Richard Burton Movies List: Best To Worst

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
TV-MA

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

(1966)
As:
Cast
Role:
George
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Segal, Elizabeth Taylor, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Flanagan
Becket

Becket

(1964)
As:
Cast
Role:
Becket / Thomas Becket
Director:
Peter Glenville
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Peter O'Toole, Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa
The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana

(1964)
As:
Cast
Role:
Rev. Dr. T. Lawrence Shannon
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Skip Ward
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Now Barabbas

(1949)
As:
Cast
Director:
Gordon Parry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cedric Hardwicke, William Hartnell, Ronald Howard, Richard Greene
The Longest Day
G

The Longest Day

(1962)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton, Bernhard Wicki, Gerd Oswald, Darryl F. Zanuck
Genres:
Drama, War, Action, History
Star Cast:
John Wayne, Sean Connery, Robert Mitchum, Eddie Albert
Where Eagles Dare
PG

Where Eagles Dare

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Smith
Director:
Brian G. Hutton
Genres:
Action, War, Adventure
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern
Zulu

Zulu

(1964)
As:
Cast
Director:
Cy Endfield
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins, James Booth, Stanley Baker
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

(1965)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alec Leamas
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Claire Bloom, Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec, Oskar Werner
Anne of the Thousand Days
PG

Anne of the Thousand Days

(1969)
As:
Cast
Role:
King Henry VIII
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Quayle, Irene Papas, Geneviève Bujold, John Colicos
Hamlet

Hamlet

(1964)
As:
Cast
Role:
Hamlet
Director:
John Gielgud, Bill Colleran
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hume Cronyn, William Redfield, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie
Nineteen Eighty-Four
R

Nineteen Eighty-Four

(1984)
As:
Cast
Role:
O'Brien
Director:
Michael Radford
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gregor Fisher, Cyril Cusack, John Hurt, Suzanna Hamilton
The Last Days of Dolwyn

The Last Days of Dolwyn

(1949)
As:
Cast
Role:
Gareth
Director:
Emlyn Williams
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Emlyn Williams, Edith Evans, Anthony James, Allan Aynesworth
My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

(1952)
As:
Cast
Role:
Philip Ashley
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Olivia de Havilland, George Dolenz, Ronald Squire, Audrey Dalton
The Caretaker

The Caretaker

(1963)
As:
Producer
Director:
Clive Donner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harold Pinter, Donald Pleasence, Alan Bates, Robert Shaw
Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger

(1959)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Porter
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Claire Bloom, Edith Evans, Mary Ure, Gary Raymond
Equus
R

Equus

(1977)
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Dysart
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Harry Andrews, Joan Plowright
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

(1967)
As:
Cast
Role:
Petruchio
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Hordern, Cyril Cusack, Michael York, Elizabeth Taylor
The Medusa Touch
PG

The Medusa Touch

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Morlar
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Lee Remick, Alan Badel, Harry Andrews, Lino Ventura
Cleopatra
G

Cleopatra

(1963)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Antony
Director:
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Darryl F. Zanuck, Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
History, Biography, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Pamela Brown, George Cole, Elizabeth Taylor, Hume Cronyn
Bitter Victory

Bitter Victory

(1957)
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Leith
Director:
Nicholas Ray
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin
Villain
R

Villain

(1971)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vic Dakin
Director:
Michael Tuchner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Ian McShane, Donald Sinden, Fiona Lewis, Nigel Davenport
Prince of Players

Prince of Players

(1955)
As:
Cast
Role:
Edwin Booth
Director:
Philip Dunne
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Charles Bickford, Raymond Massey, John Derek, Maggie McNamara
The Wild Geese
R

The Wild Geese

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Allen Faulkner
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama, War, Thriller
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Roger Moore, Hardy Krüger, Stewart Granger
The Robe

The Robe

(1953)
As:
Cast
Role:
Marcellus Gallio
Director:
Henry Koster
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Jean Simmons, Jay Robinson, Michael Rennie, Victor Mature
Sutjeska
PG

Sutjeska

(1973)
As:
Cast
Role:
Josip Broz Tito
Director:
Stipe Delic
Genres:
War
Star Cast:
Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Irene Papas, Milena Dravic, Orson Welles
The Desert Rats

The Desert Rats

(1953)
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. 'Tammy' MacRoberts
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, War, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Douglas, James Mason, Robert Newton, Torin Thatcher
Waterfront

Waterfront

(1950)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Satterthwaite
Director:
Michael Anderson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Susan Shaw
Laughter in the Dark
X

Laughter in the Dark

(1969)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nicol Williamson, Siân Phillips, Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Drouot
Rappresaglia
PG

Rappresaglia

(1973)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler
Director:
George P. Cosmatos
Genres:
History, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Leo McKern, Anthony Steel, Marcello Mastroianni, John Steiner
Absolution
R

Absolution

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Father Goddard
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Andrew Keir
The Comedians

The Comedians

(1967)
As:
Cast
Role:
Brown
Director:
Peter Glenville
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov
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Jackpot

(1975)
As:
Cast
Role:
Reid Lawerence
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Crime
Star Cast:
Maurice Ronet, James Coburn, Charlotte Rampling, Capucine
Ice Palace

Ice Palace

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Zeb Kennedy
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
History, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Ryan, Martha Hyer, Jim Backus, Carolyn Jones
The Sandpiper
TV-14

The Sandpiper

(1965)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Edward Hewitt
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Elizabeth Taylor, Charles Bronson, Robert Webber
The V.I.P.s

The V.I.P.s

(1963)
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Andros
Director:
Anthony Asquith
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Orson Welles, Margaret Rutherford, Louis Jourdan
Under Milk Wood
PG

Under Milk Wood

(1972)
As:
Cast
Role:
First Man
Director:
Andrew Sinclair
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter O'Toole, Glynis Johns, Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Merchant
What's New Pussycat

What's New Pussycat

(1965)
As:
Cast
Director:
Clive Donner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Woody Allen, Peter O'Toole, Peter Sellers, Paula Prentiss
The Woman with No Name

The Woman with No Name

(1950)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Chamerd
Director:
Ladislao Vajda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Phyllis Calvert, Edward Underdown, Helen Cherry, Anthony Nicholls
The Rains of Ranchipur

The Rains of Ranchipur

(1955)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Major Rama Safti
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Rennie, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray, Joan Caulfield
Il viaggio
PG

Il viaggio

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cesare Braggi
Director:
Vittorio De Sica
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Ian Bannen, Barbara Pilavin, Renato Pinciroli
Hammersmith Is Out
R

Hammersmith Is Out

(1972)
As:
Cast
Role:
Hammersmith
Director:
Peter Ustinov
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Ustinov, Elizabeth Taylor, Leon Ames, Beau Bridges
Green Grow the Rushes

Green Grow the Rushes

(1951)
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert 'Bob' Hammond
Director:
Derek N. Twist
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Roger Livesey, Honor Blackman, Frederick Leister, John Salew
The Assassination of Trotsky
R

The Assassination of Trotsky

(1972)
As:
Cast
Role:
Leon Trotsky
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Thriller, History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Valentina Cortese, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Enrico Maria Salerno
Circle of Two
PG

Circle of Two

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ashley St. Clair
Director:
Jules Dassin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Majors, Tatum O'Neal, Norma Dell'Agnese, Donann Cavin
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

(1956)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alexander
Director:
Robert Rossen
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones
Sea Wife

Sea Wife

(1957)
As:
Cast
Role:
Biscuit
Director:
Bob McNaught
Genres:
War, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Cy Grant, Ronald Squire
Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

(1967)
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Doctor Faustus
Director:
Richard Burton, Nevill Coghill
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra, Richard Carwardine
The Bramble Bush

The Bramble Bush

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Guy Montford
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Rush, Angie Dickinson, Jack Carson, James Dunn
Bluebeard
R

Bluebeard

(1972)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kurt Von Sepper
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Nathalie Delon, Virna Lisi, Raquel Welch, Marilù Tolo
Raid on Rommel
PG

Raid on Rommel

(1971)
As:
Cast
Role:
Foster
Director:
Henry Hathaway
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Wolfgang Preiss, John Colicos, Clinton Greyn, Danielle De Metz
Boom
PG

Boom

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Flanders
Director:
Joseph Losey
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Joanna Shimkus, Elizabeth Taylor, Noël Coward, Michael Dunn
Lovespell

Lovespell

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
King Mark of Cornwall
Director:
Tom Donovan
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Cyril Cusack, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Kate Mulgrew, Nicholas Clay
Candy
R

Candy

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
MacPhisto
Director:
Christian Marquand
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Charles Aznavour, James Coburn, John Huston
Staircase
R

Staircase

(1969)
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Leeds
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Rogers, Royston Starr, Jake Kavanagh, Dermot Kelly
Klansman
R

Klansman

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Breck Stancill
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
O.J. Simpson, Lee Marvin, Cameron Mitchell, Lola Falana
Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz, 2. Teil
PG

Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz, 2. Teil

(1979)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Rolf Steiner
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Parks, Rod Steiger, Robert Mitchum, Helmut Griem
Exorcist II: The Heretic
R

Exorcist II: The Heretic

(1977)
As:
Cast
Role:
Father Philip Lamont
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Paul Henreid, Linda Blair, Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow

TV Movie(s)

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Winston Churchill
Director:
Herbert Wise
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Ian Bannen, Robert Hardy, Virginia McKenna
The Tempest

The Tempest

(1960)
As:
Cast
Role:
Caliban
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Poston, Liam Redmond, Roddy McDowall, Maurice Evans
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The Fifth Column

(1960)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maximilian Schell, Betsy von Furstenberg, Sally Ann Howes, Shaike Ophir
Divorce His - Divorce Hers

Divorce His - Divorce Hers

(1973)
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Reynolds
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Barry Foster, Carrie Nye, Gabriele Ferzetti
Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alec Harvey
Director:
Alan Bridges
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Hedley, Sophia Loren, Rosemary Leach, Ann Firbank
Mooch Goes to Hollywood

Mooch Goes to Hollywood

(1971)
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Erdman
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gino Conforti, Vincent Price, Jim Backus, James Darren

Animation(s)

Sen noci svatojánské

Sen noci svatojánské (1959)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Jirí Trnka
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Joss Ackland, Ann Bell, Jean Desailly, Tom Criddle

TV Shows and Videos

BBC Sunday-Night Play

BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
Naomi Capon, Rudolph Cartier, Darcy Conyers, Vivian A. Daniels, Wallace Douglas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett, Peter Sallis
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BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Cartier, Harold Clayton, Julian Amyes, Stephen Harrison, Wallace Douglas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix, Michael Brennan
Wagner

Wagner (1981)

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Wagner
Director:
Tony Palmer
Genres:
Drama, History, Music, Biography
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, László Gálffi
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Great Performances (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo
Ellis Island

Ellis Island (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Drama, History
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Joan Greenwood, Kate Burton, Claire Bloom, Richard Burton
The DuPont Show of the Month

The DuPont Show of the Month (1957)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Mulligan, Ralph Nelson, Alex Segal, Sidney Lumet, Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Romance, History, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, William Shatner, Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Harris, Tim O'Connor
Celanese Theatre

Celanese Theatre (1951)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex Segal
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, David Niven, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan
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The James Mason Show (1956)

As:
Cast
Role:
Performer
Star Cast:
James Mason, Pamela Mason
Here's Lucy

Here's Lucy (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Coby Ruskin, Jack Donohue, Herbert Kenwith, George Marshall, Jack Baker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr.