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The Best Sterling Hayden Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 579 votes 145 voters 10.4k views39 items

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

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

Examples of films on this list include A Carol for Another Christmas and So Big.

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

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    Prince Valiant

    Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner
    Prince Valiant is a 1954 adventure film in Technicolor and Cinemascope, based on the comic...  more

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    5 Steps to Danger

    Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer
    5 Steps to Danger is a 1957 American Cold War spy film. It was directed by Henry S. Kesler,...  more
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    Flaming Feather

    Forrest Tucker, Edgar Buchanan
    Flaming Feather is a 1952 Western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Sterling Hayden....  more
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    Valerie

    Anita Ekberg, Sterling Hayden
    Valerie is a 1957 Western film starring Sterling Hayden, and Anita Ekberg and Anthony Steel,...  more
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    1900

    Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland
    1900 is a 1976 Italian epic film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, starring Robert De Niro,...  more

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    #279 of 552 The Best '70s Movies#250 of 340 The Best Political Films Ever Made

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    Manhandled

    Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Hayden
    Manhandled is a 1949 film noir directed by Lewis R. Foster, and starring Dorothy Lamour, Dan...  more
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    The Outsider

    Gabriel Byrne, Sterling Hayden
    The Outsider is a 1980 film thriller set largely in Belfast during The Troubles; it was the...  more
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    King of the Gypsies

    Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon
    King of the Gypsies is a 1978 Paramount motion picture drama starring Eric Roberts, Sterling...  more
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    A Carol for Another Christmas

    Peter Sellers, Britt Ekland
    A Carol for Another Christmas is a 1964 American television movie, scripted by Rod Serling as...  more
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    The Final Programme

    Harry Andrews, Sterling Hayden
    The Final Programme is a 1973 British fantasy science fiction-thriller film directed by Robert...  more
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    The Star

    Natalie Wood, Bette Davis
    The Star is a 1952 film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring Bette Davis, Sterling Hayden...  more
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    Venom

    Oliver Reed, Klaus Kinski
    Venom is a 1981 horror film directed by Piers Haggard and starring Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed,...  more
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    9 to 5

    Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton
    9 to 5 is a 1980 American comedy film written by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins, directed...  more

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    Loving

    Eva Marie Saint, Roy Scheider
    Loving is a 1970 American comedy film released by Columbia Pictures and directed by Irvin...  more