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Bicycle Thieves (1948)

T 12/13/1949 (US) Drama 1h 29m
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Unemployed Antonio is elated when he finally finds work hanging posters around war-torn Rome. However on his first day, his bicycle—essential to his work—gets stolen. His job is doomed unless he can find the thief. With the help of his son, Antonio combs the city, becoming desperate for justice.

  1. Vittorio De Sica

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Cesare Zavattini

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Luigi Bartolini


  4. Gerardo Guerrieri


  5. Suso Cecchi d'Amico


  6. Oreste Biancoli


  7. Gherardo Gherardi


  8. Adolfo Franci


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lamberto Maggiorani

    Lamberto Maggiorani

    Antonio Ricci

  2. Enzo Staiola

    Enzo Staiola

    Bruno Ricci

  3. Lianella Carell

    Lianella Carell

    Maria Ricci

  4. Elena Altieri

    Elena Altieri

    The Charitable Lady

  5. Gino Saltamerenda

    Gino Saltamerenda


  6. Giulio Chiari

    Giulio Chiari

    The Beggar

  7. Vittorio Antonucci

    Vittorio Antonucci

    Alfredo Catelli, the Thief

  8. Michele Sakara

    Secretary of the Charity Organization

  9. Carlo Jachino

    A Beggar

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Bicycle Thieves
Bicycle Thieves

Original Title Ladri di biciclette

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget $133,000.00

Revenue $436,655.00


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