News

Tony Curtis movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sweet Smell of Success,’ ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘Spartacus’

Tony Curtis movies: 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Sweet Smell of Success,’ ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘Spartacus’

Tony Curtis would’ve celebrated his 94th birthday on June 3, 2019. The Oscar-nominated performer starred in dozens of movies throughout his career, becoming famous as the charismatic leading man of romantic comedies, action films, and prestige dramas. But how many of his titles remain classics? In honor of his birthday, let’s take a look back at 15 of his greatest films, ranked worst to best.

Born in 1925 in The Bronx, New York, Curtis got his start in movies thanks mainly to his good looks. He first gained attention as a serious actor thanks to Alexander Mackendrick‘s searing drama “Sweet Smell of Success” (1957), in which he played an unscrupulous publicist who agrees to do the bidding of an amoral Broadway critic (Burt Lancaster). The film brought him a BAFTA nomination as Best Actor.

SEEBurt Lancaster movies: 20 greatest films ranked worst to best

He earned his one and only Oscar bid the

See full article on Gold Derby