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

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

This is a list that features films like Judgment at Nuremberg and Ten Tall Men.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Burt Lancaster movies?" and "What are the greatest Burt Lancaster roles of all time?"

Robert Altman and Phil Alden Robinson both worked with Burt Lancaster over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Burt Lancaster have also been known to enjoy films starring Rod Steiger and Robert Mitchum.

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From Here to Eternity Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster, Ernest Borgnine

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The Train Burt Lancaster, Jeanne Moreau, Paul Scofield

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Birdman of Alcatraz Burt Lancaster, Telly Savalas, Karl Malden

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Elmer Gantry Burt Lancaster, Shirley Jones, Jean Simmons

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The Professionals Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin

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Sweet Smell of Success Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Nick Adams

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Judgment at Nuremberg Judy Garland, William Shatner, Marlene Dietrich

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The Leopard Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon

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Trapeze Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster

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Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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The Crimson Pirate Christopher Lee, Burt Lancaster, Dana Wynter

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The Swimmer Joan Rivers, Burt Lancaster, John Cheever

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The Unforgiven Audrey Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Lillian Gish

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The Killers Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien

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Atlantic City Susan Sarandon, Burt Lancaster, Wallace Shawn

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Vera Cruz Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Charles Bronson

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The Rainmaker Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Lloyd Bridges

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Run Silent, Run Deep Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Don Rickles

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The Flame and the Arrow Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Norman Lloyd

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Local Hero Burt Lancaster, Peter Capaldi, Peter Riegert

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Criss Cross Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Yvonne De Carlo

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Separate Tables Rita Hayworth, David Niven, Burt Lancaster

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Ulzana's Raid Burt Lancaster, Bruce Davison, Richard Jaeckel

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Jim Thorpe – All-American Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Nestor Paiva

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Brute Force Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Hume Cronyn

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The Kentuckian Burt Lancaster, Walter Matthau, John Carradine

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Lawman Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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Come Back, Little Sheba Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth, Terry Moore

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Sorry, Wrong Number Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, William Conrad

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Valdez Is Coming Burt Lancaster, Héctor Elizondo, Sylvia Poggioli

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Apache Burt Lancaster, Charles Bronson, Jean Peters

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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The Scalphunters Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas

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Conversation Piece Claudia Cardinale, Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger

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Zulu Dawn Peter O'Toole, Bob Hoskins, Burt Lancaster

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Tough Guys Kirk Douglas, Anthony Kiedis, Burt Lancaster

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The Hallelujah Trail Burt Lancaster, Martin Landau, Lee Remick

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The Devil's Disciple Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Burt Lancaster

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The Rose Tattoo Burt Lancaster, Anna Magnani

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The Young Savages Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas

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The List of Adrian Messenger Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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Go Tell the Spartans Burt Lancaster, Marc Singer, Dolph Sweet

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I Walk Alone Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Lizabeth Scott

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The Cassandra Crossing Sophia Loren, O. J. Simpson, Martin Sheen

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Victory at Entebbe Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Hopkins, Kirk Douglas

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Twilight's Last Gleaming Burt Lancaster, Charles Durning, Richard Widmark

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Executive Action Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer

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His Majesty O'Keefe Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner