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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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  • 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
  • No Name on the Bullet is a 1959 western film. It is one of a handful of pictures in that genre directed by Jack Arnold, better known for his science-fiction movies of the era. Although it is one of ...more
  • 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
  • Posse from Hell is a 1961 western film directed by Herbert Coleman.
  • 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 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
  • Bullet for a Badman is a 1964 western film based on the story by Marvin H. Albert, written by Mary Willingham and Willard W. Willingham, and directed by R. G. Springsteen.
  • Gunsmoke is a 1953 western film directed by Nathan Juran and starring Audie Murphy alongside Susan Cabot, Paul Kelly, Charles Drake. Gunsmoke is a Technicolor film for action star and war hero Audie ...more
  • A gang of outlaws is murdering miners and taking over their claims, but they cross the wrong man when they target the father of Luke Cromwell (Audie Murphy), a gunslinger known as "the Silver Kid." ...more
  • Drums Across the River is a 1954 Technicolor Western directed by Nathan Juran, starring Audie Murphy and Walter Brennan.
  • Ride Clear of Diablo is a 1954 film directed by Jesse Hibbs.
  • Assigned to capture the charming but deadly outlaw Jim Flood (Barry Sullivan), inexperienced Texas Ranger "Seven Ways From Sundown" Jones (Audie Murphy) and his veteran partner, Sgt. Henessey (John ...more
  • Yaqui fighters surround a wagon train, so Jim Harvey (Audie Murphy), the man guiding the pioneers, steps out to negotiate. But they ignore his pleas and overrun the wagons, leaving him for dead. He ...more
  • Young fur trapper Yancy Hawks (Audie Murphy) heads to Casper, Wyo., for the first time when his injured uncle asks him to trade some pelts for essential provisions. En route Yancy encounters a family ...more
  • Henry Fleming (Audie Murphy) is a young Union soldier in the American Civil War. During his unit's first engagement, Henry flees the battlefield in fear. When he learns that the Union actually won ...more
  • In 1875, a band of brutal bandits craft a dastardly scheme. First they bust a convicted man out of jail, and then they force him to commit a string of robberies to increase the price on his head. ...more
  • 40 Guns to Apache Pass is a 1967 Western film directed by William Witney and starring Audie Murphy. The picture was Murphy's last leading role and the final film of Robert E. Kent Productions.
  • Texan and U.S. Cavalryman Lt. Frank Hewitt (Audie Murphy) deserts the army after Colorado Union soldiers carry out the deadly Sand Creek reservation massacre, fearing reprisal from the Cheyenne. ...more
  • Near the Wild West town of Lodgepole, Colo., Sheriff Chad Lucas (Audie Murphy) gets shot during a train robbery -- not by the robbers, but by his jealous deputy, Cap. Hold (Denver Pyle), who believes ...more
  • Showdown is a 1963 Western film starring Audie Murphy. It was originally known as The Iron Collar.
  • The Zachary family live quietly on a cattle ranch in post-Civil War Texas. A stranger (Joseph Wiseman) appears and disturbs their bucolic existence by spreading a malicious rumor that their adopted ...more
  • The Quiet American is a 1958 American film and the first film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name, and the first major American attempt to deal with the geo-politics of ...more
  • The Texican is a 1966 film produced and written by John C. Champion and directed by Lesley Selander. It is a paella western remake of their 1948 film Panhandle adapted for the persona of Audie Murphy ...more
  • The Kid from Texas is a 1950 western film directed by Kurt Neumann.
  • Based on a true story, this film follows John Philip Clum (Audie Murphy), a government official sent to Arizona to broker peace between the Americans and the Apache people. Initially hesitant, the ...more