Years of lead movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant years of lead movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, controversial, bleak, suspenseful and disturbing films and TV shows about / with years of lead, politics, police, terrorism, murder, death, society, police officer, crimes and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in Italy, France, West Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as years of lead: An Average Little Man (1977), Marianne & Juliane (1981), The Front Line (2009), I Am Afraid (1977), Illustrious Corpses (1976), The Best of Youth (2003), One Hundred Steps (2000), We Want the Colonels (1973), Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973), Buone notizie (1979).

List of years of lead movies

An Average Little Man (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Giovanni Vivaldi is an average middle-aged man with a secure job as a government accountant. He wishes nothing more than to set up his only son Mario, his biggest pride in the world, with the same secure government job before he eventually retires. ...
Style: tragicomedy, italian comedy, ambiguous ending, dark humor, controversial
Plot: accountant, kidnapping, revenge, torture, years of lead, heist, loss, justice, doctor, bank robbery, egoism, digging a grave ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional, controversial ...
Plot: politics, family relations, terrorism, feminism, years of lead, radical, atrocity, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Confessions of a Police Captain (Italian: Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica, also known as Confessions of a Police Commissioner to the District Attorney) is an Italian crime-drama film about a cop starring ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, strait jacket, urban, city life, against the odds, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
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 6.3
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The Front Line (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.
Style: exciting, serious, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: idealism, fighting the system, rebellion, youth, state affairs, hopes, rebelliousness, love affair, couple relations, political unrest, introspection, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1982
Place: italy, europe
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I Am Afraid (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: female stockinged legs, conspiracy, terrorism, bodyguard, hidden microphone, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the back, police corruption, paranoia, police officer killed, police, years of lead ...
Place: italy
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Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, life is a bitch, politics, dishonesty, crimes, crime, police investigation, mystery, deadly, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, pianist, police brutality, protest, musician, political corruption, photographer, psychiatrist, idealism, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, oxford university, europe, rome italy ...
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Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, courtroom drama, crimes, crime, deadly, legal, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome 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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We Want the Colonels (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a net of relationship in order to organize a Coup ...
Style: political
Plot: coup d'etat, satire, politics, fascism, military coup, beret, italian fascism, grudge, clandestine, years of lead, military officer, curfew ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lowly bank clerk, literally allergic to money and revolted by its nefarious influence on humanity, launches a campaign of harassment against a wealthy butcher, stealing small, insignificant items— but never money—from the man. The victim uses ...
Plot: butcher, eulogy, bed, bare breasts, millionaire, talking to the camera, allergy, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, economics, years of lead, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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Buone notizie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Giancarlo Giannini stars as the nameless hero, a disaffected media executive who spends his days watching violent programming on the six television screens in his office and his evenings neglecting his frustrated wife at home. An encounter with an ...
Style: suspense, macabre
Plot: obsession, alienation, surrealism, sexual repression, businessman, nymphomaniac, misanthrope, friend, paranoia, friendship, murder, threat ...
Place: italy
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Let's Have a Riot (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Style: intellectual
Plot: thief, hypocrisy, theft, religion, industry, cafe, employer employee relationship, police, church, television, husband wife relationship, big business ...
Place: new york
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Execution Squad (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bertone is a moderately honest homicide cop. Unfortunately, the court system is so inept and corrupt that many more-or-less honest policemen have begun taking the law into their own hands. Between his efforts to thwart the growth of crime and to ...
Plot: hit by a car, corruption, power struggle, blood spatter, organized crime, gun violence, bus, shot in the chest, hostage, shot multiple times, head bashed in, police officer killed ...
Place: italy
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Year of the Gun (1991)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this thriller, American novelist David Raybourne (Andrew McCarthy) accidentally becomes entangled in the Red Brigade's terrorist plan to kidnap Italian Premier Aldo Moro during a research trip to Rome. As the terrorists attempt to kill ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: politics, danger, assassination, journalism, photojournalist, political intrigue, mistaken identity, culture clash, terrorism, murder, kidnapping, journalist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, venice
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Gli Invisibili (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the eighties, Sirio, a young worker at the steelworks in Terni with a past in the student struggles, decided to abandon his job as a soldier in an extreme left-wing group.
Plot: years of lead, communist, prison riot, prison, mafia, organized crime, terrorism, working class, violence, jail, police, friendship
Time: 80s
Place: italy
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To Love the Damned (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: What happened to Italy during the absence of one young rebel. Svitol (Flavio Bucci) has been hiding out in South America. Then one day he gives up on his life in exile and decides to head back home. Everything has changed. The radical left is now in ...
Plot: extramarital affair, drug use, debauchery, drug addict, heroine, communism, cocaine, partisan, years of lead, police officer, frustration
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: italy, milan italy, rome italy
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One Way or Another (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set during a retreat of Christian Democrat politicians who practice spiritual exercises together, it is an allegory of corrupted power. Disturbing, claustrophobic settings are the background to a series of mysterious crimes.
Style: surreal, controversial
Plot: confession, suicide, sin, sexual repression, murder, epidemic, president, death, controversy, shot in the back, political satire, government ...
Place: italy
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San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
Plot: bomb, female nudity, high heels, fascism, student, gang rape, politics, rape, kidnapping, years of lead, informant, wealthy family ...
Time: 70s
Place: milan italy, italy
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My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Accio (Elio Germano) and Manrico (Riccardo Scamarcio) are working class brothers who live in Italy in the 1960s. While his brother becomes drawn into left-wing politics, Accio, the hotheaded younger brother, is taken under the wing of a market ...
Style: captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, working class, rebelliousness, love and romance, romantic rivalry, parents and children, social relations, brother brother relationship, confession, family relations, politics, masturbation ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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Germany in Autumn (1978)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes, to give the audience the mood of Germany during the late 1970s. The movie covers the two month time period during 1977 when a businessman ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, terrorism, funeral, danger, gays and lesbians, politics, confined, state affairs, deadly, leadership, political unrest, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, west germany
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I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: realistic, semi serious, experimental, clever, humorous ...
Plot: politics, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, years of lead, stage play, loneliness, critic, communism, unrequited love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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The Second Time (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking, but they both give fake names. She is not the common secretary she pretends to be, but ex-terrorist Lisa ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, crimes, stalking, mind game, hidden identity, years of lead, university, turin italy, communism, river, shot in the head, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets ...
Style: controversial
Plot: judge, politician, kidnapping, terrorism, years of lead, deception
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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Who Killed Pasolini? (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the murder of a poet, a man, a great film director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. The story begin with the arrest of "Pelosi", a young man then accused of the murder of the poet. All the investigation about the crime is about the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: politics, self defense, street kid, murder, society, legal, crime, artists and showbiz, emotionless, filmmaking, under the surface, cause and meaning ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: italy, rome italy
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Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, controversial, political ...
Plot: political corruption, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, blackmail, photographer, state affairs, politics, crimes, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: italy, europe, soviet union, rome italy, sicily ...
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Devil in the Flesh (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in court providing moral support. At first she resists the ...
Style: sexual, suspense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, love triangle, erection, coming of age, unsimulated sex, love and romance, youth, romance, unlikely couple, society, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
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Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A chronicle of the 1969 bombing at a major national bank in Milan and its aftermath.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, police investigation, police detective, political corruption, crimes, law enforcement, danger, politics, dishonesty, crime, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, murder, hostage, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, crimes, radical, revolution, hostages, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, controversial ...
Plot: prisoner, criminal, bank robber, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, crimes, gang, master criminal, confined, romancing a criminal, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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