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The Best Troy Donahue Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 455 votes 143 voters 14.9k views37 items

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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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    Susan Slade

    Connie Stevens, Troy Donahue
    Susan Slade is a 1961 American Technicolor drama film released by Warner Bros. The film was...  more
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    A Summer Place

    Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue
    A Summer Place is a 1959 romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sloan...  more
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    Parrish

    Claudette Colbert, Connie Stevens
    Parrish is a 1961 drama film made by Warner Bros.. It was written, produced and directed by...  more
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    Rome Adventure

    Angie Dickinson, Suzanne Pleshette
    Rome Adventure, also known as Lovers Must Learn, is a 1962 romantic drama film, based on the...  more
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    A Distant Trumpet

    Suzanne Pleshette, Troy Donahue
    A Distant Trumpet is a 1964 American Western film, the last directed by Raoul Walsh. It stars...  more
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    The Tarnished Angels

    Rock Hudson, Troy Donahue
    The Tarnished Angels is a 1957 American drama film directed by Douglas Sirk. The screenplay by...  more
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    Cry-Baby

    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe
    Cry-Baby is a 1990 American teen musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John...  more

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    #79 of 201 The Best Teen Romance Movies#143 of 357 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

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    Imitation of Life

    John Wayne, Lana Turner
    Imitation of Life is a 1959 American romantic drama film directed by Douglas Sirk, produced by...  more

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    #1491 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#514 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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    Grandview, U.S.A.

    Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cusack
    Grandview, U.S.A. is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars...  more

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    #140 of 172 The Greatest Teen Movies Of The 1980s#46 of 73 The Best John Cusack Movies of All Time

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    Palm Springs Weekend

    Stefanie Powers, Connie Stevens
    Palm Springs Weekend is a 1963 Warner Bros. bedroom comedy film directed by Norman Taurog. It...  more
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    Cockfighter

    Ed Begley, Jr.
    Cockfighter is a 1974 film by director Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Harry Dean...  more
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    Bimbo Movie Bash

    Troy Donahue, Elizabeth Kaitan
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    Come Spy with Me

    Troy Donahue, Peter Finch
    Come Spy with Me is a 1967 American spy film produced by Arnold Kaiser, directed by Marshall...  more
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    The Perfect Furlough

    Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis
    The Perfect Furlough is a 1958 romantic service comedy directed by Blake Edwards and written...  more
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    American Rampage

    Troy Donahue
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    A Dirty Little Business

    Beverly DAngelo, Troy Donahue
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    The Legend of Frank Woods

    Troy Donahue, Jim Davis
    The Legend of Frank Woods is a 1977 western film directed by Deno Paoli and Hagen Smith,...
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    Cyclone

    Heather Thomas, Martin Landau
    Cyclone is a 1987 science fiction action film about a woman who must keep the ultimate...  more
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    Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon

    Burl Ives, Troy Donahue
    Jules Verne's Rocket to the Moon is a 1967 British science fiction comedy film directed by Don...  more
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    Monster on the Campus

    Troy Donahue, Whit Bissell
    Monster on the Campus is a 1958 American science fiction/horror film, released by...  more
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    Seizure

    Troy Donahue, Martine Beswick
    Seizure is a 1974 horror-thriller film. It is the directorial début of Oliver Stone, who also...  more
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    The Love-Thrill Murders

    Troy Donahue, Talie Cochrane
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    Omega Cop

    Adam West, Troy Donahue
    Omega Cop is a 1990 film starring Adam West, Ronald L. Marchini, Stuart Whitman, and Troy...  more
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    Malibu

    Kim Novak, James Coburn
    Malibu is a 1983 television film, based on a novel by William Murray. Featuring Kim Novak,...  more
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    Deadly Prey

    Troy Donahue, Cameron Mitchell
    Deadly Prey is a 1986 film that was first screened in the United States in March 1987 at that...  more