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The Best Bo Hopkins Movies 

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Updated September 22, 2019 175 votes 49 voters 6k views 43 items

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

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

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Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Suzanne Somers

Released: 1973

Directed by: George Lucas

American Graffiti is a 1973 American coming of age comedy-drama film directed and co-written by George Lucas starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Harrison Ford, Charles Martin ...more

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William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Released: 1969

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

The Wild Bunch is a 1969 American epic Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas–Mexico border, trying to exist in the changing "modern" world of ...more

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#15 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #5 of 47 The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

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John Hurt, Randy Quaid, Brad Davis

Released: 1978

Directed by: Alan Parker

Midnight Express is a 1978 American-British prison drama film directed by Alan Parker, produced by David Puttnam and starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Paul L. ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Mary Stuart Masterson, George Burns

Released: 1994

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith, Mel Smith

This film is a 1994 comedy mystery film directed by Mel Smith and co-written/produced by George Lucas. This movie is set in the 1939 atmosphere of old-time radio and pays homage to the screwball ...more

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Robert Vaughn, George Segal, Ben Gazzara

Released: 1969

Directed by: John Guillermin

The Bridge at Remagen is a 1969 film starring George Segal, Ben Gazzara and Robert Vaughn. It was directed by John Guillermin and was shot on location in Czechoslovakia. The film is based on the ...more

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Patrick Macnee, Susan Strasberg, Larry Storch

Released: 1983

Directed by: Jim Sotos

Sweet Sixteen is a 1983 horror film directed by Jim Sotos and starring Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg, Dana Kimmell, and Patrick Macnee.
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Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Jackie Earle Haley

Released: 1975

Directed by: John Schlesinger

The Day of the Locust is a 1975 American drama film directed by John Schlesinger, and starring William Atherton, Karen Black, and Donald Sutherland. The screenplay by Waldo Salt is based on the ...more

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Burt Reynolds, Laura Dern, Ned Beatty

Released: 1973

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

White Lightning is a 1973 American action film from United Artists starring Burt Reynolds as Gator McKlusky. The film, directed by Joseph Sargent and written by William W. Norton, also starred ...more
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Harrison Ford, Ron Howard, Mackenzie Phillips

Released: 1979

Directed by: Bill L. Norton

More American Graffiti is a 1979 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill L. Norton. It is a sequel to George Lucas's 1973 film American Graffiti. Whereas the first film followed ...more

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Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Sally Struthers

Released: 1972

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

The Getaway is a 1972 American action film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw. The film is based on the Jim Thompson novel of the same name, with the screenplay ...more

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Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

Released: 1975

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

The Killer Elite is a 1975 American action thriller film starring James Caan and Robert Duvall and directed by Sam Peckinpah. The screenplay was written by Marc Norman and Stirling Silliphant ...more
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Heather Graham, Ian McKellen, Melissa Leo

Released: 1993

Directed by: Maggie Greenwald Mansfield

The Ballad of Little Jo is a 1993 American western film inspired by the true story of a society woman who tries to escape the stigma of bearing a child out of wedlock by going out to the West, ...more

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Tiffani Thiessen, Danny Trejo, Bruce Campbell

Released: 1999

Directed by: Scott Spiegel

From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money is an American horror action thriller Vampire film released on March 16, 1999. It's the second movie in the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is a sequel to ...more
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Gary Busey, Mario Lopez, Tracy Scoggins

Released: 2000

Directed by: Sean Stanek

A Crack in the Floor is a horror movie directed by Sean Stanek and Corby Timbrook.
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Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins

Released: 1975

Directed by: Kirk Douglas

Posse is a 1975 American Western film, produced by, directed by and starring Kirk Douglas. The screenplay was written by Christopher Knopf and William Roberts. The plot centers on a U.S. marshal ...more
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George Kennedy, Bo Hopkins, Brion James

Released: 1988

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

Nightmare at Noon is a 1998 Portugal action, sci-fi horror film directed by Nico Mastorakis. Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who ...more
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Henry Fonda, Shelley Winters, John Huston

Released: 1977

Directed by: Ovidio G. Assonitis

Tentacles is a 1977 Italian-American horror film directed by Ovidio G. Assonitis and starring John Huston, Shelley Winters, Bo Hopkins and Henry Fonda.
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Mario Lopez, Corey Haim, Bo Hopkins

Released: 1996

Directed by: Rafe M. Portilo

Fever Lake is a 1996 horror film starring Corey Haim, Mario López and Bo Hopkins.
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The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing Burt Reynolds, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Warden

Released: 1973

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing is a 1973 film directed by Richard C. Sarafian. The screenplay was co-written by Eleanor Perry and William W. Norton, based on the novel of the same name by Marilyn ...more
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Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone Don Meredith, Hugh O'Brian, Harry Carey

Released: 1994

Directed by: Frank McDonald, Paul Landres

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone is a 1994 independent film starring Hugh O'Brian as Wyatt Earp, featuring new footage mixed with colorized sequences from O'Brian's 1955-1961 television series ...more
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Mario Lopez, Dick Van Patten, Bo Hopkins

Released: 2000

Directed by: Rafe M. Portilo

Big Brother Trouble is a 2000 American G-rated comedy film directed by Ralph Portillo. It had a limited release and grossed less than $600,000.00. It was released on video in 2003.
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Isaac Hayes, Raquel Alessi, William Smith

Released: 1996

Directed by: William Lustig

Uncle Sam is a 1996 horror film directed by William Lustig and written by Larry Cohen.
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Sam Elliott, Donald Moffat, Bo Hopkins

Released: 1986

Directed by: Peter Levin

Gone to Texas is a 1986 biography drama history war western film written by Frank Q. Dobbs and John Binder and directed by Peter Levin.
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Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Foxx, Melanie Griffith

Released: 2003

Directed by: Damian Nieman

Shade is a 2003 neo-noir crime drama starring Stuart Townsend, Gabriel Byrne, Thandie Newton, Jamie Foxx, Roger Guenveur Smith, Melanie Griffith and Sylvester Stallone. The film follows a trio ...more
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Timothy Bottoms, Bo Hopkins, Susan George

Released: 1976

Directed by: Jack Starrett

A Small Town in Texas is a 1976 movie directed by Jack Starrett starring Bo Hopkins, Susan George, and Timothy Bottoms. It was filmed in Lockhart, Texas.