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The Best Robert Wagner Movies 

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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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Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward, Mary Astor

Released: 1956

Directed by: Gerd 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 ...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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Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1953

Directed by: Jean 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.

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Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford

Released: 1956

Directed by: Richard 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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Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor

Released: 1956

Directed by: Edward 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 ...more
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Peter Sellers, Claudia Cardinale, David Niven

Released: 1963

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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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Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Janet Leigh

Released: 1966

Directed by: Jack 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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Bette Davis, Robert Wagner

Released: 1972

Directed by: David Greene

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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Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Michael Crawford

Released: 1962

Directed by: Philip 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 ...more

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Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark

Released: 1954

Directed by: Edward 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 ...more

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Robert Wagner, Susan Hayward, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1952

Directed by: Walter 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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Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

Released: 1954

Directed by: Henry 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 ...more

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Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward

Released: 1969

Directed by: James 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 ...more
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Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Hugh O'Brian

Released: 1955

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more
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Robert Wagner, Dana Wynter, France Nuyen

Released: 1958

Directed by: Philip Dunne

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Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Clifton Webb

Released: 1952

Directed by: Henry Koster

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
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Debbie Reynolds, Bing Crosby, Stella Stevens

Released: 1959

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Say One for Me is a film directed by Frank Tashlin that was released in 1959.
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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jay Roach

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Robert Wagner, Jack Palance, Richard Widmark

Released: 1950

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

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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Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Robert Reed

Released: 1958

Directed by: Dick Powell

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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Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

Released: 1979

Directed by: David 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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Rock Hudson, Robert Wagner, Peter Graves

Released: 1953

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

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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Betty White, Robert Wagner, Mel Harris

Released: 2001

Directed by: Paul 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 ...more
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Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham, Will Ferrell

Released: 1999

Directed by: Jay Roach

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The Affair Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison

Released: 1973

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

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