The Best Audie Murphy Movies

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List of the best Audie Murphy movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Audie Murphy'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 Audie Murphy movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Audie Murphy movies will be at the top of the list. Audie Murphy has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Audie Murphy movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Audie Murphy films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films in it, like Posse from Hell and The Wild and the Innocent.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Audie Murphy movies?" and "What are the greatest Audie Murphy roles of all time?"

Audie Murphy was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Alan Ladd and Rod Steiger in terms of fame and success.

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  • No Name on the Bullet
    Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Joan Evans
    183 votes
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Jack Arnold
    John Gant (Audie Murphy), a notorious contract gunslinger, shows up in a sleepy Arizona town and refuses to leave. Grant's mere presence makes the townspeople uneasy. They realize that one man must ...more
  • To Hell and Back
    Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Jack Kelly
    271 votes
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
    Young Audie Murphy's (playing himself) father abandons his large family, and Audie becomes the main breadwinner. When World War II breaks out, Murphy wants to enlist, but looks too young and small to ...more
  • Destry
    Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger
    189 votes
    • Released: 1955
    • Directed by: George Marshall
    Dishonest mayor Hiram J. Sellers (Edgar Buchanan) and powerful criminal Phil Decker (Lyle Bettger) dominate a small western town. But when the town's sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Tom ...more
  • Ride a Crooked Trail
    Walter Matthau, Audie Murphy, Henry Silva
    126 votes
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Jesse Hibbs
    Ride a Crooked Trail is a 1958 American western film shot in CinemaScope, with former World War II hero Audie Murphy and future Academy Award winning actor Walter Matthau heading a strong if not ...more
  • Night Passage
    James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea
    142 votes
    • Released: 1957
    • Directed by: James Neilson
    Former railroad worker Grant McLaine (James Stewart) is hired by boss Ben Kimball (Jay C. Flippen) to help transport the railroad's payroll. The train carrying the payroll has been robbed multiple ...more
  • Gunsmoke
    Audie Murphy, Susan Cabot, Paul Kelly
    125 votes
    • Released: 1953
    • Directed by: Nathan Juran
    Hired gun Reb Kittridge (Audie Murphy) goes to work in Montana for Matt Telford (Donald Randolph), who is looking to take over Dan Saxon's (Paul Kelly) fertile cattle land. What Reb doesn't bargain ...more