Neapolitan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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My Brilliant Friend (2018– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama

A woman recounts the lifelong friendship and conflicts with a girl she met at primary school in Naples during the early 1950s.

Stars: Margherita Mazzucco, Gaia Girace, Annarita Vitolo, Alessio Gallo

Votes: 7,779

Gomorrah (2014– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk.

Stars: Salvatore Esposito, Marco D'Amore, Cristiana Dell'Anna, Fortunato Cerlino

Votes: 26,505

The Immortal (2019)

116 min | Crime, Drama

Ciro's body is slowly sinking in the Gulf of Naples. As he plunges into darkness, memories emerge.

Director: Marco D'Amore | Stars: Marco D'Amore, Giuseppe Aiello, Salvatore D'Onofrio, Gianni Vastarella

Votes: 1,945

The Decameron (1971)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, History

An adaptation of nine stories from Boccaccio's "Decameron".

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Franco Citti, Ninetto Davoli, Jovan Jovanovic, Vincenzo Amato

Votes: 9,361

Piranhas (2019)
57 metascore

Piranhas (2019)

105 min | Crime, Drama

A gang of teenage boys stalk the streets of Naples armed with hand guns and AK-47s to do their mob bosses' bidding.

Director: Claudio Giovannesi | Stars: Francesco Di Napoli, Viviana Aprea, Mattia Piano Del Balzo, Ciro Vecchione

Votes: 3,094 | Gross: $0.02M

Gomorrah (2008)
87 metascore

Gomorrah (2008)

Not Rated | 137 min | Crime, Drama

Scampia Vele is the corbusian architecture which has become a stronghold for Mafia of Naples, Italy.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Gianfelice Imparato, Salvatore Abbruzzese, Toni Servillo, Simone Sacchettino

Votes: 45,256 | Gross: $1.58M

Martin Eden (2019)
57 metascore

Martin Eden (2019)

129 min | Drama, Romance

Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.

Director: Pietro Marcello | Stars: Luca Marinelli, Jessica Cressy, Vincenzo Nemolato, Marco Leonardi

Votes: 2,143

Fellini's Casanova (1976)

R | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

The myth of Giacomo Casanova, the notorious womanizer is presented as a pitiable and terrifying figure. A sex scandal lands him in prison, but an escape to Paris provides him a new lease of life.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta

Votes: 6,766

Seven Beauties (1975)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore

Votes: 4,795 | Gross: $0.01M

Capri-Revolution (2018)

122 min | Drama, History

With Italy about to go to war in 1914, this is the story of the encounter between a goatherd called Lucia, the commune of young Northern Europeans led by Seybu and the town's young doctor on the unique island of Capri.

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Marianna Fontana, Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Antonio Folletto, Jenna Thiam

Votes: 718

Reality (II) (2012)
76 metascore

Reality (II) (2012)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

Luciano is a charming fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on a reality show leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia.

Director: Matteo Garrone | Stars: Aniello Arena, Paola Minaccioni, Loredana Simioli, Nando Paone

Votes: 4,875 | Gross: $0.06M

The Professor (1986)

171 min | Crime, Drama

Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Laura del Sol, Leo Gullotta, Marzio Honorato

Votes: 1,229

A Quiet Life (2010)

105 min | Crime, Drama

The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Cupellini | Stars: Toni Servillo, Marco D'Amore, Francesco Di Leva, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 2,119

Leopardi (2014)

143 min | Biography, Drama, History

Based upon the short but fruitful life of illness-racked Italian poet and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi.

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Elio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popolizio, Anna Mouglalis

Votes: 2,424

Love and Bullets (2017)

TV-14 | 133 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

In order to avoid the death of the husband (the criminal boss Don Vincenzo, "King of the Fish"), Donna Maria sends her henchmen to kill a lookalike (a shoe-seller) and then she sets up a ... See full summary »

Directors: Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti | Stars: Claudia Gerini, Carlo Buccirosso, Serena Rossi, Giampaolo Morelli

Votes: 947

L'intrusa (2017)

95 min | Drama

A tale of conflict and danger set in present day Naples. Like a modern Antigone, a social worker on the frontline of the daily war against criminal mentality is confronted with a moral ... See full summary »

Director: Leonardo di Costanzo | Stars: Raffaella Giordano, Valentina Vannino, Martina Abbate, Anna Patierno

Votes: 297

L'arte della felicità (2013)

82 min | Animation, Drama

A taxi driver who lives in Napoli spend his time on his uncle's car thinking about happiness. His former brother took a road for happiness practicing Buddhism while he is always sad and ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Rak | Stars: Leandro Amato, Nando Paone, Renato Carpentieri, Jun Ichikawa

Votes: 871

Ciao, Professore! (1992)

R | 100 min | Comedy

A teacher must deal with the underworld of Naples and the family problems of his students.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Isa Danieli, Gigio Morra, Sergio Solli

Votes: 1,822 | Gross: $1.11M

Inside Napoli (1989 Video)

X | 88 min | Adult

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Director: Mario Salieri | Stars: Moana Pozzi, Eva Orlowsky, Sandrine Van Herpe, Joy Karins

Votes: 13

We Believed (2010)

170 min | History

The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Raffaele Di Florio, Edoardo Natoli, Andrea Bosca, Luigi Pisani

Votes: 497

The Price of Crime (2014)

100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The rise and fall of a Camorra clan in Naples, told through the eyes of a crime boss and his family. Thirty years of a man's life, thirty years in the history of one of the most beautiful and controversial cities on Earth: Naples.

Director: Alessandro Piva | Stars: Francesco Scianna, Valentina Lodovini, Carmine Recano, Francesco Di Leva

Votes: 141

Gomorroide (2017)

97 min | Comedy

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Directors: Francesco De Fraia, Raffaele Ferrante, Domenico Manfredi | Stars: Francesco De Fraia, Raffaele Ferrante, Domenico Manfredi, Giovanni Ferreri

Votes: 70

Tatanka (2011)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

Clemente Russo portrays himself in the story of a promising boxer who grew up in the Neapolitan mob heartland.

Director: Giuseppe Gagliardi | Stars: Clemente Russo, Rade Serbedzija, Giorgio Colangeli, Susanne Wolff

Votes: 481

Passione (2010)
70 metascore

Passione (2010)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, History, Music

A look at the musical roots and traditions of Naples, Italy, as well as its influence on the rest of the world.

Director: John Turturro | Stars: John Turturro, Max Casella, Mina, Massimo Ranieri

Votes: 461 | Gross: $0.26M

Veleno (2017)

103 min | Drama

In the countryside around Caserta, a 44 years old man and his wife raise buffaloes. Local Mob needs their land to increase business.

Director: Diego Olivares | Stars: Massimiliano Gallo, Luisa Ranieri, Salvatore Esposito, Nando Paone

Votes: 65

Hey You! (2017)

10 min | Short, Drama

Naples, present. Diego has been stopped by a stranger which he will ask for a cigarette but the guy shows himself as a robber. The stranger is awkward, so Diego plays games with him until ... See full summary »

Director: Al Fenderico | Stars: Al Fenderico, Tommaso Matteo Fenderico, Giovanni Laprea, Gabriele Moio

Votes: 6

I contrabbandieri di Santa Lucia (1979)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

With the American Mafia families pooling their resources to bring huge quantities of cheap heroin into the country, it's up to customs official Ivano Radevic to allow the authorities to intercept the drugs en route to the USA.

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Antonio Sabato, Gianni Garko, Jeff Blynn

Votes: 77

Maria - Nur die Nacht war ihr Zeuge (1980)

81 min | Drama

A Greek taxi driver with roots in Naples and his wife Maria, a waitress from Germany, moves together to Mykonos to build a new life.

Director: Ernst Hofbauer | Stars: Werner Pochath, Janet Agren, Howard Ross, Astrid Frank

Votes: 16

Naples... The Camorra Challenges, the City Hits Back (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

Naples. The insurance company "La Proteggici", headed by the boss Alberto Rampone, uses a gang of mafia camorristi headed by the Sicilian Vito Santoro to threaten merchants and freelancers ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Antonio Sabato, Jeff Blynn, Walter Ricciardi

Votes: 52

Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea (1997)

101 min | Drama

Pozzuoli and its surroundings are places with an ancient and distant history. Thus we are reliving some dramatic episodes of an almost forgotten past: the matricide of Agrippina by Nero; ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe M. Gaudino | Stars: Olimpia Carlisi, Tina Femiano, Salvatore Grasso, Aldo Bufi Landi

Votes: 73

Rehearsals for War (1998)

113 min | Drama

A group of actors meet with little money in a unofficial theatre in Naples' Spanish Boroughs. Director's plan is to travel to Sarajevo, still under siege, to stage a classic Eschilus' play ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Martone | Stars: Andrea Renzi, Iaia Forte, Maurizio Bizzi, Salvatore Cantalupo

Votes: 121

... E fuori nevica! (2014)

94 min | Comedy

After their mother's death, two brothers have to take care of the third ill brother and live with his "games".

Director: Vincenzo Salemme | Stars: Vincenzo Salemme, Carlo Buccirosso, Nando Paone, Paola Quattrini

Votes: 229

No Thanks, Coffee Makes Me Nervous (1982)

109 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

A killer, he call himself Funiculi' Funicula', spread terror in a killing spree during the "Primo Festival Nuova Napoli" ("New Naples First Festival").

Director: Lodovico Gasparini | Stars: Lello Arena, Maddalena Crippa, Massimo Troisi, Armando Marra

Votes: 290

La ragazza del metrò (1989)

94 min | Romance

Nino is a pianist, he runs into Valentina in the underground and falls for her. Valentina is rich but she tells nothing to Nino who is proud. Andrea was the boy of Valentina before Nino and... See full summary »

Director: Romano Scandariato | Stars: Nino D'Angelo, Roberta Olivieri, Ninetto Davoli, Bruno Stori

Votes: 27

Il carabiniere (1981)

85 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Silvio Amadio | Stars: Fabio Testi, Valeria Valeri, Massimo Ranieri, Enrico Maria Salerno

Votes: 23

Carcerato (1981)

98 min | Drama, Musical

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Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Regina Bianchi, Biagio Pelligra, Erika Blanc

Votes: 40

Lo studente (1983)

102 min | Musical, Romance

Mario Ferrara of Villalta, a nobleman, hires the poor Nino Esposito, a young student about to graduate as an accountant who, secretly, is the confidant of Don Alfredo Spinosa, a boss of the Camorra.

Director: Ninì Grassia | Stars: Nino D'Angelo, Jenny Tamburi, Maria Fiore, Liliana Tari

Votes: 27

In Zona Cesarini (2018)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

An overconfident, old-fashioned father and his son, a fully-grown adult who is still a little insecure, have an issue that has always stood between them but has never been mentioned. Today,... See full summary »

Director: Simona Cocozza | Stars: Domenico Aria, Ernesto Lama, Antonella Morea, Piero Pepe

Big Mamma (1979)

86 min | Crime, Drama

Don Vincenzo is a well respected boss from Naples, but he protects people from other criminals, like gypsies, loan sharks and Don Bufalo...but as they say in Naples, a Mammasantissima either ends in jail or inside a grave.

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Malisa Longo, Elio Zamuto, Biagio Pelligra

Votes: 36

Fino alla fine (2018)

Short, Comedy

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Director: Giovanni Dota | Stars: Riccardo Maria Manera, Nello Mascia, Lino Musella, Vincenzo Nemolato

Votes: 6

Là-bas: A Criminal Education (2011)

98 min | Crime, Drama

Yssouf arrives in Castel Volturno, 30 km from Naples, a small town known as the 'most African of European cities'. He is supposed to join his uncle Moses there but nobody comes to the ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Lombardi | Stars: Kader Alassane, Moussa Mone, Esther Elisha, Billi Serigne Faye

Votes: 154

Zappatore (1980)

100 min | Drama

A digger breaks his back night and day to let his son study and become a lawyer. When the young man becomes one, he soon forgets his humble parents, goes to New York and associates with ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Regina Bianchi, Gerardo Amato, Mara Venier

Votes: 71

Lacrime napulitane (1981)

107 min

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Director: Ciro Ippolito | Stars: Mario Merola, Angela Luce, Pupella Maggio, Clelia Rondinella

Votes: 31

Sgarro alla camorra (1973)


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Director: Ettore Maria Fizzarotti | Stars: Mario Merola, Franco Acampora, Enzo Cannavale, Dada Gallotti

Votes: 21

L'ammiratrice (1983)

102 min | Musical, Drama

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Director: Romano Scandariato | Stars: Nino D'Angelo, Annie Belle, Marina Marro, Carmine Jorio

Votes: 17

Le Metamorfosi (2019)

96 min | Documentary

The plague is back in Naples. Among ruins and silence and entirely depopulated, the city is now beyond recognition. In this empty scenery the only survivor is a little Roma girl who found a... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Carrieri | Stars: Marco D'Amore, Mario Paolucci, Nani Jarden Yve Wanda, Paraska Muharem

Napoli serenata calibro 9 (1978)

85 min | Crime, Drama

Don Salvatore Savastano, a boss involved in the smuggling of contraband cigarettes, is forced to watch four masked robbers kill his wife and his only son in a restaurant where he and his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Aldo Canti, Ria De Simone, Marco Girondino

Votes: 95

La tua vita per mio figlio (1980)

88 min | Drama

Francesco Accardo has a good business in Milan which allows him a quiet life with his wife and son Gennarino. Unfortunately Francesco was in the past affiliated with the Camorra clan and this past comes back today to knock on his door.

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Antonio Sabato, Maria Fiore, Rik Battaglia

Votes: 18

Neapolitan Boy in New York (1984)


The story of Nino, a street boy from Naples, and his friend Matumba, a boy from New York who wants to emigrate to Naples.

Director: Mariano Laurenti | Stars: Nino D'Angelo, Claudia Vegliante, Maria Chiara Sasso, Eddie Constantine

Votes: 37

I figli... so' pezzi 'e core (1981)

94 min | Drama

A humble organ grinder is married to a barren woman. The pair would like to adopt a child but are too poor. Suddenly a miracle seems to happen:she's pregnant. Unfortunately the baby dies ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: Mario Merola, Anna Maria Ackermann, Michele Esposito, Ivan Rassimov

Votes: 45

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