This year in August, Robert Redford turned 85. So many years of work earned him a lot of stardom, respect, awards, and money as an actor, director, and producer.
To give him a tribute, we are sharing his best ten films in which he acted. We are not going to include the movies which he directed and produced.
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Adrian Lyne is the director of the American drama that got released on 7th April 1993.
In this movie, Redford portrays the character of a billionaire who often offers young married couples $1 million to stay one night with their wife. He puts the same offer in front of a young married couple Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson. After three decades, the film appears to be different as the rich guys’ role played by Redford never came up as a hero. The people might get attracted to the charming and rich man, but he is the one who forces the couple into prostitution, due to which their marriage can ruin.
All Is Lost (2013)
J. C. Chandor is the director and writer of the survival drama film that got released on 22nd May 2013 in Cannes. It also got released on 25th October 2013 in North America.
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Robert Redford is playing the role of Our Man, whose yacht gets collide with a shipping container. He is on a solo voyage, and his yacht gets stuck in the sea. Due to the scanty supply of food, which is getting depleted, he survives the extreme conditions over there bravely.
Three Days Of The Condor (1975)
Sydney Pollack is the director of the political thriller film that got released on 24th September 1975 in the US.
Redford is a bookish CIA researcher who finds out his co-workers are dead. He must need to find the ones responsible for their death. As he is bookish, it is quite difficult for him to outwit the responsible person. How he is going to find a trustworthy person is the highlighting point of the movie.
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Robert Redford not only acted in the film but also directed it. The Horse Whisperer is an American western drama film got released on 15th May 1998.
Annie, the mother of a severely traumatized daughter, takes the help of Tom, a horse trainer or whisperer, to help the girl’s equally injured horse. Grace, the daughter, and the horse meet with a severe accident, after which she and the horse gets greatly affected. Tom helps them to recuperate.
The Candidate (1972)
Michael Ritchie is the director of the American political comedy film that got released on 29th June 1972.
Redford is playing the role of Bill McKay, who is a candidate for the US Senate from California. He is a young lawyer who is greatly involved with civil rights, legal aids, and ecology. He has no hope of winning the case, but still, he tries to bring important issues before the voters and does a fickle political climate.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
Jeremiah Johnson is also directed by Sydney Pollack. It got released on 7th May 1972 in Cannes and on 21st December 1972 in New York City.
Redford plays a role of a mountain man in the classic film. He wants to live in solitude but becomes an unwilling object of a long vendetta by the Crow tribe on the early frontier. The Crow Tribe forces him to join a combat and, his peace shatters.
The Natural (1984)
Barry Levinson is the director of the American sports film that got released on 11th May 1984.
Redford is playing the character of Roy Hobbs, who joins a struggling baseball team out of nowhere. He comes out to be a legendary baseball player persisting divine talent. He is a middle-aged player with having mysterious past. His bat is made up of a tree struck by lightning.
The Sting (1973)
George Roy Hill is the director of the American caper film that got released on 25th December 1973.
The film is set in September 1936, where two professional grifters, played by Paul Newman and Rebert Redford, complicate the plot to con a mob boss. The film inspired by real-life cons, which is perpetuated by Fred and Charley Gondorff in the book, The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man.
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)
George Roy Hill is the director of the American western film that got premiered on 23rd September 1969. It got released on 24th September 1969 in New York City.
Butch Cassidy and the sundance kid are the two free-spirited leaders of a criminal gang. They plan to rob a bank which all goes in vain. After robbing a series of banks and trains, Cassidy’s partner tells him that he can’t swim in the trial to escape. They flee to Bolivia to outdo the law of the country.
All The President’s Men (1976)
Alan J. Pakula is the director of the American biographical political drama film. It got released on 4th April 1976.
The film revolves around the famous Watergate scandal that took place on 17th June 1972. Two reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, played by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, respectively, uncover the details of the Watergate scandal. Their actions lead to the resignation of US President Richard Nixon. The action in the movie is just phone calls and secret meetings that excite the audience more than the real action.
These movies are the top ten movies according to us. You can easily find these films over the Internet. You can watch it online over a platform or can download it to watch uninterrupted.
May Robert Redford keep receiving love from the audience and grow more and more.