Top Ten Italian Movies of All Time


The Top Ten

1 La Dolce Vita
2 8 1/2
3 la vita e' bella

Watch it, and you will see why.

It's a wonderful life... a wonderful movie - MatrixGuy

4 Ladri di biciclette
5 Umberto D.
6 La battaglia di Algeri
7 Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
8 Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

Easily the best movie in Italian movie history. But everybody just remember THIS IS MY SQUARE

My overall favourite movie

Salvatore 'Tot´┐Ż' Di Vita remembers his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies, a superb achievement in Italian filmmaking - MatrixGuy

9 L'Avventura
10 La Strada

The Contenders

11 The Conformist
12 La Grande Guerra
13 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Best Sergio Leone's film

14 The Leopard

A Fantastic Epic. I haven't seen that many Italian films, but out of those I have seen, this is the best. - beasthound

Great story, great cast and superb direction

15 The Red Desert
16 Roma, citta aperta
17 Indagine Su Un Cittadino Al Di Sopra Di Ogni Sospetto
18 The Gospel According to St Matthew
19 Miracolo a Milano
20 Il Sorpasso
21 I Soliti Ignoti
22 Accattone
23 The Passenger
24 La meglio gioventu
25 Bread and Tulips
26 Happy Family
27 Suspiria
28 La Maschera Del Demonio
29 Saturn in Opposition
30 Mediterraneo
31 Tutta la Vita Davanti
32 Giovanni Falcone
33 Il Postino
34 Blow Up
35 L'eclisse
36 Sacco and Vanzetti

Must-see biopic about Sacco and Vanzetti who were innocently sentenced to death by the US legal system.

37 Love and Anarchy

Directed by Lina Wertmueller (she was co-director for Fellini's 8 1/2), this "political comedy" from 1973 is about an anarchist who's hiding in a brothel in Rome during WW II, whilst preparing to assassinate Benito Mussolini, then falling in love with one of the women. Excellent performance by Giancarlo Giannini in the lead role who was awarded Best Actor in 1973 Cannes Film Festival.

38 Bicycle Thieves

My favorite Italian movie. - zxm

39 Profondo Rosso
40 Germania Anno Zero
41 Call Me by Your Name
42 I'm Not Scared
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Top Remixes

1. La Dolce Vita
2. La Grande Guerra
3. La battaglia di Algeri
1. Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
2. L'Avventura
3. 8 1/2
1. La Dolce Vita
2. Umberto D.
3. Ladri di biciclette


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