Netflix The Best Italian Language Movies On Netflix  

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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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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 Salvatore Cascio, and was produced by Franco Cristaldi and Giovanna Romagnoli, while the music score was composed by Ennio Morricone along with his son, Andrea. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Brigitte Bardot, John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, + more

Initial Release: 1988

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

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Actors: Ariadna Gil, Marta Belaustegui

Initial Release: 1996

Directed by: Gerardo Herrero

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Gomorrah 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 and Caserta, in the southern Italian region of Campania. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Toni Servillo, Gianfelice Imparato, Ciro Petrone, Salvatore Cantalupo, Maria Nazionale, + more

Initial Release: 2008

Directed by: Matteo Garrone

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