The Best Robert Duvall Movies Films

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 The Godfather and Apocalypse Now, 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 Lonesome Dove starring a young Robert Duvall as well as the more recent Secondhand Lions 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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    Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine

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    Kevin Costner, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening

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    The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies

    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    John Wayne, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper

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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

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    Robert Duvall, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

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    Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter

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    Farrah Fawcett, Robert Duvall, Billy Bob Thornton

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    Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner, Stan Shaw

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    Robert Duvall, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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    Robert Duvall, Michael Douglas, Tuesday Weld

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    Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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    Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Matt Damon, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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    Bill Murray, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek

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    Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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    Colin Farrell, Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Don Cheadle

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    Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

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    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, William Holden

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike

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    Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon

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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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    Robert Duvall, Kathy Baker, Rubén Blades

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    Robert Duvall, Burt Lancaster, Lee J. Cobb

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    Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall

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    Robert Duvall, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd

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    Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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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, Karen Black, Robert Ryan

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    Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Robert Duvall Movies

    Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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    Robert Duvall, Jeffrey Tambor, Arliss Howard

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    Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen

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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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    Robert Duvall, James Earl Jones, Lukas Haas

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