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The Best Cliff Robertson Movies

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

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

List ranges from Brainstorm to The Life and Times of John F. Kennedy and more.

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    Obsession

    John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson
    Obsession is a 1976 psychological thriller/mystery directed by Brian De Palma, starring Cliff...  more

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    Picnic

    Kim Novak, William Holden
    Picnic is a 1955 American Technicolor romantic comedy-drama film in Cinemascope, which was...  more

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    Midway

    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston
    Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The...  more

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    Autumn Leaves

    Joan Crawford, Vera Miles
    Autumn Leaves is a 1956 Columbia Pictures drama film starring Joan Crawford and Cliff...  more
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    Three Days of the Condor

    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway
    Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack...  more

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    Too Late the Hero

    Michael Caine, Henry Fonda
    Too Late the Hero is a 1970 Anglo-American war film directed by Robert Aldrich, and starring...  more
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    Spider-Man

    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe
    Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics...  more

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    Charly

    Dick Van Patten, Cliff Robertson
    Charly is a 1968 American film directed by Ralph Nelson. The drama stars Cliff Robertson,...  more
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    The Best Man

    Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson
    The Best Man is a 1964 political drama film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner with a...  more
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    633 Squadron

    Cliff Robertson, Harry Andrews
    633 Squadron is a 1964 British film, which depicts the exploits of a fictional Second World...  more

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    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst
    Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel...  more

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    Gidget

    Yvonne Craig, Sandra Dee
    Gidget is a 1959 Columbia Pictures CinemaScope feature film. It stars Sandra Dee, Cliff...  more
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    Renaissance Man

    Mark Wahlberg, Danny DeVito
    Renaissance Man is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Penny Marshall, and stars Danny...  more

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    Battle of the Coral Sea

    Cliff Robertson, Tom Laughlin
    Battle of the Coral Sea is a 1959 film directed by Paul Wendkos. It stars Cliff Robertson and...  more
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    The Pilot

    Cliff Robertson, Diane Baker
    The Pilot is a 1980 film by director and star Cliff Robertson and is based on the novel of the...  more
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    Escape from L.A.

    Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi
    Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and...  more

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    PT 109

    Robert Blake, Cliff Robertson
    PT 109 is a 1963 biographical war film which depicts the actions of John F. Kennedy as an...  more
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    Class

    Rob Lowe, John Cusack
    Class is a 1983 American romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Lewis John Carlino, starring...  more

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    Underworld U.S.A.

    Cliff Robertson, Samuel Fuller
    Underworld U.S.A. is a 1961 American neo-noir film produced, written and directed by Samuel...  more
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    Dominique

    Jean Simmons, Jenny Agutter
    Dominique is a 1978 British film directed by Michael Anderson. The film is based on the 1948...  more
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    Spider-Man 3

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst
    Spider-Man 3 is a 2007 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel...  more

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    J. W. Coop

    Cliff Robertson, Geraldine Page
    J. W. Coop is a 1972 Western film set in the world of the modern American rodeo circuit. It...  more
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    Sunday in New York

    Jane Fonda, Cliff Robertson
    Sunday in New York, filmed in Metrocolor, is a 1963 American romantic comedy film directed by...  more
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    Brainstorm

    Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood
    Brainstorm is a 1983 science fiction film directed by Douglas Trumbull and starring...  more

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