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: 3,678

2. 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: 93

3. The Fall of Troy (1911)

28 min | Short, War

6.1
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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: 285

4. The Abyss (1910)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Votes: 32

5. Maciste in Hell (1925)

95 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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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: 559

6. 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: 188

7. The Fire (1916)

45 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 138

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

37 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

6.8
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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: Romilde Toschi, Alberto Nepoti, Enrico Gemelli, Luigi Petrungaro

Votes: 105

9. Laugh Pagliacci (1943)

89 min | Drama

5.4
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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: Alida Valli, Beniamino Gigli, Carlo Romano, Paul Hörbiger

Votes: 25

10. 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: 121

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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: 31

14. The Mysteries of Souls (1912)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Frank Alberti is the guardian of Lydia, a sweet and unsuspecting young girl. By the terms of his brother's will in the event of her death he will come into possession of her property. An ... See full summary »

Director: Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Alex Bernard, Giovanni Casaleggio, Luciano Daleza, Edoardo Davesnes

15. Drei tolle Mädels (1942)

82 min

6.0
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Directors: Giuseppe Fatigati, Hubert Marischka | Stars: Carola Höhn, Else von Möllendorff, Lucie Englisch, Johannes Riemann

Votes: 9

16. Il povero Piero (1921)

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Director: Umberto Mozzato | Stars: Umberto Mozzato, Enrica Massola, Daisy Ferrero, Ginette Riche

17. The Warrior (1916)

95 min | Action, Drama, War

6.1
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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: 108

18. 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

19. 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

21. 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

22. The Piano Tuner Has Arrived (1952)

92 min | Comedy

5.7
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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: 78

24. The Ascent of the Matterhorn (1912)

13 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Director: Mario Piacenza

Votes: 19

25. 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: 46

26. Foolshead Wrestling (1909)

Comedy, Short

5.5
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Star: André Deed

Votes: 15

27. Ave Maria (I) (1936)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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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: 26

28. Foolshead, King of Police (1909)

Short, Comedy

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A roaring farce comedy of a foolish young man who imagines he is a great detective and meets with all sorts of adventures.

Star: André Deed

29. Padre e figlio (1916)

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30. Cercasi modella (1933)

80 min

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Director: E.W. Emo | Stars: Elsa Merlini, Nino Besozzi, Gianfranco Giachetti, Ugo Ceseri

32. L'emigrante (1915)

Drama

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

Votes: 26

33. At the Cinema Show (1912)

6 min | Short, Comedy

4.6
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Director: Giovanni Pastrone | Star: Enrico Vaser

Votes: 29

34. Count Ugolini (1908)

8 min | Short, Drama, History

4.6
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Director: Giuseppe de Liguoro | Star: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Votes: 30

35. ...und wer küßt mich? (1933)

Comedy

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A ballet dancer manoeuvres to have her pathetic director let go, so she can have a better chance at stardom for herself, in this musical comedy.

Director: E.W. Emo | Stars: Georg Alexander, Marion Taal, Felix Bressart, Margo Lion

36. The Fear of Zeppelins (1915)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Director: André Deed | Stars: André Deed, Leonie Laporte, Domenico Gambino, Felice Minotti

Votes: 29

37. The Rival (1956)

85 min | Drama

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

39. Silenzio, si gira! (1943)

83 min

7.7
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Director: Carlo Campogalliani | Stars: Beniamino Gigli, Mariella Lotti, Rossano Brazzi, Carlo Campanini

Votes: 9

40. Foolshead Wishes to Marry the Governor's Daughter (1910)

Comedy, Short

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Foolshead is employed in a shop. He thinks more of making eyes at the master's daughter than of serving the customers, and between serving one and another he finds time to kiss her more or ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Tomatis | Stars: André Deed, Valentina Frascaroli, Giulio Vinà

41. L'ospite ferito (1916)

Short

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Director: Ernesto Vaser | Stars: Valentina Frascaroli, Ernesto Sabbatini, Ernesto Vaser

42. Rose vermiglie (1917)

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Director: Febo Mari | Stars: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Febo Mari

43. Tigris (1913)

48 min

5.5
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Director: Vincenzo Denizot | Stars: Alex Bernard, Dante Cappelli, Edoardo Davesnes, Lidia Quaranta

Votes: 22

44. The Horror of Sin (1912)

Short, Drama

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Stars: Giovanni Casaleggio, Edoardo Davesnes, Madame Davesnes, Giulio Vinà

45. Foolshead, Life Insurance Agent (1911)

Comedy, Short

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In the role of a life insurance agent, Foolshead displays great energy and vehemence in pursuing his victims, and their frantic efforts to elude him disclose comedy situations which will ... See full summary »

Stars: André Deed, Valentina Frascaroli

47. Marco Visconti (1915)

Drama

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48. A Buried Secret (1914)

Short

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The young detective, Jack, was successful in his profession; but there was one thing needed to complete his happiness and that was the hand of the girl he loved. Fortune favored him in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Edoardo Davesnes, Madame Davesnes, Giulio Vinà

49. La frusta di Cretinetti (1916)

Short, Comedy

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Director: André Deed | Stars: André Deed, Valentina Frascaroli

50. The Count of Saint Elmo (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

5.5
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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: 20


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