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The Best Robert Stack Movies

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

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

Items here include everything from Lords of the Mafia: Sicily to Big Trouble.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Stack movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Stack roles of all time?"


  • 1


    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen


    Directed byJerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

    Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Robert Hays and Julie...  more

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  • 2

    Is Paris Burning?

    Kirk Douglas, Orson Welles


    Directed byRené Clément

    Is Paris Burning? is a 1966 film directed by René Clément, starring an ensemble cast, about the liberation of Paris in August 1944 by the French Resistance and the Free French Forces during WWII. The...  more
  • 3

    Uncommon Valor

    Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze


    Directed byTed Kotcheff

    Uncommon Valor is a 1983 action film written by Joe Gayton and directed by Ted Kotcheff, about a U.S. Marine officer who puts together a team to try to rescue his son, who he believes is among those...  more

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  • 4

    The Transformers: The Movie

    Orson Welles, Judd Nelson


    Directed byNelson Shin

    The Transformers: The Movie is a 1986 animated feature film based on the animated TV series by the same name. It was released in North America on August 8, 1986 and in the UK on December 5, 1986. The...  more

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  • 5

    The Last Voyage

    George Sanders, Robert Stack


    Directed byAndrew L. Stone

    The Last Voyage is a 1960 American disaster film written and directed by Andrew L. Stone. It stars Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The screenplay centers on the sinking of an aged ocean liner in the...  more

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  • 6

    House of Bamboo

    DeForest Kelley, Robert Ryan


    Directed bySamuel Fuller

    House of Bamboo is a 1955 American film noir shot in CinemaScope and DeLuxe Color. It was directed and co-written by Samuel Fuller. The film is a loose remake of The Street with No Name, using the...  more
  • 7

    The High and the Mighty

    John Wayne, Robert Stack


    Directed byWilliam A. Wellman

    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 film's cast was...  more
  • 8

    Beavis and Butt-head Do America

    Demi Moore, Bruce Willis


    Directed byMike deSeve, Mike Judge, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan

    Beavis and Butt-head Do America is a 1996 American animated road comedy film, based on the TV series Beavis and Butt-head. It was produced by Paramount Pictures in association with Geffen Pictures...  more

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  • 9

    The Tarnished Angels

    Rock Hudson, Troy Donahue


    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    The Tarnished Angels is a 1957 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk. The screenplay by George Zuckerman is based on the 1935 novel Pylon by William Faulkner....  more
  • 10

    Joe Versus the Volcano

    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan


    Directed byJohn Patrick Shanley

    Joe Versus the Volcano is a 1990 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Patrick Shanley and starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Hanks plays a man who, after being told he has a rare...  more

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  • 11

    To Be or Not to Be

    Carole Lombard, Jack Benny


    Directed byErnst Lubitsch

    To Be or Not to Be is a 1942 American comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch, about a troupe of actors in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who use their abilities at disguise and acting to fool the occupying men. It...  more
  • 12

    Hercules: Zero to Hero

    James Woods, Kathie Lee Gifford


    Directed byBob Kline

    Hercules: Zero to Hero is a 1999 direct-to-video followup to Disney's 1997 animated feature Hercules. It was released on August 31, 1999, and serves as the pilot to Hercules: The Animated Series....  more
  • 13

    A Date with Judy

    Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Stack


    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    A Date with Judy is a 1948 MGM musical film starring Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, and Elizabeth Taylor. Directed by Richard Thorpe, the movie was based on the radio series of the same name. The film...  more
  • 14

    Fighter Squadron

    Rock Hudson, Robert Stack


    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Fighter Squadron is a 1948 American Technicolor war film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Edmond O'Brien as a maverick World War II fighter pilot, with featured performances by Robert Stack and...  more
  • 15

    Caddyshack II

    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd


    Directed byAllan Arkush

    Caddyshack II is a 1988 golf comedy film and sequel to Caddyshack. The film stars Jackie Mason, Dan Aykroyd, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Randy Quaid, Chevy Chase, Jonathan Silverman, and Jessica...  more

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  • 16


    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee


    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, and featuring an ensemble cast including Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Belushi, John Candy,...  more

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  • 17

    The Caretakers

    Joan Crawford, Robert Vaughn


    Directed byHall Bartlett

    The Caretakers is a 1963 American drama film starring Joan Crawford, Robert Stack, Polly Bergen and Janis Paige in a story about a mental hospital. The screenplay was adapted by Henry F. Greenberg...  more
  • 18

    Recess: School's Out

    James Woods, Melissa Joan Hart


    Directed byChuck Sheetz

    Recess: School's Out is a 2001 American animated comedy mystery film based on the Disney television series Recess. It was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and released theatrically in the United...  more

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  • 19

    Good Morning, Miss Dove

    Jennifer Jones, Chuck Connors


    Directed byHenry Koster

    Good Morning, Miss Dove is a 1955 DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope film which tells the sentimental story of a beloved schoolteacher who reflects back on her life and former students when she is...  more
  • 20

    Great Day in the Morning

    Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo


    Directed byJacques Tourneur

    Great Day in the Morning is a Technicolor Superscope 1956 film. It was directed by Jacques Tourneur and stars Robert Stack and Virginia Mayo in a story set in 1860s Denver....  more
  • 21

    First Love

    Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack


    Directed byHenry Koster

    First Love is a 1939 American musical film directed by Henry Koster and starring Deanna Durbin. Based on the fairy tale Cinderella, the film is about an orphan who is sent to live with her wealthy...  more
  • 22

    War Paint

    Peter Graves, Robert Stack


    Directed byLesley Selander

    War Paint is a 1953 Western directed by Lesley Selander, starring Robert Stack and Joan Taylor. A U.S. Cavalry lieutenant is assigned to deliver a peace treaty to a powerful Indian chief, but two...  more
  • 23

    Sabre Jet

    Robert Stack, Amanda Blake


    Directed byLouis Eugene King, Louis King

    Sabre Jet is a film directed by Louis King released on Spetember 4, 1953....  more
  • 24

    Killer Bud

    Danielle Harris, Robert Stack


    Directed byKarl T. Hirsch

    Killer Bud is an American comedy film released in 2001. It was Robert Stack's final film prior to his death in 2003....  more
  • 25

    Written on the Wind

    Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson


    Directed byDouglas Sirk

    Written on the Wind is a 1956 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone. The screenplay by George Zuckerman was based on...  more