The Best Robert Duvall Movies

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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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    Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall

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    Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening

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    Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper

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    Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

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    Farrah Fawcett, Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton

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    Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

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    Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Stan Shaw

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    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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    Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Don Cheadle

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    Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek

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    Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

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    Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike

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    Robert Duvall, Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland

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    Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Paula Marshall

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    Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Burgess Meredith

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    Robert Duvall, Deborah Ann Woll, Melissa Leo

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    Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Jeff Daniels

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    Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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    Julia Roberts, Robert Duvall, Dennis Quaid

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    Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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    Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd

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    Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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    Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

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    Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Rubén Blades

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    Robert Duvall, Karen Black, Robert Ryan

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    Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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    Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen

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    Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Lukas Haas

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    Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon, John Hurt

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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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