The Best John Ireland Movies  

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.