The Best Ruth Roman Movies

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

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  • Strangers on a Train
    Robert Walker, Farley Granger, Ruth Roman
    12 votes
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
    In the suspenseful thriller, Strangers on a Train, tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) encounters eccentric Bruno Antony (Robert Walker) during a chance meeting on a train. A conversation ensues, with Antony proposing an unthinkable pact: murder swapping. The chilling plot spirals when Antony takes their conversation as a binding agreement and acts upon it, plunging Haines into an unfathomable dilemma. Directed by the renowned Alfred Hitchcock, this film is a masterwork of tension and terror. It was nominated for the Best Cinematography award at the 1952 Academy Awards.
  • Colt .45
    Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, Zachary Scott
    5 votes
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
    While gun purveyor Steve Farrell (Randolph Scott) shows off the latest revolver innovation, a Colt .45 repeating handgun, to Sheriff Harris (Alan Hale), outlaw prisoner Jason Brett (Zachary Scott) grabs a pair and hightails it out of town -- and the sheriff jails Farrell as a likely partner in crime. But during Farrell's incarceration, Brett goes on an unstoppable rampage. Farrell is released, and must stop the outlaw with the assistance of Walking Bear (Chief Thundercloud) and the Colt .45.

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  • Young Man with Ideas
    Glenn Ford, Ruth Roman, Denise Darcel
    5 votes
    • Released: 1952
    • Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
    Maxwell Webster (Glenn Ford) practices law in Montana, where he lives a staid existence with his wife, Julie (Ruth Roman), and their kids. He eventually opts for a drastic change and moves his family to California to start over. Studying to pass the state's bar exam, Maxwell endures numerous hardships while trying to make ends meet, even becoming involved in questionable schemes. When he gets into trouble for being associated with a bookie, Maxwell has to use his legal skills to defend himself.
  • 5 Steps to Danger
    Ruth Roman, Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer
    7 votes
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: Henry S. Kesler
    Hitchhiking on a deserted New Mexico road after his car breaks down, John Emmett (Sterling Hayden) gets picked up by Ann Nicholson (Ruth Roman), who is in a rush to reach Santa Fe, N.M. The distraught Ann is being pursued by psychiatrist Frederick Simmons (Werner Klemperer), who has been treating her in Los Angeles since she had a nervous breakdown, but she tells John that she is in possession of nuclear secrets that she must deliver to Dr. Reinhart Kissel (Karl Lindt) at a Santa Fe university.
  • Dallas
    Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Raymond Massey
    4 votes
    • Released: 1950
    • Directed by: Stuart Heisler
    Soon after the end of the Civil War, Blayde Hollister (Gary Cooper), a former Confederate officer, is a fugitive from the law. He fakes his own death in order to avoid arrest and to lull his enemies into a false sense of security. It turns out Hollister is gunning for the brothers who murdered his family during the war. Joining up with the newly arrived Marshal Martin Weatherby (Leif Erickson), Hollister heads for Dallas, where his targets are terrorizing the population with a crime spree.

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  • Champion
    Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Arthur Kennedy
    6 votes
    • Released: 1949
    • Directed by: Mark Robson
    Scrappy Michael "Midge" Kelly (Kirk Douglas), on the run from a shotgun marriage and needing to help support his handicapped brother, Connie (Arthur Kennedy), angles his way into a short-term job as a boxer. His life of hard knocks has given Midge a fiery temper and a will to win that quickly makes him one of the most popular fighters on the circuit. But when he gets instructed to take a dive in a championship bout, his bosses learn that no one tells Midge Kelly what to do.