Italy (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
R | 229 min | Crime, Drama
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan 35 years later, where he must once again confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Votes: 347,411 | Gross: $5.32M
2. Call Me by Your Name (2017)
R | 132 min | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Votes: 264,466 | Gross: $18.10M
3. Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama
In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of physical, mental, and sexual torture.
4. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Adventure, Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 750,590 | Gross: $6.10M
5. Malena (2000)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
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: 101,928 | Gross: $3.45M
6. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When an open-minded Jewish waiter and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.
Votes: 683,904 | Gross: $57.60M
7. Suspiria (I) (2018)
R | 152 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Votes: 75,773 | Gross: $2.47M
8. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
A dramatization of the ascent to Caesar and subsequent reign of Caligula, one of the most notorious leaders of ancient Rome. We see his ambition, his scheming, his perversion and decadence, his brutality and his lunacy.
Votes: 35,822 | Gross: $23.44M
9. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.
10. Fate: The Winx Saga (2021– )
TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Drama
A live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon's Winx Club (2004). It follows Bloom as she adjusts to life in the Otherworld, where she must learn to control her dangerous magical powers.
11. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
PG-13 | 165 min | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
Votes: 326,130 | Gross: $5.32M
12. All Ladies Do It (1992)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
A happily married 24-year-old woman who experiences an inexplicable, rather restless craving to finally live her life intensely, retells her extra-marital escapades to her husband intending to spice up their marriage.
13. Monamour (2005)
104 min | Drama
A neglected housewife has an affair behind her boring husband's back, triggering a passionate transformation. Now, a dash of infidelity awakens his dormant enthusiasm for her; however, is his new-found interest too little, too late?
14. Medici (2016–2019)
TV-14 | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History
A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.
16. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 437,783 | Gross: $77.81M
18. Gomorrah (2014–2021)
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk.
21. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
R | 155 min | Drama, Romance
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: 257,594 | Gross: $11.99M
22. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
NC-17 | 129 min | Drama, Romance
A young Parisian woman meets a middle-aged American businessman who demands their clandestine relationship be based only on sex.
Votes: 53,907 | Gross: $36.14M
23. That Malicious Age (1976)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Gardener Napoleone takes a job in a southern-Italian villa and quickly finds himself embroiled in a menage-a-trois with Paola and her mother, which soon leads to sex, death and mayhem.
24. The Hand of God (2021)
R | 130 min | Drama
In 1980s Naples, young Fabietto pursues his love for football as family tragedy strikes, shaping his uncertain but promising future as a filmmaker.
25. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Western
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
Votes: 215,602 | Gross: $14.50M
26. Serpico (1973)
R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
Votes: 122,210 | Gross: $29.80M
27. Cheeky (2000)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.
29. Waiting for the Barbarians (2019)
112 min | Drama
At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising, using cruel tactics that horrify the magistrate.
30. What Every Frenchwoman Wants (1986)
95 min | Comedy
A teenager returns home to spend his summer vacation. However, in a mansion full of women, he will have no choice but to expand his education in titillating ways.
31. Suspiria (1977)
R | 92 min | Horror
An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.
32. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
Votes: 76,384 | Gross: $111.72M
33. Paprika (1991)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama
A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
34. ZeroZeroZero (2019–2020)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cocaine shipment makes its way to Europe, starting from the moment a powerful cartel of Italian criminals decides to buy it, to its journeys through Mexico, to its shipment across the Atlantic Ocean.
36. The Voyeur (1994)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A troubled college professor becomes obsessed with the idea that his emotionally distant wife is having an affair with his invalid father.
37. Beckett (2021)
TV-MA | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Following a tragic car accident in Greece, an American tourist finds himself at the center of a dangerous political conspiracy and on the run for his life.
39. Detective Montalbano (1999–2021)
TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Commissioner Montalbano works in Vigata, Montelusa province with Deputy Commissioner Augello and Inspector Fazio, in each episode Montalbano solves complicated cases with his characteristic cunning in a rural Sicily ruled by the mafia.
40. Leonardo (2021– )
Not Rated | 409 min | Biography, Drama, History
The series recounts Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary life through the works that made him famous, through the stories hidden within those works, revealing little by little the inner torment of a man obsessed with attaining perfection.
41. A Classic Horror Story (2021)
TV-MA | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In this gruesome suspense film, strangers traveling in southern Italy become stranded in the woods, where they must fight desperately to get out alive.
42. The Poison Rose (2019)
R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Inspired by classic film noir, Carson Phillips, an ex-football star turned PI, has a soft spot for a lady in distress.
43. The Great Beauty (2013)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Votes: 90,308 | Gross: $2.85M
44. Youth (I) (2015)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Votes: 78,316 | Gross: $2.70M
45. Dark Glasses (2022)
86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Diana, a young woman who lost her sight, finds a guide in a Chinese boy named Chin. Together they will track down a dangerous killer through the darkness of Italy.
48. Tenebrae (1982)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked and harassed by a serial killer who is murdering everyone associated with his work on his latest book.
49. Frivolous Lola (1998)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Set in the 1950s Italian countryside, the film tells the story of Lola and Masetto, a young couple whose views on premarital sex differ drastically.
50. A Bigger Splash (2015)
R | 125 min | Drama, Music, Thriller
A famous rock star's vacation in Italy with her boyfriend is disrupted by the unexpected of an old friend and his daughter.
Votes: 30,102 | Gross: $1.98M