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This list of the best Robert Redford movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Robert Redford has appeared in some of the best films of all time, but in 1978 he took his love of movies to the next level by becoming the chairman to the newly founded Sundance Film Festival. Robert Redford'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 Redford movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Redford movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Redford movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Redford roles of all time?"  Do you prefer movies with a young Robert Redford, in which his undeniable good looks light up the silver screen, or the gracefully aging old Robert Redford (he's still one of the most handsome Hollywood stars around!)?  The greatest Robert Redford performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous movies like The StingOut of Africa, and The Last Castle appear on this Robert Redford filmography, but its up to fans like you to decide upon the very best.  If you think the best Robert Redford role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Reford's buddy movies, you might also enjoy our list of best Paul Newman movies and best Dustin Hoffman movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Robert Redford include names like Tony Scott, Phil Alden Robinson and Sidney Lumet. Is Robert Redford your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Peter Fonda and Paul Newman films lists too.

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The Sting Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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Jeremiah Johnson Robert Redford, Tanya Tucker, Will Geer

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Three Days of the Condor Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

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All the President's Men Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

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The Way We Were Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, James Woods

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223 39
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Barefoot in the Park Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Doris Roberts

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324 110
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The Natural Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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243 36
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The Great Gatsby Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern

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Out of Africa Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Iman Abdulmajid

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188 43
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An Unfinished Life Jennifer Lopez, Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford

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242 86
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The Horse Whisperer Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth, Robert Redford

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182 43
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The Electric Horseman Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Willie Nelson

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227 85
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A River Runs Through It Brad Pitt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Robert Redford

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This Property Is Condemned Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Charles Bronson

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The Candidate Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Peter Boyle

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All Is Lost Robert Redford

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Brubaker Nicolas Cage, Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford

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Up Close & Personal Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert Redford, Stockard Channing

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Spy Game Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Charlotte Rampling

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Inside Daisy Clover Robert Redford, Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer

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The Great Waldo Pepper Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

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The Last Castle Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo, Robin Wright

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Sneakers Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley

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Havana Robert Redford, Alan Arkin, Lena Olin

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The Chase Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford

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Downhill Racer Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Dabney Coleman

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The Clearing Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe, Robert Redford

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A Bridge Too Far Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert Blake

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Legal Eagles Robert Redford, Daryl Hannah, Terence Stamp

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The Legend of Bagger Vance Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon

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Lions for Lambs Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

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The Company You Keep Anna Kendrick, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon

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Ordinary People Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

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The Hot Rock Robert Redford, George Segal, Charlotte Rae

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Indecent Proposal Demi Moore, Robert Redford, Woody Harrelson

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Little Fauss and Big Halsy Robert Redford, Lauren Hutton, Michael J. Pollard

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13 3
Pete's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Robert Redford Movies
Pete's Dragon

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Quiz Show Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke

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Charlotte's Web Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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A Walk in the Woods Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson

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The Iceman Cometh Robert Redford, Jason Robards Jr., Sorrell Booke

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Truth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Robert Redford Movies
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War Hunt Robert Redford, Francis Ford Coppola, Sydney Pollack

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Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious Robert Redford, Alec Guinness, Mike Connors

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Tall Story Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Anthony Perkins

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La Classe américaine Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dustin Hoffman