Best Marlon Brando Films

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The Godfather
There's no words to express my feelings for this movie. Every time I see it I don't know if I want to laugh or cry! All I can is "watch it, " and you won't regret it!
In films very few actors would have reached that level of perfomance with such ease and so much of control. Even the great robert de niro (young) couldn't quite match the aura he created.
Everything about this movie is great and hope it will be my Favorite till my end of life... Marlon Brando no words to describe his acting n his personalty... Big big fan... RIP God actor
[Newest]There's nothing that compares with the pure genius work The Godfather. With Al Pacino, he plays his dad in the crime business Corleone Family.

2A Streetcar Named Desire
MARLON BRANDO is freaking awesome actor. Love him in most of his movies. I was actually hesitating on whether to pick this one or On the Waterfront. But finally decided that he is absolutely hilarious in ASNS. Breathtaking performance... Hey Stella!
Masterpiece. 'The Godfather' can't give to the viewer the depth, the sensitivity and the powerful quality 'A Street Named Desire' offers. I wonder why so many people get impressed by gangster movies. How come and they talk to their lives? Are we serious now?
in my opinion his greatest performance, better than the godfather. It's the movie that made brando a star. it's the performance that inspired everyone who came after him!


[Newest]This indeed is brando's best in terms of performance

3On the Waterfront
This is Marlon Brando at his best. You can feel the emotion that Brando puts into the role of Terry Melloy, and how he reacts to the world around him and tries to achieve redemption for the life he chose of corruption. With a doubt the greatest movie ever made, with beautiful contrast between black and white of the film, and with a superb cast, with the directorial of Elia Kazan. Not to be missed for all generations of film lovers. Marlon Brando changes the world of acting with this astonishing picture.
It's one of my favorite films. It's a heart breaking performance from the one and only Brando, as well as his best one. It's a gritty and true portrayal of a broken man and city.
This is the second greatest performance made by Marlon Brando and only edged out to the Godfather. Which was the greatest movie of all time

4Apocalypse Now
The surreal take on war is brilliant and haunting, Sheen and Brando's performances made the film way better than it already was

5The Wild One
The wild One is a landmark in many ways, it was one of the most important movies for a new generation of youngsters in the 1950s, his style waring raw denim jeans, white tee and a biker jacket is most probably the most iconic look in pop culture. His rebellious performance as the motorcycle gang-leader in "the wild one" is the reason for the modern cowboy, the outsider witch find his freedom riding the highways across USA, and his peers establishing motorcycle clubs such as Hells angeles and Bandidos. Not only a top actor performance but creating one of the iconic looks of todays rebellious youth.
One of his best acting with young vision and charismatic identity as a gang leader. His most of the up-coming performances more mature but expressing weak attention.
Brando as young raw talent, a brilliant performance. If it wasn't for this movie Brando would have faded into the Hollywood wallpaper, deserves to be number 1 just on those merits..
Deep meaning... Johnny meets himself in kathy

The finesse laiden, yet powerful nuances of Brando's acting are on display as he owns the first 10-15 minutes of the best comic book movie ever made

7The Freshman

8The Teahouse of the August Moon
Very funny movie I love it, and marlon was a genius, I like japanese people and the movie is really good

9One-Eyed Jacks
This was a spaghetti western before there was such a thing as far as the story goes, way ahead of it's time! Shows yet again the versatility and vision and daring of Brando

10Last Tango in Paris
This is Brando's finest performance, in my opinion. I like 'The Godfather' better as a film, but this film captures Brando's darkest two hours in a movie. The scene in the end where he is talking to his dead wife was mostly improvised... THAT IS INSANE!
Compelling, tragic and thought provoking. gutsy roll

The Contenders

11Mutiny on the Bounty

Great love story. The only jananese word I can remember
This has to be the top

13The Young Lions
Totally underrated in this film. Better than Streetcar, Godfather combined.

14Julius Caesar

15The Men

16The Appaloosa

17The Night of the Following Day

18The Score

19Viva Zapata!

20Guys and Dolls

21The Chase

22Reflections In a Golden Eye


24The Brave


26Bedtime Story
Great as Freddy in Bedtime Story with David Niven (later remade twice as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels). Funnier Freddy than in the two remakes.

27A Countess from Hong Kong

28Don Juan DeMarco

29The Ugly American

30The Nightcomers

31The Missouri Breaks

32A Dry White Season

33Free Money

34Christopher Columbus: The Discovery

35The Fugitive Kind

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