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The Best Sophia Loren Movies  

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List of the best Sophia Loren movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Throughout her over 60-year career, Sophia Loren has appeared in such classic films as Houseboat and Marriage Italian-Style. Sophia Loren's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Sophia Loren movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sophia Loren movies will be at the top of the list. Sophia Loren has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sophia Loren movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sophia Loren films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Sophia Loren role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Sophia Loren performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List features Two Women, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sophia Loren movies?" and "What are the greatest Sophia Loren roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Loren's classic Hollywood approach, you might also enjoy our list of the best Elizabeth Taylor movies and best Cary Grant movies.

Charlie Chaplin and Robert Altman are among those who have directed Sophia Loren at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Sophia Loren, then check out our lists of the best Bob Hope and Annette Funicello movies as well.

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Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Raf Vallone
Two Women is a 1960 Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It tells the story of a woman trying to protect her young daughter from the horrors of war. The film stars Sophia Loren, Jean-Paul ...more
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Maril├╣ Tolo
Marriage Italian Style is a 1964 film by Vittorio De Sica.
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Sophia Loren, Cary Grant, Barbara Steele
Houseboat is a 1958 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Paul Petersen, Charles Herbert and Mimi Gibson. The movie was directed by Melville Shavelson, who also ...more
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Armando Trovajoli
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow is a 1963 comedy anthology film by Italian director Vittorio de Sica. It stars Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni. The film consists of three short stories ...more
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Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers, Vittorio De Sica
The Millionairess is a 1960 British romantic comedy film set in London, directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers. It is a loose adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's ...more
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Sophia Loren, Charlton Heston, Herbert Lom
El Cid is a 1961 historical epic film, a romanticized story of the life of the Christian Castilian knight Don Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, called "El Cid", who, in the 11th century, ...more
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon
A Special Day is a 1977 Italian film directed by Ettore Scola and starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and John Vernon. Set in Rome in 1938, its narrative follows a woman and her neighbor ...more
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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer
The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif. It was directed by Anthony Mann ...more
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Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Alan Badel
Arabesque is a 1966 Technicolor thriller starring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren filmed in Panavision. The film is based on Gordon Cotler's novel The Cypher and directed by Stanley Donen.
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Ludmila Savelyeva
Sunflower is a 1970 Italian drama film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It was the first western movie to be filmed in the USSR.
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Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah
Grumpier Old Men is a 1995 romantic comedy film, and a sequel to the 1993 film Grumpy Old Men. The film stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Sophia Loren, with Burgess Meredith, ...more
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Sophia Loren, O. J. Simpson, Martin Sheen
The Cassandra Crossing is a 1976 British disaster/thriller film directed by George Pan Cosmatos and starring Richard Harris, Sophia Loren, Martin Sheen, Burt Lancaster, Lee Strasberg, Ava ...more
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Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Gig Young
Five Miles to Midnight is a 1962 French-Italian-American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak. It was produced through Filmsonor S.A., Dear Film Produzione and Mercury, and distributed by ...more
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Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb
Boy on a Dolphin is a 1957 20th Century Fox romantic film set in Greece and shot in CinemaScope. It was directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel from a screenplay by Ivan ...more
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Sophia Loren, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant
The Pride and the Passion is a 1957 war film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren. Set in the Napoleonic era, it is the story of a ...more
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Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives
Desire Under the Elms is a 1958 American film version of the 1924 play Desire Under the Elms written by Eugene O'Neill. The film was directed by Delbert Mann from a screenplay by O'Neill and ...more
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Sophia Loren, Michael Caine, William Holden
The Key is a 1958 war film set in 1940 during the World War II Battle of the Atlantic. It was based on the novel Stella by Jan de Hartog, was directed by Carol Reed and starred William Holden, ...more
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Sophia Loren, Clark Gable, Vittorio De Sica
It Started in Naples is an American romantic comedy film made by Paramount Pictures and released in August 1960. It was directed by Melville Shavelson and produced by Jack Rose from a screenplay ...more
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Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Majel Barrett
The Black Orchid is a 1958 film starring Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn.
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Sophia Loren, George Peppard, John Mills
Operation Crossbow, later re-released as The Great Spy Mission, is a 1965 British spy thriller and WWII film, directed by Michael Anderson and written by Emeric Pressburger, under the pseudonym ...more
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Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Margaret O'Brien
Heller In Pink Tights is a 1960 Technicolor western film adapted from Louis L'Amour's novel, Heller with a Gun. It stars Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn and was directed by George Cukor. The ...more
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Sophia Loren, Peter O'Toole, Brian Blessed
Man of La Mancha is a 1972 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Man of La Mancha by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. The musical was suggested by the ...more
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Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Venantino Venantini
The Priest's Wife is a 1971 Italian comedy film directed by Dino Risi.
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Judith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sophia Loren Movies
Sophia Loren, Peter Finch, Jack Hawkins
Judith is a 1966 drama film made by Command Productions, Cumulus Productions and Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Daniel Mann, produced by Kurt Unger from a screenplay by John Michael ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Deborah Kerr
Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sam Zimbalist, from a screenplay by John Lee Mahin, S. N. Behrman and Sonya ...more