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The Best Richard Conte Movies

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

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

Everything from Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? to Whirlpool is included on this list.

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    13 Rue Madeleine

    James Cagney, Karl Malden
    13 Rue Madeleine is a 1947 World War II spy film starring James Cagney, Annabella and Richard...  more
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    Ocean's 11

    Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine
    Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five Rat Packers:...  more
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    The Big Combo

    Lee Van Cleef, Brian Donlevy
    The Big Combo is a 1955 American film noir directed by Joseph H. Lewis and photographed by...  more
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    The Greatest Story Ever Told

    John Wayne, Charlton Heston
    The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George...  more

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    Whirlpool

    Gene Tierney, José Ferrer
    Whirlpool is a 1949 thriller film noir directed by Otto Preminger and written by Ben Hecht and...  more
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    House of Strangers

    Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson
    House of Strangers is a 1949 American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring...  more
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    They Came to Cordura

    Rita Hayworth, Gary Cooper
    They Came to Cordura is a 1959 Western film co-written and directed by Robert Rossen, starring...  more
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    The Blue Gardenia

    Nat King Cole, Anne Baxter
    The Blue Gardenia is a 1953 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang and based on a...  more
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    Somewhere in the Night

    Harry Morgan, Sheldon Leonard
    Somewhere in the Night is a 1946 psychological thriller, directed and co-written by Joseph L....  more
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    Guadalcanal Diary

    Anthony Quinn, William Bendix
    Guadalcanal Diary is a 1943 World War II war film directed by Lewis Seiler, featuring Preston...  more

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    #166 of 316 The Best Military Movies Ever Made#10 of 33 The Best War Movies of the 1940s

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    The Godfather

    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando
    The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the...  more

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    Cry of the City

    Shelley Winters, Debra Paget
    Cry of the City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak based on the...  more
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    The Sleeping City

    Coleen Gray, Richard Conte
    The Sleeping City is a 1950 film noir, shot in semidocumentary style set in and shot at New...  more
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    I'll Cry Tomorrow

    Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert
    I'll Cry Tomorrow is a biopic which tells the story of Lillian Roth, a Broadway star who...  more
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    14
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    Highway Dragnet

    Joan Bennett, Mary Beth Hughes
    Highway Dragnet is a 1954 American crime drama film noir directed by Nathan Juran, based on...  more
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    The Purple Heart

    Dana Andrews, Farley Granger
    The Purple Heart is a 1944 American war film directed by Lewis Milestone. The film stars Dana...  more
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    Call Northside 777

    James Stewart, Thelma Ritter
    Call Northside 777 is a 1948 documentary-style film noir directed by Henry Hathaway. It is...  more
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    12
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    Thieves' Highway

    Lee J. Cobb, William Bendix
    Thieves' Highway is a 1949 film noir directed by Jules Dassin. The screenplay was written by...  more
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    A Walk in the Sun

    Lloyd Bridges, Dana Andrews
    A Walk in the Sun is a World War II war film released in 1945, based on the novel by Harry...  more

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    The Boss

    Henry Silva, Richard Conte
    Il Boss, aka The Boss, Murder Inferno or Wipeout! is a poliziottesco film written and directed...  more
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    Big Jack

    Edward Arnold, Wallace Beery
    Big Jack is a 1949 film starring Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, and Marjorie Main. The movie...  more
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    New York Confidential

    Anne Bancroft, Broderick Crawford
    New York Confidential is a 1955 crime film directed by Russell Rouse, featuring Broderick...  more
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    This Angry Age

    Anthony Perkins, Alida Valli
    This Angry Age is a 1958 drama film directed by René Clément....  more
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    Little Red Monkey

    Richard Conte, Russell Napier
    Little Red Monkey, released in the United States as Case of the Red Monkey, is a 1955 British...  more
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    1931: Once Upon a Time in New York

    Lionel Stander, Adolfo Celi
    1931: Once Upon a Time in New York is a 1972 Italian action film directed by Luigi Vanzi and...  more