Best Marlon Brando movies

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Best Marlon Brando movies
Today we present the best Marlon Brando movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Marlon Brando:

TOP 25:
One-Eyed Jacks
One-Eyed Jacks
Marlon Brando as: Rio
Genre: Action, Western
Release: 1961
Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return.

TOP 24:
The Score
The Score
Marlon Brando as: Max
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Angela Bassett movies?


TOP 23:
Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
Marlon Brando as: Sky Masterson
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1955
Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get virtuous Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her.

TOP 22:
Burn!
Burn!
Original Title: Queimada
Marlon Brando as: Sir William Walker
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1969
The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they have seized too much power that now threatens British sugar interests.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Renato Salvatori movies?

TOP 21:
Sayonara
Sayonara
Marlon Brando as: Major Lloyd Gruver
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1957
Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver (Marlon Brando) is reassigned to a Japanese air base, and is confronted with US racial prejudice against the Japanese people. The issue is compounded because a number of the soldiers become romantically involved with Japanese women, in defiance of US military policy. Ordinarily an officer who is by-the-book, Gruver must take a position when a buddy of his, an enlisted man Joe Kelly (Red Buttons) falls in love with a Japanese woman Katsumi (Miyoshi Umeki) and marries her. Gruver risks his position by serving as best man at the wedding ceremony.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Garner movies?


TOP 20:
The Young Lions
The Young Lions
Marlon Brando as: Lt. Christian Diestl
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 1958
The Young Lions follows the lives of three soldiers: one German and two Americans, paralleling their experiences in World War II until they meet up at the end for a confrontation

TOP 19:
The Wild One
The Wild One
Marlon Brando as: Johnny Strabler
Genre: Drama
Release: 1953
The Black Rebels Motorcycle Club ride into the small California town of Wrightsville, eager to raise hell. Brooding gang leader Johnny Strabler takes a liking to Kathie, the daughter of the local watering hole as another club rolls into town.

TOP 18:
A Dry White Season
A Dry White Season
Marlon Brando as: Ian McKenzie
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1989
During the 1976 Soweto uprising, a white school teacher's life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jürgen Prochnow movies?


TOP 17:
Mutiny on the Bounty
Mutiny on the Bounty
Marlon Brando as: First Lieutnant Fletcher Christian
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1962
The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gable movies?

TOP 16:
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Marlon Brando as: Marc Antony
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1953
The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.

TOP 15:

The Men

The Men
Marlon Brando as: Ken Wilcheck/Bud
Genre: Drama
Release: 1950
Fred Zinnemann's sensitive film on the plight of paraplegic WWII veterans features Marlon Brando in his superbly moving screen debut. He plays Lt. Bud Wilozek, one of a group of veterans recovering in the paraplegic ward of a hospital in his hometown. His former fiancée, Ellen (Teresa Wright), explains to his physician, Dr. Brock (Everett Sloane), her concern about his isolation and apparent depression since he has broken their engagment and refuses to see her. He counsels her to be patient, but when he decides to broach the issue with Bud, the embittered patient reacts angrily to the doctor's intrusiveness, and continues to refuse to see Ellen. The doctor cajoles the withdrawn paraplegic into the life of the ward, where fellow patients begin to pull Bud out of his spiritual miasma. At length, his sense of hope starts to return, and after seeing Ellen for the first time in months, he begins to contemplate the possibility of marriage.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Patrick movies?


TOP 14:

Viva Zapata!

Viva Zapata!
Marlon Brando as: Emiliano Zapata
Genre: History, Western
Release: 1952
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Quinn movies?

TOP 13:

Last Tango in Paris

Last Tango in Paris
Original Title: Ultimo tango a Parigi
Marlon Brando as: Paul
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1972
A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

TOP 12:

Superman

Superman
Marlon Brando as: Jor-El
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 1978
Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peta Wilson movies?

TOP 11:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Wayne movies?


TOP 10:

The Chase

The Chase
Marlon Brando as: Sheriff Calder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1966
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristy Swanson movies?

TOP 9:

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut
Marlon Brando as: Jor-El
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2006
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Reeve movies?

TOP 8:

The Fugitive Kind

The Fugitive Kind
Marlon Brando as: Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1960
Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence. Her husband, Jabe M. Torrance, is dying of cancer. Val is pursued by Carol Cutere, the enigmatic local tramp-of-good-family.

TOP 7:

Listen to Me Marlon

Listen to Me Marlon
Marlon Brando as: Himself (voice) (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
With exclusive access to his extraordinary unseen and unheard personal archive including hundreds of hours of audio recorded over the course of his life, this is the definitive Marlon Brando cinema documentary. Charting his exceptional career as an actor and his extraordinary life away from the stage and screen with Brando himself as your guide, the film will fully explore the complexities of the man by telling the story uniquely from Marlon's perspective, entirely in his own voice. No talking heads, no interviewees, just Brando on Brando and life.

TOP 6:

A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire
Marlon Brando as: Stanley Kowalski
Genre: Drama
Release: 1951
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.


TOP 5:

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
Marlon Brando as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 1991
A chronicle of the production problems — including bad weather, actors' health, war near the filming locations, and more — which plagued the filming of Apocalypse Now, increasing costs and nearly destroying the life and career of Francis Ford Coppola.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dennis Hopper movies?

TOP 4:

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront
Marlon Brando as: Terry Malloy
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1954
Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers.

TOP 3:

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now
Marlon Brando as: Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1979
At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Duvall movies?

TOP 2:

The Godfather

The Godfather
Marlon Brando as: Don Vito Corleone
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1972
Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

TOP 1:

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980

The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980
Marlon Brando as: Don Vito Corleone
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1992
The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family. Story is told in chronological order, and numerous scenes that were deleted from each film have been restored.



If you like the best Marlon Brando movies, then you will also like the best Robert Duvall movies, where many of their films coincide.