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List of Anita Ekberg Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. La Dolce Vita (1960)
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3
La Dolce Vita
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3

This Italian comedy drama film follows the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome. Despite his carefree approach to living, and hedonistic attitude towards life, he does have some moments of quite reflection, which results in an intriguing cinematic study of his character. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sylvia
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Marcello Mastroianni, Nico, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux
2. Boccaccio 70 (1962)
13
3
Boccaccio 70
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Anita (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio")
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Tomas Milian, Romy Schneider, Marisa Solinas
3. The Mississippi Gambler (1953)
12
3
The Mississippi Gambler
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Maté
Genres:
Adventure, Western, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Cavanagh, Tyrone Power, John McIntire, Piper Laurie, Julie Adams
4. Take Me to Town (1953)
13
2
Take Me to Town
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Douglas Sirk
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Western
Star Cast:
Phillip Reed, Ann Sheridan, Lee Patrick, Sterling Hayden, Lee Aaker
6. A porte chiuse (1961)
12
2
A porte chiuse
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Olga Duvovich
Director:
Dino Risi
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Claudio Gora, Fred Clark, Ettore Manni, Gianni Bonagura
8. Hollywood or Bust (1956)
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2
Hollywood or Bust
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Actress Anita
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom
9. Back from Eternity (1956)
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2
Back from Eternity
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2

A commercial plane carrying eleven people crash lands into a South American jungle occupied by brutal cannibals. To escape, the plane has to be repaired and pilot Robert Ryan successfully manages to do that. However, the plane can now only carry five passengers. Who gets to return to safety?

As:
Cast
Role:
Rena
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Barbara Eden, Gene Barry, Robert Ryan, Keith Andes
10. Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
13
2
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Lamont
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Robert Paige, Mari Blanchard
11. Blood Alley (1955)
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2
Blood Alley
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lauren Bacall, John Wayne, Paul Fix, Joy Kim, Berry Kroeger
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female
12. If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1969)
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2
If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Stuart
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Gazzara, Joan Collins, Ian McShane, Murray Hamilton, Mario Carotenuto, Vittorio De Sica
13. Woman Times Seven (1967)
11
2
Woman Times Seven
11
2

An Italian-French-American co-production, this comedy film by director Vittorio De Sica comprises seven mini series featuring seven different types of women in different situations. The seven episodes include Funeral Procession, Amateur Night, Two Against One, Super Simone, At the Opera, Suicides and Snow.

As:
Cast
Director:
Vittorio De Sica
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
14. Pickup Alley (1957)
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2
Pickup Alley
11
2

Pickup Alley is an action thriller crime drama film which tells the story of a U.S. DEA Agent Charles Sturgis who attempts to track down an international narcotics smuggler named Frank McNally. Sturgis has to travel through various countries in order to find and locate his target.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gina Broger
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Trevor Howard, Bonar Colleano, Dorothy Alison
15. The Man Inside (1958)
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2
The Man Inside
11
2

Sam is a clerk working for a jeweler who dreams of stealing a fortune in diamonds one day. Although, he manages to execute his plan eventually, he ends up killing a man in the process.

As:
Cast
Role:
Trudie Hall
Director:
John Gilling
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Bonar Colleano, Anthony Newley, Nigel Patrick
16. Paris Holiday (1958)
11
2
Paris Holiday
11
2

An American actor, Bob Hunte,r is travelling to Paris on a cruise liner in order to purchase the rights of a script that is highly sought after. However, a sinister organization seems to be targeting him for an unknown reason. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Zara
Director:
Gerd Oswald
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Preston Sturges, Fernandel, Martha Hyer
17. Valerie (1957)
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2
Valerie
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Valerie Horvat
Director:
Gerd Oswald
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Sterling Hayden, John Wengraf, Anthony Steel, Peter Walker
18. Screaming Mimi (1958)
10
2
Screaming Mimi
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Virginia Wilson / Yolanda Lange
Director:
Gerd Oswald
Genres:
Film-Noir, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Gypsy Rose Lee, Philip Carey, Harry Townes, Linda Cherney
19. Man in the Vault (1956)
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2
Man in the Vault
10
2

When Trent, a Los Angeles mobster, decides to rob the safety deposit of his ex partner, he first uses his partner’s girlfriend to get the numbers and then approaches a locksmith, Tommy, to do the job. But being an honest person, Tommy refuses the offer until he falls for Betty, Trent’s lawyer’s girlfriend. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Flo Randall
Director:
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres:
Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Fix, James Seay, William Campbell, Berry Kroeger
20. Scusi, lei è favorevole o contrario? (1966)
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2
Scusi, lei è favorevole o contrario?
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Olga, la baronessa
Director:
Alberto Sordi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dario Argento, Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano, Bibi Andersson, Tina Aumont
21. The Golden Blade (1953)
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2
The Golden Blade
10
2

Adapted from the One Thousand and One Nights, the film opens with a battle between the cities of Basra and Baghdad. Before Harun’s father dies in this battle, he urges him to stop the senseless killings and so he rides to Baghdad, where he comes in possession of a magical sword.  He also meets beautiful Khairuzan, unaware that she is a princess in disguise. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Nathan Juran
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Piper Laurie, Gene Evans, George Macready, Kathleen Hughes
22. Sheba and the Gladiator (1959)
10
2
Sheba and the Gladiator
10
2

Zenobia, the Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and manages to defeat the Roman troops as well. However, she makes a mistake when she falls for Marco Valerio, an enemy officer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Zenobia - Queen of Palmira
Director:
Guido Brignone
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Folco Lulli, Gino Cervi, Georges Marchal, Chelo Alonso
23. Come imparai ad amare le donne (1966)
10
2
Come imparai ad amare le donne
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Joyce
Director:
Luciano Salce
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Elsa Martinelli, Nadja Tiller, Michèle Mercier, Zarah Leander
25. The Alphabet Murders (1965)
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2
The Alphabet Murders
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amanda Beatrice Cross
Director:
Frank Tashlin
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Morley, Guy Rolfe, Tony Randall, Maurice Denham,
26. Way... Way Out (1966)
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2
Way... Way Out
10
2

Set in a future time-period, the film revolves around astronauts Peter Mattemore and Eileen Forbes, who are sent to the US lunar space station; however, they are forced by the government to get married first to avoid any impropriety. They replace their male predecessor who have gone crazy, and set up a weather station with Russian astronaut couple as their neighbors.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Connie Stevens, James Brolin, Jerry Lewis, Robert Morley, Dennis Weaver, Howard Morris
27. The Mongols (1961)
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2
The Mongols
11
2

During the Mongol invasion of Poland, a conflict arises between Mongol Emperor Genghis Khan and Ogotai, who is his eldest son, since Genghis Khan wants to settle for peace, but Ogotai wants to conquer Europe.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hulina
Director:
André De Toth, Riccardo Freda, Leopoldo Savona
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Roldano Lupi, Antonella Lualdi, Franco Silva
28. Zarak (1956)
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2
Zarak
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2

Zarak Khan is the son of a chief, who is caught kissing his father’s youngest wife Salma. He is banished but he soon becomes a bandit chief, as well as an enemy of the British Empire. Soon Major Ingram is assigned to capture Zarak.

As:
Cast
Role:
Salma
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Victor Mature, Michael Wilding, Bonar Colleano, Eunice Gayson
29. S.H.E: Security Hazards Expert (1980)
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2
S.H.E: Security Hazards Expert
10
2

Lavinia Kean is a security hazards expert who is on a mission to spy on an Italian playboy who has connections to a global crime ring.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Else Biebling
Director:
Robert Michael Lewis
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Omar Sharif, Robert Lansing, Fabio Testi, Cornelia Sharpe
30. Cicciabomba (1982)
10
2
Cicciabomba
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Umberto Lenzi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paola Borboni, Didi Perego, Donatella Rettore, Dario Caporaso
31. Call Me Bwana (1963)
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2
Call Me Bwana
10
2

Matthew Merriwether, who has falsely acquired the reputation as an ‘Africa Expert’ by using his uncle’s work in Africa as his own, is appointed by US government to recover NASA’s important moon capsule that has landed in hands of African Ekele tribe. Merriwether encounters foreign agent Luba who also has been sent on same mission. Do they succeed in retrieving the capsule?

As:
Cast
Role:
Luba
Director:
Gordon Douglas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Hope, Lionel Jeffries, Percy Herbert, Edie Adams
32. The Divorce (1970)
10
2
The Divorce
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Romolo Guerrieri
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vittorio Gassman, Nino Castelnuovo, Lars Bloch, Ennio Antonelli
33. Crónica de un atraco (1968)
9
2
Crónica de un atraco
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bessie
Director:
Jaime Jesús Balcázar
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Tomas Milian, Claudio Camaso, Hugo Blanco, Óscar Pellicer
34. Deadly Trackers (1972)
9
2
Deadly Trackers
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane
Director:
Tanio Boccia
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Rik Battaglia, Richard Harrison, George Wang, Furio Meniconi
35. The Cobra (1967)
9
2
The Cobra
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mario Sequi
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Dana Andrews, Elisa Montés, Pietro Martellanza, Jesús Puente
36. The Conjugal Debt (1970)
9
2
The Conjugal Debt
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ines
Director:
Franco Prosperi
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mario Carotenuto, Lando Buzzanca, Orazio Orlando, Barbara Bouchet
37. Killer Nun (1979)
9
2
Killer Nun
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sister Gertrude
Director:
Giulio Berruti
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Alida Valli, Massimo Serato, Daniele Dublino, Paola Morra
38. The French Sex Murders (1972)
9
2
The French Sex Murders
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Colette
Director:
Ferdinando Merighi
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Howard Vernon, Rosalba Neri, Pietro Martellanza, Evelyne Kraft
39. Death Knocks Twice (1969)
9
2
Death Knocks Twice
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harald Philipp
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Leon Askin, Werner Peters, Dean Reed, Fabio Testi
40. Northeast of Seoul (1972)
9
2
Northeast of Seoul
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katherine
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
John Ireland, Victor Buono, Yung-Kyoon Sin, Chi-He Choi
41. The Glass Sphinx (1967)
9
2
The Glass Sphinx
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paulette
Director:
Luigi Scattini
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Robert Taylor, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Ángel del Pozo, Gianna Serra
42. Who Wants to Sleep? (1965)
8
2
Who Wants to Sleep?
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rolf Thiele, Alfred Weidenmann, Axel von Ambesser
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Catherine Deneuve, Curd Jürgens, Gert Fröbe, Ivan Desny
43. The Dam on the Yellow River (1960)
8
2
The Dam on the Yellow River
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Dorothy Simmons
Director:
Renzo Merusi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Georges Marchal, Franca Bettoia, José Jaspe, George Wang
44. Fangs of the Living Dead (1969)
8
2
Fangs of the Living Dead
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Malenka / Sylvia Morel
Director:
Amando de Ossorio
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Rosanna Yanni, Diana Lorys, Gianni Medici, César Benet
45. A Candidate for a Killing (1969)
8
2
A Candidate for a Killing
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacqueline Monnard
Director:
José María Elorrieta
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Fernando Rey, John Richardson, Margaret Lee, Fernando Hilbeck
46. Bámbola (1996)
7
1
Bámbola
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mamma Greta
Director:
Bigas Luna
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Stefano Dionisi, Jorge Perugorría, Valeria Marini, Manuel Bandera
47. Le tre eccetera del colonnello (1960)
12
2
Le tre eccetera del colonnello
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Georgina
Director:
Claude Boissol
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vittorio De Sica, Juan Calvo, Fernando Fernán Gómez, María Cuadra
48. Das Tal der tanzenden Witwen (1975)
11
2
Das Tal der tanzenden Witwen
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Volker Vogeler
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
George Rigaud, Eduardo Fajardo, Tilo Prückner, Judy Stephen
49. Le nain rouge (1998)
10
2
Le nain rouge
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paola Bendoni
Director:
Yvan Le Moine
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michel Peyrelon, Arno Chevrier, Jean-Yves Tual, Dyna Gauzy
50. Love Factory (1964)
10
2
Love Factory
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alberchiaria
Director:
Massimo Mida
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Yôko Tani, Maria Grazia Buccella, Carlo Giuffrè, Agnès Spaak
51. Ambrogio (1992)
10
2
Ambrogio
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clarice
Director:
Wilma Labate
Star Cast:
Luciano Federico, Roberto Citran, Francesca Antonelli, Enrico Brignano
52. The Seduction of Angela (1986)
8
2
The Seduction of Angela
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Signora Rocchi
Director:
Andrea Bianchi
Genres:
Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Maria Pia Parisi, Piero Gerlini, Michela Miti, Carlo Mucari
53. Il conte Max (1991)
7
1
Il conte Max
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Christian De Sica
Star Cast:
María Mercader, Galeazzo Benti, Christian De Sica, Ornella Muti
54. Cattive ragazze (1992)
4
1
Cattive ragazze
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Milli
Director:
Marina Ripa di Meana
Star Cast:
Burt Young, Eva Grimaldi, Florence Guérin, Apollonia Kotero

TV Movie(s)

1. Gold of the Amazon Women (1979)
8
2
Gold of the Amazon Women
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Na-Eela
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Richard Romanus, Bo Svenson, Bob Minor
2. Witness Run (1996)
7
1
Witness Run
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Beppe Cino
Star Cast:
Carroll Baker, Marina Suma, Ethan Wayne, Victoria Zinny

TV Shows and Videos

Private Secretary (1953)
Private Secretary
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, John Banner, Ann Sothern, Jesse White, Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell
Beauty Centre (2001)
Beauty Centre
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Virna Lisi, Stefania Sandrelli, Giuliana de Sio, Antonella Ponziani
Casablanca (1955)
Casablanca
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marcel Dalio, Dan Seymour, Gig Young, Charles McGraw, Michael Fox

Anita Ekberg Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Blood Alley Most Promising Newcomer - Female 1956