Best Charles Bronson movies

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Best Charles Bronson movies
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TOP 25:
Jubal
Jubal
Charles Bronson as: Reb
Genre: Action, Western
Release: 1956
Jubal Troop is a cowboy who is found in a weakened condition, without a horse. He is given shelter at Shep Horgan's large ranch, where he quickly makes an enemy in foreman Pinky, a cattleman who accuses Jubal of carrying the smell of sheep.

TOP 24:
Telefon
Telefon
Charles Bronson as: Major Grigori Borzov
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1977
Nicolai Dalchimski, a mad KGB agent steals a notebook full of names of "sleeping" undercover KGB agents sent to the U.S. in the 1950's. These agents got their assignments under hypnosis, so they can't remember their missions until they're told a line of a Robert Frost poem. Dalchimski flees to the U.S. and starts phoning these agents who perform sabotage acts against military targets.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Donald Pleasence movies?


TOP 23:
Farewell, Friend
Farewell, Friend
Original Title: Adieu l'ami
Charles Bronson as: Franz Propp
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1968
After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become locked in during a holiday weekend as the attempt to crack the safe's combination.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brigitte Fossey movies?

TOP 22:
Chato's Land
Chato's Land
Charles Bronson as: Pardon Chato
Genre: Western
Release: 1972
A posse pursues Pardon Chato (Charles Bronson) a mestizo indian after he killed a US marshal in self-defense. As they get deeper into Indian territory, just who is hunting who.

TOP 21:
The Valachi Papers
The Valachi Papers
Charles Bronson as: Joe Valachi
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1972
When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the sacred code of silence.


TOP 20:
This Property Is Condemned
This Property Is Condemned
Charles Bronson as: J.J. Nichols
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1966
A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge.

TOP 19:
Rider on the Rain
Rider on the Rain
Original Title: Le passager de la pluie
Charles Bronson as: Col. Harry Dobbs
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1970
A US Army colonel in France tries to track down an escaped sex maniac.

TOP 18:
Hard Times
Hard Times
Charles Bronson as: Chaney
Genre: Drama
Release: 1975
In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Coburn movies?


TOP 17:
Death Hunt
Death Hunt
Charles Bronson as: Albert Johnson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 1981
Yukon Territory, Canada, November 1931. Albert Johnson, a trapper who lives alone in the mountains, buys a dog almost dead after a brutal dogfight, a good deed that will put him in trouble.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carl Weathers movies?

TOP 16:
Breakheart Pass
Breakheart Pass
Charles Bronson as: Deakin
Genre: Thriller, Western, Mystery
Release: 1975
At the height of the frontier era, a train races through the Rocky Mountains on a classified mission to a remote army post. But one by one the passengers are being murdered, and their only hope is the mysterious John Deakin, who's being transported to face trial for murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ed Lauter movies?

TOP 15:

Vera Cruz

Vera Cruz
Charles Bronson as: Pittsburgh
Genre: Action, Western, Romance
Release: 1954
After the American Civil War, mercenaries travel to Mexico to fight in their revolution for money. The former soldier and gentleman Benjamin Trane meets the gunman and killer Joe Erin and his men, and together they are hired by the Emperor Maximillian and the Marquis Henri de Labordere to escort the Countess Marie Duvarre to the harbor of Vera Cruz.


TOP 14:

The Indian Runner

The Indian Runner
Charles Bronson as: Mr. Roberts
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
Two brothers cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things which his brother desperately tries to point out to him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patricia Arquette movies?

TOP 13:

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge
Charles Bronson as: Maj. Wolenski
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1965
In the winter of 1944, the Allied Armies stand ready to invade Germany at the coming of a New Year. To prevent it, Hitler orders an all-out offensive to re-take French territory and capture the major port city of Antwerp.

TOP 12:

Crime Wave

Crime Wave
Charles Bronson as: Ben Hastings
Genre: Crime
Release: 1953
Reformed parolee Steve Lacey is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter. The other two former cellmates then attempt to force him into doing a bank job.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maribel Verdú movies?

TOP 11:

Death Wish

Death Wish
Charles Bronson as: Paul Kersey
Genre: Action
Release: 1974
After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Balsam movies?


TOP 10:

House of Wax

House of Wax
Charles Bronson as: Igor
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Release: 1953
A New York sculptor who opens a wax museum to showcase the likenesses of famous historical figures runs into trouble with his business partner, who demands that the exhibits become more extreme in order to increase profits.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vincent Price movies?

TOP 9:

The Mechanic

The Mechanic
Charles Bronson as: Arthur Bishop
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1972
Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes on one of his victim's sons, Steve McKenna, as his apprentice. Arthur puts him through a rigorous training period and brings him on several hits. As Steven improves, Arthur worries that he'll discover who killed his father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeff Chase movies?

TOP 8:

Mr. Majestyk

Mr. Majestyk
Charles Bronson as: Vince Majestyk
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1974
Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.

TOP 7:

Red Sun

Red Sun
Original Title: Soleil Rouge
Charles Bronson as: Link
Genre: Western
Release: 1971
In 1870, Japanese ambassador Sakaguchi and his entourage travel by train to Washington to deliver a valuable sword to the President of the United States, a gift from the Emperor of Japan. On board the same train are two robbers, Link and Gauche, ready to make their move…
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alain Delon movies?

TOP 6:

The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven
Charles Bronson as: Bernardo O'Reilly
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Release: 1960
An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Van Cleef movies?


TOP 5:

Guns for San Sebastian

Guns for San Sebastian
Original Title: La bataille de San Sebastian
Charles Bronson as: Teclo
Genre: Action, Western
Release: 1968
Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and steal all their supplies. When Father John is murdered, the villagers mistakenly think the outlaw is the priest. Alastray at first tells them he is not a priest, but they don't believe it, and an apparent miracle seems to prove they are correct. Eventually, he assists them in regaining their confidence and defending themselves.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Quinn movies?

TOP 4:

The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen
Charles Bronson as: Joseph Wladislaw
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Release: 1967
12 American military prisoners in World War II are ordered to infiltrate a well-guarded enemy château and kill the Nazi officers vacationing there. The soldiers, most of whom are facing death sentences for a variety of violent crimes, agree to the mission and the possible commuting of their sentences.

TOP 3:

La Classe américaine

La Classe américaine
Charles Bronson as: The Indian (archive footage)
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 1993
George Abitbol, the classiest man in the world, dies tragically during a cruise. With his last breath, he whispers: “Shitty world.” The director of an American newspaper, wondering about the meaning of these intriguing final words, asks his three best investigators, Dave, Peter and Steven, to solve the mystery… (16 French actors dub scenes from various Warner Bros. films to create a parody of “Citizen Kane,” 1941.)

TOP 2:

The Great Escape

The Great Escape
Charles Bronson as: Flight Lt. Danny Velinski
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Release: 1963
The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

TOP 1:

Once Upon a Time in the West

Once Upon a Time in the West
Original Title: C'era una volta il West
Charles Bronson as: Harmonica
Genre: Western
Release: 1968
A widow whose land and life are in danger as the railroad is getting closer and closer to taking them over. A mysterious harmonica player joins forces with a desperado to protect the woman and her land.



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