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

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The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Friendly Persuasion and Daughter of Darkness, in it.

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Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles are among those who directed Anthony Perkins at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Anthony Perkins was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Rod Steiger and Fred Gwynne in terms of fame and success.

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anthony Perkins Movies
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins Psycho is a 1960 Psychological thriller and horror film written by Joseph Stefano and directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

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Friendly Persuasion Gary Cooper, Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire Friendly Persuasion is a 1956 Civil War film starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. The screenplay was adapted by Michael Wilson ...more

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Pretty Poison Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Beverly Garland Pretty Poison is a psychological thriller/black comedy film directed by Noel Black, starring Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld, about an ex-convict and high school cheerleader who commit a series ...more

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On the Beach Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire On the Beach is a 1959 American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama film from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire and ...more

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The Trial Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Romy Schneider The Trial is a 1962 film directed by Orson Welles, who also wrote the screenplay based on the novel of the same name by Franz Kafka. Welles stated immediately after completing the film: ...more

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Tall Story Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Anthony Perkins Tall Story is a 1960 American romantic comedy film made by Warner Bros., directed by Joshua Logan and starring Anthony Perkins with Jane Fonda, in her first screen role, at the age of 22. It is ...more

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Psycho II Anthony Perkins, Dennis Franz, Vera Miles Psycho II is a 1983 American psychological horror slasher film directed by Richard Franklin and written by Tom Holland. It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and second film in the ...more

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Psycho III Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey Psycho III is an American 1986 horror/slasher film. It is the second sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the third film in the Psycho series. The film stars Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, ...more

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Murder on the Orient Express Sean Connery, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 British Technicolor mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot, and based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient ...more

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The Matchmaker Shirley MacLaine, Anthony Perkins, Shirley Booth The Matchmaker is a 1958 American comedy film directed by Joseph Anthony. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes is based on the 1955 play of the same name by Thornton Wilder. Costumes by Edith

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Phaedra Anthony Perkins, Melina Mercouri, Raf Vallone Phaedra was a 1962 motion picture directed by Jules Dassin as a vehicle for his partner Melina Mercouri, after her world-wide hit Never on Sunday. The film was the fourth collaboration between ...more

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The Tin Star Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Lee Van Cleef The Tin Star was first a short story then a 1957 American western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Perkins, in one of Perkins' first roles. The film became one ...more

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Fear Strikes Out Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams Fear Strikes Out is a dramatic feature film depicting the life and career of American baseball player Jimmy Piersall. It is based on Piersall's biography Fear Strikes Out: The Jim Piersall ...more

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Play It As It Lays Anthony Perkins, Tuesday Weld, Tammy Grimes Play It as It Lays is a 1972 American drama film directed by Frank Perry. The screenplay by married couple Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne is based on Didion's novel of the same name. The ...more

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Green Mansions Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb Green Mansions is a 1959 American romantic adventure film directed by Mel Ferrer. It is based upon the 1904 novel Green Mansions by William Henry Hudson, the film starred Audrey Hepburn as Rima, ...more

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Goodbye Again Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Perkins, Yul Brynner Goodbye Again, released in Europe as Aimez-vous Brahms?, is a 1961 romantic drama film produced and directed by Anatole Litvak. The screenplay was written by Samuel A. Taylor, based on the novel ...more

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Desire Under the Elms Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives Desire Under the Elms is a 1958 American film version of the 1924 play Desire Under the Elms written by Eugene O'Neill. The film was directed by Delbert Mann from a screenplay by O'Neill and ...more

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Someone Behind the Door Charles Bronson, Anthony Perkins, Jill Ireland Someone Behind the Door is a French film directed by Nicolas Gessner. The original French title was Quelqu'un derrière la porte, and in the UK it was twice retitled as Two Minds For ...more

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Five Miles to Midnight Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Gig Young Five Miles to Midnight is a 1962 French-Italian-American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak. It was produced through Filmsonor S.A., Dear Film Produzione and Mercury, and distributed by ...more

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Edge of Sanity Anthony Perkins, Glynis Barber, David Lodge Edge of Sanity is a 1989 British horror film, directed by Gérard Kikoïne and starring Anthony Perkins, that is a portrayal of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with aspects of Jack the

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The Actress Spencer Tracy, Anthony Perkins, Jean Simmons The Actress is an 1953 American comedy-drama film based on Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play Years Ago. Gordon herself wrote the screenplay. The film was directed by George Cukor and stars ...more

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Lovin' Molly Anthony Perkins, Blythe Danner, Beau Bridges Lovin' Molly is a 1974 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner in the title role, Ed Binns, and Susan Sarandon. The film is based on one of ...more

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Mahogany Diana Ross, Anthony Perkins, Billy Dee Williams Mahogany is a 1975 American romantic drama film directed by Berry Gordy and produced by Motown Productions. The Motown founder Gordy took over the film direction after British filmmaker Tony ...more

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The Champagne Murders Anthony Perkins, Stéphane Audran, Henry Jones Le scandale is a 1967 French suspense thriller mystery film directed by Claude Chabrol and starring Anthony Perkins. It was the first of two films that Chabrol made with Perkins, who is most ...more

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Evening Primrose Anthony Perkins, Larry Gates, Charmian Carr

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The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean Paul Newman, Ava Gardner, Jacqueline Bissett The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean is a 1972 American western film written by John Milius, directed by John Huston, and starring Paul Newman. It was loosely based on the real-life, ...more

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Catch-22 Martin Sheen, Orson Welles, Jon Voight Catch-22 is a 1970 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. In creating a black comedy revolving around the "lunatic characters" of Heller's satirical anti-war ...more

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WUSA Paul Newman, Cloris Leachman, Anthony Perkins WUSA is a 1970 American drama film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg. It was written by Robert Stone, based on his novel A Hall of Mirrors. The story involves a radio station in New Orleans with the ...more

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Psycho IV: The Beginning Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, C. C. H. Pounder Psycho IV: The Beginning is a 1990 made-for-cable-television horror/drama film that serves as both the third sequel and a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho, as it includes both ...more

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The Fool Killer Anthony Perkins, Lana Wood, Dana Elcar The Fool Killer is a 1965 film starring Anthony Perkins.

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How Awful About Allan Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris, Joan Hackett How Awful About Allan is a 1970 television film thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington, the first of two collaborations with writer Henry Farrell, and starring Anthony Perkins and Julie Harris. ...more

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The Black Hole Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Perkins, Yvette Mimieux The Black Hole is a 1979 American science fiction film directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Maximilian Schell, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette ...more

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Daughter of Darkness Anthony Perkins, Mia Sara, Jack Coleman Daughter of Darkness is a 1990 film made for television, directed by horror director Stuart Gordon.

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Is Paris Burning? Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French ...more

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Les Misérables Anthony Perkins, Ian Holm, John Gielgud Les Misérables is a 1978 British television film based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo. The film was written by John Gay, produced by Lew Grade, and directed by Glenn Jordan. ...more

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Ten Days' Wonder Orson Welles, Anthony Perkins, Michel Piccoli Ten Days' Wonder is a French murder-mystery film directed by Claude Chabrol and based on the novel Ten Days' Wonder by Ellery Queen. It follows the same story of the novel with the exception of ...more

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Winter Kills Elizabeth Taylor, Jeff Bridges, Eli Wallach Winter Kills is a 1979 film, directed by William Richert, based on the novel by Richard Condon. Its cast includes Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach, Richard Boone, Toshirō ...more

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Destroyer Anthony Perkins, Lyle Alzado, Deborah Foreman Destroyer also known as Shadow of Death is a 1988 horror film starring retired football lineman Lyle Alzado, Deborah Foreman, and Anthony Perkins.

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Remember My Name Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Perkins, Alfre Woodard Remember My Name is a 1978 American thriller film, written and directed by Alan Rudolph and produced by Robert Altman. Geraldine Chaplin stars as a deranged woman, determined to get back her ...more

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North Sea Hijack Roger Moore, Anthony Perkins, David Hedison North Sea Hijack is a British action film from 1979 starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, and Michael Parks. It was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and adapted by Jack Davies from ...more

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Two Are Guilty Anthony Perkins, Jean-Claude Brialy, Renato Salvatori Le glaive et la balance is a 1963 French-Italian drama film directed by André Cayatte. It was written by Cayatte, Henri Jeanson and Charles Spaak. It stars the American actor, Anthony ...more

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The Lonely Man Anthony Perkins, Jack Palance, Lee Van Cleef The Lonely Man is a 1957 western film directed by Henry Levin.

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This Angry Age Anthony Perkins, Alida Valli, Silvana Mangano This Angry Age is a 1958 drama film directed by René Clément.

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I'm Dangerous Tonight Anthony Perkins, Mädchen Amick, R. Lee Ermey I'm Dangerous Tonight is a 1990 American horror television film, directed by Tobe Hooper and starring Mädchen Amick. It made its debut on the USA Network on 8 August 1990, before being ...more

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First, You Cry Mary Tyler Moore, Don Johnson, Anthony Perkins First, You Cry is a 1978 TV movie directed by George Schaefer.

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Deadly Companion John Candy, Anthony Perkins, Catherine O'Hara Deadly Companion is a 1980 Canadian mystery film based on the novel The Three Roads by Ross Macdonald.

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The Psycho Legacy Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Tom Holland The Psycho Legacy is a 2010 independent documentary film that examines the history of the Psycho film franchise and the continuing legacy of the original Psycho. It also pays a tribute to actor ...more

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The Light at the Edge of the World Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar The Light at the Edge of the World is a 1971 adventure film, adapted from Jules Verne's classic 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic ...more

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A Demon in My View is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anthony Perkins Movies
A Demon in My View Anthony Perkins, Sophie Ward, Stratford Johns A Demon in My View is a 1991 thriller film directed by Petra Haffter.