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The Best Anna Magnani Movies

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List of the best Anna Magnani movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Anna Magnani'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 Anna Magnani movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Anna Magnani movies will be at the top of the list. Anna Magnani has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Anna Magnani movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Anna Magnani films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Anna Magnani role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Anna Magnani performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list features The Secret of Santa Vittoria, L'onorevole Angelina and more.

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  • After years spent working as a prostitute in her Italian village, middle-aged Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) has saved enough money to buy herself a fruit stand so that she can have a respectable ...more
  • Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, this classic drama centers on Serafina (Anna Magnani), a widowed Sicilian woman living in the American South who is left devastated by the death of her husband. ...more
  • When drifter Valentine Xavier (Marlon Brando) arrives in a southern town, he catches the eye of the married Lady Torrance (Anna Magnani) and the oversexed alcoholic, Carol Cutrere (Joanne Woodward). ...more
  • Bellissima is an Italian neorealism film by Italian director Luchino Visconti. The film, which is a satire of the film industry, was shot at the Cinecittà studios. Alessandro Blasetti, a contemporary ...more
  • Rome, Open City is a 1945 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini. In its English subtitled release it was named, Open City. The picture features Aldo Fabrizi, Anna Magnani and Marcello ...more
  • Gioia (Anna Magnani) leaves Italy for a ranch in Nevada, where she makes a new life with husband Gino (Anthony Quinn), her sister's widower. Gioia and Gino quickly find themselves at odds over her ...more
  • In Santa Vittoria, an Italian town renowned for its vineyards, the residents discover that the occupying Nazi troops plan to take all their wine for themselves. Determined to keep as many bottles as ...more
  • We, the Women is a 1953 Italian pormanteau film divided into five segments and directed by five different directors. Four of these segments focus upon alleged events in the private lives of the film ...more
  • L'onorevole Angelina is a 1947 film directed by Luigi Zampa. The star of the film is Anna Magnani, who won Volpi Cup prize for "Best Actress" at the Venice Film Festival. Zampa was nominated for a ...more
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    1870 is a 1971 Italian drama film directed by Alfredo Giannetti.
  • Nella città l'inferno is a 1959 Italian film directed by Renato Castellani.
  • The Bandit is a 1946 Italian drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada and starring Anna Magnani, Amedeo Nazzari and Carla Del Poggio. Amedeo Nazzari won the Nastro d'Argento as Best Actor. The film ...more
  • The Golden Coach is a 1952 film directed by Jean Renoir that tells the story of a commedia dell'arte troupe in 18th century Peru. The screenplay was written by Renoir, Jack Kirkland, Renzo Avanzo and ...more
  • Full Speed is a 1934 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli on his debut.
  • Teresa Venerdì is a 1941 Italian comedy film directed by Vittorio De Sica.
  • Assunta Spina is a 1948 Italian drama film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Anna Magnani.
  • The Blind Woman of Sorrento is a 1934 Italian drama film directed by Nunzio Malasomma and starring Dria Paola, Corrado Racca and Dino Di Luca. It is an adaptation of the 1852 novel of the same title ...more