The Best Alberto Sordi Movies

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List of the best Alberto Sordi movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Alberto Sordi's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Alberto Sordi movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Alberto Sordi movies will be at the top of the list. Alberto Sordi has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Alberto Sordi movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Alberto Sordi films to end the squabble once and for all.

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  • Il Boom
    Alberto Sordi, Maria Grazia Buccella, Gianna Maria Canale
    7 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Vittorio De Sica
    Il Boom is a 1963 commedia all'italiana film by Italian director Vittorio de Sica. The "boom" in the title was the Italian economic miracle which transformed the country in the span of a decade, from the late 50s to the onset of the 70s. Back in the day Italian media adopted the actual English word to indicate it, while other countries opted for national words like Wirtschaftswunder and Trente Glorieuses to indicate similar phenomena.
  • Gastone


    Vittorio De Sica, Alberto Sordi, Paolo Stoppa
    5 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Mario Bonnard
    Gastone is a 1960 comedy film written by Oreste Biancoli, Mario Bonnard and Rodolfo Sonego and directed by Mario Bonnard.
  • The Great War
    Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Vittorio Gassman
    5 votes
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Mario Monicelli
    The Great War is a 1959 Italian film directed by Mario Monicelli. It tells the story of an odd couple of army buddies in World War I; the movie, while played on a comedic register, does not hide from the viewer the horrors and grimness of trench warfare. Starring Alberto Sordi and Vittorio Gassman and produced by Dino De Laurentiis, the film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Its crew also included Danilo Donati and Mario Garbuglia. It was an Academy Award nominee as Best Foreign Film. In 1999 the critics of Ciak magazine chose it as one of the 100 most important films in history. It won huge success outside Italy, especially in France.
  • The Marquis of Grillo
    Alberto Sordi, Paolo Stoppa, Riccardo Billi
    7 votes
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Mario Monicelli
    Il Marchese del Grillo is a 1981 Italian comedic motion picture directed by Mario Monicelli, starring Alberto Sordi as the titular character. The film depicts early nineteenth-century episodes in the life of a nobleman in Rome. Loosely based on folkloric accounts of the real Onofrio del Grillo, this character plays a number of pranks, one even involving Pope Pius VII. The famous line Io sò io, e vvoi nun zete un cazzo, is appropriated from Belli's 1831 sonnet, "The Sovrans of the Old World".
  • A Difficult Life
    Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Claudio Gora
    4 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Dino Risi
    A Difficult Life is a Commedia all'italiana or Italian-style comedy film directed by Dino Risi in 1961.
  • Everybody Go Home
    Martin Balsam, Alberto Sordi, Eduardo De Filippo
    3 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Luigi Comencini
    Everybody Go Home is a 1960 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Luigi Comencini. It features an international cast including the U.S. actors Martin Balsam, Alex Nicol and the Franco-Italian Serge Reggiani. Nino Manfredi was rejected for the starring role because Alberto Sordi wanted it. The film is one of the most famous films of the Commedia all'italiana genre, and is set during the Allied invasion of Italy in 1943. It also belongs to a large genre of Italian films about Italy during the chaos after the invasion and double occupation of September 1943 - others include Rome, Open City, Paisà, General della Rovere, Violent Summer, Long Night in 1943, Escape by Night, Two Women, The Fascist, The Abandoned, The Four Days of Naples, and Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom.