Filming Location Matching "Palermo, Sicily, Italy" (Sorted by Runtime Descending)



1. La piovra (1984)

TV-14 | 402 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus"). Even as his family and life are being destroyed by ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Barbara De Rossi, Patricia Millardet, Nicole Jamet

Votes: 2,729

2. The Best of Youth (2003)

R | 366 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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89 Metascore

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca, Adriana Asti

Votes: 19,370 | Gross: $0.25M

3. La piovra 9 - Il patto (1998 TV Movie)

220 min | Drama

8.0
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A woman investigates the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the mafia. She has a series of secret liaisons with a police captain, once her lover, just to pass on the information,... See full summary »

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Raoul Bova, Anja Kling, Maurizio Donadoni, Tony Sperandeo

Votes: 249

4. La baronessa di Carini (2007 TV Movie)

200 min | Mystery

7.5
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A romantic Italian series about a poor girl who is forced to get married to someone she hates because of her father's loans. One day she meets a man who is a visitor to her town.

Director: Umberto Marino | Stars: Vittoria Puccini, Luca Argentero, Enrico Lo Verso, Lando Buzzanca

Votes: 51

5. Mafia Signs (2006 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

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Director: Vincenzo Verdecchi | Stars: Ugo Dighero, Lorenza Indovina, Dino Abbrescia, Yari Gugliucci

6. Giovanni Falcone, l'uomo che sfidò Cosa Nostra (2006 TV Movie)

196 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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TV-Movie on the life and accomplishments of Giovanni Falcone, the legendary Sicilian judge who boldly opposed the Mafia

Directors: Andrea Frazzi, Antonio Frazzi | Stars: Massimo Dapporto, Elena Sofia Ricci, Emilio Solfrizzi, David Coco

Votes: 158

7. The Leopard (1963)

PG | 186 min | Drama, History

8.0
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100 Metascore

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 20,921

8. Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (1999 TV Movie)

170 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The true life story of mafia boss Joesph Bonanno. The story spans from Bonanno's early beginings in Italy, to his conquests in America.

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Martin Landau, Guido Grasso Jr., Bruce Ramsay, Tony Nardi

Votes: 865

9. Baarìa (2009)

Not Rated | 163 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri, Ángela Molina

Votes: 6,545 | Gross: $0.00M

10. The Godfather: Part III (1990)

R | 162 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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60 Metascore

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Andy Garcia, Talia Shire

Votes: 333,794 | Gross: $66.67M

11. Cinema Paradiso (1988)

R | 155 min | Drama

8.5
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80 Metascore

A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Votes: 209,253 | Gross: $11.99M

12. L'Avventura (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

Votes: 23,772

13. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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76 Metascore

In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

Votes: 166,464 | Gross: $81.30M

14. Palazzo delle Aquile (2011)

130 min | Documentary

8.2
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The film is the everyday chronicle of the one month long occupation of the Palermo city-hall by 20 families of homeless citizens. While dressing the portrait of a public institution under ... See full summary »

Directors: Alessia Porto, Stefano Savona, Ester Sparatore

Votes: 12

15. Garibaldi (1961)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, History

6.2
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How Italy's historic national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi led a military campaign known as Expedition of the Thousand in 1860 and conquered Sicily and Naples.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Renzo Ricci, Paolo Stoppa, Franco Interlenghi, Giovanna Ralli

Votes: 257

16. Blood Ties (1986 TV Movie)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Brad Davis, Tony Lo Bianco, Vincent Spano, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 108

17. Palermo Shooting (2008)

124 min | Drama

6.2
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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down?

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Campino, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Dennis Hopper, Inga Busch

Votes: 2,624

18. Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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The unclear and complicated twists between governal powers, independentist party and Mafia in the Sicily of the '40s culminate with the death of Salvatore Giuliano.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Frank Wolff, Salvo Randone, Frederico Zardi, Pippo Agusta

Votes: 2,605

19. No Fear, No Regret (2018)

122 min | Documentary

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The hero, traitor, legend, separatist, and namely a national hero of Sicily ... Salvatore Giuliano is perhaps one of the most controversial personalities of the XX century.

Director: Oleg Maltsev

20. The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006)

122 min | Adventure, Romance

3.9
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Tirante the knight is as committed to fighting the Turks in Constantinople as he is to relieving Carmesina, the heiress to the Byzantine Empire, of her virginity.

Director: Vicente Aranda | Stars: Caspar Zafer, Esther Nubiola, Leonor Watling, Ingrid Rubio

Votes: 830

21. Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

PG | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker, Leigh Lawson, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 3,900

22. The Repenter (1985)

120 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.3
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A judge (based on real life judge Giovanni Falcone) on crusade to take down the Italian Mafia uses a gangster turned state's witness (a so-called "repenter") and a New York banker to do it. But things aren't quite what they seem.

Director: Pasquale Squitieri | Stars: Franco Nero, Tony Musante, Erik Estrada, Max von Sydow

Votes: 80

23. Illustrious Corpses (1976)

PG | 120 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery

7.4
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Lino Ventura, Tino Carraro, Marcel Bozzuffi, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 1,738

24. Italians (2009)

116 min | Comedy

5.7
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Fortunato is a trucker specialized in the transport of luxury vehicles, especially Ferrari, in Saudi Arabia and in other Gulf countries. Tired of a life away from home and in the process of... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Veronesi | Stars: Sergio Castellitto, Riccardo Scamarcio, Remo Girone, Makram Khoury

Votes: 1,021

25. The Sicilian Girl (2008)

Not Rated | 115 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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48 Metascore

The true story of 17-year-old Sicilian Rita Atria (Veronica D'Agostino) -- who broke the Sicilian Mafia's code of silence and testified against the "family business" after both her father ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Amenta | Stars: Veronica D'Agostino, Gérard Jugnot, Marcello Mazzarella, Mario Pupella

Votes: 1,744 | Gross: $0.07M

26. One Hundred Steps (2000)

114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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"I cento passi" (one hundred steps) was the distance between the Impastatos' house and the house of Tano Badalamenti, an important Mafia boss, in the small Sicilian town of Cinisi. The ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana | Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Luigi Maria Burruano, Lucia Sardo, Paolo Briguglia

Votes: 4,738

27. The Stolen Caravaggio (2018)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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Valeria is a ghostwriter for a screenwriter lacking inspiration. When she gets a plot of a new film by a mysterious character, an exciting intrigue starts.

Director: Roberto Andò | Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Laura Morante, Jerzy Skolimowski, Micaela Ramazzotti

Votes: 297

28. Like the Wind (2013)

110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Inspired by a true story LIKE THE WIND narrates 15 years of Armida Miserere's life, a woman who with determination and grit, but also personal suffering, was one of the first woman to ... See full summary »

Director: Marco S. Puccioni | Stars: Valeria Golino, Filippo Timi, Francesco Scianna, Chiara Caselli

Votes: 325

29. Salvo (2013)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.0
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59 Metascore

Salvo is a body guard and hit man for a mafioso. After foiling an attack on his employer, Salvo hunts down the man who organised it and encounters the man's blind sister. She causes Salvo to question himself and his existence.

Directors: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza | Stars: Saleh Bakri, Luigi Lo Cascio, Sara Serraiocco, Giuditta Perriera

Votes: 1,079

30. Il Divo (2008)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci

Votes: 14,815 | Gross: $0.24M

31. Boys on the Outside (1990)

110 min | Drama

7.1
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Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Risi | Stars: Francesco Benigno, Alessandra Di Sanzo, Roberto Mariano, Maurizio Prollo

Votes: 415

32. How to Kill a Judge (1975)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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The latest success by film-maker Giacomo Solaris is a crime thriller about a judge who gets too friendly with the Mafia and is murdered. A resentful Sicilian magistrate orders the film ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Françoise Fabian, Pierluigi Aprà, Giancarlo Badessi

Votes: 409

33. L'estate breve (2010)

108 min | Documentary, Drama

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Director: Raoul Ruiz

34. The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)

108 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Alessio Orano, Ornella Muti, Tano Cimarosa, Joe Sentieri

Votes: 593

35. Open Doors (1990)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Ennio Fantastichini, Renato Carpentieri, Tuccio Musumeci

Votes: 720 | Gross: $0.12M

36. Mafia (1968)

M | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Following a murder in a small Sicilian town, the new chief of the Carabinieri must fight corrupt officials, the frightened silence of witnesses and the local Mafia boss in order to solve the case.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Claudia Cardinale, Franco Nero, Lee J. Cobb, Tano Cimarosa

Votes: 1,021

37. Il sole buio (1990)

107 min | Drama

5.6
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After the death of his mother a man returns to his hometown Palermo in southern Italy in order to get hold of the legacy. Once there he is forced to participate in various crimes commited ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Jo Champa, Michael Paré, Phyllis Logan, Erland Josephson

Votes: 34

38. Piazza Garibaldi (2011)

106 min | History

7.3
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Director: Davide Ferrario | Stars: Salvatore Cantalupo, Luciana Littizzetto, Marco Paolini, Zoe Tavarelli

Votes: 15

39. The Prince's Manuscript (2000)

106 min | Biography

7.1
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Director: Roberto Andò | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Jeanne Moreau, Paolo Briguglia, Giorgio Lupano

Votes: 62

40. Lucky Luciano (1973)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Biopic of Mafia boss Lucky Luciano, covering his life from 1946 to 1962 with occasional flashbacks.

Director: Francesco Rosi | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Vincent Gardenia, Silverio Blasi, Charles Cioffi

Votes: 1,054

41. Mafioso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Norma Bengell, Gabriella Conti, Ugo Attanasio

Votes: 2,051 | Gross: $0.40M

42. Counselor at Crime (1973)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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When the godson of San Francisco's crime lord asks permission to leave "the business," Don Antonio agrees, but reluctantly. Such behavior by either one is a violation of the code, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Martin Balsam, Tomas Milian, Francisco Rabal, Dagmar Lassander

Votes: 173

43. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 30,617 | Gross: $2.67M

44. Johnny Stecchino (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.2
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A kindhearted but bumbling idiot who likes to steal bananas, is passed off for a snitch hiding from the mob.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Volpi

Votes: 9,297 | Gross: $0.57M

45. Forever Mary (1989)

102 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Risi | Stars: Michele Placido, Claudio Amendola, Francesco Benigno, Alessandra Di Sanzo

Votes: 871

46. Cento giorni a Palermo (1984)

102 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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In the late 1970s and early 80s, assassinations in Sicily get the attention of Communist deputy, Pio La Torre, who appeals to General Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa to become prefect in Palermo... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Ferrara | Stars: Lino Ventura, Giuliana de Sio, Arnoldo Foà, Lino Troisi

Votes: 508

47. The Voyage (1974)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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The charming Adriana gets sick after her husband's death. Her brother-in-law takes her on a journey to meet a doctor, while love overwhelms them.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Sophia Loren, Richard Burton, Ian Bannen, Barbara Pilavin

Votes: 442

48. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo, Claudio Gora

Votes: 1,067

49. Primula Rossa (2018)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Franco Jannuzzi | Stars: Salvo Arena, Angelo Campolo, David Coco, Fabrizio Ferracane

50. Chiedimi se sono felice (2000)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Giacomo meets Giovanni, his former best friend, with whom he quarreled three years before. Giovanni persuades him to go visit their third friend Aldo, who is dying in Sicily. Through ... See full summary »

Directors: Aldo Baglio, Giacomo Poretti, Giovanni Storti, Massimo Venier | Stars: Aldo Baglio, Giovanni Storti, Giacomo Poretti, Marina Massironi

Votes: 4,866


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