The Best Sam Elliott Movies Films

The Best Sam Elliott Movies

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List of the best Sam Elliott movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sam Elliott's low baritone voice proved to provide the perfect narration to the 1998 film The Big Lebowski and many other films. Sam Elliott'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 Sam Elliott movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sam Elliott movies will be at the top of the list. Sam Elliott has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sam Elliott movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sam Elliott films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This list has a variety of films, like Tombstone and The Shadow Riders, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sam Elliott movies?" and "What are the greatest Sam Elliott roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Elliott's cowboy characters, you might also enjoy our list of best Kurt Russell movies and best Clint Eastwood movies.

Sam Elliott has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Tom Selleck and Timothy Olyphant in terms of fame and success.

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    The Shadow Riders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross

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    Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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    Road House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Road House Sam Elliott, Terry Funk, Kelly Lynch

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    The Sacketts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Sacketts Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Glenn Ford

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    We Were Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    We Were Soldiers Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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    The Quick and the Dead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Quick and the Dead Sam Elliott, Kate Capshaw, Tom Conti

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    Conagher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Conagher Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Ken Curtis

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    Mask is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Mask Cher, Laura Dern, Sam Elliott

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    Rough Riders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Gary Busey, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott

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    Gettysburg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Gettysburg Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott

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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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    Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Ghost Rider Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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    Prancer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Prancer Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott, Johnny Galecki

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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    Gone to Texas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Donald Moffat, Bo Hopkins

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    Lifeguard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Kathleen Quinlan

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    November Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    November Christmas Sam Elliott, Sarah Paulson, Karen Allen

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    The Golden Compass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Golden Compass Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen

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    Hulk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Hulk Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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    The Desperate Trail is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Linda Fiorentino, Bradley Whitford

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    Fatal Beauty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin

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    Avenger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton

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    Shakedown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Peter Weller, Kelly Rutherford

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    Blue River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Susan Dey, Jerry O'Connell

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    Rush is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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    I Will Fight No More Forever is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, James Whitmore, Emilio Delgado

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    The Hi-Lo Country is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette

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    The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky Sam Elliott, Jerry O'Connell, Callum Keith Rennie

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    The Legacy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey, Katharine Ross

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    Buffalo Girls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Liev Schreiber, Melanie Griffith, Anjelica Huston

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    Did You Hear About the Morgans... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Sam Elliott

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    Barnyard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Barnyard Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

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    Thank You for Smoking is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

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

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    The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Final Cut Sam Elliott, Ray Baker, Matt Craven

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    Frogs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Ray Milland, Joan Van Ark

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    The Contender is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

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    The Alibi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Rebecca Romijn, Jaime King, Sam Elliott

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    Off The Map is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, J.K. Simmons, Amy Brenneman

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    Invincible is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Invincible Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

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    Marmaduke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Emma Stone, Fergie, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Murder in Texas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Andy Griffith

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    You Know My Name is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, R. Lee Ermey, James Gammon

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    Dog Watch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Dog Watch Sam Elliott, Paul Sorvino, Jessica Steen

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    Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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    The Big Bang is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Snoop Dogg, Antonio Banderas, Sam Elliott

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    The Games is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Sam Elliott, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour

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    Fail Safe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Fail Safe George Clooney, Hank Azaria, Don Cheadle

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    Molly and Lawless John is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    Molly and Lawless John Sam Elliott, Vera Miles, Cynthia Myers

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    The Blue Knight is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Blue Knight Sam Elliott, Anne Archer

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    The Challenge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sam Elliott Movies

    The Challenge Sam Elliott, Darren McGavin, James Whitmore

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