film The Best Mario Lanza Movies  

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

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

You can rank all of these films, from Arrivederci Roma to Because You're Mine.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mario Lanza movies?" and "What are the greatest Mario Lanza roles of all time?"
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The Great Caruso Mario Lanza, Ann Blyth, Alan Napier The Great Caruso is a 1951 biographical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Mario Lanza as Enrico Caruso. It was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Joe Pasternak with Jesse L. ...more

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The Student Prince John Williams, Mario Lanza, Ann Blyth The Student Prince is a 1954 CinemaScope color film musical featuring, as the credits read, "the singing voice of Mario Lanza". Lanza had become embroiled in a bitter dispute with ...more

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Serenade Vincent Price, Joan Fontaine, Mario Lanza Serenade, a 1956 Warner Bros. release, was tenor Mario Lanza's fifth film, and his first on-screen appearance in four years. Directed by Anthony Mann and based on the 1937 novel of the same name ...more

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That Midnight Kiss Ethel Barrymore, Keenan Wynn, Kathryn Grayson That Midnight Kiss is a 1949 Technicolor American musical romance film also starring Mario Lanza and Kathryn Grayson. Among the supporting cast were Ethel Barrymore, conductor/pianist Jose ...more

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The Toast of New Orleans David Niven, Rita Moreno, Kathryn Grayson The Toast of New Orleans is a 1950 MGM musical film directed by Norman Taurog and choreographed by Eugene Loring. It starred Mario Lanza, Kathryn Grayson, David Niven, J. Carrol Naish, James ...more

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Because You're Mine James Whitmore, Mario Lanza, Bobby Van Because You're Mine is a 1952 musical comedy film starring Mario Lanza. Directed by Alexander Hall, the film also stars Doretta Morrow, James Whitmore, and Dean Miller.

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For the First Time Zsa Zsa Gábor, Mario Lanza, Kurt Kasznar For the First Time is tenor star Mario Lanza's final film, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1959. Filmed on location in 1958 in Capri, Salzburg, Berlin and at the Rome Opera House, the film ...more

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Mario Lanza Mario Lanza, Harry James Mario Lanza is a 1954 film.

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Seven Hills of Rome Mario Lanza, Peggie Castle, Marisa Allasio Seven Hills of Rome is an Italian-American film released in January 1958 and shot on location in Rome and at the Titanus studios. The movie was filmed in Technicolor and Technirama, distributed ...more

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Dirty Little Trick Dean Cain, Michael Madsen, Tiffany Shepis Dirty Little Trick is a 2011 crime thriller film written by Michael Z. Gordon and Michael Legge and directed by Brian Skiba.