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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.

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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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Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson, Debra Paget
House of Strangers is a 1949 American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, and Richard Conte. It is the first of three film versions of ...more
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James Stewart, Thelma Ritter, Lee J. Cobb
Call Northside 777 is a 1948 documentary-style film noir directed by Henry Hathaway. It is based on the true story of a Chicago reporter who proved that a man in prison for murder was wrongly ...more
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Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel by Mario Puzo. The aging patriarch (Marlon Brando) of an organized crime dynasty transfers ...more
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James Cagney, Karl Malden, E. G. Marshall
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.
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Lloyd Bridges, Dana Andrews, John Ireland
A Walk in the Sun is a World War II war film released in 1945, based on the novel by Harry Brown, who was a writer for Yank, the Army Weekly based in England. The book was serialized in Liberty ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin
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 ...more
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Lee J. Cobb, William Bendix, Valentina Cortese
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.
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Lee Van Cleef, Brian Donlevy, Earl Holliman
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.
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John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury
The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 American epic film produced and directed by George Stevens. It is a retelling of the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection. ...more
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Nat King Cole, Anne Baxter, Raymond Burr
The Blue Gardenia is a 1953 black-and-white film noir directed by Fritz Lang and based on a story by Vera Caspary. It stars Anne Baxter, Richard Conte, Ann Sothern and Raymond Burr. The first ...more
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Gene Tierney, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford
Whirlpool is a 1949 thriller film noir directed by Otto Preminger and written by Ben Hecht and Andrew Solt, adapted from Guy Endore's novel Methinks the Lady. The film stars Gene Tierney, ...more
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Rita Hayworth, Gary Cooper, Tab Hunter
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, ...more
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Anthony Quinn, William Bendix, Richard Jaeckel
Guadalcanal Diary is a 1943 World War II war film directed by Lewis Seiler, featuring Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte, Anthony Quinn and the film debut of Richard ...more
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Harry Morgan, Sheldon Leonard, Lou Nova
Somewhere in the Night is a 1946 psychological thriller, directed and co-written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
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Dana Andrews, Farley Granger, Nestor Paiva
The Purple Heart is a 1944 American war film directed by Lewis Milestone. The film stars Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Kevin O'Shea, Don "Red" Barry and Trudy Marshall. ...more
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Shelley Winters, Debra Paget, Victor Mature
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 ...more
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Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet
I'll Cry Tomorrow is a biopic which tells the story of Lillian Roth, a Broadway star who rebels against the pressure of her domineering mother and reacts to the death of her fiancé by ...more
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James Darren, Lamont Johnson, Richard Conte
The Brothers Rico is a 1957 American crime film noir directed by Phil Karlson and written by Lewis Meltzer, Ben Perry, and Dalton Trumbo. The film is based on a story written by Georges Simenon, ...more
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Joan Bennett, Mary Beth Hughes, Iris Adrian
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
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Coleen Gray, Richard Conte, Richard Taber
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 ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Jill St. John, Gena Rowlands
Tony Rome is a 1967 detective film starring Frank Sinatra and directed by Gordon Douglas, adapted from Marvin H. Albert's novel Miami Mayhem. The story follows the adventures of Miami private ...more
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Anne Bancroft, Broderick Crawford, J. Carrol Naish
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 ...more
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John Wayne, Rita Hayworth, Claudia Cardinale
Circus World is a 1964 drama film starring John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale and Rita Hayworth. It was directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Samuel Bronston, with a screenplay by Ben Hecht, ...more
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Karl Malden, Merle Oberon, Rod Taylor
Hotel is a 1967 Technicolor film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Arthur Hailey. The film stars Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Rennie, and ...more
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Henry Silva, Richard Conte, Howard Ross
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 ...more