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, sexy, melancholic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, catastrophe, murder, dialogue, runaway, redemption and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres shot in Italy, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rome italy: Angels & Demons (2009), The Borgias (2011), Borgia (2011), Rome (2005), Roma (1972), The Great Beauty (2013), Room in Rome (2010), When in Rome (2002), We Have a Pope (2011), Il Primo Re (2019).

List of movies set in rome italy

 6.7
 265K
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: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, religions or cults, danger, investigation, secret society, illuminati, professor, murder, ancient, symbolism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, geneva switzerland, italy, harvard university
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 7.9
 47K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
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, serious, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: siblings relations, historical character, intrigue, brother sister incest, clergy, sin, priest, lust, greed, manipulations, sex scene, strong sexual content ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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 7.8
 6K
Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
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, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, clergy, church, political corruption, power struggle, politics, historical character, political unrest, ambition, rivalry, european history, crime ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1400s ...
Place: italy, rome italy, florence italy, europe, spain ...
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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, christianity, rivalry, rebelliousness, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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 8.7
 149K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
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, emperor, incest, historical character, betrayal, warrior, intrigue, slavery, ancient rome, power struggle, rivalry, political conspiracy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, egypt, italy
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 7.4
 11K
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, traffic jam, bohemian life, politics, clergy, filmmaking, performer's 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, writers, art, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.1
 22K
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, sexy, atmospheric, erotic, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, love and romance, fall in love, couples, hotel, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 4.8
 4K
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: twins, teenage love, fashion, adventure, teenager, teenage life, disorder, love and romance, romance, family, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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 6.7
 13K
We Have a Pope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: identity crisis, human nature, religion, vatican, self discovery, clergy, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, lifestyle, catholic church, catholicism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 6.6
 4K
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, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: mythology, roman, king, twin brother, fratricide, religion, flood, sacrifice, journey, historical event, friendship, society ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.1
 1K
The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: betrayal, leadership, rivalry, society, dishonesty, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, downfall, family relations, royal family, religions or cults, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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 5.6
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, sexual obsession, obsession, female orgasm, erection, adultery, lust, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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 6.6
 2K
Artemisia (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male ...
Style: factual, sexy, sexual, erotic, serious ...
Plot: loss of virginity, defloration, virgin, virginity, painter, first sexual experience, first sex, love affair, love and romance, legal, sexual abuse, performer's life ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, renaissance, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 7.4
 17K
Suburra (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common goal. But peace is not to last long.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, factual
Plot: mafia, corruption, politics, violence, prostitute, speculation, drug use, revenge, sex scene, shooting, political corruption, pope ...
Time: year 2011
Place: rome italy, italy
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 5.4
 33K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: erotic, sexual, epic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: lust, brutality, sexual sadism, ancient rome, sexploitation, orgy, unsimulated sex, roman empire, intrigue, sadism, sexual relations, assassination ...
Time: ancient world, 1st century, ancient history
Place: rome italy, 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, humorous, light, funny, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, young people, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, meet the parents, vacation, newlyweds, architect, sightseeing, farce, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, paris france, new york ...
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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, experimental ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, stomach, illness, architect, architecture, obsession, male nudity, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, losing-it hero ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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 6.9
 5K
Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, biblical ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, haunted by the past, religions or cults, human spirit, hopes, betrayal, heroes, clergy, tragic hero, christian ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
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 7.9
 8K
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, friendship, thief, redemption, human nature, youth, hopes, family relations, destiny, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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 7.8
 53K
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, confession, priest, night, heart attack, friendship, social misfits, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, paris france, finland, rome italy, new york ...
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 7.1
 19K
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, serious, captivating, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, head of state, state affairs, war, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), gold, hunting, emperor ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexual, sexy, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: ancient rome, pirate, poet, soldier, ship, wedding, maze, earthquake, slave, slavery, gays and lesbians, cave ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, africa, sicily
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, tragic hero, battles, ancient rome, political unrest, war, rivalry, politics, downfall, leadership, adventure ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, incest, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, murder, society, satire, parents and children, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 6.5
 14K
Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: biblical, uplifting, intellectual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, catholicism, clergy, sin, hypocrisy, human spirit, idealism, against the odds, rebelliousness, fighting the system, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, germany, europe, england, egypt
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, restaurant, gang, gangsters, heroes, vengeance, lone hero, culture clash, sniper, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, europe ...
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, danger, police detective, attempted murder, female killer, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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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, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, youth, disorder, hidden identity, teenage girl, high school life, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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 7.3
 10K
Facing Windows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, holocaust survivor, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, family problems, memory loss, romance, compassion, old man, saving a life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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