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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.

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Waterloo Bridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Robert Taylor Movies
Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, C. Aubrey Smith
Waterloo Bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 American drama film also called Waterloo Bridge, adapted from the 1930 play Waterloo Bridge. In an extended flashback narration, it recounts the ...more
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Robert Taylor, John McIntire, Denise Darcel
Westward the Women is a 1951 western film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel and John McIntire.
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Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders
Ivanhoe is a 1952 American cinema film in color, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman for MGM. The cast features Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Deborah Kerr
Quo Vadis is a 1951 American epic film made by MGM in Technicolor. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and produced by Sam Zimbalist, from a screenplay by John Lee Mahin, S. N. Behrman and Sonya ...more
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Lana Turner, Robert Taylor, Edward Arnold
Johnny Eager is a 1941 film noir directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Robert Taylor, Lana Turner and Van Heflin. Heflin won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was one of many ...more
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Robert Taylor, nm0129894, Paula Raymond
Devil's Doorway is a 1950 western film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Taylor as an Indian who returns home from the American Civil War a hero awarded the Medal of Honor. However, ...more
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Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor, James Arness
Many Rivers to Cross is a 1955 American film starring Robert Taylor.
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Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor, Maureen O'Sullivan
A Yank at Oxford is a British film directed by Jack Conway from a screenplay by John Monk Saunders and Leon Gordon. It was produced by MGM-British at Denham Studios and stars Robert Taylor, ...more
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Robert Taylor, Richard Widmark, DeForest Kelley
The Law and Jake Wade is a 1958 Metrocolor western released by MGM in CinemaScope, based on the 1956 novel by Marvin H. Albert and directed by John Sturges. The titular character, Jake Wade is a ...more
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Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Debra Paget
The Last Hunt is a 1956 MGM western film directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Dore Schary. The screenplay was by Richard Brooks from the novel The Last Hunt by Milton Lott. The music score ...more
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Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Joan Leslie
Camille is an American romantic drama film directed by George Cukor and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H. Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoë Akins and Frances Marion. ...more
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Janet Leigh, Anne Francis, Robert Taylor
Rogue Cop is a 1954 film noir directed by Roy Rowland, based on the novel by William P. McGivern, and starring Robert Taylor, Janet Leigh, and George Raft.
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Saddle the Wind John Cassavetes, Robert Taylor, Julie London
Saddle the Wind is a 1958 film directed by Robert Parrish.
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Robert Taylor, Arlene Dahl, Jean Hagen
Ambush is a 1950 western film directed by Sam Wood and starring Robert Taylor, John Hodiak and Arlene Dahl. This was the last film directed by Sam Wood. The plot is based based on the serial ...more
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Tina Louise, Robert Taylor, Fess Parker
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.
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Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz, George Murphy
Bataan is a war film about the defense of the Bataan Peninsula at the start of World War II. It was made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Tay Garnett and produced by Irving Starr, with Dore ...more
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Ava Gardner, Robert Taylor, Stanley Baker
Knights of the Round Table is a 1953 British historical film made by MGM. Directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman, it was the first film in Cinemascope made by that studio. ...more
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Cyd Charisse, Robert Taylor, Lee J. Cobb
Party Girl is a American film noir, directed by Nicholas Ray and starring Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse and Lee J. Cobb. It was the last film Taylor did under contract for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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Charles Laughton, Robert Taylor, Walter Brennan
Stand By for Action is a 1942 American war film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, starring Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy, and Charles Laughton, and featuring Walter Brennan. Suggested by a story by ...more
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Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor, James Whitmore
Above and Beyond is a 1952 American war film about Lt. Col. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr., the pilot of the aircraft that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945. It stars Robert Taylor as ...more
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Robert Taylor, Wallace Beery
Stand Up and Fight is a 1939 film starring Wallace Beery and Robert Taylor. The supporting cast includes Florence Rice, Helen Broderick, Charles Bickford, Barton MacLane, Charley Grapewin, and ...more
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Robert Taylor, Robert Benchley, Susan Peters
Song of Russia is a 1944 American war film made and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The picture was credited as being directed by Gregory Ratoff, though Ratoff collapsed near the end of the ...more
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Hedy Lamarr, Robert Taylor, Joseph Schildkraut
Lady of the Tropics is a 1939 romantic drama film written by Ben Hecht and directed by Jack Conway and Leslie Fenton.
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Robert Taylor, Robert Morley, Wilfrid Hyde-White
The Adventures of Quentin Durward, known also as Quentin Durward, is a 1955 historical film released by MGM. It was directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay ...more
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Robert Taylor, Keenan Wynn, Stewart Granger
All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1953 adventure drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, based on the 1919 novel All the Brothers Were Valiant by Ben Ames Williams. The 1953 MGM film is a ...more