Italian comedy movies

List of the best Italian comedy movies selected by visitors to our site: To Rome with Love, Love Is All You Need, Gladiators of Rome, We Have a Pope, Somewhere, Sorry if I Want to Marry You, Welcome to the South, Soul Kitchen, Baarìa, Amore 14.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

To Rome with Love (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Italy, Spain
CharactersTourists, Architects, Newlyweds, Actors
PlotArt, Vacation, Holidays, Love
StyleLight, Smart, Intellectual

Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing voice, and he seizes the opportunity to rejuvenate his own flagging career; a young couple have separate romantic interludes; a spotlight shines on an ordinary man.

Love Is All You Need (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
CharactersTourists, Hairdressers

Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.

Gladiators of Rome (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CharactersWizards, Teens, Gladiators, Family, Friends
PlaceRoman Empire
StyleExciting, Fascinating

It is the age of Imperial Rome.Young Timo is an orphan of Pompeii's terrible eruption, adopted be general Chirone and raised in the famous Gladiator's Academy in Rome. Is this the beginning of a new legend? The legend of a great hero? Not so much! Timo is not exactly gladiator material! He just wants to hang out with his friends, Ciccius and Mauritius, and avoid his stepfather's bizarre training sessions at all costs! However, when Timo meets the lovely Lucilla, he decides to change his life and bring out the valour inside himself - valour that has never shown itself before. Through spells, crazy raids in the woods and terrible trainings of a very personal lady trainer, Timo has to transform himself into the greatest gladiator of all time. And as they say, if "fortune favours the bold" in Rome ... hard times are awaiting Timo!

We Have a Pope (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France

The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an atheist. But the Pope's fear of his newfound responsibility is one he must face alone. Winner Best Film at the Italian Golden Globes.

Somewhere (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTouching, Serious

After withdrawing to the Chateau Marmont, a passionless Hollywood actor reexamines his life when his eleven-year-old daughter surprises him with a visit.

Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki returns to see his friends, but a number of important changes in their lives will test the friendship of the girls. Alex also resume life with his old friends. All of them, Flavio, Enrico and Pietro, are no longer serene and safe husbands due to certain difficulties that have compromised their marriages.

Welcome to the South (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
CountryItaly, Germany
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotCheating, Friendship
PlaceItaly, Village, Small cities
StyleTo cry

Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the trick does not work and as punishment, he is transferred in a small town in Campania, which to an inhabitant of the north is equivalent to a nightmare ...

Soul Kitchen (2009)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGermany, France, Italy
CharactersCooks, Losers
PlotTravel, Loneliness, Debts

SOUL KITCHEN film centers on a likable but hopelessly disorganized restauranteur, Zinos, whose cafe is second home to a motley crew of lovable eccentrics. When his girlfriend Nadine up and moves to Shanghai, a love-sick Zinos decides to fly after her, leaving his restaurant in the hands of his unreliable ex-con brother Illias. Both decisions turn out disastrous: Illias gambles away the restaurant to a shady real estate agent, and Zinos finds Nadine with a new lover. If the brothers can stop arguing and get it together, the Soul Kitchen might still have one last chance at staying in business. The mayhem that follows is a hilariously entertaining story of self-realization, set to an irresistibly soulful soundtrack.

Baarìa (2009)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France
PlotPolitical, Elections, Life, Family life
PlaceItaly, Small cities
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Touching, Atmospheric, Soulful, Smart

Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual community.

Amore 14 (2009)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama

Come ogni 14enne Carolina, detta Caro,è impegnata a districarsi tra la scuola, gli amici e il rapporto spesso conflittuale con i genitori, si trova improvvisamente alle prese con i turbamenti legati al primo amore che ha il nome e il volto di Massimiliano. Ad aiutarla nel suo cammino verso la scoperta delle gioie e dei dolori sentimentali ci saranno le sue amiche del cuore e la sua famiglia

Tulpan (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryKazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Italy
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceAsia, Deserts
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Soulful, Fancy

Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must first win the hand of the only eligible girl for miles, his mysterious neighbor - Tulpan.

Lezioni di cioccolato (2007)
Markimdb: 6.1

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I Want You (2007)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

The film stars Riccardo Scamarcio as a macho type who becomes entangled with an independent-minded girl, played by Laura Chiatti. Ho voglia di te had the best opening ever for an Italian picture and remains the country's third best box office release for 2007 with a 15 million Euros gross. The film is the sequel of Tre metri sopra il cielo (Three Steps Over Heaven) directed by Luca Lucini.

Virgin Territory (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg
CharactersTeens, Horses, Artists, Gardeners, Friends
PlotWedding, Viruses, Love, The escape, Cheating

The film is set in Tuscany during the Black Death. As in the Decameron, ten young Florentines take refuge from the plague. But instead of telling stories, they have lusty adventures, bawdy exchanges, romance and swordplay. There are randy nuns, Saracen pirates, and a sexy cow.

The Science of Sleep (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersHorses, Pianists, Artists
PlotLove, Dreams, Friendship
PlaceParty, France, Mexico
StyleTo cry, Romantic

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

The Valet (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, Belgium
CharactersPhotographers, Lovers
StyleLight, Cute, Romantic

Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife that it's not him Elena is seeing but the other man, one François Pignon. Pignon is a modest little man who works as a parking valet. To make the story convincing, Elena has to move in with Pignon.

Shadows in the Sun (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Italy

An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.

Factotum (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryNorway, USA, Germany, France, Italy
CharactersWriters, Alcoholics
PlaceLos Angeles
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Action, Smart, Serious

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

Dear Wendy (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryItaly, USA, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, France, Germany, United Kingdom

In a blue-collar American town, a group of teens bands together to form the Dandies, a gang of gunslingers led by Dick Dandelion. Following a code of strict pacifism at odds with the fact that they all carry guns, the group eventually lets in Sebastian, the grandson of Dick's childhood nanny, Clarabelle, who fears the other gangs in the area. Dick and company try to protect Clarabelle, but events transpire that push the gang past posturing.

Stork Day (2004)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryItaly, Spain, United Kingdom

Filippo (Antonio Albanese) is a star on the Italian TV. He works for a documentary series about wild animals and nature. He is sent to Tenerife (Spain) to shot an issue about the local stork. It is the 13th of August. After he did his job is time to leave, but the ferry couldn't operate. He has to spend the night in the island. The day after is again the 13th of August, and Filippo live again the same day for different times. Something has to change to exit the paranoid and unrealistic situation.