Want to know the best Randolph Scott movies? How about the worst Randolph Scott movies? Curious about Randolph Scott’s box office grosses or which Randolph Scott movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Randolph Scott movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which got the worst reviews? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.
Randolph Scott (1898-1987) was one of the icons of the cinema’s West. Scott’s rise to fame had some interesting crossroads. After graduating from the University of North Carolina with a degree in textile engineering and manufacturing, Scott had chance encounter with mogul Howard Hughes. Hughes got him some work as an extra in Hollywood in the late 1920s. This got Scott interested in acting. After taking some acting classes, Scott signed a movie contract with Paramount. Slowly Scott began appearing in better movies with bigger roles. His pinnacle was from 1950 to 1953 when he was a Top Ten Box Office Star every year during that four year stint.
His IMDb page shows 106 acting credits from 1928-1962. This page ranks 52 Randolph Scott movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Television shows, shorts, cameos, and movies not released in North America and many of his movies that barely made a dent at the box office were not included in the rankings.
Randolph Scott Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Randolph Scott movies by co-stars of his movies.
- Sort Randolph Scott movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost
- Sort Randolph Scott movies by domestic yearly box office rank
- Sort Randolph Scott movies how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations each Randolph Scott movie received and how many Oscar® wins each Randolph Scott movie won.
- Sort Randolph Scott movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
- Use the search and sort button to make this page very interactive.
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Actual B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||B.O. Rank by Year||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score||S|
|1||Jesse James (1939)||Tyrone Power &
|9.50||292.2||292.20||4||68||00 / 00||93.3|
|2||Follow the Fleet (1936)||Fred Astaire &
|5.10||176.7||312.20||15||74||00 / 00||92.8|
|3||To The Shores of Tripoli (1942)||Maureen O'Hara||6.60||196.0||196.00||21||61||01 / 00||90.8|
|4||Roberta (1935)||Fred Astaire &
|4.20||151.1||240.40||10||75||01 / 00||90.6|
|5||Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938)||Shirley Temple||5.00||160.2||160.20||30||71||00 / 00||90.0|
|6||My Favorite Wife (1940)||Cary Grant &
|4.10||128.2||181.30||30||78||03 / 00||89.8|
|7||Bombardier (1943)||Pat O'Brien||5.70||164.8||164.80||43||58||01 / 00||86.1|
|8||High Wide and Handsome (1937)||Irene Dunne||4.20||139.7||139.70||38||65||00 / 00||85.0|
|9||The Spoilers (1942)||John Wayne &
|5.00||149.1||149.10||43||59||01 / 00||84.0|
|10||'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders (1943)||Robert Mitchum||4.80||138.0||198.10||61||58||00 / 00||81.4|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Randolph Scottl Table
- Nineteen Randolph Scott movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 26.38% of his movies listed. Jesse James (1939) was his biggest box office hit.
- An average Randolph Scott movie grosses $83.00 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 38 Randolph Scott movies are rated as good movies…or 52.77% of his movies. Seven Men From Now (1956) is his highest rated movie while Bell of the Yukon (1944) is his lowest rated movie.
- Ten Randolph Scott movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 13.88% of his movies.
- Zero Randolph Scott movie won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 0.00% of his movies.
- An average Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score is 40.00. 37 Randolph Scott movies scored higher that average….or 51.38% of his movies. Jesse James (1939) got the the highest UMR Score while A Lawless Street (1955) got the lowest UMR Score.
Possibly Interesting Facts About Randolph Scott
2. At 19 Randolph Scott served in France as an artillery observer during World War I.
3. Randolph Scott played college football for Georgia Tech……but his football career was cut short due to injury.
4. Randolph Scott was best friends with Cary Grant and Fred Astaire. For many years he and Grant shared a house in Hollywood.
5. Randolph Scott was married twice. First first marriage was to Mariana duPont Somerville from 1936 to 1939. His second marriage was to Patrica Stillman from 1944 until his death in 1987….they had two children.
6. Randolph Scott formed Ranown Productions with producer Harry Joe Brown and produced several films.
7. Randolph Scott was reportedly worth around $100 million when he passed away….this was due to the fact that he was a great businessman who made many shrewd financial investments.
8. Randolph Scott was among Hollywood’s Top 10 box office stars from 1950 to 1953: He ranked 10th in 1950, 7th in 1951, 10th in 1952 and 10th in 1953.
9. Randolph Scott was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1975.
10. Randolph Scott was Margaret Mitchell’s choice to play Ashley Wilkes in the movie version of her novel Gone with the Wind….Leslie Howard got the part.
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Still not enough Randolph Scott movie stats for you? Well how about worldwide grosses on 18 of his movies.
- Belle of the Yukon (1944) $183.90 million in adjusted box office gross
- The Bounty Hunter (1954) $68.80 million in adjusted box office gross
- China Sky (1945) $108.80 million in adjusted box office gross
- Comanche Station (1960) $46.40 million in adjusted box office gross
- Follow the Fleet (1936) $304.20 million in adjusted box office gross
- ‘Gung Ho!’: The Story of Carlson’s Makin Island Raiders (1943) $193.50 million
- The Man Behind The Gun (1953) $116.20 million in adjusted box office gross
- My Favorite Wife (1940) $175.90 million in adjusted box office gross
- Ride Lonesome (1959) $53.10 million in adjusted box office gross
- Riding Shotgun (1954) $94.30 million in adjusted box office gross
- Roberta (1935) $234.20 million in adjusted box office gross
- Seven Men From Now (1956) $49.20 million in adjusted box office gross
- Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957) $49.00 million in adjusted box office gross
- Starlift (1951) $111.70 Tall T, The (1957) $52.30 million in adjusted box office gross
- Thunder Over The Plains (1953) $71.90 million in adjusted box office gross
- To The Shores of Tripoli (1942) $236.10 million in adjusted box office gross
- Trail Street (1947) $116.30 million in adjusted box office gross
- Virginia City (1940) $181.60 million in adjusted box office gross
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