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

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

Items on this list include The Ultimate Warrior and Futureworld.

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Movie fans who love Yul Brynner have also been known to enjoy films starring Rod Steiger and Lee Marvin.

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The King and I Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno The King and I is a 1956 musical film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Walter Lang and produced by Charles Brackett and Darryl F. Zanuck. The screenplay by Ernest Lehman is based on the ...more

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The Magnificent Seven Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach and Steve McQueen. The picture is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's ...more

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The Ten Commandments Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Yul Brynner The Ten Commandments is a 1956 American religious epic film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille, shot in VistaVision, and released by Paramount Pictures. It dramatizes the biblical story ...more

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Westworld Yul Brynner, James Brolin, Dick Van Patten Westworld is a 1973 science fiction western-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton and produced by Paul Lazarus III about amusement park robots that become evil after a ...more

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Taras Bulba Tony Curtis, Yul Brynner, Sam Wanamaker Taras Bulba is a 1962 film loosely based on Nikolai Gogol's short novel, Taras Bulba, starring Yul Brynner in the title role, and Tony Curtis as his son, Andrei, leaders of a Cossack clan on the ...more

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Anastasia Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes Anastasia is a 1956 drama history film written by Arthur Laurents, Marcelle Maurette and Guy Bolton and directed by Anatole Litvak.

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The Journey Ron Howard, Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner The Journey is a 1959 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak. A group of Westerners tries to flee Hungary after the Soviet Union moves to crush the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. It stars ...more

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The Brothers Karamazov William Shatner, Yul Brynner, Lee J. Cobb The Brothers Karamazov is a 1958 film made by MGM, based on Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay ...more

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Kings of the Sun Yul Brynner, Victoria Vetri, George Chakiris Kings of the Sun is a 1963 DeLuxe Color film directed by J. Lee Thompson for Mirisch Productions set in Mesoamerica at the time of the conquest of Chichen Itza by Hunac Ceel. Location scenes ...more

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Return of the Seven Yul Brynner, Warren Oates, Fernando Rey Return of the Seven is the first sequel to the western, The Magnificent Seven. Yul Brynner is the sole returning cast member from the first film, portraying Chris Adams. Robert Fuller assumes ...more

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Solomon and Sheba Gina Lollobrigida, Yul Brynner, George Sanders Solomon and Sheba is a 1959 American epic historical romance film directed by King Vidor, shot in Technirama, and distributed by United Artists. It stars Yul Brynner as Solomon and Gina ...more

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The Buccaneer Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Charles Boyer The Buccaneer is a 1958 War film, made by Paramount Pictures like the 1938 version, starring Yul Brynner as Jean Lafitte, Charles Boyer and Claire Bloom. Charlton Heston plays a supporting role ...more

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Invitation to a Gunfighter Yul Brynner, George Segal, Pat Hingle Invitation to a Gunfighter is a 1964 film directed by Richard Wilson.

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The Sound and the Fury Yul Brynner, Joanne Woodward, Jack Warden The Sound and the Fury is a film directed by Martin Ritt that was released in 1959.

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The Ultimate Warrior Max von Sydow, Yul Brynner, William Smith The Ultimate Warrior is a 1975 science fiction action-adventure film directed by Robert Clouse. One of a series of post-apocalyptic films from the 1960s and 1970s, it is set in post-civilization ...more

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Villa Rides Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner Villa Rides is a 1968 film starring Yul Brynner in toupee in the title role and Robert Mitchum as an American adventurer and pilot of fortune. The supporting cast includes Charles Bronson as ...more

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Escape from Zahrain Yul Brynner, Jack Warden, Sal Mineo Escape from Zahrain is a 1962 American action film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso, James Mason and Jack Warden. The film is set in the fictional state of ...more

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The Light at the Edge of the World Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner, Samantha Eggar The Light at the Edge of the World is a 1971 adventure film, adapted from Jules Verne's classic 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic ...more

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Futureworld Peter Fonda, Yul Brynner, Blythe Danner Futureworld is a 1976 American science fiction thriller film directed by Richard T. Heffron and written by Mayo Simon and George Schenck. It is a sequel to the 1973 Michael Crichton film ...more

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Catlow Leonard Nimoy, Yul Brynner, Daliah Lavi Catlow is a 1971 western film based on a 1963 novel by Louis L'Amour. It stars Yul Brynner as a renegade outlaw determined to pull off a Confederate gold heist. It co-stars Richard Crenna and ...more

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Morituri Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard Morituri is a 1965 film about the sabotage of a German merchant ship full of rubber. The film stars Marlon Brando, Yul Brynner, Janet Margolin, Trevor Howard and Wally Cox. It was directed by ...more

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Cast a Giant Shadow Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Michael Douglas Cast a Giant Shadow is a 1966 big-budget action film based on the life of Colonel Mickey Marcus, and stars Kirk Douglas, Senta Berger, Yul Brynner, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and Angie Dickinson. ...more

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Adiós, Sabata Yul Brynner, Ignazio Spalla, Salvatore Billa Adiós, Sabata is a 1970 Italian-Spanish Spaghetti Western film directed by Gianfranco Parolini. It is the second film in The Sabata Trilogy by Parolini. Yul Brynner takes over the lead ...more

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Night Flight from Moscow Henry Fonda, Yul Brynner, Virna Lisi Night Flight from Moscow is a French thriller made in 1973. It was produced and directed by Henri Verneuil. The score was written by Ennio Morricone.

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The Madwoman of Chaillot Katharine Hepburn, Yul Brynner, Richard Chamberlain The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical comedy-drama film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. It was directed by Bryan Forbes and ...more

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Flight from Ashiya Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, Suzy Parker Flight from Ashiya is a 1964 film about the U.S. Air Force's Air Rescue Service, flying out of Ashiya Air Base, Japan. In this fictionalized film set in the early 1960s, a flight crew's mission ...more

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The Double Man Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill The Double Man is a 1967 British spy film directed by Franklin Schaffner. Its plot is very loosely based on the critically acclaimed 1958 novel Legacy of a Spy by Henry S. Maxfield. As in the ...more

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The Long Duel Charlotte Rampling, Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard The Long Duel is a 1967 British adventure film directed by Ken Annakin and starring Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Charlotte Rampling and Harry Andrews. It is set in British-ruled India of the ...more

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His Majesty O'Keefe Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner His Majesty O'Keefe is a 1954 adventure film starring Burt Lancaster. The film was directed by Byron Haskin and Otto Heller and included choreography by Daniel Nagrin. The cast also included ...more

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Battle of Neretva Orson Welles, Yul Brynner, Franco Nero Battle of Neretva is a 1969 Yugoslavian partisan film. The film was written by Stevan Bulajić and Veljko Bulajić, and directed by Veljko Bulajić. It is based on the true events of World War II. ...more

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Once More, with Feeling! Yul Brynner, Shirley Anne Field, Gregory Ratoff Once More, with Feeling! is a British comedy film directed and produced by Stanley Donen from a screenplay by Harry Kurnitz, based on his play. The film was released by Columbia Pictures and has ...more

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The Sabata Trilogy Yul Brynner, Lee Van Cleef The Sabata Trilogy is a series of Spaghetti Western films released between 1969 and 1971, directed by Gianfranco Parolini, and starring Lee Van Cleef in the first, Sabata, Yul Brynner in the ...more

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The Poppy Is Also a Flower Omar Sharif, Eli Wallach, Angie Dickinson The Poppy Is Also a Flower is an ABC made-for-television spy and anti-drug film. The film was directed by Terence Young and stars Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Trevor Howard, Rita Hayworth, Angie ...more

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Fuzz Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Yul Brynner Fuzz is a 1972 film directed by Richard A. Colla.

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Surprise Package Yul Brynner, Noël Coward, Mitzi Gaynor Surprise Package is a 1960 American comedy film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Yul Brynner, Mitzi Gaynor, Noël Coward, Eric Pohlmann and Barry Foster. An American gangster living on ...more

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The Testament of Orpheus Yul Brynner, Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau Testament of Orpheus is a 1960 film directed by and starring Jean Cocteau. It is considered the final part of the Orphic Trilogy, following The Blood of a Poet and Orphée. In the cast are ...more

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Port of New York Yul Brynner, Scott Brady, K. T. Stevens Port of New York is a 1949 film noir directed by László Benedek with cinematography by George E. Diskant and shot in semidocumentary style. The film is notable for being Yul ...more

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The File of the Golden Goose Yul Brynner, Edward Woodward, Charles Gray The File of the Golden Goose is a 1969 British thriller film directed by Sam Wanamaker and starring Yul Brynner, Charles Gray and Edward Woodward. Its plot involves an American detective being ...more