Overview

Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio’s bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.

  1. Vittorio De Sica

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gherardo Gherardi

    Screenplay

  3. Adolfo Franci

    Screenplay

  4. Oreste Biancoli

    Screenplay

  5. Gerardo Guerrieri

    Screenplay

  6. Luigi Bartolini

    Novel

  7. Suso Cecchi d'Amico

    Screenplay

  8. Cesare Zavattini

    Screenplay

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. Gino Saltamerenda

    Baiocco

  5. Vittorio Antonucci

    The Thief

Full Cast & Crew

Bicycle Thieves
Bicycle Thieves

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Facts

Original Title Ladri di biciclette

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 12, 1949
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 29m

Budget $133,000.00

Revenue $361,712.00

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