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The Best Virna Lisi Movies

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List of the best Virna Lisi movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Virna Lisi'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 Virna Lisi movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Virna Lisi movies will be at the top of the list. Virna Lisi has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Virna Lisi movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Virna Lisi films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

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  • 1

    Roma Bene

    Virna Lisi, Senta Berger
    12
    0

    Released1971

    Directed byCarlo Lizzani

    Roma Bene is a 1971 Italian comedy-drama film starring Virna Lisi, Nino Manfredi, Irene Papas and Senta Berger....  more
  • 2

    The 25th Hour

    Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi
    14
    3

    Released1967

    Directed byHenri Verneuil

    La Vingt-cinquième Heure is a 1967 war drama film, starring Anthony Quinn and Virna Lisi. It was produced by Italian producer Carlo Ponti and directed by French director Henri Verneuil. The film is...  more
  • 3

    La corda d'acciaio

    Virna Lisi, Brigitte Fossey
    10
    0

    Released1953

    Directed byCarlo Borghesio

    La corda d'acciaio is a 1953 drama film directed by Carlo Borghesio and starring Brigitte Fossey and Virna Lisi....  more
  • 4

    Arabella

    Virna Lisi, Giancarlo Giannini
    11
    2

    Released1967

    Directed byMauro Bolognini

    Arabella is an Italian film comedy in the English language, starring Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas and James Fox. It was directed by Mauro Bolognini. The film is a comic farce set in Italy in the 1960s,...  more
  • 5

    How to Murder Your Wife

    Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi
    5
    0

    Released1965

    Directed byRichard Quine

    How to Murder Your Wife is a 1965 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi. It was directed by Richard Quine, who also directed Lemmon in My Sister Eileen, It Happened to Jane,...  more
  • 6

    La Tulipe noire

    Alain Delon, Virna Lisi
    5
    0

    Released1964

    Directed byChristian-Jaque

    La Tulipe noire is a French-Italian-Spanish film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas. It is, essentially, a star vehicle for the popular French actor Alain Delon....  more
  • 7

    The Voyeur

    Timothy Dalton, Virna Lisi
    5
    2

    Released1970

    Directed byFranco Indovina

    The Voyeur is a 1970 Italian drama film directed by Franco Indovina....  more
  • 8

    Balzac: A Life of Passion

    Gérard Depardieu, Virna Lisi
    2
    0

    Released1999

    Directed byJosée Dayan

    Balzac: A Life of Passion is a 1999 film directed by Josée Dayan....  more
  • 9

    The Birds, the Bees and the Italians

    Virna Lisi, Gigi Ballista
    4
    0

    Released1966

    Directed byPietro Germi

    The Birds, the Bees and the Italians is a 1966 Italian film directed by Pietro Germi. Its original Italian title is Signore & Signori, which means 'Ladies and Gentlemen'. The anthology film is a sex...  more
  • 10

    Assault on a Queen

    Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi
    8
    0

    Released1966

    Directed byJack Donohue

    Assault on a Queen is a 1966 American action-adventure film, directed by Jack Donohue, starring Frank Sinatra and Italian beauty Virna Lisi. Based on a 1959 novel by Jack Finney, it was adapted for...  more
  • 11

    Beyond Good and Evil

    Virna Lisi, Erland Josephson
    6
    0

    Released1977

    Directed byLiliana Cavani

    Beyond Good and Evil is a 1977 drama film directed by Liliana Cavani. It stars Dominique Sanda, Erland Josephson and Robert Powell. The film follows the intense relationship formed in the 1880s...  more
  • 12

    Casanova 70

    Virna Lisi, Marcello Mastroianni
    4
    0

    Released1965

    Directed byMario Monicelli

    Casanova 70 is a 1965 Italian comedy film produced by Carlo Ponti, directed by Mario Monicelli and starring Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Enrico Maria Salerno and Michele Mercier....  more
  • 13

    Eva

    Virna Lisi, Jeanne Moreau
    6
    0

    Released1962

    Directed byJoseph Losey

    Eva, released in the United Kingdom as Eve, is a 1962 Italian-French drama film directed by Joseph Losey and starring Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker and Virna Lisi. Its screenplay is adapted from James...  more
  • 14

    La Reine Margot

    Isabelle Adjani, Asia Argento
    6
    0

    Released1994

    Directed byPatrice Chéreau

    La Reine Margot is a 1994 French period film directed by Patrice Chéreau, based on the 1845 historical novel La Reine Margot by Alexandre Dumas. It stars Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil, Virna Lisi...  more

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  • 15

    The Dolls

    Gina Lollobrigida, Elke Sommer
    2
    0

    Released1965

    Directed byLuigi Comencini, Franco Rossi, Dino Risi, Mauro Bolognini

    Le bambole is a 1965 Italian comedy film in four segments; cast includes Virna Lisi, Nino Manfredi, Gina Lollobrigida, Elke Sommer and Monica Vitti. The four vignettes—The Telephone Call, Treatise on...  more
  • 16

    Night Flight from Moscow

    Henry Fonda, Yul Brynner
    4
    0

    Released1973

    Directed byHenri Verneuil

    Night Flight from Moscow is a French thriller made in 1973. It was produced and directed by Henri Verneuil. The score was written by Ennio Morricone....  more
  • 17

    Not with My Wife, You Don't!

    Tony Curtis, George C. Scott
    3
    2

    Released1966

    Directed byNorman Panama

    Not with My Wife, You Don't! is a 1966 comedy film starred by Tony Curtis, Virna Lisi and George C. Scott. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy. The plot...  more
  • 18

    The Best Day of My Life

    Virna Lisi, Margherita Buy
    2
    0

    Released2002

    Directed byCristina Comencini

    The Best Day of My Life is a 2002 award-winning Italian drama film directed by Cristina Comencini....  more
  • 19

    The Girl and the General

    Rod Steiger, Virna Lisi
    6
    0

    Released1967

    Directed byPasquale Festa Campanile

    The Girl and the General is a 1967 anti-war Italian comedy film starring Rod Steiger and Virna Lisi and produced by Carlo Ponti. In it, a young woman and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian...  more
  • 20

    The Man, the Woman and the Money

    Virna Lisi, Marcello Mastroianni
    6
    0

    Released1965

    Directed byMarco Ferreri, Eduardo De Filippo, Luciano Salce

    The Man, the Woman and the Money is a 1965 Italian comedy film in three segments, directed by Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri and Luciano Salce. It stars Marcello Mastroianni, Virna Lisi, Catherine...  more
  • 21

    The Secret of Santa Vittoria

    Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi
    4
    0

    Released1969

    Directed byStanley Kramer

    The Secret of Santa Vittoria is a 1969 film, and distributed by United Artists. It was produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and co-produced by George Glass from a screenplay by Ben Maddow and...  more
  • 22

    The Statue

    John Cleese, David Niven
    0
    0

    Released1971

    Directed byRod Amateau

    The Statue is a 1971 British film comedy starring David Niven, Robert Vaughn and Italian beauty Virna Lisi in the key roles. Monty Python's John Cleese and Graham Chapman appear an early roles as the...  more
  • 23

    A Maiden for a Prince

    Virna Lisi, Vittorio Gassman
    8
    0

    Released1965

    Directed byPasquale Festa Campanile

    A Maiden for a Prince is a 1966 Italian comedy, starring Vittorio Gassman and Virna Lisi and based on the failed marriage between Margherita Farnese and Vincenzo Gonzaga. Tagline: What's coming off...  more
  • 24

    I ragazzi di via Panisperna

    Virna Lisi, Laura Morante
    4
    0

    Released1988

    Directed byGianni Amelio

    I ragazzi di via Panisperna is an Italian movie by director Gianni Amelio, telling the enthusiasms, fears, joys and disappointments of the life of a well-known group of young men fond of physics and...  more
  • 25

    Anyone Can Play

    Ursula Andress, Virna Lisi
    0
    0

    Released1968

    Directed byLuigi Zampa

    Anyone Can Play is a 1968 Italian comedy film directed by Luigi Zampa and starring two Bond girls Ursula Andress and Claudine Auger....  more