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The Best Robin Hood Movies

Updated October 2, 2019 2.1k votes 704 voters 40.1k views12 items

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 Hood1
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn

    Released1938

    Directed byMichael Curtiz, William Keighley

    Released: 1938
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  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves2
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    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery

    Released1991

    Directed byKevin Reynolds

    Released: 1991
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    Robin Hood: Men in Tights

    Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks

    Released1993

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Released: 1993
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    Robin Hood

    Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov

    Released1973

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    Released: 2010
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    Ivanhoe

    Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine

    Released1952

    Directed byRichard Thorpe

    Released: 1982
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  • Robin and Marian6
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    Robin and Marian

    Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery

    Released1976

    Directed byRichard Lester

    Released: 1976
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    Robin Hood

    Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe

    Released2010

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Time Bandits

    Sean Connery, John Cleese

    Released1981

    Directed byTerry Gilliam

    Released: 1981
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  • Sword of Sherwood Forest9
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    Sword of Sherwood Forest

    Oliver Reed, Peter Cushing

    Released1960

    Directed byTerence Fisher

    Released: 1960
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  • The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men10
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    Released1952

    Directed byKen Annakin

    Released: 1952
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    Robin Hood

    Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx

    Released2018

    Directed byOtto Bathurst

    Released 2018

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  • Tales of Robin Hood12
    Released: 1951
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