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The Best Robert Newton Movies  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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TV Serial Classics: The Adventures of Long John Silver Robert Newton
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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