Best of Roberto Benigni

by brijeshmarand | created - 4 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public

Roberto Benigni, born on October 27th, 1952, is an Italian actor and director famously known for highly praised Life is Beautiful (1997).

Which of these movies (having a minimum of 1,000 votes) with Roberto Benigni in it do you think is the best?

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1. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

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

59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish waiter 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: 700,133 | Gross: $57.60M

2. To Rome with Love (2012)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

54 Metascore

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Elliot Page

Votes: 88,790 | Gross: $16.69M

3. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

Votes: 64,558 | Gross: $1.97M

4. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

68 Metascore

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 61,854 | Gross: $2.02M

5. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

Two men are framed and sent to jail, where they meet a murderer who helps them escape and leave the state.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Votes: 52,551 | Gross: $1.44M

6. Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999)

Not Rated | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Inhabitants of the last unconquered village in Gaul (ancient France) use a magical potion to hold their independence from Roman invaders.

Director: Claude Zidi | Stars: Christian Clavier, Gérard Depardieu, Roberto Benigni, Michel Galabru

Votes: 43,091 | Gross: $1.64M

7. The Tiger and the Snow (2005)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

22 Metascore

A love-struck Italian poet is stuck in Iraq at the onset of an American invasion.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Jean Reno, Nicoletta Braschi, Tom Waits

Votes: 14,162 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Pinocchio (2019)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

65 Metascore

Old woodcarver Geppetto's puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of becoming a real boy. Easily led astray, Pinocchio tumbles from one misadventure to another as he is tricked, kidnapped and chased by bandits.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni, Rocco Papaleo, Massimo Ceccherini

Votes: 13,654

9. Johnny Stecchino (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

A kindhearted but bumbling idiot who likes to steal bananas, is passed off for a snitch hiding from the mob.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Volpi

Votes: 11,058 | Gross: $0.57M

10. 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: 10,576 | Gross: $0.64M

11. Pinocchio (2002)

G | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

11 Metascore

Despite guidance from the Blue Fairy and the love of his father, a wooden puppet's curious spirit leads him into one wild adventure after another.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Carlo Giuffrè, Mino Bellei

Votes: 8,448 | Gross: $3.68M

12. Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)

113 min | Comedy, Fantasy

In the 80s, two friends misteriously wake up in the XV century and clumsly try to intermingle with the society of the time.

Directors: Roberto Benigni, Massimo Troisi | Stars: Massimo Troisi, Roberto Benigni, Iris Peynado, Amanda Sandrelli

Votes: 6,493

13. Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

33 Metascore

Charles Dreyfus encounters Jacques Gambrelli, who reminds him painfully of Inspector Clouseau, the man who drove him insane. With good reason: Gambrelli is Clouseau's son.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Herbert Lom, Claudia Cardinale, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 5,543 | Gross: $2.46M

14. Luna (1979)

R | 142 min | Drama

While touring in Italy, a recently-widowed American opera singer has an incestuous relationship with her 15-year-old son to help him overcome his heroin addiction.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Veronica Lazar, Renato Salvatori

Votes: 5,027

15. The Little Devil (1988)

101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

During an exorcism, father Maurice meets a little devil named Giuditta, who refuses to return to hell and decides to discover the world.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Walter Matthau, Stefania Sandrelli, Giacomo Piperno

Votes: 3,961

16. The Voice of the Moon (1990)

Not Rated | 126 min | Comedy, Drama

The amusing and entertaining adventures of a recently released mental patient and his band of misfits, discover conspiracies to concur while looking for love.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi

Votes: 3,091

17. Caterina in the Big City (2003)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

63 Metascore

Caterina, forced to leave her small town at the age of thirteen, faces the complications of living in the big metropoly of Rome.

Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Alice Teghil, Sergio Castellitto, Margherita Buy, Antonio Carnevale

Votes: 3,040 | Gross: $0.29M



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