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The Best John Derek Movies  

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

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

List films include Saturday's Hero, Knock on Any Door and more.

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Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner
The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more
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Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple, Joseph Cotten
I'll Be Seeing You is a 1944 drama film made by Selznick International Pictures, Dore Schary Productions, and Vanguard Pictures, and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by William ...more
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Elaine Stewart, Pat Sheehan, Amanda Blake
The Adventures of Hajji Baba is an American film, released on October 1, 1954. Made in Southern California, it stars John Derek and Elaine Stewart. In the credits it states that the film is ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, John Derek, George Macready
Knock on Any Door is a 1949 American court-room trial film noir directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Humphrey Bogart. The picture gave actor John Derek a break in developing his film career and ...more
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Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, John Derek
All the King's Men is a 1949 drama film with noir-themed overtones set in a political setting directed by Robert Rossen and based on the Robert Penn Warren novel of the same name. The production ...more
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Saturday's Hero Donna Reed, John Derek, Sidney Blackmer
Saturday's Hero is a 1951 film directed by David Miller.
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Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb
Exodus is a 1960 epic film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed by Otto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by Leon ...more
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Donna Reed, Harry Morgan, Broderick Crawford
Scandal Sheet is a 1952 black-and-white film noir directed by Phil Karlson. The film is based on the novel The Dark Page by Samuel Fuller, who himself was a newspaper reporter before his career ...more
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Richard Burton, Raymond Massey, John Derek
Prince of Players is a 1955 20th Century Fox biographical film about the 19th century American actor Edwin Booth. The film was directed and produced by Philip Dunne from a screenplay by Moss ...more
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John Derek, Diana Lynn, George Macready
Rogues of Sherwood Forest is a 1950 Technicolor Columbia Pictures film directed by Gordon Douglas and featuring John Derek as Robin the Earl of Huntingdon, the son of Robin Hood, Diana Lynn as ...more
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James Cagney, Ernest Borgnine, John Derek
Run for Cover is a 1955 film directed by Nicholas Ray.
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Anthony Quinn, John Derek, Ian Wolfe
Mask of the Avenger is a 1951 adventure film starring John Derek, Anthony Quinn and Jody Lawrance. Derek portrays Renatu Dimorna, the son of an Italian aristocrat, who vows revenge after his ...more
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Cesar Romero, John Derek, Paul Douglas
The Leather Saint is a 1956 film directed by Alvin Ganzer.
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Ursula Andress, John Derek, Richard Jaeckel
Once Before I Die is a 1966 war drama starring Ursula Andress and her husband John Derek, who also directed. The film was based on a 1945 novel Quit for the Next by Lieutenant Anthony March. In ...more
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Fury at Showdown John Derek, Nick Adams, John Smith
Fury at Showdown is a film directed by Gerd Oswald released on Jul 5, 1957.
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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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Robert Duvall, Ursula Andress, Sammy Davis
Nightmare in the Sun is a film drama directed by John Derek and Marc Lawrence, and written by George Fass and Fanya Foss, about a murderous affair. Derek starred along with Ursula Andress and ...more
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High Hell Elaine Stewart, John Derek, Patrick Allen
High Hell is a 1958 American film set in the Canadian Rockies.
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Jim Davis, John Derek, Joan Evans
The Outcast is a 1954 western film directed by William Witney and starring John Derek, Joan Evans, Jim Davis, and Catherine McLeod. The film was shot in Trucolor and is also known as The Fortune ...more
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The Flesh Is Weak John Derek, William Franklyn, Martin Benson
The Flesh Is Weak is a 1957 British film directed by Don Chaffey. It stars John Derek and Milly Vitale.