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These are the best Italian movies on Netflix. And what a great list! With so many Italian movies streaming on Netflix, you need a guide to point your way to the best of the best. If that's what you're looking for, then look no further than this Netflix Italian movies list.

Some of the best Italian films ever made are available on Netflix Instant. You’ve got the wildly popular Cinema Paradiso and two films by the brilliant directors Bernardo Bertolucci (The Conformist) and Franco Zeffirelli (Otello). And, of course, there's Vittorio De Sici's The Bicycle Thief (also known as The Bicycle Thieves), one of the single most influential movies ever made.


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Vote up the best and vote down the worst! (Warning: some films on this list of Italian-language movies on Netflix may contain subtitles, histrionics, and emotional outbursts.)

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Cinema Paradiso Brigitte Bardot, John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, internationally released as Cinema Paradiso, is a 1988 Italian drama film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The film stars Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Leopoldo Trieste, Marco Leonardi, Agnese Nano and ...more

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The Best of Youth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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The Conformist Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda The Conformist is a 1970 political drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The screenplay was written by Bertolucci based on the 1951 novel The Conformist by Alberto Moravia. The film features Jean-Louis Trintignant and Stefania Sandrelli, among ...more

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Suburra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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Malena Ariadna Gil, Marta Belaustegui

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Golden Door is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix
Golden Door Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincent Schiavelli, Andrea Prodan Nuovomondo, literally "new world" and also known as Golden Door, is a 2006 drama film based on a family's migration from Italy to New York, U.S.A. at the beginning of the 20th century. The film, written and directed by Emanuele ...more

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Twice Born is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix
Twice Born Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Jane Birkin Twice Born is a 2013 film directed by Sergio Castellitto. It is based on a novel by Margaret Mazzantini.

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Days and Clouds Alba Rohrwacher, Margherita Buy, Antonio Albanese Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialDays and Clouds is a 2007 Italian drama film directed by Silvio Soldini. It was entered into the 30th Moscow International Film Festival where Margherita Buy won the award for Best Actress. Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial ...more

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Gomorrah Toni Servillo, Gianfelice Imparato, Ciro Petrone Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialGomorrah is a 2008 Neapolitan-language Italian film directed by Matteo Garrone, based on the book by Roberto Saviano. It deals with the Casalesi clan, a crime syndicate within the Camorra — a traditional criminal organization based in Naples ...more

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Terraferma Claudio Santamaria, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello Terraferma is 2011 drama film written by Emanuele Crialese and Vittorio Moroni and directed by Emanuele Crialese .

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I'm Not Scared Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Diego Abatantuono, Dino Abbrescia I'm Not Scared is a 2003 film directed by Gabriele Salvatores. Francesa Marciano and Niccolò Ammaniti wrote the script, basing it on Niccolò Ammaniti's successful 2001 Italian novel Io non ho paura. The story is set during Italy's ...more

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Garibaldi's Lovers Claudia Gerini, Alba Rohrwacher, Pierfrancesco Favino Garibaldi's Lovers is a 2012 Italian comedy film directed by Silvio Soldini.

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The Son's Room Laura Morante, Nanni Moretti, Claudio Santamaria The Son's Room is a 2001 Italian film directed, written, produced by and starring Nanni Moretti. It depicts the psychological effects on a family and their life after the death of their son. It was filmed in and around the city of Ancona. ...more

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La mafia uccide solo d'estate Cristiana Capotondi, Sal Borgese, Antonino Bruschetta The Mafia Kills Only in the Summer is a 2013 Italian comedy-drama film. It marked the directorial debut of the TV satirist Pif. The Italian Senate President and former anti-mafia magistrate Pietro Grasso referred to this film as the best film ...more

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Once Upon a Time in the West Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone for Paramount Pictures. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain, Charles Bronson as his nemesis, Jason Robards as a ...more

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The Last Kiss Stefania Sandrelli, Martina Stella, Giovanna Mezzogiorno The Last Kiss is a 2001 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Gabriele Muccino. It was remade into The Last Kiss in 2006 by Tony Goldwyn starring Zach Braff and Rachel Bilson. A sequel to the film was released in Italy in February ...more

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A Five Star Life Lesley Manville, Margherita Buy, Stefano Accorsi A Five Star Life is a 2013 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi. For her performance, Margherita Buy won the David di Donatello for Best Actress. The film also won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Comedy. ...more

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Human Capital Valeria Golino, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Luigi Lo Cascio Human Capital is a 2013 Italian film directed by Paolo Virzì. The film is based on the American novel Human Capital by Stephen Amidon. For her performance in the film Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Tribeca ...more

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Caesar Must Die Fabio Cavalli, Vincenzo Gallo, Salvatore Striano Caesar Must Die is a 2012 Italian drama film directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani. The film competed at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Golden Bear.

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Pinocchio Roberto Benigni, Kim Rossi Stuart, Nicoletta Braschi Pinocchio is a 2002 Italian live-action family film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. The film is based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi with Benigni portraying Pinocchio. It was shot in Italy and Kalkara, Malta. The film ...more

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Nirvana Emmanuelle Seigner, Christopher Lambert, Amanda Sandrelli Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialNirvana is a 1997 Italian cyberpunk science fiction film directed by Gabriele Salvatores. The film stars Christopher Lambert, Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Rubini, and Stefania Rocca. It was screened out of competition at the 1997 Cannes Film ...more

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Viva la libertà Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Valerio Mastandrea Long Live Freedom is a 2013 comedy drama film written by Roberto Andò and Angelo Pasquini and directed by Roberto Andò.

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Winx Club: The Mystery of the ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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The Truce John Turturro, Rade Šerbedžija, Massimo Ghini The Truce is a 1997 film directed by Francesco Rosi, written by Tonino Guerra, based on Primo Levi's memoir, The Truce. The film deals with Primo Levi's experiences returning to Italy in 1945 after the Red Army liberated the concentration camp ...more

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I Am Love Tilda Swinton, Marisa Berenson, Waris Ahluwalia I Am Love is a 2009 Italian film directed by Luca Guadagnino set around 2000 in Milan. The film follows an haute bourgeoisie family through changing times and fortunes, and its disruption by the forces of passion. The cast is led by Tilda ...more

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Dormant Beauty Isabelle Huppert, Alba Rohrwacher, Toni Servillo Dormant Beauty is a 2012 Italian drama film directed by Marco Bellocchio and starring Toni Servillo and Isabelle Huppert. The film was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 69th Venice International Film Festival. For this film Maya ...more

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The Future Rutger Hauer, Manuela Martelli, Nicolas Vaporidis The Future is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Alicia Scherson.

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Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 Abraham Murphy, Jerzy Skolimowski, Daniel Olbrychski The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683 is a 2012 English-language Polish and Italian fictional historical drama film based on the 1683 Battle of Vienna and directed by Renzo Martinelli. The film was released on October 12, 2012. ...more

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Siberian Education John Malkovich, Peter Stormare, Eleanor Tomlinson Siberian Education is a 2013 Italian crime-drama film directed by Gabriele Salvatores. It is based on the autobiographic novel with the same name written by Nicolai Lilin. The film was nominated to 11 David di Donatello awards, including best ...more

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Neverlake Joy Tanner Neverlake is a 2013 Italian slasher horror film and the feature film directorial debut of Riccardo Paoletti. The film had its world premiere on 13 December 2013 at the Courmayeur Film Festival and stars Daisy Keeping, David Brandon, and Joy ...more

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Cam Girl Desperate after losing her job, Alice starts a sexy webcam site with three friends. Successful at first, their new found decadence sends them on a downward spiral of mutual resentment and dangerous excess. ...more

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Morning Star is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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Argento's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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Salvo Luigi Lo Cascio, Saleh Bakri, Mario Pupella Salvo is a 2013 Italian drama film written and directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza. It won the Critics' Week Grand Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

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This Must Be the Place Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, David Byrne This Must Be the Place is a 2011 European drama film directed by Paolo Sorrentino, written by Sorrentino and Umberto Contarello and released in the U.S. in late 2012. It stars Sean Penn and Frances McDormand. The film deals with a middle-aged ...more

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Eurotrapped is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix

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Miele Jasmine Trinca, Carlo Cecchi, Libero De Rienzo Miele is a 2013 Italian drama film directed by Valeria Golino. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it won a commendation from the Ecumenical Jury. It was also nominated for the 2013 Lux ...more

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How the Toys Saved Christmas Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall, Arthur Holden How the Toys Saved Christmas is a 1996 Italian animated film directed by Enzo D'Alò.