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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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    Rome, Open City

    Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi

    Released1945

    Directed byRoberto Rossellini

    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
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    29
    4

    The Fugitive Kind

    Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward

    Released1959

    Directed bySidney Lumet

    For the 1937 Tennessee Williams play, see Fugitive Kind.The Fugitive Kind is a 1960 American drama film starring Marlon Brando and Anna Magnani, and directed by Sidney Lumet. The screenplay by Meade...  more
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    2

    Wild Is the Wind

    Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani

    Released1957

    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    Wild Is the Wind is a 1957 film that tells the story of a rancher who marries his Italian sister-in-law after the death of his wife, but she falls in love with his young ranch hand. It stars Anna...  more
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    20
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    The Secret of Santa Vittoria

    Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi

    Released1969

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    The Secret of Santa Vittoria is a 1969 film, and distributed by United Artists. It was produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and co-produced by George Glass from a screenplay by Ben Maddow and...  more
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    15
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    Mamma Roma

    Anna Magnani, Franco Citti

    Released1962

    Directed byPier Paolo Pasolini

    Mamma Roma is a 1962 film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini....  more
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    11
    2

    Nella città l'inferno

    Anna Magnani, Giulietta Masina

    Released1959

    Directed byRenato Castellani

    Nella città l'inferno is a 1959 Italian film directed by Renato Castellani....  more
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    14
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    We, the Women

    Ingrid Bergman, Anna Magnani

    Released1953

    Directed byGianni Franciolini, Roberto Rossellini, Luchino Visconti, Luigi Zampa, Alfredo Guarini

    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
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    11
    5

    Bellissima

    Anna Magnani, Alessandro Blasetti

    Released1952

    Directed byLuchino Visconti

    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
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    6
    2

    Angelina

    Anna Magnani, Franco Zeffirelli

    Released1947

    Directed byLuigi Zampa

    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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    14
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    The Rose Tattoo

    Burt Lancaster, Anna Magnani

    Released1955

    Directed byDaniel Mann

    The Rose Tattoo is a 1955 film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play of the same name. It was adapted by Williams and Hal Kanter and directed by Daniel Mann, with stars Anna Magnani, Burt...  more
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    2
    2

    Doctor, Beware

    Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica

    Released1941

    Directed byVittorio De Sica

    Teresa Venerdì is a 1941 Italian comedy film directed by Vittorio De Sica....  more
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    2
    2

    Full Speed

    Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica

    Released1934

    Directed byMario Mattoli

    Full Speed is a 1934 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli on his debut....  more
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    0
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    The Blind Woman of Sorrento

    Anna Magnani, Adolfo Geri

    Released1934

    Directed byNunzio Malasomma

    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
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    0
    7

    Assunta Spina

    Anna Magnani, Eduardo De Filippo

    Released1948

    Directed byMario Mattoli

    Assunta Spina is a 1948 Italian drama film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Anna Magnani....  more
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    8
    2

    1870

    Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Magnani

    Released1971

    Directed byAlfredo Giannetti

    1870 is a 1971 Italian drama film directed by Alfredo Giannetti....  more
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    8
    8

    The Golden Coach

    Anna Magnani, Harry August Jansen

    Released1952

    Directed byJean Renoir

    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
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    The Bandit

    Anna Magnani, Folco Lulli

    Released1946

    Directed byAlberto Lattuada

    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