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The Best Yul Brynner Movies  

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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Yul Brynner movies?" and "What are the greatest Yul Brynner roles of all time?"

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

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