Entertainment The Best Mel Ferrer Movies  

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like The Sun Also Rises and The Black Corsair.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mel Ferrer movies?" and "What are the greatest Mel Ferrer roles of all time?"

Fritz Lang and John Ford are among those who directed Mel Ferrer at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton
The Longest Day is a 1962 film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during WWII. The film was produced by Darryl ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Anita Ekberg
This film is the first English-language film version of the novel by Leo Tolstoy. It is an American/Italian production, directed by King Vidor and produced by Dino De Laurentiis and Carlo Ponti. ...more

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Janet Leigh, Eleanor Parker, Stewart Granger
Scaramouche is a 1952 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Technicolor romantic adventure film based on the 1921 novel Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini as well as the 1923 film version starring Ramón ...more

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Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker
Knights of the Round Table is a 1953 British historical film made by MGM. Directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman, it was the first film in Cinemascope made by that studio. ...more

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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer
The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif. It was directed by Anthony Mann ...more

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Zsa Zsa Gábor, Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer
Lili is a 1953 American film released by MGM. It stars Leslie Caron as a touchingly naïve French girl, whose emotional relationship with a carnival puppeteer is conducted through the medium ...more

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Michael Redgrave, Dennis Price, Mel Ferrer
Oh... Rosalinda!! is a film by the British director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. The film stars Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, dancer Ludmilla ...more

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Marlene Dietrich, Jack Elam, Arthur Kennedy
Rancho Notorious is a 1952 Western film shot in Technicolor, directed by Fritz Lang and starring Marlene Dietrich as the matron of a criminal hideout called Chuck-a-Luck. Arthur Kennedy and Mel ...more

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Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens, Mel Ferrer
The World, the Flesh and the Devil is a 1959 American science fiction doomsday film written and directed by Ranald MacDougall. The film stars Harry Belafonte, who was then at the peak of his ...more

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John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Lesley-Anne Down
Brannigan is a 1975 British thriller film directed by Douglas Hickox and starring John Wayne and Richard Attenborough. Set principally in London, the film is about a Chicago detective sent to ...more

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Kyle Richards, Robert Englund, Carolyn Jones
Eaten Alive is an American horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper and released in May 1977. It was written by Kim Henkel, Alvin L. Fast and Mardi Rustam and produced by Fast, Larry Huly, Robert ...more

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Omar Sharif, Paul McGann
Catherine the Great is a 1995 television movie based on the life of Catherine II of Russia. It stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Catherine, Jeanne Moreau as Empress Elizabeth and Omar Sharif as ...more

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Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda
Sex and the Single Girl is a 1964 American comedy film directed by Richard Quine and starring Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, and Mel Ferrer. The film was inspired by the ...more

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Ingrid Bergman, Mel Ferrer, Jean Marais
Elena and Her Men is a 1956 film directed by Jean Renoir and starring Ingrid Bergman and Jean Marais. The film's original French title was Elena et les Hommes and in English-speaking countries, ...more

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Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power
The Sun Also Rises is a 1957 film adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway novel of the same name directed by Henry King. The screenplay was written by Peter Viertel and it starred Tyrone Power, Ava ...more

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Mel Ferrer, Francisco Rabal, Hugo Stiglitz
Nightmare City is a 1980 Italian-Spanish zombie film directed by Umberto Lenzi. The film stars Hugo Stiglitz as a television news reporter who witnesses the collapse of order in a city overrun ...more

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Mel Ferrer, Giancarlo Giannini, Udo Kier
Lili Marleen is a 1981 West German drama film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and starring Hanna Schygulla. The screenplay was produced using the autobiographical novel Der Himmel hat viele ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Robby Benson
Wait Until Dark is a suspense-thriller film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer. It stars Audrey Hepburn as a young blind woman, Alan Arkin as a violent criminal searching for ...more

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Joan Fontaine, Joan Leslie, Robert Ryan
Born to Be Bad is a 1950 melodrama film noir directed by Nicholas Ray, starring Joan Fontaine as a manipulative young woman who will stop at nothing to get what she wants. It is based on the ...more

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Dana Wynter, Mel Ferrer, Dolores Michaels
Fräulein is a 1958 romance film starring Dana Wynter and Mel Ferrer as two people caught up in World War II and the aftermath. It was also released as Fraulein.

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Yvonne De Carlo, Gene Barry, Joseph Cotten
Guyana: Crime of the Century is a 1979 exploitation horror film written and directed by René Cardona Jr.. The film, which was shot in Mexico is based on the Jonestown Massacre. It stars a ...more

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Shelley Winters, John Huston, Glenn Ford
The Visitor is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Giulio Paradisi, based on a story by the Egypt-born Italian writer Ovidio G. Assonitis. The film stars include John Huston, Shelley ...more

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Alain Delon, Charles Aznavour, Louis de Funès
Le Diable et les Dix Commandements, is a French comedy-drama film from 1963, directed by Julien Duvivier, written by David Alexander and Michel Audiard, starring Michel Simon and Louis de ...more

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Mel Ferrer, Fernando Rey, Adolfo Celi
El Greco is a 1966 Italian drama film and biography of the master painter El Greco directed by Luciano Salce and starring Mel Ferrer and Rosanna Schiaffino.

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Christopher Lee, Mel Ferrer, Felix Aylmer
The Hands of Orlac is a 1960 British-French horror film directed by Edmond T. Gréville, starring Mel Ferrer, Christopher Lee, and Dany Carrel, and based on the novel Les Mains d'Orlac by ...more