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Best Richard Burton Movies

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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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    John Gielgud, Siân Phillips, Pamela Brown

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    George Segal, Sandy Dennis, Elizabeth Taylor

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    Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle, Richard Burton

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    Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker, George Voscovec

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    Peter Barkworth, Clint Eastwood, Patrick Wymark

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    Roddy McDowall, Carroll O'Connor, Martin Landau

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    Sue Lyon, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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    Alexander Knox, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Jean Simmons, Dean Jagger, Richard Burton

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    Victor Spinetti, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton

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    Roger Moore, Winston Ntshona, John Kani

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    Bud Tingwell, Richard Burton, Torin Thatcher

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    Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland, Audrey Dalton

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    Joan Plowright, Peter Firth, Richard Burton

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    Richard Burton, Mary Ure, Glen Byam Shaw

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole

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    Rod Taylor, Orson Welles, Elizabeth Taylor

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    Lee Remick, Lino Ventura, Alan Badel

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    Peter Ustinov, Lillian Gish, Gloria Foster

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    Richard Burton, Gladys Hurlbut, Madge Kennedy

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    Richard Burton, Fredric March, Rubén Rojo

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    Curd Jürgens, Richard Burton, Raymond Pellegrin

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    Ian McShane, Richard Burton, T. P. McKenna

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    John Hurt, Annie Lennox, Pam Gems

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    Hamlet John Gielgud, John Cullum, Richard Burton

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    Richard Burton, Rex Harrison

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Romolo Valli

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    John Derek, Eva Le Gallienne, Richard Burton

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    Under Milk Wood Siân Phillips, Victor Spinetti, Elizabeth Taylor

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    Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Richard Burton

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    Waterfront Richard Burton, James Hayter, Kenneth Griffith

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    Richard Burton, William Redfield, Eileen Herlie

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    Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Maria Aitken

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    Raquel Welch, Agostina Belli, Sybil Danning

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    Peter Ustinov, Leon Ames, Beau Bridges

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    Wolfgang Preiss, Richard Burton, John Colicos

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    Carolyn Jones, Ray Danton, Shirley Knight

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    Richard Burton, Cyril Smith, Roger Livesey

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    Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna

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    Billy Connolly, Dominic Guard, David Bradley

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    James Coburn, Julian Beck, Ringo Starr

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    Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Nora Nicholson

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    Richard Burton, Rod Steiger, Michael Parks

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    O. J. Simpson, Linda Evans, Lee Marvin

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    The Last Days of Dolwyn Hugh Griffith, Frank Dunlop, Richard Burton

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    Now Barabbas Richard Burton, Stephen Murray, Richard Greene

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    Richard Burton, Andrew Osborn, Leslie Phillips

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    Sophia Loren, Rosemary Leach, Richard Burton

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    Romy Schneider, Alain Delon, Richard Burton

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

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