Entertainment The Best Zero Mostel Movies  

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

If you think the best Zero Mostel role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Zero Mostel 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 The Producers and The Front.

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Gene Wilder, Kenneth Mars, Zero Mostel
The Producers is a 1968 American satirical dark comedy film written and directed by Mel Brooks. The film is set in the late 1960s and it tells the story of a theatrical producer and an ...more
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Buster Keaton, Jon Pertwee, Michael Crawford
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1966 farce musical comedy film, based on the stage musical of the same name. It was inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright ...more
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John Hurt, Denholm Elliott, Richard Briers
Watership Down is a 1978 British animated adventure drama film written, produced and directed by Martin Rosen and based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams. It was financed by a ...more
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Woody Allen, Danny Aiello, Michael Murphy
The Front is a 1976 comedy-drama film about the Hollywood blacklist during the age of live television. It is written by Walter Bernstein, directed by Martin Ritt and stars Woody Allen and Zero ...more
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Robert Redford, George Segal, Charlotte Rae
The Hot Rock is a 1972 comedy-drama caper film directed by Peter Yates from a screenplay by William Goldman, based on Donald E. Westlake's novel of the same name, which introduced his ...more
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Jack Palance, Richard Widmark, Barbara Bel Geddes
Panic in the Streets is a 1950 film noir directed by Elia Kazan. It was shot exclusively on location in New Orleans, Louisiana and features numerous New Orleans citizens in speaking and ...more
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Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Zero Mostel
Rhinoceros is a 1974 comedy film based on the play by Eugène Ionesco. The film was produced and released as part of the American Film Theatre, which adapted theatrical works for a ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Zero Mostel
Sirocco is a 1951 American film noir directed by Curtis Bernhardt and written by A.I. Bezzerides and Hans Jacoby. It is based on the novel Coup de Grace written by Joseph Kessel. The drama ...more
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Humphrey Bogart, Zero Mostel, Everett Sloane
The Enforcer is an American 1951 black-and-white film noir co-directed by Bretaigne Windust and an uncredited Raoul Walsh, who shot most of the film's suspenseful moments, including the ending. ...more
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Kim Novak, Clint Walker, Zero Mostel
The Great Bank Robbery is a 1969 Western comedy film from Warner Brothers directed by Hy Averback and written by William Peter Blatty, based on the novel by Frank O'Rourke. The movie had a ...more
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The Angel Levine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Zero Mostel Movies
The Angel Levine Eli Wallach, Harry Belafonte, Zero Mostel
The Angel Levine is a 1970 American film directed by Jan Kadar and based on a short story by Bernard Malamud about an impoverished New York City tailor unable to work due to health problems, ...more
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Jerry Orbach, Estelle Parsons, Zero Mostel
Fore Play is a 1975 comedy film co-directed by future Academy Award-winner John G. Avildsen. It is currently being distributed by Troma Entertainment. The film was originally made up of four ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Hawkins
Great Catherine is a 1968 British comedy film directed by Gordon Flemyng, based on a one act play by George Bernard Shaw, and starring Peter O'Toole, Zero Mostel, Jeanne Moreau and Jack Hawkins. ...more
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Journey into Fear Vincent Price, Ian McShane, Shelley Winters
Journey into Fear is a 1975 Canadian thriller film directed by Daniel Mann, and based on the novel of the same name by Eric Ambler. It stars Sam Waterston, Zero Mostel, Yvette Mimieux, Vincent ...more
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Clifton Webb, Zero Mostel, Joanne Dru
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell is a 1951 comedy film, the third and final one starring Clifton Webb as Lynn Belvedere. Mr. Belvedere lies about his age to gain entrance to a senior citizens home, ...more
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Zero Mostel, Ira Wohl, Philip Wohl
Best Boy is a 1979 documentary made by Ira Wohl. The film received critical acclaim, and won many awards including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1979. The film follows Ira's ...more