The Best Sal Mineo Movies 

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

If you think the best Sal Mineo role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Sal Mineo 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 The Private War of Major Benson and The Young Don't Cry.

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

Sal Mineo was no stranger to working with popular directors, including John Ford, Otto Preminger and David Lean.

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Natalie Wood, James Dean, Dennis Hopper
Rebel Without a Cause is a 1955 American drama film about emotionally confused suburban, middle-class teenagers. The film stars James Dean, Sal Mineo and Natalie Wood. Directed by Nicholas Ray, ...more

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#87 of 199 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time #4 of 34 Great Movies About Sad Loner Characters

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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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#132 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #103 of 238 The Best Movies Based on True Stories

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Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Lee J. Cobb
Exodus is a 1960 epic film made by Alpha and Carlyle Productions and distributed by United Artists. Produced and directed by Otto Preminger, the film was based on the 1958 novel Exodus, by Leon ...more

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#219 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #35 of 127 The Best Oscar-Winning Scoreslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton
The Longest Day is a 1962 film based on the 1959 history book The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, about D-Day, the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during WWII. The film was produced by Darryl ...more

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#129 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #7 of 382 The Best War Movies Everlisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson, Ricardo Montalbán
Cheyenne Autumn is a 1964 Western movie starring Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, James Stewart, and Edward G. Robinson. Regarded as an epic film, it tells the story of a factual event, the ...more

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#123 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #42 of 116 The Best Native American Movies

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Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper
Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock ...more

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#137 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #518 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Madelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Brian Keith, Sal Mineo, Maximilian Schell
Krakatoa, East of Java is a 1969 American disaster film starring Maximilian Schell and Brian Keith. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. During the 1970s, the ...more

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#9 of 56 The Best G-Rated Action Movies #13 of 18 The Best '60s Disaster Movies

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Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo
Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a 1971 science fiction film directed by Don Taylor and written by Paul Dehn. It stars Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman and Ricardo ...more

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#757 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #294 of 565 The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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John Cassavetes, Sal Mineo, James Whitmore
Crime in the Streets is a 1956 film about juvenile delinquency, directed by Don Siegel and based on a television play written by Reginald Rose. The play first appeared on the Elgin Hour and was ...more
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Yvonne Craig, Sal Mineo, Anita O'Day
The Gene Krupa Story is a 1959 biopic of American drummer and bandleader Gene Krupa. The conflict in the film centers on Krupa's rise to success and his corresponding use of marijuana.
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The Young Don't Cry
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Paul Newman, Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen
Somebody Up There Likes Me is a 1956 American drama film based on the life of middleweight boxing legend Rocky Graziano. Joseph Ruttenberg was awarded a 1956 Oscar in the category of Best ...more

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#1,147 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #146 of 158 The Most Inspirational Sports Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Tony Curtis, Sal Mineo
Six Bridges to Cross or 6 Bridges to Cross is a 1955 American crime caper film directed by Joseph Pevney of Universal-International. The film starred Tony Curtis, George Nader, Julie Adams, Jay ...more
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Rock, Pretty Baby
Shelley Fabares, Fay Wray, Sal Mineo
Rock, Pretty Baby is a 1956 comedy film directed by Richard Bartlett.
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Charlton Heston, Sal Mineo, William Demarest
The Private War of Major Benson is 1955 comedy film starring Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, Sal Mineo and Tim Hovey, about a tough-talking U.S. Army Officer who must shape up the JROTC program at ...more
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Yul Brynner, Jack Warden, Sal Mineo
Escape from Zahrain is a 1962 American action film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso, James Mason and Jack Warden. The film is set in the fictional state of ...more
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Sal Mineo, Slim Pickens, Joy Page
Tonka is a 1958 Walt Disney Western adventure film about the US cavalry horse that survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn; it stars Sal Mineo as a Sioux who fought there. It was filmed in ...more
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Barbara Eden, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus
A Private's Affair is a 1959 film directed by Raoul Walsh.
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The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones
Sal Mineo
The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones is a 1966 film directed by Alex March.
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80 Steps to Jonah is a Dec 1969 film directed by Gerd Oswald.
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Henry Fonda, Anne Baxter, Sal Mineo
Stranger on the Run is a film directed by Don Siegel released on Oct 31, 1967.
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Sonic Boom
Jonathan Winters, Sal Mineo, Johnny Crawford
Sonic Boom is a 1974 short comedy film.