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

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

This list features films like Jamaica Inn and Blackbeard the Pirate.

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Around the World in 80 Days Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more

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Treasure Island Patrick Troughton, Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton Treasure Island is a 1950 live action adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions, adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel Treasure Island. It stars Bobby Driscoll as Jim ...more

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Oliver Twist Alec Guinness, Diana Dors, Anthony Newley Oliver Twist is the second of David Lean's two film adaptations of Charles Dickens novels. Following the success of his 1946 version of Great Expectations, Lean re-assembled much of the same ...more

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This Happy Breed Laurence Olivier, John Mills, Celia Johnson This Happy Breed is a 1944 British Technicolor drama film directed by David Lean. The screenplay by Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan and Ronald Neame is based on the 1939 play of the same title by ...more

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Henry V Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The on-screen title is The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought ...more

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Jamaica Inn Maureen O'Hara, Charles Laughton, Robert Newton Jamaica Inn is a 1939 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock adapted from Daphne du Maurier's 1936 novel of the same name, the first of three of du Maurier's works that Hitchcock adapted. It stars ...more

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Les Misérables Elsa Lanchester, Sylvia Sidney, Debra Paget Les Misérables is a 1952 American film adapted from the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. It was directed by Lewis Milestone, and featured Michael Rennie as Jean Valjean, Robert ...more

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Odd Man Out William Hartnell, Cyril Cusack, Robert Newton Odd Man Out is a 1947 British film noir set in an unnamed Northern Irish city. Directed by Carol Reed, it is based on the novel by F. L. Green and stars James Mason.

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The Desert Rats Richard Burton, Robert Newton, Robert Douglas The Desert Rats is a 1953 American war film about the World War II siege of Tobruk. It stars Richard Burton and was directed by Robert Wise.

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The High and the Mighty John Wayne, Robert Stack, Claire Trevor The High and the Mighty is a 1954 American "disaster" film directed by William A. Wellman and written by Ernest K. Gann who also wrote the novel on which his screenplay was based. The ...more

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Major Barbara Deborah Kerr, Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller Major Barbara is a 1941 British film starring Wendy Hiller and Rex Harrison. The film was produced and directed by Gabriel Pascal and edited by David Lean. It was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Long John Silver Rod Taylor, Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist Long John Silver, also known as Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island, is a 1954 United States film production made in Australia about the eponymous pirate from Treasure Island, starring ...more

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Obsession Robert Newton, Phil Brown, Ronald Adam Obsession, released in the US as The Hidden Room, is a 1949 British crime film directed by Edward Dmytryk, based on the book A Man About A Dog by Alec Coppel, who also wrote the screenplay for ...more

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Blackbeard the Pirate Linda Darnell, William Bendix, Robert Newton Blackbeard the Pirate is a 1952 Technicolor adventure film made by RKO. The film was directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Edmund Grainger from a screenplay by Alan Le May based on the story ...more

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Tom Brown's Schooldays Michael Hordern, Robert Newton, Hermione Baddeley Tom Brown's Schooldays is a 1951 British drama film, produced by Brian Desmond Hurst, directed by Gordon Parry and starring John Howard Davies, Robert Newton and James Hayter. It is based on the ...more

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Gaslight Anton Walbrook, Robert Newton, Diana Wynyard Gaslight is a 1940 British film directed by Thorold Dickinson which stars Anton Walbrook and Diana Wynyard, and features Frank Pettingell. The film adheres more closely to the original play upon ...more

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Hatter's Castle Deborah Kerr, Robert Newton, Emlyn Williams Hatter's Castle is a 1942 British film noir based on the 1931 novel Hatter's Castle by A. J. Cronin, which dramatizes the ruin that befalls a Scottish hatter set on recapturing his imagined lost ...more

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Soldiers Three David Niven, Stewart Granger, Walter Pidgeon Soldiers Three is a 1951 film written Rudyard Kipling, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Tom Reed, and Marguerite Roberts and directed by Tay Garnett.

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Waterfront Richard Burton, Robert Newton, James Hayter Waterfront is a 1950 British drama film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison and Avis Scott. A sailor abandons his family, in the Liverpool slums. He ...more

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Troopship Flora Robson, Robert Newton, Sebastian Shaw Farewell Again is a 1937 British drama film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Leslie Banks, Flora Robson, Sebastian Shaw and Robert Newton. The film is a portmanteau illustrating the calls of ...more

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Bulldog Sees It Through Robert Newton, Googie Withers, Sebastian Shaw Bulldog Sees it Through is a 1940 British, black-and-white, mystery war film directed by Harold Huth and starring Ronald Shiner as Pug, Jack Buchanan, Greta Gynt, Googie Withers and Sebastian ...more

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Kiss the Blood off My Hands Burt Lancaster, Joan Fontaine, Robert Newton Kiss the Blood Off My Hands is a 1948 film noir, directed by Norman Foster. It stars Burt Lancaster, Joan Fontaine and Robert Newton.

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Androcles and the Lion Jean Simmons, Elsa Lanchester, Woody Strode Androcles and the Lion is a 1952 RKO film produced by Gabriel Pascal from the George Bernard Shaw play of the same name. It was Pascal's last film, made two years after the death of Shaw, his ...more

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The Beachcomber Donald Pleasence, Donald Sinden, Glynis Johns The Beachcomber is a 1954 British comedy-drama film directed by Muriel Box starring Donald Sinden, Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Paul Rogers, Donald Pleasence and Michael Hordern. The film is ...more

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Temptation Harbour William Hartnell, Simone Simon, Robert Newton Temptation Harbour is a British black and white crime/drama film directed by Lance Comfort, released in 1947 based on the novel Newhaven-Dieppe by Georges Simenon. The film was made at Welwyn ...more

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Poison Pen Flora Robson, Robert Newton, Ann Todd Poison Pen is a 1939 film directed by Paul L. Stein, starring Flora Robson, Reginald Tate and Ann Todd. It was based on the 1937 play by Richard Llewellyn.