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

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List is made up of a variety of films, including Moby Dick and Time Limit.

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Cyd Charisse, William Conrad, Richard Basehart Tension is a 1949 crime thriller film noir directed by John Berry, and written by Allen Rivkin, based on a story written by John D. Klorer. The drama features Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, ...more

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Richard Basehart, Paolo Stoppa, José Luis López Vázquez Los jueves, milagro is a 1957 Spanish comedy film directed by Luis García Berlanga about some people in a small village of Spain who decide to fake a miracle in order to increase the ...more

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Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter Titanic is a 1953 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco. Its plot centers on an estranged couple sailing on the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, which took place in April 1912.

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The Intimate Stranger Richard Basehart, David Lodge, Constance Cummings The Intimate Stranger is a 1956 British drama film directed by Joseph Losey, under the pseudonym Joseph Walton, and starring Richard Basehart, Mary Murphy, Constance Cummings and Roger Livesey. ...more

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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, John Huston Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Huston and Ray Bradbury. The film starred Gregory Peck, Richard ...more

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Vera Miles, Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Bel Geddes Five Branded Women is a 1960 film directed by Martin Ritt. It featured an international cast including Richard Basehart, Silvana Mangano, and Vera Miles and was Ritt's only war movie, set during ...more

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Joan Collins, Stanley Baker, Laurence Harvey The Good Die Young is a crime thriller film made in the United Kingdom by Remus Films, featuring a number of American characters. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert. The screenplay was based on ...more

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Arlene Dahl, Norman Lloyd, Richard Basehart Reign of Terror is a 1949 American drama film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart and Arlene Dahl. The film is set during the French Revolution. Plotters seek ...more

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Richard Basehart, Jack Webb, Whit Bissell He Walked by Night is a 1948 black-and-white police procedural film noir, directed by Alfred L. Werker and Anthony Mann. The film, shot in semidocumentary tone, was loosely based on newspaper ...more

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Rip Torn, Richard Widmark, Martin Balsam Time Limit is a 1957 legal drama film directed by Karl Malden, his only directing credit. In his autobiography, Malden stated that he "preferred being a good actor to being a fairly good ...more

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Grace Kelly, John Cassavetes, Agnes Moorehead Fourteen Hours is a 1951 drama film directed by Henry Hathaway, which tells the story of a New York police officer trying to stop a despondent man from jumping to his death from the fifteenth ...more

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Raymond Massey, Farley Granger, Richard Basehart Roseanna McCoy is a 1949 American drama film directed by Irving Reis. The screenplay by John Collier, based on the 1947 novel of the same title by Alberta Hannum, is a romanticized and ...more

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Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart La Strada is a 1954 Italian drama film directed by Federico Fellini from his own screenplay co-written with Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano. The film portrays a brutish strongman and the ...more

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Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart Il bidone is a 1955 Italian film directed by Federico Fellini. It features Broderick Crawford, Richard Basehart and Giulietta Masina. Released one year after the director's internationally ...more

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James Dean, Richard Basehart, John Doucette Fixed Bayonets! is a war film written and directed by Samuel Fuller and produced by Twentieth Century-Fox during the Korean War. It is Fuller's second film about the Korean War. In his motion ...more

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Canyon Crossroads is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Richard Basehart Movies
Canyon Crossroads Richard Basehart, Phyllis Kirk, Stephen Elliott

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William Shatner, Martin Sheen, Alan Hale The Andersonville Trial is a 1970 drama TV movie directed by George C. Scott and written by Saul Levitt.

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Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn Portrait in Black is a 1960 American neo-noir crime drama/thriller film directed by Michael Gordon and starring Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn. Produced by Ross Hunter, the film was based on the ...more

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City Beneath the Sea Sugar Ray Robinson, Robert Wagner, Richard Basehart City Beneath the Sea is a 1971 action film directed by Irwin Allen.

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Richard Basehart, Hildegard Knef, Oskar Werner Decision Before Dawn is a 1951 American war film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Richard Basehart, Oskar Werner, and Hans Christian Blech. It tells the story of the American Army using ...more

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Ed Asner, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews The Satan Bug is a 1965 American science fiction suspense film produced and directed by John Sturges. The screenplay by James Clavell and Edward Anhalt was loosely based on the 1962 novel of the ...more

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Shirley MacLaine, Peter Sellers, Jack Warden Being There is a 1979 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby. Adapted from the 1970 novella by Jerzy Kosinski, the screenplay was written by Kosinski and the uncredited Robert C. ...more

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Joan Leslie, Natalie Schafer, Richard Basehart Repeat Performance is a film of the film noir style starring Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie and Richard Basehart. The time travel picture combines elements of a 1940s drama with a science fiction ...more

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Chuck Connors, Rene Auberjonois, Doug McClure The Birdmen is a 1971 drama tv film directed by Philip Leacock.

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Richard Basehart The Extra Day is a 1956 British comedy film starring Richard Basehart, Simone Simon, George Baker and Sid James.

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Eleanor Parker, Richard Basehart, Robin Askwith Hans Brinker is a 1969 drama musical family film written by Bill Manhoff and directed by Robert Scheerer based on the novel by Mary Mapes Dodge.

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Christopher Walken, Victor Garber, Harry Andrews Valley Forge is a drama and war film written by Sidney Carroll and directed by Fielder Cook.

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Love and Troubles Marcello Mastroianni, Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese Love and Troubles is a 1958 Italian comedy film directed by Angelo Dorigo.

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Land of the Celtic Ghosts Richard Basehart

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Fernando Rey, Richard Basehart, Don Taylor The Savage Guns is a 1961 Eurowestern film, an international co-production by British and Spanish producers. Based on a specially commissioned screenplay, The San Siado Killings, written by ...more

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Richard Basehart Hitler is a film directed by Stuart Heisler released on March 21, 1962.

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Bernard Cribbins, Richard Basehart, Burt Kwouk Passport to China is a 1961 British adventure film directed by Michael Carreras and starring Richard Basehart, Lisa Gastoni, Eric Pohlmann and Bernard Cribbins. It was based on a story by Gordon ...more

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Richard Basehart, William Lundigan, Valentina Cortese The House on Telegraph Hill is a 1951 American film noir directed by Robert Wise, and starring Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese, and William Lundigan. Parts of the film were filmed on ...more

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William Shatner, Richard Basehart, Vince Edwards Sole Survivor is an ABC Movie of the Week starring Richard Basehart, William Shatner, and Vince Edwards. The film, which was written by Hollywood screenwriter Guerdon Trueblood, was directed by ...more

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Martin Sheen, George C. Scott, Lee Remick Rage is a 1972 film starring George C. Scott, Richard Basehart, Martin Sheen and Barnard Hughes. Scott also directed this drama about a sheep rancher who is fatally exposed to a military lab's ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera, Michael York The Island of Dr. Moreau is a 1977 science fiction film, and is the second English-language adaptation of the H. G. Wells novel of the same name, a story of a scientist who attempts to convert ...more

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Yul Brynner, Victoria Vetri, George Chakiris Kings of the Sun is a 1963 DeLuxe Color film directed by J. Lee Thompson for Mirisch Productions set in Mesoamerica at the time of the conquest of Chichen Itza by Hunac Ceel. Location scenes ...more

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William Holden, Franco Nero, Shirley Knight 21 Hours at Munich is a 1976 American TV movie directed by William A. Graham. It is based on the book The Blood of Israel by Serge Groussard and it deals with real events concerning the Munich ...more

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Harrison Ford, Richard Basehart, Bo Hopkins Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley is a 1975 drama film written by Henry Denker and directed by Lee Bernhardi and Stanley Kramer.

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Peter O'Toole, Barbara Carrera, David Warner Masada is an American television miniseries that aired on ABC in April 1981. Advertised by the network as an "ABC Novel for Television," it was a fictionalized account of the ...more

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The Restless and the Damned Edmond O'Brien, Richard Basehart, Nicole Berger The Restless and the Damned is a 1959 French-Australian film co produced by Lee Robinson. It was shot on location in Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands. There are French and English-language