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List of Federico Fellini Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1.(1963)
17
2
8½
17
2

Famous Italian film director Guido Anselmi is struggling for inspiration after deciding to direct an epic science fiction film and is evading his mistress, his producer, crew, and journalists to buy time. He dives into a fantasy involving the women in his life from past and present, and eventually finds inspiration for his film, which gradually becomes autobiographical.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Rossella Falk
2. La Dolce Vita (1960)
16
2
La Dolce Vita
16
2

This Italian comedy drama film follows the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. Despite his carefree approach to living, and hedonistic attitude towards life, he does have some moments of quite reflection, which results in an intriguing cinematic study of his character. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Anita Ekberg, Nico, Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux
3. La Strada (1954)
13
2
La Strada
13
2

La Strada is an Italian drama film which tells the story of Gelsomina, a simple-minded young woman who was bought from her mother by a brutish strongman who takes her with him on the road.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Quinn, Aldo Silvani, Richard Basehart, Giulietta Masina, Marcella Rovere
4. The Nights of Cabiria (1957)
12
2
The Nights of Cabiria
12
2

The Nights of Cabiria is an Oscar-winning Italian drama film, which tells the story of a prostitute who wanders the streets of Rome hoping to find true love. However, she only finds dejection and heartbreak. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aldo Silvani, Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Franca Marzi, Dorian Gray
5. Amarcord (1973)
17
2
Amarcord
R
17
2

Set in 1930s, this is a semi-autobiographical film about an adolescent boy growing up in a seaside village in Fascist Italy and records various incidents that occur around him in the course of his daily life. The film thus provides a series of nostalgic vignettes and has been justly rewarded by multiple awards and prizes. 

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Magali Noël, Ciccio Ingrassia, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Nando Orfei
6. Rome, Open City (1945)
11
2
Rome, Open City
11
2

This war drama film takes us to the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944 during the Second World War. Giorgio Manfredi, a Resistance Leader, is tracked down and chased by the Nazis. He seeks refuge with Francesco, one of his friends. Francesco’s fiancée, Pina tries to inform a priest that Giorgio needs to leave the town without being detected.

As:
Writer
Genres:
War, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Vito Annichiarico, Marcello Pagliero, Nando Bruno
7. I Vitelloni (1953)
13
3
I Vitelloni
13
3

Fausto is a womanizer who gets married to Sandra, the sister of his friend Moraldo. Despite his marriage, he continues to flirt with other women.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Franco Interlenghi, Franco Fabrizi, Riccardo Fellini
8. Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
15
2
Juliet of the Spirits
15
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Valeska Gert, Valentina Cortese, Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu
9. And the Ship Sails On (1983)
13
2
And the Ship Sails On
PG
13
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
History, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Peter Cellier, Barbara Jefford, Freddie Jones, Victor Poletti, Elisa Mainardi
10. Paisan (1946)
11
2
Paisan
11
2
As:
Writer
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Carmela Sazio, Robert Van Loon, Benjamin Emanuel, Raymond Campbell, Harold Wagner
11. Il Bidone (1955)
11
2
Il Bidone
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Broderick Crawford, Richard Basehart, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Sue Ellen Blake
12. Roma (1972)
13
2
Roma
R
13
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cassandra Peterson, Anna Magnani, Marne Maitland, Peter Gonzales Falcon, Fiona Florence
13. The Flowers of St. Francis (1950)
10
2
The Flowers of St. Francis
10
2
As:
Writer
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Aldo Fabrizi, Peparuolo, Gianfranco Bellini, Severino Pisacane, Roberto Sorrentino
14. The Path of Hope (1950)
10
3
The Path of Hope
10
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Pietro Germi
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Saro Urzì, Raf Vallone, Elena Varzi, Franco Navarra, Liliana Lattanzi
15. In the Name of the Law (1949)
10
3
In the Name of the Law
10
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Pietro Germi
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Charles Vanel, Massimo Girotti, Camillo Mastrocinque, Jone Salinas, Saro Urzì
16. Orchestra Rehearsal (1978)
10
2
Orchestra Rehearsal
R
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Music, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clara Colosimo, Balduin Baas, Elizabeth Labi, Ronaldo Bonacchi, Ferdinando Villella
17. The White Sheik (1952)
10
3
The White Sheik
10
3
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Leopoldo Trieste, Ernesto Almirante, Giulietta Masina, Brunella Bovo
18. Boccaccio 70 (1962)
10
2
Boccaccio 70
10
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg, Tomas Milian, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas
19. I cavalieri del deserto (1942)
10
3
I cavalieri del deserto
10
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Osvaldo Valenti, Gino Talamo
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Osvaldo Valenti, Luigi Pavese, Guido Celano, Primo Carnera, Luisa Ferida
20. Fellini's Casanova (1976)
11
2
Fellini's Casanova
R
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
History, Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta, Clara Algranti
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Production Design/Art Direction
21. Variety Lights (1951)
10
3
Variety Lights
10
3
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Dante Maggio, John Kitzmiller, Giulietta Masina
22. L'amore (1948)
10
2
L'amore
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Il vagabondo (segment "Il miracolo") (uncredited)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Peparuolo, Amelia Robert
23. City of Women (1980)
12
2
City of Women
R
12
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marcello Mastroianni, Anna Prucnal, Bernice Stegers, Jole Silvani, Donatella Damiani
24. The Bandit of Tacca Del Lupo (1952)
10
2
The Bandit of Tacca Del Lupo
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Pietro Germi
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Amedeo Nazzari, Saro Urzì, Cosetta Greco, Fausto Tozzi, Vincenzo Musolino
25. Fellini's Satyricon (1969)
12
3
Fellini's Satyricon
R
12
3

This film takes us to first-century Rome, and revolves around two student friends who argue about the ownership of a slave boy named Gitone.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama, History, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Capucine, Salvo Randone, Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born
26. The Mill on the Po (1949)
10
2
The Mill on the Po
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Alberto Lattuada
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Carena, Carla Del Poggio, Jacques Sernas, Mario Besesti, Giulio Calì
27. Fortunella (1958)
10
2
Fortunella
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Eduardo De Filippo
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Eduardo De Filippo, Nando Bruno, Carlo Dapporto, Guido Celano
28. Sweet Charity (1969)
10
2
Sweet Charity
G
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Genres:
Music, Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., Ricardo Montalban, John McMartin, Chita Rivera
29. Four Ways Out (1951)
10
2
Four Ways Out
10
2

A group of four criminals commit a robbery at a soccer stadium. In order to evade the police, they split up and plan their own unique and individual escape.

As:
Writer
Director:
Pietro Germi
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, Paul Muller, Renato Baldini, Cosetta Greco, Fausto Tozzi
30. The Peddler and the Lady (1943)
10
2
The Peddler and the Lady
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Mario Bonnard
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Peppino De Filippo, Aldo Fabrizi, Caterina Boratto, Cristiano Cristiani
31. 3/4 of a Page (1942)
10
2
3/4 of a Page
10
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Nicola Manzari
Star Cast:
Paola Barbara, Valentina Cortese, Claudio Gora, Bella Starace Sainati, Gino Cervi
32. Without Pity (1948)
9
2
Without Pity
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Alberto Lattuada
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Folco Lulli, Carla Del Poggio, John Kitzmiller, Giulietta Masina, Pierre Claudé
33. Ginger and Fred (1986)
9
2
Ginger and Fred
PG-13
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur, Augusto Poderosi
34. City of Pain (1949)
9
2
City of Pain
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Mario Bonnard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elio Steiner, Constance Dowling, Luigi Tosi, Barbara Costanova, Gianni Rizzo
35. Love in the City (1953)
9
2
Love in the City
9
2

Love in the City, L'amore in città in Italian, is an anthology film composed of six segments, each written and directed by different writer or director. The segments include Paid Love, Attempted Suicide, Paradise for Three Hours, Marriage Agency, Story of Caterina and Italians Stare.  The music is by Mario Nascimbene, one of the best known Italian film soundtrack composers.

As:
Director, Writer
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Documentary
Star Cast:
Rita Josa, Rosanna Carta, Enrico Pelliccia, Donatella Marrosu, Paolo Pacetti
36. Flesh Will Surrender (1947)
9
2
Flesh Will Surrender
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Alberto Lattuada
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, Alberto Sordi, Aldo Fabrizi, Nando Bruno, Ave Ninchi, Roldano Lupi
37. Before the Postman (1942)
9
2
Before the Postman
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Mario Bonnard
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Virgilio Riento, Adriana Benetti, Aldo Fabrizi, Andrea Checchi, Carlo Micheluzzi
39. Intervista (1987)
9
2
Intervista
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Lara Wendel, Sergio Rubini, Antonella Ponziani, Maurizio Mein, Paola Liguori
40. The Last Wagon (1943)
9
2
The Last Wagon
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Mario Mattoli
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Aldo Fabrizi, Anita Durante, Elide Spada, Enzo Fiermonte
41. Position Wanted (1951)
9
2
Position Wanted
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Giorgio Pastina
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica, Eduardo De Filippo, Elsa Merlini, Gino Cervi
42. Return of the Black Eagle (1946)
9
2
Return of the Black Eagle
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Riccardo Freda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gina Lollobrigida, Rossano Brazzi, Irasema Dilián, Gino Cervi, Rina Morelli, Harry Feist
43. Apparition (1943)
9
2
Apparition
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Jean de Limur
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Amedeo Nazzari, Alida Valli, Paolo Stoppa, Massimo Girotti, Andreina Pagnani
44. Bullet for Stefano (1947)
8
2
Bullet for Stefano
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Duilio Coletti
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Rossano Brazzi, Carlo Campanini, Gianni Baghino, Franco Balducci
45. The Voice of the Moon (1990)
8
2
The Voice of the Moon
8
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paolo Villaggio, Roberto Benigni, Nadia Ottaviani, Marisa Tomasi, Angelo Orlando
46. Chi l'ha visto? (1945)
8
2
Chi l'ha visto?
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Goffredo Alessandrini
Star Cast:
Alberto Sordi, Valentina Cortese, Virgilio Riento, Carlo Campanini, Ada Dondini
47. Pasqualino Cammarata... capitano di fregata (1974)
7
1
Pasqualino Cammarata... capitano di fregata
7
1
As:
Writer
Director:
Mario Amendola
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Aldo Giuffrè, Tano Cimarosa, Ninetto Davoli, Agata Flori, José Sacristán
48. The Ways of Love (1950)
9
2
The Ways of Love
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
The Stranger
Director:
Jean Renoir, Marcel Pagnol, Roberto Rossellini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anna Magnani, Sylvia Bataille, Vincent Scotto
49. The King of Ads (1991)
8
2
The King of Ads
8
2
As:
Director
Director:
Patrice Leconte, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, David Lynch, Bob Giraldi
Genres:
Documentary

TV Movie(s)

1. The Clowns (1970)
10
3
The Clowns
G
10
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tino Scotti, Riccardo Billi, Gigi Reder, Valentini

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Che bel paesaggio: Bitter Campari (1984)
Che bel paesaggio: Bitter Campari
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Silvia Dionisio, Victor Poletti
Alta Società: Rigatoni Barilla (1985)
Alta Società: Rigatoni Barilla
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Federico Fellini
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Massimo Lopez, Maurizio Mauri, Renzo Rinaldi, Greta Vayan

Federico Fellini Awards

BAFTA Awards
Il Casanova di Federico Fellini Best Production Design/Art Direction 1978