Italian movies

by ElBel7 | created - 14 Oct 2012 | updated - 13 Feb 2015 | Public
 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords



IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Cinema Paradiso (1988)

R | 155 min | Drama

80 Metascore

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.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Votes: 203,651 | Gross: $11.99M

2. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

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.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 557,588 | Gross: $57.60M

3. The Postman (Il Postino) (1994)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

81 Metascore

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Directors: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi | Stars: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 30,732 | Gross: $21.85M

4. Malèna (2000)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

54 Metascore

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.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana

Votes: 80,559 | Gross: $3.43M

5. Bread and Tulips (2000)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Romance

68 Metascore

After being forgotten in a highway café during a bus trip, a housewife decides to start a new life by herself in Venice.

Director: Silvio Soldini | Stars: Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Antonio Catania

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 »

Director: Ciro Ippolito | Stars: Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Alessandro Preziosi, Joaquín Cortés, Roberta Aliberti

Votes: 312

7. Mid-August Lunch (2008)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

75 Metascore

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 »

Director: Gianni Di Gregorio | Stars: Valeria De Franciscis, Marina Cacciotti, Maria Calì, Grazia Cesarini Sforza

Votes: 3,631 | Gross: $0.67M

8. We Have a Pope (2011)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

64 Metascore

A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 12,315 | Gross: $0.48M

9. Manuale d'amore (2005)

116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

Director: Giovanni Veronesi | Stars: Carlo Verdone, Luciana Littizzetto, Silvio Muccino, Sergio Rubini

Votes: 3,286

10. The Last Kiss (2001)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

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 »

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Stefania Sandrelli, Claudio Santamaria

Votes: 7,477 | Gross: $1.05M

11. Golden Door (2006)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

74 Metascore

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 »

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Vincent Schiavelli, Aurora Quattrocchi

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 »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Claudio Bigagli, Galatea Ranzi, Michael Vartan, Lino Capolicchio

Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.43M

13. I'm Not Scared (2003)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

73 Metascore

A young boy accidentally discovers a deep hole in the ground, where another boy is kept prisoner.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Dino Abbrescia, Giorgio Careccia, Riccardo Zinna

Votes: 13,651 | Gross: $1.62M

14. Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

In post-war Italy, a working-class man's bicycle is stolen. He and his son set out to find it.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Elena Altieri

Votes: 129,120 | Gross: $0.33M

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.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

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.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri, Ángela Molina

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.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Votes: 12,593 | Gross: $4.53M

18. A Flat for Three (2012)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

Three divorced fathers are forced to live together.

Director: Carlo Verdone | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Micaela Ramazzotti, Marco Giallini, Carlo Verdone

Votes: 1,116

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 »

Director: Giorgio Diritti | Stars: Greta Zuccheri Montanari, Claudio Casadio, Alba Rohrwacher, Maya Sansa

Votes: 1,442

20. My Mother's Smile (2002)

105 min | Drama

74 Metascore

A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Jacqueline Lustig, Chiara Conti, Gigio Alberti

Votes: 1,613 | Gross: $0.04M

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 »

Director: Giorgio Diritti | Stars: Thierry Toscan, Alessandra Agosti, Dario Anghilante, Giovanni Foresti

Votes: 616

22. The Unknown Woman (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

56 Metascore

Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Kseniya Rappoport, Michele Placido, Claudia Gerini, Piera Degli Esposti

Votes: 12,687 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Vincere (2009)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

85 Metascore

The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo Timi, Fausto Russo Alesi, Michela Cescon

Votes: 4,971 | Gross: $0.62M

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.

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Raffaele Di Florio, Edoardo Natoli, Andrea Bosca, Luigi Pisani

Votes: 462

25. The Son's Room (2001)

R | 99 min | Drama

73 Metascore

A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante, Jasmine Trinca, Giuseppe Sanfelice

Votes: 16,514 | Gross: $1.01M

26. Terraferma (2011)

R | 88 min | Drama

57 Metascore

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello, Mimmo Cuticchio

Votes: 2,804

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 »

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Castellitto, Gérard Depardieu, Antonella Attili

Votes: 1,320

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 »

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Luca Marinelli, Thony, Micol Azzurro, Claudio Pallitto

Votes: 1,440

29. Facing Windows (2003)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

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 ...

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova, Filippo Nigro

Votes: 10,139 | Gross: $0.54M

30. Don't Tell (2005)

R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery

52 Metascore

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 »

Director: Cristina Comencini | Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Stefania Rocca

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 »

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Nicole Grimaudo, Alessandro Preziosi, Ennio Fantastichini

Votes: 10,528

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 »

Director: Massimiliano Bruno | Stars: Paola Cortellesi, Raoul Bova, Rocco Papaleo, Anna Foglietta

Votes: 2,091

33. Sorry, If I Love You (2008)

103 min | Romance

Mayhem ensues when a 37-year-old ad executive on the rebound falls for a bubbly high school senior.

Director: Federico Moccia | Stars: Raoul Bova, Michela Quattrociocche, Michelle Carpente, Luca Angeletti

Votes: 4,506

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 »

Director: Federico Moccia | Stars: Raoul Bova, Michela Quattrociocche, Francesco Apolloni, Luca Angeletti

Votes: 1,750

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.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Michel Blanc, Nicoletta Braschi, Dominique Lavanant

Votes: 8,861 | Gross: $0.64M

38. The Salt of Life (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

65 Metascore

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.

Director: Gianni Di Gregorio | Stars: Gianni Di Gregorio, Valeria De Franciscis, Alfonso Santagata, Elisabetta Piccolomini

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 »

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek | Stars: Elio Germano, Margherita Buy, Vittoria Puccini, Beppe Fiorello

Votes: 4,606

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.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Puglisi, Tecla Scarano

Votes: 7,150

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.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

Votes: 23,084



Recently Viewed