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List of Richard Burton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Becket (1964)
47
7
Becket
47
7

King Henry installs his close friend Thomas Becket as the Archbishop of Canterbury, as he hopes that his old friend will help him and be compliant in his ongoing battles with the church. However, things don’t go according to the King’s plans.  

Role:
Becket / Thomas Becket
Starring:
Peter O'Toole, Elizabeth Taylor, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa
Directed By:
Peter Glenville
2. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
37
4
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
TV-MA
37
4

Over the course of a distressing night, a bitter aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use their young guests to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. 

Role:
George
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, George Segal, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Flanagan
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
3. Where Eagles Dare (1968)
53
13
Where Eagles Dare
PG
53
13

During WWII, American Gen. Carnaby is held captive by Nazis at a mountaintop fortress accessible only by cable-car. A daring rescue mission, led by British Maj. Smith and American Lt. Schaffer, is launched wherein the commandos, disguised as Nazis, are parachute-dropped in Germany. As the team realizes that there is a traitor amidst them, secret objectives of the mission come to the forth.

Role:
Maj. Smith
Starring:
Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern
Directed By:
Brian G. Hutton
4. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
44
4
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
44
4
Role:
Alec Leamas
Starring:
Claire Bloom, Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec, Oskar Werner
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
5. The Night of the Iguana (1964)
40
4
The Night of the Iguana
40
4

The Night of the Iguana is a drama film which tells the story of Lawrence Shannon, who is working as a tour guide in Mexico. While leading a tourist group from a Baptist women’s college, he finds himself attracted to Charlotte, the younger niece of Judith, the group’s leader, after the girl tries to seduce him. However, Judith accuses Shannon of trying to seduce her, and declares that she is going to ruin him.

Role:
Rev. Dr. T. Lawrence Shannon
Starring:
Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Skip Ward
Directed By:
7. Zulu (1964)
38
10
Zulu
38
10

Zulu is a historical war drama film which depicts the Battle of Rorke’s Drift in 1879, between the Zulus and the British Army. The film portrays how 150 British soldiers, including 30 sick ones, battle with a force of 4000 Zulu warriors and successfully manage to hold them off. 

Starring:
Michael Caine, Jack Hawkins, James Booth, Stanley Baker
Directed By:
Cy Endfield
8. Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
32
5
Anne of the Thousand Days
PG
32
5

King Henry VIII of England discards his wife Catharine of Aragon, after she fails to provide him with a male heir. He chooses a young and beautiful woman named Anne Boleyn, but even she is unable to give him a male child. Her daughter Elizabeth is a disappointment to Henry, but eventually he claims that he will make Elizabeth the next Queen, if Anne can find Jane Seymour, her former maid, whom she had banished as the King was attracted to her.

Role:
King Henry VIII
Starring:
Irene Papas, Elizabeth Taylor, Anthony Quayle, Geneviève Bujold, John Colicos
Directed By:
Charles Jarrott
9. Now Barabbas (1949)
21
6
Now Barabbas
21
6
Starring:
Cedric Hardwicke, William Hartnell, Ronald Howard, Richard Greene
Directed By:
Gordon Parry
10. My Cousin Rachel (1952)
29
4
My Cousin Rachel
29
4
Role:
Philip Ashley
Starring:
Olivia de Havilland, George Dolenz, Ronald Squire, Audrey Dalton
Directed By:
Henry Koster
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male
11. Hamlet (1964)
21
5
Hamlet
21
5

Based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, this film tells the story of the young prince Hamlet, who returns home to find that his father, the King of Denmark, is dead, and his uncle Claudius has usurped the throne and married Hamlet’s widowed mother. As Hamlet tries to uncover the truth behind his father’s death, he is visited by his father’s spirit, who asks him to avenge Claudius for his murder. 

Role:
Hamlet
Starring:
Hume Cronyn, John Gielgud, William Redfield, Alfred Drake, Eileen Herlie
Directed By:
12. Cleopatra (1963)
33
5
Cleopatra
G
33
5

This epic historical drama film chronicles the story of Queen Cleopatra, who in order to save her kingdom from the imperial ambitions of Rome, became the mistress of Julius Caesar.

Role:
Mark Antony
Starring:
Martin Landau, Rex Harrison, Elizabeth Taylor, Hume Cronyn, Pamela Brown, George Cole
Directed By:
13. The Wild Geese (1978)
37
5
The Wild Geese
R
37
5

The Wild Geese is an action adventure drama film which tells the story of a British banker who hires a former colonel to rescue an imprisoned African President, from a corrupt dictator. The colonel recruits several mercenaries for the mission. However, when they are in trouble, the banker refuses to send help.    

Role:
Colonel Allen Faulkner
Starring:
Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Stewart Granger, Hardy Krüger
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
14. The Robe (1953)
35
3
The Robe
35
3

Marcellus, a tribune serving in the Roman Military, is ordered to crucify Jesus Christ. However, after the event, he is haunted by nightmares, and tormented by his guilty conscience. Therefore, he decides to set out on a journey, hoping that he can learn more about Jesus of Nazareth.

Role:
Marcellus Gallio
Starring:
Victor Mature, Jean Simmons, Leon Askin, Jay Robinson, Michael Rennie
Directed By:
Henry Koster
15. The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
27
3
The Taming of the Shrew
27
3
Role:
Petruchio
Starring:
Michael York, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Hordern, Cyril Cusack
Directed By:
16. The Medusa Touch (1978)
31
3
The Medusa Touch
PG
31
3
Role:
Morlar
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Jeremy Brett, Lee Remick, Alan Badel, Harry Andrews, Lino Ventura
Directed By:
Jack Gold
17. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
28
5
Nineteen Eighty-Four
R
28
5

Winston Smith, a low-ranking bureaucrat in the totalitarian Super-state Oceania’s Ministry of Truth, works on re-writing the history as per the omnipresent supreme leader Big Brother’s guidelines. He falls in love with Julia, who, like him, longs for freedom from the repressive regime. As they meet clandestinely, their illicit relationship flourishes. What would be the consequences if the ‘Thought Police’ captures them?

Role:
O'Brien
Starring:
Phyllis Logan, John Hurt, Gregor Fisher, Cyril Cusack, Suzanna Hamilton
Directed By:
Michael Radford
18. Look Back in Anger (1959)
27
4
Look Back in Anger
27
4
Role:
Jimmy Porter
Starring:
Donald Pleasence, Claire Bloom, Edith Evans, Mary Ure, Gary Raymond
Directed By:
19. The Last Days of Dolwyn (1949)
19
3
The Last Days of Dolwyn
19
3
Role:
Gareth
Starring:
Emlyn Williams, Edith Evans, Anthony James, Allan Aynesworth
Directed By:
Emlyn Williams
20. Equus (1977)
23
7
Equus
R
23
7

Martin Dysart is a psychiatrist who works for disturbed teenagers. His friend Hesther asks him to help Alan, a seventeen year old boy who blinded six horses in a stable. He tries to learn the truths behind the boy’s demons.

Role:
Martin Dysart
Starring:
Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Harry Andrews, Joan Plowright
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
21. The Desert Rats (1953)
25
3
The Desert Rats
25
3
Role:
Capt. 'Tammy' MacRoberts
Starring:
James Mason, Robert Douglas, Robert Newton, Torin Thatcher
Directed By:
Robert Wise
22. The V.I.P.s (1963)
27
1
The V.I.P.s
27
1
Role:
Paul Andros
Starring:
Maggie Smith, Rod Taylor, Orson Welles, Louis Jourdan, David Frost, Elizabeth Taylor, Margaret Rutherford
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
23. The Caretaker (1963)
12
8
The Caretaker
12
8

Based on the play of the same name by Harold Pinter, this British drama film tells the story of a naive and lonely man named Aston, who allows a homeless old man to live with him, out of sympathy for the latter. However, Aston’s brother Mick starts tormenting the old man. 

Starring:
Harold Pinter, Donald Pleasence, Alan Bates, Robert Shaw
Directed By:
Clive Donner
24. Rappresaglia (1973)
19
2
Rappresaglia
PG
19
2

Inspired by true incidents, this Italian language movie is set during WWII when Rome was under the Germans. When Italian protesters kill 33 members of the SS military police, the enraged German authorities issue an order to kill ten Italian soldiers for every German soldier killed. Caught in between is a priest who has to choose either his beliefs or obey orders from higher authorities.

Role:
Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler
Starring:
Marcello Mastroianni, Leo McKern, Anthony Steel, John Steiner
Directed By:
George P. Cosmatos
25. Bitter Victory (1957)
13
2
Bitter Victory
13
2
Role:
Captain Leith
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin
Directed By:
Nicholas Ray
26. Villain (1971)
20
8
Villain
R
20
8

In the 1970s London, gangster Vic Daikin is violent, brutal and mother-obsessed. He moves from his usual protection/extortion rackets and plans an ambitious robbery of a factory payroll. He goes ahead to blackmail a Member of Parliament. However, Scotland Yard Police Inspector Bob Matthews is after him and may eventually bring about Daikin’s downfall.

Role:
Vic Dakin
Starring:
Ian McShane, Joss Ackland, Donald Sinden, Fiona Lewis, Nigel Davenport
Directed By:
Michael Tuchner
27. Prince of Players (1955)
17
5
Prince of Players
17
5
Role:
Edwin Booth
Starring:
Charles Bickford, Raymond Massey, John Derek, Maggie McNamara
Directed By:
Philip Dunne
28. The Comedians (1967)
19
2
The Comedians
19
2
Role:
Brown
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Lillian Gish, Alec Guinness, Cicely Tyson, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov
Directed By:
Peter Glenville
29. Sutjeska (1973)
16
7
Sutjeska
PG
16
7
Role:
Josip Broz Tito
Starring:
Orson Welles, Irene Papas, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Milena Dravic
Directed By:
Stipe Delic
30. Absolution (1978)
17
2
Absolution
R
17
2

At a Catholic boys’ school, a bright student Benjie Stanfield confesses before a strict disciplinarian Father Goddard that he unintentionally murdered his friend, Blakey. After probing the matter, Goddard realises that it was a mere joke. However, Benjie again confesses to a murder and this time a shocked Goddard really finds a body. Moreover, another student Arthur has disappeared unexpectedly.

Role:
Father Goddard
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Andrew Keir
Directed By:
Anthony Page
31. The Sandpiper (1965)
24
3
The Sandpiper
TV-14
24
3
Role:
Dr. Edward Hewitt
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Eva Marie Saint, Nico, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter O'Toole, Robert Webber
Directed By:
32. Waterfront (1950)
11
4
Waterfront
11
4
Role:
Ben Satterthwaite
Starring:
Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Susan Shaw
Directed By:
Michael Anderson
33. Laughter in the Dark (1969)
10
4
Laughter in the Dark
X
10
4

In order to destroy a wealthy art dealer emotionally and financially, young theater usherette and her ex-lover devise a scheme. Will they succeed?

Starring:
Anna Karina, Nicol Williamson, Siân Phillips, Jean-Claude Drouot
Directed By:
34. Jackpot (1975)
11
4
Jackpot
11
4
Role:
Reid Lawerence
Starring:
James Coburn, Capucine, Maurice Ronet, Charlotte Rampling
Directed By:
Terence Young
35. Ice Palace (1960)
13
3
Ice Palace
13
3

Post-WWI, canner Zeb Kennedy and fishing boat captain Thor Storm plan a cannery in an Alaskan town, but Zeb’s attraction towards Thor’s fiancé, Bridie, causes a rift that keeps widening as Zeb’s greed for money threatens fishermen’s livelihood which infuriates Thor. Later, Thor strives for Alaskan statehood while ‘Czar Kennedy’ works to better his financial prospects. The hostilities end with Alaska attaining statehood.

Role:
Zeb Kennedy
Starring:
George Takei, Carolyn Jones, Robert Ryan, Martha Hyer, Jim Backus
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman
36. Circle of Two (1981)
18
2
Circle of Two
PG
18
2

Circle of Two is a drama film which tells the story of a sixty year old artist, Ashley St. Clair, who had lost his inspiration after his muse left him years ago. But he regains it years later, after he falls for a sixteen year old girl.

Role:
Ashley St. Clair
Starring:
Lee Majors, Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Norma Dell'Agnese, Donann Cavin
Directed By:
Jules Dassin
37. What's New Pussycat (1965)
15
5
What's New Pussycat
15
5

Michael is a playboy by nature, who is determined to reform and stay faithful to his fiancée Carole. Things however get complicated when several attractive women get charmed by him.  Eventually, he is forced to ask for help from a demented psychologist who is having romantic problems of his own.

Starring:
Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Woody Allen, Romy Schneider, Peter O'Toole, Capucine, Paula Prentiss
Directed By:
Clive Donner
38. Il viaggio (1974)
13
2
Il viaggio
PG
13
2

After Adriana’s husband, Antonio is killed in a car crash, his brother Cesare, who once loved Adriana, starts trying to woo her. Things get even more complicated when she falls ill and a doctor finds that her disease is incurable. 

Role:
Cesare Braggi
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Ian Bannen, Barbara Pilavin, Renato Pinciroli
Directed By:
39. The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
14
3
The Assassination of Trotsky
R
14
3
Role:
Leon Trotsky
Starring:
Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Valentina Cortese, Enrico Maria Salerno
Directed By:
Joseph Losey
40. Doctor Faustus (1967)
17
1
Doctor Faustus
17
1

Dr. Faustus uses necromancy to conjure up a demon called Mephistopheles. He then goes on to sign a pact with Lucifer, bargaining his soul in exchange of Mephistopheles serving him as his slave for twenty-four years. Very soon he starts indulging in all kinds of whims. But as time passes, the excitement wears off and he decides to repent. But Lucifer is not ready to let him off.  

Role:
Doctor Faustus
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber, Ram Chopra, Richard Carwardine
Directed By:
Richard Burton, Nevill Coghill
41. Under Milk Wood (1972)
10
4
Under Milk Wood
PG
10
4

Based on Dylan Thomas’s famous radio play, the film portrays a day in the life of the peculiar residents of a fictional seaside Welsh village, ‘Llareggub'. As the wizened Captain Tom Cat, who is going blind, walks with a stranger down the village street, he reminisces about many incidences and people, including his ship-mates and love of his young age, Rosie Probert. 

Role:
First Man
Starring:
Peter O'Toole, Elizabeth Taylor, Glynis Johns, Vivien Merchant
Directed By:
Andrew Sinclair
42. Green Grow the Rushes (1951)
12
2
Green Grow the Rushes
12
2
Role:
Robert 'Bob' Hammond
Starring:
Roger Livesey, Honor Blackman, Frederick Leister, John Salew
Directed By:
Derek N. Twist
43. Alexander the Great (1956)
16
2
Alexander the Great
16
2
Role:
Alexander
Starring:
Fredric March, Christopher Lee, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones
Directed By:
Robert Rossen
44. The Rains of Ranchipur (1955)
14
3
The Rains of Ranchipur
14
3

Stuck in a loveless marriage, British aristocrat, Lord Esketh, and his wife, Lady Edwina, arrive in Ranchipur, India to purchase some horses. When Esketh announces his intention to divorce her on returning to England, Edwina tries to seduce physician Dr. Rama Safti. Eventually the two fall in true love, but fate has other plans for them. 

Role:
Dr. Major Rama Safti
Starring:
Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray, John Banner, Michael Rennie, Joan Caulfield
Directed By:
Jean Negulesco
45. Sea Wife (1957)
15
3
Sea Wife
15
3

The story, told in flashback, focuses on four shipwrecked passengers of a cargo ship that leaves Singapore in 1942. Full of evacuees, it is torpedoed on the way, leaving a beautiful nun, a military officer, a black purser, and a racist businessman as only survivors. Escaping in a small lifeboat, they begin their journey, which is plagued by tension and distrust.

Role:
Biscuit
Starring:
Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Cy Grant, Ronald Squire
Directed By:
Bob McNaught
46. Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
10
3
Hammersmith Is Out
R
10
3

This American comedy drama film is about a devilish inmate who is admitted to a psychiatric hospital run by a doctor. He offers an innocent orderly vast riches if the latter helps him to escape.

Role:
Hammersmith
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Leon Askin, Peter Ustinov, Leon Ames, Beau Bridges
Directed By:
Peter Ustinov
47. Raid on Rommel (1971)
16
1
Raid on Rommel
PG
16
1
Role:
Foster
Starring:
Robert Wolders, Wolfgang Preiss, John Colicos, Clinton Greyn, Danielle De Metz
Directed By:
Henry Hathaway
48. The Woman with No Name (1950)
8
4
The Woman with No Name
8
4
Role:
Nick Chamerd
Starring:
Phyllis Calvert, Edward Underdown, Helen Cherry, Anthony Nicholls
Directed By:
Ladislao Vajda
49. Boom (1968)
15
3
Boom
PG
15
3
Role:
Chris Flanders
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Joanna Shimkus, Noël Coward, Michael Dunn
Directed By:
Joseph Losey
50. The Bramble Bush (1960)
10
2
The Bramble Bush
10
2

A good-looking and successful young doctor returns to his hometown in New England to pay a last visit to his dying friend. His friend is going through extreme suffering, and he asks his doctor friend to commit euthanasia on him.

Role:
Dr. Guy Montford
Starring:
Angie Dickinson, Barbara Rush, Jack Carson, James Dunn
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
51. Bluebeard (1972)
12
5
Bluebeard
R
12
5

World War 1 veteran Baron Kurt von Sepper of Austria, with a blue-tinged beard, forbids his new wife from entering one particular room in his castle. As curiosity takes over, dark secrets about the Baron are revealed including his pogrom against the Jewish community and the mysterious death of all his former wives. 

Role:
Kurt Von Sepper
Starring:
Raquel Welch, Sybil Danning, Nathalie Delon, Virna Lisi, Marilù Tolo
Directed By:
Edward Dmytryk
52. Staircase (1969)
11
2
Staircase
R
11
2

Charles and Harry are an ageing gay couple, who work as hairstylists. They have been living together for more than two decades, but they can’t dream of a future without each other.

Role:
Harry Leeds
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Michael Rogers, Royston Starr, Jake Kavanagh, Dermot Kelly
Directed By:
Stanley Donen
53. Lovespell (1981)
10
6
Lovespell
10
6

This romantic drama fantasy film is about a love triangle between King Mark of Cornwall, Isolt and Tristan. When Mark discovers that Isolt loves Tristan, Tristan is banished. However, when Tristan is mortally wounded, Isolt persuades Mark to rescue him.

Role:
King Mark of Cornwall
Starring:
Kate Mulgrew, Cyril Cusack, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Nicholas Clay
Directed By:
Tom Donovan
54. Candy (1968)
10
6
Candy
R
10
6
Role:
MacPhisto
Starring:
Anita Pallenberg, Charles Aznavour, John Huston, Walter Matthau, Marlon Brando, James Coburn
Directed By:
Christian Marquand
55. Klansman (1974)
12
1
Klansman
R
12
1

In a small town in the south of USA, violent rapes and assaults on black and white women by opposite races instigate racial tensions and violence between the whites and the blacks. Sheriff Track Bascomb and liberal landowner Breck Stencil try to stop the violence as the Klu Klax Clan gets involved. 

Role:
Breck Stancill
Starring:
Linda Evans, Luciana Paluzzi, O. J. Simpson, Lee Marvin, Lola Falana, O.J. Simpson, Cameron Mitchell
Directed By:
Terence Young
56. Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz, 2. Teil (1979)
11
2
Steiner - Das Eiserne Kreuz, 2. Teil
PG
11
2

In this unofficial sequel to Cross of Iron, a German sergeant Rolf Steiner is convinced by General Hofmann to meet and negotiate a surrender of his troops to the Americans after Hitler is killed. However, the plan goes awry as the plot to kill Hitler itself fails.

Role:
Sgt. Rolf Steiner
Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Rod Steiger, Robert Mitchum, Michael Parks, Helmut Griem
Directed By:
Andrew V. McLaglen
57. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
8
5
Exorcist II: The Heretic
R
8
5

Exorcist II: The Heretic is a supernatural horror film which tells the story of a teen girl who was once possessed by a demon. Four years later, she finds that the demon may still be lurking within her. Meanwhile, a priest is investigating the strange death of the girl’s exorcist. 

Role:
Father Philip Lamont
Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Max von Sydow, James Earl Jones, Paul Henreid, Linda Blair
Directed By:
John Boorman

TV Movie(s)

1. The Gathering Storm (1974)
14
5
The Gathering Storm
14
5
Role:
Winston Churchill
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Ian Bannen, Robert Hardy, Virginia McKenna
Directed By:
Herbert Wise
2. The Tempest (1960)
11
2
The Tempest
11
2
Role:
Caliban
Starring:
Lee Remick, Tom Poston, Liam Redmond, Roddy McDowall, Maurice Evans
Directed By:
George Schaefer
3. The Fifth Column (1960)
10
3
The Fifth Column
10
3
Starring:
Maximilian Schell, Betsy von Furstenberg, Sally Ann Howes, Shaike Ophir
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
4. Divorce His - Divorce Hers (1973)
16
3
Divorce His - Divorce Hers
16
3
Role:
Martin Reynolds
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Barry Foster, Carrie Nye, Gabriele Ferzetti
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
5. Brief Encounter (1974)
14
4
Brief Encounter
14
4
Role:
Alec Harvey
Starring:
Sophia Loren, Jack Hedley, Rosemary Leach, Ann Firbank
Directed By:
Alan Bridges
6. Mooch Goes to Hollywood (1971)
8
2
Mooch Goes to Hollywood
8
2
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Vincent Price, Gino Conforti, Jim Backus, James Darren
Directed By:
Richard Erdman

Animation(s)

Sen noci svatojánské (1959)
Sen noci svatojánské
Plot:

Sen noci svatojánské is a Czechoslovak animated puppet film, which is based on Midsummer’s Night Dream, a play by the famous author William Shakespeare.

Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Ann Bell, Jean Desailly, Tom Criddle
Directed By:
Jirí Trnka

TV Shows and Videos

BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960)
BBC Sunday-Night Play
Starring:
Ronnie Barker, David McCallum, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Todd, Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Jeremy Brett
Directed By:
Naomi Capon, Rudolph Cartier, Darcy Conyers, Vivian A. Daniels, Wallace Douglas
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950)
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
Starring:
Kenneth Williams, Michael Crawford, Lois Maxwell, Albert Finney, Nicholas Parsons, Diane Cilento, Audrey Hepburn
Directed By:
Rudolph Cartier, Harold Clayton, Julian Amyes, Stephen Harrison, Wallace Douglas
Wagner (1981)
Wagner
Role:
Richard Wagner
Starring:
Laurence Olivier, Corin Redgrave, Gabriel Byrne, Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, László Gálffi
Directed By:
Tony Palmer
Great Performances (1971)
Great Performances
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Julie Andrews, Eric Stoltz, Lori Loughlin, Nathan Lane, Frank Oz, Dick Van Patten
Directed By:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Ellis Island (1984)
Ellis Island
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ben Vereen, Faye Dunaway, Joan Greenwood, Kate Burton, Claire Bloom
Directed By:
Jerry London
The DuPont Show of the Month (1957)
The DuPont Show of the Month
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Art Carney, John Carradine, Christopher Plummer, Shelley Winters, Dina Merrill, William Shatner
Directed By:
Robert Mulligan, Ralph Nelson, Alex Segal, Sidney Lumet, Daniel Petrie
Celanese Theatre (1951)
Celanese Theatre
Starring:
Jack Klugman, David Niven, Mickey Rooney, Lillian Gish, Wendell Corey, Ralph Morgan
Directed By:
Alex Segal
The James Mason Show (1956)
The James Mason Show
Role:
Performer
Starring:
James Mason, Pamela Mason
Here's Lucy (1968)
Here's Lucy
Starring:
Andy Griffith, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Liberace, Danny Thomas, George Burns, Helen Hayes
Directed By:
Coby Ruskin, Jack Donohue, Herbert Kenwith, George Marshall, Jack Baker

Richard Burton Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Equus Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1978
My Cousin Rachel Most Promising Newcomer - Male 1953
BAFTA Awards
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Best British Actor 1967
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Best British Actor 1967
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Recording for Children 1976