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The Best Robert Wagner Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.6k votes 236 voters 33.8k views

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

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

Examples include Crazy in Alabama and The Wild Stallion.

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

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    Titanic

    Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner

    Released1953

    Directed byJean Negulesco

    Titanic is a 1953 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco. Its plot centers on an estranged couple sailing on the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic, which took place in April 1912....  more
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    Between Heaven and Hell

    Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen

    Released1956

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    Between Heaven and Hell is a 1956 20th Century Fox Cinemascope color war film based on the novel The Day the Century Ended by Francis Gwaltney that the film follows closely. The story is told in...  more
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    The War Lover

    Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner

    Released1962

    Directed byPhilip Leacock

    The War Lover is a 1962 British black-and-white war film directed by Philip Leacock and written by Howard Koch loosely based on the 1959 novel, The War Lover by John Hersey, altering the names of...  more

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    Harper

    Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall

    Released1966

    Directed byJack Smight

    Harper, released in the UK as The Moving Target, is a 1966 film based on Ross Macdonald's novel The Moving Target and adapted for the screen by novelist William Goldman, who admired MacDonald's...  more
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    A Kiss Before Dying

    Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward

    Released1956

    Directed byGerd Oswald

    A Kiss Before Dying is a 1956 American color film noir, directed by Gerd Oswald in his directorial debut. The screenplay was written by Lawrence Roman, based on Ira Levin's 1953 novel of the same...  more
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    With a Song in My Heart

    Robert Wagner, Susan Hayward

    Released1952

    Directed byWalter Lang

    With a Song in My Heart is a 1952 biographical film which tells the story of actress and singer Jane Froman, who was crippled by an airplane crash on February 22, 1943, when the Boeing 314 Pan...  more
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    Winning

    Paul Newman, Robert Wagner

    Released1969

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    Winning is a 1969 American motion picture starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The film is about a racecar driver who aspires to win the Indianapolis 500. A number of racecar drivers and people...  more
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    In Love and War

    Robert Wagner, Dana Wynter

    Released1958

    Directed byPhilip Dunne

    In Love and War is a 1958 Cinemascope and DeLuxe Color film set in World War Two, directed by Philip Dunne. It is based on the 1957 novel The Big War by Anton Myrer....  more
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    The Affair

    Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner

    Released1973

    Directed byGilbert Cates

    The Affair is a 1973 romantic drama TV movie written by Barbara Turner and directed by Gilbert Cates....
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    The Towering Inferno

    O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman

    Released1974

    Directed byIrwin Allen, John Guillermin

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    Broken Lance

    Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner

    Released1954

    Directed byEdward Dmytryk

    Broken Lance is a 1954 Western film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Sol C. Siegel. The movie stars Spencer Tracy and features Robert Wagner, Jean Peters and...  more

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    White Feather

    Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

    Released1955

    Directed byRobert D. Webb

    White Feather is a 1955 Technicolor western film directed by Robert D. Webb and starring Robert Wagner. The movie was filmed in Durango, Mexico. The story is based on fact; however, the particulars...  more
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    The Retrievers

    Betty White, Robert Wagner

    Released2001

    Directed byPaul Schneider

    The Retrievers is a 2001 television film starring Robert Hays, Mel Harris, Alan Rachins, Alana Austin, Taylor Emerson, Betty White and Robert Wagner. It was directed by Paul Schneider and written by...  more
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    The Frogmen

    Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark

    Released1951

    Directed byLloyd Bacon

    The Frogmen is a 1951 black-and-white film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It is based on operations by United States Navy Underwater Demolition Teams, popularly known as "frogmen", against the...  more
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    Say One for Me

    Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby

    Released1959

    Directed byFrank Tashlin

    Say One for Me is a film directed by Frank Tashlin that was released in 1959....  more
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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell

    Released1997

    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, who...  more

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    Hoot

    Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett

    Released2006

    Directed byWil Shriner

    Hoot is a 2006 American family comedy film, based on Carl Hiaasen's novel of the same name. It was written and directed by Wil Shriner, and produced by New Line Cinema and Walden Media. The film was...  more
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    The Concorde...Airport '79

    Alain Delon, Robert Wagner

    Released1979

    Directed byDavid Lowell Rich

    The Concorde ... Airport '79 is a 1979 American disaster film. The film was the fourth and final installment of the Airport series. Panned by critics, the film also flopped at the box office....  more

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    Curse of the Pink Panther

    Roger Moore, David Niven

    Released1983

    Directed byBlake Edwards

    Curse of the Pink Panther is a 1983 comedy film, the eighth instalment of the The Pink Panther series of films started by Blake Edwards in the early 1960s. Whereas the previous film, Trail of the...  more

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    The Mountain

    Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner

    Released1956

    Directed byEdward Dmytryk

    The Mountain is a 1956 dramatic film starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Wagner. The supporting cast included Claire Trevor, Richard Arlen, William Demarest, and Anna Kashfi. It is based on La neige en...  more
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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham

    Released1999

    Directed byJay Roach

    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 action comedy film and the second film in the Austin Powers series. It is preceded by the original film, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery...  more

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    Category 7: The End of the World

    Shannen Doherty, Gina Gershon

    Released2005

    Directed byDick Lowry

    Category 7: The End of the World is a 2005 four-hour television film miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, the first part aired on November 6 and the second on...  more
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    Danielle Steel's Jewels

    Robert Wagner, Annette O'Toole

    Released1992

    Directed byRoger Young

    Danielle Steel's Jewels is a 1992 drama romance film directed by Roger Young....
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    The True Story of Jesse James

    Robert Wagner, Alan Hale

    Released1957

    Directed byNicholas Ray

    The True Story of Jesse James is a 1957 American Western drama film adapted from Henry King's 1939 film Jesse James, which was only loosely based on James' life. It was directed by Nicholas Ray, with...  more
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    Prince Valiant

    Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner

    Released1954

    Directed byHenry Hathaway

    Prince Valiant is a 1954 adventure film in Technicolor and Cinemascope, based on the comic strip of the same name by Hal Foster. A young man seeks to join the Knights of the Round Table in order to...  more

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