Best Dan Duryea movies

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Best Dan Duryea movies
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TOP 11:

Ministry of Fear

Ministry of Fear
Character: Cost aka Travers the tailor
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1944
Stephen Neale is released into WWII England after two years in an asylum, but it doesn't seem so sane outside either. On his way back to London to rejoin civilization, he stumbles across a murderous spy ring and doesn't quite know to whom to turn.

TOP 10:

Too Late for Tears

Too Late for Tears
Character: Danny Fuller
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Release: 1949
One night on a lonely highway, a speeding car tosses a satchel of money, meant for somebody else, into Jane and Alan Palmer's back seat. Alan wants to turn it over to the police, but Jane persuades him to hang onto it 'for a while'. Soon, the Palmers are traced by one Danny Fuller, a sleazy character who claims the money is his.


TOP 9:

The Flight of the Phoenix

The Flight of the Phoenix
Character: Standish
Genre: Adventure
Release: 1965
A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and water run out.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hardy Kr眉ger movies?

TOP 8:

Criss Cross

Criss Cross
Character: Slim Dundee
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1949
Burt Lancaster plays Steve Thompson, a man who seals his dark fate when he returns to Los Angeles to find his ex-wife Anna Dundee (Yvonne DeCarlo) eager to rekindle their love against all better judgement. She encourages their affair but then quickly marries mobster Slim Dundee (Dan Duryea). To deflect suspicion of the affair, Steve Thompson leads Dundee into a daylight armored-truck robbery.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Burt Lancaster movies?

TOP 7:

Winchester '73

Winchester '73
Character: Waco Johnnie Dean
Genre: Western
Release: 1950
Lin McAdam rides into town on the trail of Dutch Henry Brown, only to find himself in a shooting competition against him. McAdam wins the prize, a one-in-a-thousand Winchester rifle, but Dutch steals it and leaves town. McAdam follows, intent on settling his old quarrel, while the rifle keeps changing hands and touching a number of lives.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shelley Winters movies?


TOP 6:

Sahara

Sahara
Character: Jimmy Doyle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Release: 1943
Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall of Tobruk. Tambul, the Sudanese leads them to an abandoned desert fortress where they hope to find water. Soon a detachment of German soldiers arrives and attempts to barter food for water, but Gunn and his followers refuse. When the Germans attack, Gunn leads his desert-weary men in a desperate battle, hoping that British reinforcements can arrive in time.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rainn Wilson movies?

TOP 5:

The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window
Character: Heidt / Tim, the Doorman
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1944
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.

TOP 4:

Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire
Character: Duke Pastrami
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1941
A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ventures into the wide world to learn about the evolving language. Here he meets Sugarpuss O鈥橲hea, a nightclub singer, who鈥檚 on top of all the slang鈥攁nd, it just so happens, needs a place to stay.


TOP 3:

The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes
Character: Leo Hubbard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1941
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. Regina Giddons n茅e Hubbard has her daughter under her thumb. Mrs. Giddons is estranged from her husband, who is convalescing in Baltimore and suffers from a terminal illness. But she needs him home, and will manipulate her daughter to help bring him back. She has a sneaky business deal that she's cooking up with her two elder brothers, Oscar and Ben. Oscar has a flighty, unhappy wife and a dishonest worm of a son. Will the daughter have to marry this contemptible cousin? Who will she grow up to be - her mother or her aunt? Or can she escape the fate of both?

TOP 2:

Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street
Character: Johnny Prince
Genre: Drama
Release: 1945
Cashier and part-time starving artist Christopher Cross is absolutely smitten with the beautiful Kitty March. Kitty plays along, but she's really only interested in Johnny, a two-bit crook. When Kitty and Dan find out that art dealers are interested in Chris' work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Cross allows it because he is in love with Kitty, but his love will only let her get away with so much.

TOP 1:

The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees
Character: Hank Hanneman
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1942
The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frank Faylen movies?



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