With Istituto Luce-Italnoleggio Cinematografico (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 149 min | Drama

8.0
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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 27,220 | Gross: $0.30M

2. Local Hero (1983)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

An American oil company has plans for a new refinery and sends someone to Scotland to buy up an entire village, but things don't go as expected.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Votes: 23,437 | Gross: $5.90M

3. Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Drama, War

8.0
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88 Metascore

A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. Occupying the next bed in the dormitory to the top student in his class, the two young boys begin to form a bond.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

Votes: 33,083 | Gross: $4.54M

4. The Baby of Mâcon (1993)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History

7.0
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A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ralph Fiennes, Philip Stone, Jonathan Lacey

Votes: 4,410

5. Devil in the Flesh (1986)

X | 114 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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An Italian high school student named Andrea becomes infatuated with Giulia, an older woman he sees outside his classroom window. Giulia's fiancé, a leftist radical, has been jailed and is ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Maruschka Detmers, Federico Pitzalis, Anita Laurenzi, Alberto Di Stasio

Votes: 1,504 | Gross: $0.55M

6. Posse (1993)

R | 111 min | Western

5.5
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56 Metascore

In 1898 Cuba, five Buffalo Soldiers find a gold cache, desert and return to America where they help defend a black town from the KKK, all the while trying to avoid capture by lawmen and military authorities alike.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles Lane, Tom Lister Jr.

Votes: 4,398 | Gross: $18.29M

7. L'Argent (1983)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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95 Metascore

A forged 500-franc note is passed from person to person until carelessness leads to tragedy.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Christian Patey, Sylvie Van den Elsen, Michel Briguet, Vincent Risterucci

Votes: 9,515

8. Francesco (1989)

PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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Docudrama about the life of St-Francis of Assisi.

Director: Liliana Cavani | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Helena Bonham Carter, Andréa Ferréol, Nikolaus Dutsch

Votes: 1,500

9. Repentance (1984)

PG | 153 min | Drama

8.3
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Varlam, the despotic mayor of a small town, dies. After his funeral, his body is repeatedly unearthed and buried again. Through flashbacks and dreamlike scenes, we witness his rise, power and ambiguities.

Director: Tengiz Abuladze | Stars: Avtandil Makharadze, Zeinab Botsvadze, Ia Ninidze, Ketevan Abuladze

Votes: 4,374 | Gross: $0.22M

10. Ginger & Fred (1986)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act on a TV variety show.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

Votes: 5,091 | Gross: $0.84M

11. Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)

109 min | Drama

6.7
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In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Rupert Everett, Ornella Muti, Gian Maria Volontè, Irene Papas

Votes: 1,191

12. Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990)

120 min | Drama

4.8
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Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Nigel Havers, Barbara De Rossi, Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta

Votes: 653

13. Family Council (1986)

98 min | Comedy

5.2
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Johnny Hallyday, Fanny Ardant, Guy Marchand, Laurent Romor

Votes: 524

14. Up to Date (1989)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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An American journalist pretends to be infected with A.I.D.S. to investigate the syndrome and provoke a public reaction.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Nastassja Kinski, Lorraine Bracco, Massimo Wertmüller

Votes: 283

15. Open Doors (1990)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A principled judge faces a case that society demands capital punishment for.

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Ennio Fantastichini, Renato Carpentieri, Tuccio Musumeci

Votes: 883 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Night Sun (1990)

Unrated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king's mistress, leaves Naples in disgust to become a monk. But his quest for perfect solitude is ... See full summary »

Directors: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani | Stars: Julian Sands, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Massimo Bonetti, Margarita Lozano

Votes: 744

17. Unfinished Piece for the Player Piano (1977)

103 min | Drama

7.8
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In Imperial Russia, the nobility has its own entertainments, disputes and worries.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Aleksandr Kalyagin, Elena Solovey, Evgeniya Glushenko, Antonina Shuranova

Votes: 3,357

18. A Tale of Love (1986)

109 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young working girl moves in with her boyfriend while taking care of her brothers and father. Things get complicated when she falls in love with another young boy.

Director: Francesco Maselli | Stars: Valeria Golino, Blas Roca-Rey, Livio Panieri, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 107

19. The Conviction (1991)

92 min | Drama

6.1
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A girl and her art professor get trapped inside a castle-museum after it closes at night. After a little resistance she agrees to have sex with him, but then she sues the professor for rape. The professor will have to prove his innocence.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Andrzej Seweryn, Claire Nebout, Grazyna Szapolowska

Votes: 282

20. Desperate Crimes (1991)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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Two rival families are warring for control of the local drug and prostitution trade. An innocent young woman is killed, leading her boyfriend into the seedy underworld seeking revenge.

Director: Andreas Marfori | Stars: Denise Crosby, Van Quattro, Rena Niehaus, Traci Lords

Votes: 89

21. La crise (1992)

95 min | Comedy, Music

6.8
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When Victor finds out one morning that his wife has left him and neglected to at least buy milk for the kids, he finds that things can only get worse when he's fired from his job on the ... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Patrick Timsit, Zabou Breitman, Maria Pacôme

Votes: 1,317

22. La maschera (1988)

90 min | Fantasy, Romance

5.9
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A debauched nobleman offers himself to a beautiful woman, but she is repelled by his advances. He dons a mask and tries again, and this time is more successful. But the mask cannot conceal ... See full summary »

Director: Fiorella Infascelli | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Maloney, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Roberto Herlitzka

Votes: 159

23. La scorta (1993)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

A dedicated, tightly-knit group of bodyguards take on additional duties while safeguarding an honest judge designated to investigate official corruption in Sicily.

Director: Ricky Tognazzi | Stars: Carlo Cecchi, Enrico Lo Verso, Claudio Amendola, Ricky Memphis

Votes: 887 | Gross: $0.15M

24. La chasse aux papillons (1992)

115 min | Drama

7.2
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A noble family of France maintains dignity despite the onslaught of modernism and non-white immigrants.

Director: Otar Iosseliani | Stars: Narda Blanchet, Pierette Pompom Bailhache, Aleksandr Cherkasov, Thamara Tarassachvili

Votes: 501

25. A Tale of the Wind (1988)

80 min | Documentary

7.0
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An elderly, asthmatic filmmaker travels to China, hoping to film the wind.

Director: Joris Ivens | Stars: Joris Ivens, Henxiang Han, Zhuang Liu, Delong Wang

Votes: 843

26. Zoo (1988)

87 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Martina lives in the Rome's zoo, because her father is the guardian. She becomes friend with a young Slavic escaped from a gypsy camp. When the police arrives searching for the kid, they run away riding an elephant!

Director: Cristina Comencini | Stars: Asia Argento, Marco Parente, Daniel Olbrychski, Valentina Maschetti

Votes: 59

27. Long Live the Lady! (1987)

115 min | Drama

6.6
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In this parable centering on a chateau dinner given by a grand old lady, a group of bankers, scientists and industrialists eat badly and misbehave monstrously.

Director: Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Marco Esposito, Simona Brandalise, Stafania Busarello, Simone Dalla Rosa

Votes: 225

28. Woman of Wonders (1985)

106 min | Drama, Romance

4.1
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A successful director is having a midlife crisis. He has an ex-wife, ex-lover and a couple of kids he never sees. He starts getting calls from a beautiful mysterious woman who becomes his obsession and causes him to reflect on his life.

Director: Alberto Bevilacqua | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Ben Gazzara, Lina Sastri, Orazio Orlando

Votes: 39

29. Farewell Moscow (1987)

101 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A Jewish scientist in Russia becomes frustrated with the antisemitism in her country and decides to leave with her friend and sister. When they go to receive emigration permits, her sister and friend pass but she is declined.

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Daniel Olbrychski, Aurore Clément, Francesca Ciardi

Votes: 94

30. Jazzman (1983)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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A music student is expelled from school because he loves jazz, a kind of music that represents the US capitalism. He hires two street musicians to form a Dixie band, and goes from one city to another trying to gain fame.

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov | Stars: Igor Sklyar, Aleksandr Pankratov-Chyornyy, Nikolay Averyushkin, Pyotr Shcherbakov

Votes: 831

31. Massacre Play (1989)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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The film examines the relationship between successful film director Theo Steiner, and his boyhood friend Clem Da Silva. Clem feels that Theo's success has come at the price of his own; that Theo has stolen some of his ideas.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Tomas Milian, Elliott Gould, Nathalie Baye, John Steiner

Votes: 58

32. 12 registi per 12 città (1989)

90 min | Documentary

6.3
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Promotional omnibus film, made for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy, featuring portraits of 12 Italian cities.

Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Mauro Bolognini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Mario Monicelli, Ermanno Olmi, Gillo Pontecorvo, Francesco Rosi, Mario Soldati, Lina Wertmüller, Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Tonino Accolla, Elio Bartolini, Amelia Martello, Giovanni Mauriello

Votes: 227

33. Senza pelle (1994)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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The life of a happily married couple is turned upside down when the wife unknowingly becomes the focus of the attentions of a depressed and mentally unstable young man.

Director: Alessandro D'Alatri | Stars: Anna Galiena, Massimo Ghini, Kim Rossi Stuart, Maria Grazia Grassini

Votes: 303

34. Segreti segreti (1985)

92 min | Drama

6.5
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Young terrorist Laura will be the common thread that links six women's personal stories, determining their sometimes tragic destinies, and discovering silence and complicity that she does not seek.

Director: Giuseppe Bertolucci | Stars: Lina Sastri, Rossana Podestà, Giulia Boschi, Alida Valli

Votes: 83

35. Alberto Express (1990)

92 min | Comedy

6.4
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A young Italian, living in Paris with his French wife, is about to become a father. Before the baby is born, Alberto must repay his father for every expense from his own birth until he left... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Joffé | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Nino Manfredi, Marie Trintignant, Marco Messeri

Votes: 188

36. Rossini! Rossini! (1991)

R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.8
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An funny, witty and bright biopic by the master of italian comedy Mario Monicelli about the famed italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, here portrayed in a wonderful way by famed actor and later director Sergio Castellitto.

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jacqueline Bisset, Sergio Castellitto, Sabine Azéma

Votes: 107

37. Hard Times (1988)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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A film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel "Hard Times" set in a Portuguese industrial town of the 1980s.

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Henrique Viana, Júlia Britton, Eunice Muñoz, Ruy Furtado

Votes: 99

38. Paradigma (1985)

120 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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An unsuspecting student thinks that the wife of an arms dealer is unhappy, but in reality she appears as cynical as her capitalist man.

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Benjamin Völz, Vittorio Gassman, Marie-Christine Barrault, Erika Wackernagel

Votes: 76

39. Breath of Life (1990)

96 min | Drama

7.2
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Set in Italy in 1946 just after World War 2, the film explores the lives and emotions of a group of patients who are terminally ill and confined to an isolated sanatorium.

Director: Beppe Cino | Stars: Franco Nero, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Fernando Rey, Remo Girone

Votes: 185

40. La coda del diavolo (1986)

89 min | Romance

5.4
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Director: Giorgio Treves | Stars: Robin Renucci, Isabelle Pasco, Piera Degli Esposti, Paolo Rossi

Votes: 32

41. My Dearest Son (1985)

113 min | Drama

6.5
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A respectable lawyer finds out that his twenty-something son is a heroin addict. The heartbroken father will do anything to help his only son, even it means sharing his son's hell.

Director: Valentino Orsini | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Mariangela Melato, Sergio Rubini, Valeria Golino

Votes: 38

42. Romance (1986)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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A father and son try to reconcile spending a few days together and confronting each other also through their own marital experiences.

Director: Massimo Mazzucco | Stars: Luca Barbareschi, Walter Chiari, Patrizia Fachini, Giancarlo Garbelli

Votes: 31

43. L'eroe dei due mondi (1994)

82 min | Animation

6.5
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Director: Guido Manuli | Stars: Gianni Musy, Simone Crisari, Carlo Baccarini, Claudia Balboni

Votes: 24

44. Magnificat (1993)

95 min | Drama, History

6.9
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During the Middle Ages, a traveling executioner hires an apprentice to learn the finer points of torture and execution, and a young girl is given by her parents to a Catholic convent.

Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Luigi Diberti, Arnaldo Ninchi, Massimo Bellinzoni, Dalia Zagni

Votes: 179

45. Barocco (1991)

94 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Claudio Sestieri | Stars: Cristina Marsillach, Massimo Venturiello, Davide Bechini, Matteo Gazzolo

Votes: 18

46. Plumbum, or Dangerous Game (1987)

97 min | Drama

7.0
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Plumbum in translation from Latin means lead - it is Ruslan Chutko's nickname who decided to become a "sanitary assistant of society." But while being taken away by his role of fighting ... See full summary »

Director: Vadim Abdrashitov | Stars: Anton Androsov, Yelena Dmitriyeva, Elena Yakovleva, Zoya Lirova

Votes: 392

47. L'appassionata (1989)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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Gilberta is a widow and piano teacher who, all unbeknownst to her, is mostly supported by her 16-year old son, Enzo. He manages this by selling old, forgotten family bric-a-brac and by ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Mingozzi | Stars: Piera Degli Esposti, Nicola Farron, Federico Provvedi, Ornela Marcucci

Votes: 9

48. Computron 22 (1988)

94 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

2.9
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Luca, a young boy of eleven, lives with his grandfather in a majestic house in Rome. Learning that his mother, whom he believed to be dead, now lives in Argentina, he goes to look for his portable computer, Toto.

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: Lolo García, Fiorenza Marchegiani, Gabriele Ferzetti, Benedetto Casillo

Votes: 22

49. Sarahsarà (1994)

114 min | Family, Sport

5.9
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Inspired by the true story of Sarah Gadalla Gubara. In Namibia, Africa, Gershe, a reporter whose car has broken down, is almost killed by a passing ambulance. After following it into the ... See full summary »

Director: Renzo Martinelli | Stars: Kim Engelbrecht, Giulio Brogi, Ciro Esposito, Lucio Allocca

Votes: 40

50. Il sogno della farfalla (1994)

111 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Massimo is a young actor who is a spellbinding livewire on stage. A theatre director is moved by his talent and wants to do a play about him, to turn him into a great role to be interpreted... See full summary »

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Thierry Blanc, Simona Cavallari, Nathalie Boutefeu, Roberto Herlitzka

Votes: 96


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