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The Best John Agar Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 164 votes 33 voters 3.6k views 35 items

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

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

Examples include Miracle Mile and Invasion of Privacy.

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Dir. by John Ford (1949), starring John Wayne, Ben Johnson & Harry Carey
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is a 1949 Technicolor Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The academy award winning film was the second of Ford's Cavalry trilogy films. With a ...more

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Dir. by Allan Dwan (1949), starring John Wayne, Forrest Tucker & Richard Jaeckel
Sands of Iwo Jima is a 1949 film starring John Wayne that follows a group of United States Marines from training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. The movie also features John Agar, Adele ...more

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Dir. by John Ford (1948), starring Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple & Ward Bond
Fort Apache is a 1948 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Henry Fonda. The film was the first of the director's "cavalry trilogy" and was followed ...more

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Dir. by Jack Arnold (1955), starring Clint Eastwood, John Agar & Nestor Paiva
Revenge of the Creature is the first sequel to Creature from the Black Lagoon, being the only 3-D film released in 1955 and the only 3-D sequel to a 3-D film. It premiered in Denver on March 23, ...more

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Dir. by Andrew V. McLaglen (1970), starring John Wayne, Ben Johnson & Forrest Tucker
Chisum is a 1970 Warner Bros. Technicolor Western film starring John Wayne. The large cast also includes Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett, Geoffrey Deuel, Andrew ...more

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Dir. by Raoul Walsh (1951), starring Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan & Virginia Mayo
Along the Great Divide is a 1951 American western film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Kirk Douglas, Virginia Mayo, John Agar, and Walter Brennan.
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Dir. by George Sherman (1971), starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara & Harry Carey
Big Jake is a 1971 Western film directed by George Sherman, written by Harry Julian Fink and Rita M. Fink, produced by Michael Wayne, edited by Harry Gerstad, starring John Wayne, Richard Boone ...more

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Dir. by Robert G. Springsteen (1966), starring Jane Russell, Lon Chaney & Jr.
Johnny Reno is a 1966 American western film made by A.C. Lyles Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by R.G. Springsteen, produced by A.C. Lyles, with a screenplay by ...more
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Dir. by Robert Stevenson (1949), starring Robert Ryan, Laraine Day & John Agar
The Woman on Pier 13 is a 1949 American film noir drama directed by Robert Stevenson, and featuring Laraine Day, Robert Ryan and John Agar. It had previewed in Los Angeles and San Francisco in ...more
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Dir. by Robert G. Springsteen (1966), starring Jane Russell, DeForest Kelley & Terry Moore
Waco is a 1966 western film starring Howard Keel and Jane Russell, directed by R. G. Springsteen, written by Max Lamb, Steve Fisher, and Harry Sanford, and released by Paramount Pictures. This ...more
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Miracle Mile Dir. by Steve De Jarnatt (1988), starring Mare Winningham, Anthony Edwards & Denise Crosby
Miracle Mile is a 1988 American apocalyptic thriller cult film written and directed by Steve De Jarnatt, and starring Anthony Edwards and Mare Winningham that takes place mostly in real time. It ...more

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Dir. by Jack Arnold (1955), starring Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday & Alan Napier
Tarantula is a 1955 American science fiction film from Universal-International, produced by William Alland, directed by Jack Arnold, and starring John Agar, Mara Corday and Leo G. Carroll. The ...more
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Dir. by Larry Buchanan (1966), starring John Agar, Francine York & Bill Thurman
Curse of the Swamp Creature is a 1966 American film directed by Larry Buchanan. Although Buchanan was producing extremely low budget 16mm color remakes of American International Pictures sci-fi ...more
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Dir. by Edgar G. Ulmer (1957), starring John Agar, Gloria Talbott & Martha Wentworth
The Daughter of Dr. Jekyll is a low-budget 1957 horror film directed by Edgar G. Ulmer and released by Allied Artists. Originally this film was released in theaters as a double bill with The ...more
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Dir. by Eddie Romero (1958), starring John Agar, Richard Arlen & William Phipps
Sent to Manila by the U.S. Army, the cavalry is ordered to quiet down the rebel guerillas hiding in the surrounding jungle. Malaria and surprise attacks by the rebels do not stop the cavalry ...more
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Dir. by Bert I. Gordon (1958), starring John Hoyt, John Agar & Michael Mark
Attack of the Puppet People is a 1958 American black-and-white science fiction horror film directed, produced and written by Bert I. Gordon. It stars John Hoyt as an eccentric doll maker. It was ...more
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Hold Back Tomorrow Dir. by Hugo Haas (1955), starring Cleo Moore and John Agar
Hold Back Tomorrow is an American feature film released by Universal-International.
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Dir. by Jesse Hibbs (1957), starring 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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Dir. by Sidney W. Pink (1962), starring Greta Thyssen, John Agar & Ove Sprog√łe
Journey to the Seventh Planet is a 1962 science fiction film. It was directed by Sid Pink, written by Pink and Ib Melchior, and shot in Denmark with a budget of only US$75,000. The seventh ...more
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Dir. by Clive Barker (1990), starring David Cronenberg, Doug Bradley & Charles Haid
Nightbreed is a 1990 American dark fantasy film written and directed by Clive Barker, based on his 1988 novella Cabal. The film features Craig Sheffer as Aaron Boone, an unstable mental patient ...more
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The Brain from Planet Arous Dir. by Nathan H. Juran (1957), starring Robert Fuller, John Agar & Thomas Browne Henry
The Brain from Planet Arous is a 1957 science-fiction film that features the theme of alien possession.
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Dir. by Virgil W. Vogel (1956), starring Alan Napier, John Agar & Nestor Paiva
The Mole People is a 1956 science fiction film directed by Virgil W. Vogel.
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Dir. by Arthur C. Pierce (1966), starring John Agar, Stuart Margolin & Wendell Corey
Women of the Prehistoric Planet is a 1966 American science fiction/action film directed by Arthur C. Pierce and starring John Agar. It was featured in the first season of Mystery Science Theater ...more
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Dir. by Larry Buchanan (1966), starring John Agar, Bill Thurman & Pat Delaney
Zontar, the Thing from Venus also known as Zontar: The Invader from Venus is a 1966, made for television, science fiction film, directed by Larry Buchanan and based on the teleplay by Hillman ...more
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Dir. by Edward L. Cahn (1957), starring Mike Connors, John Agar & Marla English
Flesh and the Spur is a 1957 Western film directed by Edward L. Cahn. The movie stars John Agar as Lucius Random, Marla English as Wild Willow and Mike Connors as Stacy Tanner. The film was ...more