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List of the best Henry Fonda movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Henry Fonda's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Henry Fonda movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Henry Fonda movies will be at the top of the list. Henry Fonda has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Henry Fonda movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Henry Fonda films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Henry Fonda role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Henry Fonda performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

A list made up of films like Spawn of the North and Bernice Bobs Her Hair.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Henry Fonda movies?" and "What are the greatest Henry Fonda roles of all time?"

Notable directors that worked with Henry Fonda include names like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang and John Ford. If you're a fan of Henry Fonda, then check out our lists of the best Gregory Peck and Rod Steiger movies as well.

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12 Angry Men Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb

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The Grapes of Wrath Henry Fonda, John Carradine, John Qualen

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My Darling Clementine Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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Once Upon a Time in the West Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

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Mister Roberts Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney

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The Ox-Bow Incident Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Margaret Hamilton

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On Golden Pond Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda

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Young Mr. Lincoln Henry Fonda, Ward Bond, Donald Meek

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Fort Apache Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond

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Fail Safe Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman

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How the West Was Won John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

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The Wrong Man Henry Fonda, Alfred Hitchcock, Tuesday Weld

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The Longest Day Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton

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Drums Along the Mohawk Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, John Carradine

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Jezebel Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Margaret Lindsay

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The Lady Eve Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn

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The Tin Star Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Lee Van Cleef

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Battle of the Bulge Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Robert Shaw

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Jesse James Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, John Carradine

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War and Peace Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Anita Ekberg

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In Harm's Way John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

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Warlock Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Richard Widmark

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Midway Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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The Return of Frank James Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper

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Spencer's Mountain Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda, Veronica Cartwright

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You Only Live Once Henry Fonda, Margaret Hamilton, Sylvia Sidney

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Advise & Consent Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda

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The Fugitive Henry Fonda, Dolores del Río, Mel Ferrer

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The Boston Strangler Henry Fonda, Tony Curtis, George Kennedy

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My Name Is Nobody Henry Fonda, Terence Hill, Geoffrey Lewis

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The Best Man Henry Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Shelley Berman

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The Cheyenne Social Club James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones

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Yours, Mine and Ours Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Morgan Brittany

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The Battle of Midway Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp, Jane Darwell

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A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith, Joanne Woodward

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Daisy Kenyon Henry Fonda, Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews

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There Was a Crooked Man... Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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Sometimes a Great Notion Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick

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The Rounders Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford, Warren Oates

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Sex and the Single Girl Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda

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Meteor Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

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The Male Animal Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

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Firecreek James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens

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Too Late the Hero Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Denholm Elliott

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Welcome to Hard Times Henry Fonda, Keenan Wynn, Lon Chaney

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The Long Night Henry Fonda, Vincent Price, Barbara Bel Geddes

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Henry Fonda, Fred MacMurray, Sylvia Sidney

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Gideon's Trumpet Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, Fay Wray

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Ash Wednesday Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Helmut Berger

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Fedora William Holden, José Ferrer, Stephen Collins