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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.

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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  • 1

    The Far Country

    James Stewart, Walter Brennan
    14
    3

    Released1955

    Directed byAnthony Mann

    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 about a...  more

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  • 2

    The Window

    Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy
    14
    5

    Released1949

    Directed byTed Tetzlaff

    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 produced by Frederic...  more
  • 3

    Jungle Queen

    Ruth Roman, Douglass Dumbrille
    8
    2

    Released1945

    Directed byLewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor

    Jungle Queen is a Universal movie serial. Material from this serial was re-edited into the feature film Jungle Safari....  more
  • 4

    Strangers on a Train

    Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger
    9
    3

    Released1951

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    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 shot...  more
  • 5

    Dallas

    Gary Cooper, Raymond Massey
    6
    0

    Released1950

    Directed byStuart Heisler

    Dallas is a film directed by Stuart Heisler released on December 30, 1950....  more
  • 6

    Colt .45

    Lloyd Bridges, Randolph Scott
    7
    2

    Released1950

    Directed byEdwin L. Marin

    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 loose...  more
  • 7

    Young Man with Ideas

    Glenn Ford, Mary Wickes
    6
    1

    Released1952

    Directed byMitchell Leisen

    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 by...  more
  • 8

    Day of the Animals

    Leslie Nielsen, Christopher George
    8
    4

    Released1977

    Directed byWilliam Girdler

    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
  • 9

    Champion

    Kirk Douglas, Arthur Kennedy
    6
    3

    Released1949

    Directed byMark Robson

    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 while working...  more
  • 10

    Blowing Wild

    Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper
    6
    3

    Released1953

    Directed byHugo Fregonese

    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 love...  more
  • 11

    Harmony Trail

    Glenn Strange, Ruth Roman
    4
    0

    Released1944

    Directed byRobert Emmett Tansey

  • 12

    5 Steps to Danger

    Sterling Hayden, Werner Klemperer
    5
    3

    Released1957

    Directed byHenry S. Kesler

    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
  • 13

    The Baby

    Ruth Roman, Michael Pataki
    4
    0

    Released1973

    Directed byTed Post

    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. It...  more
  • 14

    Bitter Victory

    Christopher Lee, Richard Burton
    2
    0

    Released1957

    Directed byNicholas Ray

    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
  • 15

    The Killing Kind

    Cindy Williams, Ann Sothern
    2
    0

    Released1973

    Directed byCurtis Harrington

    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 screenplay...  more
  • 16

    The Shanghai Story

    Edmond O'Brien, Richard Jaeckel
    2
    0

    Released1954

    Directed byFrank Lloyd

    The Shanghai Story is a film directed by Frank Lloyd that was released in 1954....  more
  • 17

    Go Ask Alice

    William Shatner, Mackenzie Phillips
    2
    0

    Released1973

    Directed byJohn Korty

    Go Ask Alice is a film directed by John Korty released on Jan 24, 1973....  more

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  • 18

    Living Nightmare

    Gale Sondergaard, Mercedes McCambridge
    2
    0

    Released1983

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

  • 19

    Down Three Dark Streets

    Broderick Crawford, Martha Hyer
    3
    2

    Released1954

    Directed byArnold Laven

    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 Case...  more
  • 20

    Starlift

    Doris Day, James Cagney
    4
    4

    Released1951

    Directed byRoy Del Ruth

    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 Karl...  more
  • 21

    Impulse

    William Shatner, Ruth Roman
    2
    0

    Released1974

    Directed byWilliam Grefe

    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 runtime is 82...  more