Top 10 awesome movies like Mamma Roma that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Mamma Roma and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Pier Paolo Pasolini, Anna Magnani and Ettore Garofolo . Here goes the list -

  1. Accattone
  2. Porcile
  3. His Days Are Numbered
  4. Oedipus Rex
  5. Europe '51
  6. Tormento
  7. Vento del Sud
  8. The Big Night
  9. La corruzione
  10. Eugenie Grandet
  1. Accattone

    Accattone

    A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiraling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.

    This movie, created by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Citti and Franca Pasut, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Porcile

    Porcile

    Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son...

    This movie, created by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Pierre Clémenti and Jean-Pierre Léaud, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. His Days Are Numbered

    His Days Are Numbered

    A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work.

    This movie, created by Elio Petri, Salvo Randone and Franco Sportelli, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Oedipus Rex

    Oedipus Rex

    In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ...

    This movie, created by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Silvana Mangano and Franco Citti, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. Europe '51

    Europe '51

    Irene Girard is an ambassador's wife and used to living in luxury. After the dramatic death of her son, she feels guilty of having neglected him and feels compelled to help people in need ...

    This movie, created by Roberto Rossellini, Ingrid Bergman and Alexander Knox, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Tormento

    Tormento

    Living with her father and stepmother in Naples, Anna is very unhappy as her stepmother hinders her attempts to live her own life. While her parents are away, she goes out with Carlo, but finds herself locked out when she comes home. This angers Carlo and he asks Anna to go away with him to Rome, where he plans to liquidate his business assets in order to have money for marriage. He quarrels with his partner and is implicated when his partner is found murdered. Although innocent, he is convicted and given a long sentence. Anna has a child and, finding it impossible to support her child , returns to Naples. The stepmother's conditions are that before she will agree to house the child, Anna must commit herself to a reformatory for unmarried mothers.

    This movie, created by Raffaello Matarazzo, Amedeo Nazzari and Yvonne Sanson, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Vento del Sud

    Vento del Sud

    Antonio Spagara, a young Sicilian worker, has been assigned by the Mafia to murder a nobleman, Marquis Macri. But at the last minute Antonio reneges on his commitment and instead of killing the father, he flees to Palermo with Grazia, his daughter. Life is not a bed of roses in the Sicilian capital, as the young man must impose himself face to his father and his despotic sister Dorotea. To make matters worse, the Mafia is not going to tolerate Antonio's desertion...

    This movie, created by Enzo Provenzale, Renato Salvatori and Claudia Cardinale, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The Big Night

    The Big Night

    In Rome, the smalltime thieves Scinttilone and Ruggeretto steal four rifles and catch the prostitutes Anna and Supplizia on the street to mislead the police. They seek the jobber Mosciarella, but he is in funeral and does no give much attention to them. However, a man called Gino "Bellabella" overhears the conversation and offers to deal the merchandise with another contact. He fails and the whores present a deaf-and-dumb acquaintance that lives in the outskirts of Rome that buys the guns. The prostitute Nicoletta that was with the man returns to Rome with the quintet. When the youngsters propose to have sex in the middle of nowhere, the prostitutes believe that they have the intention of leaving them in the spot. Scinttilone, Ruggeretto and Bellabella sneak out to the car and leave the women in the countryside. Later they discover that the women had robbed their money. They seek them out on the streets and they fight against another gang. However, when the police arrive, the six youngsters leave the place together and they head to the house of one of them. Ruggeretto meets the sister of the host and he falls for her. However, Bellabella steals the wallet of the host with a large amount and Ruggeretto fights against him to get the wallet back and return it to the host. While they are fighting, Scinttilone flees with the wallet to the house of his girlfriend Rossana. Ruggeretto chases Scinttilone along a night of alienation, illusions and adventures.

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Rosanna Schiaffino and Elsa Martinelli, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. La corruzione

    La corruzione

    The son of a rich Italian industrialist finds out how tough it is to leave the path society has set for him.

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Alain Cuny and Rosanna Schiaffino, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Eugenie Grandet

    Eugenie Grandet

    Eugenia is a daughter of a wealthy but miserly man living a simple life in the provincial town of Saumur. Eugenia's inexperience leads her to fall in love with an unworthy man.

    This movie, created by Mario Soldati, Alida Valli and Gualtiero Tumiati, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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