10 Greatest Robert Mitchum Movies

We’ve listed ten incredible films to meet the legendary actor Robert Mitchum. Nurturing a long career, having acted in more than 100 feature films, Mitchum reached the high level of his career during the 1940s, starring in several masterpieces of noir cinema that continue to fascinate us today. However, more than that, the actor managed to sustain his success in the following decades, being present in emblematic works of several other genres. Here, we try to bring the best in his filmography, trying to capture different genres and moments. Let’s go to the list!


10º – River of No Return (Otto Preminger, 1954)The plot works with the gathering of individuals marked by rustic instances of life that have to face the most diverse problems encountered in their journeys, as well as the very temperament of each person contained there, ‘River of No Return’ nourishes positive and negative moments, gaining its moment of greater notoriety exactly in the duo that commands the central characters of the stories, with the legends Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe.


9º – The Enemy Below (Dick Powell, 1957)The plot will tell the journey of an American ship, during the Second World War, which ends up crossing the path of a German ship. From the realization of the impending clash, strategies are drawn up by both sides to defeat their rival. Although it shows a little of the two visions of the combat, the focus will always be on the American side. The film will use its 98 minutes of duration to tell us about the outcome of this conflict.


8º – Where Danger Lives (John Farrow, 1950)A doctor falls in love with a woman he had helped after a frustrated suicide attempt. The problem is that the woman is married and does not have a positive relationship with her husband. The story gains its substance when the doctor ends up entering into a physical relationship with the woman’s husband, resulting in a tragedy: ‘Where Danger Lives’ is dense in each scene exposed to the spectator, leading us through a hard plot that mistreats the central character, played with mastery by actor Robert Mitchum.

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