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1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 203,651 | Gross: $11.99M
2. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 557,588 | Gross: $57.60M
3. The Postman (Il Postino) (1994)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Votes: 30,732 | Gross: $21.85M
4. Malèna (2000)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.
Votes: 80,559 | Gross: $3.43M
5. Bread and Tulips (2000)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Romance
After being forgotten in a highway café during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life by herself in Venice.
Votes: 8,631 | Gross: $5.31M
6. Vaniglia e cioccolato (2004)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Penelope, a mother of three kids, gets tired by the infidelities of her husband and leaves him. She goes to live at her grandma's house, while he has to take care of the children. His ... See full summary »
7. Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama
Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly... See full summary »
Votes: 3,631 | Gross: $0.67M
10. The Last Kiss (2001)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Carlo's life is thrown into a tailspin when his longtime girlfriend Giulia announces she's pregnant. As Carlo faces up to his anxieties about adulthood, his buddies Paolo, Adriano and ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,477 | Gross: $1.05M
11. Golden Door (2006)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,543 | Gross: $1.06M
12. Fiorile (1993)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama
While travelling to visit their grandfather, two children are told the story of a family curse that has lasted two hundred years. During Napoleon's Italian invasion, Elisabetta Benedetti ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.43M
15. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
R | 94 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the Finzi-Continis, a noble family of Ferrara, during the Jewish persecution in Italy's 1930s.
Votes: 5,473 | Gross: $0.60M
16. Baarìa (2009)
Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Drama
Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.
Votes: 6,428 | Gross: $0.00M
17. Mediterraneo (1991)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war.
Votes: 12,593 | Gross: $4.53M
19. The Man Who Will Come (2009)
115 min | Drama, War
Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again ... See full summary »
21. The Wind Blows Round (2005)
110 min | Drama
The aging, conservative population of a small, sleepy village in the Italian Alps are surprised to see that a former French professor has settled there with his young wife and their three ... See full summary »
22. The Unknown Woman (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.
Votes: 12,687 | Gross: $0.02M
24. We Believed (2010)
170 min | History
The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
27. Unfair Competition (2001)
110 min | Drama, War
Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition ... See full summary »
28. Every Blessed Day (2012)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel, and she works as an employee for a rental car service. ... See full summary »
29. Facing Windows (2003)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ...
Votes: 10,139 | Gross: $0.54M
30. Don't Tell (2005)
R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery
Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,270 | Gross: $0.03M
31. Loose Cannons (2010)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies ... See full summary »
32. Escort in Love (2011)
95 min | Comedy
Alice lives in a beautiful villa. She has a husband who makes a lot of money, a nine-year-old son and three servants who happen to be immigrants. She is superficial, haughty and racist. But... See full summary »
35. Sorry If I Want to Marry You (2010)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The love between Alex, a mature successful advertising agent, and Niki, now twenty, continues to deepen and blossom. It has now been three years since they vowed to love each other forever ... See full summary »
37. The Monster (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
After a series of bizarre actions, Loris is mistaken for a serial killer. Jessica, a policewoman in undercover, will try to induce him to commit a murder.
Votes: 8,861 | Gross: $0.64M
38. The Salt of Life (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Gianni is a retiree who has become invisible to most everyone around him. In response, he tries his best to generate some kind of extracurricular love life.
Votes: 1,598 | Gross: $0.32M
39. A Magnificent Haunting (2012)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The only dream of Pietro is to become a famous actor. 28 year-old Pietro is so obsessed with becoming an actor that he does not mind trying every single way. He comes Rome and starts to ... See full summary »
40. Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The rich man Domenico and Filumena, a penniless prostitute, share great part of their lives in the immediate post WWII Italy.
41. L'Avventura (1960)
Not Rated | 144 min | Drama, Mystery
A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.