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The Best Robert Mitchum Movies

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This is a 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. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Mitchum movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Mitchum roles of all time?" The greatest Robert Mitchum performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous movies like Out of the Past and Angel Face appear on this Robert Mitchum filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon the best. 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. 

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.


The Best Robert Mitchum Movies Films
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    Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish

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    Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Telly Savalas

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    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

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    Clint Eastwood, Robert Mitchum, Doug McClure Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Rhonda Fleming

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    John Wayne, James Caan, Robert Mitchum

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    Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, Rory Calhoun Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, James Mitchum

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    Robert Mitchum, John Mills, Trevor Howard

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    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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    Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov

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    Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Alex Rocco

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    Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Young

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    Robert Mitchum, Burgess Meredith, Wally Cassell

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    Robert Mitchum, George Peppard, Eleanor Parker

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    Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

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    Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Gloria Grahame

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    Sylvester Stallone, Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling

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    Robert Mitchum, Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson

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    Robert Mitchum, Peter Falk, Robert Ryan

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    James Stewart, Joan Collins, Robert Mitchum

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    Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Roddy McDowall

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    Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Robert Reed

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    Robert Mitchum, William Holden, Loretta Young

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    Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, Leo Gordon

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    Cary Grant, Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Harry Morgan

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    Rita Hayworth, Jack Lemmon, Robert Mitchum

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    Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright, Judith Anderson

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    Vincent Price, Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell

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    Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, Charles McGraw

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    Robert Mitchum, Anne Jeffreys, Nancy Gates

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    Robert Mitchum, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

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    Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley

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    Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Robert Mitchum, Randolph Scott, J. Carrol Naish

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    Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner

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    Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Jim Backus

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    Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Albert Dekker

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    Robert Mitchum, Jack Palance, Linda Darnell

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    Robert Mitchum, Gilbert Roland, Zachary Scott

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    Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Robert Mitchum, Carroll Baker, Ian Bannen

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    Sally Field, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum

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    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston

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    Shirley MacLaine, Robert Mitchum, Billy Gray

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    Robert Mitchum, Greer Garson, Stanley Andrews

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    Robert Mitchum, Tina Louise, David Carradine

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