With Itala Film (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Cabiria (1914)

Not Rated | 148 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.1
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Cabiria is a Roman child when her home is destroyed by a volcano. Sold in Carthage to be sacrificed in a temple, is saved by Fulvio, a Roman spy. But danger lurks, and hatred between Rome and Carthage can only lead to war.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano, Carolina Catena

Votes: 3,416

2. The Fall of Troy (1911)

28 min | Short, War

6.0
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One of the first epics on the History of Movies, it tells the story of the Fall of Troy: Paris seduces Helen, queen of Sparta, and takes her to Troy, city state of his father, King Priam. ... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Romano Borgnetto, Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Luigi Romano Borgnetto, Giovanni Casaleggio, Madame Davesnes, Emilio Gallo

Votes: 250

3. Maciste in Hell (1925)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Umberto Guarracino, Mario Saio, Franz Sala

Votes: 504

4. The Piano Tuner Has Arrived (1952)

92 min | Comedy

5.6
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Achille Scorzella, a poor, unemployed and hungry devil, having been mistaken for a piano tuner, happens in the home of some new riches.

Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Nino Taranto, Alberto Sordi, Virgilio Riento, Tamara Lees

Votes: 74

5. Marvelous Maciste (1915)

67 min | Adventure

5.9
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The uncle of Josephine employs gangsters to abduct her, and in fleeing from them she enters a motion picture theater, where she sees Maciste playing in the screen drama, "Cabiria." The ... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Romano Borgnetto, Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Leone Papa, Clementina Gay, Amelia Chellini

Votes: 167

6. The War and the Dream of Momi (1917)

37 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.7
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An old man explains a war story to his grandson, who sleeps and dreams about a battle scenes performed by puppets.

Directors: Segundo de Chomón, Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Guido Petrungaro, Alberto Nepoti, Valentina Frascaroli, Enrico Gemelli

Votes: 94

7. Love of a Clown - Pagliacci (1948)

67 min | Drama, Music, Musical

6.6
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Recounts the tragedy of Canio, the lead clown in a commedia dell'arte troupe, his wife Nedda, and her lover, Silvio.

Director: Mario Costa | Stars: Tito Gobbi, Gina Lollobrigida, Onelia Fineschi, Afro Poli

Votes: 86

8. Streets of Sorrow (1950)

95 min | Drama

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Soap opera: A fallen woman, battered by fate and scorned by her family, falls in love with a young magistrate but is prevented from acknowledging her past to the man.

Director: Giorgio Pastina | Stars: Geraldine Brooks, Vittorio Gassman, Franca Marzi, Giulio Battiferri

9. Nel gorgo del peccato (1954)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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After years of detachment Alberto Valli returns to the home of Margherita, his widowed mother, with his mistress Germaine.

Director: Vittorio Cottafavi | Stars: Elisa Cegani, Fausto Tozzi, Margot Hielscher, Franco Fabrizi

Votes: 61

10. Casa lontana (1939)

84 min | Drama

6.8
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A tenor marries a ballerina but his impresario causes their marriage to crumble.

Director: Johannes Meyer | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Kirsten Heiberg, Elsa Wagner, Oretta Fiume

Votes: 7

11. Laugh Pagliacci (1943)

89 min | Drama

5.6
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Movie adaptation of the Leoncavalo's famous opera. A troupe of traveling actors is being welcomed by villagers in Calabria in the summer of 1866.

Director: Giuseppe Fatigati | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Alida Valli, Paul Hörbiger, Carlo Romano

Votes: 21

12. Mamma (1941)

83 min | Drama

6.3
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Matilde Sarni lives in her villa near Rome. She has a son who has just married Donata and who is coming home after a series of recitals in the States. Mario, her son, is a famous opera ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Emma Gramatica, Carola Höhn, Beniamino Gigli, Ugo Ceseri

Votes: 29

13. The Genius and the Nightingale (1943)

137 min | Drama

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A beautiful singer, Maria Malibran, is forced to turn to the stage after her husband takes to gambling, and goes to Paris where she falls in love with a famous violinist. When her ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Maria Cebotari, Rossano Brazzi, Renato Cialente, Rina Morelli

14. Drei tolle Mädels (1942)

82 min

5.4
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Directors: Giuseppe Fatigati, Hubert Marischka | Stars: Carola Höhn, Else von Möllendorff, Lucie Englisch, Johannes Riemann

Votes: 7

15. The Fire (1916)

45 min | Drama

6.9
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Mario, an unknown painter, remains struck and obsessed with meeting a famous poet, already married, who will be able to charm him, so that he will no longer have the talent created to be able to paint.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Pina Menichelli, Febo Mari

Votes: 123

16. The Abyss (1910)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Votes: 28

17. The Rival (1956)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Anton Giulio Majano | Stars: Anna Maria Ferrero, Maria Mauban, Gérard Landry, Luisa Rivelli

18. The Warrior (1916)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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A soldier of near-superhuman strength fights battles in the First World War and wages a private war to rescue a young woman from the castle where she is imprisoned.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Fido Schirru, Valentina Frascaroli, Enrico Gemelli

Votes: 99

19. Greediness Spoiled Foolshead's Christmas (1910)

Short, Comedy

5.5
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Cretinetti destroys the Christmas tree of his house and is taken angrily by Santa Claus to heaven to be judged by St. Peter. There his behavior is so disastrous that he is sent to hell chased by a thousand demons.

Stars: André Deed, Emilio Ghione

Votes: 66

20. Tigre reale (1916)

80 min | Drama

6.6
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Frau Menichelli performs the part of Frau Natka, a Russian countess with a troublesome past and an uncertain future. She was married to a revolutionary and the matrimony ended in tragedy.

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Pina Menichelli, Alberto Nepoti, Febo Mari, Valentina Frascaroli

Votes: 111

21. The Count of Saint Elmo (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

5.7
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Set in Sicily in 1860, Massimo Serato, a patriot in disguise complete with tights, mask and trimmings and known as the Count of St. Elmo, is fighting an oppressive government. He holds up a... See full summary »

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Massimo Serato, Anna Maria Ferrero, Tino Buazzelli, Tina Lattanzi

Votes: 17

22. Good-bye Youth (1918)

Comedy

6.0
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Director: Augusto Genina | Stars: Oreste Bilancia, Ruggero Capodaglio, Maria Jacobini, Arnold Kent

Votes: 22

23. Wanda the Sinner (1952)

91 min | Drama

5.7
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Wrongly accused of his wife's death, a marine officer is forced to resign and sees his life fall apart.

Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Yvonne Sanson, Frank Villard, Françoise Rosay, Giulietta Masina

Votes: 36

25. Marionette (1939)

95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A famed tenor from the US, relaxing on a farm near Naples and singing in the fields, is mistaken by a lady journalist for an unknown talent she has discovered.He plays along and even falls in love with her.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Carla Rust, Lucie Englisch, Paul Kemp

Votes: 17

26. The Singing Gate (1939)

70 min

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Simultaneously filmed German language version of Italian film, Casa Lontana. An impresario interferes with a romance between a tenor and a ballet dancer, and must be dealt with if they are to be wed.

Director: Johannes Meyer | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Kirsten Heiberg, Hilde Körber, Hans Olden

27. Tigris (1913)

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Director: Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Alex Bernard, Dante Cappelli, Edoardo Davesnes, Lidia Quaranta

Votes: 18

28. Foolshead Wrestling (1909)

Comedy, Short

6.4
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Star: André Deed

Votes: 11

29. Mother Song (1937)

93 min | Drama, Musical

5.3
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Backstage melodrama: The past of a star tenor's wife catches up with her when the unsavory father of her illegitimate child returns.The jealous wife of the father murders him.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Maria Cebotari, Peter Bosse, Hans Moser

Votes: 31

30. The Queen's Jewel (1913)

105 min

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The Queen's Jewel treats of a fanciful kingdom of the type that made "Graustark" a best seller. This film story has a prime minister (consummately acted by he who made the title role of "... See full summary »

Stars: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Ernesto Vaser, Alex Bernard, Giovanni Casaleggio

31. Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen kann (1938)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

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German version of the Italian film Ma Non E Una Cosa Seria, from a Pirandello story: a man innoculates himself against emotional entanglement by deliberately marrying a woman he has no interest in and with whom he will spend no time.

Director: Mario Camerini | Stars: Karl Ludwig Diehl, Karin Hardt, Leo Slezak, Werner Finck

32. L'emigrante (1915)

Drama

5.4
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Director: Febo Mari | Stars: Ermete Zacconi, Valentina Frascaroli, Enrichetta Sabbatini, Felice Minotti

Votes: 23

33. Il padrone delle ferriere (1919)

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Director: Eugenio Perego | Stars: Maria Caserini, Myriam De Gaudi, Isabel De Lizaso, Pina Menichelli

Votes: 11

34. My Heart Belongs to Thee (1938)

104 min | Comedy, Romance

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A famous American tenor, relaxing on a farm near Naples and singing for pleasure in the fields, is mistaken by a lady journalist as an unknown talent she has discovered.He plays along with her and even falls in love.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Carla Rust, Lucie Englisch, Paul Kemp

35. Julius Caesar (1909)

13 min | Short, Drama

5.5
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The story shows Julius Caesar, who, after returning from his victories, is offered a crown, which he refuses to accept. Cassius, Casca and other Romans of great standing in the state are ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Giovanni Pastrone, Luigi Mele

Votes: 37

36. Broken Love (1942)

89 min | Drama

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The well off daughter of a tenor breaks up a romance with a helpful youth from a misunderstanding.But she continues to cover him with his gambling debts despite her delicate health.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Emma Gramatica, Ruth Hellberg, Herbert Wilk

37. Unsere kleine Frau (1938)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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When a young woman becomes aware of her husband's wandering attentions, she plots his comeuppance.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Käthe von Nagy, Albert Matterstock, Georg Alexander, Paul Kemp

Votes: 10

38. Count Ugolini (1908)

8 min | Short, Drama, History

4.5
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Director: Giuseppe de Liguoro | Star: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Votes: 28

40. Der Favorit der Kaiserin (1936)

Comedy

6.4
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A loyal captain convinces Empress Elizabeth of Russia not to sign an alliance with France, and is rewarded with the hand of Princess Irene.

Director: Werner Hochbaum | Stars: Olga Tschechowa, Anton Pointner, Heinz von Cleve, Carl Esmond

Votes: 16

41. Mother-in-Law, Son-in-Law and Tanglefoot (1910)

Short, Comedy

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42. Mia moglie si diverte (1938)

88 min | Comedy

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When a young woman becomes aware of her husband's wandering attentions, she plots his comeuppance.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Käthe von Nagy, Albert Matterstock, Georg Alexander, Paul Kemp

43. The Iron Mask (1909)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Oreste Mentasti

44. Stronger than Sherlock Holmes (1913)

Not Rated | 6 min | Short, Action, Comedy

5.0
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Before he made the landmark epic CABIRIA and launched the strongman Maciste as a movie phenomenon in Italy, Italian filmmaker Giovanni Pastrone directed this imaginative comic short. The ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Stars: Domenico Gambino, Emilio Vardannes

Votes: 35

45. Secrets of the Soul (1912)

22 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Alex Bernard, Filippo Boutens, Giovanni Casaleggio, Bonaventura Ibáñez

46. The Double Fiance (1934)

84 min | Comedy

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A young composer thinks he will make a better impression at a publishing house by pretending he is his uncle, a professor.

Director: Martin Fric | Stars: Fritz Kampers, Jakob Tiedtke, Lien Deyers, Carsta Löck

47. Ave Maria (I) (1936)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, Music

6.8
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An opera singer has had one great love in his life, that for a devoted french-girl who died. He comes to Paris for his annual visit to her grave on the anniversary of her death, but is ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Riemann | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Käthe von Nagy, Harald Paulsen, Paul Henckels

Votes: 25

49. The Spider on the Brain (1912)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Emilio Vardannes

50. Doctor Antonio (1937)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

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Based on the semi-historical novel by Giovanni Ruffinni which dealt with a revolution in the days of Ferdinand II. Ennio Cerlesi, a revolutionary leader, meets and falls in love with Maria ... See full summary »

Director: Enrico Guazzoni | Stars: Ennio Cerlesi, Maria Gambarelli, Lamberto Picasso, Tina Zucchi


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