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

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Everything from Way of a Gaucho to The Red House is included on this list.

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River of No Return Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, Rory Calhoun River of No Return is a 1954 American Western film directed by Otto Preminger and starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe. The screenplay by Frank Fenton is based on a story by Louis Lantz, ...more

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The Red House Edward G. Robinson, Julie London, Judith Anderson The Red House is an American 1947 psychological thriller starring Edward G. Robinson. It is adapted from the novel The Red House by George Agnew Chamberlain, published in 1943 by Popular

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The Colossus of Rhodes Rory Calhoun, Lea Massari, George Rigaud Il Colosso di Rodi is a 1961 Italian sword and sandal film directed by Sergio Leone. Starring Rory Calhoun, it is a fictional account of the island of Rhodes during its Classical period in the ...more

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Raw Edge Yvonne De Carlo, John Gavin, Mara Corday Raw Edge is a 1956 western film written by Harry Essex and Robert Hill and directed by John Sherwood.

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Way of a Gaucho Gene Tierney, Rory Calhoun, Richard Boone Way of a Gaucho is a 1952 American western film directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Gene Tierney, Rory Calhoun and Richard Boone. It was based on a novel by Herbert Childs. The film failed ...more

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I'd Climb the Highest Mountain Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, Gene Lockhart I'd Climb the Highest Mountain is a 1951 Technicolor religious drama film made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. It was directed by Henry King and produced by Lamar Trotti from a ...more

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Motel Hell Rory Calhoun, Wolfman Jack, Paul Linke Motel Hell is a 1980 horror comedy film directed by Kevin Connor and starring Rory Calhoun as farmer, butcher, motel manager, and meat entrepreneur Vincent Smith. It is often seen as a satire of ...more

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The Spoilers Anne Baxter, Rory Calhoun, Jeff Chandler The Spoilers is a 1955 film directed by Jesse Hibbs, adapted to screen by Oscar Brodney and Charles Hoffman from the novel and play by Rex Beach. The movie is set in Nome, Alaska during the 1898 ...more

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The Saga of Hemp Brown Yvette Vickers, Russell Johnson, Rory Calhoun The Saga of Hemp Brown is a 1958 western film written by Robert Creighton Williams and directed by Richard Carlson.

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Apache Territory Rory Calhoun, John Dehner, Leo Gordon Apache Territory is a 1958 Western film released by Columbia Pictures, directed by Ray Nazarro and produced by and starring Rory Calhoun. The story is based on the novel Last Stand at Papago ...more

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Red Sundown Rory Calhoun Red Sundown is a 1956 film directed by Jack Arnold.

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How to Marry a Millionaire Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Betty Grable How to Marry a Millionaire is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced and written by Nunnally Johnson. The film stars Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, and ...more

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Night of the Lepus Janet Leigh, DeForest Kelley, Rory Calhoun Night of the Lepus, also known as Rabbits, is a 1972 American science fiction horror film based on the 1964 science fiction novel The Year of the Angry Rabbit. Released theatrically on October ...more

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The Big Caper Rory Calhoun, James Gregory, Mary Costa The Big Caper is a 1957 film noir movie based on the 1955 pulp novel of the same name by Lionel White. It was directed by Robert Stevens and stars Rory Calhoun, Mary Costa and James Gregory

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The Treasure of Pancho Villa Shelley Winters, Gilbert Roland, Rory Calhoun The Treasure of Pancho Villa is a 1955 western film directed by George Sherman and starring Rory Calhoun, Shelley Winters and Gilbert Roland. The film was shot on location in Mexico.

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A Ticket to Tomahawk Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, Walter Brennan A Ticket to Tomahawk is a 1950 American western musical comedy film, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Richard Sale and starring Dan Dailey and Anne Baxter.

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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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Four Guns to the Border Walter Brennan, Jay Silverheels, Rory Calhoun Four Guns to the Border is a 1954 western film directed by Richard Carlson.

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That Hagen Girl Ronald Reagan, Shirley Temple, Lois Maxwell That Hagen Girl is a 1947 American drama film directed by Peter Godfrey. The screenplay by Charles Hoffman was based on the novel by Edith Kneipple Roberts. The film focuses on small town ...more

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Adventure Island Rhonda Fleming, Alan Napier, Rory Calhoun Adventure Island is a 1947 American South Seas action/adventure film shot in Cinecolor and directed by Sam Newfield for Paramount Pictures' Pine-Thomas Productions--one of the few times director ...more

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Apache Uprising DeForest Kelley, Lon Chaney^! Jr., Rory Calhoun Apache Uprising is a 1965 western film written by Max Lamb and Harry Sanford and directed by R.G. Springsteen.

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Thunder in Carolina Alan Hale, Jr., Rory Calhoun Thunder in Carolina is a 1960 stock car racing movie starring Rory Calhoun, Alan Hale, Jr., and Connie Hines. The picture was written by Alexander Richards, directed by Paul Helmick, and ...more

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Meet Me After the Show Betty Grable, Rory Calhoun, Macdonald Carey Meet Me After the Show is a 1951 film directed by Richard Sale.

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Face in the Rain Rory Calhoun, Marina Berti, Niall MacGinnis Face in the Rain is a 1963 film by Irvin Kershner.

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Flight to Hong Kong is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rory Calhoun Movies
Flight to Hong Kong Dolores Donlon, Rory Calhoun, Werner Klemperer Flight to Hong Kong is a 1956 film directed by Joseph M. Newman.

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The Looters Rory Calhoun, John Stephenson, Bess Flowers The Looters is a 1955 adventure film written by Paul Schneider and directed by Abner Biberman.

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Deranged John Ratzenberger, Rory Calhoun, Roberts Blossom Deranged is a Canadian-American horror film made in 1974 and directed by Alan Ormsby and Jeff Gillen. It is also known by the title Deranged: The Confessions of a Necrophile in the USA. It is a ...more

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Young Fury Lon Chaney, Jr., Virginia Mayo Young Fury is a 1965 American Western film directed by Christian Nyby and written by Steve Fisher. The film stars Rory Calhoun, Virginia Mayo, William Bendix, Lon Chaney Jr., Richard Arlen and ...more

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The Young and The Brave Rory Calhoun, William Bendix, Richard Jaeckel The Young and The Brave is a feature film released in 1963 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer which depicts the quality of bravery of a group of prisoners of war that escaped North Korean capture, their ...more

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Black Spurs DeForest Kelley, Linda Darnell, Lon Chaney^! Jr. Black Spurs is a 1965 western film written by Steve Fisher and directed by R.G. Springsteen.

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Dayton's Devils Leslie Nielsen, Eric Braeden, Lainie Kazan Dayton's Devils is a 1968 crime film starring Rory Calhoun, Leslie Nielsen and Lainie Kazan. It was Rigg Kennedy's first film. M*A*S*H star Mike Farrell made a cameo appearance.

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The Emerald of Artatama is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Rory Calhoun Movies
The Emerald of Artatama Rory Calhoun, Frank Braña, James Philbrook The Emerald of Artatama is a 1969 adventure film directed by José María Elorrieta and distributed by Troma Entertainment. The film stars Rory Calhoun as a con man searching after ...more

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Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood Teri Garr, Bruce Dern, Zsa Zsa Gábor Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner and starring Madeline Kahn, Bruce Dern, Teri Garr, and Art Carney. Spoofing the craze surrounding Rin Tin Tin, ...more

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Pure Country George Strait, Lesley Ann Warren, Kyle Chandler Pure Country is a 1992 American dramatic musical western film directed by Christopher Cain and starring George Strait in his acting debut, with Lesley Ann Warren, Isabel Glasser and Kyle ...more

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Smokey and the Judge Rory Calhoun, Wayde Preston, Darrow Igus Smokey and the Judge is a 1980 action and comedy film written by Harry Hope, Dan Seeger and Stanley E. Foster and directed by Dan Seeger.

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Ain't Misbehavin' Piper Laurie, Mamie Van Doren, Rory Calhoun Ain't Misbehavin '​ is a 1955 musical film released by Universal-International and starring Rory Calhoun, Piper Laurie, Jack Carson and Mamie Van Doren.

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Finger on the Trigger Rory Calhoun, Aldo Sambrell, Axel Anderson Finger on the Trigger is a 1965 western film directed by Sidney W. Pink and starring Rory Calhoun. It was distributed on VHS by Troma Entertainment. After the American Civil War has ended, a ...more

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Rogue River Peter Graves, Rory Calhoun

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The Father Kino Story is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Rory Calhoun Movies
The Father Kino Story Cesar Romero, Ricardo Montalbán, Keenan Wynn

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Hell Comes to Frogtown Roddy Piper, William Smith, Rory Calhoun Hell Comes to Frogtown is a 1987 cult film that was created by Donald G. Jackson. The screenplay for this film was written by Jackson and Randall Frakes. The film was directed by Jackson and R. ...more

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Avenging Angel Betsy Russell, Ossie Davis, Ross Hagen Avenging Angel is a 1985 film directed by Robert Vincent O'Neill and written by Robert Vincent O'Neill with Joseph Michael Cala. The movie is a sequel to 1984's Angel and was followed by the ...more

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Flatbed Annie and Sweetie Pie: Lady Truckers Annie Potts, Fred Willard, Harry Dean Stanton 2 lady truck drivers buy their own rig & try to make a go of it.

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The Main Event Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Rory Calhoun The Main Event is a 1979 comedy starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal, written by Gail Parent and directed by Howard Zieff. The film received negative reviews from critics, but was among the ...more