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The Best Michael Rennie Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Third Man on the Mountain.

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    The Lost World

    Jill St. John, Claude Rains

    Released1960

    Directed byIrwin Allen

    The Lost World is a 1960 fantasy adventure film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle and directed by Irwin Allen. The plot of the film revolves around the exploration of...  more
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    5 Fingers

    Michael Rennie, Danielle Darrieux

    Released1952

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    5 Fingers, known also as Five Fingers, is a 1952 American spy film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Otto Lang. The screenplay by Michael Wilson was based on the book Operation Cicero...  more
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    Demetrius and the Gladiators

    Anne Bancroft, Julie Newmar

    Released1954

    Directed byDelmer Daves

    Demetrius and the Gladiators is a fictional 1954 sword-and-sandal drama film and a sequel to The Robe. The picture was made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Delmer Daves and produced by Frank Ross....  more

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    The Day the Earth Stood Still

    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie

    Released1951

    Directed byRobert Wise

    The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Julian Blaustein, directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie,...  more

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    Les Misérables

    Elsa Lanchester, Sylvia Sidney

    Released1952

    Directed byLewis Milestone

    Les Misérables is a 1952 American film adapted from the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. It was directed by Lewis Milestone, and featured Michael Rennie as Jean Valjean, Robert Newton as Javert,...  more
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    Dangerous Crossing

    Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie

    Released1953

    Directed byJoseph M. Newman

    Dangerous Crossing is a 1953 black-and-white film noir mystery film, directed by Joseph M. Newman and starring Jeanne Crain and Michael Rennie, based on the 1943 play Cabin B-13 by John Dickson Carr....  more
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    The Robe

    Richard Burton, Jean Simmons

    Released1953

    Directed byHenry Koster

    The Robe is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable for...  more

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    Island in the Sun

    Joan Collins, Dorothy Dandridge

    Released1957

    Directed byRobert Rossen

    Island in the Sun is a 1957 drama film produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and directed by Robert Rossen. It features an ensemble cast including James Mason, Harry Belafonte, Joan Fontaine, Joan Collins,...  more
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    Désirée

    Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons

    Released1954

    Directed byHenry Koster

    Désirée is a 1954 historical film biography made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Julian Blaustein from a screenplay by Daniel Taradash, based on the best-selling...  more
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    Trio

    Jean Simmons, Wilfrid Hyde-White

    Released1950

    Directed byKen Annakin, Harold French

    Trio is a 1950 British anthology film based on three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: "The Verger", "Mr. Know-All" and "Sanatorium". Ken Annakin directed "The Verger" and "Mr. Know-All", while...  more
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    Third Man on the Mountain

    Helen Hayes, Herbert Lom

    Released1959

    Directed byKen Annakin

    Third Man on the Mountain is a 1959 American Walt Disney Productions film set during the golden age of alpinism about a young Swiss man who conquers the mountain that killed his father. It is based...  more
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    Omar Khayyam

    Debra Paget, Raymond Massey

    Released1957

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    Omar Khayyam is an American movie directed by William Dieterle, filmed in 1956 and released in 1957. It starred Cornel Wilde as Omar Khayyám, the eponymous Persian poet, Michael Rennie as Hasani...  more
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    The Black Rose

    Orson Welles, Peter Sellers

    Released1950

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    The Black Rose is a 1950 20th Century-Fox Technicolor film starring Tyrone Power and Orson Welles, loosely based on Thomas B. Costain's book. It was filmed partly on location in England and Morocco...  more
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    The Rains of Ranchipur

    Richard Burton, Lana Turner

    Released1955

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    The Rains of Ranchipur is a 1955 film drama made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Frank Ross from a screenplay by Merle Miller, based on the novel The Rains Came...  more

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    The 13th Letter

    Charles Boyer, Linda Darnell

    Released1951

    Directed byOtto Preminger

    The 13th Letter is a 1951 film directed by Otto Preminger. The film is a remake of the French film Le Corbeau directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot....  more
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    The Wicked Lady

    Michael Rennie, Margaret Lockwood

    Released1945

    Directed byLeslie Arliss

    The Wicked Lady is a 1945 film starring Margaret Lockwood in the title role as a nobleman's wife who secretly becomes a highwayman for the excitement. The film has one of the top audiences ever for a...  more
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Cedric Hardwicke, Michael Rennie

    Released1913

    Directed byHerbert Brenon

    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1913 horror film, directed by Herbert Brenon and Carl Laemmle, written by Brenon and produced by Laemmle. The picture is based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story The...  more
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    Cyborg 2087

    Michael Rennie, Wendell Corey

    Released1966

    Directed byFranklin Adreon

    Cyborg 2087 is a 1966 science fiction film starring Michael Rennie, Karen Steele, Wendell Corey and Warren Stevens....  more
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    The Battle of El Alamein

    Michael Rennie, Robert Hossein

    Released1969

    Directed byGiorgio Ferroni

    The Battle of El Alamein is a European Macaroni-War film directed in 1969 by Giorgio Ferroni. It was a co-production between Italy and France. The film depicts the Second Battle of El Alamein....  more
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    Phone Call from a Stranger

    Bette Davis, Shelley Winters

    Released1952

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Phone Call from a Stranger is a 1952 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco, who was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The screenplay by Nunnally Johnson and I.A.R....  more
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    Hotel

    Karl Malden, Merle Oberon

    Released1967

    Directed byRichard Quine

    Hotel is a 1967 Technicolor film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Arthur Hailey. The film stars Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Rennie, and Melvyn...  more
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    Mambo

    Shelley Winters, Silvana Mangano

    Released1954

    Directed byRobert Rossen

    Mambo is a film written and directed from 1952 to 1953 by Robert Rossen and released in 1955. A mambo craze spread through the USA in the 1950s, and Rossen aimed to repair his finances after almost...  more
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    Soldier of Fortune

    Clark Gable, Susan Hayward

    Released1955

    Directed byEdward Dmytryk

    Soldier of Fortune is a 1955 adventure film about the rescue of an American held prisoner in the People's Republic of China in the 1950s. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk, starred Clark Gable and...  more
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    Prince Valiant

    Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner

    Released1954

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Prince Valiant is a 1954 adventure film in Technicolor and Cinemascope, based on the comic strip of the same name by Hal Foster. A young man seeks to join the Knights of the Round Table in order to...  more

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    The Man Who Came from Ummo

    Michael Rennie, Paul Naschy

    Released1970

    Directed byHugo Fregonese, Tulio Demicheli, Eberhard Meichsner

    Los Monstruos del Terror, also known as Dracula vs. Frankenstein, Reincarnator and Assignment Terror, is a 1970 Spanish-German-Italian horror film directed by Tulio Demicheli, Hugo Fregonese and...  more