The Best Tony Curtis Movies Films

The Best Tony Curtis Movies

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List of the best Tony Curtis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tony Curtis'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 Tony Curtis movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tony Curtis movies will be at the top of the list. Tony Curtis has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tony Curtis movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tony Curtis films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Tony Curtis role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Tony Curtis 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 Drop Dead Darling and Sweet Smell of Success.

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


Tony Curtis worked with many famous directors, including big names like Stanley Kubrick and Roman Polanski. Is Tony Curtis your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and Lee Marvin films lists too.


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    Some Like It Hot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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    Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    Sweet Smell of Success is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Nick Adams

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    The Defiant Ones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Lon Chaney

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    Houdini is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Tor Johnson

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    The Vikings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine

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    The Boston Strangler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Henry Fonda, Tony Curtis, George Kennedy

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    Operation Petticoat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Marion Ross

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    The Great Race is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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    Trapeze is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida

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    Sex and the Single Girl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda

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    The Great Impostor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Raymond Massey

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    The Prince Who Was a Thief is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    The Prince Who Was a Thief Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Everett Sloane

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    Taras Bulba is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker

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    Boeing Boeing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, Thelma Ritter

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    The Black Shield of Falworth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Patrick O'Neal

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    Kings Go Forth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Frank Sinatra, Natalie Wood, Tony Curtis

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    The Perfect Furlough is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, Elaine Stritch

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    The Last Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Anjelica Huston

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    The Outsider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    The Outsider Tony Curtis, James Franciscus, Bruce Bennett

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    Goodbye Charlie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

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    Captain Newman, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis

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    40 Pounds of Trouble is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    40 Pounds of Trouble Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette, Larry Storch

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    The Purple Mask is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    The Purple Mask Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Gene Barry

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    The List of Adrian Messenger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Beachhead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, John Doucette

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    The Manitou is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Stella Stevens, Burgess Meredith, Tony Curtis

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    The Count of Monte Cristo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Richard Chamberlain, Donald Pleasence

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    Who Was That Lady? is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis

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    Criss Cross is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Yvonne De Carlo

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    Insignificance is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Gary Busey, Tony Curtis, Theresa Russell

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    Winchester '73 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis

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    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes

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    Son of Ali Baba is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Son of Ali Baba Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie

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    Not with My Wife, You Don't! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, George C. Scott, Virna Lisi

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    Don't Make Waves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Claudia Cardinale, Sharon Tate, Tony Curtis

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    Suppose They Gave a War and No... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Ernest Borgnine, Tony Curtis, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Mister Cory is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Martha Hyer

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    Paris When It Sizzles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich

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    The Rat Race is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Debbie Reynolds, Don Rickles, Tony Curtis

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    Monte Carlo or Bust! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Dudley Moore, Tony Curtis, Peter Cook

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    The Mirror Crack'd is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Elizabeth Taylor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Novak

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    Tarzan in Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Jan-Michael Vincent, Joe Lara

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    The Midnight Story is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Gilbert Roland, Marisa Pavan

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    Murder in Three Acts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Murder in Three Acts Tony Curtis, Peter Ustinov, Emma Samms

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    Francis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Tony Curtis, Donald O'Connor, Patricia Medina

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    The Immortals is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Chris Rock, Tia Carrere, Tony Curtis

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    City Across the River is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    City Across the River Tony Curtis, Thelma Ritter, Jeff Corey

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    Lepke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Lepke Tony Curtis, Michael Callan

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    Naked in New York is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tony Curtis Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Turner, Mary-Louise Parker

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