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The Best Robert Cummings Movies

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

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

List films range from One Night in the Tropics to Moon Over Miami.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Cummings movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Cummings roles of all time?"
  • Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum
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    Released1942

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Saboteur is a 1942 Universal spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay written by Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison and Dorothy Parker. The film stars Priscilla Lane, Robert  ...more
  • Ray Milland, Grace Kelly
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    1

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot (Grace Kelly), murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday  ...more

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  • Ann-Margret, Alex Cord
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    Released1966

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    A motley crew of travelers are forced to band together while making a treacherous crossing through American Indian territory in a rickety stagecoach. Along the way, a drunken doctor (Bing Crosby)  ...more

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  • Jean Arthur, Bob Cummings
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    1

    Released1941

    Directed bySam Wood

    John P. Merrick, the world's richest man, is annoyed to hear workers at one of his stores are trying to form a union. Getting a menial job, he's determined to root out the troublemakers, but soon  ...more
  • Bob Cummings, Brian Donlevy
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    Released1947

    Directed byAlbert Rogell

    Mike (Robert Cummings) is an accountant who also happens to be an angel working in heaven. He discovers a clerical error suggesting that Duke Byron (Brian Donlevy), an amoral Montana saloon keeper,  ...more
  • Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman
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    1

    Released1964

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    After attempting to donate $200 million to the Internal Revenue Service, Louisa (Shirley MacLaine) finds herself in the care of a psychiatrist, Dr. Stephanson (Bob Cummings). She relates the  ...more
  • Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
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    Released1943

    Directed byJulien Duvivier

    Flesh and Fantasy is a 1943 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier, starring Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer and Barbara Stanwyck. The making of this film was inspired by the success  ...more
  • Natalie Wood, Barbara Stanwyck
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    Released1946

    Directed byIrving Pichel

    The Bride Wore Boots is a 1946 romantic comedy film with Barbara Stanwyck in the title role, playing opposite Robert Cummings. A very young Natalie Wood is seen in the film, directed by Irving  ...more
  • Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan
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    1

    Released1942

    Directed bySam Wood

    In the 1890s, friends from both sides of the tracks in the village of Kings Row look for love despite the barriers of family and class. Aspiring doctor Parris Mitchell (Robert Cummings) loves the  ...more
  • Don Ameche, Betty Grable
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    Released1941

    Directed byWalter Lang

    After losing nearly all of an inheritance to taxes, sisters Kay (Betty Grable) and Barbara Latimer (Carole Landis), waitresses at a drive-in restaurant in Texas, scheme to find rich husbands. With  ...more

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  • Bob Cummings, Joan Caulfield
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    Released1950

    Directed byHenry Levin

    Having exchanged vaguely risque sketches for high-end portrait work, New York City painter George Petty (Robert Cummings) is suddenly a regular museum visitor. At a local gallery, George gets an  ...more
  • Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton
    3
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    Released1943

    Directed byVictor Saville, Edmund Goulding, Herbert Wilcox, Robert Stevenson, René Clair

    Forever and a Day is a 1943 drama film, a collaborative effort employing seven directors/producers and 22 writers, including an uncredited Alfred Hitchcock, with an enormous cast of well-known stars.  ...more
  • Loretta Young, Bob Cummings
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    Released1948

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    When college student Bill (Douglas Dick) grows inappropriately fond of psychology professor Wilma (Loretta Young) and tries to rape her, she fights back. But as she defends herself, she accidentally  ...more
  • 14

    The Barefoot Mailman

    Bob Cummings, Terry Moore
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    Released1951

    Directed byEarl McEvoy

    In the middle of his journey down the rugged Florida coast, intrepid postman Steven Pierton (Jerome Courtland) acquires a traveling companion -- Sylvanus Hurley (Robert Cummings), a fugitive who
  • Lou Costello, Bud Abbott
    2
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    Released1940

    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    One Night in the Tropics is a 1940 comedy film noteworthy for being the film debut of Abbott and Costello. The team play minor roles but steal the picture with five classic routines, including an  ...more
  • 16

    The First Time

    Bob Cummings, Barbara Hale
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    0

    Released1952

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    A young married couple, Joe (Robert Cummings) and Betsey Bennet (Barbara Hale), are parents-to-be, expecting their first child. When the day arrives, the two frantically race to the hospital -- even
  • 17

    Lucky Me

    Doris Day, Nancy Walker
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    Released1954

    Directed byJack Donohue

    Lucky Me is a 1954 film directed by Jack Donohue.  ...more
  • Bob Cummings, Susan Hayward
    5
    1

    Released1947

    Directed byMartin Gabel

    Publisher Lewis Venable (Robert Cummings) is desperate to acquire love letters between noted 19th century poet Jeffrey Ashton and Juliana Bordereau (Agnes Moorehead). Learning that Juliana is still  ...more
  • Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton
    5
    1

    Released1941

    Directed byHenry Koster

    After Johnny Reynolds Jr. (Robert Cummings) arrives at the home of his very ill father, Jonathan (Charles Laughton), his father requests to meet his fiancée, Gloria (Margaret Tallichet). Unable to  ...more
  • Shirley MacLaine, Edward G. Robinson
    4
    1

    Released1962

    Directed byJack Cardiff

    My Geisha is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Jack Cardiff, starring Yves Montand, Shirley MacLaine, and Edward G. Robinson, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film was produced by  ...more
  • Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett
    3
    1

    Released1950

    Directed byGeorge Seaton

    For Heaven's Sake is a 1950 fantasy film starring Clifton Webb as an angel trying to save the marriage of a couple played by Joan Bennett and Robert Cummings. It was adapted from the play May We Come  ...more
  • Bob Hope, George Burns
    3
    1

    Released1938

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    College Swing, also known as Swing, Teacher, Swing in the U.K., is a 1938 comedy film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring George Burns, Gracie Allen, Martha Raye, and Bob Hope. The movie features  ...more
  • Bob Cummings, Michèle Morgan
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    2

    Released1946

    Directed byArthur Ripley

    Unemployed veteran Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings) suffers from hallucinations and raw nerves. When he returns a lost wallet to violent mobster Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), the man offers to hire him  ...more
  • Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche
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    2

    Released1948

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings and Don Ameche.  ...more
  • 25

    Camille

    Robert Cummings, Clara Kimball Young
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    Released1915

    Directed byAlbert Capellani

    Camille is a 1915 film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. It was adapted by Frances Marion and directed by Albert Capellani, and stars Clara Kimball  ...more