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The Best Tab Hunter Movies

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

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

This list contains films like Hostile Guns and City Under the Sea.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tab Hunter movies?" and "What are the greatest Tab Hunter roles of all time?"
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  • Lafayette Escadrille, also known as C'est la Guerre, Hell Bent for Glory and With You in My Arms, is an American war film produced by Warner Brothers Pictures. It stars Tab Hunter and Etchika ...more
  • Stephanie Zinone (Michelle Pfeiffer) is the leader of Rydell High School's Pink Ladies, a gang of girls who are counterparts of the school's group of greasers called the T-Birds. Stephanie is tired ...more
  • The Burning Hills is a 1956 Warner Bros. CinemaScope Western based on a 1956 novel by Louis L'Amour. The film features young stars popular with the teenagers of the time such as Tab Hunter and ...more
  • Saved from near death by a young Mexican girl, a former outlaw sets himself up as sole arbiter of the law in a small town. The town prospers as Judge Bean robs and hangs anyone with money that comes ...more
  • City Under the Sea is a 1965 science fiction film. It was directed by Jacques Tourneur and starred Vincent Price, Tab Hunter and David Tomlinson. The plot concerns the discovery of a lost city ...more
  • Joe Boyd, an aging Washington Senators fan, would sell his soul for the Senators to beat the New York Yankees and win the pennant. Enter Applegate (Ray Walston), who offers to turn Boyd into Joe ...more
  • In the early days of America's involvement in World War II, a Marine battalion readies to challenge the Japanese. The men will see limited action at Guadalcanal, but their leader, Major Sam Huxley ...more
  • Andy Shaeffer (Tab Hunter) is a spoiled college student, overly reliant on his protective high-society mother (Jessie Royce Landis). Andy's girlfriend, the far more mature Susan Daniels (Natalie ...more
  • Three college buddies -- Jody (Fabian), Steamer (Tab Hunter) and Chase (Peter Brown) -- wax their boards and head to Oahu, Hawaii, for the annual surfing competition at Waimea Bay. While Jody cozies ...more
  • They Came to Cordura is a 1959 Western film co-written and directed by Robert Rossen, starring Gary Cooper and Rita Hayworth, and featuring Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Richard Conte, Michael Callan, and ...more
  • Lust in the Dust is a 1985 Western comedy film starring Divine, Tab Hunter, Cesar Romero, and Lainie Kazan, and directed by Paul Bartel. The title comes from the production nickname of the 1946 ...more
  • Biddeford "Pogo" Poole (Fred Astaire), an urbane charmer, has been absent for most of the life of his daughter, Jessica (Debbie Reynolds), but he pops up again as she prepares to marry a California ...more
  • The Sea Chase is a 1955 World War II drama film starring John Wayne and Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger, and Tab Hunter. It was directed by John Farrow from a screenplay by James Warner ...more
  • Sweet Kill is a 1973 B-movie written and directed by future Academy Award winner Curtis Hanson. The film was Hanson's directorial debut and was produced by Roger Corman. It starred 1950s hearthrob ...more
  • During World War II, a U.S. submarine under the command of Capt. Emmett Carey (Scott Brady) takes on the underwater demolition team of Lt. Morgan Hayes (Tab Hunter) -- which includes Seaman Joseph ...more
  • The suicide of his expatriate uncle (John Gielgud) draws Englishman and poet Dennis Barlow (Robert Morse) into California's booming funeral industry. Dennis falls for spiritual funeral home stylist ...more
  • In a snowbound homestead in Northern California, the Bridges family lives in contentious squalor. Brothers Curt (Robert Mitchum) and Harold (Tab Hunter) fight over the attentions of their beautiful ...more
  • A frustrated housewife, Francine Fishpaw (Divine), tries to maintain her sanity while taking care of her dysfunctional household. Elmer (David Samson), her husband and the owner of an adult theater, ...more
  • Dark Horse is a 1992 American drama film directed by David Hemmings. The screenplay by Janet Maclean was adapted from an original story by Tab Hunter.
  • Cameron's Closet, also known as Cameron's Terror, is a 1988 American horror film. The film was directed by Armand Mastroianni and stars Scott Curtis, Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Tab Hunter, Kim ...more
  • Hostile Guns is a 1967 western film directed by R.G. Springsteen.
  • Troubled Waters is a 1964 British crime film directed by Stanley Goulder and starring Tab Hunter, Zena Walker and Andy Myers. It was also released as Man with Two Faces. A violent criminal escapes ...more
  • The Fickle Finger of Fate is a 1967 comedy film directed by Richard Rush, produced by Sidney W. Pink, and starring Tab Hunter. Hunter stars as a clumsy businessman who accidentally gets wrapped up in ...more
  • Timber Tramps is a 1975 film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Claude Akins and Leon Ames. This was the final film by Garnett, director of such notable ones as 1946's The Postman Always Rings ...more