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This list of the best Robert Duvall movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. With roles in To Kill a Mockingbird and an Oscar-winning performance in Tender Mercies, Robert Duvall has become known as one of the best actors of his generation. Robert Duvall'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 Robert Duvall movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Robert Duvall movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Robert Duvall movies?" and "What are the greatest Robert Duvall roles of all time?" The greatest Robert Duvall performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous films like The Godfather starring a young Robert Duvall as well as the more recent The Judge can be found on this Robert Duvall filmography, but it's up to fans like you to decide upon whether his classic flicks or latest films best showcase his talent. If you think the best Robert Duvall role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of good ol' Bob Duvall's Coppola collaborations, you might also enjoy our list of best Al Pacino movies and best Marlon Brando movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Robert Duvall include names like Ron Howard, George Lucas and Joel Schumacher. If you're a fan of Robert Duvall, then check out our lists of the best Gene Hackman and Ed Harris movies as well.

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Lonesome Dove Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall

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Open Range Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening

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The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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Secondhand Lions Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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To Kill a Mockingbird Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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True Grit John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper

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Tender Mercies Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

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The Apostle Farrah Fawcett, Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton

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The Great Santini Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Stan Shaw

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Sling Blade Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

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MASH Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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Bullitt Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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The Natural Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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Phenomenon John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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Falling Down Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

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Colors Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Don Cheadle

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Geronimo: An American Legend Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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Crazy Heart Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Get Low Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek

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Network Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

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The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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Deep Impact Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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The Eagle Has Landed Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland

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John Q Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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Joe Kidd Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

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Jack Reacher Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike

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A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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True Confessions Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith

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The Road Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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A Family Thing Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Paula Marshall

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Gods and Generals Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Jeff Daniels

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Seven Days in Utopia Robert Duvall, Deborah Ann Woll, Melissa Leo

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Thank You for Smoking Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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The Scarlet Letter Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall

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Lawman Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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Something to Talk About Julia Roberts, Robert Duvall, Dennis Quaid

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Assassination Tango Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Rubén Blades

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Rambling Rose Robert Duvall, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd

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We Own the Night Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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The Outfit Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Robert Ryan

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The Killer Elite Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

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Four Christmases Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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The Paper Marisa Tomei, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close

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The Gingerbread Man Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen

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Kicking & Screaming Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Mike Ditka