The Best Ruth Roman Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 96 votes 33 voters 2.3k views 21 items

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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.

If you think the best Ruth Roman role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ruth Roman performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Jungle Queen and The Shanghai Story.

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Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1951), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll
Strangers on a Train is a 1951 American psychological thriller film noir produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. It was ...more
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Dir. by Anthony Mann (1955), starring James Stewart, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan
The Far Country is a 1954 American Western Technicolor romance film directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Ruth Roman, and Walter Brennan. Written by Borden Chase, the film is ...more
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Dir. by Mark Robson (1949), starring Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman
Champion is a 1949 American film noir drama based on a short story by Ring Lardner. Filmed in black-and-white, it recounts the struggles of boxer "Midge" Kelly fighting his own demons ...more
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Dir. by Ted Tetzlaff (1949), starring Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Bobby Driscoll
The Window is a 1949 American black-and-white suspense film noir, based on the short story "The Boy Cried Murder" by Cornell Woolrich. The film, which was a critical success, was ...more
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Dir. by Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor (1945), starring Ruth Roman, Douglass Dumbrille, Eddie Quillan
Jungle Queen is a Universal movie serial. Material from this serial was re-edited into the feature film Jungle Safari.
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Dir. by Hugo Fregonese (1953), starring Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Anthony Quinn
Blowing Wild is a 1953 American drama film directed by Hugo Fregonese and starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck and Anthony Quinn. It was written by Philip Yordan. The story revolves around a ...more
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Dir. by Henry S. Kesler (1957), starring Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer, Ruth Roman
5 Steps to Danger is a 1957 American Cold War spy film. It was directed by Henry S. Kesler, and starred Ruth Roman and Sterling Hayden, with a cast that also included Werner Klemperer, Richard ...more
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Dir. by William Girdler (1977), starring Leslie Nielsen, Christopher George, Michael Ansara
Day of the Animals is a 1977 American horror film thriller directed by William Girdler and based on a story written by Edward L. Montoro. Premiering on May 13, 1977, the movie reunited stars ...more
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Dir. by Arnold Laven (1954), starring Broderick Crawford, Martha Hyer, Gene Reynolds
Down Three Dark Streets is a 1954 documentary-style film, starring Broderick Crawford and directed by Arnold Laven. The screenplay was written by Gordon and Mildred Gordon, based on their novel ...more
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Dir. by Edwin L. Marin (1950), starring Lloyd Bridges, Randolph Scott, Alan Hale
Colt .45 is a 1950 American Western film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Randolph Scott, Ruth Roman, and Zachary Scott. Reissued under the title Thundercloud, the film served as the ...more
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Dir. by Mitchell Leisen (1952), starring Glenn Ford, Mary Wickes, Sheldon Leonard
Young Man with Ideas is a romantic-comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1952. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen and stars Ruth Roman and Glenn Ford. A young small-town lawyer played ...more
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Harmony Trail Dir. by Robert Emmett Tansey (1944), starring Glenn Strange, Ruth Roman, Bob McKenzie
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Dir. by Ted Post (1973), starring Ruth Roman, Michael Pataki, Marianna Hill
The Baby is a 1973 American horror-thriller film, directed by Ted Post and was written by Abe Polsky. The film stars Anjanette Comer, Ruth Roman, Marianna Hill, Suzanne Zenor, and David Manzy. ...more
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Dir. by Roy Del Ruth (1951), starring Doris Day, James Cagney, Virginia Mayo
Starlift is an American musical film released by Warner Brothers in 1951, starring Janice Rule, Dick Wesson, Ron Hagerthy and Ruth Roman. The film was directed by Roy Del Ruth and written by ...more
The Shanghai Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ruth Roman Movies
The Shanghai Story Dir. by Frank Lloyd (1954), starring Edmond O'Brien, Richard Jaeckel, Philip Ahn
The Shanghai Story is a film directed by Frank Lloyd that was released in 1954.
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Dir. by Curtis Harrington (1973), starring Cindy Williams, Ann Sothern, John Savage
The Killing Kind is a 1973 American psychological horror directed by Curtis Harrington, and starring Ann Sothern and John Savage. The film is based on a screenplay by Tony Crechales, whose ...more
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Dir. by Stuart Heisler (1950), starring Gary Cooper, Raymond Massey, Barbara Payton
Dallas is a film directed by Stuart Heisler released on December 30, 1950.
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Dir. by John Korty (1973), starring William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips, Andy Griffith
Go Ask Alice is a film directed by John Korty released on Jan 24, 1973.
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Dir. by Nicholas Ray (1957), starring Christopher Lee, Richard Burton, Curd J├╝rgens
Bitter Victory is a 1957 black and white Franco-American international co-production film, shot in CinemaScope and directed by Nicholas Ray. Set in World War II, it stars Richard Burton and Curd ...more
Living Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ruth Roman Movies
Living Nightmare Dir. by Arthur Allan Seidelman (1983), starring Gale Sondergaard, Mercedes McCambridge, Ruth Roman
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Impulse Dir. by William Grefe (1974), starring William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Harold Sakata
Impulse, is a thriller film, starring William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Kim Nicholas, Jennifer Bishop, and Harold Sakata. It was written by Tony Crechales and directed by William Grefé. Its ...more