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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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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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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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Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as ...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Frank Sinatra, Virna Lisi, Reginald Denny Assault on a Queen is a 1966 American action-adventure film, directed by Jack Donohue, starring Frank Sinatra and Italian beauty Virna Lisi. Based on a 1959 novel by Jack Finney, it was adapted ...more

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The Other Love David Niven, Barbara Stanwyck, Natalie Schafer The Other Love was a 1947 American romance drama film starring directed by André de Toth and starring Barbara Stanwyck, David Niven, and Richard Conte. Written by Ladislas Fodor and Harry ...more

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This Angry Age Anthony Perkins, Alida Valli, Silvana Mangano This Angry Age is a 1958 drama film directed by René Clément.

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Richard Conte, Russell Napier 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. ...more

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Mask of Dust George Coulouris, Richard Conte, Richard Marner Mask of Dust, released in the United States as A Race for Life, is a 1954 British drama film directed by Terence Fisher. It stars Richard Conte and Mari Aldon.

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Edward Arnold, Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main 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 ...more

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Kurt Kreuger, Richard Conte The Spider is a 1945 crime film directed by Robert D. Webb.

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

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The Violent Professionals Luc Merenda, Richard Conte, Steffen Zacharias The Violent Professionals is a 1973 Italian Poliziotteschi gangster film directed by Sergio Martino. The film stars Luc Merenda who goes undercover as a getaway driver for the mob so he can wage ...more

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The Eyes of Annie Jones Francesca Annis, Joyce Carey, Richard Conte The Eyes of Annie Jones is a 1964 British drama film directed by Reginald Le Borg and starring Richard Conte, Francesca Annis and Joyce Carey. In the film a sleepwalking young woman is involved ...more

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Synanon Stella Stevens, Eartha Kitt, Chuck Connors Synanon is a 1965 drama film directed by Richard Quine. .

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Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Dan Blocker Lady in Cement is a 1968 detective film, directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Dan Blocker, Martin Gabel and Richard Conte. A sequel to the 1967 film Tony Rome, ...more

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Tomas Milian, Adolfo Celi, Richard Conte Death Sentence is a 1968 spaghetti western directed by Mario Lanfranchi and starring Richard Conte.

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Carol Burnett, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is a 1963 movie comedy starring Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Carol Burnett, and directed by Daniel Mann.

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Bengazi Richard Carlson, Victor McLaglen, Mala Powers Bengazi is a 1955 American drama film directed by John Brahm and starring Richard Conte, Victor McLaglen and Richard Carlson. Several adventurers hunt for treasure in the desert near the Libyan ...more

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Alan Ladd, Arlene Dahl, Akim Tamiroff Desert Legion is a 1953 American action film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Alan Ladd, Arlene Dahl, Richard Conte and Akim Tamiroff.