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The Best Rita Moreno Movies

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

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

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    Singin' in the Rain

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly
    Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley...  more

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    Every Song in Singin' in the Rain, Ranked by Singability#166 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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    West Side Story

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno
    West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and...  more

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    The Behind-The-Scenes Of 'West Side Story' Was Plagued With More Hatred Than The Movie Itself#9 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes

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    The King and I

    Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner
    The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and...  more

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    #57 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#12 of 357 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

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    Carnal Knowledge

    Jack Nicholson, Ann-Margret
    Carnal Knowledge is a 1971 American comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and written by...  more

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    Angus

    Kathy Bates, James Van Der Beek
    Angus is a 1995 comedy-drama film directed by Patrick Read Johnson and written by Jill Gordon....  more

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    Garden of Evil

    Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward
    Garden of Evil is a Western film about three somewhat disreputable 19th-century soldiers of...  more
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    The Toast of New Orleans

    David Niven, Rita Moreno
    The Toast of New Orleans is a 1950 MGM musical film directed by Norman Taurog and...  more
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    Casa de los Babys

    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah
    Casa de los Babys is a 2003 drama film written, directed, and edited by filmmaker John Sayles....  more
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    The Four Seasons

    Carol Burnett, Alan Alda
    The Four Seasons is a 1981 romantic comedy film written and directed by and starring Alan...  more

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    The Vagabond King

    Vincent Price, Leslie Nielsen
    The Vagabond King is a 1956 musical film adaptation of the 1925 operetta The Vagabond King by...  more
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    Marlowe

    Bruce Lee, James Garner
    Marlowe is a neo-noir movie starring James Garner as Raymond Chandler's private detective...  more
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    So Young, So Bad

    Rita Moreno, Anne Francis
    So Young, So Bad is a black-and-white American film. It stars Paul Henreid and was directed by...  more
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    Summer and Smoke

    Rita Moreno, Geraldine Page
    Summer and Smoke is a 1961 American drama film directed by Peter Glenville based on the...  more
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    Happy Birthday, Gemini

    Madeline Kahn, Rita Moreno
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    Italian Movie

    James Gandolfini, Rita Moreno
    Italian Movie is a 1993 drama film written by Eugenia Bone and Angela Sciddurlo Rago and...  more
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    King of the Corner

    Isabella Rossellini, Eli Wallach
    King of the Corner is a 2004 film featured at the Newport Film Festival. It stars Peter...  more
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    Happy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of Me

    Mary J. Blige, Melanie Griffith
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    Cry of Battle

    Rita Moreno, Van Heflin
    Cry of Battle is a 1963 American coming of age war film based on the 1951 novel Fortress in...  more
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    I Like It Like That

    Rita Moreno, Fat Joe
    I Like It Like That is a 1994 comedy-drama film about the trials and tribulations of a young...  more
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    The Night of the Following Day

    Marlon Brando, Rita Moreno
    The Night of the Following Day is a 1968 film starring Marlon Brando and Richard Boone. Filmed...  more
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    Fort Vengeance

    Rita Moreno, Reginald Denny
    Fort Vengeance is a 1953 Western film written by Daniel B. Ullman and directed by Lesley...  more
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    Popi

    Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno
    Popi is a 1969 American comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by Tina...  more
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    The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

    Rita Moreno, Sheree North
    The Lieutenant Wore Skirts is a 1956 film directed by Frank Tashlin. The feature starred Tom...  more
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    Pagan Love Song

    Rita Moreno, Esther Williams
    Pagan Love Song is a 1950 musical-romance film written by Jerry Davis, Robert Nathan and...  more
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    Blue Moon

    Zach Braff, Rita Moreno
    Blue Moon is a 2000 comedy drama film directed by John A. Gallagher....