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The Best Anita Ekberg Movies

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

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

This list includes Paris Holiday, Call Me Bwana and more films.

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  • 1
    Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg
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    Released1962

    Directed byFederico Fellini, Mario Monicelli, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti

    Boccaccio '70 is a 1962 Italian anthology film directed by Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica, from an idea by Cesare Zavattini. It is an anthology of four...  more
  • 2
    Bob Hope, Arnold Palmer
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    2

    Released1963

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Call Me Bwana is a 1963 farce film starring Bob Hope and Anita Ekberg, and directed by Gordon Douglas. It is largely set in Africa. It is the only film made by Eon Productions not about the fictional...  more
  • 3
    Nico, Anita Ekberg
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    1

    Released1960

    Directed byFederico Fellini

    La Dolce Vita is a 1960 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Federico Fellini. The film follows Marcello Rubini, a journalist writing for gossip magazines, over seven days and nights on...  more

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  • 4
    Anita Ekberg, Trevor Howard
    15
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    Released1957

    Directed byJohn Gilling

    Interpol known in the USA as Pickup Alley is a 1957 British Warwick Films crime film shot in CinemaScope starring Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg, Trevor Howard, Bonar Colleano and Sid James. It concerns...  more
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  • 5
    Anita Ekberg, Paul Muller
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    Released1959

    Directed byMichelangelo Antonioni, Riccardo Freda, Guido Brignone

    Nel Segno di Roma is a 1959 historical drama film loosely pertaining to the Palmyrene Empire and its re-annexation back into the Roman Empire. Notable only for its superlative performance by Swedish...  more
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    Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda
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    Released1956

    Directed byKing Vidor

    This film is the first English-language film version of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. It is an American/Italian production, directed by King Vidor and produced by Dino De Laurentiis and Carlo Ponti. The...  more

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    Anita Ekberg, Michael Wilding
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    4

    Released1956

    Directed byTerence Young

    Zarak is a 1957 British Warwick Films CinemaScope action film based on the 1949 book The Story of Zarak Khan by A.J. Bevan. It was directed by Terence Young with assistance from John Gilling and...  more
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  • 8

    Released1960

    Directed byClaude Boissol

    Three Etc.'s and the Colonel is a 1960 comedy film directed by Claude Boissol....
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  • 9
    Jerry Lewis, Shirley MacLaine
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    2

    Released1955

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    Artists and Models is a 1955 Paramount musical comedy in VistaVision and marked Martin and Lewis's fourteenth feature together as a team. The film co-stars Shirley MacLaine and Dorothy Malone, also...  more
  • 10
    Anita Ekberg
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    Released1972

    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

    Northeast of Seoul is a 1972 film directed by David Lowell Rich. It stars Anita Ekberg and John Ireland, with music by Alan Heyman....  more
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    Anita Ekberg, Michel Peyrelon
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    Released1998

    Directed byYvan Le Moine

    The Red Dwarf is a Belgian comedy drama directed by Yvan Le Moine released in 1998. It is based on Le nain rouge, a story by Michel Tournier....  more
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    Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger
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    4

    Released1956

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Back from Eternity is a 1956 drama film about a planeload of people stranded in the South American jungle and subsequently menaced by headhunters. It is a remake of an earlier 1939 film, Five Came...  more
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  • 13
    Rock Hudson, Anita Ekberg
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    2

    Released1953

    Directed byNathan H. Juran

    The Golden Blade is an adventure film from 1953 directed by Nathan Juran and starring Rock Hudson as Harun Al-Rashid and Piper Laurie as Princess Khairuzan. It is set in ancient Bagdad and borrows...  more
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  • 14
    Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
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    Released1956

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    Hollywood or Bust is a 1956 film comedy starring the team of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The picture was filmed from April 16 to June 19, 1956 and released on December 6, 1956 by Paramount Pictures,...  more
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  • 15
    Anita Ekberg, Gypsy Rose Lee
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    Released1958

    Directed byGerd Oswald

    Screaming Mimi is a 1958 film noir directed by Gerd Oswald, and based on the novel by pulp novelist Fredric Brown. The film features Anita Ekberg, Philip Carey, Gypsy Rose Lee, among others. It has...  more
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  • 16
    Bob Hope, Anita Ekberg
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    2

    Released1958

    Directed byGerd Oswald

    Paris Holiday is a 1958 comedy film starring Bob Hope, which was directed by Gerd Oswald, and written by Edmund Beloin, who was Hope's attorney, and Dean Riesner from a story by Hope. The film also...  more
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  • 17
    John Wayne, Lauren Bacall
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    Released1955

    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    Blood Alley is a 1955 seafaring adventure movie starring John Wayne and Lauren Bacall set in China....  more
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  • 18
    I clowns is a 1970 television film by Federico Fellini about the human fascination with clowns and circuses. It was made for TV, the Italian station RAI with an agreement that it would be released...  more
  • 19
    Anita Ekberg, Didi Perego
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    Released1982

    Directed byUmberto Lenzi

    Fatty Girl Goes to New York is a 1982 comedy film written by Mauro Mariani and Giorgio Mariuzzo and directed by Umberto Lenzi....
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  • 20
    Jerry Lewis, James Brolin
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    Released1966

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Way...Way Out is a 1966 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis and released by 20th Century Fox on October 21, 1966. The film was both a critical and commercial flop....  more
  • 21
    Anita Ekberg, Tyrone Power
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    Released1953

    Directed byRudolph Maté

    The Mississippi Gambler is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Rudolph Maté. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Recording....  more
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  • 22
    Anita Ekberg, Sterling Hayden
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    Released1957

    Directed byGerd Oswald

    Valerie is a 1957 Western film starring Sterling Hayden, and Anita Ekberg and Anthony Steel, who were married at the time. It was their only film together...  more
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  • 23
    Joan Collins, Ian McShane
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    Released1969

    Directed byMel Stuart

    If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium is a 1969 romantic comedy film made by Wolper Pictures and released by United Artists. It was directed by Mel Stuart, filmed on location throughout Europe, and...  more
  • 24
    Jack Palance, Anita Ekberg
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    2

    Released1958

    Directed byJohn Gilling

    The Man Inside is a 1958 British crime adventure film brought to the screen by Warwick Film Productions. The screenplay from David Shaw was based on a novel by M.E.Chaber and was directed by John...  more
  • 25
    Anita Ekberg, Robert Taylor
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    Released1967

    Directed byLuigi Scattini

    La sfinge d'oro is a 1967 film directed by Luigi Scattini....  more
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