Up 14,075 this week

Vito and the Others (1991)
"Vito e gli altri" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 131 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film's opening moments ... See full summary »



0Check in

TV Spotlight: The Top 10 Episodes of "The Walking Dead"

We've curated a list of the top 10 episodes of "The Walking Dead" according to the IMDb user ratings.

Read More

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1042 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
a list of 2291 titles
created 20 Jan 2013
a list of 1043 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
a list of 569 titles
created 08 Apr 2014

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Vito and the Others (1991)

Vito and the Others (1991) on IMDb 6.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Vito and the Others.
2 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy.

Director: Roeland Kerbosch
Stars: Maarten Smit, Andrew Kelley, Jeroen Krabbé
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two precocious boys explore their sexuality at boarding school.

Directors: Ernst Johansen, Lasse Nielsen
Stars: Anders Agensø, Peter Bjerg, Ove Sprogøe
The Slingshot (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director: Åke Sandgren
Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

THIS SPECIAL FRIENDSHIP tells of the tender relationship between a twelve-year-old boy and the upperclassman who is the object of his desire. All set in the rigid atmosphere of a Jesuit run... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy
Stars: Francis Lacombrade, Didier Haudepin, François Leccia
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fatherless boy whose fixation on a mysterious stranger leads him blindly into a tragedy that is to mark him for life.

Director: Iván Noel
Stars: Francisco Alfonsin, Pedro Salido Saborido, Gonzalo Sánchez Salas
Second Best (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?

Director: Chris Menges
Stars: William Hurt, Nathan Yapp, Keith Allen
Vuelve (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A visual incursion into the troubles psyche of a young boy whose unstable and manipulative mother committed suicide in front of him.

Director: Iván Noel
Stars: Juan Carrasco, Romina Pinto, Renzo Sabelli
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Fictionalized account of Jürgen Bartsch, a German boy who became notorious in the 1960's after his conviction for the serial killings and sexual molestation of a number of young German boys... See full summary »

Director: Kai S. Pieck
Stars: Tobias Schenke, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Ulrike Bliefert
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio
Stars: Enrico Lo Verso, Valentina Scalici, Giuseppe Ieracitano
Aclà (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Brutal film about the exploitation of a young Italian boy, who is virtually sold to the operators of a sulphur mine where he is beaten and sexually molested.

Director: Aurelio Grimaldi
Stars: Francesco Cusimano, Tony Sperandeo, Luigi Maria Burruano
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war during one night at the Italian Front.

Director: Ermanno Olmi
Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Camillo Grassi, Niccolò Senni
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted ... See full summary »

Director: John N. Smith
Stars: Henry Czerny, Sebastian Spence, Lise Roy


Cast overview, first billed only:
Nando Triola ...
Giovanni Bruno ...
Pina Leone ...
Mario Leuti ...
Antonio Iaccarino ...
Formaggino (as Antonio Jaccarino)
Giuseppina Fusco ...
Antonio Farak ...
Alfredo Tassiero ...
Compagno di cella
Pasquale Amore ...
Compagno di cella
Massimo Antacito ...
Compagno di cella
Rosaria De Cicco ...
Zia Rosetta (as Maria Rosaria De Cicco)
Enzuccio La Motta
Salvatore Porcio ...
(as Salvatore Porzio)
Elio De Gregori
Enzo Bacarello


VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film's opening moments are startling and deeply disturbing. A despairing Rosario has just murdered his wife and daughter at the dinner table on New Year's Eve. Somehow, Vito quietly convinces his father to drop the gun, spare their lives and call the police. Placed in the custody of sexually abusive relatives, Vito is left free to roam the trash-strewn back streets of Naples where he and his friends engage in drug abuse, prostitution and petty crime. Ably acted by a large cast of nonprofessional street kids, VITO AND THE OTHERS is a heartrending portrait of innocents without a future. Written by Jim Stark

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

19 September 1991 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Vito and the Others  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Did You Know?


Features The Streets of San Francisco (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A documentary of sorts
15 February 2000 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

This movie is about the street children of Naples. It is a brutal and compelling film. No punches are pulled. Vito is about 11 or 12. He and his friends do what they can to survive. Sell their bodies, steal and finally kill.

13 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
See this movie! woodingsays
What is the name of the song at the beginning? (video link inside) jay_g94
Discuss Vito and the Others (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: