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The Best Rod Taylor Movies 

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

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

List is made up of many different films, including Young Cassidy and One Hundred and One Dalmatians.

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

Alfred Hitchcock and Quentin Tarantino are among those who have directed Rod Taylor at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story "The Birds" by Daphne du Maurier. It depicts Bodega Bay, California, which is, ...more

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#35 of 796 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #4 of 20 Horror Movies That Don't Look Like Horror Movies

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Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young
The Time Machine – also known promotionally as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine – is a 1960 Metrocolor time travel science fiction film based on the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells in ...more

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#62 of 160 The Best Dystopian And Near Future Movies #3 of 47 The Greatest Classic Sci-Fi Movies

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Karl Malden, Merle Oberon, Rod Taylor
Hotel is a 1967 Technicolor film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Arthur Hailey. The film stars Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Rennie, and ...more
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Jim Brown, Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor
Dark of the Sun is a 1968 adventure-war film starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Jim Brown, and Peter Carsten. The film, which was directed by Jack Cardiff, is based on Wilbur Smith's 1965 ...more
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Jane Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Rod Taylor
Sunday in New York, filmed in Metrocolor, is a 1963 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Tewksbury and starring Jane Fonda, Rod Taylor and Cliff Robertson. The soundtrack score was ...more
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John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Ricardo Montalbán
The Train Robbers is a 1973 Western Technicolor film starring John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor and Ben Johnson. The movie was written and directed by Burt Kennedy. Rod Taylor is billed above ...more

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#70 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #8 of 62 The Best Ann-Margret Movies

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Ernest Borgnine, John Mills, Luciana Paluzzi
Chuka is a 1967 American western film starring Rod Taylor who also produced and worked on the screenplay. The film began a series of tough guy roles for Taylor. A story of honor, debt, and ...more
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Rod Taylor, Paul Frees, J. Pat O'Malley
One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often written 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and adapted from Dodie Smith's 1956 novel of the same ...more

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#33 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #605 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper
Giant is a 1956 American drama film, directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor, Rock ...more

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#137 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #518 of 803 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Madelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Doris Day, Dom DeLuise, Paul Lynde
The Glass Bottom Boat is an 1966 American romantic comedy movie directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Doris Day and Rod Taylor, with Arthur Godfrey, Dick Martin, Dom DeLuise and Paul Lynde. It is ...more
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The Hell with Heroes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
The Hell with Heroes
Claudia Cardinale, Rod Taylor, Kevin McCarthy
The Hell with Heroes is a 1968 film directed by Joseph Sargent set in Africa immediately after World War II. Although by this stage Rod Taylor was a reasonably big film star, the producers could ...more
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Jill St. John, Trevor Howard, Rod Taylor
The Liquidator is a 1965 British thriller film starring Rod Taylor as Brian "Boysie" Oakes, Trevor Howard and Jill St. John. It was based on the first of a series of Boysie Oakes ...more
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Jane Russell, Suzanne Pleshette, Glenn Ford
Fate Is the Hunter is a 1964 film about the crash of an airliner and the subsequent investigation: it was directed by Ralph Nelson and released by 20th Century Fox. It was nominally based on the ...more

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#365 of 568 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #211 of 232 The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

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Elizabeth Taylor, Maggie Smith, Orson Welles
The V.I.P.s, also known as Hotel International, is a 1963 British drama film in Metrocolor and Panavision. It was directed by Anthony Asquith, produced by Anatole de Grunwald and distributed by ...more
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James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor
36 Hours is an American suspense film, based on the short story "Beware of the Dog" by Roald Dahl. The picture stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, and Rod Taylor and was directed by ...more
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Rock Hudson, Rod Taylor, Barry Sullivan
A Gathering of Eagles is a 1963 film about the U.S. Air Force during the Cold War and the pressures of command. The plot is patterned after the World War II film Twelve O'Clock High, which ...more
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King of the Coral Sea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
King of the Coral Sea
Rod Taylor, Bud Tingwell, Chips Rafferty
King of the Coral Sea is a 1954 film starring Chips Rafferty and Charles Tingwell, directed by Lee Robinson and shot on location in Thursday Island. It was one of the most commercially ...more
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Marbella
Britt Ekland, Rod Taylor, Fernando Fernan Gomez
Marbella is a 1985 Spanish caper film set in the town of Marbella starring Rod Taylor and Britt Ekland.
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Maggie Smith, Julie Christie, Rod Taylor
Young Cassidy is a 1965 film directed by Jack Cardiff and John Ford. The film stars Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, and Maggie Smith. The film is a biographical drama based upon the life of the ...more
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Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor, Daliah Lavi
Nobody Runs Forever, also called The High Commissioner, is a 1968 film directed by Ralph Thomas based on Jon Cleary's 1966 novel The High Commissioner. It stars Rod Taylor as Australian ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Lee Marvin
Raintree County is a 1957 American Technicolor melodramatic film set during the American Civil War, directed by Edward Dmytryk. It stars Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint, and ...more
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Raquel Welch, Doris Day, Britt Ekland
Do Not Disturb is a DeLuxe Color CinemaScope romantic comedy film directed by Ralph Levy, starring Doris Day and Rod Taylor as Janet and Mike Harper, a married couple who relocate to England ...more
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Rita Hayworth, David Niven, Burt Lancaster
Separate Tables is a 1958 film adaptation of Terence Rattigan's play of the same name, directed by Delbert Mann.
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Mask of Murder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
Mask of Murder
Christopher Lee, Valerie Perrine, Rod Taylor
Mask of Murder is a 1985 Swedish-American film directed by Arne Mattsson, about a serial killer in a small Canadian town. The movie was shot in Sweden.
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Jane Russell, Rod Taylor, William Smith
Darker than Amber is a 1970 film adaptation of the John D. MacDonald novel Darker than Amber. It was directed by Robert Clouse from a screenplay by MacDonald and Ed Waters. It starred Rod Taylor ...more