The Best Richard Basehart Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 927 votes 78 voters 6.2k views 41 items

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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.

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

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

Released: 1950

Directed by: John Berry

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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Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1953

Directed by: Jean Negulesco

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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Richard Basehart, Paolo Stoppa, José Luis López Vázquez

Released: 1957

Directed by: Luis García Berlanga

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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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, John Huston

Released: 1956

Directed by: 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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Joan Collins, Stanley Baker, Laurence Harvey

Released: 1954

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

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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Vera Miles, Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Bel Geddes

Released: 1960

Directed by: Martin Ritt

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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Richard Basehart, Jack Webb, Whit Bissell

Released: 1948

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann

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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The Intimate Stranger Richard Basehart, David Lodge, Constance Cummings

Released: 1956

Directed by: Joseph Losey, Alec C. Snowden

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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Arlene Dahl, Norman Lloyd, Richard Basehart

Released: 1949

Directed by: Anthony Mann

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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Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart

Released: 1954

Directed by: Federico Fellini

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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Grace Kelly, John Cassavetes, Agnes Moorehead

Released: 1951

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

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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Richard Basehart, Hildegard Knef, Oskar Werner

Released: 1951

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

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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Rip Torn, Richard Widmark, Martin Balsam

Released: 1957

Directed by: Karl Malden

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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Raymond Massey, Farley Granger, Richard Basehart

Released: 1949

Directed by: Irving Reis, Nicholas Ray

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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Canyon Crossroads Richard Basehart, Phyllis Kirk, Stephen Elliott

Released: 1955

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

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Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Anthony Quinn

Released: 1960

Directed by: David Lowell Rich, Michael Gordon

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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William Shatner, Martin Sheen, Alan Hale

Released: 1970

Directed by: George C. Scott

The Andersonville Trial is a 1970 drama TV movie directed by George C. Scott and written by Saul Levitt.
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Broderick Crawford, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart

Released: 1955

Directed by: Federico Fellini

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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Richard Basehart

Released: 1956

Directed by: William Fairchild

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

Released: 1947

Directed by: Alfred L. Werker

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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Ed Asner, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews

Released: 1965

Directed by: John Sturges

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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Love and Troubles Marcello Mastroianni, Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortese

Released: 1958

Directed by: Angelo Dorigo

Love and Troubles is a 1958 Italian comedy film directed by Angelo Dorigo.
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James Dean, Richard Basehart, John Doucette

Released: 1951

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

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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Richard Basehart, William Lundigan, Valentina Cortese

Released: 1951

Directed by: Robert Wise

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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Richard Basehart

Released: 1962

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

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