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Best James Garner Movies

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List of the best James Garner movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Garner may be best known for his roles in great TV series like Maverick and The Rockford Files, but his filmography is equally as impressive. James Garner's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top James Garner movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Garner movies will be at the top of the list. James Garner has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Garner movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Garner films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List films range from The Great Escape to The Notebook.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Garner movies?" and "What are the greatest James Garner roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Garner's early work, you might also enjoy our list of best Steve McQueen movies and best Bruce Dern movies.

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    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

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    James Garner, Bruce Dern, Walter Brennan

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    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    Sally Field, Corey Haim, Carole King

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    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    James Garner, Joan Blondell, Chuck Connors

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    Clint Eastwood, Jay Leno, Jon Hamm

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    James Garner

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    Doris Day, James Garner, Don Knotts

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    Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon

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    Sidney Poitier, James Garner, Bibi Andersson

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    Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

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    Julie Andrews, James Coburn, James Garner

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    James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Toshiro Mifune

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    Abigail Breslin, James Garner, Brian Dennehy

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    Doris Day, James Garner, ZaSu Pitts

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    Bruce Lee, James Garner, Carroll O'Connor

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    Natalie Wood, James Garner, Dean Jagger

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    James Garner, James Cromwell, Shirley Jones

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    James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor

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    James Garner, Frank Gifford, Warren Oates

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    Ed Asner, James Garner, Louis Gossett, Jr.

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    Marlon Brando, James Garner, Red Buttons

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    James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Laura Antonelli

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    Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, James Garner

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    James Garner, Jack Warden, Stuart Whitman

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    James Garner, Susan Sullivan, Jack Kelly

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    Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith

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    Bruce Willis, James Garner, Malcolm McDowell

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    Jon Voight, James Garner, Jason Robards Jr.

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    James Garner, Katharine Ross, June Allyson

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    James Garner, Angie Dickinson, Randolph Scott

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    James Garner, Vera Miles, Robert Culp

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    Eddie Murphy, James Garner, Charles S. Dutton

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    Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner

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    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick

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    James Garner, Lee Remick, John Astin

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    James Garner, Rita Wilson, Jonathan Pryce

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    James Woods, James Garner, Gary Sinise

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    James Garner, Robert Patrick, Peter Berg

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    Kim Novak, James Garner, Zsa Zsa Gábor

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    Laurence Fishburne, James Garner, Ruby Dee

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    James Garner, Sandra Dee, Robert Coote

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    Michael J. Fox, James Garner, Leonard Nimoy

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    Lauren Bacall, Dana Delany, James Garner

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    Jodie Foster, James Garner, Vera Miles

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    Dick Van Dyke, James Garner, Carl Reiner

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    James Garner

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    Mary Tyler Moore, James Garner, Sam Wanamaker

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    Olivia Newton-John, Kiefer Sutherland, Bernadette Peters

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