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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shirley MacLaine, David Niven, Gig Young Ask Any Girl is a 1959 comedy film directed by Charles Walters.

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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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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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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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The Hell with Heroes is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Bette Davis, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine The Catered Affair, also known as Wedding Party, is a family drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Sam Zimbalist from a screenplay by Gore ...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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Elke Sommer, Rod Taylor, Keenan Wynn The Treasure Seekers is a 1979 British-American action film directed by Henry Levin and starring Rod Taylor, Stuart Whitman and Elke Sommer. It was shot on location in Jamaica.

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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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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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Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger Inglourious Basterds is a 2009 German-American war black comedy film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent, Michael ...more

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The Man Who Had Power Over Women Rod Taylor, James Booth, Carol White The Man Who Had Power Over Women is a 1970 British comedy film directed by John Krish and starring Rod Taylor, Carol White and James Booth. A successful Australian talent agent grows ...more

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Tactical Guerilla Adam West, Bata Živojinović, Dragomir Stanojević Hell River, also known as Partizani and The Last Guerilla is a 1974 Yugoslavian partisan film starring Rod Taylor as a Yugoslav raised in America who returns home to fight the Germans as a ...more

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Bette Davis, Joan Collins, Rod Taylor The Virgin Queen is a 1955 DeLuxe Color historical drama film in CinemaScope starring Bette Davis, Richard Todd and Joan Collins. It focuses on the relationship between Elizabeth I of England ...more

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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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Time Machine: The Journey Back is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
Time Machine: The Journey Back Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Whit Bissell Time Machine: The Journey Back is a documentary film, produced in 1993 for airing on PBS stations. It was hosted by Rod Taylor and produced and directed by Clyde Lucas. The film was made about ...more

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Richard Harris, Rod Taylor, Julian Glover Gulliver's Travels is a 1978 adventure film directed by Peter R. Hunt.

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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

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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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Rod Taylor, Dina Merrill, Kristoffer Tabori Family Flight is an American television movie that originally aired on ABC on October 25, 1972. The film stars Rod Taylor and centers on a family whose plane crash-lands in the Baja California ...more

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Rod Taylor, Nancy Gates, Hugh Marlowe World Without End is a science-fiction B-movie, released in 1956 by Allied Artists. It starred Hugh Marlowe and Nancy Gates, and was directed by Edward Bernds. It was the first sci-fi thriller ...more

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Trader Horn Rod Taylor Trader Horn is a 1973 film starring Rod Taylor as the African adventurer Trader Horn, whose life had been previously dramatised in a 1931 film. The film was shot on the MGM backlot in Los ...more

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Rod Taylor, Johnathon Schaech, Maggie Kirkpatrick Welcome to Woop Woop is a 1997 Australian comedy film, directed by Stephan Elliott starring Johnathon Schaech and Rod Taylor. The film was based on the novel The Dead Heart by Douglas Kennedy. ...more

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Seven Seas to Calais Rod Taylor, Terence Hill, Keith Michell Seven Seas to Calais is a 1962 Italian adventure film by Eastmancolor directed by Rudolph Maté, Primo Zeglio and starring Rod Taylor, Keith Michell and Edy Vessel. The film depicts the ...more

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Rod Taylor, Robert Newton, Connie Gilchrist Long John Silver, also known as Long John Silver's Return to Treasure Island, is a 1954 United States film production made in Australia about the eponymous pirate from Treasure Island, starring ...more

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The Deadly Trackers Richard Harris, Rod Taylor, William Smith The Deadly Trackers is a 1973 American western film directed by Barry Shear and starring Richard Harris, Rod Taylor and Al Lettieri. It is based on the novel Riata by Samuel Fuller.

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Rex Harrison, Rod Taylor, Edward Albert A Time to Die is a 1982 crime fiction drama film written by John Goff, Matt Cimber, Willy Russell and directed by Matt Cimber and Joe Tornatore.

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
Colossus and the Amazon Queen Rod Taylor, Folco Lulli, Gianna Maria Canale Colossus and the Amazon Queen is a 1960 Italian sword and sandal satirical comedy film directed by Vittorio Sala. The film is also known as Colossus and the Amazons.

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Harrison Ford, Rod Taylor, G. D. Spradlin Zabriskie Point is a 1970 American film by Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni, widely noted at the time for its setting in the counterculture of the United States in the late 1960s. Some of ...more

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Danielle Steel's 'Palomino' is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rod Taylor Movies
Danielle Steel's 'Palomino' Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor, Lee Horsley Danielle Steel's Palomino is a 1991 television movie based on a novel by Danielle Steel about the romance between a photographer and a cowboy. A subplot involves a romance between characters ...more

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Lynda Carter, Anne Archer, Rod Taylor A Matter of Wife... and Death was a television movie that first aired April 10, 1976 on NBC. It was a sequel to the 1973 film Shamus, and was intended as a pilot for a series. The teleplay was ...more

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On the Run Rod Taylor, Paul Winfield, Ray Meagher On the Run is a 1982 Australian thriller film.

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King of the Coral Sea is listed (or ranked) 45 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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Inland with Sturt Rod Taylor, Grant Taylor Inland with Sturt is a 1951 short from Film Australia about the 1950-51 re-enactment of Captain Charles Sturt's 1829-30 expedition down the Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers. The re-enactment was ...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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Clint Eastwood, Jane Fonda, Jamie Lee Curtis Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 documentary film about horror films featuring clips from Friday the 13th I and/or II, Halloween I and II, Jaws 1 and 2, Alien, John Carpenter's The Thing, The ...more

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Rod Taylor, John Meillon, Judy Morris The Picture Show Man is a 1977 Australian film about a travelling film exhibitor in the 1920s. He has to deal with the rebelliousness of his son and a rival American exhibitor. The film was Rod ...more

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Point of Betrayal Rod Taylor, Dina Merrill, Sally Kellerman Point of Betrayal is a 1995 movie about a man trying to drive his mother insane in order to get her money. He hires a nurse for his mother but faces opposition from his step father.