The five top films of the season
by Camillo De Marco
- Suburra was the first Italian film to take over a million euros this season
Five Italian films took over €1 million euros at the box office this season. The highest-grossing among them was Suburra [+see also:
interview: Stefano Sollima
film profile], released on 14 October, which saw takings of €3,516,000 (as at 25 October). In its first weekend in theatres, Stefano Sollima’s film took €1,742,000. Suburra is the only Italian film to have made it into the overall top ten highest-grossing films of this season (which includes films released after 1 August), in eighth place.
In second place is comedy Tutte lo vogliono, directed by Alessio Maria Federici, which was released on 17 September and took a total of €1,867,000. In third place is Me, Myself and Her [+see also:
film profile], by Maria Sole Tognazzi, with takings of €1,642,300 (released on 1 October).
In fourth place is Poli opposti [+see also:
film profile] by Max Croci, released on 8 October, with takings of €1,618,756. And last but not least, in fifth place is Io che amo solo te [+see also:
interview: Luca Bianchini
interview: Marco Ponti
interview: Michele Placido, Maria Pia …
film profile], released just last Thursday. Marco Ponti’s romantic comedy, which stars duo Riccardo Scamarcio-Laura Chiatti, took €1,206,249 in the first four days it was in theatres and is set to move up the rankings over the coming days and weeks.
(Translated from Italian)