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

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

A Walk in the Sun and Red River are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Ireland movies?" and "What are the greatest John Ireland roles of all time?"
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Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis - Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo was based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast. It was inspired by the life ...more

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Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster - Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a 1957 American film starring Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp and Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday, based on a real event which took place on October 26, 1881. The ...more

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Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven - 55 Days at Peking is a 1963 historical epic film starring Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, and David Niven, made by Samuel Bronston Productions, and released by Allied Artists. The movie was ...more

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Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Christopher Plummer - The Fall of the Roman Empire is a 1964 epic film starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Mel Ferrer and Omar Sharif. It was directed by Anthony Mann ...more

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John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Shelley Winters - Red River is a 1948 Western film directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas ...more

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Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell - My Darling Clementine, a 1946 film, regarded as one of the best Western movies made by Director John Ford, stars Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp during the period leading up to Gunfight at the OK ...more

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Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, John Derek - All the King's Men is a 1949 drama film with noir-themed overtones set in a political setting directed by Robert Rossen and based on the Robert Penn Warren novel of the same name. The production ...more

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Lloyd Bridges, Dana Andrews, John Ireland - A Walk in the Sun is a World War II war film released in 1945, based on the novel by Harry Brown, who was a writer for Yank, the Army Weekly based in England. The book was serialized in Liberty ...more

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Sylvester Stallone, Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling - Farewell, My Lovely is a 1975 American neo noir film, directed by Dick Richards and featuring Robert Mitchum as private detective Phillip Marlowe. The picture is based on Raymond Chandler's ...more

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Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Leif Erickson - I Saw What You Did is a 1965 American horror film released by Universal Pictures and starring Joan Crawford and John Ireland. The plot follows two teenage girls who find themselves in serious ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Hugh O'Brian, John Ireland - Vengeance Valley is a 1951 American Western film starring Burt Lancaster, based on the novel by Luke Short. In 1979, the film entered the public domain due to MGM's failure to renew its ...more

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Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, John Ireland - H. G. Wells' The Shape of Things to Come is a Canadian science fiction motion picture first released in May 1979. Although credited to H. G. Wells, the film takes only its title and some ...more

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Claire Trevor, John Ireland, Marsha Hunt - Raw Deal is a 1948 film noir directed by Anthony Mann and shot by cinematographer John Alton.

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Allison Hayes, John Ireland, Dick Miller - Gunslinger is a 1956 American western film starring Beverly Garland as Rose Hood, the widow of a slain town sheriff who inherits his job. Directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by Mark Hanna ...more

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Elvis Presley, Tuesday Weld, John Ireland - Wild in the Country is a 1961 American drama film directed by Philip Dunne and starring Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, and Millie Perkins. Based on the 1958 novel The Lost Country by ...more

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Joan Collins, Stanley Baker, Laurence Harvey - The Good Die Young is a crime thriller film made in the United Kingdom by Remus Films, featuring a number of American characters. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert. The screenplay was based on ...more

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John Ireland, Preston Foster, Gene Evans - I Shot Jesse James is a 1949 American film directed by Samuel Fuller about the murder of Jesse James by Robert Ford and Robert Ford's life afterwards. The story is built around a fictional ...more

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John Ireland, Jane Randolph, Sheila Ryan - Railroaded! is a 1947 black-and-white film noir directed by Anthony Mann, and starring John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont and Jane Randolph.

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Elke Sommer, Ray Milland, Senta Berger - The Swiss Conspiracy is a 1976 action film starring David Janssen, Senta Berger and Elke Sommer, and directed by Jack Arnold. It was co-produced between Germany and the United States.

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Joan Crawford, Fay Wray, John Ireland - Queen Bee is a 1955 American drama film starring Joan Crawford, John Ireland, Betsy Palmer, and Barry Sullivan. The film was directed by Ranald MacDougall and produced by Jerry Wald, and the ...more

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Dorothy Malone, John Ireland, Henry Rowland - The Fast and the Furious is a 1955 film starring John Ireland and Dorothy Malone. It was the first film produced by American International Pictures production company. The black-and-white ...more

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Red Skelton, Arlene Dahl, John Ireland - A Southern Yankee is an American comedy film, directed by Edward Sedgwick, starring Red Skelton and Arlene Dahl, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is also known as The Spy. A semi-remake ...more

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John Ireland, Gloria Grahame, Claude Jarman - Roughshod is a black-and-white Western film directed by Mark Robson, starring Gloria Grahame and Robert Sterling.

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Virginia Mayo, John Ireland, Jim Davis - Fort Utah is a 1967 western film directed by Lesley Selander and starring John Ireland and Virginia Mayo.

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Yvonne De Carlo, Gene Barry, Joseph Cotten - Guyana: Crime of the Century is a 1979 exploitation horror film written and directed by René Cardona Jr.. The film, which was shot in Mexico is based on the Jonestown Massacre. It stars a ...more

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Mike Connors, John Ireland, Richard Denning - The 49th Man is a film directed by Fred F. Sears released on May 20, 1953.

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John Cassavetes, John Ireland, Matt Birman - The Incubus is a 1982 horror film directed by John Hough. Screenplay by George Franklin, based on the novel by Ray Russell. Starring John Cassavetes, Kerrie Keane, John Ireland, Helen Hughes, ...more

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John Ireland, Francisco Rabal, Howard Ross -

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John Amos, John Ireland, Robert Fuller - Bonanza: The Next Generation is a 1988 TV-movie sequel to the television series Bonanza. None of the original Cartwrights appears since the entire initial cast, with the exception of Pernell ...more

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Donald Pleasence, John Ireland, Stuart Whitman - The Treasure of the Amazon is a 1985 action, adventure, thriller, drama film written by René Cardona Jr. and Jacques Wilson and directed by René Cardona Jr.

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John Ireland, Vanessa Brown, Marshall Thompson - The Basketball Fix is a 1951 film directed by Felix E. Feist.

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Alan Hale, Jr., John Ireland - Terror Night is a 1987 horror film written by Nick Merino, Kenneth J. Hall, Murray Levy and David Rigg, and directed by Nick Marino and André De Toth.

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John Ireland, Sheldon Leonard, Arthur O'Connell - Open Secret is a 1948 American film noir directed by John Reinhardt, starring John Ireland and Jane Randolph.

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The Scarf John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge, Emlyn Williams - The Scarf is a 1951 American thriller film noir directed by Ewald André Dupont and starring John Ireland, Mercedes McCambridge, James Barton and Emlyn Williams.

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Big Bad John Ned Beatty, Jimmy Dean, Jack Elam - Big Bad John is a 1990 film directed by Burt Kennedy. It stars Ned Beatty and Jimmy Dean, the latter of whom wrote and performed the song the film is based upon.

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Return of a Stranger John Ireland, Cyril Shaps, Susan Stephen - Return of a Stranger is a 1961 British thriller film directed by Max Varnel and starring John Ireland, Susan Stephen, Cyril Shaps and Timothy Beaton.

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The Father Kino Story is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best John Ireland Movies
The Father Kino Story Cesar Romero, Ricardo Montalbán, Keenan Wynn -

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Carole Landis, John Ireland, Don Beddoe - Behind Green Lights is a 1946 American film noir directed by Otto Brower.

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Hurricane Smith Yvonne De Carlo, Forrest Tucker, John Ireland - Hurricane Smith is a 1952 adventure film directed by Jerry Hopper.

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Messenger of Death Charles Bronson, John Ireland, Jeff Corey - Messenger of Death is a 1988 film starring Charles Bronson about an attempt by a water company to start a family feud among fundamentalist Mormons to take the family's land for the company. This ...more

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John Ireland, Joanne Dru, Rod Cameron - Southwest Passage is a 1954 film directed by Ray Nazarro.

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Brushfire John Ireland, James Hong, Everett Sloane - Brushfire! is a 1962 low budget black-and-white jungle warfare adventure exploitation film produced, directed and co-written by Jack Warner, Jr the only son of Jack L. Warner of Warner Bros.. ...more

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Caxambu John Ireland, Ben Perez, Keith Larsen - Caxambu is a 1967 adventure film written by Waldon Weeland and directed by W. Lee Wilder.

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Yvonne De Carlo, John Ireland, Howard Keel - Arizona Bushwhackers is a 1968 western film directed by Lesley Selander.

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Martin's Day Richard Harris, James Coburn, Karen Black - Martin's Day is a 1984 film directed by Alan Gibson.

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Hell's Horizon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best John Ireland Movies
Hell's Horizon John Ireland, William Schallert, Jerry Paris - Hell's Horizon is a 1955 war film directed by Tom Gries. The film stars John Ireland and Marla English. Hell's Horizon recounts the story of a bomber crew in the Korean War.

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One on Top of the Other is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best John Ireland Movies
One on Top of the Other John Ireland, Elsa Martinelli, Marisa Mell - Una sull'altra is a 1969 Italian giallo film directed by Lucio Fulci. Written by Fulci and Roberto Gianviti, the film stars Jean Sorel, Marisa Mell, Elsa Martinelli, Alberto de Mendoza and John ...more

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Oliver Reed, Raymond Burr, Donald Pleasence - Tomorrow Never Comes is a 1978 crime film written by Sydney Banks, David Pursall, Jack Seddon and directed by Peter Collinson.

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Hammer Down John Ireland, Isabelle Mejias, Steve Pacini -

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John Candy, John Ireland, Ronny Cox - The Courage of Kavik the Wolf Dog, also known as 'Kavik the Wolf Dog', is a 1980 made-for TV adventure film.