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The Best Robin Hood Movies

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List RulesOnly 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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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn
    Released: 1938
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery
    Released: 1991
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    Robin Hood: Men in Tights

    Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks
    Released: 1993
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    Robin Hood

    Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov
    Released: 2010
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    Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine
    Released: 1982
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    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery
    Released: 1976
    Robin and Marian is a 1976 British-American romantic adventure period film directed by Richard...  more
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    Robin Hood

    Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe
    Robin Hood is a 2010 action film written by Brian Helgeland and directed by Ridley Scott....  more

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    Sword of Sherwood Forest

    Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing
    Released: 1960
    Sword of Sherwood Forest is a 1960 British adventure film directed by Terence Fisher for...  more
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    Released: 1952
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    Released: 1951
    Tales of Robin Hood is a film directed by James Tinling released on May 1, 1951....  more
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    Robin Hood

    Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx

    Released 2018

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    Time Bandits

    Sean Connery, John Cleese
    Released: 1981
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