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The Best Steve Reeves Movies

Updated February 1, 2020 739 votes 166 voters 14.0k views17 items

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

If you think the best Steve Reeves role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Steve Reeves 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 Athena and Jail Bait.

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    Morgan, the Pirate

    Steve Reeves, Giovanni Cianfriglia

    Released1960

    Directed byAndré de Toth, Primo Zeglio

    Morgan, the Pirate is a CinemaScope and Eastmancolor 1960 adventure film by André De Toth and Primo Zeglio, and starring Steve Reeves. The film was released in Italy on November 17, 1960....  more
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    The Giant of Marathon

    Mylène Demongeot, Steve Reeves

    Released1959

    Directed byBruno Vailati, Jacques Tourneur, Mario Bava

    La battaglia di Maratona is a 1959 Italian/French international co-production sword and sandal film, loosely based on the Battle of Marathon. It was directed by Jacques Tourneur and Mario Bava. It...  more
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    The Trojan Horse

    Steve Reeves, John Drew Barrymore

    Released1961

    Directed byGiorgio Ferroni

    La guerra di Troia, internationally released as The Trojan Horse and The Wooden Horse of Troy, is a 1961 Italian historical drama film set in the tenth and final year of the Trojan War. The film...  more
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    Hercules Unchained

    Sylva Koscina, Steve Reeves

    Released1959

    Directed byPietro Francisci

    Hercules Unchained is a 1959 Italian-French epic fantasy feature film starring Steve Reeves and Sylva Koscina in a story about two warring brothers and Hercules' tribulations in the court of Queen...  more
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    The White Warrior

    Steve Reeves, Milivoje Živanović

    Released1959

    Directed byRiccardo Freda

    Agi Murad, il diavolo bianco is a 1959 Italian adventure film directed by Riccardo Freda. It is loosely based on Lev Tolstoy's novel Chadži-Murat....  more
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    The Avenger

    Steve Reeves, Enzo Fiermonte

    Released1962

    Directed byGiorgio Venturini

    La leggenda di Enea, aka The Avenger, is a 1962 Italian / French / Yugoslavian film directed by Giorgio Venturini. The film is also known as Conquérants héroiques in France, The Avenger, The Last...  more
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    A Long Ride from Hell

    Steve Reeves, Aldo Sambrell

    Released1968

    Directed byCamillo Bazzoni

    A Long Ride from Hell, in the original Italian known as Vivo per la tua morte, is a 1967 film directed by Camillo Bazzoni. It was based on the novel Judas Gun by Gordon D. Shirreffs. The film was...  more
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    The Thief of Bagdad

    Steve Reeves, Arturo Dominici

    Released1961

    Directed byBruno Vailati, Arthur Lubin

    The Thief of Bagdad is a 1961 film starring Steve Reeves....  more
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    Duel of the Titans

    Virna Lisi, Steve Reeves

    Released1961

    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    Romolo e Remo is a 1961 film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, and Virna Lisi. Tagline: "The Legendary Conflict of Mankind's Mightiest Mortals!"...  more
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    Hercules

    Luciana Paluzzi, Sylva Koscina

    Released1958

    Directed byPietro Francisci

    Le fatiche di Ercole is a 1957 Italian epic fantasy feature film based upon the Hercules myths and the Quest for the Golden Fleece. The film stars Steve Reeves as the titular hero and Sylva Koscina...  more
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    Athena

    Debbie Reynolds, Vic Damone

    Released1954

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Athena is a romantic musical comedy, starring Jane Powell, Edmund Purdom, Debbie Reynolds, Vic Damone, Louis Calhern, and Norma Varden, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film tells the story...  more
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    Goliath and the Barbarians

    Steve Reeves, Bruce Cabot

    Released1959

    Directed byCarlo Campogalliani

    Il terrore dei barbari is a film directed by Carlo Campogalliani released on November 1959....  more
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    The Last Days of Pompeii

    Steve Reeves, Fernando Rey

    Released1959

    Directed byMario Bonnard, Sergio Leone

    The Last Days of Pompeii is an Italian sword and sandal action film starring Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, and Fernando Rey and directed by Sergio Leone. Mario Bonnard, the original director,...  more
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    The Shortest Day

    Jean-Paul Belmondo, Annie Girardot

    Released1963

    Directed bySergio Corbucci

    Il giorno più corto is a 1962 Italian Comedy film. It is a parody of the war movie The Longest Day and stars the popular duo Ciccio Ingrassia and Franco Franchi in the leading roles. Dozens of many...  more
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    Sandokan the Great

    Steve Reeves, Adolfo Celi

    Released1963

    Directed byUmberto Lenzi

    Sandokan the Great is a 1963 Italian adventure film directed by Umberto Lenzi and starring Steve Reeves in the first of a film series about Sandokan....  more
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    Jail Bait

    Steve Reeves, Herbert Rawlinson

    Released1954

    Directed byEd Wood

    Jail Bait is a 1954 American crime film directed by Ed Wood, with a screenplay by Wood and Alex Gordon. The film stars Clancy Malone as the delinquent son of a famous doctor, and his involvement with...  more
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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell

    Released1953

    Directed byHoward Hawks

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a 1953 American musical comedy film based on the 1949 stage musical of the same name. It was directed by Howard Hawks....  more

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