The Best Cornel Wilde Movies  

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

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

Items on this list include Road House and Omar Khayyam.

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Richard Widmark, Celeste Holm, Ida Lupino
Road House is a 1948 film noir drama directed by Jean Negulesco, with cinematography by Joseph LaShelle. The picture features Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark, among ...more
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James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope
The Greatest Show on Earth is a 1952 American drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in Technicolor, and released by Paramount Pictures. Set in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum ...more
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Cornel Wilde, Patrick Mynhardt, Ken Gampu
The Naked Prey is a 1965 adventure film starring Cornel Wilde, who also served as director and producer, which was released by Paramount Pictures. Set in the South African veldt, the film is a ...more
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Lee Van Cleef, Brian Donlevy, Earl Holliman
The Big Combo is a 1955 American film noir directed by Joseph H. Lewis and photographed by cinematographer John Alton, with music by David Raksin.
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Gene Tierney, Vincent Price, Jeanne Crain
Leave Her to Heaven is a 1945 American Technicolor film noir starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, with Vincent Price, Darryl Hickman, Ray Collins, and Chill Wills. The story was ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Joan Leslie, Ida Lupino
High Sierra is a 1941 early heist film and film noir written by W.R. Burnett and John Huston from the novel by Burnett. The movie features Ida Lupino and Humphrey Bogart and was directed by ...more
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Ginger Rogers, Cornel Wilde
It Had to Be You is a 1947 romantic comedy film directed by Don Hartman and Rudolph Maté, starring Ginger Rogers and Cornel Wilde. A marriage-shy sculptor meets the boy of her childhood ...more
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Rip Torn, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace
Beach Red is a 1967 World War II film starring Cornel Wilde and Rip Torn. The film depicts a landing by the U.S. Marine Corps on an unnamed Japanese held Pacific island, however is thought to be ...more
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Anne Francis, George Sanders, Michael Wilding
The Scarlet Coat is an Eastmancolor CinemaScope 1955 American historical drama and swashbuckler directed by John Sturges, based upon the events in the American Revolution in which Benedict ...more
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Scott Glenn, Cornel Wilde, Bernie Casey
Gargoyles is a 1972 horror film written by Steven Karpf and Elinor Karpf and directed by Bill L. Norton.
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Treasure of the Golden Condor Anne Bancroft, Cornel Wilde, Finlay Currie
Treasure of the Golden Condor is an American Technicolor film directed by Delmer Daves, starring Cornel Wilde and Constance Smith, and released by Twentieth Century Fox. The film is a remake of ...more
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George Sanders, Jessica Tandy, Linda Darnell
Forever Amber is a 1947 American romantic drama film starring Linda Darnell and Cornel Wilde. It was based on the book of the same name by Kathleen Winsor. It also starred Richard Greene, George ...more
Beyond Mombasa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cornel Wilde Movies
Beyond Mombasa Donna Reed, Cornel Wilde, Leo Genn
Beyond Mombasa is a 1956 Technicolor film directed by George Marshall filmed and set in Kenya. It stars Cornel Wilde and Donna Reed.
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Linda Darnell, Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler
Two Flags West is a 1950 Western drama set during the American Civil War, directed by Robert Wise and starring Joseph Cotten, Jeff Chandler, Linda Darnell, and Cornell Wilde. The opening credits ...more
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Ursula Andress, Olivia de Havilland, Ian McShane
The Fifth Musketeer is a 1979 film adaptation of the last section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, père, which is itself based on the French legend of the Man in ...more
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Debra Paget, Raymond Massey, John Derek
Omar Khayyam is an American movie directed by William Dieterle, filmed in 1956 and released in 1957. It starred Cornel Wilde as Omar Khayyám, the eponymous Persian poet, Michael Rennie as ...more
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Edgar Buchanan, Anita Louise, Cornel Wilde
The Bandit of Sherwood Forest is a 1946 film about the son of Robin Hood starring Cornel Wilde, Anita Louise and Edgar Buchanan. The sets built for the film were reused in the Three Stooges ...more
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At Sword's Point Maureen O'Hara, Cornel Wilde, Robert Douglas
At Sword's Point is a film directed by Lewis Allen released on February 1952.
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Cornel Wilde, Howard St. John, Russell Collins
Shockproof is a 1949 American film noir directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Cornel Wilde and Patricia Knight. Wilde and Knight were husband and wife during filming. They divorced in 1951.
California Conquest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cornel Wilde Movies
California Conquest Teresa Wright, Cornel Wilde
California Conquest is a 1952 American film, directed by Lew Landers, and starring Cornel Wilde and Teresa Wright. The film is set in the early 1840s, and deals with a conspiracy by native ...more
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Edge of Eternity Jack Elam, Edgar Buchanan, Cornel Wilde
Edge of Eternity is a 1959 CinemaScope film directed by Don Siegel shot on location in the Grand Canyon.
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Merle Oberon, Paul Muni, Nina Foch
A Song to Remember is a 1945 Columbia Pictures biographical film which tells a fictionalised life story of Polish pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin. Directed by Charles Vidor, ...more
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The Homestretch Maureen O'Hara, Cornel Wilde
The Homestretch is a 1947 drama film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone.
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Christine Kaufmann, Cornel Wilde, Massimo Serato
Constantine and the Cross is a 1961 historical drama film about the early career of the emperor Constantine, who first legalized and then adopted Christianity in the early 4th century. The ...more
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Jane Russell, Cornel Wilde, Luther Adler
Hot Blood is a 1956 film starring Jane Russell and Cornel Wilde.