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Anthony Quinn

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Ghost Breakers, TheGhost Breakers, The (1940)
Dir. George Marshall
Feat. Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson
THE CAT AND THE CANARY stars Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard reunite for this middling chiller with Goddard inheriting a haunted mansion on a small…
Guadalcanal DiaryGuadalcanal Diary (1943)
Dir. Lewis Seiler
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Lloyd Nolan, Preston Foster
Filmed just after US victory in the Solomon Islands during WW2, this standard issue war–film is a reasonably solid account of a grueling…
Ox Bow Incident, TheOx Bow Incident, The (Strange Incident) (1943) Recommended
Dir. William A. Wellman
Feat. Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes
Superlative moral drama in a Western setting, where three lynched cattle rustlers are later proven innocent by the upstanding Henry Ford. Although…
Viva Zapata!Viva Zapata! (1952)
Dir. Elia Kazan
Feat. Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn
Stirring treatment of the life of the Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata (Marlon Brando) who rose from peasanthood to presidency in the…
SeminoleSeminole (1953)
Dir. Budd Boetticher
Feat. Rock Hudson, Barbara Hale, Anthony Quinn
Superlative Western set against the backdrop of 1835 Florida, where Rock Hudson plays a West Pointer Lieutenant who, on the insistence of Richard…
UlyssesUlysses (1954)
Dir. Mario Camerini
Feat. Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano
Kirk Douglas muscles his way home in this admittedly pretty, but vacant, adaptation of Homer's Odyssey. Anthony Quinn is gets all the best lines, but…
La StradaLa Strada (The Road) (1955) Recommended
Dir. Federico Fellini
Feat. Anthony Quinn
Fellini hit his stride and won a Foreign Film Oscar with this gentle road odyssey about a simple–minded clown whose loyalty to her boorish…
Lust for LifeLust for Life (1955) Recommended
Dir. Vincente Minnelli
Feat. Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn
Kirk Douglas makes a stirring, enthusiastic Van Gogh in this biopic, choosing to echo the empassioned melancholia of his work rather than drawing…
River's EdgeRiver's Edge (1957)
Dir. Allan Dwan
Feat. Ray Milland, Anthony Quinn, Debra Paget
Tight crime drama with Milland as a murderous thief who forces Quinn to escort him safely across the desert to Mexico. There's a nice twist in the…
Last Train from Gun HillLast Train from Gun Hill (1959)
Dir. John Sturges
Feat. Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Carolyn Jones
Underrated American Western telling the tale of a U.S. Marshal seeking revenge in the town of 'Gun Hill' after the racially charged rape and murder…
WarlockWarlock (1959) Recommended
Dir. Edward Dmytryk
Feat. Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn
A–grade western set in the lawless town of Warlock where the citizens hire a notorious gunman to keep the peace who brings with him his own set…
Savage Innocents, TheSavage Innocents, The (1960)
Dir. Nicholas Ray
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Peter O'Toole, Yoko Tani
Curiously compelling ethnological drama from dir. Ray in which an eskimo (Quinn) wages an ongoing battle for survival in the Arctic environment and…
Heller in Pink TightsHeller in Pink Tights (1960)
Dir. George Cukor
Feat. Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn
Dysfunctional stagecoach high jinx with Anthony Quinn and Sophia Loren fleeing with a theatre company into the American's heartland. While lush as a…
Portrait in BlackPortrait in Black (1960)
Dir. Michael Gordon
Feat. Lana Turner, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart
Sudsy potboiler with Turner and Quinn murdering Turner's wealthy husband, unfortunately the perfect crime does not go undetected. Campy fun.
Lawrence of ArabiaLawrence of Arabia (1962) Aro Favourite
Dir. David Lean
Feat. Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
Superlative epic biography of enigmatic adventurer T.E. Lawrence played by a charismatic Peter O'Toole in his first leading role. The spectacle is…
BarabbasBarabbas (1962)
Dir. Richard Fleischer
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Jack Palance, Arthur Kennedy
Lavish, literate and thrilling by equal measure, this Hollywood Roman speculation follows the wanderings of the legendary thief (Quinn) who was saved…
Zorba the GreekZorba the Greek (1964) Recommended
Dir. Michael Cacoyannis
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas
Keynote role for Anthony Quinn as the title–character of Nikos Kazantzakis' novel, a bawdy, womanising,…
Visit, TheVisit, The (1964)
Dir. Bernhard Wicki
Feat. Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Paolo Stoppa
Ms. Bergman is hypnotic as always in this revenge tale about a millionaire who returns to the village that drove her out as a pregnant teenager,…
Lost CommandLost Command (1966)
Dir. Mark Robson
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal
Atypical war movie follows Anthony Quinn's realpoliticking officer through French colonial defeats from Dien Bien Phu to Algeria. Tough action film…
Shoes of the FishermanShoes of the Fisherman (1968)
Dir. Michael Anderson
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud
Anthony Quinn plays a Russian bishop who is elected Pope after twenty years in political asylum. Beautifully adorned best–seller adaptation.
Magus, TheMagus, The (1968)
Dir. Guy Green
Feat. Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn, Candice Bergen
A difficult, if beguiling adaptation of John Fowles’ supposedly unfilmable novel about a troubled schoolteacher (Caine) who arrives on a Greek…
Secret of Santa Vittoria, TheSecret of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)
Dir. Stanley Kramer
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Hardy Kruger
Bombastic war comedy with Quinn as a wine sodden local buffoon who through a number of contrivances becomes town mayor. When the townsfolk learn of a…
Across 110th StreetAcross 110th Street (1972) Recommended
Dir. Barry Shear
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Anthony Franciosa
Three black youths steal from the mob, urging Anthony Quinn to prevent an explosion of ethnic unrest. A brutal excursion through the streets of 70s…
Don is Dead, TheDon is Dead, The (1973)
Dir. Richard Fleischer
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Frederic Forrest, Robert Forster
A botched drug deal is at the centre of this competent mafioso film, one of many spawned in the wake of THE GODFATHER's success.
Message, TheMessage, The (Al-risalah Aka Mohammad, Messenger Of God) (1977)
Dir. Moustapha Akkad
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara
An Islamic alternative to Hollywood epics such as GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD and BEN HUR, dealing with the rise of an initially persecuted…
Jesus of Nazareth (Mini Series)Jesus of Nazareth (Mini Series) (1977) Recommended
Dir. Franco Zeffirelli
Feat. Robert Powell, Laurence Olivier, Anne Bancroft
Touched by the hand of Franco Zeffirelli and a who's–who of famous thesps, this is the most respectfully detailed and complete retelling of the…
Lion of the DesertLion of the Desert (1980)
Dir. Moustapha Akkad
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, John Gielgud
An epic account of the 'David and Goliath' battle on the Libyan desert between Mussolini's all–powerful army and the Bedouin, circa 1930. 
Only the LonelyOnly the Lonely (1991)
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy
John Candy's nice guy 38–year–old cop has his romantic life hampered by his outspoken mother. Maureen O'Hara's first screen role in 20…
Old Man And the Sea, TheOld Man And the Sea, The (1991)
Dir. Jud Taylor
Feat. Anthony Quinn, Patricia Clarkson, Joe Santos
Based on Ernest Hemingway's great allegorical novel, Anthony Quinn is perfectly cast as Santiago, the aging fisherman who engages in an epic battle…
Hercules and the Amazon WomenHercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Dir. Bill L. Norton
Feat. Kevin Sorbo, Anthony Quinn, Michael Hurst
Made–for–TV caper has our brawny hero's plans for a wedding celebration come to ruin as he must defend his village against a marauding…
GottiGotti (1996)
Dir. Robert Harmon
Feat. Armand Assante, William Forsythe, Anthony Quinn
Armand Assante picked up an Emmy Award for his convincing impression of the legendary mobster John Gotti, who ruled the New York Mafia during the…

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