Entertainment 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.

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

Quentin Tarantino and Cecil B. DeMille have both worked with Russ Tamblyn over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors.

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Julie Newmar, Jane Powell, Howard Keel
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, is a musical film, photographed in Ansco Color in the CinemaScope format. The film was directed by Stanley Donen, with music by Saul Chaplin and Gene de Paul and ...more
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Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris
The Haunting is a 1963 British psychological horror film directed and produced by Robert Wise and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. It stars ...more
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Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno, John Astin
West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett
Father's Little Dividend is a 1951 comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Elizabeth Taylor. The movie is the sequel to Father of the Bride. ...more
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Angela Lansbury, Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders
Samson and Delilah is a 1949 American romantic religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount Pictures. It depicts the biblical story of Samson, a ...more
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Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux, Buddy Hackett
The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm is a 1962 American film directed by Henry Levin and George Pal. The latter was the producer and also in charge of the stop motion animation. The film ...more
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Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Vic Morrow
Cimarron is a 1960 western film based on the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, featuring Glenn Ford and Maria Schell. It was directed by Anthony Mann, known for his westerns and film noirs. Ferber's ...more
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Lana Turner, Arthur Kennedy, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole
Peyton Place is a 1957 American drama film directed by Mark Robson. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes is based on the bestselling 1956 novel of the same name by Grace Metalious. Peyton Place ...more
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David Letterman, Alfred Molina, Ricki Lake
Cabin Boy is a 1994 fantasy comedy film directed by Adam Resnick and co-produced by Tim Burton, which starred comedian Chris Elliott. Elliott co-wrote the film with Resnick. Both Elliott and ...more
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Russ Tamblyn, Peggy Cummins, Trevor Bardette
Gun Crazy is a 1950 film noir feature film directed by Joseph H. Lewis, and produced by Frank King and Maurice King. The production features Peggy Cummins and John Dall in a story about the ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett
Father of the Bride is a 1950 American comedy film about a man trying to cope with preparations for his daughter's upcoming wedding. The movie stars Spencer Tracy in the titular role, Joan ...more
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Debbie Reynolds, Ann Miller, Walter Pidgeon
Hit the Deck is a 1955 American musical film directed by Roy Rowland and starring Jane Powell, Tony Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Pidgeon, Vic Damone, Gene Raymond, Ann Miller, and Russ ...more
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Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan
Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more
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Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford
The Fastest Gun Alive is a 1956 western film starring Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain and Broderick Crawford.
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Richard Widmark, Karl Malden, Steve Forrest
Take the High Ground! is a film about the Korean War, starring Richard Widmark and Karl Malden as drill instructors who must transform a batch of everyday civilians into soldiers. The film was ...more
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Lon Chaney, Jr., Jim Davis
.... Dracula vs. Frankenstein is a 1971 United States horror film directed by Al Adamson. It was theatrically released as Blood of Frankenstein in the UK, and was retitled Revenge of Dracula on ...more
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Peter Sellers, Stan Freberg, Alan Young
Tom Thumb is a 1958 fantasy-musical film directed by George Pal and released by MGM. The film, based on the fairy tale of the same name, is about a tiny man who manages to outwit two thieves ...more
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Eva Gabor, Glenn Ford, Anne Francis
Don't Go Near the Water is a 1957 comedy film about a U.S. Navy public relations unit stationed on an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. It is an adaptation of the 1956 novel of ...more
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Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark, Leonard Rossiter
The Long Ships is a 1964 British-Yugoslavian adventure film shot in Technirama directed by Jack Cardiff and stars Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, and Russ Tamblyn.
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The Kid from Cleveland Russ Tamblyn, George Brent, Lynn Bari
The Kid from Cleveland is a 1949 sports drama film starring George Brent, Lynn Bari and Russ Tamblyn. Directed by Herbert Kline, the film was released by Republic Pictures.
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Eleanor Parker, Robert Taylor, James Arness
Many Rivers to Cross is a 1955 American film starring Robert Taylor.
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Necromancer Elizabeth Kaitan, Russ Tamblyn
Necromancer is a 1988 American horror film directed by Dusty Nelson and starring Elizabeth Kaitan. The story follows a young woman who is raped by a group of men, and contacts a necromancer to ...more
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Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter, Jean Peters
As Young as You Feel is a comedy film starring Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, and David Wayne, with Marilyn Monroe in a small role.
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Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno, Nobuo Nakamura
The War of the Gargantuas, released in Japan as Frankenstein's Monsters: Sanda versus Gaira, is a 1966 science fiction kaiju film. The film was co-produced between the Japanese company Toho, and ...more
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John Saxon, Elizabeth Kaitan, Gerald Okamura
Aftershock is a 1990 action/science fiction film directed by Frank Harris, written by Michael Standing, starring James Lew and Michael Standing. It was distributed through Universal Pictures.