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The Best Charles McGraw Movies  

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List of the best Charles McGraw movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Charles McGraw'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 Charles McGraw movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Charles McGraw movies will be at the top of the list. Charles McGraw has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Charles McGraw movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Charles McGraw films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features The Bridges at Toko-Ri, Spartacus and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Charles McGraw movies?" and "What are the greatest Charles McGraw roles of all time?"

Charles McGraw worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick.

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Mickey Rooney, Spencer Tracy, Buster Keaton
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a 1963 American epic comedy film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Spencer Tracy with an all-star cast, about the madcap pursuit of $350,000 ...more
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Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story "The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier. It depicts Bodega Bay, California, which is, ...more
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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Cary Grant
This film is a 1982 comedy-mystery film directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin and Rachel Ward, the film is both a parody of, and an homage to, film noir and the pulp detective movies of ...more
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June Lockhart, Jane Randolph, Charles McGraw
T-Men is a 1947 semidocumentary style film noir by director Anthony Mann and shot in black-and-white by noted noir cameraman John Alton. The production features Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Meade, ...more
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Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis
Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo was based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast. It was inspired by the life ...more
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Charles McGraw, George Chandler, Marie Windsor
The Narrow Margin is a 1952 American film noir directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Earl Felton, based on an unpublished story written by Martin Goldsmith and Jack Leonard. The ...more
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Charles McGraw, Joan Dixon
Roadblock is a 1951 American film noir starring Charles McGraw and Joan Dixon. The 73-minute crime thriller was shot on location in Los Angeles, California. The film was directed by Harold ...more
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Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis, Lon Chaney
The Defiant Ones is a 1958 black and white film which tells the story of two escaped prisoners, one white and one black, who are shackled together and who must co-operate in order to survive. It ...more
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Grace Kelly, Mickey Rooney, William Holden
The Bridges at Toko-Ri is a film from 1954 that was directed by Mark Robson and was based on the novel by James Michener about a U.S. Navy pilot assigned to bomb a group of heavily defended ...more
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Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Edmond O'Brien
The Killers is a 1946 American film noir directed by Robert Siodmak and based in part on the short story of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. It stars Burt Lancaster in his film debut, Ava ...more
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Vincent Price, Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell
His Kind of Woman is a 1951 black-and-white film noir starring Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. The film features supporting roles by Vincent Price, Raymond Burr, and Charles McGraw. The movie ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern
Hang 'Em High is a 1968 American Western film directed by Ted Post and produced and co-written by Leonard Freeman. It stars Clint Eastwood as Jed Cooper, Inger Stevens as a widow who helps him, ...more
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Virginia Grey, Charles McGraw, Michael O'Shea
The Threat is a 1949 American film noir directed by Felix E. Feist and starring Charles McGraw. The film features Michael O'Shea, Virginia Grey, and Charles McGraw.
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Douglas Fowley, Adele Jergens, Charles McGraw
Armored Car Robbery is a 1950 American film noir directed by Richard Fleischer, and starring Charles McGraw. The movie was filmed on location in Los Angeles, California. Armored Car Robbery is a ...more
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Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston
Blood on the Moon is a 1948 RKO black-and-white "psychological" western directed by Robert Wise with cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca. The film, starring Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel ...more
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Ricardo Montalbán, George Murphy, Howard Da Silva
Border Incident is a 1949 film noir directed by Anthony Mann. The MGM film was written by John C. Higgins and George Zuckerman. The film was shot by cinematographer John Alton who used shadows ...more
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Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Vic Morrow
Cimarron is a 1960 western film based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, featuring Glenn Ford and Maria Schell. It was directed by Anthony Mann, known for his westerns and film noirs. Ferber's ...more
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Robert Blake, John Forsythe, Will Geer
In Cold Blood is a 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. Richard Brooks prepared the adaptation and directed the film. It stars Robert Blake as Perry Smith, Scott Wilson as ...more
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Carol Lynley, Darren McGavin, Larry Linville
The Night Stalker is a made for television movie which aired on ABC on January 11, 1972. In it an investigative reporter, played by Darren McGavin, comes to suspect that a serial killer in the ...more
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Jean Hagen, Farley Granger, Charles McGraw
Side Street is a 1950 American crime film noir/police procedural directed by Anthony Mann. The motion picture was filmed on location throughout New York City and culminated in one of the first ...more
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Arlene Dahl, Norman Lloyd, Richard Basehart
Reign of Terror is a 1949 American drama film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart and Arlene Dahl. The film is set during the French Revolution. Plotters seek ...more
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Alan Hale, Jr., Charles McGraw
The Cruel Tower is a 1956 adventure-romance film written by Warren Douglas and directed by Lew Landers.
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James Arness, Donald O'Connor, Will Geer
Double Crossbones is a 1951 comedy action film directed by Charles Barton.
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Burgess Meredith, Audie Murphy, Keenan Wynn
Joe Butterfly is an American comedy film directed by Jesse Hibbs for Universal-International and starring Audie Murphy, George Nader, Keenan Wynn, and Burgess Meredith in the title role. Audie ...more
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Saddle the Wind John Cassavetes, Robert Taylor, Julie London
Saddle the Wind is a 1958 film directed by Robert Parrish.