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The Best Robert Taylor Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 2.1k votes 263 voters 28.0k views

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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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    Johnny Eager

    Lana Turner, Robert Taylor
    Johnny Eager is a 1941 film noir directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Robert Taylor, Lana...  more
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    A Yank at Oxford

    Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor
    A Yank at Oxford is a British film directed by Jack Conway from a screenplay by John Monk...  more
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    Westward the Women

    Robert Taylor, John McIntire
    Westward the Women is a 1951 western film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Robert...  more
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    The Hangman

    Tina Louise, Robert Taylor
    The Hangman is a 1959 film directed by Michael Curtiz. It stars Robert Taylor and Tina Louise....  more
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    Escape

    Norma Shearer, Robert Taylor
    Escape is a 1940 drama film about an American in pre-World War II Nazi Germany who discovers...  more
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    Quo Vadis

    Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren
    Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn...  more

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    Stand Up and Fight

    Robert Taylor, Wallace Beery
    Stand Up and Fight is a 1939 film starring Wallace Beery and Robert Taylor. The supporting...  more
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    Waterloo Bridge

    Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor
    Waterloo Bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 American drama film also called Waterloo Bridge,...  more

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    #36 of 75 The Greatest Classic Romance Movies#21 of 56 The Best Romance Movies of the 1940s

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    Lady of the Tropics

    Hedy Lamarr, Robert Taylor
    Lady of the Tropics is a 1939 romantic drama film written by Ben Hecht and directed by Jack...  more
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    Valley of the Kings

    Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor
    Valley of the Kings is a 1954 Eastmancolor adventure film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was...  more
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    Song of Russia

    Robert Taylor, Robert Benchley
    Song of Russia is a 1944 American war film made and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The...  more
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    All the Brothers Were Valiant

    Robert Taylor, Keenan Wynn
    All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1953 adventure drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,...  more
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    Billy the Kid

    Robert Taylor, Gene Lockhart
    Billy the Kid is a 1941 American color remake of the 1930 film of the same name. The film...  more
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    Undercurrent

    Katharine Hepburn, Robert Mitchum
    Undercurrent is a film noir drama directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay was written by...  more
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    Small Town Girl

    James Stewart, Robert Taylor
    Small Town Girl is a film starring Janet Gaynor, Robert Taylor, and James Stewart. The...  more
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    Three Comrades

    Robert Taylor, Robert Young
    Three Comrades 1938 is a drama film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Joseph L....  more
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    His Brother's Wife

    Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor
    His Brother's Wife is a 1936 drama romance film directed by Woody Van Dyke....  more
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    Magnificent Obsession

    Irene Dunne, Robert Taylor
    Magnificent Obsession is a 1935 drama film based on the novel of the same name by Lloyd C....  more
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    Broadway Melody of 1936

    Jack Benny, Robert Taylor
    Broadway Melody of 1936 is a musical film released by MGM in 1935. In New York, the film...  more
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    Remember?

    Greer Garson, Robert Taylor
    Remember? is an American romantic comedy released on December 19, 1939, directed by Norman Z....  more
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    Many Rivers to Cross

    Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor
    Many Rivers to Cross is a 1955 American film starring Robert Taylor....  more
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    Ivanhoe

    Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine
    Ivanhoe is a 1952 American cinema film in color, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by...  more

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    #250 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#44 of 50 The Best Oscar-Nominated Movies of the 1950s

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    Miracle of the White Stallions

    Robert Taylor, Eddie Albert
    Miracle of the White Stallions is a 1963 film released by Walt Disney starring Robert Taylor,...  more
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    Devil's Doorway

    Robert Taylor, nm0129894
    Devil's Doorway is a 1950 western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Taylor as...  more
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    Return of the Gunfighter

    Robert Taylor, Chad Everett
    Return of the Gunfighter is a film directed by James Neilson released on January 29, 1967....  more