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The Best Anna Magnani Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 165 votes 57 voters 4.6k views 17 items

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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.

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

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Anna Magnani, Franco Citti, Pietro Ceccarelli

Released: 1962

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Mamma Roma is a 1962 film directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
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Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Marcello Pagliero

Released: 1945

Directed by: Roberto 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 ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Anna Magnani

Released: 1955

Directed by: Daniel 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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Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani

Released: 1959

Directed by: Sidney 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 ...more
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Anna Magnani, Alessandro Blasetti, Walter Chiari

Released: 1952

Directed by: Luchino 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 ...more
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Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Dolores Hart

Released: 1957

Directed by: George 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 ...more
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Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi, Anna Magnani

Released: 1969

Directed by: Stanley 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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Ingrid Bergman, Anna Magnani, Alida Valli

Released: 1953

Directed by: Gianni 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 ...more
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Anna Magnani, Franco Zeffirelli, Ave Ninchi

Released: 1947

Directed by: Luigi 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 ...more
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Anna Magnani, Giulietta Masina, Renato Salvatori

Released: 1959

Directed by: Renato Castellani

Nella città l'inferno is a 1959 Italian film directed by Renato Castellani.
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Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica, Irasema Dilián

Released: 1941

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica

Teresa Venerdì is a 1941 Italian comedy film directed by Vittorio De Sica.
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Full Speed Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica, Enrico Viarisio

Released: 1934

Directed by: Mario Mattoli

Full Speed is a 1934 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Mattoli on his debut.
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The Blind Woman of Sorrento Anna Magnani, Adolfo Geri, Carlo Duse

Released: 1934

Directed by: Nunzio 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 ...more
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Assunta Spina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anna Magnani Movies
Assunta Spina Anna Magnani, Eduardo De Filippo, Titina De Filippo

Released: 1948

Directed by: Mario Mattoli

Assunta Spina is a 1948 Italian drama film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Anna Magnani.
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Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Magnani, Mario Carotenuto

Released: 1971

Directed by: Alfredo Giannetti

1870 is a 1971 Italian drama film directed by Alfredo Giannetti.
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Anna Magnani, Harry August Jansen, Duncan Lamont

Released: 1952

Directed by: Jean 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 ...more
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Anna Magnani, Folco Lulli, Amedeo Nazzari

Released: 1946

Directed by: Alberto 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 ...more