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The Best Russ Tamblyn Movies

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

If you think the best Russ Tamblyn role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Russ Tamblyn 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 Running Mates and The Kid from Cleveland.

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  • The Haunting1
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    The Haunting

    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell

    Released1963

    Directed byRobert Wise

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  • Father's Little Dividend2
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    Father's Little Dividend

    Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy

    Released1951

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

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  • West Side Story3
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    West Side Story

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno

    Released1961

    Directed byJerome Robbins, Robert Wise

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  • Peyton Place4
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    Peyton Place

    Lana Turner, Arthur Kennedy

    Released1957

    Directed byMark Robson, Hal Herman

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  • The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm5
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    The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm

    Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux

    Released1962

    Directed byGeorge Pal, Henry Levin

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  • Samson and Delilah6
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    Samson and Delilah

    Angela Lansbury, Hedy Lamarr

    Released1949

    Directed byCecil B. DeMille

    Samson and Delilah is a 1949 American romantic religious epic film produced and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • Father of the Bride7
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    Father of the Bride

    Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy

    Released1950

    Directed byVincente Minnelli

    Father of the Bride is a 1950 American comedy film about a man trying to cope with... more on Wikipedia

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  • Gun Crazy8
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    Gun Crazy

    Russ Tamblyn, Peggy Cummins

    Released1950

    Directed byJoseph H. Lewis

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  • Cimarron9
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    Cimarron

    Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter

    Released1960

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    Cimarron is a 1960 western film based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, featuring Glenn Ford... more on Wikipedia

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  • Hit the Deck10
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    Hit the Deck

    Debbie Reynolds, Ann Miller

    Released1955

    Directed byRoy Rowland

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    Drive

    Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling

    Released2011

    Directed byNicolas Winding

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  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers12
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    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    Julie Newmar, Jane Powell

    Released1954

    Directed byStanley Donen

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  • Cabin Boy13
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    Cabin Boy

    David Letterman, Alfred Molina

    Released1994

    Directed byAdam Resnick

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  • The Fastest Gun Alive14
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    The Fastest Gun Alive

    Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain

    Released1956

    Directed byRussell Rouse

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  • Don't Go Near the Water15
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    Don't Go Near the Water

    Eva Gabor, Glenn Ford

    Released1957

    Directed byCharles Walters

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  • The War of the Gargantuas16
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    The War of the Gargantuas

    Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno

    Released1966

    Directed byIshirō Honda

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  • Tom Thumb17
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    Tom Thumb

    Peter Sellers, Stan Freberg

    Released1958

    Directed byGeorge Pal

    Tom Thumb is a 1958 fantasy-musical film directed by George Pal and released by MGM. The film,... more on Wikipedia
  • Invisible Mom18
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    Invisible Mom

    Stella Stevens, Dee Wallace

    Released1996

    Directed byFred Olen Ray

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  • High School Confidential19
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    High School Confidential

    Charlie Chaplin, Jerry Lee Lewis

    Released1958

    Directed byJack Arnold

    High School Confidential is a 1958 crime drama film directed by Jack Arnold, starring Mamie... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Invisible Dad20
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    Invisible Dad

    Karen Black, Ross Hagen

    Released1997

    Directed byFred Olen Ray

    Doug Baily's dad was already weird, but now a mysterious machine from the garage has made him...
  • Rebellious21
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    Rebellious

    Amber Tamblyn, Nancy Kwan

    Released1995

    Directed byBernhard Pock

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  • Wizards of the Demon Sword22
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    Wizards of the Demon Sword

    Lyle Waggoner, Russ Tamblyn

    Released1991

    Directed byFred Olen Ray

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  • Merchants of Death23
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    Merchants of Death

    Clint Howard, William Smith

    Released1988

    Directed byRoss Hagen

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  • Running Mates24
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    Running Mates

    Diane Keaton, Ed Harris

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Lindsay-Hogg

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  • Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard25
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    Johnny Mysto: Boy Wizard

    Amber Tamblyn, Russ Tamblyn

    Released1997

    Directed byJeff Burr

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