The Best Movies Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

List of all movies directed by Bernardo Bertolucci ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Bernardo Bertolucci are listed here and include movie posters and Bernardo Bertolucci movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Bernardo Bertolucci as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Bernardo Bertolucci movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Bernardo Bertolucci film is can be factored into this list.

From Bernardo Bertolucci's studio films to Bernardo Bertolucci's independent films, this Bernardo Bertolucci filmography keeps tabs on all Bernardo Bertolucci movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

These movies, like The Last Emperor and Last Tango in Paris include images when available.

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If you're wanting to get into Bernardo Bertolucci films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Bernardo Bertolucci works.

All Bernardo Bertolucci director credits are included. This list of every movie that Bernardo Bertolucci has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Bernardo Bertolucci movie is and which actors starred in the Bernardo Bertolucci film.

Who has Bernardo Bertolucci worked with as a director? Talent includes the likes of Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, and Henry Fonda.

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  • The Conformist
    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda
    51 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    Marcello Clerici (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is a member of the secret police in Mussolini's Fascist Italy. He and his new bride, Giulia (Stefania Sandrelli), travel to Paris for their honeymoon, where ...more

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  • The Last Emperor
    John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole
    45 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    This sweeping account of the life of Pu Yi (John Lone), the last emperor of China, follows the leader's tumultuous reign. After being captured by the Red Army as a war criminal in 1950, Pu Yi recalls ...more
  • 1900
    Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda
    37 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    This expansive period drama follows two childhood friends in northern Italy during the early 20th century. Alfredo Berlinghieri (Robert De Niro) and Olmo Dalcò (Gérard Depardieu) grow up as close ...more

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  • Last Tango in Paris

    Last Tango in Paris

    Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Léaud
    48 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    Distraught following his wife's suicide, American hotelier Paul (Marlon Brando) becomes transfixed by the beautiful younger Frenchwoman Jeanne (Maria Schneider) when he meets her by chance at an ...more

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  • Luna
    Jill Clayburgh, Matthew Barry, Veronica Lazar
    14 votes
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    Teenager Joe Silveri (Matthew Barry) has a troubled relationship with his mother, Caterina (Jill Clayburgh), a renowned opera singer, and her husband, Douglas Winter (Fred Gwynne). After Douglas ...more
  • The Sheltering Sky
    John Malkovich, Debra Winger, Timothy Spall
    27 votes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci
    The Sheltering Sky is a 1990 British-Italian drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci starring Debra Winger and John Malkovich. The film is based on the 1949 novel by Paul Bowles about a couple who ...more