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The Best Tab Hunter Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 518 votes 92 voters 12.9k views28 items

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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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    Battle Cry

    Anne Francis, Fess Parker
    Battle Cry is a 1955 CinemaScope film, starring Van Heflin, Aldo Ray, James Whitmore, Tab...  more
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    10

    Lust in the Dust

    Cesar Romero, Noah Wyle
    Lust in the Dust is a 1985 Western comedy film starring Divine, Tab Hunter, Cesar Romero, and...  more
  • 3
    25
    10

    They Came to Cordura

    Rita Hayworth, Gary Cooper
    They Came to Cordura is a 1959 Western film co-written and directed by Robert Rossen, starring...  more
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    2

    Lafayette Escadrille

    Clint Eastwood, Tab Hunter
    Lafayette Escadrille, also known as C'est la Guerre, Hell Bent for Glory and With You in My...  more
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    19
    5

    The Burning Hills

    Natalie Wood, Tab Hunter
    The Burning Hills is a 1956 Warner Bros. CinemaScope Western based on a 1956 novel by Louis...  more
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    23
    10

    Ride the Wild Surf

    Barbara Eden, Shelley Fabares
    Ride the Wild Surf is a romantic drama in the beach party style. It was filmed in 1963 and...  more
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    11

    Polyester

    Jay Leno, Divine
    Polyester is a 1981 American black comedy film directed, produced, and written by John Waters....  more
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    14
    4

    City Under the Sea

    Vincent Price, Tab Hunter
    City Under the Sea is a 1965 science fiction film. It was directed by Jacques Tourneur and...  more
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    15
    9

    Track of the Cat

    Robert Mitchum, Teresa Wright
    Track of the Cat is a 1954 film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Robert Mitchum and...  more
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    12
    6

    Damn Yankees

    Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle
    Damn Yankees is a 1958 musical film made by Warner Bros., a modern version of the Faust story...  more
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    The Loved One

    James Coburn, Milton Berle
    The Loved One is a 1965 black and white comedy film about a business in Los Angeles, which is...  more
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    8
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    Cameron's Closet

    Tab Hunter, Leigh McCloskey
    Cameron's Closet, also known as Cameron's Terror, is a 1988 American horror film. The film was...  more
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    6
    4

    While We're Young

    Claudette Colbert, Tab Hunter
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    9
    8

    Grease 2

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Sid Caesar
    Grease 2 is a 1982 American musical film and sequel to Grease, which is based upon the musical...  more

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    5
    4

    Sweet Kill

    Tab Hunter, Isabel Jewell
    Sweet Kill is a 1973 B-movie written and directed by future Academy Award winner Curtis...  more
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    4
    4

    Troubled Waters

    Tab Hunter, Michael Goodliffe
    Troubled Waters is a 1964 British crime film directed by Stanley Goulder and starring Tab...  more
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    2
    4

    The Timber Tramps

    Cesar Romero, Rosey Grier
    Timber Tramps is a 1975 film directed by Tay Garnett and starring Claude Akins and Leon...  more
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    2
    4

    The Fickle Finger of Fate

    Tab Hunter, Antonio Molino Rojo
    The Fickle Finger of Fate is a 1967 comedy film directed by Richard Rush, produced by Sidney...  more
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    5
    4

    The Sea Chase

    John Wayne, Lana Turner
    The Sea Chase is a 1955 World War II drama film starring John Wayne and Lana Turner, David...  more
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    2
    4

    Dark Horse

    Mimi Rogers, Ed Begley
    Dark Horse is a 1992 American drama film directed by David Hemmings. The screenplay by Janet...  more
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    The Girl He Left Behind

    Natalie Wood, James Garner
    The Girl He Left Behind is a 1956 romantic comedy film starring Tab Hunter and Natalie Wood....  more
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    2
    6

    Rita

    Kim Basinger, Tab Hunter
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    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean

    Paul Newman, Ava Gardner
    The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean is a 1972 American western film written by John Milius,...  more

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    7
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    Island of Desire

    Linda Darnell, Tab Hunter
    Saturday Island is a 1952 British romantic war film directed by Stuart Heisler and starring...  more
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    Hostile Guns

    Yvonne De Carlo, Tab Hunter
    Hostile Guns is a 1967 western film directed by R.G. Springsteen....  more