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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?"

Notable directors that have worked with Robert Wagner include names like Rob Cohen, John Ford and Blake Edwards. Movie fans who love Robert Wagner have also been known to enjoy films starring Jill St. John and George Burns.

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A Kiss Before Dying Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward, Mary Astor 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 ...more

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The Affair Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison The Affair is a 1973 romantic drama TV movie written by Barbara Turner and directed by Gilbert Cates.

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Titanic Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter 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.

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The Towering Inferno O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway 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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Between Heaven and Hell Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford 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 Mountain Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor 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 ...more

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The Pink Panther Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven The Pink Panther is a 1963 Technicolor American comedy film filmed in 70mm Super Technirama directed by Blake Edwards and co-written by Edwards and Maurice Richlin, starring David Niven, Peter ...more

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Madame Sin Bette Davis, Robert Wagner Madame Sin is a 1972 British thriller film directed by David Greene and starring Bette Davis, Robert Wagner, Denholm Elliott and Gordon Jackson. The screenplay was written by Greene and Barry

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Harper Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh 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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The War Lover Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Michael Crawford 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 ...more

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Broken Lance Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark 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 ...more

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With a Song in My Heart Robert Wagner, Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter 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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In Love and War Robert Wagner, Dana Wynter, France Nuyen 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.

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Prince Valiant Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget 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 ...more

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Say One for Me Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, Stella Stevens Say One for Me is a film directed by Frank Tashlin that was released in 1959.

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Winning Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward 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 ...more

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Stars and Stripes Forever Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Clifton Webb Stars and Stripes Forever is a 1952 American biographical film about late-19th-/early-20th-century composer John Philip Sousa, played by Clifton Webb. Sousa is best known for his military ...more

The Best British Documentaries

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The Retrievers Betty White, Robert Wagner, Mel Harris 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 ...more

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Man in the Chair Christopher Plummer, Robert Wagner, Michael Angarano Man in the Chair is a 2007 independent film written and directed by Michael Schroeder. The film stars Christopher Plummer, Michael Angarano, M. Emmet Walsh, and Robert Wagner.

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White Feather Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Hugh O'Brian 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 ...more

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Halls of Montezuma Robert Wagner, Jack Palance, Richard Widmark Halls of Montezuma is a 1951 World War II war film starring Richard Widmark, Richard Boone, Jack Palance, and Karl Malden. The film, which is about U.S. Marines fighting on a Japanese-held ...more

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The True Story of Jesse James Robert Wagner, Alan Hale, Jr. 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, ...more

Kids of Horror Movies: Where Are They Now?

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What Price Glory James Cagney, Robert Wagner, Harry Morgan What Price Glory is a 1952 American Technicolor war film based on a 1924 play by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings, though it used virtually none of Anderson's dialogue. Originally ...more

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher 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, ...more

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The Hunters Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Robert Reed The Hunters is a 1958 feature film adapted from the novel The Hunters by James Salter. Produced by Dick Powell, it stars Robert Mitchum and Robert Wagner as two very different United States Air ...more

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy 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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Let's Make It Legal Marilyn Monroe, Robert Wagner, Claudette Colbert Let's Make It Legal is a 1951 American comedy film made by Twentieth Century-Fox, directed by Richard Sale and produced by Robert Bassler from a screenplay by I.A.L. Diamond and F. Hugh Herbert, ...more

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Hoot Logan Lerman, Jimmy Buffett, Robert Wagner 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 ...more

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The Frogmen Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark, Jack Warden 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", ...more

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Beneath the 12-Mile Reef Rock Hudson, Robert Wagner, Peter Graves Beneath the 12-Mile Reef is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Robert D. Webb. The screenplay by A. I. Bezzerides was inspired by Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The film was ...more

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell 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 ...more

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The Biggest Bundle of Them All Raquel Welch, Robert Wagner, Edward G. Robinson The Biggest Bundle of Them All is a 1968 American crime film set in Naples, Italy. The story is about a mobster and a novice gang of crooks who team up to steal $5 million worth of platinum ...more

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All the Fine Young Cannibals Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, George Hamilton All the Fine Young Cannibals is a 1960 film directed by Michael Anderson, based on the novel by Rosamond Marshall starring Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Susan Kohner, George Hamilton, and Pearl ...more

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Austin Powers: Goldmember Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 American spy comedy film. It is the third installment of the Austin Powers film series starring Mike Myers in the title role. The film was directed by Jay ...more

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Love Among Thieves Audrey Hepburn, Robert Wagner Love Among Thieves is a made-for-television romantic-adventure film produced by the ABC network in 1987. It starred Audrey Hepburn as the Baroness and concert pianist Caroline DuLac, who steals ...more

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Category 7: The End of the World Shannen Doherty, Gina Gershon, Randy Quaid 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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Curse of the Pink Panther Roger Moore, David Niven, Bill Nighy 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. The film was one of two produced ...more

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Jonathan Penner Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is a 1993 American biographical drama film written and directed by Rob Cohen, and starring Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly and Robert Wagner. The film was released in ...more

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Everyone's Hero Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné Everyone's Hero is a 2006 Canadian-American computer animated sports comedy family film, directed by Colin Brady, Christopher Reeve, and Daniel St. Pierre, with music by John Debney. The ...more

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Death at Love House Robert Wagner, Kate Jackson, Joan Blondell Death at Love House is a 1976 made-for-TV horror film directed by E.W. Swackhamer. Part of the ABC Movie of the Week, the film stars Robert Wagner and Kate Jackson.

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Becoming Dick Elizabeth Berkley, Robert Wagner, Bob Saget Becoming Dick is a 2000 comedy film starring Harland Williams and directed by Bob Saget.

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Midway Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The Battle of Midway, is a 1976 Technicolor war film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch ...more

The Best Robert De Niro Movies

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Play It to the Bone Mike Tyson, Lucy Liu, Kevin Costner Play It to the Bone is a 1999 sports/comedy-drama film, starring Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson, written and directed by Ron Shelton. It follows the adventures of two boxers and best ...more

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Hollywood Homicide Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, André 3000 Hollywood Homicide is a 2003 American action comedy film starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett. The film also features Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Gladys ...more

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Crazy in Alabama Melanie Griffith, Meat Loaf, Dakota Johnson Crazy in Alabama is a 1999 comedy-drama film directed by Antonio Banderas, written by Mark Childress, and starring Melanie Griffith as an abused wife who heads to California to become a movie ...more

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Trail of the Pink Panther Julie Andrews, Peter Sellers, David Niven Trail of the Pink Panther is a 1982 comedy film starring Peter Sellers. It was the seventh film in The Pink Panther series, and the last in which Sellers appeared as Inspector Clouseau. Sellers ...more

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Netherbeast Incorporated Judd Nelson, Robert Wagner, Darrell Hammond Netherbeast Incorporated is a 2007 independent film directed by Dean Ronalds and written by Bruce Dellis. It is an undead office comedy concerning a telephone company in Arizona staffed entirely ...more

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Don't Just Stand There! Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Wagner, Harvey Korman Don't Just Stand There! is a 1968 comedy film directed by Ron Winston.

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To Catch a King Teri Garr, Robert Wagner, Barbara Parkins To Catch a King is a 1984 film directed by Clive Donner.

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Stopover Tokyo Joan Collins, Robert Wagner, Edmond O'Brien Stopover Tokyo is a 1957 film directed by Richard L. Breen.