Movies about Italy

List of the best movies about Italy, selected by visitors to our site: John Wick: Chapter 2, Roman Holiday, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Happy as Lazzaro, I Am Tempesta, Il tuttofare, Welcome Home, Tickets, The Mother of Tears, The Italian Job.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:37
CharactersKillers, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Dogs, Mafia, Snipers, Bodyguards
PlotSects, Travel, Skirmishes, Fight, Weapon, Jealousy, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars
PlaceItaly, New York, Party, Hotels
StyleExciting, Noir, Tense, Unexpected ending

John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.

Roman Holiday (1953)
Mark8.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersTourists
PlaceItaly
StyleLight, To cry, Romantic

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersSerial killers
PlotObsession, Jealousy, Loneliness
PlaceItaly, Yachts
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

Happy as Lazzaro (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Germany
Duration01:42
CharactersFriends, Wolves, Poor
PlotTime travel, Missing people, Slavery
PlaceVillage, Italy
StyleFancy, Soulful, Makes me think, Touching, Exciting, Inspirational

Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise’s son will change his world.

I Am Tempesta (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:41
CharactersBillionaires, Rich, Poor
PlotPower
PlaceItaly
StyleExciting

Numa Tempesta is a fascinating, charismatic, businessman at the top of his game. Driven by a ruthless, relentless need to succeed, Numa will stop at nothing to close a deal even if it means bending the law. That's until the law catches up to him and to avoid prison, Numa is sentenced to a year of community service in a homeless shelter. While there, Numa cannot conduct any business but he must close the deal of the century or lose his fortune. It will take Numa every crafty bone in his body to find a solution and he may just find it where he least expects it.

Il tuttofare (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:37
CharactersInterns, Lawyers, Students, Mafia, Criminals
PlaceItaly, Prison
StyleLight, Fascinating

We are all equal before the law, but some are just more equal than others.

Welcome Home (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersManiacs
PlotRelationship, Jealousy, Weapon, Love, Computers, Obsession, Internet
PlaceItaly
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A couple try to repair their damaged union in an Italian vacation paradise. Then they discover the owner's intentions.

Tickets (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel
PlaceTrains, Italy

A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket, three brash Scottish soccer fans en route to a match, and a complaining widow traveling to a memorial service for her late husband who's accompanied by a community-service volunteer who's assisting her. Interactions among these Europeans turn on class and nationalism, courtesy and rudeness, and opportunities for kindness.

The Mother of Tears (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersWitch, Girlfriends
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Superpowers, Ghosts
PlaceItaly
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Action, Exciting

An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are gathering in the city. All these events are caused by the return of Mater Lacrimarum, the last of three powerful witches who have been spreading terror and death for centuries. Alone against an army of psychos and demons, Sarah Mandy, an art student who seems to have supernatural abilities of her own, is the only person left to prevent the Mother of Tears from destroying Rome.

The Italian Job (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersMafia, Friends, Hackers
PlotRacing, Love, Robbery, Chase, Relationship, Betrayal, Pursuit, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlaceItaly, USA, Mountains
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, pedal-to-the-metal chase that careens up, down, above and below the streets of Los Angeles.

The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Mothers, Fathers, Pupils
PlotAdventure
PlaceSchool, Italy
TimeGraduation

Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the call box to the era of cell phones, text messages and onli

Do You See Me? (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
PlotAdventure
PlaceItaly, England

Serena Bruno is an architect who studied and got several masters in different countries of the world but she decides to go back to Italy so she can live and work there. She will soon find out that her native country is not as open minded and she will struggle to find a job that she truly loves and is passionate about. Along the way she will meet Francesco a gay man who will help and support her throughout her journey.

Cars 2 (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotAdventure, Competitions
PlaceJapan, Italy, London

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

The Taming of the Scoundrel (1980)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:44
CharactersFarmers
PlotWedding, Love, Jealousy, Basketball
PlaceForest, Italy

A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He's misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous girl...

Virgin Territory (2007)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryItaly, United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg
Duration01:37
CharactersGardeners, Friends, Nuns, Orphans, Brides, Teens, Horses, Artists, Priests
PlotWedding, Love, The escape, Cheating, Viruses
PlaceItaly

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.

Beatrice (1987)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:12
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Horses, Fathers
PlotLove, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Italy
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Depressive

Somewhere in France during the Middle Ages. Béatrice is impatient to see her father return from English captivity. She doesn't expect however that the father whom she loves from distance will be the most hateful person who will submit her and her family to abuse and humiliation.

The Referee (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly, Argentina
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Serial killers
PlotLove, Sports, Soccer, Competitions
PlaceItaly, Islands

An ambitious soccer referee ends up handling a crucial match between two small Sardinian teams

The Best Offer (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceItaly

Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire to oversee the valuation and sale of her family’s priceless art collection, Virgil allows himself to form an attachment to her – and soon he is engulfed by a passion which will rock his bland existence to the core.

The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Family, Gangsters, Fathers, Friends, Lawyers
PlotLove, Fight, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Power, Cheating
PlaceItaly, New York, USA, Helicopters
StyleGloomy, Heavy, Depressive, For men

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.

Inferno (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Japan, Turkey, Hungary
Duration02:03
CharactersDoctors
PlotViruses, Love, Chase, Adventure, Lost memory, Conspiracies
PlaceItaly
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.




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