Italian fascism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant italian fascism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak and reflective films and TV shows about / with italian fascism, fascism, world war two, fascist, society, life is a bitch, wartime life, male nudity, against humanity and family relations plots mostly in Drama, War and Comedy genres shot in Italy, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as italian fascism: The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969), Unfair Competition (2001), I Am the Law (1977), Sono tornato (2018), Open Doors (1990), Life Is Beautiful (1997), Una Storia Ambigua (1986), We Want the Colonels (1973), Anni ruggenti (1962), Operation Snafu (1970).

List of italian fascism movies

The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, rise to the top, small town, fighting the system, military, anti semitism, escapades, war, mayor, wine, italian fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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Unfair Competition (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: fascism, anti semitism, family business, social decay, against humanity, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, human nature, political unrest, racial slur, rivalry, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, rome italy
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 6.9
 365
I Am the Law (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man (Giuliano Gemma) has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it. ...
Plot: italian fascism, crime fighter, political corruption, organized crime, bandit, violence, cosa nostra, carabinieri, fascism, mafia
Time: 1930s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy
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 6.2
 1K
Sono tornato (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mussolini reappears in Rome 72 years after his death, finding a Country still full of problems like racism and hate for politicians. Misguised for an actor, he sides with a young filmmaker and starts traveling along Italy to reconquer it.
Style: dark humor, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: satire, society, anti semitism, state affairs, tyrant, dictator, farce, italian fascism, fascism, lie, compassion, best friend ...
Place: italy, europe
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 7.1
 774
Open Doors (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest, principled assistant judge looks ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, murder, crimes, injustice, life is a bitch, judge, courtroom, politics, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: italy, palermo italy
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Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, human spirit, life philosophy, jewish, survival, nazi, optimism, self sacrifice, fascism, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, poland
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Una Storia Ambigua (1986)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Countess Anna Guerrieri, a rich and provocative noblewoman, marries Romano, an important fascist who is very loyal to the party. Sadly his sexual performance is found very lacking by the Countess, and so frustrated, she decides to look elsewhere for ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: cheating wife, illicit affair, infidelity, snorting cocaine, large breasts, premature ejaculation, erotic photography, voyeurism, mother daughter relationship, urination, white panties, hairy vagina ...
Time: 1930s
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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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 7.2
 333
Anni ruggenti (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the thirties, during the Fascist Dictatorship, an insurance broker, Omero Battifiori, reaches a small country town from Rome seeking for new customers. The main authorities, expecting an incognito inspection from the Fascist Party of the capital, ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: anti fascism, cabaret, false identity, demolition, fascist, carabinieri, cow, film within a film, switching roles, unfaithful wife, public restroom, italian fascism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
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Operation Snafu (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them.
Plot: commando, world war two, german army, commando raid, german occupation, cafe, cigarette smoking, italian fascism
Place: sicily italy, italy, sicily
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 4.8
 415
The Alcove (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1936 Italy, Elio returns home from Africa with a present for his wife in the form of Zerbal (Laura Gemser), the daughter of a tribal king. Unbeknown to him, his neglected wife Alessandra (Lili Carati) has formed a relationship with Elio’s ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian sex, revenge, exploitation, colonialism, jealousy, illicit affair, racial prejudice, slave girl, erotica, pubic hair, kiss, stockings ...
Time: 1930s
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 7.0
 50
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: fascism, countryside, leftist, resistance, farm, police, italian fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
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 6.5
 25
Uomini e no (1980)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Milan, in the winter of 1944, the ruthless Cane Nero leads the fascists against the partisans. Enne 2, one of the leading figures of the C.N.L., meets Berta, whom he loved three years ago, but Berta refuses to leave her husband for him. Enne 2 is ...
Plot: turin italy, italian fascism, love, world war two, nazi occupation, italian history, partisan, resistance, fascist, resistance movement
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, milan italy
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 7.4
 618
The Fascist (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1944. Primo Arcovazzi a fanatic member of Brigate Nere (fascist organization) is in charge to bring an opponent to the regime, Prof. George Wilson, from Abruzzo to Roma. He accepted the mandate because of his wish to be upgraded to ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: italian fascism, truce, civil war, world war two, prisoner, fascism, italian history
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of the world immediately understand the importance of ...
Plot: feminism, scientist, fascism, philosophy, school, illegitimate son, children, university, education, italian fascism
Place: italy
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Johnny the Partisan (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the 8th September 1943 north of Italy is occupied by Germans. Italian army collapsed and the soldiers are escaped to the mountains trying to set up a resistance. Many civilians did the same and Johnny, an English literature student, is among ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, bleak
Plot: resistance, partisan, resistance movement, war zone, murder, fascism, italian history, wartime life, nazi occupation, truce, italian fascism, civil war ...
Time: 1940s
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 6.5
 501
Hotel Fear (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl and her mother run a hotel during the war. When the mother dies, the girl finds herself at the mercy of her sex-crazed guests. Soon enough, a cloaked figure starts killing off everyone that tries to harm her.
Style: gothic
Plot: hotel, switchblade, whodunit, death by gunshot, spit, old woman, sexual harassment, camera shot of bare feet, female vigilante, sexual humiliation, teenager, loss of virginity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: italy
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Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 410 min.
Story: George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Virginia Madsen, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gabriel Byrne star in this Emmy-nominated program about the rise and fall of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Recounting his life with his wife, ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, rape, evil man, tyrant, italian fascism, villain played by lead actor, hitler, human
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
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 5.1
 873
The Fallen (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: THE FALLEN is a three-sided story about German, Italian, and American soldiers, set in Northern Italy during the final weeks of the World War II. On the one side, a group of American supply soldiers delivers ammunition to the front line, a journey ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: holocaust, soldier, survival, military life, military, against the odds, captivity, political unrest, battles, leadership, against humanity, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe
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The Last 4 Days (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The true story of the greatest manhunt of the century!
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, war, military, head of state, rise and fall, society, life is a bitch, wartime life, distopia, against humanity, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: alps, milan italy, italy
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: banned film, controversial, bleak, rough, erotic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, sexual torture, rape, sex, perversion, deviant sex, fascism, kidnapping, captivity, obsession, youth, rough sex ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, war, survival, pimp, honor, crimes, military, confined, misfit, anti heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, europe, russia, southern italy ...
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The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) ...
Plot: concentration camp, lgbt, fascist, suicide, jewish, world war two, female nudity, binoculars, political rally, dentist, steam train, homosexual ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
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Mussolini and I (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A compelling drama/documentary chronicling the life and death of Il Duce himself, from his days as a terrorist to his alliance with Hitler to the betrayal of his son-in-law and untimely demise.
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: fascism, political unrest, world war two, downfall, rebellion, leadership, war, society, head of state, life is a bitch, family in crisis, anti semitism ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
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A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, nanny, family relations, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
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 7.5
 88K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Comedy, 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: sexual, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, adultery, sex trafficking, hot and sexy, life is a bitch, small town, woman in danger, female removes her clothes, teenage sex, punishment, society, sex with a minor ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, mediterranean sea, sicily
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 6.4
 785
The Inheritor (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After his father is killed in a plane crash, Bart Cordell returns back home to France to claim his inheritance: to lead the industrial empire his father built. But when a prostitute tries to set him up for a drug smuggling charge, he is forced to ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: airport, frame up, assassination, private detective, murder, uncover truth, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, political intrigue, vengeance, fascism, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: paris france, france, harvard university
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, brother sister relationship, uncle niece relationship, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
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 8.1
 11K
A Special Day (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her ...
Style: sexy, touching, psychological, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, infidelity, friendship, neighbor, housewife, politics, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, society, against humanity, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1938
Place: rome italy, italy
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, village, society, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, rebellion, against humanity, military, performer's life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1935, year 1936
Place: italy, europe, new york, spain, naples italy ...
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