The Best Dan Duryea Movies  

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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.

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

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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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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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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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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James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Jack Elam
Night Passage is a 1957 Western film starring James Stewart and Audie Murphy.
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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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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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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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Audie Murphy, Russell Johnson, Dan Duryea
Ride Clear of Diablo is a 1954 film directed by Jesse Hibbs.
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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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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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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
The Pride of the Yankees is listed (or ranked) 14 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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