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The Best Rita Hayworth Movies

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

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

A list made up of films like Road to Salina and The Strawberry Blonde.

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

Movie fans who love Rita Hayworth have also been known to enjoy films starring Ava Gardner and Susan Hayward.

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  • Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) is a small-time American gambler, newly arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. When he is caught cheating at a game of blackjack, Farrell manages to talk his way into a job ...more
  • You'll Never Get Rich is a 1941 Hollywood musical comedy film with a wartime theme starring Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, Cliff Nazarro, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The film ...more
  • Bob Davis (Fred Astaire), an American dancer in Buenos Aires, Argentina, finds himself desperate for work after losing all his money. He takes a gig at a wedding, hoping to impress the bride's ...more
  • Set in the Caribbean, U.S. expatriates Tony (Jack Lemmon) and Felix (Robert Mitchum) cruise around the ocean and eke out a meager subsistence using their small trawling boat to transport cargo. When ...more
  • When nightclub performer Chris Emery (Rita Hayworth) discovers that her husband has been murdered, she resolves to help the police find his killer. Soon she is caught between two men -- her late ...more
  • Jo Morris (Rita Hayworth) and her lover, Larry Ellis (Gig Young), are on trial for murder. After Jo's husband, Mike, discovered the pair together one night, there was a struggle over a gun; it ended ...more
  • Separate Tables is a 1958 film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play of the same name, directed by Delbert Mann.
  • 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
  • John Coudair (Otto Kruger) was wounded long ago when his fiancée called off their engagement, and when he spots the woman's granddaughter, comely stage performer Rusty Parker (Rita Hayworth), he's ...more
  • Miss Sadie Thompson is a 1953 American musical 3D film starring Rita Hayworth, Aldo Ray and José Ferrer, and was released by Columbia Pictures. The film is based on the W. Somerset Maugham short ...more
  • A seaman becomes involved in a complex murder plot when he is hired to work on a yacht. He soon finds himself implicated in the murder, despite his innocence. The film is best remembered for it's ...more
  • In 19th century Spain, the beautiful and highly temperamental gypsy Carmen (Rita Hayworth) lures naive young soldier Don Jose (Glenn Ford) into a doomed romance. Completely infatuated with the ...more
  • In Paris, bicycle shop owner Andre Morestan (Brian Aherne) sits on a trial of young Natalie Roguin (Rita Hayworth), accused of murder. Captivated by Natalie's demeanor, Andre is the sole juror ...more
  • At the turn of the century, dentist Biff Grimes (James Cagney) recalls his association with politician Hugo Barnstead (Jack Carson). The men meet over their romantic rivalry for striking strawberry ...more
  • Rough and tough Geoff Carter (Cary Grant) runs a tiny airline that cannot afford to miss any flights, despite the dangers along many of the routes. When Bonnie Lee (Jean Arthur), a performer who is ...more
  • Blood and Sand is a Technicolor film produced by 20th Century Fox, directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, and Alla Nazimova. It is based on the critical ...more
  • Near the end of the 19th century, Indiana teen Paul Dresser (Victor Mature) runs away from home to become a musician. He ends up with a traveling medicine show, where vaudeville star Sally Elliott ...more
  • When Matt Masters (John Wayne) takes his ailing circus on a tour of Europe, it's not simply to put its finances back into order. He's also there on a romantic quest to find his old flame Lili Alfredo ...more
  • Joe Baron (Glenn Ford) is a debt-ridden detective married to free-spending Lisa (Elke Sommer). During a homicide investigation he learns that Dr. Van Tilden (Joseph Cotten), who alleges he shot a ...more
  • London is being ravaged by the Blitz, but the performers at the Music Box Theatre refuse to shut down and never miss a performance. While performing at the club one night, singer Rosalind Bruce (Rita ...more
  • Road to Salina is a 1970 French film, a psychological thriller directed by Georges Lautner. It stars Robert Walker, Jr., Mimsy Farmer and Rita Hayworth. The film is based upon Maurice Cury’s novel ...more
  • The Wrath of God is an offbeat Western genre film released in 1972 and filmed in Mexico. It starred Robert Mitchum, Frank Langella, Rita Hayworth and Victor Buono and was directed by Ralph Nelson. It ...more
  • Joey Evans (Frank Sinatra) is a philandering San Francisco-based singer with big dreams of starting his own night club, "Chez Joey," but chasing women keeps him even more occupied. Despite making a ...more
  • Deity of dance Terpsichore (Rita Hayworth) and her fellow muses are enraged when they learn that Broadway hotshot Danny Miller (Larry Parks) is planning to spoof Greek mythology in his next play. ...more
  • Salome is a Biblical epic film made in Technicolor by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by William Dieterle and produced by Buddy Adler from a screenplay by Harry Kleiner and Jesse Lasky Jr. The ...more