The Best Henry Fonda Movies Films

The Best Henry Fonda Movies

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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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    Once Upon a Time in the West

    Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

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    My Darling Clementine

    Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Linda Darnell

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  5. 5
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    Mister Roberts

    Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney

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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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    The Ox-Bow Incident

    Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Margaret Hamilton

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    How the West Was Won

    John Wayne, James Stewart, Debbie Reynolds

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    The Longest Day

    Sean Connery, John Wayne, Richard Burton

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    Fort Apache

    Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Ward Bond

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    Drums Along the Mohawk

    Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, John Carradine

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    The Lady Eve

    Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Charles Coburn

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    Fail Safe

    Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Larry Hagman

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    The Wrong Man

    Henry Fonda, Alfred Hitchcock, Tuesday Weld

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    Jezebel

    Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Margaret Lindsay

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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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    War and Peace

    Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Anita Ekberg

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    Jesse James

    Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, John Carradine

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    Midway

    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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    In Harm's Way

    John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda

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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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    Warlock

    Henry Fonda, Anthony Quinn, Richard Widmark

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    Advise & Consent

    Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda

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    The Return of Frank James

    Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper

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    The Fugitive

    Henry Fonda, Dolores del Río, Mel Ferrer

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    The Cheyenne Social Club

    James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones

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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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    The Boston Strangler

    Henry Fonda, Tony Curtis, George Kennedy

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    Yours, Mine and Ours

    Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Morgan Brittany

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    There Was a Crooked Man...

    Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith

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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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    Sometimes a Great Notion

    Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick

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    Sex and the Single Girl

    Natalie Wood, Lauren Bacall, Henry Fonda

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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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    Meteor

    Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda

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    The Swarm

    Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland

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    The Rounders

    Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford, Warren Oates

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    Gideon's Trumpet

    Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, Fay Wray

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    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

    Henry Fonda, Fred MacMurray, Sylvia Sidney

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    Rollercoaster

    Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda, Steve Guttenberg

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    Ash Wednesday

    Elizabeth Taylor, Henry Fonda, Helmut Berger

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    The Male Animal

    Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Hattie McDaniel

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    The Long Night

    Henry Fonda, Vincent Price, Barbara Bel Geddes

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    Daisy Kenyon

    Henry Fonda, Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews

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