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, talky, visually appealing and semi serious films and TV shows about / with mentor, catastrophe, betrayal, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, runaway, storytelling, friendship and murder plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Italy, 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), The Great Beauty (2013), The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003), To Rome with Love (2012), Roma (1972), Room in Rome (2010), The Scrounger (1961).

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, illuminati, religions or cults, secret society, investigation, ancient, murder, professor, secrets, symbolism, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, vatican, europe, italy, 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, serious, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, lust, intrigue, rivalry, clergy, sin, greed, sex scene, catholic church, ambition ...
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: family saga, realistic, rough, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: brother sister sex, historical character, political intrigue, european history, church, clergy, power struggle, politics, political corruption, renaissance, italian history, ambition ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican, naples italy, europe ...
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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, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, ancient history, emperor, ancient rome, betrayal, incest, warrior, intrigue, rivalry, power struggle, slavery ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, alexandria egypt, italy, egypt
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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, realistic, epic, serious
Plot: roman empire, emperor, ancient history, historical character, politics, religions or cults, political intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, power struggle, head of state, political unrest ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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, surreal, intellectual, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
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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: american abroad, teenage girl, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, hidden identity, youth, disorder, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, 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, humorous, light, romantic, ironic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: newlyweds, architect, meet the parents, tourist, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, couples, postmodernism, couple relations, city life, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican, 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: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, performer's life, traffic jam, filmmaking, bohemian life, celebrity culture, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
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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, sexy, atmospheric, erotic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian romance, sex scene, female masturbation, lgbt, love and romance, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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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: talky, sexy, sexual, semi serious, experimental ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, architecture, architect, illness, obsession, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, downfall, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 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, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship, thief, redemption, hopes, family relations, human nature, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
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, nightlife, taxi, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, blind character, friendship, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, exorcism, demonic possession, possessed girl, death, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, supernatural, filmmaking, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 2009, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: twins, teenage love, fashion, adventure, family relations, disorder, romance, love and romance, family, youth, society, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
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, state affairs, war, head of state, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), goth, ancient ...
Time: 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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Shadow (1982)
Genre: 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, psychopath, woman in danger, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation, dark and stormy night ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york state, rhode island ...
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Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: separated parents, family problems, family relations, parents and children, youth, family life, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, little girl, school, half sister half sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
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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, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love, couples, fall in love, wooing, love and romance, miraculous event, wish come true, looking for love, singleness, 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, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, catholic church, supernatural, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, supernatural ability, priest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vatican, rome italy, europe, new york, paris france ...
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 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, master warrior, lone hero, bully, gang, gangsters, heroes, restaurant, vengeance, culture clash, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, asia ...
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The First King (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, exciting, psychological, captivating
Plot: ancient rome, roman, king, mythology, twin brother, fratricide, religion, journey, flood, friendship, historical event, 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, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, ancient history, ancient rome, freedom, gladiator, courage, sword fight, master warrior, lone hero ...
Place: rome italy, germany, spain, north africa, italy
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Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: world war two, battles, heroes, war, soldier, military, against humanity, espionage, wedding, pregnancy, holocaust, friendship ...
Time: year 1944
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: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: fall in love, vacation, couples, romance, starting over, love and romance, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, love affair, true love, school teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: semi serious, suspense, biting, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: satire, crow, politics, on the road, mythology, hawk, talking bird, state affairs, society, clergy, idealism, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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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, con artists, perfect crime, thief, con men, planning, master thief, criminal's revenge, sarcasm, rivalry, robbery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new jersey ...
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Conversation Piece (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological, homoerotic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), art collector, painting, aging, class differences, retirement, loneliness, murder, chaos and mayhem, graphic violence, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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