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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Edward G. Robinson movies?" and "What are the greatest Edward G. Robinson roles of all time?"

Fritz Lang and John Ford both worked with Edward G. Robinson over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Edward G. Robinson your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Rod Steiger and Charles Laughton films lists too.

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Key Largo Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson Key Largo is a 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson and Lauren Bacall and featuring Lionel Barrymore and Claire Trevor. The movie was adapted ...more

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Little Caesar Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Little Caesar is a 1931 Warner Bros. Pre-Code crime film that tells the story of a hoodlum who ascends the ranks of organized crime until he reaches its upper echelons. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy ...more

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Double Indemnity is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies
Double Indemnity Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray Double Indemnity is a 1944 American film noir, directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, and produced by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Sistrom. The screenplay was based on ...more

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The Woman in the Window Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey The Woman in the Window is a 1944 film noir directed by Fritz Lang that tells the story of psychology professor Richard Wanley who meets and becomes enamored of a young femme fatale. Based on J. ...more

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The Stranger Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young The Stranger is a 1946 American film noir starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young and Orson Welles. It was the third feature film completed by Welles as a director. A drama about a war crimes ...more

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The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more

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Scarlet Street Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea Scarlet Street is a 1945 American film noir directed by Fritz Lang about a middle-aged painter who is seduced by a woman and paints her a portrait, only to come across that she's using him for ...more

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The Cincinnati Kid Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 American drama film. It tells the story of Eric "The Kid" Stoner, a young Depression-era poker player, as he seeks to establish his reputation as the best. ...more

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Soylent Green Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Dick Van Patten Soylent Green is a 1973 American science fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, and, in his final film, Edward G. Robinson. The film ...more

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The Sea Wolf Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield The Sea Wolf is a 1941 American black-and-white film adaptation of Jack London's novel The Sea Wolf with Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, and John Garfield. The film was written by Robert Rossen ...more

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House of Strangers Susan Hayward, Edward G. Robinson, Debra Paget House of Strangers is a 1949 American film noir directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and starring Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward, and Richard Conte. It is the first of three film versions of ...more

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Kid Galahad Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson Kid Galahad is a 1937 boxing film starring Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart and, in the title role, rising newcomer Wayne Morris. It was scripted by Seton I. Miller and directed ...more

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Our Vines Have Tender Grapes Edward G. Robinson, Margaret O'Brien, Frances Gifford Our Vines Have Tender Grapes is an American drama film released in 1945, which was directed by Roy Rowland, starring Edward G. Robinson and Margaret O'Brien.

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The Red House Edward G. Robinson, Julie London, Judith Anderson The Red House is an American 1947 psychological thriller starring Edward G. Robinson. It is adapted from the novel The Red House by George Agnew Chamberlain, published in 1943 by Popular

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Larceny, Inc. Jane Wyman, Anthony Quinn, Edward G. Robinson Larceny, Inc. is an American film. Originally released on May 2, 1942 by Warner Brothers, the film is a cross between the comedy and gangster genres. Directed by Lloyd Bacon, the picture stars ...more

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Cheyenne Autumn James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson, Ricardo Montalbán Cheyenne Autumn is a 1964 Western movie starring Richard Widmark, Carroll Baker, James Stewart, and Edward G. Robinson. Regarded as an epic film, it tells the story of a factual event, the ...more

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Robin and the Seven Hoods Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby Robin and the 7 Hoods is a 1964 American musical film directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Bing Crosby. The picture features Peter Falk, ...more

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A Hole in the Head Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker A Hole in the Head is a comedy film directed by Frank Capra, featuring Frank Sinatra, Edward G. Robinson, Eleanor Parker, Keenan Wynn, Carolyn Jones, Thelma Ritter, Dub Taylor, Ruby Dandridge, ...more

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse is a 1938 American crime film starring Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Humphrey Bogart. It was directed by Anatole Litvak for Warner Bros. and written by John ...more

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Bullets or Ballots Humphrey Bogart, Joan Blondell, Edward G. Robinson Bullets or Ballots is a 1936 gangster film starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane and Humphrey Bogart. Robinson plays a police detective who infiltrates a crime gang. This is ...more

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The Whole Town's Talking Lucille Ball, Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur The Whole Town's Talking is a 1935 comedy film starring Edward G. Robinson as a law-abiding man who bears a striking resemblance to a killer, with Jean Arthur as his love interest. It was ...more

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The Violent Men Barbara Stanwyck, Glenn Ford, Edward G. Robinson The Violent Men is a 1955 CinemaScope Western film drama directed by Rudolph Maté, based on the novel Smoky Valley by Donald Hamilton, and starring Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward ...more

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Smart Money James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Lane Smart Money is an all-talking pre-code drama film produced and distributed by Warner Brothers, directed by Alfred E. Green, and starring Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney, the only time ...more

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Brother Orchid Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Ralph Bellamy Brother Orchid is a 1940 American crime/comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Edward G. Robinson, Ann Sothern and Humphrey Bogart, with featured performances by Donald Crisp, Ralph ...more

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Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Donald Crisp Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet is a 1940 biographical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Edward G. Robinson, based on the true story of the German doctor and scientist Dr. Paul Ehrlich. ...more

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All My Sons Burt Lancaster, Edward G. Robinson, Harry Morgan All My Sons is a 1948 American film drama directed by Irving Reis and based on Arthur Miller's play of the same name. It features Edward G. Robinson, Burt Lancaster, Louisa Horton and Mady

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Destroyer Glenn Ford, Edward G. Robinson, Edgar Buchanan Destroyer is a 1943 Columbia Pictures war film starring Edward G. Robinson and Glenn Ford as U. S. Navy sailors in World War II.

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Barbary Coast Edward G. Robinson, Walter Brennan, Joel McCrea Barbary Coast is a 1935 American historical drama film directed by Howard Hawks. Shot in black-and-white and set in San Francisco during the Gold Rush era, the film combines elements of crime, ...more

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Five Star Final Boris Karloff, Edward G. Robinson, H.B. Warner Five Star Final is a 1931 American film about crime and the excesses of tabloid journalism. The picture was written by Robert Lord and Byron Morgan from the play of the same name by Louis ...more

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The Hatchet Man Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young The Hatchet Man is a Pre-Code film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Edward G. Robinson. Warner Bros. had purchased the David Belasco/Achmed Abdullah play The Honorable Mr. Wong about ...more

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The Last Gangster James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson The Last Gangster is a 1937 crime drama film, directed by Edward Ludwig and starring Edward G. Robinson, James Stewart and Rose Stradner.

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A Slight Case of Murder Edward G. Robinson, Margaret Hamilton, Edward Brophy A Slight Case of Murder is a 1938 comedy film directed by Lloyd Bacon. The film is based on a play by Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay. The offbeat comedy stars Edward G. Robinson spoofing his ...more

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Tales of Manhattan Rita Hayworth, Henry Fonda, Ginger Rogers Tales of Manhattan is a 1942 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier. Thirteen writers, including Ben Hecht, Alan Campbell, Ferenc Molnár, Samuel Hoffenstein, and Donald Ogden ...more

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Confessions of a Nazi Spy Edward G. Robinson, George Sanders, Paul Lukas Confessions of a Nazi Spy is a 1939 American spy thriller film and the first blatantly anti-Nazi film produced by a major Hollywood studio prior to World War II. The film stars Edward G. ...more

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Seven Thieves Joan Collins, Eli Wallach, Rod Steiger Seven Thieves is a 1960 20th Century Fox film noir crime drama motion picture shot in CinemaScope. It stars Edward G. Robinson, Rod Steiger and Joan Collins. Directed by Henry Hathaway and ...more

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The Little Giant Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Shirley Grey The Little Giant is a 1933 film directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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Manpower Marlene Dietrich, Edward G. Robinson, George Raft Manpower is a 1941 film drama directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Edward G. Robinson, Marlene Dietrich and George Raft. The picture was written by Richard Macauley and Jerry Wald, and the ...more

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Night Has a Thousand Eyes Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, Virginia Bruce Night Has a Thousand Eyes is a 1948 film noir, starring Edward G. Robinson and directed by John Farrow. The screenplay was written by Barré Lyndon and Jonathan Latimer. The film is based ...more

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Mr. Winkle Goes to War Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick Mr. Winkle Goes to War is a 1944 war comedy film starring Edward G. Robinson and Ruth Warrick, based on a novel by Theodore Pratt.

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Good Neighbor Sam Jack Lemmon, Barbara Bouchet, Edward G. Robinson Good Neighbor Sam is a 1964 American comedy film co-written and directed by David Swift and starring Jack Lemmon, Romy Schneider, Dorothy Provine and Michael Connors. It was based on the novel ...more

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A Dispatch from Reuter's Edward G. Robinson, Edna Best A Dispatch from Reuter's is a 1940 biographical film about Paul Reuter, the man who built the famous news service that bears his name.

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The Big Steal Robert Mitchum, Edward G. Robinson, DeForest Kelley The Big Steal is a 1949 American black-and-white film noir/comedy reteaming Out of the Past stars Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer. The film was directed by Don Siegel, based on the short story ...more

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Illegal Jayne Mansfield, Edward G. Robinson, Albert Dekker Illegal is a 1955 American film noir directed by Lewis Allen. It stars Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch, Hugh Marlowe and Jayne Mansfield.

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The Man with Two Faces Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor The Man with Two Faces is a 1934 film directed by Archie Mayo.

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My Geisha Shirley MacLaine, Edward G. Robinson, Yves Montand My Geisha is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Jack Cardiff, starring Yves Montand, Shirley MacLaine, and Edward G. Robinson, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was produced by ...more

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Flesh and Fantasy Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer Flesh and Fantasy is a 1943 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier, starring Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer and Barbara Stanwyck. The making of this film was inspired by the ...more

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Blackmail Edward G. Robinson, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Hussey Blackmail is a 1939 crime drama film starring Edward G. Robinson and was directed by H.C. Potter.

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Hell on Frisco Bay Jayne Mansfield, Edward G. Robinson, Alan Ladd Hell on Frisco Bay is a 1955 American crime film directed by Frank Tuttle, starring Alan Ladd, Edward G. Robinson and Joanne Dru. It was made for Ladd's own production company, Jaguar. The film ...more

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The Outrage Paul Newman, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson The Outrage is a remake of the 1950 Japanese film Rashomon, reformulated as a Western. It was directed by Martin Ritt and is based on stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa. Like the original Akira ...more

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A Bullet for Joey Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Peter Hansen A Bullet for Joey is a 1955 film noir directed by Lewis Allen and starring Edward G. Robinson and George Raft. The picture involves a gangster who sneaks into Canada to kidnap a scientist for ...more