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The Best Irene Papas Movies

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

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

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  • Z1
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    Z

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand

    Released1969

    Directed byCosta-Gavras

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  • The Guns of Navarone2
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    The Guns of Navarone

    Gregory Peck, David Niven

    Released1961

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson, Alexander Mackendrick

    The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action/adventure film directed by J. Lee... more on Wikipedia
  • Iphigenia3
    13
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    Iphigenia

    Irene Papas, Kostas Karras

    Released1977

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    Iphigenia is a 1977 Greek film directed by Michael Cacoyannis, based on the Greek myth of... more on Wikipedia
  • Zorba the Greek4
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    Zorba the Greek

    Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates

    Released1964

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

    Zorba the Greek is a 1964 British-Greek drama film directed by Cypriot Michael Cacoyannis and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Trojan Women5
    14
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    The Trojan Women

    Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave

    Released1971

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

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  • The Message6
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    The Message

    Anthony Quinn, Michael Ansara

    Released1977

    Directed byMoustapha Akkad

    The Message is a 1976/1977 film and Quranic epic directed by Moustapha Akkad chronicling the... more on Wikipedia
  • The Moon-Spinners7
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    The Moon-Spinners

    Eli Wallach, Hayley Mills

    Released1964

    Directed byJames Neilson

    The Moon-Spinners is a 1964 American Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley... more on Wikipedia

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  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin8
    12
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    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz

    Released2001

    Directed byJohn Madden

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  • Tribute to a Bad Man9
    9
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    Tribute to a Bad Man

    James Cagney, Lee Van Cleef

    Released1956

    Directed byRobert Wise

    Tribute to a Bad Man is a 1956 western film starring James Cagney about a rancher whose harsh... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Brotherhood10
    8
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    The Brotherhood

    Kirk Douglas, Susan Strasberg

    Released1968

    Directed byMartin Ritt

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  • Christ Stopped at Eboli11
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    Christ Stopped at Eboli

    Gian Maria Volonté, Irene Papas

    Released1979

    Directed byFrancesco Rosi

    Christ Stopped at Eboli is a 1979 film adaptation of the book of the same name by Carlo Levi.... more on Wikipedia
  • Don't Torture a Duckling12
    8
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    Don't Torture a Duckling

    Barbara Bouchet, Tomas Milian

    Released1972

    Directed byLucio Fulci

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  • Anne of the Thousand Days13
    7
    4

    Anne of the Thousand Days

    Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold

    Released1969

    Directed byCharles Jarrott

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  • The Odyssey14
    5
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    The Odyssey

    Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrei Konchalovsky

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  • High Season15
    6
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    High Season

    Jacqueline Bissett, Kenneth Branagh

    Released1988

    Directed byClare Peploe

    High Season is a 1987 British romantic comedy film directed by Clare Peploe. It is a comedy... more on Wikipedia
  • Antigone16
    2
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    Antigone

    Irene Papas, Maro Kodou

    Released1961

    Directed byYorgos Javellas

    Antigone is a 1961 Greek film adaptation of the Ancient Greek tragedy Antigone by Sophocles.... more on Wikipedia
  • 1931: Once Upon a Time in New York17
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    1931: Once Upon a Time in New York

    Lionel Stander, Adolfo Celi

    Released1972

    Directed byLuigi Vanzi

    1931: Once Upon a Time in New York is a 1972 Italian action film directed by Luigi Vanzi and... more on Wikipedia
  • A Child Called Jesus18
    0
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    A Child Called Jesus

    Irene Papas, Alessandro Gassmann

    Released1988

    Directed byFranco Rossi

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  • A Talking Picture19
    4
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    A Talking Picture

    John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

    Released2003

    Directed byManoel de Oliveira

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  • Bloodline20
    6
    2

    Bloodline

    Audrey Hepburn, Omar Sharif

    Released1979

    Directed byTerence Young

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  • Electra21
    4
    4

    Electra

    Irene Papas, Takis Emmanuel

    Released1962

    Directed byMichael Cacoyannis

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  • Into the Night22
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    Into the Night

    David Bowie, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1985

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • Jacob23
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    Jacob

    Sean Bean, Christoph Waltz

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Hall

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  • Lion of the Desert24
    9
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    Lion of the Desert

    Oliver Reed, John Gielgud

    Released1981

    Directed byMoustapha Akkad

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  • Moses the Lawgiver25
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    Moses the Lawgiver

    Burt Lancaster, Anthony Quayle

    Released1974

    Directed byGianfranco De Bosio

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