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The Best Movies Directed by Federico Fellini 

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List of all movies directed by Federico Fellini ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Federico Fellini are listed here and include movie posters and Federico Fellini movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Federico Fellini as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Federico Fellini 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 Federico Fellini film is can be factored into this list.

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

This is a list that features movies like La Dolce Vita and Amarcord.

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

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Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

Released: 1963

Directed by: Federico Fellini

8½ is a 1963 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini. Co-scripted by Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, and Brunello Rondi, it stars Marcello Mastroianni as Guido ...more

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Nico, Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni

Released: 1960

Directed by: Federico Fellini

La Dolce Vita is a 1960 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Federico Fellini. The film follows Marcello Rubini, a journalist writing for gossip magazines, over seven days and ...more

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Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart

Released: 1954

Directed by: Federico Fellini

La Strada is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini from his own screenplay co-written with Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano. The film portrays a brutish strongman and the ...more

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Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Aldo Silvani

Released: 1957

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Nights of Cabiria is a 1957 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Giulietta Masina, François Périer, and Amedeo Nazzari. Based on a story by Fellini, the ...more
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Ciccio Ingrassia, Magali Noël, Pupella Maggio

Released: 1973

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Amarcord is a 1973 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale about Titta, an adolescent boy growing up among an eccentric cast of ...more

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Sylva Koscina, Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo

Released: 1965

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Juliet of the Spirits is a 1965 Italian-French fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu, Valentina Cortese, and Valeska Gert. ...more
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Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Franco Interlenghi

Released: 1953

Directed by: Federico Fellini

I Vitelloni is a 1953 Italian comedy-drama directed by Federico Fellini from a screenplay by Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, and Tullio Pinelli. The film launched the career of Alberto Sordi, one of ...more
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Capucine, Gordon Mitchell, Salvo Randone

Released: 1969

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Fellini Satyricon, or simply Satyricon, is a 1969 Italian fantasy drama film written and directed by Federico Fellini. It is loosely based on Petronius's work, Satyricon, a series of bawdy and ...more

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Anna Magnani, Marne Maitland, Peter Gonzales Falcon

Released: 1972

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Roma, also known as Fellini's Roma, is a 1972 semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film depicting director Federico Fellini's move from his native Rimini to Rome as a youth. It is formed ...more
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Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Daniel Emilfork

Released: 1976

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Fellini's Casanova is a 1976 Italian film by director Federico Fellini, adapted from the autobiography of Giacomo Casanova, the 18th century adventurer and writer. Shot entirely at the ...more

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Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Friedrich von Ledebur

Released: 1986

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Ginger and Fred is a 1986 comedy/drama film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Giulietta Masina. The title is a reference to the American dancing couple Fred ...more
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Freddie Jones, Janet Suzman, Pina Bausch

Released: 1983

Directed by: Federico Fellini

And the Ship Sails On is a 1983 Italian film by Federico Fellini. It depicts the events on board a luxury liner filled with the friends of a deceased opera singer who have gathered to mourn her. ...more
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Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Vincent Price

Released: 1968

Directed by: Louis Malle, Federico Fellini, Roger Vadim

Histoires extraordinaires, dubbed Spirits of the Dead for English and Tre Passi Nel Delirio for Italian, is an "omnibus" film comprising three segments. In the UK the film was released ...more
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Alberto Sordi, Giulietta Masina, Leopoldo Trieste

Released: 1952

Directed by: Federico Fellini

The White Sheik is a 1952 Italian romantic comedy film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Brunella Bovo, and Giulietta Masina. Written by Fellini, Tullio ...more
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Giulietta Masina, Silvio Bagolini, Folco Lulli

Released: 1950

Directed by: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada

Variety Lights is a 1950 Italian romantic drama film produced and directed by Federico Fellini and Alberto Lattuada and starring Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, and Giulietta Masina. The ...more
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Clara Colosimo, Ronaldo Bonacchi, Balduin Baas

Released: 1978

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Orchestra Rehearsal is a 1978 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini. It follows an Italian orchestra as the members go on strike against the conductor. The film was shown out of competition ...more
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Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart

Released: 1955

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Il bidone is a 1955 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini. It features Broderick Crawford, Richard Basehart and Giulietta Masina. Released one year after the director's internationally ...more
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Marcello Mastroianni, Ettore Manni, Dominique Labourier

Released: 1980

Directed by: Federico Fellini

City of Women is a 1980 film written and directed by Federico Fellini. Amid Fellini's characteristic combination of dreamlike, outrageous, and artistic imagery, Marcello Mastroianni plays ...more
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Released: 1970

Directed by: Federico Fellini

I clowns is a 1970 television film by Federico Fellini about the human fascination with clowns and circuses. It was made for TV, the Italian station RAI with an agreement that it would be ...more
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Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg, Romy Schneider

Released: 1962

Directed by: Federico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti

Boccaccio '70 is a 1962 Italian anthology film directed by Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica, from an idea by Cesare Zavattini. It is an anthology of four ...more
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Anita Ekberg, Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini

Released: 1987

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Intervista is a 1987 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini.
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Fellini: A Director's Notebook

Released: 1969

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Fellini: A Director's Notebook is an Italian documentary directed by Federico Fellini shot in 16mm and first broadcast in the United States on NBC in 1969.
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Ugo Tognazzi, Antonio Cifariello, Livia Venturini

Released: 1953

Directed by: Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Michelangelo Antonioni, Roberto Rossellini, Cesare Zavattini, + more

Liebe in der Stadt ist ein Film aus dem Jahr 1953.
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Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, Sim

Released: 1990

Directed by: Federico Fellini

The Voice of the Moon is a 1990 Italian dramatic comedy film directed by Federico Fellini and starring Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, and Nadia Ottaviani. Returning to themes he first ...more
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Released: 1993

Directed by: David Lynch, Giuseppe Tornatore, Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Dario Argento, + more

The King of Ads is a 1993 documentary directed by Dario Argento, Claude Chabrol, Federico Fellini, Jean-Luc Godard, Just Jaeckin, David Lynch, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Giuseppe