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The Best Troy Donahue Movies

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

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

Everything from A Dirty Little Business to A Summer Place is included on this list.

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  • A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan Wilson. Delmer Daves directed the movie, which stars Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Troy Donahue, and Sandra ...more
  • Prudence (Suzanne Pleshette), a feisty but romantic-minded young librarian at an all-female school in New England, resigns from her job after getting disciplined for recommending a banned book to one ...more
  • Parrish is a 1961 drama film made by Warner Bros.. It was written, produced and directed by Delmer Daves, based on the novel by Mildred Savage. The music score was by Max Steiner, the cinematography ...more
  • Love is the game for a group of college students letting loose in Palm Springs, Calif. For basketball player Jim Munroe (Troy Donahue), the attractive Bunny Dixon (Stefanie Powers) quickly becomes ...more
  • Roger Slade (Lloyd Nolan), his wife Leah (Dorothy McGuire) and their teenage daughter, Susan (Connie Stevens), return to California after 10 years abroad. On the journey home, Susan has an affair ...more
  • Lora Meredith (Lana Turner), a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson (Juanita Moore), a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora's ...more
  • Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon is a 1967 British science fiction comedy film directed by Don Sharp and starring Burl Ives, Troy Donahue, Gert Fröbe and Terry-Thomas. It was released in the US as ...more
  • A Distant Trumpet is a 1964 American Western film, the last directed by Raoul Walsh. It stars Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette and Diane McBain. The screenplay by John Twist, Albert Beich, and Richard ...more
  • Cry-Baby is a 1990 American teen musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John Waters. It stars Johnny Depp as 1950s teen rebel "Cry-Baby" Wade Walker, and also features a large ensemble ...more
  • Omega Cop is a 1990 film starring Adam West, Ronald L. Marchini, Stuart Whitman, and Troy Donahue. It was also released under the title John Travis: Solar Survivor. This film was also written and ...more
  • When Navy pilot Dale Heath (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) takes off, he doesn't expect his navigational equipment to fail, and must adapt when it goes out along with his radio. Heading straight for a ...more
  • Seizure is a 1974 horror-thriller film. It is the directorial début of Oliver Stone, who also co-wrote the screenplay.
  • Monster on the Campus is a 1958 American science fiction/horror film, released by Universal-International. It was directed by Jack Arnold, from a script by David Duncan. The film was the last of ...more
  • My Blood Runs Cold is a 1965 film directed by William Conrad.
  • Come Spy with Me is a 1967 American spy film produced by Arnold Kaiser, directed by Marshall Stone, and released by 20th Century Fox.
  • Tin Man is a 1983 American dramatic film starring Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law, Deana Jurgens, Troy Donahue, Richard Stahl and directed by John G. Thomas.
  • Life as a nerd isn't easy, but it can be extremely interesting, especially when the four members of the Lambda Alpha Eta fraternity decide to change their reputations. Harnessing every party-animal ...more
  • Heroic World War I pilot Roger Shumann (Robert Stack) is all but forgotten by the 1930s, but flying is all he knows, so he takes work as an air show stuntman. Roger's job is demeaning, low-paying and ...more
  • Wild Heritage is a 1958 western film directed by Charles F. Haas.
  • Cockfighter is a 1974 film by director Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton and featuring Laurie Bird and Ed Begley, Jr. The screenplay is based on the novel of the same name by ...more
  • Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Carole Cook, Ramon Bieri, John ...more