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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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    Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross

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    Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross, Ken Curtis

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    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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    The Sacketts Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Glenn Ford

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    Sam Elliott, Kate Capshaw, Tom Conti

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    Sam Elliott, Terry Funk, Kelly Lynch

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    Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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    Gary Busey, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott

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    Cher, Laura Dern, Sam Elliott

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    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Martin Sheen, Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott

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    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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    Sam Elliott, Peter Weller, Kelly Rutherford

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    Sam Elliott, Anne Archer, Kathleen Quinlan

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    Sam Elliott, Donald Moffat, Bo Hopkins

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    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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    Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott, Johnny Galecki

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    November Christmas Sam Elliott, Sarah Paulson, Karen Allen

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    Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen

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    Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Eric Bana

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Sam Elliott, Cheech Marin Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Sam Elliott, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton

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    Sam Elliott, Linda Fiorentino, Bradley Whitford

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    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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    Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson, Patricia Arquette

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    Sam Elliott, Susan Dey, Jerry O'Connell

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    Sam Elliott, James Whitmore, Emilio Delgado

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    Liev Schreiber, Melanie Griffith, Anjelica Huston Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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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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    Sam Elliott, Roger Daltrey, Katharine Ross

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    Katie Holmes, Robert Duvall, Maria Bello

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    Sam Elliott, Ray Milland, Joan Van Ark Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Sam Elliott

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    Rebecca Romijn, Jaime King, Sam Elliott

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    Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

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    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

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    Dog Watch Sam Elliott, Paul Sorvino, Jessica Steen

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    Sam Elliott, J.K. Simmons, Amy Brenneman

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    Emma Stone, Fergie, Kiefer Sutherland

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    Murder in Texas Farrah Fawcett, Sam Elliott, Andy Griffith

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    Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

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    George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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    Sam Elliott, Ray Baker, Matt Craven

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    Sam Elliott, R. Lee Ermey, James Gammon

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    The Challenge Sam Elliott, Darren McGavin, James Whitmore

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    George Clooney, Hank Azaria, Don Cheadle

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    Sam Elliott, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour

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    Snoop Dogg, Antonio Banderas, Sam Elliott

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    The Blue Knight Sam Elliott, Anne Archer

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

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