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RKO Pictures Movies List

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List of RKO Pictures movies, listed alphabetically with film trailers when available. RKO Pictures has produced some popular movies, so film buffs can use this list to find a few that they haven't already seen. This best RKO Pictures movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by RKO Pictures, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV RKO Pictures movies.

This list contains movies like Citizen Kane and King Kong.

If you want to answer the questions, "What movies did RKO Pictures produce?" and "What films did RKO Pictures distribute?" then this list can help you out.
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  • Alice Adams

    Katharine Hepburn, Hattie McDaniel

    Released1935

    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    Alice Adams is a 1935 romantic film made by RKO. It was directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Dorothy Yost, Mortimer Offner, and Jane Murfin. The film was...  more
  • All Mine to Give

    Cameron Mitchell, Patty McCormack

    Released1957

    Directed byAllen Reisner

    All Mine to Give is a 1957 Technicolor melodrama film starring Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, and Rex Thompson. When first one parent, then the other dies, six children have to look after themselves...  more
  • Are We Done Yet?

    Magic Johnson, Ice Cube

    Released2007

    Directed bySteve Carr

    Are We Done Yet? is a follow-up to Revolution Studios’ hilarious 2005 family comedy Are We There Yet? and picks up where the last story left off. Now married to Suzanne (Nia Long), Nick Persons (Ice...  more

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  • Armored Car Robbery

    Douglas Fowley, Adele Jergens

    Released1950

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Armored Car Robbery is a 1950 American film noir directed by Richard Fleischer, and starring Charles McGraw. The movie was filmed on location in Los Angeles, California. Armored Car Robbery is a...  more
  • Bachelor Apartment

    Irene Dunne, Bess Flowers

    Released1931

    Directed byLowell Sherman

    Bachelor Apartment is a 1931 RKO comedy/romance film directed by and starring Lowell Sherman as a womanizing playboy who falls in love with Irene Dunne's honest working girl. The credits for the...  more
  • Back from Eternity

    Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger

    Released1956

    Directed byJohn Farrow

    Back from Eternity is a 1956 drama film about a planeload of people stranded in the South American jungle and subsequently menaced by headhunters. It is a remake of an earlier 1939 film, Five Came...  more
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

    Michael Douglas, Amber Tamblyn

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Hyams

    Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, a 2009 American film, is a remake of the 1956 film of the same name by Fritz Lang. Written, directed and filmed by Peter Hyams, the new version starred Jesse Metcalfe,...  more
  • Breakfast for Two

    Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall

    Released1937

    Directed byAlfred Santell

    Breakfast for Two is a 1937 screwball comedy made by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by Alfred Santell. The film stars Barbara Stanwyck, Herbert Marshall and Glenda Farrell. Stanwyck made...  more
  • Carbon Copy

    Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James

    Released1981

    Directed byMichael Schultz

    Carbon Copy is a 1981 British-American comedy film, directed by Michael Schultz. The film stars George Segal, Susan Saint James, Jack Warden, and features Denzel Washington in his feature-film...  more
  • Cat People

    Malcolm McDowell, Nastassja Kinski

    Released1982

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    Cat People is a 1982 American horror film directed by Paul Schrader and starring Nastassja Kinski. Jerry Bruckheimer served as executive producer. While the film has all the elements of a horror...  more

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  • Citizen Kane

    Orson Welles, Alan Ladd

    Released1941

    Directed byOrson Welles

    Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film produced by, co-written by, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The picture was Welles's first feature film. The film was nominated for Academy Awards in...  more

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  • Cry Danger

    Rhonda Fleming, Dick Powell

    Released1951

    Directed byRobert Parrish

    Cry Danger is a 1951 film noir thriller shot in twenty-two days in Los Angeles. The film was directed by Robert Parrish, a former child star and later editor in his debut as a director....  more
  • D.C. Cab

    Bill Maher, Gary Busey

    Released1983

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    D.C. Cab is a 1983 comedy film, starring Mr. T, Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Gary Busey and Irene Cara. The film was co-written and directed by Joel Schumacher. The R-rated comedy was controversial upon...  more

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  • Days of Glory

    Gregory Peck, Tamara Toumanova

    Released1944

    Directed byJacques Tourneur

    Days of Glory is a 1944 American film which tells the story of a group of Soviet guerrillas fighting back during the 1941 Nazi invasion of Russia. It starred Tamara Toumanova and Gregory Peck. It was...  more
  • Desperate

    Raymond Burr, Steve Brodie

    Released1947

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    Desperate is a 1947 suspense film noir directed by Anthony Mann and featuring Steve Brodie, Audrey Long, Raymond Burr, Douglas Fowley, William Challee and Jason Robards....  more
  • False Identity

    Stacy Keach, Renee O'Connor

    Released1990

    Directed byJames Keach

    False Identity is a 1990 film directed by James Keach. It stars Stacy Keach and Geneviève Bujold....  more
  • Finishing School

    Ginger Rogers, Frances Dee

    Released1934

    Directed byGeorge Nichols Jr.

    Finishing School is a 1934 romantic drama film starring Frances Dee as a young woman who gets into trouble after being sent to a finishing school by her neglectful parents. This film was condemned by...  more
  • Flight from Glory

    Van Heflin, Chester Morris

    Released1937

    Directed byLew Landers

    Flight from Glory is a 1937 B movie about a run-down air cargo company in South America during the golden age of aviation. Directed by capable veteran Lew Landers, and stars Chester Morris, Whitney...  more
  • Flying Down to Rio

    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire

    Released1933

    Directed byThornton Freeland

    Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río and Gene Raymond received top billing and the...  more
  • From the Earth to the Moon

    George Sanders, Joseph Cotten

    Released1958

    Directed byByron Haskin

    From the Earth to the Moon is a Technicolor science fiction film adaptation of the Jules Verne novel From the Earth to the Moon. It stars Joseph Cotten, George Sanders, Debra Paget, and Don Dubbins....  more
  • Half Moon Street

    Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine

    Released1986

    Directed byBob Swaim

    Half Moon Street is a 1986 British-American erotic thriller film about an American woman working at a British escort service who becomes involved in the political intrigues surrounding one of her...  more
  • Hamburger Hill

    Don Cheadle, Dylan McDermott

    Released1987

    Directed byJohn Irvin

    Hamburger Hill is a 1987 American film about the actual assault of the U.S. Army's 3rd Battalion, part of the 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division 'Screaming Eagles', on a well-fortified position,...  more

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  • Hockey Homicide

    Pinto Colvig, Doodles Weaver

    Released1945

    Directed byJack Kinney

    Hockey Homicide is a cartoon made by Walt Disney Productions in 1945....  more
  • Hot Pursuit

    Ben Stiller, John Cusack

    Released1987

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

    Hot Pursuit is a 1987 adventure/action-comedy film starring John Cusack, Robert Loggia, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Wendy Gazelle and Keith David....  more
  • Jet Pilot

    John Wayne, Janet Leigh

    Released1957

    Directed byJosef von Sternberg

    Jet Pilot is a 1957 Cold War action film starring John Wayne and Janet Leigh. Written by Jules Furthman and co-produced by Furthman and Howard Hughes, the Technicolor movie went through several...  more