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

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List includes River Lady, Black Bart and more.

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Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea Scarlet Street is a 1945 American film noir directed by Fritz Lang about a middle-aged painter who is seduced by a woman and paints her a portrait, only to come across that she's using him for ...more

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James Stewart, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis Winchester '73 is a 1950 American Western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, and Stephen McNally. Written by Borden Chase and Robert L. ...more

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Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey The Woman in the Window is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang that tells the story of psychology professor Richard Wanley who meets and becomes enamored of a young femme fatale. Based on J. ...more

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Arthur Kennedy, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea Too Late for Tears is a 1949 American film noir directed by Byron Haskin and starring Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea and Arthur Kennedy. It tells a story about a woman who steals a ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Yvonne De Carlo Criss Cross is a 1949 film noir starring Burt Lancaster, directed by Robert Siodmak from Don Tracy's novel of the same name. This black-and-white film was shot partly on location in the Bunker ...more

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Bette Davis, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea The Little Foxes is an American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Lillian Hellman is based on her 1939 play of the same name. Hellman's ex-husband Arthur Kober, Dorothy ...more

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Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, Howard Da Silva The Underworld Story is a 1950 American film noir directed by Cy Endfield and featuring Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, and Gale Storm. Howard Da Silva plays the loud-mouthed gangster Carl Durham, ...more

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Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Constance Dowling Black Angel is a 1946 film noir, based on the novel The Black Angel by Cornell Woolrich. The film was director Roy William Neill's last film.

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James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine The Flight of the Phoenix is a 1965 American drama film starring James Stewart, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, and based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix by Elleston Trevor. ...more

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Humphrey Bogart, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Lawford Sahara is a 1943 drama war film directed by Zoltán Korda. Humphrey Bogart stars as a U.S. tank commander in Libya during the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The story is credited ...more

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Winchester '73 Joan Blondell, John Saxon, Dan Duryea Winchester '73 is a film directed by Herschel Daugherty released on Mar 14, 1967.

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James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Jack Elam Night Passage is a 1957 Western film starring James Stewart and Audie Murphy.

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The Pride of the Yankees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dan Duryea Movies
Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 American film directed by Sam Wood and starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan. It is a tribute to the legendary New York Yankees first baseman ...more

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Alan Hale, Jr., Dolores Moran Silver Lode is a color 1954 western film directed by Allan Dwan. It was filmed in Technicolor and released by RKO.

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Ray Milland, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier Ministry of Fear is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang. Based on a novel by Graham Greene, the film tells the story of a man just released from a mental asylum who finds himself caught up ...more

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Audie Murphy, Russell Johnson, Dan Duryea Ride Clear of Diablo is a 1954 film directed by Jesse Hibbs.

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Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald None but the Lonely Heart is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a young Cockney drifter who returns home with no ambitions but finds that his family needs him. Adapted by Clifford ...more

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Gregory Peck, Greer Garson, Jessica Tandy The Valley of Decision is a film set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA in the late 19th century. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a ...more

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Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, John McIntire Black Bart is a 1948 film starring Dan Duryea as the real-life cowboy bandit Charles Bolles. The 80 minute film was shot in Technicolor. Also known as Black Bart, Highwayman.

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James Stewart, Harry Morgan, Dan Duryea Thunder Bay is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their second non-western collaboration.

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Erich von Stroheim, Dan Duryea, Mary Beth Hughes The Great Flamarion is a 1945 American black-and-white film noir directed by Anthony Mann. The film, like many films noir, is shot in flashback narrative. The film was produced by Republic

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Dan Duryea, Reginald Denny, Gene Lockhart World for Ransom is a 1954 American film directed by Robert Aldrich, who was uncredited for his work. Many of the actors and sets used in the film were from the Dan Duryea television show China ...more

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Tony Curtis, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea Johnny Stool Pigeon is a 1949 black-and-white film noir directed by William Castle, and starring, Howard Duff, Shelley Winters and Dan Duryea. Tony Curtis, who made his movie debut that same ...more

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Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Dan Duryea Another Part of the Forest is a 1948 American drama film starring Fredric March and directed by Michael Gordon. The screenplay by Vladimir Pozner is based on the 1946 play of the same name by ...more

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Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Rod Cameron River Lady is a 1948 adventure film directed by George Sherman that starred Yvonne De Carlo and Dan Duryea. It was filmed on the Universal Studios Backlot.

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Hume Cronyn, Dan Duryea, Edward Arnold Main Street After Dark is a 1945 film directed by Edward Cahn.

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Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, Dan Duryea Along Came Jones is a 1945 Western comedy film starring Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, and Dan Duryea, in which Cooper mercilessly spoofs his own slow-talking cowboy persona. The ...more

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Rock Hudson, Dan Duryea, Märta Torén One Way Street is a 1950 film noir directed by Hugo Fregonese featuring James Mason, Märta Torén and Dan Duryea. The crime film takes place mainly in Mexico.

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Jayne Mansfield, Martha Vickers, Dan Duryea The Burglar is a 1957 crime thriller film noir released by Columbia Pictures, based on the 1953 novel of the same name by David Goodis. The picture stars Dan Duryea in the titular role and Jayne ...more

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Dan Duryea, Denver Pyle, Robert Fuller Incident at Phantom Hill is a 1966 American western film produced by Harry Tatelman and directed by Earl Bellamy. A Union gold shipment is stolen and buried in the desert. Both Union and rebel ...more

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Man from Frisco Dan Duryea, Gene Lockhart, Anne Shirley Man from Frisco is a United States feature length spy and war film by Republic Pictures directed by Robert Florey and starring Michael O'Shea and Anne Shirley.

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Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Joan Caulfield "John Payne and Dan Duryea play dandy grifters bent on bilking a wealthy war widow (Joan Caulfield). Both are tangled up with saucy Shelley Winters, who’s more dangerous than a loaded .38. ...more

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The Marauders Keenan Wynn, Dan Duryea, Jeff Richards The Marauders is a 1955 western action film written by Earl Felton, Jack Leonard and Alan Marcus, and directed by Gerald Mayer.

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Jane Russell, Mara Corday, Dan Duryea Foxfire is a 1955 Hollywood motion picture, that starred Jane Russell and Jeff Chandler. Foxfire is historically notable in that it was the last American film to be shot in three-strip ...more

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Walk a Tightrope is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dan Duryea Movies
Walk a Tightrope Dan Duryea, Richard Leech, Patricia Owens Walk a Tightrope is a 1965 crime, drama and mystery film directed by Frank Nesbitt.

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Rock Hudson, Alan Hale, Jr. Battle Hymn is a Universal-International feature film starring Rock Hudson as Colonel Dean E. Hess, a real-life United States Air Force fighter pilot in the Korean War. Hess's autobiography of ...more

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Taggart David Carradine, Dan Duryea, Dick Foran Taggart is a Western film directed by R. G. Springsteen, written by Robert Creighton Williams based upon the novel by Louis L'Amour. It is notable as the film debut of David Carradine.

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He Rides Tall Dan Duryea, R. G. Armstrong, Madlyn Rhue

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Walter Matthau, Dan Duryea, Jan Sterling Slaughter On Tenth Avenue is a 1957 drama film directed by Arnold Laven.

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Dan Duryea, Henry Silva, Nicoletta Machiavelli The Hills Run Red is one of the earliest spaghetti westerns made after the Eastwood/Leone Italian western boom, in 1967 and directed by Carlo Lizzani. The film stars Thomas Hunter in the heroic ...more