The Best Anthony Franciosa Movies  

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

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This list features The Story on Page One, Stagecoach and more.

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Ernest Borgnine, Gina Lollobrigida, Anthony Franciosa
Go Naked in the World is a 1961 American drama Metrocolor film in CinemaScope written and directed by Ranald MacDougall and co-directed by an uncredited Charles Walters, produced by Aaron ...more
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Rita Hayworth, Gig Young, Hugh Griffith
The Story on Page One is a 1959 American drama film written and directed by Clifford Odets, and starring Rita Hayworth, Anthony Franciosa, and Gig Young. Shot in CinemaScope, the film was ...more
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Raquel Welch, Richard Briers, Anthony Franciosa
Fathom is a 1967 British spy comedy film directed by Leslie H. Martinson, starring Anthony Franciosa and Raquel Welch. Fathom Harvill is a skydiver touring Europe with a U.S. parachute team. She ...more
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Klaus Kinski, Michèle Mercier, Anthony Franciosa
Web of the Spider is the title of a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Antonio Margheriti, using the pseudonym Anthony M. Dawson. This film is also known as And Comes the Dawn... But Colored ...more
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Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Dolores Hart
Wild Is the Wind is a 1957 film that tells the story of a rancher who marries his Italian sister-in-law after the death of his wife, but she falls in love with his young ranch hand. It stars ...more
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James Garner, Sandra Dee, Melina Mercouri
A Man Could Get Killed is a 1966 adventure comedy film directed by Ronald Neame and Cliff Owen, shot on various locations in Portugal and starring James Garner, Melina Mercouri, Sandra Dee, ...more
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Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury, Orson Welles
The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., based in part on three works by William Faulkner: the 1931 ...more
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Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Lee Remick
A Face in the Crowd is a 1957 film starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal and Walter Matthau, directed by Elia Kazan. The screenplay was written by Budd Schulberg, based on his short story ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Reginald Denny
Assault on a Queen is a 1966 American action-adventure film, directed by Jack Donohue, starring Frank Sinatra and Italian beauty Virna Lisi. Based on a 1959 novel by Jack Finney, it was adapted ...more
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Jean Simmons, Joan Blondell, Paul Douglas
This Could Be the Night is a 1957 MGM comedy-drama film directed by Robert Wise. The movie is based on the short stories by Cornelia Baird Gross and stars Jean Simmons and Paul Douglas. Actor ...more
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Donna Mills, June Allyson, Vic Morrow
Curse of the Black Widow is a made-for-television horror film, by Dan Curtis, and starring Anthony Franciosa, Donna Mills, Patty Duke, Vic Morrow, and June Allyson. It originally aired on ABC in
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The Swinger Ann-Margret, Milton Frome, Robert Coote
The Swinger is a 1966 film directed by George Sidney. It stars Ann-Margret and Anthony Franciosa.
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Jane Fonda, John Astin, Jack Albertson
Period of Adjustment is a 1962 American comedy-drama film directed by George Roy Hill, his first feature-length film, based on the play of the same name by Tennessee Williams.
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Ann-Margret, Gene Tierney, Carol Lynley
The Pleasure Seekers is a 1964 20th Century Fox motion picture starring Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa, and Carol Lynley, with Gardner McKay, Pamela Tiffin, Brian Keith, and Gene Tierney. The ...more
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Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson
Stagecoach is a 1986 made-for-TV film. It is a remake of the classic 1939 film Stagecoach and stars Kris Kristofferson as the Ringo Kid, the part originally played by John Wayne. Willie Nelson ...more
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Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith, Joanne Woodward
The Drowning Pool is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, and based upon Ross Macdonald's novel The Drowning Pool. The film stars Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, and Anthony ...more
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John Saxon, Eva Robin's, Giuliano Gemma
Tenebrae is a 1982 Italian horror thriller film written and directed by Dario Argento. The film stars Anthony Franciosa, John Saxon and Daria Nicolodi. After having experimented with two ...more
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Laurence Fishburne, Charles Bronson, Henny Youngman
Death Wish II is a 1982 crime thriller action film directed by Michael Winner. It is the first of four sequels to the 1974 film Death Wish. In Death Wish II, architect Paul Kersey moves to Los ...more
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Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Burt Young
Across 110th Street is a 1972 American crime drama film starring Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, and Anthony Franciosa, and directed by Barry Shear. Commonly associated with the blaxploitation ...more
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Eva Marie Saint, Don Murray, Henry Silva
A Hatful of Rain is a 1957 dramatic film. The movie was a rarity for its time, in its frank depiction of the effects of morphine addiction. It is a medically and sociologically accurate account ...more
Kiss My Grits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anthony Franciosa Movies
Kiss My Grits Bruce Davison, Susan George, Pat Corley
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Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Donna Douglas
Career is a 1959 blacklist film drama co-written by Dalton Trumbo and starring Dean Martin, Tony Franciosa, and Shirley MacLaine. The movie involves actor Sam Lawson, bent on breaking into the ...more
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Barbara Steele, Benito Stefanelli, Salvo Randone
Castle of Blood is a 1964 Italian horror film directed by Antonio Margheriti, using the pseudonym Anthony M. Dawson. This film is also known as Coffin of Terror, Danse macabre, Dimensions in ...more
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Jim Brown, Edmond O'Brien, Stuart Whitman
Rio Conchos is a 1964 Cinemascope Western starring Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Tony Franciosa, Edmond O'Brien, and in his motion picture debut, Jim Brown, based on Clair Huffaker's novel of ...more
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Brooke Shields, Sherilyn Fenn, Joe Pantoliano
Backstreet Dreams is a 1990 drama movie starring Brooke Shields, Jason O'Malley, Sherilyn Fenn and Anthony Franciosa. It was directed by Rupert Hitzig and Jason O'Malley.