Best Robert Mitchum Movies Films
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Best Robert Mitchum Movies

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List of the best Robert Mitchum movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Robert Mitchum's haunting performance in the original Cape Fear gave fans a chance to see a darker side to this typically heroic actor. Robert Mitchum's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Robert Mitchum movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Mitchum movies will be at the top of the list. Robert Mitchum has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Robert Mitchum movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Robert Mitchum films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Robert Mitchum role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Robert Mitchum performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list include Out of the Past and Angel Face.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Mitchum movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Mitchum roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Mitchum's legendary performances, you might also enjoy our list of best Gregory Peck movies and best John Wayne movies.


Robert Mitchum was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese and Otto Preminger. If Robert Mitchum movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin too.


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    Lillian Gish, Peter Graves, Corey Allen

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    Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum

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    Curd Jürgens, Theodore Bikel, Clint Eastwood

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    Telly Savalas, Gregory Peck, Edward Platt

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    Kirk Douglas, Dickie Moore, Rhonda Fleming

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    Ed Asner, John Wayne, Don Collier

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    Alexander Knox, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Gene Barry, Robert Mitchum, James Mitchum

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    Marilyn Monroe, Anthony Lawrence, Harry Wilson

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    Trevor Howard, Leo McKern, Emmet Bergin

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    Burgess Meredith, Robert Mitchum, Wally Cassell

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    James Coburn, Glenn Ford, Dabney Coleman

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    Gloria Grahame, Paul Kelly, Richard Benedict

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    Peter Ustinov, Deborah Kerr, Chips Rafferty

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    Joe Don Baker, Robert De Niro, Gregory Peck

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    Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco, Donald Warnock

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    Jan Sterling, Henry Hull, Claude Akins

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    Teresa Wright, Dean Jagger, Alan Hale

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    Gloria Grahame, William Bendix, Edward Ashley-Cooper

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    Roddy McDowall, Inger Stevens, Whit Bissell

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    Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Zerbe, Jack O'Halloran

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    Jean Simmons, Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr

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    Vincent Price, Raymond Burr, Carleton G. Young

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    Arthur Kennedy, Peter Falk, Wolfgang Preiss

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    Loretta Young, William Holden, Robert Mitchum

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    Spencer Tracy, Robert Walker, Scott McKay

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    Richard Egan, Robert Reed, May Britt

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    Edward Fox, Joan Collins, Colin Blakely

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    George Peppard, Anne Seymour, George Hamilton

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    Anthony Newley, Vivian Matalon, Jack Lemmon

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    Janet Leigh, Harry Morgan, Henry Morgan

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    Richard Egan, Charles McGraw, Ann Blyth

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    Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Jan Merlin

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    Nancy Gates, Harry McKim, Harry Woods

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    Jean Simmons, Leon Ames, Barbara O'Neil

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    Edward G. Robinson, Ramon Novarro, William Bendix

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    Jack Palance, Robert Mitchum, Linda Darnell

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    Alexander Knox, Yul Brynner, Frank Wolff

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    Julie London, Pedro Armendáriz, Robert Mitchum

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    John Hurt, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Buscemi

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    John Forsythe, Carol Kane, Michael O'Donoghue

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    Robert Preston, Barbara Bel Geddes, Charles McGraw

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    Ian Wolfe, Sam Ash, Cecil Humphreys

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    Stubby Kaye, Kirk Douglas, Michael McGreevey

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    Frank Sinatra, Olivia de Havilland, Robert Mitchum

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    Alexander Knox, Ian Bannen, Raymond St. Jacques

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