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The Best Johnny Weissmuller Movies  

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

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

This list includes Tarzan and the Amazons, Tarzan the Ape Man and more films.

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Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, Ray "Crash" Corrigan
Tarzan and His Mate is a 1934 American action adventure film based on characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the second in the Tarzan film series to star Johnny Weissmuller. In 2003, ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, Benita Hume
Tarzan Escapes is a 1936 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the third in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Tarzan series to feature Johnny Weissmuller as the ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, C. Aubrey Smith
Tarzan the Ape Man is a 1932 pre-Code American action adventure film featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous jungle hero Tarzan and starring Johnny Weissmuller, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith and ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, Ian Hunter
Tarzan Finds a Son! is a 1939 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the fourth in the MGM Tarzan series to feature Johnny Weissmuller as the "King of
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Barry Fitzgerald, Johnny Weissmuller
Tarzan's Secret Treasure is a 1941 Tarzan film based on the character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is the fifth in the MGM Tarzan series to star Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen
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Johnny Weissmuller, Nancy Kelly, Johnny Sheffield
Tarzan's Desert Mystery is a 1943 film starring Johnny Weismuller and Nancy Kelly, and directed by Wilhelm Thiele. Like its immediate predecessor, Tarzan Triumphs, this movie makes reference to ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Stanley Ridges, Frances Gifford
Tarzan Triumphs is a 1943 adventure film in which Tarzan fights the Nazis. Johnny Weismuller had portrayed the popular Edgar Rice Burroughs character in six films with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, but ...more
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Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Weissmuller, Anne Jeffreys
Tarzan's New York Adventure is a 1942 film, the sixth Tarzan film to feature actors Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan. This film was the sixth and final film in MGM's Tarzan series and ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Patricia Morison, Brenda Joyce
Tarzan and the Huntress is an adventure film starring Johnny Weissmuller in his eleventh outing as Tarzan. Brenda Joyce makes the third of five appearances as Jane and Johnny Sheffield marks his ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Henry Stephenson, Maria Ouspenskaya
Tarzan and the Amazons is an adventure film starring Johnny Weissmuller in his ninth outing as Tarzan. Brenda Joyce makes the first of five appearances as Jane and Johnny Sheffield returns as ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Acquanetta
Tarzan and the Leopard Woman was a 1946 action film based on the Tarzan character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and portrayed by Johnny Weissmuller. Directed by Kurt Neumann, the premise of ...more
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George Reeves, Johnny Weissmuller, Virginia Grey
Jungle Jim is a black and white 1948 Adventure film directed by William Berke and written by Carroll Young, was based on Alex Raymond's Jungle Jim comic strip and distributed by Columbia ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, George Zucco, Brenda Joyce
Tarzan and the Mermaids is a 1948 adventure film based on the Tarzan character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Directed by Robert Florey, it was the last of twelve Tarzan movies to star Johnny ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Buster Crabbe, Virginia Grey
Swamp Fire is a 1946 American film directed by William H. Pine.
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Jungle Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Johnny Weissmuller Movies
Jungle Manhunt Johnny Weissmuller
Jungle Manhunt is a 1951 adventure film written by Samuel Newman and directed by Lew Landers. It is an entry in the "Jungle Jim" series of films starring Johnny Weissmuller. In the ...more
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Irving Berlin, Johnny Weissmuller, Eddie Cantor
Glorifying the American Girl is a 1929 musical comedy film produced by Florenz Ziegfeld that highlights Ziegfeld Follies performers. The last third of the film is basically a Follies production, ...more
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Johnny Weissmuller, Lester Matthews, Angela Greene
Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land is a black and white 1952 Adventure film directed by Lew Landers and written by Samuel Newman. This was the eighth entry in Columbia's "Jungle Jim"