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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?"
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  • Dial M for Murder1
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    Dial M for Murder

    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock

    Released1954

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    This film is a 1954 3-D American thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock,... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Devil and Miss Jones2
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    The Devil and Miss Jones

    Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn

    Released1941

    Directed bySam Wood

    The Devil and Miss Jones is a 1941 comedy film starring Jean Arthur and Charles Coburn.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • What a Way to Go!3
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    What a Way to Go!

    Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1964

    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    What a Way to Go! is a 1964 American black comedy directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • Stagecoach4
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    Stagecoach

    Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby

    Released1966

    Directed byGordon Douglas

    Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford... more on Wikipedia

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    #159 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made#14 of 62 The Best Ann-Margret Movies

  • Heaven Only Knows5
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    Heaven Only Knows

    Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy

    Released1947

    Directed byAlbert S. Rogell

    Heaven Only Knows is a 1947 Western directed by Albert S. Rogell, starring Robert Cummings,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Kings Row6
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    Kings Row

    Ronald Reagan, Claude Rains

    Released1942

    Directed bySam Wood

    Kings Row is a 1942 film starring Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan that tells... more on Wikipedia

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    #47 of 70 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1940s#159 of 179 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time

  • The Chase7
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    The Chase

    Peter Lorre, Robert Cummings

    Released1946

    Directed byArthur Ripley

    The Chase is a 1946 American black and white film noir directed by Arthur Ripley. The... more on Wikipedia
  • Saboteur8
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    Saboteur

    Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum

    Released1942

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    Saboteur is a 1942 Universal spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • Sleep, My Love9
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    Sleep, My Love

    Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche

    Released1948

    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette... more on Wikipedia
  • Moon Over Miami10
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    Moon Over Miami

    Betty Grable, Don Ameche

    Released1941

    Directed byWalter Lang

    Moon Over Miami is a 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable... more on Wikipedia

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    #74 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time#28 of 33 The Best Romantic Comedies of the 1940s

  • The Lost Moment11
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    The Lost Moment

    Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead

    Released1947

    Directed byMartin Gabel, Martin Gabler

    The Lost Moment is a 1947 American psychological thriller film with elements of horror... more on Wikipedia
  • Forever and a Day12
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    Forever and a Day

    Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • For Heaven's Sake13
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    For Heaven's Sake

    Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett

    Released1950

    Directed byGeorge Seaton

    For Heaven's Sake is a 1950 fantasy film starring Clifton Webb as an angel trying to save the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • College Swing14
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    College Swing

    Bob Hope, George Burns

    Released1938

    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    College Swing, also known as Swing, Teacher, Swing in the U.K., is a 1938 comedy film directed... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • It Started with Eve15
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    It Started with Eve

    Charles Laughton, Deanna Durbin

    Released1941

    Directed byHenry Koster

    It Started with Eve is a 1941 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Henry Koster... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Reign of Terror16
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    Reign of Terror

    Arlene Dahl, Norman Lloyd

    Released1949

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    Reign of Terror is a 1949 American drama film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Princess O'Rourke17
    4
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    Princess O'Rourke

    Olivia de Havilland, Jane Wyman

    Released1943

    Directed byNorman Krasna

    Princess O'Rourke is a 1943 romantic comedy film. The film was directed and written by Norman... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Desert Gold18
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    Desert Gold

    Monte Blue, Buster Crabbe

    Released1936

    Directed byJames P. Hogan

    Desert Gold is a 1936 film directed by James Patrick Hogan.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Beach Party19
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    Beach Party

    Vincent Price, Annette Funicello

    Released1963

    Directed byWilliam Asher

    Beach Party was the first of several beach party films from American International Pictures... more on Wikipedia
  • Camille20
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    Camille

    Robert Cummings, Clara Kimball Young

    Released1915

    Directed byAlbert Capellani

    Camille is a 1915 film based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre... more on Wikipedia
  • Flesh and Fantasy21
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    Flesh and Fantasy

    Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1943

    Directed byJulien Duvivier

    Flesh and Fantasy is a 1943 American anthology film directed by Julien Duvivier, starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • My Geisha22
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    My Geisha

    Shirley MacLaine, Edward G. Robinson

    Released1962

    Directed byJack Cardiff

    My Geisha is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Jack Cardiff, starring Yves Montand,... more on Wikipedia
  • One Night in the Tropics23
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    One Night in the Tropics

    Lou Costello, Bud Abbott

    Released1940

    Directed byA. Edward Sutherland

    One Night in the Tropics is a 1940 comedy film noteworthy for being the film debut of Abbott... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Private Affairs24
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    Private Affairs

    Robert Cummings, Roland Young

    Released1940

    Directed byAlbert S. Rogell

    Private Affairs is a 1940 film comedy starring Nancy Kelly, with a supporting cast including... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Souls at Sea25
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    Souls at Sea

    Gary Cooper, George Raft

    Released1937

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Souls at Sea is a 1937 American adventure film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Gary... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button