Filming Location Matching "Lugano, Cantone Ticino, Switzerland" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. The Killer Nun (1979)
Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Legendary Swedish sex bomb Anita Ekberg stars as Sister Gertrude, a cruel nun who discovers depraved pleasure in a frenzy of drug addiction, sexual degradation and sadistic murder.
4. Silver Bears (1977)
PG | 113 min | Comedy, Crime
Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher acquires a Swiss bank and a silver mine - alleged to be worth a billion dollars. As rivals close in from all sides, Doc must fight a complex struggle to keep hold of both the bank and the mine.
5. Wake Up and Die (1966)
Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama
Luciano Lutring is a dangerous fugitive in Italy, he meets Candida, a nightclub singer and they fall in love. On their back is Candida's lover Franco Magni, a two-bit gangster. Powered by ... See full summary »
6. La Sapienza (2014)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama
At the height of his career, Alexandre decides to set off for Italy with the idea of completing of a book on Borromini. Along with his wife Alienor feels her relationship with Alexandre is ... See full summary »
7. The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life (1972)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A salesman chasing by car a beautiful female biker in order to flirt finds a castle where he is accused in a game trial for murder.
10. La congiuntura (1965)
110 min | Comedy
Don Giuliano Niccolini Borges (Vittorio Gassman), Roman Prince and member of the Pontifical Noble Guard, is very much attracted to Jane (Dame Joan Collins), an English girl he has met that ... See full summary »
11. Il Formichiere (2016)
34 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
The Formichiere (Anteater) is a serial killer, while Will is a policeman with a shameful secret in his past. Only a mad judge of souls like the Formichiere would know how to reveal, in a tension-filled finale, Will's true nature.
13. The Green Goddess (2021)
Not Rated | Adventure, Comedy
Psychedelic international marijuana cult classic: 3 Americans grow fields of cannabis in Switzerland and meet the divine feminine spirit that lives within the THC crystal. Featuring over ... See full summary »
14. Nick the Sting (1976)
93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Nick Hezard, a young con man, wants to avenge the death of a friend of his and organizes a swindle trying to cheat Robert Turner, an American businessman he thinks responsible for his ... See full summary »
15. A tu per tu (1984)
102 min | Comedy
Emanuele Sansoni, a rich fixer hunted by the Guardia di Finanza and some bandits, fleeing as a diver from his yacht off Rapallo, gets on board a taxi led by a clumsy taxi driver named Gino.
18. Bankomatt (1989)
88 min | Drama
With three of his companions in a fatal gas-station robbery drowned while evading a police roadblock, the surviving young thug has no reason to turn himself to the police, since they don't ... See full summary »
21. A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda (2003)
90 min | Drama
Iván is living in exile from Hungary when he receives word that an old flame is ill. His return to Budapest rekindles old memories and reopens old wounds.
22. Innocenza (1986)
90 min | Drama
A beautiful new teacher arrives in a small, traditional village in Switzerland. Luca immediately falls in love with her - until he realizes that his best friend receives as much of her (... See full summary »
24. Breach (IV) (2014)
6 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Set in a hypothetical technological world, the story tells of a coded existence where hope, represented by color, struggles to emerge into a black and white world.
25. Portrait of a Woman (1942)
90 min | Drama, Mystery
The director's swansong, also a vehicle for his actress wife here a failing opera diva who kills herself. The actress later appears as different women interviewed by police: a peasant, a schoolteacher, a bargekeeper's raucous wife.
26. The Violinist of Florence (1926)
68 min | Comedy
The young Renée is a bubbly, fun-loving, young woman. She has a very close relationship with her young father, the worse her relationship with her stepmother is.
28. Slipper Episode (1935)
80 min | Comedy, Romance
A husband orders his wife to recover a lost slipper. The wife enlists the aid of her friend, Beatrice (Betty Stockfield) to bring the slipper to her in Switzerland, and Georges (Roger Treville) follows Betty.
29. Il Cercatore (2020)
23 min | Short, Drama
Liam is a former philosophy student. Today he is a lost, disenchanted man, lacking any spark of curiosity about the universe in which he lives. The Compass is the solution.
31. Roulette (2007)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Max is from a well-to-do family in Lugano and seems to have recovered from his gambling addiction and self destructive behavior. Then he meets Ilir, a young asylum seeker from Albania. An unlikely friendship grows between them.
33. Menschen untereinander (1926)
The "people among us" are Berlin building tenants, a cross section of late 20s society.Among them: a government assessor and his wife,who gives birth while in prison, and a flighty landlady who is swindled by a diamond seller.
37. L'avvocato (2003–2004)
55 min | Drama
Sandro Lorenzini is a Lugano (Italian Switzerland) lawyer. He is as good and self-confident in his job, as uncertain and confused in his private life. Who is the woman of his life? The wife... See full summary »
39. Under the God part 1 (2019)
120 min | Drama
Fifteen directors each made their own short films under supervision of Bela Tarr. A re-interpretation of spaces in and around Locarno (city, cable car, Val Bavona, Corippo).
Directors: Zhannat Alshanova, Ariel Gutierrez, Valentina Manzoni, Giulio Pettenó, Pier Lorenzo Pisano, Grieco Rafael, Dino Longo Sabanovic, Ana Shametaj, Salva Tinajero | Star: James A. 'Aj Nytronics' Minoggio
46. Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: The Ship of Tolerance (2019)
60 min | Documentary
First realized in the oasis town of Siwa in Egypt in 2005, the participatory project "The Ship of Tolerance" of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov has meanwhile made appearances in Venice, St. Moritz,... See full summary »