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List of the best Richard Burton movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Richard Burton's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Richard Burton movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Richard Burton movies will be at the top of the list. Richard Burton has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Richard Burton movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Richard Burton films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Richard Burton role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Richard Burton performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing contains films like The Robe and The Sandpiper.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Richard Burton movies?" and "What are the greatest Richard Burton roles of all time?"

If Richard Burton movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Rod Steiger and Tyrone Power too.

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Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton John Gielgud

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton George Segal

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The Night of the Iguana Ava Gardner, Richard Burton Deborah Kerr

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Where Eagles Dare Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton Michael Hordern

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Richard Burton, Claire Bloom Robert Hardy

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The Taming of the Shrew Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Michael York

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Anne of the Thousand Days Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold Anthony Quayle

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Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Martin Landau

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The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne Richard Burton

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Wild Geese Roger Moore, Richard Burton Richard Harris

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The Robe Richard Burton, Jean Simmons Harry Shearer

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My Cousin Rachel Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland Audrey Dalton

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Equus Richard Burton, Jenny Agutter Joan Plowright

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The Desert Rats Richard Burton, Robert Newton Robert Douglas

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Look Back in Anger Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence Claire Bloom

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The Medusa Touch Richard Burton, Lee Remick Harry Andrews

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The V.I.P.s Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith Orson Welles

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The Comedians Elizabeth Taylor, James Earl Jones Richard Burton

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The Sandpiper Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole Richard Burton

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Bitter Victory Christopher Lee, Richard Burton Curd Jürgens

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Alexander the Great Richard Burton, Peter Cushing Stanley Baker

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Raid on Rommel Richard Burton, John Colicos Wolfgang Preiss

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Hamlet Richard Burton, John Gielgud Hume Cronyn

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Under Milk Wood Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole Richard Burton

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Villain Richard Burton, Ian McShane Donald Sinden

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The Rains of Ranchipur Richard Burton, Lana Turner Fred MacMurray

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Nineteen Eighty-Four John Hurt, Annie Lennox Richard Burton

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Massacre in Rome Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni Leo McKern

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Sea Wife Richard Burton, Joan Collins Joan Hickson

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Absolution Richard Burton, Billy Connolly Andrew Keir

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Boom! Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Noël Coward

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Divorce His, Divorce Hers Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Barry Foster

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Doctor Faustus Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton David McIntosh

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Richard Burton's Hamlet Richard Burton, William Redfield Eileen Herlie

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Candy Marlon Brando, Ringo Starr Richard Burton

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Waterfront Richard Burton, Robert Newton James Hayter

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Circle of Two Richard Burton, Tatum O'Neal Lee Majors

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Bluebeard Raquel Welch, Richard Burton Virna Lisi

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Hammersmith Is Out Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton Peter Ustinov

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton Max von Sydow

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Prince of Players Richard Burton, Raymond Massey John Derek

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Staircase Richard Burton, Rex Harrison

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Breakthrough Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum Rod Steiger

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Now Barabbas Richard Burton, William Hartnell Cedric Hardwicke

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Brief Encounter Sophia Loren, Richard Burton John Le Mesurier

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Alice in Wonderland Richard Burton, Nathan Lane Eve Arden

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The Gathering Storm Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Richard Burton, Joss Ackland Stephen Moore

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The Woman with No Name Richard Burton, Patrick Troughton Leslie Phillips

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The Assassination of Trotsky Richard Burton, Alain Delon Romy Schneider