The best movies with Anthony Quinn

List of the 10 best movies starring Anthony Quinn, order based on the average from the IMDB, TMDB and Rotten Tomatoes ratings
Valentina
10

Valentina

Role in movie:
I

n 1939, in a French prison camp, José Garcés of the defeated Spanish Republican army raises the spirits of his fellow prisoners by telling the story of the year he was 8 years old, 1911, in a small town in northeastern Spain. He was a rascal, baffling his father, always in trouble, and in love with Valentina, a neighbor girl. On his roof top at night he sends semaphore messages to her. He writes poems. He gets them into trouble, killing her father's breeding pigeons. When the two families camp at a decaying castle, his tutor, a sympathetic priest, tells him about the most valiant men, the saints, the heroes, and the poets. Already a poet, he learns a lesson about being a hero.

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Lion of the Desert
9

Lion of the Desert

Role in movie: Omar Mukhtar
T

his movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which the conquering army attempted to subdue the natives.

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The Ox-Bow Incident
8

The Ox-Bow Incident

Role in movie: Juan Martínez/Francisco Morez
T

he Ox-Bow Incident is a western film from William A. Wellman and starring Henry Fonda. The year is 1943, it’s the middle of World War 2, and makes an exceptional message about anti-heroism.The Ox-Bow Incident takes place in Nevada in 1885 and begins with Art Croft (Harry Morgan) and Gil Carter (Henry Fonda) riding into the town of Bridger's Wells. They go into Darby's Saloon and find that the atmosphere is subdued, in part because of the recent incidents of cattle-rustling (the stealing of livestock) in the vicinity. Everyone wants to catch the thieves.

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The World in His Arms
7

The World in His Arms

Role in movie: the "Portuguese"
G

regory Peck is a boisterous sea captain in the Pacific Coast, circa 1850, who has a plan to buy Alaska from the Russians… if they don’t kill him first.

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Road to Morocco
6

Road to Morocco

Role in movie: Mullay Kasim
T

wo carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar.

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High Rollers (Bluff storia di truffe e di imbroglioni)
5

High Rollers (Bluff storia di truffe e di imbroglioni)

Role in movie: Philip Bang
B

elle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that moment on the two will join to defraud Belle. The swindle plot become more complicate when Felix falls in love for Philip's daughter.

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The Guns of Navarone
4

The Guns of Navarone

Role in movie: Col. Andrea Stavros
A

team of allied saboteurs are assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.

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La Strada
3

La Strada

Role in movie: Zampanò
A

traveling strongman, Zampano, repays the death of Rosa, his assistant, by offering the same job to little sister Gelsomina, whose mother receives compensation in return.

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The Message
2

The Message

Role in movie: Hamza
H

andsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.

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Lawrence of Arabia
1

Lawrence of Arabia

Role in movie: Auda abu Tayi
L

awrence of Arabia is the classic film from David Lean starring Peter O’Toole and based on the autobiography from Thomas Edward Lawrence who during the first World War was on assignment by the British Empire in Arabia. The film would become a cult classic and is known today as a masterpiece.

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Anthony Quinn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Quinn (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001) was a Mexican-American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, The Guns of Navarone, The Message , " Lion of the Desert" and Federico Fellini's La strada. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice; for Viva Zapata! in 1952 and Lust for Life in 1956.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Anthony Quinn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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