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The Best Raymond Burr Movies 

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

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

Sleep, My Love and Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace are only the beginning of the films on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Raymond Burr movies?" and "What are the greatest Raymond Burr roles of all time?"
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Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

Released: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story. Originally released by Paramount ...more

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Raymond Burr, Dick Powell, Jane Wyatt

Released: 1948

Directed by: André de Toth

Pitfall is a 1948 black-and-white film noir drama directed by André De Toth. The film was based on a novel of the same name by Jay Dratler, and was titled Tragedia a Santa Monica for its ...more
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Vincent Price, Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell

Released: 1951

Directed by: Richard Fleischer, John Farrow

His Kind of Woman is a 1951 black-and-white film noir starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. The film features supporting roles by Vincent Price, Raymond Burr, and Charles McGraw. The movie ...more
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Nat King Cole, Anne Baxter, Raymond Burr

Released: 1953

Directed by: Fritz Lang

The Blue Gardenia is a 1953 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang and based on a story by Vera Caspary. It stars Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern and Raymond Burr. The first ...more
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William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono

Released: 1982

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert ...more

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Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata

Released: 1956

Directed by: Terry O. Morse, Ishirō Honda

Godzilla, King of the Monsters! is a 1956 Japanese American science fiction kaiju film co-directed by Terry O. Morse and Ishirō Honda. The film is a heavily re-edited American adaptation, ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Raymond Burr, Fay Wray

Released: 1957

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

Crime of Passion is a 1957 American crime film noir directed by Gerd Oswald and written by Jo Eisinger. The drama features Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden and Raymond Burr.
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Raymond Burr, Taketoshi Naitô, Eitarô Ozawa

Released: 1984

Directed by: Koji Hashimoto

The Return of Godzilla, released in Japan as Godzilla, is a Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Koji Hashimoto, with special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters

Released: 1951

Directed by: George Stevens

A Place in the Sun is a 1951 American drama film loosely based on the 1925 novel An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the play, also titled An American Tragedy. It tells the story of a ...more

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Errol Flynn, Raymond Burr, Ann Rutherford

Released: 1948

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

Adventures of Don Juan, known in the United Kingdom as The New Adventures of Don Juan, is a 1948 American adventure Technicolor romance film made by Warner Bros. It was directed by Vincent ...more
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Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney, Jr.

Released: 1951

Directed by: Robert Siodmak, Curt Siodmak

This is definitely a notable gorilla movie.

Bride of the Gorilla is a 1951 horror B-movie film directed by Curt Siodmak and starring Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Jr. and Barbara Payton.
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Kim Delaney, Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale

Released: 1987

Directed by: Richard Lang

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Raymond Burr, Jim Backus, Norman Lloyd

Released: 1951

Directed by: Joseph Losey

M is a 1951 American remake of Fritz Lang's 1931 film of the same name directed by Joseph Losey. This version shifts the action from Berlin to Los Angeles and changes the killer's name from Hans ...more
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Cesar Romero, Raymond Burr, Joi Lansing

Released: 1949

Directed by: William Berke

FBI Girl is a 1951 crime film about a female FBI employee who becomes involved in government plot involving corruption and murder. The film was directed by William A. Berke, and stars Cesar ...more
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Dennis Hopper, Raymond Burr, Sharon Farrell

Released: 1980

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Out of the Blue is a 1980 Canadian drama film directed by and starring Dennis Hopper. The film was written and produced by Gary Jules Jouvenat. It competed for the Palme d'Or at the 1980 Cannes ...more
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Raymond Burr, Jeff Chandler, Gale Storm

Released: 1949

Directed by: Joseph M. Newman

Abandoned is a 1949 American crime film noir directed by Joseph M. Newman. The drama features Dennis O'Keefe, Gale Storm, and others.
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Raymond Burr, Steve Brodie, Audrey Long

Released: 1947

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Desperate is a 1947 suspense film noir directed by Anthony Mann and featuring Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley, William Challee and Jason Robards.
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Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx, Raymond Burr

Released: 1950

Directed by: Leo McCarey, David Miller

Love Happy is a 1949 American musical comedy film, released by United Artists, directed by David Miller, starring the Marx Brothers. It was the 14th and last film starring feature for the Marx ...more
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal Morgan Fairchild, Tippi Hedren, Raymond Burr

Released: 1993

Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II

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Raymond Burr, Louis Hayward, Philip Van Zandt

Released: 1948

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

"When a security leak at an atomic energy plant threatens the safety of the free world, an FBI agent (Dennis O’Keefe) and a Scotland Yard inspector (Louis Hayward) track the spy ring to ...more
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Anthony Hopkins, José Ferrer, Raymond Burr

Released: 1981

Directed by: Robert Day

Peter and Paul is a 1981 biblical drama film starring Anthony Hopkins as Paul of Tarsus and Robert Foxworth as Peter the Fisherman, David Gwillim as Mark and Jon Finch as Luke. It was directed ...more
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Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Raymond Burr

Released: 1948

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings and Don Ameche.
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Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Raymond Burr

Released: 1955

Directed by: Norman Taurog

You're Never Too Young is a comedy film starring the team of Martin and Lewis, released on August 25, 1955 by Paramount Pictures, and co-starring Diana Lynn, Nina Foch, and Raymond Burr.
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Raymond Burr, Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor

Released: 1950

Directed by: William A. Seiter

Borderline is a 1950 American romantic crime film directed by William A. Seiter, starring Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor, whose husband, Milton H. Bren, co-produced the film. The supporting ...more
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen Raymond Burr, Cindy Williams, David Warner

Released: 1990

Directed by: Christian I. Nyby II