Movies and TV shows set in rome italy

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in rome italy ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, visually appealing, semi serious and talky films and TV shows about / with mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, betrayal, runaway, brutality, rivalry, destiny and vengeance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rome italy: Angels & Demons (2009), The Borgias (2011), Borgia (2011), Rome (2005), The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003), To Rome with Love (2012), Roma (1972), The Great Beauty (2013), Room in Rome (2010), The Belly of an Architect (1987).

List of movies set in rome italy

Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, religions or cults, illuminati, secret society, ancient, search, danger, investigation, professor, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, geneva switzerland, harvard university
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, lust, intrigue, brother sister incest, sex scene, rivalry, clergy, manipulations, sin, greed, strong sexual content ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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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: captivating, rough, realistic, surprise ending, epic ...
Plot: historical character, clergy, political intrigue, church, european history, power struggle, politics, political corruption, ambition, rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s, 16th century, renaissance, 1500s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence italy, france ...
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, epic, realistic, serious
Plot: roman empire, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, political intrigue, power struggle, battles, political unrest, dishonesty, rebelliousness, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, emperor, incest, ancient rome, intrigue, warrior, rivalry, betrayal, power struggle, political conspiracy, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, egypt, alexandria egypt
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The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, american abroad, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, disorder, youth, hidden identity, teenage girl, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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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, intellectual, contemplative, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: newlyweds, architect, tourist, love and romance, parents and children, young people, postmodernism, couples, family relations, couple relations, city life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, paris france, new york ...
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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: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, clergy, politics, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, bohemian life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 141 min.
Story: 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.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, nun, high society, artist, aging, party, writer's life, introspection, old love, art, surrealism, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, lesbianism, love and romance, lesbian love, lgbt, fall in love, couples, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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The Belly of an Architect (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The American architect Kracklite arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibiton for a French architect, Boullée, famous for his oval structures. Tirelessly dedicated to the project, Kracklite's marriage quickly dissolves along with his health.
Style: grotesque, talky, sexy, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, stomach, architect, illness, architecture, obsession, couple relations, human nature, celebrity culture, destructive relationship, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, thief, friendship, redemption, family relations, hopes, youth, human nature, family life, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: intellectual, talky, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, nightlife, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, friendship, misfit, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
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When in Rome (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage sisters Charli and Lola are on the verge of an experience beyond their wildest dreams! Pack your bags and jet off to Rome as the girls start their summer internship working for the legendary Derek Hanson - the totally cool international ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: twins, teenage love, fashion, adventure, teenager, society, youth, love and romance, family, romance, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, captivating, serious, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, head of state, state affairs, war, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, goth, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), ancient ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, gangsters, heroes, restaurant, vengeance, culture clash, heroic mission, danger, master warrior, sniper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, asia ...
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, axe, psychopath, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
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When in Rome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After fishing out coins from a water fountain in Italy, cynical New Yorker Beth Harper finds herself being wooed by several ardent suitors. As she deals with the attention, Beth tries to figure out whether a charming reporter really loves her.
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, love and romance, miraculous event, wooing, couples, looking for love, wish come true, singleness, fall in love, true love, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, new york, italy, manhattan new york city ...
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The Order (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For centuries, a secret Order of priests has existed within the Church. A renegade priest, Father Alex Bernier, is sent to Rome to investigate the mysterious death of one of the Order's most revered members. Following a series of strangely ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological thriller, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, vatican, catholic church, priest, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, jerusalem, paris france ...
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Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, ancient rome, fratricide, flood, religion, journey, historical event, friendship, sacrifice ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, rough, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, revenge, ancient rome, courage, pride and honor, master warrior, slavery, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, north africa, italy, germany, spain
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Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome.
Style: sincere, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: ambition, filmmaking, sanitarium, alcohol abuse, workplace, workplace intrigue, desire for fame, rivalry, unsupportive coworkers, downfall, ego clash, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, usa, europe, connecticut, united states ...
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Spitfire (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sultry assassin is the target of two separate operatives in this globe-trotting action flick shot on location in the Bahamas, Athens, Rome and Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, cult movie cast ...
Plot: spy, assassin, adventure, crimes, secret agents, state affairs, deadly, chases and races, rivalry, undercover, danger, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, rome italy, hong kong, europe, asia ...
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The Devil Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Style: rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exorcism, demonic possession, possessed girl, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, filmmaking, human host ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1989, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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The Pigeon That Took Rome (1962)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An American Infantry officer assigned to a cloak-and-dagger role in Rome uses homing pigeons for outside contact, with humorous results.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, pregnancy, friendship, genocide, fall in love, wartime life, wedding, anti hero, battles, holocaust, anti heroes, soldier ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Rome Adventure (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A beautiful American schoolteacher vacationing in Rome is courted by two men. Released in 1962, starring Suzanne Pleshette, Troy Donahue, Rossano Brazzi and Angie Dickinson.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, vacation, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, true love, starting over, love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, school teacher ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Critics and the public say Karen Stone is too old -- as she approaches 50 -- for her role in a play she is about to take to Broadway. Her businessman husband, 20 years her senior, has been the angel for the play and gives her a way out: They are off ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, gigolo, middle aged woman, vacation, widow, destructive relationship, elderly, unfulfilled love, cons and scams, couples, starlet, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, tennessee, usa, europe
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The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, theft, diamond theft, police investigation, goofy hero, partners against crime, police detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, france, europe, italy
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Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, twists & turns, perfect crime, con artists, thief, con men, master thief, rivalry, robbery, crimes, crime, planning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new orleans ...
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The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, graphic violence, love and romance, misfit, crimes, mentally unstable, mystery, mental illness, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
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