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The Best Barbara Steele Movies

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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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    Black Sunday

    Barbara Steele, John Richardson

    Released1960

    Directed byMario 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 Richardson,...  more

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    Castle of Blood

    Barbara Steele, Benito Stefanelli

    Released1964

    Directed byAntonio 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 Death,...  more
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    The Pit and the Pendulum

    Vincent Price, Barbara Steele

    Released1961

    Directed byRoger 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 Edgar...  more
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    Terror-Creatures From The Grave (1965)

    Barbara Steele, Luciano Pigozzi

    Released1965

    Directed byMassimo 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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    Nightmare Castle

    Barbara Steele, William Campbell

    Released1965

    Directed byMario 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 Ennio...  more
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    The Ghost

    Barbara Steele, Peter Baldwin

    Released1963

    Directed byRiccardo 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 include The...  more
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    Young Törless

    Barbara Steele, Mathieu Carrière

    Released1966

    Directed byVolker 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 violent, sadistic and...  more
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    The Horrible Dr. Hichcock

    Barbara Steele, Robert Flemyng

    Released1962

    Directed byRiccardo 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....  more
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    Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni

    Released1963

    Directed byFederico 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 Anselmi, a...  more

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    Silent Scream

    Yvonne De Carlo, Barbara Steele

    Released1980

    Directed byDenny 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....  more
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    The Crimson Cult

    Christopher Lee, Boris Karloff

    Released1968

    Directed byVernon 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. Heyward...  more
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    The Maniacs

    Barbara Steele, Ciccio Ingrassia

    Released1964

    Directed byLucio Fulci

    The Maniacs is a 1964 comedy film directed by Lucio fulci....
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    Capitol Conspiracy

    Barbara Steele, Don "The Dragon" Wilson

    Released1998

    Directed byFred Olen Ray

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    I Bury the Living

    Barbara Steele, Theodore Bikel

    Released1958

    Directed byAlbert 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....  more
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    For Love and Gold

    Barbara Steele, Catherine Spaak

    Released1966

    Directed byMario 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 was...  more
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    Pretty Baby

    Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon

    Released1978

    Directed byLouis 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 Platt....  more

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    Piranha

    Keenan Wynn, John Sayles

    Released1978

    Directed byJoe 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, Barbara...  more

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    The She Beast

    Barbara Steele, Ian Ogilvy

    Released1966

    Directed byMichael 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 DVD...  more