piero
Cristina Gaioni ...
Marietta Mugnari (as Cristina Gajoni)
Milly ...
Sister Giuseppina
Angela Portaluri ...
Laura
Manzilla Ercolani ...
First Amelia
Anita Durante ...
Assunta
Marcella Rovena ...
Signora Luisa
Miranda Campa ...
Ida Maroni
Umberto Spadaro ...
Direttore del carcere
...
Maresciallo del carcere
Virginia Benati ...
Vera
Edit

Storyline

A harsh study about the grim realities of life in a non-coed, totally female prison environment. Story concerns a young girl who comes to prison and experiences the entire prison subculture. The inmates she befriends vary from big tough dangerous dames to smaller submissive ladies who are totally lost in prison life. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

24 May 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

...and the Wild Wild Women  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Domenica è sempre domenica
(uncredited)
Performed by Anna Magnani
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Women's prison.
13 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film received only a minor release in the United States in a shortened and dubbed version and was shown intact only at some touring museum series many years later. That is a shame considering the stature of the two leading performers, Anna Magnani and Giulietta Masina, both of them great ladies of the Italian cinema. Their performances are riveting. NELLA CITTA' L'INFERNO is about an innocent housewife (Masina) who is falsely convicted of theft and is sent to a women's prison in Rome. There she is tutored in the ways of crime by her expert cell-mate (Magnani) and must live amid a company of prostitutes, murderers, and thieves. Their effect on her is not a positive one. Renato Castellani directed this lively piece, and Roman comedian-actor Alberto Sordi has a small role in it.


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Nella citta l'inferno available on Dutch DVD M-Petri
Discuss ...and the Wild Wild Women (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?