Film The Best Buddy Ebsen Movies  

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different films, including Banjo on My Knee and Silver City Bonanza.

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Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film ...more

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Judy Garland, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen Broadway Melody of 1938 is a 1937 musical film, produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The film is essentially a backstage musical revue, featuring high-budget sets and ...more

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Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki This was a combination of Disney's first three Davy Crockett films. They were Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter, Davy Crockett Goes to Congress and Davy Crockett at the Alamo.

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James Stewart, Buddy Ebsen, Eleanor Powell Born to Dance is an American musical film starring Eleanor Powell and James Stewart, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and directed by Roy Del Ruth. The plot of Born to Dance is not much ...more

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Lee Marvin, Jack Palance, Eddie Albert Attack, also known as Attack!, is a 1956 American war film. It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard ...more

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Jack Benny, Robert Taylor, Buddy Ebsen Broadway Melody of 1936 is a musical film released by MGM in 1935. In New York, the film opened at the Capitol Theatre, the site of many prestigious MGM premieres. It was a follow-up of sorts to ...more

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Gregory Peck, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford Night People is a 1954 motion picture drama starring Gregory Peck, Broderick Crawford, Anita Bjork and Buddy Ebsen, directed by Nunnally Johnson. It was co-written by Jed Harris, a noted ...more

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Shirley Temple, Buddy Ebsen, Slim Summerville Captain January is a 1936 American musical comedy-drama film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend is based on the story The Lighthouse at Cape ...more

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Ben Stiller, George Carlin, Dan Castellaneta Working Tra$h is a 1990 television film and one of the first TV movies made for the then-burgeoning Fox Network. The film stars George Carlin and also features a young Ben Stiller in his first ...more

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Buddy Ebsen, Edmond O'Brien, Robert Preston Parachute Battalion is a 1941 film starring Robert Preston and Nancy Kelly. The supporting cast includes Edmond O'Brien, Harry Carey, and Buddy Ebsen; the movie was directed by Leslie Goodwins.

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Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Lesley Ann Warren The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band is a 1968 musical film from Walt Disney Productions based on a biography by Laura Bower Van Nuys, directed by Michael O'Herlihy, with original ...more

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Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Mike Mazurki Davy Crockett and the River Pirates is a 1956 live-action Walt Disney adventure film starring Fess Parker as Davy Crockett. It was shot in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. This film acts as a prequel to ...more

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Artie Lange, Buddy Ebsen, Lois Nettleton Mail Order Bride is a 1964 western film starring Buddy Ebsen, Keir Dullea and Lois Nettleton, directed by Burt Kennedy. An old man who pressures the wild son of a dead friend into marrying a ...more

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Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Broderick Crawford Between Heaven and Hell is a 1956 20th Century Fox Cinemascope color war film based on the novel The Day the Century Ended by Francis Gwaltney that the film follows closely. The story is told in ...more

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Robert Montgomery, Buddy Ebsen, Andy Devine Yellow Jack is a 1938 historical drama film written by Edward Chodorov and directed by George B. Seitz.

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William Shatner, Martin Sheen, Alan Hale The Andersonville Trial is a 1970 drama TV movie directed by George C. Scott and written by Saul Levitt.

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Pioneers of Primetime Bob Hope, Sid Caesar, Donald O'Connor

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William Shatner, Chuck Connors, Buddy Ebsen The Horror at 37,000 Feet is an American horror television movie made for CBS Television by David Lowell Rich. The film first aired in 1973. In the movie, demonic forces terrorize the passengers ...more

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Buddy Ebsen, Ann Rutherford, Una Merkel Four Girls in White is a 1939 comedy drama film based on the story by Endre Bohem and Nathalie Bucknall, written by Dorothy Yost and directed by S. Sylvan Simon.

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Rosemary Clooney, Gene Barry, Buddy Ebsen Red Garters is a 1954 film starring Rosemary Clooney, Guy Mitchell, and Jack Carson. It was a musical spoof of Westerns. The director was George Marshall. The film was nominated an Academy Award ...more

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Ron Howard, Buddy Ebsen, Xander Berkeley Fire on the Mountain is a 1981 made-for-television movie adaptation of the Edward Abbey novel, Fire on the Mountain, directed by Donald Wrye and starring Buddy Ebsen as John Vogelin, Ron Howard ...more

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Silver City Bonanza Buddy Ebsen, Rex Allen, Harry Lauter Silver City Bonanza is a film directed by George Blair March 1, 1951.

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Cesar Romero, Sonja Henie, Buddy Ebsen My Lucky Star is a 1938 film directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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Stefanie Powers, Telly Savalas, Cliff Robertson The Interns is a 1962 drama film that starred Michael Callan and Cliff Robertson. This film is a medical melodrama that presages many similar TV programs to follow. It centers on the personal ...more

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Stone Fox Buddy Ebsen, Gordon Tootoosis, Jerry Wasserman Stone Fox is a TV Movie

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Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Brennan, Buddy Ebsen Banjo on My Knee is a 1936 American musical comedy-drama film directed by John Cromwell. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording.

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Rodeo King and the Senorita Buddy Ebsen, Rex Allen, Don Beddoe Rodeo King and the Senorita is a 1951 western film written by John K. Butler and directed by Philip Ford.