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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.

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    Pitfall

    Raymond Burr, Dick Powell

    Released1948

    Directed byAndré 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 Italian...  more
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    Rear Window

    Grace Kelly, James Stewart

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred 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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    Adventures of Don Juan

    Errol Flynn, Raymond Burr

    Released1948

    Directed byVincent 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 Sherman...  more
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    M

    Raymond Burr, Jim Backus

    Released1951

    Directed byJoseph 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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    Out of the Blue

    Dennis Hopper, Raymond Burr

    Released1980

    Directed byDennis 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 Film...  more
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    Abandoned

    Raymond Burr, Jeff Chandler

    Released1949

    Directed byJoseph 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....  more
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    Desperate

    Raymond Burr, Steve Brodie

    Released1947

    Directed byAnthony 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....  more
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    Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal

    Morgan Fairchild, Tippi Hedren

    Released1993

    Directed byChristian I. Nyby II

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    Love Happy

    Marilyn Monroe, Groucho Marx

    Released1950

    Directed byLeo 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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    You're Never Too Young

    Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin

    Released1955

    Directed byNorman 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....  more
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    Borderline

    Raymond Burr, Fred MacMurray

    Released1950

    Directed byWilliam 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 cast...  more
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    Walk a Crooked Mile

    Raymond Burr, Louis Hayward

    Released1948

    Directed byGordon 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 (where else?)...  more
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    Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen

    Raymond Burr, Cindy Williams

    Released1990

    Directed byChristian I. Nyby II

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    Sleep, My Love

    Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche

    Released1948

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings and Don Ameche....  more
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    Peter and Paul

    Anthony Hopkins, José Ferrer

    Released1981

    Directed byRobert 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 by...  more
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    Casanova's Big Night

    Bob Hope, Vincent Price

    Released1954

    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    Casanova's Big Night is a comedy film starring Bob Hope and Joan Fontaine, which is a spoof of swashbuckling historical adventure films. It was directed by Norman Z. McLeod. Hope plays a tailor who...  more
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    Count Three and Pray

    Joanne Woodward, Raymond Burr

    Released1955

    Directed byGeorge Sherman

    Count Three and Pray is a 1955 CinemaScope western film starring Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward and Raymond Burr. It was based on the story "Calico Pony". It premiered in Woodward's home town,...  more
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    Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

    Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale

    Released1986

    Directed byRon Satlof

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    Delirious

    John Candy, Robert Wagner

    Released1991

    Directed byTom Mankiewicz

    Delirious is a 1991 fantasy comedy film starring John Candy, Mariel Hemingway, Emma Samms and Raymond Burr with a title theme by Prince. It was a commercial failure after its release. Despite this,...  more
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    His Kind of Woman

    Vincent Price, Robert Mitchum

    Released1951

    Directed byRichard 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 was...  more
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    The Return

    Cybill Shepherd, Martin Landau

    Released1980

    Directed byGreydon Clark

    The Return is a 1980 American science fiction film directed by Greydon Clark. It stars Jan-Michael Vincent, Cybill Shepherd, Martin Landau, and Raymond Burr. It met little commercial success and was...  more
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    Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

    Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura

    Released1956

    Directed byTerry 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, commonly...  more

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    Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin

    Alexandra Paul, Raymond Burr

    Released1989

    Directed byChristian I. Nyby II

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    P.J.

    George Peppard, Susan Saint James

    Released1968

    Directed byJohn Guillermin

    P.J. is a 1968 crime-drama mystery film from Universal Pictures. It stars George Peppard, Raymond Burr, and Gayle Hunnicutt and was directed by John Guillermin....  more
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    Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake

    David Hasselhoff, Raymond Burr

    Released1988

    Directed byRon Satlof