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The Best Franco Nero Movies  

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

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

Detective Belli and Cars 2 are included in this list.

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Christopher Lee, Claudia Cardinale, Eli Wallach
The Salamander is a 1981 thriller film directed by Peter Zinner, at his directional debut. The film is based on a novel with the same name by Morris West.
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Catherine Deneuve, Franco Nero, Fernando Rey
Tristana is a 1970 Spanish film directed by Luis Buñuel. Based on the eponymous novel by Benito Pérez Galdós, it stars Catherine Deneuve and Fernando Rey and was shot in ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Harris, Franco Nero
Camelot is a 1967 film adaptation of Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Richard Harris stars as King Arthur, Vanessa Redgrave as Guenevere, and Franco Nero as Lancelot. The film was ...more
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Franco Nero, Woody Strode, William Berger
Keoma, also released in various countries under the titles Django Rides Again and The Violent Breed, is a 1976 Spaghetti Western film directed by Enzo G. Castellari and starring Franco Nero and ...more
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Honor Blackman, Franco Nero, Kay Walsh
The Virgin and the Gypsy is a 1970 British drama film directed by Christopher Miles, based on the novel of the same name. It was screened at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival, but wasn't entered ...more
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White Fang Virna Lisi, Franco Nero, Fernando Rey
Zanna Bianca is a 1973 Italian adventure film directed by Lucio Fulci. The film gained a great commercial success and generated an official and several non-official sequels.
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Franco Nero, José Bódalo, José Canalejas
Django is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ...more
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Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, Georges Géret
A Quiet Place in the Country is a 1968 Italian-French horror film directed by Elio Petri. It was entered into the 19th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won a Silver Bear award.
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Franco Nero, Ugo Tognazzi, Stefania Sandrelli
Io la conoscevo bene or I Knew Her Well is a 1965 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Antonio Pietrangeli and starring Stefania Sandrelli. In 2008 the film was selected to enter the list of ...more
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Franco Nero, Peter Berling, Michele Placido
Marcia trionfale is a 1976 Italian drama film written and directed by Marco Bellocchio. It was coproduced by France and West Germany. For this film Michele Placido was awarded with a Nastro ...more
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Jack Palance, Franco Nero, Tony Musante
The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and ...more
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Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Oliver Platt
Letters to Juliet is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael García Bernal, and Franco Nero. This was the final film of ...more
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Franco Nero, Corinne Cléry, Ignazio Spalla
Hitch-Hike, also known as Death Drive and The Naked Prey, is a 1977 Italian crime film directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile. The film stars Franco Nero and Corinne Cléry as a couple in a ...more
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Jack Palance, Franco Nero, Fernando Rey
Compañeros is a Zapata Western directed by Sergio Corbucci in 1970. The film, an Italian-Spanish co-production, stars Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Jack Palance and Fernando Rey. The ...more
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Harrison Ford, Barbara Bach, Robert Shaw
Force 10 from Navarone is a 1978 British produced film loosely based on Alistair MacLean's 1968 novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1961 film, The Guns of Navarone. The parts of ...more
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Franco Nero, Luigi Pistilli, Elisa Montés
Texas, Adios is a 1967 film directed by Ferdinando Baldi and starring Franco Nero. It is often referenced in connection with Django, also starring Nero, and although was referred to as Django 2 ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Ava Gardner, Richard Harris
The Bible: In the Beginning... is a 1966 American-Italian religious epic film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Huston. It recounts the first 22 chapters of the biblical Book ...more
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Franco Nero, Rade Šerbedžija, Gert Fröbe
Banović Strahinja is a 1981 Yugoslavian adventure film written and directed by Vatroslav Mimica based on Strahinja Banović, a hero of Serbian epic poetry. It entered the section "Officina ...more
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Franco Nero, Christopher George, Sho Kosugi
Enter the Ninja is a 1981 martial arts film directed by Menahem Golan and starring Franco Nero, Susan George and Sho Kosugi. Production was started in the Philippines with Emmett Alston ...more
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The Girl Christopher Lee, Franco Nero, Derek Benfield
The Girl is a 1987 British-Swedish drama film directed by Arne Mattsson and starring Franco Nero, Bernice Stegers and Christopher Lee.
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Franco Nero, Tom Felleghy, Sal Borgese
Massacre Time is a 1966 Spaghetti Western feature film starring Franco Nero. It is noteworthy as the first of a very few westerns directed by horror icon Lucio Fulci. The film was released on ...more
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Natasha Richardson, Franco Nero, James Whitmore
High Crime, also known by its UK video title The Marseilles Connection, is a 1973 poliziottesco film directed by Enzo G. Castellari. The film stars Franco Nero, James Whitmore, Delia Boccardo ...more
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Anna Friel, Franco Nero, Hans Matheson
Bathory is a 2008 historical drama written and directed by Juraj Jakubisko. Filming began in December 2005, and the film was released in July 2008. It was Jakubisko's first English-language film ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Rutger Hauer
The Rite is a 2011 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mikael Håfström and written by Michael Petroni. It is loosely based on Matt Baglio's book The Rite: The Making of a ...more
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Anna Falchi, Franco Nero, Stefania Sandrelli
Desideria e l'Anello del Drago is an Italian fantasy mini-series directed by Lamberto Bava and starring Anna Falchi. The story is similar in style and direction as Lamberto Bava's more ...more