The Best Robin Hood Movies 

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Updated October 2, 2019 2k votes 683 voters 39.5k views 12 items

List Rules Only movies featuring Robin Hood as a character.

A list of the best Robin Hood movies. All of the best Robin Hood films have been included, but if you believe we missed one, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Robin Hood movies have been popular for over a century now, with the first one being made in 1908. The "Robin Hood" we know of today, as a merry outlaw, actually comes from the book "Ivanhoe", which was published in the early 1800s.

As the cheerful scoundrel with a heart of gold, it was inevitable that this character would end up in the movies. Robin Hood is also a story packed with its own lore and icons such as Sherwood Forest, Little John and his fight on river, Friar Tuck, the split arrow, Maid Marion, King Richard, and of course... the Sheriff of Nottingham. Many of these Robin Hood films fall into the action or drama categories, but there are some lighter Robin Hood films in the mix as well.

What is the best Robin Hood movie? Well that depends solely on your interpretation and what are your viewing tastes are. Do you like Kevin Costner or Russell Brand as Robin Hood? Or if you like comedy, you should see Mel Brooks's take with Robin Hood: Men In Tights.
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Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Claude Rains

Released: 1938

Directed by: Michael Curtiz, William Keighley

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Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

Released: 1991

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

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Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Released: 1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights is a 1993 French-American musical adventure comedy film and a parody of the Robin Hood story. Produced and directed by Mel Brooks, the film stars Cary Elwes, Richard ...more

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Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

Released: 1952

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

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Released: 2010

Directed by: Ridley Scott

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Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov, Graham Chapman

Released: 1973

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery, Richard Harris

Released: 1976

Directed by: Richard Lester

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Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing, Nigel Green

Released: 1960

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Eve Hewson

Released: 2018

Directed by: Otto Bathurst

Released 2018

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Richard Todd, Peter Finch, Michael Hordern

Released: 1952

Directed by: Ken Annakin

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Released: 1951

Directed by: James Tinling

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Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

Released: 1981

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

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