The Best Robert Taylor Movies

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

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

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  • Lance Poole (Robert Taylor) is a Native American who left his tribal homelands to fight for the Union in the Civil War. Despite earning the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic duties in the ...more
  • After discovering that his mother, a renowned German actress (Nazimova), is being held in a Nazi concentration camp, her American son, Mark Preysing (Robert Taylor), heads to Germany to track her ...more
  • Sandy McKenzie (Stewart Granger) has a long history of hunting buffalo, but now that the herds have been so dramatically thinned out, he's come to regret it. Nevertheless, he partners up with Charles ...more
  • There's a deficit of good, honest women in the West, and Roy Whitman (John McIntire) wants to change that. His solution is to bring a caravan of over 100 mail-order brides from Chicago to California. ...more
  • In the midst of a bitter rivalry between railroad mogul Blake Cantrell (Robert Taylor) and stagecoach bigwig Capt. Boss Starkey (Wallace Beery), the latter has been renting spare stagecoaches to a ...more
  • At the onset of World War I, British officer Roy Cronin (Robert Taylor) and ballerina Myra (Vivien Leigh) meet and fall in love. As fate would have it, Cronin is called to active duty shortly ...more
  • Loyal British knight Wilfred of Ivanhoe (Robert Taylor) sets out on a mission to free the kidnapped King of England, Richard the Lionheart (Norman Wooland), in this rousing adventure tale. The brave ...more
  • Crooked cop Christopher Kelvaney (Robert Taylor) has been on the take for so long that all the backstreet thugs and shady politicians in town know they can buy their way out of trouble any time. Then ...more
  • The year is 1878, and the young daughter of a U.S. general is kidnapped and taken far into the Apache lands of the Arizona Territory. Prospector Ward Kinsman (Robert Taylor) is enlisted to find the ...more
  • When the Duke of Burgundy (Alec Clunes) tries to arrange a marriage between Lord Crawford (Ernest Thesiger) of Scotland and the young Countess of Marcroy (Kay Kendall) of France, Crawford sends ...more
  • The Hangman is a 1959 film directed by Michael Curtiz. It stars Robert Taylor and Tina Louise. The film is based on the short story of the same name by Luke Short.
  • Steve Sinclair (Robert Taylor) is a former gunfighter and soldier who left his violent ways behind him after the Civil War. Since then, he has settled down as a rancher in a small Western town. But ...more
  • Bandits Clint Hollister (Richard Widmark) and Jake Wade (Robert Taylor) botch a robbery that ends with Clint imprisoned. Despairing, Jake leaves the loot in an abandoned village and quits crime for ...more
  • Sky Ames (Lew Ayres) is set to spend the rest of his life with Linda (Greer Garson) -- until she falls for his best friend, Jeff (Robert Taylor). Sky takes their marriage well, but Jeff soon has ...more
  • Biracial beauty Manon De Vargnes (Hedy Lamarr) wants to get out of Saigon, Vietnam, but because of her half-caste status, she finds it impossible to obtain a passport. She initially sees downtrodden ...more
  • John Meredith (Robert Taylor) is an American conductor who embarks on a journey to Russia with his manager for a country-wide tour. When he arrives in Moscow, he meets and falls for pianist Nadya ...more
  • On a mission to secure the hostile takeover of an English business for his employer and mentor, George Salt (Burl Ives), power-hungry executive Cliff Barton (Robert Taylor) meets and falls hard for ...more
  • Returning from a military campaign abroad, General Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor) discovers that a new religion has taken hold in Rome: Christianity. When Vinicius encounters Lygia (Deborah Kerr), a ...more
  • After Johnny Eager (Robert Taylor) is released from jail, the unreformed gangster fools his parole officer (Henry O'Neill) into believing his ways are changed. In actuality, Eager wants to return to ...more
  • Beautiful Marguerite Gauthier (Greta Garbo) lifts herself out of her poverty-stricken upbringing by becoming the enchanting "Lady of the Camellias," well-kept courtesan of the rich and influential ...more
  • Mark Brandon (Robert Taylor) is an archaeologist heading to Egypt for an expedition. After meeting Ann Mercedes (Eleanor Parker), the daughter of his late mentor, he is persuaded to help her uncover ...more
  • Wealthy Caroline Whipple backs a musical revue by handsome young Steve Raleigh (Robert Taylor). By coincidence, when Mrs. Whipple decides to sell Stargazer, her underachieving racehorse, Sally Lee ...more
  • Sailor Joel Shore (Robert Taylor) goes looking for his whale hunter brother, Mark (Stewart Granger), who is lost during a disastrous mission at sea. Joel and his wife, Priscilla (Ann Blyth), ...more
  • D-Day the Sixth of June is a 1956 romantic war film made by 20th Century Fox. It was directed by Henry Koster and produced by Charles Brackett from a screenplay by Ivan Moffat and Harry Brown, based ...more
  • Headstrong Mary Stuart Cherne (Eleanor Parker) is in hot pursuit of frontiersman Bushrod Gentry (Robert Taylor), and is determined to make him her husband. Naturally, Bushrod has no desire to leave ...more