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1. 7 chili in 7 giorni (1986)
105 min | Comedy
Two not very clever young doctors open a fitness center and promise to let people lose seven kilos in seven days. When the enterprise fails they open a gourmet restaurant.
5. Ristabbànna (2011)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Niccolo decides to help an old man with a videotaped message to send to his grand daughter who left for the United States to become an actress before he dies and discovers his love for the movies.
6. 12 registi per 12 città (1989)
90 min | Documentary
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
7. Gesuzza the Garibaldian Wife (1933)
75 min | Drama, History
The story is the harried attempt of a Sicilian partisan, as part of the risorgimento, to reach Garibaldi's headquarters in Northern Italy, and to petition the revered revolutionary to ... See full synopsis »
9. The Anatomy of Love (1954)
134 min | Comedy
A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »
10. Quiet Chaos (2008)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A look at the strange bereavement behavior of an Italian executive. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi.
Votes: 3,772 | Gross: $0.01M
11. Stealing Beauty (1996)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
After her mother commits suicide, a young woman travels to Italy in search of love, truth and a deeper connection with herself.
Votes: 25,675 | Gross: $4.57M
12. The Dreamers (2003)
NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Votes: 109,308 | Gross: $2.53M
14. 3 straniere a Roma (1958)
Three girls from Milan dreaming of a holiday in Rome arrive in the city by train and decide to pretend to be rich Danish girls to attract three nice guys... Three guys looking for ... See full summary »
15. The Yes Man (1991)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti) is a young minister well-known to be corrupted and corrupter. He is looking for an appropriate spokesman. He finds the right person in Prof. Luciano Sandulli (... See full summary »
17. Variety Lights (1950)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A beautiful and ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.
25. Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama
Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly... See full summary »
Votes: 3,885 | Gross: $0.67M
26. The Salt of Life (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Gianni is a retiree who has become invisible to most everyone around him. In response, he tries his best to generate some kind of extracurricular love life.
Votes: 1,700 | Gross: $0.32M
28. Tragic Hunt (1947)
89 min | Action, Drama
Immediately after the war, a truck on which the newlyweds Michele and Giovanna travel, and the accountant of an agricultural cooperative, charged with bringing four million lire into office, was assaulted by a handful of bandits.
29. Rome 11:00 (1952)
107 min | Drama
Based on an actual incident, this is the story of five girls (told in a slow beginning) who are among the 200 women who answer a want ad for a modest secretarial position one rainy morning ... See full summary »
30. Men and Wolves (1957)
94 min | Drama
Two young hunters of wolves are involved in a conflict. Besides the dangerous wild wolves, beautiful Teresa is the center of attention.
31. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama
A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.
Votes: 225,500 | Gross: $11.99M
33. Malena (2000)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.
Votes: 88,648 | Gross: $3.43M
34. The Unknown Woman (2006)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Haunted by a horrible past, a Ukrainian young woman calculatedly insinuates herself into the life of a rich Italian family.
Votes: 13,823 | Gross: $0.02M
35. Baarìa (2009)
Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Drama
Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.
Votes: 6,874 | Gross: $0.00M
39. The Possessed (1965)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A popular writer visits his favorite holiday destination during the off season looking for the woman he is secretly infatuated with, only to find out that she has committed suicide, but did she really?
40. Who Killed Pasolini? (1995)
100 min | Crime, Drama
It's the story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. ... See full summary »
42. Past Perfect (2003)
97 min | Comedy
Five friends meet up in a country house somewhere outside Rome over a long winter weekend. Each has unresolved relationship problems, some have problems with each other, and memories of ... See full summary »
43. A Five Star Life (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Forty-something Irene had a dream job that made her life easy: she was indeed a luxury hotel inspector and her work got carried out in a wonderful ever-renewed setting, from Paris to Gstaad... See full summary »
Votes: 2,359 | Gross: $0.31M
45. Brancaleone at the Crusades (1970)
116 min | Adventure, Fantasy, History