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List of famous film directors from Italy, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Italy has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Italian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Italy and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Examples of items on this list: Pasquale Squitieri, Gianni Pacinotti and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Italian directors?" and "Which directors are from Italy?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Italy in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Italian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Aaron Russo Died at 64 (1943-2007)

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Adolfo Celi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Adolfo Celi Died at 64 (1922-1986)

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Adriano Aprà is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Adriano Celentano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Adriano Giannini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Aglauco Casadio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alberto Ancilotto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Ancilotto Died at 68 (1903-1971)

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Alberto Bevilacqua is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Bevilacqua Died at 79 (1934-2013)

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Alberto Bonucci is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Bonucci Died at 51 (1918-1969)

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Alberto Cardone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Cardone Died at 67 (1910-1977)

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Alberto Cavallone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Cavallone Died at 59 (1938-1997)

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Alberto De Martino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alberto Doveil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Doveil age 34

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Alberto Grifi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Grifi Died at 69 (1938-2007)

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Alberto Lattuada is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Lattuada Died at 91 (1914-2005)

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Alberto Michelin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Michelin

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Alberto Moravia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Moravia Died at 83 (1907-1990)

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Alberto Simone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Simone age 59

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Alexandra Pelosi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alberto Sordi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alberto Sordi Died at 83 (1920-2003)

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Aldo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Aldo age 59

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Aldo Fabrizi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Aldo Fabrizi Died at 85 (1905-1990)

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Aldo Grimaldi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Aldo Grimaldi Died at 48 (1942-1990)

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Aldo Lado is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Aldo Lado age 83

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Alessandro Avellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alessandro Avellis age 42

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Alessandro Baricco is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro Benvenuti is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro Blasetti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alessandro Blasetti Died at 87 (1900-1987)

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Tony Barbieri is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Tony Barbieri age 54

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Alessandro Capone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro D'Alatri is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro Di Robilant is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alessandro Di Robilant age 64

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Alessandro Gassman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro Genovesi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alessandro Genovesi age 44

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Alessandro Haber is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessandro Lucidi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alessandro Lucidi age 70

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Alessandro Negrini is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alessia Pertoldi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Alex Grazioli is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alex Grazioli age 47

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Alfio Caltabiano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfio Caltabiano Died at 75 (1932-2007)

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Alfonso Brescia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfonso Brescia Died at 71 (1930-2001)

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Alfredo Angeli is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfredo Angeli age 90

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Alfredo De Antoni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfredo De Antoni Died at 78 (1875-1953)

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Alfredo Giannetti is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfredo Giannetti Died at 71 (1924-1995)

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Alfredo Guarini is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfredo Guarini Died at 80 (1901-1981)

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Alfredo Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alfredo Rizzo Died at 89 (1902-1991)

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Alice Rohrwacher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy

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Bam Margera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Bam Margera age 38

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Alina Marazzi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy
Alina Marazzi age 53

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Amanda Sandrelli is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Italy