Search results for "Sophia Loren"

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) RT 60% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A Russian countess stows away in the stateroom of a married U.S. diplomat bound for New York.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Chaplin
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Sophia Loren  •  Tippi Hedren  •  Sydney Chaplin

Boccaccio '70 (1962) RT 75% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron. Working-class lovers, Renzo and Luciana, marry but must hide it from her employer; plus, they need a room of their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Federico Fellini  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Mario Monicelli  •  Luchino Visconti
CAST:  Marisa Solinas  •  Germano Gilioli  •  Anita Ekberg  •  Sophia Loren

El Cid (1961) RT 92% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Sophia Loren  •  Raf Vallone  •  Geneviève Page

Houseboat (1958)

An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Sophia Loren  •  Martha Hyer  •  Harry Guardino

Prêt-à-Porter (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Quo Vadis (1951) RT Audience 100%

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy  •  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Leo Genn  •  Peter Ustinov

The Cassandra Crossing (1976) RT 29% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George P. Cosmatos
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Richard Harris  •  Martin Sheen  •  O. J. Simpson

Two Women (1960)

Widowed shopkeeper Cesira and her 13-year-old daughter Rosetta flee from the allied bombs in Rome during the second World War; they travel to the remote village where Cesira ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Paul Belmondo  •  Eleonora Brown  •  Carlo Ninchi

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1963)

Stories about three very different women and the men they attract. Adelina sells black-market cigarettes in Naples, is married to the unemployed Carmine, and faces a jail ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Aldo Giuffrè  •  Agostino Salvietti

A Special Day (1977)

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ettore Scola
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  John Vernon  •  Françoise Berd

Marriage Italian Style (1964) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2005

In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Aldo Puglisi  •  Tecla Scarano

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) RT 100% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Stephen Boyd  •  Alec Guinness  •  Christopher Plummer

The Millionairess (1960) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 1996

When her father dies, Epifania Parerga, an Italian in London, becomes the world's richest woman. She feels incomplete without a husband and falls in love with a humble, Indian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Peter Sellers  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Alastair Sim

Grumpier Old Men (1995) RT 17% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Nov 1997

A family wedding reignites the ancient feud between next-door neighbors and fishing buddies John and Max. Meanwhile, a sultry Italian divorcée opens a restaurant at the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Ann-Margret  •  Sophia Loren

Judith (1966)

A Jewish woman is recruited to help track down a German commander who was her former husband.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Daniel Mann
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Peter Finch  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Hans Verner

Legend of the Lost (1957) RT Audience 35%

DVD release: Dec 2002

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Sophia Loren  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Kurt Kasznar

Arabesque (1966) RT 64% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Nov 2008

Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Sophia Loren  •  Alan Badel  •  Kieron Moore

It Started in Naples (1960) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Mike Hamilton, a Philadelphia lawyer, comes to Naples to settle the estate of his long estranged "black sheep" brother. Once there, he discovers that the deceased has left an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Melville Shavelson
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Sophia Loren  •  Vittorio De Sica  •  Paolo Carlini

Running Away (1989)

DVD release: Dec 1990

Remake of the famous 1960 "La Ciociara" movie.  (more)

CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Robert Loggia  •  Andrea Occhipinti  •  Sydney Penny

The Voyage (1974) RT Audience 50%

Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Vittorio De Sica
CAST:  Sophia Loren  •  Richard Burton  •  Ian Bannen  •  Barbara Pilavin