Best Italian Movies of 2021

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Italian Movies of 2021" contains films with the following parameters. Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense and suspenseful. Plot: relationships, male nudity, love, love affair, couple relations, female nudity, love and romance, father son relationship, male female relationship and love story. Genre: Drama, Comedy and Romance. Country: Italy, France and Germany.
Best Italian Movies of 2021
Best Italian Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Luca (2021), A Classic Horror Story (2021), France (2021), Time Is Up (2021), Mascarpone (2021), Diabolik (2021), Superheroes (2021), Security (2021), Beckett (2021), Yara (2021), Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021), American Night (2021), Freaks Out (2021), Caught by a Wave (2021), My Brother, My Sister (2021), On Our Watch (2021), Forever Out of My League (2021), I Am Santa Claus (2021), Dogworld (2021), The Hand of God (2021).

List of Best Movies

 7.4
 156K
Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, water, ocean, disney, monster, coming of age, sea voyage, sea, magical creature, disguise, seaside town, friends ...
Time: 50s, future, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
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A Classic Horror Story (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five carpoolers travel in a motorhome to reach a common destination. Night falls, and to avoid a dead animal carcass, they crash into a tree. When they come to their senses, they find themselves in the middle of nowhere. The road they were traveling ...
Style: suspense, slasher, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cult, violence, house, travel, survival horror, survival, occult, trap, night, struggle for survival, mysticism, forest ...
Place: italy
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 5.9
 3K
France (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A celebrity journalist, juggling her busy career and personal life, has her life over-turned by a freak car accident.
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: celebrity, news reporter, female protagonist, female journalist, relationship vs career, journalism, celebrity culture, lifestyle change, changing lives, problem, paparazzi, girl ...
Place: paris france
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 4.1
 2K
Time Is Up (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vivien, an accomplished student with a passion for physics, and Roy, a troubled young man, are involved in an accident that forces them to reclaim their lives one minute at the time.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, romantic
Plot: love triangle, romantic rivalry, accident, romantic triangle, romantic relationship, love affair, star crossed lovers, unfulfilled love, in love, memory lapse, love interest, male female relationship ...
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 6.7
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Mascarpone (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antonio is a 30 yo family man, whose life finds an unexpected twist when he's suddenly dumped by his husband, whom he depends both psychologically and economically: he needs to find a new place to stay, a job and a new purpose in life. Antonio ...
Style: humorous, emotional, talky, psychological, touching ...
Plot: gay sex, gay love, gay, lgbt, gay couple, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay marriage, gay romance, male objectification, homoeroticism, breakup ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.0
 2K
Diabolik (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 133 min.
Story: 1960s, the city of Clerville. The forthcoming visit of heiress Eva Kant, who'll be bringing a famous pink diamond with her, catches the attention of Diabolik, the infallible and elusive thief whose real identity is unknown: while trying to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: thief, criminal, crime boss, master thief, relationships, criminal underworld, con artists, couple relations, crimes, fall in love, in love, burglar ...
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 6.7
 784
Superheroes (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The story of a loving couple who struggles to keep its relationship alive against the inescapable passing of time, told in a nonlinear way over the course of ten years in their lives.
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love story, romance, couples, couple relations, love and romance, love, male female relationship, love affair, fall in love, physicist, female artist, female protagonist ...
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 4.9
 2K
Security (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the assault of a young woman in their seaside town, a security expert and his family get caught in a powerful riptide of secrets and lies.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological, complex
Plot: pedophilia, rape, secret revealed, investigation, crimes, crime solving, secret, mystery, life is a bitch, social problems, violence, security system ...
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 5.6
 26K
Beckett (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Brazil, Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While vacationing in Greece, Beckett, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating car accident forces him to run for his life across the country to clear his name but tensions escalate as the authorities close in and political unrest mounts ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, car accident, conspiracy, tragic event, tourist, government conspiracy, manhunt, escape, anxiety, runaway, political intrigue, struggle for survival ...
Place: greece
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 6.2
 5K
Yara (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio shocks the little town of Brembate di Sopra, Italy. To bring the culprit to justice, prosecutor Letizia Ruggeri only has one tenuous lead: a bit of DNA that's not much help without a database to compare ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, prosecutor, murder investigation, investigation, true crime, cold case, forensics, puzzle, murder mystery, mystery, uncover truth, crime investigation ...
Place: italy
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Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his triumph over injuries and personal discovery of Buddism.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: football, soccer, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, life, soccer coach, career change, playing football, rising to stardom, price of fame, football player, sport ...
Time: 90s, year 2002, 80s, year 1985, year 1994 ...
Place: italy
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American Night (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A neo-noir set in the New York City's corrupt contemporary art world where the art dealer John Kaplan and the ruthless head of New York's mafia, Michael Rubino, fight for money, art, power and love.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, tense ...
Plot: mafia, car chase, art, fight, gangsters, revenge, organized crime, betrayal, crime boss, death, death of father, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, asia
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 7.1
 4K
Freaks Out (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Four circus freaks with superpowers find themselves trapped in Nazi-occupied Rome after their owner and father figure goes missing in the aftermath of the 1943 surrender of Italy to the Allies.
Plot: circus, world war two, handicapped, electricity, partisan, freak, piano, nazi occupation, nazi occultism, nazism, clown, female nudity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: rome italy
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Caught by a Wave (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer fling born under the Sicilian sun quickly develops into a heartbreaking love story that forces a boy and girl to grow up too quickly.
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, romantic
Plot: summer romance, supportive friend, relationships, romantic friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, romantic relationship, in love, fighting illness ...
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My Brother, My Sister (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When their father's will forces them to live together, siblings Nik and Tesla — and Tesla's kids — try to overcome their differences to become a family.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological, emotional
Plot: brother sister reunion, brother sister relationship, family relations, family problems, living together, father daughter relationship, relationship problems, father son relationship, family, parents and children, kids and family, schizophrenic ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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 6.3
 867
On Our Watch (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Arturo is a manager who, without suspecting it, introduces an algorithm into his company that makes his job superfluous. In a short time, he loses his job, his fiancée and his friends, and decides to work as a rider. His only consolation is Stella, ...
Style: satirical, futuristic, semi serious, disturbing, captivating
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, social awkwardness, couple relations, satire, money problems, relationship problems, social problems, relationships, love and romance
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Hotel Inferno 3: The Castle of Screams (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Frank, although you have retrieved the Fire element, you are still trapped in the hellish Hotel Inferno. Now you must pass through the Village of the Disease, struggling to survive the frozen horrors that haunt those cursed passages, until you ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: master warrior, characters in danger, creature, murder, supernatural ability, peril, teenage boy, violence, paranormal phenomena, deadly creature, magic, warrior ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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Forever Out of My League (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marta may be an orphan, and she may be affected by a lethal illness, yet she is the most positive person one can meet. She wants a boy to fall for her. Not any boy - the most handsome of them all. One day, she may have found her match.
Style: satirical, captivating, psychological, disturbing, sincere
Plot: orphan, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, satire, relationships, love and romance, male female relationship, love story, couple relations, fighting illness, love affair
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I Am Santa Claus (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ettore has spent the last five years in jail for a robbery. Once out of prison, he has nowhere to go, his wife broke up with him and doesn’t want him to meet their little daughter who was born right before he was arrested. Alone and desperate, ...
Style: funny, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: saving christmas, christmas, thief, satire, santa claus, old man, heist gone wrong, robbery, christmas season, theft, christmas movie
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 6.3
 410
Dogworld (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the near future, a small town is surrounded by barbed wire that no one, not even the police, dares to cross. The poorest are left fighting for survival, while gangs compete for the territory. Two thirteen-year-old orphans who grew up together, ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: urban decay, gang, criminal underworld, city life, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, crime boss, street gang, criminal gang, outlaw gang, gang war, bandit ...
Time: future
Place: southern italy, italy
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The Hand of God (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1980s Naples, young Fabietto pursues his love for football as family tragedy strikes, shaping his uncertain but promising future as a filmmaker.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, poverty, life, city life, change of luck, society, lifestyle, older woman teenage boy sex, soccer fan, brother brother relationship, big city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: naples italy, italy
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Don't Kill Me (2021)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Mirta dies of a drug overdose with her lover, she resuscitates alone and discovers she's part of a violent world she never knew existed.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: walking dead, drugs, undead, resurrection, living dead, supernatural, life & death, murder, reanimated corpse, murderer, survival, cannibalism ...
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 6.3
 2K
Three Floors (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the lives of three families who live in a three-story building in a Roman neighbourhood.
Plot: death, bourgeoisie, teenage girl, baby, old man, newborn, prison, freudian, beehive, released from prison, birth, mother son conflict ...
Place: rome italy
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Fly Me Away (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas, a blasé young man, spends his nights in clubs and his days in bed. Until his father, Dr. Reinhard, fed up with his son’s escapades, cuts him off completely and forces him to take care of one of his young patients. Mar- cus, 12, was born ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, psychological
Plot: disabled child, rich, father son conflict, man boy relationship, father son relationship, illness, lifestyle change, fighting illness, unlikely friendships, changing lives, wealthy family, soccer match ...
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Zeros and Ones (2021)
Genre: Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Called to Rome to stop an imminent terrorist bombing, a soldier desperately seeks news of his imprisoned brother — a rebel with knowledge that could thwart the attack. Navigating the capital's darkened streets, he races to a series of ominous ...
Plot: pandemic, terrorist, twin brother, fascist, terrorist attack, cover up, colosseum, anarchist, stripper, drugs, ak 47, preaching ...
Place: vatican, rome italy
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The Man with the Answers (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Cyprus, Greece, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-championship diver Victoras whiles away his days on the Greek coast, toiling away at a factory with only his dreams, medals and grandmother for company. When a phone call summons him to Germany, a simple road trip is the answer - that is until he ...
Style: road movie, psychological, emotional, talky, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, road trip, male full rear nudity, travel, gay subtext, swimming, student, couple relations, gay crush, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, italy, athens greece, alps
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The Story of My Wife (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A sea captain makes a bet in a cafe with a friend that he will marry the first woman who walks in.
Style: captivating, disturbing, weird
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, cheating girlfriend, marital infidelity, infidelity, tragic love, dispute, unfulfilled love, wager, relationships, male female relationship, family problems ...
Place: hamburg germany
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Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Cambodia
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide, stay alive whatever happens, the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in ...
Style: weird
Plot: world war two, japanese soldier, jungle, boat, beach, flashback, newspaper, death, radio, helicopter, fire, illness ...
Time: year 1944, year 1950, year 1969, year 1976, year 1973 ...
Place: the philippines
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