Movies and TV shows set in sicily italy

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in sicily italy ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, talky, atmospheric and humorous films and TV shows about / with family relations, mafia, murder, death, crimes, culture clash, father daughter relationship, gangsters, betrayal and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in Italy, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sicily italy: Aquaman (2018), The Big Blue (1988), Moonstruck (1987), The Godfather: Part III (1990), The Traitor (2019), The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013), The Most Beautiful Wife (1970), The Leopard (1963), Cinema Paradiso (1988), The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1981).

List of movies set in sicily italy

Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, epic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, demi god, atlantis, superhero, mythology, underwater, ocean, warrior, superhuman powers, fantasy world, rescue, shark ...
Time: year 1985, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, sicily, sahara desert ...
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The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: diving, adventure, friendship, dolphins, love affair, competition, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, escapades, ocean, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, greece, europe, peru, french riviera ...
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Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily italy, europe ...
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The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: 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.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, helicopter, christianity, organized crime, assassination, priest, family relations, pope, confession, lawyer, vatican ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, usa, europe, sicily ...
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The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, death threat, trial, italian history, organized crime, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, sicily italy, europe ...
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The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Arturo tries to gain the love of Flora, he witnesses the history of Sicily from 1969 to 1992, miraculously dodging the crimes of the Mafia and supporting as a journalist the heroic struggle of the judges and policemen who fought this infamous ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: youth, romance, crimes, coincidence, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, gangsters, love and romance, mayor, crime, satire, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
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The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and poor woman. Vito's eye settles on Francesca, only 15, ...
Plot: rape, mafia, forced marriage, marriage, class differences, strong female character, lawyer, women in society, arson, brawl, teenage girl, farm ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, family relations, politics, opportunist, civil war, officer, nobility, aging, state affairs, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
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Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: haunted by the past, coming of age, first love, movie theatre, village, filmmaking, childhood, friendship, censorship, funeral, generation gap, child's point of view ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, twentieth century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, rome italy, sicily italy
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The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Who is the mysterious stranger Cecilia met on the street? Why is he suspicious of everyone? She is happily married, has a lovely child and an interesting job: she has no motive to be troubled, but she decides to join him and to become his lover. She ...
Plot: dialect, opera, nightmare, shot to death, controversy, art, crying, sexual attraction, picture, terrorist, gun, years of lead ...
Place: sicily italy, sicily, naples italy
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Operation Snafu (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.
Plot: commando, world war two, german army, commando raid, german occupation, cafe, cigarette smoking, italian fascism
Place: sicily italy, italy, sicily
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Secrets of the State (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the first of May 1947, the bandit Salvatore Giuliano conducted a raid to the mountain pass Portella della Ginestra, with a view to capturing Sicily's most prominent communist, Giacomo Licausi. What actually happened was a regular massacre, ...
Style: factual
Plot: vatican, secret service, trial, controversy, reconstruction, cia, talking to the camera, massacre, italian history, mafia
Place: sicily, sicily italy
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The Trick in the Sheet (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 1905, the cinematograph has reached Southern Italy, and casts fear among the people to whom it seems a devilish trick. They call it "o 'imbroglie din t'o lenzuolo" - "The Trick in the Sheet", as white sheets were used ...
Plot: cinema, actor
Time: 1900s
Place: italy, sicily, naples italy, sicily italy, southern italy
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Marianna Ucria (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sicily 18th century, Marianna Ucria is a 12-year-old deaf-mute from an aristocratic family of Palermo. Aged 13, she is married to a middle-aged uncle, Duca Pietro. She is repulsed by him, but at 16 years she already gives him three daughters. During ...
Plot: deaf mute, sicilian, country estate, death of loved one, mute, loveless marriage, stabbed to death, childhood trauma
Place: italy, southern italy, sicily italy, sicily, palermo italy
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The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: satire, working class, infidelity, criminal's revenge, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, society, workplace ...
Time: 70s, quarry
Place: italy, sicily, europe, southern italy, sicily italy
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Mafioso (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, gloomy, humorous
Plot: factory, immigrants, family relations, culture clash, crime, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, gangsters, misfit, crimes, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, new york, sicily, usa, europe ...
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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, surrender, village, soldier, unlikely partners, war, lifestyle, buddies, military, social relations, power relations, village life ...
Time: year 1943
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, obsession, murder, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, crimes, femme fatale, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily italy, sicily, vienna
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The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany
Duration: 402 min.
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, bad ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: cosa nostra, crime, police investigation, mafia, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, crimes, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy ...
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Till Marriage Do Us Part (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Marquise Eugenia di Maqueda, an orphan raised by the nuns, marries Raimondo Corrao, but on their wedding night she finds out that he is her brother. The piece of news is in a letter written from Paris by their father, a womaniser who lives and ...
Style: sexy
Plot: razor, female nudity, undressing, marriage, book, reading, priest, adultery, farce, cuckolded husband, sex scene, woman undressing for a man ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 1880s
Place: paris france, italy, sicily italy, libya, sicily
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, immigrants, melancholy, family relations, casino ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
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The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 583 min.
Story: The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
Style: epic, surprise ending
Plot: cosa nostra, crime boss, wooing, gangsters, vegetable garden, divorced divorcee, waking up, vatican, runaway, stabbed in the arm, mortician, handicapped ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1920s, 1960s, 50s ...
Place: southern italy, new york, cuba, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gang war, criminal heroes, crimes, cosa nostra, greed, mob boss, lawyer, power struggle ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
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Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, crimes of passion, family problems, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Demonia (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: church, monastery, convent, sexual harassment, crimes, deadly, mystery, anti heroes, clergy, supernatural ability, zombie, slasher ...
Time: 16th century
Place: canada, sicily, europe, italy, sicily italy ...
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One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: rough, sincere, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: radio, assassination, gangsters, fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, crimes, society, rebellion, dishonesty, family relations, communism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, social differences, politics, family relations, small town, family life, election, communism, state affairs, injustice, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Come Into the Light (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A priest (Zingaretti - Inspector Montalbano) attends his new parish only to find the church empty, the locals uninterested and their children rude and abusive. He very gently sets about winning over first the children by providing them with a place ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, factual
Plot: priest, murder, hopes, mafia, church, hitman, mob boss, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, danger, showdown ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, sicily italy
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The Sicilian Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Inspired to a true story, on November 5th 1991, Rita Atria a young 17-year-old Sicilian girl, goes to see an anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother. It is the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, village, murder, testimony, danger, family life, vengeance, woman in danger, teenage life, family relations, whistleblower ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1985, year 1991 ...
Place: sicily, europe, sicily italy, italy, palermo italy ...
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Lost Kisses (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl in the deprived outskirts of a sprawling Sicilian city becomes a local celebrity to her needy community when word spreads that she just might be able to perform miracles.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, youth, society, hopes, lifestyle, family problems, beauty salon, satire, suburban life, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, europe, italy, sicily italy
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