Wine, pizza, gelato, Julius Caesar, the leaning tower of Pisa, the Roman Empire, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Leonardo da Vince, Ferrari – these are quintessentially Italy. Though it's bordered by other beautiful European countries, nothing can top the beauty of Italia. No wonder so many filmmakers chose to set their movies in Italy.
Since Italy is such a large city and is home to some of the most influential, iconic landmarks, and beautiful scenery in Europe, it makes sense that movies like My Own Private Idaho, Quantum of Solace, The Name of the Rose and Romeo and Juliet were set there. For action, drama, romance, and thriller, movies set in Italy span all genres.This list has the best movies about Italy including: The Red Violin, The Agony and the Ecstasy, The Pink Panther and Room with a View. Don't wait to vote up your favorites, add any that are not included, or vote down any films you can't stand.