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The Best Anthony Quinn Movies

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

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

Everything from The Happening to The Black Swan is included on this list.

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    Zorba the Greek

    Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates
    Zorba the Greek is a 1964 British-Greek drama film directed by Cypriot Michael Cacoyannis and...  more

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    #94 of 175 The Best Movies Of The '60s#375 of 451 The Best Movies For Guys

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    Lust for Life

    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn
    Lust for Life is a MGM biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh,...  more

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    #15 of 95 Great Period Movies Set in the 19th Century#7 of 99 The Best Movies About Art & Artists

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    La Strada

    Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina
    La Strada is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini from his own screenplay...  more
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    The Guns of Navarone

    Gregory Peck, David Niven
    The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee...  more

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    Barabbas

    Sharon Tate, Ernest Borgnine
    Barabbas is a 1961 religious epic film expanding on the career of Barabbas, from the Christian...  more

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    #19 of 39 The Greatest Biblical Movies Ever Made#19 of 57 The Best Roman Movies

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    Lawrence of Arabia

    Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole
    Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 British epic adventure drama film based on the life of T. E....  more

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    Behold a Pale Horse

    Omar Sharif, Gregory Peck
    Behold a Pale Horse is a 1964 film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gregory Peck, Omar...  more
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    The Savage Innocents

    Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn
    The Savage Innocents is a 1960 film, adapted from the novel Top of the World by Swiss writer...  more
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    Heller in Pink Tights

    Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn
    Heller In Pink Tights is a 1960 Technicolor western film adapted from Louis L'Amour's novel,...  more
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    Seven Servants

    Anthony Quinn, Audra McDonald
    Seven Servants is a USA — Germany co-production 1996 German drama — comedy film directed by...  more
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    Viva Zapata!

    Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn
    Viva Zapata! is a 1952 biographical film starring Marlon Brando and directed by Elia Kazan....  more

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    #891 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#41 of 65 The Best Cinco De Mayo Movies

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    The Greek Tycoon

    Jacqueline Bissett, Anthony Quinn
    The Greek Tycoon is a 1978 American drama film, of the roman à clef type, directed by J. Lee...  more
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    A Walk in the Spring Rain

    Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn
    A Walk in the Spring Rain is a romantic drama Eastmancolor film made by Columbia Pictures,...  more
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    The Old Man and the Sea

    Patricia Clarkson, Anthony Quinn
    Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life....  more
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    Revenge

    Kevin Costner, Madeleine Stowe
    Revenge is a 1990 romantic thriller film directed by Tony Scott, starring Kevin Costner,...  more
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    A Walk in the Clouds

    Keanu Reeves, Debra Messing
    A Walk in the Clouds is a 1995 American romantic drama film directed by Alfonso Arau and...  more

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    Stradivari

    Anthony Quinn, Stefania Sandrelli
    Stradivari is a 1988 Italian biographical drama film directed by Giacomo Battiato. It depicts...  more
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    A High Wind in Jamaica

    James Coburn, Anthony Quinn
    A High Wind in Jamaica is a 1965 DeLuxe Color film, based on the novel of the same name, and...  more
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    The 25th Hour

    Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi
    La Vingt-cinquième Heure is a 1967 war drama film, starring Anthony Quinn and Virna Lisi. It...  more
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    Ulysses

    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn
    Ulysses is a 1954 fantasy-adventure film based on Homer's epic poem Odyssey. The movie was...  more
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Gina Lollobrigida, Anthony Quinn
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1956 French film version of Victor Hugo's novel of the same...  more
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    The Shoes of the Fisherman

    Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud
    The Shoes of the Fisherman is a 1968 drama film directed by Michael Anderson....  more
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    The Secret of Santa Vittoria

    Anthony Quinn, Virna Lisi
    The Secret of Santa Vittoria is a 1969 film, and distributed by United Artists. It was...  more
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    The Message

    Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara
    The Message is a 1976/1977 film and Quranic epic directed by Moustapha Akkad chronicling the...  more
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    The Plainsman

    Gary Cooper, Anthony Quinn
    The Plainsman is a 1936 American Western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Gary...  more