Movies about Italy

List of the best movies about Italy, selected by visitors to our site: 365 Days, Love Wedding Repeat, The Best Years, Our Father, Venice Is Not in Italy, The Traitor, I, Leonardo, Sin, The Immortal, Seize The Moment
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
365 Days (2020)
Markimdb: 3.3
CharactersMafia, Rich
PlotLove, Relationship, Abduction
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Love Wedding Repeat (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotWedding
PlaceParty, Italy
StyleLight, Fascinating, Romantic

While trying to make his sister's wedding day go smoothly, Jack finds himself juggling an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and the girl that got away in alternate versions of the same day.

The Best Years (2020)
CharactersFriends
PlaceItaly
StyleTouching

The story of four friends Giulio, Gemma, Paolo, Riccardo, told over forty years, from 1980 to today, from adolescence to adulthood. Their hopes, their disappointments, their successes and failures are the intertwining of a great story of friendship and love through which Italy and the Italians are also told. A large fresco that tells who we are, where we come from and also where they will go and who our children will be. It is the great circle of life that repeats itself with the same dynamics despite the fact that years and even different periods pass in the background.

Our Father (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
PlaceItaly

Two young boys, Valerio and Christian, form a powerful friendship over the summer.

Venice Is Not in Italy (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Dancing, Motorcycles, Holidays, First love
PlaceItaly
TimeNight

Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him - This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.

The Traitor (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration01:40
CharactersMafia, Judge
PlaceItaly, Court

Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to Italy, he makes a bold decision that will change his life and the destiny of Cosa Nostra forever.

I, Leonardo (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.2)
CountryItaly
Duration01:21
PlotDeath
PlaceItaly
StyleTouching

Discover Leonardo da Vinci, the man, the painter, the scientist and the inventor, through a unique, engaging and fascinating journey in the mind of Leonardo.

Sin (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia, Italy
CharactersArtists, Family
PlotMoney, Art, Creation
PlaceItaly

The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti.

The Immortal (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersTough guys, Poor, Criminals
PlotMoney, Robbery, Conspiracies, Fight
PlaceItaly, Ghetto
StyleHeavy, For men

Ciro's body is sinking in the dark waters of the Gulf of Naples. And as it sinks deeper and deeper, memories emerge. The sounds muffled by the water merge with the screams of fleeing people. It is 1980, the earth shakes, the palace collapses, but under the rubble you can hear the cry of a newborn baby still alive. Ten years later, we find that new-born baby as it survives as it can on the streets of Naples, nobody's son. Vivid memories of a criminal education that made him what he is: Ciro Di Marzio, the Immortal. Prequel of the "Gomorra" tv show.

Seize The Moment (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:15
CharactersActors, Strong women
PlaceItaly
StyleLight

The main character is a cute ambitious girl Rita from a provincial town on the Black Sea coast. She decides to break out of the routine of doing local weddings and matinees and arrives to conquer the capital, trying to enroll in a drama school. She is waiting for a lot of difficult tests, which sometimes turn into very funny stories.

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6 Underground (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction
CountryUSA
CharactersOrphans, Snipers
PlotFreedom, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceItaly, Yachts
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Netflix

After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.

Wolf (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWolves
PlotViruses
PlaceItaly
StyleFascinating, Romantic

Great Britain. 150AD. When four messengers sent by Rome to a plague infected Caledonia, with a message of peace and help for their King, go missing Rome has no choice but to send ten of their finest across Hadrian's Wall to find and bring them back. Led by their Captain, Domitius, (George McCluskey, "The Zombie King"), and two of their strongest warriors, Grackus, (Stuart Brennan, "Risen") and Nerva, (Mark Paul Wake, "Plan Z"), the legion soon realise that what lays in wait for them is something much worse than any plague or army known to man - And with them being picked off one by one on their journey back to the wall by a beast none of them can match, and survival being their only hope, will there be anyone left to warn Rome of the dangers it may now face. Fight For Rome. Fight For Caesar. Fight To Survive.

Bangla (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
PlaceItaly
StyleLight

A 22 year-old Bangladeshi-Italian Muslim boy meets a beautiful, exciting Italian girl who makes him re-analyze his beliefs and culture.

Let's Stay Friends (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
PlaceItaly
StyleLight

Alessandro, a forty-year-old widower pediatrician, lives with his teenage son, leading a monotonous and insipid existence. After a call from an old friend in Brazil, the man has his tired stability tested.

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.

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersTeens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Wedding, Love, Relationship, Moving, Blackmail
PlaceSchool, Japan, Trains, Italy

Yuuta and Rikka are in their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about Rikka not being competent enough to advance to universities in Japan. The gangs from the club suggested Yuuta, who doesn't want to be separated, to elope with Rikka!! A runaway drama throughout Japan begins.

Into_nation of Big Odessa (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredocumentary
CountryRussia, Ukraine
PlaceSea, Russia, France, Italy, Ukraine

In the world, there is a city-port Odessa, which was specially created as a refuge for people of different nationalities and religions. Humor is a special language that helps people from Odessa to communicate and get along with each other. Legends are spreading about Odessa's humor and accent. But - a paradox - people are constantly leaving it. It is loved, but it is left as a child leaves his mother. On the example of this city and its inhabitants, we wanted to understand - why people flee from their cities. We tried to find the answer taking pictures of Odessa citizens in Germany, Israel, Ukraine, Russia, Austria, France and other places. Michael Zhvanetskij, Roman Kartsev, Leonid Barats and Rostislav Khait Victor Loshak,  Oksana Fandera, Valerij Todotovskij, Mikhail and Anatoly Kontush and many others are telling their stories and giving their opinions on what is the phenomenon of the city by the Black Sea.

Dogman (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:38
CharactersAnimals, Dogs
PlotMotorcycles, Drug addict, Death
PlaceItaly, Prison, Sea, Night Clubs

Marcello, a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood. In an effort to reaffirm his dignity, Marcello will submit to an unexpected act of vengeance.

Michelangelo Endless (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography
CountryItaly
Duration01:36
CharactersCelebrities, Artists, Geniuses, Architects
PlotOn real events
PlaceItaly
StyleInspirational

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Loro (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, biography
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:55
CharactersRich, Billionaires
PlotPower, Money, Political, Death
PlaceItaly
StyleTouching

Internationally released Director's Cut of "Loro 1" and "Loro 2", which were released separately as two movies in Italy. The film talks about the group of businessmen and politicians – the Loro (Them) from the title – who live and act near to media tycoon and politician Silvio Berlusconi in the years between 2006 and 2009.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersScouts, Scientists, CIA, Spy, Gay, Jews, Singers
PlotWar
PlaceItaly
TimeWorld War II

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

Made in Italy (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
CharactersPilots, Mafia, Family, Smugglers
PlaceItaly, Nature
StyleFascinating

Riko is an honest man, who can count on a group of real friends and a wife who, between highs and lows, he loves forever. But he is also a very angry man with his time, which seems to be punctuated only by backlashes and false starts.

Breaking & Exiting (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotSocial Media
PlaceItaly, Sea

Harry, a charming house thief, gets more than he bargains for during an attempted burglary when he stumbles upon Daisy and decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comedic journey of self discovery and love.

Nevermind (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
PlaceItaly

Nevermind is an episodic comedy film. In each episode, we see common characters forced to suffer extremely weird, disturbing and paradoxical situations. These situations sometimes seem incredible but yet... can happen.

In Top Form? No, Thank You! (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
PlaceItaly
StyleLight

Alessandro and Anna meet by chance. Same night, different tables, both on a date where the other person does not show up. Initially Alessandro cannot stand Anna, but things change when he gets to know her.

There Is No Place Like Home (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly
PlotLove
PlaceIslands, Italy, Sea
StyleLight, Fascinating

A big family that like any other one includes relatives that see each other often and others that rarely meet, reunite to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of grandma Alba and grandpa Pietro in a big Villa, on the island they moved to. Because of weather conditions they all remain stranded on the island and the idyll between them seems to be over.

Dreamfools (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
PlaceItaly
StyleLight, Fascinating

Two lovers are stuck in stale relationships due to lean finances. But when one is duped into thinking he's suddenly rich, he takes very drastic action.

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.

Mountain Miracle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, adventure
CountryGermany, Italy
Duration01:55
CharactersParents, Friends, Mothers, Fathers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, The escape
PlaceItaly, Nature, Mountains, Hospitals

A girl struggling with asthma is taken to a clinic in South Tyrol to be cured. After some time she decides to get out of this hell (that's how she feels about it) and soon she'll meet a new friend. Together they try to reach the peak of a mountain where, according to an old custom, she can be healed.

I Can Quit Whenever I Want 3: Ad Honorem (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
PlotRevenge
PlacePrison, Italy

Has been an year since Pietro Zinni's gang got caught in the Sopox production laboratory and each of them locked up in different jails. From Regina Coeli jail, Pietro keep warning the authorities a fool syntetized nerve gas and he is ready to make a killing, but no one takes him seriously.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, Brazil, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersScientists, Mothers, Fathers, Gay, Pianists
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting, First love, Seduction, Love with age difference
PlaceSea, Italy, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleTouching, Soulful

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

Mister Happiness (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:14
CharactersScammers, Doctors, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Cheating
PlaceItaly, Mansions

Martino's sister, Caterina, can't work anymore for health reasons and he replaces her as cleaner for dr. Guglielmo Gioia, a mental coach. While the doctor leaves, Martino pretends to be his assistant.

I Can Quit Whenever I Want 2: Masterclass (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryItaly
Duration02:36
CharactersPolice, Scientists, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit
PlaceItaly

Pietro Zinni is asked by the police to revive the old gang to create a task force that will stop the spread of smart drugs.

Lost in Florence (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.1)
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:17
PlaceItaly

Eric Lazard is a heartbroken former college football star who gets involved in a dangerous Florentine sport and a local woman, Stephanie, while visiting his cousin Anna, who lives in Italy and teaches the Italian language to foreigners.

My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotIntrigue, Love, First love, Money, Death, Jealousy, Hunger, Snow, Obsession, Happiness
PlaceItaly, Beach
TimeNew Year

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

The Place (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryItaly
Duration01:37
PlotMystery, Mystery, Mystery, Fate, Death
PlaceItaly
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

The fates of an apparently random group of strangers who each come into contact with a mysterious figure who they believe possesses the power to grant any wish, in return for which they must carry out a task he assigns them.

Anna Karenina (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:27
CharactersFriends, Military, Mothers, Brides
PlotTime travel, Love, War, Death
PlaceRussia, Italy, Moscow

In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. An eight part adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" from Vronsky's point of view.

Godard Mon Amour (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersActors, Directors, Students
PlotLove with age difference, Radio
PlaceParis, Sea, Italy, Trains, France, Beach

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.

It’s the Law (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
Duration01:51
PlotPolitical
PlaceItaly

A small Sicilian town elects a new, honest major but quickly learns that playing by the rules is not as easy as it seems

Tenderness (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryItaly
CharactersLawyers, Neighbors
PlotLove, Death, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Italy
StyleTouching, Gloomy

A retired lawyer becomes friends with a young wife who has just moved in the adjacent apartment with her family.

The Little Hours (2017)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersWitch, Lesbians, Nuns, Jews, Turtles
PlotThe escape, Jealousy, Money, Religious, Witchcraft, Loneliness
PlaceItaly
TimeMiddle Ages

A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.

The Girl in the Fog (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, Germany, France
Duration02:08
CharactersTeachers, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Sects, Fog
PlaceMountains, School, Italy, Village
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric

Based on the bestselling novel by Donato Carrisi, THE GIRL IN THE FOG is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to a hazy mountain village where enigmatic Detective Vogel is investigating on the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna Lou. But with the case at the heart of a media storm, the fine line between the police and criminals begins to blur and soon everyone becomes a suspect.

All the Money in the World (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Detectives, Mothers, Billionaires, Old man, Rich
PlotLove, Abduction, Investigation, Blackmail, Death, Money, On real events
PlaceUSA, Italy
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Heavy, Fascinating

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Naples in Veils (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryItaly
PlaceItaly

In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana (Giovanna Mezzogiorno), overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime.

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.

Amanda Knox (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredocumentary, crime
CountryUSA, Denmark
Duration02:22
PlacePrison, Italy, Court

This gripping, atmospheric documentary recounts the infamous trial, conviction and eventual acquittal of Seattle native Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of a British exchange student in Italy.

Put Grandma in the Freezer (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly
CharactersFriends, Artists
PlotDeath, Money, Funeral
PlaceItaly

Simone, a clumsy financier, falls in love with Claudia, who’s living on her grandma’s retirement checks. When the old lady dies Claudia hides the body in a freezer, and sets up a fraud with the help of some friends to avoid bankruptcy.

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