Italian Academy Award movies winners and nomineesby vaneheraz | created - 19 Apr 2017 | updated - 19 Apr 2017 | Public
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1. La Strada (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
2. The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finds only heartbreak.
Votes: 38,946 | Gross: $0.75M
3. Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves attempt the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.
4. The Great War (1959)
Not Rated | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.
5. Kapò (1960)
116 min | Drama, War
A young Jewish girl leads an escape attempt from a concentration camp.
6. The Four Days of Naples (1962)
120 min | Drama, War
The film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours... See full summary »
7. 8½ (1963)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama
A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.
Votes: 99,794 | Gross: $0.05M
8. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)
Not Rated | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
Stories about three very different women and the men they attract.
9. 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.
10. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Votes: 47,222 | Gross: $0.06M
11. The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
M | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Sicilian woman, "dishonored" by her lover, goes to England with a pistol intending to murder him.
12. Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
13. 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
14. Amarcord (1973)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.
15. 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 »
16. Seven Beauties (1975)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War
The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.
Votes: 4,394 | Gross: $0.01M
17. A Special Day (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
Two neighbors, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler's visit to Italy in May 1938.
18. Viva Italia! (1977)
R | 90 min | Comedy
Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.
19. To Forget Venice (1979)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A gay brother visits his childhood home where his lesbian sister still lives. They reminisce about the better past and their parents.
20. Three Brothers (1981)
PG | 113 min | Drama
Three men face their mother's death.
21. Le Bal (1983)
109 min | History, Musical
The 50 year story of a ballroom in France, from the 1920s. The people who go there is always the same, even the musicians. You can see all kind of people dancing all the fashion dances (... See full summary »
22. The Family (1987)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Romance
Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means "free man," to his 80th birthday party. The film principally ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.35M
23. 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: 203,626 | Gross: $11.99M
24. Open Doors (1990)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early ... See full summary »
Votes: 701 | Gross: $0.12M
25. 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
26. The Star Maker (1995)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A photographer and the types of people he encounters.
Votes: 4,496 | Gross: $0.12M
27. 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: 557,552 | Gross: $57.60M
28. Don't Tell (2005)
88 min | Drama
29. The Great Beauty (2013)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Votes: 72,668 | Gross: $2.85M