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The Best Barbara Steele Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 177 votes 57 voters 5k views 18 items

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from L'armata Brancalone to The Pit and the Pendulum.

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Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Arturo Dominici

Released: 1960

Directed by: Mario Bava

Black Sunday is a 1960 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Bava, from a screenplay by Ennio de Concini, Mario Serandrei and Marcello Coscia. The film stars Barbara Steele, John ...more

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Barbara Steele, Benito Stefanelli, Salvo Randone

Released: 1964

Directed by: Antonio Margheriti, Sergio Corbucci

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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Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, Charles Victor

Released: 1961

Directed by: Roger Corman

The Pit and the Pendulum is a 1961 horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, and Luana Anders. The screenplay by Richard Matheson was based on ...more

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Barbara Steele, William Campbell, Paul Muller

Released: 1965

Directed by: Mario Caiano, Jack Hill

Nightmare Castle is a 1965 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Caiano credited as Allen Grünewald. The film stars Barbara Steele in dual lead roles, and its music was composed by ...more
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Barbara Steele, Peter Baldwin, Umberto Raho

Released: 1963

Directed by: Riccardo Freda

The Ghost is a 1963 Italian horror film directed by Riccardo Freda, using the pseudonym "Robert Hampton". The film stars Barbara Steele and Peter Baldwin. Other titles for the film ...more
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Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng, Silvano Tranquilli

Released: 1962

Directed by: Riccardo Freda

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock is a 1962 Italian horror film directed by Riccardo Freda and written by Ernesto Gastaldi. The film stars Barbara Steele and Robert Flemyng.
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Barbara Steele, Luciano Pigozzi, Riccardo Garrone

Released: 1965

Directed by: Massimo Pupillo

An attorney travels to a castle to settle the estate of its recently deceased owner who was able to summon the souls of ancient plague victims. Soon, occupants of the castle begin to die off in ...more
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Barbara Steele, Mathieu Carrière, Lotte Ledl

Released: 1966

Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff

Young Törless is a 1966 German film directed by Volker Schlöndorff, adapted from the autobiographical novel The Confusions of Young Törless by Robert Musil. It deals with the ...more
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Barbara Steele, Theodore Bikel, Richard Boone

Released: 1958

Directed by: Albert Band

I Bury the Living is a horror film directed by famed B-movie director Albert Band, father of Charles Band, and starring Richard Boone and Theodore Bikel.
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Silent Scream Yvonne De Carlo, Barbara Steele, Cameron Mitchell

Released: 1980

Directed by: Denny Harris

Silent Scream is a 1980 American horror film directed by Denny Harris, and starring Rebecca Balding, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Steele and Yvonne De Carlo.
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Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Steele

Released: 1963

Directed by: Federico Fellini

8½ is a 1963 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini. Co-scripted by Fellini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, and Brunello Rondi, it stars Marcello Mastroianni as Guido ...more

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The Maniacs Barbara Steele, Ciccio Ingrassia, Franco Franchi

Released: 1964

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

The Maniacs is a 1964 comedy film directed by Lucio fulci.
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Barbara Steele, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Arthur Roberts

Released: 1998

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

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Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Michael Gough

Released: 1968

Directed by: Vernon Sewell

Curse of the Crimson Altar is a 1968 British horror film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff, Barbara Steele and Mark Eden. The film was produced by Louis M. ...more
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Barbara Steele, Catherine Spaak, Vittorio Gassman

Released: 1966

Directed by: Mario Monicelli

L'armata Brancaleone is an Italian comedy movie released in 1966, written by the famous duo Age & Scarpelli and directed by Mario Monicelli. It features Vittorio Gassman in the main role. It ...more
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Keenan Wynn, John Sayles, Barbara Steele

Released: 1978

Directed by: Joe Dante

Piranha is a 1978 American B movie about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed and co-edited by Joe Dante and starred Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn, ...more

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Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon, Keith Carradine

Released: 1978

Directed by: Louis Malle

Pretty Baby is a 1978 American historical fiction and drama film directed by Louis Malle, and starring Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine, and Susan Sarandon. The screenplay was written by Polly ...more

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Barbara Steele, Ian Ogilvy, Mel Welles

Released: 1966

Directed by: Michael Reeves

The She Beast is a 1966 British-Italian horror film written and directed by Michael Reeves. The film stars Barbara Steele and Ian Ogilvy. There is a restored widescreen version of the film on ...more