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The Best Robert Vaughn Movies 

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Updated February 5, 2020 670 votes 81 voters 7.4k views 71 items

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

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

List contains films like Gang Warz and The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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

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Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner

Released: 1956

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more

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Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn

Released: 1960

Directed by: John Sturges

The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach and Steve McQueen. The picture is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's ...more

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Kathy Griffin, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jimmy T. Murakami

Battle Beyond the Stars is an American 1980 science fiction film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and produced by Roger Corman. The film, intended as a "Magnificent Seven in outer space", ...more

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Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

Released: 1968

Directed by: Peter Yates

Bullitt is a 1968 American action police procedural film directed by Peter Yates and produced by Philip D'Antoni. It stars Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset. The screenplay by ...more

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Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, Diana Rigg

Released: 1970

Directed by: Stuart Burge

Julius Caesar is a 1970 British independent film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, directed by Stuart Burge from a screenplay by Robert Furnival. The film stars Charlton Heston, Jason ...more

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O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

Released: 1974

Directed by: Irwin Allen, John Guillermin

The Towering Inferno is a 1974 American action drama disaster film produced by Irwin Allen featuring an all-star cast led by Steve McQueen and Paul Newman. The picture was directed by John ...more

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Richard Pryor, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder

Released: 1983

Directed by: Richard Lester

Superman III is a 1983 British-American superhero film directed by Richard Lester. It is the third film in the Superman film series based upon the long-running DC Comics superhero. The film is ...more

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Robert Vaughn, George Segal, Ben Gazzara

Released: 1969

Directed by: John Guillermin

The Bridge at Remagen is a 1969 film starring George Segal, Ben Gazzara and Robert Vaughn. It was directed by John Guillermin and was shot on location in Czechoslovakia. The film is based on the ...more

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Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters

Released: 1986

Directed by: Menahem Golan

The Delta Force is a 1986 American action film starring Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin as leaders of an elite squad based on the real life U.S. Army Delta Force unit. It was directed by Menahem ...more

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Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Senta Berger

Released: 1965

Directed by: John Newland

The Spy with My Face is a 1965 spy-fi spy film based on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. television series. Robert Vaughn and David McCallum reprised their roles as secret agents Napoleon Solo and Illya ...more
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Paul Newman, Robert Vaughn, Adam West

Released: 1959

Directed by: Vincent Sherman

The Young Philadelphians is a 1959 drama film starring Paul Newman, Barbara Rush and Alexis Smith, and directed by Vincent Sherman. Robert Vaughn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best ...more
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Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Victoria Silvstedt

Released: 1998

Directed by: David Zucker

BASEketball is a 1998 American sports comedy film by David Zucker starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Yasmine Bleeth, ...more

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Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Eleanor Parker

Released: 1969

Directed by: Sutton Roley

How To Steal the World is a 1968 adventure/action film based on the series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., with Robert Vaughn and David McCallum reprising their roles as secret agents Napoleon Solo and ...more
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Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Carol Lynley

Released: 1968

Directed by: Boris Sagal

The Helicopter Spies is a 1968 feature length film version of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’s fourth season two-part episode "The Prince of Darkness Affair." The episodes were originally ...more
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Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton, Robert Vaughn

Released: 1986

Directed by: Harley Cokeliss

Black Moon Rising is an action motion picture made in 1986 directed by Harley Cokeliss, written by John Carpenter and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton and Robert Vaughn, plus Keenan Wynn ...more

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Joan Crawford, Robert Vaughn, Robert Stack

Released: 1963

Directed by: Hall 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. ...more
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Starship Invasions Christopher Lee, Robert Vaughn

Directed by: Edward Hunt

Starship Invasions is a 1977 Canadian science fiction film produced by Ed Hunt and filmed in Toronto, Ontario. It was re-released in the United Kingdom as Project Genocide.
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Joan Crawford, Robert Vaughn, David McCallum

Released: 1967

Directed by: Barry Shear

The Karate Killers is a 1967 feature length film version of The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’s third season two-part episode "The Five Daughters Affair." The episodes were originally broadcast ...more
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Robert Vaughn, Darren McGavin, Gary Collins

Released: 1980

Directed by: James L. Conway

Hangar 18 is a 1980 science fiction film that was released to capitalize on the UFO interest of the era. The film itself carries ties to Area 51, as well as ufology. Although it flopped, it ...more

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Boris Karloff, Elke Sommer, Robert Vaughn

Released: 1967

Directed by: Jerry Thorpe

The Venetian Affair is a 1967 spy film directed by Jerry Thorpe. It stars Robert Vaughn and Elke Sommer and is based on a novel by Helen MacInnes. It was shot on location in Venice, Italy.
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Bell, Chris Rock

Released: 2001

Directed by: Louis C.K.

Pootie Tang is a 2001 American comedy film written and directed by Louis C.K. Adapted from a comedy sketch that first appeared on The Chris Rock Show, the character Pootie Tang is a satire of ...more

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George Kennedy, Robert Vaughn, Glenn Ford

Released: 1980

Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku

Virus — literally "Day of Resurrection" — is a 1980 post-apocalyptic science fiction movie directed by Kinji Fukasaku and based on a 1964 novel written by Sakyo Komatsu. It starred ...more

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Robert Vaughn, Fred MacMurray, Denver Pyle

Released: 1959

Directed by: Nathan H. Juran

Good Day for a Hanging is a western concerning how a town views the upcoming hanging of a young man accused of murdering the Marshal during a robbery. Directed by Nathan H. Juran, it stars Fred ...more
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Ron Perlman, Robert Vaughn, Mia Sara

Released: 2003

Directed by: Ashley Way

Hoodlum & Son is a 2003 comedy-crime film.
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Moby, Dave Chappelle, Bam Bam Bigelow

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Payson

Joe's Apartment is a 1996 musical-comedy film starring Jerry O'Connell and Megan Ward and the first film produced by MTV Films. It was based on a 1992 short film first made for MTV. The film was ...more