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The Best Victor McLaglen Movies  

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

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

This list is made up of many different films, including The Captain Hates the Sea and Hangman's House.

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John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald
The Quiet Man is a 1952 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford. It stars John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen. The screenplay by Frank ...more
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Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks
Gunga Din is a 1939 RKO adventure film directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., loosely based on the poem of the same name by Rudyard ...more
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Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond
Fort Apache is a 1948 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Henry Fonda. The film was the first of the director's "cavalry trilogy" and was followed ...more
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John Wayne, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is a 1949 Technicolor Western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The academy award winning film was the second of Ford's Cavalry trilogy films. With a ...more
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Heather Angel, Victor McLaglen, Jack Mulhall
The Informer is a 1935 dramatic film, released by RKO. The plot concerns the underside of the Irish War of Independence, set in 1920. It stars Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, ...more
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Marlene Dietrich, Victor McLaglen, Warner Oland
In June 2002, a dispute involving a question of honor between the Mai and Mastois clans in rural Pakistan was judged by a local tribal council. When Mukhtar Mai pleaded on her family's behalf, ...more
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Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Marlene Dietrich
Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The ...more
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Shirley Temple, Cesar Romero, Victor McLaglen
Wee Willie Winkie is a 1937 American adventure film directed by John Ford. The screenplay by Julien Josephson and Ernest Pascal was based on a story by Rudyard Kipling. The film stars Shirley ...more
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Bob Hope, Walter Brennan, Virginia Mayo
The Princess and the Pirate is a 1944 American comedy film directed by David Butler and starring Bob Hope and Virginia Mayo. Based on a story by Sy Bartlett, the film is about a princess who ...more
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Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget
Prince Valiant is a 1954 adventure film in Technicolor and Cinemascope, based on the comic strip of the same name by Hal Foster. A young man seeks to join the Knights of the Round Table in order ...more
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Dolores del Río, Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe
What Price Glory is a 1926 American silent comedy-drama war film produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation and directed by Raoul Walsh. The film is based on the 1924 play What Price Glory ...more
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Mae West, Victor McLaglen
Klondike Annie is a 1936 black-and-white comedy drama film starring Mae West and Victor McLaglen. The film was co-written by West from her play "Frisco Kate", which she wrote in 1921. ...more
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Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell, Ronald Colman
Under Two Flags is a 1936 American adventure romance film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Victor McLaglen and Rosalind Russell. The picture was based on ...more
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Ava Gardner, George Raft, Victor McLaglen
Whistle Stop is a 1946 black and white crime film noir directed by Léonide Moguy and featuring starring George Raft and Ava Gardner. The screenplay is written by Philip Yordan, and based ...more
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John Wayne, Myrna Loy, Randolph Scott
The Black Watch is a 1929 American adventure epic film directed by John Ford and starring Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, and David Torrence. Written by James Kevin McGuinness based on the novel ...more
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Victor McLaglen, Regis Toomey, Tully Marshall
Laughing at Life is a 1933 American film directed by Ford Beebe.
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Gene Tierney, Victor McLaglen, George Montgomery
China Girl is a 1942 drama film which follows the exploits of a newsreel photographer in China and Burma against the backdrop of World War II. The film was directed by Henry Hathaway, and stars ...more
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John Wayne, Victor McLaglen, Hobart Bosworth
Hangman's House is a 1928 romantic drama genre silent film set in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, directed by John Ford with inter-titles written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan. It is based on a novel by Brian ...more
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Victor McLaglen, Edmund Lowe, Lili Damita
The Cock-Eyed World is a sequel to What Price Glory? and musical film made by Fox Film Corporation, directed and written by Raoul Walsh, and based on the Flagg and Quirt story by Maxwell ...more
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Myrna Loy, Louise Brooks, William Demarest
A Girl in Every Port is an American silent comedy film based on an original story by Howard Hawks, who directed the film as well. The feature stars Victor McLaglen, Robert Armstrong, Louise ...more
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Victor McLaglen, Paul Kelly, William Gargan
The Devil's Party is a 1938 American film directed by Ray McCarey based on the Borden Chase novel Hells' Kitchen Has a Pantry.
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Boris Karloff, Reginald Denny, Victor McLaglen
The Lost Patrol is a 1934 war film made by RKO. It was directed and produced by John Ford, with Merian C. Cooper as executive producer and Cliff Reid as associate producer. The screenplay was by ...more
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Maureen O'Hara, Rex Harrison, Gene Lockhart
The Foxes of Harrow is a 1947 adventure film directed by John M. Stahl. The film stars Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara and Richard Haydn. The film was nominated an Academy Award for Best Art
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Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Sally Eilers
Full Confession is a 1939 is a US crime drama film made by RKO Radio Pictures. It was directed by John Farrow from an adaptation by Jerome Cady of Leo Birinski's story. The film stars Victor ...more
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Lon Chaney, Victor McLaglen, Mae Busch
The Unholy Three is a 1925 American silent film involving a crime spree, directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney. The film was remade in 1930 as a talkie. In both the 1925 and the 1930 ...more