Highest Rated Feature Film Director Titles With Dino Risi
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2. Una vita difficile (1961)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the resistance with Elena. After the war, his vitriolic newspaper articles cause him to be sentenced to imprisonment.
3. Scent of a Woman (1974)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every ... See full summary »
4. In nome del popolo italiano (1971)
103 min | Comedy, Mystery
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 »
5. Dirty Weekend (1973)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A man and his mistress have just taken off for a weekend romp when they're kidnapped by a trio of bank robbers. They wind up becoming media "stars" as police and reporters follow them. They... See full summary »
8. Il vedovo (1959)
87 min | Comedy
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 »
9. I complessi (1965)
107 min | Comedy
In the first episode, Quirino tries to conquer Gabriella, lover of Alvaro, with the complexity of shyness. In the second part, Prof. Beozi, in order to avoid a scandal, ends up in a raid of... See full summary »
10. Love and Larceny (1960)
103 min | Comedy
Gerardo, an aspiring actor, trying unsuccessfully to cross over from comedy to tragedy, is involved, due to his ability to mimic dialects of Italy, in a scam concocted by Lallo against a rich cloth-merchant.
12. Il giovedì (1964)
105 min | Drama
It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, ... See full summary »
16. Il successo (1963)
104 min | Comedy
Giulio is a 38-year-old intellectual stuck in a meaningless white-collar job. He realizes that this job will never fulfill his dreams of becoming rich so he comes up with a little plan ... See full summary »
18. Straziami ma di baci saziami (1968)
104 min | Comedy
Marino decided to go to Rome to win back his girlfriend. After many hardships their paths eventually crossed but to his shock, he discovered that she is now married to a deaf and mute man.
19. Poor But Beautiful (1957)
101 min | Comedy
Romolo and Salvatore are two young men that are neighbors and friends. They live with their parents in Piazza Navona in Rome. They are poor but handsome, and both fall in love with the beautiful Giovanna.
23. Primo amore (1978)
115 min | Comedy, Drama
Ugo Cremonesi, left without work and awaiting liquidation, leaves the world of the vaudeville momentarily and takes refuge in Villa Serena, a shelter for old artists.
24. Un amore a Roma (1960)
107 min | Drama, Romance
A young impoverished aristocrat and struggling writer falls for the charms of an aspiring starlet, whose amoral nature and hungry curiosity drives her from one adventure to another.
25. Il segno di Venere (1955)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Agnese has many men who woo her and live with her cousin Cesira Franca Valeri, who has the opposite problem with men and wishes she would also have men woo her.
27. The Career of a Chambermaid (1976)
120 min | Comedy
The film tells a story of a young chambermaid from Venice who is a fan of Italian "Telefoni bianchi" cinema of the fascist era. She decides to follow her dream and goes to Rome, hoping to become an actress.
28. A porte chiuse (1961)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
The movie is about the celebrated trial of Olga Duvovich, very beautiful woman accused of killing her husband, a wealthy financier. Both the defense and the prosecution have large ... See full summary »
29. Love in the City (1953)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Six separate episodes: would-be suicides discuss their despair. A provincial dance hall. An investigative reporter posing as a husband-to-be. A young unwed mother. Girl-watching techniques of Italian men. A glimpse into prostitution.
Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Francesco Maselli, Dino Risi, Cesare Zavattini | Stars: Rita Josa, Rosanna Carta, Enrico Pelliccia, Donatella Marrosu
30. L'ombrellone (1965)
90 min | Comedy
Manager Marletti goes to the sea to meet his wife Giuliana to spend the weekend with her and many friends. After three days Marletti comes back driving his car to Rome. So he can sleep, alone and happy, with silence around him.
34. La stanza del vescovo (1977)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime
Mario (Tognazzi), a rich and eccentric war hero befriends Marco (Dewaere), a loner with a sailboat and takes him home to meet his estranged wife Cleofe (Lia Tanzi Gabriella) and sexually ... See full summary »
37. The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. ... See full summary »
38. La moglie del prete (1970)
GP | 103 min | Comedy
Discovering her boyfriend is married, a young lady attempts to take her life, pausing only to phone a Help Line. Finding herself very much alive in hospital she meets the priest who took ... See full summary »
45. Il commissario Lo Gatto (1986)
91 min | Comedy
Police commissioner Lo Gatto is in charge of the local Italian police station within Vatican State. During an investigation, following the murder of a Vatican priest, he decides to question... See full summary »
47. Il profeta (1968)
PG | 100 min | Comedy
Pietro Breccia is a man who has long decided to abandon civilization becoming a hermit, leaving behind the strain of modern life and the futility of consumer society and living for years in... See full summary »
48. Scemo di guerra (1985)
108 min | Comedy
The medical sub-lieutenant Marcello Lupi, endowed with a great humanity and common sense, at the end of 1940 was assigned to a health section installed near the oasis of Sorman, Libya and commanded by Major Bellucci.
49. Les séducteurs (1980)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sex comedy anthology containing four stories, each from a different country (England, France, the U.S., and Italy).