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The Best Robby Benson Movies

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

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

Examples include Invasion of Privacy and The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robby Benson movies?" and "What are the greatest Robby Benson roles of all time?"

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    Ode to Billy Joe

    Robby Benson, James Best

    Released1976

    Directed byMax Baer, Jr.

    Ode to Billy Joe is a 1976 film with a screenplay by Herman Raucher, inspired by the 1967 hit song by Bobbie Gentry, titled "Ode to Billie Joe". The film was directed and produced by Max Baer, Jr....  more
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    Ice Castles

    Robby Benson, Tom Skerritt

    Released1978

    Directed byDonald Wrye

    Ice Castles is a 1978 American romantic drama film directed by Donald Wrye and starring Lynn-Holly Johnson and Robby Benson. A paperback novelization of the screenplay, by Leonore Fleischer, was...  more

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

    Released1991

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

    Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney...  more

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    Running Brave

    Robby Benson, Graham Greene

    Released1983

    Directed byD.S. Everett, Donald Shebib

    Running Brave is a 1983 movie based on the story of Billy Mills, a North American Indian brought up on the reservation, destined against all odds to become the best distance runner in the world in...  more
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    The Death of Richie

    Eileen Brennan, Robby Benson

    Released1977

    Directed byPaul Wendkos

    The Death of Richie is a made-for-TV movie drama which premiered on the NBC television network on January 10, 1977. It is based on Richie, a nonfiction book by Thomas Thompson about the 1972 death of...  more
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    Jeremy

    Robby Benson, Leonardo Cimino

    Released1973

    Directed byArthur Barron

    Jeremy is a 1973 film written and directed by Arthur Barron and starring Robby Benson and Glynnis O'Connor. They play two high school students, who share a tentative monthlong romance. Benson was...  more
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    Harry & Son

    Morgan Freeman, Paul Newman

    Released1984

    Directed byPaul Newman

    Harry & Son is a 1984 American drama film directed by Paul Newman, who also stars. The screenplay by Newman and Ronald Buck focuses on the relationship between a blue-collar worker and his son, who...  more
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    The End

    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds

    Released1978

    Directed byBurt Reynolds

    The End is a 1978 black comedy-buddy film, directed by and starring Burt Reynolds. The cast also features Dom DeLuise, Sally Field, Strother Martin, David Steinberg, Joanne Woodward, Norman Fell,...  more
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    The Chosen

    Rod Steiger, Robby Benson

    Released1981

    Directed byJeremy Kagan

    The Chosen is a 1981 drama film directed by Jeremy Kagan, based on the bestselling book of the same name by Chaim Potok published in 1967. It stars Maximilian Schell and Rod Steiger. It won three...  more
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Tim Curry, Haley Joel Osment

    Released1994

    Directed byDiane Eskenazi, Andy Knight

    Beauty and the Beast is an 48-minute animated film originally released on May 4, 1992, and based on the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. Like all...  more
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    Dragonheart: A New Beginning

    Robby Benson, Christopher Masterson

    Released2000

    Directed byDoug Lefler

    Dragonheart: A New Beginning is a 2000 fantasy film directed by Doug Lefler. It stars Robby Benson, Christopher Masterson, Harry Van Gorkum and Rona Figueroa. The film is a direct-to-video sequel of...  more
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    Jory

    Robby Benson, B. J. Thomas

    Released1973

    Directed byJorge Fons

    Jory is a 1973 American western film featuring Robby Benson. It was based upon a novel by Milton R. Bass, who also co-wrote the screenplay....  more
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    Wait Until Dark

    Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin

    Released1967

    Directed byTerence Young

    Wait Until Dark is a suspense-thriller film directed by Terence Young and produced by Mel Ferrer. It stars Audrey Hepburn as a young blind woman, Alan Arkin as a violent criminal searching for some...  more

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    Lucky Lady

    Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds

    Released1975

    Directed byStanley Donen

    Lucky Lady is a 1975 American film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli and Burt Reynolds, with Robby Benson. Its story takes place during Prohibition in the United...  more
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    National Lampoon's Movie Madness

    Diane Lane, Christopher Lloyd

    Released1983

    Directed byBob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom

    National Lampoon's Movie Madness is an American comedy film produced by National Lampoon as the second film from the magazine. The film was originally produced under the title National Lampoon Goes...  more
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    Invasion of Privacy

    Jennifer O'Neill, Robby Benson

    Released1992

    Directed byKevin Meyer

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    Brave New World

    Anna Popplewell, Ed Begley

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Patrick Jann

    Brave New World is a 2011 comedy film written by Peter Tolan and directed by Michael Patrick Jann....
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    Tribute

    Kim Cattrall, Jack Lemmon

    Released1980

    Directed byBob Clark

    Tribute is a 1980 Canadian comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on the play of the same name by Bernard Slade....  more
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    Virginia Hill: Mistress to the Mob

    Harvey Keitel, Dyan Cannon

    Released1974

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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    All the Kind Strangers

    Stacy Keach, Robby Benson

    Released1974

    Directed byBurt Kennedy

    All the Kind Strangers is a 1974 American film directed by Burt Kennedy....  more
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    Belle's Tales of Friendship

    Robby Benson, Kirsten Storms

    Released1999

    Directed byJimbo Marshall

    Belle's Tales of Friendship is a live-action/animated Disney film released direct-to-video produced by Disney Television Animation as a prequel to Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas. It...  more
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    Released1998

    Directed byDaniel De La Vega, Cullen Blaine, Bob Kline, Dale Kase, Mitch Rochon

    Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World is a 1998 direct-to-video animated film originally released on February 17, 1998. The film features the voices of Paige O'Hara as Belle, Robby Benson as...  more

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    The Christmas Lamb

    Mark Hamill, Robby Benson

    Released2000

    Directed byRob Loos, George Taweel

    The Christmas Lamb is a 2000 family animation film written and directed by Rob Loos and George Taweel....
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    MXP: Most Extreme Primate

    Alexander Ludwig, Robby Benson

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert Vince

    An unlikely friendship is forged when an overachieving chimpanzee meets a lonely boy with a love for snowboarding in MXP: Most Extreme Primate. Jack the chimpanzee (MVP and MVP II) has given up...  more
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    Homewrecker

    Kate Jackson, Robby Benson

    Released1992

    Directed byFred Walton

    Homewrecker is a 1992 television film directed by Fred Walton....