With Ministero del Turismo e dello Spettacolo (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Little Flames (1985)
95 min | Drama
Little boy Tommaso has several imaginary friends who like to play cruel pranks on the staff in his house. When new maid Mara arrives, Tommaso bonds with her, but his jealous imaginary friends devise the cruelest prank yet for her.
3. Un dramma borghese (1979)
110 min | Drama
15-year-old Maria "Mimmina" leaves the boarding school in Genève to stay in the Bechten Hotel nursing her widower father, international journalist Guido, who is paralyzed by rheumatism. ... See full summary »
4. Allegro non troppo (1976)
PG | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
An enthusiastic filmmaker thinks he's come up with a totally original idea: animation set to classical music! When he is informed that some American named "Prisney" (or something) has ... See full summary »
5. Salomè (1972)
73 min | Drama
A psychedelic re-telling of the biblical story. Salome is the daughter of the second wife of King Herod. The King is infatuated with her and after she fails to seduce the prophet John (The ... See full summary »
6. Aclà (1992)
86 min | Drama
Brutal film about the exploitation of a young Italian boy, who is virtually sold to the operators of a sulphur mine where he is beaten and sexually molested.
7. The King's Whore (1990)
R | 115 min | Drama, History, Romance
Set in the seventeenth century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
8. Allonsanfan (1974)
115 min | Drama, History
A anarchist leader (Fulvio) wishes to retire, as he is old and tired. He tries to hide himself, but his friends find him and insist he carries on helping them.
9. Vito and the Others (1991)
83 min | Drama
VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film's opening moments ... See full summary »
11. Marrakech Express (1989)
110 min | Adventure, Comedy
A Spanish girl, Teresa, comes to Milan to meet Ponchia, Marco, Paolino, and Cedro, who haven't seen one another in years; her man, their old friend Rudy, is in jail in Marrakech and needs ... See full summary »
12. Partner (1968)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Bernardo Bertolucci, along with co-scenarist Gianni Amico, used Dostoievski's 1846, pre-imprisonment novella The Double: A Petersburg Poem, which they moved to Italy and updated to the pro-Vietcong student-protest present,
13. Desperate Crimes (1991)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama
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.
14. Nostos: The Return (1989)
85 min | Adventure, History
At the end of the war, Odysseus, the wandering hero, with his companions begins his sail back home to the Mediterranean. The conclusion of his adventure is delayed by many natural obstacles... See full summary »
15. La ragazza di latta (1970)
95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
Mr. Rossi lives in a small town. He works in a large financial company and is considered to be rather original and eccentric by his colleagues because he doesn't own a car and insist on ... See full summary »
16. The Tunnel (1980)
98 min | Crime, Drama
A microcosm of people lost in search of an artificial happiness, which lead them to steal and prostitute themselves, for the short ecstasy of a squirt of heroin in the veins. Marco and Pina... See full summary »
17. Il saprofita (1974)
100 min | Drama, Romance
By all accounts, this slick production aims at exposing the corruption of southern Italian Catholicism. A young seminarian who can't be ordained because of a speech impediment leaves the ... See full summary »
18. Càlamo (1976)
107 min | Drama, Thriller
After Richard's sister seminary, from which he was in intimate relationships, left him and married a young man joins a commune of hippies and goes on a dangerous journey.
19. Una cavalla tutta nuda (1972)
100 min | Comedy
The story is set in the Middle Ages. The youngsters Folcacchio and Guffardo must bring an embassy to the Bishop of Volterra, and during the trip, the two boys meet the beautiful Gemmata.
20. Body of Love (1973)
102 min | Drama
A father and son, separated by the "generation gap," discover kinship in their common affection for a young woman washed up onto their shore. Their bond is then strongly reinforced when, together, they kill a dangerous intruder.
22. Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992)
108 min | Biography, Drama
Naples. Professor Renato Caccioppoli, professor of pure mathematics, is a tormented and disillusioned man living a difficult life. Back from the psychiatric hospital, abandoned by his wife,... See full summary »
23. Immacolata and Concetta: The Other Jealousy (1980)
94 min | Drama, Romance
A love story between two women in the Naples outskirts, a universe so far away from the glare of modernity, turbid, rural, completely naked in its ugliness and sorrow, where "people are talking".
24. Morel's Invention (1974)
110 min | Sci-Fi
A castaway arrives on an island. He thinks it's uninhabited, but he sees a palace with also a hidden room. Soon he sees some people walking, dressed with old-fashioned clothes. He is afraid because people don't see him, like a ghost.
25. On Tour (1990)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
Two actors leave on a theatrical tour, but there is a matter to be settled: one has become the lover of the other's girl-friend and since they are very good friends, cannot bring himself to... See full summary »
26. Look to the Sky (1993)
100 min | Drama
In 1942, in Amsterdam, the three year-old boy Jonah, his father and his mother are deported by the Germans to a concentration camp. Along the years, Jonah (Jenner Del Vecchio) grows up ... See full summary »
27. The Final Scoop (1993)
89 min | Thriller
A ruthless serial killer commits a series of heinous crimes in the murky environments of a big city. A television journalist in search of a scoop, married to a beautiful stewardess, ... See full summary »
28. Il cavaliere, la morte e il diavolo (1983)
91 min | Horror, Mystery
A family of the three fall into a dark and disturbing nightmare after meeting the mysterious Orlok and the seductive punk girl Patty.
30. Breath of Life (1990)
96 min | Drama
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.
31. Il giardino dei ciliegi (1992)
95 min | Drama
Chekov's characters, like all those created by great artists, live in an eternal, timeless dimension: but this "timelessness" in Chekov is particularly outstanding. The characters of The ... See full summary »
32. The Station (1990)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
It starts as a studio theatre: a good-natured, bit pedantic stationmaster performs his job at a railway station in the middle of nowhere. Eventually a beautiful, obviously very rich young ... See full summary »
34. Sweet War, Farewell (1991)
102 min | Drama
A man walks with his child on the grass of a hill. He reaches an old country house, where years before he had spent his childhood during World War II. The deserted and desolate rooms make ... See full summary »
35. Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison (1977)
127 min | Biography, Drama
Antonio Gramsci, sentenced to twenty years in prison by the fascist tribunals, relives the stages of his political career and private life.
36. Rorret (1988)
105 min | Thriller
Anna and her slacker boyfriend go to work for the creepy, reclusive Joseph Rorret, who's just opened a movie theater that plays only classic English-language thrillers. Rorret obsessively ... See full summary »
41. Crack (1991)
85 min | Drama
Although the drug is present in this film, the Crack this movie is about is, metaphorically, the crack in society which all the protagonists inhabit in a rundown neighborhood in Rome.
44. Abissinia (1993)
87 min | Drama
Antonio is a young waiter in a huge restaurant. After being fired on the spot, he steals his wages from the till, is beaten up by the bouncers, and dumped by the roadside. The next morning,... See full summary »
47. Delitti (1987)
100 min | Mystery, Thriller
A mysterious murderer has already killed seven people using the deadly venom of a snake from Martinique which causes immediate death with the victim's face turning into a horrible mask. A ... See full summary »
49. I sovversivi (1967)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
This film relates several disparate storylines, each representing a different type of lifestyle within Italian society at the time, through their common impersonal relationship to a social ... See full summary »
50. La villeggiatura (1973)
112 min | Drama
Rossini (Adalberto Maria Merli), history teacher and son of another professor, for his liberal ideas refuses to sign the oath of allegiance to the the fascist regime that Mussolini imposed ... See full summary »