Most Popular Titles With Robert Ryan

1. The Professionals (1966)
117 min | Action, Adventure, Western
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An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

2. The Longest Day (1962)
178 min | Action, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.

3. The Dirty Dozen (1967)
150 min | Action, Adventure, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A US Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers in World War II.

4. The Wild Bunch (1969)
145 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

5. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

6. Act of Violence (1948)
82 min | Thriller, Film-Noir, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An embittered, vengeful POW stalks his former commanding officer who betrayed his men's planned escape attempt from a Nazi prison camp..

7. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

8. Battle of the Bulge (1965)
167 min | War, Action, Drama
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A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II.

9. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.

10. Anzio (1968)
117 min | Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

One of WWIIs bloodiest battles as the Allies smash through the German lines which have enclosed the Anzio beachhead. Four months and 30,000 casualties before the Allies finally march to Rome.

11. King of Kings (1961)
168 min | Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The life of Jesus Christ.

12. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, War, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
13. The Iceman Cometh (1973)
239 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea.

14. The Outfit (1973)
103 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When the small criminal Macklin is released from prison, he learns that his brother was shot by two mob killers. He didn't know that the bank he robbed was owned by the syndicate. When he's... See full summary »

15. Clash by Night (1952)
105 min | Drama, Film-Noir
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.

16. The Naked Spur (1953)
91 min | Thriller, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A bounty hunter trying to bring a murderer to justice is forced to accept the help of two less-than-trustworthy strangers.

17. The Boy with Green Hair (1948)
82 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This parable looks at public reaction when the hair of an American war orphan mysteriously turns green.

18. Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963–1965)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
19. Flying Leathernecks (1951)
102 min | Drama, War, Action
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Major Kirby leads The Wildcats squadron into the historic WWII battle of Guadalcanal.

20. Day of the Outlaw (1959)
92 min | Western
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Cowboys and ranchers have to put their differences aside when a gang of outlaws, led by army captain Jack Bruhn, decide to spend the night in a little Western town.

21. Lawman (1971)
99 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A lawman from Bannock arrives in Sabbath to arrest all the cattlemen whose wild celebration the year before resulted in the accidental death of an old man.

22. Executive Action (1973)
91 min | Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

23. On Dangerous Ground (1951)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Hard, withdrawn city cop Jim Wilson roughs up one too many suspects and is sent upstate to help investigate the murder of a young girl in the winter countryside. There he meets Mary Malden,... See full summary »

24. Hour of the Gun (1967)
100 min | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.

25. Billy Budd (1962)
123 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

26. Zane Grey Theater (1956–1961)
25 min | Drama, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host.

27. Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's... See full summary »

28. Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)
105 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When their sailing ship founders at sea, several of the passengers are rescued and find themselves aboard a submarine in the command of Captain Nemo. They are amazed to find that Nemo has ... See full summary »

29. The Tall Men (1955)
122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to ... See full summary »

30. Berlin Express (1948)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

31. Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
103 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two rustic families, headed by patriarchs Laban Feather and Pap Gutshall, are feuding. At first, it is comical, with just the sons of the two families playing tricks on each other. But soon... See full summary »

32. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Contestants with unusual occupations were interviewed by the panelists. Only questions that could be answered with a "yes" or "no" were allowed. At the conclusion of the questioning, the ... See full summary »

33. Custer of the West (1967)
143 min | Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

George Armstrong Custer's love of the heroic traditions of the Calvary and his distaste with the coming of industrialization leads him to his destiny at the Little Big Horn.

34. Lonelyhearts (1958)
100 min | Drama
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Eager to land a journalistic position, Adam White goes to work as an advice-giving newspaper columnist. His editor, Shrike, takes pleasure in browbeating his alcoholic wife Florence for her... See full summary »

35. Men in War (1957)
102 min | Drama, War
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During the Korean War, a battle worn Lt. and his platoon behind enemy lines, have orders to march to hill 465 for possible relief.

36. The Racket (1951)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things... See full summary »

37. The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1956–1960)
60 min | Comedy
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38. The Ghost Breakers (1940)
85 min | Comedy, Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

39. Caught (1949)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

It was Leonora Eames' childhood dream come true. She had married Smith Ohlrig, a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a nightmare once she realizes the truth about her husband ... See full summary »

40. Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
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41. North West Mounted Police (1940)
126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Texas Ranger Dusty Rivers ("Isn't that a contradiction in terms?", another character asks him) travels to Canada in the 1880s in search of Jacques Corbeau, who is wanted for murder. He ... See full summary »

42. Born to Be Bad (1950)
94 min | Drama, Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Christabel fools everyone with her sweet exterior including her cousin Donna and Donna's wealthy fiancée Curtis. The only one who sees through her facade is Nick, a rugged writer who loves ... See full summary »

43. Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1987)
60 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Her story is well-known - the lonely child who yearned for affection and approval which she finally seemed to find as Hollywood's greatest love goddess. But even though she scaled heights ... See full summary »

44. Crossfire (1947)
86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A man is murdered, apparently by one of a group of soldiers just out of the army. But which one? And why?

45. Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963–1967)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Legendary entertainer Bob Hope hosted, and occasionally starred in, one of the last major anthology series on network TV. Both dramatic and comedy shows were presented, featuring many of ... See full summary »

46. The Woman on the Beach (1947)
71 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.

47. Return of the Bad Men (1948)
90 min | Action, Drama, Romance, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When part of Oklahoma Territory becomes officially part of the U.S., Vance Cordrell is forced to deal with some of the most infamous outlaws of the Old West.

48. House of Bamboo (1955)
102 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate, a U.S. Army Investigator attempts to probe the coinciding death of a fellow Army official.

49. The Love Machine (1971)
108 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.

50. And Hope to Die (1972)
99 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned.