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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Richard Conte movies?" and "What are the greatest Richard Conte roles of all time?"

Richard Conte worked with many famous directors, including big names like Fritz Lang and Francis Ford Coppola.

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  • Gino Monetti (Edward G. Robinson) has made his fortune banking, but he hasn't done it legally. When the authorities come after him, three of his sons turn their backs on him, angry over how he ...more
  • In 1932, Frank Wiecek (Richard Conte) is convicted of the murder of a Chicago policeman in a mob-connected speakeasy. Eleven years later, his mother, Tillie (Kasia Orzazewski), takes out a newspaper ...more
  • 13 Rue Madeleine is a 1947 World War II spy film starring James Cagney, Annabella and Richard Conte. The title refers to the Le Havre address where a Gestapo headquarters is located.
  • The Big Combo is a 1955 American film noir directed by Joseph H. Lewis and photographed by cinematographer John Alton, with music by David Raksin.
  • Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five Rat Packers: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Joey Bishop. Centered on a series of Las ...more
  • Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo's novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone ...more
  • When a GI platoon lands on the beaches of Italy during World War II, the troops face uncertainty and danger with every step. Those who survive the initial landing, including Sgt. Tyne (Dana Andrews) ...more
  • Thieves' Highway is a 1949 film noir directed by Jules Dassin. The screenplay was written by A. I. Bezzerides, based on his novel Thieves' Market.
  • Plagued by an overwhelming urge to shoplift, Ann Sutton (Gene Tierney) is helped out of a tight spot by David Korvo (Jose Ferrer). Unfortunately for Ann, Korvo is a conniving hypnotist who draws her ...more
  • They Came to Cordura is a 1959 Western film co-written and directed by Robert Rossen, starring Gary Cooper and Rita Hayworth, and featuring Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, and ...more
  • From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ (Max von Sydow) is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ's life are ...more
  • The Sleeping City is a 1950 film noir, shot in semidocumentary style set in and shot at New York's Bellevue Hospital. It was directed by George Sherman and features Richard Conte, Coleen Gray and ...more
  • Highway Dragnet is a 1954 American crime drama film noir directed by Nathan Juran, based on story by U.S. Anderson and Roger Corman. The film stars Richard Conte, Joan Bennett and Wanda Hendrix.
  • Deeply distraught that her GI ex-boyfriend plans to marry another woman, Norah Larkin (Anne Baxter) agrees to go out on a date with lothario Harry Prebble (Raymond Burr). Norah's drunken night out ...more
  • Filmed just months after the actual allied invasion of Guadalcanal late in 1942, this patriotic feature follows a ragtag group of Marines sent to fight in the South Pacific. As steely Sgt. Malone ...more
  • Cry of the City is a 1948 black-and-white film noir directed by Robert Siodmak based on the novel by Henry Edward Helseth, The Chair for Martin Rome. Veteran film noir-writer Ben Hecht worked on the ...more
  • In 1942, Air Force Capt. Harvey Ross (Dana Andrews) flies his B-25 bomber and crew during a crucial bombing raid on Tokyo, but their plane is shot down and they parachute into Japanese captivity. ...more
  • This acclaimed biopic tells the cautionary tale of Broadway star Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward), who by the age of 20 has risen to fame due to the efforts of her pushy mother. Though a success on ...more
  • Former Mafia bookkeeper Eddie Rico (Richard Conte) has decided to go straight and lives with his wife in Florida, where they plan to adopt a child. However, his brothers, Johnny (James Darren) and ...more
  • New York Confidential is a 1955 crime film directed by Russell Rouse, featuring Broderick Crawford and Richard Conte as New York gangsters, and based on the novel New York: Confidential! by Jack Lait ...more
  • Warren Trent (Melvyn Douglas) may own a hotel that's the epitome of luxury, but the accounting books tell a different story. The St. Gregory Hotel is pretty much flat broke. To prevent a corporate ...more
  • After a World War II injury, George Taylor's (John Hodiak) memory of his life is fuzzy, to say the least. In an effort to reverse his amnesia, he tracks down alleged murderer and thief Larry Garter, ...more
  • Il Boss, aka The Boss, Murder Inferno or Wipeout! is a poliziottesco film written and directed by the Italian crime film specialist Fernando Di Leo in 1973. It is the final part of Di Leo's Milieu ...more
  • Little Red Monkey, released in the United States as Case of the Red Monkey, is a 1955 British spy film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Richard Conte, Rona Anderson and Russell Napier. Detectives ...more
  • Big Jack is a 1949 film starring Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, and Marjorie Main. The movie was directed by Richard Thorpe and the screenplay was written by Gene Fowler and Otto Eis from the novel by ...more