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

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Becket Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal

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The Night of the Iguana Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Robert Hardy

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Where Eagles Dare Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton, Michael Hordern

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Anne of the Thousand Days Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle

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The Taming of the Shrew Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Michael York

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Cleopatra Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Martin Landau

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My Cousin Rachel Richard Burton, Olivia de Havilland, Audrey Dalton

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The Robe Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Harry Shearer

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Wild Geese Roger Moore, Richard Burton, Richard Harris

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The Comedians Elizabeth Taylor, James Earl Jones, Richard Burton

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Look Back in Anger Richard Burton, Donald Pleasence, Claire Bloom

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Equus Richard Burton, Jenny Agutter, Joan Plowright

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The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton

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The Medusa Touch Richard Burton, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews

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The V.I.P.s Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles

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The Desert Rats Richard Burton, Robert Newton, Robert Douglas

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The Sandpiper Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton

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Hamlet Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Hume Cronyn

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Absolution Richard Burton, Billy Connolly, Andrew Keir

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Bitter Victory Christopher Lee, Richard Burton, Curd Jürgens

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Nineteen Eighty-Four John Hurt, Annie Lennox, Richard Burton

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Villain Richard Burton, Ian McShane, Donald Sinden

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Raid on Rommel Richard Burton, John Colicos, Wolfgang Preiss

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The Rains of Ranchipur Richard Burton, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray

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Alexander the Great Richard Burton, Peter Cushing, Stanley Baker

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Massacre in Rome Richard Burton, Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern

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Boom! Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Noël Coward

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Richard Burton's Hamlet Richard Burton, William Redfield, Eileen Herlie

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Doctor Faustus Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, David McIntosh

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Under Milk Wood Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton

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Circle of Two Richard Burton, Tatum O'Neal, Lee Majors

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Bluebeard Raquel Welch, Richard Burton, Virna Lisi

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Divorce His, Divorce Hers Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Barry Foster

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Hammersmith Is Out Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Peter Ustinov

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Candy Marlon Brando, Ringo Starr, Richard Burton

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Waterfront Richard Burton, Robert Newton, James Hayter

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Brief Encounter Sophia Loren, Richard Burton, John Le Mesurier

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton, Max von Sydow

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Sea Wife Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Joan Hickson

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Staircase Richard Burton, Rex Harrison

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Ice Palace Richard Burton, George Takei, Robert Ryan

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The Assassination of Trotsky Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider

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The Voyage Sophia Loren, Richard Burton, Ian Bannen

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Prince of Players Richard Burton, Raymond Massey, John Derek

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Breakthrough Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger

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Alice in Wonderland Richard Burton, Nathan Lane, Eve Arden

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Richard Burton, Joss Ackland, Stephen Moore