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The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies

Updated May 4, 2020 2.2k votes 527 voters 38.5k views85 items

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

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

List contains films like Barbary Coast, I Am The Law.

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    Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Double Indemnity

    Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1944

    Directed byBilly Wilder

    Double Indemnity is a 1944 American film noir, directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder... more
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    Key Largo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Key Largo

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1948

    Directed byJohn Huston

    Key Largo is a 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G.... moreamazon_watch buy button

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    Little Caesar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Little Caesar

    Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks

    Released1931

    Directed byMervyn LeRoy

    Little Caesar is a 1931 Warner Bros. Pre-Code crime film that tells the story of a hoodlum who... more

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    The Woman in the Window is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Woman in the Window

    Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett

    Released1945

    Directed byFritz Lang

    The Woman in the Window is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang that tells the story of... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Soylent Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Soylent Green

    Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1973

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Soylent Green is a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and... more

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    The Ten Commandments is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Ten Commandments

    Charlton Heston, Vincent Price

    Released1956

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B.... more
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    Scarlet Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Scarlet Street

    Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett

    Released1945

    Directed byFritz Lang

    Scarlet Street is a 1945 American film noir directed by Fritz Lang about a middle-aged painter... more
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    The Stranger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Stranger

    Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1946

    Directed byOrson Welles

    The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young and Orson... more
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    The Sea Wolf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Sea Wolf

    Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino

    Released1941

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    The Sea Wolf is a 1941 American black-and-white film adaptation of Jack London's novel The Sea... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    The Cincinnati Kid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Cincinnati Kid

    Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen

    Released1965

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 American drama film. It tells the story of Eric "The Kid" Stoner,... more

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    Our Vines Have Tender Grapes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Our Vines Have Tender Grapes

    Edward G. Robinson, Margaret O'Brien

    Released1945

    Directed byRoy Rowland

    Our Vines Have Tender Grapes is an American drama film released in 1945, which was directed by... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Larceny, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Larceny, Inc.

    Jane Wyman, Anthony Quinn

    Released1942

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    Larceny, Inc. is an American film. Originally released on May 2, 1942 by Warner Brothers, the... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Brother Orchid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Brother Orchid

    Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1940

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    Brother Orchid is a 1940 American crime/comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Kid Galahad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Kid Galahad

    Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart

    Released1937

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Kid Galahad is a 1937 boxing film starring Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    The Whole Town's Talking is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Whole Town's Talking

    Lucille Ball, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1935

    Directed byJohn Ford

    The Whole Town's Talking is a 1935 comedy film starring Edward G. Robinson as a law-abiding... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Bullets or Ballots is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Bullets or Ballots

    Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell

    Released1936

    Directed byWilliam Keighley

    Bullets or Ballots is a 1936 gangster film starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton... more
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    The Red House is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Red House

    Edward G. Robinson, Julie London

    Released1947

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    The Red House is an American 1947 psychological thriller starring Edward G. Robinson. It is... more
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    House of Strangers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    House of Strangers

    Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1949

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    House of Strangers is a 1949 American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring... more
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    Smart Money is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Smart Money

    James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1931

    Directed byAlfred E. Green

    Smart Money is an all-talking pre-code drama film produced and distributed by Warner Brothers,... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet

    Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon

    Released1940

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet is a 1940 biographical film directed by William Dieterle and... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

    Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1938

    Directed byAnatole Litvak

    The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse is a 1938 American crime film starring Edward G. Robinson, Claire... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    A Hole in the Head is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    A Hole in the Head

    Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1959

    Directed byFrank Capra

    A Hole in the Head is a comedy film directed by Frank Capra, featuring Frank Sinatra, Edward... more
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    Robin and the Seven Hoods is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    Robin and the Seven Hoods

    Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin

    Released1964

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Robin and the 7 Hoods is a 1964 American musical film directed by Gordon Douglas and starring... more
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    A Slight Case of Murder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    A Slight Case of Murder

    Edward G. Robinson, Margaret Hamilton

    Released1938

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    A Slight Case of Murder is a 1938 comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon. The film is based on a... moreamazon_watch buy button
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    All My Sons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
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    All My Sons

    Burt Lancaster, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1948

    Directed byIrving Reis

    All My Sons is a 1948 American film drama directed by Irving Reis and based on Arthur Miller's... moreamazon_watch buy button
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