Movies and TV shows set in italy

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in italy ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, visually appealing, melancholic, serious and stylized films and TV shows about / with runaway, catastrophe, culture clash, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, beautiful scenery, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief) and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
italy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as italy: Letters to Juliet (2010), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Only You (1994), Call Me by Your Name (2017), Bread and Tulips (2000), A Room with a View (1985), Dangerous Beauty (1998), Stealing Beauty (1996), Eat Pray Love (2010), Death in Venice (1971).

List of movies set in italy

Letters to Juliet (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- ...
Style: romantic, touching, scenic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, youth, beautiful scenery, letter, road trip, couples, love affair, vacation, looking for love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, new york, europe, new jersey ...
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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspense, psychological, enigmatic, cerebral, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, serial killer, manipulation, gay, murder, sexual tension, murder mystery, rejection, sociopath, secret identity, envy, jealousy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, venice, mediterranean sea, europe ...
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Only You (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named "Damon Bradley," but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, destiny, love and romance, love, romance, wedding, disorder, love triangle, true love, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy, paris france, europe ...
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 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.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, lgbt cinema, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, summer, love, homosexual, gay relationship, gay teenager, gay romance, teenage boy, gay couple, first love ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, self discovery, friendship, housewife, marriage, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, florist, destiny, relationships, flower shop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
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A Room with a View (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, scenic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, love triangle, male nudity, romance, travel, female protagonist, nude bathing, looking for love, fall in love, piano, couples, hotel ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: italy, england, florence, london, europe
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Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: romantic, sexual, witty, sexy, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, courtesan, beauty, prostitute, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, medieval, social differences, couple relations, prostitution, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, poland, europe, turkey ...
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Stealing Beauty (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, touching, sexual, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: virgin, virginity, first sexual experience, coming of age, romance, artist, sexuality, innocence lost, loss of virginity, female nudity, youth, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, mediterranean sea
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Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, romantic, scenic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: self discovery, travel, starting over, fall in love, love, introspection, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, life, hopes, tourist, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, india, rome italy, bali, indonesia ...
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: melancholic, scenic, colourful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: obsession, fall in love, gays and lesbians, boy, pedophilia, art, love and romance, resort, unrequited love, male objectification, hotel, teenage boy ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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Enchanted April (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: beautiful scenery, friendship, castle, love, women, romance, self discovery, marriage, retreat, unhappy marriage, socialite, holiday ...
Time: 1920s, future, 20th century, post world war one
Place: italy, england, london, europe
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The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, surprise ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: female spy, love story, master criminal, outsmarting, undercover agent, female agent, spy, adventure, espionage, femme fatale, mysterious character, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, paris france, latin america, europe ...
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, disturbing, thought provoking, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, italian history, politics, revolution, brutality, friendship, class struggle, communism, male nudity, peasant, execution ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, intellectual, witty, serious ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, prodigy, adventure, inventor, renaissance, escapades, talented, historical character, lust, shrewd, sex scene, unconventional method ...
Time: 15th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy, ottoman empire ...
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Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, ancient mystery, adventure, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, religions or cults, memory loss, conspiracy theory, virus, church, museum, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, florence, turkey, venice ...
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Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, shakespeare, romance, young love, family feud, love and romance, love story, unfulfillment, fall in love, love, true love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, paris france, england, new york, europe
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: political, cerebral, philosophical, reflective, neo noir ...
Plot: assassination, fascism, italian fascism, fascist, sexuality, murder, professor, honeymoon, politics, ambush, homosexual, confession ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: witty, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: spy, reluctant partners, cold war, secret agents, secret service, cia agent, chase, espionage, female spy, culture clash, save the world, cia ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, germany, rome italy, usa, london ...
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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, atmospheric, captivating, epic, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, revenge, crime family, crimes, greed, pride and honor, crime boss, gang war, mob boss, patriarch ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, sicily, manhattan new york city ...
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Malena (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: hot and sexy, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, women, wartime, small town, adultery, jealousy, older woman younger man, first love, life is a bitch, sexual attraction ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, southern italy, mediterranean sea
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Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Borgia is a French-German-Czech historical drama television series created by Tom Fontana. The show recounts the Borgia family's rise to power and subsequent domination of the Papal States during the Renaissance. Borgia debuted in Italy via ...
Style: family saga, realistic, captivating, rough, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: renaissance, political intrigue, brother sister sex, european history, church, historical character, clergy, italian history, power struggle, ambition, politics, political corruption ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, naples italy, europe ...
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Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, drug lord, gang war, mob boss, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, social decay, camorra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, naples italy, napoli italy, europe
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The Young Pope (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 546 min.
TV show
Story: Lenny Belardo, the youngest and first American Pope in the history of the Church, must establish his new papacy and navigate the power struggles of the closed, secretive Vatican.
Style: psychological, captivating, surreal, satirical, tragicomedy ...
Plot: catholic church, religion, pope, god, nun, male nudity, celibacy, satire, betrayal, infidelity, saint, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy
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Genova (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, teenage love, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth, friends, family problems, family in crisis, haunted by the past, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, new york
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Blood for Dracula (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Deathly ill Count Dracula and his slimy underling, Anton, travel to Italy in search of a virgin's blood. They're welcomed at the crumbling estate of indebted Marchese Di Fiore, who's desperate to marry off his daughters to rich ...
Style: gothic, gothic horror, sexy, parody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, lesbian incest, supernatural, virgin, male nudity, erotica, communist, rape, exploitation, master and servant, woman in danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: italy, new jersey, europe, rome italy, paris france ...
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: art house, atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, memory, surrealism, society, lifestyle, female nudity, satire, illegal prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), italian history, fascism, orgy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york, new jersey, europe
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To Rome with Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing ...
Style: feel good, sexy, light, ironic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, art, culture clash, meet the parents, adultery, love story, farce, life philosophy, marriage, romance, architect, newlyweds ...
Time: 1920s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, london, paris france ...
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Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, romantic, touching ...
Plot: romance, death of father, love affair, opposites attract, nothing goes right, family problems, fall in love, death in the family, couple relations, unlikely couple, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, paris france, europe, california
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The American (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: suspense, tense, stylized, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: hitman, one last job, spy, betrayal, small town, assassin, assassination, moral dilemma, espionage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sniper, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sweden, rome italy, europe, california
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A Bigger Splash (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American couple, Paul and Marianne, spend their vacation in Italy and experiences trouble when the wife invites a former lover and his teenage daughter to visit, which leads to jealousy and dangerous sexual scenarios.
Style: sexy, melancholic, sexual, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, rock star, teenage girl, extramarital affair, rock concert, coitus, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, father daughter relationship, vacation, singer, incest overtones ...
Place: italy, mediterranean sea, canada, london
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