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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.

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Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum, Norman Lloyd
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
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Ann-Margret, Bing Crosby, Stefanie Powers
Stagecoach is a 1966 American film, directed by Gordon Douglas as a remake of the John Ford classic black-and-white western Stagecoach, which won two Academy Awards and received five other ...more
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Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland
This film is a 1954 3-D American thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings. The screenplay and the successful stage play ...more
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Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy, Lurene Tuttle
Heaven Only Knows is a 1947 Western directed by Albert S. Rogell, starring Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy and Marjorie Reynolds.
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Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke
What a Way to Go! is a 1964 American black comedy directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly, Bob Cummings and Dick Van
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Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, William Demarest
The Devil and Miss Jones is a 1941 comedy film starring Jean Arthur and Charles Coburn. Directed by Sam Wood and scripted by Norman Krasna, the film was the product of an independent ...more
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Buster Keaton, Charles Laughton, Claude Rains
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
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Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Raymond Burr
Sleep, My Love is a 1948 feature film directed by Douglas Sirk, and starring Claudette Colbert, Robert Cummings and Don Ameche.
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Peter Lorre, Robert Cummings, Bess Flowers
The Chase is a 1946 American black and white film noir directed by Arthur Ripley. The screenplay written by Philip Yordan is based on the Cornell Woolrich novel The Black Path of Fear.
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Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Carole Landis
Moon Over Miami is a 1941 Technicolor musical film directed by Walter Lang, with Betty Grable and Don Ameche in leading roles and co-starring Robert Cummings, Carole Landis, Jack Haley, and ...more
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Ronald Reagan, Claude Rains, Ann Sheridan
Kings Row is a 1942 film starring Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings, and Ronald Reagan that tells a story of young people growing up in a small American town at the turn of the twentieth century, ...more
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Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, Robert Cummings
The Lost Moment is a 1947 American psychological thriller film with elements of horror directed by Martin Gabel and starring Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward and Agnes Moorehead.
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Joan Blondell, Joan Bennett, Clifton Webb
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 ...more
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Bob Hope, George Burns, Betty Grable
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 ...more
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Shirley MacLaine, Edward G. Robinson, Yves Montand
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
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Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Boyer
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 ...more
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Tippi Hedren, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Cummings
The Petty Girl is a musical romantic comedy Technicolor film starring Robert Cummings and Joan Caulfield. Cummings portrays painter George Petty who falls for Victoria Braymore, the youngest ...more
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Natalie Wood, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Cummings
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
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Charles Laughton, Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings
It Started with Eve is a 1941 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Deanna Durbin, Robert Cummings, and Charles Laughton. Based on a story by Hanns ...more
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Arlene Dahl, Norman Lloyd, Richard Basehart
Reign of Terror is a 1949 American drama film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart and Arlene Dahl. The film is set during the French Revolution. Plotters seek ...more
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Lucky Me Doris Day, Nancy Walker, Phil Silvers
Lucky Me is a 1954 film directed by Jack Donohue.
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The Barefoot Mailman Terry Moore, Robert Cummings, Jerome Courtland
The Barefoot Mailman is a 1951 film directed by Earl McEvoy.
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Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, William Frawley
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 ...more
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Loretta Young, Sara Allgood, Robert Cummings
The Accused is a 1949 American film noir directed by William Dieterle and written by Ketti Frings, based on Be Still, My Love, a 1947 novel written by June Truesdell. The drama features Loretta ...more
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Gary Cooper, George Raft, Robert Cummings
Souls at Sea is a 1937 American adventure film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Gary Cooper, George Raft, and Frances Dee. Based on a story by Ted Lesser, the film is about a first mate ...more