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The Best Edward G. Robinson Movies  

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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.

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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Edward G. Robinson, Mary Nolan
Outside the Law is a 1930 American crime film directed by Tod Browning and starring Edward G. Robinson. The picture is a remake of the 1920 film of the same name, starring Lon Chaney and also ...more
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Edward G. Robinson, Florence Henderson, Toralv Maurstad
Song of Norway is a 1970 film adaptation of the successful operetta of the same name, directed by Andrew L. Stone. Like the play from which it derived, the film tells of the early struggles of ...more
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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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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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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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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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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